Y Camp is always open to those who gave their time, talent and treasures to serve campers and families over the decades. Being a Y Camp Leader or a member of the staff team is a special honor and something we do not take lightly. It’s a bond that holds the alumni of the Des Moines Y Camp together. It stretches across state lines, time zones and generations.

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Please, take time to connect with us. Join our mailing list to find out more about the latest news at camp and to stay in touch. We want to hear your story, so send us a letter or email, give us a call or, better yet, visit us. Take pride in your time at Y Camp; we take pride in you.

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Listed below are upcoming events that alumni are encouraged and welcome to attend. You can stay connected with camp, see old friends and make new ones.

Annual Alumni Reunion
JULY 28, 2024 2:00-7:00PM

Be a part of the start of Family Camp and an afternoon full of remembrance and recollection with Leaders from the present and past. Starts at 2:00 p.m. and ends at 7:00 p.m. after a free dinner for all! Check in at Chase Lodge and enjoy viewing camp artifacts before exploring camp!

Y Camp Volunteer Work Day

MAY 15, 2024 4:00-7:00PM

If you’re looking for a great opportunity to jump in, Y Camp hosts an annual Volunteer Work Day in May to help gear up for summer camp. Camp is always in need of volunteers to help provide a wonderful camper and customer experience. The opportunities are endless to get involved, whether that be through facility maintenance, housekeeping, construction, administration, marketing, assisting with camp programing or in your own way. All efforts and gifts are appreciated!