West Hartford YMCA

Summer Day Camps Classes Offered at West Hartford YMCA

West Hartford YMCA Day Camp at St. Thomas Seminary (Grades Pre K-10th)

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02 Traditional-Summer Adventure Camp Grades K-5 Full Day with Three Day Option

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At West Hartford Summer Adventure Camp, campers will learn from the great outdoors every day and go on great field trips. Our fun and exciting themes will give the campers new ways to connect with friends, meet new kids, and develop socially. Your campers will never realize it, but they are learning too! Campers will play traditional activities such as basketball and soccer while also learning exciting non-traditional activities such as archery and fort-building!
Summer Adventure Camp activities run from 9:00am-4:00pm. Drop-off is between 7:00-9:00am, and pick-up is from 4:00-6:00pm. All campers must bring a labeled paper bag lunch, two snacks, and drinks for the day. Campers should pack a swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen in their backpacks each day. Campers will be grouped by age/grade. 
Full-Day Option
Camp Hours:
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Camp activities run from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Fee: $240 per session

Three Day Option
Camp Hours:
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Camp activities run from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Fee:
$175 per session
 
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04 YMCA Leaders in Training (LIT) (Grade 9)

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The focus of this program is learning leadership skills, completing team building activities — and participating in games, sports and other camp favorites. Participants should bring a positive attitude!
Program Schedule: Our Leaders in Training Program runs each week. 
SESSION ONE: June 25 - June 29
SESSION TWO: July 2 - July 6
*no camp on July 4
SESSION THREE: July 9 - July 13
SESSION FOUR: July 16-July 20
SESSION FIVE: July 23 - July 27
SESSION SIX: July 30-August 3
SESSION SEVEN: August 6-August 10
SESSION EIGHT: August 13-17
SESSION NINE: August 20-24
Camp Hours: 7:00AM - 6:00PM (Camp activities run from 9:00AM - 4:00PM)
Before and aftercare hours are included in the cost of camp. Please drop your child off between 7:00AM - 9:00AM and pick up between 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Fee: $240/week
 
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05 YMCA Counselors in Training (CIT) (Grades 10)

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Do you have what it takes to be a camp counselor? Being a CIT will help you on your way! The first part of the day will be spent as a group learning leadership skills and planning activities. The second part of the day will be spent shadowing a counselor and helping to lead a group of younger campers. Your lead counselor will evaluate you each week and give encouraging feedback. Each session the CITs will plan and execute a camp lesson.
Program Schedule: Our Counselors in Training Program runs each week.
SESSION ONE: June 25 - June 29
SESSION TWO: July 2 - July 6
*no camp on July 4
SESSION THREE: July 9 - July 13
SESSION FOUR: July 16-July 20
SESSION FIVE: July 23 - July 27
SESSION SIX: July 30-August 3
SESSION SEVEN: August 6-August 10
SESSION EIGHT: August 13-17
SESSION NINE: August 20-24
Camp Hours: 7:00AM - 6:00PM (Camp activities run from 9:00AM - 4:00PM)
Before and aftercare hours are included in the cost of camp. Please drop your child off between 7:00AM - 9:00AM and pick up between 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Fee: $240/week
 
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06 Youth Specialty Camps (Ages 7-13)

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Specialty Camp activities run from 9:00AM - 4:00PM. Drop off is between 7:00AM - 9:00AM and pickup is between 4:00PM - 6:00PM. All campers must bring a labeled paper bag lunch, two snacks and drinks for the day. Campers should pack a swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen in their backpacks each day.
Fee: $260 per week 
Ages: 7-13


BASKETBALL CAMP
 - July 9 - July 20
Looking to train with the organization that invented the sport? YMCA Basketball Camps offer young players the opportunity to improve their game with instruction from experienced coaches. Our goal is to enhance each player's skills in an energetic and encouraging environment. Our coaches are dedicated to addressing each player's needs so that campers can gain new skills, improve self-confidence, and make friends. Basketball camp sessions include elite instruction and game play. Sports camp participants will also have the opportunity to partake in regular camp activities to round out their camp experience.
 
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07 Schools Out Fun Club

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At the end of the school year, we had a fun and relaxing week at camp. Similar, this will be a post-week of Summer Adventure Camp--a great way to close out the summer with the West Hartford YMCA! 

Camp Hours: 7:00AM-6:00PM
Fee: $50 per day

 
 

West Hartford YMCA Day Camp at Wolcott Elementary School (Grades Pre K-10th)

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02 Summer Day Camp Ages 4-Grade 6 Full Day with Three Day Option

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PLEASE NOTE: Children entering Grades 1st-4th can not attend this camp until Session 7. They must enroll in the BELL Power Scholars Academy for Sessions 2-6, which is also held in West Hartford at the Wolcott Elementary School.
*Camp will not run on July 4th.
Are you looking for ways to engage your child in new and exciting experiences this summer? You have to check out our Summer Learning Camp. There’s nothing quite like it! Camp turns your child’s ordinary summer as educational as it is fun. Your program and curriculum inspires imagination through exciting themes, activities, field trips, and special visitors while balancing the individual needs and interests of each child in our care. Kids imagine, collaborate, explore, and create all while learning super cool STEAM skills that will help them in school and in life. Camp will awaken a world of fun, learning, and friendships!
Summer Day Camp activities run from 9:00am-4:00pm. Drop-off is between 7:00-9:00am, and pick-up is from 4:00-6:00pm. All campers must bring a labeled paper bag lunch, two snacks, and drinks for the day. Campers should pack a swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen in their backpacks each day. Campers will be grouped by age/grade. 
Full-Day Option
Camp Hours: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Camp activities run from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Fee: $240 per session
3 Full-Day Option
Camp Hours:
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Camp activities run from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Fee: $175 per session
 
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07 Schools Out Fun Club

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We'll have fun and relax at the end of the school year! This is a great way to get excited for the West Hartford Summer Adventure Camp! Schedule is subject to change based on the West Hartford Public School schedule.

Camp Hours: 7:00AM-6:00PM
Fee: $50 per day

 
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West Hartford YMCA Summer Learning Camp Grades 1-4 Full Day - 5 week BELL program

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At West Hartford BELL Power Scholars Academy, your camper can have a way-better-than- ordinary camp experience this summer all while preparing to leap back into the school year with a head-start! Through a transition over the course of the summer, campers will gradually dig into grade-level lessons with certified teachers and instructional coaches. Your child will spend the first half of their day in a classroom with a certified teacher and be instructed through the BELL curriculum which has been proven to improve children’s scores in math and reading in addition to increasing their self-confidence in the classroom! During the second half of the day, your child will participate in STEM activities, nature activities, and themed games! Campers will be excited to come to camp every day, leave every day tired, and at the end of the summer they will have learned more than they’ll ever realize! WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND SENDING YOUR CHILD TO ALL 5 SESSIONS!!
The camp meets daily from 9am-4pm, Monday through Friday. Campers must be entering first through fourth grade in the fall. Before and after care services are included in your fees. For more information on how to apply for camp and scholarships, please contact the West Hartford YMCA at 860.521.5830.
PLEASE NOTE: Camp will not run on July 4th.
 
 
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