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Registration opens on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 8:00am.

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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 at time at registration 

  • In full and post-dated to either May 15th to June 15th

  • Post-dated and split between May 15th and June 15th

Please note: If you are in receipt of subsidy and registering online, you will need to post-date your payment to June 15th to allow administration to change your payment to reflect your contract.

We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about your child's Day Camp registration. Please contact us at 905-317-4929 or email


Child Care Subsidy

Child Care Subsidy is available to families that qualify through the City of Hamilton, Brantford or Regional Municipality of Halton. Some child care subsidies require children to attend Extended Camp in addition to camp. Participants receiving regional subsidy in Hamilton may register for a maximum of 2 weeks in specialty camp programs. Participants receiving regional subsidy in Brantford cannot register for specialty camp programs, Limits for specialty programs do not apply to Halton subsidies. There is no registration limit for Camp Chippewa or Urban Camps.

Subsidy Offices: 

  • City of Hamilton: 905.546.4870 
  • City of Brantford Child Care Services: 519.756.3150 
  • Regional Municipality of Halton: 905.825.6000

Subsidy Registration Instructions

Financial Assistance - For those who need it most 

The YMCA provides financial assistance for a one 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 Day Camp Assistance appointment. All inquiries will be confidential. To book a financial assistance appointment, please phone 905-317-4929 or email

How to prepare for your appointment: 

  •  Complete your camper's online registration

  • Post-date your payment to June 15th, 2023 

  • Bring supporting documentation (2022 tax information,
    pay statements, government assistance statements, etc.)

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

Day Camp Forms