Summer camp options for ages 11+.

Teen Summer Camps


Ages 11+

Continue to enjoy summers with YMCA Summer Camp! The Y offers a variety of camps that target our middle and high school campers. Teens explore healthy living with Active 6 Camp, develop interpersonal skills in our Teen Leadership camps, get outside with friends in Teen Adventure camps, and grow their resumes with first-hand experience in Babysitting 101 and our Junior Counselors program.

Registration for 2024 Summer Camp is now open!

For a list of past camps, scroll below or click the link to view our 2024 camp guide.


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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 to participants with Y Family and Household Memberships


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.


Active 6 (half day)

Engage with other middle schoolers through games and sports, gain independence, and learn ways to stay active and healthy. This half-day camp runs from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Open to campers entering grades 6–7.

Babysitting 101 (half day)

Develop the skills to be an engaging and safety-conscious babysitter. Study alongside peers and engage YMCA child care staff in conversation about working with children. Receive CPR training and bring home your very own babysitting tool kit! This half-day camp runs 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Open to campers entering grades 6+.



Junior Counselors Program

Spend you summer with the Missoula Family YMCA! Junior Counselors will spend part of the week engaged with peers and camp coordinators developing leadership skills through team building activities. They’ll also gain valuable hands-on experience by working alongside camp counselors in other Y-camps. Application required. Grades 7+



Teen Big Sky Adventure

Raft, hike, swim, and climb in our Teen Big Sky Adventures day camp! It's a full week of adventures to some of Missoula's favorite outdoor spots. Open to campers entering grades 7+.

Teen Climbing

Reach new heights as you learn climbing safety, knot tying, belaying, and all the skills needed to safely scale Missoula's local rock faces. Climb indoors at the YMCA and outdoors at local favorite climbing spots. Open to campers entering grades 7+.



Teen Culinary Camp

Get creative in the kitchen! Join us for a week of cooking tasty food in the Missoula Food Bank community kitchen. Create your own cookbook, visit local gardens, and learn about nutrition. Grades 7+

Teen Table Top Games

In an era of digital gaming, nothing beats sitting down at a table with friends for a game! Join us for a week pf RPGs, board games, dice games, card games, and more! Open to campers entering grades 7+.

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.