Olympia Summer Camp

Olympia Summer Camp

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 opens February 8**

2024 kids camp Schedule

Day camp: ages 8-12

June 24-28 | WILDERNESS ADVENTURE: An exciting week all about creating tools and kits to help any explorer be more successful!  Kids will have a chance to get outside and adventure in the local parks. At each park, they will learn something new, including reading and creating maps, understanding tides and currents, foraging and cooking outdoors, wilderness first aid, and more!  This camp is open to campers ages 8–12 and runs from 9am–4pm.

July 1-5 | NATURE LOVERS: A week filled with hands-on activities and outdoor exploring that focus on learning all about nature in the Pacific Northwest!  We will spend the week exploring beaches, identifying plants, foraging for delicious foods, and learning 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 8–12 and runs from 9am–4pm

July 22-26| NATURE ART: An exciting week all about art! We will be embarking on an artistic journey with nature as our focus.  We will spend the week exploring beaches, identifying plants, foraging for delicious foods, creating artwork inspired by nature, working together towards shared artistic goals, learning how to protect the land around us as we create lasting art from invasive plants, and producing a small skit and art show at the end of the week. This camp is open to campers ages 8–12 and runs from 9 am–4 pm.

August 5-9 | ULTIMATE SURVIVOR: An exciting week all about learning the tips and tricks to becoming the ultimate survivor and working in teams to outlast one another!  Kids will have a chance to dive deep into shelter-building skills, learn what to do when you're lost, and cook with limited resources while knowing fire safety, wilderness first aid, and more! Campers will leave camp ready for more outdoor adventures that will put their skills to the test. This camp is open to campers ages 8–12 and runs from 9am–4pm.

Overnight CAmp: ages Vary

July 9-12 | TEEN BACKPACKING: A 3-day, 2-night backpacking trip for ages 12-16 to hone their backpacking skills and spend time with like-minded mountaineers. Previous backpacking experience is recommended but not required. We will embark on the Snowgrass Flats Loop in the Goat Rocks Wilderness. July 9th will be a half day to check gear. We will head to the mountains for our adventure on the morning of the 10th. 

July 31 - August 2 | OVERNIGHT  CAMP at 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 may 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 campfire. Camp includes transportation, food, and backcountry skills lessons. This camp is for kids ages 10-15. 

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. 

List of Summer Camp Offerings

Summer Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia - 2024

Summer Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures

Mon, Jun 24, 2024 - Fri, Jun 28, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Jun 17
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Summer Camp - Nature Lovers - Olympia - 2024

Summer Day Camp - Nature Lovers

Mon, Jul 1, 2024 - Fri, Jul 5, 2024
No Prerequisites
9 participants
Registration closes Jun 24
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Summer Camp - Teen Backpacking - Olympia - 2024

Summer Overnight Camp - Teen Backpacking - 2024 -Olympia

Tue, Jul 9, 2024 - Fri, Jul 12, 2024
No Prerequisites
2 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Jul 1
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Summer Camp - Nature Art Camp - Olympia - 2024

Summer Day Camp - Nature Art Camp - Olympia

Mon, Jul 22, 2024 - Fri, Jul 26, 2024
No Prerequisites
3 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Jul 15
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Summer Camp - Rainier - Olympia - 2024

Summer Camp - Week 1 @ Rainier

Wed, Jul 31, 2024 - Fri, Aug 2, 2024
No Prerequisites
5 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Jul 24
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Summer Camp - Ultimate Survivor - Olympia - 2024

Summer Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor

Mon, Aug 5, 2024 - Fri, Aug 9, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist
Registration closes Jul 29
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards