Northshore
YMCA

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 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

Weekly Fee:
$225 FM - $265 CM (Wrap Around Camp included in camp fee)
Week of June 26-28: $135 FM - $175 CM
Week of July 1-3: $135 FM  - $175 CM (Closed July 4-5)

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Camp availability is listed next to each week of camp. Please contact Sarah Wuest at swuest@seattleymca.org to be placed on the waitlist or to register for an available week of camp.

Dates Theme Description
June 26 - 28
(No Camp 6/24-6/25)
Messy Madness - FULLGet ready to get messy! Using science, art and math campers turn mess making into learning. Experiment each day with volcanoes, slime and tie dye.

= St. Edwards Park, Gene Coulon Beach

July 1 - 3 *
(No Camp 7/4-7/5)


Every Day's a Holiday - FULL


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.

= Big Fin Hill Park, Sammamish Y Pool

July 8 - 12
Wonderful World of Water - FULLDive in and explore the wonders of water from science to art. Get ready for a big splash of water fun.

= Grasslawn Park, Juanita Beach Park

July 15 - 19 Outdoor Explorers - FULLTake 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.

= Richmond Beach Park, Clyde Beach

July 22 - 26
Super Splash - FULL
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.

= Burbank Park, Chism Beach Park

July 29 - August 2 Strange Science - FULLFrom the lab to the kitchen, the dirt to the sky, you'll get to experiment with how science affects your everyday life.
= Ferguson Park, Pine Lake

August 5 - 9 Game On! - FULL This week will be all about games!  Explore new games and activities, visit local sporting venues and create new variations to games you know and love.

= Blyth Park, Daleway Spray Park

August 12 - 16 Around the World - AVAILABLE AT KENMORE ELEMENTARYTake a trip around the world by exploring food, language and culture from different countries!

= Forest Park, Waverly Beach Park 

August 19 - 23 Music Makers - AVAILABLE AT KENMORE ELEMENTARYMake some noise when you experiment with new instruments, rhythms and of course your own voice!

= Miner's Corner, Idylwood Park

August 26 - 30 Rumble in the Jungle - FULLGet to know the birds in the jungle canopy, tigers on the prowl and everything in between at this fun jungle exploration camp.

= Ferrel-McWhirter Farm, Willis D. Tucker Park

*Woodmoor Location ONLY, No Kenmore week of July 1-5                                      Field trips are subject to change without prior notice

Discovery Camp

Locations Address
Kenmore Elementary 19121 71st Ave. NE, Kenmore
Woodmoor Elementary 12225 NE 160th St, Bothell  
Horace Mann Elementary
17001 NE 104th St, Redmond


Ages vary by location:
Kenmore: Grades K-3
Woodmoor: Grades 1-6
Horace Mann: Grades K-3

Hours:
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.

WRAP AROUND CAMP IS FULL AT THE NORTHSHORE Y

Wrap Around Camp Locations Address
Kenmore Elementary - Kenmore Elementary Program Only
19121 71st Ave. NE, Kenmore
Northshore YMCA - Kenmore Elementary Program Only- FULL
11811 NE 195th St, Bothell
Woodmoor Elementary - Woodmoor Program Only
12225 NE 160th St, Bothell 
Horace Mann Elementary - Horace Mann Program Only
17001 NE 104th St, Redmond


Wrap Around Camp Hours at Kenmore Elementary:

7:00 - 9:00 am
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Wrap Around Camp Hours at Northshore Y (for Kenmore program only):
7:00 - 7:45 am*
4:00 - 6:00 pm**

*Campers must arrive to the Northshore YMCA Wrap Around Camp by 7:45 am in order to get on the bus departing for Kenmore Elementary.
**Please allow transportation travel time from Discovery Camp to Wrap Around Camp which may vary due to traffic conditions.

Wrap Around Camp Hours at Woodmoor Elementary:
7:00 - 9:00 am
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Wrap Around Camp Hours at Horace Mann Elementary:

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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