Lakeside Summer Program

2018 Summer Fun at YW CAmp Lakeside

YWCA Jamestown summer camp program, begins June 25, 2018 and will run until August 31, 2018.  Located on Terrace Avenue in Lakewood, YW CAmp Lakeside runs from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday. Camp is open to boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 12 or 5 yr olds that have completed kindergarten. For more information on registration and rates for YW CAmp Lakeside, call 488-2237.

2018 Schedule: 

Week 1 (June 25th-29th): We Are a Team.  
Through games and activities, Campers will meet new friends, learn how to work with each other and better understand what will happen over the summer months. Individual Tie-dye shirts are made this week.

Field Trip:

  • Jamestown Escape Rooms


Week 2 (July 2nd-9th, *NO CAMP ON July 4th*): Loving Our Community
Campers will become more familiar with the history and surroundings of their community. Scavenger hunts and prizes are part of this week!

Field Trips:

  • Fenton History Center
  • Picnic in the park

Week 3 (July 9th-13th): Education and Fun in Everything 
Campers will put their Science and exploration knowledge to good use this week! Building with tools and plans add to the wonderment of this week.

Field Trip:

  • Experience Children’s Museum - Erie

Week 4 (July 16th-20th): Out in Nature 
It’s all about the great outdoors this week ~ seeing different animals and understanding habitats. Fishing becomes a big part of this week!

Field Trip:

  • Audubon Center


Week 5 (July 23rd-27th): Keep Your Feet on the Ground   
It’s an exciting trip to the Skywalk! Adventure, safety, and excitement are what this week is all about!

Field Trip:

  • Kinzua Skywalk


Week 6 (July 30th-August 3rd): Poetry in Motion 
Campers will be encouraged to use their imaginations and calming reflections and how to put these feelings on paper. This week ends with a fun trip to the amusement park!

Field Trip:

  • Midway Park


Week 7 (August 6th-10th): Skating Our Feet Off 
Learning and doing is always a fun part of summer camp! Campers will try new things and find new ways to move!  

Field Trip:

  • Russell Roller Rink


Week 8 (August 13th-17th): Animals Around Us   
It’s all about understanding the animal world! Exploring local nature and ending with a trip to the zoo. Observing the ducks, squirrels, and fish at camp help us to respect them a bit more!

Field Trip:

  • Erie Zoo


Week 9 (August 20th-24th): Life is an Adventure  
Campers will learn safety and fun can go hand in hand, while experiencing local treasures!  Digging in the sand, rock painting, and using various tools and materials.

Field Trip:

  • Panama Rocks


Week 10 (August 27th-31st): Get Up and Move!  
The final field trip is all about fun, jumping, and energy!!   Bounce parks are usually the biggest hit of the summer!

Field Trip:

  • Sky Zone, or Adventure Park in Erie  


Children ages 6 through 12 are welcome to register or 5-year-olds that have completed a full year of Kindergarten.

We look forward to an amazing summer with you and your child. Please do not hesitate to contact us for registration information or with further questions. Our phone number is (716) 488-2237. Click here for enrollment documents.



Boys & Girls Ages 6-12


YWCA is open


YWCA Jamestown
401 N Main St [map]
Jamestown , NY 14701-5007
Phone: 716-488-2237
Fax: 716-484-1752

Office Hours:
M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm