Adventure Camp | Denver YMCA

Adventure Camp

Experience the natural world through exploration and active involvement. Social recreation, camp crafts, and our camp traditions provide a rich menu of activities for teens-to-be. Each week provides hands-on activities including environmental education field trips, theme days and activities. Age appropriate groups provide a structure for campers to develop self-esteem, learn cooperative skills and practice the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Ages:  9-12

2019 Summer Day Camp Information

Weekly schedules/themes can be viewed here


Registration Process: 

This year you have a two-part registration process:

  1. STEP ONE: Register your child/ren for camp through the link below (link will appear 2/20 at noon), this will reserve your child's spot on the camp roster. This will include paying deposits and registration fees for camp. (Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration fees are non-refundable.) 
  2. STEP TWO: As we get closer to camp, you will receive an email requesting you to complete the registration process. This includes completing the mandatory state required questionaire that must be submitted before the first day of camp. This questionaire will cover info that will allow us to provide the best quality care for your child.   

Deposit and Registration Fee:

Enter a $25 deposit for each session your child will attend, and a one-time $50 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

CCCAP and Scholarship Families

We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for 2019. Please contact us at, with your name and email for future scholarship opportunities.

Families that are receiving CCCAP do not register online.

Age Requirements

All Adventure campers must be at least 9-12 years old at the time of registration.


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


Camp Locations

Schlessman Family YMCA

3901 E. Yale Ave., Denver, CO 80210 | Get Directions



Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA

6350 Eldridge Street, Arvada, CO 80004 | Get Directions
Hours: 6:30 am - 6 pm
Contact: Megan Gunsauls - | 720-810-7300

Weekly Themes:

June 3-7: Peak to Peak

Fun Outdoor Activities that will inspire us to take advantage of the world around us. Join us for a hike and other camp activities.

June 10-14: Adventure Awaits

Check out Colorado’s history while exploring famous landmarks and urban legends

June 17-21: Explore S’more

Explore different restaurants, ethnic food and cuisines.

June 24-28: We’re Outter this World

Time to grab your lab coats and put on your thinking caps. Nature and science awaits us.

July 1 -5: NO Theme Week


July 8-12: Color Collision

Art is what you make of it. What will you create this week?

July 15-19: High Tide

Dive into a week of water. We will enjoy water games and activities that will keep you thirsting for more.

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