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Valley Shore YMCA

201 Spencer Plain Road

Westbrook, CT 06498 


Helping children learn about who they are and become who they want to be. One-week sessions from June 20 -August 12. Camp Shore features archery, arts and crafts, sports and games. Camp Echo Rock features swimming and boating at the Yale Outdoor Education Center on Powers Lake. 


Camp Echo Rock
121 Upper Pattagansett Rd
East Lyme, CT 06333

Navigators - Grade 4-5

Campers dive deeper into the realm of outdoor living with plenty of adventure! Campers learn skills including camp cooking and knot-tying, while still enjoying all of their summer camp favorites. Programming is more thought-provoking and will challenge your camper to grow both physically and mentally. Camping and boating skills are emphasized.



Pathfinders - Grade 6-8

This program challenges campers to go beyond their comfort zone and is designed to empower them to take chances and develop a stronger sense of self-worth. We promote leadership and independence with a group-influenced schedule while staying true to our outdoor living roots. Campers learn to master and practice advanced outdoor living skills.


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Camp Shore at Valley Shore YMCA

P.O. Box 694
Westbrook, CT 06498


Explorers – Kindergarten

Entering Kindergarten A fun day of exciting and stimulating activities specifically designed for the younger camper. Campers will play active games and sports and participate in arts & crafts, nature activities and much more. The goal is to have fun while focusing on learning how to make friends and learn about caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Explorers do not participate in archery.



Travelers – Grades 1-3

Campers get more advanced use of specialty areas such as archery and ropes. In addition, they participate in activities that will challenge them to work together and problem solve.


Rangers – Grades 4-5

These campers are ready for more advanced concepts, challenges and skills. The program is designed to make sure that activities are more in-depth and challenging, whether its sports, games or arts and crafts projects.


Trailblazers – Grades 6-8

More emphasis on team-building, problem solving and leadership development. Fun activities are selected with the older camper in mind and campers have more say in choosing activities that appeal to them the most.

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