Camp Days

When school’s out, Camp is in! The YMCA of Rock River Valley provides a safe and fun environment for children when school is not in session. Camp Days are offered for students who attend Rockford Public Schools, Harlem School District, Kinnikinnick School District, Pecatonica School District, Rockton School District, Winnebago schools and Catholic Diocese schools.

The YMCA of Rock River Valley provides a safe and fun environment for children when school is not in session. Camp Days are offered at each of Camp Winnebago’s Summer Camp locations: Camp Winnebago YMCA, SwedishAmerican Riverfront YMCA, Northeast Family YMCA, and the Pebble Creek Location (available program locations vary by date of program). Camp Days programming is staffed by Summer Camp and Kids’ Time After School Staff.

Camp Days Days Programming is Aligned with the Following Rockford Area School Districts: Diocese of Rockford, Harlem School District, Kinnikinnick School District, Pecatonica School District, Rockford Public School District, Rockton School District, and Winnebago School District.

Specially trained adults
Ongoing training required
Background checked and drug tested
CPR trained and certified
There is one staff member for every 12 children.

Ages: Kindergarten - 7th Grade
Member Fee: $20 per day
Program Member Fee: $25 per day
*FREE to Full Time & Package After School Kids' Time Families with Coupon Code

Registration opens on the 15th of each month
*Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

*Dates vary by location. Click the Register link below to choose a location.
September 27, 28
October 3, 5, 8, 25, 26
November 9, 12, 16, 21
December 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 *See Camp Rekindle Section for more information
January 2, 3, 4, 11, 18, 21
February 14, 15, 18, 22
March 1, 4, 15, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 *See Camp Revive Section for more information
April 18, 19, 22 & 26
May 3

HOURS: 6:45am - 5:30pm Register

Looking for an exciting new experience for your camper during winter break? Join the incredible staff at Camp Winnebago YMCA to reignite summer relationships, explore a new perspective of Camp, or experience Camp for the first time! We engage in classic camp activities with a winter twist; including fort building, crafts, archery, snow shoeing, sledding, black hole slide, hot chocolate, and even an overnight!

Session I: December 26 - 28
Session II: January 2 - 4

Ages K-8th grade
Members: $30/Day
Program Members: $35/Day Register

Camp Winnebago is excited to revive the spirit of camp during Spring Break! Explore the fascinations of new life that spring brings to Camp Winnebago's 120 acres of forest, marshes, natural springs and creeks. Campers will enjoy the energy of their favorite summer camp counselors while participating in classic camp activities: archery, black hole slide, nitro, climbing wall, challenge course elements, crafts and so much more!

2019 Dates Coming Soon



6:45am - 5:30pm

Sign In: 6:45am - 8:30am
Sign Out: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
*Identification Required at Sign Out

CampDoc Health Profile:
All campers must have an updated CampDoc health profile on file. Please check your email for in invitation to complete your camper's CampDoc health profile before they attend Camp Days.

Lunch is NOT provided by the YMCA. Please pack your camper with a sack lunch.

What to Bring:
Weather appropriate clothing
Weather appropriate footwear
Sack Lunch
Water Bottle
Swimwear and towel

Special Note:
Camp Days programming includes outdoor activities. Be sure that your camper is prepared for the outdoors by sending them with weather-appropriate clothing; including clothes and shoes that are okay to get dirty.


In keeping with our mission to serve as many children as possible, campers who are registered but do not attend will be assessed a "No-Show Fee" ($10/Member or $12.50/Program Member), which will cover 50% of the provisions you have reserved. The "No-Show Fee" will be drafted from your account on file within 5 business days of your child's absence.