Getting to camp

You are welcome to bring your child directly to Camp Warren or register for the camp bus program.

Drop-off (Please read for Health and Safety Modifications)

When you drop off your child at camp or the bus stop, please remain at your vehicle. Our staff will greet you, ask our health screening questions, confirm that we have received a negative COVID test or proof of vaccination for your child, and provide directions on where to unload and say your goodbyes.

Camp Drop-off: Due to health and safety precautions in place this summer, families will not be allowed to walk their child to their cabins or explore camp.

Camp Drop-off Time: 11:00 a.m.

Bus Drop-Off: Due to health and safety precautions in place this summer, families will be asked to say their goodbyes at the vehicle. Campers will be directed to the bus by our staff and volunteers.

Bus to Camp | $70
Shoreview YMCA

Bus Stop Check-in: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
Bus Departure: 8:45 a.m.


You will be asked to present a photo ID. If someone else will be picking up your child, be sure to let us know in advance

Camp Pick-up Time: 12:45 p.m.

If an adult does not come to pick up a camper, we will try to locate the identified emergency contact. If no one is available after 30 minutes, we will call the police. YMCA staff members are not allowed to transport campers at the end of a session.

Bus back from Camp | $70
Shoreview YMCA

Bus will arrive at the Shoreview YMCA on Friday at 4:30pm.

Driving your child to camp

More information on driving your child to and from camp coming soon. Our closing festivities will be campers only.

Get driving directions on the contact page

Download printable map and directions

Taking the bus to camp

To prepare your camper for the bus:

  • Pre-registration is needed at least one week in advance of the start of the session.
  • Make sure your camper uses the bathroom before boarding the bus.

Bus rules:

  • Campers/Staff will wear masks on the bus to/from camp.
  • Campers sit facing forward while the bus is moving.
  • No screaming or yelling.
  • Inappropriate touching, pushing or poking is not allowed.
  • No eating food or drinking on the bus.
  • Keep all body parts inside the bus.

Opening day: The bus departs promptly at 8:45am. Please arrive up to 45 minutes before the bus leaves to sign in and unload your luggage.

Closing day: The bus will return at approximately 4:30pm. If road closures or weather significantly change our departure/return times or locations, we will communicate this first by


Bus stop location

Buses depart from and return to the Shoreview YMCA.

Transportation Changes

Contact Us - to make changes to your transportation.

  • Transportation change requests received one month or earlier prior to the session start date will be made with no additional change fee. 
  • Transportation change requests received up to one week prior to the session start date will be made and assessed a $10 change fee.  
  • Requests must be made at least one week prior to the session start date.