Registration for Summer 2020 will open in February! Below please find information from this past summer to give you an idea of our offerings.

This day camp is for girls between the ages of 8-14.

Based on the shores of Lake Champlain, using Burlington High School as home base, but taking full advantage of the adjacent and beautiful Rock Point property in Burlington, YMCA Camp IGNiTE will Inspire Girls in Nature, Technology, and Environment!

There are six 1-weeks sessions and the camp day is 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Cost is $250 per week (5 days).

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

2019 Camp Themes (2020 themes coming soon)

Dates Theme Description
June 24 – 28 The Green Mountain State Discover the amazing natural world that Vermont has to offer.
July 8 – 12 Earth Day Every Day Engage in and learn about earth-friendly practices to lessen our impact on the environment.
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 a visit to 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 provide campers with a better understanding of the environment, and the important role we play as stewards in Vermont and the world.

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

Registration for Summer 2020 starts in February!



Pomerleau Family Y
298 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