General Information

The Best Summer Ever is happening at the Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA!

Don’t procrastinate summer camp plans for your children! With a different theme each week, there’s something for everyone! Serving the Southern New Jersey region for 90 years, the Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA Day Camp is a wonderful place for your child to experience fun outdoor adventures this summer! Our Summer Camp:

  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday
  • Early Bird options as early as 6:30 am (additional fee)
  • After Care as late as 5:30 pm (additional fee )
  • Healthy Breakfast and Lunch
  • Safe swim instruction daily for children over 5/Weekly for children under 5
  • Variety of Rich Programming activities
  • American Camping Association Accreditated
  • Licensed through the State of New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services
  • Low staff to children ratios
  • Intensively trained and certified staff, including CPR and First Aid certified
  • Weekly themes and activities (Camp and Site Specific)
  • Ice Cream Day
  • Pretzel Day
  • Special Friday Events
  • Transportation from the YMCA
  • Third Party Assistance and State subsidies accepted
  • Three locations to serve our communites:
    • Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA
    • Camp Merrywood
    • Campy YMCA of Atlantic County, located at Collings Lakes School


Click the links below for more information on our different camp options!

Camp Mini Me at the YMCA (Ages 3-5)

Camp Hiawatha at the YMCA (Ages 6-8)

Camp Y Achievers at the YMCA (2nd and 3rd graders)

Sequioa at Camp Merrywood (Ages 8-10)

Arrow at Camp Merrywood (Ages 11-15)

Specialty at the YMCA (Ages 9-15)

Camp YMCA of Atlantic County at Collings Lakes School (Ages 6-15)

Counselor In Training (CIT) (Ages 15-17) 

YMCA Camp Ockanickon, located in the Pines of South Jersey, includes Camp Ockanickon (summer sleepaway camp for boys), Camp Matollionequay (summer sleepaway camp for girls). This 112-year old YMCA camp also offers leadership program and off-premise travel adventures. For information on summer camp registration, go to or call 609-654-8225. The camp is located at 1303 Stokes Road, Medford, NJ 08055. 
Click the images below for more information on YMCA Overnight Camps!