Summer Adventure Starts Here

Best Summer EverParents and kids agree: when it comes to summer programs, nobody offers an experience like the Y. Kids love the Y’s summer programs because they have fun and meet new friends. Parents love them because the Y because we provide a safe environment for kids to develop new skills, build character and enjoy new experiences.

Choose from more than 300 affordable day camps and other summer programs at locations throughout Silicon Valley. For an overnight experience, check out 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!

For details, download the 2017 Summer Program Guide from one of our 11 YMCA of Silicon Valley locations below (you can find the YMCA location closest to you via our Interactive Map):

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Summer and Holiday Day Camp

YMCA Day Camps offer children & teens, ages 4-17, a safe, exciting, and memorable day camp experience. Kids have the opportunity to build self-confidence, independence, and creativity, and parents have peace of mind knowing your kids are in a safe and enriching place. At YMCA day camps, campers make friends while learning the values of diversity and cooperation.

->Summer Day Camps

Remember when you were a kid and spent summers exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends, playing games and splashing in the pool? Our summer day camps recreate these types of experiences through a wide variety of fun, age-specific activities that provide a well-rounded experience your child will never forget!

->Teen Day Camps

We know it becomes harder for parents to keep their teens interested and active as they get older. That’s why our Teen Camps offer a safe place where teens can be themselves, make new friends and enjoy fun activities and field trips that are specifically-tailored towards teens evolving interests.

->Specialized Camps

At the Y, we are proud to offer a wide variety of Special Interest Camps that are specifically-tailored to kids who share a passion or interest in areas outside of your typical summer camps. Our specialized camps will help your child get the most out of his/her summer.

->Sports Camps

Whether your child is new to sports, a seasoned vet, or somewhere in-between, our Sports Camps are the perfect destination for every child who enjoys playing sports and being active. Our focus is on helping campers of all skill levels develop fundamentals, teamwork, self-confidence and new skills, while also leaving time for campers to enjoy a variety of other activities, crafts and summer fun.

->Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Camps

Learning has never been as fun as you’ll find in our wide array of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Camps! Our STEM Camps combine summer day camp activities with fun, hands-on activities that will stimulate your Campers mind and help him/her explore the endless possibilities offered by these important disciplines.

->School Break and Holiday Camp

Make the most of your child’s school breaks. In our holiday camps he/she will learn new skills, develop self-esteem and make new friends. And you will gain peace of mind knowing your child is engaged in safe, healthy, stimulating activities.

->Overnight Camp

YMCA Camp Campbell, our resident camp located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, is the ideal place for children and families to spend quality time together in a wholesome environment. All Y camps promote values, growth and character development in the positive environment your child needs to feel secure and confident.

Download the 2017 YMCA Camp Campbell Summer Program Guide (PDF) or visit the website.

->Too Young For Camp?

High Five Camp is designed for campers entering kindergarten in the fall. Campers will develop the social and emotional skills through games, crafts, and skits.

Child Care In the Y’s early learning preschool and kinder readiness programs, children learn by doing. Daily lessons are created to boost development through age-appropriate activities, and stimulating hands-on experiences, with a balance of indoor and outdoor play.

Learn more in our Summer Program Guides.

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