2022 Summer Camp Themes

Kids at the Octorara YMCA Summer Camp dress up like Pirates for the week.

Are you ready for an amazing camp experience? 

Weekly themes help keep camp exciting and fun. Each week throughout the summer, campers will enjoy special activities and adventures correlating to the theme.

Color Wars: Put on your game face because the war is on! Campers will be split up into teams and compete in a variety of challenges, contests and games to be crowned victorious in the Color War Cup! 

Star Wars Galaxy: Hit hyperdrive and lock in your tractor beam on this adventure, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away! Travel to distant planets and meet aliens, droids, and Jedi knights while escaping from sith lords and troopers! 

Digital Universe: Time to gear up and enter the digital universe! Throughout this immersive week campers will participate in live action versions of their favorite video games and experience the thrill of esports while soaking up their summer screen free! 

Wild, Wild, West: Howdy partner! Let’s kick off the summer heading west along the Oregon Trail as your wagon of explorers forges its way across rivers, through canyons and into the wilderness! Along the way, we might encounter outlaws, gold miners and wild animals! 

A Kingdom Far Far Away: Welcome to a time of kings, queens, knights, princesses, dragons and magical creatures, where adventure awaits over the moat and beyond the castle walls. 

Outdoor Adventure:  Experience an exciting expedition filled with archery, orienteering, team-building, survival skills, and much more! 

Camp Carnival:  Water Slides, cotton candy, popcorn, games and more! Get ready for the best week-long carnival you’ve ever seen! 

Sports Fandemonium: Step into a world of your favorite sports teams and players! From soccer and football and to baseball and hockey, this week is sure to bring out the superfan in every camper. The week will culminate with a talent show for campers! 

Mystery Adventure: Elementary dear Watson! Welcome to a week full of “whodunnit” fun. Campers will participate in scavenger hunts, solve silly riddles, and enjoy escape-the-room challenges!  

Pirate’s Life: Prepare to set sail and raise the Jolly Roger as we take to the high seas in search of glory and hidden treasure. This swashbuckling adventure will cross paths with buccaneers, sea creatures, and the scurviest, scallywags around. 

Superheroes and Sidekicks: Calling all Superheroes! Grab your capes, shields, and masks and get ready to show your true strength as we save camp from dastardly villains! We might even create a few of our own! 


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