Summer Day Camp & Specialty Camps

Summer Day Camp 2017


Summer Camp at the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg will give your child the opportunity to grow and thrive in a fun and safe environment. We strive to give your child the best experience here at camp through bringing on the best camp staff, swimming, arts & crafts, exciting games, weekly field trips and so much more! You will not want your child to miss out on what great things we have in store for our campers! This, will truly be, the BEST. SUMMER. EVER.

  Click Here to download our 2017 Summer Camp Guide 

Click Here to download our 2017 Campobello-Gramling School  Camp Brochure

Click Here to download Childcare Parent Handbook 

2016 Summer Camp Recap Videos
 


2017 Camp Themes

Monday-Friday 7:00am-6:00pm

Camp’s Got Talent (June 5-June 9)

Show us what you got! Each camper deserves to be celebrated for what they are best at! All throughout the week campers and staff will put on display their greatest talents! 

Time Warp, Time Machine (June 12– June 16)

Go on a wild adventure through time with us! Travel back to when dinosaurs roamed the earth, walk amongst the pyramids, the days of knights and kings and learn from the Greeks & Romans! 

Wet N’ Wild! (June 19– June 23)

Get ready to get soaked! We see a never ending supply of water balloons in your near future! Everything wet & wild you can imagine! Swim suit and goggles are required! 

Ooey! Gooey! Icky! Sticky! (June 26– June 30)

Ever wonder what it would be like to have a food fight? Mix up strange concoctions? Stick your hands in mysterious goop? Don’t worry, we do too! 

Everyday Super Heroes (July 3– July 7)

Batman and Superman are cool and all, but our fire fighters, police men and woman, and military are our everyday heroes! This week will be all about celebrating our public service men and women!

*Camp will not operate July 4

Summer Fiesta!!! (July 10– July 14)

Arriba!!!! Piρatas, sombreros,  maracas are all a must for this week of camp! Get ready for a camp wide fiesta to remember!

Space Station Vacation (July 17– July 21)

To infinity and beyond! Explore the planets, moons and stars with us! Encounter the final frontier like never before!

Mad Science! (July 24– July 28)

Get ready to go mad with science! There are no limits to what crazy experiments you might get in to! Diet Coke and Mentos are included for all!

Decades of Fun (July 31– August 4)

Bell bottom jeans, the Bee Gees, Donkey Kong, Walkmans, Star Wars and the original Nintendo never get old! Each day we will throw it waaaaay back to the best  of the decades!

?Mystery? W??k? (August 7-August 11)

Each day will feature our favorite games, themes, activities, and crafts from the entire summer with some surprises sprinkled in!

*Field trips are announced  through the weekly parent newsletter distributed every Friday & Monday.

Ages & Camp Groups:

Traditional Camp (5 Years old-13 Years)

Age groups are based on rising grade for the 2017-2018 school year. 

K-1st Grade

2nd-3rd Grade

4th-5th Grade

6th-8th Grade

 

Summer Camp Fees:

Members: $105/Week Per Child

Program-Members: $140/Week Per Child

Upstate Members: $105/Week Per Child

 

Registration:

You may register online or at your local branch. A $35 registration fee applies per family upon registration as well as a $10 deposit per week registered. Follow the links below for online registration. 

**$35 Registration Fee waived until May 1st**

Click on the icons below to register for the BEST. SUMMER. EVER.

Middle Tyger YMCA Online Registration:

 

Thomas E. Hannah YMCA Online Registration:

Campobello-Gramling School Online Registration:

Click Here to Download Campobello-Gramling School Paper Registration Packet

 

 

Join us for our Parent Orientation! You will receive your parent handbook, ask questions, meet our all star staff, your camper will receive their camper t-shirt and enjoy some ice cream!

Middle Tyger YMCA: June 1st, at 6:00pm

Thomas E. Hannah YMCA: May 30th, at 6:00pm

Campobello-Gramling School: May 15th, at 6:00pm

 

 

 

General Camp Questions? Contact our staff!

Middle Tyger YMCA: Jacey Gover, Camp Coordinator mtysummercamp@spartnaburgymca.org

 Thomas E. Hannah YMCA: Sarah Cash, Camp Coordinator thysummercamp@spartanburgymca.org

Campbello-Gramling School: Nichole Turner, Site Director nturner@spartanburgymca.org


Camp Little Brave 2017

 

3 years-4 years old 

Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm

Your precious little one can come to Summer Camp too! Camp Little Brave is geared specifically just for 3 and 4 years olds! During our half day camp our Little Braves will have fun doing crafts, games, activities with colors, letters, numbers and shapes according to our themes as well as receiving weekly swim lessons at no additional cost. Register today! Camp Little Brave operates on the same 10 week schedule as our traditional camp.  Registration is online or at your local branch.

Cost:

Members: $75/Week Per Child 

Program Members: $125/Week Per Child 

Camp Little Brave 2017 Online Registration:

Middle Tyger YMCA: Click Here

Thomas E. Hannah YMCA: Click Here 

Scholarships

A limited amount of financial assistance will be offered this summer. Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2017.

  • You must be approved through the Income-based scholarship program prior to May 1st, 2016.
  • You must pay the $35 registration fee (per family) plus a $10 deposit for each week you want your child to attend day camp at registration to secure your spot.
  • Your scholarship discount does not apply to deposit or registration fee.

Please fill out the Income-based application form and return with all necessary documentation to the member service desk by May 1st, 2017  if you wish to be considered for financial assistance.

For more questions and information please contact Kait Johnson, Association Childcare Director at Kjohnson@spartanburgymca.org 

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Join us for Sports & Specialty Camp!

 

Click Here to Download the Specialty & Sports Camp Brochure

2017 Middle Tyger Specialty Camp:

Horseback/Equestrian Camp (June 5-June 9)

Do you love horses? Learn about horses and how to properly care for them. Includes horse back rides, lessons on equipment. AGES 6-14 (limit 14 spots) Must wear closed toed shoes.

Half Day: Mem: $125       Non: $155

Full Day: Mem: $175        Non: $205

Swim & Gym Camp (June 12– June 16)

Enjoy swimming and group games? This week offers both a variety of swimming and fun group games in the gym. Beat the heat and stay cool in the pool and the gym! AGES 4-8

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Horseback/Equestrian Camp (June 19– June 23)

Do you love horses?  Learn about horses and how to properly care for them.  Includes horse back rides and lessons on equipment. AGES 6-14 (limit 14 spots) Must wear closed toed shoes.

Half Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Full Day: Mem: $175 Non: $205

Fishing Camp (June 26– June 30)

Grab your poles and bait!  Campers will be heading out each day to go fishing.  Learn how to string a line and release fish back into the wild.  We will also teach campers about the  different types of fish.  AGES 7-14 (limit 14 spots) Must bring fishing pole and wear closed toed shoes every day. 

Half Day: Mem: $100 Non: $130

Full Day: Mem: $150 Non: $180

Mad Scientist Camp (July 10– July 14)

Ever wonder how airplanes fly? Or why soda sprays out when it is shaken up? Then join us for a science filled week of experiments and find out these answers and more! AGES 7-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $100       Non: $130

Full Day: Mem: $150        Non: $180

Ballet/Tumbling Camp (July 17– July 21)

Get your dancing shoes on! Have fun tumbling and participating in ballet throughout the week.  Learn new skills and have fun! AGES 5-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Art/Gardening Camp (July 24– July 28)

Bring out your inner Picasso as you learn and create all kinds of art. Then we will get outside and dig in the dirt as we learn about gardening, composting, and more. AGES 7-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $100 Non: $130

Full Day: Mem: $150 Non: $180

Outdoor Adventure Camp (July 31– August 4)

Do you love the outdoors?  This camp is for you!  Explore mother nature and learn how to survive in the wilderness, set up a tent, make a fire, use a compass and Geocache. AGES 7-14  (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $100 Non: $130

Full Day: Mem: $150 Non: $180

2017 Middle Tyger YMCA & Thomas E. Hannah YMCA Sports Camps

Baseball Camp (June 5-June 9)

Batter up! Learn the ins and outs of playing baseball. Each day we will participate in drills and games. AGES 6-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75         Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125        Non: $155

Team Sports Camp (June 12– June 16)

Not sure which sport is your favorite? Try them all with our Team Sports Camp! Each day will offer something different. Enjoy learning the basics of baseball, basketball, soccer, and more. AGES 6-14

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Basketball Camp (June 19– June 23)

Want to be the next Michael Jordan? Then focus on your skills with Basketball Camp. We will practice drills, play games, and more. AGES 6-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Volleyball Camp (June 26– June 30)

Team up with your friends and have fun learning the ins and outs of Volleyball. We will practice drills, play games, and more AGES 6-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Fun Games Camp (July 10– July 14)

Enjoy a little bit of everything! Each day will be a new game. We will play Ultimate Frisbee, dodgeball, corn hole, ladder ball, badminton, squirt ball, play with kites, and more! AGES 6-14  (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75         Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125        Non: $155

Team Sports (July 17– July 21)

Not sure which sport is your favorite? Try them all with our Team Sports Camp! Each day will offer something different. Enjoy learning the basics of baseball, basketball, soccer, and more. AGES 6-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Flag Football Camp (July 24– July 28)

Get ready for fall football with our Flag Football Camp. We will learn the basics of football, run drills, and play games. AGES 7-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

Soccer Camp (July 31– August 4)

Get ready for fall soccer with our Soccer Camp. We will learn the basics of soccer, run drills, and play games.     AGES 6-14 (limit 14 spots)

Half Day: Mem: $75 Non: $105

Full Day: Mem: $125 Non: $155

 

Parent Orientation

June 1st at 6:00pm for the Middle Tyger Family YMCA    May 30th at 6:00pm for the Thomas E. Hannah Family YMCA

Questions? 

Contact: Megan Murray for Middle Tyger YMCA. mmurray@spartanburgymca.org . 864-433-9623

Atticus Fehl for Thomas E. Hannah YMCA afehl@spartanburgymca.org . 864-585-0306

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