Anderson


Traditional Camps: 

Y-lympics - Week 1 - June 5-9

This summer, our Y MCA is bringing campers the opportunity to compete in the Olympics with us! Each day we will have a different event for kids to compete in. They will learn the meaning of determination and the satisfaction of goal achievement to encourage confidence and practice goal setting. This camp also encourages teambuilding and sportsmanship.

Amazing Race - Week 2 - June 12-16

Each day your camper will work as part of a team to successfully complete a challenge. Ranging from a scavenger hunt to a clue search, your child will have to use their wits in this exciting camp!

Super Heroes - Week 3 - June 19-23

BAM! POW! KAZAM! Kids think, dress, and act like superheroes! Kids bring their own superhero costume or make one at camp. Suiting up as their favorite superhero each day, they’ll explore their own super powers. Activities include super games, super crafts and super fun.

Treasure Island Week 4 - June 26-30

Argh YMCA mateys! Come walk the plank onto me pirate ship! Have some swashbuckling pirate fun with a canon ball toss, stranded island obstacle course, crocodile hunt and more. Send a message in a bottle, try your hand (or hook) at sand art, and become a Captain Hook look alike.

Y’s Got Talent - Week 5 - July 3-7

Boy, do our campers have talent?! This week is all about showing us your unique skills, learning from others, and trying something new!

Color Wars - Week 6 - July 10-14

Lights are flashing, fans are cheering, team colors are seen all around...it's Color War time! Basically the World Cup/Super Bowl of the camp season. During Color War, campers compete on different teams in activities.

Barnyard - Week 7 -July 17-21

Junior Farmers will learn all about barnyard animals, what it takes to raise them and overall farm life. They will learn how to be real life farmers.

Urban Adventures - Week 8 - July 24-28

Kick it with our awesome Y staff for the week while exploring downtown Anderson and participating in team challenges, scavenger hunts, group sports & games, and cruising through Anderson! This is a fun-filled, super active week of awesomeness!

Pay it Forward - Week 9 - July 31-Aug 4

Come together for a special week of camp to participate in hands-on service projects and special outings to serve others. Campers will develop servant leadership skills and earn community service hours.

Last Blast Summer - Week 10 - Aug 7-11

Enjoy summer's greatest hits at Last Blast. In this last week of summer.


Specialty Camps: 

All Speciality Camps below are offered at 9am-12 or 1-4pm.

Ages 4-5: (9am-12pm only) – Lil’ Adventurers:

Super Heroes, June 5-9

It’s a bird, It’s a plane, It’s Superman! What is your favorite Super Hero? Come join us for all things Super Hero!

Lego, June 12-16

Could you spend hours working on Lego projects? Do you wish your could do it all summer? Come build with us some cool Lego creations.

Zootopia, June 19-23

Love the movie? We will have a YMCAtopia! Come have fun just like in the movie!

Ooey Gooey, June 26-30

Who doesn’t love to get messy? This week, wear your old clothes because you will get messy every day!

Stars & Stripes, July 3 -7

America’s birthday! We are going to celebrate. Be ready to party!

Disney, July 10-14

M I C K E Y M O U S E. Who doesn’t love Disney and all the Disney characters? We will have our own YMCA Clubhouse to play and learn.

Mad Scientist, July 17-21

Blow things up. Make things grow. How does it work? Come learn and become your own mad scientist.

Little Do Little, July 24-28

Do you love pets? Do you ever play pretend vet with them? Come be your own Dr. (Little) Do Little!

Water Palooza, July 31-Aug 4

Water, water, water everywhere! A full week of nothing but being wet and enjoying every second.

Teddy Adventures, Aug 7-11

Winnie the Pooh. Paddington. So many bears going on awesome adventures. Bring your teddy bear and take some adventures with us.



Ages 6-8 (Lil’ Explorers):

Little Chefs, June 5-9

Want to improve your cooking skills or just learn how to make something yummy? Become top chef in your house!

Lego, June 12-16

Could you spend hours working on Lego projects? Do you wish your could do it all summer? Come build with us some cool Lego creations.

Tumble & Cheer, June 19-23

Are you constantly being told to stop flipping on the furniture? Want to learn some cool new moves? Tumble all day long with us!

Fashion Frenzy, June 26-30

Do you have an eye for fashion? Always up-to-date on the latest trends? This is the camp for you!

Jurassic, July 3-7

Do you love dinosaurs? Wish you could learn more about them? Join our own YMCA Jurassic Park.

Healthy Habits, July 10-14

Confused about all of these fad diets? Does the idea of vegetable make you want to get sick? Learn how to love being healthy.

Dragons, Fairies, Princesses, July 17-21

Wish you could be a knight or princess? Think the Medieval Times look like so much fun? Join the Castle of Anderson YMCA.

Backpacking, July 24-28

Hiking, searching for water, eating what you find on the trail…does this sound like fun to you. Come learn how to backpack in the wild.

Water Palooza, July 31-Aug 4

Water, water, water everywhere! A full week of nothing but being wet and enjoying every second.

Pokémon Madness, Aug 7-11

Can’t get enough of Pokémon? Pokémon cards, Pokémon Go, Pokémon shows? Came play everything Pokémon with us.



Ages 9-12 (Explorers):

Gone Fishin’, June 5-9

Want to know what bait to use or how to tie the best knots? What fish are good to eat and how do you even prepare it? Become the best fisherman around.

Minecraft, June 12-16

How do you build a chest? What does it take to make a portal? Steve, we are ready for you to join our world!

Tumble & Cheer, June 19-23

Are you constantly being told to stop flipping on the furniture? Want to learn some cool new moves? Tumble all day long with us!

Fashion Frenzy, June 26-30

Do you have an eye for fashion? Always up-to-date on the latest trends? This is the camp for you!

Karate Madness, July 3-7

Upper block, Lunge punch, Foot sweep. Come learn how to work towards a karate belt.

Twisted Sports, July 10-14

Baseball, Basketball, Football. We all know these sports, but what happens when they are mashed all together to create a new Twisted Sport? Come find out!

Master Golf, July 17-21

Hole in One! Four! Come learn how to play or improve your golf game.

Backpacking, July 24-28

Hiking, searching for water, eating what you find on the trail…does this sound like fun to you. Come learn how to backpack in the wild.

Beach Bumming, July 31-Aug 4

Sun, Sand and Surf. We are bringing the beach to the Anderson YMCA.

Pokémon Madness, Aug 7-11

Can’t get enough of Pokémon? Pokémon cards, Pokémon Go, Pokémon shows? Came play everything Pokémon with us.



Ages 13-15 (Discoverers):

Gone Fishin’, June 5-9

Want to know what bait to use or how to tie the best knots? What fish are good to eat and how do you even prepare it? Become the best fisherman around.

Frisbee Golf, June 12-16

Love Frisbee? Love Golf? Why not combine the two! Learn how to improve your Frisbee skills and have fun!

Tumble & Cheer, June 19-23

Are you constantly being told to stop flipping on the furniture? Want to learn some cool new moves? Tumble all day long with us!

Soccer, June 26-30

Want to improve your soccer skills? Come enjoy the week with others that enjoy soccer too!

Karate Madness, July 3-7

Upper block, Lunge punch, Foot sweep. Come learn how to work towards a karate belt.

IPhone Movie Maker, July 10-14

Want to stream videos like the professionals? What apps should you have? How do you make a video everyone wants to watch? Come and see.

Master Golf, July 17-21

Hole in One! Four! Come learn how to play or improve your golf game.

Backpacking, July 24-28

Hiking, searching for water, eating what you find on the trail…does this sound like fun to you. Come learn how to backpack in the wild.

Beach Bumming, July 31-Aug 4

Sun, Sand and Surf. We are bringing the beach to the Anderson YMCA.

Entrepreneurs, Aug 7-11

Want to own your own business someday? Want to be your own boss and create your own business? Come learn how to start preparing now.



Camp Before & After Care: 

Before and after care available for all campers.  Before care drop off is 6:30-9am.  After care pick up is between 5-8pm.  Fee covers both before & after care and for the entirety of the week.


Click here to go to our online program registration portal. 


Please see the below link to view our registration form and medical waiver:

2017 Summer Camp Registration Form & Medical Waiver.pdf

Click the link below to access our Parent Handbook:

Parent handbook summer 2017.pdf