In Y Summer Day Camps and Summer Education Camps, we do more than just play with children. We’re helping them reach their full potential.
YMCA Summer Day Camp and SummerBridge Education Camp
The YMCA will run two summer day camps this year. They will run back-to-back so that parents might be able to access care and enrichment from June 20 – August 19 (9-weeks of camp)
The first Monday of summer is June 30th. This means that there will be 3-weeks of summer before our day camp programs begin. (one week to break down YMCA after school sites, one week of prep, and one week of training)
The first day of school is August 31, so there will be one week at the end of summer with no YMCA Summer Day Camp. This time will be used for our staff to set up the after school sites.
SummerBridge Education Camp: June 20 – July 22
(5-weeks of Education and Enrichment Camp)
This camp began as a YMCA program and has grown to become a partnership between Blaine County School District, College of Idaho, Sun Valley Community School, I have A Dream Foundation, Lee Pesky Learning Center, and the YMCA. This program provides summer education coupled with traditional summer camp experiences. This program is a fun way to recapture lost learning days, while experiencing the adventure of summer camp. Camp activities will include field trips, group games, camp songs, and outdoor play. Student Campers will need to bring sunscreen, closed toe shoes, a water bottle, 3-4 snacks and backpack. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Hours: 8:30 am to 2:30 pm with extended care available until 5:30 pm
Location: Bellevue Elementary School
Fee: This program is FREE and transportation and meals are provided
Register: Through BCSD with Susie Reese
firstname.lastname@example.org and 208-578-5000
This program will register teacher nominated students first. The nomination list will be large, but we anticipate additional capacity.
Y Summer Day Camp: July 25 – August 19
(4-weeks of Enrichment Camp)
This is a traditional YMCA enrichment camp, including fun group games, weekly pool time, arts and crafts, outdoor games, and environmental education in YMCA Bonni’s Garden.
Campers will need to bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, closed toe shoes, a water bottle, 3-4 snacks, swimsuit, a towel, hat and backpack.
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: YMCA at 101 Saddle Road in Ketchum
Financial Assistance is Available
Registration opens for this camp on April 18th at 10:00 am
Register: Click Here for on-line registration
YMCA Camp Horsethief
YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir is a residential camp program that teaches self-reliance, instills a love for nature and the outdoors, and builds character and leadership—all amidst the fun of campfires, canoeing, archery, friends, zip-lining, paddle boarding, mentorships, ropes course, and so much more. YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir is positively the best way to change a child’s life. YMCA Camp at Horsetheif Reservoir is a program of the Treasure Valley YMCA, but we have a scholarship fund established to send children from the Wood River Valley. To learn more about how we might help your child access this program, please email: Libby Hansen at: email@example.com
Nature Explorer Camp
Based on current staffing , we are unable to open registration for Bonni’s Garden Nature Explorer Camp at this time. Should we attract qualified staff in time, we will open this beloved program.