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YMCA Day Camp at Mingo Park



Summer 2016

For kids entering Grades 1-6

8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Before Care: 7:00-8:30 am
After Care: 3:30-6:00 pm
Meals: snack (After Care)

Get ready for a summer packed with games, crafts, cookouts and much more! Campers swim every day and there are exciting themes each week with a focus on the YMCA’s Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. Campers will go swimming everyday at the Jack Florance Pool at Mingo park! Campers will get a swim lesson every week. There will also be walking field trips to the Library, Delawer Historic Society and Strand Theatre. Basically, the best time you can have in Delaware this Summer!

Week 1  - May 31 - June 3 - Super Hero Adventure
Is it a bird? No. Is it a plane? No. Is it going to be a great camp week full of costumes, super powers, and good deeds? Yes! We will have special visitors from real life super heroes!

Week 2  - June 6 -10 - Games-Games-Games
A week full of games and activities that focus on having fun, developing sportsmanship, and learning to be a team player. You’ll enjoy new games from variations on tag to Ultimate Frisbee®.

Week 3 - June 13-17 - Y's Got Talent 
We will be working on our showman ship and perfecting our act as we prepare for a Parent Performance on Friday at 11:00AM. 

Week 4 - June 20-24 - Mysteries, Maps & Riddles YMCA Camp Willson Adventure ($20 Travel Fee)
Can you figure it out? What's that? Who did it? Where are we? Become a detective, discover new places and have fun with friends while trying to unravel the mysteries of camp. We take a special visit to Camp Willson on Thursday where we will do archery, rock wall, swimming, Gaga, human foosball, hike and more! We will depart for Camp Willson at 9am sharp and return at 5pm.

Week 5 - June 27-July 1 - Celebrate America
A special week Celebrating our amazing country. The week ends with a Parade!!!

Week 6 - July 5-8 - World Explorer
Ever wanted to visit a country, outer space or a new state? This week we will travel to different culters and see what the world has to offer.

Week7 - July 11-15 - Splish Splash and Y
Splishin’ and splashin’ through five wet days­— it’s time to get soaked through a series of water balloon games, sprinklers, slip-n-slides and more! 

Week 8 - July 18-22 - Super Slimy 
Are you ready for a wacky week of icky, sticky, silly stuff that you create and play with? This isn't for the light hearted; it goes way past your shcool science project! Come dressed to get dirty!

Week 9 - July 25-29 - ​Back in Time
Get on the time machine as we travel to different times and do games, activites and crafts from history. 

Week 10 - August 1-5 -  Spirit Week
 Spirit week is all about the Spirit of Camp. We will culminate the week and the summer with a Field Trip to Hoover Park on Thursday to meet up and compete with the YMCA Day Camps.

Week 11 - Aug. 8-12 - Camp Rewind
Did you love all of the water games during Splish, Splash week? Did you want to be Super Slimy just one more time this summer? Then you’re in luck. Spend the last week of camp revisiting all of our favorite activities and games as we put the entire summer on rewind. 


Members: $125/week
Youth/Child Members: $145/week
Non-members: $165/week
*$20 Sibling Discount

Before Care (7-8:30AM): $25/week
After Care: (3:30-6:00PM): $40/week

Register Online Here or come to the Delaware YMCA to Register

Financial Assistance Available. Title XX Provider.

For more information contact the Camp Director Roger Hanafin 740-203-3051 or rhanafin@ymcacolumbus.org