General Information - Registration is Now Open!

At the Y, we offer fun for every child this summer, regardless of age, income and background. Plan a summer of fun at the Y, and experience the impact we can make in your families life and community. Get started by reading all about our camp offerings on this website or on our brochure, and find the type of camp that's right for your child. For more information about our Y Camp Philosophy, click here

For information of our ADA accommodation policy, please click on the following link. Download our ADA form.

Camp Location

Embarcadero YMCA
169 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Camp Hours

Monday-Friday
Extended Care*/Drop-off 7:30am-9:00am
Camp Programming 9:00am-4:30pm
Extended Care*/Pick-Up 4:30pm-6:00pm

*Extended Care is offered at no additional cost.

Summer Camp Calendar & Themes

Camp is offered every week, beginning June 8 and ending August 14.

WEEK 1: June 8-12, SCHOOL'S OUT FOR SUMMER!
WEEK 2: June 15-19, OH THE PLACES YOU WILL GO!
WEEK 3: June 22-26, ONCE UPON A TIME 
WEEK 4: June 29-July 3 WILD AND CRAZY KIDS! ​(No camp July 3) 
WEEK 5: July 6-10, ANIMAL ADVENTURES 
WEEK 6: July 13-17, MOVIN' AND GROOVIN'
WEEK 7: July 20-24, GAMES, GAMES, GAMES 
WEEK 8: July 27-31, BAY AREA ADVENTURE
WEEK 9: August 3-7, ENGINEERED FOR FUN 
WEEK 10: August 10-14, FUNTASTIC FINALE

 

Safety at Y Camp

The safety of our kids is paramount. We have rigorous hiring standards and supervision policies which include the following: 

  • Personal interview, with child safety based questions.
  • Four references, including one personal reference.
  • Criminal background check.
  • Comprehensive Child Safety training for all staff.
  • Supervision policies: No one-on-one contact with children. No outside contact with minor participants. Staff work in pairs or groups, so they are never alone with children.
  • Parent education: We provide parent manuals about child safety and talking to your children.
  • Participant education: Participants are told they have a right to be safe and are told they should notify staff or another adult if anyone makes them feel uncomfortable.
  • It is our policy that staff are not to communicate with youth participants outside of our programs, by social media or by any other means.

For more information on the Y's policies for creating a child safe environment, click here.

Please click on links for more information on the Y's Bullying and Behavior Guidelines policies. 

 

How To Register & Liability Waiver

Online registration opens February 4, 2020, and in-person camp registration opens February 18, 2020!

Remember, all Campers must have a signed Liability Waiver on file by the first day of camp or they will not be permitted. Every child must have an updated waiver on file for Summer 2020. To complete one online, go here.

Online registration

How to create or update your member profile:

Click Here to Begin
Select “Login” or “Create an account”.
Once signed in, check to make sure your contact info is current.

To update your payment method click to the “Billing Method” section. Select the billing method to edit and update the information as needed. Click “Submit”. 

Scheduling payments

To make or schedule a payment, go to “My Account” on the right corner and click on “My Balance” from the menu. Click either “Pay Fees Now” or “Schedule a payment for a later date” (Note: payments cannot be scheduled after their due date or rescheduled if they are past due).

To add a payment method, go to “My Account” on the right corner and click “View Account.” Go to “Payment Methods” and click “Add Credit Card” or “Add EFT”. Once you have updated or added this info, click “Submit”. 

From your online account main screen click on “Payment Method” and click “Add Credit Card” or “Add Bank Draft”
Once you have updated or added this info, click “Submit”

To make or schedule a payment:

From your online account main screen click “My Balance”
Click either “Pay Fees Now” or Schedule A Payment For A Later Date” (Note: payments cannot be scheduled after their due date or rescheduled if they are past due).

When is the balance due for camp?

The remaining balance for each camp is due 14 days prior to the start date of camp. Failure to pay balances will result in the deposit being forfeited and the camper’s registration being canceled. Please note that a deposit of $40 per camp session, per camper is required for registration. Deposits are non-refundable.

Financial Assistance

We strive to make camp accessible to all. To the extent possible, financial assistance is available thanks to the generous donors who contribute to our Annual Giving Campaign. Forms are available here and at Member Services. Completed forms can be submitted in-person to Member Services or via email to Orly Gosha. Space is limited and spots will not be held unless a deposit is provided. Applications take up to two weeks to process. All applications are processed based on funding availability.

Credit / Refund Policies

Because we pay our vendors, purchase our admission tickets and supplies, and hire our staff according to the enrollment several months before camp starts, no credits, refunds, or transfers are allowed within 14 days of the start of program for which you are registering. If you wish to make a change or cancel your registration prior to the 14-day deadline, you may choose one of the following:

  • Transfer to another Embarcadero YMCA camp program minus the non-refundable deposit (spaces must be available). 
  • A check or credit card refund (minus the non-refundable deposit). Check refunds can only be issued for amounts over $20. Please allow two weeks for processing.

All cancellations must be submitted in writing. Please contact Orly Gosha or call (415) 615-1315 for further details.
 

Themes and Weeks

Each week of Y Camp offers a different theme, keeping the experience fresh throughout the summer and also encouraging campers to expand their areas of interest in all of our camps: Traditional, Specialty, and Sports. Camps are packed with a variety of activities. Each day begins with a gathering in our boardroom for kid’s choice games, followed by a structured morning of activities and then off-site trips. Campers are grouped by the grade they will enter in September.  All activities follow a daily schedule.

WEEK 1: SCHOOLS OUT FOR SUMMER! 
June 8-12
Celebrate every day this week because school’s out for summer! Join us as we kick off our exciting summer camp season. Learn, laugh, and make friends playing traditional and new camp games this week in our gym, grass play areas, and newly discovered out-door spaces. Learn how to play our favorite camp games like GaGa, Nine Square in the Air, Castle Ball, backyard games, and more! 

WEEK 2: OH THE PLACES YOU WILL GO! 
June 15-19
Ever wonder what it was like to live hundreds of years ago, or what the future has in store? Hop on board our time machine and find out! We will explore different eras as we play ancient games, create caveman art, make futuristic outfits, and build a time capsule! A ride you don’t want to miss! 

WEEK 3: ONCE UPON A TIME
June 22-29
This is a week full of imagination and magic! Live out adventures from the realms of your favorite books and movies. 

WEEK 4: WILD AND CRAZY KIDS!
June 29-July 3 (NO CAMP ON 7/4)
Get ready for a wacky week of icky, sticky, silly stuff created by you! This isn’t for the light hearted; it goes way past a school science project! Come dressed to get dirty. We will make gack, goop, glop and smile all throughout the week! 

WEEK 5: ANIMAL ADVENTURES! 
July 6-10
Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my! Campers will enjoy the great outdoors while learning about the creatures with which we share our world through games and excursions into nature. Join us for a wild time! 

WEEK 6: MOVIN' AND GROOVIN'
July 13-17
Get ready to move to the oldies and groove to the music of today. Each day we will go back in time and visit music from the  70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and today. From Elvis to Justin Bieber, we will have something for everyone and plenty of dancing and karaoke!

WEEK 7: GAMES, GAMES, GAMES
July 20-24
This will be a week full of games and activities that focus on having fun, developing sportsmanship, and learning how to be a team player. You’ll enjoy new games from variations on tag, Ultimate Frisbee®, Minute to Win It activities, and favorite game shows!

WEEK 8: BAY AREA ADVENTURES
July 27-31
How amazing is the Bay Area? Not sure? During this week, campers are sure to find out! Campers will spend the week traveling to some of the hidden gems of San Francisco, Castro Valley, and more. Visiting parks, playing games, and enjoying the great outdoors will be our focus for this week.

WEEK 9: ENGINEERED FOR FUN
August 3-7
Explore your architectural and engineering potential along with your creativity through a variety of introductory S.T.E.M. challenges. We have the blueprint for summer camp success! You’ll enjoy activities such as paper airplane construction, bridge building, structure design, and much more!

WEEK 10: FUNTASTIC FINAL
August 10-14
We will bring our camp season to a close with a fantastic finale. Join camp friends and counselors to plan and create skits that highlight the all the camp fun had over the summer. Camp traditions and songs come to life and all campers will have a chance to participate in their own unique way. Friends and family are invited to join us on the last day of camp for our Y Camp Funtastic Finale celebration!

Discoverers (Entering K-1)

YMCA Discoverers Camp introduces young campers to the excitement of day camp. This includes silly skills, arts & crafts, laughter-inducing games, fun physical activities, swimming activities, and eye-opening field trips.

Traditional Day Camp is age-specific and engages campers in age appropriate activities, stimulating skill building, and develops the YMCA core values of, Honesty, Caring, Respect, Responsibility, within all youth. Every week of camp is divided into the following Days: Park Day, Innovative Excision Day, Outdoor Adventure Day, S.T.E.A.M-ULATION DAY and Water Day*. Daily camp activities revolve around weekly themes and include playing games with peers, sports, craft projects, performance arts, and outdoor adventures and nature exploration! *Note: not all weeks of camp will include Water Days. Please see the Summer Camp Planner and Weekly Trip Planner for more information. Every week we provide campers with a Y experience they’ll never forget. Please see below for more information outlining specific daily themes. 

Innovative Excursion Days: Weekly excursions that foster excitement, exploration, and innovation. Connecting weekly themes to a major field trip, these excursions will stimulate the campers’ minds while having a great time on the not-to-be-missed trip.
Park Days: Campers will travel to numerous San Francisco and Bay Area public parks and playgrounds this summer. Located near and far, campers will discover new places to play and let their imaginations soar!
On-Site Days: Campers will take advantage of our YMCA facility! We will utilize the pool, participate in kid-friendly group-ex classes, and exercise our creativity through various activities throughout the building.
Outdoor Adventure Days: Being outdoors and connecting to nature helps us be our healthiest best selves. Every week campers will explore the great Bay Area natural environment and become better acquainted with incredible outdoor spaces like Point Bonita and Coyote Point.
S.T.E.A.M-ulation Days: S.T.E.A.M. Days will strengthen your camper’s excitement and interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math through challenging hands-on activities and experiments.
H.E.P.A. Days: Campers will travel to our Treasure Island YMCA Facility to participate in Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (H.E.P.A) exercises and fun! All activities are age appropriate and are based on skills-building and fun! Camper will have a mix of high and low energy activities and games throughout the day and will be encouraged to participate in all activities, but will not be required to have a good time!

Discoverers: Weeks 1-10 (Week 4 fee is prorated due to July 4 holiday)

Facility Member $310/week; Community Participant $380/week

Register for Discoverers Grades K-1 Traditional Day Camp

Specialty Day Camp

Specialty Camps are designed to provide activities that vary to meet specific interests. Our Specialty Camps have special emphasis on programs that are sure to keep your camper excited throughout the entire summer! Specialty camps are age specific. Some Specialty Camps such as: Skateboarding, Y-Makers and Y-Bike will be held at our Treasure Island Facility Located at 749 9th Street.

Y-Makers

Week 2 (June 15-19)

Entering 2-5

Y-Makers is a STEAM-intensive youth development program. We put tools in the hands of youth and ideas in their heads. At each YMakers workshop, kids and adults get hands-on experience with basic woodworking and crafting tools while they build and make whatever they can dream up! 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: Ninjaneering w/Play-Well Teknology Camp:

Week 3 (June 22-26)

Entering K-5 (separated by K-2 and 3-5)

Enter the world of Ninjago and become an apprentice Ninjaneer with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, ride your Elemental Dragon, and face the Great Devourer! Imagine and build unique and fun projects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago.  

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Gaming Adventures:

Week 4 (June 29-July 3) No camp on July 4

Entering 2-6 

Campers will spend the week emerged in Video Gaming Exploration from the last decade building up to create programming of their own! From Sonic the Hedgehog to Super Mario Brothers then over to Fortnite, campers will play, compare, and eventually create a video game of their own!   

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Skateboard Camp w/Robskate Skateboard Company:

Week 5 (July 7-10)

Entering K-5

Regardless of skill level, campers will have the opportunity to learn and practice new skate tricks, fundamentals in a positive and supportive environment while navigating new experiences. Equipment provided. 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: Harry Potter Magical Engineering w/Play-Well Teknology Camp:

Week 6 (July 13-17)

Entering K-5 (separated by K-2 and 3-5)

Explore the magic of Harry Potter using LEGO®! Find Platform 9 3/4, travel to school on the Hogwarts Express, and challenge the Hungarian Horntail Dragon. Travel to a world of wizardry and hone your magical skills while learning about Muggle (STEM) concepts.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: S.T.E.A.M Engineering  w/Play-Well TEKnology 

Week 8 (July 7-31)

Entering 3-5

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/wee

 

Skateboard Camp w/Robskate Skateboard Company:

Week 9 (August 3-7)

Entering K-5

Regardless of skill level, campers will have the opportunity to learn and practice new skate tricks, fundamentals in a positive and supportive environment while navigating new experiences. Equipment provided. 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Y-Rangers:

Week 10 (August 10-14)

Entering 3-6

Welcome to the biggest playground in the world- the Great Outdoors! We’ll explore natural spaces far and wide to see how we can take advantage of our green spaces, playing and recreating throughout the entire journey.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

 

Entering Discoverers Grades K-1: Register for Specialty Camp

 

Adventurers (Entering 2-3)

YMCA Adventurers Camp gives campers an opportunity to build friendships, explore new places, and build new skills all while having the time of their lives.

Traditional Day Camp

Traditional Day Camp is age-specific and engages campers in age appropriate activities, stimulating skill building, and develops the YMCA core values of, Honesty, Caring, Respect, Responsibility, within all youth. Every week of camp is divided into the following Days: Park Day, Innovative Excision Day, Outdoor Adventure Day, S.T.E.A.M-ULATION DAY and Water Day*. Daily camp activities revolve around weekly themes and include playing games with peers, sports, craft projects, performance arts, and outdoor adventures and nature exploration! *Note: not all weeks of camp will include Water Days. Please see the Summer Camp Planner and Weekly Trip Planner for more information. Every week we provide campers with a Y experience they’ll never forget. Please see below for more information outlining specific daily themes. 

Innovative Excursion Days: Weekly excursions that foster excitement, exploration, and innovation. Connecting weekly themes to a major field trip, these excursions will stimulate the campers’ minds while having a great time on the not-to-be-missed trip.
Park Days: Campers will travel to numerous San Francisco and Bay Area public parks and playgrounds this summer. Located near and far, campers will discover new places to play and let their imaginations soar!
On-Site Days: Campers will take advantage of our YMCA facility! We will utilize the pool, participate in kid-friendly group-ex classes, and exercise our creativity through various activities throughout the building.
Outdoor Adventure Days: Being outdoors and connecting to nature helps us be our healthiest best selves. Every week campers will explore the great Bay Area natural environment and become better acquainted with incredible outdoor spaces like Point Bonita and Coyote Point.
S.T.E.A.M-ulation Days: S.T.E.A.M. Days will strengthen your camper’s excitement and interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math through challenging hands-on activities and experiments.
H.E.P.A. Days: Campers will travel to our Treasure Island YMCA Facility to participate in Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (H.E.P.A) exercises and fun! All activities are age appropriate and are based on skills-building and fun! Camper will have a mix of high and low energy activities and games throughout the day and will be encouraged to participate in all activities, but will not be required to have a good time!

 

Adventurers: Weeks 1-10 (Weeks 4 fee is prorated due to July 4 holiday)

Facility Member $300/week; Community Participant $370/week

Register for Adventurers Grades 2-3 Traditional Day Camp

 

Specialty Day Camp

Specialty Camps are designed to provide activities that vary to meet specific interests. Our Specialty Camps have special emphasis on programs that are sure to keep your camper excited throughout the entire summer! Specialty camps are age specific. Some Specialty Camps such as: Skateboarding, Y-Makers and Y-Bike will be held at our Treasure Island Facility Located at 749 9th Street.

Y-Makers

Week 2 (June 15-19)

Entering 2-5

Y-Makers is a STEAM-intensive youth development program. We put tools in the hands of youth and ideas in their heads. At each YMakers workshop, kids and adults get hands-on experience with basic woodworking and crafting tools while they build and make whatever they can dream up! 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: Ninjaneering w/Play-Well Teknology Camp:

Week 3 (June 22-26)

Entering K-5 (separated by K-2 and 3-5)

Enter the world of Ninjago and become an apprentice Ninjaneer with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, ride your Elemental Dragon, and face the Great Devourer! Imagine and build unique and fun projects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago.  

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Gaming Adventures:

Week 4 (June 29-July 3) No camp on July 4

Entering 2-6 

Campers will spend the week emerged in Video Gaming Exploration from the last decade building up to create programming of their own! From Sonic the Hedgehog to Super Mario Brothers then over to Fortnite, campers will play, compare, and eventually create a video game of their own!   

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Skateboard Camp w/Robskate Skateboard Company:

Week 5 (July 7-10)

Entering K-5

Regardless of skill level, campers will have the opportunity to learn and practice new skate tricks, fundamentals in a positive and supportive environment while navigating new experiences. Equipment provided. 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: Harry Potter Magical Engineering w/Play-Well Teknology Camp:

Week 6 (July 13-17)

Entering K-5 (separated by K-2 and 3-5)

Explore the magic of Harry Potter using LEGO®! Find Platform 9 3/4, travel to school on the Hogwarts Express, and challenge the Hungarian Horntail Dragon. Travel to a world of wizardry and hone your magical skills while learning about Muggle (STEM) concepts.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: S.T.E.A.M Engineering  w/Play-Well TEKnology 

Week 8 (July 7-31)

Entering 3-5

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/wee

 

Skateboard Camp w/Robskate Skateboard Company:

Week 9 (August 3-7)

Entering K-5

Regardless of skill level, campers will have the opportunity to learn and practice new skate tricks, fundamentals in a positive and supportive environment while navigating new experiences. Equipment provided. 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Y-Rangers:

Week 10 (August 10-14)

Entering 3-6

Welcome to the biggest playground in the world- the Great Outdoors! We’ll explore natural spaces far and wide to see how we can take advantage of our green spaces, playing and recreating throughout the entire journey.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

Entering Adventurers Gradees 2-3: Register for Specialty Camp

Explorers (Entering 4-6)

YMCA Explorers Camp will not only experience adventurous off-site trips, but will also participate in fun-filled activities to help build on existing friendships and foster growth of new ones. We will also work to develop independence and learn about the golden city of San Francisco through exploration.

Traditional Day Camp

Traditional Day Camp is age-specific and engages campers in age appropriate activities, stimulating skill building, and develops the YMCA core values of, Honesty, Caring, Respect, Responsibility, within all youth. Every week of camp is divided into the following Days: Park Day, Innovative Excision Day, Outdoor Adventure Day, S.T.E.A.M-ULATION DAY and Water Day*. Daily camp activities revolve around weekly themes and include playing games with peers, sports, craft projects, performance arts, and outdoor adventures and nature exploration! *Note: not all weeks of camp will include Water Days. Please see the Summer Camp Planner and Weekly Trip Planner for more information. Every week we provide campers with a Y experience they’ll never forget. Please see below for more information outlining specific daily themes. 

Innovative Excursion Days: Weekly excursions that foster excitement, exploration, and innovation. Connecting weekly themes to a major field trip, these excursions will stimulate the campers’ minds while having a great time on the not-to-be-missed trip.
Park Days: Campers will travel to numerous San Francisco and Bay Area public parks and playgrounds this summer. Located near and far, campers will discover new places to play and let their imaginations soar!
On-Site Days: Campers will take advantage of our YMCA facility! We will utilize the pool, participate in kid-friendly group-ex classes, and exercise our creativity through various activities throughout the building.
Outdoor Adventure Days: Being outdoors and connecting to nature helps us be our healthiest best selves. Every week campers will explore the great Bay Area natural environment and become better acquainted with incredible outdoor spaces like Point Bonita and Coyote Point.
S.T.E.A.M-ulation Days: S.T.E.A.M. Days will strengthen your camper’s excitement and interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math through challenging hands-on activities and experiments.
H.E.P.A. Days: Campers will travel to our Treasure Island YMCA Facility to participate in Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (H.E.P.A) exercises and fun! All activities are age appropriate and are based on skills-building and fun! Camper will have a mix of high and low energy activities and games throughout the day and will be encouraged to participate in all activities, but will not be required to have a good time!. 

Explorers: Weeks 1-10 (Week 4 fee is prorated due to the July 4 holiday)

Facility Member $300/week; Community Participant $370/week

Register for Explorers Grades 4-6 Traditional Day Camp

 

Specialty Day Camp

Specialty Camps are designed to provide activities that vary to meet specific interests. Our Specialty Camps have special emphasis on programs that are sure to keep your camper excited throughout the entire summer! Specialty camps are age specific. Some Specialty Camps such as: Skateboarding, Y-Makers and Y-Bike will be held at our Treasure Island Facility Located at 749 9th Street.

Y-Makers

Week 2 (June 15-19)

Entering 2-5

Y-Makers is a STEAM-intensive youth development program. We put tools in the hands of youth and ideas in their heads. At each YMakers workshop, kids and adults get hands-on experience with basic woodworking and crafting tools while they build and make whatever they can dream up! 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: Ninjaneering w/Play-Well Teknology Camp:

Week 3 (June 22-26)

Entering K-5 (separated by K-2 and 3-5)

Enter the world of Ninjago and become an apprentice Ninjaneer with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Learn the way of Spinjitzu, ride your Elemental Dragon, and face the Great Devourer! Imagine and build unique and fun projects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor while exploring the fantasy world of Ninjago.  

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Gaming Adventures:

Week 4 (June 29-July 3) No camp on July 4

Entering 2-6 

Campers will spend the week emerged in Video Gaming Exploration from the last decade building up to create programming of their own! From Sonic the Hedgehog to Super Mario Brothers then over to Fortnite, campers will play, compare, and eventually create a video game of their own!   

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Skateboard Camp w/Robskate Skateboard Company:

Week 5 (July 7-10)

Entering K-5

Regardless of skill level, campers will have the opportunity to learn and practice new skate tricks, fundamentals in a positive and supportive environment while navigating new experiences. Equipment provided. 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: Harry Potter Magical Engineering w/Play-Well Teknology Camp:

Week 6 (July 13-17)

Entering K-5 (separated by K-2 and 3-5)

Explore the magic of Harry Potter using LEGO®! Find Platform 9 3/4, travel to school on the Hogwarts Express, and challenge the Hungarian Horntail Dragon. Travel to a world of wizardry and hone your magical skills while learning about Muggle (STEM) concepts.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Lego: S.T.E.A.M Engineering  w/Play-Well TEKnology 

Week 8 (July 7-31)

Entering 3-5

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/wee

 

Skateboard Camp w/Robskate Skateboard Company:

Week 9 (August 3-7)

Entering K-5

Regardless of skill level, campers will have the opportunity to learn and practice new skate tricks, fundamentals in a positive and supportive environment while navigating new experiences. Equipment provided. 

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Y-Rangers:

Week 10 (August 10-14)

Entering 3-6

Welcome to the biggest playground in the world- the Great Outdoors! We’ll explore natural spaces far and wide to see how we can take advantage of our green spaces, playing and recreating throughout the entire journey.

Facility Member $370/week; Community Participant $460/week

 

Register for Explorers Grades 4-6 Specialty Camp

 

 

Counselor In Training (C.I.T.) Program (Entering 1-12)

C.I.T. Internship

C.I.T. Interns will learn job skills related to working in the field of youth development, including group facilitation, public speaking, and camp operations. Interns must commit to four weeks during the summer (one training week and three fieldwork weeks). Upon completion of all four weeks, each intern will receive a program completion certification with total hours of the program allocated towards high school credits. This is a great professional development opportunity for teens interested in working with youth in the future. All interns must have a GPA of 2.50 or above. There is no cost for this program.

To apply, please fill out one of the applications below (First-Time or Returning Applicants) and email it to Shiante Lewis.

C.I.T. First-Time Applicant    C.I.T. Returning Applicant

 

Internship Training Week: June 29-July 3 (no training July 4)

Participation in training week is required to participate in the program. Participants are only required to do one week of training.

 

Fieldwork Weeks: July 6-August 10

Participants can sign up for any weeks of field work once training week has been completed. Participants must commit to at least three weeks in order to receive credit.

 

Junior Counselor Opportunity

The Embarcadero YMCA will be hiring 11th and 12th graders to work during the summer of 2020! All interested candidates please apply online through our website. 
Space is limited and restrictions apply. ​

Parent and Guardians Information Sessions

Come meet your Camp Management team! We will go over policies/procedures and answer any of your camp questions. You will only need to attend one information session in order to get a full preview of your child’s summer experience. Free childcare will be provided. In order to attend, you MUST R.S.V.P. online (link coming soon) or with Member Services located at the Embarcadero YMCA.

INFORMATION SESSION #1 / MEET MANAGEMENT TEAM
Tuesday, April 18 • 1-2pm • Bessie Carmichael FEC School
375 7th Street, San Francisco, CA

INFORMATION SESSION #2 / MEET MANAGEMENT TEAM
Tuesday, May 19 • 5:30-6:30pm • In the Boardroom
Embarcadero YMCA,169 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA

INFORMATION SESSION #3 / MEET MANAGEMENT TEAM AND SUMMER UNIT DIRECTORS
Sunday, June 1 • 1-2pm • In the Boardroom
Embarcadero YMCA,169 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA.
 

People 

Shiante Lewis
415-680-9589

Shiante, born and raised in the Bay Area,  has worked with the Embarcadero’s Community Programs since 2009. Focusing her efforts on Youth Deployment and Out-of-School time initiatives, has shown Shiante’s passion and dedication to the youth and families within the communities we currently work with. Shiante is currently the Site Director for our Treasure Island Location, as well as, the point person for all things Traditional Camp! In her current position, Shiante hopes that her experience provides an in-depth perspective to the strengths and needs of those she serves.