9 new STEAM camps! | Westfield Area Y

9 new STEAM camps!

NEW! CODING WITH KIDS
Entering grades 2-3
8:30AM-12:30PM
Week 6
Learn how computers work and get a head start on coding and game building principals using Tynker.In a safe and easy to learn Blockly environment, campers play and explore through different challenges and creative puzzles while learning about
the possibilities of programming.
Fee: $310 F, $345 P, $365 NM
Location: Main Y Facility

NEW! VIDEO GAME DESIGN
Entering grades 4-6
12:30-4:30PM
Week 6
Make your own video game adventure! Whether you choose to explore the moon, battle monsters, or … the sky is the limit! The user-friendly program Tynker allows you to easily harness the power of coding in order to build something new.This guided game design experience is centered on discovery and freedom.
Fee: $310 F, $345 P, $365 NM
Location: Main Y Facility

NEW! BRICKS 4 GIRLZ
Entering grades 2-6
8:30AM-12:00PM
Week 8
Grab your friends and come hang out with us to craft and create! Get to know LEGO® brand’s newest line of girl-themed models. Build adorable houses, cafés and more for a brand new cast of female characters including Olivia and all her friends. Take home a unique project each day using bricks to make jewelry, brick art and origami.This week is all about the girls!
Fee: $310 F, $345 P, $365 NM
Location: Main Y Facility

NEW! BAT LEAGUE
Entering grades 1-3
8:30AM-12:00PM
Week 7
Enter the dark city where heroes fight villains bent on wreaking havoc! The good guys ride into action on motorized models and use crime-fighting tools against the arsenal of the bad guys—everything built by you! Use your imagination, building skills and crime-fighting passion in this thrilling camp of bat heroes and evil jokesters and other villains!
Fee: $310 F, $345 P, $365 NM
Location: Main Y Facility

NEW! POCKET BRICK MONSTERS
Entering grades 3-6
1:00-4:30PM
Week 7
Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokémon®! Capture wild Pokémon® creatures and train them for battle. Improve your accuracy and power as you learn new moves and use special abilities.Tap into your inner engineer as we build Dratini, Pikachu, Poké Balls, and more. Show off your skills as you battle for power…do you have what it takes to become a Pokémon® Master?
Fee: $310 F, $345 P, $365 NM
Location: Main Y Facility

NEW! FASHION DESIGN
Entering grades 2-6
9:00AM-Noon
Week 1
Calling all fabulous fashionistas! Hobby Quest teaches you the ins and outs of garment design so you can create a chic ensemble. Learn all of the hand-sewing skills you need to continue designing and creating on your own. Show off your designs in the runway show finale!
Fee: $265 F, $295 P, $315 NM
Location: Main Y Facility

NEW! YOUNG SCIENTISTS
Age 4-Entering grade 2: 9:00AM – Noon
Entering grades 2-5: 12:30– 4:30PM
1 week session
Week: 3 (Simple Machines), 5 (Energy), 7 (Spaced Out)
Fun discoveries and hands-on learning are in store as we mix Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math into this creative and exploratory camp. Kids work both individually and as teams to tackle complex challenges employing elements of science, engineering and design. Campers gain a better understanding of how basic scientific properties affect the world around us.
Fee (AM): $210 F, $250 P, $270 NM
Fee (PM): $280 F, $330 P, $350 NM
Location: Early Learning Center (Elm St.)

NEW! DANCE STARZ
Entering grades K-7
New and experienced dancers explore various dance forms using stories, props and games. This high-energy camp enhances understanding of rhythm and music and how they relate to each other through a kinesthetic learning approach

.Age                Week       Time                          Fee
Grades K-2       3             1:00-4:30PM           $225 F, $250 P, $270 NM
Grades 3-7       4, 5          8:30AM-4:30PM      $670 F, $835 P
Location: Garwood Family Center YMCA, Dance Academy Studio
 

NEW! HANDS ON ART
Age 4-Entering grade 2: 9:00AM-Noon
Entering gradeS 2-5: 12:30-4:30PM
1-week session
Week: 4 (Landscapes), 6 (Organic Art), 8 (Beach ‘Ya To It!)
Prepare to engage your imagination and natural creativity! Our inspired artists work with a variety of materials such
as paint, clay, sand, pastels and natural materials from the surrounding environment to create and develop fun
projects, acquire new skills and express personal style. This is the camp where creativity thrives!
Fee (AM): $210 F, $250 P, $270 NM
Fee (PM): $280 F, $330 P, $350 NM
Location: Early Learning Center (Elm St.)

Click here for the camp home page with links to online registration and the printable camp brochure.

As camp approaches, we will be posting helpful camp information here such as schedules, permission slips, and newsletters.  If you don't see the form you need below, click here for general camp forms and policies.

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