Vigo County YMCA Youth Services
All youth programs may be registered here: https://operations.daxko.com/Online/2065/ProgramsV2/Home.mvc
Mom's Day Out!FRIDAYS THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER!
Extended Child Care will be offered to our members on Fridays throughout the summer to give our caregivers a break! (This service is offered to Y members only).
Cost: $10 per family (Per date)
What: Structured play for ages 12 weeks – 12 years at the Y
including tumbling, games, arts and crafts and more.
RSVP: It is REQUIRED to sign up by the Wednesday before. We will max at 10 kids.
Have a Summer Full of Adventure at YMCA Day Camp! Registration is now open!
Weekly Cost: $100 for YMCA Members, $125 for Nonmembers
At YMCA Summer Camp we seek to fight summer learning loss and childhood obesity while providing fun activities, character development, field trips and more for kids all summer long. We will offer part time (1-2 days) pricing and a limited number of scholarships (up to 50%). (Please see the Financial Assistance form). The camp cost includes swimming, field trips, educational enrichment opportunities and many more summer activities.
Once you register with the non-refundable registration fee, we will be able to reserve a space for your child!
- Each week presents a new theme to keep your camper intrigued and learning!
- Camp counselors are well-trained in caring for youth and keeping children engaged and active.
- Healthy snacks are provided daily.
- Make sure children bring their tennis shoes daily and swim suits on the assigned swim days!
- Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.
- Sign up today at the Y or call Ali Weber at 812-232-8446 with inquiries.
Download the 2019 Summer Camp Handbook
Themes for Grades K-2
Week 1- Carnival Games- Kids will work together to build carnival games then set-up their own carnival in the park at the end of the week.
Week 2- Fun & Fitness- Finding fun ways to stay moving even when school is out for summer break! Kids will go to Griffin Bike Park on Friday and ride the trails!
Week 3- Emergency Services- Children will learn what happens once we call 911 and who responds. They will meet local officers, firemen, and more. They will also be able to check out their vehicles!
Week 4- Fairy Tale STEM!- Our favorite fairy tales come to life and mix with a world of STEM!
Week 5- Party In The U.S.A.- Celebrate our great country with Red, White, and Blue everything!
Week 6- Camp YMCA's Got Talent! - Start practicing campers for a Talent Show at the end of the week with the entire camp!
Week 7- Aqua Adventures- Get ready to get wet during this week of water play and learning! Everything will be aqua-related.
Week 8- Color Me Crazy- It's a Tye Dye extravaganza! From crafts to clothes, everything will revolve around bright colors!
Week 9- Imaginarium- Everything you can imagine sensory-related with activities and experiments to keep your camper thinking!
Themes for Grades 3-6
Week 1- Fun & Fitness- Finding fun ways to stay moving even when school is out for summer break! Kids will go to Griffin Bike Park on Friday and ride the trails!
Week 2- Amazing Race- Kids will work with partners to get through stations and cross the finish line!
Week 3- Emergency Services-Children will learn what happens once we call 911 and who responds. They will meet local officers, firemen, and more.They will also be able to check out their vehicles!
Week 4- Full STEAM Ahead!- Kids will learn about science, technology, agriculture, and math as each topic comes to life with fun activities!
Week 5- Party In The U.S.A.-Red, White, and Blue everything!
Week 6- Camp YMCA's Got Talent- Talent Show at the end of the week with the entire camp!
Week 7- Aqua Adventures- Everything will be water related.
Week 8- Color Me Crazy- Tye Dye, everything will revolve around bright colors!
Week 9- Going Green - Kids will learn all about recycling and up-cycling!
Learn. Grow. Thrive at YMCA School Age Child Care (Before and After School)
Vigo County YMCA offers before and after school care in all of Vigo County School Corporation's 18 elementary schools.
Before school begins at 6:30am and ends with the dismissal of students to classrooms for the start of the school day. After school begins with the release of students at the end of the school day and ends at 6:00pm.
Financial Assistance is available for children receiving free or reduced lunch.
Download the SACC Handbook.
School is out Y is in Day Care
Children in kindergarten through sixth grade in need of day care while school is out are welcome to come to the Y for the day!
Daily Cost: $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers
Contact Ali Weber to register online at firstname.lastname@example.org
• During the winter months please be sure to send children in a coat for outdoor play
• Breakfast will be provided, children will need to bring a sack lunch
• Children will need to wear tennis/athletic shoes and bring a change of clothes
• Please print child’s name on personal items
• All electronic devices must be left at home
• Financial assistance is available to qualifying families
• Adults must be listed as a pickup person and will be required to show a photo ID
Spring Break Camp
During Spring Break, the YMCA offers youth, grades K - 6, fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests, and create memories that last a lifetime. Camp is offered from 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM at the Vigo County YMCA during Spring Break from Vigo County schools.
- Breakfast will be provided, children will need to bring a sack lunch
- Children will need to wear tennis/athletic shoes and outdoor clothing
- Please print child’s name on camp items
- All electronic devices must be left at home
- Bring an extra set of clothing
- Adults must be listed as a pickup person and will be required to show a photo ID
Cost: Vigo County YMCA $100 for members/$125 for nonmembers for the week
Financial assistance is available to those in need! Fill out an application at the YMCA front desk.
Every Monday – Saturday morning, and Monday – Thursday evenings, members have the opportunity to work out while their little ones are in the safe care of our experiences child watch staff. Child watch is offered to ages 6 weeks – 12 years for just $10/month.
Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday - Thursday evening 4:30-8 pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm
Kid's Night Out
At the end of each month the YMCA offers a low-cost evening for kids to get out and get active while giving parents a chance to enjoy some adult time. Caregivers are able to drop their children off from 5pm-10pm.
Older children will enjoy playing sports, doing seasonal crafts, and planned games or activities. Younger children can enjoy our STEM activities, story time, tumbling equipment, and free play. Member cost is $15.00 for the first child and $10.00 for any additional children. Contact Michael Wagle with any questions at 812-232-8446.
With the help of our partners at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, the YMCA is able to offer free tutoring to grades K-12 in the YMCA Tween Study Room. Our tutor is currently on break. We will let our followers know when he returns for the next session. Call the YMCA with any questions at 812-232-8446.