Vacation Camps

Preschool and Kaleidoscope Vacation Camps

Girls & Boys Ages 3 - 12 years 

9 am - 3:30 pm (Preschool)
8:30 am - 6 pm (Kindergarten - Middle School)

There's no better way to spend a day off from school than at the YWCA. Our program offers kids a full day of interesting activities when most schools are closed for holidays and/or vacation. Make new friends or cultivate different interests or skills. Campers bring lunch, beverage, swimsuit, towel and bathing cap. Snacks are provided. Space is limited and registration is ongoing.

2018 - 2019 Academic Year Vacation Camp Schedule
Monday September 10, 2018 Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday September 19, 2018 Yom Kippur
Tuesday November 6, 2018 Election Day
Wednesday - Friday December 26 - 28, 2018 Holiday Recess
Wednesday January 30 School Closed
Monday - Friday February 11 - 15, 2019 Winter Recess
Monday - Thursday April 15 - 18, 2019 Spring Recess

For Vacation Camp information and registration, contact Arthur Smith at 203-869-6501, ext. 251 or email

Please note: YWCA membership is required for all preschool, after-school and camp programs. Please see the Membership section for more information on membership categories available.


Financial aid is available for qualified applicants.

YWCA Preschool and Kaleidoscope Vacation Camps are licensed by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and comply with regulatory standards for health and safety.