Cape Ann YMCA Camps



AMANDA TOWER, CAMP LEADER. Amanda is a longtime member of our Cape Ann YMCA family. She has been a leader in early education, innovative camp curriculum, and positive youth development. Her experience includes: 

  • Director of the Cape Ann YMCA's afterschool program for nearly 8 years 
  • Director of Cape Ann YMCA's Camp Windward for more than 3 years.
  • BA in education & world languages from Salem State University
  • An outdoor enthusiast, loves skiing, hiking, and the simple pleasures of nature

Amanda continues Spindrift's long tradition of incredible, fun-filled activities while breathing new life into our camp experience. 

EMILY CAREN, CAMP DIRECTOR is currently the Site Coordinator for our before and after school program at East Gloucester Elementary School. She loves camp and the outdoors! She has worked on the leadership staff at multiple camps throughout New England for the last seven summers.

We look forward to continuing many camp traditions and are focused on more camp enhancements to make your camp experience the best it can be this summer! 

57 Atlantic Street, Gloucester, MA 01930, 978-281-CAMP (2267)
Enjoy 46 acres of beautiful woodlands and waterfront marsh in historic Gloucester. Campers learn to swim, play games and cool off in our spacious outdoor pool, stay active on our sprawling sports field and explore the Annisquam River by kayak and boat! Each week features a fun theme with special activities and celebrations. Your child will be part of a long tradition as they create lifelong memories

Everyone belongs at the Y, regardless of ability to pay. We are committed to ensuring every community member, has access to our Ys and this includes our campers.  Our Flexible Pricing program enables all individuals and families to become active members and participants at a rate that fits their budgets.

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