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YMCA of Greater Waukesha County

Association Offices

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive, Suite 100
New Berlin, WI 53151

Tri County YMCA

N84 W17501 Menomonee Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Mukwonago YMCA

245 E. Wolf Run
Mukwonago, WI 53149

Waukesha YMCA

320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive
New Berlin, WI 53151

West Suburban YMCA

2420 N. 124th Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Southwest YMCA

11311 W. Howard Avenue
Greenfield, WI 53228

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Association Offices

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center


YGWC ASSOCIATION OFFICES

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive, Suite 100
New Berlin, WI  53151
262-330-5199

 

HOURS

MON-FRI | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tri County YMCA

Tri County YMCA


TRI COUNTY YMCA

N84 W17501 Menomonee Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI  53051

 262-255-9622

 

HOURS (October 28, 2019 - April 26, 2020)

MON-THU | 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SUN | 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Mukwonago YMCA

Mukwonago YMCA


MUKWONAGO YMCA

245 E. Wolf Run
Mukwonago, WI  53149

262-363-7950

 

HOURS (October 28, 2019 - April 26, 2020)

MON-THU | 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SUN | 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Waukesha YMCA

Waukesha YMCA


WAUKESHA YMCA

320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI  53186

 262-542-2557

 

HOURS (October 28, 2019 - April 26, 2020)

MON-THU | 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SUN | 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center


NEW BERLIN YMCA WELLNESS CENTER

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive
New Berlin, WI  53151
262-330-5190

 

HOURS (October 28, 2019 - April 26, 2020)

MON-FRI | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SUN | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

West Suburban YMCA

West Suburban YMCA


WEST SUBURBAN YMCA

2420 N. 124th Street
Wauwatosa, WI  53226

 414-302-9622

 

HOURS (October 28, 2019 - April 26, 2020)

MON-THU | 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SUN | 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Southwest YMCA

Southwest YMCA


SOUTHWEST YMCA

11311 W. Howard Avenue
Greenfield, WI  53228

414-546-9622

 

HOURS (October 28, 2019 - April 26, 2020)

MON-THU | 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SUN | 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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Camp Double Eagle

W365 S8661 Highway 67
Eagle, WI 53119

Y Children's Academy

100 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

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Y MEMBERSHIP HAS VALUE

A YMCA membership gives you more than just a place to work out, it gives you a community! Schedule a tour at one of our locations and meet our staff.

  • FREE Y-Connect Orientation Program
  • FREE Y Fit Start
  • FREE Equipment Orientation
  • FREE Group Exercise Classes
  • FREE Water Exercise Classes
  • FREE Guest Passes
  • Reduced Program Registration Fees

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Child Care & Camps

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YOUR CHILD AT THE Y

The Y has programs for children of all ages. From infant and toddler care at our Y Academy, to Preschool and 4K programs, to Before & After School care for elementary and middle school students, the Y can help your busy family find programs and care that's right for you.

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Summer Day Camps

For your child's best summer ever,
enroll them in camp at the YMCA!

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The Y is a positive force in our communities and together, we can take on challenges that shape our future.

Healthy Living at the Y

WAUKESHA DAY CAMP

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Day Camp (Ages 5-13)
WAUKESHA YMCA

BEST SUMMER EVER

REGISTRATION STARTS MON, FEB 3

A home away from home where kids laugh, learn, explore, and grow in the outdoors, while creating memories and friendships that last a lifetime. At Summer Day Camp, caring and professional role models help create experiences that build character, confidence, and the framework of our youth. All of our day camps strive to instill the Y’s four core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility into every activity, every day.

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Open House

WED, JUNE 10

6:00-7:30 PM

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  Parent Information

CAMP HOURS 

Monday-Friday | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

CAMPER DROP-OFF & PICK-UP 

Drop Off | 7:00-9:00 AM
Pick Up | 4:00-6:00 PM

Drop off and pick up will be located behind the YMCA at Springs Park. For inclement weather, drop off and pick up will be located in the Y using the door on the east side of the building.


ABSENCES & SCHEDULE CHANGES

If your child will be absent for any reason, please contact the Day Camp office at 262-542-2557 prior to 8:00 AM.

  Forms, Handbook & Publications
  Swim Lessons at Camp

SWIM LESSONS (MON-THU)

Ages 4-6: Mukwonago, 3:45-4:15 PM
Ages 4-13: Southwest, 3:55-4:25 PM | Tri County, 7:45-8:15 AM | West Suburban, 8:00-8:30 AM
Ages 5-13: Waukesha, 3:55-4:25 PM
Ages 7-13: Camp Double Eagle, 4:25-4:55 PM (Held at the Mukwonago YMCA)

Our convenient, 30-minute Summer Day Camp swim lessons are a great way to boost your child’s confidence in the water. Lessons will take place before or after camp during extended care time and vary based on age group and location.

You can purchase a week of swim lessons just like you would purchase a week of camp. Each week of swim lessons will have four, 30 minute swim lessons (one lesson each day, Monday-Thursday).

Swimmers will be assessed at the start of each week and placed in a group appropriate for their age and skill level.

If swim lessons are at the end of the camp day, parents are required to pick children up from the pool.


PRICING

Ages 4-13: $22/Member, $44/Program Participant.

*No swim lessons will be offered during Week 1 (June 15-19) or Week 11 (August 24-28).

  Counselor in Training Program (Ages 13-15)

In our Counselor In Training (CIT) Program, teens have the opportunity to shadow and be mentored by our Summer Day Camp counselors and leadership staff. During their time at camp, CITs will develop leadership skills through interactions with counselors and work with counselors to develop lesson plans to lead group games and activities.

Counselor In Training Application

Counselor In Training Reference Form

Payment Authorization Form

Learn More


 

Summer Day Camp (Ages 4-13)

Summer day campers try a variety of activities such as arts & crafts, swimming, games, and team building. Our focus on achievement, relationships, and belonging will help your child make friends, develop independence, and try new things – whether they join us for one week or all summer! All campers must be potty trained.

Ages 4-6

Mukwonago YMCA Y Academy

Ages 5-13

Waukesha YMCA

Ages 4-13

Southwest YMCA Tri County YMCA West Suburban YMCA

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  2020 Summer Day Camp Pricing

FULL WEEK OPTION

Children attend all five days during the chosen week and participate in all traditional camp activities.

Age 4: $204/Member, $234/Program Participant.

Ages 5-13: $194/Member, $224/Program Participant.
 


3-DAY OPTION

Children attend three days during the week and participate in all traditional camp activities on the chosen days. Days of the week must be selected at the time of registration.

Ages 5-13: $140/Member, $160/Program Participant.


 

Specialty Day Camp (Ages 7-13)*

FULL WEEK ONLY

Camp is our specialty!  From dance to design and bowling to building, campers can discover something new or dive in to one of their favorite subjects all summer long.

Southwest YMCA Tri County YMCA Waukesha YMCA West Suburban YMCA

*Unless otherwise noted.

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  2020 Specialty Camp Pricing

FULL WEEK OPTION

Children attend all five days during the chosen week and participate in specialty camp activities. 

Ages 7-13 (unless noted): $229/Member, $259/Program Participant.

  2020 Specialty Camp Weekly Themes

ARCHERY*

WEEK 1 | June 15-19 | Southwest
WEEK 3 | June 29 - July 3 | Southwest
WEEK 5 | July 13-17 | Southwest
WEEK 7 | July 27-31 | Southwest
WEEK 9 | August 10-14 | Southwest
WEEK 10 | August 17-21 | Tri County

Ready, aim, shoot! Campers will learn the fundamentals through games and competitions that will keep them on their toes and ready to hit bullseye after bullseye.

*Ages 8 & older.


ENGINEERED FOR FUN

WEEK 5 | July 13-17 | Tri County & West Suburban
WEEK 9 | August 10-14 | Waukesha
WEEK 10 | August 17-21 | Southwest

We have the blueprint for Summer Day Camp success! Campers will explore their architectural and engineering potential through a variety of introductory STEM based challenges. Activities may include paper airplane construction, bridge building, and structure design.


FARM TO TABLE

WEEK 1 | June 15-19 | Tri County
WEEK 5 | July 13-17 | Southwest
WEEK 7 | July 27-31 | Southwest

Where does our food come from? This week, campers will explore local farms, stores, farmers’ markets, and gardens. We’ll learn where our food comes from and how we can make healthy choices. Campers will use their knowledge of healthy eating and create meals that can be made at home.


FITNESS FRENZY

WEEK 7 | July 27-31 | Southwest

Have fun while getting fit! Our fitness instructors and camp counselors will lead campers in a wide variety of fun exercise classes, activities, and recreational games that will keep them active and moving!


FORCE CAMP

WEEK 5 | July 13-17 | Southwest
WEEK 8 | August 3-7 | Waukesha
WEEK 9 | August 10-14 | Tri County & West Suburban

The Force is strong this week! Campers will begin the week as apprentices who are preparing to begin their training. Throughout the week, campers are challenged through daily galactic activities, training missions, and will eventually graduate to become a true master.


LEMONADE STAND

WEEK 3 | June 29 - July 3 | Southwest
WEEK 6 | July 20-24 | Tri County
WEEK 7 | July 27-31 | Waukesha
WEEK 9 | August 5-9 | Southwest

Learn what it takes to run a business! Campers are led through the process of launching their own “start-up”, working together on basic company structure and business plan essentials. Campers will sample their product in the test kitchen and take their product to the public to try to sell as much lemonade as they can.


MASTER BUILDERS

WEEK 2 | June 22-26 | Waukesha
WEEK 3 | June 29 - July 3 | Southwest & Tri County
WEEK 6 | July 20-24 | West Suburban

For campers who love to build with Lego bricks, Master Builders takes design concepts and applies them in a fun and creative way. Campers will spend their days participating in group builds and free brick play.


NINJA WARRIORS

WEEK 3 | June 29 - July 3 | Waukesha
WEEK 4 | July 6-10 | Southwest
WEEK 7 | July 27-31 | Tri County
WEEK 8 | August 3-7 | West Suburban
WEEK 10 | August 17-21 | Southwest

Campers’ strength, flexibility, and agility will be tested as we turn into true ninja warriors. Join us for obstacle courses, games, and workouts that teach campers how to live an active and healthy lifestyle.


OUTDOOR SURVIVAL*

WEEK 2 | June 22-26 | Southwest & Tri County
WEEK 9 | August 10-14 | Tri County

Can our campers survive in the wild with just the supplies in their backpacks? After a week with us they will! Campers will learn survival skills including making a fire, building emergency shelters, and identifying wild plants. Campers will also learn new skills such as hiking and navigation. This camp includes additional field trips

*Ages 8 & older.


SHARK TANK

WEEK 3 | June 29 - July 3 | Tri County
WEEK 4 | July 6-10 | West Suburban
WEEK 6 | July 20-24 | Southwest
WEEK 10 | August 17-21 | Waukesha

Calling all emerging entrepreneurs with creative minds! Inspired by the TV show Shark Tank, our campers will brainstorm new inventions and pitch their ideas to the group. These young entrepreneurs will apply critical thinking skills to their creative ideas while honing their presentation talents in the process.


STROKE OF GENIUS

WEEK 1 | June 15-19 | Southwest
WEEK 4 | July 6-10 | Waukesha
WEEK 7 | July 27-31 | Tri County
WEEK 10 | August 17-21 | West Suburban

Stroke of Genius campers will get creative with their hands and imaginations. Each day, campers will focus on different art mediums. All masterpieces will be sent home at the end of the week!


SURVIVOR

WEEK 1 | June 15-19 | West Suburban
WEEK 9 | August 10-14 | Southwest

We’ll split our camp into tribes and compete in a Survivor-like competition! Campers will work as a team to conquer obstacle courses, relay races, puzzles, and team-building exercises. Teams that earn the most points throughout the day will be recognized at the tribal council meeting.


WHERE IN THE WORLD?

WEEK 1 | June 15-19 | Southwest & Tri County
WEEK 2 | June 22-26 | West Suburban
WEEK 5 | July 13-17 | Waukesha
WEEK 6 | July 20-24 | Southwest

Join us for a celebration of nations! Campers will travel around the globe this week as we learn phrases from around the world and participate in culturally diverse crafts and games.


WIZARDLY WORLD

WEEK 2 | June 22-26 | Southwest
WEEK 4 | July 6-10 | Tri County
WEEK 6 | July 20-24 | Waukesha
WEEK 7 | July 27-31 | West Suburban
WEEK 8 | August 3-7 | Southwest

Experience a week-long journey filled with magic! Campers will have the opportunity to express their love for the wizarding world through a house sorting ceremony, games of quidditch, and a hunt for the Sorcerer’s Stone!


Y CHEFS

WEEK 2 | June 22-26 | Southwest
WEEK 3 | June 29 - July 3 | West Suburban
WEEK 4 | July 6-10 | Southwest
WEEK 6 | July 20-24 | Southwest
WEEK 8 | August 3-7 | Southwest & Tri County
WEEK 10 | August 17-21 | Southwest

No more mac and cheese and frozen pizzas. Our chefs will learn the basics of cooking, how to run a restaurant, create a recipe binder, and end the week with a cooking competition.

*Please contact your Camp Director if your child has severe food allergies before registering for this camp.


ZOOLOGY

WEEK 4 | July 6-10 | Southwest
WEEK 5 | July 13-17 | Tri County
WEEK 8 | August 3-7 | Southwest

Get wild about learning! Campers will learn more about the amazing animal world this week. We’ll talk about characteristics that animals pass to generations, interactions with one another, environments, and the structure and functions of specific body types.


CONTACT US

Waukesha Day Camp
320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186
262-542-2557
waukeshacamp@gwcymca.org

The Y.  For a better us.

The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Our tax ID number is 45-5119441.

 

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