Dates & Rates

2019 Nature Adventures Camp Online Registration is Now Open.
Please review Registration Policies & Procedures before registering. 

Dates

The 2019 Nature Adventures Camp will run from June 24 to August 29, for nine one-week sessions and a Week 10 end-of-summer Camp Sampler (for returning 2019 campers only).

Rates*

Camp rates are divided into member and nonmember pricing. Typically, nonmember rates are $70 higher than member rates, the cost of a membership to the South Shore Natural Science Center. South Shore YMCA members are automatically members of the South Shore Natural Science Center.

*Rates are pro-rated for Week 2, July 1-3.

Tadpoles MWF

Age 3:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday  –  Half-day
$145 members, $200 non-members  (*Week 2:  Mon, Tues, Wed, July 1-3)

Tadpoles T/TH

Age 3:  Tuesday, Thursday – Half-day (*Week 2: Mon, Tues, Wed only, July 1-3 – see above for pricing)
$105 members, $160 non-members

Chipmunks

Ages 4-5: Monday through Friday – Half-day
$225 members, $295 non-members  *(July 1-3: $140/$210 – No Camp July 4 & 5)

Raccoons

Entering Grade K: Monday through Friday – Full-day
$335 members, $405 non-members  *(July 1-3: $210/$280 – No Camp July 4 & 5)

Owls

Entering Grade 1: Monday through Friday – Full-day
$335 members, $405 non-members  *(July 1-3: $210/$280 – No Camp July 4 & 5)

Otters

Entering Grades 2-3: Monday through Friday – Full-day
$335 members, $405 non-members  *(July 1-3: $210/$280- No Camp July 4 & 5)

Coyotes

Entering Grades 4-6: Monday through Friday – Full-day
$335 members, $405 non-members  *(July 1-3: $210/$280- No Camp July 4 & 5)

Specialty Camps

Entering Grades 5-8:  Monday through Friday – Full-day (includes an off-site field trip)

–Adventure Skills:  Week 4
$375 members, $445 non-members

–Vet School Camp – Marine Animals: Week 5
$375 members, $445 non-members

–Vet School Camp – Terrestrial Animals: Week 5
$375 members, $445 non-members

Leader-In-Training (New!)

Ages 12-15:  Monday through Friday – Full-day
2 Week Sessions – $350 members, $420 non-members per session

Extended Day*

Before Care:  M-F, 8-9am, $45 members, $55 non-members
Lunch Bunch: M-F, 12-1 pm, for half-day campers, $45 members, $55 non-members
After Care II, M-F, 3:30-5:30pm, for full-day campers, $80 members, $90 non-members

*Prorated for Week 2:  July 1-3

Week 10 – Camp Sampler (New!)

August 26, 27, 28, 29
Ages 3-5, Half Day (9:00am-12:00pm), $45 members, $55 non-members per day
Entering Grades K-1, Full Day (9:00am-3:30pm), $70 members, $85 non-members per day
Entering Grades 2-6, Full Day (9:00am-3:30pm), $70 members, $85 non-members per day

Add Ons:

Science Center family membership, $70 (Join before February 15 and receive 2018 pricing – $65). Please see our membership page for more details.

In order to register online at the member rate, SSNSC/SSYMCA Memberships must be active prior to registration.

Questions?  Please call or email Kim Crespi, kcrespi@ssymca.org, 781.3659.2559 x206

 

Campership Donations

campers-counselor-owlHelp a child attend camp!

Each year we offer a limited amount of ‘camperships’ to families who could not otherwise attend camp.

We can only do this through your generosity.

To Donate to the ‘Send a kid to Camp’  please contact Chris Jacobs, Executive Director at 781.659.2559 ext. 204

Financial Assistance

The South Shore YMCA strives to serve the entire community. Financial Assistance is available to those who cannot afford fees. Assistance is awarded based on the need demonstrated by household income and/or extenuating circumstances and the funds available. Monies used to fund Financial Assistance are made possible through charitable donations to our Annual Support Campaign. Contact Kim Crespi at 781-659-2559, or click HERE for an application.

Please note: Financial assistance must be finalized prior to registering for camp. The approval process may take up to 2 weeks. Camp registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.