YMCA Calgary > Camps



Choose from multi-activity, sport-specific, outdoor or overnight camps… or try them all!  Our fun camps will keep your child  active and unplugged.

Does your child require the support of an Aide/Support Worker while at camp? For a fun and safe experience for all, your Aide/Support Worker must meet the following criteria:
  • 16 years of age or older
  • Cleared security clearance (through the Calgary Police Service)
  • Approval from the YMCA to attend camp with your child
Click here to get the start the application process!


Learn more about our camps:



In the city

Indoor Camp (with some outdoor activities)

Camp YMCA camps take place at our eight health & fitness locations in Calgary.

Campers will play sports, jump in the pool, get artsy, and participate in a variety of traditional camp games both in and out of the facility. They’ll play court sports and enjoy a recreational swim each day (except for summer field trip days)!  Each age group will enjoy activities appropriate for their developmental age.


In the city

Outdoor Camp


Camp Riveredge campers will experience a fully outdoor camp—right in the city!

Packed with full days of adventure, campers will try out the low ropes, challenge course, bouldering cube and archery range.  They’ll participate in active camp games, build a team shelter and spend lots of time exploring forests and wide-open spaces.  Bike campers will learn more about bike maintenance and safety and discover the trails in and around Camp Riveredge.

Full days immersed in the natural world will provide many meaningful opportunities and loads fun!

Camp Chief Hector

Outside of the city

Outdoor Camp

Camp Chief Hector provides a rich ecosystem for children and youth to learn and grow through nature.  Our overnight and day camps promote independence and individual growth through challenge and fun. An experience not be missed!

This fun camp includes canoeing, hiking, climbing, archery, arts activities  and much more.  Ther are two outdoor locations:

Camp Cheif Hector Site:

The Camp Chief Hector site is Located just an hour outside of Calgary in Bow Valley Wildlands Provincial Park, this camp is full of adventure.

Gray Jay Site:

Our more rustic Gray Jay site is located 2.5 hours north west of Calgary, on the eastern edge of Banff National Park. This area, along the Red Deer River in the Yaha Tinda valley, is well known for its spectacular views, history, and hiking and horseback riding trails.