Summer Camps | Y Explorers PM Half Day Program: Entering 1st-6th Grade


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Y EXPLORERS PM HALF DAY PROGRAM IS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR KIDS ENTERING 1ST-6TH GRADE

SUMMER 2020 ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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! 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION BEGINS FEBRUARY 17

To Register: Select "School Age Programs" on the Y Registration Page

Registration Fee: $65 non-refundable Registration Fee is due at the time of Registration

Required Paperwork: Upon completion of online registration process, you will receive a welcome email with a link to download and complete the Required Participant Paperwork.  Email completed paperwork to ycamps@bismarckymca.org WITHIN ONE WEEK OF REGISTRATION.  If you do not receive the welcome email within 24 hours of registration, please contact the School Age Director at mary.bowman@bismarckymca.org or by calling 701-751-9773.

 

LOCATION

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

1608 North Washington Street, Bismarck

 

PROGRAM DURATION

June 1-July 10, 2020

Refer to Weekly Y Explorers or Day Camp/Camp Nakota for camp options after July 10

 

TIME

12:30-5:30pm daily, closed July 3

 

2020 MONTHLY RATES: CHECK BACK SOON!

Members: $295/month

Non-Members: $328/month

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

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.

 

2020 Y EXPLORERS WEEKLY THEMES

June 1-5: Krazy, Kolorful and Kooky - Spend the week showing off your favorite color combos! We’ll get messy and creative working with all the colors of the rainbow in many different ways!

June 8-12: Blast from the Past - It’s time to get retro! Come have a totally groovy trip through the decades.  Be prepared to take a far out journey with us as each day we explore a different era learning about popular trends, games, and music from the past

June 15-19: Splish, Splash - Don’t let the heat stop you! This will be one wild, wet and water filled week! Be sure to pack a swimsuit, goggles and sunscreen this week! 

June 22-26: Build it! - Oh, the things we can make, when we decide to innovate!  We are builders, creators and explorers. It’s time to astonish us with your impressive structures and creative contraptions.

June 29–July 2: Wacky and Wonderful - Help us celebrate your camp spirit with these daily camp themes! (Camp will not meet Friday, 7/3)

July 6-10: This Way to the Beach - Don’t let the heat stop you! This will be one wild, wet and water filled week! Be sure to pack a swimsuit, goggles and sunscreen this week! 

 

DAILY SCHEDULE (subject to change - please refer to weekly newsletters for updated information)

12:30-1:00pm 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

 

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.



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