Resident Camps

Resident Camps (Overnight Camps)

YMCA Camp Wewa is a Summer Resident Camp and year-round Outdoor Education facility operated by the YMCA of Central Florida. Children and teens have a fully immersive opportunity to build new lifelong friendships, develop skills in the outdoors, and discover their sense of self. YMCA Camp Wewa provides a safe, exciting environment for participants to grow in Body, Mind and Spirit through our transformative approach to teaching athletic, camping, artistic and leadership skills for campers from ages 8-17.

Camp WEWA Resident Camp: 407-886-1240

Download the Health History form here.

Download the Resident Camp Packing List here.

 


RESIDENT CAMPS (OVERNIGHT CAMPS)

Four week-long sessions and two 2-week sessions beginning on Sundays at 1:30 pm and ending on Fridays at 2:00 pm for ages 8-14. YMCA Camp Wewa is all-inclusive—meals, snacks, activities, and specialized instructional staff are all included.

Campers stay in age- and gender-appropriate cabins with a maximum of 14 campers and a minimum of two 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 – Zero Gravity – May 31st – June 5th

Session #2 – Mystery Mayhem – June 7th – 12th

Session #3 – Shipwrecked – June 14th – 26th (two week session)

Session #4 – Color Wars – June 28th – July 3rd

Session #5 – Heroes vs. Villains – July 5th – 17th (two week session)

Session #6 – Olympic Week – July 19th – 24th

 

COUNSELOR IN TRAINING (CIT)

A three-week training and mentoring program for campers ages 16-17 who are interested in pursuing a counselor position at YMCA Camp Wewa. CITs will spend their time in leadership-specific activities and will stay in younger-aged cabins learning from the best counselors at YMCA Camp Wewa. CIT participants receive 40 community service hours and will participate in a service project. Please note completion of CIT program does not guarantee a paid counselor position in the future.

Session #1 – July 5th – 24th

 

LEADERS IN TRAINING (LIT)

LITs will work as a cohort to develop their team, individual, and peer-to-peer leadership skills. This two-week program features extensive facilitation training, as well as communication and teamwork skills for campers ages 14-15. LIT participants receive 20 community service hours and will participate in a service project.

Session #1 – May 31st – June 12th

Session #2 – June 14th – 26th

 

CARRY OVER WEEKENDS

For campers whom wish to stay between multiple camp sessions and extend their camp stay. Price includes laundry, meals and activities.

Session #1 – June 5th – 7th

Session #2 – June 26th – 28th

Session #3 – July 17th – 19th

 

TRY ME WEEKEND

For prospective campers (ages 8-14) who want to try Camp Wewa out for the first time and see what it’s like to experience Resident Camp.

Session #1 – June 5th – 7th

 

WINTER CAMP

Kids ages 8-14 are invited to ring in the New Year and celebrate the start of 2020 at Camp Wewa! Our red carpet New Year’s Eve party is an exciting way to celebrate with friends.

December 29th, 2019 – January 1st, 2020