Best YMCA Summer Camps Near New York City

YMCA of the Bronx is but one of the NYC-based YMCA summer camps catering to kids from diverse backgrounds with varied interests. Photo by Da Ping Luo/courtesy of YMCA of Greater New York
YMCA of the Bronx is but one of the NYC-based YMCA summer camps catering to kids from diverse backgrounds with varied interests. Photo by Da Ping Luo/courtesy of YMCA of Greater New York

From summer day camps to sleepaway summer camps, it's easy to find just the right summer camp for your child at these local YMCA summer camps near New York City. Located throughout the greater tristate area, these Y summer camps offer a wide range of summer camp activities, sports, and adventures in beautiful, stunning outdoor surroundings. 

YMCA summer camps give your child the chance to make new friends, gain confidence, and appreciate the outdoors. Bonus: Most YMCA summer camps are more affordable than other options. Below, we've rounded up our favorite YMCA summer camps in New York, New Jersey, and even some sleepaway summer camp options nearby. 

If you're still searching for the perfect summer camp for your kid, be sure to bookmark our Guide to Summer Camps. Find more overnight camps in our Sleepaway Camps Guide, which profiles the best overnight camps nationwide. 

Subscribe to our newsletters to get stories like this delivered directly to your inbox.

Places featured in this article:


Camp Combe YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester

The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch

The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch

The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch

The Gateway Family YMCA - Wellness Center Branch

The Gateway Family YMCA - Youth Development Branch

South Mountain YMCA Day Camps

Mayor's Circle of Excellence Orange Day Camp

75 Stowe Road
Songbook: Broadway's Future New Holiday Songs
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - 6:00 PM Pick
Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
Dyker Heights Christmas Lights - various times Pick
Let's Learn Circuits Online Camp
Zoom - Online - 9:30 AM
Online MIT App Making Camp
Young Gates - Kids Online Personalized Classes - 9:30 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides