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Yuma Family YMCA

2019 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

YOUNG ADULT 18-27 years old

TEEN

12-17 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 YRS 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: Rebbecca Bacon, Membership & Business Director E: rebbecca.bacon@vosymca.org   •   P: (928) 723-2007

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

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 SWIM

ADVENTURE

SWIM LESSONS

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH CAMP UPGRADE

SPORTS

CAMP

5-8

9-12

13+

FAMILY

ITTY BITTY

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT

SUPER SATURDAYS

FAMILY FUN

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

FAMILY OVERNIGHT CAMP

PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE

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.

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9:00 AM 12:00 PM


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!

GYMNASTICS

Develop skills in a daily clinic with our sports staff. Options vary each week.

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

REGISTER ONLINE AT VALLEYYMCA.ORG

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 and water 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 breakfast, lunch and 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. Immunization records must be provided. Complete registration packet must be on-site to finalize registration.

WHAT PARENTS 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.


DAY CAMP BEST SUMMER EVER WEEKLY SUMMER CAMP THEMES WEEK

THEME

FIELD TRIP

FIELD TRIP

FIELD TRIP

June 03 - June 07

Disney

West Wetlands Park

Harkins Movie: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

June 10 - June 14

Spirit Week

Peter Piper Pizza

Harkins Movie: “Despicable Me 2”

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

June 17 - June 21

The Greatest Show Camp

Yuma Conservation Garden

Harkins Movie: “Hotel Transylvania 3”

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

June 24 - June 28

Decades of Fun

Camel Farm

Harkins Movie: “Smallfoot”

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

July 01 - July 05**

Everyday Heroes

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Harkins Movie: “The Lego Movie 2”

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

July 08 - July 12

Holidaze

Cocopah Museum

Harkins Movie: “Sherlock Gnomes”

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

July 15 - July 19

Wild, Wild West

Yuma Territorial Pris- Harkins Movie: “Trolls” on

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

July 22 - July 26

Cultures Across the Continent

Waylon’s Water World (End of summer trip)

Valley Aquatics Center

$25 Member $25 Member $45 Non-Member $45 Non-Member

Harkins Movie: “Penguins of Madagascar”

SPLASH UPGRADE

GYMNASTICS UPGRADE

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

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 LICENSED BY AZDHS AND ACCEPTS DES CHILDCARE SUBSIDY. BREAKFAST & LUNCH PROVIDED BY CRANE SCHOOL DISTRICT NUTRITION PROGRAM.

DAY CAMP COST PER WEEK Member Fee: $150

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Non-Member Fee: $205

CAMP UPGRADE COST Member Fee: $25

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Non-Member Fee: $45

DAY CAMP HOURS Monday - Friday

6:30am - 6:00pm

NO CAMP ON JULY 4TH

If you have any questions, please contact Edith Benavides, Childcare Director E: edith.benavides@vosymca.org P: 928.723.2012


SPORTS BEST SUMMER EVER PROGRAMS ITTY BITTY

AGES 3-5

R E FO FRE BERS M ME

Parents join in the fun, and you and your kids will love it! The YMCAs four core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility are infused into every class so that kids focus on the value of sportsmanship.

THE Y NURTURES THE POTENTIAL OF CHILDREN THROUGH THE YMCA’S YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMMING BY STRENGTHENING CHARACTER IN OUR YOUTH, ENGAGING FAMILIES, AND BUILDING LASTING RELATIONSHIPS.

Members FREE  |  Non-Members $40

WHAT MEMBERS ARE SAYING

“The Y for me is so much more than a gym - it’s my family, my friends, and my community. I have been truly blessed to be embraced by my Y family.”

- JAKE R.

VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED! CONTACT YOUR BRANCH FOR MORE DETAILS.

REGISTER ONLINE AT VALLEYYMCA.ORG


SPORTS BEST SUMMER EVER ITTY BITTY I

AGES: 18MOS-2 Your kids will love our 30 min 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 on going monthly program will focus on the basic fundamentals of three sports: basketball, soccer, and t-ball. Parental involvement is required. Member Fee: $10

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Non-Member Fee: $20

ITTY BITTY II

AGES: 3-4 Your kids will love our 45 min 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 ongoing monthly program will focus on the basic fundamentals of three sports: basketball, soccer, and t-ball. Parental involvement is required. Member Fee: $15

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Non-Member Fee: $30

SHORT SPORTS

AGES: 5-6 Your kids will love our1hr 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 ongoing monthly program will focus on the basic fundamentals of three sports: basketball, soccer, and t-ball. Member Fee: $20

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Non-Member Fee: $40

BASKETBALL CLINIC

AGES: 7-12 Our sports clinics are a great way for your child to get specialized coaching, develop skills, and have fun on the court this summer! Basketball clinics are offered weekly, price is monthly. Member Fee: $20

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Non-Member Fee: $45

MULTI-SPORT CLINIC

AGES: 7-12 A week filled with a variety of sports, including flag football, indoor soccer, and basketball. Multi-sport clinic will be offered five days a week from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM during the following weeks: June 4-8 and July 9-13. Member Fee: $20

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Non-Member Fee: $45

CHEER CLINIC

AGES: 5-12 Learn the basic moves of cheer that will create a team performance, as well as basic tumble principles. Our cheer clinic is offered on Saturday 11:15am-12pm Member Fee: $30

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Non-Member Fee: $60

BELLY DANCING

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

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Non-Member Fee: $15

ARTS & CRAFTS

AGES: 5-12 Arts programs at the YMCA strengthen character through the inclusion of our Core Values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. The arts are a fantastic way to enhance and practice the best and strongest values and parts of our selves. Exposures to the arts develop progressive skills that help us connect and understand other people and express our ideas, while providing a unique entertainment experience. Member Fee: $30

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Non-Member Fee: $60

KIDS CULINARY ARTS

AGES: 5-12 Get your children involved with cooking and healthy food preparation! Studies show that when children are involved in the process of meal preparation they are more likely to try new things. Introducing new foods like broccoli or tomatoes, with familiar food like pretzels with ranch dip or cheese can help your children be more excited to eat healthy foods to fuel their bodies. This is open for parents and grandparents to join as well. Member Fee: $30

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Non-Member Fee: $60

If you have any questions, please contact Katelyn Canaday , Programs Coordinator E: Katelyn.canaday@vosymca.org P: 928.723.2011 * 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 SUMMER

We’re making summer 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! TIE DYE @ THE Y APRIL 13

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!

HEALTHY KIDS DAY APRIL 27

MOTHER’S DAY TEA MAY 11

FATHER’S DAY

BACK TO

JUNE 8

JULY 20

• BREAKFAST • SCHOOL FAIR

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.

REGISTER ONLINE AT VALLEYYMCA.ORG


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! 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: 5-9pm. Member Fee: FREE

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INTRO TO GUITAR

AGES: 8+ Students need to bring their own 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

LITTLE DANCERS

AGES: 5-7 This fun class provides children with a comprehensive dance experience that promotes confidence, musicality and appreciations of the arts. Our session ends with a recital for parents. Member Fee: $40

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Non-Member Fee: $80

BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION

AGES: 11+ Learn the skills required to be a responsible and safe babysitter through the YMCA babysitting certification course. Babysitters will learn safety, responsibility, active play planning and how to provide leadership and guidance for younger children. Member Fee: $30

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Non-Member Fee: $45

Non-Member Fee: $20

CPR CERTIFICATION

AGES: 12+ Learn how to provide immediate care in cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies until advanced medical personnel arrive. Certification cards are issued through the American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI). Member Fee: $30

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Non-Member Fee: $45

EVENTS TIE-DYE @ THE Y

MOTHER’S DAY TEA

Saturday, April 13th 10am-12pm Come to the Y and unleash your inner artist with our staff as we have fun with tie-dye! Must bring your own t-shirt.

Saturday, May 11th 10am-12pm Join us for a Mother’s Day Tea. Bring your kids to enjoy tea, cupcakes, and crafts

Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: $20

FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST Saturday, June 8th 9am-11am Join us for a Father’s Day Breakfast as we celebrate Dad! Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: $20

Member Fee: FREE

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Non-Member Fee: $20

If you have any questions, please contact Katelyn Canaday, Programs Coordinator E: Katelyn.canaday@vosymca.org P: 928.723.2011 * Schedules are subject to change. Please contact your 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 2 - 8 Session 2: June 9 - 15 Session 3: June 16 - 22 (Carnival on Wednesday) Session 4: June 23 - 29 Session 5: June 30 - July 6 Session 6: July 7 - 13 (Carnival on Wednesday) Session 7: July 14 - 20 Session 8: July 21 - 27

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 9-11

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 12-16

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

575

$

695

$

WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING

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

- LYNDSEY D.

REGISTER ONLINE AT AZYCAMPS.ORG


WATER SAFETY TIPS ACTIVE SUPERVISION, BARRIERS & SIGHTLINES

Always actively supervise children when they’re both in and around the water; ensure that pools are secured with appropriate barriers; and require children to swim within designated areas that are within sight of guardians and certified lifeguards.

TEACH THEM EARLY

Teach children to get comfortable in the water and swim at an early age and educate them early about water safety.

Never let children swim alone; always designate swimming buddies before visiting the beach or pool.

DON’T BE PUSHY

Instruct children to never run, push or jump on others in and around the pool.

I’M ON A BOAT

WEAR SUNSCREEN

Protect your skin from sun burn and sunstroke by wearing hats and sunglasses and applying sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher and limiting direct exposure for prolonged periods of time.

WHO’S YOUR BUDDY?

Children should always wear a PFD (personal flotation device) while on a boat.

SUIT UP

Make sure children always wear life jackets and use proper water safety and flotation devices.

GET CERTIFIED

Become certified in infant and child First Aid and CPR.

STAY HYDRATED Ensure that kids drink plenty of fluids to stay properly hydrated, especially on hot days.

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Yuma Family YMCA Summer 2019 Activity Guide  

We have planned a summer of fun. Check out all the activities and programs now available at your local Y. New online registration open at...

Yuma Family YMCA Summer 2019 Activity Guide  

We have planned a summer of fun. Check out all the activities and programs now available at your local Y. New online registration open at...

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