Teen Extreme Weekly Themes

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Grossology

Ooey, gooey and nasty too! Wear old clothes this week for some icky science projects and get ready to be messy, sticky and grossed out!
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The Amazing Race

Work with your team to complete challenges throughout the week! Use your brains and brawn to solve puzzles and complete physical tasks! One of our days will even include a canoeing trip at Big Darby Creek. Who will be the first Y Winner?
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Mission Possible

This week will demand that you bring your top-notch skills to the table. Each day you will be given a mission. It is up to your team to decide if you will accept and complete your challenge... or pass it on to another group. See what you’re capable of!
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The Great Outdoors

Become one with nature this week as we learn all about navigating wilderness. Once we’ve learned the skills, we’ll head to Camp Willson to explore the great outdoors for ourselves!
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Around the World

Have you ever wanted to visit another country? This week you won’t need a passport to ”travel” to different areas across the globe and learn about their people, places, and wildlife. See what the world has to offer!
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Water Mania

Get ready for some slippery fun! Summer is hot, but you’ll stay cool this week with activities like water balloon games, water relays, slip ‘n slides and more!
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Y Master Chef

This week we'll create some amazing dishes. See if you have what it takes to be an expert chef by the end of the week!
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Take Me to Your Leader

A week of fun with a visit to COSI.
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Teen Choice

What were the best parts about camp this summer? Spend the last week revisiting all of your favorite activities and games-- it’s up to you!
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Counselor In Training (10th &11th grade, Liberty/Powell YMCA Only!)

Be a leader and make a difference this summer with our Counselor in Training program. After training, you will be ready to volunteer at Day Camp and be a role-model for younger campers!
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We the Young Dreamers

Campers will participate in activities and attend a field trip that teaches goal-setting; envisioning the future; identifying strengths & weaknesses; stages of outlining a “dream”; accomplishing the dream;and overcoming obstacles and setbacks.
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We the Young Teen Choice

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that concludes the summer and solidifies our summer rallying call “We the Young”
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We the Young Athletes

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores different types of athletes; physical strength vs mental strength; college sports vs league sports; Impact of athletes locally and globally; olympic/paralympic sports and inclusion.
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We the Young Artists

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores different art mediums; expressing self through art; art as activism; edible art, and what it means to change the world through art.
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We the Content Creators

Children will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores content of the past, present, and future. How to discover a creative side, video and audio creativity, and the power of the message. What it means to capture a moment and the importance of “content control”.
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Global Citizens

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores what it means to have a local purpose/global impact. The power of “We”; individual vs collective effort; inclusions; and the importance of honoring our ancestry.
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We the Young Advocates

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores “What is Justice?”; Highlights youth advocates; ted talks; Identifying the voiceless within a community; and strategies for effective advocacy.
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We the Young Environmentalists

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores the beauty of the local landscape; identifying and amplifying natural wonders; clean water initiatives/conservationists; And exploring what it means to do our part.
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We the Young Entrepreneur

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores employable skills and building a resume, relationships between producers and consumers, quantifying success, investing in people, and paying it forward.
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We the Young Collaborators

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores legendary collaborations; the excitement of quick creativity; understanding group dynamics; and the importance of bonding through adversity.
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We the Young Leaders

Campers will participate in activities and discussions and attend a field trip that explores service learning & experiential learning; characteristics of great leaders; leading peers; and conflict resolution.
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