Specialty Camps

Basketball Clinic
Who: Ballers grades 2 – 12
What: For players that are serious about advancing their game with consistent, focused, and intense training sessions.

Areas of focus for the camp include:

  • Ball handling development-control and strength drills along with game situation
  • Footwork development - in the post and on the perimeter
  • How to score in a team concept

  • Finishing at the basket - variations and repetition

  • How to be a good passer - mentality, skill, and awareness

  • Defensive attitude, awareness, and technique – on ball and off ball

  • Transition work-dynamics of a good break and conditioning

  • Basketball specific agility and strength exercises

  • Shooting development and increasing scoring moves/options

  • Developing toughness, effective communication habits, and a competitive attitude

When: Summer Academy & Year Round Group Workouts
Where: Kalona YMCA Rec Center & Washington Community Y

YMCA Hardwood Academy - 2020

Ages: Grades 2-12 Boy/Girls
2020 Session: June 15th - July 31st
Camp runs on: TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY at the Kalona YMCA Rec Center MONDAY, FRIDAY at the new Washington Community Y
Sessions: 8am -10am Grade 6th-12th Grade (entering fall 2020)
              10am -12pm Grade 2nd-5th Grade (entering fall 2020)
Program Cost: $150 - Y Members $225 - Non Member 
Multi Player Families or Participants doing Washington only days (Mon.&Fri.) receive 10% discount on total

Click HERE for information about Hardwood Academy Basketball Training - 6 Week Summer Program 2020 




Volleyball Camp at the YMCA of Washington County offers developmental or competitive environment for youth to refine their volleyball skills or learn the fundamentals of the game. In addition to improving hand-eye coordination and your reflexes, our volleyball camp provides a place for youth to meet new friends with similar interests. Volleyball Camp will teach girls and boys skills to either improve or shape their knowledge of the game. Participating youth will learn and develop proper mechanics, and experience game-play with some friendly competition! Youth Volleyball Camp is held during the summer at the Kalona YMCA branch.
Ages: Grades 2-6 Boys/Girls
Where: Kalona YMCA Rec Center
When: Summer.
Check back soon for the upcoming season!




Skills Building Character Development
Who: Softball players 8yr - 12yr
What: The Y and Washington High School are team up to help kids work on the fundamentals of softball.
When: Saturdays March - April
Where: WHS Indoor Facility Full Program
Fee: $35 Single Day Fee: $7 $10 Late Fee





Who: Softball & Baseball players grades 2nd - 6th
What: This program will focus on the fundamentals of baseball/softball along with building confidence in this sport.
When: June 22nd - 26th, 2020
Where: Wellman Parkside YMCA
Fee: $20 for the week/child