B.R. RYALL YMCA OF NORTHWESTERN DUPAGE COUNTY

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Camp

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 (grades K-9)

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 6-9)

Full-Day Sports Camp (grades 3-6)

At our full-day sports camp, your child will participate in positive, fun activities that build athleticism and friendships, while teaching the fundamentals of sports and teamwork. In age-appropriate groups, kids will learn skills and play football, soccer, volleyball and basketball, as well as nontraditional games like kickball and capture the flag. This camp will keep kids active all day, and will also include swimming, walking trips to local parks and a weekly field trip on Thursdays.

Girls Basketball Mini-Camp (grades 4-5)

Our girls basketball camp is the perfect place for your daughter to learn the game or to sharpen her skills. Instruction will cover techniques and rules, and the week will end with a series of fun competitions and games.

Camp Fantastik Mini-Camp (ages 3-6)

Arts and crafts, introduction to Spanish, character development and fun are rolled into one for your young child’s first introduction to camp. Kids will have a blast learning and discovering new things every day!

Intro to Theater Mini-Camp (ages 4-6)

Spark your child’s interest and imagination with this introduction to theater that encompasses storytelling, characterization, games and fun—the perfect start for a young performer in the making!

Boys Only! Mini-Camp (grades 2-5)

This is the perfect camp for boys to be boys! Your child will have the opportunity to battle it out in the Beyblades stadium, test his aim in Nerf gun wars, make slime, build rockets and so much more. Each week offers a new adventure!

Robotics Space Mini-Camp (grades 2-5)

Your child will learn robotics technology and programming using LEGO MINDSTORMS kits to design and build robots*. Projects integrate science, engineering and math concepts while promoting problem solving and teamwork.

*Robots may not be taken home.

Camp Contacts

Full-Day Camps
Erin White, Director of Youth Development

Raquel Despe, Child Care Director

Mini Camps
Cindy Goss, Youth & Family Director