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Camps

Summer Camps

Overnight Camps

One & Two Week Camps

Working together with cabin-mates, campers choose activities that meet their interests and skill levels. Campers build friendships as they engage in exciting activities alongside one...

McNabb Camp

A perfect introduction to overnight camp for little ones, this camp offers younger campers a shorter, three-night camp experience that focuses on creating a comfortable environment for many...

Leadership Development I

This two-week program teaches campers the technical skills associated with delivering camp activities while focusing on team building. Campers participate in a canoe or backpacking out-trip...

Leadership Development II

This three-week program allows campers the chance to apply skills learned in Leadership Development 1 and continue to grow as leaders, with a focus on increased responsibility and more intentional...

Leadership Development II Exchange

This three-week program offers similar programming and intentional skill development to the regular Leadership Development 2 program, plus a one-week exchange to Ontario! Camp Elphinstone has...

Sailing Camp

Where better to develop sailing skills than the serene Howe Sound? Campers receive daily instruction on topics such as rigging, wind dynamics and boat care from qualified instructors Campers work on...

Desolation Sound Camp

This two-week camp features a nine-day canoe or sea kayak trip through one of the most breathtaking coastal settings in Canada Campers develop confidence and teamwork skills in this introduction to...

Sunshine Coast Trail I

Campers are challenged with a scenic four-day backpacking trip on the Sunshine Coast Trail. Perfect for kids who are new to out-tripping, campers form friendships and develop leadership skills in a...

Sunshine Coast Trail II

This two-week camp features a nine-day backpacking trip on the Sunshine Coast Trail. Longer and slightly more challenging than our one-week Sunshine Coast Trail I, this route will take campers from...

Family Camp

YMCA Camp Elphinstone offers an ideal setting for families to focus on what’s most important—spending time together. Family Camp is a great way for families to escape the city without the...

Camp Kakhamela

Having diabetes shouldn’t get in the way of going to camp! In partnership with the Canadian Diabetes Association, this unique program offers children with diabetes all aspects of a camp...

Day Camps

Summer Day Camp

Important Notice Regarding Payment If you choose the scheduled payment option for your camp fees, please ensure all payments are made no later than June 1, 2019. Keep your kids active and happy this...

Family Camps

Family Camp

YMCA Camp Elphinstone offers an ideal setting for families to focus on what’s most important—spending time together. Family Camp is a great way for families to escape the city without the...

Leadership Camps

Overnight Camps

Leadership Development I

This two-week program teaches campers the technical skills associated with delivering camp activities while focusing on team building. Campers participate in a canoe or backpacking out-trip...

Leadership Development II

This three-week program allows campers the chance to apply skills learned in Leadership Development 1 and continue to grow as leaders, with a focus on increased responsibility and more intentional...

Leadership Development II Exchange

This three-week program offers similar programming and intentional skill development to the regular Leadership Development 2 program, plus a one-week exchange to Ontario! Camp Elphinstone has...

Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education

There’s nothing quite like the great outdoors. Our Outdoor Education program is designed to get kidsactive and learning outdoors. Through meaningful experiential learning, kids develop strong...

Child & Family Development

Generation Health

Learn to Make Changes for a Healthier Family. Generation Health is aFREE 10-week healthy lifestyle programfor children aged 8-12 years and their families. The program covers topics related to healthy...

Parent Support

Training and Networking

Interested in learning more about guiding children's behaviour? Want to learn some new circle time ideas? Our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) program offers child care providers a wide...

Child Care

Before and After School Programs

After School Programs

The First Tee

About The First Tee Forrre! In this unique program, kids ages 6-12 learn how to set goals and build character while learning fundamental golf skills. Through the game of golf, kids also learn...

Jr. YMCA Basketball

No experience required! This entry-level program introduces children in Kindergarten and Grade 1 to the sport of basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. The Jr. YMCA...

Parent & Caregiver Resources

Child Care Provider Resources

Training and Networking

Interested in learning more about guiding children's behaviour? Want to learn some new circle time ideas? Our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) program offers child care providers a wide...

Early Childhood Education Practicums

Early Childhood Education Practicum

What a YMCA Early Childhood Education Practicum can do for you! Looking to take a big step towards your rewarding career as an Early Childhood Educator? There’s no better opportunity to gain...

Education & Training

Learning & Academics

Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education

There’s nothing quite like the great outdoors. Our Outdoor Education program is designed to get kidsactive and learning outdoors. Through meaningful experiential learning, kids develop strong...

Training Programs

Digital Literacy Exchange Program

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is offeringFREE,1.5 hr workshops to get you comfortable with the digital world. The goal of this program is to increase digital literacy and participants' comfort...

YMCA Early Childhood Education Assistant Training

The YMCA Early Years Assistant Program prepares young adults for jobs in Early Childhood Education. The YMCA is Canada’s largest child care provider and, here in Metro Vancouver, we have been...

Credits & Certifications

Child Care Training

Training and Networking

Interested in learning more about guiding children's behaviour? Want to learn some new circle time ideas? Our Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) program offers child care providers a wide...

Employment Services

Self Employment

Self-Employment for Newcomers

Are you a newcomer to Canada with a business idea? Have you wondered how you could start a business in Canada? Then this program might be exactly what you need to launch your business. TheYMCA of...

Global Initiatives

Exchanges

Youth Peace Network

Imagine what a group of young, motivated peacemakers from all around the world could accomplish in three months? The Youth Peace Network program brings youth together from all corners of the globe to...

Health & Fitness

Membership Promotion Sign Up

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Group Fitness

Y Thrive

A better you is waiting. Now available at the Robert Lee YMCA! Getting and staying fit isn’t easy. But the biggest barrier isn’t necessarily the exercise, it’s getting there and...

Yoga & Pilates

Harmony Yoga

These classes have many benefits for your children including: reducing anxiety, improving concentration, developing active lifestyle and creating positive emotions. Not only will they learn movements...

Sports & Recreation

Sports Leagues

YMCA Basketball

Come shoot hoops with us! The YMCA Basketball league teaches kids the game of basketball with an emphasis on fun and teamwork for boys and girls in Grades 4 – 7. The class runs 6:00 p.m. to...

Jr. YMCA Basketball

No experience required! This entry-level program introduces children in Kindergarten and Grade 1 to the sport of basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. The Jr. YMCA...

Community Sports & Leagues

The First Tee

About The First Tee Forrre! In this unique program, kids ages 6-12 learn how to set goals and build character while learning fundamental golf skills. Through the game of golf, kids also learn...

Jr. YMCA Basketball

No experience required! This entry-level program introduces children in Kindergarten and Grade 1 to the sport of basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. The Jr. YMCA...

Health Management

Generation Health

Learn to Make Changes for a Healthier Family. Generation Health is aFREE 10-week healthy lifestyle programfor children aged 8-12 years and their families. The program covers topics related to healthy...

Mental Wellness

Mind Fit

Did you know that physical activity can improve mental health? Studies have shown that regular physical activity can be as effective as medication or cognitive therapy for improving mental health and...

Y Mind

We're here to help young people thrive! Even though anxiety is the most common illness affecting youth in British Columbia,*40% of youth do not access much-needed mental health services because...

Find a program near you!

The YMCA Mental Wellness programs support teens and young adults (13-30yrs) experiencing stress, worry, low mood, and mild-moderate anxiety and/or depression. The goal is to connect young people...

Chronic Disease Management

Make Your Move

Did you know that more than 20% of Canadian adults live with one of the top four chronic diseases:cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and four out of five Canadians...

Youth Engagement

Leadership

Summer Programs

Leadership Development I

This two-week program teaches campers the technical skills associated with delivering camp activities while focusing on team building. Campers participate in a canoe or backpacking out-trip...

Leadership Development II

This three-week program allows campers the chance to apply skills learned in Leadership Development 1 and continue to grow as leaders, with a focus on increased responsibility and more intentional...

School Year Programs

Youth Leadership Development Conference

It’s the weekend you look forward to all year—the Youth Leadership Development Conference. Get away to YMCA Camp Elphinstone with other Youth Leadership Development (YLD) teens to get to...

Services & Social Activities

Mind Fit

Did you know that physical activity can improve mental health? Studies have shown that regular physical activity can be as effective as medication or cognitive therapy for improving mental health and...

Y NEXUS

After recognizing a need for more inclusion based programming within our community,the YMCA of Greater Vancouver isbringing together Indigenous, settler and newcomers between 18 - 29 years old. The...

YMCA Community Action Network (YCAN)

The YMCA Community Action Network (YCAN) is one of Canada’s national youth service initiatives, part of the Canada Service Corps. YCAN aims to support selected individuals between 15 to 30...

Travel & Cultural Exchanges

Youth Peace Network

Imagine what a group of young, motivated peacemakers from all around the world could accomplish in three months? The Youth Peace Network program brings youth together from all corners of the globe to...