LOOK WHAT WE HAVE PLANNED

SUMMER STARTS HERE

Who:  Students K - 5  

No two weeks of camp are the same! Throughout the summer, we feature different themes filled with new activities, experiences and memories. Whether it’s playing a new sport, learning about science and nature or exploring their creativity, your child will build confidence and develop friendships that last a lifetime.

  • Fun camp activities to engage brains

  • Opportunities to explore, develop new skills and try new things

  • Plenty of physical activity and games to keep bodies active

FRIENDSHIPS & FUN

Campers develop new friendships and have tons of fun in a safe environment that will include:

  • Physical distancing

  • Face mask and hygiene protocols

  • Small group sizes

LOCATIONS

PAT JONES YMCA 1901 E REPUBLIC RD 417.881.1599

 

G. PEARSON WARD YMCA 417 S JEFFERSON AVE 417.862.7456

 

Hours of Operation:

 6:30 am-6:30 pm

FUN FILLED THEME WEEKS

1 - May 31- June 3 - Summer Kick-Off
2 - June 6 - 10 -  Treasure Hunters
3 - June 13 - 17 -Under the Sea
4 - June 20 - 24 - Safari Adventure
5 - June 27 - July 1 - Movin' and Groovin'
6 - July 5 - 8 - Party in the USA
7 - July 11 - 15 - Game Show Mania
8 - July 18 - 22 - SPLASH!
9 - July 25 - 29 - Disney Week
10 - August 1 - 5 - Creation Station
11 - August 9 - 12 - Barnyard Palooza
12 - August 15 - 19 - Mystery Week

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2022 Theme Descriptions

Summer Day Camp Program Fees

non-refundable registration fee is required at registration 

Financial Assistance is Available.

$110

Family Member Rate per week:

Non-Member Rate per week:

$150

Before/After EXPLORE! & ArtWorks

EXPLORE!

Before & After EXPLORE! programs by the Y are designed to serve families who need quality before and/or after summer school child care during the summer months. 

 

Hours: 6:30 am until school starts,

and immediately after school until 6:00 pm

June 6 - 10                                     June 13 - 17
June 20 - 24                                 June 27 - July 1

July 5 - 8                                        July 11 - 15

FEES:

Before EXPLORE!:

$35 per child per week/YMCA Members

$40 per child per week/Non-YMCA Members

 

After EXPLORE!:

$40 per child per week/YMCA Members

$45 per child per week/Non-YMCA Members

 

non-refundable registration fee per session is required at registration

2022 Locations

Cowden                            Disney                        Delaware
Hickory Hills                   Mann                          
Sequiota 
Sunshine                         Pittman
Phelps (June Only)

 

ArtWorks

SESSION 1:  June 6 - June 17

SESSION 2:  June 20  - July 1

FEES:

Before ArtWorks:

$70 per child per session/YMCA Members

$80 per child per session/Non-YMCA Members

 

After ArtWorks:

$80 per child per session/YMCA Members

$90 per child per session/Non-YMCA Members

 

Non-refundable registration fee per session is required at registration

 

2022 Locations

Bingham

Bowerman

Jeffries

 

SAFETY PROTOCOLS

       

  • Groups will be asked to sanitize and disinfect all table surfaces, sports equipment, and any other material that is used during program after each use.

 

  • Anyone with a temperature of 100.0 or higher will be sent home until their fever has subsided for 72 hours without medication.

  • Staff will routinely clean areas in which children play and equipment used by the group.

  • Hand washing will be done frequently and hand sanitizer will be utilized.

 

  • All groups will also be limited to a 1:12 ratio; each group having their own home station where program activities will take place. 

See our policy on staff conduct with minors. 

 

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May 31 - June 3 - Summer Kick-Off

Join us as we kick-off Summer Day Camp at the YMCA! We will have a week packed full of team sports, various summer activities, and a field trip out to Camp Wakonda. We cannot wait to kick off the summer with you.

 

June 6 - 10 - Treasure Hunters

Ahoy, Mateys! Grab your telescope and treasure map as we sail the seas and hunt for hidden treasure. Pirates, mermaids, and scavenger hunts are just a few of the fun things we may encounter throughout the week.

June 13 - 17 - Under the Sea

Let’s take a deep dive under the sea to explore the many wonders we may find. Through crafts, sensory activities, and lots of games we will get to see what the ocean looks like through the eyes of a fish.

June 20 - 24 - Safari Adventure

Zebras, Elephants, Camels, and more! Exotic and local wildlife are yet to be explored this week as we strap on our boots, adjust our binoculars, and go for a wild adventure.

June 27 - July 1 - Movin' and Grovin'

Let’s get active! This week will be packed full of fine art activities including dance, music, and theater. We will be movin’ and groovin’ all week through the music of the decades and various dance styles.

July 5 - 8 - Party in the USA

This week is bound to be a party as we learn about the 50 States of America through numerous patriotic themed activities. We will travel back to 1776 and explore the history of America through the years leading up to the present.

July 11 - 15- Game Show Mania

Let’s take a deep dive under the sea to explore the many wonders we may find. Through crafts, sensory activities, and lots of games we will get to see what the ocean looks like through the eyes of a fish.

July 18 - 22 - SPLASH!

Join us this week for a water adventure! In the heat of the summer, we will be spending some extra time outside doing water-related activities. We will also be spending some time learning about some sports and activities that can only be done on the water.

July 25 - 29 - Disney Week

Calling all princes and princesses, villains and superheroes. Join us this week as we dive into animation, learn the stories behind the films we all know and love, and have a magical week. Between art, STEM, and a variety of games it may just feel like we have stepped into one of the Disney Parks.

August - 5 - Creation Station

Let your imaginations run wild this week as we create masterpieces and memories to last a lifetime. We will be exploring different art types, DIY projects, and even creating our own games. Let’s put your creativity to the test and get a little messy!

August 8 - 12 - Barnyard Palooza

Join us down on the farm this week as we focus on learning about all the farm animals, jobs that come along with farming, and do some exciting science experiments. Our young farmers will be able to get their hands dirty and learn at the same time.

August 15 - 19 - Mystery Week

The suspense will build as this week gets closer and closer as we wind down and wrap up the summer. Join us for a week of exciting mystery activities and a back-to-school celebration.