An option to explore the camp experience

Summer day camp is a place for kids to thrive. Specially crafted activities promote exploration, friendship, leadership, and learning that result in increased confidence, well-being, and connection to the community.

  • Ages: Kids who have are in or completed grades K-6 
  • Days and times: 7am to 5:30pm (8:30 am - 4:30 pm for Camp Erdman Day Camp), Monday through Friday
  • YMCA Locations: YMCA Camp Erdman, Kaimuki-Waialae Y, Kalihi Y, Leeward Y, Mililani-West Oahu Y, Nu‘uanu Y, and Windward Y.
    • Fees*: See Program Fees below. Day Camp programs at our YMCA locations include swim time in our heated pools, weekly field trips, specialist programs in Hawaiiana, academics, health & nutrition. 
    • Learn about need-based financial aid. Use our calculator to determine your potential aid and learn what’s needed to apply. Financial aid is available for individuals earning less than $65,000 per household per year to families of four earning less than $110,000 per household per year.
  • Community Sites: Nu‘uanu Congregational Church, Nu‘uanu Elementary School (students only), St. Theresa Church, and select community locations (such as schools and churches) 
    • Fees*: See Program Fees below. Our community site day camps are an affordable option that still offers your child an enriching summer with incursions, specialty weekly programming in Hawaiiana, fitness, nutrition, and academics!
    • Learn about need-based financial aid. Use our calculator to determine your potential aid and learn what’s needed to apply. Financial aid is available for individuals earning less than $65,000 per household per year to families of four earning less than $110,000 per household per year.

2024 Day Camp Fees (effective January 1, 2024)

Coming Soon

Day camp includes:

  • Lots of time outdoors, crafting, and playing sports.
  • Pool time and field trips!
  • Age-appropriate activities that focus on literacy, social and emotional learning, promote understanding of our Hawaiian culture and other diverse cultures and encourage total well-being.
  • Camp Erdman Day Camp includes lunch. Other Day Camp sites may include lunch as designated USDA lunch program sites. Campers will be notified prior to the start of Camp if their site qualified for the USDA free lunch program.
     

2024 summer day camp dates

 May 31
Session 1June 3 - June 14
Session 2June 10 - June 14
Session 3June 17 - June 21
Session 4June 24 - June 28
Session 5July 1 - July 5
[No program on July 4 - Independence Day]
Session 6July 8 - July 12
Session 7July 15 - July 19
Session 8July 22 - July 26
Session 9July 29 - August 2

Note: There is no day camp on July 4th.

 

Register for summer day camp

Registration links coming soon!

YMCA Location Day Camps:

  • Kaimuki-Waialae
  • Kalihi
  • Leeward
  • Mililani-West Oahu
  • Nu‘uanu
  • Windward
  • YMCA Camp Erdman

Community Site Day Camps:

  • Nu‘uanu Congregational Church
  • Nu‘uanu Elementary School
  • St. Theresa School

 

Add Intensive Swim Lessons

Kids registered in day camp at Nu’uanu and Windward can add intensive swim lessons to their camp day. The progressive swim program has 6 levels designed to help kids develop strokes and safety skills.

Leeward

  • Dates: TBD
  • Days of week: TBD
  • Times: TBD

Nu‘uanu

  • Dates: TBD
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • 2-2:30pm and 2:30-3pm 
     

Windward

  • Dates: TBD
  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
  • 1:15-1:45pm and 1:45-2:15pm 
     

* The 2024 Summer Day Camp program details are still being developed and are subject to change.