Day Camp at the Prospect Park and Park Slope Armory YMCA
From swimming and sports to arts and culture, YMCA camps will engage your child in a summer of exploration and enrichment. The city is our campground.
Park Slope Armory Y | 361 15th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
P.S. 10 | 511 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215
DATES & HOURS OF OPERATION
July 2 – August 24
Camp hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Extended Day hours: 8:00 am – 9:00 am | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Complete the application, and submit a $50 deposit for each camp session. Submit your child’s medical form and two passport photos by June 1. It’s a good idea to keep extra copies of the medical form for your records. All necessary consent forms and final payment for Session 1 are due by June 11.
DAY CAMP OPEN HOUSES
Saturday, February 10 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, March 24 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 21 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
PARK SLOPE ARMORY YMCA CAMPS
Swim Camp AGES 7-12
Swim Camp supports the development of essential swimming skills, while cultivating a lifetime love of the water. Campers will swim four times a week, and learn important water safety values and responsibilities. In addition to instructional swimming, campers will also participate in arts and crafts, group sports, and field trips.
The key components of Swim Camp are:
- Personal Safety: Campers learn to be safety conscious in and around water.
- Personal Growth: Campers learn new skills and build self-esteem.
- Stroke Development: Campers are taught stroke techniques such as paddling, treading, and floating.
- Water Games: Games are used to enhance skills learned.
Counselor to child ratio is 1:8 for 7- to 9-year-olds; 1:10 for 10- to 12-year-olds.
Sports Camp AGES 7-12
Sports Camp is designed to teach the fundamentals and enhance campers’ skills in age-appropriate groups for a variety of sports. Through the coaching and support of camp staff, campers will learn the history, rules, and key skills of different sports, and use skills learned in practice games. Sports Camp encourages the values of teamwork and good sportsmanship. Counselor to child ratio is 1:8 for 7- to 9-year-olds; 1:10 for 10- to 12-year-olds.
Teen Camp AGES 12-14
Teen Camp exemplifies the YMCA’s core values of honesty, respect, caring, and responsibility. Teen campers participate in hands-on programming geared towards building self-confidence, teamwork, and accountability. Activities are designed to engage teens in personal development, while making friends and having fun. Field trips are purposeful in connecting teen campers to real-world experiences with technology, art, and character development. Campers will participate in swimming, dancing, singing, sports, and more! Counselor to child ratio is 1:10.
P.S. 10 CAMPS
Kinder Camp AGES 4.5-5
Kinder Camp is designed for children entering kindergarten in September 2018. Structured day camp activities support this important transitional time by building social and emotional skills in a fun and nurturing environment. We focus on classroom structure and group play. Campers will participate in instructional swimming, indoor and outdoor physical fitness, interactive science, literacy activities, theme-based arts and crafts, local outings, and one field trip per session. Counselor to child ratio is 1:6.
Express Camp AGES 6-8
Express Camp fits all of your favorite camp activities into each day! Campers participate in arts and crafts, group games, sports, health and fitness, personal development activities, and weekly field trips to nature centers, museums, and local events. As part of our Express Camp, children will have instructional swimming one day a week. Counselor to child ratio is 1:8.
Adventure Camp AGES 9-11
Adventure Campers will participate in arts and crafts, group games, sports, and health and fitness. Activities are designed to engage campers in personal development, while making friends and having fun. Campers will participate in weekly field trips, local mini-trips, instructional swimming, and outdoor learning. Counselor to child ratio is 1:10.
Lisa Beth Camp AGES 5-12
This three-week camp is a fully integrated program for children with disabilities. Campers will experience a variety of summer camp activities, including swimming, trips, and arts and crafts. We believe every child deserves the opportunity to participate in a safe, caring, and fun learning environment. This camp runs from July 16, 2018 to August 3, 2018. Counselor to child ratio is 1:2.
Thanks to our generous donors to our Annual Campaign we are able to make the Y accessible through our Financial Assistance Program. These gifts provide scholarships for individuals and families who want and need Y programs, but cannot afford them.
To apply, complete our Financial Aid application and submit it along with the required documents.
CONTACT OUR CAMP DIRECTORS
Andrew Bagli | Youth and Family Director | firstname.lastname@example.org | 212-912-2587
Tiffany Brown | Camp Director | email@example.com | 917-675-0644
|Our camps are accredited by the American Camp Association and our staff go through rigorous training to ensure the safety and positive experience of each child.|