Area Activities for Children

Area Activities for Children – Summer 2018


Art Camp

Weekly camps at Fort Worden

The Magic of Art! Ages 6-8  – Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm July 16-20,

Art Sparks! Ages 9-11 – Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm July 23-27

Go Figure! Ages 12-15  Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm July 30-Aug 3

Limited Scholarships Available   (360) 344-4470   or email


The Benji Project

One week Summer Day Camp for Girls Ages 11-14


Camp Beausite/NW Kiwanis Camp         

Magical Special Needs Camp



Camp Erin

For children 6-17 who have lost a loved one

Where children and teens learn to grieve and heal


The Chameleon Theater

Summer theater fun with Shakespeare, Circus Arts, Magic, Stage combat and Acting


Cedar Root Folk School

Nordland, WA

Youth Programs and eight different summer camps



Community Boat Project

Summer at the Sea: Ages 14-21, 10-day voyage in the San Juans

Nahja Chimenti, Maritime Educator




Dance Classes

Ling Hui studio

O’Meara performing Arts Academy


Full Moon Rising Farm Camps 

Whidbey Island, WA


Jefferson County 4-H


Jefferson County Library

Fantastic range of Free Programs at your library!

Creation Stations, Story times, kaleidoscope play and learn, Boffer sword play, and more!


Jefferson Parks and Rec

PT Rec Center (Port Townsend)

Summer hours start June 2018: Tuesday-Friday 11-4, Saturday 9-4

HJ Carroll Park (Chimacum): swings, playfields, trails

Larry Scott Trail (PT): good places for walks

Gibbs Lake Park (Chimacum): walking trails, ropes course

Sports programs


Kaleidoscope Play and Learn

Free for families with children 0-5 and their siblings!

Story, snack, circle time, crafts and supportive discussion.

Contact Alicia at (360)207-4830 for info

Jefferson County Library – Every Friday 10:00 -11:30 am through June 15

Chimacum Location (to be announced) Every Thursday 10:30 am – 12:00 pm June 21-Aug 17


Key City Theater

Summer Camps

partial scholarships available

Tales from The Bard: Ages 4-7

Exploring Shakespeare: Ages 8-12

No Holds Bard! Tween Intensive: Ages 11-15

Key City Camps

Call the Admin line with questions or to register (360) 379-0195 or Box Office (360) 385-5279


Marine Science Center

Summer Camps

Seal Pups: Ages 3-4; Junior Explorers: Ages 5-7; Coastal Explorers: Ages 8-9; Marine Biology: Ages 10-13

Scholarships available   


Martial Arts

Aikido Port Townsend 

(360) 385-1457


(360) 344-8168


Mountain View Swimming Pool

Swim lessons, Open swims, Recreational Swims                 

Scholarships available (360) 385-7665

Pool schedule


NW Maritime Center

Many popular week long Sailing Day Camps

Messing about in Boats Half Day Camps: Ages 5-7

Messing About in Boats full Day Camps: Ages 7-10

Youth Learn to Sail: Ages 8-18

Girls Boat Intensive: Ages 10-15

Boys Woodworking: Ages 11-16


Port Townsend Aero Museum

Youth Mentorship Program – young adult maintenance and flight training


Port Townsend Adventure School


Port Townsend Library

Fantastic range of Free Programs at your library! 

Babytime, Toddlertime, Preschool Singaling, PJ Storytime, Creator’s Café, after Hours Game nights for teens, DIY projects for kids, and Fiber Arts Night… Check it out!

PT Library Events Calendar


PT ReCyclery (Port Townsend)

Biking and bike repair programs, Ratfish Middle School Mountain Bike Team, scholarships


Salish Spirit Horse Therapy


Twisters Gymnastics

limited number of need based partial scholarships




YMCA of Jefferson County

Day Camps – potential financial aid

Free – Literacy and meals program

Free – Summer meals only program