Camp Kern

Seasonal Camps

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Seasonal Camps

Monthly: Kid’s Night Out!

Ages 7-15

2017 Fall & Winter Dates:

January 19th-20th

February 16th-17th

March 23rd-24th

April 20th-21st

May 18th-19th

This is a great chance to get the kids back to Camp to enjoy a quick round of all the traditional activities! There will be Rock climbing, Archery, Night hikes, Campfires, S’mores and much more! Let the kids kick back and relax, all whilst under the supervision of great counselors! Our check in begins Friday night at 6:30pm and check out is Saturday morning at 11:00am. Breakfast will be provided and snacks on Friday night.


$45 – One Child

$72 – Two Children from the Same Family

+$27 – Additional Children from the Same Family (cost per child)

New Year’s Eve Kid’s Night Out

Ages 7-15


December 31st – January 1st

Help us party in the New Year Camp Kern Style! Enjoy some of your favorite camp activities like Archery, Rock Climbing, Campfires, s’mores and so much more! We’ll even be throwing our very own New Year’s Eve Party as we prepare to welcome in the New Year! Our check-in begins Sunday night at 3pm and check-out is Monday morning at 11am. Dinner will be provided on Sunday as well as Breakfast on Monday.


$75 – One Child

$130 – Two Children from the Same Family

+$55 – Additional Children from the Same Family (cost per child)


Spring Camp – Ages: 7-15

Dates: 3/9 – 3/11

Main Camp Cost: $150/Child
Ranch Camp Cost: $160/Child

Welcome Spring with a weekend at camp! Tons of activities, friends, cookouts, and exploration fill this great rain-or-shine weekend. Play a big game, try some classic camp activities, and embrace the luck o’ the Irish!

Click the link below to register on-line today or feel free to print off the registration and register when convenient. For any questions, please contact Sean Kline at skline@daytonymca.org or via phone at (513) 932-3756!

Click Here To Download Registration!

Click Here to Register On-Line!


Halloween Camp – Ages: 7-15Halloween Camp-facebook

Dates: Oct. 13th – 15th
Main Camp Cost: $150/Child
Ranch Camp Cost: $160/Child

If you miss your Summer Camp, and want to experience Camp Kern in a different season, with your favorite counselors from the summer, come join us for Halloween Camp!  Enjoy Halloween-specific activities (pumpkin carving, caramel apples, hayrides) along with summer camp stand-bys (archery, rock climbing, arts and crafts).

Activities include:

Rock Climbing, Hiking, Campfires, Costume Contest, Pumpkin Carving, Hayride, And more…

Come out to Camp Kern for a weekend of fun and adventure in the beautiful fall colors! Participate in the best activities all fall along with all the fun of summer camp jam packed into one fantastic weekend!

Click Here To Register On-Line!

Winter Camp – Ages: 7-15

Dates: Dec. 15th – 17th             

Main Camp Cost: $150/Child
Ranch Camp Cost: $160/Child

Are you looking for a way to put a little adventure into your winter break? Join us at YMCA Camp Kern for a magical weekend of fun and adventure with your favorite camp friends and counselors.

Click Here To Register On-Line!

Family Camp – All Ages

Share the fun and excitement of summer camp with the whole family! Family camp is offered over the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. Contact Camp Kern for additional information and rates.

Learn more on our Family Programs page.



Call Sean Kline at 513-932-3756 ext. 1530 or email at skline@daytonymca.org  or contact Camp Kern’s office at 513-932-3756.