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Summer 2021 Guide

We're actively planning to offer Summer Day Camps. Find full program details in the YMCA Day Camps Summer 2021 guide. Registration opens May 17th at 8:30am.

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We know all families continue to face uncertainty as a result of the current pandemic. 
We know you also have questions about what this current situation might mean for your child's YMCA Day Camp experience this summer.
We continue to be guided by our health experts as we make plans for summer programs. Our priority is on ensuring we can provide a quality experience and meet all necessary precautions to support your child's safety at the Y.

Registration will open on May 17, 2021 at 8:30am.

Payment Options & Schedule
Our online system accepts VISA, MasterCard or Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT). If you are unable to pay by one of these methods, please contact the Day Camp department at 905-317-4929.

Payments can be made:
  • In full post-dated to either June 15th or June 30th
  • Post-dated and split between June 15th and June 30th
Please note: If you are in receipt of subsidy and registering online, you will need to post-date your payment to allow administration to change your payment to reflect your contract.
Families in receipt of subsidy have the opportunity to register online. 
Instructions on how to register online with subsidy

Subsidy Offices:
City of Hamilton: 905.546.4870

City of Brantford Child Care Services: 519.756.3150
Regional Municipality of Halton: 905.825.6000
Financial Assistance - For those who need it most

The YMCA Strong Kids Campaign provides financial assistance for a two-week camp experience to families who need it most. YMCA donors make it possible. If your financial circumstances are limiting your ability to register for Day Camp programs, please contact the YMCA to arrange a virtual Day Camp Assistance appointment. All inquiries will be confidential. To book a financial assistance appointment, please phone 905-317-4929 or email

What to have ready for your appointment:

  • Completed camp registration form
  • Supporting documentation (2020 Tax information, pay statements, government assistance statements, etc...)
  • Payment for parent portion of the registration fee

Families looking for financial assistance for the entire summer should contact their regional subsidy office.

Day Camps Forms
Day Camp forms are for participants receiving regional subsidy or financial assistance through YMCA Strong Kids only.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to YMCA facility closures, Day Camp registrations will only be accepted online until we reopen our doors to the community.

Change of Status Form

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