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 four camp locations throughout the county during the 11-week summer following the Gaston County Schools calendar. Take a look at our camp program as well as summer aquatics!

Summer Program Guide Information – Coming Soon!


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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Swim Club

Available at: Central,  Stowe

Swim Club Ages 6 – 18

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