Join the fun in a creative and hands-on summer experience for your preschooler. This program is specially designed for children, 3–4 years old. Preschool Camp offers your child a variety of their favorite camp activities, including camp songs, creative art experiences, hands-on science creations, and providing opportunities to develop their imagination. Our experienced trained staff promises your child a safe, happy, and terrific time!
Unique on-site “field trips” and swim lessons combine for a great summer experience for your child.
Ages: 3-4 Years Old
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Summer Camp Dates:
|1||June 1-June 4* (No Camp Memorial Day)||Camp Kick-Off|
|2||June 7-June 11||Healthy Living|
|3||June 14-June 18||Going Green|
|4||June 21-June 25||Safe Kids Week|
|5||June 28-July 2||Game Show Mania|
|6||July 5-July 9||Mindfulness & Relaxation|
|7||July 12-July 16||Camp's Got Talent|
|8||July 19-July 23||Symphony of the 5 Senses|
|9||July 26-July 30||Barnyard Palooza|
|10||August 2-August 6||Around the World in 80 Days|
|11||August 9-August 13||Summer Camp Forever|
2 days – $40/week**
3 days – $55/week**
** Parents are able to choose the days of the week. Price includes 1 t-shirt and in-house field trips
All campers must have an active Kishwaukee Family YMCA membership.
Summer Youth Membership
A summer youth membership is $19/month. Payments will begin June 1, 2021, and will continue until canceled. Membership cancellations can be done in person at the YMCA Front Desk. Membership activates on June 1, 2021.
A healthy, USDA approved, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided, FREE of charge from Voluntary Action Center (VAC), and the Y. A menu will be posted for parents. If an alternative lunch is preferred parents are welcome to pack a nut-free lunch and/or snack for their children. please leave soda and candy at home.
Professionally trained and enthusiastic staff are the key ingredient to a positive camp experience. Our staff team is selected based on their skills, maturity, creativity, and sensitivity to the needs of our camp participants.
Many of our staff work during the school year in our before and after-school programs and are familiar faces to the children. Our staff participates in a minimum of 40 hours of training prior to the beginning of camp, so you can rest assured that your child’s counselor will be a caring and positive role model. Many of our camp staff are experienced, returning staff that are 18 or older, and are working on degrees in education, psychology, family or social services.
All camp staff are:
– Carefully selected and screened
– Put through State and National extensive background check
– CPR & First Aid Certified
– DCFS-Mandated Reporters
– Child Abuse Prevention Trained
– Child Development, Group and Behavioral Management Trained
– Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness
– Aquatics & Swim Safety Trained
– Bullying & Peer Pressure Awareness Trained
– Field Trip & Bus Safety Trained
– And so much more!