Please find a guide to our costs below. Costs are subject to change, but total costs will be finalized when a contract is created and signed. If you have any questions about pricing please contact Dave Moran at 513-932-3756 x 1527 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



If you are in need of financial assistance to help with the cost of a trip to Camp, plesae contact Dave Moran for details. We are more than willing to work with groups in order to provide outdoor experiences for all students.

YMCA Camp Kern is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Overnight Groups

The cost per student is based on the size of the group. Please see the chart below. Chaperones will be charged one-half of the per student fee. No fee will be charged for your school's staff.

Number of Students2 Day, 1 Night
(4 meals)
3 Day, 2 Nights
(7 meals)
5 Day, 4 Nights
(13 meals)
61 or more $68 $94 $168
20 to 60 $74 $98 $178

Day Groups

Day Groups: Cost begins at $20 per student. Participants bring their own lunch. No charge for teachers. Day typically runs from 9am to 2pm.

Extended Day Groups: Cost begins at $46 per student. This includes a full day of programming, camp lunch and dinner, and an evening program. No charge for teachers. Typical day runs from 9am to 7pm.

Horse Rides

45 minute horse back rides are $15 per student.

Raft Trips

Raft trips on the Little Miami River are $10.00 per participant.

Fort Ancient

The cost is $1.00 per student to visit the site, $3.00 for both site and Museum visit.

Other Fees

High Adventure Programming: Typically $30 per student for a 3 hour experience. Availability may be limited so please let us know if you are interested in this option.