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.
PenMet Parks 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
Pierce County Parks & Recreation and Foss Waterway Seaport 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 5–14
Summer Reading Programs
There is so much to see and do at your library this summer! All activities are FREE.
Pierce 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+