Y Summer camps are all about fun… and learning… and friendship!
(Note this brochure is inclusive of our traditional, kiddie, CIT and specialty summer camps. It also includes information on our traditional camp that will be held at Coosa Elementary. For information about camps held at other locations please see the ‘Offsite Summer Camp Locations’ sub tab.)
Registration for 2017 camps is open now. To register online click the ‘Register for a Program’ link on this website or HERE.
We offer day camps for kids age 3 – 15 at our facility in Port Royal and offsite day camps at several locations in Beaufort and Jasper Counties.
Our camps include:
Kiddie Camp for campers age 3-4. Includes daily swim time, arts and crafts, story time, playtime, nature walks, preschool activities, etc.
Traditional Camp for kids age 5 – 12, segmented into age appropriate groups. Youth participate in educational enrichment activities with an emphasis on reading and mathematics. Plenty of fun time too! Daily swimming, nature activities, crafts, music, gym activities, team activities, etc.
Specialty Camps offer unique opportunities for learning and creativity offered by camp staff trained in specific activities. Camps can include adventure camp,gymnastics ,Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO® Amusement Park, basketball, soccer, Girls & Dolls Camp, tennis, Y Idol and more!
Counselor In Training Program (Rising 8th through 10th graders): Space Is Limited – we only have space for 20 CIT’s this year.
You must go through the application process. You will be registered by YMCA staff once you are approved.
If you were a CIT last year and you would like to continue you do not need to fill out an application. Simply email Debra Bush at the YMCA please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting, this does not garente you a spot for this years program.
This year we are part of the Beaufort Country School District’s Summer Feeding program providing breakfast and hot lunches for our campers. Thank you BCSD and Sodexo!
If your child is registered for the reading program at Mossy Oaks Elementary or Beaufort Elementary you may register for the Extended Enrichment program online or in person at the Y in Port Royal.
Extended Enrichment Program: Monday through Thursday 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm at Mossy Oaks El and Beaufort El. June 5-June 29. Registration fee: $5/child and Camp weekly fee is $ 20/child
Yes, the Y is known as ‘America’s favorite swim instructor’ for a reason. In 2015 alone our local Y taught 1,500 people how to swim – with most being age 15 or younger! To learn more about our swim lessons, get dates and cost visit our Aquatics page.
Financial assistance is available for TRADITIONAL CAMP ONLY. Note that it takes 7-10 days to process a financial assistance application. To confidentially apply or for additional information, CLICK HERE
If you receive financial assistance PLEASE feel free to register online! It will automatically make the adjustments when it comes out at the end.
CAMP CHANGES & CANCELLATIONS:
Changes: $10 change fee per child per session for any camp. You can transfer one of your camp weeks to a different camp week if spots are available and you make this change online.Changes must be made a minimum of 7 days prior to the start of the camp.
Cancellations: To cancel you must email email@example.com with cancellation request OR come to the YMCA and fill out a blue camp cancellation form. Cancellations must occur 7 days prior to that specific camp week. $10 cancel fee will apply. There are no refunds or credits for camps registered for, but not attended.