Summer Day Camp

 

Remember the fun of summer when you were a kid? Exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends, playing games and splashing in the pool? At Y camp,we create an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. And while they’re taking part in unique experiences and adventures, they’re also building self-esteem, developing interpersonal skills and making lasting friendships and memories. Summer is just around the corner, so sign up at the membership desk today!

Quicklinks :
Click here to download Summer Day Camp Brochure.
(Note: Brochure includes detailed descriptions of all camp offerings and cost.)

 

Overview

Remember the fun of summer when you were a kid? Exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends, playing games and splashing in the pool? At Y camp,we create an exciting, safe environment for kids to have an unforgettable summer of fun. And while they’re taking part in unique experiences and adventures, they’re also building self-esteem, developing interpersonal skills and making lasting friendships and memories. Summer is just around the corner, so sign up at the membership desk today!

 


Contact Information

Questions? Contact: Rhonda Hoekenga

Hastings Lake YMCA
1995 Grass Lake Rd.,
Lindenhurst IL 60046
847.356.4006

 


Session Dates

We offer a variety of camps to meet your child's individual interests and needs. Please refer to specific camp listing for a detail of description of activities, session dates and fees.

Day Camp Activities run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free extended care hours run from 6:30a.m.-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.

Week Dates
1 June 5-9, 2017
2 June 12-16, 2017
3 June 19-23, 2017
4 June 26-30, 2017
5 July 3-7*, 2017
6 July 10-14, 2017
7 July 17-21, 2017
8 July 24-28, 2017
9 July 31-Aug 4, 2017
10 August 7-11, 2017
11 August 14-18, 2017

*Closed July 4

 


Specialty Camp

Looking to enhance your camp experiece, Specialty Camps are available each week.  Spend a week at Great America, playing mini-golf, taking part in Thrill Camp or visit different water parks, these are just some of the specialty camps available.  There is an additional cost for these camps, and payment is required in full when registering. Specialty Camps do not meet on Wednesdays, but those that are registered for week of Day Camp and a specialty camp that week are able to come to tradional camp on Wednesday,

 


Registration

Registration Dates: In person registration starts Wednesday, January 13, 2017.

Program fees

 MemberNon-member
3 days a week $145 $185
4 days a week $203 $245
5 days a week $200 $240
After 05/01/17 $220 $260

 

Call center to register.

 


Open House & Info Sessions

Open House
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Hastings Lake YMCA is pleased to announce two, Summer Camp Open House sessions. Stop in, tour the grounds and facilities, meet with the Summer Camp Staff, and get all of your questions answered while registering for camp.

 

Orientation
Saturday, June 3th, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Join us for a cookout lunch and meet the 2017 Summer Camp staff team. This is a great time to have all your questions answered as well as prepare your camper for their first day of camp. We will be accepting any last-minute forms or payments at this time.

 


Forms

Summer Day Camp Brochure Registration Packet
Financial Assistance Participant Emergency Information Packet

 


Payment and Financial Aid Information


Payment Information

Traditional Day Camp slots will be held with a $25 non-refundable deposit fee for each camper per weekly session, at time of registration to hold the slot. Deposits are applied toward the cost of each session. Payments in full for camp are due the Tuesday prior to the start of each camp session. You are also welcome to pay the camp balance any time prior to the due date. Payment will be due in full for any new registrations after the scheduled payment date. Balances not paid by the start of camp on Monday will not be allowed to stay for camp. Specialty camps must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Early Bird Registration:

Reserve your spot with a $25 per week deposit prior to May 1st and pay at last years rates of $200 Member and $240 Non-Member for Traditional and Teen.  Prices will increase by $20 on May 2nd, 2017. This does not apply to speciality camps.

Membership Rate:
All campers must hold a valid YMCA membership to receive the member rate and must remain valid until Sep 1, 2017.

Cancellations/Refunds/Credits:
Refunds or credits for a camp are available. However, the deposit of $25 per week for the full day camps is a non-refundable deposit.

 

Session Change

Changes in camps and sessions will be permitted at no charge, these need to be done prior to the Friday before the Monday of camp.

 

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is made available on a limited basis for families that are in need. Confidential applications are available at the Member Service Desk during regular business hours. Financial assistance is available for traditional day camp only, there is no financial assistance for speciality camps.

 


Summer Camp Swim Lessons

Each week starting the week of June 5th swim lessons will be available for the first 8 weeks.  These one week lessons that meet M, Tu, Th and F will introduce or refine the swimming skills of the camper.  Tradional camp will meet from 3:30 - 4:00. Counselors will bring campers to and from the class. The 30 minute lessons, cost $25 Member and $50 Non-member. Lessons will run till the end of July. Summer Camp Lessons are only available to those that attend Day Camp that week,