Kids Programs




December ART Week

A special week where art and creativity take on a new form
December 26 – Pajama Art
Create wearing your pajamas! Projects will include design and develop
your own pillowcase, tie dye socks and create a bookmark.
December 27 – Winter Art
What does nature look like in the winter? Work with tree
branches and birds, make a snow globe with your picture
December 28 – Sparkle Art
Sparkle, sparkle everywhere… projects will include glitter in many forms.
December 29 -3D Art
Art created with recycled materials.
December 26 -29 | 9:00am -12:00pm
Ages 6-12
Skaneateles / Auburn Y Members: $100
General Public: $130

MISSION : Boredom Busters
In Search of Delightful December Days
December 22,26,27,28 &29
Monday – Friday | 7am -6pm
Children Ages 5 -12
5 Year olds MUST be enrolled in kindergarten
Join us for boredom free days while school is out!. This week will include
active play, group play, quiet play and fun play. Bring along a bathing suit
and clothes for outdoor active play and Ice skating. We will play board
games, enjoy holiday happenings, food activities and art fun.
Bring a snack and lunch.




December 26, 27,28,29 –  9:00am -12:00pm
Recreation & Activities For Two year olds
Morning play for two year olds. Children will enjoy circle time and
stories, large motor activities, art adventures and more!
Please pre -register no later
than 5pm on 12/19

Skaneateles/ Auburn Y members: $40  General Public: $60

MOOSE TRACKS Recreation and Activities For ages 3 & 4
December 26 -29 9:00am -12:00pm
Hands on science- and art experiences, large
motor fun and games, stories and snacks to                                     
keep your 3 &4 year old engaged and happy.
Please register no later than
5pm on 12/19

Skaneateles/ Auburn Y members: $60
General Public: $80

BFF’S YOU & YOUR – American Girl Doll Party -Winter Fun With Your Friends     
December 26- 29,  From 9 am – 12pm
For Ages 6-10
We will have games,activities and crafts based on American Girl®Themes.
Learn about history, play games and create crafts.
No need to have an American Girl Doll, just bring along her favorite cousin.
each child will have take homes from the camp.
Please registering before 12/19
at the Skaneateles Y & CC
Skaneateles/Auburn Y Members: $75
General Public: $100


Recipes and Rolling Pins




December 26-29 | Ages 6 -11| 12pm -3pm.

Y instructor Viera Willcox will teach, support and encourage exploration and
creativity working with food. Children will have many take home parts to the class. When registering please be aware that
children may be working with food allergens. Please notify staff of food allergies.
Our schedule to include:
Day One: Fruit Snacks – what kind of fun can we cook up with fruit.
Day Two:Dough and More
Day three: Pizza
Day Four: Party Planning, food prep and celebration.
Learn about kitchen and food prep, recipes, healthy snack preperation,
how to adjust amounts of food and more.
Children will receive an apron, recipes and more

Skaneateles | Auburn Y Members: $75 per session
General Public: $100 per session

Volleyball Clinic

Join us during school break and learn the fundamentals of court
volleyball in a fun and energizing atmosphere. Learn new skills, improve
technique and build confidence.
Please pre – register
by 5pm Friday, December 22.
Contact Sports Director
Camille Murphy


Junior Life Guarding

Ages 10 -13 December 27 -30  | Wednesday- Saturday
10am -4:00pm

Spend Christmas break learning about life guarding Participants will learn community CPR and First Aid, Learn about life guarding policies, fitness swimming, healthy habits and gain exposure to what a lifeguards responsibilities
are.There will be on deck instruction, classroom, videos and games.
Participants must be able to complete :
25yds on front| 25 yd Breast stroke| Tread water for 1 minute
Float on their back for 30 seconds| Swim on the bottom for 10 feet.
Bring a lunch Participants will receive a whistle and T-shirt.

FEES: $100


CELEBRATE WITH US New Years Eve at the Y!
December 31, 2017 – 5-7pm
Ring in the New Year Y -style!
Join us for our annual fun filled
family event. Festivities will include
Ice Skating,
Gym Games,
Art Projects,
Games of Chance,
and Pre-School zone.
simple refreshments.
FREE for Skaneateles/ Auburn Y Members
Please pre- register
General Public:$10 per person

Babysitter Training

Friday, December Friday December 22 | 9:00am -1:00pm


Monday, January 15 | 9am -2pm

Our instructor will guide participants through this course which is designed to help
future babysitters understand their role andresponsibilities
We will cover home and child safety, allergies, how to plan activities and touch base
on first aid/cpr.

Fees: Skaneateles/ Auburn Y Members: $40 | General Public: $60

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