Vacation Camp

Vacation Camp and School’s Out

Vacation Camps 2022-2023

This program is open to campers currently in K-6th Grades.

This year, we’re offering three great vacation camps! 
December Break Vacation Camp: Tuesday, December 27 – Friday, December 30 (Options for 2-, 3-, and 4-day enrollment). Registration opens Monday, November 28th. 
Mid-winter Recess Vacation Camp: Tuesday, February 21 – Friday, February 24 (Options for 2-, 3-, and 4-day enrollment)
Spring Break Vacation Camp: Monday, April 10 – Friday, April 14 (Options for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-day enrollment)
 
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fees: $90/day for members of the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood; $110/day for community members. Register for 3-, 4-, and 5-day enrollment options at a discount!
Transportation: Morning is drop off only; there will be bus drop off in the afternoon at no additional charge except on Fridays. Bus stop locations are on the registration form. There is NO bussing home on Fridays – all campers must be picked up at the Y, 54 Nagle Avenue. 

Program: Each day will be filled with fun camp-style activities, including ga-ga and a variety of sports activities in the gym, visual arts, theater, Bubbie’s Kitchen, and more. Additional details about the schedule for each vacation camp will be made available on the registration form. 

What to bring: Every camper should bring a nut-free, kosher style lunch each day and a water bottle. Snacks will be provided.
 
School’s Out 2022 – 2023
This program is open to children currently in K-5th Grades. 
 
When school is out, the Y is in! Join us for a fun-filled day at the Y on the following dates that DOE schools are closed:
 
November 8: Election Day (Registration is now CLOSED)
November 11: Veterans Day (Registration is now CLOSED)
January 16: MLK Jr. Day (Registration opens January 3)
April 21: Eid-al-Fitr
June 8: Anniversary Day
June 9: Clerical Day
June 19: Juneteenth
 
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fees: $90/day for members of the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood; $110/day for community members. 
Transportation: Morning is drop off only; there will be bus drop off in the afternoon at no additional charge except on Fridays. Bus stop locations are on the registration form. There is NO bussing home on Fridays – all children must be picked up at the Y, 54 Nagle Avenue. 

Program: Each day will be filled with fun activities, led by staff from our amazing Be Me Afterschool Program at the Y. Additional details about the schedule for each School’s Out day will be made available on the registration form. 

What to bring: Every child should bring a nut-free, kosher style lunch and a water bottle. Snacks will be provided.

Whether single days off or full-week breaks, when school is out, the Y has you covered with our school’s out vacation camp program.

We provide full-day coverage options and exciting programming both at the Y and at fun trip destinations like Chelsea Piers, Intrepid Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, Liberty Science Center, and so much more!

For more information about vacation camp, please contact our Camp Director Beth Lobasov at blobasov@ywhi.org.

For more information about School’s Out, please contact our Camp Director Emma Sprecher at esprecher@ywhi.org.

 

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Children are accepted into the program on a rolling basis until we are fully enrolled. In order to secure a spot, a $250 deposit must be included along with the completed registration form. Financial assistance is available for families with documented need. Please click below for our 2021 summer application.