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Day Camps · E M Downer Family YMCA

Day Camp Group

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.

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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:




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Campers in Leadership Training

Grades k-1 Grades 2-3 Grades 4-5  Grades 6-8 Grades 9-11
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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.


9-4 pm

7-9 am (free morning extended care)

4-6 pm (free afternoon extended care)

Session Themes & Field Trips

Session Date


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

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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. 




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