YMCA Camp Elphinstone is located on BC’s Sunshine Coast near Gibsons, which is just a 40-minute ferry ride from Vancouver. Surrounded by rainforest and the rocky shoreline of Howe Sound, the camp’s 144 acres offer campers the chance to experience the beauty of our natural environment. The program offers offers sailing, canoeing, swimming, kayaking, arts and crafts, archery, high and low ropes, and so much more.


Hidden in the Interlakes district of the famous Cariboo Plateau, YMCA Camp Deka’s 95 acres provide campers with hundreds of lakes to paddle and trails to explore. Located on the north arm of Deka Lake, YMCA Camp Deka offers warm lake waters and abundant forests with ample room for campers to learn independence and interdependence through community living. Fun-filled days of physical activity in the outdoors promote healthy habits and awareness of the environment to last a lifetime. Camp Deka offers a wilderness of breathtaking vistas, beaver dams, eagle nests, fish runs and deer paths. Activities include swimming, archery, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, and rock climbing.


Our Day Camp is hosted by Strathcona Community Centre in downtown Vancouver and is particularly suitable for children who are not yet ready for an overnight experience but still ready to participate in activities designed to promote social interaction and social skill development.