Giving you the courage to be yourself.
About the Camp
YMCA Camp Mohawk, established in 1920, serves girls ages 7 to 15 at its beautiful site in northwest Connecticut. Girls can attend for as short as one week or all summer. Camp Mohawk offers girls a place to discover personal strengths, become more confident and develop an enhanced sense of self. Renowned leadership development programs, in addition to a twenty-two horse equestrian center for riders from beginner to advanced. Mature, caring and fun staff guide the girls in both cabin life and in the forty-two activities that are offered weekly. Great food, great friends, great fun!
Why We’re Special
There are very few places in a young woman’s life that she can just be a girl…with other girls and do, you know…girl stuff! Camp Mohawk is a “girls only” camp by design. Girls grow in confidence in a girls only environment! The age that girls start questioning their looks, their smarts, their value is getting younger and younger. Helping them develop a strong sense of self early, enables them to better handle the challenges of young womanhood.
We value all our young women…they are all different…and they are all just perfect…exactly how they are.
Our staff standards ensure the highest level of training, but we also demand maturity, a love of children and a high “fun” factor from each of our staff leaders. Training, personal responsibility and kindness are core to our values in staff.