Specialty Camps


Explore Your Possibilities

Explore Your Possibilities

No matter what your child’s interests may be, the Attleboro YMCA Day Camps have the perfect option for you. Our specialty camps help kids strengthen their skills, discover new talents, and develop confidence in their own potential.

Keep an eye out for our 2015 Camp Brochure in February!


Specialty Camps at the Downtown Branch

Fit Camp

Ages: 7-13
Our Fit Camp changes the way kids feel about exercise and fitness. Each day will consist of a cardio activity, strength training, and making a healthy snack. The staff will introduce the campers to a variety of different fitness activities so that each will find something they truly enjoy.

Food & Fun Camp

Ages: 6-12
At this camp, we actually encourage kids to play with their food! In addition to fun, active games to keep kids moving throughout the day, campers will gather in the Y’s Café for healthy cooking lessons. While making tasty snacks, kids will learn how to fuel their bodies with healthy food choices.

 

Triathlon Kids Camp

Ages: 6-12
What could be more fun than a week of swimming, biking, and running? Specifically designed for youth triathletes, this triathlon program emphasizes the fun of being active as participants improve their swim strokes and develop strength and stamina.

 

Farm to Table Camp

Ages : 6-12
Through a series of visits to local farms, stores, and gardens, this camp encourages kids to think about where their food comes from and how they can make healthier food choices. They’ll bring their finds back to the Y’s Café for cooking lessons about how to prepare fresh, local foods.

All-Star Sports Camps

Ages: 6-12
We leave no sport unplayed in this action-packed week of sports. Play your favorites – and maybe discover a new sport that you love! Our camp emphasizes teamwork, personal goal-setting, fun, and the simple joy of being active.

Voyager Camp

Ages: 8-14
Each week is filled with a new set of adventures and trips to keep campers entertained all summer! Campers will spend Mondays on-site at the Y participating in a wide range of activities and will spend the rest of the week off-site on different field trips.
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Before & After Care are available.)

Tsunami Swim Camp

Ages: 6-14
Get ready for the fall swim season. Each day will include workouts both in and out of the water. Plus, stroke clinics will help each swimmer work on his or her technique for stronger, more efficient strokes. For more information, contact Coach Tom McLaughlin at swimteam@attleboroymca.org.

 

Track & Field Camp

Ages: 7-18
USAT&F Certified Coach Ed Poirier and Bishop Feehan Coach Bob L’Homme head the coaching staff to give young track athletes the ultimate athletic experience. All participants will benefit from coaching in hurdles, sprints, middle distance, cross country, high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put, javelin, discus, relays and conditioning training. For more information, contact Ed Poirier at 508-409-0754 or epoirier@attleboroymca.org.


Specialty Camps at the Pleasant Street Branch

Youth Gymnastics Camp

Grades: Entering 1st grade and Up
Your child will flip over this weeklong gymnastics camp! Participants will work on gymnastics skills as well as routines. Each week includes an end-of-the-week performance! Camp activities include games, arts and crafts, and pool time.

Preschool Gymnastics Camp

Ages: 3-5
Campers learn the basics of gymnastics and tumbling at this fun camp that keeps preschoolers active all week long! Parents are invited to come early on Friday to see all the new moves the campers have learned.

Advanced Gymnastics Camp

Pre-Team and Team Only
This gymnastics camp week is geared to the more advanced gymnast. The camp focuses on learning and perfecting skills in competitive gymnastics routines. Our camp also includes fun games, free gym time, and recreational swimming.

 

Preschool Dance Camp

Ages: 3-5
Young dancers will have a blast trying out new dance genres, learning exciting new moves, and just moving to the beat all week long! The week will end with a camper performance.

Dance-Nastics

Ages: 5-12
Campers will be given the opportunity to learn dance and gymnastics. A student showcase will cap off this fun-filled week, which includes games, arts and crafts, and recreational swimming.

Calling All Cheerleaders

Grades: K-8
This weeklong program will work on all the fundamentals of cheerleading. The camp is instructed by a former ProBowl cheerleader in jumps, stunts, cheers and tumbling. Campers will also participate in games, crafts, and swim time.

Art Camp

Ages: 6 & Up
Find your inspiration at art camp! Our instructor is a certified art teacher who wants to expose your child to a variety of mediums. The camp’s supportive, encouraging environment makes it easy for kids to be creative. Choose our half-day art camp or extend your camper’s day with a full-day option. Full-day campers enjoy an afternoon of traditional camp fun at Camp Pleasant.

 


Specialty Camps at Camp Finberg

Drama Camp

Ages: 7-14
Unleash the star within you in this two-week camp! Take part in dramatic games, activities, and prepare for the camp stage. Drama Camp will provide your up-and-coming star with a fun, energetic, and comfortable setting to develop skills and a love for the theater.

Nature Camp

Ages: 7-14
If you enjoy the great outdoors, then we have the program for you. The new YMCA-iCARE curriculum provides games, activities, and projects all designed to increase awareness, appreciation, and action.

Science Camp

Ages: 7-14
Ever wonder what DNA actually looks like? Join us for a week full of experiments and studies that will blow your mind.

Junior Adventure Camp

Ages: 7-9
Up for a challenge? Learn to navigate trails, conquer new heights, and learn basic wilderness survival skills. Daily challenges promote teamwork, logical reasoning, and the chance to take on mother nature.

Senior Adventure Camp

Ages: 10-14
Take your adventurous spirit beyond camp and put it to the test. This camp teaches the basics of wilderness survival, including tenting, fire-building, and general outdoor safety. Leading up to an off-site camping trip to a remote (somewhat) location where the campers will be able to put these new skills to the test.

YMCA D.A.R.E. Camp

Grades: Incoming 5th and 6th graders
Have a blast while learning how to make positive decisions to ensure your health, safety, and potential as a future leader. Staffed by D.A.R.E. police officers and YMCA staff, D.A.R.E. Camp provides students with the tools they need to avoid negative influences and rise above peer pressure.