Join us for a fun, enriching traditional day camp experience — where old and new friends meet, learn and thrive. Campers will unplug, enjoy hands-on learning, try new activities, learn new skills and make new friends. We accommodate the wide variety of interests our campers have and plan activities that support those diverse preferences. Activities include camp songs and cheers, hiking and nature activities, archery, gaga ball, bounce house fun, sports and games, weekly Color Wars, STEM, arts and humanities and much more! Campers will experience two swim trips each week and a theme-based field trip. Enthusiastic and well-trained staff will ensure a safe and fun summer. Our day camp sites are conveniently located throughout Boulder, Weld and Larimer counties to ensure that we have the fun covered for your camper this summer. Part-time and full-time options available.


NEW! We are thrilled to bring summer day camp to Berthoud, Johnstown and Milliken areas for the first time. We have worked with local school administration to develop a program that meets the needs of local parents — and, as always, the kids. Students from all schools welcome.

Campers Are Divided By Age- Appropriate Groups:

There will be some all-camper activities throughout the week.

  • Trailblazers (Entering K-1st grade)
    Children must be 5 years old by the first day of camp.
  • Pioneers (Entering 2nd-3rd grade)
  • Adventurers (Entering 4th-6th grade)


  • Pre-Camp Care: 7:30am-9:00am
  • Camp Activities & Excursions: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Post-Camp Care: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Camp is officially 9:00am-4:00pm. However, we offer pre- and post-camp options for families that need additional child care before and/or after camp. Pre- and post-camp is optional, and there is no additional cost.


Bear Creek Elementary School, Foothill Elementary School, Fireside Elementary School, Eisenhower Elementary School, Twin Peaks Charter Academy

Boulder Valley Weekly Fees

Full-time (4-5 days a week)

  • Member: $305
  • Non-member: $355

Part-time (1-3 days a week)
You must confirm your part-time days with your camp director.

  • Member: $260
  • Non-member: $300

Optional Swim Lessons: $80 per session (only select sessions). You must register for this separately.

Longmont Weekly Fees

Full-time (4-5 days a week)

  • Member: $250
  • Non-member: $265

Part-time (1-3 days a week)
You must confirm your part-time days with your camp director.

  • Member: $155
  • Non-member: $170


nature-field-trip2Welcome to Summer!

Session 1: May 28-31 (no camp May 27)

Let the summer adventures begin! We will kick off the summer doing what kids love most: swimming, exploring, making friends, being creative and soaking in the sunshine. This is a perfect preview to the summer of fun to come.

Y World of Explorers

Session 2: June 3-7

We are traveling around the world in five days. All week-long campers will explore different cultures and countries through fun games, art projects, field trips and activities. We will also try new and exotic foods and even participate in the Y Olympic Games. Campers will go for the gold and get tons of stamps in their Y passports. 


Creative Campers

Session 3: June 10-14

Let’s get artsy, shall we? Let’s paint, make and create. During this week, our campers celebrate their artistic skills and interests (and maybe even get a little messy, but don’t worry, it’s artistic expression). We will use our hands to create masterpieces with paint, chalk, clay and other raw materials. We’ll add in some music and a field trip or two, and this week will be a work of art. Add on swim lessons this week.

Welcome to the Jungle

Session 4: June 17-June 21

In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the campers play and explore. During this week of camp, we are going to the birds… and lions… and butterflies. Campers will spend the week enjoying animal-inspired activities, games and fields trips. It’s gonna be wild!

Survival of the Fittest

Session 5: June 24-28

We are embracing our inner competitors for this week of team and individual challenges. We like to think of it as survival of the funnest (yes, we know that’s not a word) as we try out ninja warrior courses, Minute to Win It challenges, field trips, games and more. No matter a camper’s skills — whether it be brain, brawn or beyond — we will celebrate their individual strengths and their group successes.

gaga-ballIslands of Adventure

Session 6: July 1-5 (no camp July 4)

Ahoy, there friends! Shiver me timbers… OK, you get the point. During this week of camp, we are going on a treasure hunt. Captain Blackbeard buried his booty at YMCA Camp NoCo but has lost the map to reclaim it. We join forces to race against other pirates to find the lost treasure. Arrr you ready? Field trip to Pirates Cove.

To Infinity and Beyond

Session 7: July 8-12 

5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Blast off! This week is one small step for camp and one giant leap for camper-kind. We will put on our space suits and practice our moon walk as we spend the week exploring deep space. Gaze at the stars, dive into the solar system and try to keep your boots firmly on the ground. It’s going to be a bumpy ride! Add on swim lessons this week.

Symphony of the 5 Senses

Session 8: July 15-19 

Hear we go. During this week of camp, we will explore our five senses with games, field trips and activities focused on art, music, cooking, science, math and reading. Each day will be filled with fun activities that stimulate sight, sound, taste, touch and smell. See you there!

The Magical World of Camp

Session 9: July 22-26 

Hop on to the Hogwarts Express as we spend the week exploring the wizarding world of magic. We will get our wands ready to conjure up spell-binding good times with activities, games, science projects and presentations. Accio summer!


Oh, The Places You’ll Go

Session 10: July 29-Aug 2 

We are off to great places. We are off and away during this very special week of camp. Summer break is winding down, but the fun is still going strong. Campers will celebrate their summer of fun with their favorite camp activities while also getting ready for their next adventure. We will move mountains, try new things and explore the impossible.

Camp Registration

You have the option to register online or to select your camp sessions using a camp selection form. Online registration is strongly encouraged as you will see which camps are currently available.

After you register online, you will receive an email invitation to complete required medical and emergency contact forms from ePACT. ePACT is a secure emergency network that we use to collect medical and emergency contact information electronically. Your registration will be complete upon completion of all required forms.

Learn more about ePACT

Use this form to change or cancel your camp registration.

Please note: If you create a new account in our online registration system using a different email address than what is on file with the Y, you will create a duplicate account and if you’re a member, you will not receive member rates.

Read the parent handbook prior to attending camp to familiarize yourself with our policies.

Parent Handbook


We believe that every child needs to be safe in the water; therefore we offer two sessions of swim lessons during the summer. We’ll take your child to swim lessons during camp. Children must be signed up for camp during the days and weeks of each session to participate. Please be aware that there is limited space. Campers need to arrive at their camp location one hour before the swim lesson begins, wearing swimsuit and 30 SPF sunscreen. Please pack a towel, goggles and a change of clothes.

  • Swim Session A: Camp Sessions 3-6
  • Swim Session B: Camp Sessions 7-9

$85 per session

Arapahoe Y Pool

  • Fireside, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:25-10:55am
  • Eisenhower, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:25-10:55am

Longmont Y Pool

  • Twin Peaks, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:50-10:20am

Mapleton Y Pool

  • Bear Creek, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:50-10:20am
  • Foothill, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:50-10:20am

Be sure to add on swim lessons in the registration process.

Financial Assistance

For those who qualify, financial assistance for membership and programs is available.

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Bear Creek Elementary
2500 Table Mesa Dr, Boulder

Foothill Elementary
1001 Hawthorn Ave, Boulder

Fireside Elementary School
845 West Dahlia, Louisville

Eisenhower Elementary School
1220 Eisenhower Drive, Boulder


Twin Peaks Charter Academy
340 S Sunset St, Longmont

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