Each summer, the Armed Services YMCA supports ASYMCA branches and YMCA affiliates across the country to help send military kids to camp. This initiative has allowed over 2,000 military children across the country to attend day and overnight camps this summer!
We’re spreading the good news with a blog series highlighting the various programs and curriculums offered at the summer camps, ranging from STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) experiments, to cooking classes, Tae Kwon Do and more!Check out this week’s Q&A with ASYMCA Hampton Roads Child Development Director, Katrina Williams, as she shares information about their summer programs.
Can you tell us a little bit about the summer camp program offered at ASYMCA Hampton Roads?
This summer, nearly 100 children ages 5-12 across the Norfolk and Virginia Beach area registered to attend our summer camp program. Our summer camp program offers a variety of fun and engaging activities to participating youth including arts and crafts, drama and more! Our summer camp also includes weekly field trips!
Can you tell us about some of the activities that you all provide?
Sure! We have weekly STEM activities like marshmallow constellations and balloon rockets.
What are some of the kids favorite field trips?
Summer favorites are the Virginia Air & Space Museum, Busch Gardens and Jump Trampoline Park!
If you or your company is interested in supporting Summer Camp at ASYMCA Hampton Roads, contact Lindsay Maldonado at email@example.com