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Home Tacoma & Pierce Co. 2020 Summer Blast! (Tacoma, June 10 & 11)

2020 Summer Blast! (Tacoma, June 10 & 11)

STARS Credits: 5

Summer Blast returns on June 10 & 11, 2020!

Summer Blast is a 2-Day training experience where Youth Development Professionals have a chance to gear up for their Summer Programs.  

The training is designed to give front line staff direct takeaway's that they can implement immediately. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of content such as ACES, On the Spot Fun, Large group Management & much more.

Whether you are entering your 1st Summer program or your 20th, Summer Blast! has something to offer you! 

Workshop Descriptions & Registration will open in the spring - stay tuned!

Most SOWA workshops and webinars are STARS approved. Classes fill quickly and registrations are processed in the order received. Your registration is not complete until payment is received.

If you have a question regarding:

    • Workshops in Spokane County, contact Benjamin Baird at bbaird [at]

    • Workshops in King County, contact Janell Jordan at jjordan [at]

    • Best Starts for Kids workshops or meetings, contact Lex Gavin at lgavin [at]

    • Workshops in Pierce County, contact Holy Chea at hchea [at]

    • OSPI - 21st Century Community Learning Center workshops, contact Lindy Ah Sam at lahsam [at]

    • General Community Workshops or STARS Credit for Licensed Child Care Providers, contact Nerrisah Townsend at ntownsend [at]

    • For all other inquiries regarding trainings or workshops, contact Sheely Mauck at smauck [at] or call the Seattle main office number at 206.323.2396

SOWA reserves the right to cancel any training event two business days prior to the event. In case of cancellation, registrants will be notified and registration fees refunded. If you cannot attend a training event, we will refund your registration fees only if we are contacted at least two business days prior to the event. Otherwise, no refunds will be given.