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There will be no deposit this year. The payment is scheduled on the Friday before each week attending.
Payments can be made weekly, monthly, or you can pay for the whole summer in advance.
If you withdraw from camp, you will be charged a $20 withdrawal fee for every week you were registered for.
Butler - Not at this time.
South Butler - Yes
Y campers stretch themselves physically and creatively. We have an action-packed summer planned full of arts & crafts, swimming, sports, recreation, and character development. They participate in science experiments, solve puzzles, craft art, and perform music and shows.
Due to COVID-19, we are not planning any field trips this summer.
Yes! Our camp's focus is on social-emotional learning support and friendship skills. What does that mean? Our camp is designed to encourage character development and promote friendship building. Feeling like you belong is crucial to the success of youth and is a high focus throughout our daily lessons.
Our camp is designed to improve students’ educational readiness while helping them grow emotionally and physically, too.
Campers will learn social-emotional strategies, many new games and activities, and ways to connect to the world outside of technology.
Butler - Breakfast and PM snack are provided to campers. You must provide a healthy, packed lunch for your child each day.
South Butler - PM Snack is provided to campers. You must provide a healthy, packed lunch for your child each day including drinks. **Please note: We do not have running water at the pavilion, so please make sure your child has enough water to last throughout the day.
The Y recruits mature and capable staff to work in our programs. We count on each of them to be a role model to our campers and to teach campers the Y’s core values—respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.
All camp staff members are carefully screened and selected based on:
All Day Camp staff members attend a mandatory and comprehensive pre-camp training program.
Most of our Day Camp staff work for the Y year-round in our Childcare Department
Medications must be in the original prescribed container with the child’s name and dosage. Parents will fill out a medication form that will remain with the child’s counselor. Epi-Pens and Inhalers will be able to stay with the child’s counselor in the grades’ camp backpack in a labeled baggy. Other medications that need to be given during camp hours will be locked in the camp director’s camp backpack and given at the prescribed time. All medication given will be signed off with dosage amount and time given with staff initials.
On extremely hot days, please send extra water. We will conduct activities under the pavilion to provide shade.
Butler - For inclement weather (severe storms), camp will be held at the Butler YMCA. Parents will be notified by 5:00am same day via the Remind App (this App will be mandatory for all camp parents to download this year for improved communication). In this case, pick-up and drop-off will be at the Butler YMCA.
South Butler - Day Camp will remain outside rain or shine! The pavilion is covered on three sides to protect us from inclement weather. In the case of severe storms, we will seek shelter in SEBCO pool’s changing rooms or the bathrooms at the park.
The Butler YMCA is a non-profit, charitable organization open to all people, regardless of age, sex, race, religion, ability or income. Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.