YMCA Camp Anderson has been exciting, motivating, and inspiring more than 7,000 kids every summer for more than 50 years. Located on Lake 16, just east of Conway, YMCA Camp Anderson is 40 acres of nature that sparks imagination, builds self-esteem, forges friendships, and gives kids the summer they will always remember. Safety, high-quality staff, Y core values, and great activities are the foundation of our Camp. 

EXPLORERS & TRAILBLAZERS

Explorers: entering grades 1-3
Trailblazers: entering grades 4-6

Field Trips: Wednesdays

Campers every day but Wednesday at YMCA Camp Anderson playing in the woods, swimming and making memories. Every Friday morning is spent playing Capture the Flag in the woods, make sure to come dressed in camo.

 

CHALLENGERS

Challengers: entering grades 7 & 8

Field Trips: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Camp Anderson: Mondays & Fridays

YMCA Camp Anderson Challengers is a fun, field trip based day camp. Days at YMCA Camp Anderson will be spent doing archery, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, team building activities skits, games in the woods, and much more! Every Friday morning is spent playing Capture the Flag in the woods, make sure to come dressed in camo.

 

MEET THE CAMP STAFF

CAMP DIRECTOR, RUNNING BEAR

"I love letting kids enjoy and appreciate the great outdoors and strengthening the Y four core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in each Camper."

Summers at YMCA Camp Anderson: 14 and counting
Favorite Camp Activity: Man-Eating Chipmunk
Outside of Camp Anderson: 3-8 grade PE Teacher at Bay View Elementary, coaches various sports with his 4 children.