Summer Camps: Half-Day & Full Day Summer Camp at Lebanon, Landen, and Maineville locations
Enroll your child today in one of Warren County's largest and most varied camping programs and provide them opportunities to actively play and engage their minds all summer long. For the first year ever, we are offering day camps at three locations: Lebanon, Landen, and Maineville. YMCA members save on each week of camp. Learn more about YMCA memberships.
At YMCA Camp Countryside, we're offering unique week-long camps for everyone from preschoolers through teenagers.
What to bring, what to expect, and what to be excited about!
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The smallest campers can have big fun in our half-day camps for kids 5 and under. Kids can enjoy a classic day camp experience with Preschool Adventure Camp or choose a specialty camp with Preschool Aquatics Camp or Preschool Gymnastics Camp. Each week will center around a unique theme for fun that lasts all summer long.
Camp Discover is not your average summer day camp. Each day is a new adventure with an action-packed morning immersed in activities centered around our core camp theme. Camper will play games, create art, sing songs, & explore the great outdoors. In the afternoon, campers swim and participate in traditional camp activities. On many weeks, campers will go on fun-filled field trips or have visiting groups come to them at the YMCA.
Voyager Camp is ALL NEW this year! You asked for an upgrade to programming for our older campers, and we're happy to oblige. Voyager Campers will have the opportunity to get out into the community and help local organizations by completing service projects in addition to participating in the core camp themes & traditional camp activities. Be sure to check out our new field trips this year!
Sports of All Sorts Camp
Ages 6-9 and Ages 10-14
Sports of All Sorts camps are new sports camps this year! Each week campers will get moving as they discover a new sport or game each day. Mornings will be dedicated to learning and playing each game associated with the weekly theme. In the afternoon, campers will have the opportunity to swim & participate in traditional camp activities. Sports of All Sorts camps offer structured learning in a recreational environment. Campers are separated into younger & older age groups for developmentally appropriate instruction. All skills levels are welcome! Campers looking for competitive programs should check out our Sports Specialty Camps.
High Adventure Camp
Ages 10-12 and Ages 13-16
Adventure is out there! Join us this summer for a series of adventures as we journey off site each week on a different trip. During the week at the Y, we'll learn basic skills for a variety of outdoor activities, compete in team challenges, and gain the skills needed to succeed on trips in a supervised environment. New this year is High Adventure progamming designed for ages 10-12 in addition to campers aged 13-16.
Ages 6-9 and Ages 10-14
What could be better than combining the magic of camp with that summer classic, swimming? In Aquatics Camp, campers receive daily swim instruction from YMCA certified swim instructors as well as an hour of pool time each morning filled with pool-based activities & games focused on our fun theme of the week. Aquatics Campers also have the ability to become immersed in the theme through various field trips throughout the summer. Aquatics Campers can choose between AM, PM, or full-day camps. New this year: we've separated our oldest aquatics campers into a group of their own. You asked, and we listened! The activities & field trips for our oldest aquatic campers are now geared for an older crowd. As always, all skill levels are welcome to join.
In Gymnastics Camp, campers will receive a week of instruction centered on the core camp themes. Each morning, campers enjoy instruction rotations on the vault, bars, beam, floor, dance, & tumble track. Every afternoon, campers will swim and enjoy other traditional camp experiences like games, crafts, and more. All skill levels are welcome, as campers will break out into small groups based on their current skill level. Half-day options are available!
Cheer camp is an opportunity for cheerleader to learn skills and techniques they can bring back to their own squads. Each morning campers will learn cheers, chants, and dances formatted for beginning and intermediate level cheerleaders. In the afternoon campers will work on tumbling for cheer in our gymnastics center before heading off to the pool.
Sports Specialty Camps
Ages 8-15 and Ages 9-15
We're giving campers the ability to really dig deep into a sport and activity with week-long programming centered around the core theme. Campers can choose from CrossFit, Football, NERF, Tae Kwon Do, Archery, Volleyball, Dodgeball, Basketball, Relay for Life, Baseball, and Soccer Camps
Ages 7-15 and Ages 9-15
This year, we've seriously upgraded our Arts Camps! Campers have the opportunity to learn some seriously cool skills. We've partered with community groups and talented instructors to bring unique and exciting camp experiences. Campers can choose from Show Choir, American Girl, Fashion Design, Theater, Drawing & Art with Dan McKay, Aviation, Improv, My Nose Turns Red Circus, Goldie Blox, Cooking, Pottery, Duct Tape Crafts, and more!
Camp registration for 2017 will open in early spring.
Before and After Camp Care
On-site, state-licensed child care and supervision is available before and after camp. Activities include crafts, activities, games, and relaxation. Snacks are provided. For more information contact Joe Gilmore or call 513 967-7797.
Questions about camps?
Contact Melissa Kneer at 513 932 1424 ext. 149
Countryside YMCA serves Warren County, including Harveysburg, Lebanon, Oregonia, South Lebanon, Waynesville, Morrow, Maineville, Kings Mills, Mason, and Loveland.