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 - 5

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:
$235 FM - $275 CM (Extended Camp included in camp fee)
FM=Facility Member, CM=Community Member


Dates Themes Descriptions
June 22 - 26
Aloha, Summer!Aloha! Join us as we splash into the best summer ever with a Hawaiian twist. From sand art to water limbo and from tasty tropical treats to water relays, kids will have so much fun.

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
June 29 - July 3

Summertime Celebrations


Get ready for a wild week of celebrations, where every day is a holiday! Campers will play in a winter wonderland, dress up for Halloween, party at a birthday bash, and so much more. Each day will be filled with games, crafts, and surprises.

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
July 6 - 10
Water WorldEnjoy 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: Check back in mid-March for more details!
July 13 - 17 It's a Jungle Out ThereEscape to the world of the wild. Explore amazing animals from bugs to bears to reptiles.

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
July 20 - 24
Slime and Grime
When you combine one part science and two parts imagination with some household knowledge and a little dirt, the outcome is sure to capture your attention and make you say 'WOW!'

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
July 27 - 31 Camp ChallengeIt's camp challenge time! Participate in scavenger hunts, daily group games, team spirit, and a camp field day. Learn about YMCA values and being a leader.
Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
August 3 - 7 Game On!Get your head in the game by visiting local sports arenas, watching teams compete and practice, and of course playing the games you love!

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
August 10 - 14 Shark WeekDive into fun as we discover the secrets of the ocean and the life that lives below.

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
August 17 -21 Nature UnleashedExplore the amazing environment we live in! Learn about hiking, outdoor survival, and much more in this awesome week of adventure.

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
August 24 - 28 Summer STAYcationSpend the week enjoying favorite camp activities and playing with friends before summer comes to an end!

Field Trips: Check back in mid-March for more details!
Field trips are subject to change without prior notice.

Discovery Camp

Locations AddressesGrades 
Kenmore Elementary 19121 71st Ave. NE, KenmoreGrades K - 5
Woodmoor Elementary 12225 NE 160th St, Bothell  
Grades 1 - 5
Fernwood Elementary
3933 Jewell Road, Bothell
Grades K - 5


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

Discovery Camp

Extended Camp provides supervised activities and structured programs before and after camp hours. Extended Camp is included in your camp fee.

Extended Camp Locations Addresses
Kenmore Elementary - Kenmore Program Only
19121 71st Ave. NE, Kenmore
Woodmoor Elementary - Woodmoor Program Only
312225 NE 160th St, Bothell
Fernwood Elementary - Fernwood Program Only
3933 Jewell Rd, Bothell 


Register for Discovery Camp

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.

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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 Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville and south Snohomish County.

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Specialty Camp

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Sports Camp

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