Summer Camp Programs
Registration will begin on March 25, 2019.
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.
Grade level registration is based on the 2019/20 school year.
Payments are due 2 weeks prior to the start of the program.
Refund Policy: 50% of what is paid towards a program is non-refundable. To request a 50% refund, you must contact your Site Director or the Main Club at least 5 business days prior to the first day of the program. No refunds will be given after this time. Memberships are non-refundable.
All participants must have a current $27 Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue membership.
Scholarships are available for summer camps for those who qualify. Please see the scholarship page for more details. Scholarships can be used for up to 4 weeks of camps. Any additional weeks will be listed at the full price.
Specialty Camps (Entering K-6th Grade Fall 2019)
Main Club | South Bellevue | Hidden Village
Specialty Camps give youth the opportunity to participate in specialized programming. This year's themes include Art, Cooking, Photography, Science, Sports, DIY STEM and more! These camps are offered at the following Clubhouses: Main Clubhouse and Hidden Village. South Bellevue Community Center will offer Sports Specialty Camps.
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 (youth entering 5th-6th grade) and Voyager (youth entering 7th-9th grade) camps will travel daily to different local attractions and parks in the greater Puget Sound area. Campers will be engaged in a variety of programs and activities while learning and having fun! Caravan locations: Main Club, Eastside Terrace, Spiritwood Manor and South Bellevue Community Center. Voyager locations: Main Club and The Club Teen Center.
Summer School After Program
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. Students must be registered for summer school through the Bellevue School District to attend this program. The program runs until 6pm.
Operation Exploration After School Program
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. Students must be registered for the Operation Exploration progrm through the Bellevue School District to attend this program. The program runs until 4pm.
Great Futures Preschool Camps (Ages 3-5)
Come enjoy Great Futures Preschool’s Summer Camps for children who are 3 years old (by May 1, 2018 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.
Athletics Camps (Ages 5-17)
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.
Junior Staff Program for Summer (Entering Grades 9-12)
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue is currently looking for energetic and outgoing teen volunteers that want to learn what it takes to be a counselor at the Club. Junior Staff are assigned to a counselor and their camp to provide assistance in running the daily activities.
Teens entering 9-12 grades that participate in this program will develop interpersonal skills, work ethic and sense of community responsibility. The program provides teens with age-appropriate skill-building opportunities and hands-on experiences in four areas:(Career development, Apprenticeship, Customer service, Community service).
Every Monday morning teens will receive training at The CLUB Teen Center before heading to your designated site, evaluations and a copy of your volunteer hours! Teens must commit to a two-week block. Call Teen Center for more info (425) 429 3203 or email Rachel email@example.com or Matt firstname.lastname@example.org
Teen Specialty Camps (Entering Grades 6-12)
Specialty Camp gives teens an opportunity to dive into a particular subject for a whole week. All of our teen specialty camps will be offered at our Lake Hills location. Club Staff and/or local experts in the field to provide an engaging week full of fun will offer the camps. Each young person will bring home their work to share with you after their week of learning.
Teen Drop In Programs (Entering Grades 6-12)
Come join us at The Club Teen Center this summer for our FREE programs being offered! Starting at 12:00pm, teens are welcome to come participate in activities and field trips being offered at The Club. The Club Teen Center in Lake Hills will be offering a variety of summer programs every day. Aside from field trips and specialty programs, we will also have tech programs, recreation programs, art, self-defense, and more. Teen feed is every Thursday night at 6pm.
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 $800,000 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 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 Bellevue continues to be a national leader in the innovation of technology programming for kids!