Kids Find Their Wings at YMCA Camp Thunderbird!

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By South Charlotte Macaroni Kid February 4, 2024

Kids find their wings at YMCA Camp Thunderbird! Perched on the shores of Lake Wylie, SC, it’s the ultimate playground for children to try new activities and discover their potential. 

Helping kids cultivate individual talents and skills, YMCA Camp Thunderbird offers next-level activities like:

· Wakesurfing & water skiing
· Horseback riding add-ons
· Adventure courses

· Digital media classes
· Outdoor living skills

· Tree climbing
· And much more!

Along with daily activities, there are plenty of special gatherings at YMCA Camp Thunderbird. Campfires, a field party, talent shows, and evening programs create special memories that last a lifetime.

Children from all over the world come to YMCA Camp Thunderbird each summer. This helps campers build lasting friendships with kids from a variety of background and cultures. It’s an enriching experience that cultivates empathy and understanding.

After enjoying fun-filled activities on the land and water, children relax in comfortable surroundings. Cabins are equipped with modern conveniences like air conditioning, full bathrooms with hot and cold running water, and plenty of electrical outlets.

YMCA Camp Thunderbird also provides delicious, family-style meals with varied menus. In addition to hearty breakfast foods and traditional entrees like pizza, hot dogs, subs, chicken tenders, and flank steak, there are also vegetarian and gluten-free dietary options. Every effort is made to accommodate food allergies, too.

With a staff of highly skilled and qualified individuals who strive to provide an exceptional camp experience, YMCA Camp Thunderbird ensures kids are encouraged and supported throughout their stay. The 5:1 camper to camp staff ratio enables cabin leaders to meet one-on-one with each child. That way, campers get the individual attention they need to thrive.  

Named by Newsweek as one of America’s Best Summer Camps for 2023, YMCA Camp Thunderbird is more popular than ever. Spots fill quickly—secure your child’s spot at today!