YMCA of Austin Summer Day Camps offer children safe, exciting, and memory-making day camp experiences in a healthy environment for campers to learn and grow.
At Y Summer Camp, campers gain a sense of accomplishment, build relationships, and find their sense of belonging. For campers, Y Summer Camp provides opportunities for physical, social-emotional, and cognitive learning experiences. And for parents, camp offers peace of mind knowing their child is in a safe and enriching place.
This summer, the YMCA of Austin will offer 30+ camps across Travis, Hays and Bastrop Counties and include Kinder, Theme, Sports, and Adventure camps. All camps include swimming, field trips, games, crafts, and character development activities. Camps will operate from 7:15 am – 6:30 pm at designated schools, churches, and YMCA facilities.
Activities are designed to build and reinforce the YMCA of Austin’s character development values (Respect, Responsibility, Honest, Faith, and Caring) and the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets.
Fees are weekly, and financial assistance is available to all families on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration opens February 10th.
Kinder Camp (4-5 years) is perfect for children who have not yet attended Kindergarten and offers all the fun of day camp. Kinder themes to include Camp Make-Believe, Dancing Dinos, and Space is the Place!
Theme Camp (5-12 years) is the traditional day camp experience. A different theme each week will offer kids new experiences mixed with old camp favorites. Themes to include Sharks ‘n Minnows (swim lessons), Explore Ancient Egypt, and Olympiad.
Sports Camp (8-12 years) is a perfect destination for every child who enjoys playing sports and being active. YMCA Sports Camp introduces and emphasizes the fundamentals of changing weekly sports. From skills to drills to the importance of teamwork, Sports Camp provides a fun and supportive environment for athletes of all skill levels. Weekly sports to include basketball, soccer, and bowling.
Adventure Camp (11-14 years) Designed for the mature and older school-aged kids, Adventure Camp offers a greater opportunity for specific skill development. Activities and field trips emphasize leadership, team building, and challenging personal limits. Themes to include Centex Adventures, Move It, and Challenge Accepted.
Register Online: (Registration ends the Tuesday before the following week.)
- Online Registration //www.austinymca.org/camp/summer-day-camp