Camp

Camp

It is the goal of our YMCA to provide a healthy, safe and secure environment for all day camp participants. The YMCA teaches us core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Children who attend the program are expected to follow the behavior guidelines and to interact appropriately in a group setting.

The goal of the Greater Scranton YMCA programs is to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. Our summer camp program reflects these values and is designed to help our campers grow mentally, physically and spiritually within a fun camp environment. Our trained camp staff leads campers in challenging activities that help your child grow and learn.

The goals and principles of the Summer Camp Program are firmly based on the specific objectives from which our programs operate. We work on developing these principles within each child and in how they interact and develop relationships with others. The principles of Summer Camp are:

  • The achievement of personal growth in spirit, mind and body
  • The formation and practice of socially constructive habits and attitudes
  • The development of an appreciation of nature and a love of the outdoor environment
  • The strengthening os family relationships through parent/guardian participation
  • To continue educational development through our Summer Learning Program

Character Development: At the GS YMCA, character development and values are part of who we are. The GSY is committed to embracing and demonstrating character through our four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Our goal is to challenge the children and staff to believe in and act on these positive values.

Caring: to love others; to be sensitive to the well-being of others, to help others.

Honesty: To tell the truth; to act in such a way that you are worthy of trust; to have integrity; making sure your choices match your values.

Respect: To treat others as you would have them treat you; to value the worth of every person, including yourself

Responsibility: To do what is right; what you ought to do; to be accountable for your behaviors and obligations.

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Discovery (1st and 2nd Grade)

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6/14/21 - 8/27/21
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Discovery Camp is for children who are entering 1st and 2nd grade in the fall. Camp hours are 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with options for morning and afternoon care. Camp is offered on a weekly basis, with the opportunity to select which weeks of camp you wish to attend.

Activities include: Swim, crafts, the QUEST summer learning program, sports, games, team building and water play.

Lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

Have questions? Contact our Camp Director, Matthew MacArt, at [email protected] or our Education Director, Leigh Miller, at [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/14/21 - 06/18/21
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06/21/21 - 06/25/21
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Closed on
06/16/2021
06/28/21 - 07/02/21
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06/23/2021

07/05/21 - 07/09/21
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06/30/2021

07/12/21 - 07/16/21
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07/07/2021

07/19/21 - 07/23/21
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07/14/2021

07/26/21 - 07/30/21
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07/21/2021

08/02/21 - 08/06/21
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07/28/2021

08/09/21 - 08/13/21
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08/04/2021

08/16/21 - 08/20/21
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08/11/2021

08/23/21 - 08/27/21
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08/18/2021

Explorer (5th and 6th grade)

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6/14/21 - 8/27/21
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Explorer Camp is for children who are entering 5th and 6th grade in the fall. Camp hours are 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with options for morning and afternoon care. Camp is offered on a weekly basis, with the opportunity to select which weeks of camp you wish to attend.

Activities include: Swim, crafts, the QUEST summer learning program, sports, games, team building and water play.

Lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

We are offering excited to offer an E-Sports enrichment program this summer! There will be three, three-week sessions for $40 per session. E-Sports is offered to the Explorer and Voyager groups only. Space is limited.

Have questions? Contact our Camp Director, Matthew MacArt, at [email protected] or our Education Director, Leigh Miller, at [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/14/21 - 06/18/21
Register at
front desk
06/21/21 - 06/25/21
Registration
Closed on
06/16/2021
06/28/21 - 07/02/21
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front desk

Closes
06/23/2021

07/05/21 - 07/09/21
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Closes
06/30/2021

07/12/21 - 07/16/21
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Closes
07/07/2021

07/19/21 - 07/23/21
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07/14/2021

07/26/21 - 07/30/21
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07/21/2021

08/02/21 - 08/06/21
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07/28/2021

08/09/21 - 08/13/21
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08/04/2021

08/16/21 - 08/20/21
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08/11/2021

08/23/21 - 08/27/21
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08/18/2021

Pioneer (3rd and 4th grade)

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6/14/21 - 8/27/21
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Pioneer Camp is for children who are entering 3rd and 4th grade in the fall. Camp hours are 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with options for morning and afternoon care. Camp is offered on a weekly basis, with the opportunity to select which weeks of camp you wish to attend.

Activities include: Swim, crafts, the QUEST summer learning program, sports, games, team building and water play.

Lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

Have questions? contact our Camp Director, Matthew MacArt, at [email protected] or the Education Director, Leigh Miller, at [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/14/21 - 06/18/21
Register at
front desk
06/21/21 - 06/25/21
Registration
Closed on
06/16/2021
06/28/21 - 07/02/21
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front desk

Closes
06/23/2021

07/05/21 - 07/09/21
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Closes
06/30/2021

07/12/21 - 07/16/21
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Closes
07/07/2021

07/19/21 - 07/23/21
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07/14/2021

07/26/21 - 07/30/21
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07/21/2021

08/02/21 - 08/06/21
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07/28/2021

08/09/21 - 08/13/21
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08/04/2021

08/16/21 - 08/20/21
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08/11/2021

08/23/21 - 08/27/21
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08/18/2021

Sunrise Camp (Pre-K)

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6/14/21 - 8/27/21
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Sunrise Camp is designed for our youngest campers! This camp program is for children ages 4 and 5 and operates Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. You can pick the weeks you want to attend!

**For Sunrise Camp, there are no options for morning and afternoon care.

Activities include: Swim lessons, crafts, sports, games, team building and water play.

Lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

Have questions? Contact our Camp Director, Matthew MacArt, at [email protected] or the Education Director, Leigh Miller, at [email protected]


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
2/11/21 8/20/21 Front Desk $ 180.00$ 180.00$ 195.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/14/21 - 06/18/21
Registration
Closed on
06/09/2021
06/21/21 - 06/25/21
Registration
Closed on
06/16/2021
06/28/21 - 07/02/21
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Closes
06/23/2021

07/05/21 - 07/09/21
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Closes
06/30/2021

07/12/21 - 07/16/21
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Closes
07/07/2021

07/19/21 - 07/23/21
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Closes
07/14/2021

07/26/21 - 07/30/21
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Closes
07/21/2021

08/02/21 - 08/06/21
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Closes
07/28/2021

08/09/21 - 08/13/21
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Closes
08/04/2021

08/16/21 - 08/20/21
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Closes
08/11/2021

08/23/21 - 08/27/21
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Closes
08/18/2021

Voyager (7th and 8th grade)

All Locations
6/14/21 - 8/27/21
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Voyager Camp is for children who are entering 7th and 8th grade in the fall. Camp hours are 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with options for morning and afternoon care. Camp is offered on a weekly basis, with the opportunity to select which weeks of camp you wish to attend.

Activities include: Swim, crafts, the QUEST summer learning program, sports, games, team building and water play.

Lunch and afternoon snack are provided.

This summer, we are excited to offer an E-Sports enrichment program! We will offer three, three-week sessions for $40 per session. E-Sports is offered only to the Explorer and Voyager groups. Space is limited.

Have questions? Contact our Camp Director, Matthew MacArt, [email protected], or the Education Director, Leigh Miller, at [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/14/21 - 06/18/21
Register at
front desk
06/21/21 - 06/25/21
Registration
Closed on
06/16/2021
06/28/21 - 07/02/21
Register at
front desk

Closes
06/23/2021

07/05/21 - 07/09/21
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front desk

Closes
06/30/2021

07/12/21 - 07/16/21
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front desk

Closes
07/07/2021

07/19/21 - 07/23/21
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front desk

Closes
07/14/2021

07/26/21 - 07/30/21
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front desk

Closes
07/21/2021

08/02/21 - 08/06/21
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front desk

Closes
07/28/2021

08/09/21 - 08/13/21
Register at
front desk

Closes
08/04/2021

08/16/21 - 08/20/21
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front desk

Closes
08/11/2021

08/23/21 - 08/27/21
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front desk

Closes
08/18/2021