SUMMER STARS DAY CAMP

July 5th - August 26th, 2022

The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA provides a safe, affordable, and fun day camp for preschool, elementary school, and middle school youth. The camp experience is one of wonder and exploration. Camp is packed with activities that fill summer days and offer independence and adventure. At camp, kids live and learn the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Campers and CITs will be provided a healthy lunch and snack daily. 

SUMMER STARS DAY CAMP   Ages 3-12

WHEN: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:00pm    8-weeks, July 5th - August 26th

LOCATION: Preschool - Ignacio Cruz E.C.C., 601 Cortland Street, Perth Amboy, NJ
                   School Age - Rose M. Lopez School, 435 Seaman Street, Perth Amboy, NJ
                   

PROGRAM FEES*: Registration: $30.00 (Fee waived until May 15th)
           Weekly Fee: Preschool $170.00/Member  $190/Community-Member
                              School Age $160.00/Member  $180/Community-Member

Before Care: $20.00 per week 
After Care:  $30.00
B&A Combo: $40.00 ($10 Savings)

15% sibling savings & financial assistance available. Sibling savings does not apply to Before & Aftercare. 3rd party subsidy accepted.

*The Y believes cost should never deter someone from attending our programs. For this reason we offer financial assistance to those in need, for more information please contact Kate Lee, 732.442.3632 ext. 6618.

Day Camp Contact:
Marivel Ramirez: 732.442.3632 ext. 6512

ENRICHMENT CAMP   Ages 6-13

WHEN: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:00pm  8-weeks, July 5th - August 26th

LOCATION: RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA
                   357 New Brunswick Ave

PROGRAM FEES*: Registration: $30.00 (Fee waived until May 15th)
           Weekly Fee: $190/Member $200/Community-Member

ENRICHMENT CAMPS DATES
 Swim- Splish Splash  Jul. 5th - 8th
 Summer Trio  Jul. 11th - Jul. 15th 
 Swim- Splish Splash  Jul. 18th - Jul. 22nd
 Martial Arts- Ninja Warrior   Jul. 25- Jul. 29th
 STEM & COOKING- Top Chef Jr.   Aug. 1st - Aug. 5th
   

 

Splish-Splash Camp offers the opportunity for beginner and intermediate swimmers, who love to be in the water, a chance to strengthen their skills!! Splish- Splash Camp will emphasize personal safety tips in and around water. In addition, campers will have fun playing water games. (Goggles will be available for purchase at the YMCA.)

Sports Trio Camp exposes campers to different sports. They learn skills, with an emphasis on sportsmanship and teamwork, to compete in popular sports such as basketball, baseball and soccer.

Swim Team Ready Camp- After learning the basics from the first camp, campers learn technique, safety and swim team work.

Martial Art Ninja Camp is a great way to introduce your camper to martial arts. They learn fundamentals of martial arts like rolls, punches, and kicks in a safe environment while emphasizing discipline, respect and teamwork.

STEM & COOKING-Top Chef Jr. combines the best of STEM and cooking. Campers learn to cook and food chemistry.

Olympic Swim Camp- After clearing the basics in the first swim camp, technique from the second, this camp will have your child ready for the Olympics. If they missed the first two camps, No problem as everything will be taught again.

Enrichment Camp Contact:
Brenda Guilles: 732.442.3632 ext. 6530


Youth Leaders & Junior Counselor In Training

YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM       Pre-teens age 13

Youth Leaders In Training is an exclusive program designed to give students (13 years of age) an innovative summer program that focuses on leadership training, teamwork, self-government, and volunteer opportunities to help build confidence and connections. Youth Leaders In Training consists of leadership training and actual work experience with a small group of campers under the supervision of a YMCA staff person. The program will give youth the opportunity to take the roles as leaders while in the Summer Day Camp. Your child will:

  • Meet other youth
  • Build new skills
  • Participate in your community programming
  • Plan for the future 
  • Obtain innovative skills through Public Speaking
JUNIOR COUNSELOR IN TRAINING    Teens ages 14-15

The Junior Counselor in Training Program is designed to give students (14-15 years of age, grades 8 thru 10) the opportunity to learn and develop leadership and program skills while in the Summer Day Camp Program. This program is for those students who are interested in learning about leadership and responsibility. The program consists of training and actual work experience with a small group of campers under the supervision of a YMCA staff person. Maturity and a sincere desire to work with children are essential.

All participants have the opportunity to shadow our Day Camp leaders and develop leadership skills. Space is limited.

FEE: $150.00 (Scholarships Available)

Youth Leader & Junior CIT Contact:
Marivel Ramirez: 732.442.3632 ext. 6512


DOCUMENTS:

 

Summer Day Camp Application

Enrichment Camp Application

Assumption of Risk Liability Waiver

Summer Camp Parent Handbook

Summer Day Camp Weekly Charge Authorization Form

Summer Day Camp Food Allergy Form

Summer Day Camp Life Saving Medication Disclosure Memo