Summer Camp

Overnight Camp at Camp Marston

Are you ready for positive, life-changing experiences in the outdoors? Look no further than YMCA Overnight Camps. We combine the fun your children want with the growth experiences they need. YMCA Camp Marston has been a San Diego favorite for thousands of children and families. Camp Marston offers you adventure, fun, friendships, and great staff – all on a spectacular 236-acre site – with activities including archery, swimming, climbing, crafts, canoeing, and more. Our camps add laughter, leadership, and lifelong memories to a host of activities.


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Summer 2024 Overnight Registration Is OPEN!


Gift of Adventure

As we go into this special time of year there is no better gift than a lifetime of memories from overnight summer camp.
Register for camp today and print out this certificate for the special child in your life.

Gift of Adventure Certificate

Parents Guide & Required Forms

Frequently Asked Questions

Marston Camp Dates

We are San Diego’s oldest and best-known summer camp providing positive life-changing outdoor experiences for children and teens since 1921. We teach kids how to make friends and provide positive staff role models to help them be successful at camp and connect with others while focusing on the YMCA's core values.


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Register by phone: Call (760) 765-0642

Age Groups - Camp Marston

With a wide variety of safe, fun and engaging activities YMCA Camp Marston is the ultimate summer camp for children and teens aged 7-17. Depending on the camper's upcoming school grade level they will join one of three awesome villages: 

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Teen Leadership Camps

We don’t just provide an incredibly fun experience for our campers – two of our overnight teen camps specifically work on developing the leadership skills that our campers will utilize throughout their life.

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Rates - Camp Marston

In addition to YMCA Member Rates, Camp Marston offers a voluntary, three-tiered pricing program based on the needs of the family. You'll be given the option to choose your rate during the registration process. To view current rates, select the appropriate age group via the link below.

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Parents Guide and FAQ's

The best way to help your child have a fantastic time at Camp Marston is to review our parents' guide and prepare appropriately before camp starts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about Camp Marston and what to expect? Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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Lodging Information

The majority of our campers stay in our Camp Marston lodges. They house 20 campers and each lodge has 4 toilets and 4 showers, all with their own private stall. Our Pathfinders and LITs will stay in our canvas tents. Our canvas tents have a central fireplace and hangout area.