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 Youth Programs


In our continued effort to protect the collective health and safety of our community, the extremely difficult decision has been made to cancel all 2020 Summer Programming. This cancellation includes all programs, services, activities and special events put on by Kent Parks. For more information, please visit

Kent Parks Summer Sleep Away Camp

In it's 41st consecutive year, Kent Parks Summer Sleep Away Camp is an adventure your children will never forget! Especially geared towards boys and girls 5th, 6th, and 7th grades (starting fall 2020), you child will experience group activities, adventure and fun!
*The parent meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the Kent Commons has been cancelled, please make sure and attend the meeting scheduled on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the Kent Commons*

Fishing Experience - Cancelled

This years annual Fishing Experience was scheduled for Saturday, May 16. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 we have had to cancel the event. Open to youth and teens ages 4 - 14.

Camp Walkapala

Kent Parks has been offering summer camps for over 40 years. Camp Walkapala offers your K-6th grader a full summer of fun, friends and memories.

*Early Release Wednesdays*

Sign your K-6th grader up for our NEW ''Early Release Wednesdays'' programs! We offer a 4-hour activity based curriculum including team building group games, creative art projects and help with homework -- lots of fun activities to keep their Wednesday afternoons busy and active.

Hero Program

Our mobile fitness and nutrition outreach program.

Junior All-Stars

A program designed to promote an active lifestyle and encourage healthy cooking and eating.

After School Energy

Looking for a fun filled afternoon for your K-6th grader?

All of our camps

Wondering what camps Kent Parks offers? Here you will find descriptions for all of our camps.


WINNING_COMMUNITY_SEALminiIn 2010, KENT was named by America's Promise as one of 100 BEST COMMUNITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE!! This acknowledges Kent as a community that works hard to insure that our youth have programs, services, parks and facilities  to keep them healthy , well-rounded, and in school.