We nurture children's potential by engaging in creative, absorbing activities that create lasting friendships, foster independence and instill our core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. Plus, we have a whole lot of fun!
|YKNOTS REUNION January 21st 3-5pm Civic House 124 Dunnell Rd, Maplewood|
Each session educational entertainers, special event days and field trips are coordinated with our weekly camp themes. Our Camp Specialists head up daily activities like: Cooking, Sports, Nature, Crafts, Reading, Drama and World Life. During daily swim instruction, campers are placed into level-appropriate groups and are taken one at a time for individual lessons. Swim instruction is based on skill level.
Senior Staff is composed of many of our Y preschool teachers or local teachers in our community. Our staff is well trained and qualified, serving as positive role models for all. We work year-round to create an experience that benefits both you and your camper.
This half-day program is the first step in our progressive camp experience. Campers gain social skills, confidence and independence while participating in creative arts, playground fun, swimming instruction (twice a week), story time, and more!
Ages: 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 years
Dates: June 26-July 14 or July 17-Aug 4
Hours: 9am - 12noon
Location: YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center, 10 W. Parker Ave., Maplewood
Camper-to-Staff Ratio: 5:1
Fees: $525 each 3-week session. No single week registrations.
Before and After Care is not available for the Mini-Y Knots camp.
We're intentional about everything we do. From the moment campers arrive, we're immersed in activities that build character, confidence and self esteem. New concepts and ideas are introduced to inspire curiosity, creativity and exploration. Campers form strong bonds, learning what it means to be part of a group and work as a team. Each day, our campers become more independent and develop a love of nature that stimulates their eagerness to make the world a better place.
Y KNOTS 1 CAMP: (3 1/2-Preschool). Must be potty-trained and accustomed to a short nap.
Y KNOTS 2 CAMP: Entering Kindergarten-1st Grade.
Hours: 9:30am - 3pm
Dates: June 26-July 14, July 17- Aug. 4 and Aug. 7-25
Camper-to-Staff Ratio: Ages 3 1/2 - 5, 6:1/ Ages 4-5, 6:1/Ages 6-7, 8:1
Fees: $1029 each 3-Week Session
Location: South Mountain YMCA, 13 Jefferson Avenue, Maplewood
Before and After Care is available on-site fro Y Knot 1 $ 2 Camps. Register Early! Limited space. Before Care starts at 7am for $48/wk. After care ends at 7pm for $83/wk
Y Knots Director: Jennifer MacAfee, Assistant Director, Early Childhood Learning Center. email@example.com
*Siblings attending Mini Y Knots can be accommodated with drop-off time.
"I want first of all to tell you how grateful we are to your entire amazing staff and counselors for a wonderful summer. Sam had such a great time and it was such a relief to know that he was happy (more than just happy though--ecstatic) during what could have been a very difficult transition into becoming a big brother. He made some really good friends this summer... Thank you"!
"Ally is loving every day of camp. She comes home so much more confident each day and excited to go back. Thank you to you and all the staff for giving her this great experience. The BEST!"
"In two months our son grew so much- he became so responsible, learned how to show he cared for others, found his place and voice in larger groups settings, and had so much fun along the way. The counselors … were amazing…mature and professional…and we felt he was in the best hands. THANK YOU!!"
HOURS OF OPERATION
10 W. Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Saturday, Dec. 3rd
Saturday, December 3
Dec. 9, 10 & 11th
Star Wars Holiday Party
Friday, Dec 16th 6:30-9pm
Saturday, December 17th
Learn to Ski
Every Friday 7:30pm-9:30pm
Community Service Opportunity
Starts Dec. 1st