YMCA Escapes is passionate about camping.
Join YMCA Escapes for an adventure of a lifetime.
We specialise in supported camps and each camp is carefully planned to maximise fun and create meaningful social connections. All planned activities are accessible and inclusive so that everyone has the ability to participate in their own way.
YMCA Victoria - Established in 1853
The YMCA is a leading not-for-profit organisation that has been working with the community since we opened our doors in 1853. We have a rich history of working with people of all ages and abilities and are proud to have had a positive impact on thousands of lives each year.
With over 6,000 staff and volunteers who work across the organisations in the areas of health and fitness, swimming lessons, childcare, student accommodation, camping programs, and youth services - delivering accessible programs so that more people have the opportunity get active and involved.
With the Y, everyone can be healthier, happier and more connected to their community and help those who are not.
We're different. We're social.
The fun doesn’t stop at the end of your camp. We love staying in touch with our campers You can stay up to date by joining our Facebook group.
Our camps promote independent living skills, social connection and inclusion with the wider community. With each of our campsites offering different activities, no adventure will be the same as the last. You will enjoy everything from cooking programs to universally designed high ropes courses, archery, summertime water based activities, environmental programs, art and craft, and much, much more!
We take your camping experience very seriously. Our Quality Assurance Team works tirelessly to deliver the best experience for all our campers. Our Quality Assurance Team completes a thorough OHS and risk assessment for every camp.
Every camp is overseen by trained and experienced staff committed to delivering high quality camps that are lots of fun. We will deliver a safe camping experiences while allowing room for spontaneity and adapting to the requirements and interests of each camper.