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Summer Camp 2024

The Wardle Family YMCA will host Traditional and Specialty Camps this summer at the Y in Port Royal. 

View our 2024 Summer Camp brochure and learn key dates below!

Members can register early!

Summer Camp fills up fast, but YMCA members will have the opportunity to register before the general public. To become a member click the link below! (To qualify for early registration, new members must join by April 30, 2024.)



We're excited to announce our Wardle Family YMCA 2024 Summer Camps!

For the most detailed and up to date information, please view our Summer Camp Brochure by clicking the button below.

Camp Dates

Session 1: June 10-14
Session 2: June 17-21 (No camp June 19th) 
Session 3: June 24-28

Session 4: July 1-5 (No camp July 4th) 
Session 5: July 8-12 

Session 6: July 15-19

Session 7: July 22-26

Session 8: July 29-August 2

Camp Options

Traditional Camp

Traditional Camp is for youth ages 5-12 years old. Traditional camp will participate in a series of educational activities tied in with summer camp fun.  Camp activities include: Swimming 2 days per week, nature activities, gym games, camp songs, group/camper choice activities like field games, dance, yoga, gaga pit, and more! 

Specialty Camps

All Specialty Camps run from 8:30am - 1pm (earliest drop off is 7:00am) and includes lunch, unless noted otherwise. With the exception of Travel Camp, extra hours (1pm - 5:30 pm) are an additional $30/per week per child (space is limited). Extra hours includes swimming, field and gym games, reading enrichment and crafts. There are multiple specialty camp offerings and each has their own age limits. Please view our full 2024 Summer Camp Brochure by clicking the button below.

Camp Fees

Registration Fee: $30/child (one time fee)
Traditional Camp : $130 Y member / $175 non-member per week
Specialty Camps: Range from $150 Y member / $245 non-member depending on the camp.
There is no registration fee for Specialty Camps.
Add-On “Extra Hours” for those in Specialty Camps: $30/week (space is limited)

Please note: The first two weeks of camp is due upon registration as well as the registration fee, if applicable. All other payments will be scheduled two weeks at a time and a week in advance.


YMCA members can register early for summer camps beginning May 1st. If you wish to become a member to gain access to early camp registration you MUST DO SO ON OR BEFORE APRIL 30th.


On May 2nd, registration will be open to the general public on a first come-first serve basis.

There will be no online registration. You may register in person at our Port Royal Facility. If registering in person is not possible, you can call our main phone line 843-522-9622 and attempt to register however, please be aware that priority will be given to those who register in person.


This year the Wardle Family YMCA will be hosting Traditional Summer Camps at Port Royal Elementary and Robert Smalls Leadership Academy.  View more camp details be clicking the brochure links below. Register in person at the Y front desk.

Port Royal Elementary

Camp Dates:  June 10 - July 25 (Monday-Thursday) 

Click the link below to view more details.

Robert Smalls Leadership Academy

Camp Dates:  June 10 - July 25 (Monday-Thursday) 

Click the link below to view more details.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available for qualified individuals for Traditional and Discovery Kids Enrichment Camp only. You must apply for financial assistance & receive a status email from Y staff BEFORE registering for camp. THE 2024 FINANCIAL AID PACKET DEADLINE IS APRIL 28TH. If you received financial assistance in 2022 or 2022, you do not need to re-apply. Please click on the link below to download the financial aid form:

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