Central Queens Y to Host Mini-Camp for Kids in Late December

Program will include movies, bowling and trips to the Museum of Natural History and Active Kidz.

Frozen. Image courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures.
Frozen. Image courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures.

The Central Queens Y will hold a mini-camp for local youngsters during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

On Dec. 23, participants will swim and attend carnival booths at the Y, located at 67-09 108th St. in Forest Hills.

Attendees must bring a plain white T-shirt that day for tye-dyeing as well as a bathing suit and towel.

Children will have a choice of going to see one of two movies – “Walking with Dinosaurs” or “Frozen” – as well as go bowling at Whitestone Lanes on Dec. 24. Pick-up that day is at 4:30 p.m.

On Dec. 26, the camp will travel to Long Island’s Active Kidz for inflatables, an adventure maze, arcade games and laser tag.

The group will travel to the Museum of Natural History & Hayden Planetarium on Dec. 27. The day will include a screening of a space show, “Dark Universe,” as well as an Imax film – “Penguins” and special exhibits on frogs and whales.

On Dec. 30, participants will go swimming at the Y. All children should bring a towel and bathing suit.

And, on Dec. 31, the camp will travel to the New Victory Theater for “Mother Africa,” which includes acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and stilt walkers. Pick-up that day is at 4:30 p.m.

Parents should pack a lunch and beverage for their children for each day of the camp.

There will be no late stay options on Dec. 24 or Dec. 31.

The program costs $55 per day for members or after school participants and $60 for nonmembers.

There will be an extra $2 fee for early arrival or late pick-up on any given day. Early arrival runs from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., while late stay is from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

To download an application for the camp, click here.


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