The YMCA has been the leader in summer camp for over 130 years. Summer camp experiences are transformational! Campers will spend their time at camp building friendships and learning new skills through adventure and exploration, all while discovering the Y’s values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. There is no place like camp to discover who you are and the gifts you have to share.
Registration for Summer 2024 is now open!
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about Overnight Camp by expanding a question below.
What are the Overnight Camp fees?
Register by February 15th and you can get the 2023 regular registration camp fees ($50 savings) and a Camp Snohomish Backpack!
2-night Sessions – Early Bird Registration – $400 members/$450 non-members
4-night Sessions – Early Bird Registration – $725 members/$800 non-members
5-night Sessions – Early Bird Registration – $900 members/$975 non-members
After February 15th:
2-night Sessions – $450 members/$500 non-members
4-night Sessions – $775 members/$850 non-members
5-night Sessions – $950 members/$1025 non-members
What grade does my camper have to be to attend?
Where do I drop off and pick up my camper?
Your drop off and pick up times will vary based on location chosen:
The Ranch at Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood, WA
Everett Family YMCA
Transportation fee applies to/from the Everett Family YMCA. Transportation is not available for 2 night mini camps.
Drop off and pick up times can be found in our Overnight Family Handbook.
What is the transportation fee?
Bus to or from the Everett YMCA: there is a $20 transportation fee each way. You may choose to use the bus one or both ways.
YMCA Camp Snohomish: Campers may be checked in and picked up at camp. There is no transportation fee associated with this option.
You will be able to add any transportation in the spring when full paperwork is sent out.
Can my camper attend multiple sessions of overnight camp?
- Yes! Your camper is welcome to attend multiple sessions. Please be aware that campers must still be picked up on Friday even if they are registered for the next week of camp.
What should my child bring to camp?
Is there anything my child should NOT bring?
- Camp is a tech free zone. Phones, smart watches, and other electronic devices must be left at home.
- All meals and snacks will be provided and food should be left at home and not brought into the cabins. If your camper has special dietary needs and will require supplemental food please contact the camp director.
A full list of what your child should bring to camp is available in the Overnight Family Handbook and emailed out prior to camp.
How are campers placed in cabins?
Can my child request to be with a friend?
What is the staff to camper ratio?
How are camp counselors chosen and what training do they receive?
YMCA camp staff are dedicated to providing a safe and wholesome environment for each camper. Cabin Counselors are chosen for their maturity, strong values, enthusiasm, and ability to be positive role models. Cabin Counselors are assigned to cabins based our belief that they will best serve the campers in the cabin to which they are assigned.
Camp staff are background checked and receive more than 60 hours in training prior to the start of camp. Training includes CPR, First Aid, child abuse prevention, emergency procedures, and water safety.
What if my child has dietary restrictions?
What is a typical daily schedule and what activities are available?
8:00 – Breakfast
8:45 – Morning Gathering
9:15 – Morning Activities
12:00 – Lunch
12:45 – Rest Period
1:15 – Afternoon Activities
5:30 – Dinner
6:30 – All Camp Activities
9:00 – Ready for Bed and Cabin Reflections
10:00 – Lights Out
*Times will vary based on age groups. Camp offers a variety of activities throughout the camp day. Your camper will have the chance to experience archery, swimming, arts & crafts, canoeing, group games, sports, STEM, and more!
How do I register for YMCA Camp Snohomish?
To begin your registration, follow these steps:
1. Scroll down and make your cabin selection.
2. Press “Registered Selected”.
3. Follow the prompts that appear to login or create your Y account.
4. Select the child you are registering for Camp and complete all required Program Questions.
5. Complete all required waivers.
6. Next, the system will prompt you to review your selections and complete payment.
7. Confirm your selections and complete your payment. Or, to complete additional registrations, add your selection to your cart.
Additional paperwork will be required in order for your child to attend camp. Paperwork will be sent out in February.
What are your payment and cancellation policies?
• A $100 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration.
• Full payment must be received by the YMCA by June 15th or your camper will be removed from the camp roster and the original deposit will be forfeited. For your convenience, our system will prompt you to schedule future payments automatically at the time of registration.
• For cancellations or transfers, we require written notice at least one month prior to the start of your camper’s session. Refunds will be given as a YMCA credit when applicable based on the schedule below. Deposits are non-refundable.
Refund requested at least one month prior to overnight camp: eligible for a refund of fees less the non-refundable $100 deposit. Deposits are not eligible for refunds or credits. Deposits can only be transferred to another 2024 session of overnight camp.
Refund requested less than one month prior to overnight camp: not eligible for any refunds or credits.
Is financial assistance available?
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