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Find fun programs and resources for kids of all ages in Ballard, Green Lake, North Seattle, Sand Point and Wallingford, Washington.

Teen Outdoor Specialty Camp - New!

Teen Outdoor Specialty Camp - New!

Grades 8 - 10

Join a group of your peers as you explore and adventure through the mountains, rivers, lakes, and valleys in our backyard. Push yourself, grow, and have a blast while making new friends and mastering new skills. Each course will provide you with a Leave No Trace Trainer Awareness certification, community service hours, leadership development opportunities, and an overnight camp out experience.

Teen Outdoor Specialty Camp - New!

Weekly Fees:
$380 FM - $420 CM (Extended Camp included in camp fee)
FM=Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Dates Themes Descriptions
August 17 - 21Kayaking & CampingSpend two days paddling on local lakes and waterways and learning basic kayaking skills. Then, after a day of service, we'll pack and load up the boats for an overnight trip!
1-night overnight


Teen Outdoor Specialty Camp - New!

Location Address
Magnuson Park 6344 NE 74th St, Seattle

Hours:

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

Teen Outdoor Specialty 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 Teen Outdoor Specialty Camp - New!

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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.

Lead Camp

Lead Camp - New!

Grades 10 - 12

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

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.