YMCA Camp Elphinstone

All Ages

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 hassle of pitching a tent or driving long distances.

Families participate in a variety of camp activities and organized programs that everyone can enjoy. Campers may choose from two different types of accommodation—cozy lodge rooms or private cabins—and we make sure everyone is well fed with three daily nutritious, delicious, kid-friendly meals in our dining hall.

Relax, reconnect and join us for a quality family experience you’ll never forget!

2019 Dates:

Summer Family Camp (August 25 - 28)
Summer Family Camp is a four-day camp that features all of our most popular warm-weather programming. Families have the option to sign-up for activities together or to sign up separately, as YMCA staff will always be present to supervise children during scheduled activities. Each evening we will have a campfire, a camp-wide game and finish the day off with an optional adult social while YMCA staff supervise children in cabins/lodges.

Fall Family Camp (October 11 - 13)
Fall Family Camp is a three-day camp that is held on Thanksgiving weekend, offering programs like rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, archery, campfires and indoor activities in the case of inclement coastal weather. Relax, unwind and enjoy the fall beauty this year, along with a full Thanksgiving dinner prepared by our Camp Elphinstone chefs. Don’t forget about the annual Great Pumpkin Drop too!​

Families of five or more stay in private cabins with nearby washroom facilities. Smaller families share lodges that offer a common lounge, washrooms and private family rooms that sleep up to four. Families may register together if they would like to share a private cabin with another family.

Forget about the challenge of meal preparation and cooking or the hassle of doing dishes—we’ll do it all for you! We provide three daily nutritious, delicious, kid-friendly meals in our cozy dining hall. A buffet-style salad bar is offered for lunch and dinner, and a cereal and fresh fruit bar is provided with breakfast. Refreshments are also available throughout the day. Please specify special dietary requirements during registration.

To register:
  1. Choose your dates.
  2. Have your myymca.ca user login and password ready. Don’t have one? Getting one is easy! Click here to get one now.
  3. Click Register now in the schedule below.

Having trouble with online registration? Click here to get help now.

Need help planning your family’s camp experience? Give us a call at 604-939-9622 or email elphinstone@gv.ymca.ca and we'd be happy to help.

Registration Information and Policies

Day & TimeMember FeeNon-Member FeeRegistrationNotes
Aug 25 - Aug 28
12:00pm Sun to 10:55am Wed
$146 per child / $268 per adult$ 163 per child / $297 per adultRegister now!

Private cabins available.

Oct 11 - Oct 13
4:40 pm Fri to 10:55 am Sun
$123 per child/$170 per adult$135 per child/$189 per adultRegister now!

Thanksgiving dinner included!


YMCA Camp Elphinstone

View Larger Map 1760 YMCA Road
Gibsons, BC V0N 1V6
Phone: 604-886-2025
Fax: 604-886-2363
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