Holiday Camp

Ages 6 weeks - 12

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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. The YMCA of Austin has your answer! Our Holiday Camps offer care at five school-age locations and two infant-preschool locations with trained Youth Development Leaders, who will guide your child through a fun and engaging array of themed crafts and organized games.

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 skilled and qualified YMCA counselors. Your camper will make new friends, gain confidence and expand their horizons!

Have questions? Call 512-236-9622 or email

Registration open November 1st through December 7th, pending available space. First-come, first-served. 

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THEMEWinter Wonderland!

Camps offered are school-age (4-12), preschool (2-4 years), and infant (6 week-23 months). More information under the Registration & Fee Info and Locations & Hours tabs. 

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Camp fees are due at time of registration.  

Registration open November 1st through December 7th, pending available space. First-come, first-served. 

Winter Holiday Camp Fees


Financial Assistance Policy:

EAC YMCA 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, EAC YMCA will assist families that want to participate but cannot afford the fee. Financial Assistance will be awarded to working families that meet our income guidelines and/or can demonstrate a need for fee assistance. Since demand for assistance is great and funds are limited, we encourage parents to apply early. You can complete our prescreen questions while completing your online camp application.

Financial Assistance is available to school-age camps only.

See a Google Map of all locations here!

School-Age Camps (ages 4-12 years): 

  • Buda (Hours: 7:00am-6:30pm)
    • 1060 Old San Antonio Rd, Buda, TX 78610
  • Cunningham (Hours: 7:15am-6:30pm)
    • 2200 Berkeley Ave, Austin, TX 78745
  • Dawson (Hours: 7:15am-6:30pm)
    • 3001 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704
  • East Communities YMCA (Hours: 7:15am-6:30pm)
    • 5315 Ed Bluestein Blvd, Austin, TX 78723
  • Laurel Mountain (Hours: 7:15am-6:30pm)
    • 10111 D-K Ranch Rd, Austin, TX 78759

Preschool Camp (ages 2 - 4 years): 

Infant Camp (ages 6 weeks - 23 months):

  • Little Angels (Hours: 7:00am-6:30pm)
    • 55 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78702

Theme: Winter Wonderland!

Windows will glisten with glittering snowflakes and sparkling ice crystal ornaments as frosty snowmen and hot chocolate sipping students celebrate the magic of the winter season. Wintery science, fake snow, and icy art curriculum will be accompanied by theme-related stories and books, including “When This World Was New” by Danilo Figueredo, “Sneezy the Snowman” by Maureen Wright, and the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale “The Snow Queen”.

Cancellation and transfer requests must be submitted to the EAC YMCA Customer Service team prior to the start of camp. Make sure to use our online cancellation form linked below. These requests can take 3-5 days to complete. 

Cancel by November 26th, and receive a full refund minus a $25 cancellation fee per child. Cancel by December 8th to receive a 50% refund. No refunds for cancellations submitted after December 8th.  

Cancellation Form Link  - Please use this form to cancel Holiday Camp. Emailed cancellation requests will not be accepted.


If you need to transfer to a different camp than originally requested then please email with your transfer request. 

Current YMCA safety protocols in place include the practices below. COVID guidelines are subject to change. We will continue to follow advice by public health officials:

  • For School Age camps:
    • Smaller ratios are maintained per state guidelines and CDC recommendations
    • Facility deep cleaned daily with hourly wipe downs
    • 3 ft. social distancing adherence
    • Frequent hand washing 
    • Masks required for all children and staff 
    • Pick-up and drop-off outside facility
    • Children showing signs of illness will be separated and parents will be called for pickup
  • For Infant/Preschool:
    • Routine cleaning
    • Temperature checks prior to entry
    • Drop-off and pick-up outside facility
    • Children showing signs of illness will be separated and parents will be called for pickup

EACY staff will adjust schedules, where possible, to relocate more activities outside. These policies are in place because children under 12 are not yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination. These policies are subject to change due to new recommendations and district requirements. 

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.

Buda: Maggie Peterson, Program Director, 512-236-9622 ext. 248

Cunningham: Katelynn Eckenrode, 512-236-9622 ext. 212

Dawson: Jordan Mulloy, 512-236-9622 ext. 226

East Communities: Julia Chapman, 512-236-9622 ext. 233

Laurel Mountain: Michelle Breeden, 512-236-9622 ext. 205


Debbie Rios-Lombraña Accounts Director 

Cris Perez Senior Business Director 


Andie Connors Associate Executive Director

Jay Mills Associate Executive Director 

April Walker Associate Executive Director