Summer Camps for Kids, Teens, Adults & Family

Wolf Camp CoverWolf Camp ran its first nature and survival summer camps in 1997. We now offer a host of camps for kids, youth, adults and family. Directors Kim & Chris Chisholm are on site all week with professionally-trained staff instructors at our hallmark 6-1 average student-teacher ratio that’s so critical for safe, profound, and fun outdoor experiences.

Kids Day Camps in Puyallup/Tacoma in 2023

June 26-30, 2023 at Camp Curran off Canyon Road: Accessible Wilderness Survival Craft for ages 7-13 which is excellent for all hands-on learners at all ability levels.

July 17-21, 2023 at Clark’s Creek Park & Blue Skye Farm: Choose between our Wildlife Search & Rescue and Wild Cooking & Herbology themes for youth ages 7-13 who can be focused and flexible learning in outdoor settings.

Kids Day Camps at Lake Sammamish in 2023

July 24-28, 2023 at Lake Sammamish: Choose between Wild Cooking & Herbology or Wildlife Search & Rescue for ages 8-13 with no prerequisites (and seven year olds with older sibling at camp).

July 31 – Aug 4, 2023 at Lake Sammamish: Wilderness Survival Craft for ages 8-13 with no prerequisite (and seven year olds with older sibling at camp), or Advanced Animal Tracking for ages 10-15 (and nine year olds with older friend/sibling in group) with prerequisite of Wildlife Search & Rescue in a prior week or year.

August 7-11, 2023 at Lake Sammamish: Wilderness Survival Craft for ages 8-13 with no prerequisite (and seven year olds with older sibling at camp), or Advanced Herbal Medicine for ages 10-15 (and nine year olds with older friend/sibling in group) with prerequisite of Wild Cooking & Herbology in a prior week or year.

August 14-18, 2023 at Lake Sammamish: Wildlife Search & Rescue for ages 8-13 with no prerequisite (and seven year olds with older sibling at camp), or Advanced Wilderness Survival for ages 10-15 (and nine year olds with older friend/sibling in group) with prerequisite of at least two prior camps with us.

Aug 21-25, 2023 at Lake Sammamish: Wild Cooking & Herbology for ages 8-13 with no prerequisite (and seven year olds with older sibling at camp), or Advanced Skills of the Artisan for ages 10-15 who have graduated from at least three previous Wolf Camp weeks, and parents attest that a camper can succeed with our method of knife safety and tool training.

Overnight Youth Camps at Lake Sammamish, Mt Rainier and the Salish Sea

July 2-8, 2023: Advanced Wilderness Scout Skills near Mt Rainier for ages 11-17 from Sunday 6pm – Saturday 11am. $985 plus personal food and gear. Prerequisite: One previous overnight camp, or two day camps in past years, or acceptance into our IIT Youth Mentoring Program with three workshops and one day camp with us earlier this summer or in past years. Weekend stayover option also available.

July 9-15, 2023 Advanced Wilderness Survival Trek near Mt Rainier for ages 11-17 from Sunday 6pm – Saturday 11am. $985 plus personal food and gear. Prerequisite: One previous overnight camp with us in prior week or years, with complimentary stayover also available from the previous camp week.

July 31 – Aug 4, 2023 Tracking Birds, Bobcats, Bears & Beyond at Lake Sammamish for ages 10-15 from Monday 9am – Friday 4pm. $985 includes all expenses. Prerequisite: One overnight camp with us earlier this summer or in past years, or at least two day camps with us in past years, or completion of our Wildlife Search & Rescue day camp the previous week plus additional screening application upon registration. Older teens may also attend if accepted into our IIT Youth Mentoring Program.

August 7-11, 2023 Wild Chefs & Herbal Medics at Lake Sammamish for ages 10-15 from Monday 9am – Friday 4pm. $985 includes all expenses. Prerequisite: One overnight camp with us earlier this summer or in past years, or at least two day camps with us in the past, or completion of our Wild Cooking & Herbology day camp earlier this summer plus additional screening application upon registration. Older teens may also attend if accepted into our IIT Youth Mentoring Program.

August 14-18, 2023 Survival Side of the Mountain at Lake Sammamish for ages 10-15 from Monday 9am – Friday 4pm. $985 includes all expenses. Prerequisite: One overnight camp with us earlier this summer or in past years, or at least two day camps with us this summer or in past years, plus additional screening application upon registration. Older teens may also attend if accepted into our IIT Youth Mentoring Program.

August 21-25, 2023 Archers, Artists & Artisans at Lake Sammamish for ages 10-15 from Monday 9am – Friday 4pm. $985 includes all expenses. Prerequisites: Two overnight camps with us earlier this summer or in past years, or at least three day camps with us this summer or in past years, plus additional screening application upon registration. Older teens may also attend if accepted into our IIT Youth Mentoring Program.

August 27 – Sept 1, 2023 Epic Fishing Camp based at Camp Curran in Tacoma/Puyallup for ages 11-17 from Sunday 5pm – Friday 5pm. $1,975 includes all expenses with 12 participants plus Apprentices & IITs. Prerequisite: One overnight camp with us earlier this summer or in past years, plus additional screening application upon registration.

Adult & Family Camps & Classes:

Adult & Family Camps will return in 2024. In the meantime, adults and families can join us for Weekend Workshops.

Read our FAQ’s for more details, check out camp testimonials dating all the way back to 1997, and register asap to give yourself or a loved one the gift of camp!