TRAVEL CAMP 2017 WEEKLY THEMES!
This summer’s weekly themes activities throughout each week will be focused on these themes. Schedules will be finalized with times added one week prior to the week beginning. Look for schedules here throughout the summer! Click here to view all camps and details.
Week 1: Lights, Camera, Action- Welcome to camp! This week campers will learn the basics of camp from songs to games while getting to know each other, and making friends. Take your first trip on the Y’s big blue bus to amazing local field trips and movie theater (K-T).
Week 2: Welcome to the Jungle – Come explore the jungle with us! Learn about all kinds of animals: birds of prey, turtles, tigers, snakes, lizards and everything in between. And take a look at all that the zoos in Michigan have to offer. We will be going to the Detroit Zoo (K-T), Binder Park Zoo (E-T), and Potter Park Zoo (K-A).
Week 3: Splish, Splash- Grab your swimsuits, this wild week will be filled everything in the water! There is no better way to beat the summer heat than a splash-tastic week at camp. Trips include local lakes and parks, Rolling Hills Water Park (K-T), Red Oaks (A-T) and Nixon (K-P).
Week 4: Red, White, & Blue – Join us as we celebrate our amazing country! We will have the best birthday party this week for the U.S.A. Field trips this week will be Imagination Station (K-T) and Fire Dept. (K-T).
Week 5: Rocket to the Moon – 3…2….1…Blast off! Join us as we launch into space and explore! Discover the magic of planets and stars while learning about astronauts. Get ready for an out-of-this world expedition to outer space. Everyday is a new learning experience. Trips for this include to Air Zoo (K-T), Impressions 5 (K-P), and Ann Arbor Hands On (A-T).
Week 6: Water Explosion– Splash into summer and join us for a week jam-packed with water games. Cool off with us as we swim at local pools and water parks including, Nixon (K-T), Hawke Island (K-T), MI Adventure (P-T), and Full Blast (K). *Extra charge this week for P-T.
Week 7: Christmas in July- July 25th is halfway to Christmas so why wait. Lets celebrate now! Campers will go to Optimus Ice Arena (K-T), have a “Sandman” building competition at Lake Lansing (K-T), and enjoy Frozen Cocoa (K-T).
Week 8: Feelin’ Extreme-Excitement at every corner. Campers will challenge themselves, set goals, and attempt new feats. This week we will enjoy Big trips including traveling to Full Blast (K-P), Cedar Point (E-T) and Soak City (A). *Extra charge this week for A-T.
Week 9: Boots & Hometown Roots – Pull out your cowboy boots for a foot stompin’ good time! We will spend our days in the great outdoors and explore all it has to offer. Campers will attend the Jackson Fair (K-T), Buffalo Ranch (K-A), Whitetail Museum (K-T), and Alligator Farm (K-T).
Week 10: Backyard Bash –It’s time to wrap up the summer with all of our friends! We will celebrate each day with all of our favorite camp songs, games, and crafts. You won’t want to miss the grand finale as we say goodbye to summer camp 2017 but stay friends forever! Look forward to celebrating with a final carnival at the Y, fun filled field day, and camp cookout!