Group of girls at Camp MacLean
Feb 12, 2024

Fun Awaits at YMCA Camp MacLean Overnight Camp!

Pack your bags, it’s time for an adventure! 

At YMCA Camp MacLean’s Overnight Camps, youth will swing full-speed into the summer of a lifetime! By creating a supportive and encouraging environment, we empower our campers to connect with nature, build relationships while further developing their character and independence, and create long-lasting memories and friendships. Whether you’re interested in archery, swimming, sports, rock climbing, crafts, high ropes, or hiking, there are endless opportunities for growth and self-discovery.  

Wondering what you can look forward to with the Overnight Camp experience? Jeff Tremmel, Executive Director of YMCA Camp MacLean, has all of the details on what makes Y Overnight Camp something truly special! 

Q: In three words, describe Overnight Camps at YMCA Camp MacLean! 

A: Life-impacting; enjoyable; well-organized. 

Q: What makes Overnight Camp at YMCA Camp MacLean unique? 

A: Overnight Camp is, in and of itself, a unique experience! Camp MacLean has stood the test of time, and our programs and offerings operate under consistent and well-proven standards and methods to help campers develop life-skills and independence while having fun.  

Q: What activites do campers participate in during a typical day at YMCA Camp MacLean?

A: Activities are the tools we utilize to achieve the goals of camp. These activities vary from age to age but include, and are not limited to, boating, swimming, sports, games, campfires, crafts, teambuilding, rock climbing, backpacking, high ropes courses, nature based activities, and sing-a-longs. 

Q: What camp experience are you most excited to share with campers? 

A: All of it! Summer camp is a great place to try new activities, make friends, enjoy being outdoors, and away from the daily grind of school and homework.   

Q: What’s your favorite camp memory? 

A: I have made great friends at camp over the years! Those are by far the most memorable experiences — laughing and enjoying camp with friends.  

Q: What are you most looking forward to this summer? 

A: Our staff members are looking forward to providing enriching experiences which help campers develop in spirit, mind, and body through positive character development. 

Q: What piece of advice would you give to new campers? 

A: Be yourself and try everything available to you. 

Discover everything that Camp MacLean has to offer with your own eyes, and join us in shaping those unforgettable moments! Registration is open for Summer 2024, so register now for an adventure to remember. 

Find more information on camp offerings, Overnight Webinars, and registration through the YMCA Camp MacLean webpage