YMCA Day Camps offer children & teens, ages 4-17, a safe, exciting camp experience. Kids have the opportunity to build self-confidence, independence, and creativity, and parents have peace of mind knowing your kids are in a safe and enriching place. At YMCA day camps, campers make friends while learning the values of diversity and cooperation while having the best summer ever.
Summer is the ideal time for children to explore but for some, the end of the school year means no access to recreational and educational activities. Studies show that children can experience learning loss and even gain weight twice as fast during the summer. The Y’s summer programs incorporate adventure, healthy fun, personal growth, friendships and lasting memories all while learning new skills.
YMCA of Silicon Valley has over 300 affordable day camps and other programs available at over 30 locations throughout Silicon Valley.
YMCA camp programs are accredited by the American Camp Association, and meet the highest standards and offer Extended Care before and after camp.
YMCA Summer Day Camps - focus on age-appropriate curriculum to stimulate your child's imagination and development. Weekly activities revolve around themes and include outdoor games, swimming, craft projects, songs and skits. Children participate in character building and recreational activities to enhance social and leadership skills.
STEM Camps -learning about Science, Technology, Engineering & Math is fun when combined with hands-on activities including Ninjaneering, Robotics, Chemistry and Physics. Kids use their imagination and engineering skills to create projects that stimulate young minds and help kids explore the endless possibilities offered at Y Summer Camp.
Specialized Day Camps - tailored specifically for kids who share a passion or interest in areas outside of your typical summer camps. From art to zoology, from magic to museums children will experience adventure and excitement all while gaining knowledge.
Sports Camps- for children of all abilities, whether new to sports or a seasoned sports athlete, Y Sports Camps are the perfect environment for every child who enjoys playing sports and being active. The focus is on helping campers of all skill levels develop fundamentals, teamwork, self-confidence and new skills, while also having fun.
Teen Day Camps - it's hard to keep teens interested and active as they get older. YMCA Teen Camps provide a safe place where teens can make new friends and enjoy activities and field trips specifically designed towards teenage evolving interests.
Overnight Camp - YMCA Camp Campbell children and teens have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence and make lasting friendships and memories in a safe and enriching environment. Located in the Santa Cruz mountains, Camp Campbell is the ideal place for children and families to spend quality time together in wholesome environment.
A leading nonprofit committed to nurturing the potential of youth, the Y has been a leader in providing summer camp for over 130 years. The Y believes that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Through Y Camps, thousands of youth are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educations achievement.