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Camps

From our scenic YMCA Camp Hyde to 10 citywide summer camp locations, the Y is the place for fun and adventure.

At camp, your child will:
  • Make new friends
  • Learn new skills
  • Stay physically active
  • Enjoy healthy morning/afternoon snacks
  • Unplug from the virtual world
  • Learn to appreciate the natural world
  • Overcome fears and try new things

 

Camps at the Y are where summer is

INTENTIONALLY AWESOME! 

YMCA Day Camps provide a happy, healthy environment for kids to learn and grow. Parents have peace of mind knowing their child is in a safe and enriching place. For our camp counselors, helping young people grow and feel a sense of belonging is the top priority. Y camps feature value-based programming led by caring staff who help make every day a memorable adventure.

View/download the 2016 Camp Guide!

 

NEW for 2016!

 

Important Dates:

Beginning 3/31: Camp Hyde Open House
5/19: Mandatory parent meetings (Bel Aire, Valley Center, Camp Hyde, East/El Dorado/West YMCAs)
5/22: Mandatory parent meetings (Camp Hyde, Farha Sport Camp, Andover/Northwest/South YMCAs)
5/23: First day of summer camp! (Northwest YMCA and Valley Center Adventure Camps only)
5/31: First day of summer camp! (All other locations - West YMCA Half-day camp begins 6/6)

 

Enrollment Instructions

Deadline: Enrollment must be completed by 10:00pm on the Wednesday prior to camp for your child to attend the following Monday

Step 1)

Required KDHE forms for camp are now conveniently completed online. Check out page 30 in your 2016 Camp Guide or our FAQs for details.

 

Step 2)

Or complete this form and visit any Greater Wichita YMCA. A minimum deposit ($25/week of camp per child unless otherwise noted) and one-time enrollment fee ($15 per child) are required to secure your child's place in camp.

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YMCA staff are committed to serving you and your family. That's why we strive to both model and exemplify the Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.