Summer Camp

Make the most of your summer!

No one does camp like the Y! Offer at locations throughout the Rapid City, YMCA summer day camp participants will have a blast while in an enriching and positive environment. Our focus on a child’s physical and social-emotional well-being will help your child make new friends, develop independence and try new things.

Exploring Y Summer Camp Near You

Offered in Rapid City, Custer, and Edgemont, Y Summer Day Camp is the best place for your child to get out and get active. Activities may include sports, outdoor games, creative arts, archery, engineering, swimming, and nature exploration. Through the Y, kids are provided with nutritious meals to help children stay healthy and active throughout the day at camp.

Rapid City

Registration is now open for 2024 Summer Camp at Giraffic Park! You can register in-person at the YMCA Childcare Desk – 625 9th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701.

What You’ll Need

  • Copy of child’s immunization records
  • $100 deposit (if registering for more than 1 session)
  • Full tuition (if registering for only 1 session)
Camp Flyer
Registration Form


Information Coming Soon!


Registration is now open for 2024 Edgemont Summer Camp for children entering grades K-5 in Fall of 2024. This is a 21st Century Community Learning Center funded program. For more information, call the Edgemont YMCA at 605.662.7999.

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Registration Form

Ensuring a Safe Space for Your Child

At the Y, we are committed to keeping our participants and staff safe and healthy. To ensure the best for our campers and staff, we practice the following:

  • Restricted access to childcare/camp spaces to only staff and participants
  • Small group sizes

Youth Development

YMCA summer day camps provide a nurturing environment for children to develop social skills, confidence, and leadership abilities through engaging activities and interactions with peers and counselors.

Physical Activity

Camps offer a range of physical activities and outdoor adventures, promoting physical fitness and healthy habits while keeping kids active and energized during the summer months.

Learning & Exploration

Campers have the opportunity to learn new skills, explore nature, and discover their interests through a variety of educational and recreational activities, fostering personal growth and a love for learning.