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.

2021 Kids Day Camps at Lake Sammamish & Puyallup:

Join us for wilderness skills day camps in two locations for ages 7-13:

Just Two Weeks in Puyallup in 2021

July 19-23, 2021 in Puyallup: Wilderness Survival Craft (with intro to wild edible foods, herbal medicine, wildlife tracking and birding) in its 24th year is excellent for campers of all ages who are interested in the projects and lessons we cover, but especially great for hands-on learners.

July 26-30, 2021 in Puyallup: Advanced Wilderness Survival has a prerequisite of at least one prior camp with us this year or in past years.

Just Three Weeks at Lake Sammamish in 2021

August 9-13, 2021 at Lake Sammamish including themes of Wild Cooking & Herbology and Wilderness Survival Craft for ages 7-13 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Animal Tracking for ages 8-13 who have graduated from at least two previous Wolf Camp weeks, one of which must have been Wildlife Search & Rescue, the Wilderness Skills Sampler, or one of our other advanced skills camps.

Aug 16-20, 2021 at Lake Sammamish including themes of Wildlife Search & Rescue and Wilderness Survival Craft for ages 7-13 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Herbal Medicine for ages 8-13 who have graduated from at least two previous Wolf Camp weeks, one of which must have been Wild Cooking & Herbology, the Wilderness Skills Sampler, or one of our other advanced skills camps.

Aug 23-27, 2021 at Lake Sammamish including themes of Wild Cooking & Herbology and Wildlife Search & Rescue for ages 7-13 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Artisans Camp for ages 9-13 who have graduated from at least three camps with us.

2022 Overnight Summer Camps at Lake Sammamish & Mt Rainier:

While we were waiting for the state to provide guidance on re-opening of overnight youth camps during the covid era, enrollment for our day camps filled to capacity, so those are all we’ll be doing in 2021. We are going to have a special overnight camp for alumni and apprentices, however the week of August 1-6, 2021 near Mt Rainier. Please contact us for details if you have attended an overnight camp with us in the past.

Next year, level-up to the full Wolf Camp experience in our week long immersive wilderness skills programs. Each week we teach a new and exciting wilderness skills themed summer camp covering a wide range of topics. Our summer overnight camps are geared towards youth ages 9-17 but separated into groups of campers close in age

July 10-15, 2022 Sun-Fri: Choose between Wild Chefs & Herbal Medics and Secrets of the Ancient Scout – Animal Tracking – No prerequisite for teen groups (ages 13+), while pre-teen group (ages 9-13) requires previous attendance at one of our family workshops, kids day camps, or overnight youth camps in the past. Transportation available from SeaTac & Puyallup.

July 18-22, 2022 Sun-Fri: Wilderness Survival Side of the Mountain near Mt Rainier with prerequisite of any prior overnight camp with us (last week or past years), simultaneous to the Advanced Apocalypse Survival Challenge for those who attended at least one of our overnight survival camps in prior years. Transportation available from SeaTac & Puyallup.

August 21-26, 2022 Sun-Fri: Archers, Artists & Artisans – Prerequisite of at least one previous overnight camp, day camp, virtual camp, class series or workshop with us. Transportation available from SeaTac & Puyallup.

Adult & Family Camps & Classes:

Adult & Family Camps will return in 2022. In the meantime, adults and families can join us for Workshops, with unlimited virtual and limited in-person spaces available.

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!