Day Camp for Children of Essential Workers

Register for Summer Camp


Kids will be ready for fun. They will be ready for best friends and new friends. They will be ready for adventure and swimming pools and silly games in the sunshine. They will be ready for camp songs, camp chants and camp crafts. They will be ready for new experiences like trips to the beach, arts & crafts or jumping into the pool. They will be ready for it all.

We will be ready too.

The Los Altos Family Y is patiently waiting for summer camp, sports, swim and fun!


Traditional Day Camp

All traditional camps include field trips on Tuesday and Wednesday, walking trips on Thursday, and free swim on Friday. One field trip day is always a beach or park day. The other field trip day includes visits to places such as California Science and Space Center, Aquarium, Zoo, Knott's Berry Farm, Queen Mary, Boomers, Skyzone, and the Discovery Cube.

Splash Camp (Ages 7-14)

Love to swim and play in the water? This is the camp for you! Jump in and enjoy Splash Camp! Camp includes swim lessons taught by our aquatics staff, free swim, aqua based field trips, and crafts. Campers will also enjoy 3 weekly field trips which may include beach trips, sailing, kayaking, surfing, aquarium visits, water park, whale watching and so much more.

Sports Camp (Ages 7-14)

Can't get enough sports? This specialty camp is focused on exposing campers to a variety of sports and in doing so developing teamwork, competition, sports specific skills, and most of all having fun! Sports campers will enjoy two weekly field trips to sports themed venues such as the LA Rams training camp, the Nike 3 on 3 basketball tournament, Tour of Memorial Coliseum and so much more.

Counselor In Training (CIT)

For Grades 9-12

CIT's will experience what it really takes to be a counselor, by shadowing and assisting the staff in daily activities. This is a great way for CITs to prepare for a future job in camp, child care, teaching, and beyond. CITs will learn valuable work and life skills including: leadership, patience, time management, self-discipline, communication, independence, and how to be a positive role model.

Camp Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm

Deposit: $30/week

This non-refundable deposit reserves your spot for each week of camp. The $30 will be applied to the balance of the weekly camp fee.

Payments must be made in full by the Wednesday prior to each week of camp. Late payments will be charged a late fee.

Become a member and save on camp and other programs!

Weekly Fees Member Non-member
Traditional Camp $195 $225
Counselor In Training $90 $115
Splash Camp $270 $300
Sports Camp $270 $300

Extended Care Hours:

AM: 6:30am-8:30am

PM: 4:30pm-6:30pm

Extended Care Fees Member Non-member
AM or PM $20 $30
AM and PM $30 $40

We are happy to offer lunch and snack to all of our campers.

Camp Swim Lessons: (M/Th/F 9:30-10am)

Members: $38/week/Non-members: $43/week

All campers will receive one camp t-shirt for the summer. Additional t-shirts may be purchased for $10.

Camp Schedules

Check back the Friday prior to each camp week to see the next week's adventures!

Lunch and Snack Menu Coming Soon



Financial assistance is available for families and individuals who qualify. Click here for application and information.

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. As a community based organization the Y is available to everyone. Financial assistance is offered to individuals and families who cannot afford to pay for the full amount of the program. Financial assistance has a sliding scale fee structure.  The application for financial assistance can be downloaded here and turned into the member service desk!

If you have any questions, please email or call the Y at 562.596.3394.