Teen Trip Camp

Registration for Summer Camp 2017 is OPEN!
view our 2017 Camp Brochure!

Pre-teens and teens expand their horizons on day trips to area tri-state hot spots such as water parks, ballgames, NYC attractions, and the Jersey Shore.

Each morning, YMCA team building exercises start the day ensuring a fun and fulfilling experience for each participant. Whether you sign up with a friend or on your own, every week there’s the opportunity to make new friends.

AGES:
12 - 14

HOURS:
8:30am-5:30pm (determined by destination)

LOCATION:
Meets at the Ridgewood YMCA

RATIO:
10 campers per 1 YMCA Counselor; limit 30 campers/session

FEES:
$580 per one week session. Price for week 2 is $464 (no camp on July 4).

 

EARLY BIRD BONUS - EXTENDED TO MARCH 4!

Register for at least 4 weeks of camp before March 4 and receive an Early Bird Bonus! 

Register for 4-6 weeks and save $100 on camp balance
Register for 7-9 weeks and save $200 on camp balance 
 
Family Incentive
Register before March 4 and save 20% on additional siblings

 

SESSION WEEKS AND TRIPS TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY 

 

HOW TO REGISTER

Register in one of the following ways:

  • Download a registration form using link at bottom of this page.
  • Email: Request a registration form by emailing Tricia Centrella at tcentrella@ridgewoodymca.org.
  • Call 201.444.5600 x500 to request a registration form and we’ll be happy to mail one to you.
  • Mail or bring your completed registration form and deposit to Ridgewood YMCA Day Camps, 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.
  • Fax your completed registration form to 201.493.0606.
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If your child is absent from camp for medical reasons (a physician’s note will be required) for five consecutive days, we will attempt to place your child in another session or will issue a credit voucher. There will be no credits issued for vacations, incidental absences, transportation delays or dismissals from camp

THINGS TO KNOW
  • All campers must have a Ridgewood YMCA membership valid through the entire camp session for which they are registering. To purchase a YMCA membership for your child (starting at $50 per year), please call 201.444.5600 x500 or stop by the Y. Memberships may also be purchased or renewed online on our website. If you are unsure of your child's expiration date, please give us a call to confirm.
     
  • At time of registration, a $100 non-refundable deposit is required for each week of camp enrolled per child. 
     
  • Space is camp is limited and processed on a first come, first served basis.
     
  • Additional siblings are entitled to a 10% discount on camp.
     
  • All outstanding camp balances are due by May 8, 2017. Camper slots are subject to forfeiture if payment is not received by due date. Payments made to date will not be refunded. 
     
  • For your convenience, automatic installment payments are processed through credit or debit cards. For more information, please call 201.444.5600 x500. All deposits are due at registration.
     
  • All campers must submit completed medical and immunization forms (signed by a physician) prior to their first day of camp. Campers will not be able to attend camp is medical forms are not received. Medical forms may be found on our website at www.ridgewoodymca.org/camp, picked up in person at our Welcome Center or call 201.444.5600 x500 to request forms in the mail. 

 

REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY

All deposits and membership fees are non-refundable.

Camp fees may be refunded as follows:

  • Cancellations more than 30 days before your session start date will receive 100% refund (minus deposit and membership fees)
     
  • Cancellations within 15-30 days before your session starts will receive a 50% refund (minus deposit and membership fees)
     
  • No refunds will be allowed within 2 weeks of start of your camper’s session.
     

If your child is absent from camp for medical reasons (physician’s note required) for five consecutive days, we will attempt to place your child in another session or will issue a credit voucher. There will be no credits issued for vacations, incidental absences, transportation delays or dismissals from camp
 

YMCA CAMP STAFF

Our counselors complete at least 25 hours of YMCA training including child abuse prevention, risk management, youth development and more. Prior to hiring, all staff over the age of 18 undergo a thorough background check.
 

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS

Camp Scholarships are available based on camp capacity, demonstrated need and the YMCA’s ability to fund the assistance. To apply for a camp scholarship, please complete the Financial Assistance Application at the bottom of this page and return to Megan Heller at 201.444.5600 x375 or email mheller@ridgewoodymca.org. All requests for camp scholarships are confidential. Completed camp scholarship applications must be submitted by April 9, 2017


WHAT TO BRING/WEAR
Every day, campers should bring a healthy lunch and afternoon snack, a water bottle, sunscreen, sneakers, and, if needed for trip, a swim suit and towel. Please label all of your child’s belongings. All left items will be donated at the end of summer.

DO NOT BRING
We are a nut free camp so please do not send your child to camp with any products containing nuts. Also, please do not send your child to camp with electronics (iPods, Nintendo DS, etc.). The Y is not responsible if items are lost or stolen.

 

MEDICATIONS

Please note on your child’s medical form any special medication (prescription or non-prescription) that he/she needs.
 

camp handbook 

Our 2017 Camp Handbook will be available shortly. 


CAMP CONTACT INFORMATION

Michelle Burke, Youth and Teen Director
mburke@ridgewoodymca.org /  201.444.5600 x337