Pack Your Bags, It’s Time For An Adventure!
Y overnight camps provide a variety of seasonal activities and trips for school-age children. Some of our most popular activities include:
- Arts & Crafts
- Paddleboarding, Canoeing & Kayaking
- High Ropes
- Climbing Tower
- Slingshot Paintball
- Downhill & Cross-Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Ice Fishing
Overnight camps are offered at five beautiful locations, and nestled amongst picturesque landscapes in Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. These adventurous camps provide an environment and activities that aim to build stronger bonds and instill a sense of confidence in every child!
YMCA Camp Duncan
YMCA Camp Duncan in Northern Illinois is a summer camp located on Fish Lake with 300 acres of picturesque landscape. In addition to traditional overnight camp and Bold & Gold programing, Camp Duncan hosts various medical camps working with American Diabetes Association, Camp Quality, Illinois Fire Safety Alliance, National Kidney Foundation and Epilepsy Foundation, and Camp FASD Community. Special activities include blobbing, ropes courses, climbing tower, zip line, archery, boating, and a state-of-the-art playground with water features!
YMCA Camp Independence
This overnight camp in Northern Illinois is a special place for campers ages 7+ with spina bifida. Located on 300 beautiful acres of woodlands, rolling meadows and lakefront property, YMCA Camp Independence offers a range of activities including, boating, swimming, ropes courses, archery, campfire circles, floor hockey, and additional activities all while learning independent skills and development opportunities!
YMCA Camp MacLean
Located in southeast Wisconsin, YMCA Camp MacLean sits on 156 beautiful acres situated alongside Wisconsin's Rockland Lake, with woodlands, and spacious fields surrounding camp. YMCA Camp MacLean offers adventure programs, and activities like kayaking, archery, hiking, a Skyway attraction, tobogganing, and much more!
YMCA Camp Pinewood
Located on the edge of Manistee National Forest near Muskegon, Michigan, YMCA Camp Pinewood boasts over 200 acres of vast woodlands, and sits on the edge of a 45-acre, spring-fed lake — Lake Echo. It features diverse activities including climbing, hiking, fishing, ropes courses, zip-lining, snowshoeing, mountain biking, and more!