YMCA OF GREATER WICHITA

FARHA SPORTS CAMPS

Ages: Completed Kindergarten - 12 yrs

Fees: $125 member / $145 non-member

Times: 6:30A-6:00P, M-F

View our Parent Handbook for packing lists, check-in and checkout procedures and required information. 

A day camp held at the Andover and South YMCA Farha Sport Centers. Sports clinics will be in the mornings taught by student athletes and/or coaches from Friends University (South YMCA) and Butler Community College (Andover YMCA). Afternoon activities led by counselors include games, crafts, and team building. Must bring lunch/water bottle and swimsuit daily. Fridays will have intramural competitions between the camps.  

Our youth sports camp, focuses on campers developing a better understanding and appreciation for each sports through a combination of drills and games where campers will gain a foundation that will lay a groundwork for future sport interests.

WEEKLY THEMES

In addition to a theme, Y camps feature a weekly focus on one of our core values - caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Click the weeks below, to view its description, wacky wednesday and more. 

Session 2 | May 28 - May 31 | Sports Sampler

An introductory week to sports and the YMCA camp staff will lead this week in sampling different sports, including: kickball, ultimate frisbee, waffleball, dodgeball, team relay, flag football and more.

Characteristic Challenge: Honesty

*Closed on Memorial Day

Session 3 | June 3 - June 7 | Soccer

Learn basic soccer fundamentals on drills and skills with practices and scrimmages. Instruction provided by Friends University and Butler Community College.

Characteristic Challenge: Caring

Session 4 | June 10 - June 14 | Go for the Gold with Track & Field Camp

Develop basic track and field fundamental skills with YMCA staff instructors working with children to develop basic knowledge of long jump, triple jump, shot put, sprinting and long distance running to compete in the YMCA Olympics track meet. Kids will take a field trip yet to be announced.

Characteristic Challenge: Respect

Session 5 | June 17 - June 21 | Basketball Camp

Learn the basic fundamental skills for basketball success. Dribbling, ball handling, passing, shooting and teamwork filled with dills/scrimmages. Instructions proved by Friends University and Butler Community College.

Characteristic Challenge: Responsibility 

Session 6 | June 24 - June 28 | Football and Cheer Camp

Learn fundamental skills to punt, pass and kick your way to fun. Lear how to throw, pas and catch through drills and scrimmages followed by the Y Big Game held at the South YMCA Turf Fields on Friday, 6/30. Cheer groups will learn cheers and yells from YMCA staff and practice routines to perform at the game. Parents are welcome to attend and tailgate afterwards. Instruction provided by Friends University and Butler Community College.

Characteristic Challenge: Honesty

Session 7 | July 1 - July 5 | Volleyball Camp

Learn Fundamentals of volleyball: set, dig and spike. Instruction provided by Friends University and Butler Community College.

Characteristic Challenge: Caring

*Closed July 4th 

Session 8 | July 8 - July 12 | Baseball Camp

Take me out to the ballgame. Learn fundamentals of baseball from fielding ground balls, bunting and hitting. At the end of the week, opposing camps will play a World Series. Make sure to bring your glove! Instruction provided by Friends University and Butler Community College.

Characteristic Challenge: Respect

Session 9  | July 15 - July 19 | Soccer Camp

Learn basic soccer fundamentals on drills and skills with practices, scrimmages and a final World Cup game. Instruction provided by Friends University and Butler Community College.

Characteristic Challenge: Responsibility 

Session 10 | July 22 - July 25 | Football & Cheer Camp

Learn fundamental skills to punt, pass and kick your way to fun. Lear how to throw, pas and catch through drills and scrimmages followed by the Y Big Game II held at the South YMCA Turf Fields on Friday, 6/30. Cheer groups will learn cheers and yells from YMCA staff and practice routines to perform at the game. Parents are welcome to attend and tailgate afterwards. Instruction provided by Friends University and Butler Community College.

Characteristic Challenge: Honesty

Session 11 | July 29 - Aug 2 | Basketball Camp

Learn the basic fundamental skills for basketball success. Dribbling, ball handling, passing, shooting and teamwork filled with dills/scrimmages. Opposing camps will compete in a final July Madness scrimmage. Instructions proved by Friends University and Butler Community College. Field trip to Garvey Sports Center. 

Characteristic Challenge: Respect