Summer Learning for Kids

Eco Camps
Education doesn't end with the school year. Summer is a great time to learn and explore. Our educators coordinate with local park districts to offer experiences that connect kids to our local environment.

Camp information for 2019 will be available early in the year. Please sign up for notifications to find out when registration is open.
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EcoGarden Camp
We’ll explore the outdoors through the park’s different types of gardens. Learn about plants, insects, soil and worms while playing games, making art, creating experiments and reading stories, all while learning about the importance of teamwork and sustainability. Ages 9–12
Taught by Pierce County Environmental Educators, partnering with Pierce County Master Gardeners
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Eco Explorers Adventure Camps
Discover unique areas of Pierce County through exploration, adventure and creative play. Ages 5–14
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Summer Science SeaCamp
Explore the worlds of the beach and sea in new ways that bring science to life! Campers will take beach explorations, boat trips and outings to environmentally diverse sites. Ages 9–12
Summer Reading Programs
There is so much to see and do at your library this summer!  All activities are FREE.
Upcycled musical instrumentsPierce County Library System
Trash to Treasured Musical Instruments
Become a rock star for the planet and explore creative ways to make your own instruments at home. Play with our upcycled musical instruments to see how you can use things around the house, from the trash, and outside to create your own rock’n sounds! Ages 5+