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 day camp, May 26 - August 7, for kids ages 3-15.
 

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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.

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. 

Members $135/week, Non-members $165/week

Weekly Themes:
May 26 - 29: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                     Art Rageous JR (ages 5-8)
                     Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)
                     Art Rageous SR (ages 9-12)

June 1 - 5: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                  Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)
                  Super Science Camp (ages 5-12)
                  Fit-tastic! (ages 10-13)

June 8 - 12: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                    Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)

June 15 - 19: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                      Art Rageous JR (ages 5-8)
                      Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)
                      Art Rageous SR (ages 9-12)
                      Fit-tastic! (ages 10-13)

June 22 - 26: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                      Art Rageous JR (ages 5-8)
                      Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)
                      Art Rageous SR (ages 9-12)
                      Fit-tastic! (ages 10-13)

June 29 - July 3: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                  Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)
                  Super Science Camp (ages 5-12)

July 6 - 10: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                  Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)
                  Super Science Camp (ages 5-12)
                  Fit-tastic! (ages 10-13)
 
July 13 - 17: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                     Art Rageous JR (ages 5-8)
                     Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)
                     Art Rageous SR (ages 9-12)

July 20 - 24: Thundermoon Explorers (ages 5-8)
                     Thundermoon Voyagers (ages 9-12)

July 27 - 31: Fit-tastic! (aged 10-13)

August 3 - 7: #BestWeekEver :) (ages 5-12)
                     Fit-tastic! (ages 10-13)

Camp Hours: 9 am - Noon 

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

Members $65/week, Non-members $95/week

Weekly Themes:

  • June 1 - 5: Creative Kids
  • June 8 - 12: Dinosaurs
  • June 15 - 19: Jungle Safari
  • June 22 - 26: Down on the Farm
  • June 29 - July 3: Under the Sea
  • July 6 - 10: Science Experiences
  • July 13 - 17: Outer Space
  • July 20 - 24: Outdoor Adventures
  • July 27 - 31: Superheroes
  • August 3 - 7: Pirates

Full-Day 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 $135/week, Non-members beginning at $165/week

Full Day Camp Options (ages 8-12):
July 6 - 10:  Sr Vet
July 13 - 17: Theatre
July 20 - 24: Creative Arts
July 27 - 31: STEAM

 

Full-Day 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.

Members beginning at $135/week, Non-members beginning at $165/week

Full-Day Camp Options (ages 5-12):

  • May 26 - 29: Wide World of Sports
  • June 1 - 5: Dodgeball
  • June 8 - 12: Baseball/Softball
  • June 15 - 19: Soccer
  • June 22 - 26: Basketball
  • June 29 - July 3: Wide World of Sports
  • July 6 - 10: Kickball
  • July 13 - 17: Flag Football
  • July 20 - 24: Soccer
  • July 27 - 31: Dodgeball

Half-Day Camp hours: 9 to 11 am

Camp will spend their morning 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. Extended camp is available from 11am - 4 pm for half-day campers. 

Members $70/week, Non-members $100/week
Extended camp 11 am to 4 pm available for $55/week

Half-Day Camp Options (ages 5-12):

  • June 1 - 5: Basketball
  • June 8 - 12: Tennis
  • June 15 - 19: Volleyball
  • June 22 - 26: Track & Field
                          Cavallaro Baseball
  • July 6 - 10: Tennis
  • July 20 - 24: Volleyball

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 $135/week, Non-members beginning at $165/week

Camp Options:

  • June 1 - 5: Beginner Swim (ages 5-12)
  • June 8 - 12: Beginner Swim (ages 5-12)
  • June 16 - 20: Babysitters Camp (ages 10-14)
  • June 22 - 26: Water Fun (ages 5-12)
  • June 29 - July 3: Water Fun (ages 5-12)
  • July 6 - 10: Water Fun (ages 5-12)
  • July 13 - 17: Water Park Hop (ages 8-14)
  • July 20 - 24: Water Fun (ages 5-12)
  • July 27 - 31: Water Fun (ages 5-12)

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

Gymnastic Camps description here...

Members beginning at $135/week, Non-members beginning at $165/week

Camp Options:

  • May 26 - 29: Gym & Swim
  • June 1 - 5: Gymnastics
  • June 8 - 12: Gym & Swim
  • June 16 - 20: Gymnastics
  • June 22 - 26: Cheer/Tumbling
  • June 29 - July 3: Gym & Swim
  • July 6 - 10: Gymnastics
  • July 13 - 17: Gym & Swim
  • July 20 - 24: Cheer/Tumbling
  • July 27 - 30: Hip Hop & Gymnastics

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:
South County Family YMCA
12736 Southfork Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63128
314-849-9622

Childcare Director
Ashley Reinhardt

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!

Stay tuned for date and time!

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.