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Summer Day Camp

GET READY FOR THE BEST SUMMER EVER™

Here at the YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus, GA, we are experts at providing summer day camp experiences that meet both the needs of our children and their parents. Our staffing, instruction, and our programs are built around the YMCA's core values of caring, honesty, respect & responsibility.

Summer Day Camps give your child the opportunity to learn new skills, make new friends, and have the time of their lives. Whether you register your child for one week or the entire summer, we guarantee your child will have the...

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Camp details including locations and dates can be found in our 2024 Summer Day Camp Program Flyer.  For camp structure and weekly themes, please click here.

IMPORTANT CAMP INFORMATION

REGISTRATION FOR THAYER, TURNER & McClung YMCA SUMMER DAY CAMP

  • Registration opens to returning campers on March 1st in-house only

  • Registration opens to everyone April 1st in-house only

  • Find camp registration forms here or pick one up at any location

 

CAMP OPTIONS/HOURS

  • Camp will run from Tuesday, May 28th - Friday, August 2nd

    • PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO camp on Monday, May 27th in honor of Memorial Day or July 4th 

  • Camp hours range from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. depending on location. Please visit the 'CAMP LOCATIONS' section of this page for specific camp hours for each location.

 

CAMP RATIOS

  • Ages 5 to 14, 2 staff to 15 children

  • All YMCA Day Camp staff are at least 16 years old.

  • 90% of all staff at each site are 18 years or older.

CAMP LOCATIONS

In 2024, our Summer Day Camp offerings will operate from our three YMCA locations!  

 

Here you will find information about each camp location. Please be aware of the ages accepted at each location before registering your child for camp. Should you have additional questions, please contact the specific location.

Camp Locations
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A.J. McClung YMCA​

Youth & Teen Center

Cost:

One-Time Registration Fee: $50

$85/week

**Hold fee for missed weeks: 1/2 of your weekly rate

 

Program Capacity:

100 Campers, ages 5 to 11

25 Campers, ages 12 to 15

Hours:

Daily Check-In: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Camp Activity Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

After Camp Hours: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

706.322.2579

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D.A. Turner YMCA

Cost:

One-Time Registration Fee: $50

$100/week - Members

$135/week - Non-Members

**Hold fee for missed weeks: 1/2 of your weekly rate

Program Capacity:

225 Campers, ages 5 to 12

 

Hours:

Daily Check-In: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Camp Activity Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

After Camp Hours: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

706.563.7001

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John P. Thayer YMCA

 

Cost:

One-Time Registration Fee: $50

$100/week - Members

$135/week - Non-Members

**Hold fee for missed weeks: 1/2 of your weekly rate

Program Capacity:

 115 Campers, ages 5 to 12

 

Hours:

Daily Check-In: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Camp Activity Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

After Camp Hours: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

706.322.8269

Please Note: 

  • Registration fees and/or deposits are due upon completing registration.  Registration fees are non-refundable.

  • The YMCA participates in the Summer Feeding Program delivered by the Muscogee County School District.  When lunch is not available, please be prepared to pack a lunch and two snacks for your camper.  

  • Some program field trips may require additional fees.  Parents/Guardians will be notified in advance if any additional fees are needed for field trips.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CAMP COUNSELOR?

We are always looking for fun, energetic young adults to join our Summer Camp staff! If you're interested in working within our Summer Day Camp program, please visit our 'CAREERS' page to download an employment application today!

Addt'l Camp Info.
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