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Yuma Family YMCA

2018 Summer Program Guide (928) 317-0522 • valleyYMCA.org


MEMBERSHIP

JOIN THE YMCA AND BECOME PART OF A COMMUNITY COMMITTED TO HELPING YOU LEARN NEW THINGS AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS AT ANY STAGE IN YOUR LIFE.

MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS The Valley of the Sun YMCA has a variety of membership options to serve the community. Membership can include branch and valleywide access. Visit your local branch or our website at valleyYMCA.org for pricing.

ADULT

MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:

28 years or older

FREE

2 Adults living in the same household

Group Fitness Classes Parent’s Night Out Family Events Itty Bitty Sports

UNLIMITED

Access to the facility

PRIORITY REGISTRATION NO CONTRACTS!

COUPLE FAMILY

1-2 Adults & children under 18 living in the same household

TEEN

12-17 years old

YOUNG ADULT 18-27 years old

GREAT FACILITIES

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

FREE CHILD WATCH FOR FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS

The Valley of the Sun YMCA is a cause-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to providing affordable programs and services to benefit people of all incomes and backgrounds in our community. With financial assistance, eligible kids and families find the assets they need in YMCA programs like membership, youth sports, swim lessons, child care, and so much more. The Y will never turn anyone away for their inability to pay. For more information on financial assistance, please visit your local branch.

Ages 3 months - 11 years Kids enjoy up to two hours per day of safe, fun, structured activities, including story time, arts and crafts, and active kid’s gym.

NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP Nationwide Membership enables you to visit any participating YMCA in the United States through membership at your “home” YMCA. We offer this because we want to help you reach your health and wellness goals wherever you live, work or travel. This is an essential part of our mission to strengthen communities. If you have any questions regarding membership at the YMCA, please contact: Tracy Jones, Member Experience Director E: tracy.jones@vosymca.org   •   P: (602) 212-6414

YUMA FAMILY YMCA 1917 W. 32nd Street, Suite 2, Yuma, AZ 85364 (928) 317-0522 valleyYMCA.org

FACILITY HOURS Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday-Thursday 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM Friday 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


DAY CAMP SPORTS

5-8

9-12

ADVENTURE

SPECIALTY

13+

FAMILY

ITTY BITTY

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT

SUPER SATURDAYS

FAMILY FUN

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

FAMILY OVERNIGHT CAMP

PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

PRESCHOOL

0-4

CAMP SKY-Y

*Age ranges may vary by program. Available programs vary by branch. Please contact your local branch for details.


Kick Off Summer With

Healthy Kids Day®! Are the kids in your life already dreaming of summer? When kids are inspired, they can do anything. Let’s awaken their imagination so they can explore new activities and healthy habits. Join us!

Visit valleyYMCA.org for more information.

Satur day Ap

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9:00 a EVENm - 12:00pm & OP T IS FRE EN T E PUBL O THE IC


DAY CAMP BEST SUMMER EVER

CHOOSE YOUR Y ADVENTURE! PERSONALIZE YOUR CAMPER’S DAY OF PLAY... Each week offers a fun and creative theme that will be woven in activities throughout the week. Activities include arts and crafts, experiential projects, field trips, games, sports, songs, skits, weekly highlight activities and recreational swimming.

CAMP UPGRADES Choose from a variety of specialty activities and options catered to your child’s growing interest and skills. With included and fee-based options, you have the ability to personalize your camps. The included options vary each week and include a variety of fun afternoon clubs to explore new skills or enjoy a favorite activity!

SPLASH CAMP UPGRADE:

Campers build confidence in the water with a week of swim lessons and extra recreational swim options each day!

SPORTS CAMP UPGRADE:

Develop skills in basketball, volleyball, or athletic conditioning in a daily clinic with our sports staff. Options vary each week.

* Please contact local branch for more information about available upgrade options.

WE BELIEVE THAT AN ORGANIZED CAMP EXPERIENCE IS A VITAL COMPONENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION OF THE WHOLE CHILD.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AGES

5*-12 (*recommended campers have completed Kindergarten)

WHAT TO EXPECT

Each day, your child should bring sunscreen, water, and a full lunch with a drink to camp. Be sure to label all items. Every camp includes traditional activities such as weekly themes games, field trips, environmental education, crafts, songs, skits, and water activities including swimming. Your child should wear a camp t-shirt on all field trips. You can purchase shirts at our Welcome Center desk. We provide an afternoon snack. Snack calendars will be posted weekly.

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT INFORMATION

All campers must be registered for each week of camp with full payment by the time they are dropped off at the start of each week. Complete registration packet must be on-site to finalize registration.

WHAT DAY CAMPERS ARE SAYING “A wonderful place to send kids! I love that they teach the four core values of the YMCA: honesty, caring, responsibility, and respect!”

- KATELYN A.

REGISTER ONLINE AT VALLEYYMCA.ORG


DAY CAMP BEST SUMMER EVER WEEKLY SUMMER CAMP THEMES & OPTIONS WEEK

THEME

FIELD TRIP

June 04 - June 08

Land “O” Legos

Children’s Museum Movie: “Lego Ninjago” Valley Aquatics Center

June 11 - June 15

Magic & Muggles

June 18 - June 22

INCLUDED PM OPTIONS

SPLASH UPGRADE

SPORTS UPGRADE

 Yo-Yo’s  Paint Party

Swim Lessons

Soccer

Olive Garden Movie: “Boss Baby” Valley Aquatics Center

 Magic & More  Dodgeball

Swim Lessons

Basketball

World “O” FUN

Peter Piper Pizza Movie: “Despicable Me 3” Valley Aquatics Center

 Bucket Drumming  Wet & Wild Games

Swim Lessons

Flag Football

June 25 - June 29

Lovin’ the 80’s

80’s Costume Party Movie: “Sing” Valley Aquatics Center

 Make & Create  Dance Party

Swim Lessons

Volleyball

July 02 - July 06

Where the Wild Things Are

Camel Farm Movie: “Ferdinand” Valley Aquatics Center

 CSI Forensics  Acting Out!

N/A

N/A

Color Me Crazy

Littlewood Art Studio Movie: “Emoji Movie” Valley Aquatics Center

 Lanyards &

July 09 - July 13

Swim Lessons

Soccer

Swim Lessons

Basketball

Swim Lessons

Flag Football

Friendship Bracelets

 Zumba & Yoga

July 16 - July 20

Superheroes

Fire Station Movie: “Captain Underpants” Valley Aquatics Center

 Fun-gineering  SuperHero Bootcamp

Diggin’ for Dinosaurs

Wild River Movie: “Paddington” Waylon’s Water World

 Pottery and Clay

July 23 - July 27

Creations

 Yo-Yo’s

* Weekly highlight activities & field trips subject to change due to availability, weather, or unforeseeable circumstances.

DAY CAMP COST PER WEEK Member Fee: $145

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Non-Member Fee: $195

CAMP UPGRADE COST Member Fee: $25

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Non-Member Fee: $50

NO CAMP ON JULY 4TH. If you have any questions, please contact Edith Benavides, Childcare Director E: edith.benavides@vosymca.org P: (928) 317-0522 THIS PROGRAM IS LICENSED BY AZDHS AND ACCEPTS DES CHILDCARE SUBSIDY.

WEEKLY EMAILS Weekly schedules will be available at the Welcome Center. An email including the weekly schedule will be sent the Thursday prior to your week of participation.


SOMERTON CAMP BEST SUMMER EVER WEEKLY SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMP THEMES WEEK

THEME

DISCOVERY HIGHLIGHT* Entering Grades K-3

EXPLORER HIGHLIGHT* Entering Grades 4-6

May 28 - June 01

Circus Fun

Movie: “Show Dogs”

Movie: “Show Dogs”

June 04 - June 08

Super Heroes

Council Park

Council Park

June 11 - June 15

Color Me Crazy

Littlewood Art Center

Littlewood Art Center

June 18 - June 22

Jurassic Week

Camel Farm

Camel Farm

June 25 - June 29

I Love the 80’s

Movie: “Incredibles 2”

Movie: “Incredibles 2”

July 02 - July 06

Land “O” Legos

Fire & Police Department

Fire & Police Department

July 09 - July 13

Under the Sea

Somerton Water Park

Somerton Water Park

July 16 - July 20

Surfing Safari

Feeding the Ducks

Feeding the Ducks

July 23 - July 27

World “O” Fun

Cocopah Museum

Cocopah Museum

* Weekly highlight activities & field trips subject to change due to availability, weather, or unforeseeable circumstances. Changes will be posted.

DAY CAMP COST PER WEEK Member Fee: $45

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Non-Member Fee: $45

DAY CAMP HOURS Monday - Friday

7:30 - 5:30

NO CAMP ON MAY 28TH AND JULY 4TH. If you have any questions, please contact Edith Benavides, Childcare Director E: edith.benavides@vosymca.org P: (928) 317-0522

WEEKLY EMAILS Weekly schedules will be available at the Welcome Center. An email including the weekly schedule will be sent the Thursday prior to your week of participation. THIS PROGRAM IS NOT LICENSED BY THE STATE OF ARIZONA AND OPERATES UNDER AZ REVISED STATUTE 36-884.6


SPORTS BEST SUMMER EVER ITTY BITTY

AGES: 3-5 Your kids will love our instructional sports programs that introduce them to the fundamentals of sports of all sorts! The YMCAs four core values—respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring—are infused into every class so that kids focus on the value of sportsmanship. This program will focus on the basic fundamentals of sports. Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: $30

FUN WITH FITNESS

AGES: 5-13 Our instructional staff will not only share their knowledge, but also their enthusiasm for physical fitness in this fun and engaging PE style class. Member Fee: $20

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AGES: 6-18 These clinics are a great way to get in to game ready shape, brush up on the basics and refresh your skills. |

AGES: 5-13 Give your boys and girls skills for success! We will foster self-discipline, boost socialization skills with one another, encourage physical activity, instill a sense of respect, encourage non-violent conflict resolution, improve listening skills and develop team work. Member Fee: $25

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Non-Member Fee: $40

SPORTS FIT

AGES: 6-8 This class is for your little one that is ready to get in to the game! We tackle the fundamentals, rules and go through basic coaching exercises. Member Fee: $20

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Non-Member Fee: $35

Non-Member Fee: $35

SPORTS CLINICS

Member Fee: $20

KENPO KARATE

Non-Member Fee: $35

If you have any questions, please contact Katelyn Canaday, Youth & Family Coordinator E: katelyn.canaday@vosymca.org P: (928) 317-0522 * Schedules are subject to change. Please contact your Welcome Center.


FAMILY BEST SUMMER EVER PROGRAMS PARENT’S NIGHT OUT

Enjoy a night out knowing that your child is having fun at the YMCA. Your children will participate in an exciting evening filled with fun, friends, crafts, games, and pizza! Our experienced and caring Child Care staff provides entertainment for your child in a safe and well-supervised environment.

AMAZING KIDS CLUB

While you enjoy the Y, your children (ages 3 months to 7) can enjoy Amazing Kids Club where friendly well-trained staff interact with your children. Their time is filled with stimulating games and activities specifically chosen to spark imagination.

THE Y IS THE PLACE FOR FAMILIES. FROM HOSTING A BIRTHDAY PARTY TO TAKING A CLASS WITH YOUR LITTLE ONE, THE Y OFFERS PROGRAMS TO HELP FAMILIES GROW CLOSER.

FAMILY EVENTS SUPER SATURDAYS

We’re making Saturdays super with fun family events featuring interactive activities, new fitness classes, free child care and much more. We’re hosting these events at your branch to celebrate you and thank you for being a part of the Y family. We want you to feel appreciated and valued and these events are just one of the many ways that we are adding benefits to your membership. These events are free for our members and we encourage you to come and enjoy Saturdays with us, as you spend quality time with your family and get healthy together! APRIL 21  •  MAY 19   •  JUNE 16  •  JULY 21  •  AUGUST 18

THE CLUB

The Club is included in your membership and is specifically designed for kids between the ages 8 and 11. This complementary child watch program has games, activities and computers to keep them busy for up to 2 hours while you work out!

ADVENTURE GUIDES

Adventure Guides was developed by the Y to help strengthen family relationships. The Adventure Guides Experience enables parents and kids to have fun while sharing new adventures.

REGISTER ONLINE AT VALLEYYMCA.ORG

CELEBRATE WITH US!

Birthdays are a big deal at the Y and that’s why we want you to celebrate yours with us! With a variety of party options there is something fun for ALL AGES!

WHAT MEMBERS ARE SAYING

“The experiences my children have had at the YMCA will help mold them into the next generation of positive upstanding citizens.”

- JENNIFER M.


FAMILY BEST SUMMER EVER PROGRAMS AMAZING KIDS CLUB

AGES: 3months -11 Amazing Kids is the Y’s free drop-off child care program you can use while you work out. Your child will enjoy safe, fun, structured, age-appropriate activities including story time, arts and crafts, and outdoor playtime. Sign your child in for up to 2 hours per day! Parents must remain in the building Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: N/A

THE CLUB

AGES: 8-11 The Club is a free program where the Y provides a safe environment and takes care of your children while you work out in the facility. We have designed the Club to keep your children engaged with age-appropriate, educational, and fun activities. Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: N/A

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT

AGES: Potty Trained-11 Join us for Parent’s Night Out EVERY 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH! Our childcare specialists will watch your kids while you have a night out. Pizza and activities are provided. Enjoy a date night while your children participate in a fun filled evening. Time: 6-10pm. Member Fee: FREE

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LITTLE DANCERS

AGES: 4-7 This fun class provides children with a comprehensive dance experience that promotes confidence, musicality and appreciation of the arts. Each session ends with a recital for parents. Member Fee: $20

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Non-Member Fee: $35

INTRO TO GUITAR

AGES: 8+ Students need to bring their own acoustic guitar as we explore the world of music. The emphasis of this course will be learning the fundamentals of guitar in a group class setting. Member Fee: $20

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Non-Member Fee: $35

BELLY DANCING

AGES: 12+ One of the oldest forms of social dances; belly dancing not only provides an awesome cardio workout, it also increases total body suppleness & flexibility. This is also a great class for mother-daughter bonding. Member Fee: $20

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Non-Member Fee: $35

Non-Member Fee: $35

EVENTS FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST & MOVIE

TEACHER APPRECIATION CRAFT FAIR

Sunday, June 17th 9am-12pm Join us for a Father’s Day. Bring the kids and enjoy pancakes and a movie at the YMCA.

Saturday, August 25th 9am-12pm Make crafts or purchase something for your favorite teacher!

Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: $20

TIE-DYE WITH THE Y Saturday, July 14th 8am-12pm Unleash your inner artist with our Y staff as we have fun with tie-dye must register at front desk and provide shirt size. Member Fee: $14

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Non-Member Fee: $20

If you have any questions, please contact Katelyn Canaday, Youth & Family Coordinator E: katelyn.canaday@vosymca.org P: (928) 317-0522 * Schedules are subject to change. Please contact your Welcome Center.

Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: $5

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

AGES: ALL Birthdays are a big deal at the Y and that’s why we want you to celebrate yours with us! With a variety of party options there is something fun for ALL AGES! Included in all packages: Tables , Chairs, Special T-Shirt for Birthday Child, and goodie bag for guests! Party Packages Available! Contact the Welcome Center.


OVERNIGHT CAMP BEST SUMMER EVER

CAMP SKY-Y Our activities, from rock climbing to dance to archery, emphasize human values such as self-esteem, caring and responsibility. These traits, by all known standards of humanity, are values your children can carry with them always. There will be guideposts by which they will be measured as they pass through life. We keep all of this in mind while making sure your children have the time of their life.

DISCOVER CAMP  •  AGES 7-8

A great introduction to “sleep-away” camp. Our counselors help campers make new friends while they discover the fun activities at camp. Supervised by nurturing leaders, Discover Campers participate in activities as a cabin group and focus on the basics of camp.

CAMP SKY-Y MAKES OUR CHILDREN BETTER PEOPLE. THIS IS OUR GOAL, OUR PASSION, OUR MISSION.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION SESSION DATES

Session 1: June 3 - 9 Session 2: June 10 - 16 Session 3: June 17 - 23 (Carnival on Wednesday) Session 4: June 24 - 30 Session 5: July 1 - 7 Session 6: July 8 - 14 (Carnival on Wednesday) Session 7: July 15 - 21 Session 8: July 22 - 28 Session 9: July 29 - August 4 (Carnival on Wednesday)

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT INFORMATION

All campers must be registered for each week of camp with full payment by the time they are dropped off at the start of each week. The registration packet includes: YMCA registration form and Behavior Guidelines form. CAMP COSTS COST PER SESSION

EXPLORER CAMP  •  AGES 9-12

As a cabin, Explorers will hike the forest, climb the tower, take a shot at the archery range, create some crafts and also have the opportunity to sign up for horseback rides, canoe trips, high ropes games and paintball trials. Explorer camp is the perfect mix of a traditionally scheduled camp, with the opportunity to Explore new adventures.

CHALLENGER TRAILS  •  AGES 13-16

Challenger Trails allow campers to sign-up for a much more in-depth experience with the programs they have grown to love over their years at Sky-Y. Campers will be able to choose 1 activity to specialize in during their week of camp.

MEMBER

NON-MEMBER

505

$

605

$

WHAT CAMPERS ARE SAYING

“Best Summer camp in Arizona. It’s been tradition in our family for 8 years now.”

- LYNDSEY D.

REGISTER ONLINE AT VALLEYYMCA.ORG

Yuma Family YMCA Summer 2018 Program Guide  
Yuma Family YMCA Summer 2018 Program Guide  
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