2022 Summer Day Camp Theme Weeks
Week 1 – May 31-June 3 HELLO SUMMER
Help us say “Hello to summer,” with a fun filled week of classic camp actives like fishing, boating, and horseback riding. Meet your counselors, make new summer friends, and have a blast while learning what camp is all about.
FIELD TRIP: Farmer’s Inn
Week 2 – June 6-10 ABOVE AVERAGE ANIMALS
Explore the world of “Above Average Animals” this week. Learn how a squirrel can fly, why a cheetah is so fast, and how much an elephant really weights. Campers will match their skills to a show case of above average animals.
FIELD TRIP: TBA
Week 3 – June 13 – 17 SUPER HEROES ACADEMY
In addition to our traditional programming (archery, climbing, swimming, etc.), our campers will practice their super skills in preparation to battle the forces of chaos and save our camp.
FIELD TRIP: Altitude Trampoline Park
Week 4 – June 20- 24 SPORTASTIC
From all American sports, to sports from around the world! Take this week to learn teamwork, sportsmanship and some new sport skills while having a blast.
FIELD TRIP: Hasson Dek Hockey & Two Mile Run Park Swimming
Week 5 – June 27 – July 1 GOING GLOBAL
We invite our campers to “visit” the countries and cultures from all around the Globe. Sports, Songs, Games and Food from around the world will be shared as we learn and grow together.
FIELD TRIP: Seneca Lanes Bowling
Week 6 – July 5-8 HOLIDAY HOOPLA
Celebrate a new holiday all week long! Enjoy ornament making for Christmas, a costume contest for Halloween and sending out Valentine’s Day kindness.
FIELD TRIP: Clarion AMC Movies
Week 7 – July 11-15 SHARK WEEK
Based off the extremely popular discovery channel special! Learn all about the different types of sharks at our very own shark academy while enjoying shark themed games and treats.
FIELD TRIP: Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium
Week 8 – July 18-22 COLOR CRAZE
Rainbows, tie dye, and experiments. Color craze is a week-long colorful science week!
FIELD TRIP: Titusville Skating Rink
Week 9 – July 25 – 29 MONSTER BASH
Monster bash means Monsters Inc., the loch ness monster and all of the silly monsters in-between. Join us for our spookiest week of summer day camp. Who knows, you might even turn into a monster with a little monster makeover.
FIELD TRIP: Pymatuning Spillway and Beach
Week 10 – August 1-5 BRILLIANT BUILDING
Open your mind to a whole new level of building. Join us this week for a new take on basic building with activities that challenge the mind and camper’s creative side.
FIELD TRIP: Building Projects & Swimming at the Oil City YMCA and Clarion County YMCA
Week 11 – August 8-2 CAMP CHEF
Our young chef’s learn how to prepare and cook kid friendly foods this week. We concentrate on learning why the body needs food nutrition to keep active and healthy
FIELD TRIP: Kid Chef Cooking Class & Swimming at YMCA
Week 12 – August 15-19 MYTHICAL MAGIC
Escape to a world of magic and mythical creatures. Get to ride a Pegasus, and battle fire breathing dragons all while on your quest to save camp.
FIELD TRIP: Kennywood Trip
Week 13 – August 22 – 26 SO LONG SUMMER
As sad as we will be to see summer come to an end, we have big things planned! Enjoy the last full week of summer vacation with your favorite day camp activities. One last week to take in all Camp Coffman has to offer.
NO FIELD TRIP
WEEKLY CAMP ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: horseback riding, field trips, guest speakers, sports, archery, air gun, fishing, canoeing, paddle boating, arts and crafts, hiking, trips to YMCA Farm Camp, games and adventures.
YMCA FARM CAMP
Farm Camp is a completely hands-on and interactive farming and agricultural experience brought to you by the Scenic Rivers YMCA. Children who attend YMCA Summer Day Camp will get to discover and learn all about livestock, gardening, harvesting, and sustainable living. Farm Camp is just 3 miles from Camp Coffman in Fertigs, PA.
For those who attend YMCA Summer Day Camp, trips to the farm will be a new daily activity to help add to the fun of traditional summer camp activities like hiking, boating, fishing, archery, and horseback riding. Children will learn about real animals and the responsibilities that go into everyday care. Children will get a first-hand look at where our food comes from and will learn about growing fresh fruit and vegetables.
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS:
- Day Camp hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with extended care available beginning at 6:00 am and ending at 6:00 pm.
- Extended Care is included in the Day Camp Weekly Fee.
- Campers receive a healthy lunch and snack each day.
- Children may attend one or more weeks.
Not a Y member? Ask about our affordable Youth Membership Rates.
Your child may qualify for financial assistance for a YMCA Youth Membership and for YMCA Summer Day Camp. Applications for financial assistance are available at the YMCA Member Service Desk. For more information, please call the Day Camp Director at 814-670-0594.