South Mountain YMCA

Vacation Camp: No School, No Worries!

Child Care, for children in Kindergarten through 5th grades, is offered when the South Orange / Maplewood School District is closed during the school year. Grades K-2nd is located at the Program Center. Grades 3rd-5th is at the Civic House. Special activities, theme days, field trips, art, cooking and sports are part of the fun! The program runs from 7am until 7pm. Member fee $85/Community Fee $105

Advance registration is required. Vacation Camp program dates are based on the South Orange/Maplewood School District's schedule. 

Registration form linked below.  Return the completed forms and payment to the South Mountain YMCA at 13 Jefferson Avenue, Maplewood or fax it to: 973.762.2064. Space is limited to the first 70 registrations. Complete Emergency Contact/Policy Form to register. Required to complete only once.

Contact: or or call our Welcome Center at (973) 762-4145 for further information.

Upcoming Vacation Camp Dates:
June 21 Splish Splash Day! Grab your bathing suit and towel to join us, for a day of water fun: Water Games, Beach Cooking Projects, Kinetic Sand Castle Competition, and a Sidewalk Chalk Competition. Make sure you bring an extra pair of clothes!

June 22 New York Aquarium Trip! Bus leaves at 9am sharp. Returns at 3:30pm.


Snow Camp is available from 9:00am-7:00pm when schools are closed for snow days (except for State of Emergency closures).  This program is for children in grades K-5th.

To secure a spot, pre-registration is required and space is limited to the first 45 children. Available to SACC participants only.

A $80 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration.  This fee will be applied to the first snow day.  Each snow day thereafter, an additional fee of $80 will be charged to your CC. Failure to call your child absent by 8am on any given snow day will result in the $80 fee charge. Call 973.762.4145. Deposits are non-refundable, including years when there are no snow related closed days. The day includes games, sports and more! Please pack your child a bag lunch and a healthy snack.  Complete Emergency Contact/Policy Form to register.  Required to complete only once.