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Now is the time to sign up for our local Y day camps. Day camp can offer all of the benefits of traditional camp—new experiences, skill building, a sense of community and lasting friendships — while allowing campers to return home each afternoon.  Also, we’re proud to say that camp at the Y includes FREE healthy lunch and snacks daily.  We encourage you to register early for summer camp and get ready for a fantastic summer of fun!

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Camps Offered:

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Camp Hanchey: Discover Summer at the YMCA! Each week, campers will  participate in daily physical activities to strengthen their bodies and minds, learn about healthy habits, have fun with science, crafts, and so much more. With swimming and field trips too, this is sure to be a summer your child will never forget.

Ages: Completed Kindergarten through Completed 8th grade.

Weeks: May 29th – August 10th

Times: Monday – Friday 6:45am – 6:00pm

Rates: Members - $80.00 per week; Non Members- $110.00 per week with a non refundable $30.00 registration fee. Payment for the next week  is due the Friday before each week.

Camp Includes: 2018 Camper T-shirt, Weekly Swimming, Weekly Field Trip (onsite or offsite). Children are placed in age appropriate groups by grade level. Children are encouraged to be at camp by 9:00am as our activities and many field trips begin at this time (unless otherwise noted on the camp calendar). Girls are asked to wear a one piece bathing suit or a cover up to all swimming functions.

 

 


https://asoft4139.accrisoft.com/southcounty/clientuploads/ChildcareFlyers/Summer Camp/kprep.jpgCamp Sprout: Each week, campers will  participate in daily physical activities to strengthen their bodies and minds, learn about healthy habits, have fun with science, crafts, and so much more. This camp is for our smallest explorers who will get some hands on fun and swim  time too!

Ages: Completed VPK; space is limited

Weeks: May 29th – August 10th

Times: Monday – Friday 6:45am – 6:00pm

Rates: Members - $110.00 per week; Non Members- $130.00 per week with a non refundable $30.00 registration fee. Payment for the next week  is due the Friday before each week.

Camp Includes: 2018 Camper T-shirt, Weekly Swimming. Children must have completed a VPK program to participate. Children are encouraged to be at camp by 9:00am as our activities begin at this time (unless otherwise noted on the camp calendar).

 


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Teen Leadership Camp (TLC): While implementing the Y’s Core Values, our TLC program prepares teens for different career options both within and outside the YMCA.    

Ages: 13 – 15; space is limited

Weeks: Week Two, June 4 – June 8

Rates: Members-$60.00; Non Members-$80.00

Times: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm (wrap around care is available for time earlier than 9:00am and pick up later than 1:00pm at an extra cost)

Camp Includes: 2018 Camp T-shirt

 

 


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Fishing Camp: This camp will teach fundamentals of the sport of fishing. Participants will have the chance to learn from experienced anglers in the areas of fishing safety, identification/habitats, tackle, and specific gear. They will gain experience and knowledge with hands on fishing expeditions at some of our favorite local fishing holes!

Ages: completed 2nd grade – 8th grade; space is limited

Weeks:  Week Three; June 11 – June 15; Week 5; June 25 – June 29

Rates: Members-$110.00; Non Members-$130.00

Times: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 1:30pm (wrap around care is available for time earlier than 9:00am and pick up later than 1:00pm at an extra cost)

Camp Includes: 2018 Camper T-shirt, Field Trips


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Science Camp: Get your budding scientists ready for exploring, discovering, and learning fun! Campers will take part in a variety of  hands on fun and exploration.

Ages: completed 2nd grade – 8th grade; space is limited

Weeks: Week Four; June 18 – June 22

Rates: Members-$110.00; Non Members-$130.00

Times: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 12:30pm (wrap around care is available for time earlier than 9:00am and pick up later than 12:30pm at an extra cost)

Camp Includes: 2018 Camper T-shirt


clientuploads/ChildcareFlyers/Summer Camp/rock.jpgRock Climbing Camp: Climb our YMCA indoor 24 ft. climbing wall while learning about harness safety, vertical and horizontal climbing techniques, belaying, and repelling. *Proper climbing attire is required; t-shirt, shorts, and sneakers

Ages: Girls & Boys going into 2nd - 8th

Time: Monday – Friday  Full-Day 9:00 am – 5:00pm  

Weeks: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Cost: Full-Day $125 Members / $165 Non-Members    

*Campers will climb from 1:30 – 4:30 daily and crafts and swimming in the morning along with lunch.

 

 


Robotics Camp: Space is limited to 30 kids.

Weeks: 2

Time: 8:30AM – 12 Noon (wrap around care is available)

Ages: 5th – 8th grade

Cost: $65 member/ $80 Non-member

       Non Refundable Registration fee: $30

Software:  LEGO® Digital Designer & EV3 Programming Environment

Hardware: LEGO®MINDSTORMS® EV3

What you will learn:

  • How to build robots using the LEGO® EV3 kit.
  • How to program a robot using the LEGO EV3 Environment
  • How to use color, gyroscope, ultrasonic and touch sensors
  • Essential skills for winning robot competitions
  • Collaborating and working together on project-based teams
  • Robots that can compete in challenges and games

https://asoft4139.accrisoft.com/southcounty/clientuploads/ChildcareFlyers/Summer Camp/winners.jpg“Winners” All-Day Sports Camp: Various sports including volleyball, football, soccer, basketball, daily swimming, floor hockey and more. Weekly field trips included.

Ages: Completed 2nd-8th Grade

Weeks: All

Time: 7am-6pm, activities begin at 9am 

Weekly Cost: $80 Members/ $110 Non-Members

Registration fee: $30

 


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“Rookies” Half-Day Sports Camp: Various sports including basketball, t-ball, flag football, soccer, racquetball, whisper ball, tag games and more. Daily swimming and camp games available.

Ages: Completed K or 1st

Weeks: All

Time: 7am-12:30pm

Weekly Cost: $40 Members/ $60 Non-Members

Registration fee: $30

 


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AGES: completed 3rd-8th grade.
COST: $75 members/ $95 Non-Members
Held in the Y Gymnasium

 

BOYS: 

Weeks: 10

Times: 11:00am - 12:30pm 

 

GIRLS: 

Weeks: 2

Times: 10:30am - 12:00pm

 


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Co-Ed Basketball Academy: 

Instructional Camp led by former Johns Hopkins University Women's Basketball Player/Captain, Amelia Jones. 

Ages: Open to co-ed players ages 6-12 years

Weeks: 3

TimeL 10:00am - 11:30am (wrap around care is available)

Cost: $75 Members/ $95 Non-Members

 


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Baseball Camp: Led by Coach Jon Knott, former VHS and Mississippi State standout and MLB player with the Padres, Orioles, Twins, Phillies and Brewers. Held at the Venice SKY Y Baseball Fields

Ages:Boys & Girls; 8-12 years 

Weeks: 4

Time: 9-10:30am

Cost: $75 Members $95 Non-Members

 


 

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Racquetball Clinic: Taught by Karen Crownover, resident Y expert. Held at the Venice SKY YMCA indoor racquetball courts.

Ages: Completed 3rd-8th Grade

Weeks: 3

Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm

Cost: $50 Members   $60 Non-Members

 


 

Girl's Volleyball Clinic: Led by former VHS standout &Marshall University, 4 year starter, Dorthy Rahal. Held in the Venice SKY YMCA gymnasium.

Ages: Open to girls who have completed 3-8 grades.

Weeks: 5, 8

Times: 10:00am - 11:30am

Cost: $75 Y-members/ $95 Non-members, per week.

 


 

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Recreational Tennis Camp: At Englewood Tennis Club. Led by Tennis Pro Bob Zipay. Maximum 24.
Transportation from Venice SKY YMCA is provided, if needed.

Ages: Completed 2nd-8th Grade

Weeks: 2

Times: 10-11am

Location: Englewood Tennis Club, 2280 Englewood Rd (Rt 776)

Weekly Cost: $45 Members/Non-Members

 


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 Golf Clinic: Held @ Pelican Pointe Golf & CC Led by Travis Blauvelt– Teaching Pro @ Pelican Pointe. 14 golfer limit

Transportation from Venice SKY YMCA is provided, if needed.

Ages: Completed 3rd-8th Grade

Weeks: 5

Time: 9-10:30am

Cost: $75 Members $95 Non-Members

Location: Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club


 

Soccer Camp: Held @ Garbrandt Soccer Complex, 1251 Pinebrook Rd. in Venice. Led by Kyrstin Pomante, former VHS Varsity & St. Leo College soccer player. Current VHS Assistant Girls Varsity Soccer coach. Transportation from the Venice SKY YMCA is provided, if needed.

 

Ages: Boys and Girls, 6-13 years

Weeks: 7

Time: 9-11:00am

Cost: $75 Members $95 Non-Members


clientuploads/ChildcareFlyers/Summer Camp/gymcamp.jpgGymnastics Camp- Full & Half Day: Our gymnastics camps offer 3 hours of gymnastics training and open gym time for girls and boys. Children will learn gymnastics skills on all the events including; vault, bars, beam, floor exercise, tumble track and in-ground foam pit! Participants will be placed in age appropriate groups according to their skill level. All instructors are USA gymnastics certified. *Leotards are mandatory for girls, t-shirt and athletic shorts for boys.

Ages: Girls & Boys going into K-8th

Time: Monday – Friday

         Full-Day 9:00 am – 5:00pm (7 am early drop-off, 6 pm late pick-up)
         Half-Day 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  (wrap around care available)

Weeks: All 

Cost: Full-Day $125 Members / $185 Non-Members      * Half-Day $85 Members / $120 Non-Members    


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Preschoolers in Motion Camp: This Preschool Camp is offered for boys and girls 3-5 years old with activities built just for the younger child during the summer. Each day starts off with a warm-up activity followed by 45 minutes of instructional gymnastics on balance beam, bars, and obstacle course rotations working on preschool level skills. Campers always have a mid-morning snack break followed by more fun gym activities on the Tumble Track, foam pit, and bounce house. Campers will participate in games and create a craft before finishing out the day. *Proper gymnastics attire is required: Leotards mandatory for girls (no skirts or tights), boys wear elastic waistband shorts and t-shirt.

Ages: 3 – 5 years as of June 1, 2018; must be potty-trained

Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Weeks: 3, 5, 7, 9

Cost: $70 Members / $100 Non-Members


clientuploads/ChildcareFlyers/Summer Camp/cheer2.jpgCheer Camp: Learn beginner to intermediate stunting, jumps,and tumbling as well as proper technique, form and movement. Full-length cheers and chants will be taught during camp. Pom Pom’s will be provided during camp. *Proper cheer attire is required; t-shirt, shorts, and sneakers.

Ages: Girls & Boys going into K - 6th

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00pm (7 am early drop-off, 6 pm late pick-up)

Weeks: 4, 8

Cost: $125 Members/ $165 Non-Members     

 


clientuploads/ChildcareFlyers/Summer Camp/dance1.jpgDance Camp: Our dance camp offers fun instruction that incorporates many dance styles including tap and ballet, lyrical, hip hop and more. Campers will be active dancing to appropriate music in an energetic environment. *Proper dance attire is required. Girls: dance leotard, Boys: shorts and a t-shirt.

Ages: Girls & Boys going into K - 6th

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00pm (7 am early drop-off, 6 pm late pick-up)

Weeks: 5, 9

Cost: $125 Members / $165 Non-Members


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Ages: Ages 3 and older.

Session I - June 4th - 22nd
Session II - June 25th - July 13th
Session III - July 16th - August 3rd

Times: Mon/Wed or Tue/Thurs; 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Cost: $35 members/ $50 non-members


 

clientuploads/ChildcareFlyers/Summer Camp/lifeguard.jpgJunior Lifeguard Camp: During each two week session the kids will participate in learning rescue skills at both the pool and at Venice Beach.  They also will learn first aid, CPR, sun safety and valuable leadership skills as part of becoming a Jr. Lifeguard. There is a strong physical focus on this camp as the campers will be building their swimming endurance and learning proper swimming technique to improve their speed.

Ages: 9 – 15

Dates: Session 1- June 18th-June 29th

          Session 2- July 9th –July 20th

          Session 3- July 23rd – August 3rd

Time: 8am-12pm, Mon-Fri

                                     Cost: $130 Members; $180 Non Members – per session


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Weeks: May 29th –July 27th

Times: Mon-Thurs; 4:30-5:30pm

Meets: Every 2nd Thursday at 5:30pm at the Venice YMCA

Cost: $100 for the entire season!

Includes shirt, cap and trophy at the end of the summer

 


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Hurricanes Swim Team: We are a competitive swim team based out of the Sarasota Family YMCA. We offer year round swim training and competition. All ages and abilities are welcome. Try outs are ongoing throughout the year Monday through Friday from 4-6pm. Contact Head Coach Bruce Patmos at 941-4922-9622 ext 160 or bpatmos@veniceymca.org

Weeks: Year round

Times: Varies depending on the group

Cost: $55-$125 a month depending on the athlete level

USA swimming registration extra when ready to compete paid once a year.

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