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Specialty & Sports Camps · Fremont/Newark YMCA

Specialty Day Camps

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Our specialty day camps offer valuable opportunities for your child to explore age-appropriate activities and develop specific skills. In addition to the weekly specialty, the remainder of the camp day is spent in traditional camp activities like crafts, sports, and games. Each week offers several options, check out the descriptions below:

Week 1 June 19-23



Artrageous (Grades 2-6)

Unleashing creative power in young people begins with art! All supplies will be provided. Campers will have opportunities that encourage fun, creativity and exploration all while using the weekly theme! $259/week

Hoopsters!-Basketball (Grades K-3, Grades 4-8)

Don't miss tip off! This action-packed week focuses on skill development and game readiness as campers practice ball handling, passing and shooting both individually, and as a team. Daily drills, scrimmages., and interactive instruction encourage sportsmanship and fun here at camp on the court. $239/week

Green Thumb!-Gardening (Grades 2-8)

In this camp, your child will get their hands dirty all while learning the fun and life-long skill of gardening. Counselors will teach the science of how plants grow, thrive, and produce yummy fruits and vegetables. $259/week


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Week 2 June 26-30



MMM Delicious!-Culinary Creations (Grades 2-6)

Your child will have a taste of shared leadership, as they whip up nutritious treats in this introductory interactive camp. Campers learn to follow recipes, make healthy choices, and follow food safety standards. $269/week

PUBLIC SPEAKING-NEW CAMP ALERT! (Grades 4-8)

Led by our Youth & Government delegates, campers gain confidence;leadership skills, develop the art of public speaking and the ability to accept defeat without discouragement. They learn to organize ideas clearly, concisely and persuasively. $239/week

Future Olympians!-Ice Skating (Grades k-8)

With amazing instruction each day, this camp will set your child on their way to their dreams. Lessons are followed by free skate and games on and off the ice to increase skills and team building. Parent Note: Layers of clothing are recommended. $369/week


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Week 4 July 10-14 



Just Kick It!-Soccer (Grades k-3; Grades 4-8) 

Our exciting new Kick It Day Camp offers a unique camp experience for our campers. Each day focuses on individual footwork, technical development activities, small-sided games, and a World Cup tournament. The specially designed curriculum provides a perfect opportunity for all campers to learn and build soccer skills at their own pace while having a blast. $239/week

Kickin'It!-Martial Arts (Grades 2-6)

This camp will develop strength,balance, flexibility, and self-defense skills in a fun and supportive environment that emphasizes character development and self-discipline. $239/week

WOAH! Mad Science (Grades 2-6)

Exploring new concepts and experimenting with creativity, your child will think outside the box while engaging in the world of science. Campers will be led in science experiments that relate to our world throughout the week! $259/week


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Week 5 July 17-21



SPARE, STRIKE, TURKEY!-BOWLING (Entering K-8)

Join us at the bowling alley this summer! We’ll spend the day playing games and learningthe basics of bowling. Bumpers or no bumpers this camp will have a blast every day at the bowling alley! $299/week

Get a Grip!-Rock Climbing (Entering K-8)

Campers learn the basics of rock climbing, proper equipment usage, safety and methods. They will be climbing rock walls with ease by the end of this camp. Although rock climbing is an individual sport, campers learn to encourage fellow friends on the rocks! $369/week

ART AROUND THE WORLD (Entering K-6)

Campers will explore new types of art to focus on each day and projects are designed to expose children to basic art skills as well as learning more about the perspective of famous artists throughout history and the world. $259/week

STEAM CHALLENGE-NEW CAMP ALERT! (Entering K-8)

Challenge Island considers the needs of both the creative, playful child of today and the globally successful adult of the future. The skills built in this camp range from communication to collaboration , creativity to flexibility, taking initiative and perseverance. We hope you take the challenge with us! $309/week


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Week 6 July 24-28



Hoopsters!-Basketball (Grades K-3, Grades 4-8)

Don't miss tip off! This action-packed week focuses on skill development and game readiness as campers practice ball handling, passing and shooting both individually, and as a team. Daily drills, scrimmages., and interactive instruction encourage sportsmanship and fun here at camp on the court. $239/week

DRONES-NEW CAMP ALERT! (Grades 4-8)

Drone camp will  introduce you to the basics of flying: FAA rules and regulations, drone safety, equipment and software, and more. Come experience this new and exciting camp! $309/week


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Week 7 July 31-August 4



Ultimate GAGA! (Grades 2-8)

GaGa is a YMCA original all outdoor game! This camp is just the thing for the active child who can’t get enough movement in a day and loves being outside. Campers will learn about sportsmanship, responsibility, healthy competition, and group play. $239/week

Touchdown!-Flag Football (Grades k-8)

Young football players are introduced to the fundamentals of the game in our Flag Football camp. Players are led by Y Counselors in drills and games that teach the basic offensive and defensive skills and positions of football. $239/week

ROBOTICS-NEW CURRICULUM ALERT! (Grades K-3, Grades 4-8)

This camp provides an introduction to robotics for students with no programming background using LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kits. Students will learn to construct, control and program these robots through investigative and exploration activities. Research projects will expose the students to the engineering process. $309/week


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Week 8 August 7-11



Pass, Kick & Throw!-All Ball (Grades k-8)  

Any game or sport that you can think of that involves a ball we may play it during this fun, active week of camp! Kickball, gaga ball, and many more fun games will be played. We may even get crazy and try playing baseball with a football or football with a basketball. Don’t miss out on the fun! $239/week

WOAH! Mad Science (Grades 2-6)

Exploring new concepts and experimenting with creativity, your child will think outside the box while engaging in the world of science. Campers will be led in science experiments that relate to our world throughout the week! $259/week

SPLISH SPLASH!-WATER SAFETY (Grades K-8)

Looking for swim lessons? Each day children receive 1/2 hour swim instruction, learn about water safety, participate in pool sports, and enjoy free swim based on each camper’s ability. Friday will be a fun water day planned out by their instructors! $359/week

Future Olympians!-Ice Skating (Grades k-8)

With amazing instruction each day, this camp will set your child on their way to their dreams. Lessons are followed by free skate and games on and off the ice to increase skills and team building. Parent Note: Layers of clothing are recommended. $369/week


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Week 9 August 14-18



Science of Cooking!-Cooking (Grades 2-8)

You're never too young to learn the basics of cooking and the science behind it all! Your camper will enjoy getting their hands dirty and learning along the way. Join us for Science of Cooking to let your child’s creativity run wild! $259/week

Get a Grip!-Rock Climbing (Entering K-8)

Campers learn the basics of rock climbing, proper equipment usage, safety and methods. They will be climbing rock walls with ease by the end of this camp. Although rock climbing is an individual sport, campers learn to encourage fellow friends on the rocks! $369/week

CHECKMATE!-CHESS (Grades 2-6)

Learn skills and technique in this beginner chess camp. Days will include instruction, guided play, and tournaments. $239/week

JUST DANCE! (grades 2-8)

Love to dance? This camp will incorporate multiple styles of dance and provide kids with a great workout in the process. Our week-long camp will culminate with a performance for family and friends on Friday. $239/week


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