FIND YOUR PASSION. FIND YOUR Y.
Information for 2024 Specialty Camps is forthcoming!
Specialty Camps at the Bloomington-Normal YMCA provide week-long opportunities for children of all ages to try something new, learn new skills, and explore their passions with a group of children who share the same interests! Specialty Camps give your child the added opportunity to swim everyday and grow in what they love to do - all while instilling the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility!
SPECIALTY CAMP HOURS & LOCATIONS:
All Specialty Camps will be held at the Bloomington-Normal YMCA, located at 202 St. Joseph Dr. in Bloomington, 61701.
HOURS: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
SPECIALTY CAMP RATES:
Become a member of the YMCA and access registration early! All registrations can be done online.
YMCA Members: Registration opens February 13, 2023
Non-Members: Registration opens April 1, 2023
All participants pay a $75 non-refundable registration fee to hold their spot in the specialty camp selected.
SPECIALTY CAMP RATES:
YMCA Members: $225 per child
Non-Members: $450 per child
The YMCA will never deny services due to financial hardship. The YMCA is able to provide reduced rates on membership and programs to those who qualify through our Financial Support program.
JR. LIFEGUARD CAMP: July 17-21
Age: Youth entering grades 6-9
Jr. Lifeguard Camp at the YMCA is an American Red Cross program taught by a certified lifeguard. During this week-long camp, participants will develop discipline, teamwork, and the value of helping others. Jr. Lifeguard Camp will prepare students for a full Lifeguarding course when they reach the age of 15. It will also help strengthen their swimming skills and endurance. The last two days of camp will provide an opportunity to test skills and receive a Jr. Lifeguard certification.
ART CAMP: August 7-11
Age: Youth entering grades 1-3
Give your child an opportunity to explore their creativity by participating in guided, unique, and hands-on art activities! Whether your child is an experienced artist or just discovering their creative side, this program allows your child a way to learn and practice new skills with other children who share the same interests!
Billing will be automatically processed the Wednesday two weeks in advance of the camp start date.
Yes. Each Specialty Camp is a separate registration fee of $75.
Free cancellation up to the Wednesday two weeks prior to camp: Cancellation after two weeks prior and before the start of the camp results in a system credit. No cancellations/refunds after the camp has started.