Childcare & Camp

The YMCA organization is the largest provider of child care in the world. The Wyckoff Y offers care for children from infants through school-age. Our summer camp program emphasizes learning, exploration, fitness, and fun!

Camp Juniors Grades 3 – 5

Camp Wydaca GRADES 3 – 5

OFFERED ALL 10 WEEKS
Full Member: $615/Session        Program Member: $685/Session
Ideal for the campers who are journeying through Elementary School, and preparing for Middle School. CAMP JUNIORS are challenged with more advanced Art projects and Science experiments, as well as music, dance, swim, and sports. Community service outreach is planned as part of the curriculum, stressing the importance of their role in the Community, as well as visits from those in our neighborhood who keep us safe.

SPECIALTY CAMPS: All Specialty Camp Pricing – Reflected per Session.

ADVANCED DANCE CAMP (GR. 4 – 5)
FINALE – Week 10, Director Approval Only
Full Member: $357.50
Program Member: $382.50
Advanced Dance Camp is for serious dancers who want to improve their technique, strength, and coordination. The schedule includes classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, and tap and will give dancers a jump start in their classes in September. No swimming.
Contact: TiffanyR@wyckoffymca.org

BACKSTAGE CREW (GR. 4 – 5)
SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
When working behind the scenes of The Lion King Jr., you complete the team of campers putting on a show. Responsibilities include set design, lighting, sound, and more!

CAMP MASTERPIECE
SESSION 3 – Week 6 & 7
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Explore your interest in fine arts! Learn to express yourself through various media including acrylics, oils, pastels, and a variety of professional drawing techniques. Projects will be displayed in the end of session Art Show.

CHEERLEADING
SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
You’ll “flip” for our cheerleading camp! Experienced high school and college cheerleaders will share their passion and all of the latest moves. Campers get the opportunity to cheer for the basketball players at an end of session show/game!

NEW! COSTUME SHOP
SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Create costumes for the cast members of the Lion King, Jr., campers will use hand sewing, machine sewing, crafting, and more.

CULINARY (2-Week Camp)
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5 & SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Build on essential kitchen skills and master the fundamentals of cooking to prepare meals from start to finish along with appetizers and desserts. Expand your culinary repertoire and enjoy the “fruits” of your labor.

DANCE CAMP: JAZZ (2-Week Camp)
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Intro to musical theatre-style jazz; Dancers learn routines set to age-appropriate Broadway music and work on coordination, listening, and retention of choreography and technique.

DANCE CAMP: JAZZ/TAP (2-Week Camp)
SESSION 1 – Week 2 & 3
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Designed to compliment our year-round Studio 691 Dance Programming: Focus is on warm-ups, across the floor choreography, and new and exciting combinations. Studio 691 Jazz & Tap curriculum will be taught each day – one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

GYMNASTICS
SESSION 1 – Week 2 & 3
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Learn tumbling routines, vaulting, beam, and bars while also being encouraged to reach your full potential. Campers participate in an end of session presentation.

IT’S SEW FUN (2-Week Camp)
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5
Full Member: $815        Program Member: $865
Do you like to sew or want to learn how? Campers will make a lap/bed quilt approx. 45” x 60”. Select colors and fabrics, arrange the squares, and stitch them together. After stitching, use batting and backing to assemble the quilt. Sweet dreams are sure to follow!

NEW! LION KING JR. (4-Week Camp)
SESSION 3 & 4 – Weeks 6, 7, 8, & 9
Full Member: $1,590
Program Member: $1,665
Under the professional direction of the Performing Arts Department the African savannah comes to life on the Y’s stage. Nurture your talents in acting, singing, and dancing. Journey from Pride Rock to the jungle…and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Auditions take place the first day of camp.
Performance: August 16.

NEW! SING & DANCE
SESSION 3 – Week 6 & 7
Full Member: $715      Program Member: $765
Work on songs, scenes, and dances from your favorite Broadway musicals. Classic fairytales come alive in a performance for family and friends on August 2.

THE SCIENTISTS
SESSION 3 – Week 6 & 7
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Join us for interactive experiments, guided discovery, exploration, and science games each day! Enter our lab and make your own bouncy balls, lava lamps, and slime. Growing gummy bears, constructing catapults, and creating elephant toothpaste will promote mental stimulation and keep their brains sharp.

WATERCOLOR ART
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Campers choose from over dozens of pictures that are ready to ink, color, and paint using a combination of watercolor pencils, pastels, and brush markers. Have fun while learning basic skills to further develop talent and creativity. Take home framed artwork!

NEW! WILLY WONKA KIDS (3-Week Camp)
SESSION 1 & 2 – Weeks 2, 3, & 4
Full Member: $1,072.50
Program Member: $1,147.50
Enjoy (3) jam-packed weeks rehearsing for the golden ticket adventure that tells the story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir. All campers are cast, and will perform the 30-minute show for family and friends on the evening of July 12. Registration is limited!

BASEBALL
SESSION 1 – Week 2 & 3
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Train in the fundamentals of baseball including the mechanics of throwing, fielding, catching, and hitting. This camp will be taught by some of the best coaches and players in the area.

BASKETBALL
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5 & SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Lace up the high-tops and learn basketball where it was invented…the YMCA! Individualized instruction helps to develop dribbling, passing, and shooting skills with an emphasis on team play. Campers participate in an end of session Basketball Game.

COMPETITIVE SWIM
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Designed for the developing swimmer and the seasoned competitor. Swimmers will be grouped according to age, skill level, and fitness. Daily workouts in the pool and lake will be complimented by training videos, games, and camp activities.

FLAG FOOTBALL
SESSION 3 – Week 6 & 7
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Learn the fundamentals of throwing and catching, as well as running and maneuvering through a defensive line. Proper method for taking a hand-off and how to run basic pass routes are covered.

FLOOR HOCKEY
SESSION 1 – Week 2 & 3 & SESSION 3 – Week 6 & 7
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Grab a stick and take the “face-off” to the fast, exciting game of hockey with an emphasis on skill development. Focus is on stick handling, passing, and shooting for game play. Be fast on your feet and ready to score in this action-packed camp.

GOLF
SESSION 1 – Week 2 & 3 & SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $815        Program Member: $865
Learn the lifelong sport of golf with TGA (Total Golf Adventures) right here at Camp Wydaca! Developed by certified PGA professionals, TGA provides all the equipment and instructors to ensure a great experience for young golfers.

LACROSSE
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5: Boys
SESSION 3 – Week 6 & 7: Girls
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Build solid foundational skills and proper technique: throwing, catching, cradling, shooting, defense, checks, and positioning. This instructional program will also build game experience.

MARTIAL ARTS
SESSION 1 – Week 2 & 3 & SESSION 3 – Week 6 & 7
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Focus on the importance of self-defense, leadership, self-control, and character development. Learn a combination of punches, strikes, kicks, and self-defense skills both while on your feet and on the ground.

RUGGED RANGERS
SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
For kids who love adventure…a rugged but exciting camp experience. Learn basic survival skills such as pitching a tent, first aid, hiking, and rock climbing.

SOCCER
SESSION 2 – Week 4 & 5: Girls
SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9: Boys
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Cover all aspects of the game through drills, skills, and game play. Practice passing, dribbling, receiving, shooting, and so much more. This camp will challenge every level of player and bring out their personal best.

SPORTS & GAMES
SESSION 4 – Week 8 & 9
Full Member: $715        Program Member: $765
Participate in a variety of team sports: football, baseball, kickball, basketball, etc., with an emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship!

ADD ON TENNIS (GR. 1 – 5)
OFFERED ALL 10 WEEKS
Extended day with a 5:15pm pick up.
Full / Program Member: $125 per Week
Right after Camp, enjoy a 90-minute Tennis Lesson at the Franklin Lakes Racquet Club (round trip transportation provided). Players are grouped according to ability to ensure a high level of achievement.