2022 Summer Day Camp
June 13–August 12
Rising Grades 1st-4th (Child's Grade in 2022-23 School Year)
At McGaw YMCA’s Summer Day Camp, kids explore the outdoors, develop new skills, and build relationships that last a lifetime. We promise unforgettable experiences that incorporate a variety of choice-based enrichment activities such as archery, fishing, arts & crafts, sports, group games, team building, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and more!
Returning for Summer 2022 – Swimming and Field Trips!
Summer Day Camp is Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and will take place at an Evanston/Skokie School District 65 school. The final location for Day Camp will be announced in May.
2022 META MEDIA MEETS CAMP
June 13–August 12
Rising Grades 5th-6th (Child's Grade in 2022-23 School Year)
MetaMedia is the Y’s out-of-school space designed with and for middle school youth. STEAM programming is led by caring mentors and students are given a chance to explore their passions.
In this McGaw YMCA summer day camp program, rising 5th and 6th graders will have the opportunity explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) enrichment in outdoor spaces with local community experts and partners.
Campers will participate in enrichment activities such as local field trips, roller skating, sports, building and construction, art making and more!
MetaMedia Meets Camp takes place Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
We offer flexible options for families registering for Summer Day Camp and MetaMedia Meets Camp. Register for the full 9 weeks of summer, or choose individual weeks. Sign up by May 15 to get the best rates.
Rates are discounted for McGaw Y members! Plus, the more weeks you register for as a member, the more you save.
MCGAW Y MEMBER PRICING PER WEEK:
1-3 Weeks: $400 per week
4-5 Weeks: $370 per week
6-8 Weeks: $350 per week
All 9 Weeks: $340 per week
NON-MEMBER PRICING PER WEEK:
$435 per week
Sign up by May 15 to get the above rates. Rates increase by $25 per week if you register after May 15.
OPENS: MONDAY, JANUARY 3
If your child attended Day Camp Summer 2021 or is currently registered in one of our school year afterschool programs, they qualify for this first phase of registration.
NEW CAMPERS: NU/MCGAW Y MEMBERS
OPENS: MONDAY, JANUARY 17
If your child is a current McGaw YMCA member or the child of an Northwestern University affiliate, they qualify for this second phase of registration.
NEW CAMPERS: ALL
OPENS: MONDAY, JANUARY 24
If your camper is new to Day Camp and is not a McGaw YMCA member, they qualify for this third phase of registration.
HOW TO REGISTER FOR CAMP
Register online through our ActiveNet registration system.
Register by paper using our Camp Registration Application Form. Completed forms can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, via fax to 847-733-2562, or in-person to the Children’s Center at 1420 Maple Ave. in Evanston.
Register in person at the McGaw YMCA Children's Center at 1420 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201.
Questions? Call us at 847-475-8580, or email us at email@example.com.
HEALTH & SAFETY
We’ve adapted our programs and take advanced measures to help keep kids and staff safe from COVID-19 while attending camp. We will continue to follow the State of Illinois Day Camp guidelines and the American Camp Association (ACA) in order to plan a safe and healthy environment as allowed under state and local restrictions.
WE’RE HERE TO HELP
For registration or Summer Day Camp questions, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 847-475-8580.