YMCA Camp Onyahsa


  • We are go for Launch!

    Jul 15, 2016


  • Camp Onyahsa: It’s The Only Place For Me

    May 14, 2016

    Authors reflection of her Summer's at Onyahsa

  • 7 things I wish I knew before sending kids to sleepaway camp

    Apr 06, 2016

    Ah, sleepaway camp: that annual rite of summer. We send our kids off to unknown circumstances while we gnash our teeth in the hopes we prepared them for every dangerous or mortifying possibility. Not to worry, new camp parents: You got this! Just refer to these helpful tips from seasoned moms and camp staffers.

  • Onyahsa Times Winter 2016

    Jan 26, 2016

    Our 118th summer season starts on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Are you ready?!

  • Johnson Lodge Rededicated At YMCA Camp Onyahsa

    Aug 20, 2015

    The Johnson Lodge was rededicated at YMCA Camp Onyahsa this month by Carole and John Sellstrom, officers of the John Alfred and Oscar Johnson Memorial Trust.

  • JCC, YMCA Host Chinese Delegation

    Jul 19, 2015

    Expanded partnerships were explored as the Jamestown YMCA Association and Jamestown Community College hosted a delegation of nine professionals from the YMCA-YWCA of Chengdu, China, in late June.

  • YMCA Honors Swansons With Lifetime Service Award

    Jun 26, 2015

    At the Jamestown Area YMCA's annual meeting, Jim and Judi Swanson were honored with the Paul B. Sullivan Life Time Service Award.

  • YMCA Camp Onyahsa Awarded $100,000 in National Grant Funding

    Jun 19, 2015

    YMCA Camp Onyahsa has been awarded $100,000 from non-local sources to renovate its Dewittville facility and to provide youth camp scholarships for local children and teens. Local donations were crucial in securing these matched national funds through the YMCA of the USA.

  • 2015 Big Fish Triathlon

    Jun 04, 2015

    The 2015 Big Fish Triathlon raised $24,000 for Camp Onyahsa.

  • YMCA Camp Onyahsa Offers Youth Fun and Friends in 2015

    Mar 19, 2015

    YMCA Camp Onyahsa is well into its 117th year of serving the youth and families of our community through active outdoor programs.

  • Third Annual Big Fish Triathlon Set For June 6

    Mar 10, 2015

    The Big Fish Triathlon is the only triathlon on Chautauqua Lake, and is held at YMCA Camp Onyahsa in Dewittville.

  • "Big Foot sighting at Camp"

    Oct 09, 2014

    The 2014 Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot Expo & Town Hall Meeting will take place Saturday October 25th, 2014 from 12:00 noon until 6:00 P.M. at the YMCA Camp Onyahsa on the shores of beautiful Chautauqua Lake.

  • Camp Clean Up

    Apr 24, 2014

  • Generations of Campers Honor Their Long-Time Director

    Nov 12, 2013

    On November 2, 2013, YMCA Camp Onyahsa held its twelfth annual Dinner Dance at its beautifully restored 1938 Darrah Hultquist Dining Hall in Dewittville. This event drew guest from all over the country to celebrate Onyahsa’s long time mission, to foster excellence in youth development through quality camp programs; and its long time Camp Director, Jon O’Brian.

  • Camp Onyahsa To Honor O’Brian At Dinner Dance

    Oct 28, 2013

    Onyahsa will honor its longstanding camp director, Jon O'Brian, during its 12th annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser. This event will feature a dinner, auction items, and live music in honor of the YMCA's recipient of the Lifetime for service award.

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