Olympia Youth Activities & Events

Mountain Workshop - HOCM- Olympia

Mountain Workshop - HOCM

Wed, Feb 7, 2018 - Wed, Oct 1, 2025
No Prerequisites
10 participants
Registration closed Dec 31
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Take a Hike

Take a Hike - Hands On Children's Museum

Day Hiking & Youth Youth activity: Mountain Workshop - HOCM
Help kids and families at the Hands on Children's Museum learn about hiking through a
Wed, Apr 4, 2018
No Prerequisites
0 participants 7 instructors
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Day Hike - Harstine Island to McMicken Island

Day Hike - Harstine Island to McMicken Island

Day Hiking & Family Trip
FAMILY HIKE—preference is given to well prepared 4 year old children with parent or guardian.
Sun, Apr 29, 2018
No Prerequisites
8 participants 2 leaders
Canceled
Olympia Branch
Carla Jonientz
Qualified Youth Leader
Point Defiance Park

Day Hike - Point Defiance Park

Day Hiking & Family Trip
FAMILY HIKE - Preference is given to well-prepared kids 4 years and older accompanied by
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, May 5, 2018
No Prerequisites
5 participants 2 leaders
Olympia Branch
Carol Froelich
Placeholder Routes & Places

Day Hike - Mima Mounds

Day Hiking & Family Trip
Wildflower Family Hike and Picnic. It is time to be awed by the camas lilies
Difficulty: Easy
Thu, May 10, 2018
No Prerequisites
3 participants 1 leader
Registration closed May 8
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
City Campout

City Campout - Squaxin Park

Youth Field trip: Mountain Workshop - City of Olympia - 2018
Camping Education with the City of Olympia
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Jun 23, 2018 - Sun, Jun 24, 2018
No Prerequisites
7 participants
Registration closed Jun 21
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
SPIRE Rock

Indoor/Outdoor Wall Climb - SPIRE Rock

Climbing, Youth & Family Trip
A fun youth outing to a man-made climbing spire at Sprinker park in Spanaway. Top
Wed, Jun 27, 2018
No Prerequisites
1 participant 2 leaders
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Urban Adventure - Tumwater Falls Park

Urban Adventure - Tumwater Falls Park

Urban Adventure, Youth & Family Trip
Join us for a 0.5 mile loop stroll around Tumwater Falls Park to see and
Difficulty: Easy
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Canceled
Olympia Branch
Michelle Garcia
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Camp

Day Camp - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Camp-Olympia
Wind & Waves: Bring your swim gear and get ready for kayak, canoe, and water
Tue, Aug 7, 2018
No Prerequisites
21 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Indoor/Outdoor Wall Climb - Evergreen State College

Indoor/Outdoor Wall Climb - Evergreen State College

Climbing, Youth & Family Trip
Meeting place and time Join us at the Evergreen State College, just outside the Rec
Difficulty: Easy
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
No Prerequisites
6 participants 3 leaders
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Discover Nature and Animals

Discover Nature and Animals - Hands On Children's Museum

Exploring Nature Youth activity: Mountain Workshop - HOCM
Program for kids and families at the Hands on Children's Museum.
Thu, Aug 30, 2018
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Urban Adventure - Three Volcanoes Cabin

Urban Adventure - Three Volcanoes Cabin

Urban Adventure, Youth & Family Trip
Family Overnight for one or two nights. Can connect with Harmony Trail hike on Saturday
Sat, Sep 1, 2018 - Mon, Sep 3, 2018
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
11 participants 2 leaders
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Ape Caves & Volcano Viewpoint

Day Hike - Ape Caves

Day Hiking Trip
This adventurous family hike will take us on a rugged 1.5 mile walk and rock
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, Sep 9, 2018
No Prerequisites
9 participants 2 leaders
Olympia Branch
Janet Beagley
Olympia Explorers Hike

Olympia Explorers Hike - Youth Trip

Day Hiking & Youth Field trip: Explorers-Olympia
9:00am group that will Day Hike To Tolmie Peak.
Sat, Oct 6, 2018
No Prerequisites
7 participants
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Olympia Explorers Hike

Olympia Explorers Hike - Eunice Lake & Tolmie Peak Lookout

Day Hiking & Youth Field trip: Explorers-Olympia
8:00am group day hike to Tolmie Peak
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, Oct 6, 2018
No Prerequisites
12 participants
Olympia Branch
Janet Beagley
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - The Olympia Center

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
We will be discussing and preparing for ROCK CLIMBING!
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
No Prerequisites
30 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Olympia Explorers Climbing

Olympia Explorers Climbing - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Field trip: Explorers-Olympia
Climbing Trips for Explorers
Sat, Nov 10, 2018
No Prerequisites
28 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Briggs YMCA

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
We will be discussing and preparing for SNOW SHOEING!!
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
No Prerequisites
24 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Olympia Explorers Snowshoe - Paradise

Olympia Explorers Snowshoe - Paradise

Snowshoeing & Youth Field trip: Explorers-Olympia
Snowshoeing with Olympia Explorers
Difficulty: Easy, Easy/Moderate
Sun, Dec 9, 2018
No Prerequisites
32 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Briggs YMCA

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Mon, Jan 7, 2019
No Prerequisites
20 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Briggs YMCA

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 6:30-8:00pm.
Mon, Jan 28, 2019
No Prerequisites
22 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Sequalitchew Canyon & Dupont Bluff

Urban Adventure - Sequalitchew Canyon & Dupont Bluff

Urban Adventure & Family Trip
Dynamite Hike for Families. The hike will begin with a visit to the DuPont History
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, Feb 3, 2019
No Prerequisites
9 participants
Olympia Branch
Carol Froelich
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Tue, Feb 26, 2019
No Prerequisites
24 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Stewardship - Oakland Bay Historical Park (Shelton)

Stewardship - Oakland Bay Historical Park (Shelton)

Stewardship, Youth & Family Trip
Come out for a fun day installing some new tree swallow nest boxes at Oakland
Difficulty: *Varies*
Sun, Mar 3, 2019
No Prerequisites
7 participants 1 leader
Olympia Branch
Mary Birchem
Qualified Youth Leader
Activity - Hands On Children's Museum

Activity - Hands On Children's Museum

Family Lecture: Mini Mountaineers
Activities based at the Hands On Children's Museum will feature one of the 10 essentials
Mon, Mar 4, 2019
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Olympia Branch
Becky Nielsen
Outdoor Skills for Families - Olympia - 2019

Wilderness Skills 2019

Mon, Mar 11, 2019 - Sat, Mar 23, 2019
No Prerequisites
26 participants
Registration closed Mar 9
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Outdoor Skills Classes - The Olympia Center

Outdoor Skills Classes - The Olympia Center

Day Hiking Lecture: Wilderness Skills 2019
Two classes and one practicum are mandatory for Outdoor Skills. This class provides basic information
Mon, Mar 11, 2019
No Prerequisites
30 participants
Canceled
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Outdoor Skills Classes - The Olympia Center

Outdoor Skills Classes - The Olympia Center

Day Hiking Lecture: Wilderness Skills 2019
Classes that are mandatory for Outdoor Skills. This provides basic information about how to be
Mon, Mar 18, 2019
No Prerequisites
30 participants
Canceled
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Outdoor Skills Practicum

Outdoor Skills Practicum - Squaxin Park

Day Hiking Field trip: Wilderness Skills 2019
Families will practice the skills that were learned in the wilderness skills classes during a
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Mar 23, 2019
No Prerequisites
0 participants
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Hike - Squaxin Park

Day Hike - Squaxin Park

Day Hiking Trip
An easy hike for families new(ish) to the Mountaineers or to hiking in general. We
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, Mar 24, 2019
No Prerequisites
7 participants 3 leaders
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader