Our four YMCA summer day camps provide opportunities for young people to build strong relationships and feel belonging and achievement in unique ways.  Camp Koala, Gymnastics Camp and our new Camp Prospect all take place at the YMCA facility in Northampton.  Camp Norwich is situated on beautiful Lake Norwich in nearby Huntington.

Camp Norwich

Click here for information about our Norwich Family Center, open to Y members beginning July 6!

This traditional summer day camp experience offers children ages 5-15 many exciting opportunities for growth and discovery on 137 beautiful acres of lake, woods and fields.

Groups of 10-14 same-age campers are paired with two counselors and enjoy activities from the specialty track of their choice, including drama, athletics, archery, fishing, arts and crafts, woodworking and outdoor living skills. Campers learn new skills, build self-confidence, make lasting friendships and gain an appreciation for the outdoors during their special time at Camp Norwich.

Camp Norwich Age Groups:
Explorers: Grades k-2; Adventurers: Grades 3-6; Trailblazers: Grades 7-9; CIT: entering grade 9.

2019 Camp Norwich session dates:

Session One: 6/24-7/5
Session Two: 7/8-7/19
Session Three: 7/22-8/2
Session Four: 8/5-8/16
Session 5A: 8/19-8/23
Session 5B:  8/26-8/30

Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm*
*See registration form for bus information

Camp Norwich
1 Wrightway Rd
Huntington, Massachusetts 01050

Directions from the center of Northampton:

  • Follow Main Street 0.1 miles and turn Left onto Route 66 West.
  • Follow Route 66 West 12.1 miles to Huntington town line.
  • Make your first right after the town line onto Allen Coit Road.
  • At the first fork stay right on Pisgah Road which becomes a dirt road very soon after fork.
  • Follow Pisgah road about two miles and make a left at the Camp Norwich Sign.
    The Camp entrance is 300 feet on right

Camp Koala

Located at our YMCA facility on Prospect Street, this day camp is for children ages 3-5. Our dynamic theme-based itinerary includes coordinated events and activities sure to stimulate your child’s imagination and creativity!

Whether it’s cooking, arts and crafts, or sports and games, we’ll provide a memorable summer experience for your youngster.

2019 Camp Koala session dates and weekly themes:

Week 1: June 24-June 28           Welcome to the Jungle
Week 2: July 1-July 5                  Stars and Stripes
Week 3: July 8-July 12               Winter in July
Week 4: July 15-July 19              Wild, Wild West
Week 5: July 22-July 26              Music
Week 6: July 29-August 2           Transportation
Week 7: August 5- August 9       Camping
Week 8: August 12-August 16    Fairy Tales
Week 9: August 19-August 23   Aloha Summer

Monday – Friday: Half Day – 8:30 am – 1:30 pm / Full Day: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Gymnastics Camp

All children can benefit from this amazing and dynamic sport! In order to ensure that camp is both fun and challenging, campers are grouped by age, ability and progress level.  We provide a positive and nurturing environment for all children to flourish.

2019 Gymnastics Camp session dates:

Week 1: June 24 – June 28
Week 2: July 1 – July 5 (NO CAMP ON 7/4)
Week 3: July 22 – July 26
Week 4: July 29 – August 2

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / Morning Care 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Camp Prospect

Camp Prospect is a recreational camp that focuses on sports introduction and includes activities such as swimming, arts & crafts, physical challenges, and dance & movement. Sports bolster a child’s physical, mental, and social growth when they learn new skills, work as part of a team, and develop self-confidence.

Our role-model counselors will foster a sense of belonging for all campers regardless of age, experience or ability.  Camp Prospect takes place right at our YMCA facility in Northampton, on the corner of Massasoit and Prospect Streets.

2019 Camp Prospect session dates:

Week 1: July 8 – July 12
Week 2: July 15 – July 19
Week 3: August 5 – August 9
Week 4: August 12 – August 16

Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / Morning Care 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM