Fishers YMCA Camps

On Site Fishers Camps- Week 1

Welcome

Welcome to the Fishers YMCA Camps! We are all so excited to share our summer fun with your camper(s). We are piloting a new system and are SO excited! This summer we are incorporating STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math), Outdoor Educations, Archery, Arts and Crafts, and Literacy into our Camp experience. Please bare with us as we make this amazing transformation!

Every Day

Hello Families!! Every day please pack the following items:

  • 2 Snacks
  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Refillable Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Swim Suit (On Swim Days)
  • Towel (On Swim Days)
  • Extra Clothes in a Zip lock Bag (accidents happen, mud happens)
  • Zip lock Bag for wet clothing
  • Please label your campers belongings
  • We encourage proper shoes for camp- close toed shoes such as tennis shoes

When does my camper swim?

Micro Mudsock Preschool (Ages 3-5) swims at the Splash Pad Tuesday through Friday at 9 AM!

Mini Mudsock (Ages 5-6) swims Tuesday and Thursday 11-11:50

Mega Mudsock (Ages 7-8) swims Monday and Friday 1-1:50

THE Mudsock (ages 9-11) swims Tuesday and Friday 2-2:50

Enrichment swims Monday and Wednesday 12-12:50

Teen Camp swims everyday from 1-2 in the outdoor pool

LIT/ CIT- swims Thursday from 2-3 in the outdoor pool

Drop off and Pick Up

  • Drop off starts at 6:30 AM at the back entrance (old Teen Center)
  • A Picture ID is REQUIRED by ANYONE who is picking up your child
  • Your child may not be picked up by anyone who is not on the pickup list
  • The person who registered the child for camp is the ONLY person who can make pickup changes
  • Your child must be picked up by 6 PM or you will be charged $1 per minute for every child and minute after 6 PM

Cookouts

Each Week Camps will have a Cookout from 12-12:30 at Friendship Circle (2nd entrance to the woods). Please come check in at the parent table prior to entering the woods!


Mini Mudsock Cookout is on Friday

Mega Mudsock Cookout is on Thursday

THE Mudsock Cookout is on Wednesday


Be on the watch for notes home about what food supplies may be needed! :)

Micro Mudsock Preschool Camp Ages 3-5- Director Mallory

Welcome to Micro Mudsock Camp! This week our theme is Aloha to Summer, and we will be making leis and surfboards, swimming, singing silly songs, and playing lots of games! I can't wait to meet you all!

-Mallory (Site Director)
(317) 371-9455

micromudsock@gmail.com

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)- Director Mallory


Hello Mudsock families! We are going to have a blast at our STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) rotations this Summer! This week we will be making quicksand, chromatography butterflies, playing Add It Up, and working as a team to make boats from recycled materials that will float! I can't wait to meet you all this week!

-Mallory (Site Director)
(317)371-9455


mudsockmallory@gmail.com

Arts and Crafts- Director Ashlee

For our first week of camp, we will be getting to know our wonderful campers and what they enjoy about arts & crafts. We will start by making name place cards so our counselors and easily learn their names and it will be placed with their future crafts for easier pick up. We will also be making a favorite summer time drink….Lemonade cups.

317-372-3695

Literacy- Director Ashlee

This summer your campers will be enjoying a Literacy rotation called Miss Ashlee’s Corner. Your campers will be enjoy everything there is about Literacy and also be learning as well. The first week, we will be answering a variety of “I Wonder” Questions and also play “2 Truths and a Lie”.

317-372-3695

Outdoor Education- Director Dean

This week we are learning all about the wildlife that is in our community. Campers will search for animal tracks, find and identify birds, as well as finding different amphibious animals that might be living in our creek such as crawdads and frogs/toads. We cannot wait to help your child learn about the animals in the outdoors!

317-371-9455

Teen Camp- Director Marsha

Welcome to week 1 of Teen Camp! We have lots of fun traditional camp activities planned like swimming every day at the outdoor pool, archery, cooking, arts and crafts, science, and outdoor games. In addition we walk to Holland Park on Tuesday and Thursday to play sports and go on our 1st field trip of the summer to walk along the downtown canal and have lunch at Circle Center mall. If time permits the campers will be allowed to shop a bit too. A camp counselor will be with the campers at all times. Please make sure the Field Trip Permission is signed prior to Wednesday, June 3rd (day of trip).

317-626-1445

Enrichment- Track and Field - Director Liz

Welcome to the Camp! This week we will be learning all about track and field. We will be doing a lot of physical activity this week so it is especially important to bring a water bottle to camp every day. We will be learning proper stretching and running techniques, competing in a variety of track & field activities, and doing team building activities. I am looking forward to a great week of camp. If you have any questions/comments/concerns please feel free to chat with me anytime!

317-372-3695

Program Director and Camp Coordinators and Site Directors

Brian Shelley- Program Director 317-558-3218

Katie Mitchell- Camp Coordinator 317-697-8572

Courtney Collins- Camp Coordinator 317-371-2352

Micro and Mini Mudsock Director- Mallory 317-371-9455

Mega Mudsock Director- Ashlee 317-372-3695

THE Mudsock Director- Dean 317-371-9455

Teen Director- Marsha 317-626-1445

Enrichment Director- Liz 317-372-3695