2024 YMCA SUMMER CAMPS
This summer, the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s celebrating 100 years of summer camp fun! Join us for day camp programs that offer kids an enriching, learning experience to help them get more out of summer break – more friendships, more accomplishments and more belonging. Camp registration opens on February 5 and camp starts on June 17! Through a mix of fun and educational activities aimed at improving well-being, kids will experience new adventures, learn and master new skills, share and trade interests with friends, exchanging plenty of high-fives along the way. This summer, more than ever, the YMCA believes that kids need a camp experience.
2024 Registration for Summer Day Camp will open on February 5!
Welcome to summer at The YMCA of Greater Nashua. We provide affordable, quality summer experiences. Whether you’re considering a traditional day camp or a specialty camp, summer at the Y is filled with excitement, adventure, new friends, lifelong memories, and most of all, discovery! With camp programs based on the Y values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility, we provide children with a priceless experience in a safe and supportive environment where their safety is our top priority.
“With school out during the summer, many kids don’t get enough physical activity or learning—a critical gap the Y is addressing,” says Tiffany Joslin, Director of Camping Services. “At camp kids are in a safe environment with nurturing adults where they feel welcome, develop character and explore new talents and interests to reach their potential. We want to ensure that campers in our camp programs return to their school year more confident, civically-minded and believing that they can contribute to making the world a better place to live. Our programs are more than just a place to be in the summer, we will help children become the person they want to be.”
There are few unique environments as special as camp, where kids become part of a community and form friendships as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social, and educational activities every day. Amidst all the fun of swimming, sports activities, archery, and creative arts; children develop attitudes that build character and promote leadership. At the Y, we feel that every child should be given the opportunity to experience summer camp. That is why we offer more than 40 camp programs at four different Y locations in the Greater Nashua Area.
Join us this summer as we celebrate 100 years of history, fun and youth development.
Located on beautiful Lake Naticook in Merrimack, NH just minutes from the Merrimack, Nashua and the Westwood Park Y, Camp Sargent sits on 22 acres. Since 1924, Camp Sargent has offered the Greater Nashua community a quality day camping program for boys and girls 5-16 years old. Sessions range from traditional camp activities to more involved specialty camps that provide more time for campers to dive deeper into what interests them most. Regardless of the type of camp, camp staff always stress safety and teamwork while working towards each camper building self-confidence and making friends.
In addition to the traditional day camp, campers can participate in various specialty camps ranging from acting, archery, farming, fitness, Harry Potter, Pokémon, Superhero training and more. Activities will be centered on the specialty camp’s offering each week during 9 am and 12 pm every day. In the afternoon all camps will participate in traditional day camp activities such as swimming in our indoor pool, arts and crafts, outdoor play and more.
Located at our Merrimack YMCA in Merrimack, NH campers entering grades 1-6 can enroll in a number of specialty camps based in the visual and performing arts in our Camp Create at the Merrimack YMCA.
Campers can indulge in their creative side through various specialty camps with a focus on the visual and performing arts ranging from acting, art, cheer, dance, gymnastics, music, painting, science and more. Activities will be centered on the specialty camp’s offering each week during 9 am and 12 pm every day. In the afternoon all camps will participate in traditional day camp activities such as swimming in our indoor pool, arts and crafts, outdoor play and more.
Additionally, we offer our Young Explorers Camp for kids ages 3 to Grade K. A fun-filled, recreational camp based in the Merrimack Y Early Education Center. Each week centers on a unique theme, with a special event to wrap-up the week every Friday. Activities include songs, stories, dramatic play, building, creative projects, cooking, and splashing around in the sprinklers or wading pool. Children will also enjoy swim time in the Y pool once a week. If your interested in registering for our Young Explorers Camp please reach out to Kristie Perreault or Elizabeth Witmer to do so. Camp weeks for Young Explorers begins the week of June 24 and runs through August 16
An indoor sports facility which is fully equipped with 4 immaculate, regulation size basketball/Volleyball courts, 5,000 square foot functional training space with the latest sports and conditioning equipment and a 16,000 square foot indoor turf field which will is sub dividable into 4 fields. In addition to the 40,000+ square foot indoor space, campers will be given time for instruction, game time and lunch outside, as well as water fun games to cool off on those hot summer days!
YMCA Sports Camps focus on individual skill development as well as the team ideals of sportsmanship and camaraderie. These week long sessions are designed to accommodate both playful and serious young sports fans with sports camps ranging from basketball, flag football, ninja obstacle course, tennis and more.
Located at our Nashua YMCA in Nashua, NH we’ll be offering camps for our youngest campers. A fun-filled, recreational camp, called Little Investigators Camp, for ages 3-5. Each week will center around a unique theme, with a lots of fun built in. Camp weeks for Little Investigators begins the week of June 24 and run through August 23.
If you have further questions below are your contacts for that information by camp and subject.
Registration and Billing Questions
If you have any questions about your camp registration, billing or your YMCA account, please contact our Camp Administrator at email@example.com or by phone at 603.689.2074.
Not Sure You Can Afford Summer Camp?
Each year, due to the gratitude of our committed members, staff, and friends, we offer support through the Y Cares Financial Assistance Program during our annual campaign. For details and to begin the process, visit our Financial Assistance page.
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.
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