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MINIQUEST CAMPS for Preschool - Grade 1

CREATE. GROW. EXPLORE. MiniQuest Camps are located at the F.M. Kirby Children's Center and are for preschool-Grade 1 students. Click on the name of the camp to learn more.  

MINIQUEST HALF DAY NEW!
8:30AM-1:30PM for preschool students
Available Weeks 1-10*
At F.M. Kirby Children's Center

MiniQuest Half-Day Camp has all the fun and excitement of our MiniQuest Learning Experience in a half-day program. This camp is ideal for the aspiring camper who is eager to learn, play and grow. Children ages 3 to 4 participate in a wide range of activities that include story time, dramatic play, nature and much more. MiniQuest Half Day Camp concludes each day with reflections on the Y's core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility in our closing circle at 1:30PM. Campers must be fully toilet trained in order to attend MiniQuest Camp.

MINIQUEST LEARNING EXPERIENCE
8:30AM-4:30PM for entering Kindergarten to Grade 1
Available Weeks 1-10*
At F.M. Kirby Children's Center

MiniQuest Learning Experience is designed for children entering Kindergarten to Grade 1 who are eager for extra summer academics in a fun setting. With activities including STEAM projects, phonics, music, nature and more, campers gain a wealth of knowledge to prepare them for the new school year. This academic camp gives campers the opportunity to continue their learning throughout the summer in a fun setting. Campers also have the opportunity for swim lessons** twice each week. Throughout the summer, MiniQuest campers also enjoy special Y events.

MINIQUEST: SPECIALTY CAMP
8:30AM-4:30PM for entering Kindergarten to Grade 1
Available Weeks 1-10*
At F.M. Kirby Center

Campers participate in a variety of fun and educational activities based on the theme of the week that allow campers to explore a variety of hobbies and interests. Campers also have the opportunity for swim lessons** twice each week. Throughout the summer, MiniQuest campers also enjoy special Y events.
*No camp on Monday July 5 and Friday August 27
**Water play will be substituted in the event of unexpected pool closure.


2021 SUMMER DAY CAMP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • Priority Member Registration: Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 9:00 AM
  • Open Registration Begins: Friday, January 29, 2021 at 9:00 AM
  • 2021 Summer Day Camps begin: Monday, June 21, 2021

Registration for all Madison Area YMCA day camps is online. Use a desktop, laptop or mobile device to register. 

  • Sample Daily Schedule

  • 2021 Camp Theme Weeks

  • Before and After Care

  • Lunch Add-on Option

  • Camp for One, Camp for All!