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YMCA CAMP WABANSI

Summer 2017

Traditional day camp for boys and girls ages 7-17 GREATER GREEN BAY YMCA • CAMPWABANSI.ORG

FUN IN THE SUN ...daycamp adventures


TRADITIONAL CAMP Ages 7-12 2

Campers are placed into small groups with other campers of similar age and same gender. Campers bring their own bag lunches. Some campers sign up with a friend, and there are plenty of opportunities to make lots of new friends. Various themes and specialty camps make the camp experience different every single week. Week 1 No Camp (staff training) Week 2 June 19-23 Aloha Summer Week 3 June 26-30 Mysteries, Maps and Riddles Week 4 No Camp (Fourth of July holiday) Week 5 July 10-14 Carnival Week 6 July 17-21 Olympics Week 7 July 24-28 Star Wars Week 8 July 31-August 4 Green and Gold Week 9 August 7-11 Medieval Week 10 August 14-17* Superheroes *Week 10 is Mon-Thurs only. There is no Thursday overnight. 20% discount applies automatically.

TRADITIONAL CAMP FEES first purchased week each additional week

Members $210 ..................................... $168 General Public

225 .................................. $180

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Additional financial assistance is made available through contributions to the YMCA’s Annual Campaign. Please call Camp at 715 276 7116 for more information.

WATERFRONT FUN


WELCOME TO CAMP WABANSI ABOUT US

YMCA Camp Wabansi is a nationally accredited summer day camp that is owned and operated by the YMCA of Greater Green Bay. Summer Day Camps through the YMCA are an outstanding way to keep your child active and engaged throughout their summer break from school. Our staff focus on empowering youth with the core values of the YMCA; caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Travel to and from Green Bay is provided every day for campers attending YMCA Camp Wabansi.

ABOUT OUR STAFF

At the heart of the Camp Wabansi experience is our team of enthusiastic and dedicated staff. Summer staff members are selected based on their proven abilities working with children and desire to support our mission of building strong kids of solid character. All staff members are at least 18 years old and undergo extensive interviewing, reference checks, and background checks. Pre-camp training includes outdoor skills, activity planning, managing group dynamics, safety training, and child development.

OUR LOCATION

Located in Door County, Wisconsin, Camp Wabansi is just a short bus ride away from Green Bay. Camp is nestled in the woods on an incredible Lake Michigan waterfront and is equipped with modern restrooms.

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Discount on multiple weeks

Acres to explore

8 Weeks of camp to attend

Sturgeon Bay

CAMP WABANSI

Appleton Manitowoc

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SPECIALTY CAMPS Ages 10-13 POTAWATOMI STATE PARK MOUNTAIN BIKING Offered week 5 (July 10-14). Feeling adventurous? Visit the county park to play some disc golf, kayak the shores of the bay, and even spend a day exploring Potawatomi State Park on bikes. On Thursday night, pitch your tents and hang out around your own campfire at camp!

first purchased week each additional week

Members $239 ..................................... $191 $ General Public 254 ..................................... $203

SURVIVOR CAMP Offered weeks 3 (June 36-30), 8 (July 31-August 4), and 9 (August 7-11). Your group will be challenged with many outdoor skills including fire-building, basic first-aid, raft-building, and making shelters. They will create some awesome meals over the fire and their group will camp out in Wabansi’s famous “Yabwe” campsite and experience a special tribal council ceremony. Do not hesitate to come twice! Survivor camp changes each session based on our counselors’ specialized knowledge and campers’ unique interests.

first purchased week each additional week

Members $239 ..................................... $191 $ General Public 254 ..................................... $203

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HORSE CAMP Offered weeks 2 (June 19-23) and 7 (July 24-28). Horse lovers will spend two days at the ranch learning about good horsemanship and riding techniques. Learn what it takes to care for horses by grooming, saddling, and feeding them. Top off your time at the corral with individual ring lessons in the arena tailored to your ability level.

first week

each additional week

Members 351 ..................................... $280 $ General Public 366 .................................... $293 $

ZIPPIN’ ADVENTURE Offered week 6 (July 17-21). Ready to Zip? “Zip Ready!” “Zipping?” “Zip On!” Wondering what that is all about? That’s exactly what you’ll hear called out across the beautiful Door County countryside just before you take the jump down the zip line! We’re taking trips up to Door County Adventures for the thrill of a lifetime. Your camper will participate in a zip line excursion as well as kayaking and other great camp activities. All activities are conducted under the supervision of certified zip line operators and adventure guides.

first week

each additional week*

Members $344 ..................................... $275 $ General Public 359 ..................................... $287

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TEEN LEADERSHIP Ages 13-17 COUNSELOR IN TRAINING

Offered all sessions, ages 13 and up Take the first step to unlocking your leadership potential. Counselors in Training (CITs) will learn fundamental leadership qualities as they engage in counselor shadowing, team-building activities, and discover how the core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility build great role models. CITs will be under the guidance of the Teen Leadership Director as they gain skills that they can truly take home with them. first week each additional week Members $210 ............................ $168 General Public

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225 .......................... $180

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ASSISTANT COUNSELOR

Offered all sessions, ages 16 & 17 After completing a session of CIT, teens looking to fully realize their leadership potential, the Assistant Counselor (AC) program is the final step in Camp Wabansi’s leadership progression. AC’s will plan and lead camp activities, assist in the Camp Store, act as a liaison for cabin groups, accompany special groups on out-of-camp trips, and work side by side with the Camp Wabansi counselors to learn what it takes to become a well-rounded staff member. AC’s are selected by application and interview. Space is limited. Applications are due by June 1st. Your teen can earn community service hours toward graduation and letters of reference will be written upon request. Please see our website to download the application: YMCA Camp Wabansi Summer 2017


TRADITIONAL CAMP FEES Members...... $210 (week 10: $167)

General Public.............. $225 (week 10: $180) Specialty Camp fees vary. Individual pricing is listed after each Specialty Camp description. 20% discount on every week you register for after your first week.

BUS RIDES

BEFORE AND AFTER CAMP CARE

Included in your camp fee, the bus ride starts your camper’s day. The short ride goes really fast because the counselors are so fun! They have us singing songs, waking up cows, and laughing all the way to camp.

$15 per child, per week of camp

$15 per child, per week of camp is all it takes to send your camper to the YMCA’s Before and After Care program. It is offered at the West Side YMCA and Langlade School. Care begins at 7:00 AM and concludes at 6:00 PM. You may sign up for this care when you register for camp.

West Side YMCA Langlade School East Side YMCA Camp Drop Off

Pick-Up

Drop-Off

8:00 am 7:45 am 8:15 am 9:00 am

4:40 pm 4:40 pm 4:15 pm 3:45 pm

THURSDAY NIGHTS Thursday night is special at Camp Wabansi because parents, relatives, and friends are invited to join the fun! Campers and their guests enjoy a grilled hot dog dinner, meet the counselors, take a tour of camp, and laugh the evening away as campers take center stage to perform hilarious skits and songs. There’s bound to be some surprises, too - the staff may put together a skit of their own! YMCA CAMP WABANSI | CAMPWABANSI.ORG

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YMCA CAMP WABANSI GREATER GREEN BAY YMCA 1242 Bayshore Rd Brussels, WI 54204 www.campwabansi.org TELEPHONE 20.825.7830 (May 1-Oct 31) 715.276.7116 (Nov 1-Apr 30) EMAIL campwabansi@greenbayymca.org

Sturgeon Bay

CAMP WABANSI

Appleton Manitowoc

YMCA Camp Wabansi Summer 2017  

Fun in the Sun! Summer 2017 Day Camp Wabansi programs from the Greater green Bay YMCA.