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Summer Camp 2017

We provide a wide variety of summer camp programs from Athletics to Specialty camps - this is the place to come and have fun! Camps are for youth entering K-12th grade in fall of 2017. Programs are designed to be fun, educational and foster a variety of social skills. Each camp is age-specific, and field trips vary according to the week's theme.

Please contact the following staff with questions or concern regarding summer camp programs:

Summer Day Camp Programs (K-5th Grade):Devon Criswell, Program Director
Teen Morning Care (6th-8th Grade):Tim Batten-King, Teen Director
CIT Program (9th-12th Grade): Tim Batten-King, Teen Director
Athletic Program (1st-8th Grade) : Andy Herriott, Athletic Director
STEM/Specialty Camp Programs (1st-5th Grade): Jesse Bernstein, Education Director
Drop-In Program (6th-12th Grade):Tim Batten-King, Teen Director

Summer Camp Registration opens April 15, 2017

Registration & Payments
A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $25 is required at the time of registration for all NSBGC Camps. We require automatic payment 1 week prior to the start of each camp. Exceptions to auto pay are made on a case to case basis, please speak to the front desk with questions.

Once you are registered for camp, your payments will automatically be taken out of your account the week prior to camp. We ask that families fill out the NEW auto pay agreement form, in which you will authorize NSBGC to take out your camp fees on specific dates.

Please complete the following forms and return to Club to complete your registration:

Emergency Field Trip Form 
Auto Payment Form
Medication Form (If needed)
Scholarship Application (If needed)

Refund & Cancellation Policy
Once you have registered for a program at the North Seattle Boys & Girls Club, regardless of payment or attendance, you are responsible for the program fee.

All refund and cancellations requests must be submitted in writing prior to the start of a program. No refund requests will be processed after a program has begun. A $15 processing fee will be incurred for requests submitted 10 business days prior to the start of a program. A 50% processing fee will be incurred for requests submitted after 10 business days before the program. No refund for cancelation will be given once the program has started.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to ns@positiveplace.org prior to the start of the program.

NOTE: General Summer Camps require a $25 NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE deposit. The refunding process can take up to 15 business days.

Scholarships
If you're interested in applying for a scholarship please complete the Scholarship form and return it to the Club with the correct documentation. Scholarship Application.

 

Summer Day-Camp - Voyagers Summer Camp K-1st Grade

Join us this summer for adventures, explorations and fun!  Our Voyager Campers will enjoy 2 days at the Club, 1 or 2 days at nearby parks and 1 day going on field trips. Club days will include: cooking projects, science projects, dramatic play, arts and crafts, active options, and environmental education.

General Information: 
CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

PROGRAM HOURS: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
WHO: Members entering K-1st grade in the fall of 2017
COST- Week 1 & 2: $140 a week (Shorter weeks)
COST- Week 3-9: $215 a week
LOCATION: North Seattle Boys & Girls Club

Check out our weekly themes and activities*:

Week  1: June 27-30: Rollin' into Summer: Bowling, Roller skating, Green Lake Playground

Week 2: July 5-7: Sun-Sational Summer: CLOSED MONDAY JULY 3 and TUESDAY July 4: Children's Museum, Green Lake Beach

Week 3: July 10-14: Unbe-leaf-able Outdoors: Farm tour, Zoo, Library Visit

Week 4: July 17-21: O'Fishally Seattle: Kerry Park, Aquarium, Green Lake Playground

Week 5: July 24th- 28: Berry Sweet Summer: Berry Picking, Carkeek Park, Green Lake Wade Pool 

Week 6: July 31- August 4: A'boat Adventure: Center for Wooden Boats, Ballard Locks, Library Visit

Week 7: August 7-11:  S'more Outdoor Fun: Seattle Playdate, Woodland Park, Green lake Playground

Week 8: August 14-18: Drenched in Fun: Lincoln Beach, Seattle Center Fountain, North Acres Splash Park

Week 9: August 21-25: Fare-whale Summer:  Golden Gardens, Pacific Science Center, Thornton Place Movie 

*Field trips may change due to unforeseen circumstances

 

Summer Day Camp - Explorers Summer Camp 2nd-3rd Grade

Join us this summer for adventures, explorations and fun!  Our Explorer Campers will enjoy 2 days at the Club, 1 or 2 days at nearby parks and one day going on field trips with our 2nd and 3rd grade group. Club days will include: cooking projects, science projects, dramatic play, arts and crafts, active options, and environmental education.

General Information: 

CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
PROGRAM HOURS: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
WHO: Members entering 2-3rd grade in the Fall of 2017
COST- Week 1 & 2: $140 a week (Shorter weeks)
COST- Week 3-9: $215 a week
LOCATION: North Seattle Boys & Girls Club  

Check out our weekly themes and activities*:

Week  1: June 27-30: Rollin' into Summer: Bowling, Roller Skating, Green Lake Beach

Week 2: July 5-7: Sun-Sational Summer: CLOSED MONDAY JULY 3 and TUESDAY July 4: Burke Museum, Green Lake Playground

Week 3: July 10-14: Unbe-leaf-able: Farm Tour, Zoo, Storm Game, Library Visit  

Week 4: July 17-21: O'Fishally SeattleAquarium,  Seattle Center Fountain, Pike Place, Green Lake Beach 

Week 5: July 24th- 28: Berry Sweet Summer: Berry Picking, Chihuly Glass Museum, Seattle Center Playground

Week 6: July 31- August 4: A'boat Adventure: MOHAI, Ballard Locks, Mini Putt, Library Visit

Week 7: August 7-11:  S'more Outdoor Fun: Alki Beach, Aqua Sox, Mathews Beach

Week 8: August 14-18: Drenched in Fun: Lincoln Beach, Coleman Pool, Seattle Center Fountain, North Acres

Week 9: August 21-25: Fare-whale Summer:  Golden Gardens, Thornton Place Movie, Pacific Science Center, Green Lake Beach

*Field trips may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Field Trip calendar available May 1.

 

Summer Day Camp - Adventurers Summer Camp 4th-5th Grade

Join us this summer for adventures, explorations and fun!  Our Adventure Campers will enjoy one day at the Club, 1 or 2 days at parks and 1 or 2 field trips! Club days will include: cooking projects, science projects, arts and crafts, active options, and environmental education.
General Information
CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
PROGRAM HOURS: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
WHO: Members entering 4-5th grade in the Fall of 2017
COST- Week 1 & 2: $140 a week (Shorter weeks)
COST- Week 3-9: $215 a week
LOCATION: North Seattle Boys & Girls Club
 
Check out our weekly themes and activities*:
Week  1: June 27-30: Rollin' into Summer: Mini Putt, Roller Skating, Library Visit

Week 2: July 5-7: Sun-Sational Summer: CLOSED MONDAY JULY 3 and TUESDAY July 4: Burke Museum, Seattle Center Playground

Week 3: July 10-14: Unbe-leaf-able: Zoo, Seattle Storm Game, Hiking

Week 4: July 17-21: O'Fishally Seattle: Aquarium, Pike Place, Gates Foundation, Bite of Seattle 

Week 5: July 24th- 28: Berry Sweet Summer: Berry Picking, Chihuly Glass Museum, Library Visit, Green Lake

Week 6: July 31- August 4: A'boat Adventure: MOHAI, Ballard Locks, Sail Sandpoint, Green Lake 

Week 7: August 7-11:  S'more Outdoor Fun: Alki Beach, Aqua Sox, Mathews Beach

Week 8: August 14-18: Drenched in Fun: Coleman Pool, Seattle Center Fountain, North Acres

Week 9: August 21-25: Fare-whale Summer:  Golden Gardens, Ice Skating, Thorton Place Movie, Green Lake Beach

*Field trips may change due to unforeseen circumstances, Field Trip calendar available May 1.

 

Athletic Camp 2017

Join us this summer for a wide variety of summer camps for youth entering the 1st - 5th grade. From learning Gaelic sports to playing basketball with Watt's Basketball members will receive quality camps through partnerships as well as our in house athletic camps.

General Information
CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
PROGRAM HOURS: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
WHO: Members entering 1st-5th grade in the fall of 2017
COST: $195 a week
LOCATION: North Seattle Boys & Girls Club gym or field depending on camp  

Check out our weekly themes and activities*:
Week  1: June 27-30: All Sports Camp: Kick summer into gear by playing a new sport every day!

Week 2: July 5-7: Gaelic Sports Camp: Learn the basics in Ireland's two national sports, Hurling and Gaelic Football with the Seattle Gaels!

Week 3: July 10-14: Volleyball Camp: Members will learn the basics of the exciting sport of Volleyball!

Week 3: July 10-14: Skyhawks Soccer Camp: Members will learn basic and advanced skills in the sport of soccer.

Week 4: July 17-21:  Beginners Lacrosse Camp: Members will learn the basics of the fastest growing sport on grass!  

Week 5: July 24th- 28: Watt's Basketball: Members will participate learn basic and advanced basketball skills for the Watt's Basketball team.

Week 6: July 31- August 4: Baseball Camp: Baseball camp for athletes of all skill levels.

Week 7: August 7-11: Mini-Hawk Camp: Members age 4-7 will participate in baseball, basketball, and soccer.

Week 7: August 7-11: Skyhawks Multi Sport Camp August: Members age 6-12 will participate in basketball, flag football, and soccer.

Week 8: August 14-18: All Girls Sports Camp: All girls camp. Members will learn and participate in various sports including softball, volleyball, and soccer.

 

STEM/Specialty Summer Camps

Join us this summer to explore the amazing world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math! Campers will enjoy multiple field trips to parks, educational based spaces, learning hands on STEAM education, gain valuable leadership and social skills while having a blast!
General Information
CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
PROGRAM HOURS: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHO: Members entering 1st-5th grade in the fall of 2017
COST- Week 1 & 2: $140 a week (Shorter weeks)
COST- Week 3-9: $215 a week
LOCATION: Denise Hunt Town Homes, next to NSBGC.

Check out our weekly themes and activities*:
Week  1: June 27-30: (Closed Monday 06/26)– FOOD! FOOD! FOOD!: Join us as we learn all about the science of food! Campers will make ice cream, cookies, pop rocks, and more! We will also visit a professional kitchen and make delicious treats!

Week 2: July 5-7: (Closed Monday 07/03 and Tuesday 07/04) - The World of Robotics!Campers will explore the fascinating world of Lego We Do Robotic kits, build robotic airplanes, play fun games, watch Wall-E, and much more! We will have another visit from the Pacific Science Center where we will learn about K'Nex bridges and the world of civil engineering. We will also be going on a field trip to the Pacific Science Center to explore robotics and technology!

Week 3: July 10-14: CSI Camp! Get ready to solve a mystery at the Club by dusting for fingerprints, communicating through special codes, dissecting DNA from a strawberry and so much more! We will have a visit from the Pacific Science Center to learn about Little Bit Robots and go on a field trip to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to learn about DNA!

Week 4: July 17-21: Transportation! Campers will build balloon cars, study boat buoyancy at Greenlake Park and explore the world of transportation systems! We will learn about electrical engineering from the Pacific Science Center and go on a field trip to the beautiful and fascinating Ballard Locks!

Week 5: July 24th- 28: Art Week! Join us as we create beautiful art at the Club! Campers will make tye-dye t-shirts, mosaics, paint and so much more. We will be going on a field trip to Re-Creative in Greenwood and enjoy a visit from the Pacific Science Center to have fun learning with marble rollercoaster tracks!

Week 6: July 31- August 4: Up, Up, and Away!  Get ready to explore the world of aviation science as we learn about airplane "anatomy", create 2-liter bottle rockets (not the fireworks J), and compete to see who can make the best-flying paper airplanes! We will have our last visit from the Pacific Science Center and go on a field trip to the Museum of Flight!

Week 7: August 7-11: The Great Outdoors! Campers will enjoy the summer soon by spending the week exploring the science of the great outdoors! We will build worm bins, make butterfly feeders, study soil science and much more! We will also explore Carkeek Park and the Arboretum on two field trips!

Week 8: August 14-18: The Animal World!: Campers will have a blast learning about land animal and marine life. We will look for bugs in the garden, visit the Aquarium, watching Finding Nemo and much more!

Week 9: August 21-25: Water Works: Campers are sure to enjoy their last week of summer by making boats and floating them at Green Lake, visiting a splash park, make a rain cloud and much more! We will go on a field trip to Sail Sand Point where campers will get to sail on beautiful Lake Washington!
*Field trips may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Field Trip calendar available May 1.


Summer Morning Teen Program

Looking for something for your middle school youth to do, but don't want a traditional summer camp? Look no further! This is the program for you! Members will hang in our teen room, play video games, learn responsibility, play small and large group games, create art, eat a healthy breakfast and just chill!

General Information
CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
PROGRAM HOURS: 7 a.m. – noon
WHO: Members entering 6th-12th grade in the fall of 2017
COST: $100 a week plus a current membership

Summer Teen Drop-in Program

Join us as we play a variety of games from basketball to video games teens are sure to have fun in our daily drop-in program! Come for one afternoon or have your child sign in every day! Please read the drop-in policy in our Parent/Guardian Handbook.

General Information: 
CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
PROGRAM HOURS: Noon- 6 p.m.
WHO: Members entering 6th-12th grade in the fall of 2017
COST: FREE with membership

Counselor in Training Program

For members entering the 9th - 12th grade in the fall of 2017:

Are you in high school and looking for a place to volunteer and give back to your community? Look no further—this is the program for you! CITs learn essential skills in the area of child development, job readiness and human services. CITs are required to go through a one -day training where they will learn the fundamentals of working with kids. We ask that CIT's complete at least two weeks in the program

CLUB HOURS: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
PROGRAM HOURS: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHO: Members entering 9th-12th grade in the fall of 2017
COST: FREE with membership
CIT TRAINING: June 10th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

After members have completed the CIT program, they will receive: a letter of recommendation; a certification of 60 hours of community service; and crucial job skills in the youth development field. 

Must have a current Boys & Girls Clubs of King County membership to participate in program.

Please check back for CIT application. (Coming soon)

Questions? Contact Tim Batten-King, Teen Director or 206.436.1855