Summer Day Camp

At Camp Orkila, day campers participate in theme-based weeks full of activity and camp fun! Each session lasts one week, and runs Monday through Friday with days beginning at 8:45am and ending at 4:45pm. Campers are divided into two age groups:  Little Si (1st-3rd graders) and Big Si (4th-6th graders). Lunch is provided.

2022 Sessions & Themes:
Week 1: Bugs & Slugs ............................. 6/27-7/1
Week 2: Pirates of the Salish Sea .............. 7/4-7/8
Week 3: Orkila Safari* ............................. 7/11-7/15
Week 4: Around the World ....................... 7/18-7/22
Week 5: Nature Makers ........................... 7/25-7/29
Week 6: Dinosaur Days ........................... 8/1-8/5
Week 7: Orcas Avengers* ......................... 8/8-8/12

*Note: Weeks 3 & 7 offer an optional overnight camp-out on Thursday for campers in grades 4th-6th; subject to change.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact us at campinfo@seattleymca.org or 206-382-5009.

Summer Swim Lessons

*Note: As of January 2022, this program is not running this summer. Subject to change.

Swim lessons are offered in two week sessions. There will be 30 minute lessons 4 days each week: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, for a total of 8 sessions. Kids may take swim lessons as a part of their day camp experience, or as stand-alone lessons. If day campers need to miss a swim lesson due to a field trip, there are make-up sessions available. Swim Lessons are at 12:30pm.

Skills are tested the first day and students are placed in the appropriate level. There are 3 levels of swim lessons offered: Level 1 - Beginner, Level 2 - Middle, and Level 3 - Intermediate.

Boy climbing wall at Orkila

Community Zip & Climb

Join us at Camp Orkila for Zipline and Climbing Wall fun! Zipline participants must be in 3rd grade or above, the maximum weight capacity is 285lbs. There are no age or weight restrictions for the Climbing Wall. Activity time slots available from 9am-12pm; $10 per person

2022 Dates:

TBD

Language Classes

WANT TO LEARN or PRACTICE SPANISH? Learn the basics of the Spanish language or improve your current knowledge, and gain a better understanding of Latin American culture.

¿QUIERE APRENDER o PRACTICAR INGLÉS? Aprenda los conceptos básicos del idioma ingles o mejore lo que ya ha aprendido, y obtenga una mejor comprensión de la cultura americana.