Camp day runs from 9am-4pm. Campers will have an opportunity to swim every day, weather permitting. The Y is committed to healthy living and modeling healthy eating. A healthy afternoon snack will be provided for all campers.
Please note: Parents are responsible for informing the camp office in writing of all changes to camper registration. Changes will not be accepted over the phone.
Extended morning care begins at 7:00am and afternoon extended care is available until 6:00pm. Extended care is available at no extra charge or additional registration to campers.
Anyone picking up a camper must be listed on the child’s Authorized Pick Up List and must have either:
If a child is not picked up, YMCA staff will notify authorized individuals for pick up. If they cannot be reached within 2 hours of scheduled pick up time, the Monroe County Protective Agency will be notified. There is a charge of $1.00 per minute for any child remaining after 6:00pm. Please note that we are no longer using PIN’s for authorized pick-ups.
To change authorized pick-ups, please log into your Campsite Parent Dashboard. Please upload photo’s of each authorized pick up. No notes or phone calls will be accepted to change authorized pickups. In the event that an unauthorized individual attempts to gain access to a child, the parent/guardian or emergency contact will be notified. Law enforcement will be contacted if necessary. Please note that a parent, regardless of custodial arrangements, has the authority to obtain a child from camp at any time unless a copy of the Court Order is on file with the camp office.
Please provide written notice if you need to pick up your child prior to 4:00pm, forms are available at the sign in table.. Please be aware that due to the nature of the camp property, it’s likely your child’s group will not be in the immediate area of the camp office.
Please notify the camp if your child will be absent.
Please do not send your child to camp if they are sick and/or running a fever. If a child becomes ill at camp, a parent or person authorized to pick up will be contacted to pick up the child. Children must be symptom free for at least 24 hours before returning to camp. A doctor’s note may be required. Medical reasons for your child to remain home include but are not limited to:
Session 1/Sampler Week-Summer is Back!
Session 2-Holiday Craze. Wacky Wednesday-Red White and Blue Day
Session 3-Color Wars: Round 1. Wacky Wednesday-Crazy Hair Day
Session 4-Gold Rush. Wacky Wednesday-Wild Wild West Day
Session 5-CNP’s Got Talent. Wacky Wednesday-CNP Pride Day
Session 6-CNP’s Amazing Race. Wacky Wednesday-Twin Day
Session 7-CNP Olympics. Wacky Wednesday-Favorite Team Day
Session 8-Be A Superhero. Wacky Wednesday-Superhero Day
Session 9-Color Wars: Round 2. Wacky Wednesday-Neon Day
Session 10-CNP Gaga Tournament. Wacky Wednesday-Silly Socks Day
Comets-8:1 (Entering K & 1st Grade)
Meteors-10:1 (Entering 2nd & 3rd Grade)
Asteroids-10:1 (Entering 4th & 5th Grade)
Novas-10:1 (Entering 6th & 7th Grade)
Teens-12:1 (Entering 8th & 9th Grade)
If you child will be walking or biking to and from camp, please send a signed note to the camp office with specific days and dates that this is permitted. Please remind your child to sign out with their counselors before departing each day. Please note: New York State law requires that children have proper safety equipment (i.e. helmet) to ride a bike.
Camp is a cell phone and electronics free zone. If cell phones come to camp, they must remain safely in a backpack. The YMCA is not responsible for the loss or damage of any personal item. If a camper is continually reminded to put their cell phone away, staff may take the phone and lock it safely in the camp office.
Campers will take part in a fully scheduled program of activities regardless of weather. We are prepared with a rainy day schedule for each group which focus on crafts, group games, and special events. Be sure to dress campers appropriately for the weather.
Misplaced items are common among school age children. You can help limit lost items by following the below procedures. All lost and found items not claimed after two weeks will be donated to a charitable organization. The YMCA of Greater Rochester is not responsible for lost, stolen, broken or destroyed items.
Each registered camper will receive a Camp t-shirt as part of their registration. Camp t-shirts will be distributed to each camper during their first session in attendance.
YMCA Camps are permitted to operate by the New York State Department of Health. We are inspected twice annually. Reports are filed with the Monroe County Department of Health.
Campers who wish to swim in designated deep-end water areas must pass the deep-end test. Campers that are unable to complete the deep-end test and do not meet the height requirements will be required to wear a life jacket and remain in the shallow end while swimming.