YMCA Day Camp provides campers days filled with meeting new friends, learning new skills and connecting with nature through meaningful outdoor experiences. Membership is not required and scholarships are available.

Day Camp Christmas Tree

Traditional day camp is located on 45 acres at Dutch Lake near Mound, MN.


Traditional day camp is located on 400 acre site overlooking Lake St. Croix near Hudson, WI.

Day Camp Heritage

Traditional day camp held across from Wargo Nature Center in Lino Lakes, MN.

Day Camp Ihduhapi

Located on Lake Independence outside of Loretto, MN. Day Camp Ihduhapi offers the beautiful, north woods feel of camp.

Day Camp Kici Yapi at Gathering Pines

Traditional day camp located at the new YMCA at Gathering Pines in Lakeville (New Market Township).

Day Camp Manitou

Traditional day camp is located on 1200 acre site on Lake Bertram and Long Lake in Monticello, MN.

Day Camp Spring Lake

Traditional day camp held at Dakota County Spring Lake Park Reserve in Rosemount, MN.

Day Camp Streefland

Traditional day camp is located on Lake Kingsley in Lakeville, MN.

Nature in the Neighborhood

Connecting Youth to Nearby Nature