YMCA Summer Day Camp
BEST SUMMER EVER!
Our Day Camp is a fun place to enjoy summertime where campers play games, create arts and crafts, explore science and technology, swim and discover and value our many cultures. It also provides youth with supervised activities that teach core values, conflict resolution and leadership skills.
June 3rd – August 15th
Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 6:00pm
*Care will not be provided July 4th and August 16th.
White Settlement Recreational Center – 8213 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76108
YMCA Members: $120/week; Non-Members: $150/week
Registration Fee: A one-time $60 non-refundable camp registration fee
*Financial assistance is available. Click here for the Scholarship Application.
*If you are on scholarship or have any sort of discount, you muster register at the Y facility.
Contact the Benbrook Community Center YMCA at 817-249-0500 for specific day camp information or email [email protected]
- Day Camp Information
- Camper Behavior Contract
- Parent Code of Conduct
- Scholarship Application
- Camp Enrollment Form
Cancellation Policy for Day Camp:
- A two week notice must given to cancel a week of camp. Cancellations must be made via the Cancellation Form here.
- If your cancellation request is not made the full two weeks in advance you will be charged a $30 Cancellation Fee.
- Failure to cancel prior to the Wednesday before the week of care you will be drafted and not eligible for refund regardless of your child’s attendance.
Please click on the “Register Now” button above to fully enroll your child in Summer Day Camp at the Westside YMCA. If registering in-house, please bring the completed forms to the Westside YMCA 7 days prior to your child’s camp date.
Weeks & Themes
|Week||Theme||Field Trip||Draft Date||Cancellation Date|
|Urban Air||Wednesday, May 29th||May 22nd|
|June 3rd – 7th|
|Week 2||Spectacular Science||Fort Worth Science and History Museum||Wednesday June 6th||May 30th|
|Week 3||Beach Bash||Water Park (TBA)||Wednesday June 13th||June 6th|
|Week 4||Savannah Safari||Fort Worth Zoo (5-7yrs)
YMCA Camp Carter (8-12yrs)
|Tuesday June 19th||June 12th|
|June 24th- 28th|
|Week 5||Destination Imagination||On-site guests from High Touch Tech Science Team||Tuesday June 26th||June 19th|
|July 1st- 5th|
|**All camps will be closed on Thursday, July 4th.|
|Week 6||Thingamajig||Alley Cats Entertainment||Friday
|Week 7||Mission Impossible||Ripley’s Believe It or Not||Wednesday
You’ve Got A Friend in Me
|AMC Movie Theater||Wednesday
|July 22nd- 26th|
|Week 9||Petite Picassos||On-site guests from Art on the Go||Tuesday
|July 29th- Aug. 2nd|
|Week 10||Shark Week||
|Week 11||Curtain Call||
Pump It Up (5-7yrs)
Laser Quest (8-12yrs)
What can my child expect at Day Camp?
Camp is a place where they will make new friends while participating in a variety of activities. Our trained staff will lead the campers in character development activities and team building games.
What is the staff/child ratio at camp? Our camp follows a ratio of 1 staff to 10 children. During some activities the ratio is lower.
What does my camper need to bring to camp? Please label everything your child brings. A few camp necessities include water bottle, backpack, swim suit, towel, hat, tennis shoes, and comfy clothes.
Does the Y provide snacks? Yes, we provide a morning and afternoon snack. Please be sure to list any allergies on your enrollment form.
Important Information For All Camps
- Closed-toe, activity-appropriate shoes are required for each camp.
- We recommend that campers bring a water bottle to all camps.
- Campers must bring their own lunch each day.
- No prior experience is necessary for any camp.
- Please register early; class sizes are limited.
- Financial assistance is available; ask for details at Member Services.
Summer Resident Camp
Since 1948, Camp Carter YMCA has been a special place for youth to grow. Created especially for the youth of our community, there are few places where values are so important. At Camp Carter, each camper has the opportunity to learn, grow and have fun as they meet new friends, try new things and develop greater confidence in themselves.
At Camp Carter, children can be themselves in a fun and challenging environment where self-confidence, individuality and camaraderie flourish. The program is customized to the camper’s age and level of development. Every day is packed with sports and activities, which leave each camper with improved skills and exciting memories.
Camp Carter also offers a host of programs that are enjoyed year-round by our guests.
During the fall, winter and spring months, Camp Carter provides hands-on learning and discovery through the Outdoor Environmental Education program for public and private schools in grades 2 – 6.
A confidence building program for teams or individuals, the Challenge Course is available to all church, business and social groups.
Riding lessons, trail rides, birthday parties, and half-day rides are only a few of the events offered at the Camp Carter Stables.
Conference and Retreat Center
Camp Carter hosts many retreats and group outings during the fall, winter and spring months.
For more information regarding any program or facility at Camp Carter, call 817-738-9241.
Visit the Camp Carter website.