Child Care | Y Explorers (1st-4th Grade)

Y EXPLORERS (1st-4th Grade)

Y Explorers is a summer grade school program specially designed for kids entering 1st-4th grade.

WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT A Y SUMMER?

Taking a break from school does not mean kids development is on vacation. Y Explorers offers participants fun and
educational experiences through weekly themes and daily activities that focus on achievement, relationships and
belonging. Come join us for the best summer ever!   

SUMMER 2018 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN ONLINE!

LOCATIONS

YDC Mandan (Located in Family Wellness) - Monthly option only

2700 46th Ave. SE, Mandan

 

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER (YDC - Located in the YMCA) - Weekly and Monthly options

1608 North Washington Street, Bismarck

 

REGISTRATION

Monthly Registration

Click on site name to register for Monthly Y Explorers:    YDC Mandan       YDC (Bismarck)

Weekly Registration (YDC location only - at the Y in Bismarck)

Click on Weekly Themes below to register by the week

 

Y EXPLORERS WEEKLY THEMES

June 4-8: Y Explorers 

June 11-15: North Dakota 

June 18-22: Wacky Water Week 

June 25-29: Art Inspiration 

July 2-6: The Great Outdoors (closed July 4) 

July 9-13: Sports Galore 

July 16-20: Water-Pooloza 

July 23-27: Mad Scientists 

July 30-Aug. 3: Nature Rangers 

Aug. 6-10: Water Adventures  

 

Does your child want to join us Aug 13-17?

Check out Adventure Camp Week at the Y! (Limited enrollment)

 

DAILY SCHEDULE

7:30-9:00am AM EXTENDED DAY

9:00-9:15am OPENING CEREMONY: camp assembly, energize activity, announcements

9:15-9:30am HUDDLE: small groups meet with counselor, discuss theme and core value for the day

9:30-10:30am PLUG IN: small groups work on various activities, skill development, games, STEM activities or Field Trips

10:30-11:30am ENERGIZE: Campers are engaged in outdoor activities including gaga ball, hiking or themed activity

12:00-1:00pm LUNCH: Campers have lunch and participate in songs, large group games (sack lunch will need to be brought from home)

1:00-2:00pm POWER UP: Campers pick activity of their choice, field trips

2:00-3:30pm PLUG IN: small groups work on various activities, skill development, games, STEM activities or field trips

3:30-3:50pm HUDDLE: small groups meet with counselor, discuss theme and core value for the day

3:50-4:00pm CLOSING CEREMONY: camp assembly, reflection activity, announcements for next day

4:00-5:30pm PM EXTENDED DAY

 

2018 RATES

Breakfast and snack included; campers will need to bring a nutritious sack lunch each day.

Extended day hours included!

Summer Membership special for Camp Participants opens Monday, March 26th at the Y.  Sign up for a summer membership before you register for camp and save on your summer camp fees!

Youth Summer Membership (ages 0-8): $60 

Student Summer Memberships (ages 10-18): $81

 

MONTHLY RATE PLAN (YDC Mandan and YDC locations)

Members: $590/month

Non-Members: $655/month

$65 Registration Fee due at time of registration

August prorated through Friday, August 10, 2018

 

WEEKLY RATE PLAN (YDC/Bismarck location only)

Members: $165/week

Non-Members: $180/week 

$25 Deposit/week due at time of registration

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact the YDC at 255-6122

 

QUICK LINKS

Summer 2017 Parent Handbook

Summer 2018 Parent Handbook Coming Soon!

Required Participant Paperwork - please email completed forms to ycamps@bismarckymca.org AFTER you have registered online.  Submitting completed paperwork prior to registration does NOT secure your child's registration and will not be accepted. Forms must be downloaded to enable electronic signatures.

 



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