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The YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County

(845) 338-3810


507 Broadway
Kingston NY 12401
(845) 338-3810

Facility Hours

Monday – Friday5:00am –9:00pm
Saturday7:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm

Holiday Hours

If holiday falls on a Sunday we open at 9am.

New Years DayClosed
Good Friday5:00am – Noon
Easter SundayClosed
4th of July5:00am – Noon
Memorial Day5:00am – Noon
Labor Day5:00am – Noon
Thanksgiving5:00am – Noon
Christmas EveNormal* – Noon
New Years EveNormal* – Noon

*Normal Start – depends on the day of the week on which the holiday falls.

Camp Seewackamano

Camp Seewackamano is nestled on 37 wooded acres with a lake, hiking trails, playing fields, and two high-low ropes course in the Catskill Forest Preserve.  Our goals are to keep children and staff safe and provide positive learning experiences.  Our trained caring staff are positive role models that teach core Y values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Even though the 2023 Camp Seewackamano season has come to an end, please join us on Saturday, October 28th from 10a-12 noon for a Spooktackular Time!

[Village (age group), grade levels by fall 2023, and staff to camper ratio.]
Kikapu-Entering Kindergarten, ratio 1:6
Catskill – Entering 1st and 2nd grades; ratio 1:7
Esopus – Entering 3rd and 4th grades; ratio 1:9
Mohican – Entering 5th and 6th grades; ratio 1:10
Tonchi – Entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grade; ratio 1:12
Leader in Training-entering 10th grade
Counselor in Training-entering 11th grade LITs and CITs must apply to participate in the program.

Camp is open from 9am until 4pm Monday through Friday; June 26, 2023 through September 1, 2023. There are five two-week sessions, though you may register for one week at a time. Tuition includes bus transportation throughout Ulster County! Pre or post camp care is available and located at the YMCA in Kingston NY for all sessions of camp.

Session 1: June 26-July 7
Session 2: July 10-21
Session 3: July 24-August 4
Session 4: August 7 – August 18
Session 5: August 21 – September 1

Each day is jam-packed with activities to keep your camper having fun and trying new things. There is an opportunity to swim every day (weather permitting), and a rotating schedule allowing your camper to try all of the following activities during the session: archery, high & low ropes (ages 8+), field games/sports, arts & crafts, 4-square, gaga, drama, nature walks, fishing, boating, swimming, and more!

Stay tuned for any updates to our 2023 season operations related to COVID-19. Please be prepared to share your child’s immunization history and general medical history during the registration process. Per Department of Health requirements we must collect camper and staff immunization records annually.

Seasonal Camp Phone Number 845-657-8288


L.I.T. and C.I.T Program

Leader in Training and Counselor in Training programs aim to provide leadership opportunities for aspiring Camp Counselors and teach basic job skills. Each session they are assigned a Counselor and camper group to work with, they will assist in the daily operations of the camp day, and have daily social periods with their peers. Counselors in Training are given increased responsibility.

L.I.T Application

C.I.T Application


Per Ulster County Department of Health regulations we cannot hire under the age of 16. 

View current openings here

Camp Director, Rich Sofia

Camp Director, Rich Sofia – in action!

Youth Development Director, Cailin Rooney 845-338-3810 x110

Youth Development Director, Cailin Rooney