Play Time Is Big at Camp When You Call Mason County HomeSchool is out, and it is every kid’s favorite time of year; summer vacation.

However, summers off from school can present a bit of a childcare dilemma for Mom and Dad if you both have to work. Sending your kids off to summer camp is one of the best options you have as a solution to this problem.

We know that you don’t want to enroll your kids in just any old random summer camp, so we have assembled a list of the best camps available here in Mason County this year.

YMCA Camp Seymour

Location: 9725 Cramer Rd Kpn Gig Harbor, WA 98329 Phone: (253) 884-3392

Camp Seymour is a YMCA sponsored camp that has dedicated its program to teaching social responsibility and healthy living through outdoor activities. Children can enjoy day camps or overnight camps and experience everything that nature has to offer, including learning camping and water skills, canoeing, and how to live in the environment.

What Parents Say About YMCA Camp Seymour

“My kids talk about the past summer sessions all year long while looking forward to the upcoming sessions- including the very short winter weekend. I don't even know where to start with the activities they do and how they have time- fishing, kayaking, hiking, sleeping under the stars, campfires, archery all rounded off with a pancake breakfast for the entire family upon pick up where they also have a showcase of a few things they worked on. See if you can qualify for financial aid during registration!” - Ellie

ReFabulous Summer Camp

Location: 1025 Black Lake Blvd Olympia, WA 98502 Phone: (360) 489-1852

ReFabulous Camps are a great way to introduce your child to the art of sewing. Camps include learning basic sewing skills and doing a project. Older children and teens can learn even more by learning some fashion design skills. These are life skills that can transform any child when they discover what they can create with their own hands.

What Parents Are Saying About ReFabulous Summer Camp

“I absolutely LOVE this place! The owner is incredible! I've taken a few classes here, a sewing basics 101 and some make it togethers with my 3 year old. Kamuela is incredibly patient and creative. Both my daughter and I really enjoy going there and the projects we've completed through Refabulous hold places of honor in our house. Her sewing 101 class really built my confidence. And the lattes and hot cocoa are scrumptious! Can't recommend this enough!” - Elaine

Island Lake Camp

Location: 12500 Camp Ct NW Poulsbo, WA 98370 Phone: (360) 377-1442

Island Lake Camp is a camp designed to bring out the adventurer in everyone. Camp activities include everything from paintball competitions to swimming in the lake. Kids can enjoy mountain biking, water slides and learn outdoor skills. All camp activities promote social interaction with other campers and fostering a relationship with God.

What Parents Are Saying About Island Lake Camp

“One of my favorite camps, well One of my pre-teen’s favorite camps. The camp has dirt bikes and a skate park and all kinds of fun things. They do a special for the military each year. My daughter has gone to the camp for four years now. As long as we are in WA, we will continue to go. I'm excited to hear how much fun she we will have this year.” - Krista

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