The Y in Parkville

Parkville Y Camp Sessions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
6/17-6/21 6/24-6/28 7/1-7/5 7/8-7/12 7/15-7/19
Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
7/22-7/26 7/29-8/2 8/5-8/9 8/12-8/16 8/19-8/23


Traditional Day Camp (campers entering grades K-6)

Traditional Day Camp: Weeks 1-10

Traditional Day Camp provides really fun experiences for campers through a wide range of activities including water games, camp songs, arts & crafts, daily camp rallies, science experiments, sports & games, Fit 'N Fun, camp challenges, swimming, theme days, camp "holidays", journaling, character development, camp spirit traditions, and more!

Camp Groups

  • Buccaneers: Entering Grade K (age 5)
  • Pioneers: Entering Grades 1 – 3 (ages 6-8)
  • Rangers: Entering Grades 4 – 6 (ages 9-11)
Member Rate: $208/week Program Rate: $270/week

 

Traditional Day Camp Add-Ons (campers entering grades 1-6)

Traditional Day Camp add-ons are daily activity choices that can be added to your traditional camp day experience. When registering for camp add-ons, you must select the traditional camp week that includes the name of the add-on you want to sign up for. For example, "Week 5 Traditional Camp with Rock Wall Add-on". The add-on rates are in addition to the Traditional Day Camp rate.

Swim Lesson Add-On: Weeks 1-10

Campers receive swim lesson instruction by a certified instructor. Skill check cards and progress feedback will be given at the end of each week.

Member Rate: $55/week Program Rate: $100/week

 

FULL DAY SPECIALTY CAMPS (CAMPERS ENTERING GRADES 1-6)

SCIENCE: ANIMALS A TO ZOO, WEEK 5

Learn about creatures big and small, dissect owl pellets, make toys for local animal shelters, and learn the essentials to caring for animals. The week includes a trip to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Member Rate: $296/week Program Rate: $345/week

SCIENCE: FARM TO TABLE, WEEK 1

Learn where food comes from and how it grows, investigate the science behind what happens in your kitchen, learn how to use fresh herbs and spices for healthy cooking, and visit a local farm to see how animals, farm lands and greenhouses all help produce our food.

Member Rate: $296/week Program Rate: $345/week

SCIENCE: FUN-GINEERING, WEEK 7

We're moving full STEAM ahead (get it - Science Technology Engineering Art Math) with hands-on projects and activities you'll want to try at home!

Member Rate: $261/week Program Rate: $310/week

SCIENCE: SCIENCE MAGIC, WEEK 3

To the untrained eye, advanced science can often look magical. Experiment with science that will dazzle your friends and learn a card trick or two along the way!

Member Rate: $261/week Program Rate: $310/week

SCIENCE: SPY SCHOOL, WEEK 9

With a crime solving partner, you'll create letters using invisible ink, decode ciphered messages and solve puzzles. Can you use clues to solve the mystery and escape before time runs out?

Member Rate: $261/week Program Rate: $310/week

CREATIVE ART: ART MIX, WEEKS 2 & 6

Dabble in a little bit of everything as you learn new drawing, printing, sculpting, collage and mixed media techniques everyday!

Member Rate: $261/week Program Rate: $310/week

CREATIVE ART: PAINT & POTTERY, WEEK 4

Start with basic finger painting and move onto water colors, acrylics and more advanced styles. Finish the week with a paint-your-own pottery experience.

Member Rate: $296/week Program Rate: $345/week

CREATIVE ART: CURTAIN CALL, WEEK 8

Casting calls are out for a week of theater! Act out scripted short plays, make props, design costumes and write skits. The week concludes with a short performance.

Member Rate: $261/week Program Rate: $310/week


Teen Leadership Camps (campers entering grades 10-11)

Counselor In Training Camp: Weeks 2/3, 4/5, 6/7, 8/9

Counselor in Training (CIT) camp will help campers develop the leadership and youth development job skills needed when working with groups of children. Campers must apply for CIT camp and are selected after an interview process. Campers must be able to commit to 4 weeks of camp and a weekend training in the spring. Participation does not guarantee future employment with the Y. CIT camp operates in 2-week sessions.

Member Rate: $25/two-weeks Program Rate: $40/two-weeks