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Exciting activities planned for YMCA Summer Day Camp

Friday, May 9, 2008

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It's time for Summer Day Camp at the YMCA.

"We are really looking forward to camp this year," Camp Director Pam Fischer recently told The Brazil Times. "We are planning a lot of fun activities this year."

During the daily camp sessions, children entering kindergarten through eight-grades will participate in age appropriate and challenging activities including crafts, reading, recreation, skits, sports, swimming and tutoring based on the Indiana Academic Standards. Nutrition and physical education, field trips and much more will be available for campers.

Campers can arrive for extended morning care at the camp from 6-8 a.m., from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for regular Summer Day Camp and from 4-6 p.m. for extended evening care.

Fischer said campers could look forward to enjoying fun activities during the 11-week program, including:

Week 1: (May 30) Howdy Day: Campers get to know each other,

Week 2: (June 2-6) TEAM Week: Campers will learn how Together Everyone Achieves More,

Week 3: (June 9-13) Time Travelers: Campers will enjoy a 50s Sock Hop, 70s tie-dying and Future Day,

Week 4: (June 16-20) Celebrate Super Heroes: Campers will get to meet the real ones, our police, firefighters and EMS personnel,

Week 5: (June 23-27) Healthy Kids Week: Campers will learn about healthy living,

Week 6: (June 30-July 3) Holidaze Week: Campers will celebrate a different holiday each week, except on July 4,

Week 7: (July 7-11) Camper's Idol: Campers will enjoy their own version of "American Idol,"

Week 8: (July 14-18) The Great Outdoors: Campers will how to appreciate the outdoors and about conservation,

Week 9: (July 21-25) Summer Sleuth's Week: Campers will learn about science mysteries,

Week 10: (July 28-Aug. 1) Wet, Wild and Wacky Water Week: Campers will have fun enjoying water, and

Week 11: (Aug. 4-8) YMCA Olympics

Contact the YMCA for registration information at 442-6761, or by e-mail at childcare@claycountyymca.org.



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