YMCA

Day Camps at Schools and Centers

Nurturing Children's Potential All Year Long

We offer winter, spring and summer day camps throughout the Portland and Vancouver regional area. Our winter and spring day camps are open to children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Our summer day camps are available to day campers entering first through eighth grade.

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Summer Day Camps

Our Summer Day Camp Early Bird registration will be open Apr. 22. Our Summer Day Camp Early Bird registration is open each year through mid-May. Camps run from June 17–Aug. 30.

View our Summer Brochure

Adventure Camp

The Adventure Day Camp program is for children entering grades 1–5. A weekly itinerary will be provided at site location with trip details and departure and arrival times. Campers in this program will participate in weekly themed activities including field trips, park visits, swimming or bowling each week. Children must be at site from 9 AM–4 PM daily in order for them to participate in all of the scheduled activities.

Adventure Camp Locations
Beaverton

Beaverton YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 2–11 | 6:30 AM–6 PM

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Gladstone

Gladstone YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 2–12 | 6 AM–6 PM

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Hillsboro

Imlay Elementary
Weeks 2–12 | 6:30 AM–6:30 PM
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Amberglen YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 2–12 | 6:30 AM–6 PM
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Milwaukie

Monroe St. YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 2–12 | 6:30 AM–6:30 PM

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Oregon City

Clackamas YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 2–12 | 6:30 AM–6 PM

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Portland

Year round participant location option
Weeks 9–11
6:30 AM–6 PM

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Earl Boyles Elementary
10822 SE Bush St.. Portland

Portland Arthur Academy
7507 SE Yamhill St., Portland

SE YMCA Child Development Center

North/Northeast

Alameda Elementary
Weeks 1–8
6:30 AM–6 PM

Faubion Elementary
Weeks 1–8 
6:30 AM–6 PM

Laurelhurst Elementary
Weeks 1–8 
6:30 AM–6 PM

Southeast

Alerta Elementary
Weeks 1–8
6:30 AM–6 PM

Earl Boyles Elementary
Weeks 2–12
6:30 AM–6 PM

Llewellyn Elementary
Weeks 1–8
6:30 AM–6 PM

SE YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 1–11 | 6:30 AM–6 PM

Y's Choice YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 1–11 | 6:30 AM–6 PM

Sherwood

Sherwood Child Development Center
Weeks 2–12 | 6:30 AM–6:30 PM

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Tigard

Alberta Rider Elementary
Weeks 2–12 | 6:30 AM–6 PM

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Vancouver, WA

Springfield Meadows YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 3–11 | 6:30 AM–6:30 PM
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Orchards YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 3–11 | 6:30 AM–6:30 PM
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West Linn/ Wilsonville

Wilsonville YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 2–11 | 6:30 AM–6:30 PM
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Breakaway Camp

The Breakaway Camp is designed for youth entering grades 6–8. On a daily basis, this group is out and about the Portland Metro area. Arrival and departure times may vary by location. Please check with your camp location. 

Breakaway Camp Locations
Hillsboro

Imlay Elementary
Weeks 2–12
6:30 AM–6:30 PM
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Portland

Laurelhurst Elementary
Weeks 1–8
6:30 AM–6 PM
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Tigard

Alberta Rider Elementary
Weeks 1–8
6:30 AM–6 PM
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Specialty Camps

Enhance your child’s summer with specialty camps! Designed for campers entering grades 2–5, each week offers a different option of programming in sports, clay and Lego camps. By the end of the week, your child will have a better understanding of the specialty area and develop new skills and techniques.

Specialty Camp Locations
Clay Camp

SE YMCA Child Development Center
Weeks 1–11
6:30 AM–6 PM
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LEGO Camp

Llewellyn Elementary
Weeks 2, 4, 6, 7
6:30 AM–6 PM
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Sports Camp

Laurelhurst Elementary
Weeks 1–8
6:30 AM–6 PM
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Registration Information

Online Registration is available for weekly Adventure and Breakaway Campers as well as Specialty Camps. Some locations may not be available for online registration.

Note: All accounts are considered inactive unless you currently hold a membership pass to one of our health and wellness facilities.

Online registration is a two-step process.

  1. Register online for all weeks your child will be attending. See our quick guide for registering for multiple weeks easily.
  2. Complete the online health form for your Child Development Center or school site. Health forms must be completed for each child attending camp. Select your location from the list below.

Need help? We have more information about getting started and the payment process.

Health Form Information

As part of your online registration, you will need to complete the Online Health Form. This form will be sent to you the next day after you register for summer camp. For the paper registration, you will need to download and complete this form and send it to our offices.

Future Day Camp Seasons

Our Winter Day Camp registration opens early year in early December with Early Bird pricing available. Spring Day Camp registration opens every year in early March.

If you need more information, or if you have questions, please contact us at ychildcare@ymcacw.org or 503.327.0007.