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.

2019 - 2020 Academic Year Vacation Camp Schedule
Monday September 30, 2019 Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday October 9, 2019 Yom Kippur
Tuesday November 5, 2019 Election Day
Monday December 23, 2019 Holiday Recess
Thursday & Friday December 26 & 27, 2019 Holiday Recess
Monday December 30, 2019 Holiday Recess
Monday - Friday February 10 - 14, 2020 Winter Recess
Monday - Friday April 13 - 17, 2020 Spring Recess
Tuesday April 28, 2020 Presidential Primary

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.