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Thursday, April 05, 2012

Milton partners with YMCA for sports/arts camps.


By Accessmilton.com

As part of its recreation partnership with the City of Milton, the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA is now offering weekly summer day camps for children ages 5 to 12 at Hopewell Middle School.


The summer program begins June 4 and lasts for eight weeks, ending July 27. Registration is now open and closes when full. To register, visit www.ymcaregistration.com or come into the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA, 3655 Preston Ridge Road in Alpharetta (click here for directions), for personal registration.

To download the camp flyer, which lists each week and camp with registration codes, click here.

Campers may select between two specialties: Triple Play includes arts and crafts, science and group sports; Sports Skill Clinic offers a different sport each week. Tennis, basketball, soccer and flag football will each be offered twice during the summer.

All campers participate in nature and outdoor education, group games and a weekly open swim at the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA. The Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are reinforced throughout the camp program.

The cost for Milton residents is $170 per week and $255 per week for non-residents. A $25 deposit per session will be required at time of registration in order to secure enrollment.

Each week of camp is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free, supervised pre- and post-camp care is available from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Campers will bring a lunch and two snacks with them each day.

Y staff members are carefully selected for their dedication, maturity, enthusiasm and passion for working with children, said Williams. Camp staff members are screened through references and criminal background checks.

For more information about these programs, please Williams at 770-663-3547 or laurenw@ymcaatlanta.org.

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