Dates and Rates

NOVEMBER 15TH - 2019 Pre-RegistRATION Begins

Pre-Registration is for returning Campers Only. 

December 17th - Registration for the general public Begins

Camp Cosby fills up quickly!
Start planning now for a great summer at YMCA Camp Cosby!
Session Availability 
Wondering if your preferred session is waitlisting? Click below to find out how many spots are left.
NOTE: Session Availability Check coming in January   

Session Dates and Themes

Check-in is on Sunday at 3:00 pm and check-out is on Saturday at 8:30 am.
Session 1 – June 2nd to June 8th – College Football 
Session 2 - June 9th to June 15th – Super Hero Week 
Session 3 – June 16th to June 22nd – Olympics 
Session 4 – June 23rd to June 29th – Video Games Come Alive 
Session 5 – June 30th to July 6th – Stars and Stripes
Session 6 – July 7th to July 13th – Battle of the Bands
Session 7 – July 14th to July 20th  – Color Wars 
Session 8 – July 21st to July 27th – Holiday Hoopla 
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Rising 1st and 2nd Grade (AGES 6 TO 7)

Buckaroo is for rising 1st and 2nd grade and is available at the beginning of each regular session. Buckaroos check-in is on Sunday at 3:00 pm and check-out is on Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Once at Camp, Buckaroos have the option to extend and stay the whole week for an additional $375. Parents will receive an e-mail or phone call to notify them of their Buckaroo's desire to stay or check-out on Wednesday. Buckaroos that stay the whole week will check out on Saturday at 8:30 am.

BUCKAROO Full Week Camp $755

Rising 1st and 2nd Grade (AGES 6 TO 7)

New for 2019!! Buckaroo Full Week is for campers ages 6 and 7 (Rising Grades 1 and 2) and is available each session. Buckaroo Full Week is for young campers who are 100% ready to spend a week away. This is for children who have already spent time away from home and were successful. To register for Full Week Buckaroo Camp – select Regular Camp in your preferred session. Full Week checks in on Sunday at 3:00 pm and check out on Saturday at 8:30 am. 

Note: 3 Day Buckaroo camp is recommended for campers who have never been away from home.

Regular Camp $755

Rising 2nd - 10th Grade (AGES 7 TO 15)

Regular Camp is for rising 2nd to 10th-grade campers and they stay for a full week of camp. This is Camp Cosby's traditional camp experience in which campers enjoy many different activities, connect with their counselors and make deep, meaningful friendships. Camp tuition includes air-conditioned cabins, three meals and two snacks each day, caring, well-trained counselors, access to all age appropriate activities, camp t-shirt, cabin photo and store souvenirs. 

SPECIALTY CAMPS (rates listed below)

Rising 4th - 10th Grade (AGES 9 to 15)

Rising 4th to 10th-grade campers who meet the physical requirements can enhance their stay by registering for a Specialty Camp. For an additional fee, this is a great way to focus on skill development in some of Cosby’s favorite programs. Specialty Camps include Mini Bikes, Wakeboard/Waterski, Wrangler and Ceramics/Pottery. Specialty Camp campers bunk with campers their age and participate in all regular camp activities with a special emphasis on their chosen specialty. Half of their activity periods for the session will be reserved for their chosen Specialty Camp. 

Mini Bike Specialty Camp $905
Includes all the fun of regular camp and reserves half of the daily activity periods for Mini Bike lessons, rides and practice.
Wakeboard/Waterski Specialty Camp $905
Includes all the fun of regular camp and reserves half of the daily activity periods for Wakeboard and Waterski lessons, rides and practice.
Wrangler Specialty Camp $905
Includes all the fun of regular camp and reserves half of the daily activity periods for horseback riding and horse care lessons, rides and practice.
Ceramics/Pottery Specialty Camp $885
Includes all the fun of regular camp and reserves half of the daily activity periods for these campers to learn the basics of pottery and ceramics. 
Plan ahead and Register early!


Rising 10th Grader (AGE 15 by May 20th) 

2 Week Program
LIT Group A (Sessions 1 - 2)    June 2nd - June 15th 
LIT Group B (Sessions 5 - 6)    June 30th - July 13th 
Group A and B are identical programs offered on different dates. Families can pick their preferred date. This is a leadership development program for returning and new campers. Campers will learn life skills, grow in leadership, gain independence and make great memories.


Rising 11TH Grader (AGE 16 by May 20th)

2 Week Program
CIT Group A (Sessions 3 - 4)    June 16th - June 29th 
CIT Group B (Sessions 7 - 8)    July 14th - July 27th
Group A and B are identical programs offered on different dates. Families can pick their preferred date. T
Leadership development program focused on life skills, professional development and caring for others. CITs will get to experience leading others, professional evaluations, and guest speakers.  

THEME information


Campers can enjoy their session even more by participating in the theme! Meals, campfire skits, and some evening programs will be focused around the theme and we invite all to join in on the fun. Items to bring can include costumes, coloring books, trinkets, stuffed animals, and props. Please do not send any items of value. The items sent will be used and potentially get messy. Bringing theme items is not mandatory. Our counselors also help create this fun environment with crafts, projects and face paint!

NEW Theme in 2019! Click here to Learn More!  

Cosby Add-Ons

Weekend Stayover - $130
Enjoy the weekend with us in smaller groups, doing activities only available during this time and re-energize for the next session. Stayover weekend is only for campers staying from one session to the next and is not offered as a stand-alone program.

CampInTouch Photo/E-Mail Service - $10
Purchased after camper is registered. Camp In Touch allows you to see photos that are uploaded each day and send e-mails to your Cosby Campers while they are at camp as a way of faster communication. 

Birthday Party - $60
On your camper's birthday, they will be honored with party hats for their whole cabin, festive tablecloth, a song from Cosby staff and a birthday cake at lunch. Celebrate the Cosby way! 

Cosby Gift Backpack - $50  (New Items in 2019!)
This is a great gift for any camper! Campers will be very excited to know some special is thinking about them. The Gift Backpack contains Cosby themed nylon backpack, stainless steel water bottle, Cosby sun glasses, 2 small stuffed animals, playing cards, friendship bracelets and two snacks.
Cosby Pro Care Package - $65
Your longtime camper will love this Cosby Pro Care Package! Camp Cosby autograph pillowcase, Cosby Stickers, Cosby Lanyard to hold activity card, activity book, pens, snacks and a gift to share with their whole cabin.  
Hydration Pack - $30 
Our most popular store item is now available for pre-order! Order at the time of registration to assure your Cosby Camper gets their own Hydration Pack. Your Cosby camp will receive it on Monday morning of their session. 


We believe everyone should have the opportunity to attend sleepaway camp. Scholarships are available through YMCA Camp Cosby’s Annual Campaign. It is our goal to make camp financially accessible for all families. Through the commitment of our board members, volunteers, staff and families funds are raised each year and provided for qualifying families. Income, number of people in the household and extenuating circumstances are all considered. 

Click here to download a scholarship form

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