Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm (closed on statutory holidays)

Bussing provided

Staff to camper ratio is 1:10 and grouped according to age

At YMCA Wanakita, the health and safety of our campers, families, staff and volunteers is our top priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation and have temporarily closed YMCA Wanakita and cancelled Spring programs. Read our Letter to Camp Families.

Monday, March 23rd - Like many others, our phone lines are currently experiencing connection issues. Our provider is aware of the issue. If you are trying to reach us and cannot connect, please keep trying.

At the YMCA, the health and safety of our participants, staff and families is our number one priority. We are responding to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation including the closures of YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics centres and YMCA Child Care Centres until April 5, 2020.  For the latest updates about cancellations and closures, please visit: Covid-19

Located in the majestic surroundings of Christie Lake Conservation Area, Camp Chippewa includes spacious playing fields, a beautiful wooded area for supervised explorations, and a safe waterfront setting. Campers will have the opportunity to experience a combination of traditional outdoor day camp activities such as arts and crafts, waterfront swimming, archery, canoeing (children are required to wear a lifejacket), wilderness / environmental science pursuits and weekly themes.

The benefits of YMCA Day Camps:

  • Opportunity for growth in spirit, mind and body
  • Wide variety of fun activities
  • Emphasis on fun, physical activity, learning and social development
  • Safe and caring environment
  • Skills development
  • Increased confidence
  • Trained, quality staff
  • Strengthened friendships
  • Opportunity to learn from play
  • Age/ability appropriate activities