Green Valley Y Camps at Urbana Middle School

Hours Of Operation

7:00am-6:00pm
*Unless otherwise noted, camp specific activities will occur from 9am-4pm

Drop-Off & Pick-Up

  • Campers can be checked in the Cafeteria of Urbana Middle School from 7:00am until 9:00am.
  • Pick-up will take place in the same location from 4:00pm until 6:00pm.

Camp Weeks

Week 2: Jun 29 – Jul 3*
Week 3: Jul 6 – Jul 10
Week 4: Jul 13 – Jul 17
Week 5: Jul 20 – Jul 24
Week 6: Jul 27 – Jul 31
Week 7: Aug 3 – Aug 7

*Four day week for day camps; fees will be prorated.


Camp SurvivorFarm To Table
This fun-filled week will be full of physical and mental challenges, outdoor adventures, co-operative games, theme days, arts and crafts, and team building activities that will bring out the SURVIVOR in them. Campers will learn how positive thinking and leadership wins the day! Field trips include a trip to the pool and a national park.Campers will have the opportunity to learn the origins of many of their foods. They will learn how to grow, harvest, and prepare some of those foods. Campers will spend time planting, tending, and harvesting in the Y’s Giving Garden on its Urbana property. They will also help collect food for local food drops to help community members in need of fresh produce. Campers will visit local farms and take a trip to the pool!
Dance ExplorationHappy Trails
Our dance and performance art camp is taught in collaboration with local professionals and award winning poms and performance art alumnae of the Urbana High School Dance programs. Family and friends are welcome to observe a performance during the week. This camp also includes a field trip.Campers will hike the trails on the Y’s property in Urbana, paths in the Villages of Urbana, and surrounding areas. They will use their senses while investigating nature’s treasures found all around them in the forests, creeks, the Y’s Giving Garden, and the Catoctin Zoo. They will create arts and crafts, and participate in small experiments and studies of the local ecosystem.
Imagination StationMaker Space
This creative arts camp is geared for imaginative campers who will construct projects and participate in hands-on activities centered on a new theme each day. Campers also enjoy trips to the swimming pool and other outdoor recreational activities. The week ends with a Local Field Trip!Campers are guided through a variety of projects using science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics while working independently as well as in collaboration with others. Field trips include a trip to the pool and the Smithsonian Museum.
Science Surrounds UsSpace Odyssey
This camp promises to make Science fun! Science camp will use guided discovery to help kids understand the science that “surrounds” us each and every day! Campers will conduct various STEAM activities and experiments throughout the week as well as take a field trip.A summer camp experience with games, crafts, and activities centered on a space theme. Campers will experience a number of STEM activities such as making moon sand, creating a mock drone, studying about different aerospace planes, delving into what it is like on the space station, and learning about our universe with a focus on our own spectacular planet - Earth. Campers will enjoy a local field trip as well!
Sports UnlimitedTeen Trek
So many sports, so little time! A wide variety of sports will be played. Sports included are: soccer, flag football, basketball, badminton, yard games such as corn hole and ladder golf, capture the flag, and more. Campers will enjoy a local field trip as well!If your teenagers say that they are too old for summer camp, then this camp is perfect for them. Teen Trek travels to a different location each day including theme parks, sporting events, pools, water parks, outdoor adventures, and so much more! Weekly price includes costs of admissions to daily excursions.

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Day Camp Staff Directory

Green Valley Y……301-607-6900
Derek Line, GVY Camp Director
dline@frederickymca.org


Camp Documents

OUR MISSION: To Put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.