Overnight Camp Activities … Where Kids Say Hello to Discovery!

“My boy is about to go to his fifth summer at Ocky. We love it, he loves it. The staff are the best, the Y philosophy is the best. If your kid likes the outdoors and enjoys wholesome fun, this is the place.”

- Parent of Ockanickon camper

Take the challenge of trying a new sport. Stretch your creative boundaries. Sing around a campfire. Explore nature trails. Learn to work together as a group. Make new friends. Our 800 acres of camp provide a place for everything you’ll want to do for the summer of a lifetime. A lake, challenge course activities, craft centers, indoor and outdoor sport courts, trails, program areas and much more await you at camp!

You get to choose some of the activities that fit your interests. Other programs are enjoyed by your entire cabin group in order to provide well-rounded experiences where you will make lifelong friends.

Below are just some of the many activities to enjoy at overnight camp. Activities marked with an asterisk (*) require an additional fee.


Mountain-biking, climbing towers, ziplines, high ropes course, low ropes course, swamp course, teen canoeing and backpacking trips* and horseback riding*

Aquatics & Boating

Swim instruction, free swim, canoeing, kayaking, row-boating, paddle-boarding and fishing


Tomahawk throwing, table tennis, Gaga, basketball, soccer, archery, volleyball, rugby, court hockey, disc golf and ultimate Frisbee and more!


Hiking, nature discovery, earth education, gardening, outdoor living skills and night-sky observatory

Creative Expression

Film, drama, dance, camp newspaper and arts & crafts

Evening Programs

Campfires, scavenger hunts, talent shows, night hikes, camp-outs, dances and swim parties