Specialty camps are for kids looking to learn more about activities in a specific area. Areas of focus include STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) arts, music, and more!

Authors Camp

Offered at: Downtown Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Budding authors create a story of adventure, mystery or SCI-FI fantasy. Authors camp will provide kids with the opportunity to write, publish, and illustrate their own short story. For more information, please contact: Downtown Youth Coordinator - (208) 344-5502 ext. 263 West Youth Coordinator

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Babysitting Training Course

Offered at: Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $50
Non-Member Price: $75

This one-day course includes ASHI-Approved Certification card and can help young adults interview for suitable babysitting positions.  Participants will learn how to choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, prevent injuries and be prepared if an emergency happens, handle bedtime issues, and

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Battle Bots Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

This is an Engineering and Robotics program for older engineers. Kids will build robots, motorized cars, hydraulic lifts, and more, all with mini motors and battery packs. They will make friends and share ideas, as they experiment with different types of Battlebots. For more information, please

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Fashion Camp

Offered at: West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Kids will get a chance to learn about design, shape, texture, and form in this week long camp. They will have a chance to explore fashion from around the world and through the decades, then create their own outfit. Parents are invited to the runway show at the end of the week. For more

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Jedi Galaxy Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Is your young knight ready to be a Jedi? In this camp, kids will make their own light sabers and train in the honorable ways of the force while learning respect and responsibility. This great week long camp will also explore science, space, and allow kids to be creative as they explore all

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Jr. Chef’s Cooking Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Not just a cooking class, but a guide towards a healthy lifestyle. Kids will get a hands-on experience with the cooking process, as they prepare a variety of healthy meals and snacks. The class will also provide education on proper nutrition. Closed-toe shoes are required. For more information,

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Mad Science & Wacky Engineering Camp

Offered at: Downtown Y West Y
Dates: 03/21/2016 - 03/25/2016
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Become the next Einstein, Newton, Edison, or Tesla! Spend the week learning about chemical reactions, bonds, experimenting with solids and liquids, and creating slime or blubber. Campers are asked to bring a snack and if staying the full day, please bring a lunch. For more information, please

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Mad Science Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Does your child like to experiment? In this camp, kids will do all sorts of fun experiments exploring topics like magnets, chemical reactions, and come up with their own scientific hypothesis. For more information, please contact: Downtown Youth Coordinator - (208) 344-5501 ext. 263 West Youth

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Passport Adventure Camp

Offered at: West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Youth will travel the world in this fun week-long adventure camp. We will study a variety of cultures from all over the world including activities that explore foods, games, and art from around the globe. For more information, please contact: Downtown Youth Coordinator - (208) 344-5502 ext.

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Robotics 101 Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y West Y
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Using LEGO Mindstorm, kids will visualize, build, and program their own robot! With the use of laptops, they will program their robot to do a variety of different actions with the help of ultrasonic sound, light, and touch sensors. For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Director -

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