About Lazy F Day Camps
Lazy F has been offering faith-based overnight youth camping programs since 1954 – so we know a thing or two about youth development and recreation. In light of the growing need for summer childcare in Kittitas County, we have decided to offer day camps for our local families.
Lazy F offers the only ACA Accredited Day Camps in Kittitas County. You can read more about ACA Accredidation below
Our program is outdoor-focused. Your camper will spend about 70-80% of their time here with their peers in the outdoors. Situated in the Manastash Canyon, we can offer your camper the outdoor experiences that are frequently missing from modern life – playing in the creek, chasing frogs by the pond, running through the meadows hidden in our forest – as well as classic camp games and activities.
- Registration: The program is broken down into 8 week-long sessions. You can register your camper for as many or as few weeks as you like. If you intend to have your camper with us for the whole summer, we encourage you to register as soon as possible as we cannot guarantee spots. We use the online registration platform Campbrain.
- Price: The price for registration is per week per child. This includes all activities and meals. A $50 non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. We offer a standard payment plan that bills on the first of each month from your time of registration through August 1st.
- Financial Aid: We understand that a summer camp experience can be a big expense. We want to do our part to make it affordable. The financial aid application is an optional part of registration. If you would like to apply for financial aid or an extended payment plan, follow the registration process until you see the Financial Aid Application form. Complete it and follow the directions provided in the form.
- Food: As a part of the registration fee, we provide campers breakfast, lunch, a morning snack, and an afternoon snack. We are happy to accommodate your camper’s dietary restrictions.
- Transportation: We are offering transportation from Morgan Middle School this summer. Transportation is currently included in registration for day camp. If you would like to opt out of bussing please do so during registration, or contact us at [email protected]. We are not offering pro-rate rates for bussing.
2024 Parent Packet COMING SOON
American Camp Association accreditation is the best indicator of a camp’s commitment to safety, experiential education practices, and growth-oriented programming.
To maintain our accreditation, we voluntarily undergo regular reviews of our operations. This is not only a paperwork review but also includes an in-person review by ACA standards reviewers during our camp operations. You don’t have to just take our word that we know camper safety and development, the ACA vouches for that.
If you are interested in learning more about the accreditation process and why accreditation makes a difference, click here to view for an article on why many parents choose an ACA-accredited camp.
Let’s Go to Camp!
Week One: June 24th-28th –
The Cascades’ fir forests have been a major attractor for logging operations and the rustic, outdoor lifestyle that comes with them. This week there will be an emphasis on learning about the forests of Washington and enjoying elements of the lumberjack lifestyle! Flannels welcome!
Week Two: July 1st-3rd
The search for Morris The Cowboy Sasquatch
It isn’t common knowledge, but there is a Sasquatch who lives on the hill south of camp. His name is Morris, he’s a cowboy, and he is a longtime friend of Lazy F. He’s a bit shy and hard to find when campers are around, but deep in the woods, your camper will encounter signs of Morris’ activity and several clues to where he is from
Week Three: July 8th-12th
It seems there’s something suspicious going on at camp this week. Luckily, it’s also the week that we host the Somewhat Super Squad – a group of incredible individuals with superpowers that are… unconventional to say the least! By the end of the week, your camper will help the Squad thwart a supervillain who’s plotting to change camp as we know it. All superheroes and secret identities welcome.
Week Four: July 22nd-26th
Christmas in July
It’s time to deck the halls for an unusually hot holiday season at Lazy F! We’ll be placing a summer twist on classic Christmas traditions this week.
Week Five: July 29th-August 2nd
Knights of Camp-a-lot
Welcome to the noble kingdom of Camp-a-lot, where thy days shall be filled with mirth and merriment… As long as thou avoidest the dragon!” Camp will embrace a medieval theme this week, complete with quests, festivities and more. Don’t worry, suits or armor aren’t required during the summer heat!
Week Six: August 5th-9th
Throughout this week, your campers will be part of a team competing for the first annual Lazy F Canyon Cup! Teams will work together every day to earn points in tons of creative ways. At the end of the week, whichever team has racked up the most points will be awarded the Canyon Cup. Let the games begin!
Week Seven: August 12th-16th
This week we will be cast away on the Island of “Lazy F” and needing to figure out how to survive. We will be learning about outdoor skills such as, cooking, shelter building, etc. As we embark on our journey to get back to the mainland!
Week Eight: August 19th-24th
Into The Wild
One of the key elements of camping is time spent outdoors. This week, campers will experience the wonders of nature, explore the canyon, and encounter creation like never before!
Campers entering 1st – 6th grade.
Between December 10 and March 1, 2024 – $255
March 1, 2024 and later – $280
At Lazy F, we believe that everyone should be able to experience camp. Many forms of Financial aid are available. We’ve made it easy to apply for financial aid by putting the application right in the registration process.
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