Camp Age 5




JULY – AUG | 7:30AM-6:00PM | Ages 4-7 | COST: $1,855/mo

Children experience the summer in a fun, supportive environment with experienced nurturing teachers. Each week the Adventurers will investigate a new theme in a fun, exciting way that combines activities, special on-site events and field trips. Daily activities include arts and crafts, playground time and water play, swimming at the Summit YMCA, special programs, dance, sports clinics, gardening, hiking, reading and writing, STEAM activities and games.

TLC Camps are full day, month-long camps. Total price includes healthy meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks) and any field trips or enrichment programs. TLC camps are not eligible for special offers such as early bird pricing.




Busy Bees

Berkeley Heights YMCA

Week 1 - 10 | Ages 3 - 5 | 9AM - 4PM
EBP: $360 | REG: $375

A first summer experience for preschool children, a chance to make new friends, swim three times a week, do arts and crafts, do STEM, storytime, sports, group games, field trips/special events, and more! Campers must be 3 years old by June 1, 2023, and fully toilet trained. Counselor to camper ratio is 1:6.




Camp Cannon Ball

Springfield Community Pool

Week 1 - 9 | Ages 5 - 13 | 9AM - 4PM
EBP: $350 | REG: $365

Join us at the beautiful Springfield Community Pool for a summer full of camp fun and adventures under the sun. Campers will swim daily, and participate in sports, group games, arts and crafts, STEAM activities, and more. Extended hours for Pre and Post Camp are available onsite. Each week's activities are planned around a theme including a weekly enrichment or special event. Half Day options are also available: 9 AM-12 PM or 1-4 PM, EBP $210 | REG $235.




Camp Cannundus

Watchung Reservation

Week 1 - 10 | Ages 5-13 | 9AM - 4PM
EBP: $350 | REG: $365

Making friends, learning new skills, understanding more about the natural world, and having good old fashion fun is what Camp Cannundus is all about. Hosted outdoors at the Watchung Reservation, each day offers many enjoyable activities to choose from including arts and crafts, nature hikes, games, and swimming at the Summit YMCA. Cannundus campers participate in theme day, STEM day, and field trip day every week!




Camp Lagoonland

Berkeley Heights YMCA

Week 1 - 10 | Ages 5 - 8 | 9AM - 4PM
EBP: $385 | REG: $400

Lagoonland campers get the best of both, swimming every day at our outdoor pool (except on scheduled trip days), in addition to games, arts and crafts, and field trips to local attractions. Field trips may include state parks, sporting events, movies, mini-golf, and more.






Week A & B | Ages 5 - 8 | 9AM - 4PM
EBP: $335 | REG: $350

Looking for a camp option for the weeks that transition into summer and then back to school, well look no further! Camp-A-Palooza campers will build, create arts and crafts, explore S.T.E.A.M. experiments, play games as well as take local walking trips to the playground to local eateries in downtown Summit. Swimming, gym and playground time is also part of the daily schedule!




Full STEAM Ahead


Week 4 & 8 | Ages 5 - 8 | 9AM - 12PM
EBP: $320 | REG: $335

Full STEAM Ahead Science Camp provides an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games, and have loads of fun experimenting with a wide variety of STEAM activities. Activities are designed to trigger the lively imaginations of children and build their self-confidence. We'll explore exciting topics such as skyscrapers, flight, chemical reactions, and much more!




Slime Time

Berkeley Heights YMCA

Week 1 & 7 | Ages 5 - 8 | 9AM - 12PM
EBP: $320 | REG: $335

Does your child love gooey things? Would you prefer they didn’t create them at home? Send them our way to Slime Time where we'll explore the science behind all things slimy and gooey - think slugs, chewing gum, and marshmallow fluff, and experiment with a variety of ingredients to make a number of slime-based creations every day in this week-long exploration of sticky icky things!





The Summit Area YMCA offers a variety of unique camp options to ensure your child has every opportunity to enjoy the best possible summer camp experience ever!  





As a nonprofit, the Summit Area YMCA is committed to enhancing the lives of individuals and families in our community. We do so by offering financial assistance to those with demonstrated need so that they may enjoy all the Y has to offer, regardless of their ability to pay. This helps us ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Families with low or moderate household income or those who are experiencing financial hardship are encouraged to apply. Applicants must live or work in the Summit Area YMCA service area which includes Berkeley Heights, Gillette, Millburn, New Providence, Short Hills, Springfield, Stirling and Summit.