Wild Encounters

Summer Day Camp

Our phenomenal animal specialty day camps combine the traditional fun of YMCA day camps with the more specialized skills and learning of our outside specialty camp providers or YMCA experts.

animal specialty day camps allow your camper to get up close and personal with the animal kingdom through hands-on experiences and in-depth exploration of habitats.


7 - 12


On or before 06/15/2020


After 06/15/2020




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YMCA partners with the world-famous San Diego Zoo to give you a VIP experience you won'™t forget. A zoo guru will spend a full hour touring campers behind the scenes at some of your favorite exhibits. On Monday, there is a bus tour to get a great overview of the entire zoo. See some of the phenomenal flora and fauna at one of the world'€™s largest botanical gardens. If you love monkeying around, this expedition is for you. Don’t forget your walking shoes!

Learn more about Day Camp at the Dan McKinney Family YMCA.