Gloucester County YMCA

Part of the YMCA of the Pines

 

Summer Camp 2024 Registration Opens October 1, 2023!

2024 Summer Camp Info

The Gloucester County YMCA Day Camp operates daily from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with Before-Camp Care (7 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.) and After-Camp Care (4:00 p.m. – 6 p.m.) available for FREE. For maximum flexibility, you may choose to attend any combination of our 11 one-week sessions, which run from late June into September.

We have two summer camp locations for 2024:

  • Gloucester County YMCA: 235 E Red Bank Ave.  Woodbury, NJ  08096
  • Taylor Bell Fields: 720 Washington Ave, Clayton, NJ 08312 (member rate for Clayton residents)

Camp for ages 5-14

Price:

  • Members: $310/week (assistance available)
  • Non-members: $340/week
  • $30 one time registration fee
  • $30 deposit for each week (non-refundable)

2024 Summer Camp Theme Weeks

Week 1 (June 17th – June 21th) School’s Out, Camp’s In

Let’s start the summer off right! See why the Gloucester County YMCA is the best place to be for the summer. We will kick off the summer with a party!

Week 2 (June 24th – June 28th) Trading Places

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a summer Camp Counselor or even a Camp Director? This week will give some campers the opportunity to be Counselors and some Counselors to be Campers. Join us for a week of trading places.

Week 3 (July 1st – July 5th) Party in the USA

Join us in celebrating the USA through all things RED, WHITE, and BLUE for Independence Day. Let’s have a week in celebration about all things America including special crafts, games, and more! Don’t miss out on all this patriotic fun!

Week 4 (July 8th– July 12th) Camp-O-Ween Week

Ghosts, Goblins, and Campers OH MY! Sign up for a Spooky Week of Halloween fun. Campers and staff will be able to wear their favorite masks and costumes and we’ll end the week with a trick-or treat around the camp.

Week 5 (July 15th – July 19th) Spirit Week

An All Camp competition that will reveal the ultimate YMCA-spirited campers. RED, BLUE, YELLOW, and GREEN…let the color wars begin!!

Week 6 (July 22nd – July 26th) SplashTacular

Water games, water games, and more water games!  What other way to beat the heat than with…you guessed it! – WATER! Soaking wet games from water balloons, water slide relay races and more! A perfect way to cool off!

Week 7 (July 29th – Aug 2nd) Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead

Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math? This week of awesome activities involves introducing campers to a unique variety of STEAM projects, games, and challenges. Activities to stimulate the mind and spark curiosity will vary but promise to encourage engagement and the imagination of every camper!

Week 8 (August 5th – Aug 9th) Fun and Fitness Week

Take a step to a better YOU, a perfect combination of fun and fitness. Join us this week as the campers will participate in Yoga, learn about nutrition, and take part in our physical fitness challenge.

Week 9 (August 12th– Aug 16th) Superheroes and Villains 

Superheroes endure generation after generation. With that said, there would be no need for superheroes without some top-notch villains to keep them on their toes. Campers and staff will be able to dress up as their favorite superhero or villain. We may even bring back our superhero versus villains basketball game

Week 10 (August 19th– August 23rd) Camp Rewind

Did you love all the games from Spirit week? Did you want to bring back some water activities from Wet and Wild Water week? Then you’re in luck, spend one of the last weeks of camp revisiting all of our favorite activities and games as we put the entire summer on rewind.

Week 11 (August 26th– August 30th)Super Summer Wrap-Up

What’s a better way to celebrate the end of a great summer than having a dance party, YMCA style! Campers will get the chance to show their best dance moves, or even challenge another camper or counselor to a dance off.

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The Gloucester County YMCA is committed to protecting the children we serve. While we cannot eliminate all threats, we want to do what we can to ensure that the children in our care are safe. When entering the Y all members, participants and guests must have a valid picture ID which will be scanned through a national child abuse database. If a sex offender match occurs, the YMCA reserves the right to cancel membership, end program participation, and remove visitation access. We appreciate your cooperation.