YMCA Camp Wapsie

About YMCA Camp Wapsie

Founded in 1918, YMCA Camp Wapsie is the Camp of the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas. Wapsie’s coed summer camp programs serve boys and girls ages 6-18 in our summer resident and day camp program. We serve campers of all ages through our year-round retreats and group programming, youth and family programs.

Camp Wapsie is the place to help young people build the character values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. With our deep tradition in camping, we strive to instill these underlying principles into each camper during their time at camp. Here at YMCA Camp Wapsie, we are: For Youth Development, For Healthy Living, and For Social Development.


Camp Counselor/Various Positions

June 2019 Coggon, IA
“Working here has changed me for the better. I have learned so many useful skills, as well as made friends that will last forever. I couldn't think of a better place to spend my summers.”

Junior Counselor

June 2021 Coggon, IA
“I love being able to work with kids! The activity options at camp are extensive and engaging. Camp harnesses kids' creativity and pushes them to try new things outside of their comfort zone. Counselors are given the opportunity to take charge by leading activities and games. This builds important improvisation and organization skills. The community counselors form during the summer is accepting and fun.”
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Questions & Answers

What's a day in the life of an equestrian director at YMCA Camp Wapsie like?

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