TRAVEL CAMP 2016 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: Fun in the Sun- 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, Lansing YMCA Pool (K-P) and Impressions 5 (A-T).
Week 2: Swinging Safari – Lions and tigers and bears! Oh My! Come on a safari with us and learn everything from animal calls to life at the zoo. Learn about all different habitats and experience the vast smorgasbord of plant and animal life on our planet. Detroit Zoo (K-T), Binder Park Zoo (E-T), and Potter Park Zoo (K-A).
Week 3: H2 OH YEAH- There’s no better way to spend a hot summer day than in the water. This week will be packed with fun water activities and swimming! Trips include local lakes and parks, Rolling Hills Water Park (K-T), and Nixon (K-T).
Week 4: Calling all Superheroes – Get ready for an adventure of heroic proportions as we salute our heroes. We will learn about and meet real life super heroes and show them our appreciation for keeping us safe. Field trips this week will be Air Zoo (K-T), Fire Dept. (K-T), and Howell Zip Line (A-T).
Week 5: MAD Scientist – Science has never been so much fun and messy. Campers test their science skills by growing crystals, making slime, and building rockets. Everyday is a new learning experience. Trips for this include to Imagination Station (K-T), Impressions 5 (K-P), and Ann Arbor Hands On (A-T).
Week 6: Water Works– Surfs Up! Campers will make a splash in this action-packed, wet and wild adventure. Cool off with us this week as we swim at local pools and water parks including , Red Oaks Water Park (K-T), Hawke Island (K-T), Mi Adventure (P-T), and Full Blast (K). *Extra charge this week for P-T.
Week 7: Traveling the Mitten- Our amazing state has so much to offer from our natural beauty, our rich history, to our coveted baseball teams. Campers will go on a tour of Michigan’s Capitol Building (A-T), MSU Gardens (K-A), and Lugnuts Game (P-T).
Week 8: Thrills and Chills-Excitement at every corner. Campers will challenge themselves, set goals, and attempt new feats. This week we will enjoy Big trips include traveling to Full Blast (K-P), Cedar Point (E-T) and Soak City (A). *Extra charge this week for A-T.
Week 9: Barnyard Fun – This week includes adventures that teach campers to respect and enjoy nature. 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-T), Whitetail Museum (K-T), and Domino Farm (K-P).
Week 10: Out with a BANG -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 2016 but stay friends forever! Look forward to celebrating with a final carnival at the Y, fun filled field day, and Fuller Water Park!