GREATER WICHITA YMCA 

CAMP HYDE SPORTS CAMPS

Ages: 7 - 12 yrs

Fees: $130 member / $150 non-member (plus $25 transportation fee)

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

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

Campers develop self-confidence through activities that teach teamwork, sportsmanship and skill development through sports clinic held in the morning followed by traditional camp activities in the afternoon. Whether learning to play a new sport or refining an old skill, every child is a winner. 

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: balloon baseball, noodle hockey, Australian kickball and flag football.

Characteristic Challenge: Respect

*Closed on Memorial Day

Session 3 | June 3 - June 7 | Final Four

One team, one goal. Work on basketball skills with team development, dibbling, passing, shooting drills and scrimmages with a fina tournament. 

Characteristic Challenge: Respect

Session 4 | June 10 - June 14 | World Cup

Learn how to dribble and score as we complete drills and develop teamwork to prepare to play for the World Cup. Campers will take a field trip to the South YMCA soccer fields.

Characteristic Challenge: Honesty

Session 5 | June 17 - June 21 | Camp Olympiad

Go for it as we compete in track and field events throughout the week. We'll go for the gold daily as we create team flags, create tie dye t-shirts and conclude with a wacky Camp Hyde Olympic Day. 

Characteristic Challenge: Caring

Session 6 | June 24 - June 28 | Sports of all Sorts

Canoe relays, paddle boarding, obstacle courses, tug of war, water balloon volleyball, slip n slide kickball, water gun wars and a final tailgating party will conclude this camp week. Parents welcome to attend tailgate lunch.

Characteristic Challenge: Respect

Session 7 | July 1 - July 5 | Outdoor Sports

Fishing, archery, bb gun competitions, lawn games, 9 ball, trail mix and capture the flag. 

Characteristic Challenge: Responsibility

*Closed July 4th 

Session 8 | July 8 - July 12 | The Big Game & Cheer

Learn basic offense and defense skills, cheer routines and chants as we prepare for the Big Game. Campers will take a field trip to the South YMCA Turf Fields. 

Characteristic Challenge: Caring

Session 9  | July 15 - July 19 | Ball and a Bat

It's baseball, softball and wiffleball season as we learn how to bat, drill, swing our way to the YMCA Little League World Series. 

Characteristic Challenge: Responsibility 

Session 10 | July 22 - July 25 | Having a Ball?

Enjoy the last week of sports camp with a highlight reel of our favorite summer sports that include: slip n slide, kicknall, ding dong baseball, tug of war, ultimate frisbee and canoe obstacle courses.

Characteristic Challenge: Honesty

CAMP ACTIVITIES

EXPLORERS

5-7 yrs

TRAIL BLAZERS

8-9 yrs

PATH FINDERS

10-11 yrs

 

TEENS 

13-15 yrs

Chapel, Swimming, Wet Willie Slide, Boating, Fishing, Team Building Activities, Field Sports, Target Sports, Crafts, Expanded Pond/Beachfront Area, Nature Center, Tube Slides, Hiking, Outdoor Environmental Education, Skate Park, Gaga Pit, Friendship Circle, 50ft Alpine Climbing Tower, Sling Shot Target Range yes  yes  yes    yes 
Ropes Challenge Course, Archery, Parachute Games, BB Guns, Outdoor Laser Tag   yes yes    yes
Mountain Bike Trail Rides, Giant Swing     yes    yes
Bi-weekly Field Trips, Leadership/Character Development, Community Service Projects and H-Y-D-E daily broadcast Camp Hyde News/Announcements and Songs         yes

FIND YOUR BUS

Bus Stop Drop Off & Pick Up Times

Bus Stops: 

  • Drop Off 6:30-8:30A (breakfast included, buses leave at 8:30A)
  • Pick Up 6:00P (Campers return at 4:30P, snack included)

Camp Hyde:

  • Drop Off 7:30A
  • Pick Up 5:30P
     

 

Camp Hyde 
  • 26201 W 71st St South, Viola
  • Weeks 2-12, 5/28-8/9
North YMCA
  • 3330 N Woodlawn
  • Weeks 2-12, 5/28-8/9
YMCA South Farha
  • 3405 S Meridian, South YMCA campus
  • Weeks 2-12, 5/28-8/9
West YMCA
  • 6940 Newell
  • Weeks 2-12, 5/28-8/9
East YMCA
  • 9333 E. Douglas Avenue, Wichita, KS 67206
  • Sessions 2-12 (Tu. 5/28 - Fri. 8/9)
Downtown YMCA
  • 402 N Market
  • Weeks 2-12, 5/28-8/9
Maize South Elementary
  • 3404 N Maize Rd
  • Weeks 2-11, 5/28-8/2
Goddard Explorer Elementary
  • 454 S 167th St West
  • Weeks 2-11, 5/28-8/2
Church of the Magdalen
  • 12626 E 21st N
  • Weeks 2-11, 5/28-8/2