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New Canaan YMCA
Summer Camps

564 South Avenue

New Canaan, CT 06840

(203) 966-4528

Best Summer Ever: New Canaan YMCA Summer Camps


The New Canaan YMCA Summer Camps have provided thousands of children in the community with a camp experience they never forget.  New Canaan YMCA Summer Camps offer a variety of experiences for children of all ages and abilities, with each camp offering safe and supervised fun provided by a caring, responsible staff. Each child gains something different at our camps: making new friends, learning how to swim, self-confidence, independence, and leadership—skills that last far beyond the summer.


2021 Programs:


Camp Mini: Ages 3-5 (Pre-K)*

Where little kids make big memories. Held at the Y, Camp Mini provides a safe and comfortable camp experience for children to play, grow, and make friends.

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Camp Y-Ki: Completed Grades K-5*

Where adventure awaits. An exciting outdoor camp experience for school-age children, offering a variety of activities which help campers build self-esteem, confidence, independence, and responsibility ─ all while enjoying simple summertime fun with new friends.

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NEW! Sports Camp: Grades 3-8*

Where every player is most valuable. Newly designed and held at the Y, Sports Camp blends athletics and wellness together. With focus on a specific sport per session, swim lessons, stroke mechanics, and mindfulness activities, campers will build confidence and independence, while finding balance in activities that promote wellness.

YSN Camp Jam Teen & Young Adult Camp: Ages 13+

The Y’s special needs camp programs offer children with varying limitations an inclusive traditional summer camp experience within three day camps, as well as a specialized camp program for teens and young adults at the Y.


*Special Cares support is offered at Camp Mini, Camp Y-Ki, & Sports Camp for ages 3-14 on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about inclusive support services offered at our camps, contact Carolynn Kaufman, Director of Special Needs Programming at 203-920-1656 or

Additional programs include Leaders-In-Training: Completed Grades 6 & 7; Counselors-In-Training: Ages 14-15; Synchronized Swimming Camp: Boys & Girls Ages 6-12.

New Canaan YMCA camps will continue to monitor and adhere to all current COVID-19 State guidelines while providing a fun and engaging experience for our campers. Camp participants will remain

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informed as to these guidelines as they are determined by the State.


Registration is now available for Y members. Summer member registration begins March 1. For additional information, visit or call 203-966-4528.

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