All kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve—and Camp Manitou is a great place to just that. Explore Day Camp and Swim Lessons for kids ages 4-14.

Day Camps

Few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community each summer. Day Camp teaches self-reliance, a love for nature and leadership skills. YMCA camps are built on character-building values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and equity.

Traditional Camp

Kids age 4 through those entering grade 8 enjoy activities like swimming, canoeing, archery, fishing, cookouts, arts and crafts and more.

Specialty Camps

Provide two hours of focus on a favorite activity.

Arts and Imagination Camps

Kids are encouraged to express themselves, increase self-awareness and foster their creative spirit.

Nature and Science Camps

Kids are inspired to explore our natural environment and delight in the wonders of discovery.

Water Exploration Camps

Young people develop life-long skills with opportunities for water safety and recreation.

Outdoor Sports Camps

Kids have fun in the fresh air learning about equipment and technique.

Teens and Leadership Camps

Young people build self-confidence and leadership skills through new adventures and experiences.

Financial Assistance

Special rates for Camp Manitou programs are available for those who meet income requirements—everyone is welcome to apply for a scholarship to Camp Manitou.

Day Camp Adventure Days

Year round outdoor adventures during school breaks.