TREK Camp Week 9: August 19 - 23

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Dear Participants,

Thank you for signing up for Mill Creek YMCA summer TREK CAMP for August 19-23. At the Y, we believe a summer camp should be an impactful experience in a child’s life.  We do our very best to make sure this happens every day by providing great staff to serve as role models, mentors and teachers.  We seek to provide opportunities for each child to learn a new skill, make new friends and take on new challenges. TREK combines the fun and freedom of being in a community based setting, learning new skills and making new friends. 

If this is your first week of TREK camp, please read the welcome/info letter. 
Summer Family Handbook

Welcome to Summer with TREK Camp

Camp Location: camp location is based out of the Mill Creek YMCA. Camp runs from 9am-4pm with extended care 6:30am-9am and 4pm-6:30pm. During extended care hours, campers are provided a healthy snack mornings and afternoons and are able to interact with kids from other camps.

Where to Sign-in/Sign-out: You will sign your camper in/out each day in the grass area on the southwest side of the YMCA (behind the gym). You will want to park in the top parking lot and we will have signs directing you where to go. Please remember to bring your ID and FAST PASS when picking up at the end of each day. If you have not yet picked up a fast pass, you can grab one at drop off the first day of camp. Kids will only be released to a parent or guardian who is listed on the camp registration form with matching ID. 
Extended Care Site FAQ 

What to Bring Everyday: Backpack or bag, Nut-free lunch, swimsuit, towel, water bottle, socks, appropriate clothes/shoes and a book to read. Due to allergies among school age children, we are a NUT FREE camp. Please do not send your camper with any peanut butter or nuts of any kind in their lunches/snacks. If your child has allergies, make sure you are sending them with necessary medications and have it documented on their paperwork.  
Nut Free Letter
Tree Nut and Peanut alternatives

Monday: Highland Arena
Tuesday: Woodland Park Zoo
Wednesday: PlayDate Seattle (Waiver Needed)
Thursday: Laser Tag and Swimming
Friday: Boeing Tour and Mukilteo Lighthouse

Remind App:  Again this summer we are using the app REMIND to help communicate with parents. We will only be using this to let you know if we are running late, waiver reminders, or any immediate updates that are needed. Just text @mcytrek to 81010 to get updates. You can opt out at any time by texting @LEAVE to the same number.

Follow us on Social Media: Want to know what your kids are up to and see how much fun they are having?  Follow all our camps on Facebook or Instagram to see pictures of our trips.


We still have limited space available for upcoming weeks of TREK, so make sure to register soon so your camper doesn't miss out on more exciting weeks of camp!
-Week 10 - BEST OF SUMMER - 3 spots (Reptile Zoo, TheatreSports Show at Market Theater, Snohomish Aquatics Center, Gameworks, End of Summer Party at Vasa Park and more)

Session Date          Payment Due  
10 August 26-30       August 19

Summer Camp Registrar
Loan Trinh

Camp Billing
Sarah Kessinger

If you have any questions about camp, please feel free to contact Jordyn Sohns.

Trek Camp Director: Jordyn Sohns
Camp Phone Number: 425.344.8776

Mill Creek YMCA Summer Programs are supported by the Annual Support Campaign which helps to provide financial resources so that all youth will have the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.
The  Mill Creek YMCA YMCA is a charitable, non-profit tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) organization
and registered with the I.R.S. Tax ID # 91- 0565561

Register Here for Camps

Save the date! Friday, August 23 is the Block Party and Outdoor Movie Night at the Y -- and you get to choose the movie! Head to our event page and RSVP, vote and invite family and friends to this free community event. The movie with the most votes will be shown! Arts & crafts, face painting, DinoCrew Northwest, popcorn, Kona Ice, laser tag, climbing wall, music, and more will begin at 6 pm. The movie will begin at dusk.

MOVIES OPTIONS: The Secret Life of Pets 2 - Ugly Dolls - Wonder Park 


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