Discovery
Camp

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 - 3

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: 
$170 FM / $205 CM (Wrap Around Camp an additional $50 FM / $65 CM per week)

Week of July 2-6: $135 FM / $165CM (Closed July 4)

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Dates Theme Description
June 18 - June 22*

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: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
June 25 - June 29 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: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
July 2 - July 6
(Closed July 4)
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: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip - Carnival at Coal Creek YMCA
Beach Trip -
July 9 - July 13
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: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
July 16 - July 20
Splash into Summer
Enjoy your favorite camp activities...with a splash! Keep cool while you play with games such as water bucket relays, water balloons, water tag and more.

Field Trips: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
July 23 - July 27
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: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
July 30 - Aug 3
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
There's no place like Seattle to explore transportation. Experience and learn about the many modes we use to travel from place to place.

Field Trips: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
Aug 6 - Aug 10
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: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
Aug 13 - Aug 17 Under the Sea
Dive into discovery! Explore water, sea creatures and sand though crafts, games, science activities and more!

Field Trips: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
Aug 20 - Aug 24
Ooey Gooey
Jump into a week filled with hands-on activities. The messier, the more fun-an ooey gooey adventure for you to explore!

Field Trips: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -
Aug 27 - Aug 31** 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: Check back in May for Field Trips!

Themed Trip -
Beach Trip -

*Camp available at Snoqualmie YMCA only.
**No Camp at Snoqualmie YMCA or Hazelwood Elementary.



Discovery Camp

Locations Address
Bellevue Family YMCA 14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue
Camper Age Note: Program is for Grades 1 - 3 only at this location; for Kindergartner programming at this location please see our Kids on Their Way program.
Benjamin Rush Elementary

6101 152nd Ave NE, Redmond
Camper Age Note: Program is for Grades K - 3 only at this location

Samantha Smith Elementary23305 NE 14th St. Sammamish, WA 98074
Camper Age Note: Program is for Grades 1 - 3 only at this location; for Kindergarten programming at this location please see our Kids on Their Way program.
Sammamish Community YMCA 831 228th Ave SE, Sammamish
Camper Age Note:  Program is for Grades 1 - 3 only at this location; for Kindergarten programming at this location please see our Kids on Their Way program.
Snoqualmie Valley YMCA 35018 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie
Camper Age Note:  Program is for Grades 1 - 3 only at this location; for Kindergarten programming at this location please see our Kids on Their Way program.
Hazelwood Elementary
7100 116th Ave SE, Newcastle
Camper Age Note: Program is for Grades 1 - 3 only at this location; for Kindergarten programming at this location please see our Kids on Their Way program.

Hours:

9:15 am - 3:45 pm 

Discovery Camp

Wrap Around Camp provides supervised activities and structured programs before and after camp hours. Wrap Around Camp is available for an additional fee.

Wrap Around Camp Fees:
$50 FM / $65 CM
Week of July 2: $40 FM / $55CM (Closed July 4)

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Wrap Around Camp &
Pick-Up / Drop-Off Locations
Address
Bellevue Family YMCA 14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue
Ben Rush Elementary 6101 152nd Ave NE, Redmond
Sammamish Community YMCA 831 228th Ave SE , Sammamish
Snoqualmie Valley YMCA 35018 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie
Hazelwood Elementary
7100 116th Ave SE, Newcastle

Wrap Around Camp & Pick-Up / Drop-Off Hours:

7:00 am - 9:15 am & 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm


Register for Discovery Camp

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.

REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP ONLINE

OR

Register by Mail or In Person:

Simply download a reservation form, fill it out and mail it or bring it to your local Y branch. Instructions are provided in the PDF.

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