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YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth

YMCA Camp Carter


Situated on 360 acres along the Trinity River, you’d never guess that YMCA Camp Carter is just minutes from downtown Fort Worth. YMCA Camp Carter offers year-round programs including summer day and overnight camp, outdoor education, rentals, retreats and more.


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YMCA Camp Carter Programs

Summer Overnight Camp

At YMCA Camp Carter Overnight Camp, campers live, play and build deep bonds with their peers. Campers must rely on the others in their cabin groups to share daily responsibilities.

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Summer Day Camp

YMCA Summer Camps are the place to be! From swimming and hiking to outdoor cooking and arts & crafts, YMCA summer camps are the perfect place for kids to experience exciting activities and field trips while learning character values!

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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education at YMCA Camp Carter offers a unique opportunity for students to experience classroom lessons in a hands-on natural environment. With over 360 acres including wooded areas, hiking trails, lakes, shorelines and much more we have the perfect environment to ensure kids really get to experience the great outdoors.

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Equestrian Classes

The YMCA Camp Carter Equestrian Center is a year round horse facility offering both English and Western progressive riding lessons. Lessons involve total horsemanship, not just riding, so come prepared to learn more. You will not only learn proper riding skills, you will learn about grooming, safety, ground skills, and how to properly care for horses.

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Retreats & Events

YMCA Camp Carter’s 360 acres is waiting to be explored and enjoyed by you and your group any time of the year! With more than five spacious meeting areas, 10 cabins, catering options, and numerous camp activities, Camp Carter has everything you need to have a fabulous time away!

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