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 K - 6

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

Some weeks of camp are currently FULL and accepting a waitlist. Please contact the registrar at to be placed on the waitlist for the camp week that you are interested in.

Weekly Fee:
$225 FM - $265 CM (Wrap Around Camp included in Camp Fee)

Week of June 26-28 & July 1-3: $135 FM  - $175 CM

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Dates Theme
June 26 - 28 
(No Camp 6/24-6/25)   
Team Spirit

Play camp-wide games to get to know fellow campers and learn leadership skills that will last a lifetime.

 Field Trips: Secoma Lanes

July 1 - 3
(No Camp 7/4-7/5)
Every Day's a Holiday

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: Seattle Storm game

July 8 - 12 
Outdoor Explorers

Take a hike and get to know the nature that lives all around you! Scavenger hunts, nature crafts and group activities will round out this week of exploration.

 Field Trips: Woodland Park Zoo

July 15 - 19   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 Trips: Seattle Aquarium - FULL

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 Trips: Mariners game 

July 29 - Aug 2    DISCO's Got Talent

Explore the world of entertainment as you express your creativity and imagination through improv, dancing or singing for your adoring fans. The week will finish off with a Talent Show, DISCO style!

Field Trips: Matthews Beach Park

Aug 5 - Aug 9    Slimy Science

Combine one part science and two parts imagination with some everyday items and you're off to have some ooey-gooey fun!

 Field Trips: Hands On Museum - FULL

Aug 12 - 16 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 Trips: 21 Acres Farm

Aug 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 Trips: Center for Wooden Boats - FULL

Aug 26 - 30    Summer Throwback

Finish camp strong!  Get the chance to relive your favorite camp experiences from the summer one last time before school starts.

 Field Trips: Pump It Up 

Discovery Camp

Location Address
Seahurst Elementary
14603 14th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166


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

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.

Seahurst Elementary
14603 14th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166

7:00 am - 9:00 am
4:00 pm - 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 Burien, Des Moines, Kent, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila.

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

Grades 2-6

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 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.



Grades 7 - 10

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

Climbing Camp

Climbing Camp

Grades K-2

This week-long challenge and climbing camp takes adventure to the next level.

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.