JUMP INTO YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP 2023!
Summer Camp at the Y is a time for kids to explore, discover, and create in a place that encourages confidence and community.
Check out our 2023 Summer Day Camp schedule below.
These camps are designed for our older campers and include arts & crafts, group games, nature exploration, swimming, field trips, and more.
They will be held at the Emerson YMCA in Ferguson.
Exploring Your Next Step, July 10-14
Explore your talents and develop your skills at Teen Camp! Our first week of Teen Camp will give campers the chance to explore the connection between their talents and possible career fields. Campers will go on two field trips each week, meet with career professionals, and explore STEAM and design projects. With a mix of traditional camp activities and career readiness opportunities, campers will end the week ready to explore their possibilities.
Designing Your Next Step, July 17-21
Design your future at Teen Camp! This week, campers will sketch out the future of their dreams and practice the skills to get them there. Campers will also go on two field trips each week, meet with career professionals, swim, and explore STEAM and design projects. With a mix of traditional camp activities and career readiness opportunities, campers will end the week ready to design their next step.
Building Your Next Step, July 24-28
Build your opportunities at Teen Camp! Campers this week will learn how to build a network to support their goals and career. We'll go on two field trips each week, eat at local restaurants, and meet with career professionals, all while still joining in on all the usual camp fun. With a mix of traditional camp activities and career readiness opportunities, campers will end the week ready to grow their opportunities.
Taking Your Next Step, July 31-August 4
Are you ready to impress? To land the job or meet the goal? Get ready to take your next step at Teen Camp! Campers will create a mock resume and participate in a mock interview with career professionals at the end of the week. They'll also go on two field trips, eat at local restaurants, and explore STEAM and design hobbies. With a mix of development opportunities and traditional camp activities, campers will end the week ready to take the next step.
Note: Registrations must be completed by the Wednesday prior to the camp start date for the week. Registrations made after this date will acquire a $10 late fee.
To withdraw your child from the day camp program, please provide written notice to the Camp Registrar at least one week prior to the last day of attendance. Weekly deposit(s) are non-refundable and non-transferable. Re-admittance will be based on space availability.
The Parent Handbook will be posted here soon.
Summer Day Camp Schedule
Click on a camp to learn more and to register online!
(Helpful hint: The schedule below is best viewed from a mobile device when it is horizontal.)
Our camps will be held at the Emerson YMCA in Ferguson.
WHY SUMMER DAY CAMPERS KEEP COMING BACK TO THE Y
☀️ Experiences that last a lifetime
Camps grow with your kids, offering fresh ways for them to connect to their potential, purpose, and each other.
☀️ Y Camp is for all
☀️ Trained and dedicated staff
For 100+ years, the Y's proven programs and trained counselors deliver meaningful experiences that keep kids coming back year after year.
☀️ Fun and friendship
In Y camp, your kids will make new friends and have tons of fun as they explore new adventures every day.
How has Y Camp Helped Shape Your Child?
Y camps are some of the longest-running in the country, impacting generations. Has YMCA Camp impacted your child? We would love to hear about it!
YMCA Camp Lakewood
Take the adventure to the next level with our Camp Lakewood overnight camp. With a 360-acre lake and more than 5,000 acres of forest-covered hills, caves, creeks and more, there are many opportunities for natural exploration. Whether it's the campfires, swimming, archery, zip lining, sports, canoeing, cookouts, fishing, inflatable water park and kayaking, every camper delights in waking up with a renewed sense of excitement as to what new activities each day at camp will bring. Y members receive discounts.
Where Work is Play
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.
*Terms and Conditions of the Early Bird Special: