PRESCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS

Ages 3-5 | $65 Member/$85 Non-Member  |  Early Learning Academy Central
Set your child off on an adventure in learning and exploring in the context of “first-hand experiences.” The YMCA takes pride in offering program options conducted by experienced, degreed teachers who make learning fun. REGISTER TODAY!

A BUG’S LIFE   |  June 4–8
Campers will learn all about the six and eight-legged creeping, crawling and flying bugs and insects around us! Field Trip: Silver Springs for a Bug Adventure.

SPACE IS THE PLACE   |  June 11–15
3, 2, 1...blast-off!  Your preschooler will be headed to outer space as we learn about the planets and solar system.  Field Trip: Spaceship Park (Heartland Circle)

SUPERHERO ADVENTURES   |  June 18–22
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a superhero!  Join us for some superhero fun! Field Trip: The Incredibles 2

SUMMER SAFARI |  June 25–29
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!  Join us as we learn about a variety of wildlife. Field Trip: Philips Park Zoo

I CAN COOK! |  July 9–13
Do you have a preschooler who loves to cook?  Your little chef will enjoy getting to make some delicious snacks while learning about  Field Trip: TBD

UNDER THE SEA  |  July 16–20
Come join us for some underwater adventures as we learn about life in the ocean.  Field Trip: Prairie Point Splash Pad

MAD SCIENCE  |  July 23–27
Science is awesome!  Come join us for a week of ooey, gooey fun!  Your little scientist will be creating cool concoctions like slime, lava lamps, and elephant’s toothpaste.

AHOY, PIRATES AND MERMAIDS  |  July 30–Aug 3
Arrgh, matey!  Join us for a week filled with pirate and mermaid adventures.  Walking the plank and going on a hunt for pirate treasure are just some of the fun activities planned for your little pirate or mermaid.  Field Trip – YMCA Pool Day

DIGGING FOR DINOSAURS  |  Aug 6–10
Get ready to travel back in time as we learn all dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.  We will build and erupt our own volcano, make dinosaur eggs and learn fascinating facts about dinosaurs. Field Trip – Dinosaur Exploring at the Dinosaur Park (Raintree A, Yorkville)


KINDERGARTEN READINESS CAMP

Mon-Fri  |  9:00am-12:00pm  |  June 4 - July 27  |  Early Learning Academy West
Ages 3-5 | $65 Member/$85 Non-Member  |  Extended before and after care available for an additional $120/week
Prepare your child with our Kindergarten Readiness Camp offered to all children entering Kindergarten in the fall.  This class is designed to enhance the retention of important educational information so often lost in the summer months leading up to the start of school. It will not only prepare your child for a daily school routine but will aslo support learning in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics. Come and learn in a fun, integrated environment where our highly qualified teachers prepare your child for a lifelong love of learning.  *Limited spots available.

REGISTER TODAY!