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Use this free directory from School’s Out Washington to search camps, classes, and support programs for children and young people (ages 5 to 24).

Welcome to Elevate Washington!

From camps and after-school classes to services and support, this free directory features Washington programs that help build lifelong skills, improve academic performance, provide safe spaces outside the school day and inspire young people (ages 5 to 24) to discover their passions.

Vamos Outdoors Project is building community through connection to the land and access to the outdoors.

Whatcom and Skagit counties are known for their rich agriculture and breathtaking views of the North Cascades. However, access to its dense nature is often limited to those with the means to get outside. Beginning in 2018, the  Vamos Outdoors Project began their mission of “building community through connection to the land and access to the outdoors.” What, on the surface, appears to be a traditional sports program is also deeply committed…

Community Spotlights

Elevate Washington shines a light on youth programs and youth-serving organizations across our state. We tell community-connected stories that focus on great programming, innovation, leadership and data-informed insights.

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More Community Spotlights

Salish School of Spokane

Powering cultural renewal and building a stronger, healthier community.

By School's Out Washington (2021 Annual Report)
Coyote Central & Coyote North

The expansion of curiosity, creativity, and collaboration—a Q&A with one of Seattle's most innovative and accessible expanded le

By School's Out Washington

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