Summer Day Camps

Why Camp?

This has been another stressful year. Let kids be kids again this summer, and give them a chance to recoup, relax, and reconnect. Summer Camp, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends.  But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities. Camp teaches self-reliance, a love for nature and the outdoors and the development of attitudes and practices that build character and leadership—all amidst a world of fun and meaningful relationships.

Y counselors are dedicated to making sure camp is an amazing experience for every camper.

Our Camps


Torrington YMCA | Ages 6-12 | TORYMCA is a planned fun-filled summer! The camper’s day consists of core camp activities, camper-chosen electives, and daily outdoor play to help each child build confidence and try new things. Camper extended care is available.

Rising Star Camp

Elk's Pond, Torrington | Ages 5-13 | Leader-In-Training 14-16 | Rising Star Camp is a structured day camp specially designed to promote self-esteem, conflict resolution skills, positive interactions and success in its participants. Rising Star Camp is a unique program that accommodates children who may not have had the opportunity to attend day camp. This program is also designed to support children who have struggled with the traditional day camp experience.

Ninja Warrior Camp

Torrington YMCA | Ages 6-12 | Come spend your summer training to be the next Ninja Warrior. Camper’s days will be filled by tackling new challenges and obstacles each day, including our Warped Wall. Ninjas will also be able to enjoy time to cool off in the pool, making this the best summer experience ever! Camp takes place in the Y’s new air conditioned Ninja Training Center.

Camp Golden Arrow

Winsted YMCA | Ages 6-12 | Let’s get our kids back on track! Camp Golden Arrow is an enriching and fun-filled summer program. The campers day will consist of a morning warm-up, core camp activities, daily outdoor play and exciting weekly visitors.

Camp MOE

Camp Moe, Torrington | Ages 5-13 | Camp MOE is a day camp for boys and girls and for all children with and without special needs. Diversity and Respect are the backbone of Camp MOE. Located on over 165 acres of beautiful woods in Litchfield County with miles of trails, a private pond, and lots of wildlife, Camp MOE offers a summer of fun, challenges, friendship, learning and adventure.

Sunshine Preschool Summer Program

Torrington YMCA | Ages 3-5 | Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships & memories. Campers will discover weekly themes, arts & crafts, music & center time, outside & water play, & special guests. Camper extended care is available.

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