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Summer Programs FAQs



Summer Camp FAQs



What does a typical day at camp look like?
Tentative Daily Day Camp Schedule
Time Activity Description
8:00am – 9:30am Drop-in Flexible activities that youth can participate in before program begins
9:30am – 10:00am Round Up Youth are gathered and welcomed before they join specific groups for program
10:00am – 4:00pm Program Youth participate with others in their age range in engaging activities based on the weekly theme, ranging from art to movement.
Lunch: between 11:30-1:00
Snack: between 2:30-4:00
4:00pm – 6:00pm Sunset Care (Additional registration required)
Flexible activities that youth can participate in after program concludes




What to bring to camp daily?
A labeled water bottle, a lunch that does not require refrigeration or microwaving and sunscreen, if you see fit. There will be days that members will be encouraged to bring specific items if participating in certain camp themed days throughout the summer that you will be notified of ahead of time via email. On the first day of camp, you will review and sign a Medical Form.
How do I check my child into camp daily?
You will escort your child to the check in desk at your camp location, locate their name on the registration specific to their camp and write their arrival time.
What if my child needs to come late or leave early & return?
Your child may arrive any time after 8:00 am and leave and return as long our staff is made aware. This does not apply to travel camp, please refer to those FAQs for additional information.
How do I contact my child?
You can reach us by contacting our main number at 425-454-6162 or by reaching out to the site location directly. The number will be provided on your welcome email.
What is the child to adult ratio?
We have a minimum 20:1 child to adult ratio within all of our programs unless we have additional staffing with a smaller group.
Will my child be in a group with similar aged children?
Yes, all the children are grouped according to their age within their specific camp.
Are there any food restrictions?
We ask our members to be allergy aware, however, there are no Club restricted foods. If they do not require refrigeration or reheating, they are acceptable.
What is the policy around sunscreen?
You may store your child’s sunscreen at their camp location and your child may self-apply it as needed with supervision. Any time members will be in the sun longer than 30 minutes they will be encouraged to apply sunscreen.
What are your screen time limits?
The Club’s Screen time Policy allows for 45 minutes per day of educational and age-appropriate screen time. No screen time is allowed during meals and snacks. Members are only allowed to visit websites listed on our Cyber–Safe Websites page. If movies are planned, they will be G rated or parent permission will be required.
What happens if my child loses an item?
Missing items are placed in our lost & found the day after being located. If an item isn’t in the lost and found, parents can arrange time to come locate the item.
What if my child has a special diet or medical needs?
Any information pertaining to diet or medical needs should be communicated to the Site Director at your camp location so that we may assist within our capacity.
What if my child struggles with accidents?
Members are encouraged to bring additional clothing to store at their camp location in case of an incident occurring during their participation. Our Club staff is not permitted to assist members in the restroom with cleaning themselves up and or changing.
Does my child have to participate in each spirit week?
No, spirit week participation is completely optional and only created to engage the participants.
What is the cost for each camp?
Members can enroll on a weekly basis in any of our 1st – 5th grade camps. Camp costs are: Day camps $250.00, Athletics & Specialty camps $295.00 & Travel camps $325.00. Preschool camps will be grouped into 2-week intervals with the first week (June 26th, 2023) serving as an introductory week. Each following week may be purchased individually at $250.00 a week. Thereafter, all preschool sessions will be grouped into 2-week intervals at $500.00 per session.
Are there extended summer camp hours available?
We offer sunset care that takes place from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Monday – Friday. Cost for sunset care is $30.00 per week. There are no extended hours available for preschool.
Are there scholarships available for summer camp?
Scholarships are available based on household income , awarded from 40% to 100% per household. The application & instructions may be located at
How do I transfer my child’s camp enrollment?
You may email us at at any point to request the transfer or contact our admin department via phone for help by calling 425-454-6162. A $10.00 fee will be charged per camp transfer.
What is the waitlist process & do I have to pay for the camp while on the waitlist?
You can add your child to any of our camp waitlists and you will not be charged until they have been accepted into the camp. Generally, we notify families of acceptance a few days after camp begins and space has been confirmed. You will be notified by the Site Director if an opening becomes available and will have the option of enrolling in autopay upon registration.
How can I pay my balance?
You can make payments through our online parent portal at, via phone at 425-454-6162, in person or by mail to our Downtown Clubhouse at 209 100th Ave NE, Bellevue 98004. 
Are refunds available?
Refund requests made at least two (2) weeks before the start of camp, BGCB will issue a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee. For refund requests made less than two (2) weeks before the start of camp, BGCB will issue a 50% refund. Please contact your Site Director or the Downtown Club to request a refund. BGCB will not issue refunds after camp begins. All participants must have a current, non-refundable, $40 BGCB membership.