Summer Opportunities, Events & Internships

  • Summer 2017

    Volunteer! Camps! Classes! Jobs!

    Shoreline Arts Festival: more than 200 opportunities! Set up on Friday, June 23: noon-3 p.m. and/or 4:45-7 p.m. at Shoreline Center.  Help with set-up of Hands-On Art, Cultural Rooms or Artists Marketplace. Various shifts in these rooms open for information table attendants; hands-on helpers; exhibitor room sitters and cleanup, Saturday, June 24, 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Sunday, June 25, 9:45 a.m.-6:45 p.m. RSVP/Details: Kelly Lie, or 206.417.4645 or

    Volunteer as a Summer Day Camp Counselor in July! Be part of an experiential learning program for at-risk Shoreline elementary students. July 5th - 28th, on Wednesdays and/or Fridays from 11-5pm, field trips to the Gates Center, MOHAI, the Loghouse Museum on Alki, the Zoo, the Burke at the UW, and kickboxing. Details: Lynn:; (a one hour orientation/training is required).

    Center for Human Services Summer Day Camp Counselors: Teens 15 years or older needed for outdoor games; science, art and field trips; and summer learning projects, Tuesdays-Thursdays, July 11-Aug. 17, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at Ballinger Homes, 2200 N.E. 201st Place, Shoreline. Spend your summer having fun and mentoring kindergartners-8th graders. Commit to at least one day per week. Details: or 206.631.8836

    Early Learning Program counselor: Support the Shoreline Center for Human Services by helping children birth to 5 years old at Kaleidoscope Play & Learn, weekdays, July 10-Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Details: or 206.631.8836

    Stage Managers and Counselors in Training needed for Dandylyon Drama: High school-aged volunteered needed to assist directors during summer stage productions in Shoreline and Edmonds, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., during these weeks: July 10-14; July 17-21; July 24-28; July 31-Aug. 4; Aug. 7-11; Aug. 14-18. See for specific productions, including “Hogwart’s Express” and a “Lion King-“ themed show. Apply at

    Camp Coyote Camp Fire outdoor day camp: Lead a small group of day-campers, 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m., July 24-28, at Bothell’s Blyth Park, 19650 Riverside Dr. No precious camp counseling experience necessary; both genders welcome. Ten hours of pre-training is provided/required. Volunteers earn 45-54 community service hours. Natasha Grossman, 206.229.5399,

    Neighborhood Youth Alliance: Tutor children and support weekly Saturday morning programs that include meals, clothing and toiletries resources, non-perishable food items, and more, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Edmonds-Lynnwood, 6215 196th St. S.W., Lynwood. ADDRESS Details:

    MoPOP (formerly Experience Music Project) Youth Advisory Board seeks new members to influence teen programming at the Museum of Pop Culture. Collaborate with local musicians, artists, and community groups to promote teen programs such as Sound Off! MoPOP’s 21-and-under battle of the bands. Create original content for The Soundboard and YAB Instagram, online social networks devoted to the all-ages music scene and actively contribute to MoPOP events and exhibit openings. Assist at Bumbershoot and other events. Get an inside peak at museum exhibits. Receive opportunities for internships or paid summer employment. MoPOP Youth Advisory Board meets twice monthly, on first and third Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at MoPOP (325 5th Avenue N) between September 2017 and May 2018. High school-aged youth can serve on YAB for up to two years. Deadline to apply: Aug. 4. Interviews: Aug. 15-Sept. 1. Apply here: 

    Shoreline Little League Seniors and Juniors Baseball All-Star Tournaments: Help SLL prepare fields, run concessions, announce games, keep scores and/or set-up/clean-up venue, starting at 9 a.m. weekends, and 3 p.m. days, June 30-July 7, and July 15-22, at Shorewood High School's baseball fields, 17300 Fremont Ave. N. Details/register: Karen Yoshino, 206.802.4148,,

    Richmond Junior Football & Cheer: Volunteers needed for many jobs – photography; videography; coaching; apparel design; social media promotions; website design; concessions; promotions; sorting/cleaning equipment room; working a food trailer. Call now for dates and times: 425.931.7509 or

    Make a difference in the lives of hungry children - volunteer as a Summer Lunch Coordinator. For some children, the Federally-funded Free Summer Lunch Program will be the only meal they eat during the day. Turning Point is a site for children to get lunch this summer, we are looking for two compassionate, responsible volunteers to coordinate this program Wednesdays and Fridays, July 5-28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., during our summer day camp. One hour training is required. Contact Lynn:

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    Kruckeberg Botanic Garden “Garden Tots”: Teens needed from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Fridays, June 9-Aug. 25, to help preschoolers and their families or caregiver create nature-themed science and crafts projects – from leaf shapes to spiders to water play - in Richmond Beach, 20312 15th Ave. N.W., Shoreline. At least four shifts requested of each volunteer. On-the-job training provided. Details/register: Joe Abken, 206.546.1281, ext. 30,

    Seattle Film Camp: July 10-14. Program covers five stages of film production, from development to distribution, and includes and hands-on experience. Participants work on teams, rotating rolls on set; each camper leaves with their own distinct short film they cut. Details: Ryan Smith at, 206.861.4617

    Summer Jobs that Make an Impact: United Way of King County is hiring over 150 AmeriCorps members to join a summer team to support community-building programs locally. Gain professional experience, earned a stipend and education awards up to $5,775. Example: Help arrange free summer meal sites and education activities in parks, libraries and community centers.

    Shoreline Farmers Market:

    Upcoming Lake Forest Park Blood Drives: Support BloodworksNW and earn 2.25 volunteer hours by donating blood. Blood Centers require parent permission forms for all first-time 16- and 17-year-old donors. Saturday, June 24 and Aug. 29 at Lake Forest Park Town Center; Monday, June 26 at Lake Forest Park Presbyterian Church. Photo ID required. Details: 800.398.7888 or

    2017 Greenwood Car Show: Greenwood Knights Car Club and Greenwood-Phinney community host an all-day June 24 event. Set-up at 4 a.m., tear-down ends at 7 p.m. Three-hour shifts requested for loading/parking; entry main gate; vendors area; intersection control and/or more. Details/RSVP: , 206.930.3033 or;

    Yardwork on Sheridan Heights: Several Sheridan neighborhood families are looking for students to perform various jobs and yardwork. Opportunities could be a one-time job or on-going. No special tools or equipment required. Most tasks involve yard work and lifting. $12 hourly. Text or call Kris at 206.799.9595.

    Shoreline Elementary Summer School: Volunteers needed to read with children, help with math, support the attendance office, supervise lunchroom or do office/clerical work. Choose at least three of 20 days available, Mondays-Fridays, July 10-Aug. 4, 8:11:30 a.m., at Meridian Park Elementary. Volunteers typically work five straight days or same day of each week to fit in other summer activities. Great opportunity for students interested in careers working with children. Details/RSVP: Ali Airhart,, 206.229.9030

    Domino’s Pizza: Drivers and pizza makers needed in six locations, including Shoreline, Bothell and Edmonds. Pizza makers must be t least 16; drivers must be at least 18 and have held a driver’s license for two years. 10-20 hours/weekly. Details: Pat Farmer, 360.581.6903,

    Skyhawks Sports Camp coaches needed: 250 high school students needed throughout greater Seattle area to teach life and sports skills to 4- to 12-year-olds. Great opportunity for teens with career interests in coaching, teaching or sports management. Positions open in: baseball; basketball; cheerleading; flag football; golf; lacrosse; tennis; track and field; soccer and volleyball. Details/RSVP: Jason Brown, , 425.361.2618.

    City of Shoreline Swim Instructor: If you’re at least 16 years old and know how to swim, the Shoreline Parks and Recreation Department will teach you how to be a paid swim instructor. Earn up to $11.37 hourly with flexible scheduling. See: and click “jobs.”

    Shorecrest Summer Basketball Camp Counselors: Pump up excitement and skills for 9- to 13-year-olds and 6- to 8-year-olds by volunteering as a counselor at one or both summer hoops camps organized by Coach Fischer. Camp I is June 26-28; Camp 2 is July 17-19, both in the Shorecrest gym; ‘tween “Skills” camp runs 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; younger hoopster session is 1-2 p.m. Details/RSVP:; 206.854.6101.

    Shoreline Schools IT Support needs four volunteers for 6 hours daily, about 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in late July/early August at Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. N.E., to unbox laptops; add barcode stickers; running devices through etching machine, and move to storage. No experience necessary. Details: Jim Golubich,, 206.393.4410.

    Seattle Scottish Highland Games: Help set up; sell concessions or t-shirts; assist youth with field events; wear costumes; and/clean up during 71st annual event, Thursday-Sunday, July 27-30, at Enumclaw Expo Center, south King County. Free t-shirts and admission for volunteers. Details/RSVP: Lynn Hester, 206.523.2641.

    Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSFair: Bellevue Arts Museum is currently looking for volunteers for the 2017 71st annual BAM ARTSfair – the largest arts and crafts fair in the Pacific Northwest, Thursday-Sunday, July 27 – 30. Help artists and run stations with dozens of live arts, crafts and music performances in downtown Bellevue. Details: Details: Elizabeth Lovecraft,

    Shorecrest mailing packets: Stuff envelopes with back-to-school information for Shorecrest, Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-noon. RSVP:

    “The Works” Clothing Resource and the Back-to-School Consortium

    • Beginning July 1, pick up supplies from donors and donation boxes throughout the area and bring them to “The Works” at Ridgecrest Elementary, 16516 10th Ave. N.E. If you have a vehicle, energy and muscles, this is a flexible job. Call 206.393.4916 or email for details.
    • Work on assembly teams: Prepare school supplies to be included in Back-to-School backpacks, 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22, at Ridgecrest Elementary, 16516 10th Ave. N.E. Shoreline, 98155.
    • Stuff backpacks with school supplies: 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Ridgecrest Elementary, 16516 10th Ave. N.E., Shoreline, 98155. 

    Details: or 206.356.5977

    Ridgecrest Neighborhood Association Outdoor Movie Night:  Six volunteers needed Friday, Aug. 18, 6 p.m.-midnight, to set up, staff booths and take down materials after this event at Paramount Park, Eighth Avenue Northeast and Northeast 155th St. Details/RSVP: Jeremiah Fulford-Foster, or Andrea MacPherson Larson,

    Briarcrest Neighborhood Summer Picnic: Face-painters, bubble blowers, game and craft station assistants needed. Help with ice cream feed and cake cake, too. Saturday, Aug. 26, 3-7 p.m. at Hamlin Park Picnic Shelter. Details: Jean,, 206.362.4315.

    Red Cross First Aid/CPR: One-day and online classes available to help you obtain your two-year certificate. Looks great on resumes and often required for advanced camps. Available

    Co-ed Coding Camps: and Digital Media Academies through University of Washington:

    Seattle Aquarium Youth Advocate: Current 9th-12th graders are invited to upcoming information sessions, 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 11, and 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, at the downtown waterfront Aquarium for a preview of this ongoing program. Up to 70 student volunteers will serve as summer interpreters in Aquarium exhibits, create social media content, and work as conservationists in the field. This competitive program involves interest in marine science; an essay, interview and recommendations. There is no cost to volunteers; free bus passes provided. Details: RSVP:

    UW Medical Center Summer Teen Volunteer program: March 31 deadline for June-August for teens 16-18 years old who have not graduated from high school. Direct visitors, transport patients, deliver specimens to the lab and flowers and mail to patients, support the Information Desk, and assist staff with special projects. Must be available to attend required interviews, orientations, and trainings in May and June. Minimum total of 30 hours of service completed during summer months (July/August). Minimum of 4 hours of service per week, with a maximum of 12 hours per week. No break in service longer than two weeks during the duration of the program. No exceptions. Please do not apply if you know you will be gone for longer than two weeks this summer. More details:

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    UW Summer Nurse Camp - Current sophomores and juniors (who will be 16 years of age by July 17) and would like to get into nursing may now apply to this free week-long day camp. Open to all, with special invitation to students from diverse backgrounds and/or the first in their family to go to college. UW Nurse Camp runs July 17 - July 21, 2017. Transportation and overnight accommodations are not provided. Shadow nurses at UWMC in various hospital units. Get your CPR certification. Learn how to prepare for college and nursing school. Experience the School of Nursing Learning Lab. Meet new friends. Application deadline: April 14. Space is limited to 24. Questions?

    MultiCare’s Annual Nurse Camp: This free opportunity in Tacoma invites you to join professional nurses and other allied health care providers July 17-21, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Multcare Tacoma General and Mary Bridge Childrens hospitals as they care for patients in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Cancer Center, Labor & Delivery, Pediatric Care, and Adult Surgical Care areas. You will also participate in hands-on station rotations, mock codes, and even visit a local nursing school  Deadline: March 3, 2017. Details:

    Seattle Children’s Summer Nurse Camp: Applications online now for juniors- and seniors-to-be for June 27-29 camp, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Includes hands-on skills labs and clinical observations in nine pediatric departments. No patient contact involved. Deadline: April 14. Application:

    The World’s Most Complete Game Camp: July 1-19, 2017, University of Washington Seattle, Grades 10-12, day and overnight camp. Comprehensive, integrated and all-inclusive game camp with Life Cycle Learning, next-level activities and game company tours. Questions?



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    Shorecrest Summer Basketball Camp Counselors: Pump up excitement and skills for 9- to 13-year-olds and 6- to 8-year-olds by volunteering as a counselor at one or both summer hoops camps organized by Coach Fischer. Both camps are July 5-8, in the Shorecrest gym; tween “Skills” camp runs 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; younger hoopster session is 1-2 p.m. Details/RSVP:; 206.854.6101.

    Seattle Language & Culture Institute: Middle and high school students built cultural competency, practice communication and diplomacy skills and make friends from around the world during this July 11-29 day-time program at the University of Washington Seattle campus. Lunches, entry fees and curriculum included in $600 fee. Details:

    Film-Making Summer Workshop: This July 11-15 hands-on program helps students create a “business card” short film for college admissions portfolios; contest entries and/or personal reels. Included: three-hour morning lecture and three hours of afternoon videography daily, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at 13037 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, 98133. Cost: $700. Maximum enrollment: 16. Details: Ryan Smith,;

    7th Annual Shoreline Classic Car Show: Help out with cool cars, fun entertainment and popular all-ages activities Shoreline’s only Seafair event, co-hosted by Meridian Park PTSA. Flexible shifts available 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday, July 17, at 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline, to set up; assist with day-long activities; and take down after event. Details/RSVP: Holly DeGrazia at

    North City Neighborhood Association Community Picnic: Staff food tables, popcorn station and run games for children during this outdoor evening of summer fun, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 28, at North City Elementary, 816 N.E. 190th St., Shoreline. Details/RSVP: Victoria Ormsby, 206.501.9121,

    Tour de Terrace arts and crafts: Teach children and adults how to create various hands-on crafts during this Mountlake Terrace Seafair event, Saturday-Sunday, July 30-31, 22289 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace, 98043, with 3.5-hour shifts available each day (11:30-a.m.-3 p.m. and 3-6:30 p.m.) Help fair-goers create marble art; fish prints; bead bracelets and necklaces and pins; and duct tape wallets.  Details/RSVP: Dr. Chris Cannon, 425.273.5490.

    BAM ARTSfair: Bellevue Arts Museum 70th annual ARTSfair needs volunteers 14 years or older who want to work flexible shifts at the Pacific Northwest’s best-attended arts festival, July 29-31, in downtown Bellevue. Volunteers may work with independent artists; craft stations at KIDSfair; staff a booth or other roles. This free event also features a Sound & Movement Stage, food trucks, site specific artwork and more. Apply: Details: Elizabeth Lovecraft,

    Washington Trails Association: One-day work parties hosted Tuesdays-Sundays, year-round in the Puget Sound area. We also have regularly scheduled work parties at a variety of 185 trails around the state in northwest and southwest Washington, the Olympics and Spokane areas. Summer is the best time to be outdoors. No experience necessary; basic trail maintenance instruction provided. Bonus: great hiking! Find a trail work party >>

    Shoreline Little League All-Star Tournament: Volunteers needed for varied tasks at District 8 All-Star tournaments this summer. Majors & juniors softball tournaments at Shorewood High School, June 27-July 3. Baseball tourney for 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds July 2-11, at Hamlin Park fields #1 and #2. Juniors baseball tourney at Shorewood H.S., July 5-10. Sign Up at: Volunteer Spot. Questions? Contact Karen Sterkowicz at

    Park Clean up at Log Boom Park: Remove invasive plans and pick up trash along the lakeshore 9-11 a.m., Saturday, June 25, at the edge of Burke-Gilman Trail, 17415 61st Ave. N.E., Kenmore. Details: or 425.984.6166.

    BloodWorks NW Blood Drive: Arrange parent permission to donate healthy blood 1-6:45 p.m. (closed 3-4 p.m.) Monday, June 27, in Lake Forest Park Presbyterian Church the Fellowship Hall. To schedule: 1.800.398.7888 or; or email your name, preferred time(s), and preferred contact information (phone or email) to

    Kenmore 4th of July Fireworks Show: Help with information table; security; parking; trash pick-up; Target Zero booth and kids activities. Flexible shifts 6-11 p.m., Monday, July 4, at 17415 61st Ave. N.E. Details: or 425.984.6166.

    Swingin’ Summer Eve Used Book Sale: Volunteers needed to haul books from parking lot to sale site, set up and sort books and clean up at the end of the event. Sales benefit Ridgecrest neighborhood projects, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, at Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline. Contact:  Constance at

    Free Movie Night at Paramount Park: Ridgecrest Neighborhood Association hosts this outdoor event featuring “Finding Nemo.” Seating opens at 7:30 p.m.; movie at 9 p.m., Saturday, July 30, at Paramount Park, N.E. 155th Street and Eighth Avenue N.E. Six volunteers needed to set up and supervise inflatable toys, park clean-up and guest supervision. Details: SC 2002 grad Jeremiah Fulford-Foster,

    Shoreline Car Show: Help pack gift bags for the car show participants, and catalog trophies at the Shoreline Historical Museum, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6. On show day - Saturday,  August 20, two students needed to set out and organize the trophies, 10-11 a.m., at next to Shoreline Farmer’s Market in the upper parking lot at Sears/Central Market. Details: Vicki Stiles, 206-542-7111


    18th Annual Ridgecrest Neighborhood Ice Cream Social: 70 volunteers needed to serve lemonade; scoop ice cream; squirt whipped cream; bus tables, monitor inflatable toys, and more. Sign-ups in July for Thursday, Aug. 18, event that attracts 2,000 neighbors at Paramount Park, Northeast 155th Street and Eight Avenue Northeast. Volunteer one or more shifts (4-5:30 p.m.; 5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.). Register in late July at:  Patty Hale,

    Summer Concert Series in Kenmore: Help direct traffic, parking, information table, trash pickup and Target Zero booth, 5-9 p.m., Thursdays, July 7-Aug. 11, at 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., in Kenmore. Details: or 425.984.6166.

    Target Zero Outreach Team: Help spread awareness and tips about driving, walking and biking safely by joining the City of Kenmore’s Target Zero Initiative Education & Outreach Team. Introduce safety tips at community events and other activities throughout the year. The goal: eliminating pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities and serious injuries in Kenmore by increasing awareness of pedestrian, bicyclist and driver safety issues. Details: or 425.984.6166

    Shoreline branch of King County Library: Various tasks year-round, including Study Time Volunteers. See list of needs at:

    Meridian Park/Ballinger Neighborhood Associations Outdoor Movie Night: Host craft tables, pain faces, sell concessions and set-up/take-down activities, Saturday, Aug. 27, at Aldercrest Annex, 2545 N.E. 200th St., in Lake Forest Park. Flexible shifts run 4:30-10 p.m. Details: or 206.364.2821

    Shoreline Historical Museum: Two summer openings remain for student volunteers who can run hands-on program for children, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., near Shorewood High School, at 18501 Linden Ave. N.. Interview required. Details: museum director Vicki Stiles, 206.542.7111

    “The Works” Clothing Resource and the Back-to-School Consortium

    • Beginning July 1, pick up supplies from donors and donation boxes throughout the area and bring them to “The Works” at North City Elementary. If you have a vehicle, energy and muscles, this is a flexible job. Call 206.393.4916 for details.
    • Starting in August, begin sorting and hanging clothing donations for “The Works” and the Back-to-School Consortium events held in late August. Beyond dates/times listed below, flexible dates are open preparing for this district-wide event. Call 206.393.4916 to schedule a time or join a work party.
    • Work on assembly teams: Prepare school supplies to be included in Back-to-School backpacks, 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23, at North City Elementary, 810 N.E. 190th St., Shoreline, 98155.
    • Stuff backpacks with school supplies: 2-5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, at North City Elementary, 810 N.E. 190th St., Shoreline, 98155. 
    • Set-up for Back-to-School event, 2-5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, and/or clean up after backpack stuffing, 6-7 p.m., at North City Elementary, 810 N.E. 190th St., Shoreline.

    Red Cross First Aid/CPR: One-day and online classes available to help you obtain your two-year certificate. Looks great on resumes and often required for advanced camps. Available

    Co-ed Coding Camps at U.W.

    20 STEM-related camps:

    Youth Summer Camps at Edmonds Community College: Variety of opportunities, including Code Breakers; Minecraft Animator; Drawing for Teens; Jewelry for Teens; Nature Photography and more. Space is limited; scholarships are available. Details:

    University of Washington Summer Youth Programs 2016: Full-day courses and academies, and half-day courses in: Architecture; Engineering; Green Energy; Microbiology; Robotics; Art of Cinema; Book Arts; Screenwriting, Theater Arts and more. Details/registration:

    University of Washington's 2016 WaterWorks Environmental Engineering Workshop: Free one-week workshop, Aug. 22-26, for Seattle-area STEM 11th-12th graders, designed with a mix of labs, lectures, and field trips. Deadline: June 24. Details:

    Fircrest Residential Habilitation Center: Flexible summer, evening and weekend hours available for volunteers to engage with developmentally disabled residents in activities, including Connect Four game; puzzles; drawing; coloring; writing, and other crafts. Details: Vita, or 206.261.5637.

    POPY’S Café: Set up tables, serve and clean-up after meals at weekly dinners for neighbors in need, 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesdays, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 15414 N.E. 20th Ave., Shoreline. Co-hosted by YMCA. Details: Lindsay Miller, 206.569.7021

    Pacific Science Center: Volunteers needed during the summer and through the year to help with hands-on exhibits, greet guests or work behind the scenes. Special summer exhibit: “The Art of the Brick” featuring LEGOs. Apply online and indicate which type of open position interests you. Details: call (206) 443-2868 or email

    Museum of Flight: Boeing's "Above & Beyond" summer exhibition runs May 28-Sept. 11. Volunteers are needed to greet guests and answer questions; shifts vary. Training provided. Apply online: Details: Carol Thomson at

    Seattle Audubon Society’s Nature Camp: Junior Naturalist program provides leadership opportunities at Nature Camp for teens entering 10th-12th grade, weekdays, June 27-Sept. 2, 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Ideal for teens interested in nature, science, birds, being outdoors or working with children. Junior Naturalists work staff Naturalists, helping supervise campers, leading games and songs, reading stories, and leading at least one group activity per week. At least two full weeks required, but volunteers may sign up for extra weeks. Some paid internships available. Details: Where: Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle, 98115. Contact: Christine Scheele, 206-523-8243 ext. 19

    Kiwanis Camp Casey is looking for camp counselors!  Camp Casey is a week long summer camp on Whidbey Island for children ages 6-17 with physical disabilities. Enthusiastic, hard-working volunteer counselors ages 16-25 needed to make a difference in the lives of 90 youth with physical disabilities. Camp runs July 31 - August 6. Details:

    Ronald McDonald House near Seattle Children's Hospital: Participate in a games night or clean-up day; host a movie night; make a family meal, or organize a "necessities" drive for this home-away-from-home for families whose children are patients at Seattle Children's in Laurelhurst off Sand Point Way. Details:


    Accounting Career Awareness Program

    • FREE Career & College exploration program
    • Summer residency at UW
    • 10th-12th grade
    • Underrepresented minority students interested in accounting or business fields
    • or contact Marcus Harden at (425)586-1146

    Art Institute of Seattle: Summer Studio Workshops

    • Offers animation, audio, culinary arts, fashion, graphic design/interactive media design, interior design, photography, video
    • Contact 888-624-0300 or

    Associates in Tutoring & Academic Consulting

    Bioquest Academy

    Blue Ribbon Cooking & Culinary Center

    Boys and Girls Outdoor Leadership Development

    • 1-3 week camps for youths 11-18 years old
    • Develop communication, decision making and multi-cultural leadership skills through outdoor adventure, challenge and fun
    • Call local YMCA or go to

    Brain Camp-Study Smarter

    • For middle and high school students
    • Become more organized, resourceful and confident learners by discovering the most effective ways to study and manage schoolwork
    • or 206-533-2080

    Broadway Bound Children’s Theatre

    Bush School

    Camp Erin-King County

    • 3-day overnight grief support camp for kids & teens who’ve experience the death of a loved one
    • Free of charge to all participants
    • Camp River Ranch, near Carnation, WA
    • Space is limited and registration is required
    • 206-749-7689

    Cascade Climate Challenge

    • Tuition-free summer opportunity for high school students in WA & OR
    • Spend 3 weeks in the North Cascades traveling through the park and gathering firsthand information about climate change, developing leadership skills, self-confidence, and building experience to help with college admissions and explore career opportunities
    • Contact Megan McGinty: 360-854-2589 or

    Center for Student Opportunity (with summer opportunities)

    • helps students discover the many colleges & universities committed to serving traditionally underserved

    Cougar Quest Summer Camp

    • Residential academic summer camps for highly capable students on the WSU campus in Pullman, WA
    • Explore WSU campus
    • Grades 7-12
    • 509-335-1235 or

    Digipen Institute of Technology

    • Offers intensive, hands-on workshops to introduce students to video game programming, 3D animation, robotics, and game design
    • Redmond, WA for ages 5+
    • Call 425-558-0299

    Girl Scouts of Western Washington

    • Ages 6-17
    • 1 week art workshops, a program to develop leaders who value diversity, inclusion, and collaboration
    • Seattle, 800-767-6845 or

    Global Impact

    • Opportunity to make a difference in lives of people in developing countries
    • Contact Patricia Paquette, Seattle Community Colleges at 206-934-4105 or




    Global Youth Leadership Institute

    Seattle Goodwill Youth Year-Round Program

    • Youth must be 15-17 years old upon start of program on July 1 and currently enrolled in the Seattle Public School District
    • 8 week summer session: July 1-August 29. Program includes monthly workshops during the school year
    • Stipend available for up to $2,600
    • Applications may be picked up beginning of April 14, 2014 at 9:00 am-4:30 pm daily at the Seattle Job Training & Education Center located at 700 Dearborn Pl S.
    • Must attend one of the required orientation sessions on May 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 4-6 pm.
    • Contact Rob Jones at 206-860-5726 or

    Hidden Valley Camp

    • Ages 7-16 years old
    • Sailing, canoeing, swimming, overnights, dramatics, music and more
    • or call 425-844-8896

    Magnuson Park Green Teen Camp

    • Teens age 13-16 interested in urban forests & community engagement
    • A week of exploring urban forests, developing as young leaders, and engaging our community by leading our own forest restoration project
    • Participants will receive 30 service learning hours upon completion
    • Contact Elizabeth White at 206-255-4160 or

    Microsoft-High School Summer Internship Program

    • 8-10 weeks PAID includes transportation
    • At least 14 years old, available for entire program, have a fundamental knowledge of computers and basic word processing skills

    Mount Rainier Crews

    • 15 day service learning experiences for 15-19 years old (80 service hours total)
    • Living and working on Mt. Rainier doing trail work and restoration projects
    • Contact Megan Martin at 206-324-4649

    North Seattle Community College

    Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Summer Youth Leadership Program

    • International District/Chinatown Community Center, Seattle Public Schools
    • Helps students develop communication and leadership skills through fieldtrips and speakers
    • Open to all students but priority to juniors and seniors
    • Contact 206-223-0623

    Northwest School Summer Camp

    • For high school students to gain valuable leadership skills
    • Take part in a leadership class each morning where they will develop and implement group activities for the camp. Then lead mid-day meetings
    • Camp is at Northwest School from July-August
    • Visit

    One World Now

    PAINT Summer Leadership Program

    • Peer Advocates Inspiring New Thinking, is a leadership program for young people in high school to inspire change and new ways of thinking in our community
    • For young people that are interested in issues relating to social justice and want to cultivate leadership skills
    • All high school students that identify with the Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian communities are welcome
    • Count towards community service hours required to graduate
    • International District
    • For more information email

    PEMCO Summer Leadership Cmps

    • Several camps including one for Spanish speaking, deaf teens, cheerleading, and high school leadership-in partnership with the School Employees Credit Union of WA




    Princeton Review Summer Prep

    Refugee Women’s Alliance

    • Free, 5-week or 7-week program that allows students to participate in educational and fun activities over the summer
    • Includes workshops on health, nutrition, and social justice; “Create Your Own Memoir” Literary Workshop; Cooking Classes; College and career prep; Friday field trips to Seattle parks, museums, and events
    • 5 weeks- July 7th- August 8th; Tues, Thurs, Fri 10AM-2PM. For more information contact Angie Fioretti at 206-721-8451 or
    • 7 weeks- June 23rd-August 8th; Monday-Thursday from 9AM-2PM. For more information contact Jennifer Moore at 206-721-1178 (ext 224) or

    Seattle Audubon Society

    • Junior Naturalist Summer Program for high school students (entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grade next fall)
    • Provides teens with the opportunity to learn more about environmental education and how to work with children in an outdoor setting and receive service learning and community service. 
    • Visit or contact Kintea Bryant, M.Ed. at 206-523-8243 or

    Seattle Children’s Theatre Drama School

    • Ages 3 ½ - 21
    • Over 20 full-and half-day camps and classes, new classes each week, all summer long, dancing not required
    • or 206-443-0807

    Seattle Gymnastics Academy

    Seattle Parks and Recreation

    • Weekly and one-time classes and activities including yoga, martial arts, dance, art, environmental education, cooking, summer camp, sports leagues, and more
    • 206-684-4075 or




    Seattle Parks and Recreation Summer Youth Employment Opportunities

    • YES- Youth Engaged in Service. Ages 13-18
    • SOS- Summer of Service. For you youth entering the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades NEXT school year. Helps youth identify need in their community and make a difference while gaining leadership and work skills. Will receive $150 stipend when program is completed. Visit
    • STEP- Student Teen Employment Program. Ages 14-19. Participants who complete the program receive a stipend of $599. Applicant must be able to provide documentation of his/her eligibility to work in the US
    • Contact Gwen Wessels, 206-684-4575 or or or go to


    Lifeguard Training Team

    • Free program designed to train and certify Seattle’s youth in lifesaving skills
    • 8 week program for youth ages 15-17 years old
    • Designed to train participants to be lifeguards and build other job skills
    • Seattle Parks & Rec provides training, books, uniforms, and basic materials at no charge
    • Participants get the opportunity to test for certification at the end of the program
    • 206-684-4079 or email

    SYEP Summer Program

    • Offers work skills training and 7-week paid internships for youth who are between the ages of 15-17 years old (as of 4/15/14); live in Seattle; currently attend a Seattle public high school; come from a low-income family, and possess educational and/or employment barriers
    • Applications due April 14, 2014
    • Call 206-386-1375

    South Seattle Community College

    • Geometry & an SAT Prep course during the summer
    • For more information call the Academic Center at 206-768-6600

    Summer Search Foundation

    • Offers low-income students the chance to step out of their environments, expands their horizons, and changes their futures.
    • Ongoing program throughout high school and college
    • Scholarships available
    • or 206-729-0911

    Summer Theatre Camps

    • Ages 3-18; Opportunity to learn how to act, sing, dance, and perform
    • 206-232-4145 or

    Teens in Public Service (TIPS)

    • Hires teen ages 15-19 and gives them paid summer internships working at non-profit organizations.
    • TIPS interns work to provide affordable housing and services to the homeless, tutor at-risk youth, gain hands-on experience in the medical, science, and environmental fields, and provide cultural enrichment and educational opportunities to children and families
    • Participate in leadership trainings, service activities, and public speaking events
    • Need 2 letters of recommendation
    • or 206-985-4647

    YMCA girls Leadership Camp


    Youth in Focus

    • Ages 13-19
    • Learn about photography at many different levels
    • All students receive a $1,000 scholarship to cover all costs associated with the program
    • Offering classes in beginning, intermediate, and advanced black and white photography, in addition to beginning digital classes
    • 206-723-1479 or


    • Offering a paid internship opportunity at Microsoft for underserved teens that provides hand-on experience and exposure to business and marketing, and career exploration during the school year
    • or contact Amanda at 206-436-1843 or

    The 5th Avenue Theatre

    • Develop your skills and train with some of Broadway’s finest performers at a nationally recognized theater
    • Students in grade 6-12 take classes in voice, dance, and acting
    • 206-625-1418 or

    University Summer Programs

    UW- Seattle Architectural Studies

    July 15-26, 1PM-4PM

    UW-Seattle Computer Programming in Java I

    Sessions 1 & 2 – June 17-18 AND July 1-12, 9am-12pm

    UW-Seattle Computer Programming in Java II

    July 15-26, 9am-12pm

    UW-Seattle Introduction to Engineering Design and Process

    July 22-Aug 2, 9am-3pm

    UW-Seattle Project Splash: Girls Designing Underwater Robots!

    July 8-12, 9am-4pm. High school girls only

    UW-Seattle Intensive Screenwriting Workshop

    June 24-July 5, 9am-3pm (no classes July 4th)

    UW-Seattle Writers Workshop

    July 8-19, 9am-12pm

    UW-Seattle Sharpen Your Writing Skills

    June 17-21 AND July 8-12, 9am-12pm

    UW-Seattle Climate Quest: Climate Science and Digital Media Communications

    • 10,11,12 grades
    • Learn about climate change from people that research or work on applying climate science
    • Call 206-543-6521

    UW-Seattle College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

    • Introduce eligible high school students to a variety of academic and scholarship opportunities
    • CAMP helps ensure students are empowered to study and know of both academic and financial assistance opportunities
    • Contact Carlos Gonzalez at 509-203-5264

    UW-Seattle: Cybercamps

    UW-Seattle: GenOM Project-and Science research

    Contact Elena Hernandez at 206-221-4614 or

    UW-Seattle: Math Academy


    UW Seattle

    • Advanced study program high school students can enroll in regular UW courses during the summer, including intensive language programs.
    • Credits can be transferable
    • Criteria: 3.3 GPA

    UW Seattle-Summer Youth Programs (SYP)

    • Academically-oriented, non-credit, enrichment for elementary, middle, and high school students
    • Computer programming, screen writing, academic writing skills, dance and more
    • 206-685-8936 or

    UW Seattle Summer Youth Programs





    • Offer unique, hands-on enrichment opportunities for children, tweens, and teens
    • Enroll in full day camps and half-day short courses led by highly qualified and experienced instuctors
    • Interest in STEM, visual and performing arts, and humanities

    UWA School of Nursing/UW Medical Center Camp Seattle

    • Increase awareness for underrepresented high school sophomores and juniors interested in nursing
    • Contact Carolyn Chow at 206-543-8736 or 


    • Summer Institute for Mathematics at UW
    • Designed for a select group of enthusiastic and talented high school students who want an intense and challenging summer math experience
    • Faculty is selected from active research mathematician and scientists from prominent universities and companies

    UWA Medical Center

    • Summer teen volunteer program
    • 206-598-4218 or
    • Must be 14+ years old
    • Must me mature, reliable, self-directed, moticated, and present with a good customer service and communication skills

    Washington State University Summer Advantage

    • For incoming freshmen only
    • Usually from June to July
    • Mini semester offers a jump on GER courses, college survival skills

    Washington State University

    • Pullman, WA: Cougar Camp
    • Includes workshops such as, Lego Mindstorm Robots, Environmental Sciences, Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, and many more

    Western Washington University (WWU)

    • College Quest –A pre-college experience for students entering grades 10-12

    Western Washington University


     Shorecrest girls! Consider a hot career in firefighting by participating in "Camp Blaze" in North Bend - Coming again in Summer 2016! This popular week-long camp in late July/early August covers aerial ladder climbing; hose handling; apparatus breathing; live fire training; search-and-rescue training and more. Go to:

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    UW Nurse Camp 2014

    Are you currently a high school sophomore or junior (who will be 16 years of age by July 21, 2014) interested in learning what the nursing field is all about? Do you want to know how to get into nursing school? Apply to participate in the University of Washington School of Nursing's Nurse Camp 2014! This FREE week-long day camp is geared toward increasing access and opportunities in nursing to minority and low-income high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp.

    When: July 21 - July 25, 2014.

    Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m., April 15, 2014 at

    Students will be selected based on how well they match themselves and their interests to the field of nursing. Space is limited to the 24 most qualified applicants who also meet our eligibility requirements.

    This is a DAY camp; transportation and overnight accommodations are NOT provided. If you live outside the Seattle area, overnight accommodations, transportation to and from the UW Seattle campus, and meals outside of Nurse Camp are your responsibility.

    In camp, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Shadow nurses at UWMC in various hospital units
    • Get your CPR certification!
    • Learn how to prepare for college and how to prepare to get into nursing school
    • Have a chance to learn in the School of Nursing Learning Lab!
    • Connect with nurses, students and faculty at UW, your future mentors
    • Meet new friends!
    • Get cool free stuff! 

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    North Cascades Institute (

    Canoe! Backpack! Camp! No experience necessary. This eight-day Outdoor Leadership course for 14-16 year-olds and 16-day Science and Sustainability course for 16-18 year-olds covers it all in July and August 2016

    What: Educational wilderness trips to learn education, conservations and stewardship. he Science and Sustainability Course also includes a service project component when the students return to their home communities. The Science and Sustainability course includes a service project when students return to their home communities (and will earn you valuable Shorecrest Community Service hours!). Scholarships are available.

    Where: North Cascades National Park and Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. 

    When: July and August 2014 (see application link for exact dates).

    For more details, contact: Matt Kraska, Youth Leadership instructor, North Cascades Institute, 360.854.2579,

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    Food Lifeline (Shoreline)

    "We have the perfect opportunity for you to learn new skills, try out a new field, or explore a career in non-profits. Choose the specific department at Food Lifeline that most closely matches your experience or your educational/career interest, and we can work with you to meet your individual requirements and give you a meaningful internship experience.  Email if you would like to learn more or to submit an internship request."

    *This opportunity potentially qualifies as an internship for SCP - Senior Culminating Project, required for Shorecrest graduation.