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 10 one-week sessions, which run from late June into September.
We have two summer camp locations for 2023:
- 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
- Members: $300/week (assistance available)
- Non-members: $330/week
- $30 one time registration fee
- $25 deposit for each week (non-refundable)
2023 Summer Camp Theme Weeks
Week 1 (June 26th – June 30th ) 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 (July 3rd – July 7th ) 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 3 (July 10th – July 14th) 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 4 (July 17th– July 21st) Camp Carnival Week
Step right up ladies and gentlemen! We’ll enjoy the lure of carnival life as we prepare for the big event. We’ll create interactive games, challenges and fun art designs.
Week 5 (July 24th – July 28th ) 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 31st – Aug 4th ) 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 (August 7th – Aug 11th ) 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 14th – Aug 18th ) 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 21st– Aug 25th) 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 10 (August 28th– Sept 1st) 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.