SUMMER CAMP 2019

 

 

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CAMP STAFF:

 

DJ Stouffer, Camp Director 

Rhoni Mills, Camp Director

David Smith, Sport Camps

 

 

 

 

 

CAMP BROCHURE AND FORMS PAGE

 

Feel free to browse our Best Summer Ever camp brochure to see this summer’s offerings. Also, for your convenience, all of our required camp forms are now all in one place. Visit our camp forms page to view and download all required camp registration forms.

 

 

TRADITIONAL CAMPS

 

Kinder Kamp (Ages 4-5)

Your four or five-year-old will have a blast at Kinder Kamp! With a fun summer atmosphere, this camp includes swimming, arts and crafts, games, outdoor fun, educational activities and field trips. Breakfast, lunch and field trip fees will be included in your weekly fee. Weeks 1-11. $144 Members/$162 Non-Members. *Must turn 5 years old by August 1st.

 

Camp Holiday (Ages 6-10)

While based at the Hagerstown YMCA, campers will travel on field trips three times per week. Some trips include Hershey Park, Six Flags and more! Additional activities include sports, arts and crafts, outdoor adventures, swimming, guest speakers and more. Breakfast lunch and field trip fees is included in your weekly fee. Weeks 1-11. $144 Members/$162 Non-Members. (An additional $12 will be required for weeks 3, 6,and 9 to cover cost of theme park meal ticket).

Youth Adventure (Ages 11-13)

This camp allows campers the opportunity to experience the best of both worlds—enjoying traditional camp activities and venturing off to a thrilling excursions every day. This camp will travel an average of 4 times a week to various locations. Field trips will be included in your weekly cost, although additional fees may be incurred on certain field trips and excursions. Breakfast and lunch would be provided. Weeks 1-11. $150 Members/$165 non members. (An additional $12 will be required for weeks 3, 6, and 9 to cover cost of theme park meal ticket).

 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 here:  CIT APPLICATION,CIT APPLICATION PG2. The deadline to submit a CIT application is June 11, 2018. Weeks 1 – 11.

 

Camp Bear Claw (Ages 6-12)

Come have a blast this summer at Camp Bear Claw, where campers will experience a unique experience of great fun and hands on adventure. Each day will bring enrichment in many different forms. They will learn new skills while keeping their mind fresh with all the great things they learned during the school year. Campers will enjoy adventures in character building, crafts, science, water play and physical activities. Camp Bear Claw operates at Bester Elementary School, Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm and at nearby Hager Park on Fridays from 7:30 am to 4pm. A free breakfast and lunch is included. Parents are asked to provide an afternoon snack. Weeks 1-9. $70 per week/per child.

 

Camp Panther Pride (Ages 6-12)

This camp will operate out of Hancock Middle/Senior High School. We will be providing various activities for the children such as arts and crafts, sports, water play, science, fitness and nutrition. Several local agencies will join us to work with the children and provide hands on activities. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m, Friday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. Fridays pick up will be at the Hancock library. Weeks 1-11.

Camp Saber Tooth (Ages 6-12)

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. Fridays only pick up and drop off will be at the Hagerstown YMCA. Weeks 2-9. $70 per week/per child.

Hub Club (Ages 7-12)

Through supervised activities, children can have fun, make new friends, and learn new skills. This camp offers weekly theme based activities and campers participate in a wide variety of traditional camp activities including arts and crafts, swimming and more. Weeks 1-11. $110 Members/$126 Non-Members.

 

SPECIALTY CAMPS

 

All specialty camps include breakfast and lunch as well as swimming.

Construction Camp (Ages 9-12)

Construction camp is great for kids who like to work with their hands to create something big. Children will be learning carpentry, finishing and other skills when participating in our camp. This camp is run by ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter. Week 1

Bon Apetit  (Ages 9-12)

Our classes encourage your child to expand their minds and palates, follow recipes, work as a team and have a fun time cooking. Your child will iced and decorate a two tier themed cake with sugar confections. No prior baking/cooking experience needed. Week 2

Fashion Camp (Ages 8-12)

Fashion camp is designed for campers who would like to explore the world of fashion. Campers will have the opportunity to create unique outfits and participate in an end of the week fashion show. Price includes field trips to local fashion establishments to help campers create their look and style! Week 4

Art Camp (Ages 9-13)

Children will explore different art mediums like paint, tie dye, string art and more. Campers will explore the arts around Washington County and take a walk through the cultural trail. Families are invited to our Art Show on the last day of camp from 4 – 6 pm in the lobby area. Week 5

Outdoor Adventures (Ages 7-12)

Come explore the great outdoors with us! This camp includes, hiking, canoeing, caving and other fun outdoor activities. This camp will be hosted at Shepherd Springs. Week 7

Animal Adventures (Ages 7-11)

Children will spend a week behind the scenes of HSWCMD and Days End Farm Horse Rescue. They will learn about animal safety and responsibility, read to canines and make treats/toys for the animals. We will have visits from Happy Hounds Prison Dog program. Week 8

Around the World (Ages 8-12)

The camp will take children on a journey across the globe to visit different countries. Each destination will have different, crafts, culinary traditions and music. This unforgettable experience will be at Shepherd Springs Global Village. Week 8

Tiger-Rock Martial Arts (7-13)

This camp will offer action-packed tae kwon do training to include learning stances, kicks, punches and self-defenses techniques. Each day we will discuss and in corporate a leadership theme. There will be other activities like dodge ball, running, an agility course and Nerf wars. Week 9

SPORTS CAMPS

All sports camps include breakfast and lunch as well as swimming.

Basketball (Ages 6-14)

This camp will provide youth players 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.Campers will be split up in two age groups: 6-9 and 10-14. Week 2 and Week 10

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 5

Golf (Ages 7-14)

Campers will have the opportunity to learn basic golf skills. We will meet at the Y and take a bus to The Greens at Hamilton Run Golf Club to learn putting, driving, rules, etiquette and safety. Come experience a real golfing atmosphere! Week 4 and 8

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 4 and 7

Tumbling (Ages 7-12)

Tumbling camp is a great way for boys and girls to develop gymnastic skills like cartwheels, round off, and back and front handsprings. If you are thinking of becoming a cheerleader, a gymnast, dancer or just want to learn tumbling then this camp is for you. Week 1

 

Racket Sports (Ages 8-13)

WOW! Tennis, racquetball, badminton and pickleball, all rolled up into one camp. Each day will focus on a different sport. Learn to play or improve your skills of each sport. Week 3

Flag Football (Ages 7-13)

No tackling…no bruises…but great football fun! Campers will learn how to play the game without any hard contact, running plays, learn pass patterns, defend receivers, throw the football to receivers and much more. Teams will be formed each day to put practicing into live game action with set plays. Week 6

Roller Blade (Ages 7-12)

This week long skate camp focuses on technique, agility and endurance, while introducing the fundamentals of speed race skating on inlines or quards skates. This is not a learn to skate program. Must bring bike helmet, water bottle and safety gear if needed. Rental skates are available. Week 1

PLAYGROUND CAMPS (hours 9:30-2:30)

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.

 

WEEK BALANCE DUE BEGINS ENDS
Week 1 June 10 June 17 June 21
Week 2  June 17 June 24 June 28
Week 3  June 24 July 1 July 5
Week 4  July 1 July 8 July 12
Week 5 July 8 July 15 July 19
Week 6 July 15 July 22 July 26
Week 7  July 22 July 29 Aug 2
Week 8 July 29 Aug 5 Aug 9
Week 9  Aug 5 Aug 12 Aug 16
Week 10 Aug 12 Aug 19 Aug 23
Week 11 Aug 19  Aug 26 Aug 30