YMCA Summer Camp is underway, though openings remain

June 7, 2017 - summer camp

The YMCA Youth Summer Camp started Monday, with a outing to Victory Park and swimming inside a YMCA pool.

The Y offers a 11-week summer module for children going into kindergarten by 8th grade. Summer stay includes indoor and outward swimming, trips to several H2O parks, library reading programs, picnics during a several parks, drum skating, hiking, tiny golf, games and crafts.

According to YMCA Childcare Director Amanda Rehm, they will go to a open pool twice a week, kayaking, rivulet stomping in Nauvoo, Ill., attending Steamboat Days for Kids Day as good as play tiny golf during Putt-A-Round and try to a Lee County Fair.

“We are indeed outward 90 percent of a day,” Rehm said. She combined that all is in walking distance, from walking to parks to walking to lunch.

Lunch is supposing by Fort Madison Community School District Summer Lunch Program. This is a giveaway lunch program, served Monday by Thursday by Jun 29 and Jul 10 by Jul 20 during Fort Madison High School. The time support for a lunch module this week will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Next week, Jun 12, a hours will change to 12 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Children underneath 18 eat giveaway and adults compensate $3.50.

The YMCA has 5 assistants accessible to assistance out with summer camp.

Rehm pronounced this year they have 55 children enrolled, that is reduction than final year’s 74. Registration began in April. Rehm pronounced that she will still accept registrations for a subsequent dual weeks.

The summer stay meets weekly, Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with drop-off time between 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and pick-up 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


The registration price is $100, that includes travel and entrance fees to a several activities. Camp fees are separate into dual options. The initial choice is to compensate a full $800 for members and $850 for non-members, or, one can make 4 payments of $225 for members and $237.50 for non-members.

Families might accommodate a remuneration process with Rehm, if purebred within a subsequent dual weeks. There will be no refunds for missed days and there is a $5 chastisement price per 15 mins upheld a pick-up deadline.

The summer stay will run until Aug. 18.

 Rehm pronounced a YMCA Childcare services also offers baby sitting between 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday by Friday and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday by Thursday. Parents or guardians can squeeze a $30 punch label that has 20 days on it. Rehm pronounced a label does not expire.

For some-more information about summer childcare programs hit Amanda Rehm during (319)-372-2403 or amanda.rehm@fortmadisony.org.

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