Summer Day Camp

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The YMCA of Austin and Extend-A-Care for Kids are joining together to make summer better than ever! 

Extend-A-Care Y summer camps offer children & teens, ages 4-14, a safe, exciting and memorable day camp experience. Camps run Monday to Friday (except for Memorial Day week) from 7:15am to 6:30pm. (7am at select locations in Hays County)

Kids have the opportunity to build self-confidence, independence and creativity, and parents have peace of mind knowing your kids are in a safe and enriching place. At Extend-A-Care Y day camps, campers make friends while learning the values of diversity and cooperation.

Our Kinder (4-5 yrs), Theme (5-12 yrs), Sports (8-12 yrs), Adventure (11-14 yrs), and Camp Moody Outdoor (8-14 yrs) camps are offered throughout the Greater Austin community, so whether you’re in Travis, Hays, or Bastrop county, we have a positive, fun, and enriching camp atmosphere close by. Half-day mini camps are offered by Y facility branches. 

View each of our Extend-A-Care Y Summer Day Camp Programs below for weekly themes, locations, and more!

Registration opens for all camps on Monday, February 10!  REGISTER HERE

All registrations will be conducted online via a new software system, EZChildTrack. 2018 and 2019 YMCA Summer Camp participants will receive an email to confirm your new EZChildTrack account.

Registration fee:  $30 per child / non-refundable. Waived in February & March - so register early!

Deposits:  $15 per child / per week and will be drawn from weekly fees

 

Note: Registration closes 7 days before beginning of each camp session. Weekly payments are due 13 days before beginning of each camp session.

 

All fees are based on per week registration.

  • Kinder, Theme, and Sports Camps -  $205 
  • Kinder and Theme - Memorial Week -  $164
  • Theme Camps - Pflugerville & Bastrop -  $165
  • Adventure Camp -  $245
  • Adventure Camp Centex Adventures week: $255
  • Camp Moody Outdoor Day Camp - $275  (note: additional fees for transportation and/or specialty activities may apply)

Sibling Discounts: Full rate applies to first child registered. A $5 discount applies for any additional siblings registered. Sibling discount does not apply for Financial Assistance rates.

Payment Schedule:

Summer Camp 2020 Payment Schedule

Dates:  Weekly day camp sessions run Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, August 7.Dates differ depending on the camp. Consult your child’s school calendar before registering.

Locations: See a Google Map of All Summer Childcare Locations

Kinder Camp (4-5 yr olds) - Perfect for campers who have yet to attend Kindergarten and need a slower pace with a little more quiet time. Campers benefit from an afternoon quiet/nap period as well as lower camper-to-staff ratios. Campers enjoy changing weekly themes, two trips to the pool each week, and a theme-related field trip. “Adventures Through Time” theme will inspire a variety of activities and children’s literature this summer. Y programs meet children’s individual needs by offering cognitively, socially, and physically enriching curricula. Activities include building blocks and construction, dramatic play, reading, science and math, arts & crafts, creative expression, outdoor play, games and puzzles, and much more! Six locations including northwest Austin, Manor, central Austin, south Austin, southeast Austin, and Buda. 

Theme Camp (5-12 yr olds) - The traditional day camp. Theme Camp offers new experiences mixed with old camp favorites. Campers thrive during various daily activities including organized games, arts & crafts, exciting field trips, swimming and much more! Campers will engage in various leadership opportunities through clubs, project-based learning, and LEGO challenges, along with Makerspace Zones such as coding, creating music with Makey Makey equipment, Light and Sound Lab, and participating in STEM challenges. 21 locations across Austin, Pflugerville, Manor, Bastrop, Buda, Kyle, and Dripping Springs. 

Sports Camp (8-12 yr olds) - If your budding superstar is looking to increase his or her skills and learn about the values of teamwork and sportsmanship, then Sports Camp is your next stop. Daily drills and weekly competitions ensure skill development, while crafts, team-building exercises, nutrition lessons, and swimming promote the development of the whole athlete. Campers enjoy weekly field trips and twice weekly trips to the pool Three locations available - northwest Austin, Austin, and central Austin. 

Adventure Camp (11-14 yr olds) - For the camper that is ready for a challenge. This is a summer full of hiking, exploring, climbing, and more! An extra emphasis will be places on team building and leadership skills. Two locations available - east Austin and central Austin. 

Camp Moody Outdoor Day Camp (8-14 yr olds) - For the first time, the Y will offer a full-day outdoor day camp at YMCA Camp Moody. Nature will be our playground this summer at Camp Moody. If your older camper is ready to spend days outside exploring and learning, then we have your match. Campers will enjoy various, daily on-site activities: ropes course & zip line, canoeing, fishing, archery, fossil hunting, and more while making memories only the outdoors can produce.

Summer Camp Brochure (Download)

Frequently Asked Questions: Kinder, Theme, Sports, Adventure

Themes & Descriptions: Kinder, Theme, Sports, Adventure

Weekly Grid - what themes are offered what weeks at what camps

The EAC Y Experience

Fees and Payment Guidelines

Need to change or cancel camp weeks? We understand that plans change or life happens. Please read over the following cancellation and transfer policies carefully, and use the online links below to make changes to your child’s camp schedule. 

The parent/guardian requesting to cancel must be the primary parent/guardian listed on the child’s registration or must be authorized to make changes to the child’s account. Please refer to the Parent Handbook and Summer Camp Brochure for transfer policies. For any questions or concerns, please call the Extend-A-Care YMCA office at 512-236-9622.

All changes to a child’s enrollment or cancellations must be received by the Extend-A-Care YMCA branch by completing the online cancellation form or transfer request form.

Cancellations

To withdraw a participant, please complete the online cancellation form linked below. Cancellations will no longer be accepted via  email. A $25 late cancellation fee will be charged if notice of cancellation is received less than two Tuesdays (13 days) prior to the effective date. Cancellation requests will not be accepted after the Monday before the affected camp week begins.

Please allow for 3-5 business days for processing the cancellation request. For any questions or concerns, please contact Extend-A-Care YMCA at 512-236-9622 or email EACY@AustinYMCA.org.

2020 Online Summer Camp Cancellation Form

Transfers

To transfer weeks or camps for a camper, please submit a request via the online transfer form linked below. A $10 late transfer fee will be charged if notice of cancellation is received less than two Tuesdays (13 days) prior to the effective date. Transfer requests will not be accepted after the Monday before the affected camp week begins.

Please allow for 3-5 business days for processing the online transfer request. Transfers are subject to availability. For any questions or concerns, please contact Extend-A-Care YMCA at 512-236-9622 or email EACY@AustinYMCA.org.

2020 Online Summer Camp Transfer Form

Email Extend-A-Care YMCA or call 512-236-9622 for general questions and help with your registration, camp billing, financial assistance, and Y online account

 

Debbie Rios-Lombraña Accounts Director 512-226-8239

Joseluis Flores Accounts Director 512-236-9622 ext. 360

Cris Perez Senior Business Director 512-226-8234

 

Andie Connors Associate Executive Director 512-322-9622 ext. 361

Jay Mills Associate Executive Director 512-226-8229

April Walker Associate Executive Director 512-226-8230

 

Jaime Garcia Executive Director  512-226-8254

Dr. Joan Altobelli VP of Licensed Child Care  512-226-8274