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

Need transportation? Ride the bus to Day Camp!

Transportation is available from McCollum Park and the Camp Fire Office in Everett. Camper drop-off and pick-up is 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM at McCollum Park and 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM at the Camp Fire Office. Please choose the day camp transportation option on the registration form; a transportation fee applies.

2019 Day Camp Fees

Spring Break  $240  –  –
Week Sessions  $240  $250  $260
Four Day Session (Session 2)  $195  $205  $215
Horse Camp  $395  $415  $435
Robotics  $255  $265  $275
Overnight Fee  $15  $15  $15
Transportation  $40  $40 $40

GRADES K-8: Weekly Themes for 2019

Get ready for a fUNDERful season of excitement in day camp!!

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

UNDER the Umbrella! (Spring Break: April 1-5)

Come explore nature with us! Camp has tons of forest to discover. Join us to hike the trails of camp, learn about flora and fauna, do animal crafts, and maybe even eat some plants we discover! Camp is pretty wet and muddy this time of year, so be prepared to stomp in puddles and get a little muddy!

UNDER the Sea! (Session 1, June 24-28)

Get ready for some wet and wild fun as we venture into the great blue sea! Will we find whales? Pirates? Water mayhem?! Who knows!

Down UNDER and Other Great Adventures (Session 2, July 1-3 & 5) **This session is 4 days**

Travel around the world with us! We will be exploring different cultures and traditions from around the world. Trying their food, playing their games, and more!

UNDER the Big Top! (Session 3, July 8-12)

The circus is coming to Killoqua! Walk the tightrope, juggle, and clown around with us. It’s sure to be three rings of fun!

Over, UNDER, and All Around! (Session 4, July 15-19)

Test your skills in all the sports this week! We will have obstacle courses, cheering contests, and the Day Camp Jr Olympics!

UNDER the Stars!  (Session 5, July 22-26)

Space is the place! This week will be filled with aliens, planets, and stars. Test out camp’s NEW stardome! Want to look at the real deal stars? Campers in 4th-8th grade can join us for the overnight camp out on Thursday night!

UNDERcover Camper!    (Session 6, July 29- August 2)

Calling Agent Killoqua, do you copy? Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join us at day camp for a week of spy training and sleuthing! We will be sneaking around camp, solving mysteries, and figuring out whodunnit!

UNDER the Truffula Trees! (Session 7, August 5-9)

Wild and crazy things are in store as we venture into the depths of our imagination! Maybe we will discover a Heffalump party, go on a barbaloot hunt, or find a group of wild things in the woods. Interested in spending a night UNDER the evergreen trees at camp? 4th-8th graders can sign up for the overnight camp out on Thursday night!

The World UNDER our Feet!  (Session 8, August 12-16)

Come explore nature with us! Camp has tons of forest to discover. Join us to hike the trails of camp, learn about flora and fauna, do animal crafts, and maybe even eat some plants we discover!

UNDER the Rainbow! (Session 9, August 19-23)

What waits for us in a world of color? Red races, chartreuse challenges, purple projects, and rainbow color contests! If it’s in the rainbow, we’re going to have it!

UNDER the Microscope!  (Session 10, August 26-30)

Ooey, gooey, slimy, sticky… all to be discovered in the science experiments this week. Crazy concoctions and wacky inventions are sure to be plentiful!


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 3-8)

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 4, 6, 8)

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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