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Family Weekends at Camp Chief Hector YMCA

Bring the whole family to one of our Family Weekends for some outdoor fun!

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May       **Space still available**     Fri May 20, 7PM to Mon May 23, 2PM  – Victoria Day Weekend

Activities, Packing list, Schedule    Activity planning tool* (4-day weekend)

May                                                           Fri May 27, 7PM to Sun May 29, 2PM

June                                                          Fri Jun 10, 7PM to Sun Jun 12, 2PM

Activities, Packing list, Schedule      Activity planning tool*



September                                             Fri Sep 23 7PM to Sun Sep 25 2PM

Sept/October                                        Fri Sep 30 7PM to Sun Oct 2 2PM

Activities, Packing list, Schedule     Activity planning tool*


3-day weekend           Adults $205 | 6-16Y  $135 | 3-5Y  $90 | 0-2Y  free
4-day weekend           Adults $310 | 6-16Y  $240 | 3-5Y  $135 | 0-2Y  free


*Families are encouraged to pre-register for activities. Participants may choose to leave a time block open to take a walk, read a book, have a nap or enjoy a cup of tea. Scan and email your Activity planning tool to our office on the day you register for Family Weekend.

Register by telephone at 403-269-6156 or 1-866-430-9622.


Space still available for overnight camps at Camp Chief Hector YMCA

As of May 27, the following camps still  have room:


10Y Mistaya 13-day | Traditional | Jul 5-17

10Y Mistaya 13-day | Mountain Bike | Jul 19-31 & Aug 2-14

11Y Mistaya 13-day | Trip to Gray Jay | Jul 5-17 & Jul 19-31

16Y Leadership 1 27-days | Hike/Horse | Jul 5-31 & Aug 2-28

17Y Leadership in Training | Jul 23 – Aug 14 | Application


10Y Mistaya 13-day | Mountain Bike | Jul 5-17

10Y Mistaya 13-day | Traditional | Aug 2-14

13Y Kananaskin 13-day | Canoe | Aug 16-28

13Y Kananaskin 13-day | Hike | Aug 2-14 & Aug 16-28

13Y Kananaskin 13-day | Horse | Aug 16-28

14Y Pioneer 13-day | Hike (Mainsite) | Aug 2-14

15Y Pioneer 13-day | Hike (Gray Jay site) | Jul 5-17 & Aug 2-14

15Y Pioneer 13-day | Hike/Horse (Gray Jay site) | Aug 16-28

16Y Leadership 1 27-days | Canoe/Hike | Aug 2-28

16Y Leadership 1 27-days | Hike/Horse | Jul 5-31 & Aug 2-28

17Y Leadership in Training | Jul 23 – Aug 14 | Application


Read about all of our Summer Camps at our website. Did you know that we offer weekend programs, site rentals, weddings and more?

CONTACT US: 403-269-6156 or toll free 1-866-430-9622.

As with all YMCA Calgary programs, financial assistance is available through our Strong Kids Campaign to those who qualify.

Leadership 1 – Space Still Available – Camp Chief Hector

Spend an amazing month outdoors and improve your group leadership, risk management, and outdoor living skills on this 27-day program. Click here for a full description of our Leadership 1 programs.

The following camps still have spots available:

Leadership 1 Canoe (87890)                 July 6 – Aug 1

Leadership 1 Canoe (87888)                July 6 – Aug 1
Leadership 1 Hike/Horse (87897)        Aug 3 – Aug 29

As with all of our YMCA programs, fee assistance is also available.

To register: 403-269-6156 or 1-866-430-9622.

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Can’t wait for Summer Family Camp? Come to Family Weekend this Fall.

Bring the whole family to camp for a weekend getaway this fall. In response to a large waiting list for the already-full September dates, we have created another Family Weekend.

  • Family Weekend at Camp Chief Hector YMCA
  • Friday, October 26, 7pm – Sunday, October 28, 2pm
  • Adults $170 | 12-17Y $120 | 6-11Y $100 | 3-5Y $80 | 0-2Y free

There are a variety of activities to choose from to create a unique outdoor experience. Try things like high and low ropes courses, an interpretive hike, arts & crafts, climbing wall and evening campfires. Leave children ages three to five in our child care program when taking part in some activities. Fees include accommodations, meals and activities.

Click here for activity descriptions, schedule and packing list.

As with all YMCA Programs, financial assistance is available. Call 403-269-6156 or 1-866-430-9622 (toll free) to register or for more information.

Images of Camp Chief Hector YMCA

Sending your kid(s) to Camp Chief Hector YMCA this summer? If you were unable to attend the open house a couple weeks back and are wondering what your children can expect, there are a couple ways to get a sneak peak at our fabulous location at the base of the Rocky Mountains.

  • Check out the photos page on the Camp Chief Hector YMCA Facebook page.
  • Check out the Camp Chief Hector YMCA photo albums on our website.