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Give your kids the summer that they have always dreamed of this summer at YMCA Camp Noco in Johnstown. During this day camp, campers are given the opportunity to try new things, learn new skills and create lifelong friendships. We understand that each camper has unique interests and hobbies and we work to include a diversity of activities in each week's schedule. In addition to sports and games, campers will also get to participate in hiking and nature activities, arts and crafts, archery, swimming, STEM projects, bounce house fun, songs and much more! Johnstown YMCA campers will also get to participate in swim trips and weekly excursions to museums and other theme-based locations around Northern Colorado. Kids will experience personal growth and learn leadership skills as they enhance and build upon their talents. Our trained and professional counselors create a safe community where kids stay active and have fun all summer. Part-time and full-time options available. 

Held at Pioneer Ridge Elementary in Johnstown

All campers will be divided into age-appropriate camps at each site and will participate as a camp group throughout the week. There will be some all-camper activities and field trips throughout the week.

  • Rookies: Entering K-2nd Grade (must be 5 at the start of camp)
  • Pioneers: Entering 3rd-6th Grade

Weekly, May 26-July 31

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

Full-time (4-5 days a week)

  • Member: $260
  • Non-member: $276

Part-time (1-3 days a week)

  • Member: $161
  • Non-member: $177

You must confirm your part-time days with your camp director.


Welcome to Summer!

Session 1: May 26-29 (no camp May 25)

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 1-5

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 Summer Games. Campers will go for the gold and get tons of stamps in their Y passports. 

Creative Campers

Session 3: June 8-12

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. This week will be a work of art.

Welcome to the Jungle

Session 4: June 15-19 

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 22-26

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.

Islands of Adventure

Session 6: June 29-July 2 (no camp July 3)

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?

To Infinity and Beyond

Session 7: July 6-10

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!

Weird Science

Session 8: July 13-17 

This will not be your traditional science camp! Campers will unlock the wacky world of science. This will be a fun way to explore all of the mysteries and secrets science has to offer. Their lab coats are sure to be messy.

The Magical World of Camp

Session 9: July 20-24

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!

Ooey, Gooey, Sticky

Session 10: July 27-31

Campers will have a blast getting messy during this week of fun! Explore all things slimy, sticky, ooey and gooey. Have a passion for slime? This is a camp for you.

Registration System

Register for summer camps online. 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.

Financial Assistance

Y financial assistance participants may register online after their financial assistance has been approved. CCAP participants may not register online but must use the online ePACT system for required medical and emergency contact information and policy agreements. CCAP participants must attend all days they are registered for. CCAP participants will be billed for unexcused absences.

Paper registration forms will be available for CCAP participants and upon request. Coming soon.

Financial Assistance


The YMCA of Northern Colorado uses ePACT, a secure emergency network that we use to collect medical and emergency contact information for camps, preschool and before and after school care. Once you’re set up in ePACT, you will only need to verify your child’s information once a year. 

Learn more about ePACT

Changes & Cancelations

All changes and cancels require two weeks advance notice. There are no refunds for missed days.

Change / Cancel Form


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

2020 parent handbook coming soon.

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Pioneer Ridge Elementary

2300 Cinnamon Teal Ave, Johnstown

Questions about this camp? Contact our camp staff.

303-443-4474 ext. 4295
Email Camp Staff

Questions about registration? Contact the Business Office.

303-664-5455 ext. 1295
Email the Business Office