At camp, kids are encouraged to be themselves and become independent.
In 2018, over $750,000 of financial assistance was distributed to more than 1,200 children who participated in one of the YMCA of Greater Hartford's transformative overnight and day camps.
SUMMER CAMP IMPACT
- 57% of day campers and 60% of overnight campers reported they have become more physically active
- 59% of day campers and 81% of overnight campers reported making new friends
- 49% of day campers and 66% of overnight campers reported building confidence
- 58% of day camp respondents and 72% of overnight camp respondents reported that the Y is a resource for nurturing the potential of children.