Memorable Fun in the Sun

Learn to respect and enjoy the
great outdoors through fun,
high-energy adventures.

Outdoor Day Camp

Outdoor Day Camp

Grades 1 - 4

YMCA Outdoor Day Camp offers the fun and freedom of being outdoors while learning new skills and making new friends.

Each week offers adventures with exciting themes that are woven into the day's activities. Campers learn to respect and enjoy nature while having fun, hiking, exploring, crafting, swimming, field trips, and much more.

Y camp staff build teamwork and provide challenging, safe activities for each small group.

The Y makes Outdoor Day Camp easier for families with convenient drop off and pickup locations throughout local neighborhoods.

Registration closes at noon each Friday before the following week of camp.

Outdoor Day Camp

Weekly Fee:
$165 - $200 (Additional $50 - $60/week for Wrap Around Camp)
$135 - $160 (Weeks of June 26th, July 3 & August 28, additional $40 - $50/week for Wrap Around Camp)
Dates Theme Descriptions
June 27 - 30
(*No camp June 26)
Outdoor Explorers

Explore the amazing environment we live in! Learn about hiking, outdoor survival, and much more in this awesome week of exploration!

 Field Trip: Gene Coulon Park

July 3 - 7*      
(*No camp July 4)

Get out your passports and get ready for a trip around the globe. Explore camp traditions from all of our continents in four days!

  Field Trip: Museum of Flight

July 10 - 14 Y Rockstar

Who wants to be a ROCKSTAR? Campers will work together to produce skits, build confidence and perform for others during this week of creative adventures.
 Field Trip: Volunteer Park and MoPOP

July 17 - 21 Color Wars

Adventure awaits you and fellow campers as you solve challenges and compete to be ultimate winners.

 Field Trip: Seward Park and Remlinger Farms

July 24 - 28Under The Sea

Dive into fun as we discover the secrets of the ocean. Learn more about the waterways throughout Puget Sound and the fish and flora that inhabit down below.

 Field Trip: Magnuson Park and Seattle Aquarium

July 31 - August 4 Treasure Hunters

Join a week of awesome scavenger hunts, games, and outdoor exploration as you work with your team to solve riddles and navigate your way!

 Field Trip: Greenlake and Golden Gardens

August 7 - 11  Splish Splash!

Keep cool with a week of water adventures guaranteed to make every day wet and wild!

 Field Trip: Center for Wooden Boats and Angel Lake

August 14 - 18  Animal Detective

Investigate animal diversity and discover why animals eat. move, and live the way they do.

 Field Trip: Forest Park and Woodland Park Zoo

August 21 - 25 Adventure Land

Let your imagination run wild, creating your own adventures through crafts, skits, teambuilding and much more!

 Field Trip: Mount Baker Beach and Jefferson Park

August 28 - 31*
(*No camp September 1)
Summer Rewind

Relive the most requested activities and games from the summer one last time before school starts.

 Field Trip: TBD

Outdoor Day Camp

Location Address
Lincoln Park South Trail off North Parking Lot, 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle


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

Outdoor Day Camp

Wrap Around Camp provides supervised activities and structured programs before and after regular camp hours. Campers are transported by bus from Wrap Around Camp sites to/from Lincoln Park.

Location Address
Lincoln Park 8011 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle
American Legion Hall 3618 SW Alaska St., Seattle

Wrap Around Camp Hours Lincoln Park:
7:00 - 9:00 am
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Wrap Around Camp Hours American Legion:
7:00 - 8:40 am
4:30 - 6:00 pm

Register for Outdoor Day Camp

Register Online:

Registration is easy and only takes a few minutes.


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 White Center, Beacon Hill, South Park, West Seattle and Fauntleroy.

Discovery Camp

Discovery Camp

Grades K - 5

Explore fun themes like Under the Sea and Medieval Madness through art, science, storytelling and field trips.

Kids on Their Way

Kids on Their Way

Grades Entering K

Campers develop skills and experience opportunities that help prepare them for kindergarten. Y staff lead activities filled with fun and learning!

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

Grades 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.



Grades 5 - 6

Tween campers explore our community, develop a new skill like cooking or boating

Flying Horseshoe Ranch Camp

Flying Horseshoe Ranch Camp

Grades 4 - 6

Learn teamwork and horse care as campers enjoy homework riding, creek-side trail hikes, campfires and an adventure away from home.



Grades 7 - 9

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

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!

Outdoor Adventure Programs

Outdoor Adventure Programs

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.

Staff Camp Photo - Desiree

Hi, I'm T-Rex!
Years at Y: Two
Favorite Camp Memory: My favorite camp memory is receiving a pie in the face at the end of one week. Believe it or not it's very flattering to get selected for these games!
Favorite Camp Activity: My favorite activity is when the whole camp plays hide and seek!
A Fun Fact About Me: YMCA day camp helped me realize how much I love working with kids and resulted in me changing my degree to Early Childhood and Family Studies.

Outdoor Day Camp Director Stacy

Hi, I'm Stacy!

Years at the Y: 9 years
Favorite Camp Memory: Our all camp Holi Fest (Festival of Colors Celebrated in India)
Favorite Camp Activity: Field Trips!
Fun Fact About You: My husband and I played on the same baseball team when we were 5 years old.