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Mini Camp

Mini Camp

Gear up your child for social interaction, hands-on activities, explorations, and summer fun! Our caring Y counselors will lead preschool-age campers in arts, songs, games, and outdoor activities for all campers to enjoy. Your child will build bonds and new friendships in our safe, structured half-day camp. Campers must be able to use the bathroom independently to attend.

Registration for all YMCA of Snohomish County Day Camps will open in March:

March 1st: Priority Registration is open for 2022 campers, Adventure Guides, current School-Age Care and Heatherwood ECE participants.
March 15th: Registration opens to all

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about Mini Camp by expanding a question below.

What themes are offered at Mini Camp?

Down on the Farm – Walk in the boots of a farmer. We will learn how things grow, plants, animals and all the fixin’s. Let’s have a moooo-tastic time!

Just Add Water – Enjoy your favorite camp activities with a splash. Keep cool while we play water games with friends and flow through the week of water fun!

Lions, Tigers and Bears – Oh my! Escape to the world of the wild. Explore amazing animals from bugs to bears to reptiles!

Ooey Gooey Fun – Put on your lab coats and get ready to experiment! WARNING…this is so much fun you might forget you’re learning!

Under the Sea – Dive into fun as we discover the secrets of the ocean and the life that lives below.

From the Y to Neverland – Fly on over or sail the open sea. We will search for treasure and make pixie dust while having a swashbuckling good time.

Dinotopia – Once upon a time, dinosaurs ruled the earth. Travel back in time on a prehistoric trek as we earn our title of Junior Paleontologists for a week.

How do I register for Day Camps?

Registration for all YMCA of Snohomish County Day Camps will open in March:

March 1st: Priority Registration is open for 2022 campers, Adventure Guides, current School-Age Care and Heatherwood ECE participants.
March 15th: Registration opens to all

To begin your registration for Day Camp, follow these steps:

  1. Scroll down to view the locations where this Camp is offered. Select a location.
  2. Review the “Camp Information” section to ensure this camp fits your needs.
  3. Review the “Available Sessions” section. Select each week of Camp you wish to register for.
  4. Press “Registered Selected.”
  5. Follow the prompts to login to your Y account.
  6. Select the child you are registering for Camp and complete all required Program Questions.
  7. Complete all required waivers.
  8. Next, the system will prompt you to review your selections and complete payment.
  9. Confirm your selections and complete your payment. Or, to complete additional registrations, add your selection to your cart.
When is payment for Day Camp due?

A $15 deposit is due at the time of registration for each week of Summer Camp.

Your final payment is due the Monday two weeks prior to the start of your camper’s scheduled session. If payment is not received by the due date, your reservation and deposit for that session will be forfeited and a “wait listed” child will be notified of the available space. For your convenience, our system will prompt you to schedule future payments automatically at the time of registration.

For cancellations or transfers, we require written notice 15 days prior to the start of your camper’s session. Refunds will be given as a YMCA credit when applicable based on the schedule below. Deposits are non-refundable but can be transferred and applied to other YMCA programs.

Refund Requested 15 or More Days Prior to Camp:  Deposit Can Be Transferred to Other Camps / 100% of any additional payments issued as account credit
Refund Requested 14 or Less Days Prior to Camp:  Deposit is Forfeited / 0% of Fee Issued as account credit

Is financial assistance available at this camp?

Yes! Scholarship options are available to ensure everyone has an opportunity to experience the Y. To learn more, we invite you to submit an Access for All Worksheet online or at the Y.

Does this program accept state subsidy for child care?

No, this camp does not accept state subsidy for child care. We do accept state subsidy at our Fryelands Elementary Ready, Set, Go! camp and all Discovery camp locations.

Do I have to be a YMCA member to register?

No, you do not have to be a YMCA member to register for Summer Camp. However, Y members save an average of $40-60 per week on Camp. To explore Y membership options, visit this page.

When registering for Camp online, you may be prompted to select a membership type. To register for Camp without joining as a Y member, select the membership type, “Non-Member.” This membership type will add no cost to your purchase.


Expand a location below to view more information and start your registration. Campers must be picked up and dropped off at the location where they are registered to attend. Camp dates and locations subject to change based on school calendars and site availability.

Coming Summer 2024

Everett, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mukilteo, Stanwood-Camano
6/24/24 - 9/15/24

Available Sessions

06/24/24 - 09/15/24