Camp Prep

Camp Registration

All registrations are online only through our Campsite system. Click here to helpful tips to register your camper.

Already registered? Great! Please read through the 2018 Parent Handbook to review Camp Eastside policies. If you have any further questions do not hesitate to reach our Main Desk at 585-341-4000.

Campers who attend Camp Eastside have days filled with fun, activity, and both traditional and unique camp experiences.

A typical day at Camp Eastside looks a bit like the one below:

7-9am: Morning Care/Sign-in
9:15-9:30am: Flagpole/Huddle Groups
9:40-11:15: Morning Rotations: Small Group Games/Specialty Activities (rock wall, archery, arts, sports),  Weekly Theme activity.
11:20-11:50 Lunch
11:55-12:25  Counselor led group time
12:30-1:15 pm: Swim Time
1:20-2:05pm: Counselor led group time
2:10-2:55pm: Afternoon rotations
3:00-3:30pm: Unit Time
3:30-4pm: Group huddles/Healthy Snack
4-6pm: After Care/Pick Up

Schedule may vary depending on the unit and age of your camper. Please contact the camp office if you have a specific timing concern regarding the daily schedule.

To be prepared for a full day of fun we recommend the following:

What to Pack

  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Sneakers or CLOSED TOE SHOES– participants will need sneakers to participate on any climbing structures.
  • Bag lunch that does not require refrigeration or re-heating.
  • Extra change of clothes
  • Swimsuit, towel, and a bag for wet clothes
  • Energy!

We recommend that all campers label everything with their first initial and last name to assure any forgotten items can be returned!

Things to Leave Home

  • Electronics (phones, ipods, tablets, MP3 players, gaming systems)
  • Trading/playing cards
  • Personal items that hold value to family or camper

The YMCA is not responsible for traded, lost, or stolen items brought in by your camper.

Prohibited Items

  • Tobacco (including electronic and chewing), alcohol, drugs
  • Electronic games and devices (including cell phones)
  • Weapons (real or play)
  • Pocket knives
  • Candy, gum, cough drops (due to allergies, campers should not bring candy or snacks to share)
  • Animals

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us at 585-341-4000

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