Y CAMP AWAITS!
Y Day Camp keeps kids engaged, safe, healthy and learning. At the Y, we focus on your child as a whole, including top-notch sports and swimming instruction, exploration of the community, and developing life-long friendships. We emphasize seamlessly weaving literacy, math, and science lessons into our curriculum, preventing summer learning loss and making sure our camp kids are ready to return to school in the fall. Above all, we focus on making summer fun!
During the summer months, the YMCA offers a wide range of state licensed day camps and programs. While at camp, children engage in a myriad of activities which promote physical well-being and summer learning, in addition to social and emotional growth. Activities include swimming, field games, arts and crafts, group activities, field trips and other exciting events
We continue to stay committed to the safety of your children and family by updating and adapting our safety policies per recommendations from the CDC, EEC, ACA and the MA State guidelines. Safety is our top priority so thank you for your continued cooperation and patience.
Outdoor Games & Activities
2021 Camp Registration is now open!
ACT NOW, spots are filling up fast! Families with subsidies, please see details below.
To access your account, create an account, and complete the registration process, please follow this guide:
Day Camp Sign Up
All families who are receiving state subsidies and/or wish to apply for or use financial assistance, must sign up with the link below:
Financial Assistance Form
Once you have completed online registration, please fill out the enrollment packet and send back to your camp email (see below) with a physical and immunization record from within the last 18 months, as well as any necessary medication.
*Your children cannot start camp without these forms completed*
Medication Form *applicable only to child who will have prescription medication needed at camp
Burbank – Camp Q
Burbank – Camp Wakanda
Charles River – Scamper Camp
Dedham Adventure Camp
Dorchester Summer Explorers
East Boston Camp
Huntington – Urban Adventure
Menino – Young Explorers
North Suburban – Camp Nansema
Oak Square – Scamper Camp
June Update on Camp Capacity
The camps listed here are currently booked to capacity for this summer.
If you are still interested in these camps you may fill out a Waitlist Form. If a spot opens up it will be offered to the next person on the waitlist.
- Burbank – Onsite & Wakanda Camps
- Charles River Scamper Camp
- East Boston Camps
- Oak Square Scamper Camp
- Parkway – Bear & Scamper Camps
- Waltham – Onsite & Caboteers Camps
Summer Learning Enhancement
Is your child 5-13 years old? Are they signed up for a YMCA Camp in Boston? If so, they are able to participate in the 2021 Summer Learning Components we are offering. Our program, includes five weeks of quality program blending academic instruction with traditional outdoor camp activities.
5 Week Program: Monday, July 5 through Friday, August 6th (closed July 5)
Program Hours: 8am – 5pm
- Certified MA Teachers lead AM Academic Instruction
- Afternoon Enrichment is led by qualified YMCA Educators
- Enrichment includes physical activity, the arts, and special guests
- No additional cost to families
- Breakfast, Lunch and Snack provided
- Additional options for families during non-Summer Learning Weeks at local YMCA Camps