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About Blazing Trails

          Located at Pathfinder K-8 School in West Seattle, Blazing Trails is a non-profit before-and-after-school childcare program for school-age children ages five through twelve. We also offer a summer day camp enrichment program.

          Since 1995, we have been dedicated to supporting families in our community as we help each child develop good communication skills and celebrate their own uniqueness. We maintain a space that encourages intellectual, physical and social growth with respect for others and the natural environment. If you would like to know more about the Blazing Trails program, click the links below or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

A few general notes for parents:

  • We are separate from Pathfinder K-8, so any messages sent there will not make it to us.

  • Blazing Trails provides care for children who receive different kinds of subsidy payments. In the past, these have included DSHS subsidy lump sum payments & co-pays, City of Seattle Comprehensive Childcare Program assistance, and more. Please, see Licensing Information (210) for more details, and feel free to Contact Us with questions. 

  • Blazing Trails staff members are mandated under the Child Protective Services Act to report any incident with reasonable cause of abuse or neglect to the appropriate authorities. Please see Mandated Reporting of Suspected Abuse & Neglect (410) for more information.

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