Children that attend one of the many outstanding day camps at the MacColl YMCA, 32 Breakneck Hill Road will enjoy a spectacular spray park while being supervised and instructed by a well-trained staff. Besides the spray park, MacColl YMCA, which is accredited by the American Camp Association, features a large community swimming pool that includes two water slides and an instructional pool, where children ages 5 to 6 can take swim lessons. Staff members, many of whom are studying to become educators, are certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid and are required to complete 16-hours of safety training before the start of camp.
All campers experience swimming, arts and crafts and a several outdoor activities, and there are specialty camps that focus on skills such as dancing and cheerleading. Camps run from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., and there is pre-camp child care, starting at 6:30 a.m., and post-camp care, ending at 5:45 p.m. The costs of the camps vary, and families can apply for financial assistance. Also, transportation to and from MacColl is available for children 6 and over.
Ages 13-15 (limited to 12 participants per 2 week session during Weeks 1-8)
Start the process of becoming a great Leader. LIT’s will need to complete a 250 word essay on why they want to be a LIT and go through an interview process prior to starting their program. LIT’s will receive an hour of training daily before going out to the Sprouts groups (Ages 5 & 6). They will be working with. LIT’s will be under the supervision of the Sprouts staff during that time. After their time with the Sprouts ends, they will debrief the day then head to the pool for some free swim time. LIT’s will earn up to a $25 Stipend per week based on attendance and performance.
Ages: 12 - 15 years
Fees: Member: $120 per week Non-Member: $145 per week
Wind your way through a fun filled path of teambuilding, self-discovery and collaboration this summer. Pathfinders will grow in the areas of adaptability, responsibility and leadership. They will also be hosting the annual “Race to Raise” fundraiser which will support building a new playground at MacColl.
The therapeutic child care services program provides the foundation for children to learn, socialize and play alongside their typically developing peers. Therapeutic groups have an additional staff member to provide a lower staff to child ratio. All staff are given the skills and techniques required to work with all of the children.