We are happy to announce the application process to become a camp counselor for Tyee’s 6th grade Camp Orkila trip is now officially open! Please use this as a checklist to ensure you have completed all required forms.


Feb. 13th – Application and information goes out.

March 31st – Applications are DUE.

April 7th – Administrators review discipline & grade records.

April 26th – Interviews after school. (small groups, 3-4 students. 15 minutes per group)

April 28th – Applicants know if they have been selected.

May 3rd – Mandatory Training with YMCA staff in the after school.

May 17th – Training #2

May 22nd – Training #3 – (8:00-4:00) *Bring luggage.

May 23rd – Bring your daypack. Leave for Camp Orkila.


Please be sure you can attend the mandatory trainings (do you have a part-time job and need to request time off?)

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.