The Youth Center
Caring about kids and community since 1971

 

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REGISTRATION FORM

 

 

REGISTRATION FORM

 

Application for financial assistance

Teen Camp Program
Progressive Leadership Development

See teen page or
call for details

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2017 Dates 
Join our camp family this summer for fresh air, fun and friendship!

12 individual weeks, June 12th-September 2nd
- Open House: Sat MAY 20th 11am-2pm

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Our camp runs for 12 individual weeks, the basic camp day runs from 9am-4pm. Extended Care is also offered between 7-9am and/or 4-6pm.
We don't just keep your kids busy, through our creative program activities we encourage campers to have respect for themselves, each other and the environment.

Traditional Day Camp: Weeks 2-8 (June 20-Aug 5th) campers are grouped according to age/grade, co-ed and each group follows a fun and varied pre-planned schedule. Each day is comprised of approximately 10 mods, during which well rounded, age appropriate enrichment activities that challenge all skill levels are offered. Some of the traditional and unique camp experiences provided are swimming – both recreational & instructional for all ages and swim levels, nature, games, arts & crafts, sports, edible
creations, team building activities and talent shows.
Modified Camp: Weeks 1 , 11 & 12 (June 13-17th & Aug 22-Sept 2nd) During these weeks traditional day camp activities will be offered with the exclusion of field trips, talent shows and pool.
Special event days In addition to the regularly scheduled days we also offer in house programs (entertainment and educational) and age
appropriate field trips throughout the summer. A weekly calendar is distributed to all campers highlighting these special events.
We provide snacks and drinks Campers bring their own brown bag lunch everyday. We provide breakfast during morning care only.
Every Friday is a special day We alternately present a talent show for the parents or campers take part in a Campfire Friday (CFF). During CFF the entire camp participates in a mock campfire with songs and stories and an afternoon of carnival style games complete with special treats and prizes.

 

 

 

NEW Mini camp: For ages 3-5. This program is perfect if you are not sure if your child is quite ready for a total camp experience but needs a break and an alternative to day care. This mini camp is tailored just for those little ones, a camp atmosphere with a modified program just for them!

Summer-camp kids

Travel Weeks Weeks 9 & 10 (Aug 7th-Aug 18th). Field trips are scheduled Monday-Thursday to destinations such as parks, indoor recreation centers, bowling, movies, museums or other area attractions. The fee includes all admissions, if applicable. Campers must provide their own lunch everyday except for the the last Friday. Specific details and permission slip to follow. Limited enrollment accepted. These weeks fill up quickly enroll early to avoid disappointment.

We are small and personal and we get to know our campers. 

Staff Our camp employs year-round and seasonal camp staff members. All are professionally trained prior to the start of camp and certifications in CPR, First Aid, lifeguarding and Red Cross Water Safety
Instructor (WSI) are possessed by appropriately selected staff members. Lead Counselors and Group Counselors are adults. We employ a minimal
number of Junior Counselors ages 16 and 17 to assist adult counselors. Those that are employed usually have come up through the ranks and
are invited back as staff members.
Ratios Our staff to camper ratio is established based on the campers age and specific activity to ensure the best supervision possible for your child. Our average ratio is 1 to 7.
Daily Options You can register for less than a full week, if necessary, travel weeks excluded. All paperwork is required and certain conditions
apply.
Teen Camp ProgramWith our Progressive Leadership Development Program we offer opportunities for leadership and employment, from age 13 through adulthood. See our website or call for Colleen for details

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