Best Summer Ever

To deliver on the Y’s commitment to empowering the potential of every child, our program helps campers discover what they are passionate about, form healthy relationships, and obtain a sense of belonging.

Summer camp at the Y invites youth to be inspired through creative play, field trips, sports, and more. It is an opportunity for young people to stay engaged socially and academically.

The Y’s door is open to all, regardless of age, ability, faith, gender, or income, will have the opportunity to experience camp. The Y offers financial assistance to families who may otherwise not be able to afford to send their child to camp.
 


 

Registration Information

Registration begins March 18th

  • Cost per week: $175
  • $15 non-refundable deposit per week of registration
  • All cancellations require a two-week notice
  • $15 Cancellation Fee per week - your deposit will count as your cancellation fee. 
  • Camp will be CLOSED May 27, July 4 & 5 2024
  • Drop-In registration will be considered if space is available.
  • Register Online or at your local Y's Welcome Center.
  • All camps serve ages 5 - 13 unless otherwise noted. Campers must bring a lunch daily unless otherwise noted.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 campers enrolled to offer camp location. 
  • Summer fees are fully earned. We do not offer sick or emergency credits.
  • Most summer locations are CCS Vendors - please give us a call at 210-924-2277 or email us at registrations@ymcasatx.org to verify our CCS status. 
  • Financial Assistance is available through our Open Doors Scholarship

 Summer 2023  Camp Themes

 

Weekly Themes for: Schertz ISD, Journey Fellowship, New Braunfels, Boerne

  Weeks Theme
  May 30-June 2   Summer’s Here!
  June 5-June 9   Moving & Grooving
  June 12-16   Color Wars
  June 19-23   Superheroes & Sidekicks
  June 26-June 30   Holiday Around The World
  July 3-July 7   Rockin’ In The U.S.A.
  July 10-July 14   Water World
  July 17-July 21   Lost In Space
  July 24-28   Wild, Wild, West
  July 31-August 4   Camp Rewind
  August 7-11   *New Braunfels only* Pirates Week


Weekly Themes for: O.P. Schnabel, Thousand Oaks, Oxford, D.R. Semmes, Potranco, Mount Sacred Heart, Walzem

  Weeks Theme
  June 5 – June 9   Summer’s Here!
  June 12 – June 16   Color Wars
  June 19 – June 23   Superheroes & Sidekicks
  June 26 – June 30   Holiday Around The World
  July 3 – July 7   Rockin’ In The U.S.A.
  July 10 – July 14   Water World
  July 17 – July 21   Lost In Space
  July 24 – July 28   Wild, Wild, West
  July 31 – August 4   Camp Rewind

 

Weekly Themes

Summer’s Here!
Welcome back! Our first week of summer camp will focus on building new relationships among our campers and staff members. We will try to focus on everyone’s skills and talents to discover your camper’s own personality through fun crafts, icebreakers, team challenges, and much more!

Moving & Grooving
Get up, get moving, and get grooving! This week will consist of both indoor and outdoor games, crafts, and activities to get all our campers out of their seats and moving. We will focus on getting our kids to play a series of active games or maybe dance their way to an end-of-the-week talent show. Through this, our campers will bring out their most creative sides!

Color Wars
The war is on campers! This week will be filled with competition on your campgrounds. Get ready to put your game face on through a variety of challenges, contests, and games. Create team flags, team color bracelets, crazy outfits, and more to win the color war cup!


Superheroes & Sidekicks
Let’s create our capes, masks, and get ready to conquer superhero week. Whether it be a well-known superhero or a superhero of your own, this week will put our superpowers to work. Games will be adventurous, activities will be hands-on and we will work on our campers expanding their own creativity.

Holiday Around The World
Let us celebrate all the seasons through our favorite holidays! Whether it be Christmas in July, creating masks from our favorite characters, etc. let's get festive every day during this week. Get ready for lots of arts & crafts, out-of-this-world projects, and plenty of activities throughout the week.

Rockin’ in the U.S.A.
Get ready campers because we will have a full week of patriotic activities planned! Outdoor activities, stars & stripes crafts, and other explosive projects are a must during this week. Let’s show our love for the country we live in.

Water World
The heat won’t bring us down this summer! Let’s take a splash into this week with lots of water activities, splashin’ projects, and fun-filled crafts for every age to enjoy. We will incorporate a typical day by the beach for our campers to experience.


Lost In Space
Let’s explore the universe! Look no further, this week will be filled with “out of this world” STEM projects, art activities, and games you’ve yet to play. Through different activities show our kids the different sides of the moon, make sensory projects, and much more. We are ready to take our campers on a mission out of this world.

Wild, Wild, West!
Giddy up cowboys and cowgirls, let's show them what the Lonestar state is all about. Bring out your cowboy boots and get ready to go through a week of several activities learning about the Wild West. Whether it be decorating your own unique cowboy boot, practicing a line dance to perform in front of your camp, or by playing a little flag football against one another. This week will most definitely bring out the cowboy in you.

Camp Rewind
Farewell campers, we will miss you! Take advantage of this week by taking a drive down memory lane on your favorite memories from camp. Relive your favorite themes during this week and take advantage of spending one more week with your fellow campers/staff members. Make sure you’re ready to spend one more week of camp before your next school year!

 

CAMP FACTS

 • Y Summer Day Camp is for children ages 5-13 

 • All sites are HHS or TDH licensed

 • All staff pass background checks

 • All staff are CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens Certified

 • Y Summer Day Camp will follow guidelines set by the State and CDC in regards to Covid-19

 • Child must be signed in and out daily by a parent or guardian with ID

  • Parents are requested to maintain a regular drop off and pick up schedule, as to not interrupt the normal flow of the day.  Recommendations are drop off before 9:00 am and pick up after 4:00 pm.
  • Children will be divided into smaller groups and spaced throughout the facility. 
  • YMCA staff will be assigned to clean throughout the day and the facility will be cleaned prior to children entering the next day.
  • Children not able to stay with their group or able to follow YMCA policies may be asked to leave the program.

 • Morning & afternoon snack provided 

 • Lunch is provided at several sites through the USDA Summer Food Program - check the website for locations.  *Locations may not be confirmed until May.

 • Your child will be busy all day, please leave all valuables at home including but not limited to cell phones, electronics, iPods, trading cards, etc
 

Tips for Y Summer Day Camp

 

All our outdoor camps are 100% outdoors. Campers meet outside and spend the day rotating through outdoor activities. The safety of our staff and kids are important to us. We will have water available and have downtime to give the campers a break. We ask that you pack a refillable water bottle for your child. All outdoor camps will swim weekly, you will be notified of your camper’s swim day. In the event of inclement weather, we will bring the campers into the branch until the weather passes.

If your child is not used to being outdoors or if you have concerns about being outside for this length of time, we encourage you to look at one of our indoor camps.

Mays Family YMCA at Potranco
Address: 8765 Hwy 151 Access Rd, 78245
Ages: 6 - 13yrs
Weeks: June 10 - August 2
Time: 7a - 6pm

*100% Outdoor Camp
* Swimming Activities
* Lunch provided except on field trip days and June 19

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule 

YMCA at O.P Schnabel Park
Address: 9606 Bandera Rd, 78250
Ages: 6 - 13yrs
Weeks: June 10 - August 2
Time: 7a - 6:30p

*100% Outdoor Camp
* Swimming Activities
* MUST bring lunch daily

Click here to register!   |  Field Trip Schedule

USAA (Employees ONLY) 
Address: 9800 Fredericksburg Rd, 78250 
Ages: 6 - 13yrs 
Weeks: June 10 - August 2 
Time: 7a - 6:30p 

*100% Outdoor Camp 
* MUST bring lunch daily 

Click here to register!  

Boerne SDC - Location TBD

Ages: 5 - 13yrs
Weeks:  May 28 - August 9
Time: 7a - 6:30pm

• No swimming

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

D.R. Semmes Family YMCA          

Address: 3233 N St. Mary's San Antonio, TX 78212
Ages: 5-13yrs
Weeks: June 3 - August 9
Time: 7a - 6p

• Must bring lunch daily.
• No Swimming


Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

 

 Schertz SDC - Location TBD

Ages: 5 - 13yrs
Weeks:  June 3 - July 26
Time: 7a - 6:30p

• Must bring lunch daily
• No swimming

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

Journey Christian Fellowship Church (Schertz)

Address: 16847 Exchange Ave #3, Selma, TX 78154
Ages: 5-13yrs
Weeks: June 3 - August 2
Time: 7a - 6p

• Lunch is provided except on field trip days and June 19.

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

Mount Sacred Heart Catholic School

Address: 619 Mt Sacred Heart Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216
Ages: 5 - 13yrs
Weeks:  June 3 - July 26
Time: 7a - 6p

• Lunch is provided except on field trip days and June 19
• No swimming

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

Northwest Vista College

Address: 3535 N Ellison San Antonio,TX 78251 
Ages: 5 - 13yrs  
Weeks:  June 10 - August 2  
Time: 7a - 6p  

• Lunch provided except on field trip days and June 19  
• No swimming  

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

Oxford - United Methodist Church

Address: 9739 Huebner Rd. 78240
Ages: 5 - 13yrs
Weeks: June 10 - August 9
Time: 7a - 6:30p

• Must bring lunch daily.
• No swimming

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

Thousand Oaks Y 

Address: 16103 Henderson Pass 78232
Ages: 5 - 13yrs
Weeks:  June 3 - August 2
Time: 7a - 6p

• Must bring a lunch daily.
• Swimming Activities

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule

Unity of New Braunfels 

Address: 408 Gruene Rd New Braunfels, TX 78130
Ages: 5 - 13yrs
Weeks:  May 28 - August 9
Time: 7a - 6p

• Must bring lunch daily
No swimming 

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule
 

Walzem Y

Address: 5538 Walzem Rd., San Antonio, TX 78218
Ages: 5 - 13yrs
Weeks:  June 3 - August 9
Time: 7a - 6p

• Lunch provided except on field trip days and June 19
• No swimming

Click here to register!  |  Field Trip Schedule