Programs

Summer Recreation Camps

Get out and explore the great outdoors with our recreation camps. These camps allow campers to learn lifelong outdoor activities while meeting new friends.

Canoeing & Kayaking Camp

Houser (Onalaska)
8/5/19 - 8/8/19
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AGE: 7-16 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 3.5 HOURS, AUGUST 5-8, 2019

This camp teaches the basics of paddling. We mix instruction with expeditions and give your child an introduction to the world of paddling. Kids are picked up at both Y’s and will travel to different local rivers, lakes, and streams.

Transportation will be provided. Beginners and experienced paddlers are welcome.

Please select which location you will be picked up at for bus travel.

Financial Assistance is maxed at 70% due to the cost of busing and equipment for this camp.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/15/19 4/15/19 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00--
4/16/19 4/16/19 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 100.00-
Late Registration 7/29/19 7/10/19 Front Desk $ 85.00$ 105.00$ 205.00
4/17/19 7/28/19 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 100.00$ 200.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Availability
8/5/19 8/8/19 Available Register  

Closes
08/02/2019

Fishing Camp

Houser (Onalaska)
6/19/19 - 6/22/19
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AGE: 7-16 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 4.5 HOURS, JUNE 19-22, 2019

Get out and enjoy the outdoors! This camp will teach the basics of fishing. We will be picking kids up at DAHL YMCA and HOUSER YMCA and traveling to different fishing hot spots in the area. Transportation will be provided. Beginners and experienced anglers are welcome. Wednesday through Thursday YMCA coaches will take campers fishing to three different areas. Saturday will be a family day, and parents are invited to join in on the fishing fun.

The YMCA will provide all necessary equipment for this camp, but participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing pole and tackle.

Please select which location you will be picked up at for bus travel.

Financial Assistance is maxed at 70% due to the cost of busing and equipment for this camp.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/15/19 4/15/19 Online / Front Desk $ 70.00--
4/16/19 4/16/19 Online / Front Desk $ 70.00$ 88.00-
Late Registration 6/12/19 6/10/19 Front Desk $ 75.00$ 93.00$ 181.00
4/17/19 6/11/19 Online / Front Desk $ 70.00$ 88.00$ 176.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Availability
6/19/19 6/22/19 Available Register  

Closes
06/16/2019

Frisbee Camp

Houser (Onalaska)
6/11/19 - 6/13/19
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AGE: 7-16 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 2 HOURS, JUNE 11-13, 2019. 8:30-10:30 AM DAILY

Have fun and be active! This three-day camp will teach the basics of throwing a Frisbee with some added tricks. Learn the game of ultimate Frisbee and then go Frisbee golfing! Frisbees and discs will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own.

Meet at the Houser Y, on the grass fields along Mason Street. On Thursday, June 13th, participants will meet at a local Disc Golf Course. Final location will be emailed out in camp welcome email leading up to camp. No transportation will be provided from the Y to the Disc Golf Course.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/15/19 4/15/19 Online / Front Desk $ 40.00--
4/16/19 4/16/19 Online / Front Desk $ 40.00$ 50.00-
4/17/19 6/5/19 Online / Front Desk $ 40.00$ 50.00$ 100.00
Late Registration 6/6/19 6/10/19 Front Desk $ 45.00$ 55.00$ 105.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Availability
6/11/19 6/13/19 Houser Y Field - Tu,We - 8:30 am Available Register  

Geocaching Camp

Houser (Onalaska)
6/24/19 - 6/27/19
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AGE: 7-16 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 4.5 HOURS, JUNE 24-27, 2019. 7:30 AM TO NOON DAILY

Geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a worldwide game of hiding and seeking treasure. Anyone with a GPS device can locate the geocache. GPS units will be provided by the YMCA for the camp. Staff ratio will be 1 staff : 5 campers. We will be searching for caches in locations such as Hixon Forest, Myrick Park marshes, and Goose Island Park. Transportation will be provided. Participants should be prepared to walk up to two miles throughout the day.

Please select which location you will be picked up at for bus travel.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
4/15/19 4/15/19 Online / Front Desk $ 70.00--
4/16/19 4/16/19 Online / Front Desk $ 70.00$ 88.00-
4/17/19 6/19/19 Online / Front Desk $ 70.00$ 88.00$ 176.00
Late Registration 6/19/19 6/23/19 Front Desk $ 75.00$ 93.00$ 181.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Availability
6/24/19 6/27/19 Mo,Tu,We,Th - 7:30 am Available Register