Summer Tween/Teen Day Camp 2017

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Your Summer at the Y is…

The Fun is ENDLESS...

The Teen Center Summer Program offers field trips, sports, rec room activities, art, and much, much more!
YMCA Membership: FREE upon registration along with summer t-shirt.

Summer Program Theme Descriptions

May/June: Myth Busters – Myth or Fact?

It’s a tough job separating truth from urban legend, but the Myth Busters month will be up to that task. Use science to prove or bust myths. This month is for anyone who can’t get enough of science and experiments.

Week One: “Y” Spy
May 29– June 1

Do you enjoy teamwork and solving mysteries? This is the week for you. Join us as we find clues and solve the case of the week.

Week Two: Hocus Pocus
June 5–8

Voila! The magic spell has been cast for everyone to have a blast this week! We will be doing magic tricks like never before and having fun with friends. A little bit of that and little bit of this, we are sure to unveil the secrets behind the tricks.

Week Three: World Records
June 12–15

Join us as we attempt to break a world record together! You won’t want to miss the once-in-a-lifetime experience to make your mark on world records! Working together as a team and with the community we will attempt to break a Guinness World Record title with a certified judge present.

Week Four: Superhero Week
June 19–22

Become a comic book superhero or even supervillain during this action-packed week. Design your own logo and comic book to save the world - without destroying it. Come dressed up or make your very own superhero costume.

June/July*: Fear Factor

Test your taste buds, challenge your mind, learn your strengths, and compete against your peers for this month of fun and yucky challenges!

Week One: Sports Sampler Week
June 26–29

Laying the groundwork for future sports participation, this week encourages everyone to learn basic skills and teamwork in an array of sports. From traditional to not-so-traditional, we’ll have a ball.

Week Two: Ultimate Warrior
July 10–13

You will not want to miss this week of ultimate challenges! Awesome obstacle courses, outrageous races and team completions are just a few of the things that will challenge the mind and body of our teen/tweens. Do you have what it takes to be an Ultimate Warrior?

Week Three: Animal Kingdom Week
July 17–20

Escape to the world of the wild. Come explore amazing animals from bugs to bears to reptiles.

Week Four: Ninja Warrior Week
July 24–27

Come and join us for a week of Xtreme fun and tap into your inner ninja. Teens/tweens will be put into teams where they will work together to compete different Xtreme Ninja challenges. How Xtreme are you?

*Camp will not be provided week of July 3-6 in observance of Independence Day.


for Welte Teens and siblings


Y members: $30 per week, $10 per day
Non members $50 per week, $18 per day


Weekly during
May 29 — July 27


12:00 — 5:00 p.m.


Welte Education Center
330 Lyckman Drive
Fountain, CO 80817

Additional Classes

YMCA_Welte_Teens_Group_musicMusic Lessons:

Wednesday and Thursdays will bring excitement to all levels of musicians. Teens/tweens will be exposed to singing, playing instruments, song writing and creating sounds and beats. They will also have the opportunity to explore music from different genres and from around the world.

Intro to Guitar/ Intro to Keyboarding:

A Colorado Springs Flying-W Wrangler professional musician will teach basic piano, guitar and music theory. Instruments will be provided during the summer.

First Aid and CPR classes available for FREE

Non-professional course only.
For more information or to sign up, please contact 21st Century Grant Program Teen Director Terrie Blackwell at [email protected] or 719.382.1562

21st_Century_Community_Learning_Centers_logoContact Terrie Blackwell, 21st century grant program teen director at 719.382.1562
or [email protected] ppymca.org for more information or questions.

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