YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln has been using our beautiful 250-acre location on the banks of the Mississippi River just outside of the Quad Cities to connect kids to nature, to each other, and to their own potential since 1924. Through the volunteer leadership of the YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley, YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln has been able to make continuous improvements to preserve the natural beauty of the grounds, while also adding a multitude of fun and in-demand program experiences, and modern amenities.

By providing overnight, day camp, retreats, rentals, weddings and corporate team-building opportunities, Camp Abe Lincoln has the ability to connect with and inspire any person or group. We are excited to build upon the incredible legacy of Camp Abe Lincoln by continuing to ensure through our scholarship programs that all kids get the ability to experience their best!

Registration is now open for 2024!



  • 5 Day Camp (break in between for Christmas)
    • Thursday and Friday, December 21-22
    • Wednesday-Friday, December 27-29
  • Bussing Provided (from 1 or 2 locations depending on participation)
  • Lunch and snacks provided

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The Resident Camp program at YMCA Camp Abe Lincoln is a world where imagination comes alive!  Campers spend a magical week participating in fun and intentional daily activities while making friends and creating lasting memories. Activities include canoeing, archery, alpine tower, zip lines, kangaroo jumper, nature hikes, arts and crafts, sports, swimming, music, and many more.

Camp Abe Lincoln’s unique and exciting evening activities are bursting with energy.  Games such as Capture the Flag, Swim Under the Lights, Camp Carnival, Ga-Ga, and Wild and Crazy Kids make fantasy a reality, while building camper teamwork and leadership skills.  No week at Camp Abe Lincoln is complete without the traditional campfires, songs, night hikes, and Camp Outs.

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Day Camp

Campers will have the opportunity to participate in archery, canoes, horseback rides, and much more. Our trained staff will ensure your child has a safe and exciting time. Bus transportation from various YMCA locations makes it easily accessible for all

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