Youth Summer Camps & Clinics

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BASKETBALL CAMP-Evening Sessions (5yrs.– 14 yrs. old)

Enhance your basketball skills with instruction from Coach Steven Joseph from the YMCA Family. Participants will learn a variety of basic basketball skills at the Knox County YMCA Family Branch 


Dates & Times:

Monday, June 21st-Friday, June 25th

5-9yrs: 5:30pm-6:30pm

10-14yrs: 6:30pm-8:00pm



Dates & Times:

Monday, June 28th-Friday, July 2nd

5-9yrs: 5:30pm-6:30pm

10-14yrs: 6:30pm-8:00pm


This camp is taught by an instructor from Kuk Sool Won Martial Arts School. Participants will learn self-confidence, concentration and positive mental attitude. Kuk Sool Won is a study of all the traditional fighting arts, which together comprise the martial arts history of Korea.

Dates & Times

Monday, June 28th—Friday, July 2nd

5-7yrs 10:00am-11:00am

8 and Up 11:00am-12:00pm


ART DISCOVERY CAMP (7yrs.—12yrs.old)

Creativity and imagination will be used during our Art Discovery Camp.  Projects include collages, drawing with pencil, painting and more.  This camp will be held at the Knox County YMCA Family Branch.

Dates & Times

Monday, July 5th—Friday, July 9th


DIVE CAMP (10yrs. old and Up)

Do you like jumping off diving boards?  This new camp is for you!  Camp will be lead by the Galesburg High School Dive Coach Tammy Qualls. Participants will learn basic fundamentals and techniques of competitive diving.  Divers must be able to pass the YMCA swim test to be in the camp. Join us in the Vitale Pool at the Knox County YMCA Family Branch.

Dates & Times:

Monday, July 12th-Friday, July 16th

10-14yrs 10:00am–11:00am

15 and Up 11:00am– 12:00pm


SWIM FUNDAMENTALS CAMP (7yrs.—12yrs. old)

If you like to swim, this camp is for you! This camp is recommended pre-swim team and will include basic stroke fundamentals and techniques. Join us in the Vitale Pool at the Knox County YMCA Family Branch.

Dates & Times

Monday, July 19th—Friday, July 23th

Youth Stages 4-6  10:00am–11:00am


CO-ED SOCCER CAMP (3yrs.—14yrs old)

Come out and play soccer this summer while enhancing your skills! This camp will work on improving fundamentals through fun drills and small side games. Camp will be led by FC Galesburg members , along with current high school and college players. Camp will be held at the Knox County Family YMCA Soccer Complex.

Dates & Times

Monday, July 26th—Friday, July 30th

PreK-1st Grade:   9:00am– 10:00am

2nd -5th Grade:  10:30am–12:00pm

6th - 8th Grade:  1:00pm– 2:30pm


CHEERLEADING CAMP (5yrs.—10 yrs. old)

Do you have team spirit? Cheer camp gives participants the chance to get active and have some fun! Cheerleading will build confidence and self-esteem while developing social skills and healthy relationships with others. Learn the fundamentals of cheerleading. This includes the basic motions, jumps, cheers and chants. Camp will be held at the Knox County YMCA Family Branch.

Dates & Times

Monday, August 2nd—Friday, August 6th


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