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Holiday Camp

Winter break is a wonderful time of year. To best prepare, now is the time to think about what your kids will be doing during their two weeks off from school. Well, the YMCA of Austin has the answer! Registration is now open.

All activities are based on the Y's character development values and the Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your camper is enjoying enrichment activities under the watchful eyes of trained YMCA counselors. Your camper will make new friends, gain confidence, and expand their horizons.

Locations - East Communities YMCA (east), Negley Elem (Kyle), Spicewood Elem (northwest), Cowan Elem (south), ShadowGlen Elem (Manor)

Ages: 5-12 years old

Dates & Times - Weeks/day vary by location (based on school calendars).
Camp is open from 7:30am-6pm daily

Spicewood and ShadowGlen - Dec. 26-29 and Jan. 2-5
East Comm and Cowan - Dec. 20-22 and Dec. 26-29
Negley - Dec. 18-22 and Dec. 26-29

3-day weeks - Y Members: $105  Non-Members $126
4-day weeks - Y Members: $140  Non-Members $168
5-day weeks - Y Members: $175  Non-Members: $210
Daily rates (only available at some locations) - Y Members: $35   Non-Members: $45

Registration: Opens 10/23 and Closes 12/13.
Four Easy Ways to Register

2017 Holiday Camp Registration Form (En Español)

Swimming and Field Trip Calendar:
MYEC = Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex

Negley Elem Swim at Hays Y 1-3pmBob Bullock Museum 10-12pmSwim at Hays Y 1-3pm 
East Comm YNO CAMPNO CAMPSwim at TL Y 1-2pmBob Bullock Museum 1-3pmSwim at TL Y 1-2pm
Cowan ElemNO CAMPNO CAMPSwim at Hays Y 12-2pmBob Bullock Museum 10-12pmSwim at Hays Y 12-2pm
Negley ElemNO CAMPSwim at Hays Y 1-3pmEVO 11-1pmSwim at Hays Y 1-3pm 
East Comm YNO CAMP Swim at TL Y 1-2pmPlayland Skate Center 1-3pmSwim at TL Y 1-2pm
Cowan ElemNO CAMP Swim at Hays Y 12-2pmEVO 10:30-12:30pmSwim at Hays Y 12-2pm
ShadowGlen ElemNO CAMP Swim at NA Y 2-3pmPlayland Skate Center 1-3pmSwim at NA Y 2-3pm
Spicewood ElemNO CAMPSwim at NA Y 1-3pmPlayland Skate Center 1-3pmSwim at NA Y 1-3pm 
ShadowGlen ElemNO CAMP Swim at NA Y 2-3pmBob Bullock Museum 10-12pmSwim at NA Y 2-3pm
Spicewood ElemNO CAMPSwim at NA Y 1-3pmBob Bullock Museum 10-12pmSwim at NA Y 1-3pm 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received 14 days in advance from effective date. Cancellations will take up to 2-3 business days for processing. A $25.00 cancellation fee will incur if the cancellation request is submitted with less than a 14 day notice. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 5 days prior to each session. For more information on our cancellation policy, please contact Program Services at 512-236-9622.

To cancel, please email


Financial Assistance Policy: YMCA of Austin programs and activities are designed to benefit persons of all backgrounds, and fees are based on the cost of providing each program. While participants are expected to pay their fair share, when financial assistance dollars are available, the YMCA will assist any individual or family that wants to participate but cannot afford the fee.

Financial Assistance is awarded on a first come, first served basis. Only completed applications will be accepted and reviewed. Funds are limited, and we recommend applying early.

Financial Assistance Application

Winter Holiday Camp Financial Assistance Form. For details on Holiday Camp financial assistance, contact Joseluis Flores, Family Engagement Coordinator, with questions and to apply.

Shana Chung Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 333 
Andrew Lance Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 364 
Vanessa Wood Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 324
Andie Connors Program Director 512-236-9622 ext. 361

Marisol Prins Program Director II 512-236-9622 ext. 321 

Marisa Redd Business Director 512-236-9622 ext. 323

Shayna Molinar Associate Executive 512-236-9622 ext. 322
Andrew Wiggins District Executive 512-236-9622 ext. 328


Email Program Services YMCA or call 512-236-9622 with questions