Edgar Acevedo MSc
4030 86th Ave SE
Mercer Island WA 98040
For Tuition Rates and Questions please email or call the Program Manager.
What we do
Kids Co. at Northwood, located at Northwood Elementary on Mercer Island, provides quality child care for our before and after-school programs focused on building students’ self-confidence, Support the social-emotional ability, life skills, and curiosity. We use the STEM AND STEAM Approach to our center activities and toys. we've joined the NASA Science Resources to enhance our program. our before-school care program, students have many options to start their day out on the right foot, including self-directed play, open-ended teacher-led activities, and nutritious breakfast. The morning session ends with a group clean-up and morning meeting. The after-school programs serve as a time for students to wind down after a long day at school. Snacks are available upon arrival. Our after-school program is based on choice. Students make decisions to participate in our daily activity, indoor free-play, or outdoor/gym active play. A dedicated homework time allows students a safe and supportive environment to get a start on their homework. A group clean-up and evening meeting finish off our day.
Summer Day Camp-Summer of Discovery!
June - August 2019
Our Kids Co. Summer Day Camps keep kids active, having fun, and learning all summer long so come along with us!
Kids will play with friends, create and explore new things, and travel to different places each week.
We are excited to launch our new programs, Kids Co.’s Big Read and Summer Run for Fun. Each day kids will dive into good books and track their progress, and collect “reading” tokens. Summer Run for Fun is our way of incorporating exercise, in a fun way, into our daily routine. Kids will earn “running shoes” tokens and track how far they’ve run, jogged, walked, or even skipped.
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- 4-5 days a week, $299
- 3 days a week, $225
- 2 days a week, $150
World Travelers - June 25 to June 28 (closed Monday, June 24th)
Where in the world do you want to go? Join us as we visit far-away places like South America, Asia, Europe, and more. Each day is a different destination as we take a look at the food, crafts, and games from around the globe. Special Event: Luau
Super Sports - July 1 to July 5 (closed Thursday, July 4th)
Get ready to experience a whole host of sports! This week, kids will stay active, learning about sportsmanship and teamwork through a variety of hands-on games. Field Trips: Seahurst Park and Seattle Storm
Kids Co. Lab - July 8 to July 12
This week is all about the wonderful world of science! Each day we’ll hypothesize, test, and learn about science through hands-on activities. From chemistry to robots and more, this week is about learning fun and new information about the world around us. Field Trips: Mini Golf and Climbing Course at High Trek and Crossroads Park Splash Pad
Big Adventure Week - July 15 to July 19
Take the road less traveled and find yourself hiking in the deep woods, combing beaches, and exploring new places to go. We’ll draw treasure maps and hear about explorers who traveled to the ends of the earth. Join in the fun game challenges held each day. Field Trips: Fish Hatchery, Mercer Island Children's Park, and Outback Kangaroo Farm
Creative Campers - July 22 to July 26
This week is all about the arts! Kids can dabble in paint, create with clay, or find any other number of ways to be creative. Music, dance, drama, and photography will give everyone a chance to find new creative ways to play. Our field trips will take us out to experience the arts around town. Field Trips: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Luther Burbank Park
Nature Unleashed - July 29 to August 1 (closed Friday, August 2nd)
The ground under our feet has powerful things to tell us. This is the week to experience nature unleashed. Discover earthquakes, tsunamis, monster storms and more through fun activities, science experiments, and field trips. Field Trip: Japanese Garden Special Event: Scavenger Hunt
Inventor's Workshop - August 5 to August 9
Join us for a chance to build and create every day! This week, each child will have a chance to stretch their STEM skills and learn how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math can be put to use in exciting ways. We’ll use Legos, wood, cardboard, and other building materials to start us down the road to great inventions. Field trips will add to the already great week. Field Trips: Seattle Reptile Guy and Living Computer Museum & Labs
Farm to Table - August 12 to August 16
All about good eats! Kids have the chance to put on their chef hats and create easy, healthy meals. Each day, we’ll create a new menu or visit a cool place like our local farms, markets, restaurants, or bakeries. On-site Guest: Seattle Cucina
Sights of the Sound - August 19 to August 23
The Puget Sound will be our playground this week. From beaches to nature hikes and Native American history to the history of flight, we have so much to learn from places right here in the Pacific Northwest! We’ll explore nearby neighborhoods, learning about history, science, culture and more. So much fun, and only one week. Field Trips: Discovery Park and Sammamish Animal Sanctuary
Best Week Ever - August 26 to August 29 (closed Friday, August 30th)
So many good things happened during the summer that we want to do them twice! Expect to find the best of the popular games, awesome projects kids loved, and field trips we never wanted to leave. This is our wind-down week, and we want to have the most fun we can. Field Trip: Mercer Island Children's Park Special Event: Penny Carnival at Kids Co. at Cascadia (old school carnival games and competitions for all the Kids Co. campers!)
NOTE: Field trips subject to change.