Day Camp

Day Camp

Summer Day Camp is completely redesigned for 2021!  Helena YMCA Day Camp will be held at beautiful YMCA Camp Child where kids will kayak, swim, zip line, climb the rock wall, practice archery, and folf!  Kids from ages 5-12, will explore, create, and remember how to Unplug…and Play!

Weekly Rate: Members-$180/Community-$210

**Daily FREE transportation is provided to and from the Helena Y and Camp Child.**

Daily Schedule:

7:30 am – Check in at the YMCA

8:30 am – Shuttle to beautiful Camp Child

9 am – 4:00 pm – HAVE TONS OF UNPLUGGED FUN!

4:00-5:30 pm – Back at the YMCA for pick-up


*Breakfast and lunch included * 


Weekly Sign-ups

All Locations
8/2/21 - 8/27/21

Wk 0 – Get an early start on the summer camp experience! Join us for the kickoff of our best summer yet. It is time to unplug and play this summer, and what a better way to get your child away from that screen then 22 acres of God’s country at Camp Child!

Wk 1 – Come one, come all, to The Greatest Show of summer camp! We will become ringmasters, performers, and show off our feats of strength, along with playing some classic carnival games! This will be the kick off to a summer of adventure and celebrating the things that make us all unique!

Wk 2 – Attention all rockstars! We will be grooving through another week of adventure with our favorite bands to showcase! This week we will be doing everything from making our own instruments, learning how to be drum-tastic, and make our way up a ROCK climbing wall in true fashion!

Wk 3 – Will you survive Camp Child island? A week of Survivor themed games and challenges will test your ability to outwit, outplay, and outlast! This session you will make your own paracord survival bracelets, try to win tribe immunity, and try not to get your torch snubbed!

Wk 4 – It’s time to Ninja-Go to camp! This week will be based around your sneaky ninja warrior skills. We will learn how to navigate around tricky traps and showcase our stealthiness in an ultimate game of laser tag!

Wk 5 – A fun week of activities for the heroes and the storytellers! Dress up as your favorite Disney character, Marvel hero, or real-life superheros to help save the world and play some fun games while you’re at it!

Wk 6 – Ahoy Mateys! This week we set sail to the seven seas in search of some treasure! This week we will be spending time up at our Pirate hideout “Camp Child” searching for buried treasure, partaking in camp activities, and setting sail on the Camp Child Sea! Do not walk the plank on this adventure, make sure to get your spot on this ship before we set sail!

Wk 7 – Up and coming Olympians – far and wide, join us for the opening ceremony of the 2021 Messy Olympic Games! We will run, jump, and throw our way through an ultimate food fight. We will compete in thrilling events all while getting a little messy along the way!

Wk 8 – ALL ABOARD!! The Lewis and Clark Express is preparing for departure, and you do not want to miss this train! We will be spending the week discovering the history behind Helena, and what makes it so unique. Kids will have the opportunity to ride around town on the city train, explore the State Capital, and much more! Get your tickets today, so you do not miss the train!

Wk 9 – Roll on by Day Camp this week to test your skills at numerous different challenges. From bowling to archery, this week is packed full with competition! No matter what your strengths are, everyone will find their way to the top of the winner’s podium!

Wk 10 – Cowabunga girls and boys! This week of camp is revolved around everything water! There will be lakes, rivers, pools, and much more to finish the summer off having fun in the sun. So make sure your kids bring their towels and life jackets. Because during this week, no one goes home dry!

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
5/3/21 8/25/21 Online / Front Desk $ 180.00$ 210.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Minimum Deposit
08/02/21 - 08/06/21
Wk 7 - Messy Olympics
10 / 100 Available $ 40.00
Closed on
08/09/21 - 08/13/21
Wk 8 - Lewis and Clark Express
33 / 100 Available $ 40.00 Register  
08/16/21 - 08/20/21
Wk 9 - Minute to Win It
9 / 110 Available $ 40.00 Register  
08/23/21 - 08/27/21
Wk 10 - H20-Whoa!
- $ 40.00 Session is Full