CHESTER COUNTY, PA — Seven branches of the YMCA of Greater Brandywine, a nonprofit association of YMCAs serving Chester County, are hosting Summer Camp Open House Celebrations from Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27, times vary depending on location. All are welcome.
While each YMCA camp’s open house will feature its own unique offerings, some of the happenings include tours of the facility, meet & greets with the summer camp leadership team, games, crafts and tons of fun!
“We’re looking forward to having new and returning camp families out at the branches to meet our team, learn more about what we have planned for summer 2022 and, of course, have fun.” says Ed Keys, chief financial officer at the YMCA of Greater Brandywine.
Specific open house events include:
Brandywine YMCA | 295 Hurley Road, Coatesville
Sunday, March 27 from 11 AM – 1 PM
Tour the expansive facility, meet the camp leadership team and learn what a “typical” camp day looks like. Enjoy arts & crafts, gaga ball, an obstacle course, slingshots and meet community partners including the Coatesville Area Library, Chester County Food Bank and the Coatesville Youth Initiative Program.
Jennersville YMCA | 880 W Baltimore Pike, West Grove
Saturday, March 26 from 4 PM – 7 PM
Tour the facility, meet the camp leadership team and stop by the “Hire Now” table to learn more about working at the Y. Families will enjoy mini golf, cornhole, theater activities, and other games, plus the chance to enter a raffle to win “camp prizes”. The theme is “Beach Tiki”.
Kennett Area YMCA | 101 Race Street, Kennett Square
Saturday, March 26 from 10 AM – 1 PM
Tour the facility, meet the camp leadership team and preview some of the weekly themes. Enjoy pedal carts, penny boats, arts & crafts, relay races and some brain challenging fun!
Lionville Community YMCA | 100 Devon Drive, Exton
Saturday, March 26 from 2 PM – 4 PM
Tour the facility and meet the camp leadership team. Families will also have the opportunity to enjoy pickleball, pedal carts, arts & crafts and meet some great community partners!
Oscar Lasko YMCA & Childcare Center | 1 E. Chestnut Street, West Chester
Friday, March 25 from 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Tour the facility, get camp questions answered and meet the camp leadership team!
Upper Main Line YMCA | 1416 Berwyn-Paoli, Berwyn
Saturday, March 26 from 11 AM – 1PM
Come visit 54 acres of fun! Tour the facility and meet the camp leadership team to get questions answered. Enjoy pickleball, pedal carts, arts & crafts, face painting, lawn games and more. They will also have a Rita’s Water Ice vendor on hand for a sweet treat!
West Chester Area YMCA | 605 Airport Road, West Chester
Sunday, March 27 from 12 PM – 3PM
Enjoy tours of the facility, meet the camp team and find out more about the “day in the life of a camper”. Families will have the opportunity to complete arts & crafts projects, jump on the moon bounce and meet some great community partners.
Visit ymcagbw.org/events-ymca-greater-brandywine for more information.
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