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Health & Fitness Camps

Let the adventure begin! Whether your child is interested in exploring, creating, or possibly entertaining, the Y provides the perfect solution. We provide a fun, safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and make lasting friendships.

Fitness

Muscle Monsters

Let your little “monsters” learn and understand the importance of weight lifting early on. During this class, kids will learn proper movements to help grow and develop stronger muscles to prevent future injuries.

K – 2nd Grade
June 7th – 9th • 11:00 – 11:45am
Meyer Center (Outside)

Full Privilege Members $30 • Basic Members $35 • Non-Members $40

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Power Up

This is not your typical boring weight lifting class. Learn proper mechanics and body movements with a structured layout with fun and new exciting workouts to explore; while adding a new twist of plyometric training to enhance those future athletes!

3rd – 5th Grade
June 7th – 10th • Noon – 12:50pm

6th – 8th Grade
June 7th – 10th • 1:00 – 1:50pm

Meyer Center
Full Privilege Members $35 • Basic Members $40
Non-Members $45

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Warrior Fitness Camp

Have any warriors who are ready to be challenged more with weights? Get them ready for a fun class of weight lifting! Here they will be able to learn more what it means to lift some dumbbells in a controlled fashion. Combining safe and fun in the best way possible.

3rd – 5th Grade
July 12th & 15th • 11:00 – 11:50am
Meyer Center
Full Mem $17 • Basic Mem $20 • Non-Mem $23

6th – 8th Grade
July 19th – 22nd • 1:00 – 1:50pm
Meyer Center
Full Mem $35 • Basic Mem $40 • Non-Mem $45

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Self Defense & Karate

Self Defense for Kids

Learn how to deal with bullies and predators. Kids will learn what behaviors to watch for and practice how to escape to safety. They will also learn important strategies to help avoid violent situations, plus tactics & techniques for handling violence when it is unavoidable. Participants will receive an informational packet with descriptions of the techniques covered in class plus at-home tips for parents.

1st – 4th Grade
July 12th – 15th • 9:00 – 9:45am
Meyer Center (Outside)
Full Privilege Members: $35 • Basic Members $40 • Non-Members: $45

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Sport Karate

Students will learn techniques & tactics for sport karate & Tae Kwon Do competition, plus participate in light contact (i.e. safe) sparring. Good for both beginners & kids already involved in martial arts. Many of the skills learned in this program can carry over into other sports as well.

1st – 4th Grade
June 7th – 10th • 9:00 – 9:45am
Meyer Center (Outside)
Full Privilege Members: $35 • Basic Members $40
Non-Members: $45

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Yoga

Namaste At The Y

Campers will learn how to focus & center themselves with various breathing & visualization techniques. The yoga poses will help improve strength, flexibility & coordination. Classes promote self-confidence, self-respect, awareness & ability to stay calm in stressful situations.

K – 2nd Grade
July 5th & 7th • 1:00 – 1:45pm

3rd – 5th Grade
July 5th & 7th • 2:00 – 2:45pm

6th – 8th Grade
July 5th & 7th • 3:00 – 3:45pm

Meyer Center
Full Privilege Members: $30 • Basic Members $35 • Non-Members: $40

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Kids In The Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

Nutrition habits are formed during youth. Let your children join us for a hands on workshop that will explore what foods to put together to make a nutritious snack, while learning useful food preparation skills for life.

K – 2nd Grade
July 20th • 1:00 – 1:45pm

3rd – 5th Grade
July 20th • 2:00 – 2:45pm

Meyer Center
Full Privilege Members $8 • Basic Members $10 • Non-Members $12

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Racing & Agility

Color Run

Have a blast with a Color Run! You will get beautifully messy. The first day will have active racing games to get ready and the second day is the run. White T-shirt will be provided but BRING A CHANGE OF CLOTHES!

K – 2nd Grade
July 12th & 14th • 9:00 – 9:40am

3rd – 5th Grade
July 12th & 14th • 10:00 – 10:40am

Meyer Center (Outside)
Full Privilege Members: $20 • Basic Members $25 • Non-Members: $30

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Speed & Agility

Interested in getting faster? This is your chance to learn more about what it takes to gain and maintain speed. At the end of camp, campers should see a difference in their speed and agility.

3rd – 5th Grade
June 7th – 10th • 9:00 – 9:50am

6th – 8th Grade
June 7th – 10th • 10:00 – 10:50am

Meyer Center (Outside)
Full Members $35 • Basic Members $40 • Non-Members $45

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