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YMCA Camps

Choose from multi-activity, sport-specific, outdoor or overnight camps… or try them all!  Our fun camps will keep your child  active and unplugged.

Does your child require the support of an Aide/Support Worker while at camp? For a fun and safe experience for all, your Aide/Support Worker must meet the following criteria:
  • 16 years of age or older
  • Cleared security clearance (through the Calgary Police Service)
  • Approval from the YMCA to attend camp with your child
Click here to get the start the application process!


Learn more by selecting a camp below:

Camp Chief Hector YMCA

Outside the City

Camp Chief Hector
Located just an hour outside of Calgary in Bow Valley Wildlands Provincial Park, Camp Chief Hector provides a rich ecosystem for children and youth to learn and grow through nature.
This fun outdoor camp promotes independence and individual growth through group development and challenge. Your child will explore nature, canoe on the lake, go horseback riding, and swim in the pool.
They’ll test their love of the high-ropes, challenge course, rock climbing wall, archery course and getting creative in the adventure park.

Camp Riveredge

In the City

Campers will brave the weather and experience the fun of outdoor camp —right here in the city!
Located at Sandy Beach in Calgary’s southwest, this outdoor space is full of adventure. Outdoor enthusiasts will test their skills on the low-ropes and challenge courses, bouldering cube, and archery range. They’ll even build a team shelter!
Participants will join in on traditional camp songs and games, and explore forests and wide-open spaces.

Day Camps

In the City

CAMP YMCA camps take place at all six Calgary YMCA locations. During multi-activity camps, participants will play sports, sing songs, get artsy, and participate in a variety of traditional camp games in the facility.
They’ll play court sports, scale walls, and take on the pool! Some will even explore philanthropy. Half-day, full-day and week-long camps are offered at all Calgary YMCA locations.