Camp Wells Ave| West Suburban YMCA

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Camp Wells

Youth Entering Grades K-6, Leaders in Training Grades 7-9

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Sound the camp bugle call!

Registration for Summer 2024 opens early this year.

10/2: overnight camp open registration
10/25: returning day camp families (limited spots)
11/1: day camp open registration

At noon!

WSYMCA summer camps fill quickly so mark your calendars!

Camp Information Tables: Meet with camp staff and learn about our 4 summer camps!

Tues. 10/3 4:30-6:30 PM: Church St Y
Thur. 10/12 3-5 PM: Wells Ave Y
Wed. 10/18 3-5 PM: Church St Y
Mon. 10/23 4-6 PM: Wells Ave Y
Thur. 10/26 4:30-6:30 PM: Church St Y
Mon. 10/30 3:30-5:30 PM: Wells Ave Y

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2023 Camp Memories

Campers: 1-week sessions

Weekdays, 9:00am-4:00pm

Each week campers have a blast with full days of traditional camp games, sports, arts and crafts, swim lessons, hiking, free swim, nature walks, exploration, and camp-wide fun! All activities are run by trained counselors who model the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

In addition to traditional camp games and activities, campers will enjoy basketball, soccer, volleyball, pickleball, flag football, whiffle ball, gaga ball, handball, and dodgeball. Swim will be in the Wells Ave Y’s indoor pool.
Session 1 July 1 - 5
*Thursday, July 4 we will be closed in observance of Independence Day
Session 2  July 8 - 12
Session 3  July 15 - 19
Session 4  July 22 - 26
Session 5  July 29 - August 2
Session 6 August 5 - 9
Session 7  August 12 - 16
Session 8  August 19 - 23

2024 RATES per session:
West Suburban YMCA Family Member: $359
West Suburban YMCA Youth Member: $417
Community (non-member): $469 

AM Care 7:30am-9:00am): $40
PM Care (4:00pm-6:00pm): $60

Leader-In-Training (LIT): 2-week sessions

Weekdays, 9:00am-4:00pm

Leader-in-Training sessions provide our oldest campers (youth entering grades 7-9) a way to transition from camper to counselor. LITs gain valuable leadership skills and take on more responsibility at camp. LIT sessions are 2 weeks.

LIT Session 1 July 1 - 12
*Thursday, July 4 we will be closed in observance of Independence Day
LIT Session 2  July 15 - 26
LIT Session 3  July 29 - Aug 9
LIT Session 4  August 12 - 23

2024 RATES per session (2 weeks)
West Suburban YMCA Family Member: $490
West Suburban YMCA Youth Member: $650
Community (non-member): $690

For more information please contact the Y's Camping Services Branch at 617-244-6050 x3008 or

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2024 Summer Camp Guide

Check out the 2024 Summer Camp Guide to learn about our four summer camps - Camp Pikati, Camp Wells, Camp Chickami, and Camp Frank A. Day!

Day Camp Registration

Registration for Summer 2024 will open 10/25 for returning campers.  Open registration is 11/1.

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