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.

Camp Amenities:

  • 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
Cost:  
Supply Fee: $30
Weekly Rate: $120 YMCA Members, $150 Non-Members

Camp Dates:

June:

  • 1st-4th - No camp on May 31st due to Memorial Day holiday
  • 7th-11th
  • 14th-18th
  • 21st-25th
  • 28th-July 2nd

July:

  • 6th-9th - No camp on July 5th due to Independence Day holiday
  • 12th-16th
  • 19th-23rd
  • 26th-30th 

 

Weekly Themes: 

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. 

 


Contact:
Dr. Tonjia Grimble
Association Senior Director of Teen Programs
tgrimble@ymcadallas.org


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.

Locations:

Collin County Adventure Camp

Camp Grady Spruce