City offers a variety of summer day camps for Kent kids
Kent, Wash. – June 5, 2014 – Parents know once school is out, finding healthy activities for kids can be a challenge. Get them out of the house and keep them engaged and learning with one of the City of Kent’s summer day camps.
Teenagers entering 7th, 8th and 9th grade this fall can look forward to field trips, sports, games and adventures to keep them active all summer.
Teen Camp is held every weekday from June 23 until August 15, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mill Creek Middle School.
Camp W.A.L.K.A.P.A.L.A. and its variety of sports, arts and crafts and field trips designed especially for K-6th graders is held every weekday from June 23 until August 8 at Kent Elementary School and August 11 – 15 at Kent Parks Community Center from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
According to youth and teen Program Coordinator Dave Hobbs, kids can look forward to days filled with numerous activities. “From beaches to baseball games, we’ve got a fun line up and a great summer planned,” Hobbs said.
Teen Camp field trip schedule
With the exception of the July 4 holiday week ($134), fees are $165 per week
June 23–27 - Northwest Trek and Alki Beach
June 30 – July 3rd* - Pacific Science Center & Interurban Trail
July 7–11 - Seattle Waterfront and Salt Water State Park
July 14–18 - Seattle Storm and Redondo Beach
July 21–25 - GameWorks and Gene Coulon Beach
July 28- Aug 1 - Tacoma Rainiers and Steel Lake
Aug 4–8 - Safeco Field and Ballard Locks
Aug 11–15 - EMP and Lake Meridian
* No camp July 4
Camp W.A.L.K.A.P.A.L.A. field trip schedule
With the exception of the July 4 holiday week ($124), fees are $155 per week
June 23–27 - Kent Station AMC: How to Train Your Dragon
June 30 – July 3rd* - Auburn Skate Connection
July 7–11 - GameWorks and Pizza Party
July 14–18 - Kandle Wave Pool
July 21–25 - Pioneer Farms
July 28- Aug 1 - Stewart Heights Pool
Aug 4–8 - NW Train Museum
Aug 11–15 - Lake Meridian and BBQ
* No camp July 4
All weekly camp fees include field trips, snacks and lunch provided by the Kent School District. Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
Register online at https://webreg.kentwa.gov or by phone at 253-856-5030.
Michelle Wilmot, Kent Community and Public Affairs