Day Camp At The Beach!
Campers will have the time of their lives this summer at Carkeek Park Day Camp! Located along the Puget Sound approximately 9 miles north of downtown Seattle, Carkeek Park enjoys 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. This park gives campers plenty of space to explore the outdoors, play and make new friends!
A Week of Fun at Day Camp!
Thanks to our wonderful volunteers and staff, each day of camp will be a new and exciting experience, full of fun activities like some of the ones you will see below! Every week, campers will have a special theme that will inspire our special activities and guests. Guest appearances in the past have included visits from the Reptile Man, the local fire department, and talented artists who have taught campers about their unique art techniques! Other themes we’ve had include “Crazy Hair Day” and PJ Day!”
• Nature Hikes
• Arts & Crafts
• Group Games
• Outdoor Cooking
• Camp Songs Singalongs
• Homemade Ice Cream
NEW Little Stars Preschool Program!
Your Little Star can now attend day camp at Carkeek Park for half a day (11:30am – 3:30pm). Preschool campers have their own camp site, including a black out tent for taking naps. Healthy Snacks will be provided. The minimum age for this program is 3 years old.
Little Stars (Preschool campers) attend the full day for FREE with a Parent/Guardian who commits to volunteering full time during the same session.
Need Afternoon Extended Care? please contact the Day Camp Director for approval, firstname.lastname@example.org
Extended Care Available!
We are excited to offer early arrival starting at 8:00 am and late pickup ending at 5:00 pm at Carkeek Park. This program is separate from the regular day camp session and is run by Paid Staff.
Volunteer at Day Camp!
Camp Fire relies on our amazing adult and teen volunteers to make the magic of Day Camp happen for kids each summer! Volunteering is easy and fun and the best part – making a difference in the life of a child! Join us this summer!
All of our Day Camps have opportunities for both adults and teens entering grades 8-12.
Adult Volunteers receive $120 discount off your camper’s registration fee!
Volunteer Training for Carkeek Park has changed this year, learn more about your training options!