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Wednesday June 26, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    TGTT Program - “Thank Goodness There’s Tymor" - TGTT - 2018/2019 Dates
ABSOLUTELY DO NOT BRING YOUR CHILD AS A WALK-IN TO TGTT IF THEY ARE NOT REGISTERED ONLINE.***Please note: We have a minimum amount of children required to run this program, if we do not have the minimum amount of children signed up for a TGTT day 2 business days prior to the scheduled TGTT date, it will be cancelled.***VISIT our FACEBOOK PAGE for photos during the year!What are TGTT Days? Thank Goodness There’s Tymor!!!  $55/day per child, covers any hours between 8 am - 6 pm. We provide youth a great opportunity to have tons of fun when school is scheduled to be out. TGTT Days are meant to cater to your schedule as a parent while providing a safe, active place for your child to spend their time. A great alternative to costly childcare, babysitters, heading to a relative's house, or (YIKES!) staying home alone.  TGTT Days run according to most of the scheduled Arlington Central School District Calendar days off. We do not run on emergency days (like snow days or early dismissal days due to inclement weather). What does my child need to bring to each TGTT Day? A full lunch and plenty of snacks/drinks. Sneakers are highly suggested, as we are always active. Come with appropriate clothing for any weather. What can I expect during a TGTT Day? Time to socialize and make new friends Games and active play Being outdoors & trail exploration Crafts, sports, and fun Can I register for just one day? Yes! You can register for any amount of individual days, in any order that suits your needs.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Thursday June 27, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    TGTT Program - “Thank Goodness There’s Tymor" - TGTT - 2018/2019 Dates
ABSOLUTELY DO NOT BRING YOUR CHILD AS A WALK-IN TO TGTT IF THEY ARE NOT REGISTERED ONLINE.***Please note: We have a minimum amount of children required to run this program, if we do not have the minimum amount of children signed up for a TGTT day 2 business days prior to the scheduled TGTT date, it will be cancelled.***VISIT our FACEBOOK PAGE for photos during the year!What are TGTT Days? Thank Goodness There’s Tymor!!!  $55/day per child, covers any hours between 8 am - 6 pm. We provide youth a great opportunity to have tons of fun when school is scheduled to be out. TGTT Days are meant to cater to your schedule as a parent while providing a safe, active place for your child to spend their time. A great alternative to costly childcare, babysitters, heading to a relative's house, or (YIKES!) staying home alone.  TGTT Days run according to most of the scheduled Arlington Central School District Calendar days off. We do not run on emergency days (like snow days or early dismissal days due to inclement weather). What does my child need to bring to each TGTT Day? A full lunch and plenty of snacks/drinks. Sneakers are highly suggested, as we are always active. Come with appropriate clothing for any weather. What can I expect during a TGTT Day? Time to socialize and make new friends Games and active play Being outdoors & trail exploration Crafts, sports, and fun Can I register for just one day? Yes! You can register for any amount of individual days, in any order that suits your needs.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Friday June 28, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM    TGTT Program - “Thank Goodness There’s Tymor" - TGTT - 2018/2019 Dates
ABSOLUTELY DO NOT BRING YOUR CHILD AS A WALK-IN TO TGTT IF THEY ARE NOT REGISTERED ONLINE.***Please note: We have a minimum amount of children required to run this program, if we do not have the minimum amount of children signed up for a TGTT day 2 business days prior to the scheduled TGTT date, it will be cancelled.***VISIT our FACEBOOK PAGE for photos during the year!What are TGTT Days? Thank Goodness There’s Tymor!!!  $55/day per child, covers any hours between 8 am - 6 pm. We provide youth a great opportunity to have tons of fun when school is scheduled to be out. TGTT Days are meant to cater to your schedule as a parent while providing a safe, active place for your child to spend their time. A great alternative to costly childcare, babysitters, heading to a relative's house, or (YIKES!) staying home alone.  TGTT Days run according to most of the scheduled Arlington Central School District Calendar days off. We do not run on emergency days (like snow days or early dismissal days due to inclement weather). What does my child need to bring to each TGTT Day? A full lunch and plenty of snacks/drinks. Sneakers are highly suggested, as we are always active. Come with appropriate clothing for any weather. What can I expect during a TGTT Day? Time to socialize and make new friends Games and active play Being outdoors & trail exploration Crafts, sports, and fun Can I register for just one day? Yes! You can register for any amount of individual days, in any order that suits your needs.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Union Vale Senior Citizens - Union Vale Senior Citizens - FRIDAY GROUP
Each FRIDAY, the seniors in our community gather together at the Union Vale Senior Center. All seniors are welcome, no matter resident status. Start: 9:00AMLocation:8 Tymor Park RdLaGrangeville, NY 12540Activities Include:CardsScrabbleCarvingMind TeasersNote: activities are based on the interests of the group and change regularly.Luncheon served third Friday of the month. Trips taken twice a year. Previous trips have included Westchester Dinner Theater and Silver Birches.Membership dues ($30/year) are paid to Union Vale Senior Citizens.
 
Monday July 1, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Tuesday July 2, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Wednesday July 3, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Thursday July 4, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Friday July 5, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Union Vale Senior Citizens - Union Vale Senior Citizens - FRIDAY GROUP
Each FRIDAY, the seniors in our community gather together at the Union Vale Senior Center. All seniors are welcome, no matter resident status. Start: 9:00AMLocation:8 Tymor Park RdLaGrangeville, NY 12540Activities Include:CardsScrabbleCarvingMind TeasersNote: activities are based on the interests of the group and change regularly.Luncheon served third Friday of the month. Trips taken twice a year. Previous trips have included Westchester Dinner Theater and Silver Birches.Membership dues ($30/year) are paid to Union Vale Senior Citizens.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
Monday July 8, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Tuesday July 9, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Wednesday July 10, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Thursday July 11, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Friday July 12, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Union Vale Senior Citizens - Union Vale Senior Citizens - FRIDAY GROUP
Each FRIDAY, the seniors in our community gather together at the Union Vale Senior Center. All seniors are welcome, no matter resident status. Start: 9:00AMLocation:8 Tymor Park RdLaGrangeville, NY 12540Activities Include:CardsScrabbleCarvingMind TeasersNote: activities are based on the interests of the group and change regularly.Luncheon served third Friday of the month. Trips taken twice a year. Previous trips have included Westchester Dinner Theater and Silver Birches.Membership dues ($30/year) are paid to Union Vale Senior Citizens.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Kids Camp AGES 4-5 - Kids Camp Session 1
SESSION 2 OF KIDS CAMP IS FULL - SESSION CLOSED-PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE AT 845-724-5691 TO BE ADDED TO THE WAIT LIST FOR SESSION 2.Kids Camp runs 5 days/week for all 4 Sessions of Camp!!Normal Camp Hours are 9 am - 4 pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care. Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.Kids Camp is packed with games, activities, arts and crafts, specialty theme days, and so much more! This program is designed to offer fun and engaging activities to encourage physical activity and socialization for youth as they begin to prepare themselves for longer day programs.WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include: Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool and Kiddie Pool Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 1
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 1 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 1 Dates:July 1 - July 12Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on Thursdays*NO LESSONS ON JULY 4thAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 1
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
Monday July 15, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Tuesday July 16, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Wednesday July 17, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Thursday July 18, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Friday July 19, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Union Vale Senior Citizens - Union Vale Senior Citizens - FRIDAY GROUP
Each FRIDAY, the seniors in our community gather together at the Union Vale Senior Center. All seniors are welcome, no matter resident status. Start: 9:00AMLocation:8 Tymor Park RdLaGrangeville, NY 12540Activities Include:CardsScrabbleCarvingMind TeasersNote: activities are based on the interests of the group and change regularly.Luncheon served third Friday of the month. Trips taken twice a year. Previous trips have included Westchester Dinner Theater and Silver Birches.Membership dues ($30/year) are paid to Union Vale Senior Citizens.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
Monday July 22, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Tuesday July 23, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Wednesday July 24, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    T-Ball (Ages 3-6) - Summer T-Ball
Join our Summer T-Ball program. We are building a core group of 3-6 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of T-Ball to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great follow-up to continue skills from an existing T-Ball League or for a pure beginner. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of catching, fielding, hitting, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own glove. Helmets, bats, and balls will be provided by the Recreation Department, but you can always choose to bring your own.The program runs from June 24, 2019 to July 31, 2019 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Thursday July 25, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Summer Lacrosse Clinic (Ages 4-7) - Summer Lacrosse Clinic
Join our Summer Lacrosse program. We are building a core group of 4-7 year-old children, along with their families, who love coming together and staying active. Your child will learn the introductory skills of Lacrosse to improve coordination and sportsmanship on any team or in any group situation. This program is a great start for any young athlete looking to learn about Lacrosse. Our main focus is to build on hand-eye coordination and the basic routine of movement, stick handling, catching, tossing, scooping, and teamwork. Game play will happen, but is not the core of this program.The season will end with a fun "team party" and players will receive personalized awards! Your child will need to bring their own stick. Helmets are optional, on your part, as we will not be using "hard" balls. Goals and "soft" balls will be provided by the Recreation Department.The program runs from June 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmIf you are interested in helping as a coach, please let us know by answering that question during the registration process. We value parents as volunteers & YOU are the key to helping your child find success! We rely on your support!If you have any questions please contact our Athletic Director, Ed Kasche, at athletics@unionvaleny.us
 
Friday July 26, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM    **NEW**Camp Pre-Care - Camp Pre-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Pre-Care is for families who need care for their children before the regular camp day begins at 9 am. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Pre-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Pre-Care begins at 7 amChildren can be dropped off by the playground sidewalk.  There will be clear signage and a large Sign-In/Out Tent on the sidewalk, marking this location.   Parents will be directed by staff to drive ONE WAY onto Tymor Park Rd. and exit onto Bruzgul Rd. Cars will be stopped so that children can safely exit vehicles.  If children need help, staff will be there to help them.   Parents must stay inside their vehicle during arrival time. Children will walk to the main Sign-In/Out Tent on the playground sidewalk Once checked in, they will be directed to the proper location If you need to speak to a camp director, please ask permission to park.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - A - 9:00-9:45
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Union Vale Senior Citizens - Union Vale Senior Citizens - FRIDAY GROUP
Each FRIDAY, the seniors in our community gather together at the Union Vale Senior Center. All seniors are welcome, no matter resident status. Start: 9:00AMLocation:8 Tymor Park RdLaGrangeville, NY 12540Activities Include:CardsScrabbleCarvingMind TeasersNote: activities are based on the interests of the group and change regularly.Luncheon served third Friday of the month. Trips taken twice a year. Previous trips have included Westchester Dinner Theater and Silver Birches.Membership dues ($30/year) are paid to Union Vale Senior Citizens.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Traditional Camp AGES 6-13 - Traditional Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register early for that service if you require it.  WHAT TO EXPECT FROM UNION VALE DAY CAMP:Features of camp include:  Open camp hours from 9 am - 4 pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Red Cross swim lessons for every camper Free Swim time (in addition to lessons) Fun Fridays in the Pool Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Back again for another year.....is CAMP YOGA from Mindful Yoga with Liz! Ms. Liz is definitely excited to partner up again with campers at Tymor Park this summer! She says "Join us as we stretch and strengthen through a series of yoga poses, flow from traditional sequences to fun partner poses, then finish with relaxation and creative, guided imagery. Classes will help refine balance and coordination, enhance body awareness, build self-esteem and create healthy peer interaction. We will build mind and body concentration for all areas of life to encourage healthy life choices."Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any questions. Park Office opens at 9 am, M-F.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Specialty Camp AGES 8-13 - Specialty Camp Session 2
2019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. Please Note: There WILL be camp on-site at Tymor Park if your child does not attend the field trip, so the summer camp schedule will not be interrupted.Normal Programmed Camp Hours are 9am-4pm.**NEW**Pre-Care (7 am - 9 am) and Post-Care (4 pm - 6 pm) are available this year at an additional cost. There is a separate registration that must be completed and a fee associated with that registration in order for your child to be able to attend Pre-Care and/or Post-Care.  Space is limited in Pre-Care and Post-Care so please register.   WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SPECIALTY CAMP:The Specialty Camp experience revolves completely around each child.How is this possible you ask?!  Specialty Camp activities are: Sports, STEM/Nature, Photography/Video, Art, Cheerleading, and Swim Lessons A specialized, individual schedule of activities will be chosen by your child on the first day of each new session. Every child's schedule is uniquely catered to their interests as much as possible after their choices are ranked. Campers enjoy the many positive relationships they make in their "Contact Groups" in addition to new friendships they find within their "Activity Time" groups on a daily basis. With a smaller whole-camp group experience, Specialty Camp embodies a close-knit, collaborative, and creative culture. Other wonderful benefits of attending camp in Union Vale... Open camp hours from 9am-4pm with extra extended care available (separate fee & registration) Outdoor Pool with basketball net and diving area Free Swim time for all campers (in addition to the Swim activity, if chosen) Unique Arts & Crafts projects Memorable camp-wide theme days Hiking, trails, and multiple sports fields Large and small group games Concession stand (we make lunch ordering a breeze) Pizza Day 1st Thursday of each session The coolest counselors around Oh, AND...an amazing FIELD TRIP each session! Please call the Park Office at 845-724-5691 for any registration questionsPark Office opens at 9 am, M-F
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    CIT Program (Counselors In Training) - CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT
PLEASE REGISTER FOR "CIT Program - INITIAL PLACEMENT" in order to be eligible for attending any camp session...CIT Campers will then be placed by a staff member in their preferred session (upon availability) and parents will be contacted to confirm the starting date for their child.Participants who have completed 8th grade and up may register for the CIT Program.  The system will automatically roll up Grades on June 1st.MANDATORY TRAINING WILL BE HELD on JUNE 18th from 4-6 pm in the Senior Room at Tymor Park for those registered.What is the CIT Program? Counselor-in-Training  The CIT program works to build skills, beginning with observation and asking questions, to leading games and activities independently.IMPORTANT TO NOTE: Your first-choice session is not guaranteed and is based on availability. Continuing sessions in the CIT program are dependent upon availability and CIT performance. You will be contacted after registration to confirm the session in which the CIT will be placed. This will be done on an ongoing basis, as spaces are available before summer begins. The CIT program runs in two-week sessions in conjunction with the Summer Day Camp schedules. Learning experiences include: instruction, observation, supervision, and volunteer work. The object of the program is to prepare students for future employment as camp counselors. Additional sessions may be available and will be given to CITs who show the most potential of becoming future employees of the Union Vale Parks and Recreation Department. Participation in the CIT program REQUIRES that participants attend every day of the two-week session, including the camp trip day-either on premise or on trip (*camp trip is extra cost). CITs must arrive no later than 9 am and stay until 4 pm each camp day. CITs may arrive earlier for Pre-Care or stay later for Post-Care, but expectations of their role remain the same. 2019 Session Dates:Session 1 - July 1, 2019 - July 12, 2019Session 2 - July 15, 2019 - July 26, 2019Session 3 - July 29, 2019 - August 9, 2019Session 4 - August 12, 2019 - August 23, 20192019 Field TripsSession 1 - Zoom Flume (July 11) (*$55 per child-BBQ Lunch Included)Session 2 - Medieval Times (July 25) (*$70 per child-Lunch Included)Session 3 - Mountain Creek Waterpark (August 8) (*$55 per child)Session 4 - Bronx Zoo (August 22) (*$55 per child)*Trips come at an additional cost. The full price of each child's admission and the shared bus expense must be paid in advance. 
 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - B - 9:45-10:30
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - C - 10:30-11:15
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM    Swim Lessons - Session 2 - D - 11:15-12:00
Session 2 Dates:July 15 - July 26Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri*No lessons on ThursdaysAll swim lessons are integrated with campers. The number of children in each lesson and level will always vary.American Red Cross Swimming Lessons Levels 1-6Level 1-Introduction to Water Skills Objective: To help students feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely Requirements: None Skills Covered: Entering and exiting the water safely, learning to submerge mouth, nose and eyes and breath control, front and back float and recovering to a stand, changing direction in the water, swimming 5 feet on front and back. Level 2-Fundamental Aquatic Skills Objective: To give students success with fundamental skills Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 1 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 1 skills Skills Covered: Entering water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side, life jacket use Level 3-Stroke Development Objective: To build on skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 2 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 2 skills Skills Covered: Jump into deep water, head first entry from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet, back crawl 15 yards, elementary rescues, safe diving, check-call-care Level 4-Stroke Improvement Objective: To develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and to improve other aquatic skills by increasing endurance through swimming greater distances Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 3 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 3 skills Skills Covered: diving, underwater swimming, feet-first surface dive, 1 minute of survival floating, treading and back floating, 25 yards of front crawl, breaststroke and back crawl, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke, compact jump from height in a lifejacket, throwing assists and caring for conscious choking victim Level 5-Stroke Refinement Objective: Coordination and refinement of strokes Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 4 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 4 skills Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface dives, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, 2 minutes of survival swimming, rescue breathing Level 6-Swimming and Skill Proficiency Objective: Refine strokes so students swim them with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances; includes "menu options" - Personal Water Safety, Fitness Swimmer and Fundamentals of Diving Requirements: Students entering this level must possess a Level 5 certificate or demonstrate all the Level 5 skills Skills Covered: 500 yards continuous swim using 100 yards each of front & back crawl, 50 yards each of breastroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any of those strokes, survival floating and back floating 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive & retrieve an object from 7 feet, Cooper 12-minute swim test.
 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM    **NEW**Camp Post-Care - Camp Post-Care Session 2
NEW- Camp Post-Care is for families who need care for their children after the regular camp day ends at 4 pm. This program is available at an additional cost in order to ensure adequate staffing.  We are requiring that you register every child, per session for this service if you would like your child to be able to attend Post-Care.  Space is limited, so please register early!!Our Camp Post-Care begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm.  If a child is picked up after 6 pm, there is a late fee of $1.00 per minute.  This fee must be paid upon returning to camp the next morning.  If it is a pattern, we may ask that your child not return to camp for the duration of the session without a refund and it may result in their ability to attend other camp sessions. Parents must park their car in the large gravel parking lot and walk to the Sign-In/Out Tent. Always have a photo I.D. in your possession. Your child will be called via radio to meet you at the tent when you arrive to pick them up. Campers from ALL camps in Post-Care will be signed out in this one dedicated location until 6pm. Always use the crosswalk when walking back to your car. If raining or thundering, dismissal will take place from the Large Hall and all children will be indoors.