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Virtual Camp Experience - Now taking registrations for Spring 2023

We are excited to offer the Outdoor and Environmental Education Virtual Camp Experience by Camp Seymour once again for the spring of 2023. The first 50 schools that sign up will receive the $500 virtual program and curriculum fee at NO CHARGE, thanks to the Russell Family Foundation Environmental Education Grant. Your school will receive a private landing page with all the content and resources to host your virtual camp experience. Your school can do your camp week any time you want to between now and the end of this school year.

Register for Virtual Camp

Thousands of students experience the excitement of the Outdoor and Environmental Education (OEE) program at YMCA Camp Seymour every year, exploring ecosystems, understanding natural resources, and improving outdoor and group building skills. Our professional educators with college degrees in environmental studies or outdoor education, are hired for science skills, teaching experience, and enthusiasm.

Our program is designed for 4th through 9th-grade students, but can be tailored to any age group. Students spend from 1 to 5 days participating in hands-on classes such as marine science investigation, squid dissection, forest ecosystems, wildlife ecology, reptiles, sustainability, orienteering, canoeing, small group team building utilizing a challenge course, zip line, and climbing wall. 

Our outdoor school program is aligned with the Next Generation Science and Washington State Learning Standards as well as the development of social and emotional learning skills. Evening activities provide fun and fellowship for students, teachers, and parents.  

Please reach out to sgjertson@ymcapkc.org if you are interested in bringing your school to YMCA Camp Seymour for outdoor and environmental education.   

 

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