YMCA Alexandria Specialty Camps | YMCA DC

YMCA Alexandria Specialty Camps

SAVOR THE FLAVOR

Campers really get cooking in this introduction to the culinary arts where they learn to create fun things that you can eat! Incorporating cleanliness, nutrition, cooking terms, measuring, creating, sharing and EATING, this camp allows children to become little chefs. From chopping up to cleaning up, it’s all food for thought.

KIDS GONE CRAFTY

Create crafty creations! Develop your creativity with drawing, painting, sculpting and many more cool arts & crafts projects. This hands on camp will introduce the creative camper to dabbling in drawing, plaster of paris, paper mâché, clay characters, and more! Please send children in appropriate clothing that allows for freedom of expression.

ADVENTURES IN ART

Craft a creation! This unique, hands-on camp introduces young artists to a variety of art media that may include drawing, painting, clay creations, plaster of paris, paper mâché, and more! Please send campers in appropriate clothing that allow for freedom of expression or send a smock.

DUCT TAPE CREATIONS

Roll out the fun with colorful duct tape to make creative handbags, wallets, accessories and more!

LET’S PAINT

Go beyond the expected! Discover finger-painting, sponge dipping and other exciting possibilities.

RECYCLEMANIA

Treasure from “trash.” Shoeboxes, newspaper, paper bags, and more turned into something artistic and fun.

GOOP & MAGICAL SOLUTIONS

Join us on a wacky adventure through all kinds of cool and crazy chemical reactions. Use chemicals to make slippery slime and watch colors separate before your eyes! Find out how to make volcanoes erupt, what oobleck is, how to make gak and more! Add in messy games and activities, creating a slimy, grimy, goopy and magical experience.

ICKY STICKY CREATIONS

Put on your lab coats and get ready to experiment with all sorts of slimy, gooey stuff.  You will make slime, create explosions with soda, and create your own play-dough and more!

CONSTRUCTION JUNCTION

Investigate engineering from inside out.  Enjoy taking things apart to see what is inside and discover how they can be put together again.  This is a great camp for curious minds that always want to know how things work.

JUST BUILD IT

Calling all junior architects! Construct mini-communities, a mini model of your house and other cool buildings. Transform sticks, cardboard and other common supplies into neat looking structures. Learn about simple architectural concepts and techniques.

LEGO BUILDERS

Use Legos to explore, investigate, experiment, question and build engaging hands-on science activities. Campers will have an opportunity to create, build and program robots along with other engineering tasks.

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