Summer Day Camp at Cha-La-Kee


Active fun on our wooded waterfront with shuttle service available from the Y in Madison & Huntsville, just minutes from Hampton Cove

Campers experience a variety of land and water activities designed to be age-appropriate, safe and enjoyable creating outlets where campers make friends and learn skill development, teamwork and goal setting while enhancing self-confidence. Oh, by the way, they also have a LOT of fun!

Activities include swimming, kayaking, zip line, archery, horseback riding, water trampoline (the Blob), BB gun target range, arts & crafts, tubing, field games, outdoor living skills and much more!
Shuttle Service is conveniently provided from the Hogan Family YMCA in Madison and the Southeast YMCA in Huntsville, just minutes from Hampton Cove.

Day Camp Registration will open Jan. 1, 2018.

Day Camp with Shuttle Service

Ages 7-12
clk-archery-counselorHogan Family YMCA Shuttle: Check-in 7 am-8 am & Check-out 5:30 pm-6 pm.
Southeast YMCA Shuttle: Check-in 7 am-8:30 am & Check-out 5 pm-6 pm.

Day Camp with Drop-off at YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee

Ages 7-12
Daily Check-in/out at Camp Cha-La-kee: Check-in 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. & Check-out is between 4:00 and 5:30 p.m.


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Fall Family Camp Day Camp Retreats at Cha-La-Kee Counselors in Training

Y Members Save on Camp!

Are you a member of Heart of the Valley YMCA? You can save on Day Camp and Overnight Camp at YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee, every week for every child! Y Membership must be active at the time of camp registration and at the time of participation.


RuthMarie Oliver                                 Wes Long                               
Director of Camping Services                  Program Director
YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee                         YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee
256.571.2494                                        256-571-2494

Now Hiring Summer Camp Staff

YMCA Camp Cha-La-Kee  hires seasonal staff to work as counselors and in other capacities. Click on the button to learn more and download an application.