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Day Camp at YMCA Camp Letts

At Day Camp you’ll be able to try something new, make new friends and have fun while you spend time exploring the outdoors. 

What makes Camp Letts a thrilling adventure is you get to choose what you do every day! One day you might decide to experience archery, basketball and canoeing.  The next day you might wish to play street hockey, go to drama and play soccer.  In fact, you participate in 15 different activities, and still have to come back another week to try everything. 

Whatever gets you excited, Camp Letts Day Camp is sure to have it on offer. 


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What to Bring to Day Camp

Please label ALL items with your camper’s name)

  • Wear closed-toed shoes that are secure to campers’ feet.
  • Two masks that cover both nose and chin (masking requirements change depending on infection rates and local guidance).
  • Backpack to carry all items brought to camp (no wheels).
  • Lunch (no nuts)
  • Water bottle
  • Bathing suite and towel
  • Water shoes, sandals or sneakers that can get wet and stay secure on campers’ feet.
  • Sunscreen (waterproof)
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat or baseball cap


Camp is a natural setting to retreat from electronic technology and to get more in touch with yourself, your surroundings and others. Please do not bring the following items to camp:

  • Cell phone are not permitted at camp
  • game and trading cards
  • Nuts and all items that are made with/contain nuts or nut butters
  • Valuable or personal items that could get lost, stolen or damaged such as cameras, radios, expensive watches, jewelry, ipads, personal music players, headphones, video games and other electronic devices including smart watches.

Week 1: Pirate Week – Water battle, Design your group flag, and more! 

Week 2: Wild West Week – Camp-wide Gold Rush hunt and more! 

Week 3: Superhero Week – Counselor hunt, find the heroes! 

Week 4: Fantasy Week  – Camp Letts Renaissance Festival and more! 

Week 5: International Week – International fair and activities highlighting our international staff’s home countries and traditions! 

Week 6: Legacy Week – Traditional color war red vs blue! What team will come out victorious with the most points at the end of the week, we can’t wait to find out! 

Week 7: Hollywood Week – Practice your red carpet poses, create movies, and more! 

Week 8: Holiday Week – Egg hunt, find the leprechauns and more! 

Week 9: Splish Splash Week – Groups will create their own mini cardboard boat and race them across our pool and more! 

Week 10: Out of this World Week – Martian scavenger hunt and more! 

Check In: 

Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-9:00AM at Fisher Hall.

Please give yourself an extra 20-30 minutes for Monday drop off, AFTER we start at 8:30AM, as there is sometimes a delay on the first day of each session.

Check Out:

Monday-Thursday, 4:30PM-5:30PM at Fisher Hall.

Friday, 4:30-5:30PM at the Rustics (located directly across from our pool)

  • All individuals picking up a child must present a valid PHOTO ID EVERYDAY matching the name as it appears on the approved pick-up list provided by the parent/ guardian.
  • If you need an early pick up, please call the main office to coordinate. We do not allow early pick up from 4:00PM-4:30pm.

For Day Campers the available Add-ons for Summer 2024 are a Trail Ride OR Horse Masters. You cannot register for both equestrian add-ons. Please note this program is also weather-dependent


Trail Ride ($50):

Enhance your camp experience with a guided trail ride! Your child will befriend one of the Clover Run horses for a picturesque waterfront ride through the woods. Trail rides are appropriate for all skill levels, no experience necessary. Hard soled, closed toed shoes required. Long pants are highly suggested for comfort. Campers may register for 1 trail ride per week. Space is limited, so please register for a trail ride prior to arrival at camp.

Trail Rides will be held daily for day campers from 12:15pm-1:00pm (will start to walk towards Equestrian Center at 12:00pm). Please keep these times in mind in case you need an early pick-up! Please note if your camper is on a horse and you need early pick-up, you will have to wait until their add-on is done.


Horse Masters ($275):

Are you looking for a more immersive equestrian experience? The Horse Masters program allows your child to come to the equestrian center every day and learn to care for and ride a horse independently. No prior experience required. Space is limited, so please register for Horse Masters prior to arrival at camp.

**If your child is a more advanced rider, please contact Clover Run Riding prior to signing up to discuss options at

All participants must have closed-toe riding shoes with at least a 1/2 inch heel and long pants.

Horse Masters will be held daily for both day and overnight campers from 9:00AM-11:00AM (will start to walk towards Equestrian Center at 8:45AM). Please keep these times in mind in case you need an early pick-up! Please note if your camper is on a horse and you need early pick-up, you will have to wait until their add-on is done.

ASTM-SEI certified riding helmets are provided and required to be worn by all participants. If you send your child with their own helmet, it must have an ASTM-SEI certification label attached and be dated within 5 years. If the certification cannot be found or is out of date the helmet may not be used. Bicycle or other non-equestrian helmets are not permitted.


Still not enough horse time? Clover Run Riding offers riding lessons year-round! Contact them directly for scheduling options at

Please read through this list of instructions before registering your camper:

  • Registration is completed through the EasytoEnroll Portal, which can be accessed through the link(s) near the bottom of this page
  • Upon initiating registration, you will have the option to choose which week(s) your camper will be attending, if you are interested in add-on programming, and if you want to add money to their camp store account. See details on those items in the parent handbook link below.
  • The system will then prompt you to either pay in full or set up a payment plan.
  • Please note, our deposit/refund policy is as follows: Copy/paste corresponding refund policies for day camp or overnight camp, remembering they are different
  • Shortly after you have registered for summer camp, you will receive a link to complete paperwork for your camper (Note: If you are sending your camper with medication, you will need to get a form filled out and signed by both a guardian and a physician. Please plan for doctor’s appointments accordingly as they can take time to schedule).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

$75 Deposit must be paid upon enrollment/Non-refundable and non-transferrable for full or partial pay

Cancel within 6 wks before camp start date, forfeit 25% of fees and deposit

Cancel within 4 wks before camp start date, forfeit 50% of fees and deposit

Cancel within 3 wks before camp start date, forfeit all fees

Families can also request non-refundable 100% credit less deposit/Good for 1year

**Camp Letts – Additional activities (ie horseback riding, etc) and camp store funds are not refundable once camp starts

We do have scholarship money available as we believe that every youth deserves a summer camp experience. Funds are limited and will be awarded based on application as funds are still available. Applications are due no later than March 1. Please email for further details on what is needed to apply.

Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 5:30pm // Ages 6-12

*Please note NEW age range in 2024

Day Camp Weeks

$350/week (Member) // $380/week (Non-Member)

Week 1: 6/17– 6/21 – Pirate Week Week 2: 6/24 – 6/28 – Wild West Week Week 3: 7/1 – 7/5 – Superhero Week Week 4: 7/8 – 7/12 – Fantasy Week  Week 5: 7/15 – 7/19 – International Week Week 6: 7/22 – 7/26 – Legacy Week Week 7: 7/29 – 8/2  – Hollywood Week Week 8: 8/5 – 8/9 – Holiday Week Week 9: 8/12 – 8/16 – Splish Splash WeekWeek 10: 8/19 – 8/23 – Out of this World Week

Once you have completed your registrations for your camper(s) you are good to go….for the time being! You will receive an email at a later date regarding registration paperwork as we are currently updating our paperwork portal. Letts make this the best summer yet!