The Y Day camp experience

The Y Day camp experience begins and ends at the Cole YMCA each day of the summer. Focused on youth development, crafting strong community, and building friendships, our programming allows campers to progress in their skill development in a variety of activities under the mentoring of amazing staff.

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Programs Offered Summer 2018:

Preschool Day Camp

$10 Registration Fee for all children

$32.00/2 Day, $45.00/4 Day M/T/W/R

(Ages 3-5) - Kendallville Location

Encouraging your child to explore creativity and independence, this program is a great way to introduce preschoolers to the fun, friends, and adventure that summer camp brings.

Session Dates Rates
1 June 4th-1th $32.00/$45.00
2 June 18th-29th $32.00/$45.00
3 July 9th-20th $32.00/$45.00
4 July 24th-August 4th  $32.00/$45.00


Traditional Day Camp
(Entering Kindergarten-5th Grade)

This progressive day camp program allows school-age children to develop skills through a variety of new and fun themed camp activities. Our team of mature, responsible, and caring camp staff support campers as they try new things and build relationships in the day camp community. Divided into age appropriate groups, campers explore their community while en-joying traditional camp activities such as swimming and field trips.

  • Morning Camper Drop Off: 6:00AM-9:00AM
  • Evening Camper Pick-Up: 4:00PM-6:00PM
  • Camp Hours: 9:00AM-4:00PM
  • Registration Fee: $10/per child
  • Weekly Rates are $100 M/$150 CM, all fees are scheduled via weekly bank draft prior to camper participation.
  • Daily Rates of $25 M/$50 CM per day are available upon advance request.  All fees are scheduled via weekly bank draft prior to camper participation.
  • Each week of summer camp will offer a specific theme with activities geared towards that theme.
Session Dates Rates Theme
1 May 29th-June 1st  $80/130 (M/CM) Put Your Best Foot Forward
2 June 4th-8th $100/$150 (M/CM) Color War
3 June 11th-15th $100/$150 (M/CM) Moovin' & Groovin'
4 June 18th-22nd $100/$150 (M/CM) Around The World
5 June 25th-29th $100/$150 (M/CM) Under Construction
6 July 2nd-6th* $80/130 (M/CM) Party In The USA *No Camp on JULY 4TH!
7 July 9th-13th $100/$150 (M/CM) Let's Go Camping
8 July 16th-20th $100/$150 (M/CM) Splish Splash
9 July 23rd-27th $100/$150 (M/CM) Christmas In July
10 July 30th-August 3rd  $100/$150 (M/CM) Mad Scientist
11 August 6th $25/$50 (M/CM) Back To School Celebration


Leaders in Training
(Entering 6th, 7th & 8th Grades)

In this student-driven camp, youth develop leadership skills by designing and implementing camp events, volunteering within our community and building relationships. The LIT group will assist counselors as they coordinate activities for young campers. Session will be the same as traditional day camp.

  • Registration Fee: $10/per youth
  • Cost: $75/$125 (M/CM)/week

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