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:
$225 FM - $265 CM (Wrap Around Camp included in camp fee)
Week of July 1 -3: $135 FM - $175 CM (No Camp July 4-5) 

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member 

Dates Theme Description
June 24 - 28 Wonderful World of Water       Dive in and explore the wonders of water from science to art. Get ready for a big splash of water fun.

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

July 1 - 3
(Closed 7/4-7/5)
Carpentry Kids
Learn basic woodworking skills to create your own projects from birdhouses to boats and more!

Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

Check out our 1-day Camp Extravaganza on July 5th!

July 8 - 12 Outdoor Explorers Take a hike and get to know the nature that lives all around you! Scavender hunts, nature crafts and group activities will round out this week of exploration.

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

July 15 - 19 Strange Science From the lab to the kitchen, the dirt to the sky, you'll get to experiment with how science affects your everyday life.

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

July 22 - 26 Super Splash Enjoy your favorite camp activities...with a splash! Keep cool while you play games such as water bucket relays, water balloons, water tag and more.

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

July 29 - August 2 Rumble in the Jungle Get to know the birds in the jungle canopy, tigers on the prowl and everything in between at this fun jungle exploration camp.

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!
August 5 - 9 Step into the Future Imagine a future and create a new world with your fellow campers to explore. From flying cars to virtual food, if you can imagine it we'll explore it!

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

August 12 - 16 Creative Cooking Put your cooking skills to the test as we try new foods and create our own recipes. Get ready for a tasty exploration!

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

August 19 - 23 Invention Convention Use found objects to make inventions! If you can dream it, you can build it with this fun, hands-on camp.

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!

August 26 - 30
Messy Madness Get ready to get messy! Using science, art and math campers turn mess making into learning. Experiment each day with volcanoes, slime and tie dye.

 Field Trip: Check back in spring for more details about weekly field trips!




Discovery Camp

Locations:

Site LocationAddressDates
Chase Lake Elementary21603 84th Avenue W, EdmondsJune 24 - July 12
Seaview Elementary8426 188th Street SW, EdmondsJuly 15 - August 30


Hours:
M - F, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Please arrive by 9:15 am on field trip days. 

Discovery Camp

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

Hours:
7:00 - 9:00 am 
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Chase Lake Location: June 24 - July 12
Seaview Location: July 15  - August 30

Register for Discovery Camp

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.

REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP ONLINE

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