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Fort Mill YMCA at Baxter Camps

Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp

K-2nd – Camp Little Feet
3rd-5th- Camp Trek
6th-8th – Adventure Club

Join us for friends, fun and sun! The Upper Palmetto YMCA summer camps provide activities that are educational, exciting and fun, but more importantly, it is an experience that builds self esteem, lasting friendships and treasured memories.

Summer day camp is a full day program with activities including weekly themes, field trips, swimming, games, daily devotions, team building activities, arts and crafts, character development and much more!

Our staff works diligently to make participation in our program a positive experience. We choose leaders who exemplify outstanding character, compassion and a love of children. We are committed to a thorough recruitment process including a drug screening and background check. Each staff member participates in comprehensive training and is CPR and First-Aid certified.

Financial assistance is available. Please complete the financial assistance application available online or pick-up one at the front desk. Please allow 4 weeks for processing before your child’s anticipated start date.

The program is closed on July 4th.

Program Dates: June 10-August 16, 2019
Program Times: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Download the Fort Mill YMCA Summer Day Camp Price Sheet

Download the 2019 Summer Day Camp Registration


Zero to Heroes

Zero to Heroes

Superman, Captain America, Hercules, Abraham Lincoln, Clara Barton, Todd Beamer, Robin Hood and Alexander the Great are all heroes who have incredible stories. Campers will explore what makes a hero while learning the history, geography and character of a hero.

Ages: 6-12

Registration Dates:
January 9-June 24, 2019

Program Dates:
June 24-June 27, 2019

Program Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday | 1:00-3:00 pm

Members $50 | Non-members $75

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Challenger’s British Soccer Camp

Challenger’s British Soccer Camp

The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs.

Each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website.

Registrations received 45 days prior to the camp start date will receive a genuine British Soccer replica Jersey valued at $39. For further information or to register please visit

Registrations are only accepted online at


Mini Soccer

Ages: 3-5

Session Program Dates:  June 24-28, July 15-19, & August 5-9

Class Day and Time:  Monday-Friday

Cost:  $105 members per session /$115 non-members per session 


Half Day

Ages: 6-14

Session Program Dates:  June 24-28, July 15-19, & August 5-9

Class Day and Time:  Monday-Friday

Cost:  $159 members per session /$169 non-members per session


Golden Goal

Bonus Time

Ages: 7-14

Session Program Dates:  June 25-29, July 16-20, & August 6-10

Class Day and Time:  Monday-Friday

Cost:  additional to morning session price $50 members /$55 non-members

Basketball Skills Camp

Basketball Skills Camp

Ages: 8-15

Join Bobby Isom for a co-ed, basketball skills camp to reiterate the basic fundamentals of basketball. Over the course of the week, Bobby will work on all aspects of your basketball game including: dribbling, shooting, footwork, defense and more.

Registration Dates:
January 8-July 22, 2019

Session Dates:
July 22-July 26, 2019

Session Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday |  9:00 am-12:00 pm

Cost: $90 Y Members | $100 Non-Members

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Discoveries Soccer Club Camps

Discoveries Soccer Club Camps


World Cup June 17th – 20th

Player Development Camp July 29th – Aug 1st

Times & Prices for summer camp:

Full-day  9am – 3pm $189*
Half-day 9am – 12pm $139
Kickstart 9am – 10:30am $89

Ages: 3-15

 Register online at Discoveries Soccer Club

Questions contact Ciara Barnes at or call 678-818-9643

H.O.O.P.S. Basketball Camp

H.O.O.P.S. Basketball Camp

A co-ed, basketball camp to help youth build confidence and make new friends. The daily camp will consist of basketball training that will include games, contest, guest speakers and a lot fun play. Coach Lowery has over 24 years of coaching experience and has directed H.O.O.P.S. Basketball Camps since 1994.

Ages: 8-14

January 8-June 17, 2019

Program Dates:
June 17-June 21, 2019

Class Day and Time:
Monday-Thursday  9:00 am -3:00 pm
Friday                     9:00 am -12:00 pm

Cost:  $175 Y Members | $200 Non-members

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American Red Cross Jr. Lifeguard

American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard Training will guild youth to the American Red Cross lifeguarding course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. They will learn techniques and build stamina during this program. THEY WILL NOT RECEIVE A CERTIFICATION IN Lifeguarding or CPR/First Aid, AT THE END OF THE COURSE.

This program will be offered on two different weeks this summer. Choose only one week to attend.

Ages:     11-14

Registration Dates:
June Session 1: Register by June 13, 2019
July Session 2: Register by July 11, 2019

Program Dates:
June Session 1: June 17-21, 2019
July Session 2: July 15-19, 2019

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Cost:  $100 Members | $ 125 Non-Members

Enviro Science and Art Camp I & II

Enviro Science and Art Camp I & II

Explore the Earth, its atmosphere, oceans, geology, habitats and ecology. In this camp, participants will learn how to enjoy and protect the Earth’s resources. The children will conduct science experiences and create art from recycled items using unique mediums.

Enviro Science and Art Camp I

Ages: 4-7

Program Dates:
July 15- July 18, 2019

Program Time:
9:00-11:00 am

Cost:  $50 Members | $75 Non-Members

Enviro Science and Art Camp II

Ages: 8-12

Program Dates:
July 15-July 18, 2018

Program Time:
12:00-3:00 pm

Cost:  $50 Members |$75 Non-Members

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Performing Arts Camp

Performing Arts Camp

Take the stage to retell familiar fairytales with the greatest hits from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s! Sing, dance and act your way through an exciting week of Performing Arts Camp. Speaking roles are available for all participants, giving everyone an opportunity to be in the spotlight. Performing Arts help students develop imagination, creativity, focus and confidence. Not only will students sing, dance and act but they will learn some history along the way as they perform hits from Elvis, The Beatles, Michael Jackson and many more!

Ages:  7-14

Registration Dates:
January 9-June 17, 2019

Program Dates:
June 17-June 21, 2019
*Performance on Friday, June 21 at 7:00 pm at Tega Cay Baptist Church

Program Days, Times and Locations:
Monday-Wednesday | 1:00-4:00 pm | Baxter YMCA
Thursday | 11:00 am-5:00 pm | Tega Cay Baptist Church

Y Member $125 | Non-member $165

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American Girl History Camp

American Girl History Camp

 American Girl Doll, Kitridge (1930-1950)

What was America like from 1930-1950? Events like the Great Depression and World War II changed the lives of girls in America. Enjoy exploring the lifestyles and events of this important period of history. During class girls will have the opportunity to study history with hands-on projects as they learn the difficulties and triumphs of the era. Girls will enjoy journalism, art,music, home arts, geography, economics and of course history through the stories and characters of Kit and Ruthie.

Ages: 6-12

Baxter YMCA Large Conference Room

Camp Dates:
June 24-Jume 27, 2019

Camp Day and Time:
Monday – Thursday |  9:00 am – 12:00 pm

$50 Y Member | $75 Non Y Members