day camps general information / registration

Friendship, Accomplishment & Belonging

There’s no place like YMCA Day Camps. At the Y, we inspire kids to work together and play together, creating friendships that can last a lifetime! Rooted in caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, our holistic approach works wonders, preparing kids for life, one fantastic summer at a time.

We are here to make your kids feel welcome. Our highly-trained staff helps campers realize that the Y is a place where they belong and can be themselves while trying new things, building new skills and making new friends. We are here to foster their curiosity. To encourage them to expand their comfort zones in what they do, who they know and what they believe. To discover their passion and explore their potential!

We are here to show kids all they can accomplish when they believe in themselves. They thrive, knowing they can relax in a safe, nurturing and inclusive environment.

Welcome to the Best Summer Ever!

Day Camp Registrar                                                                     

2015 Day Camp Brochure will be available online on February 1, 2015. Online Registration begins Wednesday February 11th, 2015! Visit to register.

Day Camp Health Form online submission
Day Camp Health Form (pdf)
2015 Parent Planner - coming April 2015



Since 1920, the Ann Arbor YMCA has provided quality camps for children. Our staff is dedicated to giving your child the best camping experience possible. Our programs build your child’s self-confidence, encourage character development and increase physical activity. With more than 30 different camps available, there is something to suit every child.


Financial Assistance
Through the generous contributions of our donors, the Ann Arbor YMCA is able to provide financial scholarships that enable all members of the community to enjoy YMCA programs, regardless of income. Financial assistance applications are available at our Membership Desk or can be downloaded here. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 15, 2015.

All staff members are selected for their maturity, dedication, enthusiasm, and desire to work with children. Men and women are recruited from colleges and universities around the country and have years of experience working with children.

Our entire staff is CPR and First Aid certified and participates in an intensive training program that covers safety, supervision, counseling and camp procedures. Ann Arbor YMCA average counselor-to-camper ratios exceed state guidelines to ensure that your child receives the best care and attention possible. If you would like to work with us this summer, please submit a staff application before March 15, 2015. Please click here to submit a Day Camp Staff application.

Refund/Transfer Policy
Deposits are non-refundable under any circumstances. Up to seven days before the beginning of your camp, all funds, less the deposit, are refundable and transferable within other day camp programs. This includes transfers to a new session and/or current day camp balance dues. 

Within seven days all funds are non-refundable and non-transferable to a balance due or new registration. A written physician-authorized note verifying illness or injury is required in order to obtain a refund if a child cancels within seven days of the session start date. If a camper fails to show for a registered session without notice, there will be no refund issued. In cases of homesickness, dismissal, or voluntary withdrawal, there will be no refund of any fees.


Session 1 …. June 15-19

Session 2 …. June 22-26

Session 3 ….June 29-July 3

Session 4 …. July 6-10

Session 5 …. July 13-18

Session 6 …. July 20-24

Session 7 …. July 27-31

Session 8 …. Aug 3-7

Session 9 …. Aug 10-14

Session 10 ... Aug 17-21

Session 11 …Aug 24-28

Session 12 ...Aug 31-Sept 4

Do you know a child who could benefit from a scholarship to camp? Could you help grow our Scholarship Fund? Please make a tax-deductible charitable contribution to our Scholarship Fund and help another child attend camp this summer. Just write your gift amount on the “camp scholarship donation” line of the registration form.