The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

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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.

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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Day Camps

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.  More about Day Camps offered through our SAS Department ...


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. 

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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Overnight Camps

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. 

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Outdoor Education

Our Outdoor Education programs are devoted to helping teachers educate students about the interrelationship and interdependence between man and the environment. The natural world becomes their classroom, and students have the opportunity to learn while exploring trails, hiking, canoeing, fishing, and orienteering.

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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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Teen Camps

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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