Teen Camps

Shaping Future Leaders

Unlock a summer of adventure and leadership at our Teen Camps, where teens can immerse themselves in a unique blend of traditional camp fun and specialized counselor-in-training program at YMCA Camp Collins. Designed for high-schoolers seeking growth and empowerment, our leadership-focused activities provide valuable skills and experiences that last a lifetime. Join us for an unforgettable journey of self-discovery and camaraderie amidst the beauty of the outdoors!

Our Teen Camp offers both traditional activities like swimming, climbing, and archery, as well as leadership development specifically designed for teens. The program provides a unique and exciting opportunity to not only have fun and make new friends, build important, lifelong skills, and do it all in a safe, supportive environment. Register for Teen Camp and take your summer to the next level!

Sense of Self

53% of teens who camp have a higher sense of self later in life.

Positive Risks

48% of kids who attend camp are more likely to take positive risks.

Less Likely to Drink

Young people who attend camp say they are less likely to drink alcohol.

Teen Camps

Multnomah County Camps

In Portland, YMCA teen camps like our Counselors in Training and Adventure Camp build leadership abilities while teens bond through exciting recreational trips and challenges.

From swimming to hiking excursions, participants gain confidence, knowledge, and connections.

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Washington County Camps

Our Sherwood Regional Family YMCA facilitates enriching teen camps centered on leadership growth, self-discovery, and community. 

Through our Counselors in Training program and Adventure Camps, teens can expand their horizons, gain capable mentorship abilities, and form meaningful connections with peers over an unforgettable summer.

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Clark County Camps

Our Counselors in Training program at the Clark County Family YMCA enables teens to practice mentoring young children while exploring leadership and team-building skills that will serve them well in life. 

At camps, teens will form lasting friendships and learn meaningful life skills rooted in our core values of love, honesty, respect, responsibility, and service.

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Camp Collins

YMCA Camp Collins offers overnight camping experiences for teens alongside leadership development opportunities.

Through our teen camp programs, including Counselors in Training, adolescents can challenge themselves, learn new skills, bond with other teens, and create treasured summer memories while immersed in the great outdoors.

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YMCA Teens

Camp keeps kids engaged

Give your teen an unforgettable experience during their school breaks by enrolling them in a Y camp. Our camps are designed to engage your children in activities that stimulate their minds, strengthen their bodies, and nourish their spirits.


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