YOUTH CAMP DESCRIPTIONS
Learn the skills needed to be successful in shooting while improving self-esteem. Qualify for the next levels by completing specific skills.
Archers will learn more in-depth skills about the factors of firing. They will learn to fire from great-er distances, to factor in the arch of the arrow, the distance of the target and how to counter wind conditions.
Archers will fix and hone all their skills.
Grow your skills and confidence through fundamental basketball drills and competitive games.
Pebbles Climbing: (Introductory)
Build confidence while learning the basics of rock climbing, balance and body awareness. Children will learn through fun games and instruction.
Pitons Climbing: (Beginner)
Learn climbing safety, harnessing, equipment, climbing communication, knot tying and beginning techniques.
Rocks Climbing: (Intermediate)
Progress to the next level of rock climbing and learn how to master different knots and different holds on rocks. Fine tune your skills and try Lead Climbing towards the end of summer during Week 10 of camp.
Test your skills and strength in this challenging class. Learn different routes, clips, and levels of intensity. *Prerequisite: Rocks Climbing.
For beginner volleyball players. Players will learn and play in a fun and energetic atmosphere covering the basics of volleyball with team building drills and games while practicing the Y’s values of: Honesty, Respect, Caring and Responsibility.
This class stresses the fundamentals of baseball and fun for your child. Children learn through different stations such as: hitting, catching, throwing, base running, and more.
Tennis: Matt Johnson, Wa-Hi’s JV Tennis coach, will teach tennis using age appropriate fundamentals in a fun and competitive environment.
It’s a smorgasbord of sports! Have fun playing basketball, T-ball, volleyball and more! Join YMCA coaches to learn new skills in a variety of games. There’s no time to get bored in this class – it’s a game changer!
Jr. Great Lego Adventure Club:
Students work together as a small team of young engineers to build Lego robots. The design is based on their group’s blueprint. This class is great for children who are hands-on and like working together in teams.
Students will get a chance to work as a group to build their own Minecraft world. Each class will present the builders with a challenge they must solve together in their group. All students will be able to use
Minecraft at the Y; but, if they want to continue their adventure at home, they will need to purchase their own Minecraft account.
Move into the more advanced aspects of Minecraft by exploring: mega builds, dynamic planning, red-stone mechanics and a touch of mods. *Prerequisite for this class is Minecraft Builder.
Shakespeare for Kids:
Youth explore the wonderful world of “The Bard,” William Shakespeare. From sonnets to plays, it’ll be Shakespeare all the way.
Musical Dance / Broadway Performance
Participants will learn and experiment with different Broadway tunes while practicing jazz, soft shoe and ballet dancing. A really fun way to keep moving this summer!
Get your “sillies” out during Improv class. Learn timing and delivery, write your own skits and comedy routines, and put those comedy skills to good use!
Theater Makeup Design
Every good performance is only as good as the makeup artists! Learn the essentials to excel at basic makeup design. Create faces, animal designs and explore your creativity.
Playwriting, Set and Costume Design
Our instructors will help you write your own play, design your set and create your costumes! This is a 2-week camp.