Summer Camp - Mt Rainier - Olympia - 2020

Youth Program

Mountaineers Summer Camp - Olympia

Mt Rainier Week - We will spend Monday doing local activities and a prep hike, followed by over night camping at Mt Rainier Tuesday - Friday.

This exciting week is for youth ages 8-13 and includes one day in Olympia, followed by 4 days/3 nights camping at our Irish Cabin property near Mt. Rainier National Park! 

Monday - We’ll spend some time getting to know each other with fun games, followed by preparing for the week ahead by learning about Mt. Rainier National Park as well as the volcano itself. We’ll get dialed in on our camp skills, such as setting up tents, cooking with stoves, filtering water. We will spend the afternoon swimming in the lake, and will cap off the day with some fun games, and final prep for the trip.

Campers arrive Tuesday morning ready for camping. We will spend the morning learning about Leave No Trace and 10 essentials, and after a quick lunch we will be on our way to Rainier. Once camp is all set up we will have time for some adventuring before dinner. Our evening will be filled with campfire, stargazing, songs, and games.

Wednesday and Thursday will be all about exploring and getting great views of Mt. Rainier on some awesome day hikes! Hikes may include Chenuis Falls, Spray Park, Eunice Lake, Tolmie Peak Lookout, or Summit Lake. We will split groups into younger and older groups, so we can go at an appropriate pace for little legs. We’ll cap off our hikes with some wading/swimming in Mowich Lake before we head back to camp for a hearty meal.

Friday begins with a big breakfast, camp cleanup, and short skills session before we all hop back into the car to head back to Olympia Friends Meeting Hall.  We will arrive back around 3:30 with time to share our stories with our families.

Program Requirements
Program Activity Date Availability Leader
Overnight Camp (optional)
Olympia Friends Meeting House
Mon, Jul 6, 2020
Registration closes Jul 4
23 participants
Olympia Friends Meeting House
Tue, Jul 7, 2020
Registration closes Jul 5
23 participants
Irish Cabin Property
Wed, Jul 8, 2020
Registration closes Jul 6
23 participants
Irish Cabin Property
Thu, Jul 9, 2020
Registration closes Jul 7
23 participants
Irish Cabin Property
Fri, Jul 10, 2020
Registration closes Jul 8
23 participants
Roster
Required Equipment
  • Day Pack
  • Water Bottle
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Closed toed shoes
  • Bathing Suit and Towel (on specified Day)
  • Warm layer & raincoat
Program Materials

There are no materials for this program.