Water Activities Camp at Camp Tuscarora offers a traditional summer camp experience for children entering 1st grade through rising 6th graders.
Tuscarora offers a variety of different activities for campers to participate in, including Waterfront, Science and Outdoor Education, Creative Arts, Field Games and Target Sports like Archery and Slingshots. Campers will have ample opportunity to let their athleticism, creativity, and performance skills shine. Located at the Warlick YMCA, Camp Tuscarora is on 115 acres and has a pristine lake. Our campus offers plenty of room to run, play, and grow!
There is a ton of fun to be had on our lake, water activities camp is the best way to engage in water-based adventures for all interests and ability levels. Whether it’s walking on water with a SUP, honing your skills in a canoe, jumping on the blob, fishing, lake swimming, creek panning, and so much more! There is a week full of fun on the water just waiting for your camper!
Check out what Camp Tuscarora on Robinwood Lake looks like!
SCHOOL AGE CAMP OVERVIEW
OFFERED FOR GRADES:
Rising 1st through 6th
TUSCARORA AND SPORTS CAMP LOCATION:
Warlick Family YMCA
2221 Robinwood Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054
Every week from June 6-August 16
WHERE TO PICK UP/DROP OFF YOUR CHILD:
Click here to take a look at the map for directions on where to pick up and drop off your camper each day.
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 PACK:
• Refillable water bottle
• Two snacks
• Swimsuit and towel
HOW TO PREP YOUR CHILD:
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.
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.
Add Swim Lessons to their Day!
Add day camp swim lessons to your camper’s week to ensure they get the most out of their camp experience. Camp Lessons are held twice a week (on Tuesdays and Thursdays), and each lesson is 45 minutes in length.
Learn more and register for swim lesson add-on camp.