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Find your Summer Adventure at South Shore YMCA Day Camps

Posted: Dec. 27, 2023 2024 DAY CAMP

Summer fun begins at South Shore YMCA Day Camp

Day Camp registration begins January 6

Great summers start at Y Camp! The South Shore YMCA offers the widest variety of traditional and specialty day camps on the South Shore, with extended drop-off and pick-up times included at no cost, and daily swim included with most day camp programs.

South Shore YMCA members enjoy substantial savings with preferred member rates and registration dates for all Y Camp programs. Not a member yet? Join now before you register for camp!

Registration Dates:

  • South Shore YMCA Members: Begins January 6, 2024, 8:30 AM
  • Returning Camp Families: Begins January 13, 2024, 8:30 AM
  • Public Registration: Begins January 20, 2024, 8:30 AM

Click the links below to find the perfect Y camp experience for you on the South Shore. We cannot wait to welcome your camper for their best summer yet!

South Shore YMCA Day Camps

South Shore YMCA Camp Gordon Clark - Emilson Y, Hanover

Serving children ages 4-15, Camp Gordon Clark is a traditional Y camp situated on 46 beautifully wooded acres, including spacious athletic fields, state-of-the-art outdoor pools, games court, archery range, basketball court, organic farm, tennis courts, low ropes course, traverse climbing wall, volleyball court, bathhouse/changing area and access to SSYMCA Laura’s Center for the Arts cultural center. Daily swim included in most Camp Gordon Clark Programs.

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South Shore YMCA Camp Quirk - Hale Family YMCA (Quincy) & Quincy High School

South Shore YMCA Camp Quirk offers traditional and specialty Y day camps located at the Hale Family YMCA (Quincy) and, new this year, Quincy High School for campers ages 4 -12 years. At Camp Quirk we support a traditional camp environment that is welcoming to all campers. Campers enjoy exploring the outdoors, making new friends, and staying engaged with positive role models as Camp Counselors. Daily swim included in most Camp Quirk programs.

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South Shore YMCA Natural Science Center - Nature Adventures Camp, Norwell

SSYMCA Nature Adventures Camp is an outdoor day camp where campers develop an awareness, appreciation, and concern for our environment, exploring the habits and habitats of animals living in our woods, ponds, meadows, and along the shore. Campers have fun using their imagination as they learn about natural science through stories, hikes, games, crafts, and a host of other fun-filled activities.

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South Shore YMCA Match Point Tennis Camp - Emilson Y, Hanover

Tennis for everyone! For grades K-12 of all levels, from beginner to serious tournament player, South Shore YMCA Match Point Tennis Camp challenges campers with drills, games, and a tournament to end each week. Campers even enjoy daily swimming!

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South Shore YMCA Arts Camp - Emilson Y, Hanover

Calling all artists! Join our artistic team as we explore and foster your creativity, talent, and energy this summer at ArtsCamp, part of Camp Gordon Clark at the Emilson YMCA campus in Hanover. Discover performing arts, musical theatre, dance, theatre production, digital media classes, visual arts, photography, and more at SSYMCA Laura’s Center for the Arts, our vibrant community cultural center dedicated to the exploration of the arts.

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