The Y. For a better summer.

At Y Camp, we help children be the happiest and healthiest campers they can be through well-balanced, healthy, summer fun activities. Discovery of untapped skills and potential, recognizing new achievements, and sharing these experiences with new friends, who maybe don't go to your school, helps to expand horizons and creates a sense of belonging and community for all children.

The Y. For a better summer. For a better camper. For a better us.

Check out our 2018 Y Camp brochure!

Save All Summer Long

  • Y Camp includes FREE morning and afternoon extended hours from 7am - 6pm because we know it's a lifesaver for parents!
  • Sibling discounts are also available for most Y Camps when two or more siblings are registered for the same weeks of camp. Use code SIBLING2018 at checkout and get an additional 2% off your camp weeks.

Y Members Save Even More

Y members always pay the lowest rate for Y Camp, on average as low as $62 less per week than the general public. That's a savings of up to $620 over the entire summer! Y members also get full year-round access to all Y Centers including free exercise classes, the best equipment, Stay & Play for kids, family events, pools, rock walls, youth fitness programs, teen clubs, and more - ALL INCLUDED! Members also get reduced rates on Y programs like swim lessons and youth sports. Plus you never have to sign a long-term contract.

JOIN THE Y. Save big on Y Camp and enjoy year-round healthy, family fun!

EXPLORE YOUR MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS

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Camp Weeks and Themes

Each week, campers enjoy activities designed around fun themes filled with new discoveries! Themes and activities subject to change.

TRADITIONAL Y CAMPS

  • Sneak Peek: June 11 - June 15 | Summer Sneak Peek
  • Week 1: June 18 - June 22 | Y Camp's Got Talent
  • Week 2: June 25 - June 29 | Super Hero Summer
  • Week 3: July 2 - July 6 | From Sea to Shining Sea
  • Week 4: July 9 - July 13 | 90's Throwback
  • Week 5: July 16 - July 20 | International Carnivale
  • Week 6: July 23 - July 27 | Jaws, Claws, Talons and Paws
  • Week 7: July 30 - August 3 | Splish Splash
  • Week 8: August 6 - August 10 | Once Upon a Time
  • Week 9: August 13 - August 17 | American Ninja Camper
  • Week 10: August 20 - August 24 | Space is the Place
  • Last Blast: August 27 - August 31 | Last Blast of Summer*

*All Y day camps will be closed on July 4th. **Activities may be modified based on enrollment.

CAMP SPENCER DAY CAMP

One Week Sessions

  • Week 1: June 25 - June 29
  • Week 2: July 2 - July 6*
  • Week 3: July 9 - July 13
  • Week 4: July 16 - July 20
  • Week 5: July 23 - July 27
  • Week 6: July 30 - August 3
  • Week 7: August 6 - August 10
  • Week 8: August 13 - August 17

Two Week Sessions

  • Session A: June 25 - July 6*
  • Session B: July 9 - July 20
  • Session C: July 23 - August 3
  • Session D: August 6 - August 17

CAMP PUH'TOK DAY CAMP

  • Week 1: June 25 - June 29 | Native American
  • Week 2: July 2 - July 6 | Pirate Week
  • Week 3: July 9 - July 13 | Wilderness Explorers
  • Week 4: July 16 - July 20 | Wild Wild West
  • Week 5: July 23 - July 27 | Native American
  • Week 6: July 30 - August 3 | Sports Spectacular
  • Week 7: August 6 - August 10 | Crazy Carnival
  • Week 8: August 13 - August 17 | Animal Adventures

CAMP PUTH'TOK OVERNIGHT CAMP

One Week Sessions

  • Session 1A: June 24 - June 29
  • Session 1B: July 1 - July 6
  • Session 2A: July 8 - July 13
  • Session 2B: July 15 - July 20
  • Session 3A: July 22 - July 27
  • Session 3B: July 29 - August 3
  • Session 4A: August 5 - August 10
  • Session 4B: August 12 - August 17

Two Week Sessions

  • Session 1: June 24 - July 6
  • Session 2: July 8 - July 20
  • Session 3: July 22 - August 3
  • Session 4: August 8 - August 17

CAMP HASHAWHA OVERNIGHT CAMP

One Week Sessions

  • June 18 - June 22 | Under the Big Top
  • July 2 - July 6 | Pirates of the Caribbean
  • July 9 - July 13 | Hawaiian Hullabaloo
  • July 23 - July 27 | Knights and Princesses
  • August 6 - August 10 | Mystery Week
  • August 13 - August 17 | Survivor Reunion Week

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Three Camp Locations In Anne Arundel County

Camp Whippoorwill The Y in Pasadena
520 Lake Shore Drive 26 Magothy Beach Road
Pasadena, MD 21122 Pasadena, MD 21122
410-437-4242 410-437-4242
   
The Y in Arnold
1209 Ritchie Highway
Arnold, MD 21012
410-544-2525

CAMP WHIPPOORWILL Camp Profile

Camp Whippoorwill offers unique experiences in beautiful, outdoor, natural settings that stimulate the senses and inspire wonder! Campers experience the natural world through nature hikes, arts & crafts, science and environmental exploration, archery, nature journaling and countless other experiences that culminate into adventure and excitement that can only occur in this special natural environment more! This kind of camp setting is known as the "Great Outdoors". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

Transportation

Transportation is available to/from Camp Whippoorwill at three locations. You must sign up for transportation at the time of registration. The cost is $30 to $40/week round trip depending on your route. Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

ROUTES Pick-Up Drop-Off
Shipley's Choice Elementary 7:30am 5:30pm
Southgate Elementary 7:50am 5:10pm
The Y in Pasadena 8:30am 4:45pm

THE Y IN PASADENA Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Pasadena captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

NEW IN 2018: Traditional day camps at the Y in Pasadena include swim lessons!

Transportation

Transportation to/from the Y in Pasadena is available through the Camp Whippoorwill transportation routes (see above)

THE Y IN ARNOLD Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Pasadena captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

NEW IN 2018: Traditional day camps at the Y in Arnold includes a trip to Camp Whippoorwill twice a week for outdoor adventure for grades 1-6!

Transportation

Transportation is available to/from the Y in Arnold. You must sign up for transportation at the time of registration. The cost is $40/week round trip. Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

ROUTE Pick-Up Drop-Off
Monarch Academy Annapolis 8:15am 4:50pm

Additional Annapolis area transportation stop to be announced - please check back.

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One Camp Location In Baltimore City

THE Y IN WAVERLY (WEINBERG)

900 E. 33rd St., Baltimore, MD 21218

410-889-9622

Camp at the Weinberg Y in Waverly captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

Brochures, Forms & Manuals

Four Camp Locations In Baltimore County

The Y in Parkville The Y in Catonsville
8910 Waltham Woods Road 850 S. Rolling Road
Parkville, MD 21234 Catonsville, MD 21228
410-663-1300 410-747-9622
   
The Y in Towson (Orokawa) Camp Puh'tok
600 W. Chesapeake Avenue 17433 Big Falls Road
Towson, MD 21204 Monkton, MD 21111
410-823-8870 410-329-6590

THE Y IN PARKVILLE Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Parkville captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central", but this particular location is an indoor camp.

THE Y IN CATONSVILLE Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Catonsville captureS the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camps although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

THE Y IN TOWSON (OROKAWA) Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Towson captureS the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camps although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

CAMP PUH'TOK Camp Profile

Camp Puh'tok introduces a brand new kind of Y Camp experience in 2018! Camp Puh'tok offers unique experiences such as low ropes courses, pony rides, nature studies, farm animals, horseback riding, swimming, archery, tubing and canoeing, survival skills, and much more! Activities vary depending on if you choose day camp or overnight camp. Also, lunch and snacks are included!

For more information, CLICK HERE. To register for Camp Puh'tok, go to camppuhtok.com.

Transportation

Transportation is available to/from Camp Puh'tok at the Y in Towson (Orokawa). You must sign up for transportation at the time of registration. The cost is $40/week round trip. Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

ROUTE Pick-Up Drop-Off
The Y in Towson (Orokawa) 8:00am 5:00pm

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Two Camp Locations In Carroll County

Camp Hashawha Overnight Camp The Y in Westminster (Hill)
Hashawha Center 1719 Sykesville Road
300 John Owings Road Westminster, MD 21157
Westminster, MD 21158 410-848-3660

CAMP HASHAWHA OVERNIGHT CAMP Profile

All inquiries for Camp Hashawha can be directed to ANY Y Center.

Children from across central Maryland and beyond attend Camp Hashawha to discover new skills and new friends as they embark on one adventure after another! Camp Hashawha offers a variety of unique camp experiences in a beautiful, outdoor, natural setting. Activities include canoeing, archery, fishing, hiking, swimming, confidence course, camp fires, sports and more! Campers enjoy comfortable cabins, great food, and participate in weekly themed activities and special events. This kind of camp setting is called the "Great Outdoors".

Transportation

For your added convenience, there are several options available for Camp Hashawha drop-off and pick-up:

  1. On-site at Camp Hashawha: Campers can be dropped off at Camp Hashawha on Monday at 9:00am and picked up on Friday at 11:00am.
  2. The Y in Westminster (Hill): Campers can be dropped off at The Y in Westminster (Hill) on Monday between 7:00am – 10:00am and picked up on Friday by 6:00pm. Transportation is provided to and from Camp Hashawa free of charge!
  3. Shuttle Bus Locations: A Camp Hashawha shuttle bus picks-up/drops-off at the Y in Arnold, the Y in Ellicott City (Dancel), the Y in Abingdon (Ward), and the Y in Parkville. Cost is $20 each way per camper/per week. Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. You must sign up for transportation at the time of registration.

THE Y IN WESTMINSTER (HILL) Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Westminster (Hill) captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, a splash pad (complete with multiple squirt and spray spouts, water mushrooms and more), group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

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Three Camp Locations In Harford County

Camp Spencer The Y in Abingdon (Ward)
3773 Peach Orchard Road 101 Walter Ward Blvd.
Street, MD 21154 Abingdon, MD 21009
410-452-5173 410-679-9622
   
The Highlands School
2409 Creswell Road
Bel Air, MD 21015
410-679-9622

CAMP SPENCER Camp Profile

Camp Spencer introduces a brand new kind of Y Camp experience in 2018! Nestled on over 200 acres of beautiful campgrounds, Camp Spencer offers mesmerizing mountain views, lush green fields, nature trails, outdoor pool, amphitheater, gentle wildlife, dining hall, activity buildings, nature and art lodges, and more. Located on the Broad Creek Boy Scout Reservation in Harford County, Camp Spencer provides a picture perfect, all-inclusive Y Camp experience unlike any other in the region! <

Transportation is included for Camp Spencer to and from several locations.

Get complete details on Camp Spencer, such as daily hot lunch, swim lessons and horseback riding - all included at no extra cost!

THE Y IN ABINGDON (WARD) Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Abindgon (Ward) captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

THE HIGHLANDS SCHOOL Camp Profile

Camp at The Highlands School introduces campers to our timeless Y traditions like daily rallies, talent shows and more. Campers experience a variety of mainly indoor activities including crafts, science projects, games, reading and journaling, sports, skits and more. Weekly swim opportunities and themed special events or special guests are also included. This kind of camp setting is called "The Lodge".

Transportation

Transportation is available to/from The Highlands School at the Y in Abingdon (Ward). You must sign up for transportation at the time of registration. The cost is $20/week round trip. Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

ROUTE Pick-Up Drop-Off
The Y in Abingdon (Ward) 7:45am 5:00pm

THE Y IN ABINGDON (WARD) Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Abindgon (Ward) captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

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Three Camp Locations In Howard County

Camp Ilchester The Y in Ellicott City (Dancel)
5042 Ilchester Road 4331 Montgomery Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 Ellicott City, MD 21043
410-465-4334 410-465-4334
   
St. John’s Parish Day School
9130 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
410-465-4334

CAMP ILCHESTER Camp Profile

Camp Ilchester offers unique experiences in beautiful, outdoor, natural settings that stimulate the senses and inspire wonder! Campers experience the natural world through nature hikes, arts & crafts, science and environmental exploration, archery, nature journaling and countless other experiences that culminate into adventure and excitement that can only occur in this special natural environment more! This kind of camp setting is known as the "Great Outdoors".

THE Y IN ELLICOTT CITY (DANCEL) Camp Profile

Camp at the Y in Ellicott City (Dancel) captures the essence of traditional camp! Filled with adventure and fun, this camp provides a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! This kind of camp setting is known as "Activity Central". This is primarily an outdoor camp although many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies.

ST. JOHN'S PARISH DAY SCHOOL Camp Profile

Camp at St. John's Parish Day School introduces campers to our timeless Y traditions like daily rallies, talent shows and more. Campers experience a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including crafts, science projects, games, reading and journaling, sports, skits and more. Weekly swim opportunities and themed special events or special guests are also included. This kind of camp setting is called "The Lodge".

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At Y Camp 2018, we help children recognize their talents, build confidence, make lifelong friendships, learn new skills and understand the importance of living a healthy, active life. We provide hands-on fun rooted in the Y's core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. We achieve this through:

  • Songs and games, swimming, sports
  • Creative arts, water play, science experiments
  • Spirit traditions, silly skits, character development and more

Traditional Day Camps (entering grades K-6)

Y camps for children entering grades K - 6 are available in three different camp settings. Campers are divided by grade and participate in age-appropriate activities. Activities vary by camp setting.

  • Buccaneers: Entering Kindergarten (ages 5)
  • Pioneers: Entering Grades 1 – 3 (ages 6-8)
  • Rangers: Entering Grades 4 – 6 (ages 9-11)

Great Outdoors The Lodge Activity Central
"Great Outdoors" camps offer unique camp experiences in beautiful, outdoor, natural settings that stimulate the senses and inspire wonder! Campers experience the natural world through nature hikes, arts & crafts, science and environmental exploration, archery, nature journaling and more - all culminating into adventure and excitement that can only occur in these special natural environments. Activities vary by location. "The Lodge" camps introduces campers to our timeless Y traditions like daily rallies, talent shows and more. Campers experience a variety of indoor and outdoor activities including crafts, science projects, games, and reading and journaling. Activities vary by location. Capture the essence of traditional camp in our "Activity Central" camps! Filled with adventure and fun, these camps provide a variety of activities campers crave including water games, arts & crafts, friendly competitions, science experiments, group sports, weekly swimming, and more! These are outdoor camps, but many activities take place under shaded pavilions and canopies. Some locations rotate indoors for activities in the gym or multi-purpose room. Activities vary by location. Traditional camp at the Y in Arnold includes a trip to our "Great Outdoors" camp, Camp Whippoorwill, twice a week for outdoor adventure for grades 1-6. Traditional camps at the Y in Pasadena includes swim lessons!

Great Outdoors Weekly Rates The Lodge Weekly Rates Activity Central Weekly Rates
Member Rate $215 Member Rate $202 Member Rate $208; The Y in Arnold & Pasadena - $223
Open Rate $273 Open Rate $268 Open Rate $270; The Y in Arnold & Pasadena - $285

Rates include non-refundable $25 deposit.

Traditional Y Day Camp Add-Ons

Camp add-ons are daily activity choices that can be added to your traditional camp day for a little something extra to enjoy! Camp add-ons are only available to campers participating in traditional camp.

When registering for camp add-ons, you must select the traditional camp week that includes the name of the add-on you want to sign up for. For example, "Week 5 Traditional Camp with Rock Wall Add-on".

SPORTS ADD-ON (entering grades 1-6)

Show some love for your favorite sport! Register for this traditional camp add-on and improve your skills while having fun! Sports add-ons are designed to teach sports skills, fair play, teamwork and sportsmanship. All skill levels welcome!

  • SOCCER: Improve your soccer skills with drills and games.
  • BASKETBALL: Improve your basketball skills including dribbling, passing and shooting.
  • FLAG FOOTBALL: Rotate through stations as you work on football skills and conditioning.
  • SPORTS MIX: Enjoy a mashup of all your favorites including soccer, basketball, flag football, and more.

Sports Add-on Weekly Rates*
Member Rate Open Rate
$29 $54

SWIM LESSON ADD-ON (entering grades 1-6)

We believe learning how to swim and being safe in the water go hand-in-hand. This traditional camp add-on covers both.!Campers receive swim lesson instruction by a certified instructor. Skill check cards and progress feedback will be given at the end of each week.

Swim Lesson Add-on Weekly Rates*
Member Rate Open Rate
$55 $100

DANCE ADD-ON (entering grades 1-6)

You'll be able to command the dance floor after taking this camp add-on! Get your body moving and your toes tapping with new steps, new styles and new friends.

Dance Add-on Weekly Rates*
Member Rate Open Rate
$55 $100

ROCK WALL ADD-ON (entering grades 1-6)

If you’re a thrill seeker or you just love a good challenge, this traditional camp add-on is right for you! Learn basic climbing techniques while being challenged with drills and games. We focus on safety and proper climbing skills. As you improve your technique, you’ll progress to the next climbing level. Can you get through all of the levels?

Rock Wall Add-on Weekly Rates*
Member Rate Open Rate
$55 $100

*In addition to the traditional camp rate

Camp Spencer Day Camp (entering grades 1-10)

Ages 6-15

Nestled on over 200 acres of beautiful campgrounds, Camp Spencer offers mesmerizing mountain views, lush green fields, nature trails, outdoor pool, amphitheater, gentle wildlife, dining hall, activity buildings, nature and art lodges, and more. Located on the Broad Creek Boy Scout Reservation in Harford County, Camp Spencer provides a picture perfect, all-inclusive Y Camp experience unlike any other in the region! <

Transportation, daily hot lunch and all activities are included at Camp Spencer such as horseback riding, archery, daily swim lessons, environmental education, canoeing, drama, daily fun swim, crafts, sports, and more!

GET COMPLETE DETAILS ON CAMP SPENCER including:

  • Camp weeks (one week and two week sessions available)
  • Camp hours and free extended hours
  • Transportation routes
  • All-inclusive activities like horseback riding, archery and more
  • Camp rates, special savings and promo codes for all 2018 Camp Spencer campers

Camp Puh'tok Day Camp (entering grades K-5)

Ages 5-10

Camp Puh'tok introduces a brand new kind of Y Camp experience in 2018! Camp Puh'tok offers unique experiences for young adventurers such as swimming, pony rides, farm animals, field games, camp fires, nature studies, archery, arts & crafts, low ropes, field games, crafts, music, treasure hunts, and more! Plus, lunch and snacks are included! Overnight camp and specialty camps also available for ages 7-16.

GET COMPLETE DETAILS ON CAMP PUH'TOK including:

  • Day camp weeks, themes and activities
  • Overnight and specialty camp weeks and activities (one and two week sessions available)
  • Transportation
  • Camp hours and extended hours
  • Camp rates

Registration for Camp Puh'tok through the Y begins in March. To register now, visit camppuhtok.com.

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Travel Camps

Travel camps are for those who love a good day trip! Most trips take place between 9am-4pm, but some may require departure as early as 8am and return as late as 6pm. Rates include trips, transportation and admission fees. Opportunities to purchase food and souvenirs may be available.

EXPLORERS (entering grades 4 – 6; ages 9-11)

Enjoy all the highlights of traditional day camp, plus travel off-site twice a week to local destinations like the movies, bowling, skating, mini golf, museums, and more!

Explorers Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$246 $304

ADVENTURERS (entering grades 7 – 10; ages 12-15)

Join the adventure while visiting exciting destinations! Travel off-site three days a week to destinations like laser tag, mini golf, ice cream factories, water parks, museum tours, local state parks, community service projects, and more.

Adventurers Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$275 $328

*All rates include non-refundable $25 deposit.

Teen Leadership Camps

The name says it all! Teens will build quality leadership skills and learn how to effectively work with others in our leadership camps.

NAVIGATORS (entering grades 7 – 9; ages 12-14)

This revamped program is service oriented where campers learn skills centered around community development in preparation for their first work position. Campers will work together as a team to accomplish service projects at Y Centers and the surrounding community under the supervision of a service leader, with the opportunity to earn service learning hours for school graduation requirements.

Navigators Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$138 $206

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (entering grades 10 – 11; ages 15-17)

Counselor in Training (CIT) camp is for campers who are interested in learning real life job skills and leadership development. Campers must apply for CIT camp and are selected after an interview process. Campers must be able to commit to 5 weeks of camp (consecutive or non-consecutive), which includes one week of training to be completed by July 20th. Participation does not guarantee future employment with the Y.

Counselor in Training Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$50 $75

*All rates include non-refundable $25 deposit.

Camp Spencer and Camp Puh'tok

Camp Spencer and Camp Puh'tok offer a brand new Y Camp experience for teens in 2018!

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Camp Hashawha (entering grades 3-10; ages 8-15)

Your child will discover new skills and new friends as they embark on one adventure after another! Located in Carroll County, Camp Hashawha offers so many exciting activities that are sure to please!

LOCATION

Hashawha Center, 300 John Owings Rd., Westminster, MD 21158

WEEKS & THEMES

  • June 18 - June 22 | Under the Big Top: Experience what it's like to be at a circus! Juggling, circus games, even a bear riding a tricycle! Dance the night away at the circus jam!
  • July 2 - July 6 | Pirates of the Caribbean: Ahoy Matey! Climb aboard the pirate ship and sail through a week o' great adventure on the Hashawha sea! Search for treasure and enjoy a good hearty meal. Arrrgh ya ready?!
  • July 9 - July 13 | Hawaiian Hullabaloo: Aloha from Camp Hashawha! Make your own surf boards and seashell crafts, trek through muddy lava in the volcano run, shake your hips at the luau!
  • July 23 - July 27 | Knights & Princesses: Help! Rescue Queen Anne from the evil dragon's lair! There will be jousting, sword making, archery, camp jester contest and more!
  • August 6 - August 10 | Mystery Week: Can you and your bunk mates be the first to solve the mystery of the day? Clues are revealed as you move through one activity to the next. Connect the dots to solve the mystery before 'lights out' and claim your reward!
  • August 13 - August 17 | Survivor Reunion Week: Back by popular demand! New and returning campers will compete in survivor ball, relay races, swimming pool dance-offs and capture the flag "survivor style."

ACTIVITIES

Archery, Camp Fires, Fishing, Sports, Swimming/Swim Lessons, Canoeing, Tons of Games, Crafts, Confidence Course, Environmental Education, Team Building, Hiking, and so much more!

AMENITIES

Modern Cabins with indoor shower/toilet facilities, Outdoor Pool, Sports Fields, Hiking Trails, Lake Hashawha, Nature Center, Pavilions, Dining Hall and more!

MEALS MAY INCLUDE...

  • Breakfast: Fresh fruit, yogurt, french toast, cereal, pancakes, scrambled eggs, milk, juice, sausage, bacon and more
  • Lunch/Dinner: Fajitas, chicken, tacos, meatball subs, veggies, salad, hot dogs, hamburgers, spaghetti and more

Every effort will be made to accommodate special dietary needs.

SAFETY

All activities are designed with safety in mind. All Y Associates are CPR and First Aid certified.

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP

For your added convenience, there are several options available for camper drop-off and pick-up:

  • On-site at Camp Hashawha: Campers can be dropped off at Camp Hashawha on Mondays at 9:00am and picked up on Fridays at 11:00am.
  • The Hill Y in Westminster (Hill): Campers can be dropped off at the Hill Y in Westminster on Mondays between 7am - 10am and picked up on Fridays by 6pm. Transportation is provided to and from Camp Hashawha free of charge!
  • Shuttle Bus Locations: A Camp Hashawha shuttle bus picks-up/drops-off at the Y in Arnold, the Y in Ellicott City (Dancel), the Y in Parkville and the Y in Abingdon (Ward). Non-refundable/non-transferable fee: $20 each way per child/per week.

Camp Hashawha Weekly Rates

Member Rate Open Rate
$432 $486

*Rates includes non-refundable $25 deposit.

Camp Puh'tok (entering grades 2-11; ages 7-16)

Camp Puh'tok introduces a brand new kind of Y Camp experience in 2018! Camp Puh'tok sits one 67 pristine acres surrounded by hundreds of acres of park lands, brimming with all the wonder nature has to offer. Your child will delight in clear running streams, majestic forests, critters of all shapes and sizes, and green grassy meadows. We promise an experience that is all too rare these days –a sense of awe produced without screens, consoles, or speakers – just pure nature!

Registration for Camp Puh'tok through the Y begins in March. To register now, visit camppuhtok.com.

LOCATION

Camp Puh'tok, 17433 Big Falls Road, Monkton, MD 21111

SESSIONS

One Week Sessions

  • Session 1A: June 24 - June 29
  • Session 1B: July 1 - July 6
  • Session 2A: July 8 - July 13
  • Session 2B: July 15 - July 20
  • Session 3A: July 22 - July 27
  • Session 3B: July 29 - August 3
  • Session 4A: August 5 - August 10
  • Session 4B: August 12 - August 17

Two Week Sessions

  • Session 1: June 24 - July 6
  • Session 2: July 8 - July 20
  • Session 3: July 22 - August 3
  • Session 4: August 8 - August 17

ACTIVITIES

Outdoor Cooking, Archery and Riflery, Climbing Tower, High and Low Ropes Course, Tubing, Canoeing, Survival Skills, Swimming, Tons of Games, Crafts, Nature Studies, Gaga Ball, Native American Crafts and Dance, and so much more! Activities vary based on age.

AMENITIES

Campers enjoy our unique facilities.  We offer rustic Native American and Wild West inspired dwellings, as well as modern chalets, log cabins, and an authentic fort. Our modern lodgings offer all the comforts of home including heat, air conditioning and full bathrooms.

SAFETY

Kids and parents love our associates of professionals and college students. All are certified in First Aid and CPR and have passed a stringent background check. A registered nurse is available around the clock. Most importantly.. Our 1:6 staff to student ratio means we are always available to meet your child’s needs.

TRANSPORTATION

For your added convenience, transportation is available to/from Camp Puh'tok at the Y in Towson (Orokawa). The bus leaves the Y at 8am and returns at 5pm. The cost is $40/week round trip.

Camp Puh'tok Rates

Ages One Week Rates Two Week Rates
7 - 12 $600 $1,200
13 - 16 $700 $1,400

Brochures, Forms & Manuals

Full Day Sports Camps

Campers will enjoy a bundle of sports activities. Choose the full day sports camp that suits you best and get ready for an amazing summer! Full day sports camps do not include swimming.

SOCCER (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Learn the fundamentals of soccer as well as the importance of teamwork. Experience the game by playing different positions. Work on footwork to improve your game.

Soccer Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$224 $276

NOTHING BUT NET (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

If it involves a net, you’re playing it! Learn and play traditional and unique versions of net sports including basketball, soccer, volleyball, badminton, pickleball and more.

Nothing But Net Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$224 $276

BASKETBALL (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Campers will improve their dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, and offense skills. Play scrimmages and games in a friendly and fun environment.

Basketball Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$224 $276

SPORTS MIX (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Play all of our original Sports Mix offerings that campers love! Soccer, basketball, floor hockey, lacrosse and more round out your week of games and activities.

Sports Mix Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$224 $276

*All rates includes non-refundable $25 deposit.

Brochures, Forms & Manuals

Swim camp opportunities are available as traditional camp add-ons. To participate, your camper must be registered for traditional day camp and can choose to add-on a daily swim lesson activity.

To learn more, go to the Traditional Day Camps & Add-ons tab.

Brochures, Forms & Manuals

Creative Art Camps

Express yourself through different creative mediums including drawing, painting, acting, poetry, and more. All Creative Arts camps are full day. Creative Art camps do not include swimming.

ART MIX (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Create, invent and make art that is personal and expressive! Dabble in a little bit of everything as you learn new drawing, printing, sculpting, collage and mixed media techniques everyday!

Art Mix Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$261 $310

CURTAIN CALL (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Casting calls are out for a week of theater! Act out scripted short plays, make props, design costumes and write skits. The week concludes with a short performance.

Curtain Call Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$261 $310

BOARD GAMES (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Have you ever wanted to invent your own board game? Play tons of games and leave with a prototype of a game you design! End the week with a life-size board game competition!

Board Games Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$261 $310

PAINT AND POTTERY (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Learn new painting styles by imitating some of the greatest artists in the world. Start with basic finger painting and move onto water colors, acrylics and more advanced styles. Finish the week with a paint-your-own pottery experience.

Paint and Pottery Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$296 $345

* All rates include non-refundable $25 deposit.

Brochures, Forms & Manuals

Science Camps

Campers will experience the ultimate in "edu-tainment" including environmental discoveries, engineering fun and more. All science camps are full day camps. Science camps do not include swimming.

SPY SCHOOL (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Learn the elements of forensic science to solve mysteries. With a crime solving partner, you'll create letters using invisible ink, decode ciphered messages and solve puzzles. Can you use clues to solve the mystery and escape before time runs out?

Spy School Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$261 $310

BLOCK ACADEMY (entering grades 4-6)

Have fun and get creative by building projects with blocks of all shapes and sizes. If you're a fan of interlocking or wooden blocks, or you love popular block mining video games, this camp is for you!

Block Academy Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$261 $310

SCIENCE MAGIC (entering grades 4-6)

To the untrained eye, advanced science can often look magical. Experiment with science that will dazzle your friends and learn a card trick or two along the way!

Science Magic Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$261 $310

ANIMALS A TO ZOO (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Join us for a week of everything animals! Learn about creatures big and small, dissect owl pellets, make toys for local animal shelters, and learn the essentials to caring for animals. The week includes a trip to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Animals A to Zoo Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$296 $345

FARM TO TABLE (entering grades 1-3, 4-6)

Find out what's cooking and how! Learn where food comes from and how it grows, investigate the science behind what happens in your kitchen, learn how to use fresh herbs and spices for healthy cooking, and visit a local farm to see how animals, farm lands and greenhouses all help produce our food.

Farm to Table Weekly Rates*

Member Rate Open Rate
$296 $345

*All rates include non-refundable $25 deposit.

Camp Spencer Day Camp

Y Camp Spencer is nestled on over 200 acres of beautiful campgrounds with beautiful landscapes, lush green fields, nature trails, outdoor pool, amphitheater, gentle wildlife, dining hall, activity buildings, nature and art lodges, and more. Plus lunch, horseback riding, transportation and more are included!

LOCATION

3773 Peach Orchard Road, Street, MD 21154

410-452-5173

Leadership Team:

AGES/GRADES

For campers entering grades 1-10 (ages 6 - 15)

ACTIVITIES

Over $175 of premium camp features included at NO EXTRA CHARGE!

All Included! ONE WEEK SESSION TWO WEEK SESSIONS
Transportation YES YES
Daily hot lunch and afternoon snack YES YES
Free extended camp hours (Camp Spencer and select transportation stops) YES YES
Crafts, music, outdoor education, sports, drama, canoeing, nature exploration, science, etc. YES YES
Archery YES YES
Horseback Riding YES YES
Name recognition as founding camper YES YES
Founding camper t-shirt YES YES
Daily fun swim YES YES
Daily Y Swim Lessons YES
Group photo YES
$25 camp store credit (one per family) YES

CAMP WEEKS

ONE WEEK SESSIONS

  • Week 1: June 25 - June 29
  • Week 2: July 2 - July 6*
  • Week 3: July 9 - July 13
  • Week 4: July 16 - July 20
  • Week 5: July 23 - July 27
  • Week 6: July 30 - August 3
  • Week 7: August 6 - August 10
  • Week 8: August 13 - August 17

TWO WEEK SESSIONS

  • Session A: June 25 - July 6*
  • Session B: July 9 - July 20
  • Session C: July 23 - August 3
  • Session D: August 6 - August 17

*Day camp closed on July 4th

CAMP HOURS & FREE EXTENDED HOURS

  • Camp Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm
  • FREE Extended Hours: 7:00am - 600pm (Available at Camp Spencer and select transportation locations only.)

SAFETY

All Y associates are certified in First Aid and CPR and have passed a stringent background check.

TRANSPORTATION

For your added convenience, transportation is available to/from Camp Spencer at several locations in Harford County and the Y in Perry Hall. Best of all, transportation is included at Camp Spencer! See transportation routes.

Camp Spencer Rates

REGULAR RATES

ONE WEEK SESSION TWO WEEK SESSIONS
Member Rate $325 $650
Open Rate $375 $750

BALTIMORE AREA COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS

Active Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts are eligible for the Y member rate at Camp Spencer and all Y Camps. To take advantage of this opportunity, you will need to register for Y Camp at the open rate and pay the $25 deposit for each week. Once your online registration is complete, contact the Y Customer Service office at 443-322-8000 or customerservice@ymaryland.org. After confirming you're an active participant of the Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts, your camp rate will be adjusted to the lower Y member rate.

Camp Spencer Transportation

At Camp Spencer, transportation is included in your cost! Several routes are being organized for maximum convenience. If you don't see a route near you, please let us know. We welcome your feedback in helping us transport as many campers as possible to Camp Spencer for an amazing day camp experience! Please check back often as routes continue to be finalized.

You must select your transportation route at the time of registration.

LOCATION

3773 Peach Orchard Road, Street, MD 21154

410-452-5173

Leadership Team:

PLANNED ROUTES

All pick-up and drop-off times are subject to change by 5-10 minutes.

ROUTE 1 Pick-Up Drop-Off
The Y in Perry Hall, 4375 Ebenezer Rd. 7:30am 5:00pm

FREE extended camp hours available at the Y in Perry Hall from 7:00am to 6:00pm.

ROUTE 2 Pick-Up Drop-Off
The Y in Abingdon (Ward), 101 Walter Ward Blvd. 7:40am 4:50pm
The Highlands School in Bel Air, 2904 Creswell Rd. 8:00am 4:35pm

FREE extended camp hours available at the Y in Abingdon (Ward) from 7:00am to 6:00pm.

ROUTE 3 Pick-Up Drop-Off
Y Preschool in Riverside, 1200 Creamery Ln., Belcamp, MD 7:30am 5:15pm
Havre De Grace area (TBD) 7:50am 5:00pm

FREE extended camp hours may be available. Additional forms may be required. Please check back for updates.

ROUTE 4 Pick-Up Drop-Off
Fallston Library 7:40am 5:20pm
Bel Air area (TBD) 8:00am 4:55pm

Extended camp hours are not available at these locations. Any camper who cannot be picked up at the drop-off time will be taken to the Y in Abingdon (Ward) at the end of the route.

A New Kind of Y Camp Experience

The Y is pleased to announce our newest and largest day camp location to date, Y Camp Spencer! Designed as a regional day camp and conference/retreat center (coming soon), Camp Spencer is nestled on over 200 acres of beautiful campgrounds consisting of beautiful landscapes, lush green fields, nature trails, outdoor pool, amphitheater, gentle wildlife, dining hall, activity buildings, nature and art lodges, and more. Located on the Broad Creek Boy Scout Reservation in Harford County, Camp Spencer provides a picture perfect, all-inclusive Y Camp experience unlike any other in the region!

LOCATION

3773 Peach Orchard Road, Street, MD 21154

410-452-5173

Leadership Team:

IT'S ALL INCLUDED!

There are over $175 of premium camp features included at no extra cost at Camp Spencer! Here are just a few:

  • Nutritious Lunch: No need to pack a lunch; a hot lunch is included at Camp Spencer! Prepared fresh and served daily, lunch options may include spaghetti, chicken, salads, tacos, fruits and veggies, and more.
  • Horseback Riding: Campers will experience the confidence-building skills riding horses can provide, plus learn horse care and safety. All ages and skills levels welcome.
  • Transportation: Transportation is included at Camp Spencer to and from several locations. Routes and times are listed here.

BE PART OF THE LEGACY

Announcing our first-ever, Y Camp Legacy Program! All Camp Spencer founding campers (i.e. all 2018 participants) will receive:

  • Name recognition in the dining hall
  • A special founding camper t-shirt
  • Founding camper special offer for the 2018 camp season (see below)
  • Founding camper discount for future consecutive years at Camp Spencer (for founding campers and siblings)

Camp Spencer Rates

REGULAR RATES

ONE WEEK SESSION TWO WEEK SESSIONS
Member Rate $325 $650
Open Rate $375 $750

BALTIMORE AREA COUNCIL BOY SCOUTS

Active Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts are eligible for the Y member rate at Camp Spencer and all Y Camps. To take advantage of this opportunity, you will need to register for Y Camp at the open rate and pay the $25 deposit for each week. Once your online registration is complete, contact the Y Customer Service office at 443-322-8000 or customerservice@ymaryland.org. After confirming you're an active participant of the Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts, your camp rate will be adjusted to the lower Y member rate.

Generations of Adventure

Since 1942, Camp Puh’tok has provided young people with fresh air, wonderful camp programs, and the freedom to be creative, learn new skills, make new friends, and develop confidence and character for life. Campers ages 5-16 take part in summer day camp and/or overnight camp activities that emphasize leadership, teamwork, appreciation of nature, and re-discovering our American heritage. We are proud to have Camp Puh'tok join our Y Camp family!

Camp Puh’tok is set in picturesque Northern Baltimore County (Monkton, MD). Located on 67 acres of pristine woodlands and bordered by the scenic Gunpowder Falls River and State Park, campers and guests enjoy exploring all that our natural environment has to offer. Our unique facilities offer rustic Native American and Wild West inspired dwellings, as well as modern chalets, log cabins, and an authentic fort. For overnight camp, many of our modern lodgings offer all the comforts of home including heat, air conditioning and full bathrooms.

In addition to day and overnight camps at Camp Puh'tok, we also offer year round team-building and outdoor education day trips, weekday retreats, camp rentals, and even full wedding packages. For more information on retreats, rentals and wedding packages, call 410-329-6590 or email info@camppuhtok.com.

To register for Camp Puh'tok, go to camppuhtok.com.

Camp Puh'tok Day Camp

Camp Puh'tok introduces a brand new kind of Y Camp experience in 2018! Camp Puh'tok offers unique experiences for young adventurers, plus lunch and snacks are included!

To register for Camp Puh'tok, go to camppuhtok.com.

LOCATION

17433 Big Falls Road, Monkton, MD 21111

410-329-6590

AGES/GRADES

For campers entering grades K-5 (ages 5 - 10)

ACTIVITIES

Swimming, Pony Rides, Farm Animal Care, Field Games, Camp Fires, Nature Studies, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Low Ropes, Treasure Hunts, and more! Activities may vary by age.

CAMP WEEKS & THEMES

  • Week 1: June 25 - June 29 | Native American
  • Week 2: July 2 - July 6 | Pirate Week
  • Week 3: July 9 - July 13 | Wilderness Explorers
  • Week 4: July 16 - July 20 | Wild Wild West
  • Week 5: July 23 - July 27 | Native American
  • Week 6: July 30 - August 3 | Sports Spectacular
  • Week 7: August 6 - August 10 | Crazy Carnival
  • Week 8: August 13 - August 17 | Animal Adventures

CAMP HOURS & EXTENDED HOURS

  • Camp Hours: 8:40am - 5:00pm
  • Extended Hours: 8:00am - 600pm (extended hours include breakfast and/or dinner and is available for a marginal fee)

SAFETY

Kids and parents love our associates of professionals and college students. All are certified in First Aid and CPR and have passed a stringent background check. A registered nurse is available around the clock.

TRANSPORTATION

For your added convenience, transportation is available to/from Camp Puh'tok at the Y in Towson (Orokawa). The bus leaves the Y at 8:00am and returns at 5:00pm. The cost is $40/week. Extended hours at the Y in Towson are no additional charge and do not include breakfast or dinner.

Camp Puh'tok Day Camp Rates

Regular Day Camp Hours AM or PM Extended Hours AM and PM Extended Hours
$325/wk $345/wk $365wk

Camp Puh'tok Overnight Camp

Camp Puh'tok sits one 67 pristine acres surrounded by hundreds of acres of park lands, brimming with all the wonder nature has to offer. Your child will delight in clear running streams, majestic forests, critters of all shapes and sizes, and green grassy meadows. We promise an experience that is all too rare these days –a sense of awe produced without screens, consoles, or speakers – just pure nature!

To register for Camp Puh'tok, go to camppuhtok.com.

LOCATION

17433 Big Falls Road, Monkton, MD 21111

410-329-6590

AGES/GRADES

For campers entering grades 2-11 (ages 7 - 16)

ACTIVITIES

Outdoor Cooking, Archery and Riflery, Climbing Tower, High and Low Ropes Course, Tubing, Canoeing, Survival Skills, Swimming, Tons of Games, Crafts, Nature Studies, Gaga Ball, Native American Crafts and Dance, and so much more! Activities vary based on age.

CAMP WEEKS

ONE WEEK SESSIONS

  • Session 1A: June 24 - June 29
  • Session 1B: July 1 - July 6
  • Session 2A: July 8 - July 13
  • Session 2B: July 15 - July 20
  • Session 3A: July 22 - July 27
  • Session 3B: July 29 - August 3
  • Session 4A: August 5 - August 10
  • Session 4B: August 12 - August 17

TWO WEEK SESSIONS

  • Session 1: June 24 - July 6
  • Session 2: July 8 - July 20
  • Session 3: July 22 - August 3
  • Session 4: August 8 - August 17

AMENITIES

Campers enjoy our unique facilities.  We offer rustic Native American and Wild West inspired dwellings, as well as modern chalets, log cabins, and an authentic fort. Our modern lodgings offer all the comforts of home including heat, air conditioning and full bathrooms.

SAFTEY

Kids and parents love our associates of professionals and college students. All are certified in First Aid and CPR and have passed a stringent background check. A registered nurse is available around the clock. Most importantly, our 1:6 associate to camper ratio means we are always available to meet your child’s needs.

Camp Puh'tok Overnight Rates

Ages One Week Rates Two Week Rates
7 - 12 $600 $1,200
13 - 16 $700 $1,400

Camp Puh'tok Speciality Camps

We offer two exciting specialty camps at Camp Puh'tok - Horse Camp and Extreme Tipis! Both specialty camps are available in two week sessions. We also offer a special White Water Rafting Add-on available to all two-week campers (Camp Puh'tok specialty camp or overnight camp) age 10 and up.

To register for Camp Puh'tok, go to camppuhtok.com.

LOCATION

17433 Big Falls Road, Monkton, MD 21111

410-329-6590

TWO WEEK SESSIONS

  • Session 1: June 24 - July 6
  • Session 2: July 8 - July 20
  • Session 3: July 22 - August 3
  • Session 4: August 8 - August 17

HORSE CAMP (ages 10-16)

Campers are immersed in all aspects of horsemanship in this two-week, overnight camp. Enjoy tons of horse fun for riders of all abilities. Beginning to advanced instruction is available in both English and Western horseback riding.

Horse Camp Rates

Two weeks only $1,450

EXTREME TIPIS (ages 13-16) 

Campers live in a tipi in our Willow Rounds Tipi Village, and cook two meals each day over an open fire as they are immersed in outdoor adventure and Native American culture, including history, crafts, dance, and music. Also includes daily free swim as well as canoeing and archery.  

Extreme Tipis Rates

Two weeks only $1,450

 

WHITE WATER RAFTING ADD-ON (ages 10-16)

This add-on option is available to Camp Puh'tok two-week campers only (specialty or overnight). Enjoy a Saturday day trip rafting down the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers in Harpers Ferry, WV. The day trip takes place on the Saturday that's in the middle of your two week session.

White Water Rafting Add-On Rate

$130

The 2018 Y Camp brochure is now available online along with other important forms and parent manuals. Campers are not considered fully registered until all forms are received. Campers may be removed from the roster or not admitted to camp if paperwork is incomplete including online registration packet, medication, allergy emergency form, and immunizations.

The Parent Manuals contain important information you need to know prior to your child’s first day of camp. By registering for Y camp, you agree to read the camp parent manual in its entirety and comply with all policies and procedures stated within.

Forms

Parent Manuals & Alerts

Sibling Discounts

Sibling discounts are available to you when two or more siblings are registered for the same weeks of camp. The discount code SIBLING2018 must be entered at checkout for the discount to be applied. Not available for Camp Spencer and Camp Puh'tok.

Y Member Camp Rates

In order to qualify for member rates, the child you are registering must have, and maintain, an active Y membership at the time of registration and throughout all camp sessions. For family membership holders, the membership must be in the name of the parent/guardian registering the child. If a membership is purchased after registration, the member rate cannot be applied. Not available for the 2018 Camp Puh'tok season.

Registration Fee/Packet

A one-time registration fee of $35 per camper is paid when you "sign up" for the mandatory registration packet during the completion of online camp registration. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Not subject to sibling discounts. For more information about completing your online registration packet, see page 21 of the camp brochure.

Deposits

A $25 per week/per camper deposit is required for all camps. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable, and are applied towards the total weekly camp fee. Even when camp is paid in full, $25 per week is considered a non-refundable and non-transferable deposit. Not subject to any discounts.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available. Apply early as funding may be limited. Get details on financial assistance.

Balance of Weekly Camp Fees

Payments for camp will be automatically drafted from your credit card 14 days prior to the start of the camp week. A complete payment schedule is included in the Camp Parent Manual. If the balance is not paid, the camper will not be allowed to attend and the slot will be reassigned.

Cancellations

All changes and cancellations must be made in writing and include the camper’s full name, camp location, dates of the weeks to be cancelled, and a description of the request. All requests must be submitted to the Customer Service office either via fax at 410-779-9426, or by email to customerservice@ymaryland.org. Deposits and registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

If a camp week is cancelled two weeks prior, the deposit will be forfeited and any further balance paid will be refunded. Cancellations made with less than two weeks notice will not be accepted; all fees are non-refundable. For more information please review the financial policy in the Camp Parent Manual.

Please save receipts for tax purposes. The Y tax ID# is 52-059-1699.

Camp Schedule

To see a schedule of camp offerings, including location and weeks, check out our 2018 Y Camp schedule. The camp schedule varies by location.

Camp Hours

Traditional Day Camp: 9am – 4pm

Free Extended Hours: 7am – 9am/ 4pm – 6pm

Camp Puh'tok Day Camp: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Camp Puh'tok Extended Hours: 8am - 8:30am/5pm - 6pm (Camp Puh'tok extended hours include breakfast and/or dinner)

Quality Camps

Most Y camps are ACA accredited, which means we run our camps according to the policies, procedures and practices that have been accepted as the best in the industry. We voluntarily go through rigorous inspections by outside professionals to ensure we continue to exceed state licensing regulations in health, safety, cleanliness, food service, programming, staff qualifications and training, emergency management plans, and more - up to 300 standards in all!

Exceptional Associates

Y Camp team member candidates undergo a thorough review process including "Camp Try-Outs" (a half-day of actual activities and scenarios), reference and background checks, and several interviews. Before working with campers team members will complete a minimum of 30 hours of training that is specific to their role, including first aid, CPR and activity leadership.

As we make our way towards the summer months, we participate in and host special camp events so parents and kids can get more information on Y Camp. Come out, ask questions, get answers, meet members of our camp team and register online! We'll update this page as dates are confirmed, so please check back often!

CAMP OPEN HOUSES

Stop by for a Meet & Greet with our Camp Directors! This is a great opportunity to ask those burning questions!

  • Y CAMP PUH'TOK - 17433 Big Falls Road, Monkton, MD 21111

Come and see our newest camp location in Baltimore County!

Sunday, April 22th: 11am-2pm

  • THE Y IN ELLICOTT CITY (DANCEL) - 4331 Montgomery Rd,, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Monday, March 26th, 4pm to 7pm

Thursday, March 29th, 4pm to 7pm

Sunday, April 29th: 9am-1pm (Mix 106 radio station gets in on the fun from 10am-12pm)

  • Y CAMP SPENCER - 3773 Peach Orchard Rd,, Street, MD 21154

Come and check out our newest camp location in Harford County!

Sunday, May 13th: 9am -12pm, 1pm - 4pm

Sunday, May 20th: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm

  • THE Y IN ABINGDON (WARD) - 101 Walter Ward Blvd., Abingdon, MD 21009

Meet our new Camp Director, DJ Kophazy!

Tuesday, March 20th, 6pm to 8pm

Saturday, March 31st, 9:30am to 11:30am

  • THE Y IN WESTMINSTER (HILL) - 1719 Sykesville Rd,, Westminster, MD 21157

Thursday, March 29th, 4pm to 6pm

  • THE Y IN CATONSVILLE - 850 S. Rolling Rd,, Catonsville, MD 21228

Meet our new Camp Director, Caitlin Sullivan!

Saturday, March 17th, 12pm to 2pm

  • THE Y IN PARKVILLE - 8910 Waltham Woods Rd,, Parkville, MD 21234

Meet our new Camp Director, Maggie Yates!

Thursday, March 22nd, 5:30pm to 7pm

  • THE Y IN PASADENA - 26 Magothy Beach Rd,, Pasadena, MD 21122

Meet our returning Camp Director, Sherri Wilkins!

Sunday, March 18th, 12pm to 2pm

Wednesday, March 28th, 5pm to 7pm

  • THE Y IN TOWSON (OROKAWA) - 600 W. Chesapeake Ave., Towson, MD 21204

Meet our new Camp Director, Jillian Pawlawski!

Wednesday, April 11th, 5pm to 7pm

Saturday, April 14th, 10am to 12pm

CAMP RADIO EVENTS

Camp radio events are especially fun as we bring in local radio personalities to help us celebrate the upcoming camp season. These are not-to-be-missed events for the entire family! Activities may include s'mores, camp crafts, games, and great prizes like movie passes, event tickets, t-shirts and more!

  • The Dancel Y in Ellicott City: Sunday, April 29th, 9am-1pm (Mix 106 gets in on the fun from 10am-12pm)

COMMUNITY CAMP FAIRS

The Y participates in several community camp fairs leading up to the summer months:

  • Baltimore's Child Camp and Summer Programs Fair Sunday, February 25, 2018 Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204
  • Chesapeake Family Magazine's Maryland Summer Camp Fair Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm Annapolis Area Christian School, 716 Bestgate Road, Annapolis MD, 21401