Desoto County Childcare YMCA

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Summer Day Camp

DeSoto County Child Care YMCA Summer Day Camp

Dates: May 23 – July 29

Hour: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Program Fees:

Registration fee – $75 per family, per program

Camp Rate – $115 per week ($5 sibling discount)

YMCA Members – Registration fee is waived

Click here to register online.

Income Based Rate Scale is available.

Registration Dates and Locations:

Registration at Olive Branch Elementary, Southaven Middle School, Hernando Hills Elementary or Olive Branch Family YMCA:

Saturday, March 19, 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Register at any camp location during the afterschool hours, or the Olive Branch Family YMCA or Greenbrook Elementary BLDG D from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Camp Xplore
Grades:  K-3
CITs:  13-15 years
Olive Branch Elementary
9549 E. Pidgeon Roost Rd., Olive Branch, MS

Camp Xtreme
Grades:  4–6
Chickasaw Elementary
6391 Chickasaw Dr., Olive Branch, MS

Grades:  K-6
CITs:  13-15 years
Hernando Hills Elementary
570 McIngvale Rd., Hernando, MS

Camp ReCharge
Grades:  K-6
Teen Camp Horizon:  13-15 years
Southaven Middle
899 Rasco Rd W., Southaven, MS


Mandy Smith, Executive Director,

Traci Nichols, Regional Director,

Camp Hours: 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

$75 Registration fee per family

$95 weekly Teen Camp

$115 weekly per child

$5 sibling discount

$65 per week for Counselors in Training “CIT” program (OBES and HHES Camp). Applications must be submitted for review before acceptance.

Parent/Camper Information: 

Desoto -Camp ReCharge Parent Information

Desoto -Camp ROAR Parent Information

Desoto – Camp Xplore-Xtreme Parent Information

Parent Handbook


Registration fee and $10 deposits for weekly rates are due at time of sign up.  All requests for Income Based Rate Scale are based on household income. Please bring 2015 income tax statement 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