Summer Camp

CAMPS
This year we will have exciting day camps for elementary age students. We will be learning
about our community, our state, who we are and how we fit into creation. Students will need
to bring a sack lunch with them each day.

Deer Camp
Ages 6‐11 Members: $115 Non-Members: $140
This week will be full of activities such as hiking, boating, swimming, archery, crafts,
games,chapel, songs, and friendships! Each child will be placed in an age appropriate
group, led by a trained counselor, and will enjoy activities in that small group setting and in
the large group setting with all the campers from that week.
Dates:
Deer Camp 1 June 4th-8th
Deer Camp 2 June 18th-22nd
Deer Camp 3 July 16th-20th
Deer Camp 4 July 30th – August 3rd

Chipmunk Camp July 9th-13th
Ages 4‐5 Members: $70 Non-Members: $95
AM Session: 8am – Noon PM Session: 1pm – 5pm
Start your child on a lifelong adventure in the great outdoors. This is a half day (4 hours)
introduction to YMCA Day Camps. Traditional camp activities will be done including hiking,
crafts, games and more. This is a great chance to introduce your little ones to camp!

Travel Camp July 23rd-26th
Ages 8‐14 Members: $145 Non-Members: $170
Monday July 23rd we will spend a full day out at Camp Pawnee experiencing a full day of
summer camp fun! Tuesday July 24th we will be doing a day trip, leaving the Columbus Family
YMCA in the morning, and then returning that afternoon. Wednesday July 25th-Thursday July
26th we will be embarking on an overnight trip. We will leave the Columbus Family YMCA
Wednesday morning, spend the night at our destination, and then return by 10:00AM Thursday
morning. All trips will be accompanied by our trained and experienced staff.

Badger Camp
June 25th-29th
Ages 9-12 Members: $130 Non-Members: $155
This is a camp for Middle School Aged Kids. Four days of fun!!! Filled with activities such
as hiking, boating, swimming, archery, crafts, games, chapel, songs, and friendships! Each
child will be placed in an age appropriate group, led by a trained counselor, and will enjoy
activities in that small group setting and in the large group setting with all the campers from
that week.
Monday‐Wednesday: 9am‐5pm
Thursday‐ 9am to sleep over
Friday‐ Pickup at noon

Niobrara River Canoe Trip
August 6th – 8th
Ages 10-16 Members: $200 Non-Members: $225
A three day, two night camping and canoeing adventure trip. We will be camping and
canoeing with Rocky Ford Outfitters near Valentine, NE. The first night we will camp
out at Rocky Ford Outfitters, the second night we will camp at Smith Falls State Park,
then we will return to the Columbus Family YMCA on Wednesday August 8th. This trip
includes two days of canoeing on the Niobrara river with all of the canoeing equipment
provided, meals provided, trained counselors, and trained lifeguards ready to help all
campers have a great time together.

CIT Program
Ages 12-16 Free Volunteer Program
The CIT program is our Counselor in Training Program. Anyone ages 12-16 can fill out
a volunteer application to come and work alongside our summer camp staff. CITs will
help our counselors run activities, lead games and songs, learn effective leadership
skills, form friendships, and have a ton of fun while doing it all. If you have questions
about this program please contact our Camp Director Austin Klingenberg.
Full Summer Schedule Prices
Week 1 – June 4th-8th Deer Camp 1 Members: $115 Non-Members: $135
Week 2 – June 18th-22nd Deer Camp 2 Members: $115 Non-Members: $135
Week 3 – June 25th-29th Badger Camp Members: $130 Non-Members: $155
Week 4 – July 9th-13th Chipmunk AM/PM Members: $70 Non-Members: $95
Week 5 – July 16th-20th Deer Camp 3 Members: $115 Non-Members: $135
Week 6 – July 23rd-27th Travel Camp Members: $145 Non-Members: $170
Week 7 – July 30th-Aug 3rd Deer Camp 4 Members: $115 Non-Members: $135
Week 8 – Aug 6th-8th Canoe Trip Members: $200 Non-Members: $225

We are offering discounts for summer camp this year:
a. Discount week April 21st ‐ April 27th 10% Discount on all camps
b. Multiple Child Discount More than two children in same family signing for the same camp
5% discount.
Ask at the front desk for details.

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