The YMCA of Greater Dayton is making the most of your child's summer. From zip-lining at Camp Kern, to water safety lessons, to a multitude of Day Camp options--your child can be safe, have fun and make new friends! The YMCA of Greater Dayton offers several ways to keep your kids busy and active when school lets out in the spring. Click on any of our summer program offerings below to see how your child can have one of their best summer's ever!

YMCA Camp Kern

Summer Camp at YMCA Camp Kern is the most adventurous fun kids can have during a week in the summer! With a focus on friendships, campers spend the week participating in activities they choose, with amazing counselors from all over the world.


Summer Day Camp

Join the YMCA of Greater Dayton for the BEST. SUMMER. EVER. Our Summer Day Camps provide outdoor activities, swimming, sports, crafts, games, field trips, and summer adventure that your kids will remember for a lifetime!


Specialty Camps

With our Specialty Camps, your child will learn a new skill, make new friends, and be safe while having fun. Check out our Specialty Camps Today!


Summer Child Care

When you cannot be with your young child throughout the day this summer, you want the next best thing. The YMCA offers summer child care for infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children at our Early Learning Centers.


The Strong Kids Triathlon

The YMCA of Greater Dayton’s Safety Around Water week is a FREE water safety and basic swimming skills program for those with little to no swimming experience.



YMCA Teens In Action Camp is a YMCA service-learning camp for teens 12-16. Teens in Action combines summer fun with leadership development and various community service projects throughout the summer.