YMCA of Greater Providence

The Y is a place where kids come to learn, grow and thrive. At Y Camp every kid has FUN! in a friendly, safe environment. The YMCA of Greater Providence offers great summer opportunities in a wide variety of camps at different locations all designed to enhance and enrich your child’s summer.

Welcome to Y Camp 2016!

We hope that you will join us this summer and discover the possibilities at camp!

Y camps offer values-oriented, camper-centered programs that help children discover their talents and feel a sense of belonging. Our activities combine friendships, adventure, and personal growth, creating days as unique as each camper and memories that last a lifetime. We offer a range of camp experiences through our Y branches and Camp Fuller, including day camps, extended day programs, and overnight camp. We design and deliver creative programs that are based on YMCA values; caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. We strive to nurture campers in a challenging and supportive environment where their safety and well-being are our priority. Interested in joining our day camp staff and making a difference in the lives of kids in your community? Click here to learn more.

Whether you sign up for one week or the whole summer, we offer the best camp value around! Our programs are directed by full-time YMCA professionals and staffed with dedicated, dynamic leaders. Our counselors are selected for maturity, understanding, patience, and a genuine interest in working with children. We hope that you and your family will make YMCA camp part of your summer experience! Click here to view our 2016 Y Camps Brochure.

 
                                                
  • Day Camps Early-Bird Discount: Register by May 15 to receive $25 off camp registration! Plus, the first 50 campers to register will receive a free camp backpack full of camp gifts and gear! (Discount does not apply to Camp Fuller.) 

Click below to learn more about our Y day camps and view session information.

                        

  Bayside


Camp Manitoo

Manitoo session brochure (PDF) 

               
 

  Cranston


Camp Massasoit

Massasoit session brochure (PDF)

 
 

  Kent County/
     West Bay


Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett

Ok-Wa-Nessett session brochure (PDF)

 
 

  Newman


Camp Wamsutta

Wamsutta session brochure (PDF)

 
 

  South County


Camp Broad Rock

Broad Rock session brochure (PDF)

 


Kids Love Y Camp!

YMCA Camps offer kids a chance to have fun while building a healthy mind, body and spirit. Plus, every child has the chance to:

  • Make new friends

  • Play games  
  • Participate in sports
  • Learn new skills
  • Sing songs
  • Create long-lasting memories
  • Have outdoor fun
  • Be a kid!

Your Child's Safety

The safety of every child is our highest priority. Our Y Staff is well-trained to ensure a secure, nurturing environment and that all activities are safe and age-appropriate for your child. Click here to learn more about child safety at the Y. Our staff is carefully screened according to state and local standards. We only hire staff that practice and support the YMCA philosophy and our values of Honesty, Caring, Responsibility and Respect. You can be assured that every staff member is committed to providing each child a fun-filled, safe and rewarding Y Camp experience.

High Quality. High Standards. American Camp Association Accreditation.

All YMCA of Greater Providence camps are accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA), the only independent accrediting organization in the country that reviews camping operations against strict quality standards. ACA-Accredited ® camps meet up to 300 standards for health, safety, risk management human resources, staff training, and camp transportation. The accreditation also requires a thorough review of program quality in all areas including high standards for all aquatic programs. For more information, visit acacamps.org.




Join our Team!

Apply now and help make this the best summer ever for kids in your community!

We're looking for camp counselors, lifeguards, specialty instructors, special needs instructors, drivers and more! Apply now and join us for our upcoming camp job fairs. For more information, click here.

Job Fair Locations & Dates
Kent
March 9, 6:30 - 8:30 pm       
South County   
March 10, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Bayside
March 15, 5:50 - 7:30 pm
Newman March 24, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Cranston
April 8, 6:00 - 7:00 pm


CAMP LOCATIONS

Click on the branch
name for more info: 

Bayside YMCA
Barrington, RI
YMCA CAMP MANITOO

YMCA Camp Fuller
Wakefield, RI
RESIDENTIAL CAMP

Cranston YMCA
Cranston, RI
CAMP MASSASOIT
SPORTS & SPECIALTY CAMPS

Kent County/West Bay YMCA
Warwick, RI
CAMP OK-WA-NESETT

Newman YMCA
Seekonk, MA
CAMP WAMSUTTA

South County YMCA
Peace Dale, RI
CAMP BROAD ROCK

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