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Active Adventure Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185
6-10
9am–1pm (AM) | 1–5pm (PM)
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   AM
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   AM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   PM
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   PM

The thrill-seeker camper will experience many fun activities from swimming and water games to rock climbing and archery. There will be exciting adventures around every corner—this camp is active! For more information, please contact: West Boise YMCA Coordinator – 208 377 9622 ext 445

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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 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
  •   AM
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   AM
  • 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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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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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

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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Endless Summer Camp


Member $242 | Non-member $363 (Full-Day)
6-12
9am–5pm (Full-Day)
  • Week 11: Aug 16–20
  •   Full-Day
  • Week 11: Aug 16–20
  •   Full-Day

What is a better way to end the summer than a camp that includes rock climbing, swimming, sports, and creative activities, all while making new friends along the way?! Campers must bring a refillable water bottle and closed-toe shoes. Campers need to bring a snack and lunch. For more information, please contact: Downtown Boise Youth… 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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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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Let’s Move Outside & Bike Camp


Member $125 | Non-member $185 (Half-Day)
Member $242 | Non-member $363 (Full-Day)
8-12
9am–1pm (AM) | 9am–5pm (Full-Day)
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   Full-Day
  • Week 3: Jun 21–25
  •   Full-Day
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   Full-Day
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   AM
  • Week 7: Jul 19–23
  •   AM
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   AM

Kick it with our awesome Y staff for the week while exploring the city. Campers will participate in scavenger hunts, group sports and games, and cruise through the area on their bikes while learning bike safety techniques! This camp is a fun-filled, super-active week of awesomeness while making new friends along the way! Campers must… Read More »

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Little Adventure Camp


Member $62 | Non-member $95
Member $74 | Non-member $108
4-6
9–10:30am (AM1) | 10–11:30am (AM2)
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   AM1, AM2
  • Week 4: Jun 28–Jul 2
  •   AM1, AM2
  • Week 6: Jul 12–16
  •   AM1, AM2
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   AM1, AM2
  • Week 9: Aug 2–6
  •   AM1, AM2
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM1, AM2
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   AM2
  • Week 10: Aug 9–13
  •   AM1
  • Week 2: Jun 14–18
  •   AM1
  • Week 8: Jul 26–30
  •   AM1

Join us for this super-silly camp adventure. Campers will have a blast swimming (depending on availability), climbing, bouncing, and making friends in this program. Camp includes arts and crafts and activities. For more information, please contact: Caldwell Youth Interim Director – 208 459 2498 ext 660 Downtown Boise Youth Coordinator – 208 344 5502 ext 263 West Boise… Read More »

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