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Registration and Fees

Summer Camp Blackout Period: April 15-23
To help streamline the transition to our new database, we will not be able to process registrations for Owen Sound Summer Day Camp and Camp Presqu’ile April 15-23. Membership purchases and other program registrations will not be affected, and our Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility will remain open as usual! Thank you for your understanding.

Register in-person at the YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics Facility (700 10th Street East, Owen Sound) or by phone at 519-376-0484 ext. 0. Registrations made by phone require full payment by credit card. Children must be registered by noon on the previous business day that you require care.

A Camper Information Form must accompany registration for each camper:

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Fees 

For more information on Camp Presqu'ile registration, click here >>

Day Camp fees are on a per child basis. Scheduled payments are available, please see below for more information on your payment options.

Play & Day Camps Fees
YMCA Day/Play Camp

Regular Day:       Members $28 | Public $30

Specialty Day Fee:  Members $36 | Public $38

What's a Specialty Day?  These days have a special programming element, such as going to the movies or field trips.

YMCA Specialty Camp   

Fees vary for each camp. Member and non-member rates available. 

Camp Hours

Play & Day Camps and Specialty Camps*

  • Drop off after 8:00 am and pick up by 5:00 pm
  • Programmed hours are 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

*please note the Crazy Cooksters Specialty Camp is an exception: drop off and pick up are at the Grey Bruce Health Unit promptly at 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Extended supervision is not available for the Crazy Cooksters camp. 


Extended Supervision

Morning (7:00 - 8:00 am) & Afternoon (5:00 - 5:30 pm) supervision is sometimes available for $3.00 - 4.00 / time slot / day. Registration required in advance for extended supervision.


Late Fees

Late fees will be applied without prior supervision registration and if you pick your child up after 5:30 PM. You will be billed at the end of the day for any extra charges you have incurred.  Fees are as follows:

  • between 5:30 pm - 5:45 pm - additional $5 
  • between 5:45 pm - 6:00 pm - additional $10
  • for every minute past 6:00 pm, an additional $1 will be added

Payment Options

Option A: Cash, Cheque, Debit, Visa or MasterCard

  • payment must be received in full at time of registration
  • post-dated cheques will NOT be accepted as payment   

Returned (NSF) Payments: An administration fee of $20 will be charged for all payments returned by your financial institution. Original cheques must be replaced with cash or certified cheques.  

Option B: Pre-Authorized Payment Plan

  • registration must be made in person at the YMCA for this option
  • payments will be automatically debited from your banking account – we do not accept Visa or MasterCard pre-authorized payments
  • a void cheque is required at time of registration or spot will NOT be held
     

Refund Policy

A $10 service charge applies to ALL refunds and changes in camper’s schedules. A full refund minus the service charge will be approved when:

  • A medical certificate verifying illness is provided OR
  • A refund request is submitted 2 weeks prior to start date, accompanied by receipt

Refunds will not be granted less than two weeks prior to start date without medical documentation of illness.
 

Tax Receipts

Tax receipts will be available in February, the following calendar year, for all eligible camps. Additional copy may be requested for a fee of $10.
 

Financial Assistance for Camp

YMCA Subsidy

Grey County / Bruce County Subsidy

National Child Benefit (NCB) Program