nashua day camps
At the Nashua YMCA, your preschooler will be immersed into a world of discovery. Our preschool camps will create the opportunity to learn about the natural world, experiment with their imagination, and finding solutions with their friends.
2023 Summer Camp Guide
Plan your child's #BestSummerEver with a summer camp adventure at the YMCA!
Summer Day Camp Registration Will Open on February 6 for Members and February 13 for the Community!
Click Here to Download the 2023 YMCA Summer Camp Guide
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Go to camp at the Nashua Y
Camp is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. Our Camp at the Nashua YMCA is a place for Preschool age children to use their science skills to learn about all the world has to discover.
The YMCA of Greater Nashua Day Camps put the teaching of our Core Values at the highest priority in our programs. Campers will have fun and be adventurous while being immersed in the values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.
Take a look below to learn about the Preschool Nashua YMCA Summer Program.
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Registration and Billing Questions
If you have any questions about your camp registration, billing or your YMCA account, please contact our Camp Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 603.598.1533.
If you would like more information about how camp will run or what is offered, please contact the director of the camp by clicking on their names below to send them an email.
- Camp Sargent: Tiffany Joslin
- Camp Create: Kristen Capriotti
- Sports Camp: Andy MacEachern
- Little Investigators: Amy Millard
- Young Explorers: Kristie George
Health Forms/Information and Authorized Pickups – You will need to upload immunization records, health information, emergency contacts, and authorized pick up information. This will need to be completed prior to your first day of camp.
- Little Investigators Summer Program - Ages 3-5
Where the fun begins and the learning never ends! Let your child explore the Y way. Camp is from 9am – 1pm Monday – Friday and each week has a different theme. This year, camp includes Invention Convention, Dinosaur Discovery, Outdoor Discovery, Food and Fun, Water Wonderland and more! Swimming take place once a week.
AGES 3-5 PRICE PER WEEK
YMCA Family Member: $162
Community Member: $180
9am – 1 pm
Children must be potty trained to attend camp. No before or after care offered. Children will swim once per week.
Week 2 (June 26-June 30)
This week we will take advantage of Mine Falls Park, located right in our Y’s front yard. Activities include scavenger hunts, wildlife exploration, animal tracks identification using different media tools to make the experience one your camper will remember.
Week 3 (Prorated 3 Day Week July 5-7)
Tool Time Camp
This week is all about learning to work with your hands and basic tools. Each day we will work on learning about how to make things like building towers, and bridges.
Week 4 (July 10-14)
Water Wonderland Camp
If your child likes to get wet and play in the water, this is the camp week to choose! Water fun outside and water experiments inside will make this class a blast! Experiments this week include finishing ice cubes, sink or float and fun activities: solids, liquids, and gasses!
Week 5 (July 17-21)
Green Thumbs Camp
We are diving into a veggie garden this week! Our days will be filled with vegetable identification, learning about the life cycle of our favorite flowers and plants, planting seeds, tending to our garden and harvesting our own vegetables.
Week 6 (July 24-28)
Community Helpers Camp
Campers live out the Y’s mission by learning about our community helpers and doing fun activities that emphasize honesty, caring, respect and responsibility.
Week 7 (July 31-August 4)
Bees, Beetles and Butterflies Camp
This week is all about bugs! Caterpillars in the classroom will turn to butterflies before our own eyes! Other topics will include ants with a live ant farm, arachnids, worms, beetles
Week 8 (August 7-11)
Dinosaur Discovery Week
Topics include paleontology, dinosaur identification, Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, habitats, herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. This week is a hit, don’t miss out!
Week 9 (August 14-18)
Invention Convention Camp
Using S.T.E.A.M. curriculum, preschoolers are encouraged and supported in designing and creating things like parachutes, catapults, creating an egg drop and much more.
Week 10 (August 21-25)
Edible Art Camp
Come create fun and tasty snacks while using art concepts like colors, patterns, and shapes. Campers will try new foods, learn about math, follow directions, learn about nutrition basics, and develop safety techniques all while making something delicious!