Seasonal Day Camps – South Sound YMCA

Seasonal Day Camps

Memories that last a lifetime

SUMMER CAMP 2020

HELLO YMCA FAMILIES!

Children all over the world are being asked to give up what they deserve: time with caring adult mentors outside of their home to learn new things, grow as people, and be with friends. Staying home from school, sports, and activities is a difficult sacrifice for children to make.

COVID-19 is having a massive impact on our lives and our ability to plan for the future. We are currently planning on running all summer camp sessions as scheduled.

In the next few days, you should receive a summer program guide in the mail. We hope this gives you and your family something to look forward to this summer.

 

This summer, children need camp more than ever!

 

Patrick Costelo, Executive Director
Youth & Community Development

EXCITING CHANGES FOR SUMMER 2020

  • Expanded Resident Camp offerings
  • New small-group model at all camps
  • Robust Counselor-in-Training experience

Please see our Summer Program Guide for information on changes, locations, themes, activities and more! 

COVID-19 UPDATES

We continue to monitor the situation and follow the recommendations of the American Camp Association, YMCA of the USA and those of our state and federal government agencies. As the situation continues to change, we will stay in touch with any updates, program changes, and closures.

Refunds (including deposit) will be available for any programs closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Financial Support

DONATE

At the Y, we believe that all children should have a safe, nurturing place to learn and thrive. For more than one-quarter of families in our area, however, providing this environment during the summer months is not financially possible. This is why we don’t turn anyone away because of inability to pay and offer financial assistance to 1 in 4 children in our summer programs.

As you think about what camps and activities your child will enjoy this summer, please consider a donation to ensure that another child has the same opportunities. Together, we can ensure that all children thrive.

FINANCIAL AID

We strive to keep the Y accessible to everyone. With the support and generosity of our donors through our annual campaign, we assist everyone who qualifies.

Please fill out the electronic Financial Aid Request form and submit via email.

USING DSHS SUBSIDY

No need to register in person! Families who currently receive DSHS subsidies can register online using the DSHS weekly camp headings.

Power Scholars Academy

In the Y, we believe in the potential of every child. We also know that not all children have access to the resources and support that make it easier to reach this potential. One specific way this plays out for many children is a steady slide backward in academics, especially in the summer months.

Power Scholars Academy is a 5-week summer learning experience that combines academic instruction with fun, hands-on enrichment activities, field trips, and service projects. The program, co-created by BELL and YMCA of the USA, is designed to help scholars gain new skills and confidence so they are prepared to enter school in the fall ready to excel and reverse the summer slide in academics.

For more information and to find out if you qualify, contact Kacey Kimmel.

Questions? CONTACT US

Let us know how we can help!

P: 360.918.0400
E: childcare@ssymca.net