Just for kids or bring the whole family.
Whether you're looking for a traditional summer camp experience, or year-round getaways, YMCA Camps have it all. Camp programs provide opportunities to build independence, leadership skills, environmental awareness and lifelong connections. We have programs for all ages.
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YMCA Summer Day Camps offer kids age 4-13 fun-filled days of activities like swimming, arts and crafts,sports, and games. Watch their confidence grow as they make new friends, have fun and develop lifelong skills. We have both outdoor and urban locations throughout Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford
YMCA Wanakita offers a variety of excellent summer overnight camp programs for ages 7 - 16. A unique balance between individual and group camp activities provides an opportunity for each camper to participate in virtually all age-appropriate programs. Our balanced program also creates an atmosphere where both technical and social skills are fostered, providing a safe place for campers to take risks and grow.
YMCA Wanakita offers nine weeks of Family Camp program in the summer. Families arrive midday on Sunday and depart midday the following Saturday. Family Camp operates on Wanakita “East”, separate from the Kids Overnight and Day Camp, except for Week 9, where the “West” side is open for Family Camp too.
PA Day & March Break Camps
The YMCA offers full day care on Professional Development (PA) days and school break programs at select locations in Hamilton, Burlington, and Brantford. The PA Day programming is designed to help your busy family manage school PA Days. Programming is based on our YMCA Playing to Learn and A Place to Connect curriculums, so you know that your child will grow and learn while enjoying a day of fun and friendship.
During the Spring Fall & Winter seasons, YMCA Wanakita offers numerous getaways. Whether you are interested in recharging by attending one of the Women's Wellness Weekends, our bringing the whole family to a family getaway program, or want to give back to camp by volunteering, we have many opportunities for you to join us at camp throughout the year!