Denver

Denver Summer Day Camp

Our experienced Camp Counselors, offer children a variety of imaginative activities that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies. Children participate in age appropriate activities including enrichment activities, physical fitness and field trips. Our weekly themes provide a basis for activities that help children learn about themselves and the world around them.

Registration Info***PLEASE READ***

Due to State of Colorado licensing requirements, registration takes some time and preparation, please click here to read our registration instructions! Online registration takes 20-30 minutes and the system will time out after 40 minutes forcing you to start from the beginning. Please use Firefox or Chrome as your browser.

Deposit and Registration Fee:

Enter a $25 deposit for each session your child will attend, and a one-time $35 registration fee per child.  Total all deposits along with the registration fee, and provide one payment for that amount, prior to attending.  Weekly deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable

CCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program) and Scholarship Families

To use CCAP or YMCA Scholarship during YMCA Summer Day Camp, please call 720 524 2792 to be added to our list, ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR CCAP & SCHOLARSHIP FAMILIES. Not all camps are CCAP eligible, for a list of camps open to CCAP please click here. We have limited space and it's available on a first-come, first serve basis.

Age Requirements

All campers must be at least 5 years old at the time of registration, you will not be able to register your child until their fifth birthday.

Holidays

All Camps are closed on Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

Camp Locations

Asbury Elementary

320 E Asbury Ave, Denver, CO 80210 | Get Directions
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Contact: Jolene Funkhouser - jfunkhouser@denverymca.org | 720 810 7319

CCAP Accepted Site (License # 1656164) To use CCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program) during YMCA Summer Day Camp 2017, please call 720-524-2792 to be added to our list. We have limited space, and it’s available on a first come first serve basis. Also, contact your case worker before Camp starts (12 weeks) to change your provider to your desired location for YMCA Day Camp 2017. 

  • June 5-9: It's A Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle! 
  • June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills. 
  • June 19-23: #SAS-SERIOUS ABOUT SCIENCE – No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!
  • June 26-31 Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!
  • July 3-7th: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 
  • July 10 - 14: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!
  • July 17-21: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!
  • July 24-28: 5280 Explore life at a mile high! This week’s field trips take you out and about the Mile-High City, so you can experience the places and events that make Denver and Colorado unique. Come learn about your community and get to know this great city we call home.

Conservatory Green at Stapleton ***WAIT LIST ENABLED***

8499 Stoll Place, Denver, CO 80238 | Get Directions
Contact: Jolene Funkhouser - jfunkhouser@denverymca.org | 720 810 7319

June 5-9: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!

June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills. 

June 19-23: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

June 26-30: #SAS - Serious About Science No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

July 3-7: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 

July 10-14: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

July 17-21: It's a Jungle out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle!

July 24: Once Upon a Time Bring your favorite stories to life in this week of imagination and magic. Dress up, perform, get creative, and live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies.

July 31-Aug. 4: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!

Cook Park Recreation Center

7100 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO 80224 | Get Directions
720 524 2792
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Contact: Tanise Dixon - tdixon@denverymca.org | 720-810-7258

Weekly Themes

June 5-9: 5280 Explore life at a mile high! This week’s field trips take you out and about the Mile-High City, so you can experience the places and events that make Denver and Colorado unique. Come learn about your community and get to know this great city we call home.

June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills.

June 19-23: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!

June 26-30: #SAS Serious About Science No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

July 3-7: Holidaze  At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 

July 10-14: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

July 17-21: It's a Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle! 

July 24-28: Once Upon a Time Bring your favorite stories to life in this week of imagination and magic. Dress up, perform, get creative, and live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies.

July 31-Aug 4: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

Aug. 7-11: Staycation Sometimes the best times are the slow times -- when you stay in, chill out, and spend time with your Y friends. Relax this week with Y activities that keep the exciting going, while giving you a chance to catch your breath!

 

Downtown Denver Expeditionary School

1860 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203 | Get Directions
303 947 8682
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Contact: Kelly McMeeking - kmcmeeking@denverymca.org | 720-831-7313

June 5-9: Globe Travelers This week, travel the globe through games, activities, and events. “Pack your bags” and explore international cultures, food, and languages. Expand your horizons and discover fun, facts, and friends from all over the world.

June12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills. 

June 19-23: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

June 26-30: Rock the Decades Those clothes! That hair! Those giant phones! Experience how life was in the decades of the past. Discover “old” trends, and see what’s new again. Bring history to life, and discover how you can rock the future! #technology

July 3-7: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats!

July 10-14: It's a Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle! 

July 17-21: H2 Oh Ya! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

July 24-28: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!

July 31-Aug. 4: #SAS SERIOUS ABOUT SCIENCE – No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

Aug. 7-11: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!

 

Downtown Denver YMCA ***FILLED, WAIT LIST ONLY***

25 East 16th Ave., Denver, CO 80202 | Get Directions
Hours: Mon.- Fri.: 6:30-6:00 pm
Contact: Terin Blake - tblake@denverymca.org | 720 630 1040

CCAP Accepted Site: License # 47619. To use CCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program) during YMCA Summer Day Camp, please call 720-524-2792 to be added to our list.  We have limited space, and it’s available on a first come first serve basis. Also, contact your case worker before Camp starts (12 weeks) to change your provider to your desired location for YMCA Day Cam

June 5-9: Globe Travelers This week, travel the globe through games, activities, and events. “Pack your bags” and explore international cultures, food, and languages. Expand your horizons and discover fun, facts, and friends from all over the world.

June12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills. 

June 19-23: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

June 26-30: Rock the Decades Those clothes! That hair! Those giant phones! Experience how life was in the decades of the past. Discover “old” trends, and see what’s new again. Bring history to life, and discover how you can rock the future! #technology

July 3-7: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats!

July 10-14: It's a Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle! 

July 17-21: H2 Oh Ya! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

July 24-28: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!

July 31-Aug. 4: #SAS SERIOUS ABOUT SCIENCE – No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

Aug. 7-11: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!

Aug. 14-18: Once Upon a Time Bring your favorite stories to life in this week of imagination and magic. Dress up, perform, get creative, and live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies.

 

Isabella Bird Community School *** FILLED, WAIT LIST ONLY***

2701 N. Lima St, Denver, CO 80238 | Get Directions
720 524 2792
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 6:30 am- 6:00 pm
Contact: Kelly McMeeking - kmcmeeking@denverymca.org | 720-831-7313

WAIT LIST ONLY - CAMP FILLED

Weekly Themes

June 5-9: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!

June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills. 

June 19-23: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

June 26-30: #SAS - Serious About Science No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

July 3-7: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 

July 10-14: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

July 17-21: It's a Jungle out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle!

July 24-28: Once Upon a Time Bring your favorite stories to life in this week of imagination and magic. Dress up, perform, get creative, and live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies.

July 31-Aug. 4: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!

Palmer Elementary ***WAIT LIST ENABLED***

995 Grape St, Denver, CO 80220 | Get Directions
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 6:30 am - 6 pm
Contact: Jolene Funkhouser - jfunkhouser@denverymca.org | 720-810-7319

Weekly Themes

June 5-9: Globe Travelers This week, travel the globe through games, activities, and events. “Pack your bags” and explore international cultures, food, and languages. Expand your horizons and discover fun, facts, and friends from all over the world.

June12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills. 

June 19-23: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

June 26-30: Rock the Decades Those clothes! That hair! Those giant phones! Experience how life was in the decades of the past. Discover “old” trends, and see what’s new again. Bring history to life, and discover how you can rock the future! #technology

July 3-7: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats!

July 10-14: It's a Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle! 

July 17-21: H2 Oh Ya! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

July 24-28: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!

July 31-Aug. 4: #SAS SERIOUS ABOUT SCIENCE – No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

Scheitler Recreation Center ** WAIT LIST ENABLED***

5031 West 46th Avenue, Denver, CO 80212 | Get Directions
720 524 2792
Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Contact: Abby Kenner - akenner@denverymca.org | 720-837-6348

Weekly Themes

May 30-June 2: Rock the Decades Those clothes! That hair! Those giant phones! Experience how life was in the decades of the past. Discover “old” trends, and see what’s new again. Bring history to life, and discover how you can rock the future! #technology 

June 5-9: 5280 Explore life at a mile high! This week’s field trips take you out and about the Mile-High City, so you can experience the places and events that make Denver and Colorado unique. Come learn about your community and get to know this great city we call home.

June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills.

June 19-23: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!

June 26-30: #SAS Serious About Science No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

July 3-7: Holidaze  At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 

July 10-14: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

July 17-21: It's a Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle! 

July 24-28: Once Upon a Time Bring your favorite stories to life in this week of imagination and magic. Dress up, perform, get creative, and live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies.

July 31-Aug 4: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

Aug. 7-11: Staycation Sometimes the best times are the slow times -- when you stay in, chill out, and spend time with your Y friends. Relax this week with Y activities that keep the exciting going, while giving you a chance to catch your breath!

Schlessman Family YMCA

2625 S. Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80222 | Get Directions
720 524 2792
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Contact: Jolene Funkhouser - jfunkhouser@denverymca.org | 720-810-7319

CCAP Accepted Site: License # 44719. To use CCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program) during YMCA Summer Day Camp, please call 720-524-2792 to be added to our list.  We have limited space, and it’s available on a first come first serve basis. Also, contact your case worker before Camp starts (12 weeks) to change your provider to your desired location for YMCA Day Camp 2017.

Weekly Themes

June 5-9: Once Upon A Time Bring your favorite stories to life in this week of imagination and magic. Dress up, perform, get creative, and live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies.

June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills.

June 19-23: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

June 26-30: It's a Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle!

July 3-7: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 

July 10-14: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

July 17-21: Rock the Decades Those clothes! That hair! Those giant phones! Experience how life was in the decades of the past. Discover “old” trends, and see what’s new again. Bring history to life, and discover how you can rock the future! #technology

July 24-28: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you! 

July 31-Aug 4: 5280 Explore life at a mile high! This week’s field trips take you out and about the Mile-High City, so you can experience the places and events that make Denver and Colorado unique. Come learn about your community and get to know this great city we call home.

Aug. 7-11 Globe Travelers This week, travel the globe through games, activities, and events. “Pack your bags” and explore international cultures, food, and languages. Expand your horizons and discover fun, facts, and friends from all over the world.

Aug. 14-18 #SAS - Serious About Science  No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

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Joe Shoemaker School

3333 S. Havana St, Denver, CO 80231 | Get Directions
720-524-2792
Hours: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm, Mon - Fri. Closed on July 4
Contact: Jolene Funkhouser - jfunkhouser@denverymca.org | 720-810-7319
  • June 5-9: It's A Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle! 
  • June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills. 
  • June 19-23: #SAS-SERIOUS ABOUT SCIENCE – No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!
  • June 26-31 Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you!
  • July 3-7th: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 
  • July 10 - 14: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!
  • July 17-21: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!
  • July 24-28: 5280 Explore life at a mile high! This week’s field trips take you out and about the Mile-High City, so you can experience the places and events that make Denver and Colorado unique. Come learn about your community and get to know this great city we call home.
  • July 31-Aug 4: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 
  • July 7-11: Staycation – Sometimes the best times are the slow times — when you stay in, chill out, and spend time with your Y friends. Relax this week with Y activities that keep the exciting going, while giving you a chance to catch your breath!

Southwest Family YMCA

5181 West Kenyon Avenue, Denver, CO 80236 | Get Directions
303 761 7530
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Contact: Kelly McMeeking - kmcmeeking@denverymca.org | 720-831-7313

CCAP Accepted Location: License# 58361 To use CCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program) during YMCA Summer Day Camp 2017, please call 720-524-2792 to be added to our list.  We have limited space, and it’s available on a first come first serve basis. Also, contact your case worker before Camp starts (12 weeks) to change your provider to your desired location for YMCA Day Camp 2017.

Weekly Themes

May 30-June 2: #SAS - Serious About Science  No books or lectures – this is serious fun as you discover how exciting science can be. Learn about chemical reactions and volcanic eruptions, and work, squirm, and slime your way through a week of knowledge building and mess making!

June 5-9: Once Upon A Time Bring your favorite stories to life in this week of imagination and magic. Dress up, perform, get creative, and live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies.

June 12-16: Y Camp Throwdown Discover all you can achieve during this week of friendly competition. Join in a scavenger hunt, give your all at field day, or take the stage at the camp talent show. Have fun and challenge yourself as you learn Y values and leadership skills.

June 19-23: H2 Oh Yeah! Grab your swimsuits and prepare to get wet! Join this week of aquatics fun with games, activities, and experiences all focused on H2O. You’ll swim, splash, slide, and learn how to be safe in and around water. Come soak it all in!

June 26-30: It's a Jungle Out There This week is sure to be a wild adventure! Come explore the amazing world of animals, from bugs to bears to reptiles. Get up close to the creatures of our planet, and see what wild adventures await you in the jungle!

July 3-7: Holidaze At the Y, there’s no reason to count the days till your favorite holidays. Come celebrate Independence Day, Christmas, and Halloween – all in one week. Enjoy holiday decorations and festivities – and bring your favorite costume for some summer tricks or treats! 

July 10-14: Cast Away This week, pretend you’re a castaway, with only plenty of water, sunscreen, and a sense of adventure to get you back to the mainland. Prepare for excitement as you test your survival skills and challenge your imagination with games and activities. 

July 17-21: Rock the Decades Those clothes! That hair! Those giant phones! Experience how life was in the decades of the past. Discover “old” trends, and see what’s new again. Bring history to life, and discover how you can rock the future! #technology

July 24-28: Imaginarium Awaken all that’s possible with crafts, costumes, and art. Get messy and inventive as you learn, explore, and experiment! This week of creative play will cultivate your curiosity and let you see where your imagination takes you! 

July 31-Aug 4: 5280 Explore life at a mile high! This week’s field trips take you out and about the Mile-High City, so you can experience the places and events that make Denver and Colorado unique. Come learn about your community and get to know this great city we call home.

Aug. 7-11: Globe Travelers This week, travel the globe through games, activities, and events. “Pack your bags” and explore international cultures, food, and languages. Expand your horizons and discover fun, facts, and friends from all over the world.

Aug. 14-18: Summer Rewind What was the best of the best? Revisit favorite Y activities, games, and pastimes in this hodge-podge week of anything goes. Relive old memories and make new ones as we play it all again!