Day Camps · YMCA of the East Bay
Traditional & Specialty Day Camps
Day camp, full of games, crafts, capture the flag, new friends and new adventures, fosters skill building and a sense of community, while allowing campers to return home each afternoon. Specialty day camps offer children valuable opportunities to explore age-appropriate activities such as drama, art and science and develop skills specific in those areas.
Please follow the link for your neighborhood to learn more about our day camps:
Downtown Oakland YMCA
Hayward, Castro Valley & Surrounding Areas
Eden Area YMCA
Castro Valley Elementary
Fremont, Newark & Surrounding Areas
Forest Park Elementary
Dublin, Pleasanton & Surrounding Areas
Richmond, El Cerrito & Surrounding Areas
EM Downer Family YMCA
North Richmond, Pinole & Surrounding Areas
Hilltop Family YMCA
Note, in addition to summer day camps many branches also provide winter and spring break day camps.
Maximize your summer fun with a week at Overnight Camp!
With more than 75 years of experience each, Camps Ravencliff and Loma Mar make summer camp an amazing experience for all ages, whether your child is spending the night away from home for the first time or your teen is building leadership skills year after year. Learn more.
Check out our Environmental Education Center
The YMCA East Bay Outdoor School at Camp Arroyo is the Bay Area’s premier environmental education center. Our hands-on approach and low student-to-teacher ratio ensure that each student will have a quality and lasting experience. Teachers will be just as satisfied by the curriculum, which relates to the California State Content Standards, delivered by our well-qualified and trained staff. Learn more!