News & Events

Register For a Webinar Today!

January 31, 2017

Register For a Webinar Today!

Interested in finding out information about camp prior to registering your child? Webinars give you the opportunity to learn more about Pinewood, meet our Camp Director, and get your questions answered!

In Memory of Rod Manifold

January 25, 2017

In Memory of Rod Manifold

Today we are taking the time to remember Rod Manifold and his commitment to both the YMCA and Camp Pinewood

Apply for Camperships Today!

January 13, 2017

Apply for Camperships Today!

The applications for 2017 Camperships are available on our website now! Applications will only be accepted through March 28th.

Reconnect with your friends from the Piney ‘Wood Hills!

January 13, 2017

Reconnect with your friends from the Piney ‘Wood Hills!

Annual Alumni Event is scheduled for March 24th. RSVP today!

Weddings at YMCA Camp Pinewood

December 23, 2016

Weddings at YMCA Camp Pinewood

Congratulations to all couple who have gotten engaged this holiday season!! If you or someone you know is planning a wedding, make sure to check out the venue at YMCA Camp Pinewood!

2017 Summer Dates

December 12, 2016

2017 Summer Dates

It's almost time for Summer Camp Registration!

Staff Positions are AVAILABLE

December 09, 2016

Staff Positions are AVAILABLE

Join our Staff Team and help make a difference with youth at Camp this summer!

What’s Up Camp Pinewood: Arlie Bryant

December 02, 2016

What’s Up Camp Pinewood: Arlie Bryant

What's up Camp Pinewood is where we shine the spotlight on campers and alumni. Where are they now? How has Camp Pinewood helped shape their lives? What is their favorite memory of the Piney' Wood Hills? This is where we let you tell your camp story.

The Road Home

August 01, 2016

The Road Home

Check out this Camper's creative writing piece detailing the history and excitement of arriving at camp. Big thanks to CIT Megan Dejong for taking the time to write this beautiful essay!

Camp Couture is the Trend for Summer 2016

April 13, 2016

Camp Couture is the Trend for Summer 2016

It's spring time which means it's time to choose which items are "must haves" for your packing list this year!

YMCA Camp Pinewood Instagrammy Awards

April 08, 2016

YMCA Camp Pinewood Instagrammy Awards

Find out how you can be the next Instagrammy award winner!

Time and Talent Week: Mr. Bill Mathis

March 29, 2016

Time and Talent Week: Mr. Bill Mathis

We wanted to share a little bit about the folks that have shared so much with Camp Pinewood

Weekends on Campus Getting Old? We’ve got just the thing!

February 24, 2016

Weekends on Campus Getting Old? We’ve got just the thing!

10 Reasons to Bring Your Group to YMCA Camp Pinewood

December 04, 2015

IMPACT YOUR SUMMER!

Registration is underway. Impacting lives since 1925 - we have campers already registered from Spain, Illinois, Texas, & Michigan! Set up your camper for a week of growth, learning, success, independence & confidence!

2016 Summer Camp Dates!

November 28, 2015

2016 Summer Camp Dates!

Check out our schedule for Summer 2016!

January 22, 2015

We Are Celebrating Outdoor Education at Camp!

Camp is offering introductory rates to NEW groups/schools and REFERRAL DISCOUNTS to our loyal groups and schools who refer us to their friends!

The Great Pinewood Evacuation of 1969

December 09, 2013

The Great Pinewood Evacuation of 1969

Check out our updated Alumni stories page to find out more about a covert operation that ended with former Director Jim Giordano getting tossed into Lake Echo!

The Transformative Experience of YMCA Camps

July 16, 2013

The Transformative Experience of YMCA Camps

A story that was featured yesterday, July 11, 2013, on ABC-7 Chicago

May 28, 2013

An Extraordinary Camper Gives Back