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Day Camp · Downtown Oakland YMCA

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Downtown Oakland YMCA Day Camps offer children positive developmental experiences and encourages them to forge bonds with each other and with staff while building confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Day campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership in a wide range of physically active programs that influence lifelong healthy living. Today, day camp is more vital than ever, with an increased emphasis on child safety, learning traditions, personal values and social skills.

Summer Camp Registration OPEN NOW!

Summer camp will be from Monday June 11th-Friday August 3rd

Financial Assistance Packet Camp 2018

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Discovery: Entering kinder-1st grade
Explorer: Entering 2nd-3rd grade
Adventure: Entering 4th-5th grade
Movin' On: Entering 6th-8th grade

7-9am/4-6pm pre&post care; 9am-4pm camp program

Week 1:June 11-15 Sports Extravaganza
Week 2:June 18-22 Performing Arts
Week 3:June 25-29 Splish Splash
Week 4:July 2-3, July 5-6 Emergency Services
Week 5:July 9-13 Atlantis
Week 6:July 16-20 Around the world in 80 days
Week 7:July 23-27 Island Explorer
Week 8:July 30- Aug 3 Rainforest Adventures

Traditional Camp
Facility Member $275, Program Member $300
Week 4: Facility Member $220, Program Member $ 240

For all camps a $25 nonrefundable/transferable deposit per child for each week will reserve their space in camp. All camp registration and payment must be made two weeks (14 days) before the start of each week or the deposit will be forfeited and the reservation canceled.
*Please refer to the refund policy for more information.
















Splash Camp

We welcome children to swim, play & learn aquatics safety.  Campers enjoy 30 -minute swim lesson & 30-minute recreational swim daily.                                Dates: Week 5 July 9-13; Week 6 July 16-20; Week 7 July 23-27                            Cost: Facility Member $285, Program Member $310                          Ages: Discovery Entering K-1                                                                                         Explorer Entering 2-3


 Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and ten of thousands of LEGO! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through design.                                                                                                                Dates: Week 3 June 25-29                                                                              Cost: Facility Member $285; Program Member $310                                                Ages: 5-7 years' old; 8-9 years' old

Minecraft LEGO Camp

Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO! Build engineer designed projects through the Minecraft theme!                                                                                                  Dates: Week 8 July 30- August 3                                                                            Cost: Facility Member $285; Program Member $310                                                Ages: 5-7 years' old; 8-9 years' old

Spring Camp Registration opens in February! (see below)

Enjoy daily activities, field trips swimming and more!  This Spring will have our Splash Camp where campers can enjoy a 30-minute lesson and 30-minutes of recreation swim in our indoor heated pool.  Lessons are taught by YMCA swim instructors.  

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Discovery: Kinder-1st grade
Explorer: 2nd-3rd grade
Adventure: 4th-5th grade
Movin' On: 6th-8th grade

April 2 - April 6 

7am-9am, 4pm-6pm pre/post care; 9am-4pm camp program                                                                                               Facility Members:$250,                                                  Program Members: $275

Facility Member: $280  
Program Member: $295 

Open Feb. 1- March 23
Any registrations past March 23 will be responsible for providing lunch for their own camper.

Financial Assistance is Available. Download the Financial Assistance Application (printed forms available at the Membership Desk).

Complete our required Health History Form.

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Not Enough Camp?

Check out our YMCA of the East Bay Overnight Camps, which offer summertime and year-long overnight adventures and life-changing experiences. We also make it easy for your child to go to our Overnight Camps located at Camp Loma Mar and Camp Ravencliff  by serving as a pick-up/drop-off spot for Overnight Camp chartered transportation. Learn More!




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