1. Learn more about our camps and find the right camp for your child.

  2. Consider joining the Y and becoming a member. Members get access to our facilities and family programming, as well as discounted rates for Summer Camp.

  3. Signing up more than one child? The 10% Sibling Discount is available for all siblings of the first child registered at full price.

  4. Please register in one of two ways after completing the registration forms (PDF) and camp medical form (PDF): 

    Register at the branch:
    • Visit the Member Service Desk at your branch with the above forms completed. There, you'll select your sessionsreserve a spot with a non-refundable deposit, sign up for extended hours and/or transportation, and process sibling discounts3rd party payments, and financial assistance.
    Reserve a spot online and complete registration at the branch:
    • Reserve a spot and submit your payment online. Then visit the Member Services Desk at your branch with the above forms completed. Please note that online payment cannot process extended hours and/or transportationsibling discounts3rd party payments, and financial assistance.

  5. Submit a non-refundable deposit for each session you would like your child to attend. This will hold your child’s spot for the designated sessions of camp.

  6. The YMCA accepts all major credit cards, and you may sign up for automatic billing to ensure payments are made on time with no late fees incurred.

  7. Submit your child’s full application, including consent and medical forms prior to the first day of camp. The medical form must be completed by a physician and include signature, date of exam, and stamp.

  8. Submit two passport size photos of your child.

*Please note that session dates, registration, and fees are different for the Vanderbilt Y camps and Sleepaway Camp.

Fees and Financial Assistance

Fees for YMCA day camps vary depending on branch and type of camp.

At the Y, no family is ever turned away because of an inability to pay. The YMCA of Greater New York awards financial aid to campers based on the family’s annual income. Download an application and bring it to your branch to explore scholarship options.


10% Sibling Discount
Available for all siblings of the first child registered at full price.

*Discounts are available only on the cost of camps per session, no on extended day or transportation fees. Sibling discount does not apply to Sleepaway Camp.

Credit Policy

If your child cannot attend camp for a period of time paid, you may submit a request for credit along with documentation to the Camp Director. Requests submitted after Sunday, June 16 will be invalid. Please note that deposits are non-refundable. Credits can be used for camp or other programs throughout the year. Any credit request must be submitted to the camp director, and will be granted under the discretion of the Youth & Family Director.

Important Dates

Camp Season
July 1 - August 23 (closed July 4)

Camp Sessions
A standard camp session is two weeks in length, and there are four sessions per summer. Campers may enroll for one week when indicated in camp descriptions.


Get answers to the frequently asked questions about our Summer Day Camps.