Thanks for a GREAT SUMMER!! See you in 2022!

Day Camp 2021, Reserve your spot today!

Friendships! Field Trips! Adventures! New and exciting experiences!
Simply a summer spent enjoying life and just being a kid!

Y Summer Day Camp offers:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Y Four Core Values (honesty, caring, respect, responsibility) taught and practiced
  • Individual care for each child
  • Academic enrichment to help prevent summer learning loss
  • A summer spent enjoying peace of mind that your child is in good hands
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  • Flexible Scheduling with Full Day & Half Day programming available
    • AM Half Day: 6:30am-12:30pm. Participants must be picked up by 12:30pm
      • Morning program consists of full lesson plans and weekly field trips
    • PM Half Days: 12:30-6:00pm. Participants may not be dropped off before 12:30pm
      • Afternoon program consists of camp clubs, some of which may include a field trip
  • $25.00 per child Registration Fee due at sign-up
  • Must schedule at least one-week in advance
    • Registration for Week #1 closes June 6th
  • Payments are due one-week in advance
    • Current BASE families receiving W-2 assistance may register without any payment
  • Parent Policy Book must be reviewed and acknowledgment page turned in prior to the first day of camp
  • Registration packet must be completed prior to the first day of attendance

Please join us on Saturday, June 12th, 10:00am-12:00pm to meet the Summer Day Camp team! Specifics regarding all the fun adventures planned for this summer will be discussed, specifically themes and field trips. This is also a great time to have your questions answered as well as prepare your camper for their first day of camp.

YMCA Summer Day Camp is $40* per day

What’s Included?

  • Camp T-shirt
  • HEALTHY Breakfast, Lunch & Snack!!
  • Transportation and Admission for most Field Trips
  • Recreational Swimming & Rock Climbing^
  • Assistance with with Online Summer School Lessons
  • All The Fun Your Camper Can Handle!

Financial Assistance
The Kenosha YMCA is a state licensed facility that accepts W-2 (Wisconsin Works) payment. Any families that receive W-2 assistance, and are not currently enrolled in our BASE program will need to provide proof of authorization prior to the first Day of camp. Parents are responsible for any co-payments.

The Kenosha Y welcomes requests for reduction of fees from families that would benefit from participation in our child care programs, but are limited in their ability to pay. Please complete and return the John and Judy Wavro Scholarship Fund application. Questions? Contact us at (262) 654-9622, ext 238.

*Multiple child discount: 10% off fees for each additional child. Rates subject to change.
^Activities and field trips options subject to change based on COVID-19 restrictions.

Program Days/Times: Monday-Friday, 6:30 am – 6:00 pm

6:30 – 8:30 am Camp Central Outdoor Games and Activities
8:30 am Breakfast & Morning Announcements
9:00 – 11:30 am Theme Based Activities
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Whole Camp Activities
1:00 – 4:30 pm Club Time (Campers Choice)
4:30 – 6:00 pm Camp Central Outdoor Games & Activities

Campers are divided by ages in the Morning (9:00 – 11:30 am)
Campers are divided according to Club Choice in the Afternoon (1:00 – 4:30 pm)

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Fun in the Y Pools!  Monday-Thursday kids have the option of swimming in either the “Lap Pool” or the “Small Instructional Pool”.  The Lap Pool goes to a depth of 13’ and is recommended for those that are skilled in swimming.  The “Small Instructional Pool” begins at zero depth and goes to 4’3”.

Kids are swim tested before swimming to make sure of their skill level.  Only those passing the swim tests are allowed to enter the deep end of either pools.

In addition to the lifeguards on duty, there will be 3 Summer Day Camp Counselors in attendance – with 2 in the pool with the kids and 1 on deck.

Become world famous architects and artists as we re-create monuments, tourists attractions  from each country we visit. Completed displays  of pyramids while in Egypt, castles in Germany, and the Great Wall of China.

For those who love sports and interested in learning basic skills and advancing in their level of ability all enjoying working together as a team to help one another develop in sportsmanship and fun.  A variety of sports will be covered in this club.

*Session I-3 will include Basketball and Football and Yoga.

Painting, sketching, pottery, calligraphy, sculpting. Each child will be introduced to textiles, sewing fabrics, wire beading and jewelry creation. Projects are intended to teach children to craft, and a sense of entrepreneurship.  Take home items include a child made keychain, jewelry item, set of 4 coasters, pillowcase, and hair bow or bow tie. Experience a variety of mediums and methods…and just plain have fun!

What kind of moves do you know?  Step out and join this club to learn some new and have fun getting down with those you may already know.

Let’s play!  Do you like board games?  Physical activity games?  Games of all sorts!  This is the club for you.

A chance to learn about food preparation, and create foods that are aligned with the culture of the “country” we are visiting that week.

Community Impact projects such as: painting and leaving out Kenosha rocks, writing kindness notes, and litter patrol.

Recite poetry or sing on the open mic available. All things books. Reading, Writing, and illustrations. Students will create short stories and produce either a book, or a comic book. Students will have time to read quietly, or be read to.

For those who love to learn about their wonderful world, nature, people, animals, and the vastness of the universe to the depths of the ocean….come have fun discovering it all!!  Be a cartographer, an oceanographer, an anthropologist, a botanist, a sociologist, an archeologist…..a great explorer!!

Learn how to wash clothes. Children will be taught to appropriately sort, pre-treat stains, wash/dry/fold (includes field trip to laundry mat). How to tie a man’s tie. How to sew a tear. How to start and safely put out a fire. How to cook a potato 3 different ways. Recognize an emergency and call 9-1-1. Stranger danger, water safety. How to control bleeding (direct pressure without removing gauze), identify edible/poisonous plants (native to WI) and substances such as cleaning supplies, gas, etc. The purpose of CPR will be explained and demonstrated.

It is fun being fit!  Discover how through energizing exercise and awesome activities!

Children will be taught exercises to focus and calm, both physically, and mentally. Positivity journal included.

Experience music from around the world!  Campers will have fun making and playing instruments.  Singing and composing music……and form their own Y Band!

3D – Maker lab is open for our SUMMER CAMP. Do Science experiments, and engineer cool contraptions. Different projects each week, including optical illusions, electric play-doh, and tornado in a bottle.