Junior Achievement

Specialty Day Camp

Our phenomenal specialty day camps combine the traditional fun of YMCA day camps with the more specialized skills and learning of our outside specialty camp providers or YMCA experts.

Each specialty day camp has a wide range of subjects to campers to enjoy — from sports-related day camps concentrating on skills and techniques, to creative camps like ceramics that focus on expanding artistic skills and confidence.


8 - 12


On or before 07/29/2019


After 07/29/2019




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Get ready to get REAL at JA Finance Park Summer Camp! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an adult? Learn about jobs for your future, what it is like to get a paycheck, and make choices about how YOU want to live in San Diego. Campers will attend a career fair, write a resume, practice being interviewed, brand themselves, and learn how to manage money so they can live the life they imagine. The week is completed with a high tech interactive simulation of (adult) life in San Diego for a month. Get real world ready at Junior Achievement!

Don't Forget to Bring These Items Every Day

  • Non-perishable lunch and snacks for morning and afternoon
    • All items must be nut free including: peanuts, walnuts, cashews, Nutella, etc.
  • Large refillable water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit, towel, and bag for wet swimsuit
  • Backpack to easily carry all items without assistance

Please note: Make sure to label all packed items — unclaimed lost and found items are donated every 2 weeks.

Extended care is available for day camps at McGrath Family YMCA. See extended care options and fees.

Learn more about Day Camp at McGrath Family YMCA.