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:
$225 FM - $265 CM (Wrap Around Camp included in camp fee)

Week of July 1-5:        $180 FM - $220 CM (Closed July 4)

Dates Theme Description
July 1 - 5
(No camp 7/4)
Around the World
Take a trip around the world by exploring food, language and culture from different countries!

 Field Trips: 
Concord - Seattle Aquarium & Jefferson Park & Angle Lake Park
Fairmount Park - The Reptile Museum & Seattle Children's Museum
Stem at Boren - Boehm's Candles & Remlinger Farms
West Seattle Elem - Museum of Flight & TBD

July 8 - 12 Rumble in the Jungle
Get to know the birds in the jungle canopy, tigers on the prowl and everything in between at this fun jungle exploration camp.

 Field Trips: 
Concord - Franklin Falls Hike & Gene Coulon Beach Park
Fairmount Park - Woodland Park Zoo & Greenlake Park
Stem at Boren - Woodland Park Zoo & Lincoln Park
West Seattle Elem - Woodland Park Zoo & TBD

July 15 - 19Wonderful World of Water
Dive in and explore the wonders of water from science to art. Get ready for a big splash of water fun.

 Field Trips: 
Concord - Woodland Park Zoo & Steel Lake Park
Fairmount Park - Seattle Aquarium & South Lake Union Park
Stem at Boren - Seattle Aquarium & Center for Wooden Boats
West Seattle Elem - Seattle Aquarium & TBD

July 22 - 26Game On! 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.   

 Field Trips: 
Concord - Century Link Tour & Cal Anderson Park
Fairmount Park - Arena Sports & West Seattle Bowl
Stem at Boren - Seattle Center Foutain and Olympics & T-Mobile Park Tour
West Seattle Elem - Highland Bears Baseball Game & T-Mobile Park Tour

July 29 - August 2 Super Splash
Enjoy your favorite camp activities...with a splash!  Keep cool while you play with games such as water bucket relays, water balloons, water tag and more.

 Field Trips:  Check back in early spring for more details on weekly field trips!
Concord -
Fairmount Park -
Stem at Boren -
West Seattle Elem -
August 5 - 9 Outdoor Explorers Take 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.
 Field Trips:  Check back in early spring for more details on weekly field trips!
Concord -
Fairmount Park -
Stem at Boren -
West Seattle Elem -
August 12 - 16Slimy Science
Combine one part science and two parts imagination with some everyday items and you're off to have some ooey-gooey fun!
 
 Field Trips:  Check back in early spring for more details on weekly field trips!
Concord -
Fairmount Park -
Stem at Boren -
West Seattle Elem -
August 19 - 23 Invention Convention
Use found objects to make inventions! If you can dream it, you can build it with this fun, hands-on camp.

 Field Trips:  Check back in early spring for more details on weekly field trips!
Concord -
Fairmount Park -
Stem at Boren -
West Seattle Elem -
August 26 - 30
Summer Throwback
Finish camp strong!  Get the chance to relive your favorite camp experiences from the summer one last time before school starts.

 Field Trips:  Check back in early spring for more details on weekly field trips!
Concord -
Stem at Boren -
West Seattle Elem -
Fairmount Park -
Field trips are subject to change without prior notice.

Discovery Camp

LocationsAddress
Concord International Elementary School 723 S Concord St, Seattle
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 School
5950 Delridge Way SW, Seattle
Fairmount Park Elementary School 3800 SW Findlay St., Seattle
West Seattle Elementary School6760 34th Ave SW, Seattle


Hours:

M - F, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Discovery Camp

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

Wrap Around Camp LocationsAddress
Concord International Elementary School 723 S Concord St, Seattle
Louisa Boren STEM K-8 School
5950 Delridge Way SW, Seattle
Fairmount Park Elementary School 3800 SW Findlay St., Seattle
West Seattle Elementary School6760 34th Ave SW, Seattle

Register for Discovery Camp

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.

REGISTER FOR THIS CAMP ONLINE

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