Summer Playground Program Exeter Township

Summer Playground Program Exeter Township

Welcome to the YMCA of Reading and Berks County Playground Program – where fun meets growth! Our program is designed to provide a safe, engaging, and enriching environment for children who have completed Kindergarten, through Age 12. With a commitment to nurturing physical, social, and cognitive development, we offer a dynamic mix of activities to keep your child active and inspired.

5 REASONS WHY CHILDREN SHOULD EXPERIENCE YMCA PLAYGROUND

  1. Play and Learn: Our playground program is a vibrant space for play and exploration. Children have the opportunity to engage in age-appropriate activities that foster creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
  2. Physical Fitness: We believe in the importance of staying active! Our program incorporates a variety of sports, games, and physical activities to promote a healthy and active lifestyle.
  3. Educational Enrichment: Learning is a continuous journey, even during playtime. Our program includes activities that stimulate cognitive development, encourage curiosity, and enhance academic skills in a fun and enjoyable way.
  4. Supervised and Trained Staff: Your child’s safety is our top priority. Our program is led by dedicated and trained staff members who create a supportive and nurturing environment for all participants.
  5. Inclusive and Diverse: We celebrate diversity and inclusion. Our program welcomes children from all backgrounds and abilities, creating a community where everyone feels valued and respected.

PLAYGROUND PROGRAM GOALS

  • To provide a memorable, educational, enjoyable, and enriching experience for youth.
  • To help children grow mentally, physically, socially, and spiritually.
  • To help children develop good character.
  • To help children gain an appreciation of outdoor activities.
  • To help our staff develop and refine leadership skills.

CLARIFICATION OF GOALS

The above goals align with the goal of the YMCA: to help people reach their full potential in spirit, mind, and body. We teach children to develop and maintain physical fitness, to grow in faith, and to interact with others in a healthy manner. In addition, everyone in our camp exemplifies good character through positive interactions.

At our playground programs, children learn to develop a strong rapport with their counselors and their peers. Our programs create enriching experiences that a child will remember for a lifetime.

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Age Group: Completion of Kindergarten through Age 12
  • Days: Monday-Friday
  • Times: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Playground Fees: $95 per week for Residents or $735 for the summer; Non-Residents $119 per week. Financial Assistance is available upon request.

 

Farming Ridge Park- Registration $120.00 Discount-Full Pay Option for Full Summer Registration

Reading
7/22/24 - 8/16/24
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Exeter Playground Information:

Click the link to view our Camp Handbook:

LOCATION: 6075 Farming Ridge Blvd.

PHONE NUMBER: 610-378-4728, onsite number-484-877-4798

PROGRAM STAFF:

Shelley Eppihimer, Director of Early Education: [email protected]

Jessica Miller, Camp Director: [email protected]

To register, all paperwork in the parent packet must be completed and returned prior to the first day attending with along tuition for the playground program. Online registrations through our website will also be accepted. Incomplete paperwork/registration will not be accepted and may delay your child’s start date. We will accept registration on a first come, first served basis. Paperwork should be emailed to Jessica Miller at [email protected] or mailed to our facility. Reading YMCA Attention: Jessica Miller 631 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601

HOURS: 9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday

 


Farming Ridge Park Resident- Weekly Payment Option

Reading
7/22/24 - 8/16/24
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Exeter Playground Information:

Click the link to view our Camp Handbook:

LOCATION: 6075 Farming Ridge Blvd.

PHONE NUMBER: 610-378-4728, onsite number-484-877-4798

PROGRAM STAFF:

Shelley Eppihimer, Director of Early Education: [email protected]

Jessica Miller, Camp Director: [email protected]

To register, all paperwork in the parent packet must be completed and returned prior to the first day attending with along tuition for the playground program. Online registrations through our website will also be accepted. Incomplete paperwork/registration will not be accepted and may delay your child’s start date. We will accept registration on a first come, first served basis. Paperwork should be emailed to Jessica Miller at [email protected] or mailed to our facility. Reading YMCA Attention: Jessica Miller 631 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601

HOURS: 9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday

 


Lorane Hollow Park- Registration DISCOUNT $120.00- Full Pay Option for Full Summer Registration

Reading
7/22/24 - 8/16/24
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Exeter Playground Information:

Click the link to view our Camp Handbook:

LOCATION: W 48th Street, Reading, PA 19606

PHONE NUMBER: 610-378-4728, onsite number-610-223-8218

PROGRAM STAFF:

Shelley Eppihimer, Director of Early Education: [email protected]

Jessica Miller, Camp Director: [email protected]

To register, all paperwork in the parent packet must be completed and returned prior to the first day attending along with  tuition for the playground program. Online registrations through our website will also be accepted. Incomplete paperwork/registration will not be accepted and may delay your child’s start date. We will accept registration on a first come, first served basis. Paperwork should be emailed to Jessica Miller at [email protected] or mailed to our facility. Reading YMCA Attention: Jessica Miller 631 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601

HOURS: 9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday

 


Lorane Hollow Park- Resident- Weekly Payment Option

Reading
7/22/24 - 8/16/24
VIEW

Exeter Playground Information:

Click the link to view our Camp Handbook:

LOCATION: W 48th Street, Reading, PA 19606

PHONE NUMBER: 610-378-4728, onsite number-610-223-8218

PROGRAM STAFF:

Shelley Eppihimer, Director of Early Education: [email protected]

Jessica Miller, Camp Director: [email protected]

To register, all paperwork in the parent packet must be completed and returned prior to the first day attending along with  tuition for the playground program. Online registrations through our website will also be accepted. Incomplete paperwork/registration will not be accepted and may delay your child’s start date. We will accept registration on a first come, first served basis. Paperwork should be emailed to Jessica Miller at [email protected] or mailed to our facility. Reading YMCA Attention: Jessica Miller 631 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601

HOURS: 9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday through Friday