Field Trips & Friends

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 5-6

Camp location is Magnuson Park. Shuttle Bus available from Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA location ONLY! 

Explore our community, develop new talents in art and coding, or head outdoors for an adventure. Each week offers opportunities for friendship and exploration in engaging, activities with weekly themes shaping the day's plans.

Y staff provide a challenging and team-based camp designed specifically for tweens.


Weekly Fee:
$260 FM - $295 CM (Wrap Around Camp is included in camp fee)  
Week of July 1-3: $160 FM  - $195 CM (Closed July 4-5)  

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Dates Theme Descriptions

July 1 - 3
(Closed 7/4-7/5)

GamesapaloozaGet ready to participate in every type of game imaginable. From TV show themed contests to games and sports, this week has it all!

 Field Trips: Marymoor Park, Lazer Tag, Kenmore Lanes 

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

July 8 - 12    The Wonders of WahingtonExplore the great nearby! Start with your backyard and learn the basics of travel, sight-seeing and safety as you plan and head out on local trips.

 Field Trips: Carkeek Park, Snoqualmie Falls, St Edwrds St Park, Discovery Park, Future of Flight tour

July 15 - 19 Ultimate Water AdventureSpend your week learning fun water sports like kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, swimming and more!

 Field Trips: Greenlake, Madison Park Beach, Henry Moses Water Park

July 22 - 26Sports-FAN-Tastic     Spend a week trying out classic sports games and experiencing your local teams practice and compete.

 Field Trips: Lynwood Bowl & Skate, Seattle Storm Game, Mariners Game, Frisbee Golf Course

July 29 - August 2   Swimmers & SkimmersGet out there and enjoy local lakes, rivers and beaches with swimming, paddling and more!

 Field Trips: Seward Park Beach, Madrona Swim Park, Mt Baker Park Swim

August 5 - 9    Wild Ones   Get to know the outdoors while you develop your skills in hiking, outdoor survival and much more in this awesome week of exploration!

 Field Trips: Enatai, Discovery Park, Wildside Trail, Poo Poo Point

August 12 - 16Climb On!Scale to new heights! Explore local bouldering areas as you learn and develop this strength-building sport.

 Field Trips: Mountaineers, Northshore Climbing Wall, Odyssey Course, Seattle Bouldering Project, Stone Gardens

August 19 - 23Water World  There's This week is all about keeping cool through water games, time in the pool and running in sprinklers!

 Field Trips: Sail Sandpoint, Madison Park, Idylwood Beach Park, Henry Moses Water Park

August 26 - 30 Summer Rewind   With school right around the corner, kick back for one last week of summer fun by reliving some of the best activities from past weeks of Trek.

 Field Trips: Camper Choice Field Trips and last day of camp BBQ!
Field Trips are subject to change without prior notice.


Magnuson ParkWarren G. Magnuson Park, 6344 NE 74th, Seattle


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


Shuttle Stop Location and Hours
Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA
7:30 - 7:50 am
5:00 - 5:20 pm
1700 23rd Ave, Seattle

Register for Trek

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Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.


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