Lead
and cit
camps

Making Leaders for Life

Take the leap between camper
and camp leader with this leadership
 training course for high schoolers.

Lead Camp - New!

Lead Camp - New!

Grades 10 - 12

Take the leap between camper and camp leader with this leadership training course for high schoolers. Everyone can be a leader with some training! This program is for youth 15-17 years of age that want to inspire other kids to learn, grow and laugh in the YMCA way.

Graduates of the Leaders in Training (LIT) program can take the opportunity to serve as Counselors in Training (CIT) at their local branch camps. LIT prepares participants to lead in their home, high schools and beyond.

Lead Camp - New!

Weekly Fee:
Leaders in Training Sessions: $300 FM  - $340 CM
Counselor in Training Placement Weeks: $40 FM - $50 CM  
FM=Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Youth must be 15 years old on or before July 1 to enroll in this camp program.

Dates Weeks
July 6 - 10Leaders in Training - Session Dates*
July 13 - 17 Counselors in Training**
July 20 -24 Counselors in Training**
July 27 - 31 Counselors in Training**
August 3 - 7 Counselors in Training**
August 10 - 14 Counselors in Training**
August 17 - 21 Counselors in Training**
August 24 - 28 Counselors in Training**

* Youth must complete the Leaders in Training program before placement as Counselor in Training.
** Once youth complete the Leaders in Training program, they will have the option to be placed as a Counselor in Training (CIT) with select University Family YMCA camps.

Lead Camp - New!

Location Address
Magnuson Park 6344 NE 74th St, Seattle

Hours:

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

Lead Camp - New!

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

Extended Camp Location and Hours
Address
Magnuson Park
7:00 - 9:00 am
4:00 - 6:00 pm
6344 NE 74th St, Seattle

Shuttle Stop Locations and Hours*
Address
Ballard High School
7:45 - 8:05 am
4:55 - 5:15 pm
1418 NW 65th St, Seattle (next to pool)
Lower Woodland Park
8:15 - 8:35 am
4:25 - 4:45 pm
2 blocks west of Green Lake Way & N 50th St, Seattle
Nathan Hale High School
8:20 - 8:40am
4:15 - 4:35 pm
10750 30th Ave NE, Seattle 
* Shuttles arrive and depart promptly.

Register for Lead Camp - New!

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.

REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP ONLINE

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 Ballard, Green Lake, North Seattle, Sand Point and Wallingford.

Outdoor Day Camp

Outdoor Day Camp

Grades 1 - 5

Learn about the magic of the outdoors through exciting adventures!

Discovery Camp

Discovery Camp

Grades K - 5 (varies by location)

Set your sights on discovery through new activities every day! One day you’ll be at the beach, the next unleashing your inner artist.

Kids on Their Way Camp

Kids on Their Way Camp

Grades Entering Kindergarten

Kindergarten is coming! Get your child ready for their first day of school with the help of Kids on Their Way!

Specialty Camp

Specialty Camp

Grades K - 8

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

Sports Camp

Sports Camp

Grades 1 - 5

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.

Flying Horseshoe Ranch Camp

Flying Horseshoe Ranch Camp

Grades 4 - 6

Happy trails to you as you embark on an exciting overnight horse camp at Horseshoe Ranch in Cle Elum.

Trek Camp

Trek Camp

Grades 5 - 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.

Quest Camp

Quest Camp

Grades 7 - 9

Go full speed this summer with trips, hikes and overnights all over the Northwest.

Teen Outdoor Specialty Camp

Teen Outdoor Specialty Camp - New!

Grades 8 - 10

Adventure is out there! Explore the Pacific Northwest through biking, rock climbing or kayaking as you make new friends and develop your leadership skills.

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.