DAY CAMP FOR ALL AGES
SUMMER OF ADVENTURE, LIFETIME OF MEMORIES
Our camps offer children positive developmental experiences that build confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership in a wide range of physically active programs that influence lifelong healthy living. They also have the opportunity to enjoy an outdoor environment where they develop an appreciation of nature.
Summer Camp plays an important part in the lives of our communities’ youth as they develop towards adulthood. Children realize important life lessons and make memories each day as they learn from their surroundings and peers. Whatever interest your child has, there is a Y camp for them. Led by caring, highly trained staff, you can rest assure that your child is in a safe, nurturing environment.
Learn skills, achieve, develop character, stay active and have fun!
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Cape Ann YMCA - Camp Spindrift & Camp Windward
Greater Beverly YMCA - Camp Sterling Woods
Haverhill YMCA & Plaistow Community YMCA - Camp Tricklin' Falls & Specialty Camps
Ipswich Family YMCA - Camp Dory & Camp Cedar Mill
Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA - Children's Island Day Camp & Specialty Camps
Salem YMCA Camps
Cape Ann YMCA Summer Day Camps
Established in 1963, YMCA Camp Spindrift is a 48-acre camp facility, off of Atlantic Street in West Gloucester, located less than one mile from Wingaersheek Beach. With two picnic pavilions, sand-pit volleyball, a performance stage, full-court basketball, jumbo sun deck, 4 poolside waterslides, archery range, ball field, arts cabin, full aquatic complex and numerous cabins and nature trails; this “jewel of the North Shore” offers the perfect setting for “A SUMMER OF FUN – A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES”.
CAMP WINDWARD, SPECIALTY CAMPS AND SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM
This camp is a great way for kids to spend their summer enjoying all the YMCA facilities have to offer. Kids spend the day tumbling in gymnastics, running in the gym, swimming in our pool and creating fun crafts.
Greater Beverly YMCA Summer Day Camps
STERLING WOODS DAY CAMP
Sterling Woods Day Camp provides children with a traditional day camp experience! Your child will build confidence with our adventure course, learn teamwork through our sports and games, develop swimming skills in our pools, create unique arts & crafts and “think outside of the box” with music. Campers will spend their day bonding with friends under the supervision of excited and energetic Y Camp Staff. Each week features a different fun theme with special dress up days and programming.
CAMP STAR - INTEGRATED CAMP
Camp Star is tailored for children with cognitive, emotional, and sensorial disabilities.
Does your child love gymnastics? How about sports or adventure? We have you covered.
Haverhill & Plaistow YMCA Summer Day Camps
CAMP TRICKLIN' FALLS
Camp Tricklin’ Falls offers 14 acres where campers will be able to kayak, swim, play sports and explore the Powwow River. Campers enjoy the covered archery range, arts and craft pavilion, 55’ climbing tower and challenge course, nature and wilderness discovery stations, sports fields and weekly fun filled themes. Each and every day campers realize that Camp Tricklin' Falls is more than just a summer camp, it’s a place filled with positive experiences, friends, memories and fun.
Does your child love gymnastics? How about sports or adventure? A Nerf war sound fun? We have you covered.
Ipswich Family YMCA Summer Day Camps
Located at Centennial Grove on the shores of Chebacco Lake. Swimming, kayaking, art, sport instruction and orienteering through the wooded trails of Essex.
CAMP CEDAR MILL ROWLEY
Camp Cedar Mill at our Rowley Campus is located just off Route 1 at 390 Wethersfield Street in Rowley. Beautiful wooded trails, an outdoor swimming pool, adventure course and lodges complete with fireplaces provide the perfect setting for a summer chock full of family fun.
High intensity sport specific skills and drills coached by the professionals at the Ipswich Family YMCA. Cool off in the outdoor pool, then head back to the gym for strategy sessions, agility work and coached playing time designed to bring your game to the next level. For ages 7-12, open to all ability levels.
Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA Summer Day Camps
CHILDREN’S ISLAND DAY CAMP
YOUR FERRY AWAITS!Located in Marblehead Harbor, Children’s Island is the perfect place for a child looking for a classic, fun summer camp experience. Over the course of the day, campers participate in a variety of activities including: swimming, ocean kayaking, tide pooling, nature walks, fun group competitions, Ranger activities to develop camping skills & personal responsibility, sports, archery, arts and crafts, GaGa and other camp games.
At Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA, we are committed to the inclusion model for our programming and camps. We are pleased to offer two levels of inclusive camp opportunities (Full Inclusion Traditional Camp and Partial Inclusion Camp).
CAMPS AT LYNCH/VAN OTTERLOO YMCA & SPECIALTY CAMPS
Does your child love gymnastics? How about sports or adventure? A Nerf war sound fun? Cooking, skateboarding, surfing, archery, science! We have you covered.
Salem YMCA Summer Day Camps
TRADITIONAL DAY CAMP
Young Pioneers - ages 5-8 located at the Salem YMCA
Explorers Camp - ages 5-14 located at Camp Naumkeag in Salem
Do you have a child that loves basketball? How about theater? We have you covered.
Performing Arts Camps
YMCA Theatre Camps offer a great opportunity for creative fun this summer! Our fantastic staff loves spending the summer with kids age 6+, growing confidence and building friendships. We offer programs in Cape Ann, Haverhill, Beverly, Marblehead, and Salem. Camps run in one week sessions with the exception of our production camps which run in two consecutive week sessions.