Summer Camp at the YMCA is a time for kids to explore, discover and create in a place that encourages confidence and community.
The Gateway Region YMCA offers Summer Day Camp at 23 locations throughout St. Louis and the Metro East.
☀️ 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
We're proud to offer inclusion & adaptive support services allowing all children to experience camp fun. We're also proud to provide financial assistance.
☀️ 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.