CAMPS FOR TEENS
Teen Adventure (Ages 12–16)
Enjoy some time getting to know new people, conquer challenges and build new skills in a safe environment. Teen Adventure is a camp where teens can enjoy themselves as they take day trips to nearby sites and embrace new experiences. Activities may include canoeing, rock climbing, swimming, camping, sailing, and hiking. Field trips may include visits to the Detroit Tigers, Rolling Hills Water Park, Laser Tag, Ropes courses, Mini Golf, and more!
Schedule: 8:30 a.m.–4:30p.m.
NEW! Wilderness Teen Adventure (ages 12-16)
Join us on a wilderness adventure as we take a weekend trip to Michigan’s National & State Parks. Participants will have the opportunity to embark on an unforgettable experience through building meaningful relationships, developing new skills and exploring the natural environment. Activities will include hiking, camping, cooking, canoeing, high-adventure experience, and touring. Weekend trip: July 17 – 19
NEW! Amusement Park Tour (Ages 12-16)
Looking for a thrill? This camp is the one for teens interested in having fun and experiencing the excitement of roller coasters and crazy rides! The Amusement Park Tour is a weekend long trip filled with thrills as we take a visit to Cedar Point and camp out while we go! We will be departing at 4:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon, setting up camp, spending Saturday at Cedar Point Amusement Park and returning Sunday morning. Weekend trip: July 31 – August 2
NEW! Creative Expressions (Ages 12-16)
Express your individuality as you create your own personalized journal or scrapbook to cherish forever! This camp will give you the skills you need to design a stunning memory book using pictures, print media, stickers and more! We provide the materials, you bring the pictures. Session 9
Counselor in Training Program (Ages 15–17)
Has your teen ever wondered what it takes to be a counselor? This program may be able to answer those questions. Our two-week Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program takes teens through an intensive program that includes mentoring, leadership development, and job training. This free program is for teens who are sincerely interested in learning more about YMCA camp programs and gaining new skills. Due to limited space, all potential CITs need to complete our application process. Please contact Abbey Davis at (734) 661-8012 to find out how to apply. Returning CITs should contact Abbey to arrange a camp placement.
Schedule: 8:30 a.m.–4:30p.m. Free, by application only.
New! Babysitter’s Boot Camp (Ages 12-16)
Are you a babysitter? Do you want to start babysitting? Our one week Babysitter's Boot Camp will give the skills you need. You'll gain the skills and confidence to keep children of all ages safe, happy and engaged. Participants will learn to identify and guard against common safety hazards, as well as what to do in an emergency. We'll show you how to care for an infant, including techniques for diapering, feeding and calming a baby. You'll also learn tricks for entertaining children at every stage. All participants who successfully complete the program will receive an American Safety and Health Institute Child and Babysitting Safety certification. Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Expanding Horizons: Youth Volunteer Corps (Ages 11-17)
Expanding Horizons, YVC’s intensive summer program, provides weeklong service projects throughout Washtenaw County for teens aged 11 – 17. Expanding Horizons reinforces teamwork, appreciation for diversity, and civic responsibility. Teens travel together on foot or via public transportation to pre-arranged projects in the Washtenaw County area. Depending on the project and agency involved, participants can spend anywhere from a few hours to a full week completing the service. This camp is for those who are truly dedicated to becoming change agents in their community. Please visit the Expanding Horizons Webpage for more information and registration instructions. Schedule: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Monday – Thursday)
ANN ARBOR YMCA SUMMER CAMP 2015 SESSIONS:
Session 1 …… June 15-19
Session 2 …… June 22-26
Session 3 …… June 29-July 3
Session 4 …… July 6-10
Session 5 …… July 13-17
Session 6 …… July 20-24
Session 7 …… July 27-31
Session 8 …… Aug 3-7
Session 9 …… Aug 10-14
Session 10 …. Aug 17-21
Session 11 …. Aug 24-28
Session 12 …. Aug 31-Sept 4
Do you know a child who could benefit from a scholarship to camp? Could you help grow our Scholarship Fund? Please make a tax-deductible charitable contribution to our Scholarship Fund and help another child attend camp this summer. Just write your gift amount on the “camp scholarship donation” line of the registration form.