GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

OPERATIONS TEMPORARILY HALTED

In response to COVID-19-related public health concerns, the Greater Wichita YMCA has suspended traditional operations including:

  • ALL branches/facilities are CLOSED and ALL Spring sports, programs, and activities are CANCELLED
  • ALL charges and fees have been PAUSED with credits automatically issued and refunds available

Tap the "FAQs and MORE INFO." button to visit our COVID-19 Support page.

SPORTS CAMP at CAMP HYDE OVERVIEW

Held at our Camp Hyde in Viola, Kansas with nine options for drop-off and pick-up spots for campers – our Sports Camp at Camp Hyde offers kids, 6-12, with a modified, traditional camp experience that focuses on the basics of sports. Campers get the best of both worlds with sports-filled days and the fun of Camp Hyde. Kids can be themselves and also enjoy the fun of Camp Hyde including lake activities, swimming, hiking, and more. Full days include breakfast and healthy afternoon snacks.

  • LOCATION Camp Hyde (Viola, Kansas) with Drop-Off/Pick-Up spots at Camp Hyde and eight other "Bus Stop" locations
  • WEEKS 1-10
  • TIMES 6:30AM-6PM (Bus Stops), 7:30AM-5:30PM (Direct Drop) (Limit 10 hours/camper/day)
  • AGES 6 (with completion of Kindergarten) - 12
  • COSTS
    • $15/Camper ENROLLMENT FEE (charged once per camper - includes Camp T-Shirt)
    • $15/Camper/Week DEPOSIT due at enrollment. See Camp Policies for payment policies.
    • $130/Camper/Week for Children on Greater Wichita YMCA Family Memberships
    • $150/Camper/Week for Community Participants (Non-Members)
    • $25/Camper/Week BUS FEE (Optional (see below))

 

SPORTS CAMP AT CAMP HYDE WEEKS, DATES, and THEMES

Explore each week of Sports Camp at Camp Hyde and choose dates and themes that interest your camper.

WEEK 1 - TUES. MAY 26 - FRI. MAY 29
  • THEME SPORTS SAMPLER
  • CORE VALUE CARING
  • OVERVIEW We'll start the summer with easy, fun team-building competitions and games where everyone can get involved and participate.
  • ACTIVITIES Balloon Baseball, Australian Kickball, Noodle Hockey, and Flag Football
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Luau Wear
WEEK 2 - MON. JUNE 1 - FRI. JUNE 5
  • THEME FINAL FOUR (BASKETBALL)
  • CORE VALUE RESPECT
  • OVERVIEW One team, one goal. We'll focus on basketball including team development, introductory skills, and friendly, non-competitive play.
  • ACTIVITIES Shooting, Passing, Dribbling and Game Play (In-Camp Scrimmages)
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Pirate Attire
WEEK 3 - MON. JUNE 8 - FRI. JUNE 12
  • THEME WORLD CUP
  • CORE VALUE RESPONSIBILITY
  • OVERVIEW One world, one goal. We'll focus on soccer / futbol including leadership, team dynamics, basic skills, and casual game play.
  • ACTIVITIES Drills (footwork, dribbling, passing, on-goal kicking) and Games (in-camp scrimmages)
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Sdrawkcab (Backwards) Day
  • FIELD TRIP Richard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA Soccer Fields
WEEK 4 - MON. JUNE 15 - FRI. JUNE 19
  • THEME CAMP OLYMPIAD
  • CORE VALUE HONESTY
  • OVERVIEW Go for the GOLD as we celebrate the Summer 2020 Tokyo Olympics with community, competition, and fun daily events.
  • ACTIVITIES Camp Hyde Olympiad w/ Opening Ceremonies, Relays, Track and Field games
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Tie-Dye (bring a t-shirt)
WEEK 5 - MON. JUNE 22 - FRI. JUNE 26
  • THEME SPORTS OF ALL SORTS
  • CORE VALUE CARING
  • OVERVIEW We'll celebrate non-traditional sports and games including hybrids of classes to show that everyone wins when you have fun.
  • ACTIVITIES Canoe Relays, Paddle Boarding, Obstacle Courses, Water Volleyball, Wet Kickball
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Sports Jersey
WEEK 6 - MON. JUNE 29 - THURS. JULY 2
  • THEME OUTDOOR SPORTS
  • CORE VALUE RESPECT
  • OVERVIEW Enjoy games only camp can offer including fishing, archery, yard sports, nine ball, trail mix, and capture the flag.
  • ACTIVITIES Backyard BBQ Bash with Games and Fun  on Thursday (Parents/Guardians Welcome)
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY America! (Red, White, and Blue)
WEEK 7 - MON. JULY 6 - FRI. JULY 10
  • THEME CHEER THE SUPER BOWL
  • CORE VALUE RESPONSIBILITY
  • OVERVIEW Football and Cheer will have their week as campers learn the basics and fundamentals of football and cheer with friends.
  • ACTIVITIES Fundamentals (offense and defense drills, cheer formations and chants) and inner-camp games.
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Crazy Hat Day
  • FIELD TRIP YMCA Farha Sports Center SOUTH Indoor Turf
WEEK 8 - MON. JULY 13 - FRI. JULY 17
  • THEME BALL AND A BAT
  • CORE VALUE RESPECT
  • OVERVIEW We'll explore baseball/softball and wiffle ball season and the joys and thrills of America's Pastime including teamwork. 
  • ACTIVITIES Batting drills, throwing and catching clinics, wiffle ball, and inner-camp games.
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Crazy Hair Day
WEEK 9 - MON. JULY 20 - FRI. JULY 24
  • THEME HAVING A BALL
  • CORE VALUE HONESTY
  • OVERVIEW We'll close Sports Camp at Camp Hyde the way we started - with a focus on the fun of physical activities and simple games.
  • ACTIVITIES Slip-n'-Slide Kickball, Ding Dong Baseball, Mud Tug-of-War, Ultimate Frisbee, Canoe Obstacle Course
  • WACKY WEDNESDAY Western Wear

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP (BUS STOP) LOCATIONS

For convenience, we offer nine options for camper drop-off and pick-up. You will enroll a camper by desired location.

CAMP HYDE (Direct Drop-Off/Pick-Up)
  • ADDRESS 26201 W 71st St S, Viola, KS 67149
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 7:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 5:30PM
Robert D. Love DOWNTOWN YMCA (Central and Market (Downtown Wichita))
  • ADDRESS 402 N. Market Street, Wichita, KS 67202
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 6:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 6PM
Dennis Schoenebeck NORTH YMCA (K-96 and Woodlawn (Northeast Wichita))
  • ADDRESS 3330 N Woodlawn St, Wichita, KS 67220
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 6:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 6PM
YMCA Farha Sports Center SOUTH (I-245 and Meridian (Southwest Wichita))
  • ADDRESS 3405 S. Meridian Avenue Bldg. 2, Wichita, KS 67217
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 6:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 6PM
CHURCH OF THE MAGDALEN (K-96 and 21st Street (Northeast Wichita))
  • ADDRESS 12626 E 21st St N, Wichita, KS 67206
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 6:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 6PM
EXPLORER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (400/Kellogg Avenue and 167th Street (Goddard))
  • ADDRESS 16746 W Explorer St, Goddard, KS 67052
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 6:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 6PM
HILLSIDE CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Douglas Avenue between Rock and Webb Roads (East Wichita))
  • ADDRESS 8330 E. Douglas Avenue, Wichita, KS 67206
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 6:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 6PM
MAIZE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (45th and 119th Streets (Maize))
  • ADDRESS 305 W. Jones Street, Maize, KS 67101
  • EARLIEST DROP-OFF 6:30AM
  • LATEST PICK-UP 6PM

READY TO ENROLL?

Visit any of our branch locations (after completed KDHE forms) or use the tiles below to enroll in a Greater Wichita YMCA Traditional Camp. The process is simple:

  1. Create (or log-in to) a WEBSITE ACCOUNT (Y membership is not required).
  2. Complete REQUIRED KDHE forms online for each camper.
  3. Choose your Drop-Off/Pick-Up location(s) and week(s) and
  4. Purchase add-on (if desired).
  5. Complete enrollment.

NOTE Campers wanting a more competitive, advanced sports camp should consider our FARHA SPORTS CENTER CAMPS program. Click HERE for more details.

NEED HELP? Contact our CAMP ACCOUNTS team.

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KEEPING CAMP AVAILABLE TO ALL KIDS

The Greater Wichita YMCA believes that all kids should spend their summer participating in social and physical activities and engaging their minds. To help - our Strong Community Campaign extends financial assistance, to those who qualify, including:

  • Reduced- and no-cost camp
  • Discounts and free access to other programs
  • Savings, if eligible, on membership for the whole family

Remember - campers on a Greater Wichita YMCA FAMILY Membership save $20/week, every week and the family can enjoy the Y all summer, too. Click below to learn more and start saving.

HELPFUL SUPPORT LINKS

Use the tiles below for more information about our camp programs and for help with enrollment.

MAKING HEALTHY CONNECTIONS

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