In a world where kids spend more and more time inside playing video games or surfing the Internet, it’s becoming increasingly important for them to have opportunities to unplug and spend time outside. Doing so helps cultivate the values, skills and relationships that lead to better physical and emotional health and higher achievement. That’s what a week at Camp Twin Lakes is all about.
All activities at Camp Twin Lakes are led by trained staff members who always have your child’s well-being at heart. For example, all water sports are led by YMCA-certified lifeguards and trained support staff, while the high ropes course is supervised by our high-ropes-certified staff. More than just fun ways to spend a summer day, all activities serve to reinforce our core values and strengthen relationships between campers and staff.
Explore, Discover & Build Confidence
Kids today need the camp experience more than ever. Every day brings something new, exciting and challenging; like the power of a positive mentor, the confidence that comes from trying … then succeeding, and the importance of healthy, long-lasting friendships.
Rising with the sun instead of sleeping until noon. Physical activity that encompasses the whole body — not just the thumbs. Stretching comfort zones and building confidence in ways a trip to the mall never could. The shared warmth of new friendships rather than the isolation of days spent online. At Camp Twin Lakes, we give campers the chance to reconnect with the simple joys of being a kid. Swimming, hiking, slip-and-sliding.
Team sports and lone accomplishments. Being silly and being brave. We provide a safe, supportive and fun environment filled with new activities every day. The counselors provide the spark. And while each camper’s overall stay will be unique, they’ll all enjoy one common experience: the chance to discover who they are and what they can achieve — on their own terms — all in the great outdoors.
Sunday Check-in 1:00-3:00pm
Check-out Saturday 9:00-11:00am
YMCA Family Members
- $674 / Early Bird Pricing
- $699 / Camp Fee
- $749 / Early Bird Pricing
- $774 / Camp Fee
Weekend stayover: $65 per camper
Early Bird Price: Accounts with payments received on or before the Wednesday prior to Camp Week start date will pay Early Bird Price ($25 per week discount). This is a per camper discount.
Regular Price: Accounts with payments received on or after the Thursday prior to Camp Week start date will pay the Camp Fee price.
Sibling bonus: $50 off camp rate for each camper after the first
Multi session bonus: $50 off camp rate for each full week after the first
YMCA Family Members
- $384 / Early Bird Pricing
- $409 / Camp Fee
- $408 / Early Bird Pricing
- $433 / Camp Fee
Who Can Attend Camp?
All kids ages 7 – 16 are eligible for Full Sessions.
All kids ages 6 – 13 are eligible for Mini Sessions.
- New Air Conditioned Cabins
with Large Covered Verandas
- Air Conditioned Activity Lodges
- Air Conditioned Dining Hall
with Commercial Kitchen
- Health Center
- Trading Post
- Hiking Trails
- 55 ft. Climbing Tower with
dual zip lines & giant swing
- Baseball and soccer fields
- Outdoor basketball court
- Sand volleyball court
- Human foosball court
- Paintball course & archery range
- Canoes and kayaks,
- Gaga pits
- Horseshoe & washer pits
- Covered pavilions
- Covered playgrounds
- Giant treehouse
- Pool & splash pad
- Hike & bike trails
- Aqua park
- 100 Ft. Wet Willie water slide
- Fishing Docks
- Victory Log
Weekly Deposit: $50 Per Session
Deposits are also applied to the weekly fees for your selected camp location.
Refunds / Transfer
All paid deposits and add-on swim lessons are non-refundable and non-transferable. Once the camp session begins, the fees are non-refundable.
We believe that every child and family should have the opportunity to participate in Y programming, so those not able to pay the full fee may be eligible for financial assistance. Just visit your Y branch’s member services desk or contact us for more details about applying for financial assistance.
Overnight Camp Themes & Activities
WE DIG INTO TEXAS HISTORY TO MAKE FRONTIER DAYS COME ALIVE
All the camp activities are combined with aspects of Frontier Life. This will be a week of exploration and discovery into living on the Texas Frontier!
CATAPULT YOURSELF BACK TO MIDDLE AGES WITH MEDIEVAL WEEK
We’ll have jousting, knight’s quests and maybe a glimpse of Merlin. Make sure to tie-dye your woolen garments in time for the royal feast! We’ll make merriment with song and celebrate our kingdom’s victories.
IT’S A TREBUCHET-ME TO MISS IT
JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF MOVIE MAGIC!
We’ll explore Hollywood’s Golden Era and current blockbuster hits. The Camp Twin Lakes Academy is now accepting submissions for this year’s CTL Awards. Will your movie make the cut? Take your imagination for a ride as movies are brought off the screen and into camp!
Lights! Camera! Action!
THE COLORS HAVE ALREADY BEGUN TO FLY
Can you defeat the reigning Champions, Team Green? Are you on Team Red, Blue, Yellow, or Green? You and your team will compete in events throughout the week. Extra points are given for team spirit and pride! Are you the best runner, know the most outdoor skills, the trivia whiz? Your team will need all of those skills and more to win. Do you have what it takes to win the Camp Cup? This is the week to ﬁnd out!
JOIN THIS FUN WEEK-LONG COMPETITION AT CAMP TWIN LAKES
BOOK FAIR COMES TO LIFE
It’s a legion of literature taking over camp this week! We’ll write our own tale as we weave through the world of books. Watch the words jump off the page to make our week at camp an adventure. Choose where our tale will take us. The story is up to you!
IT’S A PAGE TURNER
LOOKING FOR A HAPPENING SCENE?
Then you better beat feet to camp for Beach Week! Whether it’s extra time on the water slide, building sandcastles, or kayaking out for lunch on the lake, this week will be a gas! All the fun of a beach vacation without leaving central Texas.