Olympia Mountaineers Summer Camps

Olympia Mountaineers Summer Camps

Join us this summer for a week or more of FUN outdoor adventures!! With something for everyone, we look forward to an exciting summer!

Registration for Summer 2021 will open on February 1, 2021 at 9am. Scroll to the bottom of the page to learn more about each camp offering.

2021 Schedule

Adventure Day CAmp:  

July 26-30  ULTIMATE SURVIVOR CAMP: An exciting week all about learning the tips and tricks to becoming the ultimate survivor! Each day will focus on skills and hands-on activities to survive in the PNW, including map and compass training, backcountry cooking and fire safety, wilderness first aid, and of course the favorite - shelter building!  Campers Students will leave camp ready for an overnight adventure that will put their skills to the test. This camp is open to campers ages  8-13 and runs from 9:00-4:00.

August 2-6 NATURE CREATORS CAMP: A week filled with hands-on activities and outdoor exploring that focus on learning all about nature in the Pacific Northwest! A new crafty creation will be made each day as we explore beaches, identifying plants, forage for delicious foods, and learn how to protect the land around us as we create lasting art from invasive plants.  After camp,  your child will walk away ready to appreciate and engage in nature! This camp is open to campers ages  8-13 and runs from 9:00-4:00.

Mini Day CAmp:

August 9-13 WILDERNESS EXPLORERS: An exciting week all about creating tools and kits to help any explorer be more successful! Each day will be new skills and hands-on activities including map reading and creating, backcountry cooking, fire safety, wilderness first aid, 10 Essential kits, and of course the favorite - shelter building!  Campers ages 5-9 can register for either MORNING or AFTERNOON camp.

August 16-20 NATURE CREATIONS: This week filled with hands-on activities, crafts, and outdoor exploring that focus on learning all about nature in the Pacific Northwest! A new crafty creation will be made each day as we explore beaches, identifying plants, forage for delicious foods, and learn how to protect the land around us as we create art that will last through the years.  Campers ages 5-9 can register for either MORNING or AFTERNOON camp.

Overnight CAmp:

July 21-23 OVERNIGHT EXPLORERS @ MT RAINIER: With  3 fun-filled days with friends and away from home, this is a PERFECT introduction to tent camping. We will spend the days relaxing along the riverbed, splashing in an alpine lake, and even explore an old Ghost Town! Our nights will be spent at our Irish Property near the NW corner of Mt. Rainier National Park filled with games, stories, and hot cocoa around the camp fire. This camp is open to kids ages 10-15 and includes transportation, food, and backcountry skills lessons.

July 27-29 BEGINNER BACKPACK @ DOSEWALLIPS: With the beautiful river, waterfalls, and old camping grounds, this low mileage trip is great for first-timers and the can be enjoyed by all beginners.  Campers will spend the days learning and practicing backcountry skills while exploring old-growth forests, secluded waterfalls, and abandoned campgrounds. This camp is open to kids ages 10-15 and includes transportation, food, and backcountry skills lessons.

August 9-12 OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE CAMP @ MT RAINIER: A week full of outdoor overnight adventure with friends!  We will spend the days exploring what can only be found in the mountains by foot - breath taking waterfalls, glacier-filled lakes, high up fire lookouts, and alpine meadows filled with flowers.  Our nights will be spent at our Irish Property near the NW corner of Mt. Rainier National Park filled with games, stories, and hot cocoa around the camp fire. This camp is open to kids ages 10-15 and includes transportation, food, and backcountry skills lessons.

Have a question? Take a look at our  camp FAQs or view our online registration instructions.  When you register, you'll fill out youth paperwork online. This can be done through your child's account or when registering for camp. 

Day Camp - Nature Creators - 2021

Day Camp - Nature Creators - 2021

Rolling Enrollment: Mon, Aug 2, 2021 - Fri, Aug 6, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants
Registration closes Jul 31
Olympia Branch
AM Mini Mountaineer - Wilderness Explorer - 2021

AM Mini Mountaineer - Wilderness Explorer - 2021

Mon, Aug 9, 2021 - Fri, Aug 13, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist
Registration closes Aug 6
Olympia Branch
PM Mini Mountaineer - Wilderness Explorers - 2021

PM Mini Mountaineer - Wilderness Explorers - 2021

Mon, Aug 9, 2021 - Fri, Aug 13, 2021
No Prerequisites
0 participants
Registration closes Aug 6
Olympia Branch
Overnight Adventure - Mt Rainier - 2021

Overnight Adventure - Mt Rainier - 2021

Rolling Enrollment: Mon, Aug 9, 2021 - Thu, Aug 12, 2021
No Prerequisites
2 participants on waitlist
Olympia Branch
AM Mini Mountaineer - Nature Creations - 2021

AM Mini Mountaineer - Nature Creations - 2021

Mon, Aug 16, 2021 - Fri, Aug 20, 2021
No Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist
Registration closes Aug 13
Olympia Branch
PM Mini Mountaineer - Nature Creations - 2021

PM Mini Mountaineer - Nature Creations - 2021

Rolling Enrollment: Mon, Aug 16, 2021 - Fri, Aug 20, 2021
No Prerequisites
4 participants
Registration closes Aug 9
Olympia Branch