Camps and Classes

Holiday Gift Making Workshops for Kids at Vian Hunter House of Fashion

If you child loves to sew and you are looking for a fun and creative activity, join us for our Holiday Gift Making Workshop!  During this all day workshop, students will make gifts for Mom, Dad and the family.  For ages 10-13, students should have sewing machine experience. There will be a lunch break so please have your child bring their lunch and we will provide a healthy snack.  Lisa Hunter, owner of Vian Hunter House of Fashion will lead the workshop along her with her fashion-loving helpers who have experience with fashion design.  Limited to 6 fashion-enthusiasts.

All workshops: 10:30am to 3:30pm, cost: $200.

Age 7-9: Saturday, December 12th

Age 10-13 sunday december 6th and sunday December 13th

To sign up, contact Lisa Hunter 206.941.3129, or or at: Vian Hunter House of Fashion, 6 West Howe Street

American Dance Institute

American Dance Institute is in the truest sense of the word, an “institution” that has trained over 12,000 students of all ages children to adults. After 25 years, founder/director Elizabeth Chayer felt it was time to give a new face to this legendary school, and promote her mission that DANCE IS FOR EVERYONE if taught in a relaxed environment that values friendliness, inclusiveness and community. Our new video attempts to project these values. Does it resonate with you? Watch and decide here.


Clay Animation Network

The Clay Animation Network (CAN) is a traveling animation school in Seattle, WA that offers stop-motion-animation classes for kids and teens. Animation cancancancan seamlessly integrate basic concepts in math, language arts, theater, visual art, and science. Students are supported in creating original animated movies and learn how to interact with art and technology as creators rather than consumers. Summer Camp


Gilda’s Club

Gilda’s Club Seattle announces its 13th year of Camp Sparkle! This is a free, week long day camp that provides supportive themed activities, and fun, educational field trips for kids and teens, ages 5-13, who have been touched by cancer.

Camp Sparkle will run June 22-26 and July 13-17 from 9:30am-4pm at the Clubhouse in Capitol Hill. All campers must be members of Gilda’s Club. To become a member and/or for more information please call 206-709-1400 or email

To learn more about our Family Programs please visit our website are listed on our website.


Beam Summer Camps

Want to be the next great programmer or video game designer? How about a robotics engineer or a film director? Every successful engineer, designer and film director got their start somewhere! BEAM’s programs follow a STREAM based creative process using brainstorming, outlining, building and animating to produce a revisable product. BEAMS’s camps foster a non-competitive environment where imaginations can blossom and confidence can grow. Our instructors, artists, architects, and engineers all have a passion for STREAM education.

Camps are offered in the morning, afternoon or full-day and run from June 15th through August 28th at various locations throughout Greater Seattle. Click here for more information.


Bricks Summer Camps

Serving Greater Seattle, Bricks 4 Kidz classes and camps provide an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build exclusive Bricks 4 Kidz creations, play games, and have heaps of fun using LEGO® bricks. The activities are designed to trigger pre-school, elementary, and middle school children’s lively imaginations and build their self-confidence. Designed and created by teachers, architects and engineering professionals, Bricks 4 Kidz hands-on camps introduce young people to concepts of engineering, architecture and mechanics using LEGO® bricks! Click here for more information.

Camps are offered in the morning, afternoon or full-day and run from June 15th through August 28th at various locations throughout Greater Seattle.

Safe N Sound Swimming

Lifeguard Course (ages 15+)
Prepare for the perfect summer job and become a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard!
Saturdays 1-8pm: 5/9, 5/16, 5/30 and 6/6.

Outdoor Adventure Camps (Ages 10-13)
Love the water? Enjoy hiking and climbing? Choose from one of our three themes this summer to spend time outside with friends on fun and challenging adventures!
Water N Adventure (10-12) Climb N Trail (10-12) Leadership N Challenge (11-13)

After School Swim Program (Grades 1-5)
Partnering with local elementary schools to provide a fun and safe swim experience! Transportation is provided! Coe Elementary and TOPS. Contact us to add your school this fall!

YMCA Summer Camp is in Your Neighborhood!

The University Family Y offers incredible summer experiences at reasonable prices at Phinney Neighborhood Center and Magnuson Park. At the Y, campers create, learn, and play throughout the summer with enthusiastic Y staff who create hands-on, structured enrichment activities in sports, team-building, science, horseback riding and so much more. Days fly by as campers get to explore while making new friends and developing skills with enthusiastic Y staff in a small group setting. Y summer camps work for working parents and every camp offers a full day care option from as early as 7:00 a.m. and as late as 6:00 p.m. for families who sign up for wrap around care. Our sites at Phinney Neighborhood Center and Magnuson are full of opportunities for outdoor play and exploration. Everyone is welcome. Financial assistance is available. Learn more, browse themes and sign up at Y Summer at Phinney or Camp Sandpoint. With questions or help with registration contact the University Family YMCA at 206.524.1400 or visit


Themed Martial Arts Summer Camps

Summer Camps are Epic at Emerald City Karate! Martial Arts Excitement, Nerf Gun Wars, Foam Sword Battles, Fun Games, Dodge Ball, Trips to the Park for outdoor activities, Arts and Crafts, Unforgettable Themes and more await our campers.

From Light Sabers to Pirate Treasure… this summer is gonna be kicking!

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ages: 6 & Older — $175 / Camp
◾Super Hero Camp June 22nd- 26th
◾Nerf Zombie Survival Camp July 13th- 17th
◾Star Wars Camp July 27th – 31st
◾Pirate Camp August 10th- 14th
◾Secret Agent Camp August 24th- 28th

Emerald City Karate
8314 Greenwood Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 437-3932

For more information check out our website or give us a call

Burke Museum Summer Camps

Does your daughter dig dinos? Is your son fascinated with artifacts? This summer, give your campers a real behind-the-scenes museum experience! For children entering grades 2-3, join a Pacific Summer Cruise! Design your own sea vessels, make a Micronesian stick map, and explore the people and places of the Pacific rim! Kids entering grades 6-8 get the opportunity to Explore Archaeology by investigating museum artifacts and discovering more about Washington’s earliest human inhabitants. Over 10 camps available with themes ranging from dinosaurs to museum mysteries. Half-day and full-day camps for campers entering grades K-8; extended day care and scholarships are available. 10% discount for UW ID holders. Visit us online, email or call 206.543.9681.


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