WEEKDAYS Alki Outdoor Summer Camp


Let's get outside for outdoor learning this summer! This is a summer camp focused on adventures in West Seattle's Schmitz Park and Alki Playfield.

Program Details

Type of Program


Preferred Ages

4 year olds – 2nd grade

Location Type


Program Description

This is a weekly outdoor focused early childhood education program for the summer. All of our programs are small group learning so we can personalize activities and learning around each child within the group.

Preference will be given to students who want to enroll for the entire summer.

The "home base" is a schoolhouse cottage two buildings away from Alki Elementary but the learning happens outside this summer. Students will spend time away from screens, learning in Schmitz Park. Through structured and unstructured learning and play outdoors, the focus will be building an appreciation for nature. Activities will include planting a garden, exploring the nature in Schmitz Park, exploring tide pools at low tide.

We take safety seriously: masks required for all campers and staff, daily health screening and temperature checks and of course, small micro-class groups each week.


Hours: 8:30am to 3:30pm

Each week will focus on specific themes from gardening to exploring Schmitz Park to learning about the tide pools on Alki Beach during low tide.

Contact us if you need after-camp options (stay and play) until 5pm.

WEEK 1 – June 21

WEEK 2 – June 28

WEEK 3 – July 5

WEEK 4 – July 12

WEEK 5 – July 19

WEEK 6 – July 26

WEEK 7 -- Aug 2

WEEK 8 -- Aug 9

WEEK 9 -- Aug 16

WEEK 10 - Aug 23


Art Projects

Plant your own patch of a garden

Theater practice (create and act out a play!)

Science projects

Nature and animal focused learning

Tide pool and marine life discovery

Creating and learning about the basics of making music

What can we create with the natural world? What lives in tide pools? Who wants to write and act out our very own theater play? We'll incorporate fun areas of learning this summer though art, science, nature and make some wonderful friendships along the way.


Create your own garden
Hiking in Schmitz Park
Creating a theater play and acting it out
Morning walking trips to the beach
Tide pool discovery
Art activities

Taught by WEEKDAYS Micro-school

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Cost & Availability

Full Day$410 per week


Monday8:30am – 3:30pm
Tuesday8:30am – 3:30pm
Wednesday8:30am – 3:30pm
Thursday8:30am – 3:30pm
Friday8:30am – 3:30pm

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