Counselor In Training at Seattle Day Camps

Counselor-In-Training (CIT) is a week long leadership program that fosters independence and builds skills to work towards being a camp volunteer. The goal is to transition campers into counselors, creating responsible and independent young leaders who can contribute positively to Camp Fire and their community.

Teen leader wearing costume

Summer Teen Leadership Opportunities

Join us in the summer to learn leadership skills at summer camp! Leadership roles begin in 8th grade at Day Camp and in 9th grade at Camp Sealth. Develop your personal leadership style, learn to lead activities, work collaboratively with other teens, and earn community service hours.

Campers cooking with pie irons at Day Camp

Hans Jensen

A part of Lake Sammamish State Park, Hans Jensen is located east of the lake across E Sammamish Parkway SE road from the Park. Activities include Archery for youth in 4th grade and up.

Blythe Park Canoeing at Day Camp

Blyth Park

Located in Bothell along the Sammamish River, Blyth Park is on 41 acres of forest, meadow, and river. Activities include Canoeing and Archery for youth in grades 4th and up.

Exploring the beach at Carkeek Park Day Camp

Carkeek Park

Located along the Puget Sound approximately 9 miles north of downtown Seattle, Carkeek includes 220 acres of forest, wetlands, meadow, and beach. Our day camp uses the upper meadow as a base for all operations throughout the week, giving the campers a chance to explore Carkeek’s various ecosystems.

Our Staff

Our Staff Camp Fire enlists the help of enthusiastic and passionate volunteers to run each of our day camps.  All our staff must undergo extensive training and background checks. Day […]

Day Camp Check-In & Check-Out

As each camp location is unique, the Check-In and Check-Out procedures may vary slightly, however, the policies below apply at all of our camps to ensure the safety of your […]

Packing List

Pack Your Bags, Adventure Awaits! Sweatshirt Hat Sunscreen Sunglasses Closed toe & heel shoes (please, no sandals) Change of clothes Sack Lunch Water Bottle 2 masks Label all Belongings Please […]

ACA Accredited

Camp Fire Day Camps are accredited by the American Camp Association, meeting high standards in health, safety, and program quality. The ACA also provides resources for camp directors and parents. What […]