Summer Camps

Camp for Ages 5 - 15

Camp at the Y is a time for kids to explore, discover and create in a place that encourages confidence and community. Whether you are interested in day camp, overnight camp, or one of our specialty camps, YMCA Camp Carter offers opportunities for kids to experience new hobbies, interests and adventures while learning what it means to be a good friend and leader.

YMCA camps grow and change with your kids, offering fresh ways for them to connect to their potential, purpose and each other. Learn more about our camp offerings below:

Day Camp Programs

Kids Day Camp

Ages: 5 - 12

Teen Day Camp

Ages: 13 - 15

Leaders in Training (LIT)

Ages: 16 – 17

Overnight Camp Programs

Mini Overnight Camp

Ages: 6 - 8

Overnight Camp

Ages: 7 - 16

Counselors In Training (CIT)

Ages: 16 – 17


All kids in Day and Overnight Camp get to swim daily (weather dependent). We do offer Swim Lessons as an Add On for an additional fee, campers are taught a 40 minute lesson Monday-Thursday by our YMCA certified swim instructors.

We will use emails to keep you informed about camp (especially before and after sessions). We also constantly update our Facebook page, so it is one of the best ways to keep up with us daily. The website will have information updated as well, but not as quickly as Facebook. If emergencies or other needs come up, we will call by phone.

We have a few Discover Camp Open Houses throughout the year where you can meet staff, tour the grounds, try some food, and enjoy a couple activities. We can also set up private tours, just contact us at 817-738-9241 or at [email protected]

Yes, drop off packages at the main office or mail them to 6200 Sand Springs Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76114 with the camper’s name on it.

Yes, send emails to [email protected]. Campers will be given the emails every day but will not be able to respond back.

Yes! All of our cabins are heated and air conditioned.

No, we do not offer a sibling discount. We do offer discounts for YMCA members, military families and families of law enforcement officers

Campers will need a set or two of clothing for each day depending on how messy they are, sheets or a sleeping bag, pajamas, a towel and other shower/hygiene products, a backpack for daily carry, a water bottle and more. You can find the full packing list in the parent handbook.

We keep our campers busy with canoeing, hiking, archery, ga-ga dodgeball, team sports, our challenge course and so much more. Please refer to the parent handbook for more information.