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Camp is a place where we teach kids about acceptance and tolerance. We co-exist with other campers, share stories, and life lessons and learn to appreciate others for who they are. Camp Seymour is a place where kids can feel as if they belong.

We teach kids how to make friends and provide positive staff role models to help them be successful at camp and connect with others. The "cabin group" and "unit" structure, gives kids a much-needed identity at camp, which helps them to fit in. Camp Seymour staff work extremely hard to help kids connect with new friends and form positive bonds with their leaders and the camp leadership.

Please, don't hesitate to give us a call at 253-884-3392 or drop our camp director an e-mail at lmclain@ymcapkc.org and we can help you find the perfect program for your child.

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Prices range from $399 - $1,349

View session dates in the program descriptions below. 

Pioneers: Grades 2-3

$399 - Entering grades 2-3

An introduction to overnight camp, 4-days/3-nights - Just long enough to be successful! Low camper to staff ratio to ensure each camper feels welcome and supported in their experience. Campers travel together and sample activities like archery, boating, and climbing wall.

Pioneer 1A - June 28 - July 1
Pioneer 2A - July 5-8
Pioneer 2B - July 8 - July 11
Pioneer 7A - August 9-12
Pionner 7B - August 12-15

Trailblazers: Grades 3-4

$749 - Entering grades 3-4

The joy of independence and the acceptance of newly formed friendships will all be discovered as Trailblazer campers select a specialization in: sports activities, craft activities, or marine science activities. Rounding out the week, campers experience boating, climbing wall, games, crafts, or archery.

  • Swim lessons for all Trailblazers
  • Overnight campout under the stars, on Camp Seymour's ball field
  • Weekly, themed events

Session 1 - June 28 - July 4
Session 2 - July 5-11
Session 3 - July 12-18
Session 4 - July 19-25
Session 5 - July 26-August1
Session 6 - August 2-7 CAMP CORRAL
Session 7 - August 9-15
Session 8 - August 16-22

Explorers: Grades 5-6

$749 - Entering grades 5-6

The Explorer experience is about being yourself and being accepted for who you are. Campers choose their daily camptivities that allow them to break away from their cabin group and specialize in activities such as: climbing wall, water sports, boating, specialized crafts, soccer, basketball, marine science, outdoor adventure, and performing arts.

Session 1 - June 28 - July 4
Session 2 - July 5-11
Session 3 - July 12-18
Session 4 - July 19-25
Session 5 - July 26-August1
Session 6 - August 2-7 CAMP CORRAL
Session 7 - August 9-15
Session 8 - August 16-22

Mountaineers: Grades 6-7

$749 - Entering grades 6-7

Mountaineer campers are all about exploring group and team dynamics in the outdoors. Our inclusive and progressive program encourages personal growth and confidence with high ropes, kayaking, and our Raggers program. Campers also get to experience the classics such as: climbing wall, water sports, specialized crafts, soccer, basketball, marine science, outdoor adventure, and performing arts.

Session 1 - June 28 - July 4
Session 2 - July 5-11
Session 3 - July 12-18
Session 4 - July 19-25
Session 5 - July 26-August1
Session 6 - August 2-7 CAMP CORRAL
Session 7 - August 9-15
Session 8 - August 16-22

Voyagers: Grades 8-9

$749 - Entering grades 8-9

Voyager campers are often comfortable in a camp setting and ready for a little more. They participate in all of the traditional camp activities with the addition of group focused teambuilding games and activities. The Voyager program emphasis is on building positive peer relationships and learning to be tolerant of others and their ideas.

Session 1 - June 28 - July 4
Session 2 - July 5-11
Session 3 - July 12-18
Session 4 - July 19-25
Session 5 - July 26-August1
Session 6 - August 2-7 CAMP CORRAL
Session 7 - August 9-15
Session 8 - August 16-22

Teen Adventure Trips: Grades 8-10

Teen Wilderness Adventure (Girls Only Entering 8-9 grade) - $849

The positive staff role models of the Wilderness Adventure trip help teens build self-esteem, disconnect from distractions, and make new friends during a two-day backpack trip and three-day kayak trip. This introductory trip is great for teens who want to try a new adventure in the outdoors.

August 16-22

South Sound Kayak (Co-ed entering 9-10 grade) - $849

Teens participate in Camp Seymour's challenge/adventure course and self-rescue training before leaving on a four-night adventure in the Puget Sound. While paddling on the Sound, teens bond with each other and experience the outdoors from a whole new angle. This beginner trip requires strong cardio and advanced swimming ability.

July 5-11
July 26 - August 1

Service Trips: Grades 10-11

$849 - Entering grades 10-11

Olympic Trail Builder - July 12-18
Olympic Trail Builder - July 19-25

In partnership with the National Park, we are seeking to give back to our community and our local parks. Campers on this trail builder trip will start at camp where they will pack out and test their gear. Then we'll hit the road and set up camp just outside our project site. For two days, we will join rangers and NP volunteers to tackle conservation projects ranging from trail maintenance, brush clearing, erosion control. Campers will also spend a day and overnight out in the park as a capstone to their service towards our beautiful national parks. After our time in the park, campers will return to camp and celebrate their growth at our camp's campfire and closing ceremony. Credit will be given for volunteer hours in a letter at the end of the trip.

TREK: Grades 9-10

$1,349 - Entering grades 9-10

TREK campers focus on becoming leaders among their peers through challenge/adventure programming, an extended wilderness experience at the coast in Olympic National Park, volunteer experiences both on and off-site, and co-existing in yurts and other outdoor camping experiences.

  • Leadership Activities
  • Plan/Host events for Kids
  • Volunteer at the Creviston Valley Farm
  • Challenge/Adventure Couse
  • Olympic NP Backpack on the Coast
  • Camping Under the Stars
  • Positive/Supportive Camp Staff Leaders
  • Great New Friends

TREK 50 - June 28-July 11
TREK 51 - July 19- August 1

QUEST: Grades 10-11

$1,049- Entering grades 10-11

QUEST is an extended wilderness leadership program that allows participants to self examine their leadership styles, take on leadership roles with groups of their peers, and develop lifelong friendships. Camp staff with extensive wilderness experience and advanced medical training lead this ten day/nine night paddling and backpacking adventure into Olympic National Park, Ozette wilderness.

  • Challenge Course Experience at Camp
  • Trip to Tivoli Island on Lake Ozette
  • Trail Boss for a Day
  • Multi-night Camping and Hiking along the WA Coast
  • Personal Growth Reflections and Experience

Quest 109 - July 16-15
Quest 110 - July 30 - August 8

LEAD: Grades 11-12

$1,199- Entering grades 11-12

June 28 - July 11

Teens that would like to prepare for working in an overnight camp can train in child development and child abuse prevention, plan/deliver activities for kids, gain valuable hands-on experience shadowing camp staff, and develop a deep understanding of the inner workings of an overnight camp. Week one, of this two-week program is spent developing skills essential to become a leader, building self-confidence, learning to work as a team, planning activities and enhancing kid skills.

Lead participants should have either completed the Quest program in the previous summer or be entering the 12th grade. Exceptions can be made with the Camp Director's approval.

  • Hands-on experience
  • Training
  • Positive Peers
  • Great Staff Role Models
  • Community Engagement
  • Service Opportunities

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