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Advanced Survival Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
8-12
9am–1pm (AM)
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   AM
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   AM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM

Campers will have an opportunity to learn about geocaching, creating snares and spears, and basic urban survival. Campers will have an opportunity to spend the day learning about the environment and hiking up to 1000 ft! Bring a refillable water bottle—campers will be walking 4–6 miles a day.  For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise… Read More »

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All About Animals Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   PM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
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  • Week 11: Aug 16–20
  •   PM

This camp will be a hands-on experience where kids will do animal-based projects and learn about the wildlife in our area.  For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263

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Basketball Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
7-11
9am–1pm (AM)
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
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  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   AM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   AM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   AM

Our caring and knowledgeable instructors will teach players basketball skills through exciting and fun drills and games. Players will grow with their knowledge and skills of the game in a safe and stimulating environment. Players will learn the rules of the game and the YMCA character values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY in the… Read More »

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Battlebots Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 1: Jun 7–11
  •   AM
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   AM
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   AM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   AM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   AM
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   PM
  • Week 11: Aug 16–20
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Kids will build robots, motorized cars, hydraulic lifts, and more, all with mini motors and battery packs. At the end of the camp, kids will get the opportunity to battle their creations.  For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263 This program is proudly funded by:

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Battlemasters Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   PM
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   PM

Pokémon, Yu-gi-oh!, and Magic are just some of the awesome cards and games that campers will get a chance to learn, play, and battle each other throughout the week. Campers will have an opportunity to learn various group games. Bring a refillable water bottle—this camp is active.  For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth… Read More »

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Coding Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
8-12
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   PM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
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  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
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  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   PM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   PM

Campers will learn the fundamentals of computer science in the Python programming language—one of the most accessible and popular languages in both industry and research (even NASA uses it!). Kids will learn to code by making music using a program developed by Georgia Tech called EarSketch. At the end of the week, parents are invited… Read More »

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CSI Mystery Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 1: Jun 7–11
  •   AM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   PM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   PM

A “who-done-it” mystery camp that will challenge and excite even the most curious of kids. Campers will have an opportunity to solve various mysteries each day and use their deductive and inductive reasoning skills to complete challenges! For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263

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Day Camp Junior Counselor


Member $125 | Non-member $185
13-15
9am–1pm (AM) | 9am–5pm (Full-Day) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   Full-Day
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   AM, PM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   AM, PM
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   Full-Day
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   Full-Day

Junior Counselors will have the opportunity to train with seasoned camp veterans to learn the ins and outs of being a successful camp counselor. They will gain impactful leadership skills, mitigation strategies, and some fun camp songs and games to keep kids entertained for hours. After that, they have the opportunity to volunteer in a… Read More »

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DIY Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   PM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   PM
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   AM
  • Week 11: Aug 16–20
  •   AM

Campers will have fun creating and completing projects using unique materials from around the house and found in nature. For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263

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Edible Experiments


Member $125 | Non-member $185
Member $80 | Non-member $140
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM, PM
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   PM
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   PM
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   PM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM
  • Week 11: Aug 16–20
  •   PM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   AM

Join this exciting camp that combines the culinary world with STEM experiments. Campers will be both chefs and scientists as they learn about chemical reactions and the forces of nature through cooking. Some of the projects will be edible (our favorite is dry ice cream), but not all. Kids will work on their very own… Read More »

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