Stowe Family YMCA – Camp Ohana

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 below for details!


  • Season or Schedule: June 11 – August 24
  • Parent Orientation – Thursday, June 7th at 6:30 pm
  • Registration: Now Open!
  • Swim  Schedule: 
    • Monday – Quest and Adventure
    • Tuesday – KinderCamp, Pursuit, LIT
    • Wednesday – LIT
    • Thursday – KinderCamp, Quest, Adventure
    • Friday – Pursuit
  • Breakfast and Lunch Menu/Dates: Available beginning in May
  • Camp Ohana Details – Updated! Click here!
  • Text Alerts – Stay up to date with all that is going on with text alerts – text @campohana to 81010

Contact Des’Tri Martin with questions at or 704.822.9622


KinderCamp (age 3—rising K) 

A focus on fun AND education. Our goal is to help prepare our KinderCampers for school by reinforcing the value of educational fun! Each week will include elements of language, science, technology, the arts, and more! All KinderCampers receive free swim lessons through a donor funded program called KinderSwim Initiative!

  • WEEKS: 1—11
  • COST: Member $130, Program Participant $160


Traditional Day Camp (rising 1st—6th)

This camp focuses on character development, leadership, skill building, relationships and learning. Campers will be divided into small groups based on rising grade—Quest (1st-2nd), Adventure (3rd-4th) and Pursuit (5th- 6th). Campers swim and go on weekly field trips.

  • WEEKS: 1—11
  • COST: Member $130, Program Participant $160
  • Field Trip Schedule – Coming Soon!


Teen eXtreme (rising 7th – 10th)

Teen eXtreme Camp will enjoy a week of field trips through the Gaston/Charlotte region. Each day, teens will leave the Y and take a day-long trip to one of the many great sites throughout the area. All trip fees are included in the total price, excluding special stops for snacks! Some trips are subject to change or repeat based on interest. Lunch is not provided.

  • WEEKS: 1, 3, 5, and 9
  • COST: Member $247, Program Participant $280
  • Field Trip Schedule – Click here!

Leader’s In Training (rising 7th-8th)

Teen Leadership Camp combines the fun of traditional camp with leadership and service learning.  Teens will travel away from the Y twice times weekly, participate in programs such as junior lifeguard training, community service, and babysitting certifications.

  • WEEKS: 1—11
  • COST: Member $137, Program Participant $170


CILTS (rising 9th –10th)

The Counselors In Leadership Training camp is designed to incorporate leadership opportunities, hands on learning, and job-skills training to teens interested in working with children. This weekly camp is also a lot of fun!

These teens must participate in an interview with the Director prior to the program start date. Contact Des’Tri Martin at today!

  • WEEKS: 1—11
  • COST: Member $90, Program Participant $110

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 2018 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 Detailed Information – Each location has an At a Glance Information 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.