Day Camp Weekly Themes

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Splish Splash

It's time to get soaked! Splish and splash through an awesome, fun-filled week. Summer is hot, but you'll stay cool with activities like water balloon games, water relays, slip 'n slides and more!

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Super Slimy

Get ready for a wacky week of icky, sticky, silly stuff created by you! This isn’t for the light hearted; it goes way past a school science project! Come dressed to get dirty. We will make gack, goop, glop and gump this week.

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Super Hero

Unlock your super powers during this adventure-filled week. Discover the hero in you through challenges, adventures, and good deeds. Grab your mask and capes as we launch ourselves into fun and games!

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Party in the USA

Celebrate America during this red, white and blue packed week. Campers will enjoy parades, Olympic-inspired games, and historical discoveries this week, while learning about the USA and what makes us great.

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Spirit Week

Meet and compete with all your fellow YMCA of Central Ohio campers and show your camp pride! Teams will create camp-themed banners, songs, cheers, and mascots. Camp teams will present at the Hoover YMCA Park* for a day of grand fun with loads of other kids. *This week includes a field trip to Hoover YMCA Park on Thursday.

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World Explorer

Have you ever wanted to visit another country? Do you wonder what else is out there in the world? This week we will ”travel” to different areas across the globe and learn about other cultures’ regional games, art, and customs. See what the world has to offer!

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Treasure Hunters

Become a detective and unveil the mystery at your camp. We will be creating maps and participating in scavenger hunts. Figure out the hidden codes and unlock the riddles. Every day is a mystery, and anything can happen!

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Camp Rewind

Did you love all of the water games during Splish, Splash week? Did you want to be Super Slimy just one more time this summer? Then you’re in luck! Spend the last week of camp revisiting all of our favorite activities and games as we put the entire summer on rewind.

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Engineered for Fun

Explore your architectural and engineering potential along with your creativity through a variety of introductory STEM based challenges. We have the blueprint for summer camp success! You’ll enjoy activities such as paper airplane construction, bridge building, structure design, and much more!

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Mad Scientist

Put on your lab coats as we test different scientific theories and myths. Dive into a world of interactive science where day camp is your own laboratory. We’ll have all kinds of science activities, like chemistry experiments, myth busting, and science facts vs. fiction.

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Future Leaders

Explore your potential this week as you give back through service learning, reach high with team building and grow as a leader through this experiential camp. Learn more about your community and those around you.

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Y’s Got Talent

Creative & Performing Arts Show - Let your inner performer shine at the YMCA’s very own Talent Week. Find your moment in the spotlight with activities like a lipsync challenge, dance off, improv skits, and talent show.

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Games, Games, Games

A week full of games and activities that focus on having fun, developing sportsmanship and learning to be a team player. You’ll enjoy new games from variations on tag, Ultimate Frisbee®, Minute to Win It activities and favorite game shows!

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Time Traveler

Ever wondered what it was like to live hundreds of years ago, or what the future has in store? Hop on board our time machine and find out! We will explore different eras as we play ancient games, create caveman art, make futuristic outfits, and build a time capsule. Come along for the ride!

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