We deliver a unique blend of quality programs that build confidence, improve social skills, and foster independence and leadership. By building connections with other campers and staff, your child will be encouraged to reach for the best in themselves, and in others, every day — all while having fun!

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H2O Mini Camps

(Ages 3-5) Mini Camps at the Y provide fun, engaging and interactive experiences for your preschooler! Your child will explore crafts, stories, imaginative play and active games around age-appropriate themes. Outdoor time included daily.

H2O Swim & Games Camps

(Ages 5-7 and 8-12) Excite your child’s love of the water...and the sunny outdoors! YMCA lifeguards & Program Leaders will help your child build fundamental skills through guided drills, skill development, active games and fun free-play opportunities—both on land and in the water! Wednesday Beach days will take place at an alternate location.

H2O Theme Camps

(Ages 5-7 and 8-12) Theme inspired crafts, structured active games, outdoor group challenges and team-building activities help make each week a unique experience. Add in dips in the pool and a beach day and you have the ingredients for a summer full of memories!

H2O Babysitting Course Plus

(Ages 11-14) This week long half day camp teaches youth caregiving skills to become effective and confident babysitters. Participants will learn how to appropriately care for infants, toddlers and children and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. They’ll also learn engaging activities and nutrition for children in their care. In addition, this camp includes basic first aid and CPR...

Bronze Medallion & CPR-A

Open the door to lifeguarding. Learn the four components of water rescues — judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Students learn self-rescue techniques, defense and release methods, and tows and carries in preparation for challenging rescues involving conscious and unconscious victims, including spinal injuries and circulatory emergencies. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and...

Bronze Cross & CPR-C

Continue to challenge yourself with further advanced training including an introduction to safety supervision in aquatic facilities. Candidates develop proficiency at performing patient assessments, managing aquatic spinal injuries, and preventing the loss of life in a variety of aquatic emergencies while developing stroke endurance and fitness training skills. Lifesavers develop stroke...

National Lifeguard Award Pool Option

NL training develops the basic lifeguarding skills needed to adapt to different aquatic facilities and situations. You will be trained in injury prevention, public education, safety, supervision, team work, rescue and first aid. Participants should expect 6–10 hours of homework in addition to class time. 100% attendance is mandatory. Alert Manual and Fanny pack are required. Program...

National Lifeguard Award Waterpark Option

The NL Waterpark certification is designed to develop the lifeguarding skills, principles and practices, and the decision-making processes which will assist the lifeguard to provide effective safety supervision in waterpark environments. It builds on thefundamental values, judgment, knowledge, skills and fitness developed in the NLS Pool certification. In order to lifeguard at H2O, you must be...