Middle School Day Camps offer exciting activities and choice-based specialty tracks that empower kids to follow their own path.
Offerings in STEM, athletics, digital media, and the arts (painting, music, culinary, dance, drama) ensure that students are having fun while continuing to learn throughout the summer! At the Y, rest assured that whatever track your child engages in, they will have a safe and positive environment to grow and build lasting relationships with their peers.
Please mark all of your child’s belongings with their full name! Items for your child to bring to camp include:
- Camp shirt (if provided by your family center)
- Water bottle
- Lunch and snacks
- Sunscreen (SPF 30+, spray preferred)
- Swimsuit and towel (if your child is attending an aquatics camp)
We also recommend packing sunglasses, a hat, and a book for your child. Do not send your child to camp with electronics, a phone, or other toys.
The YMCA will not be held responsible for any lost, stolen, or broken items.
Safety Plays First
Our YMCA Camps program is ready to provide a safe, clean, and fun environment so your child can get back to learning and doing the activities they love at the Y.
What should campers wear to camp?
Campers should wear comfortable clothing that’s okay to get messy, and closed-toe shoes.
Does the Y offer financial assistance?
Yes! As a nonprofit organization, financial assistance is made possible through charitable donations to our Annual Support Campaign.
Does the Y offer any type of educational enrichment?
Yes! In addition to having fun at camp, your child will also learn valuable skills! The Y has a daily, designated quiet time to read in order to help prevent summer learning loss.
Take a look at the exciting specialty tracks that middle school camp participants can choose from, and find a location that works best for your family.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER ZONE
Orange County Schools
The YMCA of Central Florida Summer Zone is funded by a grant from the Orange County government. Camp sessions will run from June 1 – July 23, but will not but will not be offered from July 5–9.
MIDDLE SCHOOL 21ST CCLC SUMMER CAMPS
Lake County Schools
The YMCA of Central Florida Summer Zone is funded by a grant from 21st Century Community Learning Centers. Camp sessions will run from June 14 – July 29. (Tavares Middle School will not host camp during week 6 due to construction.)
Each week, students can choose to participate in exciting labs that may include building race cars, programming robots, developing computer code, or setting off rockets. Come explore the world of science, technology, engineering, and math with the Y!
Students learn skills within a variety of sports including: basketball, soccer, football, and other team sports.
Options in this area may include making your own movie, documenting camp events and field trips, digital photography, or producing a camp newsletter.
Culinary artists will love designing and preparing the latest recipes in this specialty track. We will also teach them healthy alternatives to common dishes, which they can use during our county wide competition!
Performance & fine arts
Campers will explore their artistic creativity in offerings that could include dance, painting, drama, music, and other artistic areas.
Sixth Grade Transition Camp
Incoming sixth grade students will get to explore their new school during this week-long event. This fun-filled experience will answer all questions a new sixth grader may have.
Please note: not all sites will offer this track.
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