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Day Camps

 

PA Day Camps (Ages 9-12)

 

Fun, full day programs that will have children playing  active games, swimming and making crafts! Daily themes will keep your children engaged each time they come back to the YMCA!

 

P.A Day Dates 2019:

 

February 1st 2019

March 11th -15th 2019

April 5th 2019

April 22nd 2019

June 7th 2019

June 28th 2019

 


Summer Day Camp


Keep your kids active and happy this summer while helping them grow and learn! YMCA Summer Day Camps offer kids age 4-13 fun-filled days of activities like swimming, arts and crafts, sports, and games. Watch their confidence grow as they make new friends, have fun and develop lifelong skills.

 

Click HERE for our 2019 Day Camp Brochure - Stratford

Stratford Registration Form - includes dates and prices

Mitchell Registration Form - includes dates and prices

 

YMCA Summer Camp Gear - Available NOW - Click HERE

 

 

Kinder Camp  | 4 & 5 Year Olds | This camp is a perfect introduction to a summer camp experience! Each week campers will explore a variety of camp activities, which may include nature walks, songs, dance, sports, games and arts and crafts. Campers will be supervised at a 1:8 ratio, must be toilet trained, and four years old on the first day of their session to attend.


Summer Adventure | 6 – 8 years & 9 – 12 years | Another exhilarating summer awaits your child where they can reunite with old friends and make some new ones! Children will explore, play, learn and grow together. Active games, fun activities, crafts and swimming will fill your campers days! Special activities will be planned to keep the excitement high and adventure fresh!

 

Adventure Camp is also offered in St. Marys and Mitchell

 

 

Personal Interest Camps

 

Soccer Camp -  A fast paced soccer week will keep campers on their toes all day long. Campers will spend their days working on coordination, passing, shooting and dribbling in preparation for a big camper vs. counsellor game on Friday.

 

Photography Camp - NEW! Do you have a young eager camper who has an interest in photography? During this week of camp we will practice using different styles of cameras and sceneries. By the end of the week campers will have an entire portfolio of some of their favourite shots.

 

Outdoor Adventure Camp -  Enjoy outdoor activities and gain an appreciation for the natural world. Campers will spend their week at Wildwood Conservation Area participating in full day outdoor programming.

 

Build It, Move It, Launch It -  Campers will explore the art and science behind the construction of buildings and bridges, the laws of buoyancy by building and testing boat structures. Campers will test their creations for strength, buoyancy and speed.

 

Master Chefs! -  Calling all chefs! This camp is for children who enjoy being in the kitchen and are interested in learning basic cooking skills. Put on your aprons and get ready to chop, mix, stir, melt and bake. (Please be advised that we cannot ensure an allergy free zone.)

 

Animal Camp - This educational camp will teach children what it means to be humane and the responsibility of pet ownership. Campers will interact with both common pets as well as exotic pets. Campers will also be encouraged to participate in a “show and tell” to present to fellow campers about their own personal pets.

 

Little Feet Dance Camp -  We will keep your child up and moving this week as they explore movement with music. Campers will work on group choreographing and perfect their own dance performance. A group performance will be presented on Friday.

 

Camps Got Talents - Singers, dancers, comedians, musicians and more! Come spend a week at camp showing off your many talents to fellow campers.

 

Mindful Yogis -  Campers will spend the week learning and practicing the basics of Yoga. This week will also focus on increasing body awareness and the ability to focus and concentrate naturally.

 

Art Attack -  Summer Camp with a creative and innovative side. Camper’s days will be filled with drawing, painting and sculpting as they work towards creating a collection of pieces to show case to their fellow campers at the end of the week.

 

Fear Factor - NEW!  This week will be filled with facing your own fears. Dealing with creepy crawlies, disgusting foods to try and skill testing stunts. Sign up for this week and face your fears….. If you dare!

 

 

Sports Camps

 

Karate Camp - This week campers will spend their mornings learning the martial art of karate. Campers will be led by Chuck Hasson from Stratford Martial Arts & Health Centre. Campers will focus on good health through exercise activities, stretching, muscle toning and breathing exercises. Campers will also spend a portion of their week learning different self-defense techniques. There will be a presentation for fellow campers on Friday afternoon.

 

All Sorts of Sports Camp - Campers will develop the fundamental skills needed to play a combination of sports such as Basketball, Floor Hockey, Dodgeball, Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee.

 

Gymnastics Camp - Gymnasts will start the week off fostering basic movement patterns and introducing skills on the beam, uneven bars, vault and floor. Progressions are based on the nationally recognized “CANGYM” program.

 

Bowling Camp -  From virtual to lawn and five pin. Campers will be exposed to all sorts of bowling during this week at camp.

 

 

Day Trips

 

African Lions Safari | Aug 26
Bingemans Park | Aug 27
The Factory Indoor Adventure Park  NEW! | Aug 28
East Park | Aug 29
Skyzone Trampoline Park | Aug 30