Specialty Camps

A Camp for Every Kid!

At the YMCA of Greater Dayton, we have a Summer Day Camp for every child! The camps below are day camps that focus on an area of interest, like sports, the arts, or science! For our weekly Day Camp offerings that span all summer long, visit our Day Camps page here!

Basketball Camp

PROMOTING THE INDIANA PACERS AND FEVER

Coach Townsley brings over 25 years of professional instruction experience, has served over 6,500 clinics worldwide and has worked with players from ages 4 to NBA professionals. "We want you to have the chance to learn professional skills, at an easy to understand level. You won't want to miss this opportunity to share in the basketball experience of the Greater Dayton YMCA's Summer Camp. In addition, we look forward to having each participant join us at Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on the home court of the Indiana Pacers and Fever basketball."

The camp will be visiting the Indiana Pacers Facility, Banker's Life Fieldhouse, on the last day of camp. During this trip the campers will tour the facility and play games on the same court where the Pacers play their games. In additional the campers will attend an Indiana Fever game that evening.

CAMP INFORMATION: 
(AGES 7-15)

LOCATIONS:

North Camp: M/T/W/TH from 9:00am to Noon at Thomas Cloud Park
Contact: Victor Cobb
Phone: (937) 236-9622

South Camp: M/T/W/TH from 5:30 to 8:30pm at Coffman YMCA.
Contact: Adam Wilhelm
Phone: (937) 886-9622

Additionally, camp will take place all day and night on FridayBoth the North and South Camp will be visiting the Indiana Pacers facility, Banker's Fieldhouse on the Friday of camp. During this trip, the campers will tour the facility and play games on the same court where the Pacers play their games. The campers will receive a voucher for a future Indiana Fever game. "We want you to have the chance to learn professional skills, at an easy to understand level. You won't want to miss this opportunity to share in the basketball experience of the Greater Dayton YMCA's Summer Camp. In addition, we look forward to having each participant to join us at Banker's Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on the home court of the Indiana Pacers and Fever basketball."

(To register online for South Camp, select the Coffman YMCA, and for North Camp, select Huber Heights as the branch below and then proceed to select Youth Sports)

REGISTER BY:

July 5, 2019

CAMP DATES:

July 8-12, 2019

PRICING:

Basketball Camp Fee: $100:
Fee for Y Members: $75

AGES:

7-15 years


Express Day Camp

A Summer of Discovery!

The South YMCA is hosting Express Day Camp for campers ages 8 to 12. Campers will go on field trips surrounding specific educational specialties. 

This year's Express Day Camp will focus on S.T.E.M students as they visit the Montgomery County Environmental Learning Center, use recycled materials to build robots at Happen Inc, launch rockets with the staff at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum, and explore the geology behind Serpent's Mound and more!

The program runs every other week. The program has a different destination each day. Other field trips include Kings Island, Sky Zone, and Newport Aquarium. Space is limited. 

A parent orientation night is available May 17, 2019 at 6:30pm at the South YMCA. 

PRICING:

$200/week

Register before May 27th! 

Camp Starts June 3, 2019

For more information, contact Arielle Evans at aevans@daytonymca.org

South YMCA Day Camp Flyer

 


Summer Fun Enrichment Workshops at the Coffman YMCA

A Summer of Science & Fun!

Summer has arrived! You have 1, 2, or perhaps even more kids to keep busy until school returns in a couple of months and you are just waiting for the "I don't have anything to do" whine. Parents, we've got you covered with the best preschool summer workshops. Young children love to discover and try everything! The activities are "just the right size" and allowing 3-6 year olds to explore and participate in our workshops, they will learn about summer safety, science, sports, ocean animals, farm animals and a whole lot more. Instructors have experience working with children and are filled with encouragement and thoughtful strategies for teaching new skills! 

Summer Workshop Themes 

Week 1: Summer Safety (June 3rd)

Week 2: Jungle Fun (June 10th)

Week 3: Look Out Dino's (June 17th)

Week 4: Ocean's Alive (June 24th)

Week 5: Down on the Farm (July 1st)

Week 6: Sports & Play (July 8th)

Week 7: Around the World (July 15th)

Week 8: Science (July 22nd)

Week 9: Music (July 29th)

Week 10: Summertime Fun (August 5th)

PRICING:

$25/members and $50/non-members per week

Each day runs from 9am-11am

Register before May 27th! 

Camp Starts June 3, 2019

For more information, contact Debbie Schock at dschock@daytonymca.org

To register--Online, call the Coffman YMCA or contact Debbie Schock using the email above. 


Five Sense Summer Art Workshop

Art in the Sun at the Coffman YMCA!

Our senses are how we learn about the world. In our Five Senses Art Workshop, your child will be taught and exposed to what they are feeling, imagining, sensing, and interpreting through their sense. This set of art classes will give your child an up close and personal look and awareness of what they are perceiving through art. One sense will be covered each day.

  • Ages 5-8 years old
  • $60 for members/ $80 for non-members
  • June 3rd-7th, 11:30am-12:30pm with instructor Sarah Pate

For more information, contact Debbie Schock at dschock@daytonymca.org

To register--Online, call the Coffman YMCA or contact Debbie Schock using the email above. 


Around the World Summer Art Workshop

"World Explorers" Workshop is a great way to teach geography skills and expose children to other cultures. Most importantly, you can nurture a love for exploration and a sense of respect and empathy for other ways of life. Through fun activities and tasty food, you can spark curiosity about other cultures and set the foundation for further exploration. 

  • Ages 5-8 years old
  • $60 for members/ $80 for non-members
  • June 8th-13th, 11:30am-12:30pm with instructor Sarah Pate

For more information, contact Debbie Schock at dschock@daytonymca.org

To register--Online, call the Coffman YMCA or contact Debbie Schock using the email above. 


LEGO® Mania 1 & 2

LEGO MANIA 1: The combination of physical LEGO® bricks, standards-aligned activities, and intuitive block-based coding environment mean that interactive, creative learning is easier than ever to achieve. Campers can see their builds in action and test and refine their problem-solving skills!

Ages: 5-12 (children will be placed in groups based on age)

When: June 10th-14th

Where: Coffman YMCA (88 Remick Blvd. Springboro, OH 45066)

Pricing: $140 for the week + $30 registration fee

How to register: Contact Teresa Perry at tperry@daytonymca.org or Call 937-886-9622

LEGO MANIA 2: LEGO® Education Simple Machines uses LEGO® bricks and creative activities to make interactive, exploration-based learning easy and fun. Campers will learn to build Simple Machines throughout the week. 

Ages: 5-12 (children will be placed in groups based on age)When: July 15th-19th

Where: Coffman YMCA (88 Remick Blvd. Springboro, OH 45066)

Pricing: $140 for the week + $30 registration fee

How to register: Contact Teresa Perry at tperry@daytonymca.org or Call 937-886-9622

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