Day Camp in Wayland, MA

Camp Chickami

Grades 1-10 / Ages 6-15

Summer after summer, Chickami campers build meaningful relationships, learn new skills and discover their most authentic selves through creative play and enjoyment of nature on our beautiful 22 acres of wooded land in Wayland, MA. The camp was founded in 1955 and has been owned and operated by the West Suburban YMCA since.

Camp Chickami At-a-Glance

Camper Ages:

Ages 6-14  (Grades 1-9)

Leaders- in-Training (LIT) Program:

Ages 15 or Entering Grade 10 | 2-week minimum required

Camp Hours:

9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Monday through Friday

Camper Session Fees (Ages 6-14):

$345 for WSYMCA Family Members

$375 for WSYMCA Youth Members

$395 for Non-members

Leader-in-Trainings Fees (Age 15):

(2 Weeks Minimum)

$590 for WSYMCA Family Members

$650 for WSYMCA Youth Members

$690 for Non-Members

Extended Care:

AM Care at the Y | 7:00-8:00 am | $50 per session

AM Care at Chickami | 8:00-9:00 am | $50 per session

PM Care at the Y | 5:00-6:00 pm | $50 per session

PM Care at Chickami | 4:00-6:00 pm | $100 per session

Financial Assistance:

Available - Download Financial Assistance Application to Apply for reduced Session Fees

Counselor-to-Camper Ratios:

Under 7 years: 1 Staff to 5 Campers

7-8 years: 1 Staff to 8 Campers

9-15 years: 1 Staff to 10 Campers

Swim Lessons:

Daily swim lessons and free swim time are included

Bus Transportation:

Available from various stops in Newton, MA | $75 per session

2017 Session Dates

Campers (Ages 6-14) Leaders-in Training (LIT) (Age 15)

Opening Week

June 26 - June 30

 

Session 1

July 3 - July 7

Session 1 July 3 - July 14

Session 2

July 10 - July 14

Session 3

July 17 - July 21

Session 2 July 17 - July 28

Session 4

July 24 - July 28

Session 5

July 31 - August 4

Session 3 July 31 - August 11

Session 6

August 7 - August 11

Session 7

August 14 - August 18

Session 4 August 14 - August 25

Session 8

August 21 - August 25

Closing Week

August 28 - September 1

 

 

For more information on Camp Chickami, Camp Pikati and Camp Frank A. Day, please contact the Y's Camping Services Branch at 617-244-6050 x3008 or campings@wsymca.org.

End of Summer Camp Pikati Special

Register for Session 8 and/or Closing Week and receive a $50 disount per session! Use Discount Code PIK17

Request for Information

2017 Camp Brochure

Camp Chickami Registration Form

Prefer not to register online? Just download this Registration Form and return it to Camping Services at the Y.

Camp Chickami Family Handbook

Everything you need to know about sending your children to Camp Chickami this summer.

Financial Aid Application

To apply for Financial Assistance for Membership, Programs, Child Care and Camps, download this application and return to Member Services at the Y.

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