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Spend your summer with the YMCA. Special Programs summer events are all day activities that provide opportunities to learn new skills, try new activities, get outside, enjoy some physical activity and spend time with friends. 

 

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Special Programs Summer Days

Registration starts March 28th for Y Members • April 11th for CP
 

Into the Wild Day Camp

Monday •  8:30am-4:30pm

(Ages 14 and Up)
We will adventure out of the Y and into the great outdoors. Each week we will explore a different state or county park. Trips will include: lots of walking, hiking and climbing over rocky, hilly, and uneven ground. This is not an accessible trip.  

Dates: June 20th – August 15th (No program Monday July 4th)

Daily Rate:
$70 Y Member Private Pay • $85 Community Participant Private Pay
$80 Y Member Funding Source • $95 Community Participant Funding Source

*Discover Day Camp and Into the Wild Day Camp are sponsored by a grant from the Stackner Family Foundation

 

Discovery Day Camp

Tuesday  • 9:00am-3:00pm 

(Ages 14 and Up)Fill your days with sun, fun and friends at our Special Programs Summer day camp. Campers will participate in activities that promote confidence, physical activity and social interactions. Activities will include outdoor adventures, active games, crafts, water activities, swimming, team building and more with a new theme each week. It’s sure to be a summer to remember!

Dates:  June 21st - August 16th 

Daily Rate:
$60 Member Private Pay • $70 Community Participant Private Pay
$75 Member Funding Source • $85 Community Participant Funding Source

 

Summer Service without Boundaries

Thursday • 9:00am-3:00pm

(Ages 16 and Up)
The community service based day program supports adults with disabilities through weekly activities within the Y and within the community. Our program provides learning opportunities, social development, physical activity and community service opportunities.  Participants gain independence, make friends and make a difference in the community. We will be traveling off site to Zachariah’s Acres to volunteer and will be using our buses.

Dates: June 23rd – August 18th


Daily Rate:
$60 Member Private Pay • $70 Community Participant Private Pay
$75 Member Funding Source • $85 Community Participant Funding Source

 

 

Special Programs Summer Nights

Registration starts March 28th for Y Members • April 11th for CP
 

Adaptive Bocce

Monday • 5:15-6:15pm

(Ages 8 and Up)
Bocce is a team sport of skill and strategy. This is a fun backyard game that everyone can enjoy. Come join us to learn the rules and test your skills at getting your ball closest to the pallina. Practices will be held outdoors and there will not be an indoor option in case of inclement weather. There may be an option for Special Olympics Wisconsin competitions.  

Dates:  June 6th - August 1st

Fee: $45 Y Member • $60 CP

 

Adaptive Softball

Monday •  6:30-7:30pm

(Ages 8 and Up)

Hit, run, and slide into base. We will develop our softball skills through fun drills and games. Players should have some knowledge of the game of softball. All players will need their own glove. If possible players should also provide their own bat and helmet. If there is inclement weather we will meet in the gym to work on strength and conditioning.There may be an option for Special Olympics Wisconsin competitions. 

Dates:  June 6th - August 1st
Fee: $45 Y Member • $60 CP

 

Adaptive Swim Lessons

Wednesday

(Ages 2 and Up)
Meets the needs of individuals with intellectual and/or physical disabilities to enjoy the benefits of
swimming. Whether you’re a beginner being introduced to the water or a lap swimmer working on
skills and endurance you will work with instructors one-on-one to develop your skills. 

Dates:  June 12th – August 20th

Adaptive 1:  4:15-4:45pm

Adaptive 2:  4:50-5:20pm

Adaptive 3:  5:25-5:55pm

Adaptive 4:  6:00-6:30pm

Fee: $120 Y Member • $135 CP

 

Fitness Friends

Thursday • 6:00-7:00pm

(Ages 13 and Up)
Teens and adults with cognitive disabilities exercise together. Trained staff will create and carry out
programs to meet the strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility needs of the participants. When the weather is cooperative the group will meet outdoors and in the wellness center in case of inclement weather.

Dates:  June 12th - August 20th 

Fee: $80 Y Member • $95 CP

 

Dinner and a Movie

Friday •  5:00-8:30pm

(Ages 13 and Up)
Enjoy a night at the Y with your friends!
Includes dinner and the viewing of a movie at the YMCA.
Movies will be rated PG or PG 13.  


Dates:  June 17, July 15 and August 19
Fee: $25 Y Member • $40 CP