Dates & Rates

View the 2016 Camp Brochure

2016 Nature Adventures Camp Online Registration is LIVE.
Please review Registration Policies & Procedures before registering. 

Dates

The 2016 Nature Adventures Camp will run from June 27 to August 26, for nine one-week sessions.

Rates*

Camp rates are divided into member and nonmember prices. Typically, nonmember rates are $65 higher than member rates, the cost of a membership to the South Shore Natural Science Center. Full South Shore YMCA members are  members of the South Shore Natural Science Center.

*Rates are pro-rated for Week 2, July 5-8.

Tadpoles I

Age 3:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday  –  Half-day
$125 members, $175 nonmembers  (July 5-8: $85/$135)

Tadpoles II

Age 3:  Tuesday, Thursday – Half-day
$85 members, $135 nonmembers

Chipmunks

Ages 4-5: Monday through Friday – Half-day
$210 members, $275 nonmembers  (July 5-8: $175/$240)

Hawks

Entering Grades K-1: Monday through Friday – Half-day
$225 members, $290 nonmembers  (July 5-8: $180/$245)

Owls

Entering Grades K-1: Monday through Friday – Full-day
$315 members, $380 nonmembers  (July 5-8: $255/$320)

Otters

Entering Grades 2-3: Monday through Friday – Full-day
$315 members, $380 nonmembers  (July 5-8: $255/$320)

Coyotes

Entering Grades 4-6: Monday through Friday – Full-day
$325 members, $390 nonmembers  (July 5-8: $260/$325)

Specialty Camps

Monday through Friday – Full-day

–Ocean Drifters: Week 3, Entering Grades 6-8
$375 members$, $440 nonmembers

–Minecraft Mania:  Week 4,  Entering Grades 2-5
$340 members, $405 nonmembers

–Minecraft Mastercrafters:  Week 5,  Entering Grades 6-8
$340 members, $405 non-members

–Explorers:   Weeks 6 & 7, Entering Grades 6-8
$410 members, $475 nonmembers (includes Thursday overnight)

–LEGO Green Engineering: Week 8, Entering Grades 6-8
$340 members, $405 nonmembers
Extended Day Options*:

Before Care:  M-F, 8-9am, $25members, $30non-members
Lunch Bunch: M-F, 12-1 pm, for half-day campers, $25members, $30 nonmembers
After Care I, M-F, 3:30-4:30 pm, for full-day campers, $25members, $30 nonmembers
After Care II, M-F, 3:30-5:30pm, for full-day campers, $50members, $60 nonmembers

*Prorated for Week 2:  July 5-8

Add Ons:

Camp T-shirts, $10
Science Center membership, $65. Please see our membership page for more details

 

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’ or to receive financial assistance to attend camp, please contact Tricia DeGiulio, Director of Environmental Education and Camping at 781.659.2559 ext. 214

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 Jane Fallon at 781-829-8585, ext. 308 or visit www.ssymca.org 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.