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Londonderry Day Camp

Great Summers Start at the Y

The Granite YMCA of Londonderry’s Camp Pa-Gon-Ki is a traditional day camp where campers spend the summer outdoors, experiencing a wide variety of activities and opportunities to create new friendships and appreciate the natural world around them! Each week, campers participate in camp-wide special theme-based events and enjoy unique camp traditions such as learning the camp cheer and other favorite camp songs. Our talented staff provides the opportunity for campers to learn something new, make friends, and build lasting memories.

In all of our day camp programs, we always lead with the Y's core values.

  • Caring
  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Responsibility

For SUN, FUN & FRIENDSHIP

The Granite YMCA of Londonderry offers a variety of day camp programs including traditional camp, specialty camps, leadership camps, and more. Learn about all of our camp offerings below!

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    Chickadees

    Entering Kindergarten

    New this summer! Chickadees will be falling under our Early Learning Department, and will be a licensed child care program. The fun begins here, where our youngest campers can enjoy a day of camp in an age-appropriate setting. Chickadees are designed with fun in mind; using hands-on learning and a variety of activities including songs, games, science and crafts, all centered around our weekly themes.

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    Camp Pa-Gon-Ki

    Entering 1st - 9th Grade

    Camp activities for campers in grades 1 – 4 are designed to build confidence, encourage exploration into new areas, and discover untapped talents. Activities for campers in grades 5 – 9 emphasize independence and learning the importance of team building and leadership skills. Some of our older campers will even take trips throughout the summer!

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    Specialty Camps

    Entering 2nd - 8th Grade

    Let the fun begin during specialty camps at The Granite YMCA of Londonderry! Each summer, we offer specialized camps for kids interested in exploring their interests and creativity. Specialty camps may include cooking, sports, fort building, Lego, art, Pokémon, and more. A typical day starts off with specialty activities, followed by lunch and additional activities like swimming, structured games, and more.

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    Leadership Camps

    Entering 9th - 11th Grade

    The Y’s Leader In Training (LIT) and Counselor In Training (CIT) programs are designed to build leaders both at camp and within their community. LITs will participate in a number of activities that are aimed at building their own unique leadership skills, team building, values sessions, positive role modeling, and problem solving. CITs will be brought through safety and leadership trainings and experience various roles in camp setting.

Plan the SUMMER OF A LIFETIME

Returning Campers: December 11
Y Members: January 8
Non Members: February 5

Camp Day: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Before Care: 7:00 – 8:30 am*
After Care: 4:00 – 5:30 pm*

*There is no additional charge for extended care.

WEEK 1: Pa-Gon-Ki Olympics (June 24 – June 28)
WEEK 2: Holiday Palooza (July 1 – July 3)*
WEEK 3: Wild Wild West (July 8 – July 12)
WEEK 4: Carnival (July 15 – July 19)
WEEK 5: Safari (July 22 – July 26)
WEEK 6: Fantasy (July 29 – August 2)
WEEK 7: Superheroes (August 5 – August 9)
WEEK 8: Spirit Week (August 12 – August 16)
WEEK 9: Under the Sea (August 19 – August 23)

*Please note that camp will be closed on July 4 & 5 for Independence Day.

Camp Info Night: February 22 (6:30 – 7:30 pm)
Camp Open House: June 15 (1:00 – 3:00 pm)
Camp Family Nights: July 10 (6:00 – 7:30 pm), August 7 (6:00 – 7:30 pm)
Character Celebration: August 14 (6:00 – 7:00 pm)

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MEET THE STAFF

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    Jon Buck

    Camp Pa-Gon-Ki Director

    Jon joined the YMCA of Greater Londonderry in 2022 as the Director of Camp and Youth Development. Jon loves to connect with the community and from a young age has been involved with recreational summer camp, youth group, marching band, and Boy Scouts. As an adult, he volunteered his time as his neighborhood’s HOA President for many years. Jon enjoys creating the best experience for children and hopes that every camper and staff member leaves camp with many happy, lifelong memories.

LONDONDERRY DAY CAMP CONTACTS

Program Information

Jon Buck, Camp Director
603.437.9622

Payments & Registration

Michele Zupokfska, Camp Registrar
603.437.9622

For SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY

The Granite YMCA