YMCA Summer Camps promote friendship, teach life skills, and are tons of FUN! The YMCA of Greater Hartford operates several world-class camps across the Hartford region. Our two flagship day camp programs are Camp Chase in Burlington and Camp Yankee Trails in Tolland, and our world-renowned overnight camps include Camp Jewell in Colebrook and Camp Woodstock in Woodstock Valley. These dedicated camp facilities are among the very best in camp programs focusing on friendship making, new skill development, and building self-esteem.
We also have day camp programs in 10 other towns across Connecticut, including: East Hartford, Ellington, Glastonbury, Granby, Hartford, Plainville, Putnam, West Hartford and Wethersfield.
At our day camps, we offer preschool camp starting at 3 years old, traditional camp through grade 8, teen leadership and counselor in training programs for high school students, and specialty camps that focus on one skill for those looking for a deep dive! Overnight camp typically runs ages 7 through 16, which includes our teen programming.
Is your child a budding photographer? Obsessed with Star Wars? An archer in disguise? If so, YMCA Specialty & Enrichment Camps are a great option!
We offer sports-based, theme-based and skills-based enrichment programs, in which campers focus on one activity from 9am-12pm, and then join other day campers in traditional camp for lunch afternoon activities.
Camp never has to end at the YMCA! We offer teen adventure camps, teen programming, and teen leadership programs to develop youth and help set them on their career paths!
Our family programs provide the perfect chance to spend time together in a peaceful, natural setting. We have several different offerings throughout the year at Camp Chase, Camp Jewell and Camp Woodstock.
The YMCA of Greater Hartford owns three camp facilities across the state: Camp Chase in Burlington, Camp Jewell in Colebrook, and Camp Woodstock in Woodstock. During the three seasons that camp is not in session, we offer a variety of programming at our locations, and we rent our facilities!