Before Care (7-9AM) FREE
After Care (4-6PM) FREE
For families needing extra care, we are happy to offer before and after camp care at no additional charge.
7-9AM BEFORE CARE
Campers can arrive at camp as early as 7AM for early morning activities and open play. No additional charge.
9AM MORNING MEETING
Songs, skits and lunch/activities choices will start our camp day.
Campers will be broken into smaller age groups and learn about the YMCA's 4 core values of Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Caring during this time. They will participate in activities and play games based on these values.
Campers will choose two activities per day which can include cooking, science, sports and gymnastics!
12:15PM LUNCH & OPEN PLAY
A healthy lunch is prepared daily by our F.M. Kirby Children’s Center kitchen staff. After eating lunch and recharging, campers will play outside!
1PM SUMMER READERS & VALUES*
Campers will rejoin their age-based Values group for free reading and activities.
Certified aquatics staff lead instructional and recreational swimming in our pool. Lessons follow our YMCA’s swim program.
3:45PM CLOSING CIRCLE
We will end our day singing songs, reflecting on the fun we've had and recognizing achievements.
4-6PM AFTER CARE
Our regular day might be over, but the fun continues with more arts and crafts, more games and more free play. No additional charge.
*Afternoons at camp include a weekly trip to the Madison Public Library, a camp fire and CAMP-WIDE games. Each Friday we will go on an ALL DAY field trip to a NJ attraction. Field trips will be announced in June. There is no alternative or proration available for C.I.T.s who choose not to participate in a field trip.
**If the pool is unavailable, water games and other fun activities will be substituted.