With summer just around the corner, parents are considering how to keep their children entertained and engaged during the long break from school. YMCA Summer Day Camp is an excellent solution that provides various benefits for children, including physical activity, socialization, and personal growth.

YMCA Summer Day Camp is designed for children between 5 and 12. It offers a wide range of activities that promote character development, community exploration, and healthy habits, allowing parents and caregivers to work without worry. 

Campers can participate in sports, hiking, swim lessons at no additional cost and other outdoor activities that encourage them to stay active.

In addition to physical activity, YMCA Summer Day Camp provides children an opportunity to socialize with others and make new friends. Campers will participate in group activities, team-building exercises, and other opportunities to connect with their peers. These experiences help children develop critical social skills and build lasting relationships.

Perhaps most importantly, the YMCA Summer Day Camp provides a safe and nurturing environment for children to grow and learn. Trained counselors and staff members provide supervision and guidance throughout the day. The camp is licensed through the state of Virginia, ensuring that it meets the highest standards for health, safety, and program quality.

YMCA Summer Day Camp is affordable; donor-supported financial assistance is available for families who need it, ensuring every child can participate in this rewarding and enjoyable experience.

"YMCA Summer Day Camp is a great opportunity for children to learn, grow, and have fun during the summer months," said Rebecca White, YMCA of Central Virginia Director of Youth Development. "We are committed to providing a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment that helps children build confidence, develop new skills, and create lasting memories."