CAMP BUCKS | DOYLESTOWN
Located on our beautiful 20 acre campus outside the borough city limits, our summer camp program provides weekly half-day, full-day specialty, sports and adventure camp options for your child. Mix and match to provide your child with a different experience every week for their best summer ever.
Adventure Camp, grades K-7
Jr. Adventure Camp, ages 3-5
Counselor in training programs, grade 8-10
Ability Camp, grades K-7
Location: 2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
Camp Dates: June 15-Aug 28
Why Camp Bucks?
Kids grow, build skills and gain self-confidence in a safe, values-based environment. Camp Bucks has so much to offer youth from preschool through 10th grade. What makes us the best choice for your child?
- Safe, enjoyable and affordable option for families
- NEW! Safeguards based on CDC guidelines for the health and safety of all children including temperature checking, safe distancing and frequent hand-washing
- NEW! No deposits required! Refunds guaranteed for situations related to COVID-19
- NEW! Half Day Saturday and Sunday weekend camps for campers who are home with the family during the workweek and need a camp boost
- NEW! Academic Explorers (entering 1st-3rd grade) and Jr. Academic Explorers (entering K) camps with certified teachers focus on ‘bridging the academic gap’ to help prepare students for the upcoming school year
- Flexible scheduling with weekly half-day, full-day and extended care options
- Weekly themes, activities and special events
- Age-appropriate curriculum that encourages learning, exploration and fun
- Over 20 acres of open grounds with gaga courts, sand volleyball and outdoor basketball courts
- Summer learning camps including reading, math and writing
- All campers are swim tested for safety and non-swimmers receive complimentary swim lessons during camp, additional swim lesson extension program available
- Highly trained and engaged camp staff
- NEW THIS SUMMER! Pizza Friday option available, see grid for details (page 7)
NEW! Weekend Camp
Offered Saturday & Sunday, 9AM-12PM
- Sports, games, art/music and science
- Meet new friends, get outside
- Perfect for families with non-traditional work schedules or looking for additional activities for kids on the weekend
- Flexible registration, register for both days or just one!
- Begins June 20
- Offered at Doylestown, Holland & Quakertown locations
Weekend Camp brochure, found <HERE>
Find your Camp Hotsheet, Facebook & camp contact info here:
(for currently attending families)
Financial Assistance for Camp
We are pleased to offer financial assistance. To accommodate the uncertainty of knowing when you will return to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are removing our May deadlines for submitting financial assistance applications.
1. Submit a completed financial assistance application along with support documentation via mail to YMCA of Bucks County, Attn: Catherine Refice, 2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 at least four weeks prior to the first day of camp you would like your child to attend.
2. Allow three weeks for processing.
3. Submit your camp registration packet via mail to YMCA of Bucks County, Attn: Camp Registration, 2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 at least one week prior to the first day of camp you would like your child to attend.
Already have financial assistance contract:
If you already have a current financial assistance contract, please submit your camp registration packet via mail to YMCA of Bucks County, Attn: Camp Registration, 2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 18901 at least one week prior to the first day of camp you would like your child to attend.
Application due: One month prior to the day you would like for your child to begin camp
Camp Registration due: One week prior to the day you would like for your child to begin camp
Catherine Refice, email@example.com - Financial Assistance, all regions
ELRC contact, firstname.lastname@example.org - Quakertown, Fairless Hills and Holland
Camp Open House dates
CIT Group Interview datesNEW this year! As part of our improved CIT leadership training, all CITs must attend a pre-camp interview. Camp interviews will take place over the phone or via Zoom link. To schedule, please contact your camp leader at the email address provided below:
Ability Camp Available
We offer a wide-range of programming options for youth with special needs. Visit the Ability programs webpage HERE for more information.
HOW TO REGISTER DURING QUARANTINE
- Click below to select the program(s) of your choice.
- Login to your account or create an online login. Important: if you already have a membership account, please login to that youth, teen or family account. Do not create a new account. Still having trouble? Read our "online login instructions" HERE.
- NEW! Deposits not required!
- Print registration paperwork packet and and return it to the branch.
- Read the Central Buck Region Parent Handbook
- Read camp emails which contain important information about camp. These emails are our main form of communication. If you unsubscribe to these emails, please understand that you may not receive important information.
Required Immunization Forms must be turned into camp staff prior to your child's first day of camp.
A new waiver is now required for all campers and child care participants for summer 2020. It only needs to be executed once per child for the summer and is available in electronic or paper form, below. To expedite the sign-in process each week, parents are requested to sign the waiver prior to arriving at camp on the first day.
Telephone: 215.348.8131, X0