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YMCA Camp Sloper, with 143 acres of woods, fields, Sloper Pond, and other great program facilities, is the perfect place for your child to have a birthday celebration with friends.  Parties are available for members and non-members.  Bookings are accepted for Saturdays and Sundays in a two hour time frame at 3 different party times: 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm, and 4pm-6pm.  Parties are priced for up to 20 children, with a minimum of one adult chaperone required, and include the private use of a designated pavilion.  Parties with 21 or more children will require an additional staff member.  Some parties require certified staff as indicated below. All parties require a signed contract and deposit. Please contact the camp office for availability.   


Camp Mania (3 years & up)                                       1 Staff (min)

The ultimate "build-your-own" party is for kids who love camp activities; a party consisting of your favorite things at camp!  Parties can be geared towards your party theme or let us create it for you!  A typical party can fit between 4-5 activities in the allotted time frame.  Customize our birthday by choosing from the following list of activities.  There's something for everyone!


9-Square in the Air**       4-Square                        

Baseball                          Frisbee Golf                    Playscape

Basketball                       Gladiator Dodgeball*       Sand Castle Building

Black Trail Hike**            Hiking                             Soccer

Capture the Flag              Kickball                          Superslide

Crystal Mine                    LEGO building                 Volleyball

Dance Party                     Ninja Warrior*                Wiffleball

Dodgeball Games             Obstacle Course*                

Floor Hockey                   


*These activities are best for ages 5+

** These activities are best for ages 8+

Specialty Parties

Sloper Express (3 years & up;April 15th-Nov. 1st)    1 Staff (min)

Hop on board our "all terrain" Sloper Express (our miniature train) as it takes you and your friends around YMCA Camp Sloper.  On your journey you'll make stops at various activities to enjoy before continuing your adventures!  

*The Sloper Express is a "fair weather conditions" only train. 



Sports Spectacular (5 years & up)                       1 Staff (min)

Come enjoy the fields and courts of YMCA Camp Sloper.  Build your own sports day with a variety of choices.  Tournament style, skills competition or just play for fun, our staff will make sure to thrill the sportiest of birthday kids! 



Climbing Party (8 years & up;May 14th-Oct 1st only) 2 Staff(min)

Come enjoy the thrill of climbing YMCA Camp Sloper's climbing tower and bouldering wall! Party-goers will challenge themselves to climb to the top of the tower and play bouldering games with our trained staff.  In 6th grade or higher? Test your skills even further on our High Ropes Course! 

*This party is lead by certified climbing staff. 


What comes with a party? 

A designated pavilion   2 hours of party time with 30 mins before/after for set up/breakdown   Access to our bathroom facility  &   a Personal Sloper Staff to run the party   Access to a walk-in refrigerator and freezer


  1 Staff 2 Staff

Sloper Express &

Climbing Parties

Southington/Cheshire YMCA Member $225 $275 $325
Non-Member $300 $350 $400


Contact Sarah Dupre at 860-621-8194 or by email at for more details or to book a party