Adventure Camp | Denver YMCA

Adventure Camp

Experience the natural world through exploration and active involvement. Social recreation, camp crafts, and our camp traditions provide a rich menu of activities for teens-to-be. Each week provides hands-on activities including environmental education field trips, theme days and activities. Age appropriate groups provide a structure for campers to develop self-esteem, learn cooperative skills and practice the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Ages:  9-12

2018 Summer Day Camp Information

(Updated 2/9/2018) 

Registration Opens: Feb. 12 at noon

Cost: $210 non-members / per week | $205 members / per week 

Deposits: $25 Deposit for each week of camp (non-refundable and non-transferable)

Registration Fees: $35 registration fee per child

NEW Registration Process ***PLEASE CLICK TO LEARN ABOUT THE ENTIRE PROCESS***

This year you have a two-part registration process:

  1. STEP ONE: Register your child/ren for camp through the link below (link will appear 2/12 @noon), this will reserve your child's spot on the camp roster. This will include paying deposits and registration fees for camp. (Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration fees are non-refundable.) 
  2. STEP TWO: As we get closer to camp, you will receive an email requesting you to complete the registration process. This includes completing the mandatory state required questionaire that must be submitted before the first day of camp. This questionaire will cover info that will allow us to provide the best quality care for your child.   

Deposit and Registration Fee:

Enter a $25 deposit for each session your child will attend, and a one-time $35 registration fee per child.  Total all deposits along with the registration fee, and provide one payment for that amount, prior to attending.  Weekly deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable

CCCAP and Scholarship Families

Please note that our Open Doors Scholarship opportunities have been filled for the upcoming 2018 summer session. Please contact Sarah Himsel at Shimsel@denverymca.org, with your name and email, to be notified of future scholarship opportunities.

Families that are receiving CCCAP do not register online. Please contact Krystal Chavez to inquire about CCCAP availability for summer 2018 at (720) 524-2733.

Age Requirements

All Adventure campers must be at least 9-12 years old at the time of registration.

Holidays

All Camps are closed on Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

Camp Locations

Schlessman Family YMCA

3901 E. Yale Ave., Denver, CO 80210 | Get Directions
720.524.2750
Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:00 am - 6pm
Contact: Jolene Funkhouser - jfunkhouser@denverymca.org | 720-810-7319

June 4-8 Peak to Peak: Fun Outdoor Activities that will inspire us to take advantage of the world around us. Join us for a hike and other camp activities.

June 11-15 Colorado Adventures: Check out Colorado’s history while exploring famous landmarks and urban legends

June 18-22 Explore S’more: Explore different restaurants, ethnic food and cuisines.

June 25-29 To the Extreme: What’s your favorite team game? Play games with your new friends and cheer for the pros.

July 2-6  NO Theme Week: #Themeless

July 9-13 Endless Summer: Summer is here! Get away with your friends and enjoy what summer is all about.

July 16-20 High Tide: Dive into a week of water. We will enjoy water games and activities that will keep you thirsting for more.

July 23-27 Ultimate Sports: Calling all sports fans! This is the week to show off your skills, meet us on the field & bring your game face.

July 30-August 3 High Tide 2.0: Dive into a week of water. We will enjoy water games and activities that will keep you thirsting for more.

August 6-10 Art tastic: Art is what you make of it. What will you create this week?

Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA

6350 Eldridge Street, Arvada, CO 80004 | Get Directions
303.422.4977
Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:00 am - 6pm
Contact: Abby Kenner - akenner@denverymca.org | 303 422 4977

June 4-8 Peak to Peak: Fun Outdoor Activities that will inspire us to take advantage of the world around us. Join us for a hike and other camp activities.

June 11-15 Colorado Adventures: Check out Colorado’s history while exploring famous landmarks and urban legends

June 18-22 Explore S’more: Explore different restaurants, ethnic food and cuisines.

June 25-29 To the Extreme: What’s your favorite team game? Play games with your new friends and cheer for the pros.

July 2-6  NO Theme Week: #Themeless

July 9-13 Endless Summer: Summer is here! Get away with your friends and enjoy what summer is all about.

July 16-20 High Tide: Dive into a week of water. We will enjoy water games and activities that will keep you thirsting for more.

July 23-27 Ultimate Sports: Calling all sports fans! This is the week to show off your skills, meet us on the field & bring your game face.

July 30-August 3 High Tide 2.0: Dive into a week of water. We will enjoy water games and activities that will keep you thirsting for more.

August 6-10 Art tastic: Art is what you make of it. What will you create this week?

 

 

Additional Information

Parent Handbook

Handbook & Emergency Procedures