Camp

For more information contact Jayne Johnson at 415-883-9622.

Aspiring Artist Camp

(grades 2-5)

Budding artists will paint, draw, sculpt, design, imagine, sketch, collaborate and explore using a wide variety of materials and techniques, all in a fun and supportive atmosphere. One field trip to Stained Glass of Marin for a glass fusing class (includes $35 material and class fee).

February 16-20 • 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Location: Marin Y

Fee: Facility Member $245 • Program Member $295

Extended care available from 7:30–9:00 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m. $20

 

Chef Camp

(grades 1-5)

Lessons will include nutrition education and basic culinary skills. Campers will get hands on experience as they create nutritious nibbles such as fruit kabobs, mini muffin pizzas, tortilla roll ups, trail mix and fruit ice cream. Campers will have a chance to play in the pool, so don’t forget your swimsuit!

Session One: February 16-20 • 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Location: San Ramon Y

Session Two: April 13-17 • 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Location: Marin Y

Fee: Facility Member $230 • Program Member $260

Extended care available from 7:30–9:00 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m. $20

 

FUNdamental Lego Builders

(grades k-5)

The FUNdamental Lego building camp is designed for the creative builder. From princess castle to star wars adventures, projects and activities are designed to inspire children’s imagination and creativity.

Extended care available for all sessions 7:30-9:00 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m. for $20

Session 1: February 16-20, 9:00-4:00 p.m.

Session 2: April 13-17, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: Hamilton Y at 5530 Nave Drive, P3, Novato

Fee: Facility Member $230 • Program Member $275

Session 3: April 13-17, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Location: Hidden Valley Y

Fee: Facility Member $230 • Program Member $275

 

Devil’s Gulch Camp

(grades 2-10)

Grades for campers: Adventurers 2-3, Explorers 4-5, Movin’ On 6-8, CIT 9-10

The Marin Y runs a camp in partnership with DG Educational Services (DGES), located at Devil’s Gulch Ranch in Nicasio. DGES provides agriculture and nature educational programs to diverse communities. Children will connect with nature through recreation, animal care, gardening, free play and other outdoor activities. Pre and post camp not available.

Session 1: February 16-20

Session 2: April 13-17

Fee: Facility Member $400 • Program Member $430

 

For more information contact Brandon Drake at 415-446-2178.

Grades TK-8

When school is out, Y Camp comes alive!

Our Holiday Camps in Novato and Ross Valley are action-packed with traditional day camp games, sports, arts, crafts, songs and more during the school breaks. Our camp days last from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00, with extended care hours offered from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at no additional cost. Please see our website for more information and to register online. Drop-in days may be available if space allows. For more information contact Brandon Drake at 415-446-2178.
Fees: Facility members $50/day, program members $55/day, drop ins $70/day

• Thanksgiving Camp • November 24-26
Our Fall Harvest Festival atmosphere will sweep us up in the attitude of gratitude. Three days of festivities will celebrate the fall, with activities like scarecrow and wreath-making, and the spirit of Thanksgiving, as we explore fun ways that we can give back to our community.
Locations: Loma Verde Elementary, Novato and Hidden Valley Elementary, San Anselmo

• Winter Camp • Dec. 22–Jan. 2 (no camp Dec. 24 & 25, 31 & Jan. 1)
Time travel is the name of the game at Winter Camp. Each day is a journey to a new time and place, from ancient Egypt to medieval Europe! Learning about history and world cultures has never been this fun.
Locations: Loma Verde Elementary, Novato and Hidden Valley Elementary, San Anselmo

• Mid-Winter Camp • February 16-20
Join us as we transform our sites into an intergalactic space odyssey. This week will see us blast off in our home-made spaceships and take a field trip to the Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. Don’t miss out!
Locations: Loma Verde Elementary, Novato and Hidden Valley Elementary, San Anselmo

• Spring Camp • NUSD, April 13-17 • RVSD, April 16-20
Summer is just around the corner! Each day will take a different one of our weekly summer camp themes and roll it up into a full day of camp magic. Our week will feature classic camp activities alongside new, creative and exciting projects and games that you can expect to see at summer camp!
Locations: Loma Verde Elementary, Novato and Hidden Valley Elementary, San Anselmo

 

Camp just might be the most exciting place your child can go on their day off of school.

The Y provides care during teacher in-service days, staff development and school closure days and will feature a variety of popular activities, guest visitors and local field trips.

Locations: Loma Verde Elementary, Novato (Nov. 10, Jan. 5, March 16) and Hidden Valley Elementary, San Anselmo (Nov. 10, May 22)