An option to explore the camp experience

Summer day camp is a place for kids to thrive. Specially crafted activities promote exploration, friendship, leadership, and learning that result in increased confidence, well-being, and connection to the community. Scroll below for BEST VALUE Camp packages that include a Day Camp and Overnight Camp combo package.

  • Ages: Kids who are in or completed grades K-6
    • Options that include overnight camp at Camp Erdman are for kids who are in or completed grades 1-6
  • Days and times: 7am to 5:30pm (8:30am - 4:30pm for Camp Erdman Day Camp), Monday through Friday
  • YMCA locations: Camp Erdman Y, Kaimuki-Waialae Y, Kalihi Y, Leeward Y, Mililani-West Oahu Y, Nu‘uanu Y, and Windward Y.
    • What’s included: Swim time in our heated pools, playing outdoors, weekly field trips, and learning about Hawaiiana, health, nutrition, and more. Camp Erdman Day Camp includes lunch. Other Day Camp sites may include lunch as designated USDA lunch program sites. Campers will be notified prior to the start of Camp if their site qualified for the USDA free lunch program.
  • Community sites: Community sites: Nu‘uanu Congregational Church, Kapolei Elementary School, and select community locations (such as schools and churches) 
    • What’s included: Time to play, plus fun and enriching experiences that cover Hawaiiana, fitness, nutrition, and academics.
2024 Day Camp Fees, Payment Plans, and Cancellation Policy

Financial aid is available for individuals earning less annually than $65,000 per household and families of four earning less than $110,000 per household. Use our calculator to determine your potential amount.

Payment Plans: A $250 deposit reserves your package with bi-weekly payments or the full balance due on May 15, 2024. A $25 deposit reserves your Camp week, with the balance due on May 15, 2024.

  • YMCA locations 
    • Weekly rate: $238 members and $297 non-members
    • Weekly rate July 1-5: $190 members and $238 non-members
    • June package rate (4 weeks): $856 members and $1,068 non-members
    • July package rate (5 weeks): $1,070 members and $1,335 non-members
    • Summer package rate (9 weeks): $1,926 members and $2,403 
  • Community sites
    • Weekly rate: $220 members and $275 non-members 
    • Weekly rate July 1-5: $176 members and $220 non-members
    • June package rate (4 weeks): $792 members and $992 non-members
    • July package rate (5 weeks): $990 members and $1,240 non-members
    • Summer package rate (9 weeks): $1,782 members and $2,232 non-members
  • Day Camp and Camp Erdman Packages - Give kids the total camping experience
    • Add 1 week of overnight camp at Camp Erdman (choose any week): $585.60 members and $732 non-members
    • 8 weeks day camp (June and July) + 1 week of overnight camp at Camp Erdman (July 28 - August 2)
      • Package at YMCA locations: $2,330 members and $2,908 non-members
      • Package at community sites: $2,202 members and $2,756 non-members
      • Bus transportation option to Camp Erdman is available for an additional cost 
    • Mililani Y Exclusive 9-week Summer package includes 9 weeks of day camp at Mililani Y and a Friday to Saturday overnight stay at Camp Erdman: $2,034 members and $2,538 non-member
      • The overnight stay at Camp Erdman will be held for kids who are in or completed grades 2-6. An overnight stay at the Mililani Y will be held for kids in or completed grades K-1. The overnight stay will be held Friday, July 26 through Saturday, July 27. 
      • Add on an enrichment program or register as a stand alone program: 
        • Science Summer Day Camp (Saturdays, 8am-noon): Starting at $48/day, package options available
        • Summer Basketball Camp (Mon/Wed/Fri, 10am-11:30am): Starting at $40/week, package options available

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your registration for Summer Day Camp or Camp Erdman programs, submit an online request or contact our Service Center at 808-678-4296.

Requests for a program cancellation on or before April 30, 2024, will receive a full refund, including your deposit. Starting May 1, 2024, there will be a $50 service fee per child and transaction applied to your family’s account as a credit which can be used for any YMCA programs and services. The remainder of the balance will be refunded. Refund requests will only be processed for program weeks that have not yet started.

2024 Summer Day Camp Dates and Themes
Session 1   
June 3-7   Ohana: “Ohana” means family. Join our Y Ohana as we get to know each other through activities including icebreakers, arts and crafts, outdoor fun, and community service.
Session 2June 10-14   Summer Stars: All of us have and develop unique gifts that are meant to be shared. Summer Stars is a time to shine a light on and celebrate individual talents of all kinds.
Session 3June 17-21   Into the Wild: Embrace your wild side as we explore activities to learn about land and sea and the creatures that call these habitats home.
Session 4June 24-28   Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead: Thinking, building, solving, and creating are all on the itinerary for Full S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Ahead.
Session 5July 1-5   Summer Magic:  Magic lives within each of us and takes shape as kindness, respect, and love. Power up your Summer Magic with fun activities and reflection.          

[No program on July 4 - Independence Day]
Session 6July 8-12   Pirates vs. Ninjas: Bravery, thrills, skills, and more! Pirates vs. Ninjas features fun and friendly competition to help us appreciate our shared similarities and unique differences.
Session 7July 15-19   Culture Remix: Music, foods, and fashions sample inspiration from around the world to create something new. Culture Remix helps us celebrate cultural diversity through music, games, and more.
Session 8July 22-26   Under the Sea: Dive into the underwater world to appreciate and understand how we can preserve our ocean treasures like coral reefs, sea creatures, and more.
Session 9July 29 - August 2   Aloha Summer: From hello to goodbye, Aloha Summer celebrates the most-loved moments from this season with experiences focused on what we learned, and of course fun!

Note: There is no day camp on July 4th.

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Add Intensive Swim Lessons

Kids registered in day camp at Leeward, Nu’uanu, and Windward can add intensive swim lessons to their camp day. The progressive swim program has 6 levels designed to help kids develop strokes and safety skills.


  • Dates: TBD
  • Days of week: TBD
  • Times: TBD


  • Dates: TBD
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • 2-2:30pm and 2:30-3pm 


  • Dates: June 3-21, June 24 - July 1, or July 15-31
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
  • 1:15-1:45pm and 1:45-2:15pm 

* The 2024 Summer Day Camp program details are still being developed and are subject to change.