Summer Camps | Y Explorers: Entering 1st-4th Grade

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Y EXPLORERS IS A SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR KIDS ENTERING 1ST-4TH GRADE

ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26

WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT A Y SUMMER?

Taking a break from school does not mean kids development is on vacation. Y Explorers offers participants fun and
educational experiences through weekly themes and daily activities that focus on achievement, relationships and
belonging. Come join us for the best summer ever! 

 

Y EXPLORERS WEEKLY THEMES

June 3-7: Shipwrecked

June 10-14: Island Wildlife

June 17-21: Ocean Adventures *

June 24-28: Island Olympics

July 1-5: Surfin Safari (closed July 4th) *

July 8-12: Treasure Island

July 15-19: Hawaiian Hullabaloo

July 22-26: Pirates & Mermaids *

July 29-Aug. 2: Survivor Island

August 5-9: Atlantis

 *Denotes water park weeks

 

Does your child want to join us Aug 12-16?

Check out Adventure Camp Week! (Limited enrollment)

 

DAILY SCHEDULE

7:30-9:00am AM EXTENDED DAY

9:00-9:15am OPENING CEREMONY: camp assembly, energize activity, announcements

9:15-9:30am HUDDLE: small groups meet with counselor, discuss theme and core value for the day

9:30-10:30am PLUG IN: small groups work on various activities, skill development, games, STEM activities or Field Trips

10:30-11:30am ENERGIZE: Campers are engaged in outdoor activities including gaga ball, hiking or themed activity

12:00-1:00pm LUNCH: Campers have lunch and participate in songs, large group games (sack lunch will need to be brought from home)

1:00-2:00pm POWER UP: Campers pick activity of their choice, field trips

2:00-3:30pm PLUG IN: small groups work on various activities, skill development, games, STEM activities or field trips

3:30-3:50pm HUDDLE: small groups meet with counselor, discuss theme and core value for the day

3:50-4:00pm CLOSING CEREMONY: camp assembly, reflection activity, announcements for next day

4:00-5:30pm PM EXTENDED DAY

 

2019 RATES

Breakfast and snack included; campers will need to bring a nutritious sack lunch each day.

Extended day hours included!

 

MONTHLY RATE PLAN

Members: $590

Non-Members: $655

$65 non-refundable Registration Fee due at time of registration

August prorated through Friday, August 9, 2019

Cancellations: A 30-day notice is required to withdraw from YDC programming. Families are financially responsible for tuition for the 30 day period.  Program cancellations must be made through the School Age Program Director.

 

WEEKLY RATE PLAN

Members: $165

Non-Members: $185

$25 per week non-refundable deposit due at the time of registration

Cancellations: Cancellations must be made at least 1 week prior to camp to receive an in-house credit or refund for any payments made above and beyond the deposit.  After that date, no credit/refund will be issued.  Cancellations must be made through the School Age Program Director.

 

LOCATIONS

Monthly Rate Plan: You will receive notice of your child's assigned location at least 1 week prior to the program's start date.

Weekly Rate Plan: You will receive notice of your child's assigned location the week prior to each camp week.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Located in the YMCA, south entrance)

1608 North Washington Street, Bismarck

 

SCHOOL AGE LEARNING CENTER LEGACY (SALC Legacy)

4600 Durango Drive, Bismarck

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Mary Bowman, School Age Director

701-751-9773

mary.bowman@bismarckymca.org

 

QUICK LINKS

Summer 2019 Parent Handbook

Required Participant Paperwork - please email completed forms to ycamps@bismarckymca.org AFTER you have registered online.  Submitting completed paperwork prior to registration does NOT secure your child's registration and will not be accepted. Forms must be downloaded to enable electronic signatures.

MONTHLY Y Explorers Paperwork

WEEKLY Y Explorers Paperwork





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