United Way Campership

The United Way Campership Application is now available online. Please complete the application and submit it online directly to the Greater Waterbury YMCA. Families who are awarded a campership will receive two weeks of YMCA Camp Mataucha, or at YMCA Camp Oakasha, at no cost. The application requires proof of income to be processed. If you do not provide proof of income, your application will be denied. For questions about Camperships please Tammie at tlee@waterburyymca.org or Zory at ztorres@waterburyymca.org



To qualify:

  • Greater Waterbury Campership Program Campers must reside in the United Way of Greater Waterbury ten-town area (Bethlehem, Cheshire, Middlebury, Prospect, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, Wolcott, and Woodbury)
  • The child must turn age 5 by June 1, 2021 (proof required)
  • For households that do not receive SNAP benefits, PLEASE SEE FINANCIAL GUIDELINES ON CAMPERSHIP APPLICATION; Proof of household income must be submitted upon completion of this application (example-2 recent paystubs, benefits letter, W2, etc.) Please black out Social Security numbers listed on documents.
  • All SNAP recipients must provide proof of current SNAP benefits.
  • Awarded campers will receive 1 free camp session at 1 participating camp, per year.
  • Camperships will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis, while funding is available

Campership Application Available

Please fill out the Campership Application and upload the completed application to this website using the bottom form! Any incomplete applications will be denied and will not be processed.

Upload your completed campership here!

The Campership deadline is Friday, May 14, 2021. All forms, including income information, must be submitted. If the application is incomplete, the application will be denied, and your name on the waiting list will be lower.


To fill out these forms: 

  • Download the forms as PDFs to your mobile device or desktop.
  • Click on the Fields and fill them out as needed.
  • Save the filled-out form.
  • Upload the filled-out form to the below button!


Still, have questions? Contact Tammie at tlee@waterburyymca.org or Zory at ztorres@waterburyymca.org.