Day Camps · E M Downer Family YMCA
YMCA Day Camps offer children positive developmental experiences and encourages them to forge bonds with each other and with staff, building confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Day Camp builds an interest in community with experiences in local and global cultures where campers gain an appreciation for others different from themselves.
- Register Online
- Complete the required Health History Form
- Frequently Asked Questions (such as what to wear, what's for lunch, is it too late to register...)
Summer Day Camp
Our camp provides an exciting, safe community for your children to explore the outdoors, build self-esteem, develop interpersonal skills and make lasting friendships and memories. Swimming, arts & crafts, group games, and exciting trips will pack the summer days with unforgettable experiences for campers of all ages. Weekly sessions run June 12 -August 11.
Campers are divided into the following age groups:
|Grades k-1||Grades 2-3||Grades 4-5||Grades 6-8||Grades 9-11|
Tier 1: $150 per week
Tier 2: $100 per week
Tier 3: $75 per week
You choose the fee that works best for your family, no verification required. Funding for scholarships comes from our Annual Campaign.
7-9 am (free morning extended care)
4-6 pm (free afternoon extended care)
Session Themes & Field Trips
Fieldtrip (all traditional camps)
|June 12-16||Hawaiian Hullabaloo||Stinson Beach|
|June 19-23||Myths and Legends||Oakland A's|
|June 26-30||Imaginarium||San Ramon Swim|
|July 3-7*||Amazing Race||San Jose Tech Museum|
|July 10-14||Hollywood||San Ramon Swim|
|July 17-21||Rainforest Adventures||East Bay Regional Parks|
|July 24-28||Inventor's Workshop||Oakland Zoo|
|July 31- Aug. 4||Gold Rush||San Ramon Swim|
|August 7-11||Super Heroes||San Francisco Exploratorium|
Fieldtrip subject to change due to reservation availability and weather
Complete the required Health History Form
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.