WAYNE, NJ - The Wayne YMCA wants local kids to have the best summer ever at an affordable price for families.

In addition to early bird discounts, the Y is offering a unique opportunity for extra savings. For one day only, on Jan. 29, families who register for five or more weeks of summer camp can save 15 percent on last year’s tuition rates. The offer is valid for online-only registration

The Wayne Y offers a variety of summer day camps for children and teens that build self-esteem, confidence and social skills in a fun, safe, and enriching environment. They include: 

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  • ABC Summer Camp for ages 2-4

  • White Pines Day Camp for campers entering Grades K-5

  • Teen Adventure Travel Camp for campers entering Grades 6-9

  • Sports Specialty Camps: Sports of All Sorts for campers entering Grades 1-5 and a new Basketball Camp for campers entering Grades 5-8

  • Counselor-in-Training program at White Pines for ages 13-15

Archery, arts and crafts, cooking, swim lessons and recreational swim, indoor and outdoor sports, performing arts, STEAM activities, and field trips are among the many activities children may take part in, depending on the camp they enroll in. 

ABC Summer Camp and White Pines Day Camp are accredited by the American Camp Association.

Child care before and after camp is available at an additional charge. Sibling discounts are available, as well as financial assistance through the Y. 

Families can meet camp directors and ask questions during an open house at the Wayne Y, 1 Pike Dr. in Wayne, on Feb. 11. From 5:30-7:30 p.m. 

Early bird registration is ongoing for summer camps at the Wayne Y. Secure your spot by Feb. 29 and pay last year’s tuition rates and no registration fees. Visit wayneymca.org for more information and to register.


Established in 1885, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges invests in its diverse communities to promote wellness, safety and quality of life for children, adults and seniors. Its seven branches in East Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Hackensack, Hardyston, Stillwater and Wayne are committed to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility through an array of programs. Some 35,000 people belong to the Metro Y, which awards more than $2.8 million annually in direct and indirect financial assistance.