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Camp Explorer

East Clayton Elementary School, 2075 NC-42 , Clayton, NC 27520

YMCA traditional Summer Day Camps are packed with activities, games and fun. Campers spend the day swimming, creating crafts and art, playing sports like kickball, pickup basketball, and soccer and playing games like gaga ball and capture the flag. Campers spend time inside and outside during the day depending on the weather and activity. Read more about a typical day at YMCA Day Camp.

All campers are encouraged to try everything, to do their best and are led by a team of YMCA youth staff and counselors.

You can read more about how we operate our day camps in the YMCA Parent Manual. Details include safety information and links to our medication forms and packing lists.

We can’t wait to see your children this summer. After all, a strong summer means strong kids.

This summer, pricing is the same for members and program participants.

Camp Explorer is based at East Clayton Elementary and serves children in rising grades 1 - 5.

We also have a special group for rising kindergartners with modified activities that are age-appropriate - FULL

Camp Explorer: Middle School
Camp Explorer: CILTs

Camp weeks

Theme Day Date Time Prices Ages
Superhero
Mon - Fri
Jun 1 - Jun 4 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $126.50 PP: $126.50 5 - 11
Mad Science
Mon - Fri
Jun 7 - Jun 11 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Holiday Hoopla
Mon - Fri
Jun 14 - Jun 18 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Pirate
Mon - Fri
Jun 21 - Jun 25 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Stars and Stripes
Mon - Fri
Jun 28 - Jul 2 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Camp's Got Talent
Mon - Fri
Jul 5 - Jul 9 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Survivor
Mon - Fri
Jul 12 - Jul 16 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Blast from the Past
Mon - Fri
Jul 19 - Jul 23 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Outer Space Week
Mon - Fri
Jul 26 - Jul 31 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Homecoming
Mon - Fri
Aug 2 - Aug 6 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Wacky Water
Mon - Fri
Aug 9 - Aug 13 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11
Best of Camp
Mon - Fri
Aug 16 - Aug 20 7:00 am - 6:00 pm M: $158 PP: $158 5 - 11

At Camp, Character Matters

At YMCA Summer Day Camp, campers earn beads for exemplifying our five character traits: Honesty, Respect, Caring, Responsibility and Faith. Campers can earn beads daily by being a good friend, picking up after themselves or leading a camp prayer.