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YMCA of Greater Waukesha County

Association Offices

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive, Suite 100
New Berlin, WI 53151

Tri County YMCA

N84 W17501 Menomonee Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Mukwonago YMCA

245 E. Wolf Run
Mukwonago, WI 53149

Waukesha YMCA

320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive
New Berlin, WI 53151

West Suburban YMCA

2420 N. 124th Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Southwest YMCA

11311 W. Howard Avenue
Greenfield, WI 53228

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Association Offices

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center


YGWC ASSOCIATION OFFICES

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive, Suite 100
New Berlin, WI  53151
262-330-5199

 

HOURS

MON-FRI | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tri County YMCA

Tri County YMCA


TRI COUNTY YMCA

N84 W17501 Menomonee Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI  53051

 262-255-9622

 

HOURS

MON-FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM*
SUN | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM*

*Closes at 4:00 PM Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Mukwonago YMCA

Mukwonago YMCA


MUKWONAGO YMCA

245 E. Wolf Run
Mukwonago, WI  53149

262-363-7950

 

HOURS 

MON-FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM*
SUN | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM*

*Closes at 4:00 PM Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Waukesha YMCA

Waukesha YMCA


WAUKESHA YMCA

320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI  53186

 262-542-2557

 

HOURS 

MON-FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM*
SUN | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM*

*Closes at 4:00 PM Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center

New Berlin YMCA Wellness Center


NEW BERLIN YMCA WELLNESS CENTER

3610 Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive
New Berlin, WI  53151
262-330-5190

 

HOURS 

MON-FRI | 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
SAT & SUN | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

West Suburban YMCA

West Suburban YMCA


WEST SUBURBAN YMCA

2420 N. 124th Street
Wauwatosa, WI  53226

 414-302-9622

 

HOURS

MON-FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM*
SUN | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM*

*Closes at 4:00 PM Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Southwest YMCA

Southwest YMCA


SOUTHWEST YMCA

11311 W. Howard Avenue
Greenfield, WI  53228

414-546-9622

 

HOURS

MON-FRI | 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
SAT | 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM*
SUN | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM*

*Closes at 4:00 PM Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

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Camp Double Eagle

W365 S8661 Highway 67
Eagle, WI 53119

Y Children's Academy

100 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

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Y MEMBERSHIP HAS VALUE

A YMCA membership gives you more than just a place to work out, it gives you a community! Schedule a tour at one of our locations and meet our staff.

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YOUR CHILD AT THE Y

The Y has programs for children of all ages. From infant and toddler care at our Y Academy, to Preschool and 4K programs, to Before & After School care for elementary and middle school students, the Y can help your busy family find programs and care that's right for you.

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WAUKESHA DAY CAMP

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Day Camp (Ages 5-13)
WAUKESHA YMCA

EVERY DAY IS AN ADVENTURE

Camp is a home away from home where kids laugh, learn, explore, and grow in the outdoors, while creating memories and friendships that last a lifetime. At Summer Day Camp, caring and professional role models help create experiences that build character, confidence, and the framework of our youth. All of our day camps strive to instill the Y’s four core values of honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility into every activity, every day.

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REGISTRATION BEGINS FEBRUARY 1, 2023

 

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  Parent Information

CAMP AVAILABILITY

Weeks 1-11* (June 12 - August 25)

*No camp on Tuesday, July 4.


CAMP HOURS 

Monday-Friday | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CAMPER DROP-OFF & PICK-UP 

Drop Off | 7:00-9:00 AM
Pick Up | 4:00-6:00 PM

Drop off and pick up will be located behind the YMCA at Springs Park. For inclement weather, drop off and pick up will be located in the Y using the door on the east side of the building.


ABSENCES & SCHEDULE CHANGES

If your child will be absent for any reason, please contact the Day Camp office at 262-542-2557 prior to 8:00 AM.


CAMP SAFETY

The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County takes the health and safety of each camper seriously. We will monitor CDC and other local and state agencies’ recommendations to make sure we are implementing protocols to keep campers healthy to the best of our ability. We will keep families apprised of our current protocols as we get closer to the start of Summer Day Camp.

  How to Register

HOW TO REGISTER 

Register online or in person at one of our five full-service YMCA locations. Registration is not finalized until confirmation is received from the Registrar.

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ONLINE
  1. If you have an online account with us, select the “Login to Register” button. If you do not have a login, learn how to create or manage your account
  2. Once logged in, select your child, enter their information, select the weeks you need camp, answer the required questions, and add the camps to your cart.  
  3. Please note: You must complete the full registration at one time, and the online process allows you 45 minutes to complete registration. You must register for each week individually. Be prepared to have your child’s immunization records ready prior to starting registration.
  4. If you have additional children you wish to register for camp, select the next child and repeat the process. 
  5. A $25 deposit is due for each week of camp at the time of registration. 
  6. The Camp Registrar will contact you once your registration has been finalized. 
IN PERSON

Online registration is preferred. If you are unable to register online, please contact us directly.


REMINDERS

  • Registration is limited and is based on availability; please register early.
  • Deposits are nonrefundable, but may be transferred to another week of camp based on availability.
  • Late payments will result in a $15 late fee per child, per week. All payments must be made before a child can attend camp each week. 
  • Registration closes 7 days prior to the start of the camp week. Please make note of each due date (listed under the Payment Policies & Calendar tab) as this policy will be strictly enforced.
  Forms, Handbook & Publications
  Payment Policies & Calendar

POLICIES

DEPOSITS

A $25 deposit is due for each week of camp at the time of registration. Deposits are nonrefundable, but may be transferred to another week of camp based on availability.

BALANCE PAYMENTS

All payments are due by 12 PM on the dates listed below. All payments are to be made online, over the phone, or at one of the five full-service YMCA of Greater Waukesha County locations at the Business Desk. Payments will not be accepted at drop off or pick up. For your convenience, schedule weekly payments online or through the Camp Registrar. The YMCA will not distribute payment reminders or bills. It is your responsibility to pay the remaining balance on time. Camp payments are nonrefundable.

LATE FEES

Late payments will result in a $15 late fee per child, per week. All payments MUST be made before attending camp.

CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS, AND CREDITS

If a cancellation request is initiated by 12 PM on the Monday prior to the start of the camp week, a Y program credit will be issued minus the $25 deposit. If a cancellation request is initiated fewer than seven days prior to the start of the camp week, no Y program credit will be issued. The entire deposit and balance paid is forfeited. If payment is not received prior to the cancellation deadline, you are still responsible for the full balance, regardless of whether or not your child attends camp. Refunds will not be issued for any Summer Day Camp programs. 

CHANGES

To request a change in schedule or to cancel, please contact your Camp Registrar by 12 PM on the Monday prior to the start of camp and complete a camp change form. Changes may not be honored due to camp availability. 

PAYMENT CALENDAR

Final payment and registration due by 12 PM on the Monday prior to the start of the camp week.

*No camp available Tuesday, July 4. Camps during week 4 are prorated.

Week 1: June 12-16 Due June 5
Week 2: June 19-23 Due June 12
Week 3: June 26-30 Due June 19
Week 4: July 3-7* Due June 26
Week 5: July 10-14 Due July 3
Week 6: July 17-21 Due July 10
Week 7: July 24-28 Due July 17
Week 8: July 31 - August 4 Due July 24
Week 9: August 7-11 Due July 31
Week 10: August 14-18 Due August 7
Week 11: August 21-25 Due August 14
  Financial Assistance
YMCA FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Individuals and families may apply for financial assistance for membership or programs, such as Summer Day Camp. Assistance is based upon a number of factors, including total household income and number of dependents. The process is confidential. Application forms and information about the program are available online or at each YMCA of Greater Waukesha County location.

WISCONSIN SHARES CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE 

The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County offers many Summer Day Camps that are licensed by the Department of Children and Families and accept Wisconsin Shares Child Care Assistance. 

Contact your Wisconsin Shares office for approval as you must have authorization before we can register your child for Summer Day Camp.

Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Waukesha Counties: 888-947-6583

Washington County: 262-335-4610

Location Numbers:

Big Bend 011 Southwest 012
Burleigh 016 Swanson 019
East Troy 027 Tri County 013
Mukwonago 006 Waukesha 004
Poplar Creek 024 West Suburban 014
Prairie View (MK) 010 Y Academy 008
Ronald Reagan 021    

YMCA of Greater Waukesha County Provider Number: 4000558914


 

Summer Day Camp (Ages 4-13)

FULL WEEK OPTIONS

Summer day campers try a variety of activities such as arts & crafts, water activities, games, and team building. Our focus on achievement, relationships, and belonging will help your child make friends, develop independence, and try new things – whether they join us for one week or all summer! All campers must be fully toilet-trained.

Ages 4-6
Mukwonago YMCA & Y Academy
Ages 5-13
Southwest YMCA, Tri County YMCA, Waukesha YMCA, and West Suburban YMCA

  2023 Summer Day Camp Pricing

FULL WEEK OPTION

Children attend all five days during the chosen week and participate in all traditional camp activities.

Age 4 (Mukwonago YMCA & Y Academy): $229/Member, $259/Program Participant

Ages 5-13: $209/Member, $239/Program Participant


 

Specialty Camps (Ages 7-13)

FULL WEEK ONLY

Camp is our specialty! From dance to design and archery to building, campers can discover something new or dive into one of their favorite subjects all summer long.

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  2023 Specialty Camp Pricing

FULL WEEK OPTION

Children attend all five days during the chosen week and participate in specialty camp activities. 

Ages 7-13 (unless noted): $229/Member, $259/Program Participant

  2023 Specialty Camp Weekly Themes

AMAZING RACE/SURVIVOR

WEEK 6 | July 17-21 | Tri County

Ready? Set. Go! Put on your racing shoes and get ready to compete in this action-packed week of challenges where everyone competes in your camp's Amazing Race! Once everyone crosses the finish line, the competitive stakes get higher as you compete in a variety of physical and mental challenges to see who truly is the ultimate survivor!


ARCHERY

WEEK 4 | July 3-7 | Southwest
WEEK 9 | August 7-11 | Tri County

Draw, aim, shoot! Campers will learn the fundamentals of archery, including safety, while gaining confidence and building character.


CAMP REVAMP

WEEK 6 | July 17-21 | West Suburban

We can fix it, yes we can! Join us as we DIY our way through the week. Learn the tools of the trade, explore your creativity, and make our camp a better place as we work on a variety of different projects around Camp!


COMMUNITY HELPERS AND STUDENT EDUCATORS (C.H.A.S.E.)

WEEK 9 | August 7-11 | West Suburban

Grow, learn, discover. Campers will have the opportunity to practice leadership skills, and learn how to give back through camp or community service projects to help make our camp and community a safer, cleaner place to have fun!


CREATIVE GENIUS

WEEK 2 | June 19-23 | West Suburban
WEEK 7 | July 24-28 | Tri County

Spark your creativity. Campers will get creative with their hands and imagination! Each day, campers will focus on different art mediums. All masterpieces will be sent home at the end of the week.


FORCE CAMP

WEEK 8 | July 31 - August 4 | Southwest

The Force is strong. Campers will begin the week as apprentices preparing to begin their training. Throughout the week, campers are challenged through daily galactic activities, training missions, and eventually graduate to become a true master.


GET IN THE GAME

WEEK 4 | July 3-7 | West Suburban
WEEK 6 | July 17-21 | Southwest

Level up at Summer Day Camp. Hop into this grand adventure where campers will dive deep into a multitude of strategy and team-building games. We will bring these games to life while exploring behind-the-scenes info, details, and strategy.


KNIGHTS OF THE Y TABLE

WEEK 5 | July 10-14 | Tri County
WEEK 9 | August 7-11 | Southwest

Hear ye, hear ye! Calling all Knights of the Y Table to join us on our quest as we travel back to the Medieval ages. Try your hand at jousting, create your family crest, or perhaps battle a dragon!


LEMONADE STAND

WEEK 3 | June 26-30 | Waukesha
WEEK 7 | July 24-28 | West Suburban

When life gives you lemons! Spend the week with us and get a glimpse into what it takes to run a successful business. Start with company structuring by assigning jobs, responsibilities, and titles. Then sample your product in the test kitchen with a randomly selected panel.  Finally, take your product to the public and sell as much lemonade as you can. All proceeds benefit youth programs. 


MASTER BUILDERS

WEEK 1 | June 12-16 | Tri County

Building strong foundations. For campers who love to build with Lego bricks, Master Builders takes design concepts and applies them in fun and creative ways. Campers will spend their days participating in group builds and free brick play.


NINJA WARRIOR

WEEK 8 | July 31 - August 4 | Tri County & West Suburban

Strength to play all day. Campers’ strength, flexibility, and agility will be tested as we turn into true ninja warriors. Join us for obstacle courses, games, and workouts that teach campers to live an active and healthy lifestyle.


OUT OF THE BOX

WEEK 2 | June 19-23 | Southwest

There is no limitation to campers' imagination in this cardboard-themed camp. Get ready to put on your construction hat as campers build cities, castles, boats, carnival games, and much more in this creative, action-packed week!


OUTDOOR SURVIVAL

WEEK 5 | July 10-14 | Southwest, Waukesha, and West Suburban

Explore, wonder, learn. Can our campers survive in the wild with just the supplies in their backpacks? After a week with us, they will! Campers will learn survival skills, including making a fire, building emergency shelters, and identifying wild plants. Campers will also learn new skills such as hiking, navigation, and more! This camp includes additional field trips.


SECRET AGENT CAMP

WEEK 2 | June 19-23 | Tri County

Calling all spies! Get ready for a harrowing spy adventure! Agents in training must follow clues and connect the dots before it’s too late! Campers must work together to crack codes, travel stealthily, and catch villains.


SHOUT!

WEEK 4 | July 3-7 | Tri County
WEEK 7 | July 24-28 | Southwest & Waukesha

Get LOUD. Get PUMPED! Calling all campers with loud voices, enthusiasm, and dance moves! With the help of their counselors, campers will develop their very own cheer and dance routine! They will design coordinating outfits, practice their routine, and will enjoy a Spa Day the day before their performance to relax in preparation for the big show!


WIZARDLY WORLD

WEEK 3 | June 26-30 | Tri County
WEEK 10 | August 14-18 | Tri County

Experience a week-long journey filled with magic! Campers will have the opportunity to express their love for the wizarding world through a house sorting ceremony, games of quidditch, and a hunt for the Sorcerer’s Stone!


Y CHEFS INTERNATIONAL

WEEK 3 | June 26-30 | Southwest & West Suburban

Cooking up fun! Put on your aprons and grab your passports as we take a culinary adventure around the globe. Expand your cooking repertoire and cookbook with recipes from various countries, as well as a day dedicated to local Wisconsin cuisine. *Please contact your Camp Director if your child has severe food allergies before registering for this camp. 


ZOOLOGY

WEEK 10 | August 14-18 | Southwest & West Suburban

Get wild about learning! Campers will learn about the amazing animal kingdom this week. We’ll talk about animal characteristics, interactions, and environments, as well as the structure and functions of specific body types.


 


CONTACT US

Waukesha Day Camp
320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186
262-542-2557
wkregistrar@gwcymca.org



CHECK CAMP OFFERINGS BY LOCATION


Camp Double Eagle  Mukwonago  Southwest

Tri County  Waukesha  West Suburban  Y Academy


 

Thank you to our 2023 Summer Day Camp Sponsor, Wisconsin Vision, for partnering with us to help build a strong, healthy, and happy community. 

 

For a better us.®

The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Our tax ID number is 45-5119441.

 

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