Seattle Parks and Recreation invites youth ages 11-13 to summer Adventure Camps at Camp Long Environmental Learning Center. These camps expose kids to fun outdoor activities, environmental topics, leadership skills and team development.
Participants will take day trips to try out different outdoor activities like kayaking, rock climbing and hiking. No experience is necessary, but campers must attend camp orientation on June 18 and complete a float test.
The three different camps offered are:
Rock Climbing, June 22-26, registration barcode 133772
Rock Climbing Adventure Camp consists of Challenge Course experiences and rock climbing at Schurman Rock, Magnuson Park, Seattle Bouldering Project and Olallie State Park.
Natural Challenges, June 29-July 23, registration barcode 133773
Natural Challenges Adventure Camp promotes strong leadership skills through nature activities. Campers will experience challenges to encourage teamwork, leadership, survival techniques and stewardship.
Terra Aqua, July 6-10, registration barcode 133774
Terra Aqua Adventure Camp consists of Challenge Course experiences, rock climbing, kayaking, hiking, stand up paddle boarding and canoeing.
Participants must fill out the application below and turn them into the Camp Long Environmental Learning Center at 5200 35th Ave SW in West Seattle. In addition to filling out the application, campers register here: https://class.seattle.gov/parks/Start/start.asp
For more information, please call Seth Wendzel, Seattle Parks Environmental Learning Center staff, at 541-286-0169.
All campers must attend a mandatory orientation from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, at Camp Long. The cost for the week-long camp is $350. The payment covers registration, a float test, gear, transportation and snacks for the week. It is recommended that students bring a pack with lunches, a hat and water bottle each day.
Scholarships are available. See application below.
Camp application: Camp Application
Scholarship application: Scholarship Application