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Springfield YMCA Summer Camps Keep Kids Active and Involved
Springfield YMCA Summer Camps Keep Kids Active and Involved
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Wednesday, June 4th 2014
12:00 am

Springfield YMCA Summer Camps Keep Kids Active and Involved
The Springfield YMCA is again offering summer creative, sports and traditional day camps now through August 15. To learn all about Y summer camps, go to www.campwakontah.org. For over 60 years, children have been having fun and making memories at the Y’s Camp Wa-Kon-Tah. Camp Wa-Kon-Tah is a 26-acre camp site located on Lake Springfield featuring a lodge for arts and crafts, hiking trails, archery, canoeing and tons of games and activities. The Y offers 11 weeks of day camp from June 2-August 15 with drop off and pick up at both Camp Wa-Kon-Tah and the Downtown facility. Day camp is for children ages 5-12 with a special Leadership Camp for tweens 13-15! Children may attend all 11 weeks of camp or choose weeks depending on themes, interests and need.
In addition to Camp Wa-Kon-Tah, the Y offers overs over 20 creative camps at both Y facilities, Downtown and Gus and Flora Kerasotes, that run throughout the summer. Creative camps such as Little Einsteins, Grossology, Disney Days, Bakery Bliss, and Petite Picasso are half-day adventures in science, art, drama, baking, adventure and more. The Y has something for every child ages 5-14 and financial assistance is available for all Y camps.
The Y is the area’s leader in youth sports and we offer 15 weeks of sport camps including gymnastics, fencing, swimming, volleyball, baseball, basketball, conditioning, and, of course, soccer.
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

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