YMCA of Greater Rochester Summer Camps | Kids Out and About Rochester

YMCA of Greater Rochester Summer Camps


YMCA Summer Camps

Selecting the right camp for your child is an important decision. The YMCA is a leader in camping because of our attention to the individual camper, state-of-the-art facilities, superb staff, and the spirit which permeates our camps. Each camp is led by a talented team of camp professionals who want to learn the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of every child. Our staff knows that good planning, dedication to excellence, and truly caring for campers separates a good camp from a truly amazing one.

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Camp Cory – Keuka Lake: Camp Cory's overnight camp serves boys and girls ages 7-17. Some campers stay for one week, while many campers stay for multiple sessions. Campers get to enjoy all that Camp Cory has to offer, including: swimming, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, outdoor education, nature, athletics, climbing tower and zip-line, a high ropes course, a low ropes course, archery, games, campfires, and more! Camp Cory is committed to helping kids grow and develop through the tradition of summer camp and our core values - caring, respect, responsibility, and honesty - are integrated within activities by our staff every day.


Camp Gorham – Adirondacks: Camp Gorham is a premiere traditional overnight summer camp set on 1500 beautiful acres in the heart of the Adirondacks with its own private lake. Activities include swimming, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, outdoor education, nature, athletics, 30 foot climbing tower, a high and low ropes course, horseback riding, and so much more. It is our goal to provide every camper who comes through our facility a safe and fun-filled environment where they can try new activities, develop skills, and make lifelong friends!

Rochester-Area Y Day Camps

Camp Northpoint – Greece: Camp Northpoint, a premier day camp and family outdoor center, sits on 48-acres of land on North Greece Road just minutes from the Northwest Family YMCA. The camp features a state-of-the-art outdoor heated aquatics complex, two water slides, an Aqua-Splash Park, a 50 ft. Climbing Tower with a 100 yard zip-line, canoeing, an archery range, spectacular acres of fields for soccer, baseball, and  volleyball, an extensive trail system perfect for nature hikes, orienteering, and nature programs, an Amphitheater, a Sport Court with 6 basketball hoops, an activity barn, and arts and crafts center. Trained staff and safe, fun, and exciting programs are what make this summer camp an unforgettable experience!  rochesterymca.org/campnorthpoint



Camp Thunderbird – Thurston Rd, Rochester: Affiliated with the Monroe and Southwest YMCAs, Camp Thunderbird is a summer camp program located at Genesee Valley Park in Southwest Rochester. Facilities include open air pavilions, nature and river trails, playground, use of a 50 meter pool, and restroom facilities. Every day a camp, kids will enjoy games, enrichment activities socialization, and fun! Please contact the Camp Office at 271-5321 for more information. rochesterymca.org/campthunderbird


Camp Bay View – Webster: Camp Bay View is a premier summer destination for children to make friends, and expand their talents, in a warm and safe setting. We are dedicated to each child feeling a sense of connection, accomplishment, and independence, which in turn builds self-esteem and confidence. Set on 35 spectacular acres with a secluded waterfront on Irondequoit Bay, Camp Bay View provides campers ages 3-15 with a well-balanced program. Campers will experience a dynamic program each day including swimming, sports, adventure. and creative/performing arts. Our experienced staff and innovative program guarantees that every day is a great day at Camp Bay View! We also offer specialty Sports Camps and Bayfront Adventure Camp for campers looking to focus on specific skills. campbayview.org


Camp Eastside – Penfield:  Welcome to the Eastside Family YMCA Summer Camp where fun and adventure await your child daily! This summer, Camp Eastside is offering a Traditional Day Camp experience with field trips every week, All Star Sports Camp, Specialty Sports Camps, Half Day Rockwall/Archery and Cheer/Tumbling Camps, Preschool Camps, and Aquatic Adventure Club. Our goal is to help each camper make friends, try new things, and enjoy summer vacation in a safe, caring, and fun place. Our counselors are excited to bring your campers another great summer! Campers will enjoy spending time on our outdoor rock wall, shooting at our archery range, swimming, and playing active and fun games that make the camp experience a special one for each and every camper. rochesterymca.org/campeastside


Camp Arrowhead – Powder Mills Park, Pittsford. Camp Arrowhead offers a tradition in camping like no other. For over 60 years, Arrowhead has been fostering a sense of the outdoors, fun, and adventure in our campers! Our 55-acre, stand-alone facility is dedicated to our campers for the summer months. Campers have full use of our pool, splash pad, sports fields, archery range, ropes course, athletic fields, and amphitheatre, as well as the sandbox, playground, and trails for hiking. The experience of camp changes children for life. Through group learning, connecting with campers and staff, and imagination, children will gain a greater sense of confidence and self-esteem. Campers will learn new skills, will be given opportunities to succeed and will feel a sense of accomplishment through the games, activities, and creative programming that Camp Arrowhead is uniquely positioned to offer. rochesterymca.org/camparrowhead


Camp Southeast – Pittsford: As a smaller day camp, Camp Southeast is perfect for younger campers or campers interested in focusing on one specific sport. We offer day camp for campers ages 2-5, and sports camps for kids ages 6-12. Our Gymnastics and Taekwondo camps are some of our most popular programs! Call  385-4665 for more information. rochesterymca.org/campsoutheast