Helena YMCA Summer Day Camp

Helena YMCA Summer Day Camp

Helena YMCA Summer Day Camp will be held at beautiful Camp Child. Kids ages 5-12 will enjoy canoeing, arts & crafts, swimming, zip lining, climbing the rock wall, practicing archery, disc golf and so much more! Campers will also participate in daily STEM activities based on the Montana Science and Math Content Standards that will prevent summer regression and expand developing skills.

Weekly Rate: Members-$190/Community-$225

*$25 per week non-refundable or transferable deposit due upon registration*

Remaining balance due 1 week prior to camp start date

**Daily FREE transportation is provided to and from the Helena Y and Camp Child.**

Daily Schedule:

8:00 am – Check in at the YMCA

8:30 am – Shuttle to beautiful Camp Child

9 am – 4:00 pm – HAVE TONS OF UNPLUGGED FUN!

5:00-5:30 pm – Back at the YMCA for pick-up

 

Register for a week or for the whole summer to unplug…and PLAY!

 

**Needs-based financial assistance is available. CLICK HERE for the application**

 

Week 1: Let's Have a BERRY Good THYME!

All Locations
6/20/22 - 6/24/22
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Bring your construction ideas and green thumbs! This week, we will grow your mind, plant a new friend and dig into the gardens!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 6/12/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
06/20/22 - 06/24/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
06/13/2022

Week 2: They Work Hard for the HONEY!

All Locations
6/27/22 - 7/1/22
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Get down and dirty with the wonders of pollinators and their gardens.  With the help of nets, bug boxes and magnifying glasses, campers will collect and identify bugs, as well as plant a pollinator garden.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 6/12/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
06/27/22 - 07/01/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
06/20/2022

Week 3: Stars and Stripes

All Locations
7/5/22 - 7/8/22
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This week, campers will celebrate America’s Independence with all American fun all week long! Baseball, hot dogs, ice cream, oh my!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 6/26/22 Online / Front Desk $ 152.00$ 180.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
07/05/22 - 07/08/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
06/28/2022

Week 4: Secrets of the Forest

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7/11/22 - 7/15/22
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This week we will take advantage of all the forest has to offer while learning all about what is hiding in plan sight. Sapphires in the creek, animals in the forest, and fish in the pond…you name it, we will explore it! Curious about bears? Come this week to learn all there is to know from am an actual bear expert!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 7/3/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
07/11/22 - 07/15/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
07/04/2022

Week 5: Into the WILD

All Locations
7/18/22 - 7/22/22
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Do you have what it takes to survive in the Wilderness? This week we will learn how to build a shelter, fish and identify plants for survival. An on site fishing lesson will be provided by Montana WILD.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 7/17/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
07/18/22 - 07/22/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
07/11/2022

Week 6: Color Chemistry

All Locations
7/25/22 - 7/29/22
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Red + Blue equals endless summer fun.  This week, campers will create colors everywhere through different chemistry experiments ending the week with a Color Fun Run through Camp Child.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 7/25/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
07/25/22 - 07/29/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
07/18/2022

Week 7: Gnome Fairy Left Behind

All Locations
8/1/22 - 8/5/22
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This week, campers will explore the magical forest full of fairies, unicorns, pixies, trolls, gnomes, and dragons. We will make potions and fairy houses, race our dragons and end the week with stories and skits on the main stage. Fairy wings and magic wands encouraged!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 7/22/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
08/01/22 - 08/05/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
07/25/2022

Week 8: Shipwrecked

All Locations
8/8/22 - 8/12/22
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Oh no, we’re shipwrecked on a deserted island! Argh, you ready to use your creative thinking skills to survive? Measure the wind with homemade wind anemometer, build a boat and sail on home!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 8/8/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
08/08/22 - 08/12/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
08/01/2022

Week 9: Wild at ART

All Locations
8/15/22 - 8/19/22
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Do you like to create art? Do you like nature? This week we will find art materials everywhere we look, dye fabric with flower petals, paint kindness rocks, and create tree rubbings. The artistic possibilities are endless!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/1/22 8/8/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
08/15/22 - 08/19/22
$ 25.00 Register  
Closes
08/08/2022

Week 10: Choose Your Own Adventure

All Locations
8/22/22 - 8/26/22
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This week will be filled with the campers all time summertime favorites! If you want to make slime turn to page 41. If you want to harvest veggies turn to page 50. Proceed ahead to take another ride on the zipline! This last week of summer is for ALL THE FUN!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/2/22 8/28/22 Online / Front Desk $ 190.00$ 225.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
08/22/22 - 08/26/22
$ 25.00 Waiting List