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HALF DAY SPORTS CAMPS AT THE ANN ARBOR YMCA

The YMCA offers a wide variety of full day and half-day sports camps. Campers can pursue their interests with other campers and learn new skills in a safe and fun environment. Enjoy a full day of active games, crafts, and fun by pairing morning and afternoon camps. Staff will ensure campers are safely transferred from one camp to another.

ANN ARBOR YMCA 2015 SUMMER CAMP SESSION DATES:

Session 1 …. June 15-19
Session 2 …. June 22-26S
Session 3 ….June 29-July
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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

AGES 5-10 SPORTS CAMPS

Active Girls Camp
This camp is a great opportunity for girls to experience the benefits of physical activity in a safe, caring and fun atmosphere. Campers will meet other girls in an environment where they can explore their physical capability and be encouraged to be active for a lifetime. Guest instructors will present new activities such as Yoga, Martial Arts and Zumba to broaden horizons and inspire new passions. Meanwhile, counselors will organize a variety of activities, including basketball, soccer, scavenger hunts, swimming and games at local parks.

Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 6
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11

All Star Sports Camp (ages 5-7)
Become an all-star this summer as you kick, throw and bat your way to success. This is a great camp for younger campers who want to try a variety of sports such as basketball, soccer, baseball and flag football throughout their week at camp. YMCA instructors will help develop basic skills and lead organized scrimmages and games. Throughout the week campers will also experience a variety of active large group games designed to enhance teamwork skills.
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 1
Session 4
Session 8
Session 11

Basketball Camp (ages 5-7)
This camp welcomes children of all skill levels. Campers will have the opportunity to develop their basketball skills and scrimmage with other children. Basketball activities are supplemented with other large and small group games. Campers spend time with our experienced coaches and enjoy basketball on the YMCA court and at local outdoor courts. Most importantly, campers will develop a good sense of teamwork and respect for their teammates.
Schedule 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 1
Session 3*
Session 5
Session 7
Session 9
Session 11
Session 12

Cheer Camp
This camp is perfect for kids who love to jump around and cheer loudly! Your child will learn basic balance, coordination and agility through the sport of cheerleading. This half-day camp is located at the Ann Arbor YMCA and includes cheerleading instruction and routines, team building, group games and pool activities. Parents, family and friends are encouraged to attend the Parent Show at 3:30 p.m. on the final day of camp.
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 5
Session 7

Soccer Camp
This camp welcomes kids of all skill levels. Our coaches use a variety of fun drills and games to help campers improve their coordination, skill and agility. Campers learn in an environment that emphasizes teamwork, positive attitudes and good sportsmanship over winning the game. Campers need to bring their own shin guards and soccer cleats.
Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 2
Session 6
Session 10

AGES 8-11 SPORTS CAMPS

Baseball Camp
Become a big hitter this summer with our new baseball camp! Campers will be placed in groups according to age and skill level. Game strategy, scoring, batting techniques and fielding play will be introduced to all players. Campers will take part in daily batting practice using our automatic pitching machine, and instructors will teach game fundamentals and lead organized games throughout the week.
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 2

Basketball Camp
This camp welcomes children of all skill levels. Campers will have the opportunity to develop their basketball skills and scrimmage with other children. Basketball activities are supplemented with other large and small group games. Campers spend time with our experienced coaches and enjoy basketball on the YMCA court and at local outdoor courts. Most importantly, campers will develop a good sense of teamwork and respect for their teammates.
Schedule 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 1
Session 3*
Session 5
Session 7
Session 9
Session 11

Bowling Camp
Campers won’t have a ‘spare’ moment this summer as they ‘strike’ their way to success! No experience is necessary and campers increase skill while having fun through instruction, games and bowling workshops. Campers learn the basics of bowling, scorekeeping, good sportsmanship and team ethics. Campers will have the chance to bowl with music, play wacky bowling games and complete many different challenges. All necessary equipment and shoes are provided. Don’t forget your socks! Drop-off is at the YMCA and pick-up is at Colonial Lanes.
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 1
Session 4
Session 7
Session 9
Session 11

Flag Football Camp
Children will learn the basics of throwing, passing & receiving and will put those skills into action in small-sided games and scrimmages. Campers will also learn about the traditions of football and the importance of sportsmanship and respect within the game. We require that children bring their own mouth guard to camp.
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 6
Session 9

Soccer Camp
This camp welcomes kids of all skill levels. Our coaches use a variety of fun drills and games to help campers improve their coordination, skill and agility. Campers learn in an environment that emphasizes teamwork, positive attitudes and good sportsmanship over winning the game. Campers need to bring their own shin guards and soccer cleats.
Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 4
Session 8

Team Sports Taster Camp
Enjoy one of your favorite sports each day! This camp keeps your child active all week with a variety of sports such as basketball, football, soccer, baseball, ultimate frisbee and others. Throughout the day, children will experience a variety of active large group games and individual drills focused on improving basic techniques.  This is a great way to let your child experience the outdoors and introduce him/her to new sports!
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 5
Session 10
Session 12

You Go Girl!
Girls, come join us for a week of fun and empowerment at the YMCA! Learn about nutrition, self defense, fitness, yoga and healthy eating habits. Campers will spend time with positive female counselors and will meet other girls in an environment where they can explore their physical capability and be encouraged to be active for a lifetime. Campers will also spend one afternoon in the YMCA pool.
Schedule: 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Session 8

GYMNASTICS CAMPS (Ages 5–16)
YMCA Gymnastics camps combine instruction with years of great traditions, including camp songs and fun group games & activities. All camps are one week long. Campers will be divided into three groups based on age and ability. Recreational gymnastics summer camps are for boys and girls ages 5-14 and advanced camps are for campers ages 5-16.

Gymnastics Camp Levels:
Recreational camp: Ages 5-14. For beginning and intermediate gymnasts. Co-ed.
Advanced camp: Ages 5–16. For gymnasts participating at USAG Level 2 or higher, and for boys who have attended the Intermediate Boys program.
Schedule (All Ages): 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 5
Session 6
Session 7
Session 9
Session 10
Session 11
Camp begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. For questions about camp, including the appropriate gymnastics level for your child, or to have him/her tested, please contact Annette Tang, Gymnastics Coordinator, at atang@annarborymca.org or 734 661-8022.