Denver Colorado Summer Camps | Denver YMCA

Day Camp

Summer Day Camp

At the YMCA, our experienced Camp Counselors offer children a variety of imaginative activities that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds, and strengthen their bodies. With a variety of weekly themes your camper will have an fun and engaging summer while staying active and making new friends. 

Weekly schedule/themes can be viewed here.


Registration Process:  

There is a two-part registration process:

  1. STEP ONE: Click on your city below, navigate to find your preferred camp location, click on the register button to complete the online registration process. This will reserve your child's spot on the camp roster and 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.   


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. 

Full Time Day Camp Weekly Rates: YMCA Members: $210 | Non-Members: $215 (includes all field trips)

CCCAP (WAIT LIST ONLY) and Scholarship Families

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

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.


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

Adams County

We provide summer day camp in Adams County at Western Hills Elementary School, Reunion Recreation Center and Belle Creek Charter School.


In Arvada, the YMCA provides summer day camp at Excel Academy, Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA (also offering Kindercamp at Duncan Y for kids 4-6), Weber Elementary and Three Creeks K-8 .


In Aurora, the YMCA provides Summer Day Camp at Dartmouth Elementary, Edna and John Mosley P-8, Murphy Creek K-8, Tollgate Elementary, Vista PEAK Exploratory and Wheatlands.


In Broomfield, we provide summer day camp for the residents of Anthem Highlands. This camp is only open to residents of Anthem.


In Denver, the YMCA provides summer day camp at the Conservatory Green at Stapleton, Cook Park Rec Center, Denver Green School, Downtown Denver YMCA, Downtown Denver Expeditionary School, Dora Moore Elementary, Isabella Bird Community School, Joe Shoemaker Elementary, Palmer Elementary, Scheitler Recreation Center, Schlessman YMCA, and Southwest YMCA.


In Glendale the YMCA operates summer day camp at Infinity Park.


In Golden, the YMCA provides day camp at Shelton Elementary.


In Lakewood, the YMCA offers summer day camp at Dennison Elementary and Stober Elementary.

Wheat Ridge

In Wheat Ridge, the YMCA offers camp at Peak Expeditionary School.

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