Day Camp

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Day Camp Programs & Schedule

Get ready for great adventures at camp!  Camp Killoqua’s Day Camp program gives campers in grades K-8 the chance to try all kinds of fun activities, meet new friends and have fun at Killoqua’s 185-acre site.

Each session includes a variety of general and theme activities – no two weeks are the same! All campers experience games, songs, swimming, boating, outdoor cooking, crafts, and lots more.

Campers are divided into groups, each with a caring, trained counselor. The adult-to-camper ratio is 1:10. Campers bring a sack lunch; a daily snack is provided.

Day camp hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Extended hours: 7:30 – 9:00am and 4:00 – 5:30pm

Transportation from various locations in Snohomish County available! Click here for the 2017 schedule

2017 Day Camp Fees

By
3/1/17
By
4/15/17
After
4/15/17
Spring Break $230
Week Sessions $230 $240 $250
Four Day Session (Session 2) $185 $195 $205
Horse Camp $380 $400 $420
Robotics $245 $255 $265
Overnight Fee $15 $15 $15
Transportation $40 $40 $40

GRADES K-8: Weekly Themes for 2017

A portion of each day relates to the theme of the week.

Mud Pie Madness (Spring Break: April 3-7)

Come to camp during your spring break and enjoy all the fun that camp has to offer with a little more mud!

Sports Spectacular (Session 1, June 26-30)

Try a new sport this week or build your current skills as we jump into the world of sports. From soccer to water balloon volleyball, this week will be filled with fun and crazy activities.

Party in the USA  (Session 2, July 3 & 5-7) **This session is 4 days**

During the week of the Fourth of July, we’ll celebrate America and explore all around camp with a patriotic spirit!

Superheroes (Session 3, July 10-14)

Superheroes are everywhere- both at camp and beyond. We’ll take on our own superhero personalities and also meet every day heroes like firefighters and police officers. Campers in grades 4-8 can choose the overnight camp-out Thursday night.

Wild West (Session 4, July 17-21)

Howdy pardner! It’s western week at day camp. Rustle up your own cowboy and cowgirl costumes, cook food like they did in the “old west” and play western style games. You’ll also get to visit camp’s cowponies. (Please note pardner, campers will have the chance to visit the horses but will not ride them unless signed up for horseback riding camp)

Go Gadget Go  (Session 5, July 24-28)

This is a week for inventors and makers! Come with your imagination primed, because this week, anything is possible! Make shelters in the woods, search for materials all over camp, and create whatever you can think of at arts and crafts!

Pirates of Killoqua (Session 6, July 31- August 4)

Ahoy matey! Live the life of a pirate as we create our own pirate names and costumes, search for hidden treasures, play pirate games, talk like pirates, eat like pirates, and sail the high seas of Crabapple lake!

Adventures in Space (Session 7, August 7-11)

Earth to space… who’s out there? We plan to get a reply and meet some new visitors this week as we look skyward. Plus learn cool things about stars. May the force be with you! Campers in grades 4-8 can choose the overnight camp-out Thursday night.

Where the Wild Things Are   (Session 8, August 14-18)

What creatures live in the wild around Killoqua? Find out as we explore the trails of camp, do animal craft projects and eat fun animal snacks!

Wacky Science (Session 9, August 21-25)

Life is an experiment! Join us as we adventure all over camp performing wacky science experiments. Create crazy concoctions from materials found in nature and around camp. Campers in grades 4-8 can choose the overnight camp-out Thursday night.

Once Upon a Time (Session 10, August 28- Sept 1)

A week of creativity and magic as we explore fairy tails and stories through camp. Live out fantasies and adventures from the realm of your favorite books or movies! A week of make believe and out of this world characters await you!

Day Camp Specialty Programs

DSC_13Horse Camp

Horse Camp (Monday-Friday), Grades 5-8
Experience general camp activities for part of the day, and also spend two hours daily at horse camp. Learn how to mount, dismount, and groom. You’ll learn basic control of a horse at a walk and trot, in the arena and on the trail. Campers help feed, care for and clean up after the horses. An additional fee applies. (Sessions 1-7)

Robotics Grades 5-8

Learn to build and program robots to complete fun and challenging missions using Lego Mindstorms.  Perfect for beginners, no experience necessary! (Sessions 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Inclusion Programs

Killoqua strives to include all youth in camp programs. Campers ages 7-14 with mild to moderate developmental disabilities may be mainstreamed in day camp programs. Be sure to indicate the inclusion program on your registration form, and please contact us prior to registering to discuss your needs. We may be unable to accommodate campers with special needs if they are not registered through this program. All campers will be evaluated to determine that this program is appropriate for them and that they will benefit from participating. If we are unable to meet your needs, we are happy to provide referrals to other camps. Campers must be attending a public school and be able to perform self-help skills: feeding, dressing, toileting and grooming.

DSC_14Day Camp Assistants (DCAs)

Grades 8 and up
Looking to get more involved in Day Camp? Want to build your leadership skills? Apply to be a DCA! You will attend a training week and then come back to volunteer to assist a counselor in one or more weeks of Day Camp. It’s a great opportunity to make more memories for yourself and the campers you work with! Click here for more information and to apply.

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