Click here to register online for Summer Camp 2013!
Our Y's Kidz day camp has been specially designed with our youngest campers in mind to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to play, grow and make friends.
Days are filled with fun and stimulating activiites including swim lessons, sports and games, theme days, art projects, songs and much more!
All swim lessons are taught under the direction of our certified YMCA Aquatics Directors. To attend Y's Kidz, children must be toilet trained.
AGES: 3 - 6
HOURS: 9am-2pm; before care 8-9am; after care 2-6pm
LOCATION: Ridgewood YMCA
RATIO: 7 Campers to 1 YMCA Counselor
FEES: $270.00 per one-week session
2013 DATES AND THEMES
|Session 1||June 24 - June 28||Dyeing for Summer|
|Session 2||July 1 - July 5 (no 4th)||Patriotic Celebration|
|Session 3||July 8 - July 12||Outta This World|
|Session 4||July 15 - July 19||Halloween in July|
|Session 5||July 22 - July 26||Winter in July|
|Session 6||July 29 - August 2||Zoo Zoom|
|Session 7||August 5 - August 9||Treasure Island|
|Session 8||August 12 - August 16||Y's Kidz Olympics|
|Session 9||August 19 - August 23||YMCA Class Sampler|
INCLUDED IN EACH SESSION
• Art projects using recycled materials to raise environmental awareness and spark creativity and imagination.
• Camp-wide charitable event in support of community agencies and non-profit groups.
• YMCA swim lessons to promote personal water safety and to learn and improve swim skills from beginner/Polliwog to advanced/Flying Fish.
• Camp songs to encourage participation, camp unity and leadership and provide the opportunity for organized
silliness and fun.
HOW TO REGISTER
ONLINE REGISTRATION: Registering for YMCA Summer Camp 2013 online is easy! To complete and submit a registration form online, please click here. Upon receipt of your form, we will call you for your credit card or payment information. At that time, you may choose to pay your balance in full or opt to pay a $100 non-refundable per child, per session deposit. Full payment will be due May 17.
Campers must be Ridgewood YMCA members in order to participate (memberships begin at $50 per year). If your child is not a member, you may purchase a membership during your online registration.
In order for your child to attend summer camp, we also require medical forms to be filled in by your physician. Medical forms may be downloaded below.
PAPER REGISTRATION FORM: If you prefer, you may download and complete a registration form (PDF) and submit to the Ridgewood YMCA via fax (201.493.0606 attn: Joyce) or mail to Ridgewood YMCA, 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.
Camp fees include a $100 per session deposit. 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 (a physicians’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
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 email@example.com. All requests for camp scholarships are confidential. Completed camp scholarship applications must be submitted by April 14, 2013.
WHAT TO BRING/WEAR
Every day, campers should bring a backpack, a healthy lunch and afternoon snack, a water bottle, sunscreen, sneakers, 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.
Please note on your child’s registration form any special medication (prescription or non) that he/she needs. Medication must be stored in your child’s backpack in its original container and with complete written instructions.
CAMP CONTACT INFORMATION
Michael Rainere, Youth and Teen Director
firstname.lastname@example.org / 201.444.5600 x339
John Duke, Assistant Branch Director
email@example.com / 201.444.5600 x337