Welcome to Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett!

Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett has 117 acres with hiking trails, low ropes course, two ponds, spray park, sports field, two archery ranges, basketball, Ga-Ga Ball, tennis courts, playground equipment, covered pavilions for rainy days and so much more!


Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett, serving the Kent County, Cranston, PYS, and West Bay Family YMCAs, serves children daily through a variety of traditional, specialty and sports programs. Y camp leaders are committed to creating a strong sense of community, helping campers to challenge themselves, develop self-confidence and lasting friendships, and have FUN in a safe environment.

Hours of Operation & Care

Extended Care AM 6:45 am - 8:30 am
Morning Drop Off 8:30 am – 9:00 am
YMCA Camp Manitoo 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Pick Up 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Tenderfoot 1/2 Day 8:30 am – 12:00 pm


Camp Ok-Wa-Nessett is accredited by the American Camping Association, the most recognized association for monitoring camping standards in the world. The accreditation process requires the camp to meet or exceed over 300 standards in the areas of health, safety, risk management, human resources, transportation, and aquatic safety. All YMCA camps are accredited by the American Camp Association and approved by the Department of Health in the state of RI or the State of Massachusetts.

Summer 2018 Information Coming Soon!

About Our Staff


Camp Contacts

We are fortunate to have an experienced and enthusiastic camp leadership team for the summer of 2018! Our goal is to provide your camper with a Safe, Clean and Fun camp experience- all summer long! If at any time before or during the camp season you have questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to one of us:

Lauren Utschig
Camp Operations Director
Mark Bombard
Lower Camp Director
Preschool-4th Grade
Matt Church
Upper Camp Director
5th Grade-8th Grade
Address 900 Centerville Road, Warwick, RI 02886
Facility Hours
Monday - Friday 5:00am - 9:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 6:00am - 6:45pm
Phone 401-828-0130
Fax 401-821-8480