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:
$215 FM - $250 CM (Wrap Around Camp included in camp fee)
Week of July 2 - 6: $170 FM - $200 CM (No Camp July 4) 

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member 

Dates Theme Description
June 25 - 29 The Spirit of Teamwork Teamwork makes the dream work! Make new friends and build team spirit as you work together to play in camp-wide games and challenges.
 Field Trip: Check back in May for more information!
July 2 - 6
(Closed Jul. 4)
Sports FAN-Tastic
Be a super fan! Spend a week trying out classic sports games and experiencing your local teams practice and compete.
Field Trip: Check back in May for more information!
July 9 - 13 Food Fusion 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 May for more information!
July 16 - 20 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 Trip: Check back in May for more information!
July 23 - 27 Under the Sea Dive into discovery! Explore water, sea creatures and sand through crafts, games, science activities and more!
 Field Trip: Check back in May for more information!
July 30 - August 3 Inventors Workshop Explore the world around you in a new way as you use paints, recyclables, nature and anything you can find to see your inventions come to life!
 Field Trip: Check back in May for more information!
August 6 - 10 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 Trip: Check back in May for more information!
August 13 - 17 Passport Palooza Join us as we take a whirlwind trip around the world to explore other countries with food, music, and more.
 Field Trip: Check back in May for more information!
August 20 - 24 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 Trip: Check back in May for more information!
August 27 - 31
(Grades 1 - 6 allowed this week only)
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 Trip: Check back in May for more information!



Discovery Camp

Hours:
Check back in May for specific location. The program will run at an Edmonds Elementary School location. 

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

Register for Discovery Camp

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.

REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP ONLINE

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