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Make memories safely this summer at day camp.

Learn, grow, stretch, and explore this summer at your local YMCA Summer Camp! Our day camp offers a variety of options to keep your young ones engaged during their months off. Traditional camp, sports camp, arts camp... and so much more. A summer of fun awaits at the Y.  Browse our available programs and locations. From toddlers to teens - find the camp right for the Camper in your life!

 

Learn more at an open house! Get to know some of our camp leaders, learn more about Summer 2021 and all of the safe fun we have planned, and get your questions answered. 
 

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Health & Safety at Camp

We know, now more than ever, kids need the fresh air, social interaction (with precaution), and growth opportunities only camp can provide right now.  We want to help kids get back to a sense of normalcy and make up for time lost.  We are sure you have plenty of questions about how we will create a safe camp community. Building on the success of last summer, our track record of effectively adapting and delivering safe youth programming throughout the year, and more, we’re eagerly looking forward to summer 2021.

Let's Summer Safely   Find Camp FAQs

 

Camp Weeks & Dates

All Summer Camps are available to register for one week at a time. You can mix-and-match your summer adventure with a variety of camps, add in camps between family vacations and trips, or simply register for one week this summer! Any way you camp, you're sure to have a summer to remember. 

Our summer camps are available in Weeks 3 - 13 of the Y Summer Season to align with local school calendars best! 

Need some help planning? Download our Summer Camp Planner to plan out your camper(s) weeks.

Week 3:  June 21 - June 25  |   Week 4:  June 28 - July 2  |   Week 5:  July 5 - July 9
Week 6:  July 12 -  July 16  |   Week 7:  July 19 - July 23  |   Week 8:  July 26 - July 30
Week 9:  August 2 - August 6  |   Week 10: August 9 - August 13  |   Week 11: August 16 - August 20
Week 12:  August 23 - August 27  |   Week 13:  August 30 - September 3

Download Summer Planner

 

Camp Locations 

We are hosting two locations for Summer 2021 to expand the fun! These camps serve families in Ambler, Blue Bell, Maple Glenn, Gwynedd Valley, Spring House, and all surrounding areas. 

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Ambler YMCA

1325 McKean Rd, Ambler, PA 19002

Wissahickin Map

Wissahickon Middle School

500 Houston Road, Ambler, PA 19002

 

 

2021 Summer Camps

 

Traditional Camps

Grouped by age and grade, campers learn how to create new friendships and explore the natural world around them. Camp activities like art, music, nature, swimming, and sports are designed to build confidence, new skills, and untapped talent. Themes, special activities, and events make it a different adventure every week.

SMALL FEET YMCA CAMP

Small Feet

Ages 4-5  The fun starts early for our littlest campers. Camp Small Feet is designed with hands-on learning and fun in mind. arts and crafts, songs, and games are centered around weekly themes to engage curious preschoolers. 

Weeks Offered:  3 - 11
Locations Offered:   Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $290  |  Non-Member: $340
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $296  |  Non-Member: $352

 

pioneers ymca camp

Pioneers

Ages 6-7  Pioneers focuses on a fun camp experience for younger grades. Campers learn how to create new friendships and explore activities like art, music, nature, and sports designed to build confidence, new skills, and untapped talent.

Weeks Offered:  3 - 13
Locations Offered:   Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $290  |  Non-Member: $340
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $296  |  Non-Member: $352

EXPLORERS CAMP

Explorers

Ages 8-9  Camp Explorers focuses on a traditional camp experience for elementary school ages. Campers become more self-reliant and will explore new interests with activities like art, music, nature, and sports with themed weeks.

Weeks Offered:  3 - 13
Locations Offered:   Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $290  |  Non-Member: $340
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $296  |  Non-Member: $352

pathfinders ymca camp

Pathfinders

Ages 10-11  Camp Pathfinders gives kids a fun camp experience with an emphasis on independence and learning team building and leadership skills. Campers enjoy fun-filled activities designed to build confidence and encourage exploration into new areas.

Weeks Offered:  3 - 13
Locations Offered:   Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $290  |  Non-Member: $340
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $296  |  Non-Member: $352

 

Specialty Camps

Have fun this summer at a specialty camp! Focused on a specific theme, sport, art, or topic... specialty camps offer ways for campers to immerse themselves in a hobby or sport they love -- or try something new. Surrounded by other campers with similar hobbies, your camper will make friends, grow, and learn all summer long.

Gymnastics Camp

Gymnastics Camp

Ages 4-6  Give your child a fun and memorable experience with gymnastics camp! We meet your camper where they're at and our professional coaches help them take that next step on their gymnastics journey. Flip, tumble and cartwheel your way to a summer of fun.

Weeks Offered: 3 & 4
Locations Offered:  Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

Acting Camp

Acting

Ages 4-6  Bring your shining star to light up our stage this summer! Campers will participate in Acting, Dance, Music, and Stagecraft classes designed around popular themes for this age group. Each camp will finish with exciting performances created by your camper!

Weeks Offered:  5, 8 & 9
Locations Offered:  Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

Dance Camp

Dance

Week 6: Ages 4-6 | Week 7: Ages 6-12  Dance camp is en pointe! Campers join us in the studio to work on choreographed routines designed to improve flexibility, stamina, endurance, and muscle memory this summer all while having fun with instructors, counselors, and other campers. 

Weeks Offered:  6 & 7
Locations Offered:  Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

Sports Combo Camp

Sports Combo

Ages 6-12  Our Sports Camp is for the campers who are athletes at heart, those looking to try a new sport, or those wanting to learn about sports. Campers will learn the history, rules, and key skills of different sports, all while practicing their techniques. 

Weeks Offered:  5 & 11
Locations Offered:  Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $290  |  Non-Member: $345
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $296  |  Non-Member: $352

Basketball Camp

Basketball

Ages 6-12  Game on! This camp is designed to help campers of all levels and abilities understand and learn the game of basketball. Lead by trained athletes and coaches, this camp includes drills, skills, games, and most importantly, teamwork & fun!

Weeks Offered:  8-10
Locations Offered:  Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

Imagine Y Camp

Imagine Y

Ages 6-12  Imagine Y introduces a different type of specialty camp each week that embraces the imagination and interests of campers of all ages. This camp is perfect for the camper looking to experience and explore a wide variety of hobbies and activities. 

Weeks Offered:  3-8
Locations Offered:  Wissahickon Middle School
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

Art Camp

Artrageous

Ages 6-12  Unleash your camper's imagination this summer! Artrageous is an outrageously fun art camp that provides a fun-filled curriculum packed with introductions to several forms of art. Each day brings a new project like drawing, painting, sculpting, and more!

Weeks Offered:  3-8
Locations Offered:  Wissahickon Middle School
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

Lego Robotics Camp

Lego Robotics

Ages 6-12  Explore engineering, block-based coding, and design using the Lego WeDo 2.0 Curriculum. Focus on teambuilding and introducing more challenging builds. Engage in STEAM through collaboration, problem-solving, computational thinking, and engineering principles.

Weeks Offered:  3-8
Locations Offered:  Wissahickon Middle School
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

Investigation Station Camp

Investigation Station

Ages 6-12  Fizz, Bang, Boom! This science camp invites campers to investigate, explore and discover the world around them. Each week campers will explore different aspects of science ranging from physical science, science investigation, space, and more!

Weeks Offered:  3-8
Locations Offered:  Wissahickon Middle School
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $300  |  Non-Member: $360
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $306  |  Non-Member: $367

 

 

Dragonfly Special Needs Camp

Dragonfly Forest Day Camp is for campers with special needs and abilities. The camp’s goal is to provide a transformative camp experience for all children by providing the structure and support needed to succeed in all facets of life and build self-confidence while instilling pride to give them power and control over their futures.

Dragonfly Day Camp

Half-Day Dragonfly

Ages 6-12  Camp offers positive integration with other campers when possible to enable all children to learn and appreciate all individuals. Campers will spend their day engaging in arts and crafts, performing arts, science and nature, sports, swimming, and more.

Weeks Offered: 3-11
Locations Offered:  Weeks 3-8: Wissahickon | Weeks 9-11: Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $215  |  Non-Member: $230
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $219  |  Non-Member: $235

Dragonfly Full Day Camp

Full-Day Dragonfly

Ages 6-12  Camp offers positive integration with other campers when possible to enable all children to learn and appreciate all individuals. Campers will spend their day engaging in arts and crafts, performing arts, science and nature, sports, swimming, and more.

Weeks Offered: 3-11
Locations Offered:  Weeks 3-8: Wissahickon | Weeks 9-11: Ambler YMCA
Early Bird Rate (Before 4/1): 
Member $345  |  Non-Member: $370
Pre-Summer Rate (Valid 4/1 - 6/1): 
Member $352  |  Non-Member: $377