SUMMER FUN AT THE YMCA
Our goal is to provide a safe, stimulating, and fun environment for children in grades K-8th. We incorporate the basic Christian values: Honesty, Responsibility, Respect and Caring into our activities. Through activities like field trips, songs, large and small group games, summer reading, and devotions, our program is designed to enhance your child’s day.
YMCA of Upper Palmetto is committed to providing the highest quality care possible. We are excited about the unique opportunities provided by our program. We strive to develop the whole child through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. At the YMCA, we want our children to learn, grow and thrive!
YMCA Camp Counselors are a carefully selected group of individuals who are enthusiastic and demonstrate a love and an ability to work with children. They have a passion for serving others, working at camp and building great relationships with all of the campers. The YMCA counselors are fully trained to do the best job possible. We are committed to a thorough recruitment process, which includes comprehensive training and background checks. Your camper is in good hands!
2024 REGISTRATION DATES
- January 3 – Current afterschool participants
- January 10 – All YMCA Members
- January 17 – General Public
Summer Day Camps
REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION
You may reserve a space for your child by paying the full camp fee or with a non-refundable $25 deposit for each week of camp. The remainder of the payment is due the Saturday prior to the week of camp and will automatically be charged to the credit/debit card on file.
All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Credit or debit card drafts occur weekly early Saturday morning prior to the enrolled week of afterschool or camp. In the event of a declined credit or debit card draft, the program fee and up to a $35 service fee will be due. Failure to pay two consecutive drafts will withdraw the child(ren) from the program until full payment of the balance is made. Any changes to your credit/debit card must be made by Friday, prior to the weekly draft.
To withdraw your child from a week of day camp with no payment penalty, a two week written or electronic notification is required in order to not be charged.
If cancelling before a program has started,
- Cancellations submitted 14 business days or more before the start date of a program will receive a full refund to the original payment method, minus any nonrefundable deposits or registration fees.
- Cancellations submitted 13 business days or less before the start date of the program will receive a program credit for the full amount, minus any nonrefundable deposits or registration fees. If a credit is due, the credit will first be applied to any past due balances (program fees, membership dues, etc.).
Once a program has started, no program refunds or credits will be offered.
Not attending a program does not entitle you to a refund. When you enroll in a program, you are reserving space, time, and staffing whether or not your child attends the program.
Changes to enrollment may result in a $10 change fee.
Download the YMCA of Upper Palmetto’s Summer Day Camp/After School Parent handbook here.
A limited amount of financial assistance is available thanks to generous donations to our Annual Campaign. Please complete the application for assistance available at the YMCA or online here. Allow up to 2 weeks for processing prior to the first day of enrollment. Financial Assistance is not granted to outstanding balances. It is only valid from the date approved. If the camper receives Financial Assistance, it may not be combined with any other discount.
If you would like to donate to our Financial Assistance Scholarship Program so other families can participate, you can do so here: Donate
All program, cancellation and refund policies can be found here.