Programs

Camp Torymca

and Additional Camp Opportunities

REGISTRATION FORM

BEST. SUMMER. EVER

TORRINGTON YMCA DAY CAMPS • 259 PROSPECT STREET, TORRINGTON, CT 06790

6/13- 8/19 • Ten 1-week sessions
Monday-Friday: 9 am - 4 pm • Grades 1-6
Camper Extended Care is available.

Camp TORYMCA is a planned fun filled summer for children
grades 1-6. Your camper’s day consists of core camp activities,
camper-chosen electives, daily outdoor play, and weekly off-site field
trips planned to help your child build confidence and try new things.

CORE CAMP ACTIVITIES

Arts & Crafts: Campers will be able to find their inner
artist and let imaginations flow. We will learn new crafts
and explore many different art forms.

Science Center: From animal kingdoms to exploding
volcanoes, campers will experiment in the science center.
We’ll also explore what happens around us and why it
happens.

Swimming: Each day campers will take a trip to our heated
indoor pool with a swim instructor and lifeguards present
in addition to our camp staff. We will also take 4 trips to
YMCA Camp Wa Wa Segowea, located in Southfield, MA,
this summer where we can swim & boat in the lake as well.

Group Games and Physical Fitness: From court to field
games, campers will participate and interact each day in
organized group activities to keep them moving and help
build the skills needed to work as a team.

Camper Readers: 30 minutes per class consisting of
shared and independent reading.

Camper Chosen Electives: Sports, art, dance, and drama
are a few of the activities to choose from.

Healthy Eating: Through a partnership with Education
Connection, we are once again pleased to offer lunch to all
Y campers free of charge. Lunch each day will consist of a
sandwich, fruit or vegetable side, a healthy snack, and milk
or juice to drink.

LAST YEARS' THEMES & FIELD TRIPS

Week 1
Ahoy Matey!
YMCA Camp Wa Wa Segowea

Week 2
321 Blast Off!
Connecticut Science Center

Week 3
Highway to Adventure
YMCA Camp Wa Wa Segowea

Week 4
Discovering America
The Institute of American Living

Week 5
Hiking through the Habitat
YMCA Camp Wa Wa Segowea

Week 6
Camp TORYMCA What
Do You See?
Eric Carle Museum

Week 7
Nature Rocks
YMCA Camp Wa Wa Segowea

Week 8
Lights, Camera, Action
Quassy Amusement Park

Week 9
Home on the Range
In-House Presentation

Week 10
TBD

CAMPER EXTENDED CARE
Extended child care is available at the Y location for Y
campers. Campers may arrive as early as 6:00 am and
remain as late as 6:00 PM.

BUS TRANSPORTATION FROM WINSTED
Pick-up & drop-off at Hinsdale School.

ADDITIONAL CAMP OPPORTUNITIES

BRAIN BOOSTERS ACADEMIC CAMP
Seven 1-week sessions •6/27-8/12 • Grades 1-4
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camper Extended Care is available.
Brain Boosters camp keeps student’s minds sharp, while also
having fun. During one week sessions, children will sharpen
learning skills, and build confidence. Students spend the morning
in educational classes, exploring areas of interest and improving
skills. Areas of interest included Reading, Writing, Science
Activities, Technology and Study Skills.

GETTING READY FOR KINDERGARTEN
7/11-8/19 • Six 1 week sessions
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Snack Included.
This program allows children the time and opportunity to
further develop their skills and have a head start into their
formal educational journey

CAMP SUNSHINE PRESCHOOL CAMP
6/13-8/19 • Ten 1 week sessions
Monday - Friday Half Day: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Full Day: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Camper Extended Care is available.
Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents,
try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting
friendships and memories. Campers will discover Weekly Themes, Arts &
Craft Projects, Music & Center Time, Outside & Water Play, Special
Guests and Family Fun Events. Full-time and part-time schedules.

DINO DIGGERS CAMP
1-week session •6/20-6/24 • Grades 1-6
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camper Extended Care is available.
Explore the days of the dinosaurs and learn about different
creatures from Micro-raptor to T-Rex! Campers will dig for
fossils, go on “archaeological expeditions”, and play dinosaur
games. This camp includes a field trip to The Science Center
in Hartford, and daily swim time.

OUT OF THIS WORLD CAMP
1-week session •8/15-8/19 • Grades 1-6
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
A week filled with fact and excitement from outer space! Campers will be introduced to the atmosphere and the planets in a fun, learning evironment. Daily swim and field trip included.

LEGO CAMP
1-week session • 6/13-6/17 • Grades 1-6
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camper Extended Care is available.
LEGO camp is the perfect choice for young creative builders!
Campers will build individually and with instruction on
independent and group projects involving LEGOS and
other building materials. An exhibit of all creations will be
available for viewing on the final day of camp. Includes field
trip to Camp Wa-Wa Segowea where campers will be able to
build with materials found outdoors.
(Daily swim time also included)