Group 32 Week 7 Schedule

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Period 1 Baseball @ Yankees Soccer A Climbing Tower Frisbee UNIT: Special Event
Period 2 Instructional Swim Instructional Swim Instructional Swim Instructional Swim Free Swim
Period 3 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch UNIT: Special Event
Period 4 Jewelry Making Painting & Drawing UNIT: Wacky Wednesday Entertainter Basketball A Lunch
Period 5 Free Swim Free Swim Free Swim Free Swim UNIT: Special Event
Period 6 Boating Yomi-lectives Wacky Wednesday Nature UNIT: Field Games / Shabbat
Period 7 Lego Robotics Yomi-lectives Wacky Wednesday Painting & Drawing UNIT: Closing Ceremony
Period 8 Snack / Dismissal Snack / Dismissal Snack / Dismissal Snack / Dismissal Snack / Dismissal

WACKY WEDNESDAY 8/8

Good evening to all the Unit 4 Parents!

There has been both some confusion and questions regarding the attire for campers for this weeks wacky wednesday ! The theme is safari adventure & campers should be dressed in the following clothing for tomorrow:

group 29 – zebras

group 30 – lions

group 31 – jaguars

group 32 – parrots

group 33 – elephants

group 34 – black panthers

 

thank you so much,

Valade (:

OVERNIGHT NOTICE

To all of our Unit 4 Parents:

Often during the overnight, some of our campers may find it a bit difficult to fall asleep in such a different environment. So we’re asking that if possible, you send your child to overnight with book or another quiet time activity that will assist with the sleeping portion of the overnight. Also, we ask that you do not send your children with candy, it can become problematic and can work against the sleeping part of the night.

Thank you so much,
Maddy & Valade

Unit Four Overnight 2!

August 2018

 

Dear Unit 4 Families,

 

One of our most popular events at Camp Yomi is the OVERNIGHT and we have great news… the second Unit 4 Overnight is just around the corner! Your camper’s OVERNIGHT will take place on Thursday, August 2. We will enjoy the pool all to ourselves for an extra swim in the late afternoon.  Our magical day will continue into the early evening with fun-filled activities, a Kosher barbecue dinner and s’mores with songs by a campfire. Our fun continues the next morning with an additional swim! Breakfast the next morning is also provided, along with lunch on Friday. Campers return home the next day at the normal bus site and scheduled time.

 

Overnight programming is an optional activity, though well over 90% of our campers choose to participate. There is no need to call if your child will be joining us; however, please notify your child’s Unit Supervisor by Wednesday, August 1st at 5pm if your child wishes to return to your usual drop-off site at the regular time (5:00pm) on Thursday.  You can reach Maddy at yomi4@92y.org .

 

What to bring on the overnight (we recommend sending everything in a duffle bag or a second backpack – wheeled suitcases are not ideal for the campgrounds terrain) :

  • Sleeping Bag (Required)
  • Toiletries
  • Insect Repellent
  • Pajamas
  • Long Sleeve Shirt & Long Pants
  • Change of clothes for the following day, including swimsuits for three Thursday and three Friday swims
  • Rain gear (optional)
  • Flashlight
  • Your enthusiasm for a great night with camp friends J
  • DO NOT send electronics (including cell phones) or candy

 

If your child takes medication that needs to be administered to your child while on the overnight, you should give the medication to your child’s bus counselor Thursday morning. Please include written authorization from the parent/guardian along with the name of the medication, condition for which the medication is being used, the required dosage and frequency with which it is to be dispensed. All medication must be in the original prescription container.

 

If you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance prior to this event, please contact the camp office at (212) 415-5643 ext.2.

 

Sincerely,

 

Ivy Manheim                         Monica Brandwein                   Maddy Weinfeld

Director                               Programming Director                  Unit 4 Supervisor

Unit 4 Overnight!

July 2018

Dear Unit 4 Families,

One of our most popular events at Camp Yomi is the OVERNIGHT and we have great news… the first Unit 4 Overnight is just around the corner! Your camper’s OVERNIGHT will take place on Thursday, July 12. We will enjoy the pool all to ourselves for an extra swim in the late afternoon.  Our special day will continue into the early evening with fun-filled activities, a Kosher barbecue dinner and s’mores with songs by a campfire. Our fun continues the next morning with an additional swim! Breakfast the next morning is also provided, along with lunch on Friday. Campers return home the next day at the normal bus site and scheduled time.

Overnight programming is an optional activity, though well over 90% of our campers choose to participate. There is no need to call if your child will be joining us; however, please notify your child’s Unit Supervisor (Maddy) by Wednesday, July 11th at 5pm if your child wishes to return to your usual drop-off site at the regular time (5:00pm) on Thursday.You can reach Maddy at yomi4@92y.org

What to bring on the overnight (we recommend sending everything in a duffle bag or a second backpack (wheeled suitcases are not ideal for the campgrounds terrain):

Sleeping Bag (Required)
Toiletries
Insect Repellent
Pajamas
Long Sleeve Shirt & Long Pants
Change of clothes for the next day, including swimsuits for 3 Thursday and 3 Friday swims
Rain gear (optional)
Flashlight
Your enthusiasm for a great night with camp friends J
DO NOT send electronics, including cell phones, or CANDY

If your child takes medication that needs to be administered to your child while on the overnight, you should give the medication to your child’s bus counselor Thursday morning. Please include written authorization from the parent/guardian along with the name of the medication, condition for which the medication is being used, the required dosage and frequency with which it is to be dispensed. All medication must be in the original prescription container.

If you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance prior to this event, please contact the camp office at (212) 415-5643 ext.2 or email Maddy at yomi4@92y.org .

Sincerely,​​​​

Ivy Manheim​​         ​​  Monica Brandwein ​​                   Maddy Weinfeld

Camp Yomi Director​​  Programming Director​​     Camp Yomi Unit 4 Supervisor

 

Unit 3 & 4 Parent Night

July 2018

Dear Camp Yomi Parents,

On Tuesday, July 10 we will be hosting our Units 3 and 4 Family Visiting Evening at camp.  Visiting Evening is always special as it is an opportunity to meet your child’s counselors, join the group for an activity period and find out what has made Camp Yomi such an amazing and unforgettable experience. Please bring a picnic dinner. We will provide a cold drink and dessert.

All visitors traveling by our Academy Buses should assemble on 3rd Avenue at 91st Street (around the corner from the 92nd Street Y) between 3:45pm and 4:00pm.  We will begin the boarding process at 3:50pm and our last bus will depart from 3rd Avenue at 4:05pm. Parent buses will depart from the Campgrounds beginning at 6:45pm.  If you are driving you should plan to arrive at 5:00pm (the drive is approximately 20 minutes from the George Washington Bridge in light traffic).Please be aware if you arrive before 5:00pm, you will need to wait in the parking lot as campers and staff will still be preparing for your arrival. Directions to the campgrounds are included below.

Please respond to this e-mail or e-mail campmail@92Y.org and let us know if you’ll be joining us this evening and if your camper should remain at camp. Please include your child’s name, unit, and your plans for July 10 in the e-mail. If you have another child from Units K, 1 or 2 or from another 92nd Street Y Camp this summer that you would like to have stay with their sibling, please e-mail campmail@92Y.org and let them know. If you are driving, please bring a photo ID to get into the campgrounds. If someone other than you or your child’s legal guardian will be attending, please email their name to get their name on the security list.

As an alternative, your child can return at the regular time to their usual bus stop, just email campmail@92Y.org to let us know. Please email us by Monday, July 11th at 5:00pm.  If your situation changes between the time that you contact us and the event, please inform your camper’s Unit Supervisor at 212.415.5643 regarding the changes.

If you have any questions concerning visiting evening, please feel free to contact us at the Camp Office at 212.415.5573 or e-mail Jeremy (Unit 3 Supervisor) yomi3@92y.org or Maddy (Unit 4 Supervisor) at yomi4@92y.org. We look forward to seeing you at the campgrounds on Tuesday, July 12.

Sincerely,

Ivy Manheim

Director, Camp Yomi

Directions from New York City to Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds:

-Take Upper Level of GW Bridge.

-Get on the Palisades Parkway (stay right immediately on other side of GW Bridge).

-Take Palisades Parkway to Exit 7 Townline Road and make a LEFT onto Townline.

-Proceed to stop sign and make a RIGHT at the stop sign onto Sickletown Road.

-Take Sickletown Road for about 1.5 miles (you will go under a one-lane stone bridge) until you see a sign on the right for “HENRY KAUFMANN CAMPGROUNDS, MILDRED GOETZ SITE”

-Make a right up the driveway and park in lot.

Group 32 Blog

Week Six
Week 6 of Camp Yomi has brought the Magnificent Magicians closer than ever! Group 32 started off the week climbing super high in Climbing Tower, where many campers were able to reach the top! We continued the day by showing off our programming skills by building some cool robots during LEGO Robotics, wrapping up the day with a fun game of basketball! Keeping it up with all the activeness, Group 32 made sure to score many shots and practice their defense during an exciting game of lacrosse and soccer! For Wacky Wednesday, Group 32 had a fun time during the Safari Booths and receiving prizes and snacks. They then played an exciting game of counselor vs campers tag to which they all out ran the counselors. The Magnificent Magicians wrapped up their week by learning how to garden beans during Gardening, running obstacles during gymnastics, and having a fun mash up of learning about Jewish Culture and singing cool songs during Music with Nelson!

Week Five
On our fifth week of camp, the Magnificent Magicians had quite an adventure. We got home runs at Baseball and scored goals at Soccer. The Magicians made sure to practice their Archer’s stance to hit that bullseye. Group 32 also made sure to show off their dance moves during Yomi Idol in which they won best dance! Though the rain tried to stop us from having a fun Overnight, we still had a great time and enjoyed a very relaxing move night. Group 32 also showed off their fabulous dance moves at Unit 4’s Silent Disco. Ending the week with drawing in their picture frames in Photography and celebrating with some Hala and Grape Juice during Shabbat!

Week Four
Although it was cloudy and rainy this week at Camp Yomi, Group 32 knew how to make everyday quite sunny! The Magnificent Magicians had an amazing time Versing each other in Tennis, Baseball, and Floor Hockey. On Wednesday, everyone was invited to Yomi Bear’s Birthday Bash! Group 32 was showing Yomi Bear how to boogie and have a great time especially with flossing. Once they got back to the shelter, the Magicians started to whip up some cool slime ending their day with a quick free swim. The Magnificent Magicians wrapped up their week with some fun by practicing their routine for Yomi Idol and having fun during Israel Day!

Newsletter: Bus of the Week!
Have you ever wondered what it is like to ride a bus to camp? You should ask one of the buses that recently won bus of the week. Bus of the week can be earned for many different reasons, some of which include: being spirited, being organized, having fun, being friendly, and inclusive. Our “spies” ride the buses each week looking out for all of these different things. On Fridays at dismissal it is tradition that Yomi Bear appears at camp and helps announce the bus of the week winners. If your camper’s bus wins Bus of the Week, make sure to congratulate them – it’s a big deal in our world!

Week Three
The Magnificent Magicians had a SPECTACULAR fourth week at Camp Yomi. Group 32 started the week off with a home run at Baseball. Continuing the theme of physical activity, they expressed their skills in their first Gymnastics lesson if that summer, with so many flips and tricks the counselors couldn’t keep up! On Wednesday, Cotton Candy, Popcorn and Snow Cones! Group 32 enjoyed this week’s Wacky Wednesday, as Camp Yomi was turned into a Carnival! Wrapping up the week with some creativity, Group 32 spent their Thursday in Arts and Crafts, Painting and Drawing and OUTDOOR CERAMICS! Group 32 finished off their week with learning about Camp Yomi’s Garden and enjoying some Hala Bread and Grape  Juice in Shabbat.

Week Two
The Magnificent Magicians expanded their horizon and sailed their way into the third week of camp beginning with boating. We then went dived in to Instructional Swim to practice our swimming. Group 32 then got fit over at Pop Fit Kids, we then took a quick dive in free swim. Finishing off Monday with controlling some Lego Robotics and jamming out in Music with Nelson. The Magnificent Magicians entered Tuesday morning by taking some nice pictures for Picture Day. We then played an intense game of Gaga in the pit. Group 32 continued to display their amazing skill set during an intense game of floor hockey. Showing off their creative side, campers had the opportunity to dress up as a character from their favorite book for this weeks Wacky WednesdayOn Thursday, Group 32 had their first Overnight in Unit 4! Campers celebrated their first overnight with a fun game of Color Chase, Are You Smarter Than a 4th Grader Jeopardy style, and closing off the night with S’mores and story time. Come Friday morning, Group 32 had a wonderful time in Free Swim then had an intense game of Frisbee where they leaped and caught the Frisbee. Wrapping up their long week by celebrating Shabbat and Yomi-Electives!

Newsletter:
“Actives” at Camp
Our beautiful campgrounds have over 50 acres of grass, courts, and fields to play on. With over 12 active activities, our campers are sure to get in the game! Our sports activities are coached by professional sports organizations and instructors such as; The Baseball Center, Tennis Innovators, and Super Soccer Stars.
This week, Fly Yoga instructors coached campers on how to create stories using only body movements. Campers dribbled down the court at basketball, learning special reasoning on the court.
Unit 3 and 4 campers have the option of joining the weekly Sports Club activity for even more sports in their schedule. During Sports Club, campers enhance their skills, receive extra practice time and specialized instruction.


Week One B
The Magnificent Magicians had a magical second week at Camp Yomi! Group 32 really showed off their athletic skills this week. They swung their hardest during tennis drills. The campers stole some bacon and scored points during lacrosse. During Soccer this week, the group shot so many goals making it a success for this lively group of magical campers. In Flying Squirrel, Group 32 reached to the top of the trees and swung back and forth really fast, making the campers and even the counselors fly all the way to the sky. Have you ever got to be pulled up to the top of a tree with the help of your friends? In Yomi Electives, Group 32 got to show off their skills in Ceramics, Baseball, Farm to Table, Horseback Riding, and much more! The Magnificent Magicians began instructional swim this week and showed off their moves during free swim speed racing and playing tag around the swim block. The Magnificent Magicians ended their week off with some yummy Grape Juice and challah at Shabbat!

SWIM NEWSLETTER:

Its been such a hot summer so far, we can’t wait to dive into even more summer fun at the pool! We started instructional swim this week and look forward to helping your camper build on their skills in the coming weeks.

Just as a reminder, each day campers have a free and instructional swim period. Campers receive swim instruction from American Red Cross Certified lifeguards and instructors. After each camper is evaluated on their swim skills, they are placed into their appropriate swim groups with respective bracelet color.

The swim levels are:

Blue: Wader, Splasher, Guppy

Orange: Tadpole, Minnow, Goldfish

Red: Catfish, Dolphin, Marlin, Barracuda, Shark, Killer Whale

To get more information on the objectives of each swim level, please check out the document section located on the left side of your parent portal  www.92y.org/mycamp. The levels are listed under “Swim Information 2018”.

If you have any specific questions about swim, feel free to email  Nina, Swim Director, at CampSwim@92y.org or leave a voicemail at 212.415.5643 ext 3.

 

Week One
It was an amazing week at Camp Yomi for Group 32! The Magnificent Magicians started off Camp  with a nice walk around the camp during Nature. We were able to discover different plants like tulip poplars. There were also many chipmunks running around that the campers got to giggle at. We then went to test our swimming skills over at swimming. Campers behaved really well while getting tested during their first instructional swim period of the season. After lunch, Group 32 stood in the shelter to play a fun game of uno and learn new stitches to create on lanyard. We then hopped back in the water for free swim. After free swim, Group 32 went into the big field and played an fun game of frisbee! To wrap up our day we finished by cracking some codes during coding. What a great first day at camp! On Thursday, we started off our day scoring some goals in soccer. After we cooled down playing a fun game of tag during instructional swim. After lunch, we shot some cool footage in filmmaking then went on over to play ‘Marco Polo’ in the pool. Group 32 wrapped up their day by relaxing with some poses in Yoga and drawing futuristic robots in Painting and Drawing. Group 32 finished off their week by swinging home runs in the Yankee field. The campers then went on over to instructional swim to learn new ways to swim. After lunch, Unit 4 headed on down to the Amphitheater to celebrate Shabbat with some Hala and grape juice! We cooled down from the hot weather by having a nice swim during free swim. Group 32 finished off their week with heading over to the big field after free swim and ending the day with their Yomi Electives!