Dec
8
Sun
Holiday Cookie Baking Family Class @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Swapping cookies during the holiday season is an age-old tradition. Join our professional chefs and learn how to make a variety of delicious cookies that will leave your friends and family asking for more. We’ll provide all ingredients, and families will leave with about 3 dozen cookies – just in time for the holiday season! Ages 8 and over. This is a child-friendly event, but parents are welcome to join in the fun!

Register online at ycamp.org. Select “Individual and Family Programs”

Dec
23
Mon
School’s Out Family Hike @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Looking for something to do as a family over the winter break? Come hike at YMCA of the Pines. We’ll lead two* hikes specifically for School’s Out families**. Hikes will be 2-3 miles over flat, but wooded terrain. Parents/guardians and children must attend together. All participants should wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Hikes will begin and end at the Camp Ockanickon dining hall. Additional details will be emailed to all registered participants.

*Monday, Dec 23, 10:00 AM

*Thursday, Dec 26, 2:00 PM

**This event is for families that have child(ren) registered in our School’s Out program.

 

Dec
26
Thu
School’s Out Family Hike @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Looking for something to do as a family over the winter break? Come hike at YMCA of the Pines. We’ll lead two* hikes specifically for School’s Out families**. Hikes will be 2-3 miles over flat, but wooded terrain. Parents/guardians and children must attend together. All participants should wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Hikes will begin and end at the Camp Ockanickon dining hall. Additional details will be emailed to all registered participants.

*Monday, Dec 23, 10:00 AM

*Thursday, Dec 26, 2:00 PM

**This event is for families that have child(ren) registered in our School’s Out program.

Dec
27
Fri
Winter Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 7:00 am

Kids can enjoy their school break by exploring the winter wonderland of camp. They’ll reunite with summer friends and forge new relationships. They’ll tackle the challenge course, go hiking, build campfires, explore creative arts and participate in fun sports and games. Our 800 beautiful acres unveil a whole new world in the winter.

Sleepaway Camp: Ages 7-16 **NOTE: Check-in time for Sleepaway Winter Camp is at 2 pm on Dec. 27, pick-up is at 9 am on Dec. 30. 

Friday, December 27 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Cost: $265/Child

Day Camp: Ages 5-14

Friday, December 27 and Monday, December 30

Cost: $60/Day per child      $50/Day per child for School’s Out participants

 

Register online at ycamp.org. Select “Individual and Family Programs”

Dec
29
Sun
Winter Hike & Hot Chocolate with YMCA of the Pines Hiking Club @ YMCA of the Pines
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

All are welcome to join the YMCA of the Pines hiking club for a winter hike and hot chocolate afterwards at Ocky Dining Hall. This hike is FREE to members, non-members are $10 guest pass, per person. This hike will be approximately 2-3 miles and approximately 1 hour long. If interested, please sign up by texting @hikeymca to the number 81010. In case of inclement weather, the hike may be cancelled,  you will be notified via text alert through @hikeymca. Pre-registration is not required but is preferred.

Please meet inside the Welcome Center (brown cabin at the main entrance – main entrance sign will say Camp Ockanickon). All participants must be present in the office to check in, sign a program waiver and anyone 18 years and up must present a driver’s license (photo ID).

Please dress appropriately for the weather, layers are suggested. Please wear proper footwear as some areas of the trail have uneven ground and are covered in leaves.

Suggested (optional) items for the hike:

Backback

Water bottle

Proper hiking shoes

Bug spray

Hiking stick

 

Feb
14
Fri
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Feb 14 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Feb
17
Mon
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Feb 17 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Mar
29
Sun
Open House @ YMCA of the Pines
Mar 29 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Meet our camp directors and find out what we have planned for our 2020 summer camp season at Camp Ockanickon (sleepaway for boys), Camp Matollionequay (sleepaway for girls) and Lake Stockwell Day Camp (co-ed). Take a guided tour of our property. Registration staff will be on site to assist those who want to secure a spot for the summer. And don’t forget to enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate, too. FREE!

Apr
10
Fri
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 10 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Apr
13
Mon
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 13 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Apr
14
Tue
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 14 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Apr
15
Wed
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 15 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Apr
16
Thu
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 16 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Apr
17
Fri
School’s Out at Camp @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 17 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Even when schools are closed for holidays, working parents need not despair! Send the kids to camp for the day, where they will be supervised by professional, cause-driven leaders and enjoy a full day’s worth of activities, including arts & crafts, nature walks, group games, sports and more. Our School’s Out program runs from 7 am to 6 pm and includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. Register online at ycamp.org. Select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”.

Apr
19
Sun
Open House @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 19 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Meet our camp directors and find out what we have planned for our 2020 summer camp season at Camp Ockanickon (sleepaway for boys), Camp Matollionequay (sleepaway for girls) and Lake Stockwell Day Camp (co-ed). Take a guided tour of our property. Registration staff will be on site to assist those who want to secure a spot for the summer. And don’t forget to enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate, too. FREE!

Apr
24
Fri
Father/Child Weekend @ YMCA of the Pines
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm

Celebrate the unique connection between father and child at camp. After all, there’s no better lace to connect than the great outdoors. Help instill a sense of adventure in your child and enjoy traditional, rustic camp fun!

To register, go to ycamp.org, click “Register,” sign in or create an account, then click “Register Online”, then select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs” and select “Father/Child Weekend”. 

May
3
Sun
Family Fun Day @ YMCA of the Pines
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come out to camp, walk our grounds, and enjoy the beauty that is YMCA of the Pines! Our camp directors will be on hand to answer any camp-related questions, but otherwise enjoy the day at camp as select programming will be open at no cost, including the 50-foot climbing wall, boating, archery, an arts & crafts project and more! And, of course, you’ll get to enjoy s’mores, hot chocolate and other tasty treats. It promises to be a fun day for all. FREE!

May
8
Fri
Mother/Child Weekend @ Camp Matollionequay at YMCA of the Pines
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – May 10 @ 12:00 pm

Strengthen the special bond between mother and child as you enjoy a wonderful, adventurous weekend in a beautifully rustic Pine Barrens setting. As the weekend comes to a close, fathers, grandparents and others are invited to join up for Sunday brunch at the Ockanickon Dining Hall. Brunch is free for moms and kids participating in the weekend. Other family members are welcome to join mom at brunch for an additional $12/Adult and $10/Child.

To register, go to ycamp.org, click “Register,” sign in or create an account, then click “Register Online”, then select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs” and select “Mother/Child Weekend”. 

 

May
10
Sun
Mother’s Day Brunch @ YMCA of the Pines
May 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Mothers will get the papering they deserve on this special day, enjoying a scrumptious chef-prepared brunch with their loved ones. (Brunch is free for participants of Mother/Child Weekend.) Doors open at 9:15 am – Breakfast at 9:30 am.

To register, go to ycamp.org, click “Register,” sign in or create an account, then click “Register Online” and select “2020 Year Round Camp and Family Programs”, then select “Mother’s Day Brunch”. 

May
11
Mon
Golf Outing @ Medford Lakes Country Club
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Our 33rd annual Golf Event is one of the major fundraisers for YMCA of the Pines. It will once again take place at the Medford Lakes Country Club. Proceeds provide scholarships to young people who normally wouldn’t be able to attend summer camp because of financial hardships. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Suzette Belz at 609-654-8225, ext. 1509 or suzette@ycamp.org for more information.

Registration at 11 am, Lunch at 11:30 am, Shotgun at 12:30 pm and Dinner at 6 pm

Contests: Hole In One ($10,000), Hole for Cash or Vacation, Closest to the Pin and Putting Contest.