Plan a summer of
fun for your kids at the Y's Camp Shorwau this year. They'll have an
adventurous, active and healthy summer-one that will surely be described as
"the best summer ever" for years to come. It's the ideal time for kids to
get up, get out and explore.
At Camp Shorwau,
kids will make new friends, discover new interests and create memories that
last a lifetime. There will be field trips and guest speakers, free swimming
lessons for all campers, outdoor fun, games and exploration. Camp, like many
Y programs, gives kids the ability to build relationships as they learn how
to be more independent.
Camp starts June 5
and runs through August 11. Day camp hours are Monday through Friday, from
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Extended care is available from 6:00-9:00 a.m. and
4:00-6:00 p.m. at no extra cost. Breakfast and a snack is included daily.
There are several discounts available for camp this year: Free program fee
when you register by March 31; $25 off the program fee when you register
April 1- 30; and 10% off all ten weeks of camp when you pay in full by May
31. And, to ensure that all youth have the chance to experience camp, the
Duneland Family YMCA Camp Shorwau offers financial assistance to those in
"Studies show that
kids who are not involved with recreational and educational activities
during out-of-school time can experience learning loss twice as fast as
during the school year. Attending Camp Shorwau is a wonderful opportunity
for kids to keep their minds and bodies active," said Sally Gabric, School
Age & Camp Director at the Y.
nonprofit committed to nurturing the potential of youth, the Duneland Y has
been a leader in providing child care and camp for fifty years. Camp Shorwau
continues to give youth an enriching, safe experience with caring staff and
volunteers who model positive values that help build kid's character. For
more information, visit
www.dunelandymca.org, or contact Sally Gabric at (219) 921-0183, or