Camp Whittle

Kids today need the camp experience more than ever. Every day brings something new, exciting and challenging; like the power of a positive mentor, the confidence that comes from trying... then succeeding, and the importance of healthy, long-lasting friendships.

Located two hours from Los Angeles and 2 miles from Big Bear Lake YMCA Camp Whittle serves the youth population of greater Los Angeles through 9 weeks of youth summer resident camp.  Campers enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the forest, lake and meadow as they participate in activities and adventure!

Activities at YMCA Camp Whittle include:

  • horseback arena riding
  • trail rides
  • petting zoo
  • climbing wall & zip line
  • high and low ropes course
  • campfires
  • archery
  • human foosball
  • Black Hole slide
  • gaga
  • life size chess
  • basketball
  • sand volleyball
  • heated swimming pool
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • reptile nature shows
  • kayaking
  • paddleboating
  • paddleboarding
  • banana boat rides
  • trips to the Bat Caves
  • orienteering
  • rock climbing
  • yoga
  • Alpha Wolf
  • teambuilding activities
  • badminton
  • fitness races
*All activities are based on availability and age depending 

 

2018 Dates for YMCA Camp Whittle

June 16th - June 23rd
North Valley Family YMCA
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June 16th - June 23rd
Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA 
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June 23rd - June 30th
Culver-Palms Family YMCA 
To be put on a waitlist contact James Smith at the Culver Palms YMCA

June 30th – July 7th
Antelope Valley Family YMCA
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June 30th – July 7th
Ketchum-Downtown YMCA
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June 30th – July 7th
Hollywood YMCA 
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July 7th - July 14th
San Pedro and Peninsula YMCA 
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July 14th - July 21st
Collins and Katz Family YMCA 
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July 21st – July 28th
South Pasadena YMCA
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July 21st – July 28th
Weingart Wellness YMCA
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July 21st – July 28th
Southeast-Rio Vista Family YMCA 
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July 21st – July 28th
Anderson Munger Family YMCA 
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July 28th - Aug 4th
East Valley Family YMCA
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July 28th - Aug 4th
West Valley Family YMCA 
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Aug 4th - Aug 11th 
Torrance-South Bay YMCA 
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Families are welcome to enroll campers in the week of their choice. You do not need to be a member of the YMCA to enroll in summer resident camp. Please note that the pre-camp parent and camper Rally Night event and bus drop off location for camp will be held in or near the city where the hosting YMCA branch is located.