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YMCA Camp Sloper - Capital Campaign

Providing for the Next Generation


As you may have heard and seen recently, YMCA Camp Sloper is about to embark on some major upgrades and improvements! While we have had some very generous donations, we have a little more to do to make these projects a reality!  


Here is an overview of where things stand with the YMCA Camp Sloper Capital Campaign:

YCS Capital Campaign Overview:

  • $4.5 Million dollars worth of capital improvement at YCS are planned: Save Sloper Pond dredging project, new bathrooms and changing rooms, a splash pad, a new pavilion and infrastructure improvements
  • $3-million is coming from the State of CT for the Save Sloper Pond Dredging Project and Waterfront Improvements
  • $750k that our YMCA has committed to put into the projects from our reserves
  • $750k we need to raise to complete the projects above
  • Of the $750k we need to raise, we have:
  • $280k raised and/or pledged to date
  • $155k planned to come in from special events (portions of FIBJ, Sloper Plunge and others) and our camp improvement fees over the next 4 years
  • $315k left to fundraise for to get these projects to the finish line…

Our YCS Capital Campaign is now in the public phase which means we are asking any and all supporters to help out if they can! As one of our camp families, you have been some of our biggest supporters and hopefully you would be willing to help.

How can I help you ask?

1.  Consider making a donation from your family or business to the YMCA Camp Sloper Capital Campaign here: YMCA Camp Sloper Capital Campaign (

2.  Attend or put a table together for our Forever In Blue Jeans – Sloper Style Event this fall on November 18, 2022

3.  Help connect us to other individuals or businesses that might be interested in supporting our efforts!

Exciting stuff is happening and we hope you will consider being a part of making history at YMCA Camp Sloper. Thanks in advance for your consideration and support!

Slopefully Yours,

Justin Hubeny

Mark Pooler

And the YCS Team 

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YCS - Brochure 2023





Registration for 2023 is around the corner! 

Early Bird Registration begins at 8:00am sharp on Saturday, February 4th, 2023. 

All Southington-Cheshire YMCA's Full Members as well as return campers from 2022 are able to register on this day.

All non-members and new camp families can register beginning at 7:00am on Sunday, February 5th, 2023

Stay tuned as all the updates for the 2023 summer season will be posted in the website!


In the meantime, check out our NEW SLOPER MERCHANDISE STORE!  Get all the logo items you need for camp, and more! 

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