In addition to traditional summer camps, the YMCA also offers a variety of specialty camps for youth of all ages. Develop a greater passion for the things you love, or try out something new! Check out our specialty camp options below.

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Rock Climbing Camps

Half-Day Special Interest Camp for ages 7 – 14  |  Visit our Rock Climbing page for dates and other details

Dig into the basics of indoor rock climbing and learn the “ropes” on our 32-foot indoor climbing wall! We’ll work on skills including safety, harnessing, knots, top rope climbing, bouldering, and more! Every week, we will learn something new and challenge our skills, with an emphasis on movement, technique, safety, trust and teamwork. 

For more information on Rock Climbing Camps, please contact Ali Ott at 701.364.4116 or programs@ymcacassclay.org

Summer Swim Lesson Camps

Aquatic Skill-Building Camps for ages 3+  |  Visit our Swim School Page for dates and other details

Summer is coming up fast, and that means lots of time spent at the lake or by the pool! Kids will learn lifesaving water safety skills, build confidence in the pool, and have a BLAST in Spring Swim Lesson Camps at the YMCA! Kids will swim 4 days a week, Monday through Thursday for two weeks in a row.

For more information on Summer Swim Lesson Camps, please contact Heather Sauer at 701.364.4167 or heather.sauer@ymcacassclay.org.

FM Gators Swimming & Diving Camps

Aquatic Skill-Building Camps for ages 8+  |  Visit our Gators page for dates, ages and other details

Develop and reinforce essential skills in our FM Gator Training Camps! Whether you’re a beginner or veteran swimmer/diver, these camps will help you learn, perfect and maintain your skills in the pool.

For more information on Gators Camps, please contact Erich Richardson at 701.364.4151 or erich.richardson@ymcacassclay.org

School Out Days - STEM Camp NEW!

Full-Day Special Interest Camp for ages 6 - 11  |  Visit our School Out Days page for dates and other details

The learning doesn't stop when school's out! Participants will engage in fun activities to explore all things science.  Registration is required - please register at least one week in advance.

For more information on STEM Camp, please contact Ali Ott at 701.364.4116 or programs@ymcacassclay.org.

School Out Camps  NEW!

Ages: Grades K - 5   |   Members: $25/day per child   |   Non-Members: $50/day per child

Need something fun for your kiddos to do when there's no school? This year we have a new "Camp" themed 'School Out Day'. The day will be packed with fun activities to keep kids active. Registration is required – please register at least one week in advance. Children should bring a water bottle, tennis shoes, and a nut-free sack lunch! 

Visit our School Out Camps page for dates and more information! For more information on School Out Camps, please contact Nataya Thielbar at 701.364.4153 or programs@ymcacassclay.org.