A branch of the Channel Islands YMCA

a branch of the Channel Islands YMCA

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For generations, YMCA camps have provided children with rewarding experiences and a lifetime of memories. Whether you’re looking for traditional day camps or specialty camps that focus on sports, arts or other activities, the Y is the place. Our camps feature themes, field trips, arts and crafts, songs, games, and much more. Venture outdoors, learn new skills, have intriguing cultural experiences, work with others, and make new friends at camp.

All activities are carefully designed for specific age groups under the supervision of our well-trained staff.

Our YMCA camping programs are accredited by the American Camp Association, meeting the highest standards in camping services in 300 areas, including health, safety, personnel, transportation, and facilities!

Whatever you're seeking, you are certain to find the right camp for you and your family.

Like all Y programs, camp is open to all, with financial assistance available.


The Campout! - January 24-25th

Join us for our annual overnight event! Designed to give students a night out on the Y, we give them a teaser of what our summers Sleepaway Camp is all about. Here is a little bit of what they will experience:

  • Pizza Dinner, Ice Cream Social, Pankcake Breakfast
  • Exclusive access to the Pool, the Teen Center and Adventure Zone
  • Late night activty and movie
  • Campfire, songs, skits and of course S'mores

Register now for this FREE event! Available to members and the community! Contact Sarah Abrams for more information! Plus those that participate will get an exclusive offer for our Sequoia Lake Sleepaway Camp and information on Camp Fox, hosted through the Santa Barbara branch.

Rainbow, Voyager and Adventure Camps! - Registration starts March 1st!

Each week is filled with two amazing field trips that are educational and fun.  All registrations are due one week in advance so check back with us next summer! 
Rainbow Camp! Grades K-1 
Voyager Camp! Grades 2-5
Adventure Camp! Grades 5-8 

Summer Day and Speciality Camp - Registration starts March 1st!

The Ventura Y offers a variety of different camping options, from Day Camps and Specialty Camps, to our Sleepaway Camp at Sequoia Lake. We now offer a NEW Day Camp option in Oxnard, located at Rio Del Mar. Registration for all camps can be done online for those who are existing Ventura Y members, or can be done in person at our main facility located at 3760 Telegraph Road in Ventura.

Learn all about our Camps for 2014 in our Summer Day, Specialty and Resident Camp Guide. COMING SOON!

A summer overview for each of our Day Camp programs can be located on the registration forms page. COMING SOON!

Specific camp questions and answers can also be found in our parent handbook which can be found on our registration forms page, or by Sarah Abrams.




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