Timmins Family YMCA
Timmins Family YMCA Summer Day Camps are the perfect place for kids to be kids. We have many exciting and adventurous activities planned. Campers will enjoy games, sports, arts and crafts, outdoor play and much more. Field trips, special guests and special theme days are also part of your child’s camp experience. We are proud of our high quality program that will encourage children to develop spirit, mind and body. Parents and guardians can go to work feeling comfortable that their child is safe and having fun during their summer vacation.
Summer Camp Locations
We offer Summer Camp at 2 locations:
St. Joseph School- South Porcupine
Summer Camp Hours
We operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Programming begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise specified.
Summer Camp Descriptions
Scampers – Outgoing JK & SK
Trail Blazers – Outgoing Grade 1, 2
Mavericks – Outgoing Grades 3, 4 & 5
South Porcupine Camp – Outgoing Grades JK-Grade 5
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 Beads: Value 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.
Register for a day, a week, or the entire summer.
Registration is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
Step 1: Choose the camp that reflects your child’s outgoing grade and dates/weeks that they will be attending.
Step 2: Complete the summer day camp registration form that you can pick up from our office at 376 Poplar Street. Please ensure that all information is complete. We reserve the right to refuse incomplete forms.
Step 3: Return registration form with payment to the Timmins Family YMCA office to reserve your child’s spot.
Cash, Cheque, Visa, Mastercard and Interac accepted.