Nature & Outdoor Activities

The YMCA is committed to providing experiences for children and families to develop and foster a greater appreciation for the natural world.

Nature & Outdoor Activities categories

Earth Service Corps

Earth Service Corp offers teens a hands-on experience in environmental education through service projects, field trips and high-adventure expeditions. Teens learn about wild life science and habitat restoration, sustainable agriculture, animal care and career exploration on the Upper Main Line YMCA’s 54-acre campus.

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Nature Programs

Become one with nature at the Upper Main Line YMCA’s 54-acre campus! From animal care to birding to hiking, fishing, gardening, camping and more, a variety of programs are available to inspire a love of the environment and nature for children ages three to 12. Workshops, such as full moon hikes and garden-to-kitchen lessons, are offered for the entire family.

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Summer Camps

Y kids stay active and stretch in new ways at summer camp. Whether it’s learning a new skill or game, working on a project with new-found friends or just enjoying some play time, camps provide room to grow and help kids build resilience and confidence.

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