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...

Full camp details including locations, cost(s), registration information, weekly themes, and more can be found in our 2020 Summer Day Camp Program Guide. You can download a PDF copy HERE.

IMPORTANT CAMP INFORMATION

REGISTRATION

CAMP OPTIONS/HOURS

  • We have several camp options for you to choose from. From full-day week-long camps to optional specialty sports camps, your camper will have an unforgettable experience.

  • 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 10 children

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

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

For more detailed camp information, please download a copy of our 2020 Summer Day Camp Program Guide.

CAMP LOCATIONS

In 2020, our Summer Day Camp offerings will operate from our three YMCA locations! We are proud to serve youth in the Columbus, Phenix City & Harris County communities this summer.

 

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.

 
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A.J. McClung YMCA​

Youth & Teen Center

Cost:

One-Time Registration Fee: $40

$70/week - Ages 5 to 14

Program Capacity:

Ages 5 to 12 AT CAPACITY

Ages 13 to 14 Open

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. - 6:15 p.m.

Edmund Peabody

706.322.2579

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Phenix City

Housing Authority

**EXCLUSIVE TO PCHA RESIDENTS**

Program Capacity:

40 Campers ages 5 to 11

Hours:

Daily Check-In: 8:00 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.

Chris Bryant

706.322.8269

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D.A. Turner YMCA

Cost:

One-Time Registration Fee: $50

$90/week - Members

$115/week - Non-Members

Program Capacity:

110 Campers ages 5 to 12

Hours:

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

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

After Camp Hours: 4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Jed Tuiolosega

706.563.7001

John P. Thayer YMCA

 

Cost:

One-Time Registration Fee: $50

$90/week - Members

$115/week - Non-Members

Program Capacity:

AT CAPACITY

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. - 6:15 p.m.

Scott Balkcum

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.

ADDITIONAL CAMP INFORMATION

For detailed camp information, we recommend downloading our full 2020 Summer Day Camp Program Guide. Inside our program guide, you will find more information about the various areas of our Summer Day Camp program including:

 
  • HOW-TO REGISTER

  • FAQs

  • SPECIALTY SPORTS CAMPS

  • WEEKLY CAMP THEMES

...AND MORE!

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!

Still have questions?

Please contact your Primary Summer Day Camp location. Contact information for each location can be found above.

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