Day Camp just got cooler.

YMCA Day Camps are fun and engaging skill based programs. Camps are designed to spark imagination and build confidence, independence, and communication skills. All participants will have the opportunity to create positive peer and role model friendships.

Camp Hours

  • 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Drop-off and Structured Free Play
  • 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Camp Programming
  • 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Post Care

Camp Prices

  • Members – $21.00
  • Non-members – $26.00


  • Thursday, Jan. 2nd
  • Friday, Jan. 3rd
  • Monday, Feb. 24th
  • Thursday, April 9th
  • Monday, Jun. 29th
  • Thursday, Jul. 2nd
  • Friday, Jul. 3rd

Spring Break Swim Camp – March 16 – 20 
This one week day camp requires advanced registration.  Daily swim skills improvement, fun swim, active sports and camp activities are all part of this fun filled week.
Member: $120, Non-Member: $145

To register, please stop by the YMCA Membership Services.

YMCA Financial Assistance available:

We believe in equality of opportunity for all members of the community. Thanks to generous donations from local businesses and individuals. YMCA memberships and program experiences are available to anyone regardless of their ability to pay the full fees. Drop-in and ask how you can get started! If you know someone who could benefit from this program, please let them know.

        To make an appointment for financial assistance, please stop by or phone the YMCA.

YMCA Camp Practices and Policies
  • Medical Form:
    • Each camper must have a completed form for each session.
  • Support Workers:
    • If your child requires additional support to participate in camp, please contact the Youth Director at the YMCA Centre for important camp information.
  • Label Belongings:
    • Campers’ belongings should be labelled. The YMCA is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
  • Weather Sense:
    • Campers must bring clothing suitable for all types of weather. Appropriate outdoor clothing, swim suit, towel, water bottle and hat are also necessary daily.
  • Camp Recreational Swim:
    • For safety of all campers they must complete a swim test to determine if mandatory life jacket use is required.
  • Cancellation Policy:
    • The YMCA of Pictou County camps are non-refundable. In case of medical or family emergency, please contact Heather Beaton at prior to the start of camp. When there is extenuating circumstances we will evaluate case by case.
  • Lunch and Snacks:
    • Campers are required to bring a nutritious and allergen-aware lunch, two snacks, and plenty of cool drinks.
  • Financial Assistance:
    • As a charity, the YMCA is able to provide Financial Assistance with the help of generous donations from businesses and individuals in our community.
      If you could benefit from this program, please drop in and ask us how you can get started.