Camps for Ages 3-5 Years & Rising K
KinderCamp is designed for campers age 3 – Rising Kindergartners. This is a time of exciting discovery. Kindercamp is designed for every activity to expand their imaginations and encourage lifelong, positive values.
Camps for Grades Rising 1st through 6th
Camp Ohana offers a traditional summer day camp experience for rising 1st through 6th graders. Through out the summer, campers will have the opportunity to participate in various activities both in and outdoors. Relationships are a key piece of what makes summer day camp unforgettable. Our campers are placed in small family groups called Huddles led by caring counselors.
Camps for Grades Rising 7th through 10th
Camp Ohana offers a special leadership opportunities for teen rising 7th through 10th grades. The YMCA teen programs offer all the fun in Traditional Camp Ohana partnered with teen centered activities focused on leadership opportunities, service learning, and personal growth.
Leaders In Training – Grades 7th-8th
Leaders’ In Training teens will be able to participate in teen-centered electives, community service projects, swimming, and junior lifeguard! LITs will travel twice weekly—once to a grown opportunity and a second time as a support with our younger campers.
Campers in Leaders In Training – Grades 9th-10th
Our Campers In Leadership Training program is designed around building up our future leaders. Each week, we will focus on a different aspect of leadership development, have the opportunity to shadow Y staff, as well as lead activities with younger campers. CILTs will travel twice weekly—once to a growth opportunity and a second time as a support with our younger campers.
• Must be a rising 9th or 10th Grader
• Must apply and interview.
• Must demonstrate a willingness to learn, be coached, and work well with others. Periodic evaluations conducted by CILT Staff.
Teen Extreme – Grades 7th-10th
Teen Extreme, teens (rising 7th through 10th) will enjoy a week of field trips throughout the Gaston/Charlotte region. Each day, teens will leave the Y and take a day-long trip enjoying our area.