Summer is almost here; The YMCA is ready

The YMCA of West San Gabriel Valley is the place to be this summer for kids. The Y offers a summer day camp for youngsters from kindergarten through the eighth grade at their location at 401 E. Corto St., Alhambra. There is also an overnight camping experience in the San Bernardino Mountains, serving girls and boys from ages 8 to 15.

Summer Day camp will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday June 3 until Aug. 2. Sign-ups are being accepted for the nine-week program that includes air conditioned classrooms, daily activities, such as swimming, golf lessons, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and much more. The kids will be supervised by role model college students and enjoy a safe and fun environment.

There will also be field trips to fun and educational destinations like Scooters Jungle, the L.A. Zoo, and Griffith Park Observatory. Each field trip will cost $35 extra. For complete details of the cost of the program and the overnight camping in the mountains, contact the YMCA at 626- 576-0226, or e-mail ymca.sdc.directors@gmail.com. Or stop by the Y in person.

For almost 100 years, the YMCA of West San Gabriel Valley has offered overnight summer camping for young people at beautiful Camp Ta Ta Pochon. The camp is nestled beside the San Gorgonio Wilderness area and refreshed by a year-round clear mountain stream. Here is a place to experience nature with hiking, canoeing on nearby Jenks Lake, swimming, archery, evening camp fires, and outdoor crafts.

The words Ta Ta Pochon mean everlasting friendship. The camp is a great place for kids to make

new friends and participate in group activities. This year’s camping dates are

July 13 to July 20. Space is limited, so act quickly to reserve a spot on a first come,

first served basis. Contact the Y for details about the cost and for questions about the program


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