Groups & Retreats


Entering 1st - 3rd Grade

June 30 - July 3rd - Theme: Space Explorers

EXPLORER Camp is a 4-day, 3-night camping experience designed to introduce our youngest campers to the overnight camping experience. Explorer campers travel together and sample camp activities in shorter, age-appropriate activity periods. Our Explorer Camp counselors are dedicated to creating a supportive environment where our youngest campers can become more independent and build new friendships.

Pricing: YMCA Members $425, Non-YMCA Members $475


Entering 3rd - 8th Grade

Week 1 July 4-10 Myths & Legends
Week 2 July 11-17 Calling all Superheroes
Week 3 July 25-July 31 The Olympic Games
Week 4 Aug 1-7 Jurassic Camp
Week 5 Aug 8-14 Avatar: The Last Campers

Adventure Camp is a week-long overnight camp for boys and girls focused on achievement, belonging and independence. During this week of camp campers will overcome challenges, develop self reliance, become more confident and make lifelong friends. Here, campers learn to cooperate, empathize and communicate with others in the outdoors.

Pricing: YMCA Members $625, Non-YMCA Members $675


Entering 3rd - 8th Grade

We will not be offering any Mega Camps for the 2021 Season.

MEGA Camp is a 14 day overnight camp that allows our campers to more fully immerse themselves in the YMCA Camp Benson experience. Campers get the chance to try more activities, participate in the special weekend stay over and get to know their counselors and fellow MEGA campers much better. MEGA campers will leave with a greater sense of independence, belonging and accomplishment.


Entering 1st - 8th Grade

June 30- July 3rd - Theme: Space Explorers

MINI Camp is a condensed version of our most popular session, Adventure Camp. During this action packed 4-day camp our campers will participate in a wide range of traditional camp activities focused on skill building. This is camp session is perfect for both returning and first-time campers. Fun and memory making are maximized in MINI Camp.

Pricing: YMCA Members $425, Non-YMCA Members $475


Entering 7th - 12th Grade

July 18-24 - Theme: Survivor: Outwit, Outplay, Outcamp

Teen Week is a week of camp just for teenagers. This week of camp is specifically designed to meet the needs and interests of teens. TEEN Week is all about forging friendships and helping teenagers discover who they really are while giving them more freedom to choose what they actually want to do at camp.

Pricing: YMCA Members $625, Non-YMCA Members $675