Summer is a fun, magical time in childhood. It's a time for kids to explore-and build lasting friendships and memories. By enrolling your kids in Y summer camps, you're giving your children a memorable summer with learning experiences that provide the skills and confidence to help your children thrive. Your children will learn in a safe and inclusive environment with experienced educators who will help instill values such as self-respect, teamwork, tolerance and a healthy lifestyle. Summer is a magical time for your kids. Give them a learning experience that will shape their lives for years to come and inspire them to do mighty things.
4 reasons to camp with us.
#1 A curriculum based on childhood development research
Y summer camps continue to educate and nurture your children's potential. Camps offer a full day of learning experiences that educate, teach new skills and cultivate personal growth. our campers are better prepared for the challenges of the upcoming school year.
#2 Y summer camps are affordable and family friendly
We're your camp resource all summer. Summer camps at the Y support families' schedules by being open from 7 a.m to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday-from as soon as school is out until the end of August.
#3 A tradition of safety, inclusion and community
The YMCA has a long history of offering quality, safe and inclusive programming. With thorough screening and background checks, we carefully select staff who uphold our values of safety, integrity and acceptance. Staff are also trained in first aid, CPR, safety and more.
#4 Give your children memories that last a lifetime
Each day in camp is an opportunity for your child to explore, play, and create long-lasting friendships and memories. This is what summers are made for-and Y summer camps are built for it. Long after camps have ended, your children will take with them the friendships, memories and experiences of a summer well spent.
The YMCA of Metro Chicago offers summer day camps in several YMCA locations across the Chicago area. Visit our website to find a location near you.