When registering for summer camps, please read our Summer Camps in the Pandemic Era page, and view our upcoming Communicable Disease Prevention – Policies & Procedures blog post. In the meantime, check out our 40 day outdoor skills broadcast series with Kim & Chris Chisholm on our blog feed and watch for additional online workshops in advance of summer camp season.
Virtual Day Camps for kids, youth and family begin June 15th and include M-F hours of 9-10 AM Online Camp Instruction; 10-12 On-Call Mentoring while participants are outdoors, 12:00-12:30 Virtual Potluck Lunch & Afternoon Directions; 12:30-2:30 on-call outdoor mentoring; 2:30-3:00 Online Review, Show & Tell, plus 3-5 PM extended on-call mentoring with 5 PM Last Check-In for participants who want to continue what they started earlier in the day. Camp themes include Virtual Secret Spot, Farm The Yard, Wild Cooking & Herbology, Wildlife Search & Rescue, Wilderness Survival Craft, and Secrets of the Ancient Scout. The past meets the future, from our backyard to yours!
- Mission, Vision, Guiding Principles & Unique Strengths
- History of Wolf Camp & School of Natural Science, Blue Skye Farm and the Conservation College
- Active Program Faculty & Summer Camp Instructors
- Administrative & Adjunct Faculty
- Co-Owners Kim & Chris Chisholm
- Max Davis Scholarships
- Participant Testimonials
Wolf Camp & School of Natural Science prides itself on having become an outdoor teaching college over the years, especially through its Earth Skills Teaching Apprenticeship & Blue Skye Farm Internship with special expertise in wilderness survival, wild foods and herbal medicine, wildlife tracking and birding, and traditional technologies like bow making, hide tanning, basketry and more. Join us to:
• learn for a day
• train in-depth for a week or season
• build a career in outdoor education
• experience life-changing summer youth camps and adult expeditions
Our faculty includes highly trained teachers specializing in outdoor educational needs for all ages and learning styles. Our goal is create profound experiences and challenges that result in success, self-reliance, deeper understanding of others, and a profound understanding of nature. Our top safety record has been achieved through excellent risk management, and our efficient management style allows for affordable programs, personalized attention, and responsiveness to the needs of students and family. Our top chefs choose local, organic ingredients and cater to all dietary needs, supporting the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of participants.
Wolf Camp founder Chris Chisholm ran his first adult workshops and classes in the summer 1996, his first kids day camp in 1997, and first overnight youth camp in 1998 before running his first week-long adult expedition in 1999 and summer-long apprenticeships in the year 2000. Chris still oversees every course with his wife Kim McKillip Chisholm who graduated from the UW College of Forest Resources in 1999 with a degree in wildlife science, and has been a member of King County Search Dogs ever since.