The University of Washington: Facilities Services

Summer Youth Camps, Sports Camps & Clinics and Other Youth Activities on the UW Seattle Campus

Summer Youth Camps, Sports Camps & Clinics and Other Youth Activities on the UW Seattle Campus

Child Drop-Off, Pick-Up & Parking Options

Some camps located on the UW Seattle campus offer printable child drop-off/pick-up permits which can be found below. Locate your specific camp and print that permit. Display it on your dashboard so that it can be read from outside the vehicle. This allows you 45 minutes to pick-up or drop-off your child at specific locations convenient to your camp. If you need to park, the following options are available to you. If you need disability/wheelchair accommodations, please contact us at 206-616-8710 or stop at a gatehouse and pay for a disabilty/wheelchair permit.

These drop-off and parking options are always available to all camp attendees:

  • Free, 45-minute child drop-off permits from any gatehouse - valid in assigned lot(s) only. Gatehouses are located at each entrance to campus:

    • On 17th Ave NE south of NE 45th Street (gate 2);
    • On Pend Orielle Road below McMahon Hall (gate 3);
    • On NE 40th St west of 15th Ave NE (gate 5).
  • Lot E-1 on Montlake north of IMA and tennis courts ($6 flat rate, cash only, no refunds);

  • Public parking in front of IMA/Graves buildings on Montlake (pay stations is available for $3/hr cash or credit card);

Also, please review your registration and online information to make sure that you are not using outdated instructions.

Experimental Education Unit(EEU)
The EEU is a comprehensive early childhood center providing inclusive educational services for children with and without disabilities.
Ages infant - 7

Gear Up
The University of Washington state GEAR UP Project is a university-based pre-college program serving students and teachers in state-wide networks of middle and high schools.
Ages 11-18
Email Gear Up for more information

Henry Art Gallery
The Henry Art Gallery is a nationally recognized center for the exploration of visual culture and offers family and children’s art programs.
All ages
206-534-2280 gallery
206-543-2281 administrative
Email Henry Art Gallery for more information

Intramural Activities Building
The IMA is the campus health and fitness center. Children 16 and older may participate as a guest of a current student, faculty or staff member, or spouse/registered same-sex domestic partner. There is a $8 fee per use, and the sponsor of the guest must be present.
Ages 16 and older
Email the IMA for more information

Making Connections
Making Connections, sponsored by the University of Washington Women’s Center, is a mentoring program for socioeconomically disadvantaged high school girls in the Seattle area, promoting college enrollment and offering career explorations in math, science, and technology.
Ages 14-18

Dub’s Club
For a $25 membership for August through May, kids get free general admission to many UW sports events, a $10 admission to a Husky football game, a T-shirt, and more. Space is limited to the first 500 applications received. Ages 12 and under

Summer Day Camp at the Arboretum
UW Summer Day Camp is an exciting educational all-day program. Kids investigate a different theme in each of three sessions using art, science, drama, and creative writing.
Ages 6-12
Email UW Summer Day Camp

UW Summer Quarter Advanced Study Program
High school students can earn college credit by enrolling in UW courses during the summer. Students take regular UW courses taught by regular UW faculty side-by-side with regular UW and summer-only students.
Ages 14-18
Email UW Summer Program

Washington Summer Sports Camps
This UW site lists summer sports camps, operated independently of the athletic department, in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, women’s gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.

UW Libraries Children’s and Young Adult Literature
This page includes links for finding books, articles, electronic journals, book reviews, and special topics and events.
Ages 5 and over
206-685-2771 librarian
Email UW Libraries

Washington Park Arboretum
Washington Park Arboretum has 230 acres of landscaped and natural areas, wetlands, and a world-class collection of 10,000 trees, shrubs, and other plants. Contact the Arboretum for information on youth and family programs.
Ages K-8
Email Washington Park Arboretum

Campus Parking Gatehouses
UW Campus Gatehouse Hours
- Monday - Friday [ 6am - 9pm ]
- Saturday [7am - noon ]

Gatehouse Fees

Garage Height Restrictions

For garage height information, click here. If you are visiting the UW Medical Center or hospital, contact the UWMC Parking Manager with questions at 206-598-5275 or You may also contact the Triangle Garage at (206) 598-3460.