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Camp Bucks | Quakertown

Summer Camps in Quakertown

Conveniently located on our large campus in Quakertown borough, our camps provide a traditional experience in an indoor/outdoor setting that promotes learning, caring, teamwork and friendship. Each week your child will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of age-appropriate activities including sports, games, arts, music, swimming, science and more!

Adventure Camp, grades K-5
Jr. Adventure Camp, ages 3-5
Counselor in training programs, age 13-15
Ability Camp, grades K-7

Location:  401 Fairview Avenue, Quakertown, PA
Camp Dates: June 15-August 30

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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 8th 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 work week and need a camp boost
  • NEW! Academic Explorers camps with certified teachers focus on ‘bridging the academic gap’ to help prepare students entering 1st through 3rd grades for the upcoming school year
  • Early Care and Late Care is FREE; camp hours are 6:15 AM-6 PM
  • Flexible scheduling with weekly full-day and extended care options available
  • Weekly themes, activities, special events and treats
  • Age-appropriate curriculum that encourages learning, exploration and fun
  • A perfect blend of indoor air conditioned and outdoor sunshine activities
  • All campers are swim tested for safety and non-swimmers receive complimentary swim lessons during camp, additional swim lesson extension program available
  • FREE this summer! Pizza Thursday option available
  • Proudly accepting ELRC for all Adventure Camps

Need Half-Day Options?

Half-day options are now available at our Quakertown branch. Please contact Carlie Bearn for additional information.
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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

Registration coming soon!

Registration Information

Don't have a printer? No problem! Printed registration materials are available at the branch.
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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. 

New applicants:

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

Camp Open House Dates


Wednes, May 20, 6:30-7:30PM
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Thurs, May 28, 6:30-7:30PM
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Tues, June 1,  6:30-7:30PM
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CIT Group Interview dates

NEW 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

Registration for our summer camp programs has never been easier. Now, in consideration of the uncertainty of start date due to the required closures, deposits are not required and refunds are guaranteed:

Register online

  1. Click below to select the program(s) of your choice.
  2. 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.
  3. NEW! Deposits not required!
  4. Print camp registration packet and return it to the branch when we reopen!
  5. Read the Upper Bucks Region Camp Parent Handbook.
  6. 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.

Camp Interest Form

Have a question? Or just want to be sure to receive communications about our summer camp program? Fill out this simple form, below:
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QUESTIONS?

Email: quakertowncamp@ymcabucks.org

Telephone: 215.536.9622, x0

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Academic Explorers, Summer Learning
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Weekend Camp
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Adventure, Sports & Specialty Camp
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