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Ready for summer? Register for YMCA of Van Wert County summer camps
Friday, March 22, 2013 2:38 PM

VAN WERT – The YMCA of Van Wert County’s Summer Camp schedule is out and all ages 6-12 may register. While your kids enjoy a great summer full of fun and activities you can enjoy the tax benefit of a child care expense. There is a great list of weekly activities planned, including:

WEEK 1:  JUNE 10-14 Float My Boat (water fun)

Field Trip: Area Reservoirs &  Rivers


WEEK 2: JUNE 17-21 *WaterWorks (Pool Visits)

Field Trip: Area Pools & Water Parks


WEEK 3: JUNE 24-28 Gamer Camp (All about video games)

Field Trip: Game Stop


WEEK 4: JULY 8-12 Water Works 2 (Pool Visits)

Field Trip: Area Pools & Water Park


WEEK 5: JULY 15-19 Games Galore (games & team building)


WEEK 6: JULY 22-26 Active X Sports (Sports & more Sports)

Field Trip: Tin Caps Stadium & Mad Ants Fieldhouse


WEEK 7: JULY 29-AUG. 2 Gamer 2 (All about video games)

Field Trip: Game Stop


WEEK 8: AUG. 5-9 Turtles to T-Rex: (Animal Camp)

Field Trip: Ft. Wayne Zoo


WEEK 9: AUG.12-16 Playground Mania: (Area playgrounds & much, much, more)


WEEK 10: AUG. 19–23 SURVIVOR CAMP: (Outdoor Adventures)

Field Trip: climbing wall at Camp Clay. Field Trip: Camp Clay Sleepover


Each camp runs Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. with pick up and drop off at Camp Clay.  The weekly rates are $70 for Van Wert Y members and $110 for potential (non) Y members. There are a couple price specials; including buy eight camps, get two free and if a camper bring a friend to the water works camp that is a brand new camper that friend can come for the week for free .

Information about this and other programs available at the Y can be found by calling 419-238-0443, visiting the Y’s new website at – where you can also download the brochure for a complete list of camps and field trips, as well as the registration form; or emailing Mitch Price, program director, at Online camp registration is also now available by visiting the Y’s website. Each camp includes a great and different field trip.

Parent volunteers are needed for both driving and camp supervision. If interested, contact Price.