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Stevens Point YMCA Base Camp Glacier Hollow Masthead

Day Camp

Our number one priority at YMCA Day Camp is to provide a safe and fun environment where campers can learn, grow and make new friends. A carefully selected, day-camp-1experienced and well-trained staff will lead the way as we journey through a variety of exciting theme weeks and traditional camp activities. The “Theme of the Week” compliments regular camp activities and culminates with a theme celebration typically done on Thursdays. Don’t miss out! Join us for a week or an entire summer to remember.

  • School Bus departs the YMCA at 9:00 AM and returns at 4:30 PM Monday – Friday
  • Free extended care is available at the YMCA and/or Camp Glacier Hollow from 6:30 AM to 9:00 AM and from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM daily
  • Campers bring a “sack” lunch and personal clothing items in a backpack daily.
  • *Hot Lunch service is available on indicated weeks for $18/week!
  • Day campers are allowed to visit our Trading Post once daily. Punch cards are available at the YMCA Child Development Office.
  • *Thursday Night Overnight Options Join your friends during indicated day camp weeks for an overnight at Camp Glacier Hollow. You will participate in evening activities, campfires, night hikes and eating SMORES. YMCA provides Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast and lunch then return to the YMCA on the Friday bus at 4:30pm. Campers sleep in cabins. Additional Fee: Y Member $30/Overnight General Public $35/Overnight
  • CAMP Fees: Y Member $175/week General Public $190/week

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Week 1 – KICKIN’ OFF CAMP ~ June 6-8
Schools out and camp has begun!  Join us this short week to get a sample of all the fun and wacky activities camp has to offer!  Let the gaga, swimming, archery, art n crafts, air square and FUN begin (plus MORE)!
*HOT Lunch Available


Week 2 – CARNIVAL CRAZINESS ~ June 11-15
Step right up! Take part in our camp carnival games, activities and crafts.  Tuesday we will take a field trip to XTREME AIR in Appleton and test out our crazy, acrobatic skills!  Thursday we’ll be celebrating the week with a camp carnival, complete with games, face painting and prizes!  There is an additional $30 field trip fee this week (lunch is included on Tuesday).
day-camp-3**Wednesday Night Overnight Option

Week 3 – GAME SHOW ANTICS ~ June 18-22
Let’s get crazy and wacky this week with Minute to Win-It Challenges, Trivia, and take part in an ALL CAMP game that will challenge you and your team with fun and crazy antics!  Bring a white shirt on Wednesday to decorate as your team shirt; we will be wearing them Friday for our all camp GAME SHOW CHALLENGE!
**Wednesday Night Overnight Option

Week 4 – FARM FANATICS ~ June 25-29
Let’s get down and dirty on the farm!  In addition to our traditional camp activities, we’ll be taking a trip to a local farm to visit some farm animals, taste test some yummy dairy treats, and see how food gets from farm to table!  Thursday is animal dress up day!


Week 5 – HOLIDAZE CRAZE ~ July 2-3 & 5-6
Christmas in July!? A very hot Halloween?  Join us this week to celebrate a variety of holidays with Trick or Treating around camp and a costume contest on Tuesday and a Christmas Dance on Friday with cookie decorating!  All of these holidays, plus more!  NO CAMP ON Wednesday, JULY 4.
*HOT Lunch Available
**Thursday Night Overnight Option

Week 6 – WET N’ WILD I ~ July 9-13
This ever-popular week will be exactly that – soakin’ with wet and wild excitement. We will experience water and wacky fun all week, including our very popular 75 foot slip n’ slide, a beach party, aqua adventures, and a trip to a Wausau water park on Thursday.  This week has an additional $25 water park fee.  Can’t make WET & WILD I?  Then sign up for WET & WILD II in August.

Week 7 – HOOKED ON FISHING ~ July 16-20
Are you new to fishing or a veteran angler? Join us to learn fishing techniques, safety, and just spend lots of time FISHING!  Campers will fish by boat and from shore in at least 2 locations during the week (with field trip on Tuesday or Wednesday).  Overnight campers will have extra fishing opportunities as well.  Fishing pole is required.  This week has an additional $10 fee to help cover supplies and busing.
**Thursday Night Overnight Option

Week 8 – ART IN THE WILD ~ July 23-27
Take part in creating our annual MAGICAL Camp Play as set/prop design, costume creation, or actors!  If theater isn’t of interest, no worries, we will still have our traditional outdoor camp activities and crafts to choose from, to add to our amazing week!  Bring a shirt to tye dye on Thursday!  Camp families invited to see our Camp Play, 2pm on Friday!

day-camp-5Week 9 – WET N’ WILD II ~ July 30 – August 3
This ever-popular week will be exactly that – soakin’ with wet and wild excitement…that’s why we offer it TWICE!  We will experience water and wacky fun all week, including our very popular 75 foot slip n’ slide, a beach party, aqua adventures, and a trip to a Wisconsin Dells water park on Wednesday.  This week has an additional $35 water park fee.
*HOT Lunch Available
**Thursday Night Overnight Option



Week 10 – WILD, WILD WEST ~ August 6-10
Yeeehaw! A dancing ho-down and dress up on Thursday, water shoot-outs, gold rush games and sling shots – we’ll have a good ol’ time.  We will even have a campfire cookout with franks & beans on Wednesday for lunch.  Campers ages 8 and up can participate in a Thursday or Friday horseback riding adventure for an additional $35 fee.

Week 11 – SUPERHEROS ~ August 13-17
Calling all superheroes!   Join us at camp this week to meet some superheroes, create your own superhero character, and take part in our superhero camp challenge on Thursday!  Thursday will also be superhero dress up day!

day-camp-7Week 12 – OUTDOOR ED-VENTURES ~ August 20-24
We will spend this week preparing for our end of the week Survival Challenge by practicing our canoeing skills, fire building, outdoor cooking, shelter building, animal identification, plus lots more!  This week will be ED-VENTUREOUS!  Survival Team dress-up on Friday!
*HOT Lunch Available
**Wednesday Night Overnight Option
Week 12 Special Options: Campers ages 9 and up can participate in a canoe trip on the Plover River on Tuesday or Thursday and an outdoor rock climbing trip (weather permitting) on Wednesday. All rock climbers are required to enroll in the Wednesday Night Overnight, as we will return later in the evening. All equipment is supplied. No experience necessary. Space is limited, so register early for these options.

Week 13 – FAREWELL FUN ~ August 27-31
Let’s end the summer with the best of the best!  This week will be full of the activities that you LOVE as we say farewell to another amazing summer!  Thursday is Glacier Hollow’s end of the year dance party and Friday is Glacier Hollow pride day!  Dress in your favorite Glacier Hollow gear!
*HOT Lunch Available
**Wednesday Night Overnight Option
Wednesday night is also our end of summer cook-out.  Free to all families who attended Glacier Hollow Camps this summer.

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