Friday, June 14, 2013

Register Now For Magnuson Community Center Summer Camps

Nearby Magnuson Community Center (7110 62nd Avenue NE) offering a variety of summer camps.

To register go here or call 684-7026.

Here is the list:

Ages 4-5
Join us for another year of fun-filled outdoor adventure at Magnuson Park! Each camp has a different theme and is filled with hands-on nature exploration, songs, games, and nature crafts. All are designed to encourage curiosity and bonding with the natural world, and to develop big motor skills as well as dexterity. Camp fee includes an official Jr. Nature Explorers bandana - sign up for one or several! Bring a nutritious lunch and a water bottle.
Camp Director: Emily Bishton

Location: Magnuson CC-The Brig/Ravenna Room

“Roots and Shoots”

#97523 6/10-6/12 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-12:30 pm $97

“Wiggly World of Worms”

#97522 6/17-6/19 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-12:30 pm $97

“World of Water”

#97527 7/1-7/5 Mon-Fri 9:30 am-12:30 pm $127 (4 days/no 7/4)

“Pollinator Power”

#97524 7/15-7/17 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-12:30 pm $97

“Winged Wonders”

#97529 7/29-8/2 Mon-Fri 9:30 am-12:30 pm $152

“Beetles on Parade”

#97525 8/12-8/14 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-12:30 pm $97

“Amazing Animals”

#97526 8/19-8/21 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-12:30 pm $97

“Flowers and Fruits”

#97532 8/26-8/30 Mon-Fri 9:30 am-12:30 pm $152


Ages 6-7
Join us for a fabulous camp, filled with hands-on nature science activities, park exploration, games, creative building, and nature crafts. Each camp has a different theme and "exploration zone", and all are designed to be experiential learning that is both fun and educational. Camp fee includes an official Nature Explorers bandana - sign up for one or several! Bring a nutritious lunch, snack, and a water bottle.
Camp Director: Emily Bishton
Location: Magnuson CC-The Brig/Ravenna Room
“Soil Detectives”
#97534 6/24-6/26 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-1:30 pm $127
“Wetland Adventurers”
#97536 7/8-7/12 Mon-Fri 9:30 am-1:30 pm $197
“Insect Investigators”
#97533 7/22-7/24 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-1:30 pm $127
“Plant Detectives”
#97535 8/5-8/9 Mon-Fri 9:30 am-1:30 pm $197



Ages 8-9

Join us for an adventuresome two-day camp, exploring the diverse ecosystems of Magnuson Park with advanced nature science activities, and learning about native plants and peoples. Coast-to-Coast campers will explore shoreline trails and habitats, Wetlands campers will explore all the wetland trails in the park, and Woodlands campers will explore shady spots from the Kite Hill Forest to Promontory Point. All campers will create a useful handmade plant craft too - sign up for one camp or several! Fee includes an official Nature Rangers bandana. Bring a nutritious lunch, snack, and a water bottle. Camp Director: Emily Bishton
Location: Magnuson CC-The Brig/Ravenna Room
“Hike the Park: Coast to Coast”
#97537 6/20-6/21 Thu-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm $120
“Hike the Park: Wetlands”
#97538 7/18-7/19 Thu-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm $120
“Hike the Park: Woodlands”
#97539 8/15-8/16 Thu-Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm $120

Ages 6-10
Join us for an exciting 2-day camp, filled with fun and delicious activities! Day 1: Snack Walk in our organic p-patch plot, begin the harvest, make flower bouquets and chef's hats, and set up our "banquet room". Day 2: finish the harvest, plant crops for the next camp, and prepare a delicious lunch and dessert using fresh, seasonal vegetables, herbs, and fruits. Plus, each child can invite a guest for the banquet, who they will wait on in royal fashion - sign up for one or several!
Camp Director: Emily Bishton
Location: Magnuson CC-The Brig/Ravenna Room & Kitchen
“A Scrumptious Start to Summer”
#97541 6/27-6/28 Thu-Fri 9:30 am-1:30 pm $71
“A Fantastic Feast”
#97540 7/25-7/26 Thu-Fri 9:30 am- 1:30 pm $71
“A Sensational Summer Banquet”
#97542 8/22-8/23 Thu-Fri 9:30 am- 1:30 pm $71



Ages 3-5

Join Melissa Blumhagen and helpers for an active, fun-filled four days of activities! Campers will participate in crafts, dance, games, stories, songs, sports, hikes and free play. Bring a lunch and a water bottle.

Camp Director: Melissa Blumhagen

Location: Magnuson CC/Windermere Room

#97549 6/17-6/20 Mon-Thu 9 am-12 pm $132



Ages 3-5

Kids will have a blast in this camp! Four days of play and other fun activities in one of Seattle's largest indoor playgrounds. Trikes, cars, riding toys galore, climb structures, obstacle courses, parachute play, craft-making, games, play houses, and more! Bring a lunch and drink each day; one day we'll even hike to one of the biggest outdoor playgrounds around and have a picnic!

Instructor: Melissa Blumhagen

Location: Magnuson CC/Windermere Room & Gym

#97547 6/24-6/27 Mon-Thu 9 am-12 pm $132

#97548 8/26-8/29 Mon-Thu 9 am-12 pm $132



Ages 3-5

Kids get a kick out of soccer! UK Petite Soccer is an introduction to soccer for the 3-5 year old age range. Fundamentals of soccer will be taught using a games based approach, all within a fun learning environment with one of the professional UK Elite Soccer coaches. Camp includes UK Petite t-shirt and certificate.

Instructor: U.K. Petite Soccer Staff

Location: Magnuson CC/Outdoor Spaces

#97550 7/22-7/26 Mon-Fri 10-11:15 am $110

#97551 7/22-7/26 Mon-Fri 1-2:15 pm $110



Ages 5-7

Have fun playing football, T-ball, basketball, soccer, kick ball, Frisbee and more in a nurturing environment. Campers need to bring sunscreen, a sack lunch and drink. Shirt included in camp fee.

Camp Director: Coach Tim Barr

Location: Magnuson CC/Gym

#97409 7/8-7/11 Mon-Thu 10 am-12:30 pm $97



Ages 6-10

Led by trained high school teen volunteers, this three day fun filled camp highlights arts and crafts, cooking, sports, nature, special events and more! This Magnuson sponsored grant based camp is supervised by Recreation Leaders and community center staff. Bring a sack lunch/drink.

Camp Directors: Magnuson Staff and High School Students

Location: Magnuson CC/Windermere Room

#97580 7/22-7/24 Mon-Wed 10:30 am-2:30 pm $60

#97581 8/12- 8/14 Mon-Wed 10:30 am-2:30 pm $60


Ages 5-6
With access to over 100,000 pieces of LEGO®, your child will have the opportunity to build what they have only dreamed of with the support of an experienced Play-Well Engineering instructor to guide them.
Camp Directors: Play-Well TEKnologies Staff
Location: Magnuson CC/Windermere Room
#97386 7/15-7/19 Mon-Fri 9 am-12 pm $190
#97387 8/19-8/23 Mon-Fri 9 am-12 pm $190

Ages 7-12
From race cars to Battletracks, this is hands-on and minds-on suitable for LEGO® novices to "maniacs." Designed by engineers, the curriculum challenges both new and returning students to reach the next level of engineering comprehension all while having fun.
Camp Directors: Play-Well TEKnologies Staff
Location: Magnuson CC/Windermere Room
#97384 7/15-7/19 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm $190
#97385 8/19-8/23 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm $190



Ages 6-12

It’s time to get ready for another season of B’ball! Take your game to the next level by exploring the fundamentals of basketball with Donald Watts and his staff. Shirt included in camp fee.

Camp Director: Donald Watts & Staff

Location: Magnuson CC/Gym

#99368 8/19-8/23 Mon-Fri 9 am-12 pm $160



Ages 8-12

Come and learn the sport of Triathlon. Finish the week with a mini-Triathlon. Everyone wins! Must have a bike in good working condition and be able to swim 25 yards. Bring a bike, helmet, swimsuit, towel, goggles, water bottle and running shoes.

Camp Director: Sara Graham (USAT certified)

Location: Magnuson CC/Gym and Outdoor Spaces

#97388 8/5-8/8 Mon-Thu 1:30-4 pm $100



Ages 8-13

This exciting camp gives participants an introduction to historic style fencing including footwork and basic offense and defense. Bring a sweatshirt, gloves and a pair of comfortable court or running shoes. Masks and foils will be provided. Bring a bottle of water.

Camp Director: Cecil Longino

Location: Magnuson CC/Gym

#97619 7/10-7/11 Wed-Thu 12:30-3 pm $57



Ages 8-12

Create culinary masterpieces with guest chefs and discover a wide variety of foods from around the world and our own back yard. A different chef each day including fabulous gourmet chef Frank Blanchard, and maybe a field trip! No need to bring lunch to this camp. Last day of camp, parents are invited to a gourmet luncheon prepared and served by the campers!

Camp Directors: Guest Chefs & Staff

Location: Magnuson CC-The Brig/Kitchen

#97579 7/29-8/2 Mon-Fri 10 am-1 pm $171




Ages: 8-12

"Do it the BARD Way! "Lovers, Faires, and magical fools all converge on a perfect Midsummer's night to dream together a dream full of promise, intrigue and just pure fun." Join GreenStage and Magnuson Community Center for the production of "Midsummer Night's Dream" and enjoy this special opportunity for enrichment and fun this summer. Audition and resume tips will be covered and head shots (actor photos) will be taken by a photographer. Friday rehearsal goes until 3pm with the performance starting at 3:00pm sharp. Costumes are provided. Bring a sack lunch and drink daily.

Camp Director: GreenStage Staff

Location: Magnuson Park Garden Amphitheater (behind the Brig)

#100942 8/5-8/9 Mon-Fri 9 am-2 pm $275



Ages 8-17

Basic instruction for beginning anglers! Learn about fishing and the equipment, different techniques, learn how to cast and tie fishing knots, experience handling a live fish, and learn how to rig the line with bait. We’ll practice and fish off the shores of Lake Washington and on the last day of camp we’ll meet early morning at another nearby lake….details to follow. Campers will get their own rod and reel to use and keep! The instructor fishes competitively and owns his own company, Washington Bass Adventures Guide Service.

Camp Director: Nick Barr

Location: Magnuson CC/Outdoor Spaces

#99371 7/16-7/18 Tue-Thu 9 am-12 pm/8-11 am last day $119



Ages 15-18

Learn to be a Barista in a fun, small hands-on camp! Training will include operating a commercial espresso machine, making Italian Sodas, customer service training and more.

Instructor: Dina Drovetto

Location: Magnuson - The Brig/Kitchen

#97578 7/15-7/17 Mon-Wed 9:30 am-12 pm $90

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