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! Registration Begins February 14, 2016!

Download :
Summer Day Camp Brochure
(Note: Brochure includes detailed descriptions of all camp offerings and cost.)

Summer Day Camp Registration Form
Summer Teen Camp Registration Form

Register Online!


Contact Information

Questions? Contact:

Eleanor Schmerler
Youth and Family Director
eschmerler@ymcachicago.org
773-326-2909

High Ridge YMCA
2424 W. Touhy Ave,
Chicago, IL 60645
773-262-8300


Session Dates

Week Theme Dates Payment due in full
1 Fun & Fitness June 12-16 June 5
2 Animal Planet June 19-23 June 12
3 Challengers Week June 26-30 June 19
4 Starts and Stripes! July 3-7* June 26
5 Every Day is A Holiday July 10-14 July 3
6 Olympics Week July 17-21 July 10
7 Mad Science July 24-28 July 17
8 Superheroes July 31-August 4 July 24
9 Gadgets and Gizmos August 7-11 July 31
10 Wacky Water Week August 14-18 August 7
11 Wild, Wild West August 21-25 August 14
12 Camp Countdown August 28-September 1 August 21


*July 4 is an observed holiday - camp will NOT be in session.


Registration

Become a Y member and save on camp fees!

Preschool Camp/Kiddie Camp/Explorer, Adventure & Trailblazers Camps
Member: $173/w
Non-member: $210/w

Teen Camp
Member: $147/w
Non-member: $190/w

*Day-of registration is not allowed. Your camper will be asked to attend camp the following day (after payment has been made) depending on staff-to-camper ratios.


Forms

English
Summer Day Camp Registration Form
Summer Teen Camp Registration Form
Summer Day Camp Parents Handbook
Participant Emergency Information Packet

 


Payment and Financial Aid Information

Make sure you complete your Action for Children paperwork early for more savings! You can pick them up at the High Ridge YMCA!

Camp payments are due every Monday, the week prior to when your campers begins camp. Campers will not be allowed to attend camp if payment is not made.

Day-of Registration is not allowed. Campers will be asked to attend camp the following day (after payment has been made) to any last minute registrations, depending on staff to camper ratios.


Payment/Refund/Transfers

Your completed registration form, along with a $30 deposit is required at the time of sign up for each week of camp for each child you wish to enroll in our summer camp program. This deposit will hold your camper’s spot for the summer and will be applied to the total cost of each week. Your balance of the fee per week is due according to the payment schedule. If you do not follow the payment schedule, you will be charged a $15 late fee. DEPOSIT AND CAMP FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

A $15 Late Registration Fee will be applied to your payment if you register for any camp after the Wednesday your camp registration fee is due (4 days prior to the start of a new week of camp). For example, if you register for Week 1 (June 13-17) before June 9th, you will not have to pay the late fee. If you register for Week 1 on or after June 8th, you will be assessed the late fee.

Day-of Registration is not allowed. Your camper will be asked to attend camp the following day (after payment has been made) depending on staff to camper ratios.

 

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. Click here for more information.