Full Day Camps

Dream. Discover. Create.

Experience a summer of excitement and discovery with YMCA Day Camps in Portland and Vancouver. Our full-day programs offer kids the perfect blend of fun and learning, with STEM activities that ignite curiosity and creativity, physical activities for kids that love to move, and an environment great for making new friends. Register now for an unforgettable summer filled with new friendships, exciting adventures, and endless opportunities for growth!

Our Full Day Camps are available at locations across Portland and Vancouver. Each week has an engaging theme that allows youth to explore, create and play. These camps allow parents the flexibility of full day care for their children in a safe, supportive, and fun environment.

Curriculum activities will focus on STEM, physical activity, arts and crafts, group games and other engaging social development activities. 

Full Day Camps

Multnomah County Camps

Our YMCA operates enriching full day camps for kids at various Portland Public School sites, offering convenient venues for parents. We also host full day camps at our Southeast Family YMCA facility and Moda Tower YMCA Child Development Center. 

Led by trained counselors, our full day camp activities help children explore interests, build social skills, and create meaningful summer memories under caring supervision. 

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Clackamas County Camps

Our YMCA continues to operate enriching full day summer camps at our Clackamas Child Development Center, conveniently situated on the Clackamas Community College campus. 

With engaging programming guided by caring counselors, kids can explore interests and create summer memories.

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Washington County Camps

To serve families in Washington County, we facilitate full day summer camps in Tigard-Tualatin, Beaverton, and Hillsboro School Districts, as well as at our Beaverton Youth Development Center. 

With compassionate staff guiding enriching curriculum, kids can thrill to new adventures at these YMCA camp locations.

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Clark County Camps

At our Springfield Meadows Child Development Center, we provide full day YMCA summer camps where children can gain skills, build friendships, and spark their creativity through supervised programs led by experienced counselors.

Through engaging recreation and education at these YMCA camps, kids can thrive and grow all summer long.

Complete Summer Offerings Coming Soon!

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Important Information

All of our Child Development Centers are licensed by the state of Oregon or Washington and maintain all licensing guidelines. To learn about licensed child care programs, including rules and staff qualifications, visit the pages below:

Oregon Licensing Information

Washington Licensing Information

Employment Related Day Care (OR) and Working Connections Child Care (WA) are subsidy programs that help low-income, working families access affordable child care by funding all or a portion of tuition costs. All of the YMCA's Full Day Camps (excluding Camp Collins) are approved providers who can accept these funding sources. These programs are operated through the Department of Human Services (OR) and the Department of Social and Health Services (WA). If approved, individuals will need to connect their accounts through the state with the location they are registered for using that programs provider number.

Apply for these programs online: 

Parent Testimonial

Last year was our first time taking part in YMCA summer programs and it has had such a positive impact on our family. I'm so grateful for the opportunity to have a place for my son to socialize, make new friends, and take part in thoughtful, enriching activities each day.

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