Let the adventure begin!

Whether your child is interested in exploring, creating, competing or learning, Summer Day Camp at the Y offers the perfect solution. We provide a safe experience for kids to learn new skills, build self-confidence, make lasting friendships, and above all, have fun! 


The Y offers 11 weeks of full-day camp, May 26 - August 7, for kids ages 3-12.
 

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Early Bird Special - 20% OFF*
Sign up between December 26 to January 31

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* Savings can be applied to a total of three weeks per child, per summer. Discount will be applied when you register in person at the branch. If registering online, the Camp Registrar will notify you through confirmation email the discount has been applied. Not all camps are eligible for discount. Camp deposit required upon registration. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Does not apply to Camp Lakewood, C.I.T., or Fun Club extended care.


Camps We Offer:

Fun Club, the Y's Before & After Camp Care, is available as an add-on to all camps, at an additional fee. Fun Club allows campers to arrive as early as 6:30 am and/or stay as late as 6 pm.

Camp hours: 9 am to 4 pm
(Fun Club 6:30 - 9 am and/or 4 - 6 pm)

School-age campers will be grouped by grade level they will enter in the fall. Campers explore nature, participate in group games, swim and attend field trips. 5-day and 3-day camp options are available.

5-Day: Members $105/week, Non-members $135/week
3-Day: Members $85/week, Non-members $115/week

Weekly Themes:
May 26 - 29; Summer Kickoff
June 1 - 5; Around the World
June 8 - 12; Animal Planet
June 15 - 19; Y's Got Talent
June 22 - 26; Become a Builder
June 29 - July 3; Patriotic Party
July 6 - 10; Back in Time
July 13 - 17; Pirate Week
July 20 - 24; Super Hero Week
July 27 - 31; Shark Week
August 3 - 7; End of Summer Bash

Camp Hours: 9 am - 4 pm 
(Fun Club 6:30 - 9 am and/or 4 - 6 pm)

Trained counselors guide campers through crafts, swimming, games and other fun activities. All campers must be toilet-trained. 5-day and 3-day camp options are available.

5-Day: Members $100/week, Non-members $130/week
3-Day: Members $80/week, Non-members $110/week

Weekly Themes:
May 26 - 29; Summer Kickoff
June 1 - 5; Around the World
June 8 - 12; Animal Planet
June 15 - 19; Y's Got Talent
June 22 - 26; Become a Builder
June 29 - July 3; Patriotic Party
July 6 - 10; Back in Time
July 13 - 17; Pirate Week
July 20 - 24; Super Hero Week
July 27 - 31; Shark Week
August 3 - 7; End of Summer Bash

Camp hours: 9 am to 4 pm
(Fun Club 6:30 - 9 am and/or 4 - 6 pm)

Camp will spend their day immersed in a specific sport learning fundamental skills and then applying those skills in a game setting. Focus is on introducing and/or improving skills for each sport with emphasis on individual skill development, teamwork, and building self-confidence in an environment that encourages having fun and making friends. Campers will participate in their special interest activities until noon, and then in traditional camp activities from noon to 4 pm. Half day camp is available from 9 am - 1 pm.

Full Day: Members $125/week, Non-members $155/week
Half Day: Members $75/week, Non-members $105/week

Camp Options:
July 6 - 10; Cheerleading (ages 6 - 12) 
July 13 - 17; Basketball (ages 6 - 12)
July 20 - 24; Baseball/Softball (ages 6 - 12) 
July 27 - 31; Soccer (ages 6 - 12)
August 3 - 7; Volleyball (ages 8 - 12)

Camp hours: 9 am - 4 pm
(Fun Club 6:30 - 9 am and/or 4 - 6 pm)

Aquatic Camps is designed for swimmers of all levels. Your child will become comfortable in the water, increase swimming skills, practice water safety and receive a great start to refining skills while making friends and having fun! Activities include swim lessons, games, water safety skills and splash time. Half day camp is available from 9 am - 1 pm.

Full Day: Members $125/week, Non-members $155/week
Half Day: Members $75/week, Non-members $105/week

Camp Options:
June 15 - 19; Aquatic Adventures (ages 6 - 12)
July 13 - 17; Aquatic Adventures (ages 6 - 12)

Campers will focus on leadership skills, teamwork, self-esteem and learning the importance of volunteerism. Camp is for teens, ages 13-17. 5-day and 3-day options are available. 

5-Day: Members $105/week, Non-members $135/week
3-Day: Members $85/week, Non-members $115/week

CITs are provided first-hand experience working with campers and the opportunity to cultivate skills
and knowledge in the day camp setting. CITs are selected through an application and interview
process. Training and a 4-week commitment are required if selected. Space is limited. Applications will
be available in January 2020, and are due April 13, 2020.

Contact Us With Your Camp Questions

Location:
CMT YMCA
1 Town Center Dr
Maryville, IL 62062
618-346-5600

Program Director
Preston Elbert

Registration Forms & Information

Camp Meet 'n Greet

Parents of new and returning campers are highly encouraged to attend our Meet 'n Greet. Important information will be shared to ensure your camper will be prepared and have a positive first experience. Parents will also have the opportunity to meet the camp staff and ask specific questions. We encourage you to bring the family!

Wednesday, May 20
6:30 - 8 pm

Begin Your Career in Child Care

If you have talent, knowledge, and passion for working with children - and you want to work in an organization where you will be rewarded with opportunities to serve, it's time to learn more about what the Gateway Region YMCA has to offer.