At Berkshire Family YMCA - Camp Abenaki Summer Program at Windsor Lake North Adams, your kids will make new friends and have tons of fun as they explore new adventures each day. NOTE: Please review the Abenaki Summer Program FAQ or call/email the contacts below prior to registering. MA Vouchers are accepted and financial aid is available to those who qualify.

AGES SERVED:

  • Entering Grades K-5 (Campers must turn 5-years-old prior to the start of the registered camp week.)

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • Complete the registration form and return it to the Northern Berkshire branch, 22 Brickyard Ct., North Adams.
  • Not able to download the form? No problem, request to be contacted for the next steps by completing the webform at the bottom of the page.

CONTACT:

  • For information regarding the summer program please contact Angela Bleau, Camp Manager, 413-663-6529 x245, ableau@bfymca.org

CAMP ACTIVITIES: SWIM, STEAM, & SPORTS!

Camp Abenaki Summer Program offers curriculum in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). Activities include studying fossils, nature, weather, astronomy, dance, music and talent shows! YMCA counselors provide hands-on lessons focusing on science experiments creating volcanoes, galaxies in a bottle, exploring engineering using circuit boards, Legos and tower building with environmental resources. Our Leaders in Training (LIT) campers will lead a Community Outreach Project with the support of the younger camp groups.

In addition:

  • Swim time
  • Field, group games
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sports, Play & Active Recreation for Kids
  • Team building
  • Traditional sports

Theme Weeks:

  • The Great Adventure (June 27 - July 1): Bask in the sun and breathe in that fresh air in a nature-themed week!
  • Community Hero (July 5 - 8): Enjoy visits from our local PD and other community helpers! (No camp July 4)
  • Enrichment (July 11 - 15): Spend the week creating and learning about your artistic side!
  • Sports & Play (July 18 - 22): Try out different sports and games each day!
  • STEAM (July 25 - 29): Get your brain working with fun experiments and building activities!
  • Fun & Fitness (August 1 - 5): Try out different forms of exercise! Zumba, obstacle courses, and more!
  • Hometown History (August 8 - 12): Learn about all the different historical components of our community!
  • Color Wars (August 15 - 19): A field day style week with physical, mental, and creative competitions!
  • End of Summer Celebration (August 22-26): Enjoy the last week of summer with fun games and activities and lots of free play!

Complete the form below if you have additional questions or need help registering for our summer program.