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 - 7

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:
$250 FM - $285 CM (Wrap Around Camp is included in camp fee)  

Week of July 2-6: $200 FM  - $230 CM (Closed July 4)  

FM= Facility Member, CM=Community Member

Dates Theme Descriptions
June 25 - 29  Northwest Adventures  
Explore the great Pacific Northwest as you visit both popular places and special spots you didn't know existed in this weeklong adventure.

 Field Trips: Washington Arboretum, Forest Park, Odyssey Course,  BBQ at Golden Gardens.

July 2 - 6
(Closed July 4)
Art Excursions Build your artistic portfolio! Explore countless mediums from cartooning to plays and pottery to music. Everyone will be a star in the creativity-packed week!

 Field Trips: Jet City Imprv, Seattle Art Museum. 

July 9 - 13    Seattle Scene    Get ready for daily adventures as we explore the city around us. Each day we will visit local attractions and discover the best our region has to offer!

 Field Trips: MOHAI, Gasworks Park, Seattle Center, Pike Place.

July 16 - 20  Get Ready to H2WHOA! We're lucky to be surrounded by the Puget Sound! Get out there and enjoy it by swimming, paddling and more in our local lakes, rivers and beaches.

 Field Trips: YMCA Pool, Juanita Beach Park, Henry Moses Park, Sail Sand Point.

July 23 - 27 Game On!    Get your head in the game by visiting local sports arenas, watching professional teams, and of course…playing the games you love!

 Field Trips: Marymoor Park, Lazer Tag Live, Mariners Game, CLINK Field Tour.

July 30 - August 3   Exploring Puget Sound Learn about the waters all around you as you explore marine life and waterways that make our region special. Explore tide pools, rivers and more!  
 Field Trips: Carkeek Park, Bainbridge Island, Coal Creek Falls, Jetty Island, Sail Sand Point.

August 6 - 10    Hit the Trail    Explore the many hiking trails and mountains nearby.  Fill your backpack and get ready for the challenge as we trek to the top!

 Field Trips: Little Si, Rattlesnake Lake, Cherry Creek, Poo Poo Point.

August 13 - 17  Climb On! Scale to new heights! Explore local bouldering areas as you learn and develop this fun, active skill. 

 Field Trips: Mountaineers, Stone Gardens, Vertical World, Seattle Bouldering Project.

August 20 - 24  Washington Wanderlust  There's a world waiting to be explored! Start with your backyard and learn the basics of travel, sight-seeing and safety as you plan and experience local trips.    

 Field Trips: Odysey Course, Discovery Park, WIldside Trail, Seward Park.

August 27 - 31  Summer Throwback     Celebrate one last hurrah as you relive your favorite camp experiences from the summer for the last time before school starts.

 Field Trips: Sail Sand Point.
*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


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 Location and Hours
Magnuson Park
7:00 - 9:00 am
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Warren G. Magnuson Park, 6344 NE 74th, Seattle
Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA
7:00 - 8:15 am
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Meredith Mathews East Madison, 1700 23rd Ave, Seattle

Shuttle Stop Locations and Hours*
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
Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA
8:00 - 8:15 am
4:30 - 4:45 pm
1700 23rd Ave, Seattle

* Shuttles arrive and depart promptly.

Register for Trek

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Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.


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Plan Now for an Awesome-Packed Summer!

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