Hopewell Valley’s Best Camp for Working Families – Stay Tuned for our Summer 2020 Programming!

Conveniently located at Toll Gate Elementary school in downtown Pennington, Hopewell Valley YMCA offers a high quality, state licensed and ACA Accredited day camp experience for children ages 5-13 with daily swim instruction, weekly field trips and a variety of fun filled outdoor and indoor activities led by highly trained staff.

Camp Highlights

  • Full day camp with extended care available for working families
  • Instructional and recreational swim 4 days per week
  • Weekly field trips to action packed locations
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Fun filled science activities and experiments
  • Daily outdoor play
  • Group games
  • Sports
  • Professionally trained staff
  • Values based programming that focuses on Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility
  • Affordable and convenient


Dates: TBD Summer 2020


Registration is by weekly or daily depending on your needs.

As a reminder, registration closes Thursday at noon, the week prior to a scheduled camp week. Ex: Registration for week 3 (7/8-7/12) closes on 7/4 @noon.

If you have any questions, contact Daniel Williams, Senior Program Director at dwilliams@hvymca.org.


Anticipated Camp Day Hours Options
  • YMCA Core Camp Day: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • YMCA Flex Camp Day: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • YMCA All Day Camp: 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Camp Program 2019 (PDF)
Camp Parent Handbook 2019 (PDF)
Camper Health History Form (PDF)
Camper Health Care Recommendations (PDF)
Universal Child Health Record (PDF)

Two Fun Camp Experiences to Choose From

Traditional Day Camp

Tom Jackson Sports Camp


Financial Assistance Available

As a charitable organization, the Hopewell Valley YMCA offers financial aid to families in need of assistance, ensuring that every child has the opportunity to have a true summer camp experience and all families are welcome at the YMCA.  The application process is simple and confidential.  (link to application)

ACA Accredited

Hopewell Valley YMCA Camp is a State Licensed Day Camp and is accredited by the American Camp Association.  (ACA) Accreditation is a voluntary process and means our camp meets over 300 standards in healthy and safety, staff qualifications and training, quality programming, and emergency management. The American Camp Association collaborates with experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, and other youth-serving agencies to assure that current practices at our camp reflect the most up-to-date, research-based standards in camp operation.



Looking for an overnight camp experience?  Visit our fellow YMCA Camps:

Camp Mason


Why the Y? With more than 2,000 day camps serving more than 800,000 kids every summer, the Y is one of the nation’s largest providers of camping programs in the USA.