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A Time to Bond!

YMCA Camp Kern offers several different parent/child events for your family to enjoy. Please call us at 513-932-3756 for more information or to register.

Mini Family Camp

Unpack those sleeping bags, round up the family, and join us for a fun-filled weekend at YMCA Camp Kern. Rent one of our six yurts and fill your weekend with all sorts of camp activities. Check-in will be on Friday night from 6-8 pm and checkout will be at 2 pm on Sunday. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to spend time with your family and enjoy nature!

Dates: 

  • March 19th-21st
  • April 16th-18th
  • October 1st-3rd

Cost: 

    • Cabin Fee: $200
    • Adults: $40
    • Children 6-17: $35
    • Children 5 and under: FREE
    • A $100 deposit is required to reserve your cabin
  • Accommodation will be at Wilderness Pavilion, with families staying in one of our six beautiful, air conditioned / heated yurts. Due to our current guidelines, we are only allowing ten people per a yurt.
  • Most activities for the weekend will be self led including: hikes, arts and crafts, visits to the nature center.
  • Staffed activities will include: archery, climbing, a Saturday night scavenger hunt, and an option for a pony or trail ride.
  • Click here to see an example schedule.

Interested in signing up? To register contact Loretta at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (513) 932-3756 x 1513.

Questions? Contact Karley Holdeman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (513)932-3756 x1530.

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