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YMCA Camp Watia is a coed sleepaway camp near Bryson City, North Carolina, where kids can dare, discover, and dream.
The Y believes that all children deserve the opportunity to benefit from the summer camp experience. At Watia, kids unplug from devices and connect with the outdoors, new friends, and caring counselors. Fun, meaningful activities are carefully planned to help them explore new interests and build confidence. Our campers learn what they can achieve with courage, perseverance, and support from those around them.
Income-based rates are available to make camp affordable and accessible to all children in Western North Carolina. Click here to learn more and enroll.