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Spring Break Camp
The kids are back in school and Spring Break is coming fast! Enroll your camper in Spring Break Camp for games, crafts, swimming, a field trip, and more.
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.
YMCA Spring Break camp will be available from five locations in March for children ages 5-12. Camp is open from 7:30 - 6 pm each day and will include a field trip, two days of swimming, and tons of enrichment activities.
Registration is now open & closes on March 13th.
Camp Dates: Monday, March 18 - Friday, March 22, 7:30-6pm daily
Theme: Maker Camp
Locations: East Communities YMCA, Caraway Elem (RRISD), Pioneer Crossing Elem (MISD), Baranoff Elem (south), Carpenter Hill Elem (Buda)
Fees: $185 YMCA of Austin members; $220 nonmembers
Three easy ways to register:
- Online registration - will be open February 11th
- By email to firstname.lastname@example.org (All enrollment forms must still be submitted)
- *Note: Please read over the forms carefully and double check your forms for completion before emailing. Any incomplete forms will be placed in pending (not yet registered) and we will contact the Primary Guardian to obtain the missing information. Your child will not be registered until we receive all required information. If your child has any food allergies, please submit a Food Allergy Emergency Plan signed by your family physician to us along with your paper forms.
- In person at Program Services; 3208 Red River Ste. 100; Austin, TX 78705
If any of the above methods absolutely will not work for you, you are welcome to mail your completed paper forms (see note under method 2 above) to Program Services; 3208 Red River Ste. 100; Austin, TX 78705. Due to the inconsistency of mailing in items and registrations being processed on a case-by-case basis, we can not guarantee space availability and registrations being processed in a timely manner if using this method.
Each camp will take one field trip and swim twice during the week at YMCA of Austin pools. Lifeguards will be present during swim time. Your camper does not need to know how to swim. Y staff will conduct swim tests for those campers who want to swim in deeper water. Life jackets are provided as well.
The swim and field trip schedule for 2019 will be posted in early March as soon as we have all schedules confirmed.
The schedule below is an example swim and field trip schedule from Spring Break Camp 2018:
|2018 CAMPS||SAMPLE 2018 SCHEDULE||SAMPLE 2018 SCHEDULE||SAMPLE 2018 SCHEDULE||SAMPLE 2018 SCHEDULE||SAMPLE 2018 SCHEDULE|
|East Communities Y||Swim at NW Y 1-3pm||Swim at NW Y 1-3pm||Field Trip 1-3:30pm|
|Joslin Elem||Field Trip 10:30-1:30pm||Swim at TL Y 1:15-3:15pm||Swim at TL Y 1:15-3:15pm|
|Negley Elem||Swim at Hays Y 1:30-3pm||Field Trip 10:30-1:30pm||Swim at Hays Y 1:30-3pm|
|Oak Meadows Elem||Swim at NA Y 9:30-11:30am||Swim at NA Y 9:30-11:30am||Field Trip 10:30-1:30pm|
|Spicewood Elem||Swim at NW Y 12-2pm||Swim at NW Y 12-2pm||Field Trip 10:30-1:30pm|
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.
What do I need to apply for Financial Assistance?
- 1) Completed Program Enrollment Form
- 2) Completed Financial Assistance Application (español)
- 3) Most Recent Tax Return (*refer to the application's policy page if you do not file taxes)
- 4) Two recent pay stubs
How can I submit my application?
- By Email: email@example.com
- In Person: 3208 Red River St. Suite 100, Austin, TX 78705
- By Mail: 3208 Red River St. Suite 100, Austin, TX 78705
Important Note: If you are applying for Spring Break Financial Assistance and would like to be considered for 2019 Summer Camp Financial Assistance please check off both boxes on the top right corner of page 3 on the 2019 application. Please note, your financial assistance application for Summer Camp will not be complete until you have submitted the 2019 Summer Camp Enrollment Form.
For details on Spring Break financial assistance, contact JoseLuis Flores, Accounts Director, with questions and to apply.
All requests to cancel your child(ren)’s camp enrollment must be received by the Program Services Branch in writing by submitting the 2019 Online Cancellation Form. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing. Cancellation requests must be submitted by March 4th (2 weeks before Spring Break Camp starts on the 18th).
Requests that are submitted in time are processed without additional charges and a full refund will be given. After that day, such requests are considered late. Late requests, if submitted at least 5 calendar days before the start of camp, will be processed with an additional $25 fee per family.
Cancellation requests are not accepted on the Thursday or Friday before a camp week begins. No credits or refunds will be given at that time. You will be held responsible for the full amount of camp fees, regardless of whether or not your child attends camp.
We understand that families’ plans change, and we certainly want to be accommodating. However, many of our camp programs fill up and have waiting lists; we require advance notice of cancellation so that we can more effectively reach out to those families who are hoping for a spot in the program.
If you need to transfer your child to another camp, then please email your request to Program Services. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing your request.
For any questions or concerns please contact Program Services at 512-236-9622 or email at ProgramServices@AustinYMCA.org.
Shana Chung Program Director II 512-236-9622 ext. 333
Andie Connors Program Director II 512-236-9622 ext. 361
Joanna Jaynes Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 324
Napoleon Griffin Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 350
Megan Gonzalez Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 336
Kylie Smith Program Director 512-236-9622
Cortnie Jones Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 320
Marisol Prins Program Director II 512-236-9622 ext. 321
Marisa Redd Business Director 512-236-9622 ext. 323
Email Program Services YMCA or call 512-236-9622 with questions