Specialty
Camps

Building Skills & Exploring Talents

Spark a new interest with
uniquely exciting learning
experiences close to home!

Specialty Camps

Specialty Camps

Grades 2 - 6

Does your camper dream of being a scientist, inventor, or baker? The YMCA partners with local professionals to offer a variety of exciting programs that let kids try on every hat!

Y counselors work alongside local leaders in skilled activities to bring a wide variety of camp options right to your neighborhood.

Specialty Camps

Weekly Fee:

Half-day Camp: $220 FM - $255 CM
Full-day Camp: $265 FM - $310 CM
Wrap Around Camp (WAC) is an additional fee for this camp. See WAC tab for more info.

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Dates   Theme Grade Description
June 25 - 29
(Half Day)
Junior Chefs
2-6
Young chefs will have a blast learning basic kitchen skills, cooking techniques, kitchen safety, and important nutrition facts. Learn a lifelong skill and have a good time while creating and tasting delicious foods.
July 9 - 13
(Half Day)
Art Week with Studio2You
2-6 Enjoy the hands on experience of sculpting and creating unique clay pieces as you learn trade techniques and use a variety of potter tools. In addition to using clay, you will also learn about glass variety for kiln use.  A custom designed mosaic will be made by each student to be taken home at the end of the week.
July 23 - 27
(Full Day)
Climb On! 2-6 Explore the Greater Seattle Area by visiting some of the most challenging and fun climbing towers, walls and bouldering gyms. All levels welcome!


July 30 - Aug 3
(Half Day)
Robotics with RobotU
2-6
Calling all future robotic engineers! Use your imagination to build amazing creations with LEGO robotics while learning about science, technology, engineering, and math.
August 6 - 10
(Half Day)
LEGO® Superhero Camp with LEAP4Kidz 2-6 LEGO® Superhero camp from LEAP4KidzTM offers an expanded building experience with Lego sets from Avengers, Batman, Superman, Guardians of the Galaxy and more. With over 40 different fun and challenging sets to choose from, you'll enjoy the ultimate battle to save Earth from evil-doers. 
August 20 - 24
(Half Day)
Super Science with Mad Science 2-6 Examine different areas of science in this hands-on expedition. Become an engineer and build bridges, domes, cubes, and pyramids. Use chemistry to make your own sidewalk chalk and crystal gardens. Or become an ornithologist and discover the fascinating characteristics of birds!

Transportation provided to off-site locations= Transportation provided to off-site locations


Specialty Camps

Location Address
Dale Turner Family YMCA 19290 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline

Hours:

Half-day Camps: M - F, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Full-day Camps: M - F, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Specialty Camps

Wrap Around Camp provides supervised activities and structured programs before and after camp hours. There are additional registration fees for Wrap Around Camp.

Wrap Around Camp & Pick-Up / Drop-Off Locations AddressDates
Chase Lake Elementary 21603 84th Ave W, EdmondsJuly 30 - August 24
Dale Turner Family YMCA 19290 Aurora Ave N, ShorelineAll Weeks of Specialty Camp
Lake Forest Park Elementary 18500 37th Ave NE, Lake Forest ParkAll Weeks of Specialty Camp
Seaview Elementary
8426 188th St., Edmonds
June 25 - August 24

Wrap Around Camp Hours:
Half-day Camps: M - F, 7:00 - 9:00 am AND 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Full-day Camps: M - F, 7:00 - 9:00 am AND 3:00 - 6:00 pm

Wrap Around Camp Fees:
Half-day Camp: $110 FM -$145 CM 
Full-day Camp: $50 FM -$65 CM

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Wrap Around Camp Pick-Up / Drop-Off Hours:
Chase Lake Elementary: Bus leaves at 8:00 am and returns at 4:45 pm
Dale Turner Family YMCA: Bus leaves at 8:15 and returns at 4:30 pm
Lake Forest Park Elementary: Bus leaves at 7:45 am and returns at 4:45 pm
Seaview Elementary: Bus leaves at 8:00 am and returns at 4:45 pm


Register for Specialty Camps

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.

REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP ONLINE

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