Lasting Memories, New Experiences, Best Friends, YMCA Camp!

From sports and swimming to arts and teen leadership, your child will discover a summer of exploration and fun at YMCA Camp Brandywine, located at the Coatesville YMCA in Coatesville, PA. You'll find camps designed to engage all ages from your curious little one to your independent teen.

Fun activities at Camp Brandywine include daily swimming, gaga pit, pedal carts, and arts and crafts. Campers can enjoy nature trails, sports fields and playgrounds as well. 

Discover NEW additions this year JV and Varsity Sports Camps, Bumblebee Day Camp (for those with developmental delays) and Teen Camps. Don't forget about our Camp Add-Ons or AM Spark Time

Kids and counselors smile at the Upper Main Line YMCA during summer camp in Chester County, Pa

Make Summer Camp Registration Easy

Let Camp Finder help you explore the wide variety of camps at YMCA Camp Brandywine.

PRO TIP: Choose a specialty half-day camp and then add Specialty Sidekick Camp to make it full-day care!

Enter to WIN When You Register for Summer Camp 

No need to manually enter, just register in the month listed below to receive discounts and be automatically entered.
The earlier you register to more you can win. Register in the month of:

February = Receive Early Bird Pricing, Be Entered to Win a Free Week of Camp AND a Camp Swag Bag

March = Be Entered to Win a Free Week of Camp AND a Camp Swag Bag

April = Be Entered to Win a Free Swag Bag


All campers participate in weekly activities including daily swimming time, arts and crafts, field games and sports, nature or environmental education, character development and team building, community service and more.

Coatesville YMCA Camp Planner (PDF)

For more information, please contact our camp director,  Krystle Brown 610-380-9622, ext. 2411 .
For billing and registration questions, please contact our  Summer Camp Admin 610-643-9622, ext. 2190  team!


Need to change or update your registration? 

Complete our registration change form. Complete the sibling discount request form if you have two or more children enrolling in the same week(s) of camp.

Learn More about the Summer Camp Process

All your YMCA summer camp questions answered. 
Learn more about what to bring to summer camp, what pick-up and drop-off procedures are like and more.

More About Summer Camps at the Coatesville YMCA

Ways to Save on Summer Camp

There are a number of ways that you can save on your YMCA camp enrollment. 

  • Use the sibling discount
  • Become a YMCA member
  • Enjoy PM spark time
  • Use a Dependent Care FSA account
  • Apply for income-based membership or financial assistance
  • Register early

Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Camp

Have questions about our Health and Safety policy or summer camp registration? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions about summer camp to learn more. 

What kind of activities do kids do at summer camp?

The camp programs include but are not limited to: gym and field games, sports, drama, swimming, arts & crafts, cooking, music, outdoor living, science and nature, STEM, academic enrichment activities.

Learn more about daily camp activities.


Camp Curriculum and YMCA Core Values

What makes YMCA camps better than others in our community? Other than the fact that the YMCA of Greater Brandywine camps are for everyone, each camp finds ways to incorporate the Y’s core values of caring (red), honesty (blue), respect (yellow) and responsibility (green) into each day.

Learn more about YMCA core values.

Weekly Summer Camp Themes

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.

View camp theme descriptions.

Parent Resources