Camp Financial Aid

Please fill out the following application if you are interested in receiving financial aid.

If you are applying for more than one camper, please fill out a form for each camper. You must also submit proof of income, which may include ONE of the following:

  • Most recent tax return
  • Two most recent pay stubs from EACH household member that contributes to the total household income
  • Letter of eligibility for free or reduced lunch

Submitting Applications

Please submit your proof of income via email ( or in person with Megan Thompson at the downtown YMCA (220 S. Minnesota Ave.), and allow for at least a week to process your application. Your application cannot be processed until we have received your proof of income. Please also note that by filling out the financial aid application you are NOT automatically registering your camper(s). After your application has been reviewed, we will contact you with more information about how to register your camper. Registration for each session closes on the Wednesday prior to the first day of the session (or earlier if the session fills up). Any attempt to register for a session with the financial aid rate, without permission to do so, will result in an immediate cancellation of the registration.

 Financial Aid Application


Please contact the camp office (605-336-2267 or with any questions, or if you are having trouble accessing the electronic form.

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