Find Your Summer Vibes
General Camp Information
Summer Camp Registration
Location & Hours
Day Camp is located at our Camarillo Family YMCA Hiji Center and runs from 9am to 4pm. AM (6:45 – 9am) and PM (4 – 6:30pm) extended care is available at no extra charge.
Everyone is Welcome!
Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applications are available at the front desk. The deadline to apply is May 20.
5 reasons to send your kids to our Y this Summer:
- ADVENTURE: Summer camp is all about a wide variety of new experiences and exploring the outdoors. YMCA camps have a new adventure for every child and teen.
- HEALTHY FUN: Day camps offer fun, stimulating activities that engage the body and mind. Camps also help children and teens learn the importance of nutrition to help improve their healthy eating habits.
- PERSONAL GROWTH: While in the welcoming environment of camp, youth have a chance to learn new skills as well as develop confidence and independence by taking on new responsibilities and challenges. Camps offer cognitive learning and social-emotional development opportunities for achievement.
- FRIENDSHIPS: Amidst the fun of camp games, songs, swimming, canoeing and talent shows, campers meet new friends and strengthen existing friendships. The bonds formed at camp are important and lasting for many youth.
- MEMORIES: Camp is more than a place, it is an experience that gives kids a world of good.
Summer Camp Registration Now Open
At Y Camp, the possibilities are endless! Y Summer Day Camps provide children and teens with supervised activities that cultivate values, develop skills, nurture relationships and actively explore children’s imagination. Our wide variety of programs provides something for everyone!
Friendship Camp (4.5 – 7yrs) TK – 1st
At Friendship Camp, the fun never stops. Throughout the day, we’ll be enjoying arts and crafts, sports, and educational activities. This camp also includes an offsite field trip once a week, swimming and fun memories that will last for years to come!
Explorer Camp (7 – 11yrs) 2nd – 5th
Our Explorer camp allows your child to select their daily activities with our new “Choice Schedule,” so they can choose their own adventure! We’ll spend time swimming and heading out on offsite field trips each week, and your child will be sure to make new friends.
Teen Camp (11 – 14yrs) 6th – 8th
With different weekly themes, your teens will have a blast and gain important life skills and empowerment at Teen Camp. Through games, eld trips, and planning camp-wide activities, teens will grow and learn this summer as they develop teamwork, leadership and conflict resolution.
Splash Camp (5 – 12 yrs) K – 6th
Splish, splash, we’re having a blast! This camp is designed for beginning to intermediate swimmers, with swimming lessons in the morning followed by free swim and entertainment each afternoon.
Jr. Lifeguard Camp (9 – 14yrs) 4th – 8th
At Jr. Lifeguard Camp, campers learn to spot and rescue distressed swimmers, practice dry-land conditioning, and play lifeguard games! We will study the American Safety and Health Institute basic first aid skills, and campers may test for certification. Wrap the week up with a day at the beach.
Lil’ Chefs Camp (3 – 5yrs) Pre-K
This camp is foodtastic! Your camper will get to create edible masterpieces from monster apples to ants on a log. Your child will enjoy every bite! Children must be potty-trained to attend.
Pee Wee Artists and Athletes (3 – 5yrs) Pre-K
Campers will create art masterpieces including drawing, painting and arts and crafts. Sports will include soccer, basketball, running and hand-eye coordination drills to keep campers moving and learning all day long.
Pee Wee T-Ball (3 – 5yrs) Pre-K
Does your little All-Star dream of hitting home runs? Get them started at the YMCA Pee Wee T-Ball camp. Our coaches will keep them active and having fun all week long.
Art & Enrichment Camps
Unleash your artistic talent by joining our Art and Enrichment Camps! Each week of camp will feature a new theme that boosts their creativity. To name a few of our exciting camps, we are offering Photography Camp, LEGO Intro to STEM, Fashion Fun, Coding Camp, Paint Lab, and so much more! View our Summer Camp Guide for a complete listing.
Adventure & Water Camps
For the child who is filled with wanderlust and desire to be out in nature, our Adventure and Water Camps is perfect for you! Every week campers will be engaged in a different educational theme and activity. From visiting a local horse ranch and learning the basics of horse care to taking a splash at the beach and searching for sand crabs – these camps are not to be missed! View our Summer Camp Guide for a complete listing.
Lace up those sneakers, put on your shorts, it’s time to have a ball with an assortment of sports. We’ve got the FUN-damentals of your favorite sports covered in this safe and fun environment. Each week we will be featuring a different sport including basketball, soccer, football, soccer, and much more! Browse our Summer Camp Guide to view all our Sports Camps offerings.
American Camp Association Certified
Camp is more than a place, it is an experience that gives kids a world of good.
The American Camp Association is a community of camp professionals dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults through the camp experience.
ACA’s nationally recognized standards program focuses primarily on the health, safety, and risk management aspects of a camp’s operation