Family Camp Programs

YMCA Camp Kresge provides a variety of opportunities for families to spend quality time together in a beautiful outdoor setting!

Join us for a fun-filled Parent/Child Weekend in spring, a longer stay at Family Camp in August, and the Family Camping weekend in fall. These programs include exciting activities, staff-led programs, and flavorful meals in our dining hall.

Parent/Child Weekends

Parents have the chance to bond with their children and return to their days as campers at this time-honored tradition. Kick off the weekend with an ice cream social on Friday evening, followed by a full schedule of activities on Saturday and a final pancake breakfast on Sunday morning.

Mother/Child Weekend: May 12-14, 2023
Father/Child Weekend: May 19-21, 2023

Sample Schedule
5:30-7:00pm: Check in
7:30pm: Ice Cream Social
8:15pm: Night Hike

7:15-8:15am: Early bird boating
8:30am- Breakfast
9:15am-12:00pm: Open activity periods- boating, archery, arts & crafts, court sports
12:30pm: Lunch
1:00-5:00pm: Open activity periods- climbing tower, high ropes, archery tag, boating
5:30pm: Dinner
6:00-7:45pm: Open activity periods- boating, court sports, scavenger hunt
8:30-9:30pm: Camp Fire

7:15-8:15am: Early bird boating
8:30am: Breakfast
9:30-10:30am: Pack up & depart 

Spring Family Camp

Embrace the warmer weather with a weekend spent at camp! Families are invited to stayover in cabins and participate in activities like boating, hiking, the climbing tower, and more!

Spring Family Camp: May 26-29, 2023

Summer Family Camp

Explore the wonders of Summer Camp with the whole family! Each day features activities like archery, boating, the climbing tower, and more. Enjoy the best aspects of camping without the chores or hassle of cleaning up, with nutritious meals provided during your stay. 

Summer Family Camp: August 11-14, 2023

Fall Family Camp

Nothing beats a day spent participating in camp activities, admiring the beautiful fall foliage, followed by a crackling campfire on a chilly fall evening. Enjoy all of this and more with the whole family!

Fall Family Camping Weekend: October 13-15, 2023

Breakfast with Santa

Get into the holiday spirit with a visit to Camp Kresge to meet with St. Nick! Families will get to interact with Santa, then enjoy a delicious, hot breakfast at camp. Digital photos will be shared.

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Drop & Shop

Following the Breakfast with Santa, children can stay at camp for the remainder of the afternoon while parents tackle their holiday to-do lists! Activities and lunch provided. For children ages 6-13.

Saturday, December 2, 2023