Current Camp Conditions

Summer Camp

Overnight Summer Sessions
Ages 7-17

 Camp sessions for summer start once school gets out in June and continue through the beginning of August.

Weekly Session Rate:
Houston YMCA Members= $799
Non-Members= $899

Campers that sign up for multiple sessions will pay full price for the first session and receive a $50 dollar savings on each additional session booked within that same summer. Houston YMCA membership must be verified before member discount is applied.

Click here to see some frequently asked questions.

Summer 2016 Session Dates

  • Session 1: June 12-18, Aloha Summer
    What better way to spend your week at camp than with the cool island vibes of a Hawaiian paradise? We will be introducing campers to summer fun and games with our Aloha themed week.

  • Session 2: June 19-25, Under the Big Top
    We will transport the camper’s in the fantastical world of the circus, and the strange and wonderful things that go on there. This week will excite, amaze and astound the campers who join us.

  • Session 3: June 26-July 2, Sci-Fi
    Our Sci-Fi week will take the campers on a journey to the future, imagining what might be possible, and living that dream at YMCA Camp Cullen through futuristic fun and games themed around technology, space travel and other-worldly adventures

  • Session 4: July 3-9, Super Heroes
    Super Heroes week will transform camp into a battle ground for the superhuman. As the forces of good and evil collide at YMCA Camp Cullen, we will need your camper’s help to set the world right.

  • Session 5: July 10-16, Passport to Another World
    This is where we take the campers on a trip around the world, without ever leaving the safety of the camp ground. Campers will experience all kinds of culture and learn from our counselors who hail from all over the world.

  • Session 6: July 17-23, Wild Wild West
    The Wild West inspires children’s imagination the world over, and it's no different here at YMCA Camp Cullen. We will take the campers on a journey through the frontier towns and troubles, helping the sheriffs and upholding the law.

  • Session 7: July 24-30, Planet Earth Safari
    This week we’ll be presenting the kids with the awe-inspiring sights and sounds of the world and its natural beauty. We’ll surround them with programming designed to intrigue, inspire, excite and instill respect for the world around them.

  • Session 8: July 31-August 6, Time Traveler
    Campers will experience ancient civilizations and learn how different cultures from the past thrived. The whole week will take the campers from the beginnings of time through present day, just in time to be picked up by their parents.

To reserve your child's spot for summer overnight camp, click here.

Specialty Tracks

Campers, ages 10-17, have the option to select up to two specialty tracks at Camp Cullen where they can concentrate on their favorite activity for an additional $200 fee per track. Campers must sign up for a regular camp session, then choose the specialty track.

 

Horsemanship Track

Horsemanship campers will spend three hours each day at the barn improving their riding techniques and participating in a wealth of activities designed for the passionate horse-loving camper. Riders who have limited to no riding experience will be put in our beginner level while our more experienced riders will be placed in our novice category.

Horsemanship Specialty Camp

Water Sports Track

Water Sports campers will spend their entire morning focusing on water activities such as skiing, wakeboarding, knee boarding, tubing and sailing.

Water Sports Camp

HIGH ADVENTURE TRACK

High Adventure campers will spend their mornings learning the basics of climbing, including techniques, safety and equipment. They will focus their time on our ropes course, Alpine Tower and zip line. This track also offers the exclusive opportunity to take part in the Screamer!

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Counselors in Training Program

This leadership program is designed for 16- to 17-year-old campers to help them prepare for their role as a future camp counselor. Working closely with the CIT Director, they will learn all aspects of camp while shadowing various counselors and learning what it takes to become a wonderful and memorable camp counselor.

Problem solving, effective communication skills, interviewing skills, leadership and teamwork are just some of the skills to be learned. While the program is designed for future counselors, it will benefit any teen who wants to become a better leader in their school and their community.

Offered from June 21-July 3, July5-18 or July 19-August 1.

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Kamp K'aana

Kamp K'aana introduces children to powerful, life-changing tools for healthy living while offering the fun of an overnight summer camp experience. Held at YMCA Camp Cullen on Lake Livingston, Kamp K'aana provides a two-week program for obese kids ages 10-14.

Offered July 12-25, 2015.

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