Located in the beautiful Flint Hills of KS, Camp Wood YMCA offers traditional and specialty camps for children and young adults, ages 6 to 17. Our overall camper to staff ratio of 1:5 allows for quality programming and individual attention as campers enjoy every day of their Camp Wood YMCA experience.
Our focus is to provide fun new experiences for today's youth to interact with one another and strengthen the universal values of Caring, Respect, Responsability, and Honesty.
Horseback riding, Alpine climbing tower (ages 10 and up), Mud slide, Fishing, The “Jim” Waterslide, Arts and Crafts, Campout, Nature Hikes and Activities, and Outdoor Cooking, are only a few of the activities we use to achive this goal.
We have Leadership Programs designed specifically for young teens to help them discover thier personal strenghts and how to foster them to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Our staff are recruited from a variety of universities and from around the world. The go through an extensive application process, background check, and indepth week long training to prepare them for the challenges of the summer.
Activities and Features
Accommodating Special Needs Attention Deficit Disorder Asthma
Religious Emphasis None
Outdoor Activities General Outdoors Mountaineering Climb and Rappel Ropes Course Hiking
Performing Arts Drama
Horseback Riding General Horseback Riding Western
Individual Sports Tennis
Team Sports Basketball Football Soccer Volleyball
Water Sports Instructional Swimming Recreational Swimming Canoeing Fishing Sailing
Arts and Crafts General Arts and Crafts Ceramics Jewelry Design