Choose your own adventure! For the fifth consecutive year, St. Thomas School (stthomasschool.org) and ParentMap (parentmap.com) — the Puget Sound’s premier resource for parents and families — have partnered to bring the area’s largest CampFair to Pacific Northwest families. Whether parents are looking for summer fun or weeklong entertainment during a school break for their child, this event offers the opportunity to evaluate nearly 100 different camp options, encompassing art, science, nature, drama, out-of-town, and overnight camps. CampFair offers a chance to compare camps, ask questions, and find out what options are best for your child.
New this year, ParentMap will provide complimentary 10-minute information sessions with an American Camp Association representative to event attendees who pre-register online (parentmap.com/campfair). This is an opportunity for parents to ask questions of a camp specialist, free of charge. The American Camp Association (formerly known as the American Camping Association) is a community of camp professionals who, for 100 years, have joined together to share knowledge and experience with the community, and to ensure the quality of camp programs. Because of their diverse 9,000 plus membership and exceptional programming, children and adults have the opportunity to learn powerful lessons in community, character-building, skill development, and healthy living — lessons that can be learned nowhere else. Learn more: acacamps.org
RSVP to win!
Those who RSVP and attend CampFair will be entered-to-win one FREE week of traditional Camp Orkila (valued at $949) orColeman (valued at $679), courtesy of the YMCA. Note: must attend event to be eligible to win.
About Camps Orkila and Coleman
With more than 100 years of experience each, Camps Orkila and Colman make overnight camp an amazing experience for all ages. Located on the northwest tip of Orcas Island,YMCA Camp Orkila has been beckoning kids and teens since 1906. With 280 acres of private beach, pristine forest, and open fields, there’s plenty of space for an incredible array of programs. YMCA Camp Colman has givenkids a rich environment to learn about themselves and their surroundings since 1912. With its gorgeous setting on Case Inlet in lower Puget Sound, Camp Colman offers a saltwater lagoon, 100 acres of dense forest, and an endless supply of opportunities for growth. Learn more:
For more event information about CampFair and to RSVP, visit parentmap.com/campfair. For a complete list of participating camp organizations, visit: parentmap.com/article/seattleeastside-campfair-participants