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                            YouthCares Summer Camp 2024
























                                                                  YouthCares Summer Camp 2024 begins May 28- July 19, 2024.  

                                                                                   Hours : Monday Friday 7:30am - 5:30 pm 

                                                                                                     Closures :June 3 - 7, 2024 July 4 - 5, 2024.






Summer Camps :  :"I Can Be Healthy": YouthCares "I Can Be Healthy" Camp will provide camp participants with a learning experience that will provide positive ways to stay healthy when eating and age appropriate exercises to stay fit.   

STEM Explorers Camp : YouthCares STEM Explorers Camp will provide children with a learning experience to help explore their love of learning in the practical pursuits of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  

Safety Camp :  YouthCares Safety Camp will provide a learning experience that will teach children how to react in emergency situations through a variety of fun activities and topics such as fire safety, weather safety, CPR techniques and more!  Students will also receive a CPR certificate from a certified CPR instructor.  


Empowerment Camp : YouthCares Empowerment Camp will provide camp participants a learning experience that will provide techniques and activities on handling peer pressure, bullying, making positive choices, help build confidence, character, new friendships and building leadership skills.  

Fear Factor Camp : YouthCares Fear Factor Camp children will compete in crazy challenges where they must face their fears and test their limits!  Some challenges will include obstacle courses with academic enrichment questions the children will brainstorm to solve answers to reach the next level of each course with more crazy challenges each time!

Arts & Literacy Camp: YouthCares :Arts &  Literacy Camp will provide a learning experience including but not limited to book reading clubs, spelling bees, creating short stories, art lessons and more!

Game Show Mania Camp :  Game Show Mania Camp will provide each grade level with fun academic questions centered around famous games shows such as Family Feud, Jeopardy & More.


Field Trips:   Field trips are every Wednesday unless weather permits for a change.  We will also have field trips around town to the summer events such as the library, downtown events, the local park and more.  We will also have water days scheduled every week at the center that will consist of water slides, water activities and more!  We have also added swimming days to our field trip list at one of the Hattiesburg city pools.  Swimming waivers will be provided for each parent to sign if their child will participate.  Days and times will be announced at a later date.

Camp Registration :  To secure you child's slot reservation for summer camp each participant must have a completed registration form and a $135 registration fee received on file before your child attends camp.  The $135 registration fee covers you child's field trips , t - shirt , and supplies for each summer camp.  

Ages :  Summer Camp is for ages 5 - 12 years old.  

Camp Tuition :  Camp Tuition is $110 / week per camp participant.  Sibling discounts are for available : $5 off per sibling / Tuition Week.  Tuition is due every Monday by 6:00 pm.  YouthCares accepts cash payments, Paypal : YouthCares Website, ProCares App, Cash App :$youthcares and checks are accepted.  For tuition not paid on time, a late charge of $10.00 per day will be charged. Additionally, a fee of $35.00 will be charged on checks that are returned by the bank.  Tuition is expected for days your child may be absent due to illness, family emergencies, doctor visits, hospitalizations, vacations, or any other reason. Please note that tuition rates do not change in the event of a week including a holiday.

Drop In Camp Attendee :     For parents interested in their children not attending camp on a weekly basis we do provide that option.  THE DROP IN CAMP RATE IS $120 PER WEEK AND THE CAMP REGISTRATION IS $25 PER CAMP.

Meals :  A light breakfast and snacks are provided daily by YouthCares.  Children are required to bring a sack lunch daily.  No peanuts or peanut butter due to severe allergies.  We do attend the summer lunch feeding programs when it begins.  Parents will be notified and it will be optional if students would like to bring a sack lunch.  

Personal Belongings:  No outside belongings, toys, phones, electronics, blankets, pillows, etc, are allowed.  We will not be responsible for lost or broken belongings.  



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