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Winter break is a wonderful time of year. To best prepare, now is the time to think about what your kids will be doing during their two weeks off from school. Well, the YMCA of Austin has the answer! Registration is now open..
All activities are based on the Y's character development values and the Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your camper is enjoying enrichment activities under the watchful eyes of trained YMCA counselors. Your camper will make new friends, gain confidence, and expand their horizons.
Theme: Space, the Final Frontier
You're invited to take a journey into the final frontier! Explore the galaxy and what makes up our solar system. Create extraterrestrial characters and have fund with out of this world crafts, like galaxy gak, moon sand, and water rockets.
Train for a zero gravity world by swimming at the YMCA twice each week and enjoy field trips to the Texas Museum of Science and Technology (week 1) and bowling (week 2) to compete your travels. Come have a blast at the YMCA!
Locations - Spicewood Elementary (northwest), East Communities YMCA, Cowan Elementary (south), ShadowGlen Elementary (Manor) and Carpenter Hill Elementary (Buda)
Ages: 5-12 years old
Dates & Times - Week 1: December 19 - 23 & Week 2: December 27 - 30; 7:30 am - 6 pm daily
Fees: Weekly Fees: Week 1 - Y Members: $170 Non-Members: $205
Week 2 - Y Members: $136 Non-Members: $164
Daily Fees: Y Members: $35 Non-Members: $45
*Daily fees available at Cowan and East Communities locations during week 1 only
|Carpenter Hill||Swim 1-3pm Hays Y||Swim 1-3pm Hays Y||Museum 10-12pm|
|Cowan||Swim 12-2pm Hays Y||Museum 10-12pm||Swim 12-2pm Hays Y|
|East Comm||Museum 10-12pm||Swim 1-2pm NW Y||Swim 1-2pm NW Y|
|ShadowGlen||Swim 1-3pm NA Y||Museum 10-12pm||Swim 1-3pm NA Y|
|Spicewood||Museum 10-12pm||Swim 2-3pm NW Y||Swim 2-3pm NW Y|
|Carpenter Hill||NO CAMP||Swim 1-3pm Hays Y||EVO Bowling 1-2pm||Swim 1-3pm Hays Y|
|Cowan||NO CAMP||Swim 12-2pm Hays Y||Westgate Lanes 10-12pm||Swim 12-2pm Hays Y|
|East Comm||NO CAMP||Highland Lanes 10-12pm||Swim 1-2pm NW Y||Swim 1-2pm NW Y|
|ShadowGlen||NO CAMP||Swim 1-3pm NA Y||Highland Lanes 10-12pm||Swim 1-3pm NA Y|
|Spicewood||NO CAMP||Swim 2-3pm NW Y||Swim 2-3pm NW Y||Main Event 10-12pm|
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received 14 days in advance from effective date. All cancellations must be requested via our Online Cancellation Form and will take up to 2-3 business days for processing. A $25.00 cancellation fee will incur if the cancellation request is submitted with less than a 14 day notice. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 5 days prior to each session. For more information on our cancellation policy please contact Program Services at 512-236-9622.
Online Cancellation Form
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE for CAMPS
Financial Assistance Policy: YMCA of Austin programs and activities are designed to benefit persons of all backgrounds, and fees are based on the cost of providing each program. While participants are expected to pay their fair share, when financial assistance dollars are available, the YMCA will assist any individual or family that wants to participate but cannot afford the fee.
Financial Assistance is awarded on a first come, first served basis. Only completed applications will be accepted and reviewed. Funds are limited, and we recommend applying early.
Winter Holiday Camp Financial Assistance Form. For details on Holiday Camp financial assistance, contact Ishmael Behrhorst, Outreach and Resource Coordinator, with questions and to apply.
Marisol Prins Program Director II 512-236-9622 ext. 321
Ben Henderson Program Director I 512-236-9622 ext. 364
Shana Chung Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 333
Amanda Doll Program Director II 512-236-9622 ext. 320
Katie O'Sullivan Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 325
Sarah Johnson Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 361
Mitzi Neville Associate Executive 512-236-9622 ext. 327
Shayna Molinar Business Director 512-236-9622 ext. 322
Andrew Wiggins District Executive 512-236-9622 ext. 328
Email Program Services YMCA or call 512-236-9622 with questions