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Family Camp

Family Camp at Camp Big Bear Memorial Day

May 24th – 27th Labor Day

August 30th – September 2nd

Camp Big Bear is located on the shore of beautiful Big Bear Lake. There are a variety of activities for the whole family from swimming, to canoeing, to stand-up paddle boarding, to archery, to arts & crafts. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones!

Summer Camp

Complete the summer registration form on the flyer and email it to erika@ymcasm.org

Beginning February 5 at 9am for Members

Beginning February 6 at 9am for Non-Members

Online registration is not available.

Registration forms received before February 5, 2023 (Members) February 6th (Non-Members), will not be processed.

For questions, contact Erika Altshule, Youth & Family Development Director, at erika@ymcasm.org

UPDATE 2.7.202

Week 1 Girls Dorms FULL
Week 2 Girls Dorms FULL
Week 1 Boys Dorm OPEN
Week 2 Boys Dorms OPEN

*You can still register for camps that are full, but you will be placed on a waitlist

Camps for the Whole Family

Family Campers spend Memorial & Labor Day Weekends enjoying the lake front activities of boating, paddle boarding and swimming in addition to arts & crafts, nightly events, campfires and lots of family fun for everyone.

Camp Big Bear

Located on lakefront property at Boulder Bay in Big Bear Lake, CA, Camp, Big Bear offers Winter and Summer Camps for youth and families.  Campgrounds include a dining hall, kitchen, dormitory, cabin-style accommodations, cabins, ropes course, swimming pool, dock, crafts shed, archery range, sand volleyball court, campfire amphitheater, and other traditional camp activities.

Be an Informed Parent. As you are evaluating camps for your children, make sure to ask some specific questions about the camp to ensure the camp takes abuse prevention seriously.

6 Key Questions a parent should ask

Camp Big Bear Parent Survival Guide — everything you need to know about camp and more!

Financial Aid

Partial scholarships are available for the youth resident camps only. If you are in need of financial aid, the child must be a member of the YMCA. Scholarship for membership are also available. See the front desk to sign up for membership.  Click Here for a Program Assistance Application and more information. Please read the application carefully and be aware of the deadline date to request assistance for the Camp Big Bear Program.

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