YMCA Summer Day Camp

Ignite their potential this summer!

YMCA Day Camps Camp programs help the next generation of leaders develop skills, discover themselves and build self-confidence through fun and adventure.

YMCA Day Camps are designed to spark imagination and build confidence, independence, and communication skills. Children will get to participate in swimming (not all locations), physical activity, games, hands-on learning, skill development, craft activities and more.

Avalon Peninsula Region

Day Camp Locations:

  • Ches Penney Family YMCA, 35 Ridge Road, St. John’s, A1B 4P5
  • Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents, 65 Ridge Road, St. John’s, A1B 4P5
  • Cowan Heights Elementary, 100 Canada Drive, St. John’s, A1E 2M8
  • Octagon Pond Elementary, 11 Sgt. Donald Lucas Dr., Paradise, A1L 1Y8

Dates: June 25 – August 23, 2024

Day Camp availability: Weekly (Mon-Fri) 8:00am-5:00pm

Ages: 5-11 years

Fees:

  • Ches Penney Family YMCA
    • $185.00 weekly | $148.00 weekly with a statutory or civic holiday
  • Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents
    • $195.00 weekly | $156.00 weekly with a statutory or civic holiday
  • Cowan Heights Elementary
    • $150.00 weekly | $120.00 weekly with a statutory or civic holiday
  • Octagon Pond Elementary
    • $150.00 weekly | $120.00 weekly with a statutory or civic holiday
  • 2nd & 3rd participant discounts available (participants must be from the same household)
  • Staff discount available

Register through YMCA Online Portal

YMCA Summer Day Camp Site

Camp Policies

Online Registration

Ches Penney Family YMCA Click Here Register Now
Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents Click Here Register Now
Cowan Heights Elementary Click Here Registration Opens May 27 at 12:00 pm
Octagon Pond Elementary Click Here Registration Opens May 27 at 12:00 pm

YMCA Summer Leadership Development Program- Level 1

Leadership Development Level 1 is a program intended for youth to prepare to become counsellors for camps or recreational activities for younger children. Learn about communication, physical literacy, child development and practice leading activities. Successful graduates will be eligible to continue to Leadership 2, 3 and Junior Counsellor programs.

Avalon Peninsula Region

Day Camp Location: Ches Penney Family YMCA, 35 Ridge Road, St. John’s, A1B 4P5

Ages: 12-15 years

Dates:

  • Choose either session 1 or 2
    • Session 1 is July 2-5 & July 8-12
    • Session 2 is July 29-August 2 & August 5-9 (*No camp on Regatta Day)

Leadership Development availability: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday to Friday

Fees:

  • Session 1 $360.00 (HST included)
  • Session 2 $360.00 (HST included)

Registration Details:

  • Online registration only
  • Registrations opens April 5 at 12:30pm NST
  • To create an online YMCA account or to register, click the “Register Online” button below.

For more information, please call (toll free): 1-833-966-YMCA (9622) or email provincialregistrar@nl.ymca.ca

YMCA Summer Leadership Development Program- Level 2

Leadership Development Level 2 is a program intended for youth to prepare to become counsellors for camps or recreational activities for younger children. Learn about communication, physical literacy, child development and practice leading activities. Participants in this program will be taught Emergency First Aid.

Avalon Peninsula Region

Day Camp Location: Ches Penney Family YMCA, 35 Ridge Road, St. John’s, A1B 4P5

Ages: 12-15 years

Dates:

  • Choose either session 1 or 2
    • Session 1 is July 15-19 & July 22-26
    • Session 2 is August 12-16 & August 19-23

Leadership Development availability: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday to Friday

Fees:

  • Session 1 $450.00 (HST included)
  • Session 2 $450.00 (HST included)

Registration Details:

  • Online registration only
  • Registrations opens April 5 at 12:30pm NST
  • To create an online YMCA account or to register, click the “Register Online” button below.

For more information, please call (toll free): 1-833-966-YMCA (9622) or email provincialregistrar@nl.ymca.ca