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Summer day camp at the YMCA of Central Kentucky is like no other! Each day is different as our campers make new friends, play exciting games, and try new activities. Each week is based on a new an exciting theme and features field trips and swimming. Our camp kids expand their minds and keep their bodies moving while building great relationships.

The YMCA of Central Kentucky offers a variety of camp types to fit your needs, including all day, half-day, sports, specialty, preschool and kindergarten readiness. 

 

NEW FOR 2016 -->

Goose Creek Riding Stables

For the camper, ages 10-15, who has had little or no exposure to horses.  Sessions will start with basics-how to approach a horse, safety around a horse, grooming and time in the saddle every day.  Other topics covered include equine nutrition, anatomy, and learning about the various breeds and disciplines.  

Weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

June 20-24 and July 18-22

$250 per week with a max of 6 campers.  Sign up for one week or all four, but hurry space is limited!Financial assistance available. Camp drop off and pick-up at 

Goose Creek Stables, 2580 Waterwild Lane, Lex. KY 40511 

For more information and to register, contact Amber Serres at the North Lexington Family YMCA (859) 258-9622, or visit www.goosecreekstables.com. 

 

START IT UP WITH THESE NEW OFFERINGS GEARED TOWARD THE YOUNGPRENEUR AND THE CODE ADDICT

Youth Entrepreneur Camp • Ages 9-14 • $300
C.M. Gatton Beaumont Y and Scott County (location coming soon)
Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship using the Lean Startup Principles with experiential learning that integrates theory and practice.

Campers will develop skills in negotiation, delivering a sales pitch, problem solving, networking, time management and public speaking.

Campers will learn how to:
• Ignite their passion
• Create a one-page business model
• Basic finance
• Marketing
• How to pitch a product or service
• The week wraps up with pitches at Awesome Inc offices

Your child will leave the program with the knowledge necessary for business success and develop practical skills for all life's endeavors.


Learn to Code • Ages 10-16 • $450
C.M. Gatton Beaumont Y and Scott County (location coming soon)
This camp will teach the fundamentals of coding. Students will create websites, mobile apps and learn to design video games all while having fun with our energetic team. By the end of the camp, each student will have built at least one web page, mobile app and video game using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Android and Unity 3D. We keep this camp small to ensure everyone gets very focused attention and learns at their own pace. Camp will end with presentations from the students to demonstrate their progress. Equipment and Supplies - We will provide all instructional equipment necessary, but students will be required to have their computer to participate.

 

SPECIALTY CAMPS

 

WEEK CAMP ADD-ON AGE LOCATION
2 Archery 5-13 BAR-Y Outdoor Camp
2 Archery 5-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
2 Lego Camp 5-8 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
2 Science Camp 5-8 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
3 Aquatic Camp 5-13 C.M.Gatton Beaumont YMCA
3 Bike Safety and Cycling 7-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
3 Lego Camp 5-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
4 Intro to Fishing 5-13 BAR-Y Outdoor Camp
4 Science Camp 5-8 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
4 Lego Camp 9-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
4 Aquatic Camp 5-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
5 Fort Building 5-13 BAR-Y Outdoor Camp
5 Cooking Camp 9-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
5 Aquatic Camp 5-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
5 Science Camp 5-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
7 Science Camp 5-13 BAR-Y Outdoor Camp
7 Cooking Camp 5-8 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
7 Art Camp 5-8 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
7 Intro to Fishing 5-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
7 Aquatic Camp 5-13 High Street YMCA
7 Lego Camp 5-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
8 Cooking Camp 5-13 BAR-Y Outdoor Camp
8 Science Camp 5-8 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
8 Lego Camp 9-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
9 Archery 5-13 BAR-Y Outdoor Camp
9 Cooking Camp 9-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
9 Lego Camp 5-8 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
9 Lego Camp 9-13 High Street YMCA

 

HALF DAY SPORTS AND ADD-ON

 

WEEK SPORTS ADD-ON AGE LOCATION
1 Basketball 5-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
2 Soccer 5-12 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
3 Intro to Sports 8-13 BAR-Y Outdoor Camp
3 Flag Football 8-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
4 Basketball 5-13 High Street YMCA
4 Basketball 5-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
4 Basketball 5-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
5 Soccer 5-7 North Lexington Family YMCA
5 Basketball 5-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
7 Volleyball 8-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
8 Volleyball 8-13 North Lexington Family YMCA
8 Volleyball 8-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA
9 Lacrosse 5-13 C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA