HARDYSTON TWP. — Families are invited to the Sussex County YMCA on Sunday, Feb. 18 to explore the array of summer camps available in 2018, including more than a half dozen new sports and specialty camps.The Sussex County YMCA will provide 11 weeks of day camp this summer for children ages 3 to 15. The traditional, sports and specialty camps all build kids’ self-esteem, confidence and social skills in a fun, safe and enriching environment. Archery, arts and crafts, cooking, games, group swim lessons, nature/science activities, recreational swim, and sports are among the activities children can take part in, along with field trips.The new camps are:• Chopped Challenge, where children will learn global culinary skills.• Build It, where budding builders will design and create bridges, boats, towers, vehicles and rockets.• Girls Leadership and Mentoring (GLAM), where campers make jewelry and other fashion accessories.• Troupe, where campers will try their hand at acting, singing and improvisation, concluding with a performance for family and friends.• Cup Cakes & S’mores, where young bakers will make and decorate the delectable confectioneries.• Explorers Camp, where the adventurous at heart explore trails, use maps and a compass, and learn outdoor survival skills.• Multi-Sport, where campers develop skills and strategies in basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, volleyball, lacrosse, hockey and other sports.The open house runs 2 to 4 p.m. at the newly expanded facility at 15 Wits End Road. Open houses will also be held March 11 and April 15. All Sussex County Y camps are accredited by the American Camp Association and reading time and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) lessons are incorporated into the curricula. Before- and after-camp care is available. For more information, visit sussexcountyymca.org or call (973) 209-9622.