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 What are Camp YMCA day camps?

Camp YMCA camps take place during school and summer breaks at all six YMCA locations across Calgary.

During multi-activity camps, participants will play sports, sing songs, get artsy, and participate in a variety of traditional camp games, both in and outside the YMCA facility. They’ll play court sports, scale walls, and take on the pool! Climbing, art, or swim options (with lesson) are available with some camps and some participants will even explore philanthropy!  Our camps include activities to help develop physical literacy. Learn more!

Half-day, full-day and week-long camps are offered at all six Calgary YMCA locations. All week-long camps include an off-site field trip (such as the Calgary Corn Maze, Calgary Zoo, or Camp Riveredge. (Off-site destination details are sent to parents one-week prior to camp).

Visit our Camp Riveredge and Camp Chief Hector pages to learn more about our fully outdoor camps.

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!


OCTOBER 3, 2017……………………………2017/2018 Winter Break Day Camps
JANUARY 9, 2018………………………….2018 Teachers convention day camps and Spring Break camps
FEBRUARY 1, 2018……………………………2018 Summer weekly and day camps

OCTOBER 2, 2018……………………………2018/2019 Winter Break day camps


When are these camps available?

2017/2018 Winter Break Camps  Oct. 3, 2017 Dec. 27, 28, 29 & Jan. 2, 3, 4, 5
2018 Teacher’s Convention  Jan 9, 2018 Feb. 15-16
2018 Spring Break Day Camps Jan. 9, 2018 CBE: Mar. 26- Apr. 2

CCSD: April 2-6

2018 Summer Weekly Day Camps Feb 1, 2018 Weekly Camps and Swim Camps: Jul. 3-Aug.24

Daily Camps: Aug. 27-Aug31

Winter Break Day Camps Oct. 2, 2018 December 27, 28, 31 & Jan. 2, 3, 4

How do I register for camp?

There are many ways to register for a program– by PHONE, IN PERSON or ONLINE

Give your local YMCA a call!

Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
(403) 351-6673

Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot
(403) 547-6576
Shawnessy YMCA
(403) 256-5533
Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA
(403) 269-6701
South Health Campus YMCA
(403) 956-3900
Saddletowne YMCA
(403) 237-2393
Remington YMCA
(403) 351-6678

Or click this link to register online!



Medical and Transportation Forms

Camper medical and transportation forms for all camps are completed online.  All campers must have a completed medical forms, and if required, a transportation form before the first day of camp.  Forms are completed by logging onto our online Family Zone.

FAMILY ZONE (http://yycymca.campfax.com)
Once your registration is complete, you will be asked to complete your campers forms closer to your child’s camp start date.  We will send you a link by email that will allow you to create your own account and password.  You can update camper info at any time (changes accepted up to 2 weeks prior to camper’s start date).

Once you have completed the form, the information remains in our system meaning you only have to complete the form once (and make updates when information changes).




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