Camp programs help kids grow in a caring, encouraging environment, meet new friends and learn good values. All our programming has an outdoor, nature or environmental emphasis and focus. At YMCA camps, kids have fun and create memories that last a lifetime. Our programs are designed with your child in mind but we also provide many options to make summer planning easier for families. Be sure to check out all the opportunities.
Options to Mix-n-Match:Prairie & Wood 1/2 Day Camp (ages 5-12)
1/2 day camp option for parents with a focus on creating fun in a cooperative learning environment that fosters an appreciation of nature. This program involves participation in a wide range of activities which encourage imagination, curiosity, and group interaction and is a collabroation between Carleton College and the Northfield Area Family YMCA. Location of the camp is at Carleton’s Farm house and the arboretum. For more details, click the link above or hover your mouse over the “Camps” tab above and select a program.Wee Camp (ages 3-5)
Explore outdoors, animal & bug search, nature hikes, lots of exercise and tons of games, team building, playing with friends, arts and crafts, imagination and adventure opportunities abound in the great outdoors! Each week has new curriculum and adventurous plans – so join us for one week or all weeks! Location of our Wee Camp is at the Carleton Arb. For more details, click the link above or hover your mouse over the “Camps” tab above and select a program.Y Navigators Camp (K-5th grade)
Outdoor wilderness themes all summer, numerous trips to city and county parks, outdoor pool and library trips every week, curriculum based program including the arts, character development, fitness, science, and service learning. Y Navigator is based out of the National Guard Armory. 3, 4 or 5 day options. Come one week or come all summer! For more details, click the link above or hover your mouse over the “Camps” tab above and select a program.
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Thanks to the generosity of our community and donors, the YMCA will not turn anyone away from its membership or programs because of an inability to pay. Please let us know if we may assist you in this way by calling Virginia directly or by completing a Financial Aid form and returning it to us.