7-9AM BEFORE CARE
Good morning! Campers can arrive at camp as early as 7AM for early morning activities and free time. No additional charge.
9AM MORNING MEETING
Camp begins with songs, skits and time for campers to choose their daily activities.
Campers are split by age for activities, games & fun based on the YMCA’s core values of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.
Campers choose two "choice" activities per day, which include gymnastics, arts, sports and more!
12:15PM LUNCH & OPEN PLAY
A fresh, nutritious lunch is prepared daily by our F.M. Kirby Children’s Center kitchen staff, and afterwards we’ll spend plenty of time playing outside!
1PM SUMMER READERS & VALUES*
Campers rejoin their Values group for a half hour of independent reading and a half hour of activities.
Certified aquatics staff lead instructional and recreational swimming in our pool. Lessons are progressive and follow our YMCA’s swim program.
3:45PM CLOSING CIRCLE
We end the day recognizing our achievements.
4-6PM AFTER CARE
Our regular day might be over, but the fun continues with after camp activities, snack and free play. No additional charge.
*Afternoons at camp include a weekly trip to the Madison Public Library, a Camp Fire and CAMP-WIDE activities. Friday schedule is an ALL DAY field trip to a NJ attraction! Field trips will be announced in June. There is no alternative activity or proration available for campers who choose not to participate in a field trip.
**If the pool is unavailable, water games and other fun activities will be substituted.