Send the Kids on an Outdoor Adventure This Summer with YMCA Summer Day Camp!

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Disclosure: This post is in partnership with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. As always, opinions are all mine.

During the summer months kids tend to complain a lot about being bored! Back when we were kids we were outside all day and into the night until the street lights came on. I remember never being bored and always being outside exploring, riding my bike, going to the park, being with friends and the sleepovers. The sleepovers were the absolute best!

Nowadays, kids don’t get to experience summers like we do. With more parents working and things being quite expensive families are often left trying to find something to do, that kids will love and isn’t going to ruin their summer. Do you have a child between the ages of 4-16? If so, YMCA of Greater Toronto has a great alternative to being bored this summer with the YMCA Summer Day Camps!

There are so many camp options. No matter what your child is into there is something for everyone! One camp that looks like a great one for the outdoor lover is the Outdoor Adventure Camp!

Outdoor Adventure Camp

The Y offers lots of outdoor day camp options – Outdoor Adventure, Outdoor Living Skills, Hike and Bike, Paddle and Pedal and Multi Sports Day Camp.  These programs are offered at Milton Kelso, Goodwood Claremont, Hampton Enniskillen, Pickering Petticoat Creek, Richmond Hill Lake St. George, Cedar Glen, and Toronto Island!

Y Summer Day Camp is for everyone, and the Y offers 60+ various programs at 45 locations across the GTA to ensure we meet the needs and interests of all campers. Kids attending a Y Summer Day Camp will have new experiences, build new skills, and get a sense of community and lasting friendships— in rural and urban settings.

Not ready for sleep away camp? These camps are perfect as campers return home each evening! Also not too sure how to get your kids to/from? I can relate as we don’t drive – Busing and extended hours are available across the city to support your family’s busy schedule! Over 200 bus stops available across the GTA.

Programs range from creative arts and cooking, film making to science programs, swimming lessons, outdoor adventure and more!

Looking to sign up for a camp that is right for your little adventurer? Below you will find a discount code to help get you started!

Discount Code

Use this code when booking to receive 10% off your day camp fees! YSUMMERCAMP

▪ Valid until August 17th, 2018
▪ The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount or promotional offer. This offer is not available for Government Fee Assistance, YMCA Financial Assistance and staff registrations.
▪ The discount cannot be applied to any previous registrations.

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  • Reply robin rue May 29, 2018 at 11:16 am

    My kids have some friends who go to the YMCA summer camps and those kids are always having fun. It is a great way to keep those kids off the screens this summer.

  • Reply Colleen May 29, 2018 at 11:26 am

    This sounds like a great idea for the kids. I love day camps as a way to dip the kids’ toes into the camp waters without throwing them into the deep end.

  • Reply Melissa Chapman May 29, 2018 at 1:09 pm

    Day camp is where I went as a kid and where my kids went until last year. I think YMCA camp seems like a great idea to keep the kids occupied for the summer break.

  • Reply Reesa Lewandowski May 29, 2018 at 2:53 pm

    My kids would just LOVE to go to a camp like this!!! I need to look into if the YMCA here in NJ has anything like this for us!

  • Reply Kristin May 29, 2018 at 4:04 pm

    See that’s my goal this year. Send my kids to camp! This sounds really great for kids of all ages, I’m looking to see if we have one here in SoCal.

  • Reply Kim Croisant May 29, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    So glad to see the YMCA is still doing summer camps. I sent my first son there many years ago. It was such fun for him.

  • Reply Marcie W. May 29, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    Day camp is an awesome part of summer and something my kids look forward to every year. How wonderful that the YMCA makes it affordable for families!

  • Reply Amy May 29, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    I was thinking of possibly allowing my kids to join our local YMCA. I think it would be perfect to keep them busy!

  • Reply Rosey May 29, 2018 at 9:25 pm

    That’s awesome that you’re sharing a discount code. I think this is a great option for my son!

  • Reply Toni | Boulder Locavore May 30, 2018 at 1:15 am

    This sounds so much fun! My kids always enjoy summer camps! Such a great way to enjoy summer!

  • Reply Annemarie LeBlanc May 30, 2018 at 1:30 am

    This is really awesome! These activities will keep the kids busy during the summer and would help them get the physical exercise their body needs. I will have to check if they offer the same activities in the YMCA near our place.

  • Reply Kristi May 30, 2018 at 1:44 am

    My kids love going to camp each summer. They pick a different one each summer and look forward to going. They love the new adventures.

  • Reply brianne May 30, 2018 at 10:06 am

    I’ve heard great things about this camp for kids. I’m still looking into camps for the kids but will for sure check this one out!

  • Reply Kiwi May 30, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    These kids more than ever need outdoor activities to do while on summer break and get a break from smart devices. I did summer camps as a child and loved it!

  • Reply Carol Cassara May 31, 2018 at 1:08 pm

    What a fun and awesome summer camp for the kids! I think it’s one way to make sure that they have a fun and memorable summer this year!

  • Reply Heather Johnson May 31, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Day camp is so much fun for kids! My own kiddos are doing some similar activities this summer.

  • Reply Scott May 31, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    Ours has a summer camp that takes you cave exploring! I asked…only kids up to 14 allowed – I wanted to go!

  • Reply Hey Sharonoox May 31, 2018 at 8:19 pm

    YMCA has such a fun summer activities and programs. I heard it’s a fun place for the kids. Makes me wish we have a YMCA in our area.

  • Reply Peter May 31, 2018 at 11:44 pm

    Such a great organization the ymca is. I think every kid should have a chance at summer camp . I went as a kid and loved it

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