Camps

The YMCA of Timmins Camps provides children, teens and young adults with the opportunity to connect and engage with nature and each other in ways that build confidence, improve social skills, and foster independence and leadership – all while having fun. In addition to customized programming, all the YMCA of Timmins Camps share a focus on healthy, active living. For many Canadians, time spent at the YMCA of Timmins Camp is a treasured childhood memory, an experience that had a positive and lasting impact on their lives. We excel at providing young people with the opportunities to have fun and develop lifelong skills while realizing the best in themselves and others. As Canada’s largest Camp provider, we work with parents and community partners locally and notionally to offer outstanding life development experiences for more then 125,000 children each year. The YMCA of Timmins offers March Break, Summer & Christmas Camp.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration Opens April 3, 2017 with Early Bird Registration ending on April 13, 2017. Registration will only be accepted at our Main Office with the $50 non-refundable deposit. Office Hours are 7:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.

TWO LOCATIONS:

YMCA of TIMMINS – 376 Poplar Ave. SOUTH PORCUPINE – St. Joseph School 207 Huot Street

To learn more about our Summer Programs, please check out our Summer Day Camps / Summer Child Care Brochure : Summer Camp Brochure 2017

NEW THIS YEAR! In order to better serve our children with special needs and to ensure that YMCA Summer Programs are suitable for your child, we are having parents / guardians fill out an additional form plus meet with the General Manager to develop a plan of care.  If your child requires any assistance at school from full day assistant to a behavior plan, you will need to fill out this form on top of the Registration Form. Integration Program Camper Profile

*Registration forms can be printed off of our website and brought into our main office.

If your child is currently enrolled in our Before and After School Programs and you have recently completed Registration Forms, you are only required to fill out the Shorten Registration Form for your required location:        

Timmins Location: Short Form – TIMMINS location ONLY CURRENT B&A CLIENTS

South Porcupine Location: Short Form – SOUTH PORUPINE location ONLY CURRENT B&A CLIENTS

Timmins Location: YMCA of Timmins 376 Poplar Ave.  

Summer Child Care Program (child is currently enrolled in JK or SK): Licensed Summer Care Registration Form 2017 Kindergarten Years
Summer Day Camp Program (Child is currently enrolled in Grades 1 – 5): Summer Day Camps Registration Form 2017

South Porcupine Location: St. Joseph School – 207 Huot Street                              

Summer Day Camp Program (Children 5 – 12) South Porcupine Summer Day Camps Registration Form 2017

 Values Beads Tracker

“It’s all about the beads…”

At YMCA Day Camp, value beads play an important role as a sign of character and personal achievement. As an important form of recognition, beads at camp promote positive behavior, and are worn as a constant reminder of what we value as a camp community.  Throughout the week, beads are awarded to individuals for demonstrating YMCA core values and achieving success in specific programs areas:

Value BeadsValue Beads are awarded for demonstrating and adopting the six YMCA core values:
Caring (Red): Acting with compassion and concern for the well-being of others.
Health (Pink): Being committed to physical, social, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development.
Honesty (Blue): Demonstrating integrity and trustworthiness.
Inclusiveness (Purple): Appreciating diversity.  Striving to be open to all. Seeking to understand differences and find common ground.
Respect (Yellow): Recognizing and protecting the inherent worth of every person, including oneself.
Responsibility (Green): Being dependable and accountable for choices, actions and commitments.

Earning Beads At the beginning of the week, as part of opening circle on the first day, each campers will receive a necklace or bracelet with a white bead representing friendship.  Throughout the week, camper will be presented with opportunities to earn beads.  This can be achieved through participation in each program area and by demonstrating each of the six core values.  Beads are awarded at the end of the everyday as part of closing circle. click here to download a Bead Tracking Chart.