Sports Camp is the perfect camp for the child who wants a little bit of everything when it comes to sports. This camp is led by a dynamic enthusiastic staff that personally loves sports. They will share their love of sports with each camper. At Sports Camp, campers will enjoy participating in a wide array of sports including soccer, flag football, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey and more. In addition to traditional sports, each day will introduce a new sport or game that will be shared in an exciting, innovative way.

Please note, May 1, 2018: Camp fee increases $20 per session. Register early and save!

Groups

  • Jr. Sportsters: Ages 4 to 5
  • Rookies: Ages 6 to 7
  • Winners: Age 8
  • Champions: Ages 9 to 10
  • All-Stars: Ages 11 to 12

One-Week Sessions

  • Full Members: $235 per week
  • Program Members: $285 per week

Specialty Camps

Nerf Camp

Ages 7-12 years old | June 18–June 22 (Session 1)

The fun never ends in NERF camp. Join us for an action packed week of NERF!  Campers will develop team work, problem solving, sportsmanship, and put strategy into practice through games of NERF tag, challenges, and scenarios. The YMCA provides the space, obstacles, coordination, supervision, and FUN!  YMCA provides NERF blasters, darts, equipment, and safety goggles. The NERF portion of the camp will be held during the morning and the afternoon will be spent engaged in Sports Camp activities which include swimming, sports and games, and other special activities that are implemented each day.

Full Members: $240 | Program Members:  $290 

Ballet Camp

Ages 5 -7 years old | June 25-June 29 (Session 2)

This camp will focus on the basics of ballet and is designed for beginner level ballerinas that have had some exposure to dance. Children will stretch their imaginations while dancing, creating crafts for their costumes, making props and designing their set. The last day of camp will culminate with a dance performance; costumes set and all. Proper attire required – leotard, tights and ballet slippers. Choose half or full day. Half day campers attend 12:00-4:00 pm. Full day campers attend 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Mornings will be spent playing sports,  games,  and swimming. Afternoons will be spent focusing on ballet.

Half Day: Full Members: $160 | Program Members: $210
Full Day:  Full Members: $240| Program Members: $290

Tennis Camp

Ages 7-12 years old | June 25-June 29 (Session 2) | July 30-Aug. 3 (Session 7)

Campers are to be dropped off by 9:00 a.m. at Sports Camp (Deer Path YMCA) and then campers will be transported to and from Hunterdon Central High School tennis courts each day.  Tennis instruction will be led by USSI coaches.  USSI’s tennis camp follows developmental curriculum and guidelines laid out by the USTA, including their highly appraised 10 and Under Tennis format.  Regardless of age, participants will learn the basic fundamentals of stroke production, court movement and footwork skills in a low pressured, yet energetic environment. Most importantly it’s all about fun, with games, games and more games during each session!  Each day the morning will be spent at HCRHS with Tennis instruction from experienced USSI coaches, after lunch campers will return to Sports Camp for sports, games and swimming.  All players should provide their own racquet.

Full Members: $335 | Program Members: $385 

First Play Golf Camp

Ages 6-10 years old | June 18–June 22 (Session 1) | July 9-July 13 (Session 4)

Children will experience greater success by using larger golf balls and oversized golf club heads; enabling children to strike the golf ball more easily and consistently. They will also receive personalized attention from our coaches, who will be able to guide them and improve the children’s techniques in an active and energetic environment. Through the exciting games and challenges they will encounter during the week, a child will increase in confidence and develop a positive attitude towards the game. All programs will emphasize the rules of the golf, and teach the children how to play in a safe environment whilst being respectful to others. Campers will spend the morning working on their golf game with experienced staff from US Sports Institute and the afternoon will be spent playing sports, games, swimming and other fun activities!

Full Members: $335 | Program Members: $385

Extreme Sports

Ages 7-12 years old | July 9-13 (Session 4)

This exciting camp will keep campers on the tips of their feet all day long. Campers will engage in a variety of extreme sports. Each day will focus on 2-3 specific Extreme Sport games culminating with an Extreme Sports Challenge on the last day of the session. Sports included through the session will be Dodgeball, Gaga Ball, Rockwall, Pickleball, Hiking, Ultimate Frisbee, Swimming and more! Campers will spend half teh day playing Extreme Sports and the remaining portion of the day will include participation in Sports Camp games and activities including swimming.

Full Members: $240 | Program Members: $290

Baseball Camp

Ages 5-9 years olds | July 16-July 20 (Session 5)

This exciting camp for boys and girls of all levels will help introduce and refine young slugger’s fundamental skills of the game; including throwing, catching, hitting and running the bases. This camp will help each camper develop their skills and understand the rules of the game. Campers will receive detailed instruction on the skills of the game, as well as the rules, teamwork and sportsmanship. Campers will spend half the day learning baseball skills and playing organized baseball games. The remaining portion of the day will include participation in Sports Camp games and activities including swimming.

Full Members: $240 | Program Members: $290

Super Hero Camp

Ages 4 – 6 years old | July 23 – July 27 (Session 6)

Participants will take on a secret super hero identity in this camp and discovery their own personal super hero powers. Their imagination will take flight serving and protecting to good citizens of the Hunterdon County YMCA. When our campers put on their mask, cape and costume they will become amazing super heroes that use special tools, maneuvers and skills to solve crimes and a protect camp. They HCY will never be safer than during this week. The super hero portion of the camp will be held during the morning and the afternoon will be spent engaged in Sports Camp activities which include swimming, sports and games, and other special activities that are implemented each day.

Full Members $240 | Program Members $290

Flag Football Camp

Ages 5 -9 years old | July 23-July 27 (Session 6)

This camp is for boys and girls of all skill levels. Campers will learn the fundamental skills of offense, a defense & the rules of the Flag Football game. Campers will get detailed instruction on individual techniques as well as team offensive and defensive plays. Campers will spend half of the day learning skills and playing Flag Football games. The remaining portion of the day will include participation in Sports Camp games and activities including swimming.

Full Members: $240 | Program Members: $290

Ninja Warrior Camp

Ages 6 – 9 years old | July 30-Aug. 3 (Session 7)

For adventurous boys and girls looking for a week filled with obstacle course training, relays, and gymnastics. Campers will crawl, climb, sprint, and jump through multiple energetic activities. The camp will teach confidence, discipline, impulse control, and teamwork. . The Ninja Warrior portion of the camp will be held during the morning and the afternoon will be spent engaged in Sports Camp activities which include swimming, sports and games, and other special activities that are implemented each day.

Full Members: $240 | Program Members: $290

Artful Discovery Camp

Ages 4-7 years old | August 6 – August 10 (Session 8)

Campers will unlock their imagination through a world of artful discovery. What is art? What is art made of? Where does it come from? During this week campers will use different art mediums to expand their imagination. They will create their own art, and they will be innovators through S.T.E.A.M. learning. Throughout the week campers will share their projects through an ongoing art show. Y Members and fellow campers will be able to enjoy our young art masters creations. If your camper loves to create and discover through hands-on exploration then this is the camp for them. Campers will spend the morning working on art and the afternoon will be spent playing sports, games, swimming and other fun activities!

Full Members: $240 | Program Members: $290

Lacrosse Camp

Ages 6-14 years old | August 6 – August 10 (Session 8)

Have great fun learning this exhilarating game with US Sports Institute professional sports educators. Fast paced and full of action, lacrosse is a unique combination of skill, speed, agility and finesse. The USSI Lacrosse Camp is open to boys and girls of all abilities and no previous lacrosse experience is necessary. This is a non-contact skill building camp. Lacrosse sticks are provided although campers are welcome to bring their own sticks. Focus will be on stick handling, passing, scooping, dodging, shooting and many more fundamental techniques and skills. This camp offers an ideal introduction for all levels. Campers will spend half the day playing lacrosse and the other half of the day swimming and playing a variety sports.

Full Members: $335 | Program Members: $385

Soccer Camp

Ages 6-13 years old • Aug. 13 – Aug. 17 (Session 9)

Perfect your game, learn new skills and have fun at the Y’s Soccer Day Camp! Camp focus on developing skills, learning the importance of teamwork, and practicing good sportsmanship. Daily drills and mini competitions ensure skill development, team building exercises, swimming, and games promote the development of the whole athlete. Campers will spend half the day participating in soccer camp and the other half of the day swimming and playing a variety of sports and games.

Full Members: $240 | Program Members: $290

Bricks 4 Kids Mash Up Camp

Ages 6-12 years old • August 27-30 (Session 11)

Why have one camp theme during the week, when you can have models and activities from four themes. This week, the campers will experience a different theme each day. It will include our most popular themes Jurassic Brick Land, Star Wars, Minecraft, Amusement Park and A Pirate’s Quest. Every day will include model building, games, zip lines and car ramp contests. This week will have something for everyone. Every camper will receive a LEGO® take-home.

Full Members: $236 | Program Members: $286

december

13dec10:15 am11:30 amBreakfast with Santa

14dec5:15 pm8:30 pmYMCA Ninja Warrior Contest

31dec11:00 am12:15 pmCountdown Till Noon

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