Day Camp at the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati offers children positive developmental experiences and encourages them to forge bonds with each other and with staff, building confidence through skill-building activities suited to their age. Children experience a sense of achievement through opportunities in the outdoors and are welcomed to a physically and emotionally safe and stimulating environment.

Day campers are able to explore creativity, teamwork and leadership in a wide range of physically active programs that influence lifelong healthy living. They have the opportunity to enjoy an outdoor environment where they develop an appreciation of nature. Day camp builds an interest in community with experiences in local and global cultures, where campers gain an appreciation for others different from themselves.

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Day Camps give young people an opportunity to enjoy an experience that can last a lifetime.  

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Summer Preschool provides full-day and half-day options to experience summer activities in a safe, age-appropriate setting for the youngest preschooler. Many activities and special events are introduced to your child each week. Preschoolers will discover the great outdoors, swim, sing songs, and make special crafts in a caring and nurturing environment. Children, ages 3-5 are welcome (check with the Preschool Director for specific ages, dates, and themes offered).

 

PRESCHOOL CAMP LOCATIONS:

Blue Ash, Clippard Family, Powel Crosley, Jr.**, Richard E. Lindner,  R.C. Durr    **Preschool sports camps only

For preschoolers and youth interested in learning the ins and outs of team and individual sports, the YMCA offers special summer day camps with an athletic twist. Campers, ages 3-12, will learn the fundamentals of a new sport each week in a fun, exciting environment. We offer age-appropriate camps for preschoolers (ages 3-4) and youth (ages range from 5-12). Sport camps are not ACA accredited.

SPORTS CAMPS ARE OFFERED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
Blue Ash, Clermont Family, Gamble-Nippert, Powel Crosley, Jr., R.C. Durr

SPECIALTY CAMPS
Camping is for everyone, and the Y offers specialty camps for children, ages 9-14, that focus on particular programming like music, arts, sports specialties, and enrichment.

SPECIALTY CAMPS ARE OFFERED AT THE FOLLOWING YMCA LOCATIONS:
Blue Ash, Clermont Family, Gamble-Nippert, Powel Crosley, Jr.

Summer camps aren’t just for kids! The YMCA offers fun and challenging camp activities specifically tailored to pre-teens and teens, ages 11-15. Teens will learn, grow, and thrive under the guidance of caring, well-trained staff members and campers will grow physically, mentally and spiritually.

 

TEEN CAMPS ARE OFFERED AT THE FOLLOWING YMCA LOCATIONS:
Blue Ash, Campbell County, Clippard Family, Powel Crosley, Jr., R.C. Durr, Richard E. Lindner

COUNSELORS IN TRAINING
This summer camp leadership development program is intended for teens, ages 13-17. Counselors in training (CIT) will work with younger campers with the guidance of a mentor counselor and the assistant camp coordinator. Leadership development, relationship building, and weekly training sessions are an important part of this program. The CIT program is selective and requires an application and interview. Price varies by location. 

COUNSELORS IN TRAINING LOCATIONS:
Blue Ash, Campbell County, Clippard Family, Clermont Family, Gamble-Nippert, M.E. Lyons, Powel Crosley, Jr., R.C. Durr