Starting on June 25, the will be offering summer camps for children of all ages.
The traditional camp – for children in kindergarten through grade six – will feature swimming, games, arts and crafts, and science and nature. The children will be broken into two groups by age.
The camp will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and there are eight sessions throughout the summer.
Also being offered are preschool specialty camps for children ages three through five. Each day, the children will experience games, arts and crafts, stories, and nature and exploration. Each week, the campers will experience a new theme.
These programs run from 9 a.m. until noon each weekday, and there are also eight different sessions of the program.
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Also being offered this summer are the Yankee Trails programs.
The traditional camp – for ages six through 13 – will include swimming, arts and crafts, archery, boating, outdoor cooking, sports and games, nature activities, music, and drama. This program runs from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and runs for eight one-week sessions.
There are also Yankee Trails specialty programs for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The children in these programs will participate in traditional camp activities for part of the day and specialty camp activities for the other part.
The programs run for eight weeks and there are several different themes to choose from.
In addition, there will be Leaders in Training camps for those aged 14 and 15. This program is for young people who are interested in having fun, playing with children, and learning how to be a leader, and possibly a counselor.
The YMCA, located in Ellington, is also offering a Sunrise and Sunset program for families who need childcare before and/or after the camps. The children in this program will participate in camp games and free play activities. The Sunrise program begins at 7 a.m. and the Sunset program closes at 6 p.m.
For more details, fees, and deadlines, check out the YMCA’s website.