When School is out, Day Camp is in!

The Y Day Camp program is designed with both parents and kids in mind. Our low cost program provides a flexible schedule for working parents who are looking for fun and engaging care for their kids while school is out.

Ages: 5-15 years

Times: 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Financial Assistance is available. Please contact the YMCA to learn more about our Financial Assistance program.

Date/Theme Branches Field Trip Cost
Super Hero: June 10 – June 14 All branches John’s Incredible Pizza $139/165
Young Environmentalist:
June 17 – June 21
All branches Oak Glen Nature Preserve $139/165
Mystery of the Sea: June 24 – June 28 All branches Fiesta Village $139/165
The Explorers: July 1 – July 5 (Closed on July 4) All branches Camp Edwards $112/132
Water World: July 8 – July 12 All branches Yucaipa Regional Park $139/165
Retro: July 15 – July 19 All branches Silverwood Lake $139/165
Pioneers of the East Valley: July 22 – July 26 All branches Big Bear Zoo/Burrage Mansion $139/165
Myth Busters: July 29 – August 2 All branches No Trip $139/165

* The Y will be closed on 4th of July.

We want to give parents all the info they need before sending their kids off to a YMCA Day Camp! Download our Parent’s Guide to Day Camp here.

New to Summer 2019, the Y will be offering a heightened Day Camp experience for those interested in participating in additional Y programs. Called ‘Modules’, parents can select Y programs to enroll their child in swim lessons or a youth sports program offered during Day Camp hours.

They’ll attend their class or lesson during Day Camp and return with to their day camp leaders to finish up their full day of care.

There is an additional cost to our Y Modules. Parents will register for Day Camp and for the additional program of their choice. Programs and pricing varies by branch.

Trained & Caring Staff

Our staff are not only trained individuals but they have a passion for helping kids!

Module Add Ons

You can register your child for swim lessons & sports during Day Camp!

Weekly Field Trips

From the beach to the museum, we offer weekly field trips as part of the Y’s program.

Summer Learning Loss Prevention

A free program to help kids keep learning all summer long!

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are Modules?

Modules are new add-ons to our traditional Summer Day Camp. Now, you can register your child for Day Camp AND swim lessons or one of our Y sports. They’ll still receive the full day of care but get to participate in programs

Modules add an additional cost based on the price of the program selected. Prices and programs vary by branch.

How are Day Camp staff trained?

All staff must pass a criminal background check, be certified in CPR/First Aid, and be trained prior to working. Staffs are hired for their unique blend of creativity as well as a commitment to safety and the well-being of children.

What does my child need to bring?

Sack Lunch, Backpack, Water Bottle, Sunscreen, Hat, closed toed shoes & weather appropriate attire.

What about snacks?

The YMCA provides a light snack in the morning and mid-afternoon at 8am and 4pm

Who is the authorized to pick-up my child?

Only individuals you list are allowed to pick-up your child- please be prepared to show state/government issued photo identification daily: Employer identification cards will not be accepted.

What NOT to bring to Day Camp

Money, Weapons of any kind, Undocumented medicines, Pets, Toys, Electronic devices, Playing cards, Cell phones, etc. (The YMCA OF THE EAST VALLEY is not responsible for lost or stolen items).

What is the discipline philosophy?

To build self esteem with a constructive method- including setting limits, helping children realize appropriate choices, and building parental partnerships to forge a positive experience.

When and where may I drop off and pick up my child?

Check-In begins at 6:30am. Check-Out at 4:30pm. Check-ins are held at the YMCA front desk. All children must be picked up by 6:30pm. Children being picked up and dropped off between 9:00am and 4:00pm must go to the Front Desk of the YMCA.

Who may I contact for more information?

Highland & San Bernardino YMCA:  Ubaldo Franco, Program Director, (909) 881-9622 ext. 7401
Redlands YMCA: Lorena Pizano, Executive Director (909) 798-9622 ext. 7132

Is financial assistance available?

The YMCA offers up to 50% scholarships on programs and membership. Please see the Front Desk regarding the application process.

Explore Other Summer Camp Options

A Residential Camp in Angelus Oaks

The Y offers a traditional summer camp experience at our residential camp in Angelus Oaks. At Camp Edwards, campers will have the opportunity to canoe, rockclimb, shoot arrows at our archery range, and experience the joys of the great outdoors.

Camp Edwards has programs for incoming 1st to 12th graders.

Specialty Camps at the Y

The Y Academies provide specialty camp opportunities during the summer. These 4-hour camps provide an in-depth experience in fishing, STEM, art, and sports. If you need full-time care, you can enroll your child in a Y Academy and then have them join the Y’s Day Camp for a small drop-in fee.

Y Academies provide experiences for incoming 1st to 10th graders.

Download Day Camp Registration Form

Get a jump start and print out our registration form

Please note: specific documents are required upon registering for Day Camp. Details are included in the form.