Start your summer camp adventure at Seattle Parks’ Camp Long

 

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Seattle Parks and Recreation invites youth ages 11-13 to summer Adventure Camps at Camp Long Environmental Learning Center. These camps expose kids to fun outdoor activities, environmental topics, leadership skills and team development.

Participants will take day trips to try out different outdoor activities like kayaking, rock climbing and hiking. No experience is necessary. Parents are asked to call or email the camp director when they turn in their registration packet to Camp long (541-286-0169; seth.wendzel@seattle.gov).

 

The three different camps offered are:

Terra Aqua, July 6-10, registration barcode 133774
Terra Aqua Adventure Camp consists of Challenge Course experiences, rock climbing, kayaking, hiking, stand up paddle boarding and canoeing.

Rock Climbing, Aug. 3-7, registration barcode 133772
Rock Climbing Adventure Camp consists of Challenge Course experiences High and Low, rock climbing at Schurman Rock, rappelling the Glacier, Magnuson Park, and Olallie State Park Exit 38 I-90.

Natural Challenges, Aug. 24-28, registration barcode 133773
Natural Challenges Adventure Camp consists of all High and Low Challenge Course elements, Schurman Rock and rappelling the Glacier. Challenges will encourage  multiculturalism, teamwork, leadership, survival techniques and a visit to the Duwamish waterway. No Float test is needed for this camp.

Participants must fill out the application below and turn them into the Camp Long Environmental Learning Center at 5200 35th Ave SW in West Seattle. In addition to filling out the application, campers register here: https://class.seattle.gov/parks/Start/start.asp

For more information, please call Seth Wendzel, Seattle Parks Environmental Learning Center staff, at 541-286-0169.

The cost for the week-long camp is $350. The payment covers registration, a float test, gear, transportation and snacks for the week. It is recommended that students bring a pack with lunches, a hat and water bottle each day.

Scholarships are available. See application below.

Registration materials:

Camp application: Camp application

Scholarship application: Scholarship application