2017 DAY CAMP
DAY Camp $25 deposit per week
RESIDENT Camp $50 deposit per week
CAMP REGISTRATION FORMS:
2016Parent Packet <click here>
2017 Registration and Health Forms <click here>
Junior Counselor Application
2017 DAY CAMP
WEEK ONE: PIRATES & SCALLYWAGS June 5-9
Arrgh mateys! Campers are welcome to come walk the plank while they find adventure, challenges and missing treasures. This week is one for all and all for one. Age 6-15.
WEEK TWO: OUTDOOR ADVENTURE June 12-16
Day-trip to Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo
Explore the natural surroundings and learn about the great outdoors at YMCA Camp Alexander. Campers will make trail signs, learn outdoor survival skills, take a hike and put it all to the test at Devil’s Lake Park. We will be dividing the campers up by skill level and then taking them on one of two hikes at the park. Age 6-15.
WEEK THREE: MAGIC & MARVELS June 19-23
Day-trip to Wizard’s Quest in Wisconsin Dells
We’re brave and we’re bold! Villains don’t stand a chance when they meet up with us! We’ll transform ourselves into super heroes through costumes, play, and challenges. Kids are encouraged to dress up. Age 6-15.
WEEK FOUR: GOING GREEN June 26-30
Passionate about the environment? Learn how to “go green” with fun activities and projects as well as learn about how to support our earth through recycling. Kids will participate in a camp-wide beautification project to help protect camp for future generations. Age 6-15
WEEK FIVE: Mini Camper Sampler July 5-7
Overnight Thursday; pick up on Friday afternoon
Find out all that YMCA Camp Alexander has to offer. Whether you are canoeing, kayaking, swimming, zipping down camp’s Zipline, making crafts or discovering nature, this is a great way to explore camp! Age 6-15.
WEEK SIX: SPORTS GALORE July 10-14
We’re challenging campers this week to run, jump and play their way through the adventures of sports of all sorts! During the week campers will play in the GaGa pit, challenge the staff in a game of volleyball, canoe/kayak and enjoy a game of Quidditch (Harry Potter Game). There will also be a surprise visit from a local Wisconsin Rapids sports team. Age 6-15.
WEEK SEVEN: EMERGENCY SERVICES July 17-21
Day-trip to Wisconsin Rapids Fire and/or Police Station
For campers interested in learning what it takes to become a Firefighter, EMT or a Police Officer this is the camp for them! We will explore an ambulance, fire trucks, police cars and participate in realistic demonstrations with people who work in the emergency services field.Age 6-15.
WEEK EIGHT: Resident/Overnight Camp July 23-28
Day-trip to Wisconsin Rapids Rafter’s Game.
Resident camp focuses more on relationship building, bonding with friends and team building. Campers are divided into groups that allow for age and gender appropriate activities and experiences.
Camper Drop Off . . . . Sunday from 6:30-7:00pm
Camper Pick Up . . . . . Friday from 12:00-1:00pm
WEEK NINE: ARTSY FARTSY JULY 31-AUG4
Day-trip to Woodson Art Museum in Wausau
Get ready to explore your inner creativity! Campers will participate daily in creative arts including; crafts, bead making, painting, creative writing, drama and more. Age 6-15.
WEEK TEN: WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATER Aug 7-11
Day-trip to Mount Olympus in Wisconsin Dells
Come to camp and enjoy beautiful Lake Nepco. Swim, build sand castles, canoe and take a run down our camp slip n’ slide. Age 6-15.
WEEK ELEVEN: Pirates and Parrots Aug 15-19
Day-trip to Rib Mountain State Park
Campers will go on daily outdoor adventures during this week at camp! Seeing the sights of our natural surroundings, learning about the great outdoors and navigating a couple of hiking trails.
WEEK TWELVE: LAST HOORAH! Aug 21-25
Summer’s not over yet! We’re extending the fun this week with more games, more arts and crafts, more everything!Age 6-15.