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 2023:

Preschool Day Camp

$10 Registration Fee for Each child

Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-12:00PM  $50.00

(Ages 3-5) - Kendallville & Central Noble Locations

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 5th - June 15th $50.00
2 June 19th - June 29th $50.00
3 July 10th - July 20th $50.00
4 July 24th - August 3rd  $50.00


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 enjoying 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 $110 M/$160 CM, all fees are scheduled via weekly bank draft prior to camper participation.
  • Daily Rates of $27.50 M/$55 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   Theme
1 June 5th - June 9th    Hello Summer!
2 June 12th - June 16th   Life's A Game
3 June 19th - June 23rd   Critter Connection
4 June 26th - June 30th    Splash-A-Palooza
5 July 3rd - July 7th *No camp July 4th  Our Hero's
6 July 10th - July 14th   Invent-Create-Play
7 July 17th - July 21st   Everyday is a Holiday
8 July 24th - July 28th    Color Wars
9 July 31st - August 4th   Mystery Camp
10 August 7th & 8th    Super Summer Wrap-Up


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: $110M/$160CM/week
  • Daily: $27.50M/$55CM

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