Hands-On! STEM Camp

6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Nov 22–24
  •   AM
  • Dec 20–23
  •   PM

Overview

Hands-On! Stem Camp combines elements from robotics, civil engineering, drones, and rockets. This camp takes a kinesthetic approach to STEM, where campers will learn scientific concepts by creating and building. From drone flying to rocket fuel, the opportunities are endless. 

For more information, please contact:
Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263
Tomlinson South Meridian Youth Coordinator – 208 331 9622 ext 531

Day Camp Safety Guidelines

  • All staff will perform a health screening at the beginning of each day and are required to wear masks*.
  • We are strongly recommending that members and guests members wear masks in YMCA facilities and programs regardless of vaccination status.
  • Health screenings will be performed with all campers at check-in.
  • Camp sizes will be limited and campers will stay with their designated group (there will be no opening ceremonies or group games).
  • There will be breaks for campers to wash hands before and after the program, every 30-minutes during the program, and after transitioning from one activity to another.
  • Program space will be cleaned and disinfected before and after each camp.
*some exceptions apply in aquatics facilities and in group exercise classes where barriers are present

Masks* 

  • Masks are required for participants of all youth programs 
  • Masks are required for parents/caretakers while picking up or dropping off a child for an indoor program while in the program area 
  • Masks are required for all individuals in the THRIVE Center and Family Adventure Zone (FAZ) at the Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA 
  • Masks are required for all individuals in the Youth Activity Centers (YAC) and Kid Zones 
  • Masks will not be required for spectators of Y youth sporting events while watching a game if they can physically distance (required in school buildings while walking to the gym, per school district requirement) 
  • Masks are highly recommended for youth and adults when in Y membership facilities and are required in the programs 
  • Physical Distancing of 6 ft. or more and all other Covid safety protocols should still be maintained at all possible times  
*Following are exceptions to the mask policy (masks not required): 
  • Outdoor activities 
  • Children under 3 in any program 
  • Climbing wall (while climbing) 
  • Any water-based aquatic program 
  • Basketball and volleyball while actively playing (mask required when youth sitting on the sideline) 
  • Open gym while actively playing 
  • Resident Camp while eating or in sleeping quarters
The Treasure Valley Family Y believes that every child is of promise. Therefore, no one is denied Y services due to the inability to pay. For more information please visit our Financial Assistance page. Youth Programs & Camps Cancellation & Refund Policy »

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