Desoto County Childcare YMCA


Summer Day Camp

Whether you choose one week or all summer, YMCA Day Camp fits your schedule and provides fun and enriching activities for your child. Campers work together in many activities, which lead to the development of team work skills, leadership skills and lifelong friendships. In addition, Campers gain an understanding of the YMCA Character Development Values: Caring, Honest, Respect, Responsibility and Faith.

Camp Dates: May 27- August 15

Registration: After April 5, you can register at the Olive Branch Family YMCA, or any of the 3 camp locations during afterschool hours. 

Camp Locations:

  • Hernando Elementary School
  • Olive Branch Elementary School*
  • Southaven Intermediate School*
    * Locations will offer lunch and snack

Camp Hours: 6:30am-6:00pm

$75 Registration fee per family
$109 weekly per child – Ages 5-12
$5 sibling discount*
$60 per week for Counselors in Training “CIT” program. Applications must be submitted for review before acceptance.

Parent Handbook
Registration Forms
Registration Information
Deposit Form
Camp Weekly Themes 

Payment for registration fee and first week is due at time of registration. All requests for Income Based Rate Scale are based on household income. Please bring 2013 income tax return and last two check stubs for household. Amount will be determined at registration.

Please bring your child’s physician’s address & telephone number as well as health insurance, current immunization records and emergency contact information.

Items to bring to camp:

  • Swimsuit, Sunscreen & Towel


  • Field Trips filled with Adventure – Once a week
  • Swimming – Twice a week (Swim lessons offered)
  • Team Sports
  • Organized Games
  • Character Development
  • Arts – Imagination and Creativity
  • Weekly Themes – Wacky Wednesday’s

For more information contact our office at 662.280.6370 or email Mandy Smith at or Traci Nichols at