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Summer camp guide: General

April 09, 2010

General



SEEDS (Summer Enrichment Exploration Day School)

Dates: June 14-18

Location: Wilson College, Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa.

Ages: kindergarten-6th grade

Cost: $105

Phone: 717-262-2003

E-mail: dgcoover@wilson.edu

Web: http://www.wilson.edu

Contact: Kathy Lehman

Activities: Twenty different classes to choose from, including archery, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, gymnastics, gardening, photography, jewelry design, cooking class, jazz dance, Irish dance, nature art, Spanish, snazzy science and a variety of crafts. Two class times: 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., and 10:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Registration deadline is June 1.

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YMCA counselors in training

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Location: YMCA Hagerstown

Ages: 9th-12th grade

Cost per child: $65

Phone: 301-739-3990, ext. 4216

E-mail: danp@ymcahagerstown.org

Web: http://www.ymcahagerstown.org

Contact: Dan Prescott

Activities: Junior counselors will take an active role in the camp experience of younger campers by assisting with daily activities at the Kinder and Holiday Camps. Junior counselors will receive Student Service Learning hours.

Antietam Recreation

Dates: June 7-Aug. 20

Location: 9745 Garis Shop Road, south of Hagerstown

Ages: 5-13

Cost per child: $153

Phone: 301-797-7999

E-mail: antietamrec@md.net

Web: http://www.antietamrecreation.com.

Contact: Antietam Recreation

Activities: Weekly themes include Crazy Critter, Wild West, Splish Splash, County Fair and Indiana Jones Week. Camp offers canoeing, kayaking, creek activities, horseback riding, swimming, forting, field sports, capture the flag, bombardment, art, drama, tumbling, baking, archery, marksmanship, boat slides, cable rides and more. Activities vary depending on the theme for each week.

YMCA Adventure Camp

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Location: YMCA Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $150

Phone: 301-739-3990, ext. 4216

E-mail: danp@ymcahagerstown.org

Web: http://www.ymcahagerstown.org

Contact: Dan Prescott

Activities: The YMCA Adventure camp travels to different locations each day. Children will swim daily as well as venture to places throughout Washington County and surrounding areas as well. There will be one large field trip weekly and smaller trips and adventures daily.

Kinder Kamp

Dates: June 7-Aug. 13

Location: YMCA Hagerstown

Ages: 5-6

Cost per child: $125

Phone: 301-739-3774

E-mail: childcare@ymcahagerstown.org

Contact: Rhoni Mills or Lynn Suter

Activities: Kinder Kamp is a day camp designed for 5- and 6-year-olds and includes education activities, swimming, arts and crafts, games, outdoor fun and field trips. Children go on field trips four days a week.

King's Kids Summer Kamp

Dates: June 14-Aug. 13

Location: St. James Brethren Church, St.James

Ages: Kindergarten-5th grade

Cost per child: $120 per week; $110 if registered by April 30

Phone: 301-582-3333

E-mail: kingskidssummerkamp@hotmail.com

Web: http://www.sjbchurch.com

Contact: Leah or Kristin

Activities: Daily programmed curriculum, stories, games, activities, small-group times and other activities.

Kids Club Summer Camp

Dates: June 14-July 30

Location: Boonsboro Elementary School

Ages: 5-12

Cost per child: $95

Phone: 301-991-4387

E-mail: bborotaxi@aol.com

Contact: Teresa Shifler

Activities: A wide variety of learning and fun activities will be offered: science and exploration, current events, arts and crafts, drama, music, sports, field trips, water day and more.

Pangborn Park

Dates: June 14-Aug. 6

Location: Pangborn Park, Hagerstown

Ages: 6-11

Cost per child: Free

Phone: 301-739-3990, ext. 4216

E-mail: danp@ymcahagerstown.org

Web: http://www.ymcahagerstown.org

Contact: Dan Prescott

Activities: Weekday camp from 9:30 to 2:30 daily with many different activities within the park throughout the day. This is a drop-in camp but attendance is limited to 60 kids. Kids will travel to Potterfield Pool on Wednesdays and Fridays. Lunches are provided.

Hellane Park

Dates: June 14-Aug. 6

Location: Hellane Park, Hagerstown

Ages: 6-11

Cost per child: Free

Phone: 301-739-3990, ext. 4216

E-mail: danp@ymcahagerstown.org

Web: http://www.ymcahagerstown.org

Contact: Dan Prescott

Activities: Weekday camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 daily with activities within the park throughout the day. This is a drop-in camp but attendance is limited to 60 kids. Kids will travel to Potterfield Pool on Wednesdays and Fridays. Lunches are provided.

Teen Trek

Dates: June 14-Aug. 27

Location: Chambersburg (Pa.) Memorial YMCA

Ages: 12-15

Cost per child: $120 per week; $100 for Y members

Phone: 717-263-8508

E-mail: cmisner@chbgy.org

Contact: Chris Misner

Activities: Trekkers focus on core values while participating in outdoor activities, swimming, Wii, Xbox and computers, movies, hiking and other activities. Each week a "value" is highlighted through activities and trips. Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with earlier and later hours available at no extra charge.

YMCA Summer Fun Club

Dates: June 14-Aug. 27

Location: Chambersburg (Pa.) Memorial YMCA

Ages: 6-11

Cost per child: $118 per week; $98 for Y members

Phone: 717-263-8508

E-mail: abraxton@chbgy.org

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