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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.

Traditional Day Camps

YMCA Day Camps foster children's emotional, social, physical and creative growth 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.  More about Day Camps offered through our School Age Services Department ...


Camp Grady Spruce, Camp on the Lake, and Collin County Adventure Camp, operate onsite day camps and overnight experiences at camp properties and offer activities like, horseback riding, archery, riflery and a wide range of water sports in a wilderness environment. See the videos and links on the right for more details on these great camps.  


Camps for Teens

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. 

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Arts, Music & Science Camps

The Y offers camps that focus on particular programming like teen adventure, music, sports specialties and farm/ranch experiences and for campers with special needs. 

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Overnight / Sleep-away Camps

We offer overnight/sleep away 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. 

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Family Camps

Spend time together exploring the outdoors and embarking on exciting new adventures as a family. While Family Camps are certainly fun, they are also designed to strengthen your relationship with nature, God and each other. 

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Special Needs Camps

At the Y we strive to provide programs for children with disabilities. Our Special Needs Summer Camp gives kids with special needs an opportunity to experience camp in a safe and nurturing environment.

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Camp on the Lake

Camp on the Lake, right on the shores of Lake Lewisville TX, is ideal for parents looking for a an outdoor summer camp close to home. Camp on the Lake...

Camp Grady Spruce

One of the most beautiful and oldest camps in Texas. We offer overnight camps for teens, girls camps, boys camps and a whole lot more. Camp Grady Spruce...

Collin County
Adventure Camp

Come explore the beauty of north Texas! CCAC offers day camp programs for kids 5-12 who'd like to spend their summer exploring and learning in a beautiful, safe environment. Explore CCAC...