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YMCA Summer Camps
YMCA Summer Camps are designed to be challenging and fun no matter the campers experience with the sport or activity. Campers should bring a lunch, snack, plenty of water, sunscreen, closed toe shoes and appropriate clothing. Below are descriptions of camps coming to your area this summer.

SPORTS CAMPS
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
For ages 7 – 12 years

Flag Football
Whether it’s your first time playing or you come onto the field with many seasons under your orange Velcro belt, you’ll have a great time. Open for all abilities.

Basketball
Passing, ball handling, shooting, defending. Players will participate in fun games and drills designed to improve their skills in all these areas. Cool sweatbands and victory dance not required.

Soccer
Today YMCA Camp, tomorrow PGE Park with the Timbers. Participants will have fun learning and improving the fundamentals of soccer through challenging skills drills and activities.

Ultimate Sports
You’ve played basketball and soccer, it’s time to step up your game to Ultimate Sports. Dodgeball, floor hockey, lacrosse, wall ball and more! For all you traditional sports fans we’ll play the classics too.

Volleyball
Bump, set and spike your way through one of the most popular sports around. Give us a week and these basic drills and skills will be second nature.

ENRICHMENT CAMPS
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
For ages 7 – 12 years

Lego Engineering – Core Concepts
Gears. Pulleys. Machines. What more do we need to say. This ain’t your lil’ siblings Lego Camp. No sirreee, Bob. We’ll make cars. We’ll make robots. We’ll make some monster noise as we move with motors. Complete with challenging fun and curriculum for grades 2 - 6.

Lego Engineering – Custom Creations
You’re a master Lego builder and need to be challenged! This camp expands on our Lego Engineering camp by turning you into the engineer. Instead of simply following the instructions to build a project, you’ll have to build and test your own designs. We’ll give you the challenges and help you create your own original engineering project.

Lego Engineering – Electronics
This camp builds on our exciting Lego Engineering program by adding cool electronic components to the projects. Now, not only will our Lego creations move with motors and gears like our other camps, but we’ll add lights, motion sensors, dials, buttons, switches, buzzers and much more!

Invent it, Build it
This camp will rev up that inventive spirit! Each day we’ll have a new design new inventions. Kids will design, test, and tweak their inventions while working through the scientific method. Sample challenges include a confetti launcher, a car that can be powered without a motor, or a speedy emergency shelter. The sky’s the limit with a little creativity!

Hip Hop
Need to find your groove? Then, look no further than this week of hip hop madness. Learn new dance moves through games and instruction. No experience necessary. Just rhythm and soul, baby.

Disney Glee
Hakuna Matata! It means no worries for the rest of your days, it's our problem-free philosophy! Hakuna Matata. In our Disney Glee Club participants will sing, dance and act in a fun and encouraging environment as they prepare and rehearse for a short Disney themed show for parents. Come join us for a week of Disney glee!

Y Chefs – Around the World
No passport required to take this culinary journey around the world. Our chefs will learn about creating recipes, nutrition and using cooking utensils all while cooking new and exciting cuisine from all around the world.

Y Chefs – The Next Celebrity Y Chef
Calling all wanna-be culinary geniuses! Inspired by our favorite reality food shows, our epicurean chef’s will craft delectable recipes and meals in food challenges and friendly competitions. No previous cooking experience required, just a love for fun, food and getting creative in the kitchen.

Y Chefs — Taste of History
Do you know where pizza was created? This class will unlock the mysteries of food and teach kids the origins of some of their favorite foods while recreating recipes.

Acting
Whether you’re a Drama Queen or King of Comedy, this camp is a mix of dramatic, comedic and improvisational acting. Our instructors have an extensive background in teaching the fundamentals of acting. Who knows, maybe a star will be born. Maybe that star is you!

Young Picasso
Stir your imagination as you explore different textures, colors and shapes. Build self-confidence and develop an appreciation for art through hands on experience.

Star Wars
Join us as we travel to a galaxy far, far away! Participants begin the week as Padawans who are preparing to begin their Jedi training. Throughout the week, these Padawans are challenged through daily Star Wars themed crafts, games, and other activities.

ROOKIE CAMPS
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – Noon
For ages 4 – 6 years

Rookie Basketball
First time ball handlers will participate in discovering the fun of the game as they learn through play and basic skill development like ball handling, passing, shooting and defense.

Rookie Soccer
We will, we will (you guessed it) rock you through this awesome camp. Players will participate in fun games and drills designed to introduce the skills of dribbling, passing and shooting.

Jr. Lego — Around The World In Five Days
Don’t let the term “Jr.” fool you. This is serious Lego-making business. Kids will test their imaginations as they travel the world learning about different countries. Each day students will learn about a new country and will be given a specific project to build related to the country they learned about.

Jr. Lego — Into The Wild
One of the wonderful parts about childhood is discovering all the amazing animals that live on the planet. We will learn about animals and their habitat through building models of animals with Legos, while learning about what makes these animals special and unique.

Jr. Lego — Storybook
Imagine building a home for the Cat and a Hat or a land for the Dinosaurs to romp. Each class will start with story time and then move to a building challenge that correlates with the story. Who knows the places they’ll go.

Jr. Lego — Into The Galaxy
5,4,3,2,1 Blast off! Travel through space while we explore the galaxy.

Jr. Hip Hop
Need to find your groove? Then, look no further than this week of hip hop madness. Learn new dance moves through games and instruction. No experience necessary. Just rhythm and soul, baby.

Jr. Picasso
Stir your imagination. Students will learn about different types of art by exploring some of their favorite illustrators and doing hands on projects that spark their interest.

Jr. Disney Glee
Hakuna Matata! It means no worries for the rest of your days, it's our problem-free philosophy! Hakuna Matata. In our Disney Glee Club participants will sing, dance and act in a fun and encouraging environment as they prepare and rehearse for a short Disney themed show for parents. Come join us for a week of Disney glee!

Jr. Ultimate Sports
You’ve played basketball and soccer, it’s time to step up your game to Ultimate Sports. Dodgeball, floor hockey, lacrosse, wall ball and more! For all you traditional sports fans we’ll play the classics too.