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Session 1: June 26-30
Session 2: July 5-7
Session 3: July 9-14
Session 4: July 16-21
Session 5: July 23-28
Session 6: July 30-August 4
Session 7: August 6-11
Session 8: August 13-18
Winter Camp: Dec 28-29

Classic Day Camp

Kalamzoo Day CampFun and friendships – Creating Courage – Day Camp focuses on character building by instilling principles – honesty, caring, respect and responsibility!

  • 7 fun-filled week-long sessions
  • Fun and affordable alternative to indoor day care
  • Character building
  • Archery, climbing, art, swimming, Gaga, nature and so much more!
  • Safety – our #1 concern


Classic Day Camp Trekkers – Ages 6-9, Grades 1-4  Register for Classic Day Camp

The sunny days are filled with everything you could imagine for summer fun; archery, swimming, kayaks, canoes, climbing to new heights, camp crafts, s’mores, songs, games and much, much more.  Top it off with dress up, theme days and Sherman Lake’s character principles HCRR (Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility).  Each day is bound to bring new adventures and achievements.

Classic Day Camp Adventurers – Ages 10-13, Grades 5-8 – Register for Classic Day Camp

Adventures with Day Camp continue only this time campers have the privilege of choosing their own activities.  While still learning Sherman Lake’s character principles of HCRR, campers progress through fun challenges, develop skills that teach independence and become the role-models the rest of the campers admire.

Bring: water bottle, lunch, bathing suit, towel, rain poncho, closed toe shoes (place name on anything you’d like back).

Ages: 6-13 | Grades: 1st-8th

Sessions:  Monday – Friday each week of the summer – shortened week – Session 2 – Wednesday – Friday, July 5-7.

Fee:  Sessions 1,3,4,5,6,7,8 – $230 through March 31; $240 April 1-May 15; $250 May 16 or later

Fee:  Session 2 – Wednesday – Friday:  $150 through March 31; $160 april 1-May 15; $170 May 16 or later

Day Trekkers : Ages 6-9 | Grades 1-4

Day Adventurers : Ages 10-13 | Grades 5-8

For the convenience of our parents, you may utilize our before & after camp care options offered at the Kalamazoo and Portage YMCA sites and the Battle Creek YMCA. Bussing is available from the Maple Street and Portage Centre Street YMCA’s, the Battle Creek Family Y Center, and Riverside Elementary School in Battle Creek or you may bring your camper directly to the Sherman Lake YMCA.


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