DATES & RATES

EXPLORER CAMP

Young

Campers

Entering 1st - 3rd Grade

Dates & Pricing

Mini/Explorer Week 1: June 10 - June 13

Mini/Explorer Week 2: July 8 - July 11

Member: $425

Non Member: $475

ADVENTURE CAMP

Most

Popular

Entering 3rd - 8th Grade

Dates & Pricing

Adventure Camp 1: June 14 - 20

Adventure Camp 2: June 21 - 27

Adventure Camp 3: June 28 - July 4

Adventure Camp 4: July 19 - 25

Adventure Camp 5: July 26 - August 1

Member: $625

Non Member: $675

MEGA CAMP

Specialty

Camp

Entering 3rd - 8th Grade

Dates & Pricing

Mega Camp: June 21 - July 4

Member: $995

Non Member: $1145

Registration is now OPEN.

MINI CAMP

Specialty

Camp

Entering 1st - 8th Grade

Dates & Pricing

Mini/Explorer Week 1: June 10 - June 13

Mini/Explorer Week 2: July 8 - July 11

Member: $425

Non Member: $475

TEEN CAMP

Specialty

Camp

Entering 7th - 12th Grade

Dates & Pricing

Teen Week 1: July 12 - 18

Teen Week 2: August 2 - 8

Member: $625

Non Member: $675

Financial Assistance is available for ALL sessions.

To learn why we have three prices click here.

* For Campers finishing these grade levels

At YMCA Camp Bensons your child will

  • Learn character-shaping values 

  • Build strong self-esteem 

  • Make lifelong friends  

  • Feel safe and secure surrounded by positive role models  

  • Unplug from technology and connect with the natural world around them 

  • Come home full of stories of fun, adventures, and memories 

  • Count the days until he or she can come to Camp Benson again 

  • ...and so much more

“As a first-time camp parent I was really nervous about leaving my daughter, but everyone was really helpful and made my daughter feel welcomed.” - Camper Parent

YMCA Camp Benson

16355 Scenic Palisades Rd.

Mount Carroll, Illinois

Have Questions?

Please contact Gwyn “Mama G” Bemis”

Camp Director

E: gwyn@ymcacampbenson.org

Madison “Pawz” Vandersee

Assistant Camp Director

E: madison@ymcacampbenson.org

Jessica Rahn

Camp Registrar

E: jrahn@ymcacampbenson.org

YMCA Camp Benson