Summer and STEM Camps

Camp Tycony is all about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. And, of course, it’s fun too! Registration is open now! STEM Camp applications are available here

Summer Camp 2022 will begin on May 31st and run through July 29, 2022
Middle/High School STEM Camp: week of June 6-10, 2022 and week of June 13-17, 2022 (limit 1 session per child)
NIPSCO STEM Camp: week of July 5-8, 2022, week of July 11-15, 2022, and week of July 18-22, 2022 (limit 1 session per child)
For more information, visit our Camp website

Camping, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Camping teaches self-reliance, a love for nature and the outdoors, and the development of attitudes and practices that build character and leadership — all amidst the fun of archery, talent shows, and meaningful relationships. Y counselors are dedicated to making sure camp is an amazing experience for every camper.

We have more than 130 years of experience in providing a safe, thriving environment for young people to explore personal interests, build self-esteem, develop interpersonal skills, discover the creativity and health benefits of the outdoors, and make lasting friendships and memories.

We offer day camp for children from age 6 (or 5, if he or she has completed kindergarten) to 14. Camp Tycony is designed for active kids who would rather be out in the woods building a fort than sitting in front of a TV or computer screen all day. We call it the original social network.

Activities for all campers include: Swimming and swim lessons at the YMCA, theme weeks, campfire cooking, archery, drama/music, arts & crafts, lots of messy play and good ol’ fashion summer fun!

This year we have two different STEM camp opportunities. NIPSCO, Indiana University Kokomo (with funding from the North Central Indiana Area Health Education Center), and the Kokomo Family YMCA are excited to offer these specialty camp. STEM Camp is designed to enrich your child’s understanding of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at beautiful Camp Tycony. Applications are available to print online or in-person at the Downtown YMCA. Please turn in applications to the Membership Desk. Spots are limited per session and there is a limit of 1 session per child.

More info and Online Registration Is Available HERE


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