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.
Kids age 4 through those entering grade 8 enjoy activities like swimming, canoeing, archery, fishing, cookouts, arts and crafts and more.
Provide two hours of focus on a favorite activity. Accomplishments are marked with special beads for every camper to collect.
Kids are encouraged to express themselves, increase self-awareness and foster the creative spirt.
Kids are inspired to explore our natural environment and delight in the wonders of discovery.
Young people develop life-long skills with opportunities for water safety and recreation.
Kids have fun in the fresh air learning about equipment and technique.
Young people build self-confidence and leadership skills through new adventures and experiences.
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.
Year round outdoor adventures during school breaks.