Summer Camp Registration for 2022 is open!!

YMCA Summer Camp at Camp Edwards

Located only 45 minutes from Redlands Family YMCA and a mere two hours from Los Angeles, Camp Edwards offers a traditional camp environment for all in the San Bernardino Mountains. Perfect for children and families, Camp Edwards is a special place where memories of a lifetime are made and life-long friendships are formed.

Camp Edwards staff, volunteers and camp committee strive to maintain the highest standards in providing a quality camping experience for all ages. We are accredited by the American Camp Association and all camp counselors are CPR certified and receive training in first aid and lifesaving.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and is operated under special use permit with the San Bernardino National Forest.

Camp Edwards Summer 2022

Whether your camper has never been away from home or is on a quest to have a summer of adventure, the Y’s Camp Edwards has a session fit for them.

girl on tree stump with rock climbing helmet at summer camp

Camp Eddie

Camp Eddie week is perfect for your camper that has never been away from home. This shortened week is a 5- day, 4-night traditional camp experience with arts & crafts, archery, and more. Although there are adventures to be had, we provide many opportunities for rest and relaxation across our beautiful campsite as well as art and craft activities.

June 13 -June 17 | Jackalope Week (Camp Eddie) – Ages 6 – 9 | Grades  1 – 5

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Traditional Summer Camp

For our campers looking for a big adventure, our traditional summer camp is the perfect fit! For students from 1st to 9th grade, our overnight summer camp is a 6-day, 5-night camp experience with arts & crafts, archery, and more. Although there are adventures to be had, we provide many opportunities for rest and relaxation across our beautiful campsite as well as art and craft activities.

June 20 -June 25 | Phoenix Week  – Ages 7 – 14 | Grades  3 – 8

July 11-July 16 | Sasquatch Week  – Ages 14 – 17 | Grades  9 – 12

July 18-July 23 | Griffon Week  – Ages 7 – 14 | Grades  3 – 8

Specialty Summer Camp

Whether you are looking to learn a new talent or hone your skill the Y Circus will be an adventure like no other! Learn basic skills such as tumbling, unicycling, diabolo, aerial, and so much more.

You don’t have to run away to join our Circus. The Great Y Circus™ is a community circus that trains participants to perform out-of-this-world acts. Our Circus camp is perfect for those new to the Y’s Circus program and seasoned performers that want to sharpen their skills.  Circus camp offers many of the camp activities, including rock climbing, and archery.

July 25-July 30 | Dragon Week  – Ages 6 – 17 | Grades  1 – 12

teens silly poses at summer camp

Grades 9-12

High School programs at Camp Edwards are designed to focus on service, teamwork and leadership.

Apply for the LIT program to learn new life skills and obtain leadership experience by completing training in specific content related to camp and facilitating camp programming for students! Can specify in application a focus for the week. Ex: lifeguard in training, archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, etc

Any interested LIT participant must first apply to the program. Selected LIT campers will be then be given the opportunity to register for their desired camp session.

ONLINE LIT
VIDEO LIT

Any Questions Email Mark Gautier at MGautier@ymcaeastvalley.org

Review our membership policies and guidelines here.

Summer Camp Activities at Camp Edwards

Hiking

Nature hikes are an experience that features hiking safety lessons and age-appropriate hikes.

Swiming

Campers will enjoy swimming time as well as basic swim safety and lesson instructions at the camp pool.

Fishing

Fishing is perfect for beginner campers that want to learn fishing basics and best practices.

Cooking

Camp cooking will introduce campers to healthy eating basics and new recipes they can use at home.

Geocaching

Geocaching – the treasure hunt style adventure that uses GPS to find items – is an exciting experience for campers.

Birding

Birding is perfect for wildlife lovers. Campers will enjoy lessons on local birds and have opportunities to search and identify local birds.

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Camp Edwards 2022 Registration Open

Let your child embark on the fantasy that is Camp Edwards! Click here to register or to find out more!

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