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YMCA Day Camp at Mingo Park



Summer 2014

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  - June 2-6  - 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 9-13 - 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.

Week 3 - June 16-20 - Games-Games-Games or Lincoln Theatre (8 and older)
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®. Children ages 8+ will have the option of traveling to Lincoln Theatre in Downtown Columbus Tuesday - Friday where they will learn various performing art skills. There will be a parent performance in Columbus on Friday early afternoon.

Week 4 - June 23-27 - Splish, Splash 
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 5 - June 30-July 3* - Time Travel (no camp July 4th)
Travel back in time and to the future in the fun, crazy adventure of a week!

Week 6 - July 7-11 - Y’s Got Talent and YMCA Camp Willson Adventure ($20 Travel Fee)
We will be working on our showman ship and perfecting our act as we prepare for a Parent Performance on Friday at 3:00PM. We take a special visit to Camp Willson 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 7 - July 14-18 - Mysteries, Maps & RiddlesCan 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.

Week 8 - July 21-25 - 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 school science project! Come dressed to get dirty.

Week 9 - July 28-Aug. 1 -  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 to meet up and compete with the YMCA Day Camps.

Week 10 - Aug. 4-8 - 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: $119/week, $99 for siblings
Youth/Child Members: $139/week
Non-members: $159/week

Before Care (7-8:30AM): $25/week
After Care: (3:30-6:00PM): $35/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