The Y Day camp experience

The Y Day camp experience begins and ends at the Cole YMCA each day of the summer. Focused on youth development, crafting strong community, and building friendships, our programming allows campers to progress in their skill development in a variety of activities under the mentoring of amazing staff.

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Programs Offered Summer 2022:

Preschool Day Camp

$10 Registration Fee for Each child

Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-12:00PM  $45.00

(Ages 3-5) - Kendallville Location

Encouraging your child to explore creativity and independence, this program is a great way to introduce preschoolers to the fun, friends, and adventure that summer camp brings.

Session Dates Rates
1 June 6th - June 17th $45.00
2 June 20th - July 1st  $45.00
3 July 11th - July 22nd $45.00
4 July 25th - August 5th $45.00


Traditional Day Camp
(Entering Kindergarten-5th Grade)

This progressive day camp program allows school-age children to develop skills through a variety of new and fun themed camp activities. Our team of mature, responsible, and caring camp staff support campers as they try new things and build relationships in the day camp community. Divided into age appropriate groups, campers explore their community while en-joying traditional camp activities such as swimming and field trips.

  • Morning Camper Drop Off: 6:00AM-9:00AM
  • Evening Camper Pick-Up: 4:00PM-6:00PM
  • Camp Hours: 9:00AM-4:00PM
  • Registration Fee: $10/per child
  • Weekly Rates are $100 M/$150 CM, all fees are scheduled via weekly bank draft prior to camper participation.
  • Daily Rates of $25 M/$50 CM per day are available upon advance request.  All fees are scheduled via weekly bank draft prior to camper participation.
  • Each week of summer camp will offer a specific theme with activities geared towards that theme.
Session Dates   Theme
1 May 31st-June 3rd   Passport To Fun
2 June 6th - June 10th    Save The Kingdom
3 June 13th - June 17th    Krazy, Kolorful & Kookey
4 June 20th - June 24th   Spirit Week
5 June 27th - July 1st     Making Mudpies & More
6 July 5th - July 8th   Explore The USA
7 July 11th - July 15th   Under The Big Top
8 July 18th - July 22nd   Wacky Water Week
9 July 25th - July 29th    Campers VS Counselors
10 August 1st - August 5th   Love, Peace & Planet Earth
 11 August 8th & 9th     Farewell To Camp!


Leaders in Training
(Entering 6th, 7th & 8th Grades)

In this student-driven camp, youth develop leadership skills by designing and implementing camp events, volunteering within our community and building relationships. The LIT group will assist counselors as they coordinate activities for young campers. Session will be the same as traditional day camp.

  • Registration Fee: $10/per youth
  • Cost: $75/$125 (M/CM)/week

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