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Summer Day Camp

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Summer Day Camp Brochure
(Note: Brochure includes detailed descriptions of all camp offerings and cost.)



Welcome to what will be an incredible summer experience for both you and your child! Since 1921, YMCA Camp Duncan has provided safe, quality camping programs for boys and girls, and we will continue this strong tradition. Camp is a place to build confidence, learn new skills, make new friends and have fun.


Contact Information

Nic Miller


Session Dates

We offer a variety of camps to meet your child's individual interests and needs. Please refer to specific camp listing for a detail of description of activities, session dates and fees.

Daily: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Extended care: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (at no additional cost!)
Week Dates
1 Jun 3-7
2 Jun 10-14
3 Jun 17-21
4 Jun 24-28
5 Jul 1-5 (No camp 7/4)
6 Jul 8-12
7 Jul 15-19
8 Jul 22-26
9 Jul 29 - Aug 2
10 Aug 5-9
May 28
May 29
May 30
May 31
Aug 12
Aug 13
Aug 14
Aug 15
Aug 16



Registration Dates & Information

Registration: Open now!  Register online here or use the form below.

Registration form: Download here


Open House & Info Sessions

This is your opportunity to meet the Day Camp Director and learn more about Day Camp! Please join us for a brief presentation, a tour of camp, and have all your questions answered. If you are unable to attend one of the meetings, please call to schedule a personal tour.

Information Meetings:
Sunday, March 3, 2019, 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.

If you are unable to attend one of the meetings, please call or email to schedule a personal tour.


2019 Day Camp Forms 

Summer Day Camp Brochure Summer Day Camp Parent Handbook
Registration Form Day Camp Payment Policy
Camper Emergency Information Packet  Day Camp Medication Distribution Form
Day Camp Store Account Form Day Camp Sign-In/Out Policy Form



* A registration is considered late if registered Thursday or later of the week before session desired.

Campers have the option to come full time (4 or 5 days per session) or part time (3 days per session).

Payments are due as follows:

Full Time (4 or 5 days)
Fee Reg Deadline
$225 Registered by April 30, 2019
$245 Registered after April 30, 2019
$280 * Late Registration
Part Time (3 days)
Fee Reg Deadline
$185 Registered by April 30, 2019
$200 Registered after April 30, 2019
$225 * Late Registration

Pre and Post Camp: $51/day


Bus Service
Route 1 Pick Up Drop-Off
Libertyville 7:15 a.m. 5 p.m.
Mundelein  7:30 a.m. 4:45 p.m.
Lake Zurich 7:45 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Wauconda  8 a.m. 4:15 p.m.
Route 2 Pick Up Drop-Off
Lindenhurst 7:15 a.m. 5:10 p.m.
Lake Villa  7:25 a.m. 5 p.m.
Round Lake  7:40 a.m. 4:45 p.m.
Grayslake  7:55 a.m. 4:30 p.m.


Bus Service: $30/week for morning pick up; $30/week for afternoon drop off

NOTE: Camp Duncan does not provide parking lot supervision for campers. It is the responsibility of each parent to provide supervision prior to the bus departure and upon bus return.


Please contact Nic Miller at 847.546-8086, nmiller@ymcachicago.org for more information.


Liability Statement

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago does not carry medical, accidental or loss of personal property insurance for any program participants, due to the fact that it would drastically increase the cost of our program fees. Please review the insurance policies that protect you and your family to be certain that proper coverage is in place.