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GET READY FOR A GREAT SUMMER!
We are gearing up for an awesome 2024 Summer Camp!

There’s nothing like Summer Day Camp at our YMCA. Register for a week or all summer long. Summer camp is where your child can make new friends, learn and discover, get creative and have fun trying new things in a safe and nurturing environment!


Y Camps will run June 17 -August 23    - Registration Opens FEBRUARY 2024!

 

 

Click on the links to each camp below in the "Camp Options" section!
*Please note that the Y will be closed on July 4; fees are adjusted for that week of camp

  • Day Camp runs 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Before and After Care options are available
    • Before and After Care with Early Bird option: 6:30am to 5:30pm
    • Before and After Care: 7:30am to 5:30pm
  • Healthy breakfast and lunch will be provided to all campers
  • Pool/lake swim time – location specific at the YMCA and Camp Merrywood. Safe swim instruction and recreation swim for ages 6 and up.
  • All camps provide a variety of different educational, health-focused, creative, and of course, FUN activities, as well as, a different weekly theme throughout the summer
  • “Special Event” days including ice cream day, pretzel day, and special event Fridays!
  • Three Camp locations available to serve our communities:
    • Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA (1159 E. Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ) – Camps provided: Camp Mini-Me and Camp Hiawatha
    • Camp Merrywood (1249 Jesse Bridge Road, Pittsgrove, NJ) – our beautiful 68-acre outdoor campground located 15 minutes away from the Y! Camp Sequoia and Camp Arrow campers will attend this location. Bussing to and from the Y and Camp Merrywood included for campers.
    • Somers Point Camp at Jordan Road School (129 Jordan Road, Somers Point, NJ)
  • Low staff to child ratios; all staff are intensively trained and certified (included CPR/AED/First Aid) before working at our Y
  • Third-Party assistance and State subsidies accepted, contact our Financial Service Coordinator, Chanyra Williams at cwilliams@ccaymca.org, for more information
  • Our camps are American Camping Association Accredited and licensed through the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services

“Empowering every child, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, or abilities to discover their fullest potential through our transformative and inclusive camp experiences, creating a future filled with confident, compassionate, and capable individuals.”

Our Y has the ability to provide third-party assistance at the local level. Our staff works closely with parents to ensure timely paperwork completion regardless of current childcare provider. Please contact Chanyra Williams, Financial Services Coordinator, at 856-691-0030 ext. 111 or email Cwilliams@ccaymca.org for more information or to ask questions. 

Childcare Financial Services Options

  • Before and After Care Camp*: Fees are waived if five (5) or more weeks of camp are paid in full by April 30th, 2024 (Excludes $10 Early Bird rates) Only the weeks paid for by this date will receive the free before and after care. 
  • Backpack*: Camper receives a free backpack if six (6) or more weeks if registered by April 30th, 2024 ($10.00 value)

American Camp Association (ACA) Accreditation means that our YMCA summer camp undergoes a thorough peer review of our operation — from staff qualifications and training to emergency management. American Camp Association collaborates with experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, and other youth-serving agencies to assure that current practices at your child’s camp reflect the most up-to-date, research-based standards in camp operation. Camps and ACA form a partnership that promotes growth and fun in an environment committed to safety. Click the photo below to learn more about ACA accreditation. 

 

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