Camps

Magnuson Park Summer Camps

We're so happy to be back in 2022!

Activity Camps (M-F 9am-noon and 1pm-4pm; ages 5-12)

Magnuson Community Center will be hosting Activity Camps out of building 406 this summer! Camps include Mining and Crafting with Bricks4Kids, Comic Book Camp with Pacifica Writers, Improv through Shakespeare with Greenstage, and Pokemon Masters with Play-Well TEKnologies. Camp sessions are morning 9am-noon and afternoon 1pm-4pm. Financial aid available! Inquire at building 406 on the Magnuson Campus or call (206) 684-7026.

Rock the Park (M-F 1pm-6pm; "tweens" ages 11-14)

Rock the Park is a FREE drop-in program for tweens. We hold BBQ's, play basketball, take trips to Sail Sand point for sailing (see below), rock climb with the Mountaineers, and more! Check in at building 406 to find out the week's schedule. E-13 required to attend field trips.

Kids & Paper (M-F 9am-5pm; ages 5-12)

This is a FREE summer drop-in program at building 406 for elementary kids ages 5-12. Program runs from Monday through Friday 9am-5pm throughout the summer. Activities include water games, outdoor sports, arts and crafts, and STEM activities. We will also take trips to sail at Sail Sand Point and rock climb with the Mountaineers. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be available daily to participants. Come join the fun! Visit us at building 406 to find out more.
Parent/Guardian Authorization form required to participate.

Other Camps at Magnuson Park: In addition to Seattle Parks and Recreation's programs at Magnuson Community Center, you may find summer programs hosted by over a dozen organizations at Magnuson Park. Check out some potential camp options below - operations depend on how each organization is emerging and rebuilding staff as we climb out of the pandemic. The information below is from past years.

Indoor Sports and Recreation

kids having fun on indoor tennis court

Arena Sports
Arena Sports Summer Camp offers endless fun for kids ages 5-12 years. Children stay actively involved in safe sports and games while learning teamwork and sportsmanship. Campers will play all their favorite age-appropriate games, burning energy all day. Search the activities and registration portal online for dates and times. Contact them to find out status for 2022.

Tennis Center Sand Point
The coaching emphasis and philosophy is on PLAY at these camps. Play is a very powerful tool to help kids grow while staying engaged. Players will not only grow in their tennis and athletic skills but also learn many valuable life lessons that come with playing. The Center offers camps for ages 6-17 years, beginner to high performance players. Half-day camp available for most camps. You can choose any combination of 1-week camps to attend.  Contact them to find out status for 2022.

Rowing, Boating and Bicycling Camps 

kids sailing in small boats

Sail Sand Point
Sail Sand Point offers a variety of safe and fun camp experiences for ages 6-17. The camps are for beginning, intermediate, and racing sailors, as well as a variety of camps for kids who want to be on the water in kayaks, SUPS, windsurfers, or a combination of boats! We also offer Mommy (or Daddy) and me camps for parents and children together. Please visit sailsandpoint.org for the latest information. SSP also offers scholarships - please see their website for the quick application form. 

Cascade Bicycle Club
Get your kids out and riding! Try out one of these fun summer camps that empower youth using on and off-bike activities with a focus on applied learning, critical thinking skills, safe riding and fun. Camps are for 6-15-year olds. Contact them to find out status for 2022.

Mountaineers Summer Camps
Join the adventure with the Seattle Mountaineers! Day camp is based out of the Seattle Program Center at Magnuson Park and is for campers ages 6-12. Each week consists of rock climbing, outdoor skills, swimming, games, crafts, and camp songs. Additionally, every week has a field trip and/or outdoor adventures relating to the given theme. Contact them to find out status for 2022.