Seasonal Camps

Kids Holding Hands and Jumping Together

The fun of Summer Camp all year long! We know that a lot of time passes between summers, and we want to make sure your camper has the opportunity to benefit from summer camp fall, winter, and spring as well! These seasonal weekends are a great opportunity for your camper to catch up with summer camp friends, experience all of their favorite activities, and make a whole new set of amazing memories. This is also a great opportunity for any new camper who is interested in Camp Kern Summer Camp to see what all the hype is about!

Spring Camp2019 Dates: April 26th - 28th
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 and try some classic camp activities!

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 Melissa Huist Kneer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via phone at (513) 932-3756!


2019 Dates: Oct. 25th - 27th
Main Camp Cost:
Ranch Camp Cost:

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!

Winter Petes

2019 Dates: Dec. 13th - 15th            
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.

And don't forget about our Parent Child Camp or Mother Daughter Camps! Click here for more details.

2020 Summer Camp Themes

Session 1 – Star Wars
(June 14 - June 20)

Session 2 – Harry Potter
(June 21 - June 27)

Session 3 – Ultimate Kern Week
(June 28 - July 4)

Session 4 – Neverland 
(July 5 - July 11)

Session 5 – Agents of K.E.R.N.
(July 12 - July 18)

Session 6 – TBD
(July 19 - July 25)

Session 7 – Color Wars
(July 26 - Aug. 1)

Session 8 – Harry Potter
(Aug. 2 - Aug. 8)

Session 9 – Jurassic Camp
(Aug. 9 - Aug. 15)