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Exciting changes are taking place for Day Camp Kumalya

posted on Thu, Jan 9 2020 9:44 am by YMCA YMCA Day Camp Kumalya

Thank you for participating in YMCA Summer programs that provide opportunities for your child to learn, grow and thrive when school is not in session.

The Y is committed to offering a variety of opportunities based on need and interest in our community.
One growing area of interest is to explore the nature in our backyard more in depth and learn more about the incredible environment in the area.

To meet this need we are excited to share with you an exciting new opportunity the Y will be offering called Nature Power program at Lake Elmo Park in Lake Elmo, MN.

This unique program will offer nature-based adventures every day. There will be activities and field trips that will discover the wonders of our land, lakes, sky and so much more.

Nature Power will be led by me - Nick Duchow. I am the same program leader your child has met and enjoyed summer fun with last year at Day Camp Kumalya.

Plus, you can choose 3, 4 or 5 day options with Nature Power which offers you flexibility when planning your family's summer schedule.

Along with the new Nature Power program you can choose for your child if interested, there are other enriching program options your child can also participate in this summer.

There is YMCA Day Camp at DayCroix, which offers a five-day program of structured physical, social and educational activities.

Another option is Summer Power at the Woodbury Math and Science Academy Charter School, which offers 3, 4 and 5 day options where your child can enjoy adventure and age-appropriate discovery activities, special interest clubs and field trips guided by special weekly themes.

We look forward to a great 2020 summer and look forward to you joining in the new Nature Power program and our other great Y Day Camp and Summer Power based on your child's interest.

To learn more about the programs, visit or call 612-230-9622. To register for the new Nature Power or Summer Power programs, registration will be open early February. Register now for YMCA Day Camp at DayCroix at

Thank you for your great participation in the Y.
Nick Duchow  
Nature Power Site Director

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Become a Junior Counselor

posted on Tue, Apr 29 2014 9:34 am by YMCA YMCA Day Camp Kumalya

Ages 14-17 years old

The Junior Counselor’s main role is to assist the Senior Counselor in leading groups and providing fun and safe experiences for children. The Junior Counselor will help the campers acquire a feeling of high self-esteem, self-worth and competence in an outdoor setting.

Apply now

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