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Summer Camps

Give your child the best summer ever! Few experiences are as special as camp, where kids and teens have fun while building self-confidence, gaining independence and creating their own community. The B.R. Ryall YMCA summer camps provide youth with supervised activities that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies—while teaching values, teamwork, conflict resolution and leadership skills.

Traditional Full-Day Camps (entering grades K-8)

Our traditional full-day camps are age-specific to ensure there are appropriate activities and expectations for your camper. Weekly themes are incorporated into outdoor games, sports, crafts, songs and enrichment activities. Swimming, outings to local parks and a weekly field trip round out each week to provide for an unforgettable experience.

Camp Kinder Ridge (entering grades K-1)
Camp Wilderness  (entering grades 2-3)
Camp Timber Ridge (entering grades 4-5)
Camp Pryde (entering grades 6-8)

Dates: Weekly from June 4 through August 17
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Extended Care: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Camp Registration Forms
Camper Information Packet (must be completed for ALL traditional camps)
Camp Kinder Ridge Registration Form
Camp Wilderness Registration Form
Camp Timber Ridge Registration Form
Camp Pryde Registration Form
Leaders in Training Registration Form
Leaders in Training Application
Camp Add-Ons Registration Form

Parent Resources
Field Trips
Pre Camp Information
Parent Handbook

*Pre and Post Camp Days will also be offered May 29 – June 1 and August 20-24 for children whose school district ends before or starts after the scheduled summer camp weeks.

Pre Camp Registration Form

Billy O'Donnell Basketball Camps (entering grades 3-6)

This camp will offer youth an opportunity to learn the sport, gain leadership skills and develop important character traits. Founded to honor its namesake—a former Y youth basketball coach, this camp is supported by the generosity of the O’Donnell family.

Dates: June 11-15
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Extended Care: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Billy O'Donnell Basketball Camp (entering grades 7-9)

This camp for middle schoolers offers an enhanced version of the Billy O’Donnell Basketball Camp. Teens will
enjoy dinner, drills and games nightly while developing leadership skills and important character traits.

Dates: June 18-22
Hours: Monday – Friday 6-9 p.m.

Summer Sports Camps (entering grades 2-8)

Designed to introduce young athletes to different sports throughout the summer, these camps allow your child to
have fun and stay active while learning the basics of the sports. Each session will center around a set of skills.

June 25-29: SPORTS OF ALL SORTS
July 9-13: BASKETBALL
July 16-20: FLAG FOOTBALL

Grades 2-5:  Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to noon
Grades 6-8:  Monday – Friday 1-3 p.m.

July 23-27: SPORTS OF ALL SORTS
July 30 – August 3: FLOOR HOCKEY
August 6-10: BASKETBALL

Grades 2-5:  Monday – Friday 1-3 p.m.
Grades 6-8:  Monday – Friday 10 a.m. to noon

Camp Fantastik (ages 3-6)

Spanish, arts and crafts, character development and fun are all rolled up into one! Designed to be the perfect introduction to “camp,” your child will have a blast learning and exploring. Sign up early; this camp fills fast!

Dates: Runs weekly June 4-29 and July 9 – August 10
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to noon

Boys Only Camp (entering grades 2-5)

This camp is all boy! Your child will have the opportunity to battle in the Beyblades stadium, have fun in Nerf frenzy, master slime making, build rockets and so much more! Each week offers a new adventure.

Dates: Runs the weeks of June 11, July 9 and July 30
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to noon

Nature Camp (entering grades 3-5)

Young nature lovers will enjoy this camp as we explore the wonders of the great outdoors! We’ll hike along local paths to discover woods, prairies and wetlands. Kids learn to identify a variety of trees and plants, along with the animals and insects that inhabit them.

Dates: Runs the weeks of June 18, June 25, July 16, July 30
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to noon

Robotics Space Camp (entering grades 3-5)

Campers will learn about real life robotics technology and programming with the theme of traveling to and living on
Mars. Using LEGO MINDSTORMS robot kits, your child will design and build robots to solve space challenges. Working as scientists and engineers, they will navigate science, technology, engineering and math concepts while
learning problem solving, communication and teamwork.

Dates: Runs the weeks of July 16 and July 30
Hours: Monday – Thursday 9-11 a.m.

Spanish Camp (entering grades 1-5)

Has your child learned some Spanish language basics through our school-based Y Kids Enrichment Program or do you want your child to be exposed to something new? We’ll expand your child’s horizons with a fun progression
of Spanish language lessons.

Dates: Runs the weeks of June 18 and June 25
Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to noon