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The Northfield Area Family YMCA offers day camp opportunities for ages 3 to 15. YMCA camp programs offer a fun and unique experience that give children and teens the opportunity to have their Best Summer Ever by meeting new friends, exploring nature, discovering new interests, being physically active and creating memories that last a lifetime.



Registration closes 2 weeks prior to the week of camp, though may close earlier if the week becomes full.

See camp information below for pricing.           

Register Here

If registration is closed and you would like to be added to the waiting list, fill out this form.

Waiting List Form


Payment Information

Weekly Auto Payments

  • Payments for camp will be processed via weekly auto draft. Credit/Debit card or bank information will be collected when you register and will be automatically charged each week. The charges will take place on Monday, 2 weeks prior to the camp week. A $10 late fee (non-refundable) will be applied to all payments received after the due date. If you need to set up a payment plan, please contact the Y.

Non-Refundable Deposit

  • A non-refundable $20 deposit is due, for each week of camp, at the time of registration. For example, if a camper is registered for 12 weeks of camp, a deposit of $240 will be taken at the time of registration on the credit/debit card or bank information you provide. This deposit will be applied to the child's weekly draft.


  • Scholarships are available for all YMCA day camps. Scholarship application forms are available on our website or at the front desk of the Y. Please note: scholarship applications must be submitted prior to camp registration to receive program discounts. For more information, contact Suzanne at 507-645-0088 or


Camper Questionnaire & Waivers

Please remember, after completing summer camp registration for your child at the Y, ALL campers will need to complete the Camper Questionnaire & Waivers form. This online form must be competed within 48 hours of camp registration. A link to the form will be included in the camp registration confirmation email sent to you after you register for camp. 

Questionnaire & Waivers


Parent Handbook

Please make sure you have read the Parent Handbook. This has additional information and FAQs that you need to know to make camp great.

Parent Handbook


Camp Cancellations

All cancellations must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the camp week. Cancellations submitted less than 2 weeks prior to the draft date will not received any refund or credit. For each week that is canceled, the $20 non-refundable deposit will be forfeited. To submit cancellation requests, please complete the cancellation form.

Camp Cancellation Form


Camp Schedule Changes

If you need to change the number of days your child is registered, please fill out the Camp Change form. All changes must be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance. Changes submitted less than 2 weeks prior to the camp week will not receive any refund or credit. To submit changes, please complete the change form.

Camp Changes Form


WEE Camp

Wee Camp

PRESCHOOL AGES 3-5 • July 10-August 3

Half Day Camp • Mon-Thurs

Prairie and Wood Camp


ENTERING GRADES 1-5 • July 10-August 11

Half Day Camp • Mon-Fri

YNavigator Camp

Y Navigator

ENTERING GRADES K-4 • June 12-September 1

Full Day Camp

3-Day option • Tues, Weds, Thurs

4-Day option • Mon-Thurs

5-Day option • Mon-Fri

Tween Extreme Camp


ENTERING GRADES 5-7 • June 12-September 1

Full Day Camp

3-Day option • Tues, Weds, Thurs

4-Day option • Mon-Thurs

5-Day option • Mon-Fri

Swim Mastery

Swim Mastery


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Mornings

Summer Leaders

Summer Leaders

ENTERING GRADES 8-10 • June 19-July 21

Morning and Afternoon Options