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See below for all of the fun and exciting camps 
available in Summer 2020!

Summer Fun One-day Options: June 18 & 19

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Summer Fun One-day Options: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp (age 5)
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more! 

Traditional Day Camp
(ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities.

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Summer Fun One-day Options: Camps ages 10 - 13

Traditional Day Camp (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities.

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 1: June 22 - June 26

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Week 1: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5)
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
(age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
(ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
(ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors. 

Bricks 4 Kidz
(ages 6 - 11)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on engineering based programing each day. Professionally trained Bricks 4 Kidz staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different engineering theme. Week 1 themes, dates and descriptions are listed below.

Week 1: MINING & CRAFTING (6/22 – 6/26)
Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens.  Experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO® bricks in this fun camp.  Kids will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Students will face new challenges each day, building models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game. Join us for the fun filled camp where you’ll use your creativity and engineering skills to build. All campers will bring home a custom mini figure, mini model, and t-shirt at the end of each camp.

Dance Camp
(ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Swim School (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Y Sports
(ages 6 - 9)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities.

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 1: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors. 

Bricks 4 Kidz
 (ages 6 - 11)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on engineering based programing each day. Professionally trained Bricks 4 Kidz staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different engineering theme. Week 1 themes, dates and descriptions are listed below.

Week 1: MINING & CRAFTING (6/22 – 6/26)
Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens.  Experience the world of Minecraft with LEGO® bricks in this fun camp.  Kids will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO® bricks. Students will face new challenges each day, building models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game. Join us for the fun filled camp where you’ll use your creativity and engineering skills to build. All campers will bring home a custom mini figure, mini model, and t-shirt at the end of each camp.

Dance Camp
 (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

NEW! Aqua Leaders Camp (ages 12 – 15)
This 2-week program consists of learning and training in the YMCA Swim Instructor and Lifeguard Development programs. Week 1 will focus on aquatic instruction with the goal to prepare and motivate participants to become swim lesson instructors. Week 2 will explore aquatic safety with a goal to prepare and motivate participants to become lifeguards. Participants will receive completion certificates from YUSA and a volunteer record letter for working with our certified swim instructors during instruction for water skill work. Space is limited.

Aqua Leaders Camp will run in 2-week sessions Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pre and post camp and transportation options are available. Please contact Nicole Bizuga at 609.581.9622 ext. 128 for more information.

Swim School (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Y Sports
 (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

CIT - Counselors in Training
(ages 14 - 15; must complete leadership camp application) 
Our Counselor in Training program gives teens ages 14 and 15 a place to learn about teamwork, communication, understanding and responsibility in an outdoor environment.  CITs will have the opportunity to apply their training by taking a leadership role in our day camp, developing creative programs and working with younger campers. All campers will be certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid during one of the sessions.  This camp runs in three week sessions.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities.

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 2: June 29 - July 3

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Week 2: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors. 

Art Pod (ages 6 - 9)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We'll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Swim School (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Water Games (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities.

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 2: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors. 

Art Pod (ages 10 - 13)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We'll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp
 (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Swim School (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Water Games (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports
 (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 3: July 6 - July 10

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Week 3: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors. 

Dance Camp
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Flag Football (ages 8 - 11)
Are you ready for some Football!?  Campers will spend the week improving their skills through a series of drills and learn basic offensive/defensive strategies all while preparing for the Sawmill Super Bowl at the end of the week.

Mad Science
(ages 6 - 12)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on science programs each camp day. Professionally trained Mad Science staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different science theme. Week 3 theme, date, and description are listed below.

NASA: Journey to Outer Space! (7/6 - 7/13)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Minimum of 12 and maximum of 20 for each session. 
Mad Science has teamed up with NASA in a quest for exploration! We’ll take a voyage of discovery into the atmosphere and beyond as we explore planets, moons, and other space phenomena in our solar system. Things will heat up as we examine the sun and other stars and discover the difficulties of space travel! Kids will get a firsthand experience of the challenges of living in space as they try assemble a satellite while training to be an astronaut. Kids will love to build their own Mad Science rocket, and participate in a real “NASA” style rocket launch.  Campers will have lots of projects to make and many cool NASA take homes, including a gravity assisted launcher, a Shuttle Copter, and more!   Mad Science is the ONLY organization licensed by NASA to use these activities for Summer Camps. This Camp is Out of this World!

Red Bulls Soccer Camp (ages 6 –  9)
The Red Bull Soccer skills camp focuses on the introduction and mastery of skill in a fun learning environment. This is achieved through maximum ball contacts, expert coaching, and daily homework assignments. Each day focuses on a different topic, players are assigned to a group based on age and ability levels. All campers will receive:

  • New York Red Bulls Adidas ball and T-shirt
  • Certificate signed by Red Bulls team
  • One ticket to a regular season home match

Registration must be completed via the Red Bulls website. Click here to register.

Swim School
(ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Water Games (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities.

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 3: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors. 

Dance Camp
 (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

NEW! Aqua Leaders Camp (ages 12 – 15)
This 2-week program consists of learning and training in the YMCA Swim Instructor and Lifeguard Development programs. Week 1 will focus on aquatic instruction with the goal to prepare and motivate participants to become swim lesson instructors. Week 2 will explore aquatic safety with a goal to prepare and motivate participants to become lifeguards. Participants will receive completion certificates from YUSA and a volunteer record letter for working with our certified swim instructors during instruction for water skill work. Space is limited.

Aqua Leaders Camp will run in 2-week sessions Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pre and post camp and transportation options are available. Please contact Nicole Bizuga at 609.581.9622 ext. 128 for more information.

Flag Football (ages 8 - 11)
Are you ready for some Football!?  Campers will spend the week improving their skills through a series of drills and learn basic offensive/defensive strategies all while preparing for the Sawmill Super Bowl at the end of the week.

Mad Science
 (ages 6 - 12)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on science programs each camp day. Professionally trained Mad Science staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different science theme. Week 3 theme, date, and description are listed below.

NASA: Journey to Outer Space! (7/6 - 7/13)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Minimum of 12 and maximum of 20 for each session. 
Mad Science has teamed up with NASA in a quest for exploration! We’ll take a voyage of discovery into the atmosphere and beyond as we explore planets, moons, and other space phenomena in our solar system. Things will heat up as we examine the sun and other stars and discover the difficulties of space travel! Kids will get a firsthand experience of the challenges of living in space as they try assemble a satellite while training to be an astronaut. Kids will love to build their own Mad Science rocket, and participate in a real “NASA” style rocket launch.  Campers will have lots of projects to make and many cool NASA take homes, including a gravity assisted launcher, a Shuttle Copter, and more!   Mad Science is the ONLY organization licensed by NASA to use these activities for Summer Camps. This Camp is Out of this World!

Red Bulls Soccer Camp 
(ages 10 –  13)
The Red Bull Soccer skills camp focuses on the introduction and mastery of skill in a fun learning environment. This is achieved through maximum ball contacts, expert coaching, and daily homework assignments. Each day focuses on a different topic, players are assigned to a group based on age and ability levels. All campers will receive:

  • New York Red Bulls Adidas ball and T-shirt
  • Certificate signed by Red Bulls team
  • One ticket to a regular season home match

Registration must be completed via the Red Bulls website. Click here to register.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Water Games (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 4: July 13 - July 17

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Week 4: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 6 - 9)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We'll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Magic Camp
 (ages 8 - 13)
Get ready to take an amazing adventure into the exciting world of magic. Learn how to teleport objects across the room, find hidden magical treasures, and levitate a cup of popcorn - just to name a few. More importantly, they will discover the real secrets to becoming a true magician, as each lesson reveals an important like skill to help build their confidence and communication skills. A $35 fee will be added for the magic kit. Campers will be placed in groups based on their grade level. All activities are age appropriate.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Theme Park Week (ages 9 - 11)
Visit some of the area's best theme parks! We'll visit Great Adventure, Hurricane Harbor, Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Amusement Park, Dorney Park, and FunPlex. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 4: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 10 - 13)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We'll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp
 (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Magic Camp
 (ages 8 - 13)
Get ready to take an amazing adventure into the exciting world of magic. Learn how to teleport objects across the room, find hidden magical treasures, and levitate a cup of popcorn - just to name a few. More importantly, they will discover the real secrets to becoming a true magician, as each lesson reveals an important like skill to help build their confidence and communication skills. A $35 fee will be added for the magic kit. Campers will be placed in groups based on their grade level. All activities are age appropriate.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Theme Park Week (ages 9 - 11 & 12 - 14)
Visit some of the area's best theme parks! We'll visit Great Adventure, Hurricane Harbor, Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Amusement Park, Dorney Park, and FunPlex. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

CIT - Counselors in Training (ages 14 - 15; must complete leadership camp application)
Our Counselor in Training program gives teens ages 14 and 15 a place to learn about teamwork, communication, understanding, and responsibility in an outdoor environment. CITs will have the opportunity to apply their training by taking a leadership role in our day camp, developing creative programs and working with younger campers. All campers will be certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid during one of the sessions. This camp runs in three week sessions.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 5: July 20 - July 24

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Week 5: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 6 - 9)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We'll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Flag Football
 (ages 8 - 11)
Are you ready for some Football?! Campers will spend the week improving their skills through a series of drills and learn basic offensive/defensive strategies all while preparing for the Sawmill Super Bowl at the end of the week.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Jersey Shore Tour (ages 9 - 11)
Why go to the beach when you can Tour the Shore? Campers will travel to different beaches along the Jersey Shore each day where they can play volleyball, body surf, build a sandcastle, or just hang out with friends. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 5: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 10 - 13)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We'll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

NEW! Aqua Leaders Camp (ages 12 – 15)
This 2-week program consists of learning and training in the YMCA Swim Instructor and Lifeguard Development programs. Week 1 will focus on aquatic instruction with the goal to prepare and motivate participants to become swim lesson instructors. Week 2 will explore aquatic safety with a goal to prepare and motivate participants to become lifeguards. Participants will receive completion certificates from YUSA and a volunteer record letter for working with our certified swim instructors during instruction for water skill work. Space is limited.

Aqua Leaders Camp will run in 2-week sessions Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pre and post camp and transportation options are available. Please contact Nicole Bizuga at 609.581.9622 ext. 128 for more information.

Flag Football (ages 8 - 11)
Are you ready for some Football?! Campers will spend the week improving their skills through a series of drills and learn basic offensive/defensive strategies all while preparing for the Sawmill Super Bowl at the end of the week.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Jersey Shore Tour (ages 9 - 11 & 12 - 14)
Why go to the beach when you can Tour the Shore? Campers will travel to different beaches along the Jersey Shore each day where they can play volleyball, body surf, build a sandcastle, or just hang out with friends. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities.

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 6: July 27 - July 31

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Week 6: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Dance Camp (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Mad Science
 (ages 6 - 11)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on science programs each camp day. Professionally trained Mad Science staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different science theme.  Week 6 theme, dates, and description are listed below.

Secret Agent Lab: Funky Forensics (Week 6: 7/27 - 7/31)
Focus on the science of forensics in this hands-on look at crime scenes. Identify and collect evidence, from fingerprints to tracks to trash! Campers will use science to connect the dots and help sniff out the suspects in this hands-on investigation into the science of sleuthing. 

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Adventure Week (ages 9 - 11)
Campers will hike the trails at Mercer County Park, go rock climbing at Rockville, compete in outdoor laser tag at Combat Sports, roller skate at Woodbridge, learn to paddle board at Furnace Lake, play Nerf tag at Strikeforce, and spend the day at Rebounderz. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 6: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Dance Camp (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Mad Science
 (ages 6 - 11)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on science programs each camp day. Professionally trained Mad Science staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different science theme.  Week 6 theme, dates, and description are listed below.

Secret Agent Lab: Funky Forensics (Week 6: 7/27 - 7/31)
Focus on the science of forensics in this hands-on look at crime scenes. Identify and collect evidence, from fingerprints to tracks to trash! Campers will use science to connect the dots and help sniff out the suspects in this hands-on investigation into the science of sleuthing. 

Swim School
 (ages 10 – 13)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Adventure Week (ages 9 - 11 & 12 - 14)
Campers will hike the trails at Mercer County Park, go rock climbing at Rockville, compete in outdoor laser tag at Combat Sports, roller skate at Woodbridge, learn to paddle board at Furnace Lake, play Nerf tag at Strikeforce, and spend the day at Rebounderz. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 7: August 3 - August 7

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Week 7: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 6 - 9)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We’ll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Water Park Week (ages 9 - 11)
Cool off this week with trips to the best water parks around. We'll take a plunge at Hurricane Harbor, Sahara Sams, and SplashPlex. We'll even taken an extended day trip to Wild Water Kingdom. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 7: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 10 - 13)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We’ll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Dance Camp
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Water Park Week (ages 9 - 11 & 12 - 14)
Cool off this week with trips to the best water parks around. We'll take a plunge at Hurricane Harbor, Sahara Sams, and SplashPlex. We'll even taken an extended day trip to Wild Water Kingdom. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Y Sports (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

CIT - Counselors in Training (ages 14 - 15; must complete leadership camp application) 
Our Counselor in Training program gives teens ages 14 and 15 a place to learn about teamwork, communication, understanding and responsibility in an outdoor environment.  CITs will have the opportunity to apply their training by taking a leadership role in our day camp, developing creative programs and working with younger campers. All campers will be certified in Red Cross CPR and First Aid during one of the sessions.  This camp runs in three week sessions. 

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 8: August 10 - August 14

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Week 8: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 6 - 9)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We’ll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Bricks 4 Kidz (ages 6 - 11)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on engineering based programing each day. Professionally trained Bricks 4 Kidz staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different engineering theme. Week 8 theme, dates, and description are listed below.

VERSATILE VEHICLES W/REMOTE CONTROL TECH) (Week 8: 8/10 – 8/14)
If you like planes, trains and automobiles, then this unit is for you! Student will build motorized models of a car, an airplane and more. And the best part is – the models are so much fun to play with! Your child can follow our step-by-step model plans to create their vehicle, then customize it to their own specifications and take their mini-figure for a ride! Don’t miss out! They’ll have a blast using custom-built cars to move the people of the city all around town – brick by brick. Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO®.

Dance Camp
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Flag Football (ages 8 - 11)
Are you ready for some Football!?  Campers will spend the week improving their skills through a series of drills and learn basic offensive/defensive strategies all while preparing for the Sawmill Super Bowl at the end of the week.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Arcade Week (ages 9 - 11)
We’ll take a trip to the past, when a pocket full of coins kept you in the game for hours. YESTERcades (classic arcades), Silverball (the Pinball Hall of fame), IPlay America, FunPlex and the new Tilt Studios will all be part of this fun throwback week. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 8: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Half Day Camp (ages 5 - 15)
Available during the weeks ESY runs, campers may be dropped off after their ESY Day. Campers will participate in all SKOR and Integrated camp activities once at the camp. Transportation must be arranged by the parent/guardian and is not provided by the YMCA.

Art Pod (ages 10 - 13)
Let your inner artist shine! Campers will use a variety of creative techniques to create daily masterpieces and memories. We’ll use everyday items and turn them into pieces of art. Each child will bring home their own masterpiece.

Bricks 4 Kidz (ages 6 - 11)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on engineering based programing each day. Professionally trained Bricks 4 Kidz staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different engineering theme. Week 8 theme, dates, and description are listed below.

VERSATILE VEHICLES W/REMOTE CONTROL TECH) (Week 8: 8/10 – 8/14)
If you like planes, trains and automobiles, then this unit is for you! Student will build motorized models of a car, an airplane and more. And the best part is – the models are so much fun to play with! Your child can follow our step-by-step model plans to create their vehicle, then customize it to their own specifications and take their mini-figure for a ride! Don’t miss out! They’ll have a blast using custom-built cars to move the people of the city all around town – brick by brick. Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO®.

Dance Camp
 (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Flag Football (ages 8 - 11)
Are you ready for some Football!?  Campers will spend the week improving their skills through a series of drills and learn basic offensive/defensive strategies all while preparing for the Sawmill Super Bowl at the end of the week.

Swim School
 (ages 6 – 11)
Campers spend half the day in structured swim lessons and the other half participating in traditional camp activities. During this week of camp, campers will take ten YUSA progressive swim lessons with certified instructors. Beginner swimmers will have lessons built around the core program benchmarks - Swim, Float, Swim and Jump, Push, Turn, Grab- with a focus on personal safety. Advanced swimmers will build stroke technique and endurance while fostering a lifetime of physical activity.

Travel Camp - Arcade Week (ages 9 - 11 & 12 - 14)
We’ll take a trip to the past, when a pocket full of coins kept you in the game for hours. YESTERcades (classic arcades), Silverball (the Pinball Hall of fame), IPlay America, FunPlex and the new Tilt Studios will all be part of this fun throwback week. Visit the downloads section of the Camp page for the full trip calendar.

Water Games (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will get wet and wild in the summer sun while playing various water games. Water Tag, relays, slip n' slides, extended sprinkler time, as well as other fun water-based activities. In addition to all of the water fun, campers will also have time to splash around in the pool.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 9: August 17 - August 21

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Week 9: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors.

Dance Camp (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Mad Science
 (ages 6 - 12)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on science programs each camp day. Professionally trained Mad Science staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different science theme. Week 9 theme, dates and descriptions are listed below.

Super Slimey Smokey Science! (8/17 - 8/21) 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Minimum of 12 and maximum of 20 for each session.

Dive into a variety of scientific fields as you mix and stretch silly putty and slime, copperplate nickels, and investigate the mysteries of optical illusions.  Become captivated by lasers, dry ice, watch hair-raising Van de Graaff experiments, help solve a mystery, and so much more!  Tinker with circuits, catapults, and experience what happens when you mix science and fun! Come Get Slimed with your Friends!

Red Bulls Soccer Camp (ages 6 –  9)
The Red Bull Soccer skills camp focuses on the introduction and mastery of skill in a fun learning environment. This is achieved through maximum ball contacts, expert coaching, and daily homework assignments. Each day focuses on a different topic, players are assigned to a group based on age and ability levels. All campers will receive:

  • New York Red Bulls Adidas ball and T-shirt

  • Certificate signed by Red Bulls team

  • One ticket to a regular season home match


Y Sports (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 9: Camps ages 10 - 15

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors.

Dance Camp (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Mad Science
 (ages 6 - 11)
Campers will enjoy half of the day participating in fun, hands-on science programs each camp day. Professionally trained Mad Science staff will spark the imagination and curiosity of all campers. Campers in this camp will participate in traditional camp activities, including recreational swimming, for the remainder of the camp day. Please note, each week has a different science theme. Week 9 theme, dates and descriptions are listed below.

Super Slimey Smokey Science! (8/17 - 8/21) 
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Minimum of 12 and maximum of 20 for each session.

Dive into a variety of scientific fields as you mix and stretch silly putty and slime, copperplate nickels, and investigate the mysteries of optical illusions.  Become captivated by lasers, dry ice, watch hair-raising Van de Graaff experiments, help solve a mystery, and so much more!  Tinker with circuits, catapults, and experience what happens when you mix science and fun! Come Get Slimed with your Friends!

Red Bulls Soccer Camp (ages 10 –  13)
The Red Bull Soccer skills camp focuses on the introduction and mastery of skill in a fun learning environment. This is achieved through maximum ball contacts, expert coaching, and daily homework assignments. Each day focuses on a different topic, players are assigned to a group based on age and ability levels. All campers will receive:

  • New York Red Bulls Adidas ball and T-shirt

  • Certificate signed by Red Bulls team

  • One ticket to a regular season home match

Registration must be completed via the Red Bulls website. Click here to register.

Y Sports (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will participate in a variety of sports including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gaga, and more!

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 10: August 24 - August 28

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Week 10: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option (age 5)

All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 6 - 9)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors.

Dance Camp (ages 6 - 9)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Magic Camp Science
 (ages 8 - 13)
Get ready to take an amazing adventure into the exciting world of magic. Learn how to teleport objects across the room, find hidden magical treasures and levitate a cup of popcorn just to name a few. More importantly they will discover the real secrets to becoming a true magician as each lesson reveals an important life skill to help build their confidence and communication skills. A $35 fee will be added for the magic kit. Campers will be placed in groups based on their grade level. All activities are age appropriate.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Week 10: Camps ages 10 - 13

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
 (ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

SKOR Camp (ages 5 - 21)
This camp is specially designed for children with intellectual disabilities. SKOR offers a 5:1 camper to staff ratio and a full range of activities and experiences including a variety of sports, swimming and crafts. Campers must be partially toilet trained, must have some way of communicating their needs, and must be free of uncontrollable aggressive behaviors.

Dance Camp (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will learn various dance and hip hop routines with their counselors. We will utilize the new TikTok video sharing app to allow campers to see their performances improve each day. These short videos will be shared with the camper’s parents so they can watch their campers progress throughout the week.

Magic Camp Science
 (ages 8 - 13)
Get ready to take an amazing adventure into the exciting world of magic. Learn how to teleport objects across the room, find hidden magical treasures and levitate a cup of popcorn just to name a few. More importantly they will discover the real secrets to becoming a true magician as each lesson reveals an important life skill to help build their confidence and communication skills. A $35 fee will be added for the magic kit. Campers will be placed in groups based on their grade level. All activities are age appropriate.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Xtra Innings One-day Options: August 31 - September 4

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Xtra Innings One-Day Options: Camps ages 5 - 9

Mini Camp 5-day Option (age 5) 
Mini Camp provides children a creative and exciting learning experience. Campers will participate in all art and crafts, games, sports, songs, swimming and more!

Mini Camp 3-day Option
 (age 5)
All the same fun of our 5-day Mini camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest. 

Xtra Innings One-Day Options: Camps ages 10 - 13

Traditional Day Camp 5-day Option (ages 10 - 13)
Campers will create great summer memories while participating in sports, games, art and crafts, swimming, songs and daily special events! This is one of our most popular camps.

Traditional Day Camp 3-day Option
(ages 10 - 13)
All the same fun of our 5-day Traditional Day camp but you pick the 3 days of the week you want to join us.

Please note: In addition to each camps themed activities listed below, all campers will have 2 periods of recreational pool time each day, participate in special events, have time with one of our camp specialists, and participate in traditional camp activities. 

All schedules and activities are subject to change based on weather and daily interest.