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As summer nears, we want to thank you for your patience as we navigate this challenging time and determine how best to serve our families this year.

During the last week, we have learned from our partners that several locations will not allow YMCA day camps this summer, including Jeffco County Schools, Denver Public Schools and Denver Parks and Rec locations.

That said, summer child care programs will still be offered at the following locations:


Susan M. Duncan YMCA, 6350 Eldridge St, Arvada, CO 80004

If your child’s summer camp location has been cancelled, we are offering families two options to move forward:

  • To transfer your current camp registrations to a new child care location:
    Please emails us the following information to summercamp@denverymca.org (To ensure equity we can only take requests via email): 
    1) Childs Name 2) Location of current camp registration 3) New location requesting and 4) if it is for all weeks registered or if only a few weeks please specify. Please note these locations have limited capacity and transfers will be facilitated on a first come/first served basis there is no guarantee that there will be space available.
  • We understand that this current situation might lead you to reconsider joining us for summer programming this year. If you need to cancel camp please notify us through the link below before May 31 in order to receive a full refund of registration fees and deposits. (partial cancellations will not receive a full refund) Please complete the cancellation process here.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many areas of our lives, including summer at the YMCA. Our protocols, schedules, programming and procedures will be adjusted, and additional precautionary measures will be taken to uphold the highest possible standard of hygiene and sanitation practices, and illness prevention.

That said, the following modifications will be made to our summer child care program:

  • Within each location we will divide kids into small groups of 7-9 + one staff member
  • We will have our partners come to the YMCA to provide programing for our programs in lieu of field trips
  • Capacity will be extremely limited
  • We will add e-learning to all programs

Please note, we may adjust our program as the summer progresses and new information is brought to light. This is our current plan for the month of June.

We are working through a very challenging landscape and appreciate your patience as we redefine summer 2020.

Camp Locations

Meiklejohn Elementary (***NOT AVAILABLE***)

3405 W 83rd Place, Arvada, CO 80005 | Get Directions

Preschool Summer Enrichment Program

6350 Eldridge St., Arvada, CO 80004 | Get Directions
303 422 4977
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 7 am - 6 pm
Contact: Becky Watson - bwatson@denverymca.org | 303-390-0832

The Duncan YMCA is offering an exciting preschool enrichment program for children ages 4-5 years old who are entering Kindergarten in the fall.  Summer fun provides opportunity for social interaction and hands on learning. Join the YMCA for a fun and exciting summer filled with arts, crafts, music, science and math. To register please contact Becky Watson at 303-390-0832 or bwatson@denverymca.org

Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA ***WAiT LIST ONLY***

6350 Eldridge Street, Arvada, CO 80004 | Get Directions
303 422 4977
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

 Regular child care is on waitlist but Preschool program and Adventure Camp still has availability. Adventure Camp is for ages 9-13. 

Weber Elementary (***NOT AVAILABLE***)

8725 W. 81st Place, Arvada, CO 80005 | Get Directions
Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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