Camp Weber

AM7J4022Uriah Rodriguez
Camp Director
Camp Weber
P 413.731.8870
E urodriguez@springfieldy.org

 

 

A summer of fun awaits you at Camp Weber! With 150 years of experience, campers are sure to have an experience that will last a lifetime.Camp Weber sits on 75 acres of wooded property located on Dewey Street in West Springfield. Our 75 acre site is ideal for an exciting, rewarding day camp experience.
The campers’ experience will be guided by our talented and caring staff. A variety of activities will be offered to challenge campers with new and different activities that they could not do at home or school.

2014 OPEN HOUSE INFORMATION
Saturday, May 10, 2014 – 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Sunday, June 1, 2014 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

2014 Camp Guide & Forms
WEBBER PARENT HANDBOOK

Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 10.12.39 AM

WEBER FACILITIES INCLUDE:
• A large L-shaped swimming pool
with shallow end and diving area.
• Athletic field
• Ropes/Challenge course
• BMX Track
• Archery Range
• Arts & Crafts Center
• Nature Center
• Street Hockey
• Basketball Court
• Volleyball Court
• Mountain Biking trails
• Pavilion
• Picnic areas with grills
• Hiking trails, a water fall, and a stream
• Outdoor Cooking

AGE-APPROPRIATE PROGRAMS
Your child will gain an appreciation for the outdoors at Camp Weber. Campers will be placed in units according to the grade that they will enter in the fall. Within each unit, smaller groups are made up of 10-12 boys and girls. Groups spend the first half of the camp day together. After lunch and LOGS (Lots Of Great Stuff!), each camper chooses an activity of interest where they spend the rest of their day.

 A TYPICAL DAY AT CAMP WEBER
During a typical day campers will enjoy…
Daily swim lessons ~ Music/Drama/Skits ~ Sports/Field Games ~ Nature Study ~ Trail Hikes ~ Recreational Swim ~ Group Games Outdoor skills ~Theme Days/Special Events ~ Family Nights ~Overnights Campfires ~ Arts & Crafts ~ Archery ~ Ropes Challenge Course ~ Mountain Biking (Grades 5+) ~ Culinary Arts

FAMILY NIGHTS

Parents come join the fun! Optional family nights will be offered each session: July 3, July 18, July 31 and August 15.

CAMP WEBER HAS A BEAR THEME! 
The units are:

Polar Bears (Ages 6-7):
The youngest unit is a joyful beginning to day camp for younger children. Each day of camp is filled with the excitement that comes from trying new things! Daily schedules provide a balance between active and quiet play and group and individual activities.

Kodiak Bears (Ages 8-9):
Our more experienced campers will enjoy new challenges and new excitement. Emphasis in this unit is on increased self-confidence, encouraging others, responsibility, and cooperation within the group team.

Grizzly Bears (Ages 10-12):
This unit features a specially designed program for our oldest campers. The camp day is filled with specialized activities that are designed to be progressive and challenging, as well as fun and entertaining to the Grizzly Bears.

Overnights
Camp overnight experiences will be offered twice this summer on Fridays, July 18 and August 15. Overnights are Friday evening into Saturday morning, campers will be provided breakfast and dinner. Children must be picked up at camp Weber by 11:00 am on Saturday. $20 fee/camper per overnight applies. Camper must be registered in sessions 2 or 4 to participate in overnight experience. Overnights are limited to the two older units, the Kodiak and Grizzly Bears.

Photos from last summer:

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Strengthening CommUNITY

"Since 1852, the YMCA of Greater Springfield has been a way of life for thousands of youth, teens, families and seniors throughout our region. As one association, we are working together to meet the growing needs of the 14 cities and towns that we serve. Help us provide opportunities for Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility to more members of our community by making a donation to our Strengthening CommUNITY Scholarship Campaign."
Kirk R. Smith, President and CEO 
Click to Meet our President & CEO Click to view the Call to the Cause