East Orange YMCA

Summer Camp


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We accept Programs for Parents. Financial Assistance is available.

Summer Camp Guide 2020

Early Bird Registration Pricing Form


Summer Camps

Early Adventures - 3-5 years old

New Discoveries - 6-10 years old

Explorers - 11-13 years old

Counselor-In-Training - 14-15 years old

What's Included

Day trips are free.

Each child receives a camp t-shirt that must be worn on trip days (additional camp t-shirts may be purchased for $10.00 each).

We have an indoor, heated pool on site and parents are given a swimming schedule according to their child's camp.  Camper's must have a swimsuit, swim cap, towel, change of clothes, rubber soled shoes and a plastic bag (for wet clothing).

Breakfast, lunch and a PM snack are served daily.

How to Register

  • NEW Online Registration in 2020! If you do not have an online account, go to activenet.active.com/metroymcas Please Note: Your child must have a membership at the time of registration and while attending camp to receive the membership rate. If your child does not have a membership when camp starts and during the time they’re in camp, the fees will be adjusted to the Community Member rate. * Must register online to guarantee spot.

    A $10 down payment per week of camp is due at time of registration to complete your registration. Down payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

    Camp balance is due by May 15 or your child's spot will be opened to the wait list and your deposit forfeited. Any changes made within 30 days of the start of camp will incur a $50 charge. Any camp registration within 30 days of camp requires FULL payment at time of registration.
  • Financial Assistance Application

See photos and videos from Summer Camp on our Facebook page!

East Orange YMCA Day Camps provide a safe and enriching environment for campers to participate in healthy, developmentally-appropriate activities and learning experiences.

Our camps focus on building self-esteem, confidence and social skills while increasing independence and health and wellness awareness.  Your camper will have fun and make new friends while exploring new experiences.


We carefully select and screen caring role models who demonstrate a passion for developing confidence and good character in youth.  The Y maintains a commitment to a recruiting process that includes comprehensive training and background checks.  A large percentage of our lead staff are year-round employees with many years of experience and training.


As a leading authority in youth development, the American Camp Association (ACA) works to preserve, promote, and improve the camp experience.  In partnership with ACA, the YMCA is committed to ensuring that all YMCA camps provide:

  • Caring, competent adult role models
  • Camp communities committed to safe, nurturing environment
  • Healthy, developmentally-appropriate experiences
  • Service to the community and the natural world
  • Opportunities for leadership and personal growth
  • Discovery, experimental education, and learning opportunities
  • Excellence and continuous self-improvement
  • Facilities, equipment, safety, staff credentials and trainings of the highest standard.

We continue this tradition by providing exciting and fun-filled summer camps for young people with a full range of educational and recreational activities for children between ages 3 and 15.

Click the links above to learn more about each individual camp!

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