Best Summer Ever at the YMCA!

SUMMER DAY CAMPS 2018

Who’s ready for the Best Summer Ever!!

Camp Wakonda Sessions 1, 3, 4, 7, and 8 FULL!

Mixed Bag Week 3 – FULL!

Adventure Camp Week 4 – FULL!

Ninja Camp Week 7 – FULL!

Registration for Summer Day Camps at the Keene Family YMCA is now open. Camp is offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited. We recommend early registration to secure your spot.

Does your child have a severe allergy? Please have your doctor complete an Allergy Plan form, and return it to us along with your completed registration form.

Want to print the camp guide? Download our 2018 Summer Camp Guide HERE.

Ready to register? Please complete the 2018 Camp Registration Forms and return to:

Attn: Deb Ellison, Camp Registrar
Keene Family YMCA
200 Summit Road
Keene, NH 03431

Full camp forms

Mini camp forms


Summer Day Camp at the Keene Family YMCACAMP WAKONDA 2018

NEW! Instructional swim time now included for Camp Wakonda 2018 campers.

Join us for 1 week or all 8! Camp Wakonda is the perfect local day camp for the camper who wants a traditional summer day camp experience. Each week’s daily activities are based on that week’s theme. Check out our 2018 Camp Wakonda themes here:

Week 1: Backyard Bash

Campers are welcomed back to start the kick-off to an amazing summer! Campers will participate in classic summertime games like tug-of-war, kickball, lawn games, capture the flag, and medic. Campers will get to make nature crafts, recycling projects, and s’mores!

Week 1 dates: 6/25-29

Week 2: American Adventures

Yee Haw! Are you ready for a hoot-in, hollerin’, good time? Campers will be taken back in time to the west to search for gold! We will play gold rush, run skits, make bandanas, and play traditional camp games. But campers beware, there’s a bandit on the loose at camp!

Week 2 dates: 7/2-6 (no camp 7/4)

Week 3: Aloha Splash – FULL!

Come make a splash this week! Campers will play a variety of water games; have a staff vs. campers’ water balloon fight, play traditional camp games with a water twist, and use water to make art!

Week 3 dates: 7/9-13

Week 4: STEAM – FULL!

Campers will learn what STEAM stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Campers are encouraged to explore the fascinating world of science through hands on experiments using multiple mediums!

Week 4 dates: 7/16-20

Week 5: Space Station Vacation

All systems GO! Campers will create rockets, nebula jars, galaxy playdough, and discover the constellations. Campers will also participate in traditional camp games themed for the week.

Week 5 dates: 7/23-27

Week 6: Super Hero League

Calling all heroes! Campers will discover their own super human abilities of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Campers will have the chance to make their own super hero accessories, make superhero gadgets, be challenged in obstacle courses, and race the clock at relay races.

Week 6 dates: 7/30-8/3

Week 7: Ship Wrecked

Have some swashbuckiling fun! Use treasure maps on scavenger hunts, make pirate hats, and try your hook at sand art! Come play Capture the Pirate Flag, and use your pirate skills to dodge the cannonball blast from playing Battle Ship!

Week 7 dates: 8/6-10

Week 8: Y-lympics

Join us to compete in our Y Summer Games! Campers will participate in some traditional camp games and some new ones to try to bring home the GOLD.

Week 8 dates: 8/13-17

Camp Wakonda Details

For kids in grades PreK – 6th.

Monday – Friday:  9am – 5:30pm (Aftercare is included with camp.)

Weekly Rates:
  • Member: $170
  • Community Member: $190
Week 2 Rates:
  • Members: $136
  • Community Members: $156
Before Care Option:
  • 7am-9am
  • $25 per week


 Camp Wakonda Hummingbirds Summer Day Camp at the Keene Family YMCA

CAMP WAKONDA HUMMINGBIRDS

Camp Wakonda Hummingbirds help ease the transition for our youngest campers from a preschool setting to a summer day camp experience. The schedule creates daily consistency, allowing campers to experience all that Camp Wakonda offers in a supportive and nurturing way. Our campers will utilize the pool for swim time  in the Aquatics Center weather permitting. Campers must be potty trained & entering PreK-K.

Camp Wakonda Hummingbirds Details

For kids in grades PreK – K. Must be potty trained.

Monday – Friday:  9am – 5:30pm (Aftercare is included with camp.)

Weekly Rates:
  • Member: $180
  • Community Member: $200
Week 2 Rates:
  • Members: $144
  • Community Members: $164
Before Care Option:
  • 7am-9am
  • $25 per week


Arts Summer Day Camp at the Keene Family YMCASPECIALTY CAMPS 2018

Creative Art Camp

Is your child a future Picasso? This hands-on camp experience introduces young artists to a variety of art-based activities including crafts, painting, drawing, and sculpting. Plus campers get to enjoy swimming throughout the week in the Y’s Aquatics Center! Friday includes a Parent Art Show in the Lobby from 3-4pm. *Please send your camper with appropriate clothing for the freedom to express their creative side.

Creative Art Camp Details

Week Options:
  • Week 1: 6/25-29
  • Week 5: 7/23-27
  • Week 7: 8/6-10
Weekly Rates:
  • Members: $210
  • Community: $230
Before/After Care Options:
  • Before Care:
    • 7am-9am
    • $25 per week
  • After Care:
    • 4:30-5:30pm
    • $15 per week


Mixed Bag Camp

Campers have the opportunity to experience a variety of activities throughout the week including cooking, science experiments, lego competitions, outdoor activities, a field trip and more. Campers will also have the opportunity to use the Y pool and Aquatics Center during the camp week

Mixed Bag Camp Details

Week Options:
  • Week 3: 7/9-13
  • Week 6: 7/30-8/3
Weekly Rates:
  • Members: $210
  • Community: $230
Before/After Care Options:
  • Before Care:
    • 7am-9am
    • $25 per week
  • After Care:
    • 4:30-5:30pm
    • $15 per week


Outdoor Adventure Camp

Perfect for your outdoor child! Campers will be out and about this week experiencing outdoor rock climbing, exploring local hiking trails, a Camp Takodah visit and more! Depending on field trip times, campers will also have the opportunity to use the Y pool and Aquatics Center during the camp week. * Activities may change due to weather conditions and are not guaranteed.

Outdoor Adventure Camp Details

Week Options:
  • Week 4: 7/16-20
Weekly Rates:
  • Members: $225
  • Community: $250
Before/After Care Options:
  • Before Care:
    • 7am-9am
    • $25 per week
  • After Care:
    • 4:30-5:30pm
    • $15 per week


Gymnastics Team 2017 Summer Camp Keene Family YMCAGYMNASTICS SUMMER CAMPS 2018

Gymnastics & More Camp

Jump in the pit! Bounce on the trampoline! Play games and do crafts! Campers can do it all during a week at Gymnastics & More Camp, the perfect balance of gymnastics activities and a summer camp experience. Our talented coaching staff use a positive and enthusiastic approach with campers to build strength, balance, and self-confidence. Campers will participate in open gymnastics time, swimming, reading, arts and crafts and outside activities.

Gymnastics & More Camp Details

For kids ages 6-12.

Monday – Friday:  9am – 4:30pm

Week Options:
  • Week 1: 6/25-29
  • Week 5: 7/23-27
  • Week 8:  8/13-17
Rates:
  • Members: $220
  • Community: $240
Before/After Care Options:
  • Before Care:
    • 7am-9am
    • $25 per week
  • After Care:
    • 4:30-5:30pm
    • $15 per week

Gymnastics Skills Camp

Designed for kids with prior gymnastics experience, campers get the chance to improve their skills, practice what they’ve learned, and get expert coaching during a week at the Y’s Gymnastics Skills Camp. Grouped by skill level, campers rotate through stations to improve their existing skill base. Emphasis is placed on strength, flexibility, balance, and skill development. At the end of each week, campers have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills for family and guests.

Gymnastics Skills Camp Details

For kids ages 6-12.

Monday – Friday:  9am – 4:30pm

Week Options:
  • Week 3: 7/9-13
  • Week 6: 7/30-8/3
Weekly Rates:
  • Members: $220
  • Community: $240
Before/After Care Options:
  • Before Care:
    • 7am-9am
    • $25 per week
  • After Care:
    • 4:30-5:30pm
    • $15 per week

Ninja Camp

Designed for aspiring ninjas everywhere! During the week, campers will push themselves to beat the clock on timed obstacle courses, while they learn to roll and flip. Strategies for stopping and falling are also taught. Camper will also enjoy open time in the gymnastics center, swimming, reading, crafts, and outdoor time.

Ninja Camp Details

For kids ages 6-12.

Monday – Friday:  9am – 4:30pm

Week Options:
  • Week 2*: 7/2-6 (No camp held 7/4)
  • Week 7: 8/6-10
Weekly Rates:
  • Members: $220
  • Community: $240
Before/After Care Options:
  • Before Care:
    • 7am-9am
    • $25 per week
  • After Care:
    • 4:30-5:30pm
    • $15 per week


Mini Camps

Looking for an option when there is no school and no camp? We offer mini-camps for kids entering K-5. Camp runs from 9:00 am-4:30 pm.

Before care available 7am-9am sessions 2 and 3. $5 per day

Space is limited so register today!

Gymnastics and More ($45 for members, $50 for non-members)

  • Session 1: June 19-22
  • Session 2: August 20-24

Mini-Wakonda Camp ($35 for members, $40 for non-members)

  • Session 2: August 20-24

Kindergarten Camp ($35 for members, $40 for non-members)

  • Session 3: August 29, 31, 31, and 9/4

READY TO REGISTER?

Registration for Summer Day Camps at the Keene Family YMCA is quick and easy!

Simply fully complete and return the camp registration packet to our Camp Registrar, Debby Ellison, by Mail or at the Y’s Welcome Center. Camp is offered on a first-come, first served basis and space is limited. We strongly recommend early registration to secure your spot.

Full camp forms

Mini camp forms

2018 Camp Guide


CONTACT US

Location

Keene Family YMCA
200 Summit Rd
Keene, NH 03431

603-352-6002

Hours

Hours vary by camp.

Camp Directory

Ashley Engelbrecht Camp Wakonda Director: 603-283-5241 or aengelbrecht@keene-ymca.org

Deb Ellison Camp Registrar: 603-283-5254 or dellison@keene-ymca.org

Kelly Fleuette Camp Administrator & Specialty Camp Director: 603-283-5240 or kfleuette@keene-ymca.org

Ashlee Crosby Gymnastics Camp Director: 603-283-5252 or apatnode@keene-ymca.org

Ready for an overnight summer camp experience? Check out the Keene Family YMCA’s partner camp, YMCA Camp Takodah!