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Welcome to Wolf Camp and the Conservation College

Wolf Camp – Celebrating 20 Years

WolfCampCover2010Experience our hallmark 6-1 average, 8-1 maximum ratio of students-to-highly trained instructors creating profound, safe and successful outdoor adventures. Wolf Camp directors Kim & Chris Chisholm oversee every course to ensure that you and your family learn in-depth, are inspired in nature, and love your Wolf Camp experience.

Kids Day Camps

Lake Sammamish for 6 weeks in late July-August. Camp themes include the Wilderness Skills Sampler, Wilderness Survival Craft, Wildlife Search & Rescue, Wild Cooking & Herbology, Secrets of the Ancient Scout, The American Pioneer, and for returning campers Advanced Nature & Survival.

Puyallup the first week of July with themes including the Wilderness Skills Sampler, and Advanced Nature & Survival.

Olympia in the middle of July with themes including Wild Chefs & Herbology and Wilderness Survival Craft.

Overnight Camps & Expeditions in beautiful Western Washington & Oregon

June 24-29, 2018: Backcountry Leadership – Navigation, Risks & Conservation in sagebrush canyonlands east of Seattle WA.

July 1-6, 2018: Wild Discovery Film Camp: Intro to Nature & Survival Skills running simultaneously with Teaching Nature: Training for Environmental Educators & Nature Guides.

July 8-13, 2018: Wilderness Survival Training & Trek near Mt. Rainier for all ages with no prerequisites, plus Advanced Primal Bushcraft and the Zombie Apocalypse Survival Challenge with prereqs.

July 15-20, 2018: The Wildlife Safari – Animal Tracking & Photography with even year travel to the Oregon Coastal Dunes, and odd year travel over the North Cascades into Wolf Country.

July 22-27, 2018: Wilderness Skills Family Camp for all ages at Lake Sammamish.

Jul 29 – Aug 3, 2018: Archers, Artists & Artisans on Lake Sammamish with near-by harvesting field trips.

August 12-17, 2018: Wild Chefs & Herbal Medics starting at Deception Pass and ending on Lake Sammamish.

August 26-31, 2018: Secrets of the Ancient Scout at Lake Sammamish.

August 2019: Epic Fishing Camp along the Salish Sea & Pacific Coast. 2017 filled in early spring, so click here to get on the waitlist for Aug 25-30, 2019.

The Conservation College

Conservation College Poster 2016 B copyExpeditions & Apprenticeships

Summer Expeditions follow the same schedule as our overnight camps listed above.

Full-Time Summer Farm Internship is a residential program running May-Sept and is certified by the Washington State Farm Internship Program. Apply now for Summer 2018.

Full-Time Summer Earth Skills Teaching Apprenticeship has been our hallmark experience since 1999. It’s a fast-paced, residential wilderness skills educational training program unique to the field. Apply asap to be part of our 20th Summer!

Workshops & Classes

Adults and accompanied youth can join us for weekend workshops in the spring and fall, as well as for morning and afternoon summer classes during select weeks:

May – Wild Edible Plants & Herbal Medicine Making
June – Sustainable Home & Gardens Workshop
June – Edible Seaweeds & Shellfish of the Salish Sea
June – Paleo Lifestyle Workshop
June – Subsistence Shore Fishing: Piers, Rivers & Lakes

July – Classes for All Ages in Puyallup
July – Wilderness Survival with Bow Drill Fire Making
Aug – Harvesting & Processing Natural Plant Fibers for Baskets & More
Aug – Ancient Artisans including Bows, Arrows & At-Latls as well as Leather Hide-Tanning
Aug – Backcountry Navigation & Leadership
Aug – Bird Voices, Wildlife Safety & Awareness, Animal Tracks & Trails

Oct – THE WOLF GATHERING Fall Equinox Skillshare Rendezvous
Oct – Wild Autumnal Harvest – Mushrooms, Acorns, Nettles & Rose Hips
Oct – Animal Trailing & Photography in Elk Country

Questions? Call or text 425-248-0253 or email us anytime. We look forward to your participation in nature.