Summer Camp

No current enrollment

2019 Summer Camp will be held July 1st – August 23rd.



  • Registration fee: $30
  • Weekly fees: $95/week Y-member; $115/week non-member
    • Weekly fees cover all field trip fees except for the pool
  • Sliding fees available. Please ask  Y front desk for an Outreach application.

The YMCA offers summer camp for kids from 5 years old to 14 years old. Fun activities that your child will experience include field trips, special guests and events, swimming, arts and crafts, weekly themes, science, games, making baskets, rock wall climbing, super cool counselors, and much more!

We will use the Remind app to send out messages and reminders. See chart below to sign up for correct group.

If at any time you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Cindy Sessler, Child Care Director at 573-808-3924, or Faryn Griffin, Membership Coordinator at 573-268-4916, or

Need to add or drop a week of camp?   Add/drop MUST be done by the parent by contacting Faryn Griffin: or 573-657-9600.  Requests to add or drop weeks must be done a minimum of one week prior to date of service.  Requests to add weeks is dependent on availability.

Summer Camp 2019 Details
Dates: July 1 – August 23 (Closed July 4th and 5th)
Time: 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Ages: Summer Camp is for kids 5 to 14 years old.
Fees: $95/week Y-member
$115/week Non-member
*$30/child registration fee
Registration: Opens March 15th.

The YMCA also offers scholarship assistance through the Outreach Fund. Any individual who cannot afford the regular fees is welcome to complete an Outreach application available at the front desk.  Click here to download an Outreach application.

2019 Weekly Themes: 

July 1st – July 3rd: Hello Summer

The kids will play fun games including ice breakers to get to know one another!

July 8th – July 12th: Camping and Outdoors

The kids will take on the great outdoors! Field trip to Devils Icebox.

July 15th – July 19th: Community and Community Service

Our field trip this week is to the Runge Nature Center.

July 22nd – July 26th: Sports

Field trip to tour Mizzou Athletic Facilities.

July 29th – August 9th: Vacation, Beaches, & Sea Life

We will travel to Hartsburg to have a kickball tournament and fun with water! Campers will also go to the Memorial Pool.

August 12th – August 16th: Animals

Activities TBD

August 19th – August 23rd: Back to School

Activities TBD

*Field trips are subject to change.

Camp Locations:

Walk in Faith Church (5-6 years old):  300 East Broadway

Wood Crest Primitive Baptist Church (7-14 years old):  406 Henry Clay Blvd

Camp T-Shirt is included in fees and received the first day your child attends camp. Please provide your child’s size when registering. Camp T-Shirt not guaranteed if camp registration is received after June 14th.

Lunch IS NOT provided.  Please send a sack lunch with your child each day. We will have a refrigerator to store lunches.  Morning and afternoon snack is provided.

Walk in Faith Church and Wood Crest Primitive Baptist Church are both air conditioned, however, campers will spend plenty of time outdoors. Parents/Guardians are required to contact the Ashland Optimist @ 573-657-7665, to buy a pool pass for the summer.  Rates are $50 for individual pass and $150 for family pass that includes 4 family members. Please send sunscreen with your child to camp.