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Youth Programs

Youth Programs - Pre-K & Up

Whether you're looking for youth sports programs, athletic camps, specialty camps, or enrichment and educational programs, our youth programs provide an endless array of opportunities for students Pre-K and up! We offer youth and enrichment programs year round and offer robust summer camps. 

Interested in being a volunteer coach? 

We're always looking for volunteer coaches to help us provide the quality programming. All volunteer coaches must complete a Background Check Authorization Form and submit to our office before coaching.  

 

Rec. by the River

Summer Programs

Below you'll find Camp Funshine, Camp Coastline, Rec. by the River, Wildcat Soccer Camp, Wildcat Basketball Camp, Marine Science Camp, Swish Summer League, and much, much more!

Camp Funshine - Ages 5-8

Camp Funshine - Ages 5-8

Camp Funshine will meet at Village Elementary School, beginning Monday, June 24th and ending Friday, August 16th. This camp offers a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, sports, and games. If you’re looking for a week of fun, this is the place for you! Field trips are included in the weekly camp rate. Be on the look-out in early June for the Week 1 Newsletter.

If you would like to contribute toward Day Camp Scholarships, please do so as you check out. Please notice the “Addons” box and fill in the amount you would care to donate. Donations help ensure that all York children have the opportunity to enjoy a summer at camp. Thank you.

REGISTRATION: Ongoing - Weekly registration ends at 4:00pm the Thursday prior to each week of camp.
STARTS:                 Monday, June 24th (No camp July 3rd and 4th)
ENDS:                     Friday, August 18th
COST:                      Per Week: $250.00 Resident / $275.00 Non-Residents (includes field trips, activities, before and after care (7:30am-9:00am / 4:00pm-5:30pm)
LOCATION:           Village Elementary
DAYS:                      Monday-Friday, full week registration only
TIME:                      7:30am-5:30pm
DROP OFF:            7:30am-9:00am
PICK UP:                4:00pm-5:30pm

Camp Funshine Field Trips
Week 1: Splashtown, Magic Fred Magic Show - WEEK IS FULL

Week 2: Smitty’s Cinema & GameLAB - WEEK IS FULL
Week 3: Aquaboggan, Beach - WEEK IS FULL
Week 4: Urban Air Adventure Park, Beach - WEEK IS FULL
Week 5: Funtown, Beach - WEEK IS FULL
Week 6: Water Country, Beach - WEEK IS FULL
Week 7: Circus Smirkus, Beach - WEEK IS FULL
Week 8: Maine Wildlife Park, Abracadabro Magic Show, Mr. Drew & His Animals Too! - WEEK IS FULL

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Parent Handbook 

Camper Information & Medical Form 

Medication Administration Form 

Sunscreen Policy 

Camper Immunization Form 

Camp Coastline - Grades 9-14

Camp Coastline - Ages 9-14

Camp Coastline will meet at York Middle School, beginning Monday, June 24th and ending Friday, August 16th. This camp offers a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, sports, and games. If you’re looking for a week of fun, this is the place for you! Field trips are included in the weekly camp rate. Be on the look-out in early June for the Week 1 Newsletter.

If you would like to contribute toward Day Camp Scholarships, please do so as you check out. Please notice the “Addons” box and fill in the amount you would care to donate. Donations help ensure that all York children have the opportunity to enjoy a summer at camp. Thank you.

REGISTRATION: Ongoing - Weekly registration ends at 4:00pm the Thursday prior to each week of camp.
STARTS:                 Monday, June 24th (No camp July 3rd and 4th)
ENDS:                     Friday, August 18th
COST:                      Per Week: $250.00 Resident / $275.00 Non-Residents (includes field trips, activities, before and after care (7:30am-9:00am / 4:00pm-5:30pm)
LOCATION:           Village Elementary
DAYS:                      Monday-Friday, full week registration only
TIME:                      7:30am-5:30pm
DROP OFF:            7:30am-9:00am
PICK UP:                4:00pm-5:30pm

Camp Coastline Field Trips
Week 1: Splashtown, Magic Fred Magic Show
Week 2: Aquaboggan 
Week 3: Water Country, Beach
Week 4: Canobie Lake Park, Beach 
Week 5: Funtown, Beach 
Week 6: Portland Sea Dogs, Beach
Week 7: Circus Smirkus, Beach
Week 8: Hilltop Fun Center, Abracadabra Magic Show,  Mr. Drew & His Animals Too!

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Parent Handbook

Camper Information & Medical Form 

Medication Administration Form 

Sunscreen Policy 

Camper Immunization Form 

Rec. by the River - Ages 3-4

Rec by the River - Ages 3 & 4

Rec by the River is designed for our youngest and first-time campers. This is a great opportunity for little ones to discover new things, experience what camp is like, meet new friends and build relationships. Time will be spent doing activities such as outdoor sports, games, arts & crafts, trail walks, playground time.  Be on the look-out in June for the Week 1 Newsletter. Campers must be potty trained.

Deadline for registration is at 4:00pm on the Thursday before the week of camp.

REGISTRATION: Ongoing
DATE:                     Week 1: July 8th-July 12th
                                  Week 2: July 15th-July 19th
                                  Week 3: July 22nd-July 26th
                                  Week 4: July 29th-August 2nd
                                  Week 5: August 5th-August 9th
COST:                      Per Week: $125.00 Resident / $140.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:           Goodrich Park, 200 US Rte. 1
DAYS:                     Monday-Friday
TIME:                     9:00am-12:00pm

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Marine Science Camp - Grades K-8 - New Logic Marine Science

Marine Science Camp - Grades K-8th - Must be 5-years-old by start date

Attention, young marine science enthusiasts! Join us at New Logic Marine Science at Long Sands Beach, for an exhilarating journey into the ocean world! Focused on marine science conservation, this acclaimed camp immerses participants in the mysteries of Beluga whales, the science of Bioacoustics, and the fascinating realm of Sharks, Alligators, Crocodiles, and much more. Our interactive curriculum breathes life into marine science, underscoring the significance of ecosystem preservation. Dive into our Citizen Science project, contribute to ongoing research, and revel in the immersive outdoor learning environment with hands on and feet wet activities.

Water shoes with a closed back like old sneakers!
Walking shoes for non-aquatic activities (flip flops, sandals etc.)
Swimsuit for sampling
Sun Protection - Hat, Rash Guard over swimsuit, etc.
Plenty of Sunscreen
Towel
Drinking Water (at least two reusable bottles are recommended)
Lunch and Snacks - Peanut and tree-nut free food items are preferred. Reusable containers are preferred.
A Sense of Wonder!

REGISTRATION:  Ongoing until full
DATES:                    Session 1: July 15th-19th
                                   Session 2: August 5th-9th
COST:                       $400.00 Per Week
LOCATION:            Long Sands Beach – Drop off and Pick up at Long Sands Bathhouse
DAYS:                      Monday-Friday
TIME:                      9:00am-2:00pm

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Mad Science – Junior Engineer’s Lab - Grades 1-6

Mad Science – Junior Engineer’s Lab - Grades 1-6

Put on your hard hat for this exciting week of Engineering Science! We will span the fields of Aerospace, Electrical, Structural & Mechanical Engineering. Explore the role that wind and the movement of air plays on simple flying devices, delve into Newton’s Laws of Motion, create and test self-supporting structures and use your construction skills by assembling and controlling fun machines like pulleys, levers, hydraulic lifts, and robots! Put your skills to the test by building balloon racer cars, hovercrafts, cube puzzles, a hand crank flag waver, suspension bridges, rockets, and other mechanical devices. Come join us to learn how engineering helps us understand the way the world works! Please bring, lunch, snacks, and plenty to drink.

INSTRUCTOR:      Mad Science Instructor
REGISTRATION:  Ongoing
STARTS:                 August 5th
ENDS:                     August 9th
COST:                     $350.00 Resident / $360.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:           York Middle School - Art Room
DAYS:                     Monday-Friday
TIME:                     9:00am-3:00pm

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Wilders Wonders with Ms. G - Ages 5-8

Wild Wonders with Ms. G - Ages 5-6 and Ages 7-8

Come spend some time outside in nature…creating, observing, crafting and so much more. Each day we will have a new challenge using natural materials. This camp is all about building and making as well as learning about the nature around us, right in our own Maine woods. Please bring, snacks and plenty to drink. Please dress appropriately for the weather and safe footwear (no flip flops). We will be inside in inclement weather.

INSTRUCTOR:       Candra Glen
REGISTRATION:  April 1st
DATES:                    TBD – Mid August
COST:                       $125.00 Resident / $135.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:            Natures Classroom at Village Elementary
DAYS:                      Wednesday-Friday
TIME:                      Ages 5-6: 8:30am-11:00am
                                  Ages 7-8: 12:30pm-3:00pm

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Basketball Camp with Curry Head Coach, Phil Alibrandi – Ages 7-15

Basketball Camp by College Basketball Coach, Phil Alibrandi
Co-Ed – Ages 7-15

York, ME native and Head Men's Basketball Coach at Curry College, Phil Alibrandi offers an engaging basketball camp for boys and girls aged 7-15. The camp is designed to help young athletes improve their basketball skills, including drills and exercises that target fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense. The camp also emphasizes teamwork, sportsmanship, and leadership, providing campers with a well-rounded basketball education. Coach Alibrandi and his team of experienced coaches and players create a supportive environment where young athletes can learn and grow both on and off the court. Overall, this basketball camp is a fantastic opportunity for young athletes to develop their skills and passion for the game in a FUN and inclusive setting. This camp is for players of all skill levels!

REGISTRATION: Ongoing
STARTS:                July 29th
ENDS:                    August 2nd
COST:                    $250.00 Resident / $260.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:          York High School
DAYS:                    Monday-Friday
TIME:                    9:00am-2:30pm (doors open at 8:30am)

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Step Up to CRES - Incoming 2nd Graders

Step Up to CRES - Incoming 2nd Graders

Are you a student who just finished first grade at VES? If so, you'll be coming to CRES next year! It's an exciting time to meet new friends, gain new teachers, get to know a new principal, and have a whole new world of experiences! But you may be a bit nervous...How will I find my way around? What is CRES like? Will I have fun? If you have any of those questions, this camp is for you! We will tour the school, meet any staff members who are around, spend time on the playground, go for a short hike in the "CRES Woods," sing songs and play games! There are so many amazing things that make CRES unique...from "Wake up and Read" to the "Mile Run" program, fun assemblies, Kids Cabinet, Civil Rights Team, and so much more! This fun introduction to CRES is sure to make your start to 2nd grade more relaxing and enjoyable. What are you waiting for? Sign up for "Step Up to CRES!"

Please bring a snack and comfortable clothing to hike and play in!

INSTRUCTOR:      Sarajane St. John
REGISTRATION:  Ongoing
DAY/DATE:           Monday, August 12th
COST:                      $40.00
LOCATION:           Coastal Ridge Elementary
TIME:                      9:00am-12:00pm

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Strong Girls Multi Sport Camp - Grades K-5

Strong Girls - Multi-Sport Summer Camp - Grades K-5

Strong Girls United is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower girls to be strong, confident, and resilient through sports, mentorship, and mental health programming. This 3-day summer camp will feature multiple sports (track, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and more!) each day alongside team building, girls’ empowerment, and mental skills activities and crafts.

Please send your child with a snack, sneakers, athletic clothes, and a water bottle.

Once your Strong Girl is registered, please visit the following to enter additional information: https://sgunitedfoundation.org/participant-registration 

REGISTRATION:  Ongoing until full
STARTS:                  July 9th
ENDS:                      July 11th
COST:                      $105.00
LOCATION:           York High School Track
DAYS:                      Tuesday-Thursday
TIME:                      9:00am-12:00pm

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Get Ready for 5th Grade - Students Entering Grade 5 @ YMS

Get Ready for 5th Grade - Students Entering Grade 5 at York Middle School

Everything you will ever need to know about coming to 5th grade!!!! Are you a little nervous about entering York Middle School? This camp will help! We will tour and explore the building so we can find our way around, spend some time in different classrooms, talk about what we will be learning and studying in Grade 5, go over some study and organization tips, play some games. Enter fifth grade feeling relaxed and ready. Come join Ms. Dussault and have a blast learning everything you always wanted to know about 5th grade!

INSTRUCTOR:       Laci Dussault, Teacher at York Middle School
REGISTRATION:  Ongoing
STARTS:                  August 12th
ENDS:                      August 13th
COST:                       $40.00
LOCATION:            York Middle School
DAYS:                      Monday & Tuesday
TIME:                      8:00am-11:00am

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Art Camp – Lets Create! - Grades 1-2

Art Camp – Lets Create! - Grades 1-2

Ready, set, create! In Art Camp, artists will use a variety of materials to create masterpieces. We will explore 2D and 3D materials and use paint, printmaking, sculpture, and mixed-media techniques. An important part of being an artist is finding inspiration in the world around you, so artists will have time to be playful and enjoy being in a creative environment together. Artists will take home their finished pieces. This camp is for everyone who loves art!
Please bring, snacks and plenty to drink.

PROGRAM IS FULL!

INSTRUCTOR        Alexis Kochka - VES Art Teacher
REGISTRATION:  Ongoing
STARTS:                  July 15th
ENDS:                      July 19th
COST:                       $115.00 Resident / $125.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:            Village Elementary School Art Room
DAYS:                      Monday-Friday
TIME:                      9:00am-12:00pm

Basketball - Little Wildcat Hoop Camp- Grades K-2

Basketball - Little Wildcat Hoop Camp - Grades K-2

This fun-filled week of basketball is geared toward our youngest hoopsters. The emphasis will be on FUN!! Through games and activities, campers will learn proper shooting technique and shooting skills, along with the fundamentals of dribbling and passing. Hoops will be lowered to build confidence. Camp Director and Certified Board Official, Seth Cole is no stranger to youth basketball as he has been coaching Lil Ballers and K-1 Basketball for several years. Please be sure to send your camper with comfortable clothes and sneakers, a re-fillable water bottle, and sunscreen (please apply before arrival). Register by July 8th and receive a camp T-shirt.

REGISTRATION:   Ongoing
STARTS:                   July 22nd
ENDS:                       July 26th
COST:                       $55.00 Resident / $65.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:             Coastal Ridge Elementary – Outdoor Courts
DAYS:                       Monday-Friday
TIME:                       9:00am-11:00am

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Basketball - Oceanside Hoop Camp - Grades 5-8

Basketball - Oceanside Hoop Camp - Grades 5-8 (Grade entering in the Fall)

Oceanside Hoop Camp provides a go–go–go, fun, pressure-free learning environment while teaching fundamentals along with game decision making situations. The program will improve individual skills through small group and team activities. The daily schedule will build confidence and self-esteem in all players regardless of their current abilities. We are committed to improving skills and enjoyment of the game. Join us in developing into a better basketball player with coaches who love to teach. Campers should bring a willingness to have fun, plenty of water, sunscreen, sneakers, and lunch. Returning Camp Directors, Lani Silversides and Sam Leal (2023 North Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year) bring with them years of personal experience and instructional basketball knowledge. Lani and Sam will be accompanied by former and current high school stars along with high school and middle school coaches. The entire Oceanside coaching team loves the game of basketball, and they are all enthusiastic about helping you develop your game.

Camp Features
• Every camper will receive a reversible camp jersey at check-in
• Team and individual awards will be presented throughout the week
• Team games
• Olympic Games Day
• Age and ability grouping
• Funk fun dress up day
• New/exciting fundamental teaching stations
• Fun free throw and shooting competitions
• Tournament games with balanced teams

REGISTRATION:   Ongoing until June 21st or until full
STARTS:                   July 1st
ENDS:                       July 3rd
COST:                       $105.00 Resident / $115.00 Non-resident
LOCATION:            York High School Gymnasium
DAYS:                       Monday-Wednesday
TIME:                       9:00am-2:00pm

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Basketball - Wildcat Camp with YHS Coach Jerry Hill - Grades 3-9

Basketball-Wildcat Camp with York High School Coaches & Players - Grades 3rd-9th

Join York High School Boys Basketball coach Jerry Hill,  along with other coaches, and York High School players, for a week of development guaranteed to take your game to the next level. Jerry Hill is currently the York High School Boys Head Basketball Coach and a Social Studies teacher. He coached for 31 years in New Jersey before moving to Maine. He has coached many Division I, II and III players over the course of his coaching career. Jerry played Division III basketball at Ramapo College of New Jersey. All aspects of the game will be covered, jam-packed into a week of serious fun!

Camp Features
• Camp T-Shirt
• Instruction in all phases of the game
• Game Competition
• Individual Skills Test Documentation
• Foul Shooting Competition
• 3-Point Competition

REGISTRATION:   Ongoing through June 10th
STARTS:                  June 24th
ENDS:                      June 28th
COST:                      $110.00 Resident / $120.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:            York High School
DAYS:                      Monday-Friday
TIME:                      9:00am-12:00pm     

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Wildcat Field Hockey Camp with Coach Barb Marois - Grades 6-9

Wildcat Field Hockey Camp with Coach Barb Marois - Grades 6-9

We are very lucky to have Barb Marois, coach of the 2014, 2015 & 2016 State Champion York High School Varsity team, current York Field Hockey Head Coach, and 1996 captain of the US Olympic Field Hockey Team, leading this weeklong field hockey camp. Camp will provide an opportunity for players to learn basic and advanced skills to prepare for your own school season. Please bring a stick, shin guards, mouth guard, goggles, water bottle, and a ready to go attitude. Camp t-shirt included.

REGISTRATION:   Ongoing
STARTS:                   July 15th
ENDS:                       July 19th
COST:                       $90.00 Resident / $100.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:             York High School
DAYS:                       Monday-Friday
TIME:                       9:00am-12:00pm

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Seacoast United Grassroots Soccer Camp - Ages 3-5

Soccer - Seacoast United Grassroots Camp - Ages 3-5 with Parent Participation

Seacoast United Grassroots Camp is a unique opportunity for young children to get involved in the game of soccer. The main objective is to teach while having fun. The overall theme is for children to relate having fun with playing soccer and to develop the necessary skills to be a competitive player in the future. The program offers a unique learning experience for all involved. Each age group is appropriately challenged with specifically designed developmental games and activities

REGISTRATION:   Ongoing through August 1st
STARTS:                   August 5th
ENDS:                       August 9th
COST:                        $90.00 (T-shirt & soccer ball included)
LOCATION:             Bog Road Fields
DAYS:                        Monday-Friday
TIME:                        9:00am-9:45am

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Seacoast United Half Day Soccer Camp - Ages 6-14

Soccer - Seacoast United Half Day Camp - Ages 6-14

Seacoast United Half Day Camp program is a fantastic way for your child to be introduced to SUSC’s fun developmental approach to the game. Our professional, dedicated, full-time coaching staff will offer sessions full of fun technical challenges and game play. This allows players to develop a love for the game while developing important skills. Seacoast United’s Half Day Soccer Camp appropriately challenges in a fun learning environment. This program will focus on individual skills which are crucial to all players’ confidence with the ball. These classes will also incorporate their skill work into scrimmage play allowing all players a chance to recognize how their confidence with the ball relates to game play situations and success.

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing through August 1st
STARTS:                    August 5th
ENDS:                        August 9th
COST:                        $180.00 (T-shirt & soccer ball included)
LOCATION:             Bog Road Fields
DAYS:                        Monday-Friday
TIME:                        9:00am-12:00pm

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Wildcat Soccer Camp with Julie Johnson & Nick Hanlon- Grades 2-8

Wildcat Soccer Camp with YHS Coaches Julie Johnson & Nick Hanlon  - Grades 2-8

Champions are built in the offseason!

This one-week camp for children grades 2nd-8th, aims to get each player to their own personal next level. Dribbling, passing, defending, and shooting skills, along with team concepts, will be introduced by current York boys and girls high school soccer players under the supervision of current York Boys Varsity Coach, former Clemson Tiger, Julie Johnson and current York Girls Varsity Coach, Nick Hanlon. Players will leave camp with tools that, with enough practice, can take them to the next level! Players will be divided by grade level at camp.

REGISTRATION:   Ongoing until July 18th
STARTS:                   July 22nd
ENDS:                       July 26th
COST:                       $90.00 Resident / $100.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:             York High School
DAYS:                       Monday-Friday
TIME:                       10:00am-12:00pm

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Track & Field - Ages 6-14

Track & Field - Ages 6-14

The York Parks and Recreation Track & Field Program is designed specifically to introduce the sport at the recreation level. This is an instructional program where participants will learn about correct stretching and conditioning exercises to avoid injury, as well as running, sprinting, shot put, and relays. Coaches will combine technical development and fundamental techniques with safety and an emphasis on FUN!

REGISTRATION:   Ongoing
STARTS:                   June 25th
ENDS:                       August 1st
COST:                        $70.00 Resident / $80.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:             York High School Track
DAYS:                        Tuesdays and Thursdays
TIMES:                     Ages 6-9 from 8:30am-9:45am
                                   Ages 10-14 from 10:00am-11:15am

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Surf Camp – Ride the Five! - Liquid Dreams Surf Shop - Ages 8-15

Surf Camp – Ride the Five! - Ages 8-15

Liquid Dreams is offering “Ride the 5” surf camp, once again, for kids ages 8 to 15! This camp is designed to teach all 5 wave and watercraft activities LDS has to offer: surfing, boogie boarding, skim boarding, stand up paddling, and body surfing... all in 5 days!

Each day, the Ride the 5 camp begins at 10:00am at our Long Sands location in York, where students will be equipped with wetsuits and surfboards for a 1-2-hour morning surf lesson. Following the lesson, the students will break for lunch, and maybe a sandcastle or two. After lunch, students will learn another water activity that best fits the conditions that day. Ride the 5 camp will break at 3:00pm every day, with student pickup at 3:15pm. Students should bring lunch, bathing suit, towel, and sunscreen. If you own your own board or wetsuit, feel free to bring it to class.

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing until full
DATES:                      June 24th-June 28th
COST:                        $435.00 - This is a $60.00 savings
LOCATION:              Liquid Dreams – Long Sands Beach - Students meet at Liquid Dreams
DAYS:                        Monday-Friday
TIME:                        10:00am-3:15pm

Any student taking a class with Liquid Dreams Surf Shop can receive a 10% discount on wetsuits and all accessories, plus $50.00 off the purchase of a board.

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Surf Camp - Ages 6-9 - Liquid Dreams Surf Shop

Surfing Camp - Ages 6-9

Learn to surf with the Liquid Dreams surf team. Your instructor will guide you through the fundamentals of surfing. They will cover paddling, wave selection, how to stand and how to ride the waves. Surfing etiquette, ocean awareness, and beach safety will also be discussed. Classes will be offered in the morning from 8:00am-9:00am in the surfing area at Long Sands Beach. Please be sure to arrive by 7:45am. All equipment and supplies will be provided by Liquid Dreams surf shop, however, if you own your own board or wetsuit feel free to bring it to class.

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing or until full
DATES:                      Session 1: July 15th, 17th, and 19th
                                     Session 2: August 12th, 14th, and 16th
COST:                         $99.00
LOCATION:              Surfing area at Long Sands Beach - Students meet at Liquid Dreams
DAYS:                         Monday, Wednesday & Friday
TIME:                         8:00am-9:00am (Please arrive by 7:45am)

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Surf Camp - Ages 10 & Up - Liquid Dreams Surf Shop

Surfing Camp- Ages 10 and Up

Learn to surf with the Liquid Dreams surf team. Your instructor will guide you through the fundamentals of surfing. They will cover paddling, wave selection, how to stand and how to ride the waves. Surfing etiquette, ocean awareness, and beach safety will also be discussed. Classes will be in the evenings from 5:00pm-7:00pm in the surfing area at Long Sands Beach. Please be sure to arrive by 4:45pm. All equipment and supplies will be provided by Liquid Dreams Surf Shop, however, if you own your own board, feel free to bring it to class. You have a choice of 3 different weeks, but classes are limited, so be sure to sign up for one of them now!

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing or until full
DATES:                      Session 1: July 15th, 17th, and 19th
                                     Session 2: August 12th, 14th, and 16th
COST:                         $180.00
LOCATION:              Surfing area at Long Sands Beach - students meet at Liquid Dreams
DAYS:                         Monday, Wednesday & Friday
TIME:                         5:00pm-7:00pm

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Youth Outdoor Yoga with Maria Lovo - Grades 5-8

Youth Outdoor Yoga - Grades 5-8

Our meditative, gentle yoga class provides a non-competitive environment for preteens to explore more complex poses and asana as well breathing exercises, movement games, mindfulness activities, and much-needed relaxation techniques. Students learn techniques for concentrating, reducing stress, and connecting to their bodies in a loving way, while still being playful and fun. Classes often revolve around a philosophical theme and may include discussion or mindful journaling. Please bring a yoga mat, water, and wear loose-fitting clothing to allow for easy movement. Register for grade entering in the fall.  

INSTRUCTOR:       Maria Lovo 500 RYT
REGISTRATION:   Ongoing
STARTS:                   June 25th
ENDS:                       August 20th
COST:                       $80.00 Resident / $90.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:             Moulton Park
DAY:                          Tuesdays
TIME:                       10:00am-11:00am

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Teen Outdoor Yoga with Maria Lovo - Grades 9-12

Teen Outdoor Yoga - Grades 9-12

Our meditative, gentle yoga class provides a non-competitive environment for teens to explore more complex poses and asana as well breathing exercises, movement games, mindfulness activities, and much-needed relaxation techniques. Students learn techniques for concentrating, reducing stress, and connecting to their bodies in a loving way, while still being playful and fun. Classes often revolve around a philosophical theme and may include discussion or mindful journaling. Please bring a yoga mat, water, and wear loose-fitting clothing to allow for easy movement. Register for grade entering in the fall.

INSTRUCTOR:       Maria Lovo 500 RYT
REGISTRATION:   Ongoing
STARTS:                   June 28th
ENDS:                       August 23rd
COST:                        $80.00 Resident / $90.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:             Moulton Park
DAY:                          Fridays
TIME:                       10:00am-11:00am

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Sailing 101 – An Introduction to Seamanship - Ages 8-13

Sailing 101 – An Introduction to Seamanship - Ages 8-13

We are pleased to partner with the Agamenticus Yacht Club to offer this unique introduction to Seamanship. In this 2-day mini-camp, participants will be introduced to the basics of sailing; knot-tying, points of sail, wind & tides, parts of the boat, and more. The first day of the camp will be spent preparing to set sail on day 2, aboard one of the Club’s J-22 Sail Boats. If sailing is something that you’ve always wanted to try, this is the opportunity for you! No boating or sailing background is necessary. This camp is run by AYC’s knowledgeable staff. All campers will be provided a list of items to bring, including appropriate clothing and footwear, prior to the camp start date. Space is limited, please register early.

Please Note: The 2nd Saturday times may vary, slightly, to allow ample time for sailing. A makeup session will be offered if cancellation due to inclement weather occurs.

INSTRUCTOR:        Agamenticus Yacht Club Staff
REGISTRATION:    Ongoing
DAYS/DATES:         Saturday, June 22nd and Saturday, June 29th
COST:                        $70.00 Residents / $80 Non-Residents
LOCATION:             Agamenticus Yacht Club, York Harbor
TIMES:                     Ages 8-10: 10:00am-12:00pm / Ages 11-13: 1:00pm-3:00pm

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Lifeguard Camp - Ages 11-14

Lifeguard Camp - Ages 11-14

The York Beach Ocean Rescue Junior Lifeguard Program is a week-long program for aspiring lifeguards, taught by our USLA Accredited Lifeguard staff, that provides instruction in First-Aid, CPR, open water safety, rescue techniques, rescue equipment, and Jet Ski rescue training along with other on-the-job training experiences. Our instruction, supervision, and activities are managed by experienced certified lifeguards and certified educators. Swimmers, ages 11-14 who can swim a minimum of 25 yards unassisted in open water, are welcome to join this program. SAFETY FIRST! The York Beach Ocean Rescue Junior Lifeguard Program offers step-by-step skill development with a safety-first motto. We take pride in offering a variety of challenging activities in a fun atmosphere designed for young people who want to be safe at the beach and learn about what it takes to be a member of the York Beach Ocean Rescue Lifeguard Service. Camaraderie, respect, building self-esteem, physical conditioning and good clean fun are all important aspects of this exciting and engaging program.

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing until full
STARTS:                    July 15th
ENDS:                        July 19th
COST:                        $125.00 Resident / $135.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:              Long Sands Bathhouse
DAYS:                        Monday-Friday
TIMES:                      9:00am-12:00pm

REQUIREMENT: Swimmers, ages 11-14, who can swim a minimum of 25 yards unassisted in open water.

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Horse & Farm Camp - Ages 5-12 - Mahogany Bay Farm

Horse & Farm Camp - Ages 5-12

Enjoy educational and fun days at a horse farm! Campers will learn about horses, goats, chickens, honeybees, and gardening. They will be taught about safety and responsibility around farm animals and will go in depth, learning all about horses and horse care. Campers will also participate in light farm chores including grooming horses, collecting eggs from the chickens, and feeding the farm animals. Campers will enjoy adventurous nature walks with our friendly herd of Nigerian Dwarf goats and have pony rides with our lesson horses. Camp wouldn’t be complete without STEAM activities, arts & crafts, sprinkler fun and water games!
Campers should bring long pants with boots and shorts with sneakers. They should also bring lunch, snacks, drinks, sunscreen & bug spray. Bathing suits and beach towels are optional for the water games. Certified riding helmets will be provided when campers take pony rides.

Horse & Farm Camp is run by Erin Sheffer, the owner of Mahogany Bay Farm and the Director of Riding & Educational Programs at the farm. She is a Certified K-12 Comprehensive Business Education Teacher and has taught STEAM, Computer and Business classes alongside managing her very popular riding lesson program. Learn more at www.MahoganyBayFarmLLC.com 

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing
SESSIONS:                Session 1: June 24th-June 26th
                                     Session 2: July 8th-July 10th
                                     Session 3: July 15th-July 17th
                                     Session 4: July 29th-July 31st
                                     Session 5: August 5th-August 7th
COST:                         $295.00 per session, per camper (max of 10 per session)
LOCATION:              Mahogany Bay Farm, 44 Major McIntire Road York, ME 03909
DAYS:                         Monday-Wednesday
TIME:                         9:00am-2:00pm

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LEGO® Camp - Ages 5-12

LEGO® Camp - Ages 5-12

Campers will have access to Motorized Mechanisms (Mindstorms and WeDo) as well as a large amount of traditional LEGO® to use their creativity to build. There will be a few sets, but most building will be from camper’s imagination. We will have a daily challenge to inspire creativity. Halfway through each day we will take a break and go outside to play and eat a snack, weather permitting. Don’t miss out, sign up early! Sign up for multiple sessions, there’s always a new, creative thing to build! Bring a snack and drinks.

Instructor: Andrea Gould, York Middle School math teacher for many years. She loves math and science and bringing them together in creative, educational ways.  

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing
DATES:                      Session 1: July 22nd-July 26th
                                     Session 2: July 29th-August 2nd
                                     Session 3: August 7th-August 11th
COST:                         $110.00 Resident / $120.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:              York Middle School Library
DAYS:                        Monday-Friday
TIMES:                      9:00am-12:00pm

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Youth Tennis Lessons - Ages 7-15

Youth Tennis Lessons - Ages 7-15

Join Coach Madigan Murphy, a Salve Regina University tennis player, for lessons! Madigan is a former 3-year Captain of the York Wildcats and has several years of youth tennis coaching experience. She has coached for the USTA “Tennis in the Parks” program, coaches as a junior tennis professional for the York Golf and Tennis Club, and is currently a mentor for TEAM Fame, which is hosted at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Madigan spent many summers learning how to play tennis through the York Parks and Recreation program and is thrilled to be returning as the coach! These tennis lessons are for any player looking to better understand the game, improve their technique, and have fun!

Optional Match Play is an opportunity for all registered tennis lesson players to learn how to play in a competitive match environment (moving on the court, keeping score, etc.). It is optional but is a great way to take your game to the next level. Match play is included in the cost.

REGISTRATION:     Open until June 17th
DATES:                       June 24th-August 7th (7 Weeks)
COST:                         $90.00 Resident / $100.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:               York High School Tennis Courts – by the YHS track
DAYS:                         Once a week – Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday
                                     Optional Match Play: Tuesdays & Wednesdays – 12:15pm-1:15pm
TIMES:                       Ages 7-9: 8:45am-9:45am

                                     Ages 10-12: 10:00am-11:00am
                                     Ages 13-15: 11:15am-12:15pm

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Wildcat Lacrosse Camp - Grades K-6

Wildcat Lacrosse Camp - Grades K-6

This 4-day lacrosse camp is for boys and girls, grades K-6. Beginner and experienced players welcome! Join York Wildcat’s Lacrosse coaches and players to sharpen your skills, general lacrosse IQ, and have fun! Campers will be split up by age and ability level upon arrival. We promise campers will leave as better skilled, more confident players.

REGISTRATION:    Ongoing
STARTS:                    July 22nd
ENDS:                        July 25th
COST:                        $90.00 Resident / $100.00 Non-Resident
LOCATION:              Bog Rd.
DAYS:                        Monday-Thursday
TIME:                        5:00pm-7:00pm

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