Summer Camps

Day Camp Programs

  • Fun on the water--just one of dozens exciting activities awaiting you at day camp.
  • Our counselors keep day camp fun and safe.
  • Water you waiting for? Choose your day camp and sign up today.
  • Our Main Day Camp Nations connect campers to other kids their age.

Come see why YMCA Camp Widjiwagan has been voted the Best Day Camp in Nashville by Nashville Parent Magazine. Campers build lasting memories on our magical lakefront as they spend a week developing various skills while participating in activities of their choosing.

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Main Day Camp

Main Day Camp

Our Main Day Camp is divided into four nations by age. Each activity is led by a counselor and provides opportunities for your camper to meet and participate with a wide variety of new friends!

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Click on a Nation's name below to get additional information, including videos, upcoming session dates, available add-ons and how to register.

Braves Nation (Ages 5-7)

Braves Nation Day Camp

Ages 5-7

Campers in the Braves Nation will experience a fun-filled week traveling as a tribe through the most popular camp activities tailored to their age-appropriate needs. This Nation is especially designed for our youngest campers, some of whom may be experiencing camp for the first time.

Braves Nation Day Camp

Ages: 5-7

Price (per week):  $280

Sessions Available: 1-10

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Trail Ride (Ages 7-14)

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Warrior Nation (Ages 7-9)

Warrior Nation Day Camp

Ages 7-9

Campers in the Warrior Nation will enjoy a thrilling week of fun and adventure. Each week incorporates all the excitement of Day Camp, including the chance to choose your own activities, with specialized programs only for Warrior Nation (higher-level climbing, awesome games and sports). The Warrior Nation participates in the all-nation camp game during the week. Spending a week in the Warrior Nation builds friendships for life and independence for the future!

Warrior Nation Day Camp

Ages: 7-9

Price (per week):  $280

Sessions Available: 1-10

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Thunderbird Nation (Ages 9-11)

Thunderbird Nation Day Camp

Ages 9-11

During their Thunderbird Nation experience, campers spend their days trying new activities and participating in some of Camp Widjiwagan’s most exciting events. No two days are ever the same in this fun program. Additionally, certain new activities and opportunities become available at this age. Prepare to make new friends, learn new skills and create lifetime memories.

Thunderbird Nation Day Camp

Ages: 9-11

Price (per week):  $280

Sessions Available: 1-10

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Chief Nation (Ages 11-13)

Chief Nation Day Camp

Ages 11-13

The Chief Nation is designed for the teen who still wants the traditional camp experience, but is ready for new challenges. We combine all the fun and excitement of Thunderbird Nation with bonus features reserved only for the Chief Nation. Chief Nation campers will choose their own activities for the week, play themed all-nation camp games and create traditions that will carry on for years to come. Additionally, this nation features extra team-building and leadership activities. Step up to become a CHIEF!

Chief Nation Day Camp

Ages: 11-13

Price (per week):  $280

Sessions Available: 1-10

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CREW Nation (Ages 13-15)

CREW Day Camp

Ages 13-15

CREW is a leadership development Day Camp program for ages 13-15. This specialty program's goal is to develop leadership skills that young people can use throughout their lives to identify and achieve goals. CREW members will participate in a variety of camp activities, including hands-on experiences that will help them develop their leadership and teamwork skills. The program focuses on skills such as goal setting, teamwork, responsibility and communication. These skills are developed through role-modeling, activities, discussions, journals and mentoring.

CREW Day Camp

Ages: 13-15

Price (per week):  $280

Sessions Available: 1-10

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Ranch Day Camp

Boots and Bits Ranch Camp

Ages 7-11

Ranch Camp is unlike any other! Ranchers will experience the joy and responsibility of taking care of their own horse through daily activities such as grooming, tacking, horseback riding lessons and trail rides. Ranchers will spend most of their week in the saddle and with the horses, but will also have time to enjoy traditional camp activities such as archery, canoeing, swimming, ropes courses, arts and crafts and much more.

Boots and Bits Ranch Camp

Ages: 7-11

Price (per week):  $340

Sessions Available: Sessions 1-10

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Mini Camp

Mini Day Camp

Ages 7-15

This program is a great way to end the summer! Mini camp days are full of “Choose Your Own Adventure” times. It will be a smaller camp group, which means lots of activity options and awesome specialty programs! Mini camp runs from Monday to Wednesday before we all head back to school, and it is going to be amazing!

Mini Day Camp

Ages: 7-15

Price (per week):  $170

Sessions Available: 10

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