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Outdoor Day Camp

Outdoor Day Camp

Outdoor Day Camp is much more than a summer activity for kids. It is a place for values, learning, belonging, and self-confidence. At Outdoor Day Camp we focus on small group experiences, engaging campers with traditional camp activities, and spending the day outside.

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 Outdoor Day Camp by expanding a question below.

What themes are offered at Outdoor Day Camp?

Galaxy Above Us – Rockets and stars and planets oh my! Launch in to a week of space exploration.

Team Spirit – Go Team! Let’s play the games we love plus a few new ones and show off our team spirit.

Wild North West – Join us for a week-long journey into the heart of the Wild North West. We will discover the incredible animals and habitats of the Pacific Northwest.

Wilderness Wonder – Come discover the wonders of the wilderness and all it has to offer. A new and exciting experience awaits you each day as you learn new skills and challenge yourself in the great outdoors.

Adventures in Science – Experiments, concoctions and goo. Get ready for the messiest week this summer.

Water, Water Everywhere – This week is sure to be wet, wild and fun as campers make a big splash with water everywhere.

All About Nature Craft – Art is all around us! We will be exploring through art while creating with all the nature we can find!

Scales and Tails – Come discover the scales and tails of the animals that live in nature from up in the trees to under the ground and all around.

Sand, Sun, and Seas – Join us as we navigate the ocean while discovering the mysteries below the sand, sun, and seas.

One S’more Time – Revisit this summers camp favorite themed days, games, and activities as we toast to the end of the summer!

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