GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

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NOTICE - FACE MASKS REQUIRED INSIDE OUR Ys

Face masks (covering nose and mouth) are required while inside our 10 branches and 3 YMCA Farha Sport Centers with few exceptions. Read our full policy for details. Thank you for your cooperation. 

JUNIOR EXPLORERS CAMP

JUNIOR EXPLORERS CAMP OVERVIEW

Held inside the Early Learning Centers (ELCs) of our branches in Andover and Wichita (East and South) – our Junior Explorer Camps are designed for pre-schoolers (ages four and five) who are ready for summer adventure and are getting ready for school. Days include physical, educational, social, and developmental activities in a licensed child care environment with trained staff. Campers can also enjoy all their host Y offers including pools, outdoor water parks, and more. Full days include breakfast and healthy snacks.

  • LOCATION ELCs (Andover, East, South)
  • WEEKS 2-11
  • TIMES 6:30AM-6PM (limit 10 hours/camper/day)
  • AGES 4-5
  • COSTS
    • $15/Camper ENROLLMENT FEE (charged once per camper - includes Camp T-Shirt)
    • $15/Camper WEEKLY DEPOSIT (for new families, ELC families may be exempt)
    • $160/Camper WEEKLY FEE (costs will vary based on income-based financial assistance qualification)

JR. EXPLORERS CAMP WEEKS, DATES, and THEMES

Junior Explorers Camp is offered for 10 WEEKS but is otherwise different from our traditional summer camps.

Limited spots are available and the enrollment process is different.

NOTE Parents/Guardians MUST receive permission to enroll from the site's Program Director (use contact information below).

ANDOVER ELC

To inquire about Dr. Jim Farha ANDOVER YMCA's ELC Jr. Explorers Camp, contact:

JACKIE TANNER

Program Director

319.448.1060

EAST ELC

To inquire about EAST YMCA's ELC Jr. Explorers Camp, contact:

SHERRY SYAKHASONE

Program Director

316.685.2059

SOUTH ELC

To inquire about Richard A. DeVore SOUTH YMCA's ELC Jr. Explorers Camp, contact:

MICHAELA WAHL

Program Coordinator

316.942.9782

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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

The Greater Wichita YMCA offers camp and countless other ways to share time pursuing healthy spirit, mind, and body including:

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