YMCA to host summer camps at four South Austin schools and locations in Hays County

Extend-A-Care YMCA will be hosting in-person day camps at 16 locations in Travis and Hays counties this summer. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Extend-A-Care YMCA will be hosting in-person day camps at 16 locations in Travis and Hays counties this summer. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Extend-A-Care YMCA will be hosting in-person day camps at 16 locations in Travis and Hays counties this summer. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Beginning June 15, Extend-A-Care YMCA will be hosting in-person day camps at 16 locations in Travis and Hays counties, including four in South Austin and four in Hays County.

The sessions will be able to accommodate about 500 individuals, and camps will run from June 15-Aug. 7 for children ages 4-12. Camps are held from 7:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and will cost $195 per week, according to a news release by YMCA of Austin. Residents who are interested can sign up here.


Camps will be taking safety precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19, including limiting classes to 10 individuals, enforcing social distancing and requiring staff to wear masks and gloves. Children who are 7 years old or over will also be required to wear a mask when indoors, and temperatures will be taken as children arrive to camp.

In South Austin, camps will be offered at the following four school locations:

  • Galindo Elementary School, 3800 S. Second St., Austin

  • Joslin Elementary School, 4500 Menchaca Road, Austin

  • Baranoff Elementary School, 12009 Buckingham Gate Road, Austin,

  • Patton Elementary School, 6001 Westcreek Drive, Austin


South Austin, Dripping Springsand Hays County residents may also choose to participate in YMCA camps at these Hays County schools and locations:


  • Buda Elementary School, 1060 Old San Antonio Road, Buda

  • YMCA Camp Moody, 1220 Old San Antonio Road, Buda

  • Negley Elementary School, 5940 McNaughton, Kyle

  • Science Hall Elementary School, 1510 Bebee Road, Kyle

By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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