Seattle "Da Boata" Check-In & Pick-Up – Camp Fire Central Puget Sound

Seattle “Da Boata”

Check-In Time

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.

Riding “Da Boata” to camp is a long-time tradition for Camp Sealth campers. We start with check-in on the Seattle waterfront, where parents wave goodbye as their kids board the Goodtime II, one of Argosy’s harbor tour boats. After the boat departs, kids will enjoy an exciting two-hour ride filled with music, dancing, art and limbo contests, and plenty of fun! The boat delivers campers right to the dock at Camp Sealth, where they are enthusiastically greeted by their counselors.

Please note: Please make every effort to arrive by 7:30 a.m., as the boat departs promptly at 8:00 a.m. Parents should expect to stay with their children until the boat departs. Talk to the staff at check-in if you need to leave earlier than 8:00 a.m.

Boata Departure

8:00 a.m.


Pier 55
Argosy Visitor’s Center
1101 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101

Where To Go

Look for the Argosy ticket sales booth between Piers 55 and 56. Camp staff will direct you to check-in and luggage drop-off.


Some street parking is available, and several paid lots are located nearby. The Watermark Garage at Western and Seneca generally has the cheapest hourly rate. Here’s a link to Seattle area parking locations.

Pick-Up Time

11:00 a.m.*

Pick-up takes place in the parking lot at the end of Pier 56. Unloading the boat and the check-out process can take up to 30 minutes – your patience is appreciated. We will only release children to their parents or authorized pick-up people. Photo ID or your check-out card (given to you at check-in) is required for check-out.

*Please note the August 3, 2024 Session 5 pick up will be at 10:00am due to SeaFair.