Shade's Mills, 6-12 Years - CKW YMCA

Shade's Mills, 6-12 Years

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Shade's Mills Conservation Area

Pick up and drop off occurs at the Chaplin YMCA, and campers are bused to and from Shade's Mills by us.

Get a breath of fresh air while discovering the sights and sounds of the outdoors at Shade's Mills Conservation Area. Each week campers will have the opportunity to enjoy many traditional camp games and activities. We provide a week of action-packed adventure while exploring the outdoors and having fun. When possible, campers will be grouped according to age and provided with age appropriate, safe and developmentally challenging activities. 

The safety of your child is our first priority. All staff are trained in emergency and supervisory techniques. Swimming staff are lifeguard qualified and all campers and staff wear Personal Flotation Devices (P.F.D.s) at all times during kayaking activities.

Activities include:

Kayaking Swimming (lake) Climbing Wall
Fishing Archery


Crafts Field and Forest Activities


Outdoor Living Skills    


Program/Supervision Times

Drop Off at Chaplain YMCA Pick Up at Chaplain YMCA
8:00 am - 9:00 am 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Early Care (no additional cost) Late Care (no additional cost)
begins at 7:30 am ends at 5:30 pm




Session 1 and 6, Short Week Fees


 CK-W YMCA Members receive a $5.00 discount on general day camps.


Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Session 5

Session 6

Session 7

Session 8

Tuesday, July 2 - 5


8 - 12


15 - 19


22 - 26

July 29 - August 2

Tuesday, August 6 - 9


12 - 16


19 - 23