Our traditional overnight camp program, YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser offers one and two-week sessions for young people 7-17 who are ready to discover themselves, develop their potential and assert their independence as part of a nurturing and accepting community. While our camp focuses on developing new friends, self-discovery through adventure and fostering a sense of service to others, we pride ourselves on creating an experience as unique as each of our campers. Learn more..

Overnight Camp Conrad Weiser

Surrounded by nature, Bynden Wood Day Camp's mountaintop facility provides campers, ages 5-14 (must have completed Kindergarten) with a unique summer camp experience. We offer a wide range of activities and we are one of the only Day programs in Berks County where campers swim in an outdoor pool every day. Our staff are professional role-models and they provide the support, guidance and leadership for children to learn new skills, build self-confidence and make new friends. At Bynden Wood, we truly believe that "Children Come First". Learn more...

Bynden Wood Day Camp

In many ways, the most impactful work we do is with our Family Programs. Between work, school, sports, volunteering, and all the other demands of daily life today, families need all the support they can get. It’s about nurturing strong family bonds by providing a safe place to learn skills, develop relationships, build self-esteem and make friends. Join us for Family Camps, Family Fun Days and much more!

Family Programs

If you looking for a location for your next Conference, Retreat or Special Event, look no further than the South Mountain YMCA. We can offer your group the comforts of home while exploring the great outdoors. Whether you visit for a few hours or a few days, our facilities are available for visitors throughout the year. Local businesses, churches, scouts, colleges, youth organizations, sports teams, bands, and many others have enjoyed our meeting spaces, food service, and overnight accommodations. Learn More...

Conferences & Retreats

South Mountain YMCA Camps offers many opportunities for the riding enthusiast! Since 1948, the Equestrian Center has been the site for generations of riders to develop their skills and strengthen their passion for the sport. Today, year-round our horses are out on the trails and in the ring with riders of all ages and experience levels. Our Equestrian staff team are all CHA certified instructors and they truly enjoy sharing their love for horses with our guests and campers. Learn more...

Duberstein Equestrian Center

The South Mountain YMCA Camp is proud of its long history as a truly International Program. Whether you are a young person from outside the United States hoping to come to YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser this summer, or you are an American camper hoping to travel to YMCA Camps on distant shores and foreign lands, we have the right program for you. With more than 50 years of experience in welcoming campers to this country, as well as sending U.S. campers abroad, we are ready to give your teen the world this summer! Learn More...

International Camper Exchange Programs

Welcome to South Mountain Adventures!  Bring your family, your friends, your office or your team to the mountain for a life-changing experience.  Whether your looking for teambuilding or simply a new challenge, we've got a program for you.  You can book online or give us a call in the office at 610-670-2267.  We can't wait to see you on the mountain.

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2014 Online Holiday Auction        

From November 14th through December 14th SMYMCA Camps will be hosting our 3rd Annual Online Holiday Auction.  All proceeds from the auction will support our annual Reach Out for Youth Campaign and Military Family Fund providing camper scholarships for Bynden Wood Day Camp, Camp Conrad Weiser, Operation Purple Camp and the Outdoor Center.

A majority of the items donated were provided by local businesses and vendors, what better way to support the community that we live, work and play in!!!  Start bidding today.