Camps

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Aquatics Lifesaving Leadership Courses

Aquatics Lifesaving Leadership Courses are held at the Peter Gilgan Family YMCA and run from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day over the week. Canadian Lifesaving and Canadian First Aid manuals are not included in the course fees but can be purchased for an additional fee. Certifications obtained are valid for two years.    Swim Patrol [...]

January 28th, 2019|Camps|

Meet your Camp Directors!

Alex, Camp Director at Valens My name is Alexandria, and this is my fourth year returning to camp! I am studying Public Health at the University of Waterloo. After many years of working at camp, I have come back to share my new ideas and energy for the upcoming camp season. My favourite camp activity is fort [...]

June 4th, 2018|Camps|

FAQ: Summer Camp

Registration Registration for camp can be completed online, or by visiting our front desk with your completed registration forms and a Membership Services Representative would be happy to assist you. Please note that all regionally subsidized families, and families applying for YMCA Financial Assistance must register in person. First Day of Registration Notice: Please [...]

January 29th, 2018|Camps|

Youth Leadership Camps

YMCA Youth Leadership programs help teens connect to and become involved in their camp community. They are designed to encourage greater independence and foster skills in collaboration, teamwork and leadership. Participants will learn more about themselves, while being supported by adult role models. Our Youth Leadership Programs are offered at two locations, and there is [...]

January 7th, 2018|Camps|