YMCA Day Camp eGuide

60 day camp programs across 42 locations in the GTA, providing children with memorable experiences that build confidence.

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Where Summer Happens!

The YMCA is proud to offer programs this summer at over 130 locations. Our valued-based programs engage children and youth, allowing them to learn new skills that build their confidence while making new friends and create lasting memories.

When you register and pay online, registration is immediate and your spot is guaranteed!

You can also register by phone 1-877-303-2267 or by email register@ymcagta.org . Once your child(ren) is registered, you will receive a confirmation email.

Your Programs at a Glance

Here’s an overview of all the Y Day Camp programs based on the criteria you selected. For location and program descriptions as well as registration links, please refer to the location details pages below.

FAQ

You've built your family's custom guide. Now what?

1.

Find your program location.

2.

Bussing and extended hours are indicated.

3.

Once you’ve made your selection, click on the register link beside each program.
If the program you wish to register for is full, you will be invited to join the wait list.

Note: The numbers are barcodes. Write them down should you need to call us. It will help us to process your questions faster.

4.

This takes you to the online registration portal.

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If you have previously registered for any programs with the YMCA, go to top right of the page and login. This is where you use your PIN that was sent to you by email. If you don’t remember, click forgot password and we’ll quickly email it to you. If you don’t have a PIN, create an account to proceed with online registration. Please note, your current email address must be on file with the YMCA.

Government Child Care Subsidy

Families currently receiving Government Childcare Fee Assistance are welcome to attend all our YMCA Summer Programs for the duration of the summer. Please note that Family and Virtual Programs are not eligible for Government Childcare Fee Assistance.

By registering online we acknowledge you are securing your child’s space until the fee is confirmed with your local municipality. The YMCA reserves the right to amend the cost of the program or cancel your child’s registration at any time if we are unable to confirm your assisted rate.

YMCA Financial Assistance

In order to be inclusive of everyone’s needs, YMCA assistance is available on a first come first served basis.

If you require YMCA Financial Assistance , please download and submit the program registration form to Register@ymcagta.org, along with proof of income and your programs selection. If you require assistance to complete your online registration please call 1-877-303-2677 .

1:1 Support

If your child requires 1:1 support at camp, please contact: integration.support@ymcagta.org to complete your registration.

Do you require Extended Hours?

We offer Extended Hours at many Licensed Child Care and Camp locations.

As you go through the Y-guide you will recognize this symbol Extended Hours Icon. This indicates extended hours are available at this specific location. If extended hours are available at the program location, the times will be stated in the description. Please note, there may be a fee for camp extended hours.

During Extended Hours, children are supervised by trained Y Camp Counselors or Registered Early Childhood Educators. Children continue the fun by participating in activities.

How does bussing work?

Look for the bus icon . You must click "include camps accessible by bus" when choosing camp locations, and the bus stops and bus routes will populate on your map. Due to COVID safety protocols campers who require bussing to camp are grouped into a pre-determined program each week to maintain bus camper cohorts. Your camper will enjoy a different program each week (based on the program offerings of the site they are attending) with other campers in their age group who also ride the bus.

Day Camp buses are supervised by trained Y camp staff bus marshals, and parents are required to sign campers in and out with the bus marshals each day. Children must get on and off at the same bus stop daily. The bus marshals will also ensure that your child(ren) is engaged and having fun to and from Day Camp each day!

Buses depart at the time stated on the bus schedule and will not wait for absent children. Bus times may change so please ensure you check the bus schedule the Friday before your child(ren) is registered for Day Camp!

Parent Communication

You might be wondering, once your child(ren) is registered for a Summer Program, now what? We will share information along the way by email so be sure we have your email address. We also encourage you to stay connected by following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Additional Information

If you have additional questions, please review our full FAQ page:
https://theystepsup.ymcagta.org/summerbreak#faqs