Imaginations at Work

Set your sights discovery through new
adventures every day! One day you’ll be at the
beach, the next unleashing your inner artist.

Discovery Camp

Discovery Camp

Grades 1 - 5

Create, learn, and play all summer long at YMCA Discovery Camp!

Y staff create hands-on, structured enrichment activities in art, science, storytelling, and outdoor play. Each week's theme is woven into the day's games, field trips, and fun. Your camper will make new friends and develop skills in a small group setting.

The Y makes summer schedules easier for families with convenient program locations throughout local neighborhoods.

Discovery Camp

Weekly Fee:
$215 FM - $250 CM (Wrap Around Camp included in camp fee)

Week of July 2-6: $125 FM - $150 CM (Closed on July 4-5)                            

Week of August 27-29: $125 FM - $150 CM (Closed Aug 30-31)

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Some weeks at the Fairwood location are full. To be placed on the waitlist, please email or call (253) 876-7565

Dates Theme

June 25-29

Fairwood Full

Jurassic Journey

Journey back to when dinosaurs big and small roamed the earth. Explore fossils, volcanoes and dino dances to learn more about this amazing Jurassic world.

 Field Trips: Fairwood -Marine Science and Technology Center, Sunrise- Factoria Children's Museum

July 2-6

(Closed Jul 4-5)

Treasure Island

Come aboard if you dare! Join the pirate life as you search for buried treasure and discover the adventure of life on the high seas.

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Remlinger Farms

July 9-13
Jungle Safari

Monkeys, lions and cheetahs! Come on safari with us and learn about different habitats of plant and animal life in jungles around the world.

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Northwest Trek

July 16-20Passport Palooza

Join us as we take a whirlwind trip around the world to explore other countries with food, music, and more.

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Imagine Children's Museum

July 23-27

Fairwood Full

Decades of Fun

Get out the time machine! Try new music, games and more as you take a trip through fun-filled decades ranging from the roaring '20s to the fresh '90s.

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Pioneer Farm

July 30-Aug 3

Fairwood Full

Sports FAN-Tastic

Be a super fan! Spend a week trying out classic sports games and experiencing your local teams practice and compete.

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Boehm's Chocolate Factory

Aug 6-10 Ooey Gooey

Pump into a week filled with hands-on activities.  The messier, the more fun—an ooey gooey adventure for you to explore!

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Tacoma Rainier's Game

Aug 13-17

Fairwood Full

Fantasy Fun!

Step in to a fantasy world as you and fellow campers create new creatures and exciting places that you can only imagine.

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Springbrook Trout Farm

Aug 20-24

Fairwood Full

Under the Sea

Dive into discovery! Explore water, sea creatures and sand though crafts, games, science activities and more!

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

Aug 27-29
(Closed Aug. 30-31)

Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

You don't need an excuse to celebrate!  From holidays to birthdays and all the days in between, join your friends as we create and enjoy the festivities. 

 Field Trips: Fairwood-Cougar Mountain Zoo

Discovery Camp

Location Address
Sunrise Elementary
22300 132nd Ave SE, Kent
Fairwood Elementary 16600 148th Ave SE, Renton

M - F, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Discovery Camp

Wrap Around Camp provides supervised activities and structured programs before and after camp hours. This is included free in your camp fee.

Wrap Around Camp Locations
Sunrise Elementary
22300 132nd Ave SE, Kent
Fairwood Elementary 16600 148th Ave SE, Renton

Wrap Around Camp Hours:

7:00 - 9:00 am
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Register for Discovery Camp

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.


More Summer Camps

Plan Now for an Awesome-Packed Summer!

There’s tons to learn, play and explore at YMCA Summer Camps. Kids grow, build skills and gain confidence in a safe, values-based environment. We offer camps serving Auburn, Federal Way, Sumner, Kent, Enumclaw and Black Diamond.

Outdoor Day Camp

Outdoor Day Camp

Grades 1-4

Learn about the magic of the outdoors through exciting adventures!

Kids on Their Way

Kids on Their Way

Grades Entering K

Kindergarten is coming! Get your child ready for their first day of school with the help of Kids on Their Way!



Grades 4 - 6

Grab a new adventure each week as Y staff lead tween campers in activities like music, gaming, or hitting the trails for a hike.

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

Grades 1 - 6

Whether you’re looking to up your play or learn a whole new sport, summer at the Y is a great time to get in the game.



Grades 7 - 10

Go full speed this summer with trips, hikes and adventures all over greater Seattle.

Flying Horseshoe Ranch Camp

Flying Horseshoe Ranch Camp

Grades 4 - 6

Happy trails to you as you embark on an exciting overnight horse camp at Horseshoe Ranch in Cle Elum.

Overnight Camp

Overnight Camp

Grades 1 - 12

Head to Orcas Island or Puget Sound's Case Inlet to enjoy the classic summer camping adventure that you'll remember for a lifetime!

Boys & Girls Outdoor Leadership Development

Boys & Girls Outdoor Leadership Development

Grades 6 - 12

While exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we work together to develop leadership skills that will help you succeed in life, whatever path you choose.