Teen Activities and More
Teenagers, regardless of background, face choices that can positively or negatively influence their lives. The Y helps teens and their families to reach new heights and is committed to programs that offer character development, citizenship, leadership and service.
Teen Camp All-A-Days!
This summer experience gives teens the opportunity to revisit all the national, international, and school holidays through fun, innovative, and engaging weekly themes. Each week teens will revisit a fun holiday with an added fun twist involving sports challenges, STEM activities, art, photography and film, swimming, and community partners and special guest to help develop a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
- Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack provided
- STEM Programming with Community Partners and the YMCA STEM Mobile Lab
- In-House Field Trips offered throughout summer
- Outdoor Field Trip to Collin County Adventure Camp (July 29th-30th)
- Listening to professional speakers
- Planning and volunteering with various service projects
Our goal is for teens to learn to work together, learn new skills, gain better decision making and conflict resolution skills, while discovering something new about themselves.
SIGN UP FOR TEEN CAMP AT THE GRAND PRAIRIE Y
Location: 4556 S. Carrier Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75054
Ages: 11-15 years
Hours of Operation: Mon - Thur, 7:30 am - 6:30 pm & Fri, 7:30-5:30 pm
Supply Fee: $30
Weekly Rate: $120 YMCA Members, $150 Non-Members
- 1st-4th - No camp on May 31st due to Memorial Day holiday
- 28th-July 2nd
- 6th-9th - No camp on July 5th due to Independence Day holiday
Week 1: Welcome to Homecoming
Welcome back to Teen Camp! Get to know each other and enjoy a homecoming dance party to celebrate the start of the summer.
Week 2: Crazy Holiday’s
Celebrate all the random holidays with a twist.
Week 3: Time for a Fall Fest
Experience a sci-fi and tech week of fun experiments and challenges.
Week 4: Happy New Year’s Around the World
Let us celebrate the excitement of the new year by visiting the traditions of the New Year celebration from around the world.
Week 5: Multicultural Festivals
In honor of all the various cultures, we will visit all the traditions and food of the world’s festivals.
Week 6: Independence Power
Express your power with a week of engaging independent challenges and creative expression.
Week 7: Show Thanks & Practice Giving
Learn to express gratitude toward others by giving back.
Week 8: Christmas in July
Learn the cultures of others and share your experiences while engaging in a fun holiday traditional activities.
Week 9: Camp Graduation
Enjoy camp graduation with an overnight camping trip filled with team building challenges and new experiences.
Dr. Tonjia Grimble
Association Senior Director of Teen Programs
Teen Outside/Overnight Camps
Teens are invited to a summer of adventure at one of our three outdoor camps. They will have the opportunity to partake in wakeboarding, rock climbing, ziplining and more. Join the fun this summer!
For teens ages 12-18.
Collin County Adventure Camp
Camp Grady Spruce