Sports Camps

Sports Camps are available to campers who have completed Grades 3-8 as of the end of the 2019/2020 school year. Sports Camps are under the direction of Kyle Cookson, Meriden YMCA Sports Director. Kyle can be reached at 203.235.6386 or

Session 1: June 22—July 3, 2020

Baseball Camp

Learn the basics of baseball, sportsmanship,and fair play in a non-competitive environment in the morning and participate in traditional camp activities including swimming in the afternoon. Bring glove, cleats and sneakers.

Gymnastics Camp (Offered Sessions 1 - 5)

Campers are bused from camp in the morning to our new state of the art gymnastics center. Campers learn how to use uneven bars, balance beams, vault, and gymnastics moves for floor exercise. Gymnasts spend the afternoon at Mountain Mist and enjoy traditional camp activities such as swimming. Campers should wear shorts without zippers or buttons and a shirt that can be tucked in. Offered Sessions 1—5. Parents will receive a special invitation to visit camp on Parents’ Day the last Thursday of the session.

Session 2: July 6—July 17, 2020

Basketball Camp

Hoop it up at Mountain Mist Basketball Camp! Work on skills, drills, sportsmanship, and get your game on!

Campers will play basketball in the morning and enjoy traditional camp activities including swimming in the afternoon. Sounds like a perfect camp day! 

Session 3: July 20 — July 31, 2020

Scuba Camp 

This fun and educational program offers campers an opportunity to learn about scuba and explore a whole new world. Campers will start the day at Mountain Mist Day Camp and be bused to the Meriden YMCA pool where they will learn about scuba from certified instructors from the Connecticut Scuba Academy. After scuba lessons campers will return by bus to Mountain Mist Day Camp for afternoon activities.  A maximum of 10 campers may enroll in this camp. Don’t miss it! Enroll now.

Karate Camp

This camp will give authentic karate training with “The Warrior Experience!”  Learn striking, throwing, blocking techniques and more. Have a summer filled with physical activity, and new character building experiences. This class is second to none when it comes to fun! All karate activities take place at Mountain Mist followed by traditional camp activities.

  • Session 3: July 20 - July 31, 2020
  • Completed grades 3 - 8
  • Full Program Fee: $370
  • Program Member Fee: $420
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Soccer Camp


Learn soccer skills, sportsmanship and fair play in the mornings, and enjoy traditional camp activities in the afternoon.

Session 4: August 3 — August 14, 2020

Football Camp

Learn the game of football, sportsmanship, and fair play in a non-competitive environment during the morning and participate in traditional camp activities in the afternoon. Bring cleats or sneakers, bathing suit and towel.

Gymnastics Camp is offered Session 1- 5. Please scroll up to Session 1 to see information.

Skateboarding Camp Sessions 1-5 

Come to Mountain Mist Day Camp and focus on the skills and thrills of skateboarding in a fun and safe learning environment. Helmets are required, and knee and elbow pads are recommended for maximum movement and potential. Trip to local skate park if weather permits. Maximum of 12 campers in this camp.

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