Time to be a Kid!
The Y has more than 130 years of experience in providing a safe, thriving environment for young people to explore personal interests, build self-esteem, develop interpersonal skills, discover the creativity and health benefits of the outdoors, and make lasting friendships and memories.
Give your kids the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at the Y Summer Day Camp!
Camp at the Y is designed for pre-school through teens and has something for all interests. This includes traditional outdoor camps and “specialty” camps involving fun adventures and themes, sports, games, arts, dance and much more.
Give your child a cool experience with great memories to last a lifetime! Click HERE for a list of camps available at our branches.
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Discover Possibilities at Y Summer Camp!
Is your camper looking for the resident camp experience? Look no further than YMCA Camp Lakewood!
YMCA Camp Lakewood, a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis, is a co-ed summer residential camp for ages 6-17, located 75 miles south of St. Louis between Potosi and Steelville, MO. Set amidst 5,000 beautiful woodland acres with a private 360-acre lake, Camp Lakewood is a true escape. Your child will forget all about television, video games, and mp3 players while discovering the ultimate childhood experience, all within a safe and trusted environment.