Summer Camp

BEST SUMMER EVER!

Camping, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities.

The Gaston County Family YMCA offers SIX camp locations throughout the county during the 11-week summer following the Gaston County Schools calendar. Please see the information below to find that camp that best suits your family.

Download a Registration Form – Click Here

Parent Handbook – Click Here

Summer Breakfast and Lunch Menu – Click Here

  • Gaston County School Nutrition provides breakfast and lunch to all camp sites. Kids are welcome to bring their own if they prefer. All children must bring a two snacks and a refillable water bottle.

 

Week 1 – June 12- 16 Week 7 – July 24 – 28
Week 2– June 19 – 23 Week 8– July 31 – 4
Week 3– June 26 -30 Week 9 – August 7 – 11
Week 4– July 3 – 7*
No Camp on Tues, July 4
Week 10– August 14 – 18
Week 5– July 10 – 14 Week 11 – August 21 – 25 
Week 6- July 17 – 21
  • Pharr Family YMCA – McAdenville
    • Specialty Camps At a Glance – Click Here
    • Camps Available – Soccer, Gymnastics, Football, Cheerleading, Belmont Abbey College Tennis Camp, Basketball, MultiSport
Camp Resources-

Medicine Form – Does your child take medicine throughout the day? Please fill out this form and give it to your Camp Director.  All medicines, with the exception of Epi Pens and inhalers, will remain in the camp office.

Program Addition Form – Did your camper have so much fun that you want to send them for another week?  Or do you want to add gymnastics or swim lessons?  If you have already turned in the complete 2017 camp form please use this form to add to your session.  This form will not be accepted if your full camp form is not on file.

At a Glance Weekly Information – Each location has an At a Glance Information sheet perfect for your fridge!  Please take a look for information such as swim days, lunch program, drop off and pick up, as well as field trips.

Program Cancellation – Do you need to cancel a week? Please stop by the front desk of your YMCA a week prior.  There is a special form in triplicate that we would like you to fill out in full.

Licensed Site Information – Please view the NC Summary of Laws for licensed child care sites.  The Central YMCA camp site is licensed through the State of North Carolina.


Programs

St. Michael’s Speciality Camp

Available at: Central

This year the Central YMCA will host a variety of sports and interest based specialty camps at St. Michael Catholic School in Gastonia for the first time! We are very excited about being able to provide these opportunities for our campers. There are 5 different specialty camps being offered at St. Michael with a range of…

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Stowe Family YMCA – Camp Ohana

Available at: Stowe

Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Take a look…

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South Gaston YMCA – Camp Ogopogo

Available at: South Gaston

SOUTH GASTON FAMILY YMCA: STEAM DAY CAMP Robinson Elementary School The South Gaston Family YMCA will be hosting Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math (STEAM)  Camp.  Campers will learn throughout the day through group projects, field trips, active games, and creative play, all centered on STEAM related topics and ongoing projects. Click the At A…

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Swim Club

Available at: Central,  Stowe

Swim Club Ages 6 – 18

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Cherryville Family YMCA – Whajado

Available at: Cherryville

Camping, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Parent At A…

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Pharr Family YMCA – Specialty Camp

Available at: Pharr

Camping, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Registration: Now Open! Click…

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Central YMCA – Camp Chi Rho

Available at: Central

Ages: Rising: 1st-8th Grade Camping, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational…

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