Summer Fun for Your Littlest of Investigators
This summer send your preschool kids to the Nashua YMCA to attend our Little Investigators program. This is where the fun begins and learning never ends. Let your child explore the Y way.
The Y’s Little Investigators is for ages 3-5 and runs Monday-Friday from 9 am – 1 pm at the Nashua YMCA at 24 Stadium Drive in Nashua. Swimming takes place every Thursday from 10am-11am.
Each week has a different theme with a wide range of topics. This year, camp includes Invention Convention, Dinosaur Discovery, Outdoor Discovery, Food and Fun, Water Wonderland and more!
Y Family Members: $115/week. Community Members: $130/week.
See Full Descriptions and Registration Link Below
THINGS TO KNOW:
- • Children must be potty trained to attend camp.
- • No before or after care offered.
- • Children will swim on Thursday each week 10-11a.m.
THINGS TO PACK:
- • Extra change of clothes
- • Water bottle with child’s name
- • Sunscreen
- • Socks and sneakers
- • Bathing suit, towel and flip flops on Thursdays
- • Peanut and tree nut free snack and lunch
Invention Convention – Week 1 (June 19th-June 23rd)
Using S.T.E.A.M. curriculum, preschoolers are encouraged and supported in designing and creating things like bridges, parachutes, catapults and more!
Dinosaur Discovery Camp – Week 2 (June 26th-June 30th)
Topics include paleontology, dinosaur identification, Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, habitats, herbivores, omnivores and carnivores. This week is a hit, don’t miss out!.
Food and Fun Camp – Week 3 (July 3rd, 5th, 6th and 7th)
(Prorated- Family Members-$ 90.00 and Community Members-$100)
Straight from the YUSA’s Food and Fun Curriculum, children will learn about healthy eating habits with different themes each day. Each theme will include a cooking lesson and physical activity for FUN extended learning experiences!
Lil’ Green Thumbs Camp – Week 4 (July 10th-14th)
We are diving into our 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 our garden and harvesting our very own vegetables!
Bees, Beetles and Butterflies Camp – Week 5 (July 17th-July 21st)
This week is all about bugs! Caterpillars in the classroom will turn to butterflies before our eyes! Other topics will include ants with a live ant farm, arachnids, worms, beetles and more
Diggin’ with Dinosaurs Camp – Week 6 (July 24th-July 28th
Back by popular demand! We’re adding another full week of dinosaur camp this year! This week’s topics will include fossils, volcanoes, how they cared for their young, their hunting habits and footprint identification.
Outdoor Discovery Camp – Week 7 (July 31st-August 4th)
This week we will take advantage of Mine Falls Park, located right in our Y’s front yard. Activities include scavenger hunts, wildlife exploration, and animal track identification using different media and tools to make the experience one your camper will remember!
Water Wonderland Camp – Week 8 (August 7th-August 11th)
If your child likes to get wet this is the camp week to choose! Water fun outside and water experiments inside will make this camp a blast! Experiments this week include fishing for ice cubes, sink or float and fun activities with solids, liquids and gases.
Book and Buffet Camp – Week 9 (August 14th-August 18th)
Each day your child will listen to a story and make a yummy treat to go with our book. Don’t miss this learning opportunity for your child; this week will have a strong emphasis on literacy!
Superstars of Science Camp – Week 10 (August 21st-August 25th)
For the kids who just can’t get enough science, this camp goes beyond the regular demos and experiments and teaches campers about the lives of the scientists behind the magic.
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