Recent Camp News

3 February 2011 0 Comments

Summer Day Camp

Camp will begin June 23rd and run through August 29th.

Our schedule is designed to meet the needs of the working family. Camp is offered Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, rain or shine.


Many of our weeks fill up fast. A $25 non-refundable deposit is required for each week of camp. Registration forms are available at the YMCA and online at
This year we are offering an Early Bird Registration. Register by May 1st and save $10 per week for Full Week registration and $5 per week for Partial Week registration.

Camp Brochure
Camper Registration Form

New Part Time Choices

This year campers have 3 choices:
Full Week (Monday – Friday)
Tuesday & Thursday


Our camp is set in a beautiful, quiet spot on Webb Pond in Eastbrook. It offers all the necessary modern amenities, as well as maintained play fields and untouched wilder-ness.

Camp 2

The camp also features:

* More than 50 acres of woods interlaced with miles of nature trails and streams.
* 1,000 feet of waterfront for swimming, canoeing, and kayaking.
* Dining hall and state-of-the-art kitchen and enough space to serve 80 hungry campers and counselors at a time.
* Large playing field and designated archery area.
* Nature and Science Center, Arts & Crafts Center and Infirmary.


View YMCA Summer Camp in a larger map
Although Camp is located in a secluded location, we offer convenient drop off and pick up locations. Drop off is at the YMCA and Pick up is at the Knowlton School Playground (rainy days at the YMCA). Buses leave for camp at 7:30 am, 8:00 am and 8:30 am. Buses return to Ellsworth beginning at 4:00 pm.

Camp 7Food Program

No need to pack a lunch. For only $25 per week, or $6 per day, your camper will enjoy a delicious, nutritious meal prepared in our professional kitchen. Campers who choose to bring their lunch must bring items that do not require refrigeration.

Contact Information

Sarah Robinson, Camp Director
Phone: (207) 667-3086. Website:
Down East Family YMCA, 238 State St., Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Camp Phone: 565-2195 (only when camp is in session)

Creating memories that will last a lifetime.