Carkeek Park – Camp Fire Central Puget Sound
Location
Northwest Seattle
Grade
K-7
Dates or Sessions
July 1 - August 23
Time
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM; No extended care
Cost
365

Dates & Rates

  1. Carkeek Park Session 1July 1 – July 5
    Grade
    K-7
    $300
  2. Carkeek Park Session 2July 8 – July 12
    Grade
    K-7
    $365
  3. Carkeek Park Session 3July 15 – July 19
    Grade
    K-7
    $365
  4. Carkeek Park Session 4July 22 – July 26
    Grade
    K-7
    $365
  5. Carkeek Park Session 5July 29 – August 2
    Grade
    K-7
    $365
  6. Carkeek Park Session 6August 5 – August 9
    Grade
    K-7
    $365
  7. Carkeek Park Session 7August 12 – August 16
    Grade
    K-7
    $365
  8. Carkeek Park Session 8August 19 – August 23
    Grade
    K-7
    $365

Day Camp At One of Seattle’s Premier Parks

A great view from Carkeek!

Located along the Puget Sound approximately 9 miles north of downtown Seattle, Carkeek Park is comprised of 220 acres of forest, wetlands, medow and beach. Campers enjoy hiking trails, beach access and plenty of greenspace for group activities.

A Week of Fun & Exploring the Outdoors!

Every week, campers will have a special theme that will inspire our special activities and guests. We encourage campers to try all of these wonderful activities and to share what they are passionate about too!

Some campers enjoying the food that they made during the outdoor cooking lesson!
  • Nature Hikes
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Group Games
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Storytelling
  • Camp Songs Singalongs

Learn More About the Camp Fire Difference!

Join our Counselor-in-Training Program!

This week-long camp is for incoming 8th graders interested in learning youth development and leadership skills.

Through interactive workshops counselors-in-training will discover their specific leadership style and how to collaborate in a team atmosphere. Then they will get the chance to put their skills into action through planning camp activities and shadowing activity specialists and counselors.

Training topic cover tips and best practices for interacting with parents, SMART goal settings, being a child’s superhero and others to become a positive camp leader.  Youth behavior management basics and age group characteristics will also be covered.

Goals of the CIT program

●  Youth will grow in confidence and gain leadership skills.

  • Youth will learn and observe behavior management.
  • Youth will gain skills for working in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Youth will develop an understanding of how to work effectively and compassionately with children.

Volunteer at Day Camp!

Day Camp staff smiling at the camera

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!

All of our Day Camps have opportunities for both adults and teen volunteers entering grades 9-12.

Adult Volunteers get their camper taken off the waiting list immediately and receive free registration!

Learn More About Volunteering at Day Camp!