One week or the whole summer. Indoors and out. On their own or in a group. We are here to inspire kids to work together and play together, creating friendships that can last a lifetime.


School-Age Day Camp

The Y is offering an entire summer of FUN, with flexible scheduling options for children and parents. Weekly day camp sessions are designed to combine fun and adventure with age-appropriate programs & field trips which incorporate learning new skills, the outdoors, swimming lessons, and group activities. Children are active all day long and have a blast while developing the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. 

Dates: June 5th  through August 31st  / Monday through Friday; 6am-6pm

Ages: Open to all children who have are going into Kindergarten through 5th grade. Open to everyone in the community (membership not required).

Program Highlights:

  • Weekly themes to keep learning going throughout the summer in math, reading & science to prevent summer learning loss
  • Field trips on Wednesday's to local and throughout Minnesota once each week
  • Option of a 7-week session of Swimming lessons/ twice a week swimming in the YMCA pool
  • Trips to YMCA Camp Pepin & local parks for outdoor activities
  • Daily gym time to build teamwork, sports skills, and friendships
  • STEM activities, arts & crafts, puzzle tables, mind-building skills to enhance creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Learn cooking skills and healthy eating habits in our "Kids in the Kitchen" activities
  • Free lunch each day as a part of the Summer Food Program
  • Daily curbside drop off and pick up during our busy times

Summer Enrichment & Rec

Your child will have the best summer ever with our trained leaders in a fun and creative program which includes: playgrounds, field games, theme days, nature awareness, arts and crafts. We even sneak in reading and math review in non-traditional ways! On enrichment days, youth will have fun while learning to cooperate and play with others, while keeping up the skills they developed in school.

Dates: June 12-July 30

Ages: Open to all children who have completed Kindergarten to 13 years old

Program Schedule

  • Monday - Park Day 9am-12pm
  • Tuesday - Enrichment Day 9am-12pm
  • Wednesday - Park Day 9am-12pm
  • Thursday - Field Trip Day 8:45am-4pm* times may vary due to field trips
  • Friday - Park Day 9am-12pm

Enrichment Days: Enrichment Days will run from 9am-12pm.  Drop off and pick up is at each designated location. Registration is required.

Park & Enrichment Day Cost: $50.00 per child for the seven weeks of park play and enrichment activities. Personal Pricing plans available. 

Field Trips & Cost: Additional registration and payment are required for each field trip. Fees for trips vary from $1 to $20 per trip.

Camp Pepin Resident Camp

The Y is offering an entire summer of FUN, with flexible scheduling options for children and parents. Weekly day camp sessions are designed to combine fun and adventure with age-appropriate programs & field trips which incorporate learning new skills, the outdoors, swimming lessons, and group activities. Children are active all day long and have a blast while developing the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. 

Dates: June 18th through August 18th  / Sunday through Friday

Ages: Open to all children ages 8-16. Open to everyone in the community (membership not required).