YMCA Summer Camps promote friendship, teach life skills, and are tons of FUN!

The YMCA of Greater Hartford operates several world-class camps across the Hartford region. Our world-renowned overnight camps include Camp Jewell in Colebrook and Camp Woodstock in Woodstock Valley. These dedicated camp facilities are among the very best in camp programs focusing on friendship making, new skill development, and building self-esteem.

We also have day camp programs in 10 other towns across Connecticut, including: East Hartford, Ellington, Glastonbury, Granby, Hartford, Plainville, Putnam, West Hartford and Wethersfield. 

At our day camps, we offer preschool camp starting at 3 years old, traditional camp through grade 8, teen leadership and counselor in training programs for high school students, and specialty camps that focus on one skill for those looking for a deep dive! Overnight camp typically runs ages 7 through 16, which includes our teen programming.

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Camp Jewll

Day Camps

We start children as young as 3 years old with preschool camp, and have leadership programs for teens all the way through high school.

Overnight Camps

Overnight Camps

The YMCA of Greater Hartford's premier overnight camps promote independence, builds critical social skills, and raises youth's self-esteem

Family Camp

Family Camp and Programs

Our family programs provide the perfect chance to spend time together in a peaceful, natural setting. We have several different offerings throughout the year at Camp Chase, Camp Jewell and Camp Woodstock.

Conference & Retreats

Retreats and Conferences

The YMCA of Greater Hartford owns two overnight camp facilities across the state:  Camp Jewell in Colebrook, and Camp Woodstock in Woodstock. During the three seasons that camp is not in session, we offer a variety of programming at our locations, and host many retreats and conference groups!