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Summer Camps

Promoting exploration, play, and new experiences for kids of all ages

Feb 27: Registration opens for CLC YMCA Childcare and THRIVE families

8am–4pm: in-person or phone

4–6pm: in-person only

Feb 28: Registration opens for CLC YMCA Members

8am–4pm: in-person or phone (no registrations after 4pm)


Mar 1: Registration opens for ALL at 8am


Where to register:
  • For campers who will be dropped off at Camp K, please register through the Boothbay Region YMCA website.

  • For campers who will be dropped off at CLC and need YMCA transportation to Camp K, please register through the CLC website.

  • Exception: Please register for all Camp K specialty/adventure camps through the Boothbay Region YMCA website. You will specify during registration whether you need transportation from CLC to Camp K or not.

Registration Information

Anchor 1

Ages 4–6; must be potty-trained

Hikes, gardening, cooking, arts & crafts, field trips, and the CATCH program’s physical activities will help your child grow, flourish, and make new friends through fun, developmentally appropriate activities.

CLC Specialty Camps

Various ages

If your child enjoys adventure, we have many specialty camps to choose from, like beach camp, metal detecting camp, wizarding camp, and more!

Camp K Specialty Adventure Camps

Various ages

Your camper will enjoy a variety of camp options offered weekly. Transportation from CLC to Camp K and back CAN be available.

CLC Sports Camps

Ages 6–15

Your child can choose from soccer, tennis, basketball, softball, gymnastics, and lacrosse camps.

Sailing Camp

Ages 9–15

In this popular camp in Round Pond, your child will learn sailing fundamentals, seamanship, and water safety in a 14’ dinghy.

Camp Knickerbocker

Ages 5–10

Your camper will enjoy all the fun of a traditional day camp with activities like swimming, boating, arts and crafts, sports, and outdoor skills. Transportation from CLC to Camp K and back is provided.

Sailing Camp: Leaders-in-Training

Ages 14+

Experienced teen sailors pass down knowledge to younger campers in this leadership program at our Central Lincoln County YMCA Sailing Camp in Round Pond.

FARMS™ at the Y Camps

Ages 8–12

These camps help your aspiring chef develop their cooking, gardening, and general kitchen skills while building an appreciation for healthy food.

Boothbay Region YMCA Camps

Various ages

Explore additional summer camp opportunities available to you through our partnership with the Boothbay YMCA.

CLC Sailing Camp is on Facebook!

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Sports & Fitness

Creating team players and future leaders


Ages 8+

Your child will learn self-defense techniques and discipline, taught by their YMCA sensei.

Youth Smart Start

Ages 11–13

This fitness center orientation will teach your child how to use our workout equipment safely.

Teen Personal Training

Ages 11–19

Your teen will get personalized and guided workouts to increase their speed, get stronger, and prevent injuries.

By appointment only, with free consultation

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Empowering children with lifelong skills, both on and off the court

Supported by the USTA Foundation and the Sanford Open. All youth under age 18 play tennis for free during open court time.

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FARMS™ at the Y

Teaching the value and joy of growing, preparing, and eating healthy local foods

School Programming

Grades Pre-K–12

Enjoy a day with your students in the FARMS™ at the Y kitchen or in your own classroom with our Y food educators. Your students will learn how to harvest vegetables, prepare healthy, local foods, and share a meal with one another.

Our favorite FARMS™ at the Y recipes

Download our 11-recipe booklet and start cooking easy and healthy meals tested and approved by FARMS™ at the Y!
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Other Programs

Exploring creativity, connection, and new activities

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Childcare & Pre-K

Providing the attention and care your child needs to thrive


Ages 3.5–5

We believe that children learn through play, so our childcare programs allow children to explore and create independently. We provide a thematic, developmentally appropriate curriculum that will enhance the healthy growth of your child as an individual.

This program is currently full. For more information and to join the waitlist, contact Sally Farrell at

Infant, Toddler, Preschool

Ages 6 weeks–4 years

We foster creativity, curiosity, and exploration within a traditional classroom setting. This program is filled with opportunities to help a child explore and learn through language, math, science, social studies, practical life, and sensorial opportunities.

These programs are currently full. For more information and to join the waitlist, contact Sally Farrell at

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School Age Care

Encouraging children to play, learn, and engage

Thrive at the Y

Grades Pre-K–5th

Your child will enjoy physical activity, academic enrichment, and connections with local foods (through FARMS™ at the Y) in this after-school program. Each child receives a healthy snack.

This program is currently full. For more information and to join the waitlist, contact Diana Blair-Monkman at

Vacation Camp

Grades Pre-K–5th

Your child will enjoy fun and healthy activities from 7:30am–5:30pm during school vacation weeks and on many professional development days.

Please contact Diana Blair-Monkman at

Before Care

Grades Pre-K–5th

Great Salt Bay Community School students can spend the morning at the Y from 6:30am until they are walked to school at 7:45am.

This program is currently full. For more information and to join the waitlist, contact Diana Blair-Monkman at

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