Let the adventure begin at Y Summer Camp!

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! Register your kid today.


The Y offers 11 weeks of full-day camp, May 26 - August 7, for kids ages 5-15.
 

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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 7 am and/or stay as late as 6 pm.

Camp hours: 9 am to 4 pm
(Fun Club 7 - 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. Traditional Camp theme: Outdoors Camp

Members $133/week, Non-members $163/week

Offered weekly from May 26 - August 7

Camp hours: 9 am to 4 pm
(Fun Club 7 - 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 $135/week, Non-members beginning at $165/week

Camp Options:
June 1 - 5: Circus (ages 5-13)
                  Animal Instincts (ages 5-13)
                  Gymnastics (ages 5-13) 

June 8 - 12: Art 101 (ages 5-13)
                    Weird Science (ages 7-13)
                    Gymnastics (ages 5-13) 

June 1 - 12: Off-Broadway *2 week camp* (ages 7-13)

June 15 - 19: Cheerleading (ages 5-13)
                      Survivor (ages 7-13)

June 22 - 26: Animal Instincts (ages 5-13)

June 29 - July 3: Circus (ages 5-13)
                           Girl Power (ages 7-13)

June 29 - July 10: Off-Broadway *2 week camp* (ages 7-13)

July 6 - 10: Hip Hop Hustle (ages 7-13)
                   Survivor (ages 7-13)
                  Gymnastics (ages 5-13) 

July 13 - 17: Art 101 (ages 5-13)
                    Superhero (ages 5-13)

July 20 - 24: Wacky Wizards (ages 5-13)
                     Chef (ages 7-13)
                    Gymnastics (ages 5-13) 

July 20-31: Off-Broadway *2 week camp* (ages 7-13)

July 27 - 31: Art 101 (ages 5-13)
                     Cheerleading (ages 5-13)
                    Detectors (ages 7-13)

Camp hours: 9 am to 4 pm
(Fun Club 7 - 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 beginning at $135/week, Non-members beginning at $165/week

Camp Options:
May 26 - 29: Kickball (ages 5-13)

June 1 - 5: Sports Mayhem (ages 5-13) 
                  Soccer (ages 5-13)

June 8 - 12: Backyard Games (ages 5-13)
                    Tennis (ages 5-13)

June 15 - 19: Sports Mayhem (ages 5-13)
                      Tennis (ages 5-13)

June 22 - 26: Basketball (ages 5-13)
                      Tennis (ages 5-13)

June 29 - July 3: Sports Mayhem (ages 5-13)
                           Lacrosse (ages 7-13)

July 6 - 10: Kickball (ages 5-13) 

July 13 - 17: Baseball/Softball (ages 5-13) 
                     Volleyball (ages 7-13)

July 20 - 24: Kickball (ages 5-13) 
                    Backyard Games (ages 5-13)

July 27 - 31: Soccer (ages 5-13) 

August 3 - 7: Basketball (ages 5-13)

Camp hours: 9 am - 4 pm
(Fun Club 7 - 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 $139/week, Non-members beginning at $169/week

Camp Options:

  • May 26 - 29: Aqua Kids (ages 5-13)
  • June 1 - 5: Aqua Kids (ages 5-13) 
  • June 8 - 12: Splash-O-Rama (ages 6-13) 
  • June 15 - 19: Splash Jr (ages 6-9)
  • June 22 - 26: Splash-O-Rama (ages 6-13) 
  • June 29 - July 3: Aqua Kids (ages 5-13)
  • July 6 - 10: Splash Jr (ages 6-9) 
  • July 13 - 17: Aqua Kids (ages 5-13) 
  • July 20 - 24: Splash-O-Rama (ages 6-13) 
  • July 27 - 31: Aqua Kids (ages 5-13) 

Camp hours: 9 am - 4 pm
(Fun Club 7 - 9 am and/or 4 - 6 pm)

  • May 26 - 29: Photography (ages 10-15)
  • June 1 - 5: Archery (ages 10-15) 
  • June 8 - 12: Equestrian (ages 9-15) 
  • June 15 - 19: Adventure Quest (ages 10-15)
  • June 22 - 26: Gamers (ages 10-15) 
  • June 29 - July 3: Engineers (ages 10-15)
  • July 6 - 10: Conditioning (ages 10-15) 
  • July 13 - 17: Adventure Quest (ages 10-15) 
  • July 20 - 24: Archery (ages 10-15) 
  • July 27 - 31: Gamers (ages 10-15) 

Counselor In Training (ages 14-17)
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 are due April 13, 2020.

Contact Us With Your Camp Questions

Location:
Kirkwood Family YMCA
325 N Taylor Ave
Kirkwood, MO 63122
314-965-9622

Childcare Director
Jennifer Bergman

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
6:30pm
Kirkwood 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.