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Baking 101 Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
Member $80 | Non-member $140
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   AM, PM
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   PM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   PM

Campers will learn a variety of baking techniques and traditions, covering goods like cookies and bars, breakfast pastries, classic desserts, and more! With a special focus on creating beautifully decorated cakes, the results are sure to be both delicious and beautiful!  For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Interim Director – 208 459 2498 ext 660 South Meridian Youth Director –… Read More »

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Basketball Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
7-11
9am–1pm (AM)
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   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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Coding and Robotics Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
8-12
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   PM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM

This camp is all about tech! Kids will get a chance to experience coding their own programs as well as building and coding Lego Mindstorm robots. This camp is sure to help your child build new skills and learn to work with others.  For more information, please contact: South Meridian Youth Coordinator – 208 331… Read More »

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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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Football Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
7-11
9am–1pm (AM)
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   AM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   AM

Players will have the opportunity to learn and practice football skills in a welcoming and unique environment. In an encouraging and fun environment, players will explore football’s fundamental skills, including passing, catching, football stances, route running, defensive strategies, offensive plays, and much more! Our football camp is a non-contact program, as we use flags instead… Read More »

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   PM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM

Every girl has the ability to explore their full potential. Girls will look inside and out and find how important they are. In this camp, campers will have an opportunity to explore science, art, and complete fun projects, all while being in an active, safe, and fun environment. For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise… Read More »

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Hands-On! STEM Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10 6-12
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   PM
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   AM
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   AM
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   AM
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   PM

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… Read More »

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Jedi Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM)
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   AM
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   AM

Is your young knight ready to be a Jedi? Your child will make a lightsaber and train in the honorable ways of the force. This great week-long camp will also explore science, space, and allow kids to be creative as they explore all things Jedi. For more information, please contact: South Meridian Youth Director –… Read More »

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Jr. Chefs Cooking Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
Member $80 | Non-member $140
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   AM, PM
  • Week 5: Jul 5–9
  •   AM, PM
  • Week 11: Aug 16–20
  •   AM, PM
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   PM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   PM
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   PM

This is a camp designed to be a hands-on cooking experience. It will cover meal planning, nutrition, and learning to follow a recipe. For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Interim Director – 208 459 2498 ext 660 South Meridian Youth Director – 208 331 9622 ext 531

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Let’s Experiment STEM Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   AM
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   PM
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   AM
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   PM
  • Week 5: Jul 5–9
  •   PM
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   AM
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   PM
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   PM

This camp is all about experiments! We will experiment with slime, explosions, and so much more! For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263 South Meridian Youth Director – 208 331 9622 ext 531 West Boise YMCA Coordinator – 208 377 9622 ext 445

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