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The Non-Profit’s Summer Camp Back To Full-Capacity This Summer

YWCA Central Massachusetts is excited to welcome back campers to full capacity at Camp Wind-in-the-Pines this summer.

For the convenience of working parents, the day camp will run from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our community partner, Friendly House, will provide lunch and snacks on site.

Located on Stiles Reservoir in Leicester, Camp Wind-in-the-Pines provides campers, ages 6 to 13 years old, with a robust day of themed activities, games, swim lessons, boating, and more. The lake front property features a boathouse and dock, several recreation halls, a ball field, nature trails and is equipped with private rest rooms, showers and changing areas for campers.

2021 Camp Wind-in-the-Pines Session Themes:

  • Nature: June 21-25
  • Scarecrows: June 28- July 2
  • Independence Day: July 5-9 (closed July 5)
  • Birds of a Feather: July 12-16
  • We Are Family- A Multicultural Celebration: July 19-23
  • Mad Science: July 26-30
  • Superheroes: August 2-6
  • Safari: August 9-13
  • Hawaiian Luau: August16-20
  • Camp at its Best: August 23-27

At Camp Wind-in-the Pines, all camp counselors are trained and certified in CPR and First Aid, and meet the departments of Early Education and Care and Public Health requirements.

Vouchers are accepted and limited scholarships are available for those who qualify. Please visit our website to review the qualifications and download the Camp Scholarship Application.

For more information or questions about programming, please contact our Camp Director, Cynthia Landry, at For session theme descriptions or to register, please visit

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Alyssa Mancinelli
Development & Communications Specialist