TRIANGLE Y CAMP

Friends, Fun, & Adventure

Every day brings new excitement, new activities, new friends, and new adventures. With this much at stake it's no wonder sessions fill quickly.

Leadership

The success of any child's camping experience depends upon who is leading the way. Over 40 people comprise the staff. Much time is spent searching for individuals with just the right qualifications to give campers the best possible experience. Staff member are selected for their ability to work with kids, their maturity, patience, and spiritual depth. They undergo professional and in-depth training prior to the camp season. 

Camps

Resident Camp

Ages 8-15​

Our traditional resident camp is filled with fun and nonstop excitement!  Through this program, campers have the opportunity to learn new skills or further existing ones by participating in the many activities camp has to offer. In a safe, healthy environment, care and guidance is always on hand to encourage children to try new activities.

Mini Camp

Ages 6-8

For the younger, first-time camper we offer Mini Camp - 3 fun-filled days of camp activities geared more towards your child’s age, interests, and abilities. Much time and attention is put into mini camp activities, knowing that this may be your child’s first time away from home. With at least one counselor to a four camper ratio, each camper will receive plenty of care and attention.

Horsemaster Camp

Ages 9-15

Beginner: This is a great program to introduce campers to horse care and riding instruction. Each camper will be assigned a horse for the week, developing a bond and feel for one another. Throughout the week campers will become familiar with western riding, parts of the horse, difference in tack, and proper horse care.

Intermediate: This program is for campers with prior riding experience or those who have gone through Beginner Camp. Campers will continue strengthening the skills listed above while moving to a new level of knowledge and training. With progressive riding instruction, campers will spend more time in the arena working on agility, riding styles, and negotiating obstacles.​

Advanced: Continuation of Beginner and Intermediate skills. Includes extended rides, overnight camping trip with horses, riding horses in water, and much more!

Survivor Camp

Ages 10-15

Spend a week competing against and alongside friends to decide who will be the Ultimate Survivor of Triangle Y Camp and win a FREE week at camp the following year. Throughout the week, campers earn points and rewards for team challenges. This camp is designed to teach team development skills such as communication, discipline, trust and leadership while focusing on the YMCA character values.

Triangle Y Camp

Summer camp is one of the highest, positive-impact activities in which a child can participate. So much can happen in a week's time to improve that ever so fragile self-esteem that we all try to instill in our kids.

Our facilities are top notch. The 400 acres are brimming with forest, prairie, lake, birds, and wildlife. When kids come, they grow in their confidence, character, and self-esteem; they learn to share, to care, and to love; and they make memories that will last a lifetime - it's a "magical" experience. We are committed to the basic Christian-based values that have made YMCA camping as timeless as the land.

We believe a summer camp experience is one of the very best investments you can make in you child and we look forward to seeing your child at Triangle Y camp this summer.

If you have any questions or for more information contact our Camp Director, Megan, mkneifl@ymcaminot.org

Registration: Jan 1 - July 19, 2018

Camp Season: June 9 - July 26 (6 weeks)

Fees:  Mini Camp: $285

Resident: $451

Horsemanship: $518

Climbers: $451

Explorers: $456

Survivor: $456

Hunter Safety: $456

Windjammer: $451

STEM: $485

Explorers Camp

Ages 10-15

Explorer camp is designed for campers with a high interest in the outdoors. Campers will experience many adventures during the week, such as a Lake Sakakawea canoe trip, overnight campouts, backpacking trips, Alpine Tower climbs and outdoor skill development. Explorer campers will also have the opportunity to participate in traditional camp activities.

Climbers Camp

Ages 11-15 

This week-long camp will take you to new levels of achievement and satisfaction, both physically and socially. They will spend time developing the necessary skills needed to belay, climb at different levels on the tower, inspect the equipment and tower, and secure ropes. Each individual will choose his or her own level of activity in a supportive setting without pressure.

Windjammers Camp

Ages 11-15

If your interests revolved around spending as much time on the water as possible, windjammers is the program for you!

With guidance from experienced instructors you will learn how to windsurf, sail, and canoe. During the week, campers will have the chance to participate in a canoe trip and camp out along the shores of Lake Sakakawea. While making extensive use of our waterfront resources, windjammers will also engage in regular camp activities.

Hunter Safety Camp

Ages 11-15

This program is designed and follows the same standards as the ND Game & Fish.  Children will learn proper firearm safety in a controlled environment from certified instructors. 

 

STEM Camp

Ages 8-15

Along with all of the other activities at Camp, kids will have the opportunity to work with a STEM engineering Teacher. They will design and test Lego Flybrix drones, maglev trains and wind towers. They work with at partner to test their engineering design skills in a variety of challenges.

BUILDING HOURS

REGULAR HOURS

 (LABOR DAY TO MEMORIAL DAY) 

M-F: 4AM-12AM

SAT: 6AM-10PM

SUN: 6AM-9PM

SUMMER HOURS

 (MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY) 

M-F: 4AM-12AM

SAT: 6AM-7PM

SUN: 6AM-7PM

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2019 HOLIDAY HOURS

NEW YEARS DAY - JAN 1 

EASTER - APR 21

MEMORIAL DAY - MAY 27

INDEPENDENCE DAY - JUL 4

LABOR DAY - SEP 2

10AM - 4PM

CLOSED

7AM -12N

CLOSED

7AM -12N

THANKSGIVING - NOV 28

CHRISTMAS EVE - DEC 24

CHRISTMAS DAY - DEC 25

NEW YEARS EVE - DEC 31

NEW YEARS DAY - JAN 1

7AM - 12N

4AM - 1PM

CLOSED

6AM-6PM

10AM-4PM

MINOT FAMILY YMCA     |     701-852-0141     |     3515 16TH ST SW     |     MINOT, ND 58701