Offering Up February Vacation Fun
Children throughout New Hampshire can enjoy a variety of exciting winter vacation camps in late February, thanks to The Granite YMCA.
“Our daily mission is to help children live a healthier lifestyle,” said Hal Jordan, President and CEO of The Granite YMCA. “The Y’s February Vacation Camps will provide a terrific environment where they will learn life-long healthy habits.”
Vacation camp is for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, depending on the camp. Led by YMCA School Age Child Care professionals, the staff at The Granite YMCA have experience working with children, are trained in CPR, First Aid and additional child safety courses.
All vacation camps at The Granite YMCA will be held Monday, February 27 through Friday, March 3. The YMCA of the Seacoast, Camp Gundalow will be offering a second week of vacation camp during the week of Monday, February 20 – Friday, February 24. Pre-registration is required.
YMCA of Greater Londonderry will be offering a week of “Dreaming of Summer” activities that includes playing games like gaga and zaboomafoo, working on archery skills, cooking up tasty treats and much more! February Trip camp includes travel to Lego Land Discovery Center, Concord Sports Center and Leo’s Super Bowl. At Specialty Camp, kids will spend their week dancing and crafting their days while enjoying camp activities. For more information and pricing, please call Matt Malone at the YMCA of Greater Londonderry at 603.437.9622 or visit www.graniteymca.org/child-care.
YMCA of Downtown Manchester will be offering a week of traditional camp with daily activities based on a theme for the day like The World Around Us, Olympics, and Just Imagine. At Sport-A-Day camp children will participate in a different sport each day like floor hockey, basketball, and soccer. For more information and pricing on Traditional Vacation camp, please call Nicole Burke at the YMCA of Downtown Manchester at 603.232.8670. For more information on Sport-A-Day camp, please call Chris Webster at the YMCA of Downtown Manchester at 603.232.8632 or visit www.graniteymca.org/child-care.
YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown will be offering recreational camp, which includes a different theme each day, like Sports Day, Inside Out Day with Movie, and Puppets and Tall Tales. February Trip Camp includes travel to Lego Land Discovery, Concord Sports Center, and Leo’s Super Bowl. Kids can take part in Art Camp learning about different artists and using a variety of art mediums to create their own masterpieces. For more information and pricing, please call contact Nicci Larochelle at 603.497.4663 or visit www.graniteymca.org/child-care.
YMCA of Strafford County (Rochester) will be offering vacation camp at the YMCA and at Horne Street School in Dover. Children will travel to the New England Aquarium or the Dover Bowl; spend the day at Camp Coney Pine, and enjoy a visit from Wildlife Encounters. Kids will have the chance to build snow forts, go sledding and more. For more information and pricing, please call Rebecca Foss at 603.994.4117 or visit www.graniteymca.org/child-care.
YMCA of the Seacoast, Camp Gundalow (Greenland) will be offering vacation camp February 20 – 24 and February 27 – March 3. Children will participate in fun-filled activities including swimming at the YMCA, gym games, fitness fun, arts and craft, outdoor play and more. For more information and pricing, please call Alyssa Campbell at 603.431.2334 ext 2556 or visit www.graniteymca.org/child-care.
YMCA members can take advantage of special pricing for vacation camp registration, please check with the camp of your choice for details. Financial assistance is also available.
About The Granite YMCA
As one of the state’s longest standing and most enduring non-profits, The Granite YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living, social responsibility, and family strengthening. Across the state, its six branches engage 30,000 men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to improve their health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. In 2015, The Granite YMCA provided financial assistance and free services valued at $1.55 million to 19,488 individuals. www.graniteymca.org.