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Explorer Camp at the Mill Creek Y

Explorer camp will engage your camper in summer skill-building fun! Each week, our campers will explore new opportunities, centering fun activities and an action packed day around a specific theme. This is your summer to learn new skills and discover hidden talents!


Location: Silver Lake Elementary
Program Hours: 9 am-4 pm
Drop Off & Pick Up: 7-9 am & 4-6 pm
Grades: Entering grades 1-6
Questions? Please reach to out us at 425 374 5779


Frequently Asked Questions



Explorer Camp at the Mill Creek Y

FM – Facility Member Pricing
Current YMCA members get special deals on summer camp. Not a member? Join the Y today and you’ll still receive access to Facility Member pricing, in addition to the many other benefits the Y has to offer. Join today.

PM – Community Member Pricing
For Participation in all Y programming only.

Camp Cost

Deposit: $30
Session Price: $235 FM / $260 CM

Session Date Theme
1 June 28-July 2 Creative Camp – Imagine, design, and build your own creations. So many possibilities, so much fun!
2 July 6-8
(No Camp 7/5)
Multi-Sport – Campers play their favorites: basketball, flag football and soccer. Each week we will have some friendly competition and mix it up with popular camp games like dodgeball, capture the flag and more!
3 July 12-16 Under the Sound – Dive into a world of marine biology as we learn about the critters living in Puget Sound and how we can share the shoreline with them.
4 July 19-23 Basketball – This action-packed week focuses on skill development and game readiness as campers focus on ball handling, passing, shooting and defense both individually and as a team. Drills, daily scrimmages and interactive instruction encourage sportsmanship and fun.
5 July 26-30 Soccer – Dribble, shoot, pass and defend during this camp focused on soccer fundamentals. We blend qualified instruction with age-appropriate drills, fun activities and a focus on teamwork and sportsmanship.
6 August 2-6 Multi-Sport – Campers play their favorites: basketball, flag football and soccer. Each week we will have some friendly competition and mix it up with popular camp games like dodgeball, capture the flag and more!
7 August 9-13 Artrageous Activities – This hands-on camp will engage campers as they put their creativity to work with a variety of art mediums.
8 August 16-20 Soccer – Dribble, shoot, pass and defend during this camp focused on soccer fundamentals. We blend qualified instruction with age-appropriate drills, fun activities and a focus on teamwork and sportsmanship. Kids will work through curriculum focused on ball-control.
9 August 23-27 Food Frenzy – A yummy week of food exploration. Get messy as we chop, stir, and eat our way through a week of cooking!
10 August 30-September 1 Y’s Got Talent – Show your talent and see the talent around the town. Explore the worlds of music, dance, drama, and more!

Explorer Camp at the Mill Creek Y

Membership at the Y

The values of Camp – BELONGING, GROWTH, LEADERSHIP – last all year at the YMCA. With a membership at the Y, your family is joining a community of neighbors dedicated to elevating youth and bolstering our community.

Y members receive discounts on every week of Camp and never have to pay a deposit. With a Family Membership, you and your family have unlimited access to YMCA facilities and discounts on every program. Whether it’s swimming in our aquatics centers, exercising in our wellness centers, or finding community through Y programs- there is something for everyone.

How to Join

Your membership must begin at the time of registration and remain active through your Camp season in order to receive these benefits. To get started, follow these steps:

Determine the best membership type for your family.

Family Memberships ($94-$119/mo) and Youth Memberships ($20/mo per child) both receive these special Camp benefits. Start by determining the membership type that’s best for you.

With a Family Membership, you and your entire family will have unlimited access to six Y facilities and discounts on every program. From Youth Sports to Swim Lessons, Personal Training to Group Exercise Classes, or Child Care to Camp- the Y offers something for every member of the family all year long.

Join the Y before registering for Camp.

To ensure your Camp deposit is waived and weekly Camp fees are reduced, you must setup your membership before you register for Camp. Complete your membership setup here or call 425 374 5779 for assistance.

Finish your Camp registration.

After you’ve finished setting up your membership, register for Camp. Your deposit will be automatically waived and your Camp fees will be reduced.

Explorer Camp at the Mill Creek Y

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