YMCA of Niagara
Our goal is help guide young people on a path that leads them to becoming healthier and happier. Together with our campers, families, volunteers, partners and staff we believe the summer of 2017 will be filled with unforgettable friendships and amazing moments. We will achieve this through our continued focus on play, relationships and health. –YMCA of Niagara
For Dates, Times, Cost, and Locations, please check HERE!
YMCA of Niagara offers:
Outdoor Camps (ages 5-12)
Junior Adventure/Maun Kiki, Adventure Mini Camp , Junior Explorers, Junior Daily Discovery, Daily Discovery Adventure
Sports Camps (ages 5-13)
Soccer, Gymnastics, Aquatics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, and Youth Fit
Specialty Camps (5-14)
Arts and Crafts, Mad Science, Cheerleading, Dance, Tumbling, Movement and Rhythm, Ninja Camp, Girlz Club, You’re the Chef, and Out Trip
Leadership Camps (7-16)
Future Leaders, Leaders in Training, Counsellor in Training, and Assistant Counsellors
Hours: The Camp day operates from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. For your convenience, drop off directly to the camp site begins at 8:00 am and pick up by 5:00 pm for no additional fee.
Extended Care is available at the YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics branches for an additional fee.
AM: 7:30-8:30 am Cost: $16/week, PM: 4:30-6:00 pm Cost: $21/week
Daily extended care is available for daily camps only at a pro-rated fee.
Special Needs Integration
Helping Hands Program (Ages 5-15) The YMCA of Niagara strives to provide an integrated camp experience for children and youth who require additional support in camp. A limited number of spaces and weeks are available for children who require a helping hand in a smaller ratio to have a successful camp experience. To find out if this program is for your camper, please contact our Day Camp office starting April 1, 2017 at 905-934-9755 x 280 or email@example.com. The fee for this program is $235/week.
Fort Erie Community Living For camps in Fort Erie, the YMCA partners with Community Living Fort Erie to offer children with intellectual challenges an inclusive camp experience. For more information, please contact Simon Reeves at 905-871-6770 ext. 223 prior to registration. Learning Disabilities Camp SLAM (Ages 6-10) This camp is operated by the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region.
The Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region (LDANR) is offering children ages 6-10 with learning disabilities (reading disability, auditory processing)/ ADHD (diagnosis/identification NOT required) a summer program opportunity to keep them on their toes during the summer months. To learn more about this program and how you can provide your child with an opportunity to make slam-dunks in their academic skills, enhance their self-esteem and social skills, please visit www.ldaniagara.org or call 905-641-1021 (9:00am – 12:00pm) or email Ldan@cogeco.net. Applications are accepted online through LDANR starting March 20, 2017 at 6:00am.
Licensed Summer Care for 3 and 4 Year Olds
Licensed Child Care We offer YMCA Licensed Child Care for 3 and 4 year olds (3 year olds must be born in 2013) during the summer months at the following locations:
St. Catharines: Grapeview Public School, 106 First St. Louth, St. Catharines, P: 905-682-9455
Niagara Falls: Kate S Durdan Public & Loretto Catholic Schools, 6855 Kalar Rd., Niagara Falls, P: 905-354-4555
Welland & Pelham: Father Fogarty Centre, 269 Thorold Rd. Welland, P: 905-788-3505
Hours: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Cost: $36.20 per day; Regional subsidy available. Daily and weekly care options are available.
Please go to ymcaofniagara.org for more information. Please contact the centre directly for registration.
Two Ways to Register:
1. Online at ymcadaycamp.ca
2. In person at:
YMCA Walker Family YMCA 25 YMCA Drive, St. Catharines, 905 934 9622
Niagara Falls YMCA MacBain Community Centre 7150 Montrose Road, Niagara Falls, 905 358 9622
Niagara West YMCA 325 Main St E, Grimsby 905 309 9622
Niagara Centre YMCA 310 Woodlawn Rd, Welland 905 735 9622
Fort Erie EJ Freeland YMCA 1555 Garrison Rd, Fort Erie 905 871 9622
Port Colborne YMCA Vale Health & Wellness Centre 550 Elizabeth St, Port Colborne 905 835 9622