We want kids to learn, grow, and succeed!

Downtown Oakland YMCA Day Camps offer children positive developmental experiences while fostering confidence and skill building. Day campers cultivate their creativity and leadership with physically active programs that encourage lifelong learning and healthy living.

Summer Day Camp registration is now open!

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Summer Camp (grades K-8)

Oakland YMCA Day Camps offer children positive developmental experiences and encourage them to forge bonds with each other and with staff while developing confidence through skill-building activities suited to their ages. Day campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership in a wide range of physically active programs that influence lifelong learning and healthy living. With increased emphasis on child safety, learning traditions, personal values, and social skills, today’s camp is more vital than ever. Registration opens Feb. 5.

Dates: June 3 - July 26 (8 sessions)

Pricing: $280 - 315 per session

Payment Plans Available: Pay a $25.00 Deposit each week you register for. Payment plans can be scheduled up to two weeks before the start of the registered week of camp.


Week 1: June 3-7th | Time Travelers 

  • Traditional Camp | Grades k-8th
  • Basketball Camp | Grades 4-8th 

Week 1| Register Here

Week 2 : June 10-14th | Rainforest 

  • Traditional Camp | Grade k-8th 

Week 2 | Register Here

Week 3 : June 17-21st | Tropical Paradis 

  • Traditional Camp | Grades k-8th 
  • Harry Potter Master Engineering using Lego | 4-8th Grade
  • Harry Potter Magical Engineering using Legos | k-3rd Grade

 Week 3 | Register Here

Week 4 :  June 24 -28th | Mad science 

  • Traditional Camp |  k-8th Grade
  • Mini Coding Dojo | k-2nd Grade
  • Upper Coding Dojo | 3-8th Grade

Week 4 | Register Here

Week 5: July 1-3rd | Adventure land 

  • Traditional Camp | Grade k-8th 

Week 5 | Register Here

Week 6: July 8-12th  | Urban Adventures 

  • Traditional Camp | K-8th Grade

  • Splash Camp | k-3rd Grade

Week 6 | Register Here

Week 7 : July 15-19th  Sports Extravaganza 

  • Traditional Camp | k-8th Grade

  • Jedi Master Engineering using lego | 4-8th Grade

  • Jedi Engineering using lego | k-3rd Grade 

  • Splash Camp | K-3rd Grade 

Week 7 | Register Here

Week 8: July 22-26th 

  • Traditional Camp | K-8th Grade 
  • Splash Camp | K-3rd Grade 
  • Mini coding Dojo | K-2nd Grade
  • Upper Coding Dojo |3-8th Grade 

Week 8 | Register Here

  Camper in Leadership Training (C.I.L.T): Grades 9th -12th

  • Session 1: June 3-July 3rd
  • Session 2: July 8th- July 26th 

C.I.L.T Registration Here


For questions, reach out to Ryan Babbitt, our Youth and Families Program Director
510-318-7666 | Rbabbitt@ymcaeastbay.org