Summer Camp Update | YMCA DC

Summer Camp Update

Dear Y Families,

The Y is pleased to announce that we will begin the registration process for our summer camp offerings immediately, with a camp start date of 7/13! As we have anxiously been awaiting the guidelines per CDC and local government entities, the Y staff has been planning a fun and enriching program for your children at their Y. We are excited to be able to offer our popular Traditional Camps for the remaining weeks until we receive information on the upcoming school season. The Y Traditional Camps will provide children with the opportunity to engage in fun activities including arts and crafts, STEM, dance, outdoor play and sports while following local guidance and in small groups

The Traditional Camps will have a strictly adhered to limited capacity based on licensing guidelines. The program will also follow all current guidelines for camps and childcare centers as developed by the CDC and ACA in accordance with local government orders.

Though the guidelines may vary slightly between jurisdictions, all will include daily health screening for children & staff upon arrival, mid-day, and at departure. Children should follow local guidance in regards to wearing masks. Masks and PPE will be worn by all staff and extensive cleaning procedures implemented throughout the day. The Y will also be limiting contact between campers and camper groups in addition to designated supply kits for each camper.

Traditional camps will operate from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm at the YMCA Locations listed below. However, per licensing guidelines, we will not be able to offer extended care at this time.

To enroll now, please click “Easy to Enroll” or you can contact the following YMCAs at the addresses below

VIRGINIA LOCATIONS

YMCA Fairfax County Reston / [email protected]
12196 Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA 20190

YMCA Loudoun County / [email protected]
Liberty Elementary School
25491 Riding Center Dr, South Riding, VA 20152

Stewart Weller Elementary School
20700 Marblehead Dr, Ashburn, VA 20147

Leesburg Elementary School
323 Plaza St NE, Leesburg, VA 20176

Rolling Ridge Elementary School
500 E Frederick, Sterling, VA 20164

MD LOCATIONS (Available only to MD residents)

YMCA Ayrlawn Program Center (ages 5-12)/ [email protected]
5650 Oakmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20817

YMCA Camp Letts (ages 6-13) / [email protected]
4003 Camp Letts Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037

YMCA Prince George’s County (ages 5-12)/ [email protected]
6600 Laurel Bowie Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

DC LOCATIONS

YMCA Calomiris (ages 3-14)/ [email protected]
1906 Allison St NE, Washington, DC 20018

YMCA Capital View (ages 3-14)/ [email protected]
2118 Ridgecrest Ct SE, Washington, DC 20020

PLEASE NOTE: All links to register for Traditional Camp will go live at 10am Monday 6/29 with our first week of camp starting 7/13. If you have any questions about a location that is not your home location, please feel free to reach out directly to the email address provided for that branch.

At this time, we are not offering camp at the following locations:

YMCA Alexandria Program Center / [email protected]
420 E Monroe Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

YMCA Arlington / [email protected]
3422 13th St N, Arlington, VA 22201

YMCA Anthony Bowen / [email protected]
1325 W St NW, Washington, DC 20009

PAYMENT INFORMATION

There is NO REGISTRATION/DEPOSIT FEE online for this program and fees are site specific. After you register, the Y will be able to apply any credits you have paid prior towards this registration. If you do not have a credit available on your account, we will then bill the card on file for this fee and contact you directly if we are unable to use the card on file.

In order to complete your child’s registration, payment must be received prior to the Friday proceeding your chosen week of camp.

UPDATED CANCELLATION POLICY

We know that these are difficult times, and news/data & guidance is constantly changing. To allow our families the most flexibility in making child care decisions, we have updated our cancellation policy for this Traditional Camp to the following:

  • All cancellations must be received in writing to your camp administrator—[email protected]. Given the limited availability of camp slots, refunds may only be given if cancellations are received no less than two weeks prior to the start of your child’s camp session.
  • All cancellations received before the start of a week (8:30am Monday Morning) are eligible for credit transfer or donation to the Y.
  • Note all cancellations received once a week of camp has begun are ineligible for refund or credit transfer.

REMINDER! If you had previously registered for weeks, three or four of camp you are being given first priority to re-enroll. Please follow the steps to below to re-enroll your child in a wonderful summer of fun at the Y.

How to register: Registration will be available on Easy to Enroll each week on a first come, first served basis. Registration will open at 10am the Monday prior and close at 10am on Friday of that week or once spaces have filled.

We STRONGLY advise all families use this week to double check that you are able to log in to your Easy to Enroll account and can see all of your family members listed under “My Account”. We will not be able to add participants above capacity due to the strict limitations at each location and we are anticipating very high demand.

The Y will continue to monitor and inform our parents of any changes related to CDC requirements or government requirements as it pertains your children’s camp experience at the Y. Please look for any updates from the Y and make sure we have your best email addresses.

As always, the Y staff are in awe of our parents and guardians. You are the true SUPER HEROS in your child’s life!

If you have any questions regarding your camp program, please contact [email protected]

Be safe and well,

Your Y Family

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YMCA Facility Percentage to Capacity as of 11am: YMCA Alexandria -0% • YMCA Arlington - 7% • YMCA Fairfax County Reston - 47% • YMCA Bethesda Chevy-Chase - 24% • YMCA Silver Spring - 16% • YMCA Anthony Bowen - 21%