YMCA Loudoun County Specialty Camps | YMCA DC

YMCA Loudoun County Specialty Camps


Help your future tech giant get their start on the road to Silicon Valley success with hands-on learning opportunities in coding, circuits, and robotics.  Campers will create games, apps, control robots and more!  Field Trip to Thingamajig Invention Convention.  


Join us on an adventure in this cool and crazy science camp. Learn about chemical reactions through whacky experiments and fun projects. Follow the scientific method to build your own volcano and watch it explode, create your own vortex, and design your own edible potions.  A truly magical experience. 


The YMCA has partnered with NASA and LEGOs to take campers to the final frontier!Ignite your child’s fascination with space engineering and science as the learn about space flight, space travel, and designing machines to function in space.  Future astronaut will even build their own mini space rockets!  Field Trip to Air and Space Museum.  


Craft a creation! This unique, hands-on camp introduces young artists to a variety of art mediums 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. 


An introduction to riding basics, horse care, and responsibility taught in a safe and fun environment! Campers are transported by the YMCA to the stables for 2-3 hours each day to learn what it’s like to care for and ride their own horse. The emphasis of this camp is on safety and respect for the horse and his care. Campers will ride each day; based on experience, campers are split into groups and when groups are not riding they will participate in a variety of fun activities that may include: bathing, grooming, feeding, arts & crafts, and more! Please wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a riding helmet for this camp. Helmets can be provided by the stables if you do not bring your own.