School Vacation & Specialty Camps
It’s tough to find balance in your family’s busy life, but Y School Vacation Camps can help with relevant program opportunities when and where you need them. Each camp offers kids creative, engaging, and fun choices – all designed to help them learn, grow, and thrive.
Registration is open!
Vacation/Specialty Camp locations in Chittenden, Franklin, Addison, and Washington counties.
Age: All sites accept children kindergarten to age 12. Founders Memorial in Essex accepts children to Vacation Camp only to age 14.
Online registration is preferred, but is available in person at the Pomerleau Family Y, 266 College Street, or over the phone at 802-862-9622. Enrollment deadlines are the Monday prior to the start of camp.
School Vacation Camps
For kids in kindergarten through age 14. The Y offers imaginative themed camps during every school break.
|Founders Memorial||Animal Planet||November 19-21||7:30am-4:30pm|
|Georgia Elementary||World Y'ed||November 19-21||7:30am-2:30pm|
|Pomerleau Y||Let's Have a Ball||November 19-21||7:30am-4:30pm|
|Underhill Central||Stealth and Shadows||November 19-21||7:30am-4:30pm|
|Founders Memorial||Where the Wild Things Are||December 26-28||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Georgia Elementary||Where the Wild Things Are||December 26-28||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Jericho Elementary||December Express||December 26-28||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Pomerleau Y||Winter Wonderland||December 26-28||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Thatcher Brook||Winter Festival||December 26-28||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Barre Town||Winter Wonders||Feb. 25-March 1||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Founders Memorial||Outer Space||Feb. 25-March 1||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Georgia Elementary||Arctic Blast||Feb. 25-March 1||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Pomerleau Y||What's Cooking||Feb. 25-March 1||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Thatcher Brook||Vikings||Feb. 25-March 1||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Underhill ID||Slime Time||Feb. 25-March 1||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Barre Town||Medieval Times||April 16-20||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Founders Memorial||Around the World in 5 Days||April 23-27||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Georgia Elementary||Nature Explorers||April 23-27||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Jericho Elementary||Adventure Awaits||April 23-27||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Pomerleau Y||Exotic Animal Adventures||April 23-27||7:30am-6:00pm|
|Thatcher Brook||Into the Woods||April 16-20||7:30am-6:00pm|
|7:30-8:45||Children arrive- art activity/boardgame/circle games/free play|
|8:45-9:15||Snack time/Social time|
|9:15-10:30||Theme Block: Children have choices|
|10:30-11:45||Outdoor game/Free play|
|2:15-3:45||Outdoor games/Free play/Swimming at local pool|
|3:45-4:15||Snack time/Social time|
|4:15-5:15||Theme Block: Children have choices|
|5:15-6:00||Children depart- art activity/boardgame/circle games/free play|
Times may change due to field trips, enrichment, and individual camp schedules.
Cost: Vacation Camp is $40 per day with a non-refundable $25 deposit. State subsidy is accepted.
Specialty Camps are smaller groups that are large in enthusiasm. They focus on specific themed activities during the day.
Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm.
|Thatcher Brook||Delicious Delights||October 5|
|Founders Memorial||Circus Games||October 18-19|
|Georgia Elementary||Circus Games||October 19|
|Pomerleau Y||Maker Space||January 2|
|BFA Fairfax||Maker Space||January 2|
|Crosset Brook||Survivor||March 4-5|
|BFA||Air and Space Camp||March 4-5|
|Jericho Elementary||Air and Space Camp||March 4-5|
|Founders Memorial||Maker Space||March 22|
8:30 Arrival Activity
9:00 Specialty Block 1
10:30 Specialty Block 2
1:00 Specialty Block 3
3:30 Specialty Block 4
5:00 End of Day
Cost Speciality Camp is $50 per day with a non-refundable $10 deposit. Scholarships are available. State subsidy is not accepted for Speciality Camps.
- Vacation Camp is open from 7:30am-6:00pm unless otherwise stated. Specialty Camps are open 8:00am-5:00pm.
- If your child is currently enrolled in Y After School, the billing information on file will be used unless you indicate otherwise at time of registration.
- All accounts must be up to date to enroll. Payment will be scheduled two weeks prior to the beginning of each camp.
- Registration occurs on a first come, first served basis. Registration deadline is 1 week prior to the start of camp.
- Space permitting, registrations after the deadline incur a $5 per day change fee.
- All changes and cancellations must occur prior to the registration deadline. All cancellations after the deadline will incur a 50% administrative fee with the remaining 50% credited to your account. Once camp has started, no credits will be permitted.
- Changes requested prior to the deadline will be accommodated if space allows. Please refer to the School Age Financial Policies for additional information on fees.
- The Y does accept Child Care Assistance issued by the State of Vermont for Vacation Camps. If your child is attending a camp that is different from your afterschool site, you will need a certificate indicating the vacation site the child is attending. Please contact your state case worker to update this information if needed.
- A schedule highlighting daily activities will be available the first day of camp.
- Camps with enrollment less than 10 are subject to cancellation. Cancellation decisions are made 3 business days before enrollment ends to give families time to look for alternative care.
- Scholarships available for vacation camps! Application for scholarship are due by the registration deadline. Registration forms and financial assistance forms are posted here: Financial Assistance.
|General Inquiries & Changes to enrollment||Admin Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||802-652-8170|
|Enrichments & Specialty Programs||Katelyn Irwinemail@example.com||802-652-8153|
|Vacation Camps & Camp Koda||Shannon Hickmanfirstname.lastname@example.org||802-652-8152|
|Director of School Age Programs||Sara Robertson-Ryanemail@example.com||802-652-8150|