Westfield Area Y Campers Enjoy Weekly Trips

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Westfield Area Y Blue Sky campers take a break on a snake at the Staten Island Zoo Credits: Westfield Area Y
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The Westfield Area YMCA’s Blue Sky and Discovery summer day camps recently escaped on a wild adventure to the Staten Island Zoo, an 8-acre suburban zoo in West New Brighton, Staten Island, New York City.  The campers enjoyed learning, exploring and seeing various animal life including 20 different kinds of snakes, birds, bobcats, emus and even a Lemur Jungle. 

Blue Sky campers are 2nd-6th graders who keep very active and are outdoor enthusiast.  Their activities are based at the Watchung Reservation and include traditional sports and games along with weekly hikes, fishing, arts and crafts and nature/science activities.  The Loop playground and Trailside Museum are also incorporated in the weekly schedule.  Daily recreational swim is at the Main Y.  Discovery campers are 3rd-5th graders who enjoy discovering the adventures of summer camp indoors in an air-conditioned location at the Main Y.  Campers participate in traditional activities including recreational swimming, arts and crafts, science, team building, high energy group games, weekly themes and outdoor fun and so much more!  Both summer camps enjoy a different field trip each week.

Limited spots are still available. To learn more about the Westfield Area Y’s 2016 Summer Day Camps, please contact Marty Collett, Director of Youth, Teen and Camp Services at (908) 233-2700 x405 or mcollett@westfieldynj.org.  A complete camp guide can be found by visiting www.westfieldynj.org.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Learn more at www.westfieldynj.org.

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