Camps

CAMP STAFF 

DJ Souffer, Camp Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ext. 4215
Rhoni Mills, Specialty Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e. xt. 4227
Theresa Searcy, Sports Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ext. 4217
Deborah Phillips, Adventure Camp and CIT . . . . . . . . ext. 4239

Summer Camp Brochure 2017

TRADITIONAL CAMPS

Adventure Camp (Ages 5-6)

The setting is a relaxed summer atmosphere which includes educational
activities, swimming, arts and crafts, games, outdoor fun and field trips.
Children will travel on field trips twice per week. Breakfast, lunch and field
trip fees will be included in your weekly fee.

Weeks 1-12. $130 Members/$145 Non-Members

Camp Holiday (Ages 7-13)

Camp is based at the Hagerstown YMCA, but will travel on field trips three times
per week. Some of our trips include Hershey Park, Six Flags, and more! Activities include
sports, arts and crafts, outdoor adventures, swimming, site presentations and
more! Breakfast, lunch and field trip fees will be included in your weekly fee.

Weeks 1-12. $130 Members/$145 Non-Members

CIT Program (Ages 14-15)

You can have fun while working with children! The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program is
designed to give teens the opportunity to gain leadership and job skills. The focus of the
program is hands on learning promoting teamwork, and providing a positive attitude.
Individuals who wish to apply for the Counselor in Training program may download an
application form from www.ymcahagerstown.org. Orientations will be held in April and
May. Students who are unable to attend a scheduled orientation will meet with the
Director on an individual basis.

Weeks 1-12. $75 Members/$90 Non-Members

Application:  CIT Packet

LIT Program (Ages 15-17)

NEW! Leadership in Training (LIT) program specifically designed for teens ages
15-17 who are interested in gaining valuable skills to help them prepare for employment.
The program will stress the concept of teamwork oriented leadership.
Working together on a variety of projects, our staff and Leaders in Training
(LITs) form a mentoring relationship. With Y staff as mentors and coaches,
LITs will get to practice newly learned techniques through interactions with
campers, staff, and the community. LITs will also find confidence in themselves
that comes from having supervised and supported others. The
ultimate goal of the program is to be able to place them in positions
within our Association that meet their identified area of interest
and expertise.

Two, five week sessions: June 12-July 14 and July 17-August 18.

Cost per session: Members: $200 Non-Members: $250.

Camp Bear Claw (Ages 6-12)

Camp Bear Claw will operate at Bester Elementary School and will provide an enriching learning experience for your child. Camp will walk to various local sites such as Potterfield Pool, the library, Suns baseball games and more. A variety of local agencies will also be coming to the site for hands on activities and presentations. This camp will only be available to our Bester families. Proof of residency will be due at the time of registration. Hours are Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. -6:00 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Weeks 1-9. $50 per week/per child.

Camp Saber Tooth (Ages 6-12)

This is one of the exciting new camps the Y has to offer this year. Camp Sabre Tooth will operate at Salem Avenue Elementary School and will provide an enriching learning experience for your child. Camp will offer weekly themes and a wide variety of camp activities. A variety of local agencies will also be coming to the site for hands on activities and presentations. Hours are Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Weeks 2-8. $50 per week/per child.

 Hub Club (Ages 7-12)

This camp will offer weekly themes and a wide variety of camp activities, arts and
crafts, swimming and the opportunity to make lifelong friendships.

Weeks 1-12. $105 Members/$120 Non-Members

 

SPECIALTY CAMPS

$150 Members $165 Non-Members
Swimming Included

 

Creation Station (Ages 7-12)

This week will be full of different elements of creative arts. Your children
will express their creative sides with rubber bands, duct tape, perler
beads, fabric and clay. Week 1.

Animal Adventures (Ages 7-13)

During this week campers will be traveling to the Humane Society of Washington
County where they will get a behind the scenes look at what goes into working
with and caring for animals, arts and crafts, tour of the facility, story time with
animals and playtime with furry babies. Week 2.

Fun Fashion (Ages 10-13)

Fashion camp is designed for girls ages 10-13. During this fun week, campers will
design their own outfits to wear in a fashion show at the end of the week. Week 3.

Lego Robotic (Ages 9-13)

Campers will learn the true engineer design process as they build models to solve a
variety of environmental and transportation problems. Campers will learn block based
coding with the program LEGO Windstorm EV3 robots. They will get their hands dirty in
a maker space environment as they test out various mechanisms. Week 5.

Art (Ages 7-12)

Come be creative with us! Imaginations will soar with a creative mix of arts and crafts
including painting and tie dying. Please dress to make a mess. Week 7.

Piece of Cake (Ages 8-12)

Can’t wait for dessert? Become your family’s dessert chef and learn how to make and
decorate your favorite yummy goodies. Children will learn how to follow recipes, prepare
and decorate yummy treats. Week 8.

Medieval (Ages 7-12)

During this fun filled week campers will go back in time. They will design their own
castle, joust with pool noodles, make swords, and much more. Camp includes a
trip to Medieval Times at the Arundel Mills Mall. Week 9.

Character Counts $ (Ages 8-13)

This camp is designed for campers to learn the importance of character
counts and how it plays an important role in the community and business.
We will visit some businesses to see how customer service is
demonstrated though the six pillars of character. Week 10.

SPORTS CAMPS

$150 MEMBERS/ $165 NON-MEMBERS

SWIMMING INCLUDED

Basketball (Ages 8-14)

This camp will provide youth players of all ages and abilities with a solid
foundation of basketball skills and knowledge. The main focus is to have
fun playing basketball. Players develop their individual skills, while learning
team concepts in a positive, game oriented environment. Week 1.

Golf (Ages 8-15)

Campers will have the opportunity to learn basic golf skills. Campers will meet at
the YMCA and take a bus to The Greens at Hamilton Run to learn putting, driving,
rules, etiquette and safety. Come experience a real golfing atmosphere!

Check out the course here! www.hagerstowngreens.com  Week 2.

Soccer (Ages 6-14)

Looking to improve your foot skills, agility and positioning? This is the camp for you!
Soccer fundamentals will be emphasized with individualized player development all
within a team setting. Week 3 and 5.

Volleyball (Ages 8-12)

Bump, set, serve! Whether you want to work on your game or are just beginning, this
camp offers it all! Focus on fundamentals and player development with opportunities
to work within a team. Week 6.

Wrestling (Ages 8-14)

Are you ready to rumble? Campers will gain self confidence, improve agility and fitness,
learn discipline and sportsmanship, while learning the fundamentals of wrestling.
Week 7.

Dodgeball (Ages 8-13)

A classic game with classic fun. Enjoy the original and add-in some crazy, mixed up
versions of kickball for a week of high flying fun. Children will learn many ways to
play dodgeball, not just the way we learned when we were children. Campers will
have a chance to try out all of the new games with a trip to SkyZone at the end
of the week. Week 8.

Flag Football (Ages 8-13)

These camps offer a fun-filled sports environment with an emphasis on
team work, sportsmanship, and basic fundamentals. Part of the day will
be spent on your camper’s sport focus, stretching, warm-ups, skill and
drills, educational games and scrimmages. For the rest of the day,
campers will experience all the other great activities the YMCA has
to offer. Week 9 

PLAYGROUND CAMPS 

Hellane Park (Ages 6-12) and Pangborn Park (Ages 6-12)

Sponsored by the City of Hagerstown, these camps are offered free
of charge. Activities include sports, games, arts and crafts, math and
reading enrichment, science and nature. Swimming at Potterfield Pool
on Wednesdays and Fridays.Breakfast and lunch are provided.

Camp hours are 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Weeks 2 – 9.

WEEK BALANCE DUE BEGINS ENDS
Week 1 June 5 June 12 June 16
Week 2 June 12 June 19 June 23
Week 3 June 19 June 26 June 30
Week 4 June 26 July 3 July 7
Week 5 July 3 July 10 July 14
Week 6 July 10 July 17 July 21
Week 7 July 17 July 24 July 28
Week 8 July 24 July 31 August 4
Week 9 July 31 August 7 August 11
Week 10 August 7 August 14 August 18
Week 11 August 14 August 21 August 25
Week 12 August 21 August 28 September 1