YMCA program helps kids have summer fun

Dylan Martinez and Grant Willard, left, enjoy a field trip to Dockton Park with the summer Y program. - Courtesy photos
Dylan Martinez and Grant Willard, left, enjoy a field trip to Dockton Park with the summer Y program.
— image credit: Courtesy photos

Many Island children enjoy their summer days at the YMCA Summer Enrichment Program at Chautauqua Elementary School.

The program is tailored to children entering kindergarten through sixth grade and their working parents, with hours from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will meet each week this summer from June 23 to Aug. 22 with part- time and-full time options available.

The Y program is designed to engage children in hands-on activities, learning, play and field trips, both on and off Island, to make their summer a memorable one.

Weekly themes, which provide creativity and structure, will include Buried Treasures; Heroes; Planets, Stars and Glaxies; Sea Monsters and Shark Tales; Forces of Nature; A Maze Adventure; A Wealth of Wildlife and Into the Air. Daily outdoor play and optional swimming lessons ensure full use of the summer sun and warmth.

Breakfast and an afternoon snack are provided.

The deadline for registration is the Thursday before the week parents would like a child to attend.

For more information, call Dalinda Vivero, the community program supervisor, at 930-2592.


Latest news, top stories, and community events,
delivered to your inbox.

Trending Stories May 15 - May 22

  • Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

  • Western Washington

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the May 20
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates