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! Check out our 2016 Youth Camp Packet and Parent's Program and Camp Guide.

Garden Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y
Dates: 06/13/2016 - 06/17/2016
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

In this camp, kids will get their hands dirty while learning the fun and life-long skill of gardening. Instructors will teach the science of how plants grow, thrive, and produce yummy fruits and vegetables. For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Director - (208) 454-9622 ext.

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Girl Power! Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y
Dates: 08/08/2016 - 08/12/2016
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Rosie the Riveter will inspire us as we show every girl the ability she has to be powerful, strong, and reach their full potential. In this girls-only camp, girls will have an opportunity to explore art, science, engineering, and physical activity in a safe and inviting environment. For more

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Kindergarten Readiness

Offered at: Caldwell Y
Member Price: $90
Non-Member Price: $120

In this camp, we will spend the week focusing on math and literacy skills, as well as social interactions and following directions. Let's get ready for Kindergarten together! For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Coordinator - (208) 454-9622 ext. 657 The Treasure Valley Family

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Little Authors Camp

Offered at: West Y
Member Price: $60
Non-Member Price: $90

This is a great way for your young child to use his/her imagination through story telling and illustrations. For more information, please contact: West Youth Coordinator – (208) 377-9622 ext. 413 The Treasure Valley Family Y believes that every child is of promise.  Therefore, no one is

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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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Pokémon Go! Camp

Offered at: Boise Area Downtown Y
Dates: 08/01/2016 - 08/05/2016
Member Price: $110
Non-Member Price: $165

Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Your child will explore Downtown Boise as a Pokémon trainer, visiting various historical and artistic landmarks to retrieve items to use on their journey. They will battle with wild Pokémon, uphold the qualities of a noble Pokémon trainer, and

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Robotics 101 Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y
Dates: 03/27/2017 - 03/31/2017
Member Price: $112
Non-Member Price: $170

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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Traditional Summer Day Camp

Offered at: Downtown Y
Member Price: $220
Non-Member Price: $330

Rock climbing, swimming, playing games, and more are all part of this awesome fun-filled, action-packed camp. Kids will participate in games, creative activities, adventure, all while making some new friends along the way! Campers must bring a refillable water bottle & closed toed shoes. Campers

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Urban Adventure Camp

Offered at: Caldwell Y Downtown Y West Y
Member Price: $220
Non-Member Price: $330

Kick it with our awesome Y staff for the week while exploring downtown Boise and participating in team challenges, scavenger hunts, group sports & games, and cruising through Boise on your bike! This is a fun-filled, super active week of awesomeness! Travel will be on foot and bike. Required

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Wacky Engineering & Code Camp

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

Wacky Engineering & Code camp is an exciting new camp being offered by the YMCA. Over a week, students will learn to work together, solve problems, and complete projects using fundamentals & principles of coding and engineering. This camp is held both indoors (computer based) and outdoors

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