Overnight, day or specialty camps at the Y share one thing: they’re about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. And, of course, it’s fun too. At the Y, there's a camp for everyone. See the many Y camps available to you below.
School Age Services Day Camps foster children through a range of interactive activities all while building relationships with counselors and staff who serve as role models every day. Camps provide a variety of activities from educational outdoor experiences to hands on academic projects. Each week includes swimming, field trips, and at some camps activities like archery, riflery and canoeing.
The Dallas Y offers outdoor onsite day camps at 3 properties in the DFW area, Camp Grady Spruce on Possum Kingdom Lake in Graford,TX, Collin County Adventure Camp in Anna,TX and Camp on the Lake in Highland Village,TX. These camps offer activities like: horseback riding, archery, riflery and a wide range of water sports in a wilderness environment.
We offer overnight camps that run from a few days to a few weeks in scenic outdoor areas that span the North Texas area. Camp programs offer a wide variety of outdoor adventures led by trained and experienced leaders who guide children and teenagers in having an unforgettable experience. Click here to learn more about our overnight camps.
SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPS
At the Y we strive to provide programs for children and adults with disabilities. Our Special Needs Summer Camps gives kids and adult with special needs an opportunity to experience camp in a safe and nurturing environment.
This summer program allows kids with differing physical and intellectual handicaps the opportunity to experience typical day camp activities like archery, riflery (BBs), crafts, swimming, canoeing, group games, field trips and more. Campers remain under the close supervision of highly trained staff. Modifications to activities will be made as needed. Click here to learn more about Angel Camp, which is offered by the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to children ages 5-18 years old.
Daymark Living Summer Semester
Daymark Living Summer Semester is a dynamic six week program for individuals age 16+ with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each week campers will have the opportunity to increase their independent living and employment skills through daily activities focused in either culinary, horticulture, fitness/wellness or Fine Arts. The camp is hosted on Daymark’s brand new state-of-the-art campus featuring a resort-style pool, 18,000 sqft clubhouse, fitness center, sport court and more! At the end of the summer campers will have the opportunity to show off their new skills to family members and potential employers at two on campus events hosted by Daymark Living. Pick-up and drop-off opportunities are available daily, at no cost, at the Moody Family YMCA. Spots are limited. Call 972-646-2162 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your spot.
Today's world is a challenging place for teenagers. Teen camp provides a safe place where high school kids can cultivate their interests, develop leadership skills and nurture their passions. Click here to learn more about our Teen Camps.