It’s summer the way your kids want it ! ‘Create A Camp’ is back! Make a choice between active, art and outdoor activities and design your summer of fun!
We are excited to embark on another summer of fun and learning with you and your children. From sports and swimming to arts and culture, the YMCA camp spans a broad range of interests, while focusing on developing young minds and bodies.
Summer camp is offered at both YMCA locations. Pick between the Binghamton or West Family YMCA. Please note that the outdoor choice is only available a the West Family Y, as we will be going to William Hill Park.
Week 1: June 26- June 30 Aloha Summer
Say “Aloha” to the school year as we embrace summer with Sand Art, Beach Ball Kickball, Limbo contests, Slip N Slides and lawn games.
Active Track: Soccer Wacky Wednesday: Crazy Hair Day
Week 2: July 3-July 7 Oopy, Goopy
Join the excitement as we plan to get messy with whipped cream pie fun, egg tosses, bobbing for apples, science experiments, hands on creations, crafts and much more!
Active Track: Basketball Wacky Wednesday: Crazy Sock Day
Week 3: July 10-July 14 Jurassic World
Join us as we enjoy an historic adventure through the Ice Age as we learn of large lizards and feathered friends, go on dinosaur egg hunt and more!
Active Track: Lacrosse Wacky Wednesday: Animal Day
Week 4: July 17-July 21 Treasure Island
Argh YMCA mateys! Come walk the plank onto me pirate ship! Have some swashbuckling pirate fun with a canon ball toss, pirate island obstacle course, searching for buried treasure and more.
Active Track: Tennis Wacky Wednesday: Dress up as a Pirate Day
Week 5: July 24-July 28 Kids in the Kitchen
Show off your cooking skills when you join this week filled with healthy recipes, relays and healthy living and a bit of measuring skills. Who will become the cooking champion of camp?
Active Track: Volleyball Wacky Wednesday: Moustache Day
Week 6: July 31-Aug 4 Summer Fiesta
Join in our celebration by hitting the piñata, playing fiesta inspired games, dancing to the Macarena, and showing your creativity with recycled materials in the Thingamajig competition.
Active Track: Soccer Wacky Wednesday: Sunglasses Day
Week 7: Aug 7-Aug 11 Ocean Adventure
Have you ever wondered what its like for an animal to live in the ocean? Dive into some wet fun this camp session as we enjoy ocean treats, crab walk races, octopus tag, jellyfish jumps and more!
Active Track: Basketball Wacky Wednesday: Pajama Day
Week 8: Aug 14-Aug 18 Bugs, Bugs, BUGS GALORE
Ants on a log, dead ant tag, butterfly pasta crafts, and dirt cups for dessert. Don’t wake the bumblebees or mess with a gardener’s vegetables as we explore nature around us.
Active Track: Tennis Wacky Wednesday: Crazy Hat Day
Week 9: Aug 21-25 Colorful Campers
Colors are all around us and make our world beautiful! Come join us for a fun filled week full of colorful creations, snacks, tie dye, color tag, and exploring the beauty of the outdoors.
Active Track: Volleyball Wacky Wednesday: Mix & Match Color Day
Week 10: Aug 28-Sept 1 Bon Voyage Summer
All summers must come to an end. Help us send off summer with a BANG during this exciting week of crafts, outdoor games and team building activities that help campers say goodbye to their new friends.
Active Track: Grab Bag Wacky Wednesday: Backwards Day
▪ Ages 5-13 years old-must have completed Kindergarten
▪ A $30 non-refundable deposit per week.
Locations: Binghamton Y & West Family Y.
Before/After Camp Care Included
7:00-9:00am & 5:00pm-6:00pm
At the Y, we believe everyone should be given the opportunity to experience camp! We know how hard it can be to provide that experience and a little help would go a long way. If you need us, we are here. Ask about our financial assistance program.