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Discovery Park Nature Day Camp

Address: 3801 Discovery Park Blvd, Seattle, WA 98199
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Visitors Center: (206) 386-4236 |

The place Mother Nature could send her children

Give a child a week of Discovery Park Nature Daycamp and they will receive…

  • A journey into the worlds of Pacific Northwest plants and animals.
  • A romp through the meadow and a spin on a sand dune.
  • A dive into the unusual world of pond life.
  • Time to play and form bonds with nature and new friends.
  • A hands-on introduction to Seattle’s largest park with the widest diversity of life.
  • The opportunity to experience animals in their natural habitats.
  • Five days of sharing with and caring for all living things.
  • The seeds for growing a lifelong relationship with the earth.

Nature Daycamp General Information

  • One week sessions run Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for 4-6 year olds and 9 a.m. -3 p.m. for 6-12 year olds.
  • Camper to Environmental Educator ratios are 10:1 for ages 6-12, and 8:1 for ages 4-5.
  • Children are guided by trained professional Environmental Educators.
  • Scholarships are available.
  • Before and After Camp Programming for ages 6-12 is available.

Comments from Nature Daycamp Families:

“(My Child) seemed to be bubbling over with enthusiasm every day about what he did/learned at camp.”

“There’s been a lot of habitat talk around our house.”

“Thanks for another great year! You all are exceptional, dedicated, and inspiring!”

“(My child) was a constant source of information about things she learned at camp—metamorphosis, digestion, fir cones, energy from food. It just poured out her and it continues to spurt out all year!”

Discovery Park

550 acres of urban green space including pond, forest, beach, and meadow habitats. Award winning environmental education programs held year-round. Environmental Learning Center staff includes professional naturalists and volunteer docents.

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Updated February 3, 2015

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Registration for Nature Day Camp starts on February 3, 2015 at 12 noon.

At time of registration, a $15 non-refundable deposit per week will be collected that is applied to the balance. The balance of the fee, for all weeks, is due TWO weeks prior to the registered week. Participation is contingent upon submittal of REQUIRED forms (see below) that need to be submitted prior to the week that your child is attending camp.

Mailing address:
Discovery Park NDC
3801 Discovery Park Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98199


Fax: (206) 684-0195 (please include a cover sheet with Attn: Nature Day Camp)


Forms may also be dropped off at the Discovery Park Visitor Center front desk

If you do not have a SPARC account, it is recommended that you request an account at least one week in advance to allow time for your account to be set-up.

» 2015 Nature Daycamp Summer Schedule You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

The following are REQUIRED FORMS that need to be submitted PRIOR to the week that your child is attending camp:

» Participant Information and Authorization Form

» Certificate of Immunization Status Form 

» Buddy Request (only if needed) You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

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