Day Camp

Westside YMCA

YMCA Summer Day Camp


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
  • A non-refundable $20.00 deposit is required each week to reserve your spot (the amount will be applied to the weekly fee at the time of camp)

*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.

Are you currently Active Duty Military or Full Time Guard and Reserve stationed in North Texas? Click here to learn more about our YMCA Military campership discount program.

Contact the Benbrook Community Center YMCA at 817-249-0500 for specific day camp information or email [email protected]

Additional Information:

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
Week 1
A Galaxy Far Far Away
Urban Air Wednesday, May 29th May 22nd
June 3rd – 7th
Week 2 Spectacular Science Fort Worth Science and History Museum Wednesday June 5th May 29th
June 10th-14th
Week 3 Beach Bash Epic Waterpark  Wednesday June 12th June 5th
June 17th-21st
Week 4 Savannah Safari Fort Worth Zoo (5-7yrs)

YMCA Camp Carter (8-12yrs)

Wednesday June 19th June 12th
June 24th- 28th
Week 5 Destination Imagination On-site guests from High Touch Tech Science Team Wednesday June 26th June 19th
July 1st- 5th
**All camps will be closed on Thursday, July 4th.
Week 6 Thingamajig Alley Cats Entertainment Wednesday
July 3rd
June 26th
July 8th-12th
Week 7 Mission Impossible Ripley’s Believe It or Not Wednesday
July 10th
July 3rd
July 15th-19th
Week 8

You’ve Got A Friend in Me

AMC Movie Theater Wednesday
July 17th
July 10th
July 22nd- 26th
Week 9 Petite Picassos On-site guests from Art on the Go Wednesday
July 24th
July 17th
July 29th- Aug. 2nd
Week 10 Shark Week

Splash Dayz

July 31st
July 24th
August 5th-9th
Week 11 Curtain Call

Pump It Up (5-7yrs)

Laser Quest (8-12yrs)

Aug. 7th
July 31st
August 12th-15th


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.

teens-groupAt 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.

Year-Round Programs

Camp Carter also offers a host of programs that are enjoyed year-round by our guests.

Outdoor Education

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.

Challenge Course

A confidence building program for teams or individuals, the Challenge Course is available to all church, business and social groups.

Equestrian Program

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.