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Day camp and sports camp options for pre-K through teens.

Summer Day Camps

 

Entering Pre-K–Grades 8+

It's a summer of adventure with our Y Summer Camps! Every summer, we offer a variety of camps including sports, adventure, art, and more for campers of all ages. Campers enjoy field trips to local parks, lake days, and activities that highlight each week's camp theme. Registration is going on now. Sign up today! Take a peek at our 2021 camp guide below, or keep scrolling for a list of our upcoming 2021 summer camps!

 

Registering for multiple camps? Click here for our video tutorial!

 

At a Glance:

  • Care offered Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
    • Camp activities and programming run 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    • Half-day camp times may vary
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snack are provided each day
  • Discounts are available for active Y members

 

Registration & Deposits:

A one-time $15 registration fee is required for each camper each summer. A $25 deposit per camp is due at time of registration. This deposit guarantees your child’s place and is applied to the total balance due. The registration fee and deposits are non-refundable. Balances must be paid at least one week prior to the first day of each camp session.

 

 

WEEK 0: June 10–11

We're celebrating the first two days of summer with our School's Out Day Camp program! This week's theme is Step Forward Into Summer. Sign up for just the days of care that you need.

  • June 10
  • June 11
a young child wearing a face mask and coloring at a table

Week 1: June 14–18

This week's theme is Y Spy! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Basketball (full- and half-day options)
  • Junior Survival
  • KinderKubs
  • Rookie Sports (half day only)
  • Teen Summer Leadership Program
  • Theater
  • ZooTown

Plus, ask us about Afternoon Add-On options for all half-day camps!

a young camper a ymca counselor in the face with shaving cream pie

Week 2: June 21–25

This week's theme is Appetite Delight! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Babysitting 101 (half day only)
  • Fly Fishing (half day only)
  • Junior Art
  • KinderKubs
  • Rookie Fun & Fit (half-day only)
  • Soccer (full- and half-day options)
  • Survival
  • ZooTown

Plus, ask us about Afternoon Add-On options for all half-day camps!

four children of various ages play soccer outdoors during summer camp

WEEK 3: JUNE 28–JULY 2

This week's theme is Mayhem Mulligan Madness! Join us this week for the following summer camps!

  • KinderKubs
  • Multi-Sport (full- and half-day options)
  • MVP Basketball (half day only)
  • Teen Big Sky Adventures
  • Theater
  • Triathlon (half day only)
  • ZooTown
a group of teens wearing lifejackets and rafting down a gentle river

Week 4: JULY 5-9

This week's theme is Hook, Line, & Tinker! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Baseball (full- and half-day options)
  • KinderKubs
  • MVP Soccer (half day only)
  • Space Explorers
  • Teen Summer Leadership Program
  • Track & Field (half day only)
  • ZooTown
a young child runs around an outdoor track

Week 5: JULY 12-16

This week's theme is Made in Montana! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Active 6 (half day only)
  • Big Sky Adventures
  • Crafts & Creations
  • Football (full- and half-day options)
  • Junior Bug Olympics
  • KinderKubs
  • Volleyball (half day only)
  • ZooTown
a child runs with a bug net and a bug catcher in a grassy area as part of summer camp

WEEK 6: JULY 19–23

This week's theme is Legends of Olympus! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Babysitting 101 (half day only)
  • Camp Ponderosa
  • Culinary
  • Junior Big Sky Adventures
  • KinderKubs
  • Lacrosse
  • MVP Basketball (half day only)
  • Soccer (full- and half-day options)

Plus, ask us about Afternoon Add-On options for all half-day camps!

child waves while riding a zipline in the forest. there is a ymca counselor in the background.

WEEK 7: JULY 26–30

This week's theme is Show Stoppers! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Camp Ponderosa
  • Climbing
  • Dance (half day only)
  • Junior Music
  • KinderKubs
  • MVP Football (half day only)
  • Outdoor Rec
  • Rookie Dance
  • Teen Equestrian (half day only)

Plus, ask us about Afternoon Add-On options for all half-day camps!

a teenager with backwards baseball cap feeding hay to a small horse

WEEK 8: AUGUST 2–6

This week's theme is Bewitching Beasties! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Art
  • Basketball (full- and half-day options)
  • Camp Ponderosa
  • Cheer (half day only)
  • Fly Fishing (half day only)
  • KinderKubs
  • Rookie Gymnastics (half day only)
  • Teen Climbing
a teen in yellow helmet is rock climbing outdoors

WEEK 9: AUGUST 9–13

This week's theme is Discovery Days! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Babysitting 101 (half day only)
  • Baseball (full- and half-day options)
  • Camp Ponderosa
  • Engineering & Invention
  • Intro to Touch Rugby (half day only)
  • Junior Climbing
  • KinderKubs
  • Rookie Sports (half day only)

Plus, ask us about Afternoon Add-On options for all half-day camps!

a child in a baseball summer camp program prepares to run  from first to second base while another child guards them

WEEK 10: AUGUST 16–20

This week's theme is Water Works! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Active 6 (half day only)
  • Camp Ponderosa
  • Junior Culinary
  • KinderKubs
  • Multi-Sport (full- and half-day options)
ymca counselor sprinkles glitter on the head of a camper as part of a camp game

WEEK 11: AUGUST 23–27

This week's theme is Camp A to Z! Join us this week for the following summer camps:

  • Camp Ponderosa
  • Culinary
  • Junior Big Sky Adventures
  • KinderKubs
  • Mad Scientists
  • Topnotch Trick Shots
ymca sports camp counselor in yellow lakers basketball jersey laughs with a group of campers

2021-22 School's Out Day Camp

No school? No problem! The Y offers School's Out Day Camp on all MCPS school holidays.

  • August 30
  • October 21–22
  • November 11*–12
  • November 24
  • December 20–23
  • December 27–31
  • January 17
  • February 21
  • March 17*–18
  • March 21–25
*Half day only
a young child wearing glasses and doing an art project at a table with other children.
 

The Missoula Family YMCA is committed to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards in all of its child care programs.  Breakfast, lunch, and snack are provided through MCPS’s Summer Meal Program and the Missoula Food Bank.

The Missoula Family Y is permitted by the Bitterroot and Lolo National Forests. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.