Welcome to Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett!

Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett has 117 acres with hiking trails, low ropes course, two ponds, spray park, sports field, two archery ranges, basketball, Ga-Ga Ball, tennis courts, playground equipment, covered pavilions for rainy days and so much more!

Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett, serving the Kent County, Cranston, PYS, and West Bay Family YMCAs, serves children daily through a variety of traditional, specialty and sports programs. Y camp leaders are committed to creating a strong sense of community, helping campers to challenge themselves, develop self-confidence and lasting friendships, and have FUN in a safe environment.

Role Models Wanted!

Looking for a fun and rewarding summer job? Join our Summer Camp team! We are always looking for fun, enthusiastic and talented people to be a part of our Camp Staff Team. If you are interested in being considered for a position in our camp, please complete our Camp Staff Application and submit to our Camp Director, Becky Merritt at bmerritt@gpymca.org

Hours of Operation & Care

Extended Care AM 6:45 am - 8:30 am
Morning Drop Off 8:30 am – 9:00 am
YMCA Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Pick Up 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Extended Care PM 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Tenderfoot 1/2 Day 8:30 am – 12:00 pm


Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett is accredited by the American Camping Association, the most recognized association for monitoring camping standards in the world. The accreditation process requires the camp to meet or exceed over 300 standards in the areas of health, safety, risk management, human resources, transportation, and aquatic safety. All YMCA camps are accredited by the American Camp Association and approved by the Department of Health in the state of RI or the State of Massachusetts.


2019 Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett Application


Early Bird Incentive -- Individual Plus and Family Member registrations made from March 15th to April 15th will receive $25 off every week registered for!
2018 Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett Family Handout
2018 Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett Lunch Order Form

Camp Contacts

We are fortunate to have an experienced and enthusiastic camp leadership team! Our goal is to provide your camper with a Safe, Clean and Fun camp experience- all summer long! If at any time before or during the camp season you have questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to one of us:

Becky Merritt
Camp Director
Address 900 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI 02886
Facility Hours
Monday - Friday 5:00am - 9:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 6:00am - 6:45pm
Phone 401-828-0130
Fax 401-821-8480