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Explorer Camp

Garwood Family Center

Welcome to Camp

Hello Summer! Inside or outside, the fun doesn’t stop. This versatile camp includes a spacious outdoor field as well as fully air-conditioned indoor classrooms. Campers have the opportunity to get their bodies moving with outdoor, team building games and cool down with some classic arts and crafts and indoor play! Each week includes an exciting special event. Four days a week, campers and staff are bused to the Main Y Facility for recreational swim. Come join us for the best summer ever!

What to Bring

Backpack, Lunch in an Insulated Lunch Bag, Healthy Snack, Water Bottles, Sunscreen, Insect Repellent, Authorization for Use of Sunscreen/ Insect Repellent, Bathing Suit/Towel/Goggles, Bag to Put Wet Bathing Suit in After Swim

General Schedule

8:30-9:15 am Drop Off

9:15-9:30 am Morning Kick-Off

9:30-10:00 am Gaga/Group Time

10:00-10:30 am Outdoor Group Activities

10:30-11:00 am Arts and Crafts

11:00-11:30 am Lunch Time

11:30-11:45 am Change for Swim

11:45 am Bus to Main Y for Swim

12:15-1:00 pm Swim

1:00-1:25 pm Bus Back to Garwood Family  Center YMCA

1:30-2:00 pm Snack

2:00-3:30 pm Playground

3:30-4:00 pm Classroom Activities

4:00-4:30 pm Pick Up

Themes / Trips / Specials

Week 1 – This Way to the Beach

Week 2 – Party in the USA!

Week 3 – Full STEAM Ahead

Week 4 – Super Slime!

Week 5 – Goin’ Green

Week 6 – Pirates of East Street

Week 7 – Who’s Got Talent?

Week 8 – I Love the 60’s Week 9 Artful Antics