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[July 12, 2008]
YMCA Summer Day Camp may end before school
starts, but don't worry! The Lincoln Area YMCA is offering
Extended YMCA Summer Day Camp. Aug. 18-22 and Aug. 25-27 are
extra dates to send your children back to a place where they are
sure to have a good time. Children will enjoy daily swimming, field
trips, outdoor water play and recreation, archery or golf, and much
more. Extended YMCA Summer Day Camp will be located at the YMCA
Activity Center, 719 Wyatt Ave. Registration forms can be picked up
and dropped off at the YMCA office.
Lincoln College women's basketball coach Carol Wilson will coach
YMCA Girls Basketball Camp at the Lincoln Junior High gym July
28-Aug. 1. There are two groups: first grade through third grade
from 9 to 10 a.m. and fourth grade to sixth grade from 10 to 11 a.m.
Register through July 18 to improve your daughter's basketball
fundamentals. All current YMCA members will receive $5 off their
registration. Rates will increase $10 after July 18.
Trash Is Another Man's Treasure" is the theme for YMCA Atlanta
Recycled Art Camp, which will be offered July 21-25 for children
entering first through sixth grade. The camp will be loads of fun,
and all sorts of interesting projects will be created. Registration
forms are available at Atlanta National Bank, Atlanta Library, Mount
Hope Funks Grove Library and the Atlanta County Market.
Summer Field Trip Blast: The
YMCA is offering single-day field trips for kids ages first grade
through fifth grade:
July 22, fourth and
fifth grade -- Roller skating, Springfield
July 24, first and
second grade -- Scoville Zoo, Decatur
Aug. 5, third and fourth grade --
Splashdown Water Park, East Peoria
Participants must register one week prior to each field trip.
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YMCA golf instructor Jacob Horton is at it again. Another session
for the YMCA Golf Clinic is upon us. Children entering
kindergarten through eighth grade can improve their skills and
existing skills with Horton's help Aug. 4-7. Spaces are limited, so
reserve your child's spot today.
The YMCA is now accepting applications for the "Bookbags for
Kids" project, sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Preceptor
Eta chapter. Stop in the YMCA office today and pick up more
information on this awesome project. Registration deadline is Aug.
Sept. 6 the YMCA will host the Y Biking Blast. This
five-mile or 30-mile event will help support the YMCA Scholarship
Fund, which helps families in need pay for programs. The event will
start at the Y Activity Center, located at 719 Wyatt Ave.
Registration forms can be picked up and turned in at the Y office in
downtown Lincoln. Registrations turned in after Aug. 25 will see a
$5 increase, so come register for this awesome event today!
For more details on YMCA programs and events, contact the Lincoln
Area YMCA at 735-3915; 604 Broadway St., Suite 1; or visit
[Text from file received from
Lincoln Area YMCA]