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Where Adventure Happens!

DISCOVER THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME

Experience the adventure of a lifetime at one of our three-day camp locations. YMCA of the East Valley believes that all children deserve:

· The opportunity to make friends

· Develop independence and important social skills

· Try new things

· Experience the outdoors

· A day loaded with FUN

STEAM programs for kids at the YMCA

EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST

 

We collaborate with families to deliver engaging and meaningful programs for children five to thirteen years old. We take pride in hiring the best people for our day camp staff. Our day camp staff are selected for their unique blend of passion, creativity, and commitment to the safety and well-being of children.

Before hiring, all staff must pass a criminal background check. All staff must participate in our training program that includes but not limited to:

CPR and First Aid
Pool and water safety
General risk management training
COVID-19 safety
Child protection and abuse prevention

When school is out, the Y is in!

During school breaks, and vacations the Y offers a fun, educational Day Camp program for all kids. Each day is full of adventure, from crafts and STEM activities to swimming and outdoor adventures, there’s always fun to be had at the Y’s Day Camp!  

Build self-confidence, meet new friends, and have a blast. Get a thrill from activities at the camp facility such as sports clinics, science experiments, or arts and crafts. From animal experiences to talking to astronauts and magicians, special guests bring excitement. Day campers will be divided into small groups by age and will participate in activities appropriate to the interests and needs of their group.

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HEALTH & SAFETY

 

We are committed to providing a fun and enriching environment for your child while keeping them safe. We have learned over the last few months while providing Essential Personnel Childcare how to keep children safe in these unprecedented times. We will be following all CDC, ACA, YUSA, local health department, and state guidelines.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the price?

YMCA Day Camp offers a weekly price for Y facility members and for program participants. The weekly rate for Day Camp is $175 for YMCA members and $200 for YMCA Program Participants. You can reserve your spot at Day Camp each week with a $25 deposit.

Why is Registration online this year?

Our goal is to provide a seamless online registration process to save you a trip to the Y. We have made registration available on Daxko online as a secure and easy way for you to complete health history forms, medication requirements, drop off and pick up contacts and so much more.

What about lunch and snacks?

Yes please pack a sack lunch. There is no access to a microwave.

What does my child need to bring?

A Face Mask, Backpack, Lunch, Water Bottle, Sunscreen, Hat, closed-toed shoes & weather-appropriate attire.

What NOT to bring to Day Camp

Our programs are “unplugged” for the majority of the day. Cell phones, electronics, medications not turned in, pets, toys or weapons. (The YMCA OF THE EAST VALLEY is not responsible for lost or stolen items).

How does the Y manage behavior?

We partner with parents to forge a positive experience for campers. Constructive methods include setting limits, helping children realize appropriate choices, and re-directing.

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

Our streamlined process may be different based on the Y site. This function is typically not at the front desk to separate general public and youth programs. Please remember to bring your ID and include everyone approved to pick up your child during registration.

Financial Assistance

At the Y we strive to provide a camp experience to all children regardless of their ability to pay. Individuals, companies, businesses, and organizations make this possible. Last year we were able to provide some level of assistance to more than 14,000 individuals and families.

For more information, please review the financial aid application and criteria.

Four Ways to Register

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ONLINE

Registering online is the fastest way to lock in your camp weeks.

Register Now

Redlands
Highland
San Bernardino

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PHONE

Give the branch of your choice a call. This process is often the slowest and will you require to follow up via mail or dropping by forms.

Redlands (909) 798-9622
Highland (909) 425-9622
San Bernardino (909) 881-9622

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IN PERSON

Drop by your Y during operating hours and fill out the forms and provide your deposit.

Redlands: 500 East Citrus Ave.
Redlands, CA 92373

Highland: 7793 Central Ave.
Highland, CA 92346

San Bernardino: 808 E. 21st St.
San Bernardino, CA 92404

Explore Other Child Care Options

Preschool University

At our Preschool we focus on nurturing a child’s development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Our Preschool gets your little one ready for Kinder.

After School Care

Count on the YMCA of the East Valley to make after school care easy and convenient by having child care right at your school! YMCA after school care provides opportunities for children to learn, grow, and thrive as they make their way from K-5th grade.

Youth Sports

Register for youth sports at the Y! YMCA of the East Valley offers a variety of youth sports programs for young athletes ages 3-17. The YMCA is here to help children grow into active, skillful athletes while also learning valuable life lessons like teamwork, patience, and dedication.