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Boat Building

YMCA Summer Camp Activity of the Day: Building Boats Can you build something that floats out of random objects around the house? Let’s find out! Find some things around the house to build your own tiny boat – then fill up the sink or tub and find out if it works!! Share your successes with [...]

2020-04-06T17:51:47+00:00March 31st, 2020|Camp, Today's Activity|

Nature Frames

YMCA Summer Camp Activity of the Day: Nature Frames This is the perfect time to enjoy new activities with your family! Take a picture of your family doing something fun together – then, go gather some twigs and leaves. Use either hot glue or twine to bind the twigs together into a frame for your [...]

2020-04-06T17:52:49+00:00March 30th, 2020|Camp, Today's Activity|

Inventions

YMCA Summer Camp Activity of the Day: Inventions Bring out your creativity and become a scientist! Think about common issues that you face – this could be anything! Take some time to develop an invention that would solve your issue. Draw your invention OR use craft supplies to make a prototype – then, give it [...]

2020-04-06T17:53:25+00:00March 29th, 2020|Camp, Today's Activity|

Colour Match

YMCA Summer Camp Activity of the Day: Colour Match You’d never believe the amount of different colours you can find in nature – even just looking from your window! In this advanced game of Eye-Spy, use colour swatches, markers or just items around your home, and try to find something in nature that matches that [...]

2020-04-06T17:53:41+00:00March 28th, 2020|Camp, Today's Activity|

Lava Lamps

YMCA Summer Camp Activity of the Day: Lava Lamps For today’s fun activity, we explore what happens when we mix some natural products together with items we have around the house! 1. Fill a see-through container (preferably a bottle or jar) 1/3 full of vegetable oil 2. Sprinkle glitter as desired 3. Add water to [...]

2020-04-06T17:53:55+00:00March 27th, 2020|Camp, Today's Activity|

The Developer

Today’s activity from our Summer Camp Staff – The Developer In a time where we are being asked to stay in our homes, it’s important for our stuffed animals/toys to have a home to call their own! In our activity for today, find some of your favourite toys/stuffed animals and use whatever you can find [...]

2020-04-06T17:54:10+00:00March 26th, 2020|Camp, Today's Activity|