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Welcome to YMCA Camp Sloper!  Here, new experiences are introduced and lasting memories are never forgotten.  We reach out to the child in everyone and build character in the leaders of tomorrow. We change lives and provide an environment for people to grow. 

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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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Playscape friends

April Vacation Camp

     Need something to do this April Break?

April Vacation camp runs from April 10th-April 14th, with the standard day being from 9am-3pm (with extended care options available).


April Vacation Camp is available for campers in Kindergarten thru 5th grade, with camp options being Traditional Camp (K-5th) and Sampler Camp (3rd-5th Grade).


Campers can enjoy the majority of our traditional camp activities that we run during the summer months like Tower, Superslide, Playscape, Crystal Mine, Hiking, Court Games, and so much more. (There is NO Swimming!)


Lunch is not provided, and should be brought each day by the camper.


For more information about April Vacation Camp (pricing, programs, parent info, etc), click the link below 

April Vacation Camp Information


If you would like to register for April Vacation Camp, click the link below. We use the same registration software as our summer program. Log in (or create an account), scroll to the bottom and choose April Vacation Camp.



If you have questions, please contact the main office at 860-621-8194.