Registration now open for this new and exciting camp!

YMCA Camp IGNITE will Inspire Girls in Nature, Technology, and Environment! This day camp is for girls between the ages of 8-14.

YMCA Camp IGNITE takes place on the shores of Lake Champlain in Burlington. Camp runs weekdays 8:00am-5:00pm.

Cost is $250 per week (5 days), and $170 for the week of July 4th (3 days).

2019 Camp Themes

Dates Theme Description
June 24 – 28 The Green Mountain State Discover the amazing natural world that Vermont has to offer.
July 1 – 3 Oceans and Rivers and Lakes Learn about the lakes and rivers in your own back yard and the wide oceans of our planet.
July 8 – 12 Earth Day Every Day Engage in and learn about earth friendly practices to lessen our impact on the environment.
July 15 – 19 National Park Conservation Learn about the wonders of the U.S. through its national parks and their conservation.
July 22 – 26 Insect Habitats Explore the world of insects including where they live and how they affect our ecosystem.
July 29 – Aug 2 Farm to Table Find out where our food comes from including how it grows and visiting a local farm!
Aug 5 – 9 Sustainability Practice and learn ways of living that are kind to the environment and promote growth in the future.
Aug 12 – 16 Wildlife of the World Explore animals and their environments from around the world and learn ways we can protect them.

In addition to the weekly themed activities, campers will practice stewardship and gain skills in STEM. The goal of each week is to have a better understanding of Environmental Education and how the important role we have in Vermont and the World.

  • Pre-registration is required
  • Y Scholarships may be available

To contact Katelyn Irwin, please call 802-652-8153 or email

Registration now open!



Pomerleau Family Y
266 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Addison, Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties