Camp at Cherryville YMCA

Camps for Rising K to 6th Grades
At Camp Whajado, our focus is on delivering the best summer camp experience possible.

OFFERED FOR GRADES
Rising K – Rising 6th Grades

DATES OFFERED
June 6-August 16, 2022
See below for weekly camp themes and descriptions!

PRICING
YMCA Members $140
Program Participant $175

CAMP LOCATION
Mt. Zion Baptist
112 Mt Zion Church Rd
Cherryville 28021

CAMP HOURS
7:00am-6:00pm

LUNCH:
Lunch is provided by Gaston County School Nutrition Summer Feeding Program from week 1 (June 6 – 10) through week 9 (August 1-5) We will not be serving on week 5, which is the week of July 4-8).

WHAT TO BRING
• Refillable water bottle
• Two snacks

HOW TO PREP YOUR CHILD:
Sunscreen
Please put sunscreen on your child prior to camp. Children can reapply their sunscreen throughout the day however, camp staff will only be able to assist with spray sunscreen applications. Please prepare your child accordingly.

Label Everything
We do not save participants’ personal belongings if they get left behind. Please make sure your child has a backpack to easily hold all his or her items, and do not pack any extra items beyond what is included on a “what to pack” list. The YMCA is not responsible for lost items.

WEEKLY CAMP THEMES AND DESCRIPTIONS

WEEK Camps Available Descriptions
WEEK 1
6/6 – 6/10
Tropical Paradise Week This week we will learn about the IMPACT we make with heroic deeds. Children will learn about random acts of kindness, friendships, and our YMCA Character traits of Honesty, Caring, Faith, Respect, and Responsibility.
WEEK 2
6/13 – 6/17
Olympic Week Our community First Responders are important! This week we will educate ourselves about safety, leadership, service and perseverance.
WEEK 3
6/20 – 6/24
Super Hero Week Teamwork and responsibility will be emphasized this week as campers must work together to complete scavenger hunts and challenges.
WEEK 4
6/27 – 7/1
Party in the USA Week This week we will travel across the globe as we learn about other cultures and languages!
WEEK 5
7/4 – 7/8
Science Palooza Week Everyone is an Olympic Champion this week as campers will be engaging in lots of physical activity with skills and drills! We will focus on self-esteem, learn how to follow rules, work together, and why it is important to be a good sport.
WEEK 6
7/11 – 7/15
Christmas in July Week Wisk, mix and measure! Culinary masters will be our focus Week 6 of Camp!
WEEK 7
7/18 – 7/22
Disney Week Dinosaurs, Outerspace, fossils and more! Campers will work through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) projects, learn about Dinosaurs, and discover interesting facts about the Solar System.
WEEK 8
7/25 – 7/29
Blast from
the Past Week
We will recognize the heroes of the visual and performing arts fields this week while campers get to make use of their creativity through visual, graphic, performing, and fine art activities.
WEEK 9
8/1 – 8/5
Water Palooza Week Be your own hero! The campers will compete in challenges that will encourage them to work together.
WEEK 10
8/8 – 8/12
Best of the Best Week Recognizing those who have made significant impacts over the decades
WEEK 11
8/15 & 8/16
Welcome to the
Jungle Week
Recognizing our heroes of conservation

 


 

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