For generations, YMCA Camps have provided children with rewarding experiences and a lifetime of memories. The YMCA offers a variety of summer day camps at our locations throughout Silicon Valley and at our YMCA Camp Campbell, located in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Options include holiday camps, specialty and sports camps, resident camps, leadership camps, travel camps, family camps, day camps, and camps for the entire summer.
We also provide Outdoor Science School at YMCA Camp Campbell for many kids in the area. For adults, we offer group rentals and conference camping services at YMCA Camp Campbell.
Our YMCA camping programs are accredited by the American Camp Association, meeting the highest standards in camping services in 300 areas, including health, safety, personnel, transportation, and facilities!
Whatever you're seeking, you are certain to find the right camp for you and your family. For details, explore the Web site or visit the YMCA nearest you.
Traditional Day Camps
Each traditional day camp is age-specific and offer youth greater challenges with every year. Activities revolve around weekly themes and include outdoor games, sports, swimming, craft projects, songs, skits literacy development and special events. Trips to local parks and highlight trips round out each week to provide campers with experiences they'll never forget!
Specialty Day Camps
Specialty day camps offer children valuable opportunities to explore age-appropriate activities such as drama, art and science and develop skills specific in those areas.
Sports Day Camps
Sports day camps offer youth the opportunity to learn and fine-tune their sports skills during the summer. Participants enjoy activities such as soccer, football, basketball, tennis, Splash Camp (swimming), and more.
YMCA Camp Campbell offers excellent Resident Camp opportunities for youth entering grades 2 through 10. Visit the YMCA Camp Campbell website for more information.
YMCA of Silicon Valley offers Mother & Daughter Weekends, Mother & Son Weekends, Father & Child Weekends, Women's Wellness Weekends and Family Camps for the entire family. Each program has activities designed to bring the family closer together while allowing each participant to choose their favorite activities to participate in. Learn more.
Camp de los Niños
The Diabetic Youth Foundation offers Camp de los Ninos (at YMCA's Camp Campbell in Boulder Creek) in partnership with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, for children and teens ages 7-17 with type 1 diabetes. Each summer these youth will gather at camp for a week filled with fun, laughter, challenge, learning and memories that will last a lifetime. For more information, click here.