YMCA of Greater New York Camps

New York, NY

Overview

Summer is growing season at the New York YMCA camps. Kids develop core values, learn new skills, make new friends, and have loads of fun in the process. It's where kids grow as much on the inside as theyre growing on the outside.

YMCA of Greater New York Camps

Day Camp

For children living in the Hudson Valley Region in Kindergarten through 8th grade

Using a fun, hands-on approach, New York YMCA Day Camp provides campers with the opportunity to discover all the wonders of the natural world around them on our 1,150 acres. As they participate in safe, organized, age appropriate activities, campers gain a basic knowledge of ecology and science while developing an appreciation for the environment. Campers also participate in outdoor skills, sports and art & crafts. These structured activities encompass the morning and early afternoon while swimming in our lake is a refreshing end to the day.

All camp activities are progressive and designed to allow each child to see the growth of skills they learn in a fun and safe environment. Younger campers are led through adventurous and fun activities, while older campers have a choice in their activities throughout the day. Each week of day camp will have a special theme.

Sleepaway Camp

Have an unforgettable summer at New York YMCA Camp! Our camp is for boys and girls ages 7 to 16 from all over the world. There are two villages, McAlister (ages 7 to 12) and Talcott (ages 12 to 15), which are located on our 1,150 acre property. Just a sample of activities that we offer are swimming lessons, a wide variety of sports, arts and crafts, outdoor living skills, media program, canoeing, Wibit, and our ropes courses. We also offer specialty programs that include water skiing, horseback riding, and rafting trips for a small additional fee.

Outdoor Adventure Trips

Safe, sensational travel adventures for ages 10 to 15

One or Two-week trips in the NE, SE, and Midwest regions where campers can experience exciting outdoor adventure activities including, mountain biking, hiking,camping, white water rafting, kayaking, surfing, tubing, high team adventure and so much more. One-week trips for 10 to 12-year-olds introduce the fun and discovery of outdoor adventures. Campers sleep in camp and go to a new Outdoor Adventure every day!

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