CAMPS - LAKEWOOD

Camp Options

Interested in Summer Day Camp?

We believe that the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks of life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices. At the Y, children and teens learn values and positive behaviors and can explore their unique talents and interests, helping them realize their potential. That makes for confident kids today and contributing, engaged adults tomorrow. We have a long history of providing a quality summer day camp experience for children. Day Camp provides many benefits. Campers have the opportunity for growth in spirit, mind and body, self confidence, social development and the ability to learn through play!

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Explorer

Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, games, singing camp songs and much more. This program is an introduction to summer camp and gives kids the chance to sample a little bit of everything. This camp will include one local trip per week.

Ages: For youth entering K.
Ratio: (1:6 Staff to Camper Ratio)
Weekly Rate: Member Rate: $190 Non-Member Rate: $200

Buccaneers

Campers will take the next step from Explorer Camp into a “big kid” camp where they will learn responsibility in a fun filled environment. This camp will include on trip day and one beach day in addition to their YMCA swim day and park days.

Ages: For youth entering 1st -2nd grade.
Ratio: (1:8 Staff to Camper Ratio)
Weekly Rate: Member Rate: $190 Non-Member Rate: $200

Pioneer

Campers will become role models to the younger campers while learning what character means through a variety of activities.  Campers explore the beach, local parks and take one big field trip each week

Ages: For youth entering 3rd -4th grade.
Ratio: (1:9 Staff to Camper Ratio)
Weekly Rate: Member Rate: $190 Non-Member Rate: $200

Adventure

Campers will enjoy a variety of team building activities that will strengthen their social and leadership skills. Campers explore the beach, local parks and take one big field trip each week. For youth entering

Ages: 5th -6th grade.
Ratio: (1:9 Staff to Camper Ratio)
Weekly Rate: Member Rate: $190 Non-Member Rate: $200

Teen

Campers will experience a summer to remember. This camp will spend two days at the beach, two days on a trip and one day swimming at the YMCA. Campers will learn to become a positive example to the younger camps as they embody the character values of the YMCA.

Ages: 7th -9th grade.
Ratio: (1:10 Staff to Camper Ratio)
Weekly Rate: Member Rate: $190 Non-Member Rate: $200

CIT's (Counselors in Training)

Enhance your leadership skills while planning and facilitating programs. CIT’s are given the tools they need to become quality counselors. This is a wonderful opportunity for any teen looking to gain experience working at a camp or with children.

Ages: For youth entering 10th-11th grade.
Weekly Rate: Member Rate: $115      Non-Member Rate: $125

 


Registration Fee: $35  Deposit: $40
The deposit holds future weeks and will be applied towards your child's last week of camp. *Weekly rates are for Traditional Camp Hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm and does not include extended day care.


2017 Camp Dates:

Week 1: 6/19-23/17
Week 2: 6/26-30/17
Week 3: 7/3 & 7/5-7/17
Week 4: 7/10-14/17
Week 5: 7/17-21/17
Week 6: 7/24-28/17
Week 7: 7/31/17-8/4/17
Week 8: 8/7-11/17
Week 9: 8/14-18/17
Week 10: 8/21-25/17

If you have any questions, please email Stacy Valdez or call the Y at 562.425.7431.

Interested in Resident Camp?

Our resident camp is located at Camp Oakes, near Big Bear, and offers a variety of activities including hiking, swimming, archery, fishing, rope courses, star gazing and much more!