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Specialty Kids Camp

If you’re looking to try something new, Specialty Camps are just for you!  Each program offers a unique opportunity for you to stretch your skills and make new friends.

Our Waterworks Specialty Camp is full.  Please call us at 374-1908 to find out about availability for other weeks.

Specialty Camp (ages 8-13)

Extended Care is available for campers participating in Specialty Camp up to age 12. This program gives your family more flexibility and the option for a longer camp experience. This program includes morning and afternoon sessions, providing a variety of both active and inactive stations for campers.

Extended Care will be held at Vista Elementary 6:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-6:00pm. Participation includes a healthy snack every morning and afternoon. Extended care costs an additional $20 per week.

$170/week (Y-Members Fee)
$180/week (Community Fee)

Location & Time:

  • Vista Elementary (HOME BASE)
    9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
ProgramDatesAgesProgram Description
Extreme SportsJune 26-308-13This week will be packed full of opportunities to try different sports and learn new skills. Some activities include roller skating, bowling, and trying our hand at gymnastics just to name a few. If you love to be active, try out this week’s Specialty Camp.
S.T.E.M.July 17-218-13Spend a week exploring S.T.E.M. within the community. We will visit LIGO, CBC Planetarium, and Bergstrom Aircraft. We will also try engineering with LEGO Robotics. If you want to try something new, this week is for you.
Waterworks-FULLAugust 7-118-13Cool off this summer with Waterworks Specialty Camp! We will be exploring the water around us and learning about the different ways in which we use water from Ice Harbor Dam. Also we will make a trip to visit Surf and Slide Water park in Moses Lake. If you want to seek new adventures, this week is for you.


Registration begins April 17th, 2017. Every camper receives a Y shirt. Additional shirts available for purchase for $8.

If you have questions please feel free to contact us by calling 509-374-1908 or by email at childcare@ymcatricities.org

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Additional Forms and Information:

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Financial Assistance

If you cannot afford the full cost of a program, please ask for a confidential scholarship application. Financial assistance, to the extent possible, is available to those in need.

Financial Assistance Funding made possible by generous donations to the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities Annual Campaign and support by the United Way of Benton-Franklin Counties.

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    Financial Assistance Application

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Richland YMCA

(509) 374-1908
1234 Columbia Park Trail

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(509) 374-1109
741 S. Dayton Street

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(509) 545-3416
205 S. Wehe

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