YMCA Camp Wewa is a Summer Resident Camp and year-round Outdoor Education facility operated by the YMCA of Central Florida. At YMCA Camp Wewa we believe children and youth have a fully immersive opportunity to build new lifelong friendships, develop skills in the outdoors, and discover their “Self”. YMCA Camp Wewa provides a safe and exciting environment for Children and Youth to grow in Body, Mind and Spirit through our transformative approach to teaching Athletic, Camping, Artistic and Leadership skills to children aged 6-17.
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Resident Camp (Overnight Camp)
4 Week-long sessions and 2 Two-Week Sessions beginning each Sunday at 1pm and ending each Friday at 2pm for ages 6-14. YMCA Camp Wewa is all-inclusive; Meals, Snacks, Activities, Specialized Instructional Staff are all included.
Campers stay in age and gender appropriate cabins with a maximum of 14 campers and a minimum of 2 full-time staff counselors.
In order to participate in camp activities campers must have a recent Health History Form on file which includes a current physical performed by a licensed physician within the last 12 months. Please download and complete our Health History Form prior to the start of your camper’s session.
Session #1 – Cruise Week – June 4th-9th
All aboard!…For a week of adventure on the high seas! We will climb to new heights and ride the waters of Sheppard Lake. Perhaps you prefer to take in a little R&R, get crafty, or indulge in those late night snack buffets. No matter what your pleasure is we are sure to have something for everyone as we sail away to fun!
Session #2 – Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales – June 11th-23rd (two-week session)
Once upon a time at a camp far far away….all the things of tales came to life before our camper’s eyes. Be as brave as a prince and scale the castle walls or dive down deep like a mermaid to see what the bottom of the ocean may hold. Join us for two weeks as we step into the world of our imaginations as we celebrate our favorite stories of new and old!
Session #3 – Around our Wewa World – June 25th-30th
Why travel so far when you have all you need here in our Wewa World! Campers will experience a worldly tour of new sights, sounds and tastes as we travel through different countries and cultures. Through our exploration of different places and faces campers will have an opportunity to see the connections we share and the differences that make our world an amazing place!
Session #4 – Super Hero – July 2nd-7th
Dashing and daring…swift and strong-willed…here come our heroes to help save the world! Be on the lookout for villains abound, let’s not let them ruin our fun! Get ready to swim, run, and climb our way through camp as we show off to our favorite Heroes what super campers we have!
Session #5 – Adventure Awaits… – July 9th-21st (two-week session)
Two weeks of adventure await the brave and the bold with games of skill and knowledge that are waiting to unfold. Are you tough enough to survive the test and come out above the rest? Can you work with your team and see all your ambition bring to life your dream? Get ready to bring your competitive spirit, shout out your cheers so all of camp can hear it! Campers will participate in many cooperative games these weeks such as Color Wars and our new Wewa Warrior Competition!
Session #6 – Western Week – July 23rd-28th
A big WEWA Yee Haw!! I hear there is gold in those woods! – getting ready for a rootin’ tootin’ good time in the Wewa Wild West. Time to round up our sharp shooters, cow boys and girls for a week of celebration country western style. The fire will glow and the stars will be bright as we sing along to campfire songs with our friends every night.
Ages 6-14. Weekly sessions run Monday through Friday from 8 am-6 pm with free extended care from 8-9 am and 4-6 pm.
Session #1 – Cruise Week – June 5th-9th
Session #2 – Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales – June 12th-16th
Session #3 – Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales (part 2) – June 19th-23rd
Session #4 – Around our Wewa World – June 26th-30th
Session #5 – Super Hero – July 3rd-7th
Session #6 – Adventure Awaits – July 10th-14th
Session #7 – Adventure Awaits (part 2) – July 17th-21st
Session #8 – Western Week – July 24th-28th
Counselor in Training (C.I.T.)
3 weeks of training to be a counselor for campers age 16-17, while enjoying the same activity choices as our resident campers. C.I.T’s will complete First Aid and CPR training, a service learning project, and will learn from the best counselors at YMCA Camp Wewa. CIT participants receive 40 Community Service Hours.
Session #1 – June 4th-23rd
Session #2 – July 9th-28th
Leaders in Training (L.I.T.)
L.I.T’s will work as a cohort to develop their team, individual and peer to peer leadership skills. This 2 week program features extensive facilitation training, communication and teamwork skills for campers ages 14-15. LIT participants receive 20 Community Service Hours.
Session #1 – June 25th– July 7th
Session #2 – July 9th-21st
Year Round Programs
Winter Camp: December 30/16–January 2 /17.
Spring Break Camp: March 19-24 /17
2 Night Camps for the whole family. Rent a cabin, or share with another family every Labor Day Weekend.