C.W. Avery Family YMCA Summer Camp

Registration Now Underway

At the C.W. Avery Family YMCA, we provide a safe, affordable and fun summer day camp program for youth and teens. YMCA Summer Day Camp offers kids a chance to have fun and develop new friendships while building a healthy spirit, mind and body.

Perks of being a YMCA camper:

  • Ten weeks of fun
  • Weekly field trips (see lineup below)
  • Daily activities and games
  • Everyone gets a T-shirt
  • We swim almost every day

Field Trip Destinations

Program Details

Open to Grades K-8
Preschool camp is also available.

Camp Hours
7 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday

Camp Dates
June 4-August 10

Pre-Camp & Post Camp Dates
Families can also register for pre-camp and post-camp child care. Pre-camp and post-camp dates are not included in camp fees.

  • Pre-camp: May 29-31 and June 1
  • Post-camp: August 13-15

Weekly Rates*

  • Facility Member: $190 per child
  • Community Member: $215 per child

*Plus a one-time registration fee of $45 per child.

Online Registration

2018 Camp Materials

Additional Camp Opportunities

“Go Blue” Water Safety Program: A camp program designed to help all non-swimmers and intermediate swimmers develop the strength, confidence and skill to “Go Blue”. DETAILS>>

Counselor in Training (CIT) Leadership Program: A program that allows campers entering grades 7-8 to work alongside our camp staff and gain leadership experience. DETAILS>>

Camp Swim Lessons: Swimming lessons designed to fit around our campers’ schedules. DETAILS>>

Specialty Camps: Weeklong camps designed for campers with special interests in arts, movies, LEGOs and other topics. DETAILS>>

Sports Camps: For campers who want to branch out into athletic activities, the Y offers a wide variety of summer sports camps. DETAILS>>

Teen Volunteer Opportunities: Area high school students are invited to volunteer at YMCA Summer Camp. With flexible schedules and a variety of volunteer roles available, you will be sure to find an opportunity that peaks your interest and proves to be a rewarding experience. To learn more, please contact Dori Fugate at [email protected] or (815) 267-8600, ext. 210.

Contact our Camp Staff

Erin Lightbody, Youth & Family Director
[email protected]
(815) 267-8600, ext. 211

Shannon Stawikowski, Youth & Family Manager
[email protected]
(815) 267-8600, ext. 212

Financial assistance is available. DHS funds are also accepted.

The Greater Joliet Area YMCA provides day camps in our local communities. Families looking for YMCA resident camps can learn more by visiting the websites below:

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