At Camp Foster YMCA of the Okoboji's, you'll capture moments filled with exciting adventures, unique experiences and new friendships. Established in 1912, Camp Foster YMCA is one of the oldest existing camps in the Midwest. Thousands of children and adults have attended Camp Foster and fourth generation campers are not uncommon. Located on 214 wooded acres along the shores of East Lake Okoboji, much of Camp Foster remains in its original natural setting. Camp Foster YMCA offers a balance between traditional and progressive programming.
Camp Foster YMCA Day Camp offers a diverse range of activities for campers ages 4 and up. For teens age 13 and up, the Adventures camp is designed to give teens the chance to get out of their usual summer routines, develop some adventure in their lives and meet new people in a supportive, challenging environment. The programming will help teens increase their self-confidence, and learn leadership and problem-solving skills while experiencing teamwork and pride in accomplishment.
Camp Foster YMCA is also a year-round retreat facility for groups as small as 15 and large as 250 people! Camp Foster offers comfortable sleeping accommodations, quality food service and private meeting space as well as an unparalleled selection of recreational activities for young at heart. Camp Foster YMCA is an excellent place for kids to enjoy summer camp, day camp, overnight camp and a wide range of speciality camps.
Take in a terrific view of the Lakes Area on horseback. The folks at Camp Foster YMCA will saddle up a steed perfect for each member of your group. Rides are arranged by appointment, so call them today at 712-336-3272. Camp Foster is located on the east side of East Lake Okoboji.