Day Camp

Westside YMCA

YMCA Holiday Camps


Our Day Camp is a fun place to enjoy the holidays 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.



December 24th – December 28th

Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 6:00pm

*Care will not be provided Christmas Day. Children must bring a lunch each day.

December 31st-January 4th

Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 6:00pm

*Care will not be provided New Year’s Day. Children must bring a lunch each day.


Benbrook Community Center YMCA – 1899 Winscott Rd, Benbrook, TX 76126

White Settlement Recreation Center – 8213 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76108

Day Camp Rates:

YMCA Members: $75/week; Non-Members: $90/week

*Financial assistance is available.
*If you are on scholarship or have any sort of discount, you muster register at the Y facility.

Contact the Westside YMCA at 817-244-4544 for specific day camp information or email [email protected]

Camp Information

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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.

When registration opens, you will need to print off and complete the Registration Form to fully enroll your child in Summer Day Camp at the Westside YMCA. Please bring the completed forms to the Westside YMCA 7 days prior to your child’s camp date.


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 lunch, water bottle, backpack, 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.

How can I reach camp? Our camp has a cell phone that a staff person keeps on them at all times. If you have questions you may reach them at 817-825-6012.

Additional 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.

Contact email [email protected] or call 817-244-4544 for specific day camp information.


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.