Summer Day Camps

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Memories in the Making

Summer Camp is where children discover who they are and the gifts they have to share, and create lifetime memories.  At Y Camp, caring role models are committed to helping kids build confidence, character and community.

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Thunderbird Day Camp * Day Camp

Ages: 6-11 *  8:00 am-4:00 pm

June 18-22 * June 25-29 * July 16-20 * July 30-Aug. 3 * Aug. 6-10

Think camp….think FUN!  Campers say Y Camp Thunderbird is all about  fun.   Fun  is  a  top  priority.   It  ranks  right  up  there with teaching key values of: CARING  *  HONESTY  * RESPECT  * RESPONSIBILITY.  The  Thunderbird experience begins as  your  child   enjoys discovering the  wonders of the outdoors.   Try  a  new  challenge,  take on a leadership  role, improve self-confidence and learn how to cultivate a positive  attitude.

Achievement, relationships, belonging. These are just a few of the things that make Camp Thunderbird not only a fun week, but also a place for youth to grow.  Sheridan County YMCA Camp Thunderbird is a place where you can be yourself, make new friends, learn new things, challenge yourself all while having a GREAT time.

Fee:   $110 member  /  $140  non-member

Discover Outdoor Adventure

Ages: 10-12 *  July 23-26 * 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Spend your days building confidence, strength and creativity in fun,     challenging adventures.  Each day will provide a new, exciting challenge.  All activities are suitable for campers with little or no previous outdoor      experience, as well as those who have extensive outdoor experience.  This camp will include activities such as fishing, geo-caching and mountain   biking.  Wednesday night will include an overnighter at Camp  Roberts.   Enrollment limited to 15 campers.

Fee:   $100 member  /  $130  non-member

Off to Camp Stayover

Ages 8-11 * July 2-3

Come check out the YMCA’s Resident Camp.  Spend two exciting full days and one night with all your  friends.  This is the perfect opportunity for you to see what great things happen at our resident camp.  We will leave  the YMCA at 8:00 am and return the following day at 5:00 pm.  Join us for a great stayover adventure!  Space is limited so don’t wait too long to register.

Fee: $90

Adventure Club

Ages: 4-6  *  9:30 am-12:30 pm

June 11-15 * July 9-12 * July 30-Aug. 3 * Aug. 6-10

Adventure Club is an excellent introduction to the magic of the Y’s numerous camp  programs.   Your child is enthusiastically invited to join us for a week of friendships, laughter, and of course,      ADVENTURE!  We will rendezvous  each  morning, organize our troops and then enjoy three hours of fun and challenges.  Daily activities may include arts and crafts, swimming, games and much more.

Fee:   $60 member  /   $90 non-member

Real Food

Ages: 10-12 *  June11-14 * 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Ages:  13-16  *  July 16-19  *  9:00 am-1:00 pm

Campers will learn about healthful food choices, improve food preparation skills and increase healthy eating behaviors.  They will prepare (and eat!) lunch as part of the program.  Conversation about nutrition, food safety, food processing, nutrition labels and more will all be included.  Enrollment is limited to 12 campers in each age group.  Instructor is Kentz Willis.

Campers will meet at the Y and be bussed to University of Wyoming      Extension Office.

Fee:   $90 member  /  $110  non-member

Counting on God Camp  

Ages: 4-11   *   June 12-15 *  9:00 am-11:45 am

arts & crafts * Bible stories * singing * puppets *  games * picnic

All children are welcome at Counting on God Camp.  If you like to have fun, meeting new friends and hearing stories about Jesus, then this camp is PERFECT for you!

You can pick up your registration form at the Y or call Gwen at 307-751-7930 if you’d like more information. Counting on God Camp is held on the Y soccer field.          FREE to EVERYONE!

Art Camps

Youth Theater Camp I * Art Camp

Ages: 7-11 *  June 18-22 *  9:00 am-3:00 pm

This camp is for students that are new to theater.  The focus will be to learn about stage presence, vocal projection, character development, stage blocking and audition skills.  Through theater games and skits, campers will gain valuable artistic experience while having a blast!  This camp will end with a variety show at the Y on Friday at 2:00 pm. Enrollment limited to 25 campers.

Fee:   $110 member  /  $140 non-member

Youth Theater Camp II * Art Camp

Ages:   8-14  *  June 25-29 *  9:00 am-4:00  pm

This camp is for students that have been to Theater Camp I or in a Tandem Production play.  In five short days these campers will audition, be cast in a play, rehearse  and  perform. The  final performance will be held at 2:00 pm on June 29 at the WYO Theater.  Enrollment limited to 30 campers.

Fee:   $110 member  /  $140 non-member

    Exploring Theater * Art Camp

Ages:   9-14  *  Aug. 6-10 *  9:00 am-4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to be featured as a specific character or sing a   certain solo?  Exploring Theater offers campers the opportunity to be    involved in the creative process of performing, selecting and developing their own scene-based and song-based materials.  Every camper will be involved in an end of camp performance at the Mars Theater on August 10. Enrollment limited to 20 campers.

Fee:  $110 member  /   $140 non-member

    Art Unlimited * Art Camp

June 11-15 * Ages 6-9 /9:00am-12:00pm * Ages 10-13/1:00-4:00 pm

Whether you are a painter, sculptor or just love to make art, this is the camp for you!  Campers will explore a variety of art media and techniques.  Unleash your creative spirit!  Expose your inner Picasso and join us for a creative week at Art Unlimited.  Enrollment limited to 15 campers.

Fee:  $110 member  /   $140 non-member

Sheridan County Cadets * Art Camp

Ages: 10-13 *  July 30-Aug 3 *  1:00-4:00 pm

March to the beat of your own drum with the Sheridan County      Cadets, a youth percussion ensemble that emphasizes rhythmic     literacy and performance skills.  Campers will learn about early    percussion technique, music foundations and percussion cadence structures in this HIGH ENERGY camp!  We will have an end of camp performance.

Fee:   $50 member  /  $80 non-member * Limited to 20 campers

Mini Drumline  * Art Camp

Ages:   6-9 *  July 30-Aug 3 *  9:00 am-12:00 pm

This camp is for younger students who want to learn about         percussion and musical ensemble participation.  Emulating the   practices of the Sheridan County Cadets, the Mini Drumline will learn about percussion technique, rhythmic literacy and group skills.  All this while learning different percussion cadences and grooves.  We will have an end of camp performance.

Fee:   $50 member  /  $80 non-member * Limited to 15 campers

Disney Choir * Art Camp

Ages: 6-9 *  July 9-12 *  9:00 am-12:00 pm

Do you love Disney songs and characters?  Do you love to sing?  This camp is a vocal-development group focusing on vocal technique and ability,    exploring familiar and uptempo Disney music.  Songs selected from classic and modern Disney works.  Come join the joyful sound.  Final camp     showcase will be at 11:30 on July 12. Enrollment limited to 25 singers.

Fee:   $50 member  /  $80 non-member

Exploring Stories * Art Camp

Ages:   6-9 *  July 16-20 *  9:00 am-12:00 pm

This camp is for young literacy enthusiasts.  Campers will have the        opportunities to explore stories around the world while  examining their purpose and structure of stories.  We’ll also create our own works of     fiction.  This camp is accessible to students of all reading abilities.         Enrollment limited to 15 storytellers.

Fee:   $50 member  /  $80 non-member    

Creative Writing * Art Camp

Ages:   8-12 *  July 16-20 * 1:00-4:00 pm

This camp is for writing enthusiasts who are wanting to learn more about  storytelling and literary art.  We’ll    examine a variety of narrative         techniques and genres while learning about developing our own long-form creative works.  Fiction, creative   non-fiction, poetry, plot development and other topics will all be brought to life in this week long expedition into the world of literary creation. Enrollment limited to 15 campers.

Fee:  $50 member  /   $80 non-member

Science Camps

Scalpels, Guts and Goo * Science Camp

Ages:  9-12 * 9:00 am -12:00 pm  *  July 23-26

How many hearts does an earthworm have? What does the inside of a jellyfish look like? These and more are all the   exciting things you will learn about in Dissection Camp!!   Experience life in your hands and fingers when we take apart different organisms and learn about why they are the way they are!      Participants must be willing and excited to   dissect  variety of specimens.  Enrollment limited to 25 campers. Instructor Stephanie  Stender Penrose.

Fee:    $90 member  / $120 non-member

Science Explorers * Science Camp

Ages:  6-8  *  9:00 am-12:00 pm * July 23-27

Come  join us for a week of science exploration!        Geological digs, bug hunts, ecological investigations and building machines-a taste of some of the many facets of the scientific world.  This introduction to science will be a summer memory for the books!  Enrollment limited to 15 campers. Instructor Jules Craft.

Fee:  $80 member  /  $110 non-member

Science Smart * Science Camp

Ages:  6-8  *  8:00am-1:00 pm *   July 9-12

Campers will be making and using various tools to study the Earth.  Each day will bring a new adventure and emphasis.  Expect the unexpected when our day opens up to possibilities of exploring new and unplanned things.  This camp will be full of cool projects for exploring Earth-land, water, air and sun.  Enrollment limited to 15 campers.  Instructor Art Orr.

Fee:  $80 member  /  $110 non-member

Sticks and Stones and Dinosaur Bones * Science Camp

Ages: 9-11 * 8:00am – 1:00 pm * June 11-15

Join us for adventure-filled days in this field geology class searching for petrified wood, leaf and fern   impression fossils, studying stream bed geology (weathering and erosion),   mapping  unknown areas and creating a topo map. Let’s be spies in nature and find and see things that are not obvious.  Expect the unexpected!  Materials will be provided. Enrollment limited to 15 campers. Instructor is Art Orr.

Fee:   $80 member   /  $110 non-members

Sport Camps

Y Pickleball * Sport Camp

Ages:   9-13 *  June 25-29 *  8:30-10:30 am

Pickleball is a fun game that is played on a badminton court with a lowered net of 34 inches at center.  It is played with a perforated plastic ball (whiffle ball) and wood paddles.  It is a great sport that provides exercise and builds  comraderies.  It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast paced, competitive game. Arlie Johnson will teach      techniques, strategies and other methods that will keep you coming back for more pickleball. This camp will be held at the Y. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers.

Fee:   $40 member  /  $60 non-member

Frank McCarthy Basketball Camp * Sport Camp

Ages:   6-13  *  July 9-12 *  8:00-11:00 am

The Y has teamed with Coach McCarthy in providing parents the              opportunity to have their children encouraged, engaged and taught the finer techniques of basketball.  Kids will appreciate playing with their friends in a setting that will continue to inspire them in the sport of      basketball.

Registration for this camp can be done at the Y or you may pick up a     registration form and mail it in.  Forms available at the Y.

Fee:   $100

Y Youth Soccer Camp * Sport Camp

Ages:   5-13 *  June 18-22  *  8:30-10:30

The Y is delighted to partner with Coaching staff from Sheridan High School.   Participants will learn from the experience of a high level of soccer in   Sheridan … with the coaches creative flair!  Do you have a child who yearns to play side by side with the Broncs?  We look  forward to having your player      participate this summer!  Campers will  receive  a          t-shirt.  Camp  limited  to 24 participants in each age division:  5-6, 7-8 and 9-13.

Fee:   $40 member  /  $60 non-member

Y Track and Field Camp * Sport Camp

Ages:   5-12 *  June 4-8

Ages 5-7:   9:30 am-10:30 am

Ages 8-9 / Ages 10-12:   8:00 am-9:30 am

This camp is designed to help direct youth with a serious desire to enjoy a life-long activity.  High School Coach Stacie McFadden and her staff will be leading this camp.  Come learn running techniques, strategies and events that occur at track and field competitions.  AND….have a great time doing it! Campers will receive a t-shirt. Camp limited to 20 participants in each age division and will be held at the SJHS track.

Fee:   $40 member  /  $60 non-member

Y Volleyball Camp * Sport Camp

Ages:   9-13 *  July 16-20 * 8:00 am-10:00 am

Coach Jennifer Stadler, of the Sheridan College Generals  Volleyball team is excited to lead our volleyball camp this summer.  Her knowledge, ability to coach and fun personality is sure to be a hit for the volleyball player in you. Campers will receive a t-shirt. Camp is limited to 40 participants.

Fee:   $40 member  /  $60 non-member

Challenger Soccer Camp

Ages: 3-14  *  July 23-27

We have brought in a top British team for this camp.   These players are knowledgeable and  will teach the children everything they need to know about soccer and assist in expanding their playing skills and abilities. Session times and fee information available on the website for Challenger Sports.  All registration for this camp will be online at   www.challengersports.com