Specialty Camps 2019

Specialty Camps 2019

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Every day is a Special Adventure!

Georgia Mountains YMCA offers Specialty Camp that is designed to bring a week of creative fun to the children. Each week has a different theme or activity and is focused on that particular activity throughout the week. The children will still enjoy the fun elements of camp, like swimming and playing with their friends while focusing on something they really enjoy. Each camp has a minimum number of participants required for the camp to be offered. 

Register for Specialty Camp HERE
Specialty Camp is now available for all sites! We will have bus transportation for Specialty Camp traveling to J.A. Walters Family YMCA each day.

For any questions you may have, please contact Rick Little (Rick.Little@gamountainsymca.org)

Art Adventures
Join us as we learn about art in different cultures and different mediums. We will spend time learning, creating, and even visit a museum!
Grades 1-8, June 3-7 (Cost: $165 Members/ $250 Non-members) 
Adventures in Culinary Arts
Have you ever wanted to play with your food? Each day campers will try different foods, learn how to combine flavors and basic cooking techniques. Join us as we learn from local chefs, farmers and teachers about the culinary arts field. Parter with UGA Extension for cooking demos. Field trips included. 
Grades 1-8, June 10-14 (Cost: $195 Members/ $295 Non-members) 
Veterinarian Adventures
Do you love animals? Do you want to learn more about animals and the different veterinarian fields? Then join us as we take an adventure this week into the different fields of veterinarian science and visit some local veterinarians to learn more. 
Grades 3-8, June 17-21 (Cost: $165 Members/ $250 Non-members)
Engineering for Kids: Twisted Fairytales (Ages 4-7) from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ever wonder how we got to the Happily Ever After in traditional fairy tales? Students will explore a few fairy tales from different points of view and engage in activities to investigate solutions for each fairy tale’s obstacles. In the Twisted Fairy Tales Camp, we will design a getaway vehicle for the heroine from Kate and the Beanstalk, help The Three Billy Goats Fluff devise a method to cross the bridge quietly and not wake the Troll, and construct an edible reef entirely from candy to protect The Three Little Fish from the Big Bad Shark! Join us as we explore the Engineering of Fairy Tales!

Engineering for Kids: Engineering Olympiad (Ages 8-14) from 12:30 PM-3:30 PM
Who has the strength to be a world-class athlete? In this camp, students will separate into counties and will compete against opposing counties in various tests of mental and creative strength. The students will earn “medals” throughout the week and will endeavor to become the next great team of Olympians.
June 24-28 (Cost: $250 Members/ $350 Non-members)
LEGO Robotics: Adventure Stories (Ages 4-7) from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo Robotics.  Using LEGO® bricks, students build an airplane rescue, a giant escape, a sailboat storm, and more! They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.

LEGO Robotics Olympics Camp (Ages 8-14) from 12:30 PM-3:30 PM
Learn to build and program LEGO® EV3 Robots in a fun and competitive environment! Compete against your peers in different Olympic style events daily while broadening your understanding of robotics. Perfect for both beginners or seasoned student engineers!

July 8-12 (Cost: $250 Members/ $350 Non-members)
Aquatics Adventure
Join us as we spend our days rafting, canoeing, exploring water parks and learning some aquatic safety. Children must be able to swim one length of the pool and tread water.
Grades 3-8, July 15-19 (Cost: $250 Members/ $350 Non-members)
Outdoor Adventures
Are you an outdoor enthusiastic seeking thrills? Then we have the camp for you. Join us as we spend our days seeking new adventures while horseback riding, sip-lining, hiking, canoeing and more. 
Grades 3-8, July 22-26 (Cost: $250 Members/ $350 Non-members)

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