Summer Camp Programs
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue is committed to providing high-quality programs for youth during the summer. Our programs specifically focus on keeping kids engaged and active throughout the summer months. Our Staff are second to none and are carefully selected for their experience, skill, and passion for working with children.
Free Meals throughout the Community
The Club works in partnership with Food Lifeline to provide FREE meals to youth at several of our locations this summer including: Eastside Terrace, Hidden Village, Spiritwood Manor and The Club Teen Center.
Specialty Camps (Entering K-6th Grade Fall 2017)
Specialty Camps give youth the opportunity to participate in specialized programming. This year's themes include Art, Cooking, Photography, Science, Sports and more! These camps are offered at the following Clubhouses: Main Clubhouse and the South Bellevue Community Center/Hidden Village.
Campers will enjoy a day of fun, educational, and engaging activities that keep with the weekly theme. These activities will also incorporate our Core Program areas: The Arts; Education & Career Development; Health & Life Skills; Character & Leadership; and Sports, Fitness and Recreation. Campers will also go on field trips or have a Club wide special event each week.
Caravan and Voyager will travel daily to different local attractions and parks in the Greater Puget Sound Area. Campers will be engaged in programs and activities while learning and having fun! Locations: Caravan- Main Club, Eastside Terrace, Spiritwood Manor and South Bellevue Community Center. Voyager- Main Club and The Club Teen Center.
The Boys & Girls Clubs provides a Summer After School Program for Bellevue School District’s Summer School Program. This program will provide a variety of high-yield learning activities which will extend your child’s school day with fun, educational, and engaging activities. Please register with the Bellevue School District for afterschool transportation.
The Boys & Girls Clubs provides a Summer After School Program for the Bellevue School District’s Operation Exploration Program. This program will provide a variety of high-yield learning activities that will extend your child’s school day with fun, educational, and engaging activities that follow the weekly theme. Transportation may be arranged through the Bellevue School District. Please register with Bellevue School District for afterschool transportation.
Come enjoy Great Futures Preschool’s Summer Camps for children who are 3 years old (by May 1, 2017 and toilet trained) - 5 years old (not yet in Kindergarten). The camp runs five mornings a week from 9 am to 1 pm. Campers will be engaged with a series of fun and interesting activities each and every day.
Athletic Camps give youth the opportunity to participate in specialized programming. This year our camps will feature Storm Basketball, UK Elite Soccer Camp, and DC Development Basketball Camp. These camps are offered at the Hidden Valley Fieldhouse. Additional Summer Programs include: Tae Kwon Do, Flag Football, Volleyball, Cheer, and Futsal.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue is currently looking for energetic and outgoing teen volunteers that want to work in our Jr. Staff program this summer. This is a great opportunity for teens entering 9-12 grade to earn their Community Service hours while having fun at the Club. The program has components of Customer Service, Community Service, and on-the-job work experience as a summer camp counselor in training.
The Teen Center is offering a variety of programs for teenagers this summer which include Drop-in activities, Voyager Day Camp, Keystone, Music Advisory and Diplomas to Degrees. Additional daily activities consist of sports and fitness, art and technology programming. Teens do have the ability to receive volunteer credit hours for high-school education with select programs.
Facts about the club:
- The Club was one of the first Clubs in the country to include girls!
- 86% of every dollar raised goes directly to programs for kids!
- The Club gives over $700,000 in scholarships to deserving kids each year!
- We run the City’s only teen center, The Club, that serves hundreds of teens each year.
- The Club runs one of the largest athletic programs in the country!
- Close to 100% of the students in the The Club's Be Great: Graduate! program are staying at grade level!
- Each day, between 800 and 1,000 youth receive homework help, play games, and learn social skills at a Club in Bellevue!
- Bellevue runs independently from Boys & Girls Clubs of King County with a separate BGCA Charter!
- Boys & Girls Clubs of Belleve continues to be a national leader in the innovation of technology programming for kids!