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CAMP ULBRICH 2018

Best Summer Ever


CAMP ULBRICH GROUPS RASCALS

For campers entering Pre- K and Kindergarten This camp is geared for those first time campers that are entering Pre-K & Kindergarten in September. Based out of the YMCA KinderHouse, the Rascals, as they are better known as, will participate in traditional camp activities like swimming, arts & crafts and field games. Rascals will also learn the meaning of teamwork, independence and sharing under the watchful eyes of our caring staff. This camp is a great introduction to Camp Ulbrich in a safe, lower ratio, fun and nurturing environment. PLEASE NOTE: All Rascals MUST be at least 4 years old and potty trained to attend camp. Sign your Rascal up today!

ALL-STARS

For campers entering grades 1-5 All-Stars is designed to give every camper a memorable and rewarding summer camp experience. Throughout the day, campers will participate in a variety of group activities, arts & crafts and “all camp� activities. Campers swim every day except on Field Trip days. To add a different spin to each session, there will be a theme around which activities will be based. Groups are kept small to help foster relationships and memories that will last a lifetime.


ADVENTURTEENS

For campers entering grades 6-9 Summer Camp for teenagers! We know that once campers enter their teen years, their needs and desires in a camp experience change. AdventurTeens are provided with more independence, greater challenges, increased responsibility and outstanding staff to help guide them through the summer months. They are constantly on the move participating in group activities, weekly field trips, swimming and hiking at Bertini Park. The AdventurTeens also have full use of the Rotary/YMCA Teen Center, where they can play the Wii, ping pong or just chill out. The goal of the AdventurTeen program is to create an atmosphere where teens feel safe, valued and free to express themselves.

C.I.T.’S

Counselors-in-Training For campers entering grade 10 This leadership training program is for teens entering 10th grade. Participants will learn the skills needed to prepare them for going out into the workforce. Under the guidance of the C.I.T. coordinator, participants will develop initiative responsibility, teamwork, and the confidence that is needed to work with people of all ages. C.I.T.s will learn First Aid and CPR, group management and special activity skills all while having fun with other teens. Interested participants need to fill out a C.I.T application for review.


SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

7:00AM

BEFORE CAMP CARE

9:00AM

OPENING CEREMONIES

9:30AM

GROUP SPORTS & GAMES

11:30AM

12:30PM 1:00PM 2:00PM

A great time for announcements, recognitions and skits!

Play some basketball, soccer, dodge ball, capture the flag, gaga ball & more with your friends from other groups.

ARTS & CRAFTS

From creating your very own superhero to crafting turtles out of paper plates, unleash your creativity with a variety of themed projects.

LUNCH UNIT ACTIVITY

Have fun with your group as you relax with a game of cards, get pumped up planning out your skit for the next theme day or have fun playing Fastest Tagger.

SWIMMING

3:00PM

COUNSELOR’S CHOICE

3:45PM

CLOSING CEREMONIES

4:00PM

It’s time for your counselor to pick a fun game or project for your group. A perfect time to try something new!

Find out about what is in store for tomorrow and don’t forget to bring your permission slip home for the field trip!

AFTER CAMP CARE


SWIM LESSONS The Wallingford Family YMCA prides itself in offering free swim and swim lessons to all of our campers each day. Campers swim time is broken into 20 minute lessons, followed by 20 minute of free swim. Swim times will be in the afternoon to get campers out of the sun, and cooling down with their friends. Our camp aquatics staff offer a wide variety of swim lessons ranging from beginner to advanced.

BERTINI PARK Through a collaboration with the Public Schools, Rotary Club and Parks & Recreation, Camp Ulbrich will be utilizing Bertini Park to give our campers an opportunity to get back to nature. Campers will be able to hike, build forts and participate in nature based projects. They will also have the opportunity to use the low ropes course! Bertini Park is just one more enhancement that will give our campers a great summer.


SESSION 1

2018 WORLD CUP JUNE 25-JULY 6

SESSION 2

KNOW UR MEME JULY 9-20

SESSION 3

ANIMATION DOMINATION JULY 23-AUGUST 3

SESSION 4

ULBRICH-MANIA AUGUST 6-17

SESSION 5

COLOR WARS AUGUST 20-24


2018 RATES SESSIONS 1-4 BASIC CAMP Family Members $375

Youth Members $395

Program Members $425

BEFORE CAMP CARE

AFTER CAMP CARE

YMCA & Program Members $75

YMCA & Program Members $75

SESSION 5 BASIC CAMP Family Members $187.50

Youth Members $197.50

Program Members $212.50

BEFORE CAMP CARE

AFTER CAMP CARE

YMCA & Program Members $37.50

YMCA & Program Members $37.50

Prices listed are per session. Sessions 1-4 run for two weeks and Session 5 runs for one week. You may split a two week session for 65% of the session cost.

OPEN REGISTRATION BEGINS FEBRUARY 15 REGISTER EARLY & SAVE Returning Campers save 10% from February 1-7 New Campers save 5% from February 8-15


STAFF We strive to have the best staff on hand at all times. Our counselors act as positive role models and possess the qualities that we instill in our campers - caring, honesty, respect & responsibility. They ensure that campers are having fun and always having some type of adventure. All staff are certified in CPR and First Aid. Our counselors always bring something new to the camp experience.


BUS STOPS To help make your summer a little easier, we offer convenient bus stops at Wallingford Elementary Schools. Our qualified Camp Ulbrich staff are on the bus to ensure that your child’s camp day starts right! Parents must be present at stops for pick-up & drop-off. LOCATION Moses Y Mary Fritz Cook Hill Stevens

AM & PM CARE Here at the Wallingford Family YMCA, we offer both Before & After Camp care to accommodate your busy schedule. Your child can start their camp day as early as 7:00AM, with our Before Camp Care held at Doolittle Park Pavilion. After Camp Care is held at the KinderHouse, and extends that camp day to 6:00PM, giving you the extra time you need to get from work.

PICK UP 7:50AM 8:10AM 8:30AM 8:50AM

DROP OFF 4:10PM 4:30PM 4:50PM 5:10PM


POLICIES MEMBERSHIP A YMCA membership is not required to participate in any of our summer day camp programs. Everyone is welcome.

PAYMENT A non-refundable $50 deposit is required for each session that your child is enrolled. Payment in full is due 1 week prior to the start of each session. Campers may not attend the session if payment in full is not received. Any session changes made after June 15, 2018 will result in a $20 change fee. Bank Drafts & Payment Plans are available.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Financial assistance is available. You MUST apply for Care 4 Kids before applying for financial assistance. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2018. Application forms are available at the Welcome Center or you can download the forms at www.wallingfordymca.org. For more information about Care 4 Kids, contact Tammi Mastroianni at 203-2694497 x114. For more information about the YMCA’s financial assistance program, contact Chris Kingston at 203-269-4497 x113.

REFUNDS Camp fees (excluding deposits) will be refunded if the child is withdrawn one week prior to the start of the session due to medical reasons. A doctor’s note is required. Camp fees will not be refunded if a child is dismissed from camp due to behavioral or other problems.

CAMP ATTIRE Campers are required to wear the YMCA camp t-shirt on all field trips. Each new camper will receive a t-shirt at the start of a session. Campers should wear proper footwear every day. No sandals or Crocs!

CAMP HEALTH FORM & MEDICATION Each camper must have a physical exam by a licensed physician within the past two years. No child may attend the program without an up-to-date immunization record on file with the Wallingford Family YMCA. Forms are available at the Welcome Center. If a camper requires any medication, the proper paperwork must be on file before the camper can attend camp. This medication will be kept locked with our First Aid Director. In the case of Epi Pens & other emergency medication, your child’s counselor will have these on hand at all times.

LUNCH & SNACKS Lunch and Snacks are to be packed in a brown paper bag labeled with your child’s name and will be kept in a cooler at the YMCA. No Heat-ups! Water bottles are encouraged to ensure that our campers stay hydrated.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What should my child bring to camp? Campers should bring a backpack packed with a brown bag lunch (no heat-ups!) with their name on it, a bathing suit and towel, sunscreen and a water bottle. ALL CAMPERS NEED TO WEAR SNEAKERS. Sandals, flip-flops, crocs, and open-toed shoes are prohibited for safety reasons. All items should be clearly labeled with the camper’s name. For younger campers who are prone to having bathroom accidents, packing extra clothes to leave in the camp office is an option. Please place these clothes in a bag and label it with your child’s name.

What should they not bring? We believe that certain items are best left at home to maximize your camper’s camp experience. Campers may not bring cell phones, MP3 players, iPods, portable electronic video games, trading cards, other toys from home, matches or knives. Cell phones are only allowed at camp upon the Camp Director’s approval. The Wallingford Family YMCA is not responsible for items that are lost or stolen.

Where do I drop-off/pick-up my child? Sign-In for all campers will be at the Doolittle Park pavilion. Your camper should be dropped off by 8:55AM. Pick-up for your camper is at 4:00PM at the same location. If you are dropping a child off after 9:15AM or picking them up before 3:45PM please go to the KinderHouse, located in back of the YMCA.

How can I contact my child/camp staff during the day? During the Summer, the Camp Ulbrich phone number is 203-284-5328. This number can be used to relay information to staff, ask questions or to get a message to your child. In the case of an emergency or before the camp season begins, you may also call the Welcome Center at 203-2694497.

What happens if my child loses something during the day? Lost and Found items accumulate very quickly. Please make every effort to label your child’s belongings. Have your camper look for their missing items at our Lost and Found located in a bin at the KinderHouse. Socks and underwear are immediately discarded. Everything else is held for two weeks and then donated to a local charity.

Can I request certain groups? We know that your child’s friends may be at camp, but one of Camp Ulbrich’s goals is for campers to meet and make new friends. Groups are by grade and groups of similar ages do tend to participate in activities together, so we are sure that your child will be able to see their friend throughout the course of the camp day.

NO ELECTRONICS SHOULD BE BROUGHT TO CAMP.


The Wallingford Family YMCA is committed to providing a safe and fun environment for your child to spend their summer. Camp Ulbrich offers campers the opportunity to make new friends, meet new challenges and most importantly, have fun! Whether it be playing soccer, climbing our rock wall, swimming with friends or just spending time with their group, they will be sure to have a summer to remember.

Camp Ulbrich 2018  
Camp Ulbrich 2018  
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