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 HUDDLE
Camp begins with songs, skits and time for campers to choose their daily activities.
9:15AM CRAFT BREAK
Option of 2-3 arts and crafts projects that relate to the theme of the week.
10AM FUN AND GAMES
Option of 2-3 sports and games activities.
11AM SUMMER READERS
Campers rejoin their morning group for 30 minutes of independent reading.
11:30AM LUNCH & FREE 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!
12:30PM CAMPER'S CHOICE
Options include robotics, LEGO, cooking, gymnastics, Y Ninja Gym, games, etc.
1:30PM CAMP TEAM BUILDING
Campers will learn about the Y's Four Core Values and participate in various team building activities.
2:15PM INSTRUCTIONAL SWIM**
Certified aquatics staff lead instructional and recreational swimming in our pool. Lessons follow our YMCA’s swim program.
3:45PM CLOSING CIRCLE
Campers end the day recognizing our 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 go on an ALL DAY field trip to a NJ attraction. Field trips are announced in June. There is no alternative 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 are substituted.