Camps

Explore nature, find new talents, gain independence, and make friendships and memories that last a lifetime.

Our camp programs offer youth opportunities to experience camping through both overnight and day camp. Whether it's through singing or swimming, nature hikes or computer classes, counselors at YMCA camps lead kids in developing new skills and having fun.

Y camps are not just for summer. Year-round opportunities exist at many of our camps.

If you have questions about which camp is right for your child, then visit our page on how to select a camp.

We Offer…

Camp Locations

The YMCA of Metro Chicago has resident camps in Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan.

Summer Camp

Spend time outdoors and indoors as experienced staff lead adventures that promote a healthy spirit, mind and body.

Winter Camp

Join us at the Y for fun camp adventures over the winter break!

Family Camp

Make your next vacation a unique camping experience that will bring together the entire family.

Group Retreats & Conferences

Bring your group to camp to experience nature and take part in fun, outdoor activities.