Summer Camp FAQ

Find the answers to our most frequently asked questions about summer camp.

Costs, Discounts, & Registration

$170/week

$50 weekly non-refundable deposit due at registration

*no sibling discount

Yes! We work hard to ensure that no child is turned away from camp for financial reasons. To fill out application, click here!

The deposit is due at the time of registration and the remaining balance is scheduled on the Monday of each week attending.

In order to receive a refund on your deposits, you must cancel by June 1st. After Monday, June 1st, deposits are non-refundable.

You may cancel registration the Monday before starting the following week of camp.

You may register your child by emailing Ashley Vranick at avranick@bcfymca.org

Camp Activities, Schedules, and Food

While social distancing may play a factor in the activities we can offer, we are still commited to engaging in promoting team building, friendship skills, games and creative activities.

Due to the COVID-19 regulations, there will be no field trips this summer. 

Yes! Our camp's focus is on social-emotional learning support and friendship skills. What does that mean? Our camp is designed to encourage character development and promote friendship building. Feeling like you belong is crucial to the success of youth and is a high focus throughout our daily lessons. 

We are continuing to monitor and follow the Covid-19 regulations on public swimming pools and participants will be swimming when the regulations allow.

We take safety around the water seriously. For more information about water safety at camp, click here.

Campers will learn social-emotional strategies, many new games and activities, and ways to connect to the world outside of technology.

To ensure we are following healthy and safety standards, we will not be providing any food. You must provide a breakfast (if needed), packed lunch, water, and snacks for your child.

  • backpack
  • tennis shoes
  • sunscreen
  • water
  • packed lunch
  • swimsuit
  • towel
  • breakfast (if needed)
  • snacks
  • extra pair of clothes
  • mask in a ziploc bag

Staff and Safety

The Y recruits mature and capable staff to work in our programs. We count on each of them to be a role model to our campers and to teach campers the Y’s core values—respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.

All camp staff members are carefully screened and selected based on:

  • Experience, skills, and abilities
  • Certifications and education
  • Character
  • Enthusiasm
  • Love of working with children

All Day Camp staff members attend a mandatory and comprehensive pre-camp training program.

Most of our Day Camp staff work for the Y year-round in our Youth & Family Department.

Camp staff is there to serve the children and their families. Families are encouraged to share as much information as possible about the child to make the child’s time in the Day Camp as pleasant as possible.

Medications must be in the original prescribed container with the child’s name and dosage. Parents will fill out a medication form that will remain with the child’s counselor. Epi-Pens and Inhalers will be able to stay with the child’s counselor in the grades’ camp backpack in a labeled baggy. Other medications that need to be given during camp hours may be stored in the Youth and Family Director’s office and be given at the prescribed time. All medication given will be signed off with dosage amount and time given with staff initials.

We're so glad to hear that. You can make a difference in a child's life, make new friends, and create lifelong memories while working at the Y!

We are hiring for head counselors, counselors, and junior counselors. To apply, visit our employment page. 

Communication

We will be sending weekly emails to parents with an email address on file. Stay tuned for more information! 

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