Join in the daily fun at our Y facilities during summer, spring, and winter break
Offered at six of our health and fitness locations in Calgary, day camps are fun, safe, and unplugged opportunities for children and youth to be active and make new friends.
Campers participate in a variety of games and activities that take place both around and outside of our YMCA facilities. Each age group enjoys activities appropriate for their developmental age.
Registration for Spring Break & Summer Camps:
Summer Camp Registration for YMCA Day Camps & Camp Riveredge begins February 1, 2024 at 8 a.m.
We offer a wide variety of camps across all YMCA locations! Learn more about our camps here.
*New* Power Up! Girls Only Multi-Sport Camp:
In partnership with Girls in Sports Canada, Power Up! multi-sport camp focuses on building confidence in girls by providing them strategies to help engage and promote long-term participation of girls in sport. Participants will play various different sports in a fun and empowering atmosphere. Girls will gain knowledge in building a positive body image, emotional intelligence, self-regulation and a positive growth mindset all through FUNdamental Movement Skills practice.
The camps will be offered on PD Days for CBE and CSSD from the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There is not pre or post care offered for these camps. Campers will be asked to bring their own peanut-free lunch.
The following dates are open for registration:
March 8 - Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
March 22 - Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton
Day Camp Age Groups:
YMCA Calgary uses unique names for our camp age groups. Please reference to these names while registering for day camps:
Tenderfeet (4 - 5 years)
Discoverers (6 - 7 years)
Explorers (8 - 9 years)
Adventurers (10 - 11 years)
Challengers (12 - 13 years)
Leadership (14 - 15 years)
Unplug with YMCA Day Camps! Your child will be active and have fun this summer by taking part in a variety of activities including active play, cooperative games, creative exploration and more. Camps will take place both indoors and outdoors and will include daily swimming.
Belong, grow, thrive, and lead! Youth will discover their leadership-style and become a positive role model in their community. Participants will develop skills in team building, communication, conflict resolution and more! Leadership skills will be practiced by interacting with camp groups. Each session is lead by a mentor from YMCA Day Camps. Summer Leaders will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the 2-week session.