Day Camp

Camp Kelley 2019

Employment Information

We are currently hiring for summer day camp employees. If you are interested in interviewing for Camp Kelley, please send your resume to Gina Jackson at or Jacqueline Shirley-Ducote at

Paid Staff: Ages 16+

Leaders in Training: Ages 14 & 15

All staff and LITs are required to attend multiple camp trainings. Click here for the training schedule.



Registration Dates:
  • Financial Assistance Lottery: March 4 - March 22, 2019
  • Open Registration: April 8, 2019

Below you will find more detailed information about Camp Kelley and registration.

Camp Kelley 2019 Information:


Registration information for Camp Kelley 2019:

Open Camp Registration:

  • Registration for Camp Kelley begins Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Please note: There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee per child at the time of registration. The registration fee will be waived for Athens YMCA family membership holders.
  • Please register online at or at the business office Monday-Friday from 9 am - 6 pm.
  • Registration must be completed with the registration fee and at least one week selected.

Camp Kelley Financial Aid:

  • Financial aid will be granted based on a lottery system.
  • Anyone interested in applying for financial aid for summer camp must submit ONE family ticket per family between March 4 and March 22
  • Any family is welcome to apply for financial aid. Spaces are limited; however, the Y is in a position to help many families.


Sports Camps:

The Athens YMCA is excited to offer specialty sports camps during the summer. Sports camps run Monday through Friday, 9 am to 12 pm. All sports camps are $50 for members, $70 for non-members. Participants who will be going into Camp Kelley after Sports Camps will be given the three-day camp rate of $70. Registration for Sports Camps begins April 8th through your online portal.

Summer 2019 Sports Camps:

  • Soccer: June 17 - 21
  • Football: June 24 - 28
  • Basketball: July 8 - 12
  • Volleyball: July 15 - 19

Financial Assistance Lottery and our Healthy Snack initiative made possible by many generous donors, the Kroger Foundation, the Jackson EMC Foundation and Publix Super Markets Charities.