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 13 weeks of camp, May 26 - August 21, for kids ages 3-14.
 

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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 full-day 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.

AM Care: Members $40/week, Nonmembers $55/week

PM Care: Members $40/week, Nonmembers $55/week

BOTH: Members $60/week, Nonmembers $80/week

Camp hours: 8:30 am to 4 pm
(Fun Club 6:30 - 8:30 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. 

Members $155/week, Non-members $185/week

Weekly Themes:

  • June 1 - 5: Summer Kick-off
  • June 8 - 12: Y's Got Talent
  • June 15 - 19: Superhero
  • June 22 - 26: Treasure Island
  • June 29 - July 3: Party in the USA
  • July 6 - 10: Animal Kingdom
  • July 13 - 17: Silly Science
  • July 20 - 24: Carnival
  • July 27 - 31: Go for the Gold!
  • August 3 - 7: Waterpalooza
  • August 10 - 14: Summer Send-Off
  • August 17-21: Back to School

Camp Hours: 9 am to Noon 

Trained counselors guide campers through crafts, swimming, games and other fun activities. All campers must be toilet-trained.

Members $70/week, Non-members $100/week

Weeks Offered:

  • June 1 - 5
  • June 8 - 12
  • June 15 - 19
  • June 22 - 26
  • July 13 - 17
  • July 20 - 24
  • July 27 - 31

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

Camps are designed around interests such as swimming, science, sports, cooking, arts and more! Group sizes may be smaller, and activities may be located indoors or outdoors depending on the special interest. Campers will participate in their special interest activities until noon, and then in traditional camp activities from noon to 4 pm.

Members beginning at $170/week, Non-members beginning at $200/week

Camp Options:

June 8 - 12: Amusement Park Hop (ages 10-14)
                    Cheer, Dance & Drills (ages 6-11)

June 15 - 19: Video Game Camp (ages 6-11)

June 22 - 26: Gotta Catch Them All (ages 6-11)
                      Show Me St. Louis (ages 6-11)

July 6 - 10: Active Tweens (ages 10-14)
                  Young Explorers (ages 6-8)
                  Extreme Outdoors (ages 9-14)

July 13 - 17: Boys Will Be Boys (ages 6-11)
                     Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (ages 6-11)

July 20 - 24: Art Rageous (ages 6-11)
                     Y-Chefs (ages 9-14)

July 27 - 31: All Around the Lou (ages 10-14)
                    STEM (ages 6-11)

August 3 - 7: Fine Arts (ages 6-11)
                     The Galaxy Awaits (ages 6-8)
                     Tween Leaders (ages 9-14)

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 an 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.

Members: $160/week, Non-members: $190/week

Camp Options:

  • June 1 - 5: Sports Sampler (ages 6-13) 
  • June 8 - 12: Flag Football (ages 6-13) 
  • June 15 - 19: Soccer (ages 6-13)
  • June 22 - 26: Basketball (ages 6-13)
  • June 29 - July 3: Backyard Games (ages 6-13)
  • July 13 - 17: Tennis (ages 9-13)
  • July 20 - 24: Baseball (ages 6-8) 
  • July 27 - 31: Basketball (ages 6-13)
  • August 10 - 14: Dodgeball/Kickball (ages 6-13)

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.

Members beginning at $160/week, Non-members beginning at $190/week

Camp Options:

  • June 1 - 5: Aqua Kids (ages 6-8) 
  • June 8 - 12: Gone Fishing (ages 6-13) 
  • June 15 - 19: Aqua Kids (ages 6-8) 
  • June 22 - 26: Playground and Water Park Hop (ages 6-8)
  • June 29 - July 3: Waterpark Hop (ages 9-13)
  • July 6 - 10: Aqua Kids (ages 6-8) 
  • July 13 - 17: Water Sports and Games (ages 9-13)
                         Sailing Camp (ages 10-14)
  • July 20 - 24: Waterpark Hop (ages 9-13)
  • July 27 - 31: Playground and Water Park Hop (ages 6-8)
  • August 3 - 7: Aquatic Adventures (ages 9-13)

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:
Edward Jones Family YMCA
12521 Marine Ave
Maryland Heights, MO 63146
314-439-9622

Youth & Family Director
Kevin Munie

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 - 8pm
Edward Jones YMCA

Camp Lakewood - Our Overnight Camp!

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 campfires, swimming, archery, climbing tower, zip line, sports, canoeing, cookouts, fishing, 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.

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.