TRADITIONAL CAMPS

Recommended for first time campers and those who love a variety of activities, our Traditional Camps are everything that a summer camp experience should be. Campers get the maximum variety of activities and experiences. Each age group has something to make it unique and different, but the quality remains the same.

UNITS:

WEE WONDERS

Age: 4 to 5 years old  Ratio: 1 to 6

A fun day of exciting and stimulating activities focused on learning how to make friends and interact with peers. Activities may include, but are not limited to active games, crafts, and reading. 

KIDDY CAMP

Age: entering 1st grade  Ratio: 1 to 8

Specialty areas give campers more freedom and independence while counselor planned activities continue to strengthen social development.

YOUNGERS

Age: entering 2nd & 3rd grade  Ratio: 1 to 12

Activities teach campers how to work together while specialty areas offer more advances challenged for the young adventurer.

MIDDLES

Age: entering 4th & 5th grade  Ratio: 1 to 12

Transition between introductory activities to more challenging skills, concepts, and even modified skill clinics.

CIO 1

Age: entering 6th & 7th grade  Ratio: 1 to 12

Counselors plan week long skill clinics based on camper interest. Campers choose their own skill clinics and specialties.

CIO 2

Age: entering 8th & 9th grade  Ratio: 1 to 12

Counselors plan activities and skill clinics with greater emphasis on team building, problem solving, and leadership development. 

Age: 14 to 16 years old

Our Leaders-in-Training (LIT) Program, is focused on leadership development and making connections. The trainings that LITs take part in consist of discussions ,observations, teambuilding, games and lots of bonding opportunities. LITs will have fun with their friends as they gain confidence by taking part in discussions, teambuilding, games and challenges.  Campers are eligible to participate in our Counselor in Training Program after successful completion of our LIT Program. By participating in the CIT Program, participants will gain hands-on counselor experience through team building, planning activities, participating in camp program areas and contributing to the camp community. 

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Northern Middlesex YMCA

YMCA CAMP INGERSOLL

Location: 94 Camp Ingersoll Road Portland, CT  

860-342-2267
Mailing: 99 Union Street Middletown, CT 06457  

860-342-2267

A Community of Caring People for Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility