Where Growth & Discovery Happen, One Adventure At A Time
No Matter The Season, There’s Always Something To Discover
It’s time to discover something new! There’s no greater way to give youth and teens space to break free from their normal routines than a YMCA Day Camp. Whether it’s during spring, summer, or winter breaks, your camper will have FUN!Learn More
Where youths can enjoy a beautiful home away from home, the Y’s Overnight Camps offer the opportunity to explore the great outdoors with adventurous activities that will leave your camper fulfilled (and quite likely — exhausted)!Learn More
A unique experience for your entire family, these camps offer activities that everyone will enjoy! Playing together and creating memories that will last a lifetime is the true magic that lies in the Y’s Family Camps.Learn More
Our Overnight Camps run year-round, providing Outdoor Environmental Education (OEE) and team building activities for school groups in the great outdoors! We also offer Retreats and Conferences programs for scout troops, church groups, corporate gatherings, sports teams, adventure guides, and many more. Your group can learn team building and take part in recreational activities all while enjoying the peace and beauty of nature!
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. We also offer a camp experience at Camp Independence for our campers with spina bifida. Special activities include ropes courses, climbing tower, zip line, archery, boating, and a state-of-the-art playground with water features! We will work with every camper to make sure their camp experience is the best that it can be!
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Whether on scenic campsites throughout the Midwest, or at your local Y, our camps help children learn valuable life skills such as resiliency, creative problem-solving, and working together as a group in order to achieve a common goal.