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YMCA Camp Clay themes help to make your camper’s experience more fresh and fun each week. Theme activities are sprinkled into the schedule throughout the week and they may include craft activities, active games, or we may take a traditional camp activity and put a theme twist on it!  Check out our theme activities and descriptions below!


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Week 1: (June 7 - 11) Color Wars Week

This week is full of fun competition and team bonding.  Campers will participate in games and activities to earn points for their teams.  the team with the most points at the end of the week wins the GRAND PRIZE.  Everyone is a winner at Camp though, so bring your friends and lets have a COLOR WAR!


Week 2: ( June 14 - 18) Adventure Camp

Let YMCA Camp Clay take you on a week long adventure!  Enjoy exhilarating activities such as rock climbing, zip line, and archery.  Hike our trails and build natural forts or swim our camp ponds for sunken treasures!  Learn how to build a campfire and cook over that fire.  Come and enjoy the adventure at YMCA Camp Clay!


Week 3: (June 21 - 25) Animal Planet 

Do you enjoy learning about and interacting with animals?  Come enjoy nature and its friends in our own backyard at Camp Clay.  Campers will find an appreciation for the delicate balance between humans, animals, and nature!


Week 4: (June 28 - July 2) Happy Holidays Week

It's a whole week dedicated to holiday fun!  Each day we will enjoy traditions and activities from a different national holiday.  Ever wanted to enjoy Halloween or Christmas in the summer time?  You can at Camp Clay!  We will finish off our week with a (Pre) 4th of July celebration.


Week 5: (July 5 - 9) Star Wars Week

Long ago in a camp not so far, far away...Bring your lightsabers and your droids because its Star Wars week at Camp Clay.  Campers begin the week as padawan learners ready for their Jedi training.  Get ready for some fun and challenging activities on your journey to becoming a Jedi Master!


Week 6: (July 12 - 16) Prehistoric Dinosaurs Week

We will be STOMPING back to prehistoric times to discover dinosaur history!  We may excavate dinosaurs, discover fire, and use primitive tools to have a fantastic week at Camp.


Week 7: (July 19 - 23) Build It Week

Plan it, design it, and Build It!  That's the project this week at Camp Clay.  Campers will work together on various building projects while they build long lasting friendships.  Can we build it? Yes we can!


Week 8: (July 26 - 30) 3..2..1 Blast Off!

Imagine what it's like beyond the stars!  Launch into a great adventure and enjoy some out of this world fun at YMCA Camp Clay.  We will be climbing to the stars and blasting off rockets in the great outdoors!


Week 9: (August 2 - 6) Wacky Science Week

Come try out some "camp style" experiments.  How much force does it take to crack and egg?  Find out at Camp Clay!  This week may be messy and wild but fun is guaranteed.


Week 10: (August 9 - 13) Splash Week

Wrap up your summer with a SPLASH!  This wet and wild week of fun is the perfect way to say goodbye to summer.  Come enjoy different water attractions each day and make some new friends!  (Additional fees may apply for off camp trips).