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YMCA of Columbia camps offer a mix of fun and educational activities aimed at improving kids’ well-being. Our program centers on three areas proven to impact kids’ development: friendship, accomplishment and belonging.

Through the Y’s day camp program, kids participate in fun and educational activities that help them with:

» Achievement – Learn and master skills that help them realize their passions, talents and potential.

» Relationships – Build friendships with new friends and staff role models adding to their well-being.

» Belonging – Help them feel like they belong so they feel safe, welcome and free to express their individuality.

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YMCA of Columbia Camps

Jeep Rogers Family YMCA

900 Lake Carolina Drive, Columbia | 803.451.8439

Offers Preschool, Traditional, Specialty and Teen Camps

Northwest Family YMCA

1501 Kennerly Road, Irmo | 803.407.8007

Offers Traditional

Downtown YMCA

1447 Hampton Street, Columbia | 803.799.9187
Offering Traditional Camp at Select Richland One Locations

Jeep Rogers Family YMCA

(June 13-August 14,2021)

HALF DAY PRESCHOOL CAMP

FOR AGES 3-4. In our Preschool Camp, your camper will enhance their social skills, develop friendships, and participate in theme-based activities. Throughout the day, campers will participate in hands-on and engaging activities including free play, arts and crafts and interactive songs. Campers must be 3 years old by June 13, 2021.

COST PER WEEK: Members $60, Non-Members $75

TRADITIONAL CAMP
FOR AGES 5-11. New experiences, skill building, a sense of community and lasting friendships are all part of Traditional Camp. Weekly-themed activities allow campers to create arts and crafts, explore science and technology, swim, appreciate nature, and better understand our many cultures. Campers will build self-confidence, appreciate teamwork and sportsmanship while gaining independence as they nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies. Kids can explore diverse interests and have fun along the way!

COST PER WEEK: Members $145, Non-Members $185

TEEN CAMP
FOR AGES 12-14. Teens have a reason to step away from their screens and get out and have some face-to-face interaction at Teen Camp. They will learn life skills such as communication, collaboration and social skills that will help them down the road in college and beyond.

COST PER WEEK: Members $165, Non-Members $205

SPORTS SPECIALTY CAMP
FOR AGES 6-12. Does your child have a special interest? Campers can explore passions or discover a new one through our half-day specialty camps. Campers can pursue their interests with other campers while learning new skills in a safe and fun environment. Parents can add on a full day of care for $75 during the same week.

COST PER WEEK FOR ONE SPECIALTY CAMP: Members $95, Non-Members $155
COST PER WEEK, ADD ALL DAY TRADITIONAL*: Members $170, Non-members $230
HOURS: 8 am – Noon

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NORTHWEST Family YMCA

(June 21-August 14,2021)

TRADITIONAL CAMP
FOR AGES 4-12. New experiences, skill building, a sense of community and lasting friendships are all part of Traditional Camp. Weekly-themed activities allow campers to create arts and crafts, explore science and technology, swim, appreciate nature, and better understand our many cultures. Campers will build self-confidence, appreciate teamwork and sportsmanship while gaining independence as they nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies. Kids can explore diverse interests and have fun along the way!

COST PER WEEK: Members $145, Non-Members $185

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DOWNTOWN YMCA

(June 14-August 6,2021)

RICHLAND ONE CAMP
For ages 4-12. Our Traditional Camp experience provided onsite at two Richland One schools Monday-Thursday. Campers will build self-confidence through character education, appreciate teamwork and sportsmanship while gaining independence as they nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies. A healthy breakfast and lunch are provided.

Field Trips on Fridays with drop off between 7:00am-8:45m located at the Church of Apostles (1520 Bull Street, Columbia SC 29201). Bus will leave promptly at 9:00am to our destination. Bus will return to the Church around 3:00pm. ALL host sites will drop off and pick up at the Church of Apostles on Fridays ONLY.

CAMPS OFFERED AT THE FOLLOWING RICHLAND ONE SCHOOLS

  • Brennen Elementary (4438 Devereaux Road)
  • Caughmen Elementary (7725 Caughman Road)
  • Carver Lyon Elementary (2100 Waverly Street)
  • Hopkins Elementary (6120 Creek Road)

COST PER WEEK: Members $120, Non-Members $120

SUMMER SOAR: BEFORE/AFTER CARE ADD-ON
Let us take the worry of additional care away! If your child is participating in a Richland One Summer SOAR enrichment program or camp we can provide before and after care.

BEFORE/AFTER CARE (Monday-Thursday):
7 am until SOAR program start; SOAR program end until 6 pm – $30/week

BEFORE/AFTER CARE + FRIDAY:
7 am until SOAR program start; SOAR program end until 6 pm – $75/week

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