2018 SUMMER DAY CAMP YMCA CAMP DUNCAN ymcacampduncan.org
FRIENDSHIP. ACCOMPLISHMENT. BELONGING. Remember the fun of summer when you were a kid? Exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends, playing games and splashing in the pool? At Y camp, we create an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. And while theyâ€™re taking part in unique experiences and adventures, theyâ€™re also building self-esteem, developing interpersonal skills and making lasting friendships and memories.
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YMCA CAMP DUNCAN 32405 N. US Highway 12, Ingleside, IL 60041
Professionally Trained Staff Our caring counselors are professional role models.
Extended Care Available Before and after hours to accommodate working parents.
ACA Accredited We maintain the highest standards regarding program safety and quality.
Specialty Camps Focus and develop specific interests of campers.
Swimming Kids cool off in the pool under the close watch of lifeguards. Healthy Kids Focus Dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children. Financial Assistance Available We believe every child should have the opportunity to experience Y camp.
300 Acres for Fun Close to where you live and work. Inclusion The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago invites persons with disabilities to enjoy Y programs and facilities. If you require a reasonable modification due to a disability to enjoy any of our programs, please answer the request question on the registration form. A member of our Inclusion Team will then contact you. Any questions that you may have can also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 DAY CAMP
Welcome to what will be an incredible summer experience for both you and your child! Since 1921, YMCA Camp Duncan has provided safe, quality camping programs for boys and girls, and we will continue this strong tradition. Camp is a place for children to master critical coping skills. Camp fosters resilience, bolsters enthusiasm and supports self-esteem. Camp provides a great opportunity for kids to test themselves outside the home and see what they are capable of.
This is your opportunity to meet the Day Camp Director and learn more about Day Camp! Please join us for a brief presentation, a tour of camp and have all your questions answered. If you are unable to attend one of the meetings, please call to schedule a personal tour.
ACTIVITIES OFFERED All activities promote confidence, cooperation and best of all, are loads of fun! • Swimming • Sports and Games • Arts experiences • Climbing tower • Archery • Blobbing* • Boating*
Sunday, March 4, 2018, 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018, 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.
REGISTRATION DATES Registration begins in January 2018 and is ongoing throughout the summer. Campers must be registered by Wednesday of the week before they attend camp.
*According to camper’s age and/or swimming ability.
Some activities are weather dependent.
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SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION
A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $25 per week is due at the time of registration to reserve your week(s). Deposits will go toward the total payment of the camp week.
Campers have the option to come full-time (4 or 5 days per session) or part-time (3 days per session).
• Camp Duncan will charge a $10 fee for each change made to registrations that have already been received and processed. • Refunds for day camp and specialty camps are only made if your child is ill and has doctor’s note to accompany the request. • Your camper’s parent packet paperwork must be submitted by the Wednesday before your child’s first day of camp.
2018 DATES Camp is offered in one-week sessions and runs 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Extended care is available from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at no additional cost! DATES June 4-8 June 11-15 June 18-22 June 25-29 July 2-6 (No camp 7/4) July 9-13 July 16-20 July 23-27 July 30-August 3 August 6-10
SESSION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
REG DEADLINE April 25, 2018 After April 25, 2018 Thursday or later of week before start date
FEE $220 $240 $275
Part Time (3 days) REG DEADLINE April 25, 2018 After April 25, 2018 Thursday or later of week before start date
FEE $180 $195 $220
Kids Day Out Pre-Camp: May 29, 30, 31, June 1 Kids Day Out Post-Camp: August 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 Pre-Camp and Post-Camp: $50/day Bus Service: $25/week for morning pick-up; $25/week for afternoon drop-off. ROUTE 1 Libertyville Mundelein Lake Zurich Wauconda
PICK-UP 7:15AM 7:30AM 7:45AM 8AM
DROP OFF 5PM 4:45PM 4:30PM 4:15PM
ROUTE 2 Lindenhurst Lake Villa Round Lake Grayslake
PICK-UP 7:15AM 7:25AM 7:40AM 7:55AM
DROP OFF 5:10PM 5PM 4:45PM 4:30PM
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• Balance of camp fees are due by Wednesday, the week prior to your child attending camp.
Full Time (4 or 5 days)
SUMMER CAMP WELL-TRAINED STAFF
A TYPICAL DAY
At Camp Duncan, your child’s welfare is the number-one priority. The staff are trained to understand the varying needs of children. In order to provide safe, quality experiences for children, the screening, training and supervising of the staff is imperative. The team of directors works closely with applicants to ensure that camp has quality individuals who demonstrate a mature attitude, sound judgment and an ability to relate well to children. Upon joining our team, staff members receive comprehensive, on-site training which includes certifications in first aid, CPR and basic water safety. We recognize that Camp Duncan’s staff make a difference in your child’s camp experience.
HIGH STANDARDS The safety of each camper is our primary concern. Camp Duncan meets the 300 standards of excellence of the American Camp Association, County Health Department and licensing of the State of Illinois. In addition, we have been awarded the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Day Camp Accreditation. Camp Duncan’s accreditation helps ensure a quality and safe camping experience.
Camp Duncan has over 95 years of experience providing fun, safe programs that teach leadership, team building, and sportsmanship. Each week your child is encouraged to learn new skills and try new activities. The possibilities of fun and adventure are endless with 300 acres of wooded areas, hiking trails, playing fields and a semi-private lake. Weekly activities include swimming, boating, archery, climbing tower, arts experiences, group games and much more. Through programs and modeling, children come to a better understanding of the core values of the YMCA: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
6:30-8:15 a.m. Drop Off 8:15-8:30 a.m. Announcements/Songs 8:30-9:25 a.m. Swimming 9:30-10:25 a.m. Activity #1 10:25-10:35 a.m. Morning Snack 10:40-11:25 a.m. Activity #2 11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m. Activity #3 12:30-1 p.m. Sack Lunch 1-1:30 p.m. Free Reading 1:30-2:30 p.m. Choice Period #1 2:45-3:45 p.m. Choice Period #2 3:45-4 p.m. Snack (camp-provided) 4-6 p.m. Pick-Up
WHAT TO BRING • Swimsuit and towel • Sack lunch • Labeled water bottle • Bug spray • Sunscreen
AGE GROUPS ACA STAFF RATIOS AGE 4-5 6-8 9-15
CAMPER-TO-STAFF RATIO 6:1 8:1 10:1
Explorers (Entering Pre-K-1st) Explorers begin to experience the magic of camp as they enjoy activities such as story time, beach play, swimming, arts experiences and more designed to meet the unique social, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of a younger camper. All children must be toilet-trained and are required to bring a full change of clothes to camp each day. Voyagers (Entering Grades 2nd-3rd) The tradition continues! Voyagers are off to discover new areas of camp as they have the opportunity to try out the climbing tower. Art experiences, sports, games, swim lessons and recreational swimming are just part of the continuing tradition. Campers are challenged to learn new skills and try new activities.
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Trailblazers (Entering Grades 4th-5th) Onward! Adventure, boating and challenge course experiences enhance the Trailblazers program. Swim lessons, recreational swimming, sports, games, arts and crafts, songs, and more fill each day. Campers develop their individuality while learning new skills as they choose special interest activities.
Navigators (Entering Grades 6th-8th) Lead the way! Navigators lead camp by example as they continue to practice and model the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Throughout the program, campers participate in a wide variety of camp activities including challenge courses, team sports, boating, team building and swimming. Additional Program Information There will be a theme each week of Day Camp. Campers are encouraged to dress up, and some of the daily activities will be focused on the theme. Theme Days are listed in the Parent Handbook as well as announced in the weekly newsletter sent out each Monday.
SPECIALTY CAMPS LEGOMANIA
Is your camper a Lego maniac? Join us for the ultimate Lego camp and learn Lego building from some of the best!
For all of the kids that want to take their basketball game to the next level, join us to focus on basic fundamentals like dribbling, passing and shooting.
MORNING SWIM LESSONS
Dates: June 4-8, June 11-15, June 25-29, July 2-6 (No 7/4), July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, or July 30-Aug 3. Beginner swimmers Time: 7:15-8:15 a.m. Rate: $50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only Have fun learning the swimming basics or fine tune your swimming skills. Fee is per session. Campers may register for multiple sessions.
Dates: June 11-15 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only
Dates: June 18-22 Grades: 4th-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only Learn proper shooting technique, safety and equipment use. Taught by a certified archery instructor.
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Dates: June 4-8 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $ 60 w/ Day Camp Registration $80 Specialty Camp Only
Dates: June 18-22 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $ 50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only
Dates: July 2-6 (No camp 7/4) Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $ 60 w/ Day Camp Registration $80 Specialty Camp Only
Young actors will learn the basics of acting while developing their skills and confidence. They will play acting games, learn lines, do improv and more!
Does your camper like to solve problems in unique and creative ways? Then your camper will enjoy this new camp that focuses on STEM principles while still having a blast at camp.
Dates: June 25-29 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $ 60 w/ Day Camp Registration $80 Specialty Camp Only
Donâ€™t miss out on this hands-on week of experiments, space and more.
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SOCCER STARS CAMP
Dates: July 16-20 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $ 50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only For soccer stars who want to improve their soccer skills of passing and shooting while focusing on teamwork and sportsmanship.
CHEER & DANCE CAMP
Dates: July 9-13 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $ 50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only Does your child love adventure and the outdoors? Learn the wilderness survival skills that every outdoors-person should have and participate in some adventurous activities.
Dates: July 23-27 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $ 50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only Does your camper like to cheer and dance? Learn some basic cheer, dance and tumbling moves to put together for a full routine!
FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP
Dates: July 30-August 3 Grades: 2nd-8th Time: 1:15-3:30 p.m. Rate: $50 w/ Day Camp Registration $70 Specialty Camp Only
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This camp will give you a better understanding of football and teach you the basic skills of running, passing, throwing and catching, while allowing everyone to enjoy this great sport without the contact.
YMCA CAMP DUNCAN 2018 DAY CAMP
REGISTRATION FORM Please print. Return with $25 (non-refundable/non-transferable) deposit per session to YMCA Camp Duncan, 32405 N. Hwy 12, Ingleside, IL 60041 • 847-546-8086 • Fax: 847-546-3550 • Email: email@example.com
1st Camper Info Last Name Birth Date / / I have attended Camp Duncan for
First Name Age as of 6/1/18 Male Female Grade 9/2018 years. Please group my camper with
2nd Camper Info Last Name Birth Date / / I have attended Camp Duncan for
First Name Age as of 6/1/18 Male Female Grade 9/2018 years. Please group my camper with
Parent / Guardian Info 1st Parent/Guardian Name Address Home # Parent’s E-mail
Relationship City Work #
Cell # Relationship
2nd Parent/Guardian Name Address Home # Parent’s E-mail
City Work #
Custodial Parent (campers live with…) Mother Only Are you a member of a YMCA? Yes No
Cell # Father Only
Miscellaneous Info Emergency Name and Phone Number The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago invites people with disabilities to enjoy Y programs and facilities. I need a modification because of a disability to enjoy this program. Yes No
SUMMER 2018 DAY CAMP FEES
GROUP (Indicate grade child is entering in the Fall) Explorer (Grades PreK-1) Trailblazer (Grades 4-5) Voyager (Grades 2-3) Navigator (Grades 6-8) SESSIONS (Check all that apply) Session 1 (June 4-8) FULL TIME Session 2 (June 11-15) PART TIME Session 3 (June 18-22) Session 4 (June 25-29) Session 5 (July 2-6) No Camp 7/4
Session 6 (July 9-13) Session 7 (July 16-20) Session 8 (July 23-27) Session 9 (July 30-Aug 3) Session 10 (Aug 6-10)
PRE-CAMP: May 29
POST-CAMP: Aug 13
(4 OR 5 DAYS A WEEK) $220 if registered by April 25th $240 if registered after April 25th $275 Register Thursday or later of week before start date*
(3 DAYS PER WEEK) $180 if registered by April 25th $195 if registered after April 25th $220 Register Thursday or later of week before start date*
BUS SERVICE (Additional Cost) AM & PM AM Pick-up Only PM Pick-up Only
Route 1 Libertyville
PRE AND POST CAMP
Route 2 Lindenhurst
$25 per session for AM pick up $25 per session for PM pick up $50 per day
*Applies only to weeks when registration occurs after Wednesday of the week before session desired.
How did you hear about camp?__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Does your child have any special needs you would like to discuss with the Day Camp Director prior to camp? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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Specialty Camp Registration Please check Specialty Camp information inside the brochure for age groups and program times. Space is limited.
Session 1: June 4-8
Session 6: July 9-13
Legomania Grades 2-8 $60 w/Day Camp $80 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Survivor Camp Grades 2-8 $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Session 2: June 11-15
Session 7: July 16-20
Basketball Camp Grades 2-8 $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Soccer Stars Camp Grades 2-8 $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Session 3: June 18-22
Session 8: July 23-27
Archery Camp Grades 4-8 $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only Theater Camp Grades 2-8 $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Cheer & Dance Camp Grades 2-8 $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Session 4: June 25-June 29
Session 9: July 30-August 3
Science Camp Grades 2-8 $60 w/Day Camp $80 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Flag Football Camp Grades 2-8 $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $50 w/Day Camp $70 Specialty Camp Only
Session 5: July 2-6 (No Camp 7/4) STEM Camp Grades 4-8 $60 w/Day Camp $80 Specialty Camp Only Morning Swim Lessons Grades All $40 w/Day Camp $60 Specialty Camp Only YMCA CAMP DUNCAN IS FOR THOSE WHO ENJOY CAMPING. RULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM ARE THE SAME FOR EVERYONE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX OR DISABILITY. IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT ALL CAMPERS WILL BE TREATED AS INDIVIDUALS AND RESPECT SHOWN FOR NORMAL DIFFERENCES IN TASTES, PREFERENCES, ABILITIES AND RANGE OF BEHAVIOR PATTERNS. YMCA CAMP DUNCAN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISMISS A CHILD FROM THE CAMP WITHOUT REFUND, WHOSE SPECIAL NEEDS WE ARE NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE FOR WHOSE CONDUCT IS NOT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CAMP COMMUNITY. I WILL NOTIFY THE DIRECTOR IF A CHILD HAS ANY SERIOUS RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO HIS/HER PARTICIPATION IN THE CAMP PROGRAM. PARENTAL APPROVAL: I/We approve this application and certify that our child is in good health and will provide a current health history. I hereby give permission to Camp Duncan to administer routine medical care and to the physician selected by the Camp Director to hospitalize, secure proper treatment and to order injection, anesthesia, or surgery for my child as named above. I also give permission for Camp Duncan to transport my child off the camp property for purposes of medical care and program activities as deemed appropriate by the director. PHOTO RELEASE: Camp Duncan has my permission to use any photographs taken of my child in its annual promotional materials without compensation. Camp Duncan will charge a $10 fee per any change made to registrations that have already been received and processed. I understand that a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $25.00 per child, per session is required with registration and that the balance of fees must be paid by the Wednesday before the registered session. Required paperwork must be returned by the start of my child’s first camp session or the prospective camper will not be permitted to participate in any camp programs. Cancellations must be made before the session starts. Total fees will be charged for any cancellations made after the start of the given session or for failure to notify us of cancellation. The balance of fees is refundable for medical reasons only and will be issued upon receipt of a doctor’s authorized written notice. Day camp fees include staff supervision, extended care (6:30am-6pm) and most program activities. Transportation and specialty programs are extra. Fees do not include medical/accident insurance. The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago does not carry medical, accident or loss of personal property insurance for any programs participants, due to the fact that it would drastically increase the cost of out program fees. Please review the insurance policies that protect you and your family to be certain that the proper coverage is in place. Medical bills incurred are the responsibility of the parent. I understand that no refunds will be issued for campers going home early, for disciplinary action, or home sickness. The YMCA is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal items. I realize if there is an existing custodial situation regarding guardianship of the child registered above, Camp Duncan staff will only communicate with the parent/guardian who has registered the child and whose signature appears on this registration form. Additionally, Camp Duncan staff will not release any information to anyone who inquires about the above registered camper/child. Camp Duncan will not become involved with situations that arise between custodial parents or situations that arise between non-custodial parents. It is up to the individual(s) that registered the child to share information with any other custodial parent(s) / guardian (s) who may share custody of the above mentioned child. I understand that my signature indicates that I am in agreement to provide any necessary information, including information required by law or by the custodial agreement, with others that share the custody of the above registered camper. My signature also indicates that the information on this registration form is correct and that I have read and am in agreement of the above information. The YMCA Metropolitan Chicago will not deny services to anyone because of inability to pay. Limited scholarship assistance is available and must be applied for.
NO CASH PAYMENT ACCEPTED FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENT ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Card Holder’s Name Credit Card Number Discover Visa MasterCard American Express Expiration____________________________ Security Code_______________________ Charge Full Fee $________________________ Charge Deposit Only $_____________________ Charge Deposit Now and Automatically Charge Balance of Fees on the Wednesday Prior to the Start of the Session
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Are you looking for an overnight resident camp experience for your child or your family this summer? The YMCA of Metro Chicago has four resident camps and one family camp that are as beautiful as they are life changing.
YMCA CAMP DUNCAN
Since 1921, Camp Duncan traditions get new meaning each summer in safe, quality camping programs for boys and girls ages 7 to 15 and Teen Adventure Camps for 15 to 17 year olds. We gear all activities to the developmental level of the campers. Camp Duncan is a co-ed, summer resident camp located near Fox Lake, Illinois, on 300 acres.
YMCA CAMP MACLEAN
YMCA Camp Maclean focuses on character development and developing positive relationships between youth. Located one mile east of Burlington, Wisconsin and 20 minutes from Lake Geneva, Camp MacLean is a beautiful camp for your child or teen to enjoy summer. With over 150 acres of woods, fields and lakefront property, our campers keep busy with a host of activities including swimming, climbing, boating, kayaking, archery, hiking, and much more. Camp MacLean offers timeless and ever popular camp programs, including sing-alongs, campfires and campouts for boys and girls 7 to 16 years old.
YMCA CAMP PINEWOOD
Creating memories since 1925, Camp Pinewood is an outstanding opportunity for your child to make new friends, develop independence, build self-esteem, master new skills, and experience new adventures. In a safe and encouraging environment, camp focuses on the values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility. With personalized programming for ages 5 to 17, our private lakeside setting in the beautiful Manistee National Forest, convenient Chicago-land bus stops, and family camps, we have endless opportunities for campers to unplug, laugh, explore, and participate in the rich tradition of our Piney’ Wood Hills home
YMCA FAMILY CAMP NAWAKWA
At YMCA Family Camp Nawakwa, we believe the time you spend with your family and loved ones is special. Nestled between two crystal-clear lakes near Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, our 180 acres of pristine forest, and lakes are teeming with wildlife and picturesque views. Open year-round, there’s endless opportunity for families to explore, learn new skills and make lasting memories together. For decades, we’ve been the destination for families to grow together and it’s easy to see why, when you visit us at www.nawakwa.com and secure your space today to begin a new family tradition.
YMCA CAMP INDEPENDENCE
We are named for the character building that starts the minute campers arrive. Camp Independence is a special place for campers age seven and up with spina bifida. Here, kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group. We teach self-reliance, a love for nature, and the development of attitudes and practices that build character. Our counselors are dedicated to making sure camp is an amazing experience for every camper. View and register for our programs at ymcacampduncan.org. 2018 Summer Day Camp | 11
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