Youth Programs at Western

Western Kids Camp (Grades K-4)

Date Mon.-Thur. July 14 – 17
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Time 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo
Cost $159
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Register Register by May 15 and save $20*

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Deep in the Forest

Start the morning with enrichment activities designed for youth in grades K-4 that encourage exploration and discovery utilizing university classrooms, labs and equipment.  Morning enrichment will focus on environmental science themes while the afternoon will be filled with recreation activities in partnership with the City of Poulsbo Parks and Recreation. Participants will enjoy a blend of academics and recreation in an engaging and fun learning environment unique to a college campus. Students are divided into classrooms to ensure an adult to student ratio of 1:10.

What to bring:

  • Sack lunch, two snacks and refillable water bottle
  • Appropriate outdoor attire for recreational activities
  • Sunscreen and any other sports gear
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Parents must sign their children in and out each day.

Daily A.M. Schedule

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Check-in at classroom

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Entry activities, team building games

9:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Lessons based on theme

12:00 – 12:20 p.m.

Lesson wrap-up and clean-up

12:20 – 12:30 p.m.

Pack-up/wash hands

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (bring your own)

Daily P.M. Schedule

1:00 – 1:15 p.m.

Group game

1:15 – 1:50 p.m.

Groups – art, nature, karate

1:50 – 2:00 p.m.

Break, switch groups

2:00 – 2:35 p.m.

Groups – art, nature, karate

2:35 – 2:45 p.m.

Break, switch groups

2:45 – 3:20 p.m.

Groups – art, nature, karate

3:20 – 3:30 p.m.


3:30 – 3:50 p.m.

Large group project, story

3:50 – 4:00 p.m.

Group game, clean-up

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*Register before May 15 to receive an early bird rate of $139.  Space is limited; early registration is encouraged.

WWU and Olympic College Alumni, Faculty and Staff are eligible for a $20 discount at time of registration. Discounts cannot be combined.

Costs include staffing, instructional/recreational equipment, materials and supplies.  All costs must be paid in full before your child is enrolled in Western Kids Camp sessions.

A full refund is granted if a program session is cancelled. No reduction in fees is given for late arrival, early departure, vacations, special events, short-term illness or expulsion for disciplinary reasons. Cancellation requests must be submitted via email to 12 working days prior to the first day of the scheduled session; a $50 weekly per session handling charge will be deducted. Refunds will not be granted for requests postmarked less than 12 days before your session begins.

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Page Updated 11.18.2014