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Get Involved


Our strength comes from your support. There are multiple ways to help support your local Y. Get involved today and help us make a difference.

When you are involved with a YMCA camp, you help bring about lasting personal and social change. Whether you want to nurture the potential of children, improve your family’s health, or give back to your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact your community.

Register for Camp

This is the camp you’ve always pictured your child enjoying, register them today..
Begin the camp experience now.

Share your story with the YMCA of Metro Chicago

Share Your Story

Camp fills us with everlasting memories, share your favorites with us.
Tell us your Y story.

Donate your time to help others

Join our Staff

Joining the Camp Independence staff is an experience unlike any other summer job.
Work at the Y.

Donate your time to help others

Volunteer at YMCA Camp

Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change.
Volunteer at the Y.

support the Y of Metro Chicago

Give to the Y

Donate vital financial resources for nurturing the potential of kids, improving the nation’s health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.
Support the Y.