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While our camp programs are a little different, your family can count on Ryan Family YMCA to ensure your child is having fun in a safe, nurturing environment. The Y offers single day, weekly and specialty camps to meet the needs of parents and match the interests of our campers. 

Since 1882, our camps have inspired kids with countless opportunities to laugh, lead and make lasting friendships. Since your family's safety is our top priority, we have implemented safety protocols that follow state and local guidelines. With online learning, it's our priority to help your children enjoy a safe and fun program that builds lasting friendships.

Get Ready To Bring On Summer!

  • Priority Member Registration: March 13 - 19
  • 2020 Day Camp Participants Registration: March 20 - 22
  • General Registration: March 23

Members Save!

YMCA members save an average of 15 percent on camp! An active membership is required at the time of the program start date to receive the member discount.

Ways to Register!

Browse Summer Camps



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"What parents said about our summer camps: The counselors are the best every year! My camper really bonds with them and they are kind and thoughtful with her.  I really appreciate that level of care and caring about what they do and how they do it."


Check out the digital edition of our summer day camp guide. Download the Summer Camp Brochure (PDF) for easy reference to quickly find and register for camps online.

Camp Locations and Hours of Operation

Ryan Family YMCA
Address: 4390 Valeta Street, San Diego, CA 92107 
Camp Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Camp Drop Off: Camp drop off and pick up takes place in the parking lot between the Y and Correia Middle School. Plan on parking in the Y parking lot and walking up to the Camp Health Check station, as campers must be accompanied by an adult until they are signed in with staff and have completed a health screening.

About Us

Our Branch

Ryan Family YMCA
Address: 4390 Valeta Street, San Diego, CA 92107
Phone: (619) 226-8888

Directors & Supervisors

Kaysi Hall
Department Head
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 619-226-8888 ext. 13502

Sydney Lara
Camp Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Phone:619-226-8888 ext. 13517


About Our Staff

The Ryan Family YMCA takes pride in hiring the best people to fill our camp staff. Each camp leader was hand-selected through an extensive hiring process to ensure the safest environment for everyone. Staff training includes CPR and First Aid certification, transportation safety, behavior management and bully prevention, child protection and abuse prevention, field trip and off-site safety procedures, risk management/prevention and more.

How to Register for Day Camp

If your camper has special needs, please let us know when registering. Ryan Family YMCA funds and operates an Inclusion Program that may be able to provide and aide for your camper. For more information regarding the Inclusion Program, please contact Kaysi Hall at [email protected] or (619) 226-8888

At time of registration, you may choose to:

  • Pay in full (includes a $50 non-refundable deposit)
  • Put down a $50 non-refundable deposit at time of registration. Balances will be due the Monday prior to the first day of camp.
  • An additional $50 will be applied to all registrations starting the Tuesday before the camp begins.
  • An active membership is required at the time of the program start date to receive the member pricing discount.

Medical Release Form - Required

In order to register, all campers must have a current Medical Release form updated and submitted to the YMCA after January 2021. Medical Release forms can be found at the YMCA Registration Desk or can be downloaded from the form library (see Medical section)

Medication Release Form - For those needing medication during camp. Please fill out an bring in with the medication. 

Camp Scholarships

Financial assistance is available to families who qualify. Applications are available at the service desk and online. Assistance is based on verified income and completed applications.

Apply for a Program Scholarship

Day Camp Parent Manual

Check out our Day Camp Parent Manual (PDF) for easy reference on what to expect and how to best prepare your camper for day camp this summer.


More Policies

For more information about YMCA Day Camp policies, expectations and helpful information, visit our Day Camp Policy page.

Giving Back

For every session of camp, the Y provides program scholarships for families seeking financial assistance. This is made possible through the generosity of our community. If you wish to help a child go to camp, please see our camp director for information.


We love to hear from our campers and parents! Camp leadership teams use your feedback to make positive changes to our program. Please feel free to contact Camp Director, Kaysi Hall at [email protected], with any questions, comments or concerns!