YMCA of Central Virginia Opens 2018 Summer Camp Registration
– Field Trips, KidzGym Fun and Swim Lessons to Highlight Camp Experience –
LYNCHBURG, Va., April 20, 2018 – The YMCA of Central Virginia is looking ahead to summer for Lynchburg, Appomattox and Nelson County youth ages 5-12, with Summer Camp registration now open for the weekly program beginning June 4. The Day Camp program offers a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, learning and community exploration for kids, while fostering their social, educational and physical development.
“The YMCA of Central Virginia Summer Camp program is an incredible opportunity for local youth to build self-confidence, learn independence and create lasting memories,” Teena Williams, YMCA of Central Virginia Child Care Director. “It’s a fun and fulfilling experience for children, while offering parents peace of mind that their children are spending their summer break in a productive and safe environment.”
Opportunities to discover new talents, develop new skill sets and interact with diverse peers has been the central focus of the YMCA Summer Camp for more than 150 years. Purposeful play and hands-on experience helps support teamwork and problem solving skills that are essential to youth development and their lifelong success. Among the many activities planned are community field trips to local parks and other attractions; KidzGym indoor play including rock climbing, interactive games and indoor sports; free swim lessons, and much more.
Swim lessons with CPR-certified lifeguards is among the highlights of the Summer Camp experience, with kids both enjoying and learning in the water. Swim time will offer supervised play and instruction, while campers gain confidence in the water and learn essential water safety skills.
The Summer Camp registration form is available for download, at https://www.ymcacva.org/summer-camp.html. Pre-registration is strongly recommended, and required at least one week prior to the week attending. Becoming a member of the YMCA of Central Virginia provides a savings of up to $100 on Summer Camp tuition. To support children needing financial assistance to attend, please consider donating at http://www.ymcacva.org/give.html.
About the YMCA of Central Virginia
Based in Lynchburg, Va., the YMCA of Central Virginia is committed to nurturing the potential of all children and teens by promoting healthy living and encouraging social responsibility within the community. For more then 160 years, the YMCA of Central Virginia has served as an advocate for all youth, while providing a safe and supportive environment for them.