YMCA: Offering Up February Vacation Fun

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MANCHESTER, NH – Children throughout New Hampshire can enjoy a variety of exciting winter vacation camps in late February, thanks to The Granite YMCA.

“YMCA School Vacation Camps are designed to give families peace of mind when schools are not in session,” said John Harris, President and CEO of The Granite YMCA. “Each camp offers kids creative, engaging and fun choices – all designed to help them learn, grow and thrive.”

Vacation camp, led by YMCA School Age Child Care professionals, is for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, depending on the camp. The staff at The Granite YMCA have experience working with children and are trained in CPR, First Aid and additional child safety courses.

All vacation camps at The Granite YMCA will be held Monday, February 26 through Friday, March 2. Pre-registration is required.

Locations include:

  • YMCA of Greater Londonderry will be offering a week of traditional camp with daily activities based on a theme for the day like Moana Movie Day, Camp Day, and Animal Adventures! February Trip camp includes travel to Funspot, Concord Sports Center and Leo’s Super Bowl. At Art & Cooking Camp, kids will learn cooking techniques and create nutritious recipes. For more information and pricing, please call Gabby Parent 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 Blast Off into Space, Exploring the Arts, and Become a Superhero. 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 Craig Houston 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 traditional camp, which includes a different theme each day, like Olympics at the Y, Space Explorers, and Animal Adventures. February Trip Camp includes travel to Funspot, Concord Sports Center, and Leo’s Super Bowl. Kids can take part in Art & Cooking Camp making arts and crafts projects and cooking up some delicious creations. For more information and pricing, please call contact Caitlin Neverisky at 603.232.8610 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 Wagon Hill Farm or the Dover Bowl; spend the day at Camp Coney Pine. Kids will have the chance to have fun in the gaga pit, bounce house and more. For more information and pricing, please call Heather Levasseur at 603.994.4117 or visit www.graniteymca.org/child-care.
  •  YMCA of the Seacoast, Camp Gundalow (Greenland) will be offering vacation camp and 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 Chrissy Coe at 603.431.2334 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 2017, The Granite YMCA provided financial assistance and free services valued at over $1.63 million to 20,190 individuals. To learn more, please visit www.graniteymca.org.

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