Camp Pierce

July 5-August 12, 2016

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lakewood Community Center

Back by popular demand - Camp Pierce summer day camps are designed for young adults ages 20-30 with disabilities.

General Information

Campers ages 20-30 participate in personally enriching activities within the community including volunteering, visiting parks/other organizations, and taking fun weekly field trips.

Campers will learn about and use public transportation, enhance socialization with peers and community members, increase independence skills, and build their resumes.

This summer day camp that will be housed out of the Lakewood Community Center where campers will participate in crafts, sports, cooking and other activities.

Young adults ages 20-30 with disabilities

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Field Trip Information

Weekly Dates
Field Trip
Week 1 - July 5-8 Seattle Aquarium $100
Week 2 - July 11-15 Movie Theater $100
Week 3 - July 18-22 Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium $100
Week 4 - July 25-29 Wild Hare Farm Tour $100
Week 5 - August 1-5 Century Link Field Tour
Week 6 - August 8-12 Bowling
*Fee includes camp management plus admission fees and transportation for field trips.


Sign up for one week at a time or all four weeks. Each week of camp will be limited to the first 13 registered participants, but must meet a minimum of 10 campers by June 20 to be held.

  • Fee is $100/camper per week - Registration deadline is June 20
  • Space is limited to the first 13 registered each week
  • 2016 Registration Form

Open Registration Night:
Tuesday - May 3, 2016
5:30-6:30 pm
Lakewood Community Center
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW, Lakewood 98499


Parents/Caregivers are responsible for transporting their camper to and from camp in a timely fashion. Campers meet each morning at the main entrance to the site. Pierce Transit Shuttle services may be available depending on where you live. For more shuttle information call 253-581-8100.

Special Note

  • Camp is limited to the first 16 registered participants
  • Campers must be toilet trained
  • Campers must not pose a threat to self or others
  • Campers must be ambulatory (the ability to move unassisted using feet, crutches, walker, wheelchair, etc.)
  • Campers must have a Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) available at

2015 - Camp Pierce volunteers and staff named Volunteer Group of the Month for August by the Emergency Food Network

At Mother Earth Farm, they freed up weedy rhubarb for food banks and lavender for pollinators, shelled hundreds of dry beans and composted old seedlings. At the Repack Project, they repackaged 2,400 pounds of oats.

The hard work and support by Camp Pierce volunteers and staff were truly an inspiring example that we will carry with us the rest of summer!

- Merrit Reed,
Volunteer Coordinator
Emergency Food Network

Questions about the camp?

Contact Jenn at (253)798-2997 or email.