Day Camp

Leave Ordinary at the Door, Extraordinary is in Store

Day Camp at YMCA Camp Duncan is unlike any other. It’s a time for youth to stretch their imaginations. Flex their creativity muscles. Learn new and extraordinary skills. Conquer the toughest of challenges. And play until the last whistle blows. 
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Day Camp Offerings

At YMCA Camp Duncan, we’re putting play at the center of everything we do. At Day Camp, we play for fun and for serious. And we can’t wait to guide youth to discover their favorite ways to play all summer long! 
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  • YMCA Camp Duncan welcomes campers 5 years of age or older! 
  • We want to help your camper explore all summer long! Check out our 2024 Day Camp Rates & Dates to learn more. 
  • If your camper is ready for the experience of a lifetime, please register online. If you need assistance registering, check out this helpful video our Camp Duncan team created. 
  • Absolutely! At the Y, we firmly believe that everyone should have the opportunity to participate in our program, services, and offerings, including Day Camp, regardless of their ability to pay. Please review the YMCA Camp Duncan Financial Assistance Packet to learn more and apply. 
  • We do our best to honor group requests! Please fill out the Group Request Form with the name of your camper’s friend(s).
  • A sense of adventure, of course, as well as a backpack with: a lunch, morning snack, water bottle, swimsuit, towel, change of clothes, sunscreen, and bug spray. 
  • Drop off: 6:30 - 8:30 a.m.
    Pick up: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    Scheduled activities run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Yes, our campers experience a full range of summer activities at Day Camp, including swimming! Campers swim in the pool every day during morning rotations. 
  • 5 year olds: 1 counselor for 6 campers
    6 to 8 year olds: 1 counselor for 8 campers
    8 to 15 year olds: 1 counselor for 10 campers

  • We want our campers to truly engage in their camp experience and enjoy their time experiencing adventure with their new camp friends! Therefore, we do not allow cell phones or other electronic devices at Day Camp. 
  • All medication (including over-the-counter) requires the Medical Form to be completed and submitted upon arrival on your camper’s first day. All medication should be given directly to the Camp Director.
  • We do not go on field trips during the summer. After all, coming to Camp Duncan is like a field trip on its own!