YMCA Day Camps create experiences that last a lifetime!

The Y offers a variety of programs to ensure we meet the needs and interests of your camper. 

In the Fall and Winter months, we offer camps for the holidays, March Break and PA Days.

Summer Day Camps 2024

Starting the week of July 2nd, 2024, we offer Summer Day Camps that provide new experiences, skill-building, and community connections in exciting outdoor settings where children gain respect for the outdoors, their community and themselves.

YMCA Northumberland offers camps in three locations: Cobourg, Brighton and Cramahe

In our safe, warm, and welcoming environment, camp provides the ideal setting for children to learn, grow, be themselves, and thrive. Through engaging activities, your child will become more independent and self-confident while gaining new friends and an appreciation for nature.

With the option of weekly outdoor-focused camps or Specialty Camps like Golf Camp, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics), or Future Leaders of the Y (FLY) camp, there’s an option for every child and youth.

  • Summer Camp Dates:
    • Cobourg: Starts July 2nd and runs to August 30th.
    • Brighton and Cramahe: Starts July 8 and runs to August 23rd.
  • Daily Fees: Member $41/day/child  &  Non-member $43/day/child.
  • Ages Served:
    • Cobourg: 5 – 12 years (JK grads Welcome!)
    • Brighton and Cramahe: 6 – 12 years
  • Camp Start & End Time: 8am – 5pm with extended hours available at an extra cost (am $5.50/child & pm $5.50/child).
  • Cobourg Specialty Camps run throughout the summer.

To view our comprehensive camp brochures, by location, please click to download/view the PDF files below.

PA Day Camp Dates Spring 2024

  • Friday, Jun. 7, 2024
    Wild Discoveries
CAMP HOURS 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Pricing: $41/day Members  /$43/day Non-Members*

Registration Required Details: For children aged 6-12 years old. All our camps are run by trained Y Staff who strive to make camp days fun and memorable for participants. Our multi-day camps have Theme Days to keep your children engaged. Children learn, play and have the opportunity to make new friends!

Camp may take place outside so please dress appropriately for the weather. Children will have a blast being outdoors, making new discoveries, playing games, and crafting. (Indoor) Swimming is often on our list of daily activities, so come ready to take a dip in the pool! Children will need to outdoor clothing suitable for the weather, as well as bring a swimsuit, towel, lunch and snacks (please no products that may contain nuts), and refillable water bottle.

Friday Spirit Days at YMCA Summer Day Camps!

Fridays at YMCA Summer Day Camps crank up the fun and imagination with our **Friday Spirit Days**! Each week, campers and staff are encouraged to dress up in creative costumes and enjoy theme-based activities. Whether it’s Superheros/Villains Day, Pirate Day, or a Day On the Farm, every Friday is a new adventure.

So, dust off those capes, polish those pirate boots, and get ready to let your imagination run wild!  Fridays at YMCA Summer Day Camps are all about embracing the spirit, making memories, and having a blast!

Let’s make every Friday a day to remember!


Colours Day

On the Farm

Pirate Day


Time Warp

Miss Match


Inside Out/Backwards

More activities, more fun!

  • Camp programs provide children and youth with stimulating and memorable experiences
  • Highly trained staff create safe, stimulating environments where children from JK graduates to 12 years old can thrive
  • Outdoor Education programs offer a holistic outdoor experience

YMCA Northumberland is an Ontario Camps Association accredited member. Visit the OCA website for more information.

Summer Camp 2023

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