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Camp WALKAPALA now accepting applications for summer camp

Eight weeks of summer fun, starting July 1

Camp WALKAPALA offers children in grades K through 6th (in fall 2019) a safe and entertaining skill-building experience, full of fun and friends, during the summer.
Post Date:04/19/2019 10:39 am

Camp Walkapala, 2018Camp WALKAPALA offers children in grades K through 6th (in the fall of 2019) a safe and entertaining skill-building experience, full of fun and friends. From beginning to end, your child's day will be jam-packed with plenty of cool camp activities to do - from sports and games to arts and crafts, singing and so much more! As we continue to expand our STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Mathematics) focused programming, we hope to help encourage your child's learning and growth, even during the dog days of summer. We hope to see kids come to learn, play and enjoy all summer long with Kent Parks & Recreation at Camp WALKAPALA.

Camp Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location, Weeks 1-7: East Hill Elementary, 9825 S. 240th St., Kent, WA 98031

Location, Week 8: Kent Memorial Park Building, 850 N. Central Ave., Kent, WA 98031

Register online and schedule automatic weekly payments at or call 253-856-5030.

Price per Week - $195
Scholarships are available for students in need. Call for details.


July 1- 5*     * No Camp Thursday 7/4
Field Trip: MoPop 

Week 2

July 8-12
Field Trip: Remlinger Farms

Week 3

July 15-19
Field Trip: Family Fun Center

Week 4

July 22-26
Field Trip: Lake Wilderness BBQ and Swim

Week 5

July 29- August 2
Field Trip: Stewart Heights Pool

Week 6

August 5-9
Field Trip:  Tag Zone

Week 7

August 12-16
Field Trip: Kandle Wave Pool 

Week 8

August 19-23
Field Trips: Kent AMC-Lake Meridian-Imagine Children’s museum


Camp Walkpala summer camp 2018



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