sleep-away camps for St. Louis kids

YMCA Camp Lakewood

888-FUN-YMCA
13528 State HWY AA
Potosi, MO 63664

YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-17, only 90 minutes south of St. Louis, provides a well-rounded experience for campers by getting them outdoors having fun, making friends and conquering new skills. A 360-acre lake, 5,200 wooded acres, caves and creeks create many opportunities for adventure, exploration and experiential learning. YMCA Camp Lakewood offers four-day, one-week and two-week camp programs, and also ranch, leadership and wilderness programs, with optional electives, including high adventure, advanced arts & crafts, paintball, SNAG golf, horsemanship and more. While campers love sports, horseback riding, arts & crafts, water activities, caving, climbing, ziplining, camp games and more, great kids are grown into well-rounded individuals by teaching respect, responsibility, belonging and accomplishment. Read More

Open House at YMCA Camp Lakewood

Camp Lakewood Open House are designed to give you and your children and teens the opportunity to meet the camp directors, ask questions and see the beautiful property. You'll get a tour of the camp, be able to speak with camp staff and be reassured that your camper will have the experience of a lifetime at YMCA Camp Lakewood.

2018 Open House Dates:

Sunday, April 8 

Sunday, April 29 

Sunday, May 20 

If you cannot make it to one of the Open Houses and would like a tour of the camp and the opportunity to meet with camp directors, call the Camp Lakewood office at 888-FUN-YMCA.

YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for kids ages 6-17, provides a well-rounded experience for campers, by getting them outdoors to connect with nature. With a 360-acre lake, over 5,000 acres of forest-covered hills, caves, creeks, and more, there are many opportunities for natural exploration and experiential learning.

YMCA Camp Lakewood is located 75 miles south of St. Louis between Potosi and Steelville, Missouri. It is a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis and is accredited by the American Camp Association.

More information: camplakewood.org