Camp Options

Our Traditional Camp serves children from age 3 through entering Grade 10.

DISCOVERY CAMP – Ages 3 & 4
Children must be potty trained, no pull up diapers allowed. Join us at Discovery Camp for a sensational summer of fun. Each week long session has a special theme with built-in interests for young children. We will use our five senses to explore the world around us, and experience new adventures through discovery and play. Activities include games, arts & crafts, songs, stories, water and outdoor play. Our caring staff of childcare professionals have a wide range of education, experience and training in the Early Childhood field. We will provide your child with an experience to last a lifetime! Offered Weeks 1-9 at Twice As Nice Preschool at the Y.

MARINER’S CAMP – Entering grades 1-2
A Summer Camp experience like no other! Specifically designed for our younger campers, weekly themes will help campers explore and develop interests through program activities such as nature, art, and sports. Offered Weeks 1-10.

NAVIGATOR’S CAMP – Entering grades 3-4
In addition to our weekly themes, we work to tailor our daily programming to
the interests of our campers. Campers will experience all that summer has to
offer with water activities, the rock wall, sports, and so much more. Get ready for
a summer filled with Fun and Friends! Offered Weeks 1-10.

VOYAGER’S CAMP – Entering grades 5-6
A camp dedicated to our more seasoned campers. This program focuses on creativity, leadership, and self-esteem while still participating in our traditional rotations of gaga pit, archery, swim, and adventure course! Offered Weeks 1-10.

C.I.T. PROGRAM (Counselors in Training)
Entering grades 9-10 by invitation only.
The Counselor in Training Program is designed to give youth an opportunity to support YMCA Camp programs. Participants must complete an interview process and be selected to take part in this learning experience. Participants will assist Directors and counselors in the daily duties, complete service learning projects and help run camp events. A Caring Adult Mentor will provide support and guidance throughout the length of the program. Offered Weeks 1-10.
Please contact Anne Schultz 401.847.9200 ext. 137 or annes@newportymca.org with any questions.