Discovery Playtown

Two exciting camp programs, with registration options to fit your family and your schedule

This year, camp isn't just one program, it's two: Our Voyagers Camp is for kids 2 1/2 to 5, and our Navigators Camp is for kids entering first through fifth grade, in partnership with Maple Valley's STEAMBoat Studio. Discovery Playtown will be closed this summer to open play from Monday through Thursday, so that campers can enjoy the entire facility to themselves! As always, camp at Discovery Playtown will offer fun themed weeks of crafts and activities, and play in our imaginative Playtown. And new this year, we will be soaking up the sunshine in our outside play and picnic area.

Lunch is served! Lunchtime is now included at both camps. Send one with your child or buy from us; catered by Panera Bread, for $6.00. Choices: Grilled cheese, turkey and cheese, or ham and cheese sandwich, or mac and cheese. Sides: Potato chips, apple, or yogurt. Apple juice, milk, water, and snacks are included with camp tuition.

Registration Options: Choose from Camp Only or Full Day (up to 10 hours daily) for 5 or 4 days per week. Customize your schedule with before- and after-care offered daily between 7:30am and 5:30pm, and take 20% of hourly rates with a same-day camp registration.

Potty Training: Fully potty-trained is not required. We ask parents to send pull-ups and extra clothes. We also stock pull-ups and charge $1 for each one used.

Voyagers Pre-K Camp

Immersive daily preschool camp filled with exploration, hands-on creation, and adventure. Themes come alive through stories and arts and crafts. Our third summer as one of Maple Valley's only camps for preschoolers.

Ages: 2 1/2 to 5. Fully potty-trained not required.

Camp Only
Full Day
Up to 10 hours daily
5 Days (Mon-Fri): $150
4 Days (Mon-Thu): $125
Single Day $35*
5 Days (Mon-Fri): $295
4 Days (Mon-Thu): $265
Single Day $70*

*Single day registrations open June 1 on a space-available basis.

Blast Off! June 25-29

Join us as we kick off camp with an out-of-this-world journey into space! We will explore our solar system, find out what it would be like to live on Mars, and learn about the big new rockets that can one day take us there.

Stars And Stripes July 2-3,5-6

This week we celebrate our nation's birthday with patriotic crafts, songs and stories. Plus we will learn about our flag and Fourth of July traditions.

Ooey Gooey July 9 -13

One of our most popular themes from last summer is back, with more slime, more goo, and more messy fun! Each day we will have a different gooey sensory bin to explore. Plus we will make slime, oobleck, and more.

Search & Rescue July 16-20

Who's ready to ride to the rescue? This is the week for kids interested in police, firefighters, and others who rescue and keep us safe. Plus we will be visiting the fire station right next door on a field trip!

Ocean Adventure July 23-27

Join us on a journey to the ocean depths as we explore under the sea, learn about submarines, and meet oceanographers.

Zoo Fun July 30-Aug. 3

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! This week we learn about the animals at our local zoos and the zookeepers who care for them.

Wet And Wild Aug. 6-10

For the hottest week of the summer, we are in for some watery fun! We will experiment with what floats, and what sinks, in our new outdoor play area.

Ooier & Gooier Aug. 13-17

By popular demand, our messiest, globby-blobbiest theme of the summer is back for an encore! If you missed out on our first week of Ooey Gooey, here's another week of sticky fun!

"X" Marks The Spot Aug. 20-24

Arr Mateys! Our popular Pirate week is back. We will learn about Spanish treasure ships and buried treasure on long-lost islands.

Navigators STEAM Camp

Our new full-day STEAM camp challenges young minds to explore our world and understand how things work. Instruction and project materials provided in partnership with STEAMboat Studio.

Ages: Entering 1st through 5th grade

Camp Only
Full Day
Up to 10 hours daily
5 Days (Mon-Fri): $275
4 Days (Mon-Thu): $225
Single Day $60*
5 Days (Mon-Fri): $350
4 Days (Mon-Thu): $295
Single Day $75*

*Single day registrations open June 1 on a space-available basis.

Outer Space June 25-29

We’ll make space-themed art that’s out of this world, and learn about thrust and drag while making stomp rockets. Get ready to launch!
Ooey Gooey July 9-13

Experience the world through your senses, and explore the ooey gooey side of science, art, and nature! We’ll learn about about non-newtonian fluids and polymers and make slime, along with some other yucky mucky hands-on fun!

Search & Rescue July 16-20

Explore the exciting work of our public safety workers, and learn about the vehicles and tools they use each day. Meet firefighters, police, and search and rescue workers, and take a guided tour of our fire station next door!

Good Vibrations July 23-27

Let’s get moving and grooving! Explore the science of sound and vibration through hands-on activities. Make some musical instruments, and even a vibrating bot to take home!

Ocean Expedition July 30-Aug. 3

Explore the science of buoyancy and submarines, and imagine the wonders of the deep blue sea with gyotaku prints and 3D sea creatures!

Silly Science Aug. 6-10

Put on your lab coat and unleash your inner mad scientist! We’ll explore density, molecules, and more with fun, hands-on activities and experiments with plenty of bubbles and fizz!

Inventor's Lab Aug. 13-17

Get ready to bring your ideas to life! For a little inspiration, we’ll take apart some electronics and other things to see how they work. Then we’ll put on our thinking caps and brainstorm some ideas for new inventions. Think of a problem and invent a solution, or come up with something completely new. Stretch the limits of your imagination and defy the impossible. Make drawings of your invention and build a model of your idea!

Flight School Aug. 20-24

Learn about the forces of flight and how to keep your plane aloft with fun flying activities. Make gliders and spinning flyers, and build a kite that can fly high!