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.

 


Registration is open for the summer of 2016!

Registration is now open for the Best. Summer. Ever. Please see our “How to Register for Camp Lees Pond” instructions below.

Check out the 2016 Camp Guide for more information.

Open House Events: Come discover the fun of Camp Lees Pond! Tour the facilities, meet the staff, learn about our camp program, and get ready for the best summer ever!

SAT, MAY 14   11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
SAT, JUN 14    11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Register early for your camp bonus

Early Bird Pricing: Register by April 30th to receive $10 off for each full-week enrollment! (Our registration system will automatically charge you $10 less per week for any full-week registrations made before May.) Please note that this only applies for 5-days-per-week registrations.

V.I.C. Bonus: Campers registered for six full weeks of camp or more are automatically considered members of our Very Important Camper crew! Campers registered for six full weeks or more by June 1st will receive our Camp Survival Kit – camp shirt, back sack, and water bottle – for free! Please note that this only applies for 5-days-per-week registrations.

 


Specialty Camps at the Downtown Branch

Preschool Camp

Ages: 2.9-5
A fun and creative indoor camping experience, offered in a half-day or full-day format. Led by our preschool teachers, this program includes daily crafts, games, playground time, recreational swimming, literacy and art activities, as well as walking field trips to the library and other fun neighborhood locations. Weekly sessions only.

> Half-Day Program Information & Registration

> Full-Day Program Information & Registration

Fit Camp

Ages: 6-12
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.

> Fit Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Food & Fun Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Tsunami Swim Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Track & Field Camp Program Information & Registration

Before & After Camp Care

Ages: 6 and up
The Y offers extended day options for campers in our Downtown Branch camps. Before Care is available from 7:00-8:00 a.m. After Care is available 4:00-6:00 p.m. Simply register for the Before Care and After Care programs for the weeks your child plans to attend camp.

> Before Camp Information & Registration

> After Camp Information & Registration


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.

> Youth Gymnastics Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Preschool Gymnastics Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Advanced Gymnastics Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Preschool Dance Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Dance-Nastics Camp Program Information & Registration

Rock Star Dance Camp

Ages: 5-12
Campers will be given the opportunity to sing and dance like a Rock Star. Learn the basics of Hip Hop and Jazz while singing along to your favorite tunes. A student showcase will cap off this fun-filled week, which includes games, arts and crafts, and recreational swimming.

> Rock Star Dance Camp Program Information & Registration

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.

> Triathlon Kids Camp Program Information & Registration

Before & After Camp Care

Ages: 5 and up
Our specialty camps offer extended camp day options through Camp Pleasant. Campers will participate in Before and After Camp activities with our traditional Camp Pleasant program. At 8:00, our specialty camp staff will meet campers at the Before Camp program and bring them to their specialty camps. At 4:00, the staff will bring specialty campers to the After Camp program for more fun with the Camp Pleasant program.

> Before Camp Information & Registration

> After Camp Information & Registration


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.

> Drama Camp Information & Registration

Nature Camp

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

> Nature Camp Information & Registration

Science Camp

Ages: 7-14
Through a series of hands-on activities and experiments, campers will study a new scientific topic each day. Join us for a week full of experiments and studies that will blow your mind.

> Science Camp Information & Registration

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.

> Junior Adventure Camp Information & Registration

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.

> Senior Adventure Camp Information & Registration

Art Camp

Ages: 7-14

Find your inspiration at art camp! The camp’s supportive, encouraging environment makes it easy for kids to be creative, whether they’re working with ceramics, paper crafts, paints, clay, or drawing.

> Art Camp Information & Registration

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.

> YMCA D.A.R.E. Camp Information & Registration

Before & After Camp 

Extend your camp day with our Before & After Camp program! The day starts as early as 7:00 a.m. and can continue with extra swim time, games, and activities through 6:00 p.m.

> Before Camp Information & Registration

> After Camp Information & Registration

Bus Transportation

For a fee of $10 per week, you can register for our optional bus program, which includes transportation to and from Camp Finberg for our full-day campers. Our staff serves as a monitor throughout the entire route. Bus stop locations available in Attleboro and Norton.

> Bus Transportation Information & Registration