Join us for a week of luaus, hula dancing, and more tropical fun! Campers will participate in water and land games, make fun beach scene crafts, and learn water science.
WEEK 2: FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA
Hooray for the red, white & blue! Explore the US and celebrate our beautiful nation at camp this week! This week will be filled with stars and stripes galore with a little bit of geography and patriotic activities thrown in.
WEEK 3: SHARK WEEK
How big are a Great White’s jaws? What is the smallest known shark species? Let’s find out when TVs must-watch event of the summer comes to Y camp! We will learn shark fun facts, how we can protect these ocean predators, create crafts and play shark games.
WEEK 4: UNDER THE SEA
Life is the bubbles, under the sea! Come play with us as we make ocean-themed crafts and figure out how long sea turtles live!
WEEK 5: IT’S A THINGAMAJIG
STEM shapes our everyday experiences and is designing our future—our Thingamajig camp opens doors to strategic thinking and creative expression by challenging children to invent solutions to everyday problems using only what can be re-purposed around them. This is a very special week as our campers will be invited to attend the 26th Annual YMCA Thingamajig Invention Convention—a one of a kind STEM-based gathering where youth and community partners come together to learn, explore, experiment, and discover.
WEEK 6: UNDER THE BIG TOP
Welcome to the greatest show on earth! Learn the ways of the clowns and tightrope walker, create your own carnival games, practice face-painting and much more this week.
WEEK 7: NATURE RULES
All year we’ve been looking at screens and now it’s time to reconnect with the Great Outdoors.
WEEK 8: ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Do you know what a group of elephants is called? Do you know the difference between a reptile and an amphibian? Do you know how a whale stays warm in freezing water? Find out this week through arts and crafts, science experiments, group games and more!
WEEK 9: ESCAPE TO DINO LAND
Long necks, big teeth, sharp claws, OH MY! Come explore all there is to know about the prehistoric creatures of our past! You will learn many fun facts about the extinct species, you may even create your own fossil, or dig for dinosaurs in this week full of everything dinosaur.
WEEK 10: SPORTS FESTIVAL
Lace up those sneakers, put on your shorts; it’s time to have a ball with an assortment of sports. We’ve got the FUNdamentals of your favorite sports covered in this safe, pressure-free arena, so come on in and try them out!
If you are interested in Summer Camp at YMCA Diplotots please email Paloma Jimenez at [email protected].