2013 Resident Camps
YMCA Resident Camps offer youth a safe environment in which positive values, personal growth, lifelong friendships, environmental awareness, and outrageous fun are key elements. Join us this summer for an experience that lasts a lifetime! We have great food too!
*Typical Camp arrival is after 1:30pm on Sunday and pick-up is before 12:00noon on Saturday for 7 day programs or 5:00pm on Friday for 6 day programs. Beginning Adventurers pick-up is at 5:00pm on Wednesday.
All resident campers enjoy a mix of traditional camp activities with special attention is placed on the theme of the week, outdoor skills and environmental education hands-on activities. In addition, through evening campfires, group games and activities, campers will laugh and create new memories and friends.
The Adventure (ages 9-14) June 23-29 (7 days)
The Adventure Nature Quest is a week like no other. This session will include an outdoor rock climbing and caving trip and focus more on outdoor skills. This week is limited to ages 9-14 and has a maximum enrollment of 30 campers. Register early for the ADVENTURE!
Campers for L.I.F.E. (ages 10-13) July 7-12 (6 days)
Live In Fitness Everyday! Go river tubing, play mini golf, shoot a bow, canoe & kayak, sing around a campfire, make friends and more. All while learning lifelong wellness skills through fun hands-on programming that addresses fitness, nutrition, and personal well being. YMCA professional health & wellness staff and local health educators will be working with camp staff and campers to make this an educational and fun week.
Beginning Adventurers (ages 7-10) July 7-10 (4 days)
Beginning Adventurers is a 4-day session for younger and first-time campers and is a great intermediate progression point from day camp to the full 6 or 7-day resident camp. Campers will experience hands-on camp activities like pond mucking, canoe lessons, fishing, archery and more... Special attention will be given to helping campers feel comfortable in new surroundings. Enthusiastic counselors will guide these young campers in discovering the wonders of nature and camping, while building confidence and independence.
Camp Wise Spirits (Girls ages 8-14) July 21-27 (7 days)
Just for girls – Camp Wise Spirits concentrates on the activities that our girl campers have told us they love the best! Campers will learn about themselves, build self-confidence, make meaningful friendships, develop new skills and have lots of traditional camp fun. *A Horsemanship Add-On option is available this week.
*Horsemanship Option Campers who register for the horseback riding camp option will travel by YMCA bus to Heartland Stables, Monday-Friday from approx. 9:30am-2:00pm. Throughout the week, we will touch on many different areas including: safety, grooming and tack, saddling, ground work (lunging and leading), mounting, dismounting, feeding and care, horse breeds, identification and daily riding lessons. Horsemanship Campers will return to Glacier Hollow each afternoon and have opportunities for traditional and evening camp activities. Camp will send along a box lunch each day. Heartland Stables is in Custer, WI, just 10 minutes from Camp Glacier Hollow. Limited to 12 participants. There is an Additional Fee for this Option.
Splash & Sport (ages 8-13) August 11-17 (7 days)
Spalsh & Sport Nature Quest week will be wet'n wild. This session will include a river canoe/kayak trip, lots of fishing time including an optional off-site fishing trip, snorkeling, giant slip n slide, beach party, our famous Wells Fargo, and water Nature Quest activities.
Timbertop Camp (ages 8-13 w/ Learning Disabilities)
August 4-10 (7 days)
Timbertop Camp is for boys and girls that have been identified by their school districts as needing extra help for a learning disability. Timbertop combines traditional camp programs with extra reading practice and special group activities that focus on dealing with learning disabilities. Special attention is paid to peer relations, building self-confidence and learning new skills. Please contact us to request special registration materials. Timbertop Camp is celebrating its 45th anniversary this summer!
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Special Application Forms are Required for
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Stevens Point Area YMCA - Camp Glacier Hollow
Business Office: 1000 Division Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Phone: (715) 342-2980 Fax: (715) 342-2987