Kids Nature Day Camps

Registration for Summer Camps 2021 will open after the pandemic era ends, locations are reserved, and permits are secured. Scroll down for the tentative schedule, and in the meantime, check out our virtual academic year classes!

  • Tuesday Classes focus on Herbal Medicine & Plant Crafts in the Autumn Season from Sept 15 – Nov 17, 2020, followed by Gardening & Cooking Wild Edible Food Plants in the spring of 2021.
  • Thursday Classes focus on Wilderness Survival & Bushcraft Skills in the Autumn Season from Sept 17 – Nov 19, 2020, followed by Wildlife Tracking & Birding in the spring of 2021.
  • Saturday Classes for all ages guide you through the Wolf Journey Earth Conservation Course – Book One: The Neighborhood Naturalist.

Wolf Camp CoverExperience our fun, skill-building day camps guided by highly-skilled instructors who are specially trained to teach children ages 6-12 in day camps. Our special 4-1 student-teacher ratio on 2020 (normally 6-1 average, 8-1 maximum) also ensures safe and profound experiences so your child learns in-depth, is inspired by nature, and loves Wolf Camp. Voted Best Wild Nature Day Camp and Best Family Camp in the 2019 Golden Teddy Awards by parentmap.com surveying the Puget Sound Region!

Day Camps are Wait Listed until the state issues summer camp guidance for Phases II-III. In the meantime, please read our Running Camps in the Pandemic Era page, and view our upcoming Communicable Disease Prevention – Policies & Procedures blog post. Or check out our new Virtual All-Day Camps!

2020 Day Camps at Lake Sammamish & Puyallup

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: June 22-26, 2020 in Puyallup: Wilderness Skills Sampler for ages 7-13.

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: June 29 – July 3, 2020 at Lake Sammamish including the new School’s Out FLOW Camp open to ages 6-12 with no prerequisite, and Advanced FLOW Camp open to ages 8-12 with at least one Wolf Camp in past years, or choose the Wilderness Family Camp for parents with children of all ages. We were voted Best Family Camp in the ParentMap 2019 Golden Teddy Awards!

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: July 6-10, 2020 at Lake Sammamish including choice of the Wilderness Skills Sampler celebrating its 8th year, and Wilderness Survival Craft celebrating its 23rd year, for ages 6-12 with no prerequisite, as well as Advanced Arts of the Scout for ages 8-12 who have attended at least two camps with us before this week. We were also voted Best Wild Day Camp in the ParentMap 2019 Golden Teddy Awards!

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: July 27-31, 2020 at Lake Sammamish including themes of Wildlife Search & Rescue celebrating it 24th year, and Wild Cooking & Herbology celebrating its 22nd year for ages 6-11 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Wilderness Survival for ages 8-12 who have graduated from at least two previous Wolf Camp weeks, one of which must have been Wilderness Survival Craft, or a combination of the Wilderness Skills Sampler and one of our other advanced camps.

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: August 3-7, 2020 at Lake Sammamish including themes of Wildlife Search & Rescue and Wilderness Survival Craft for ages 6-11 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Herbal Medicine for ages 8-12 who have graduated from at least two previous Wolf Camp weeks, one of which must have been Wild Cooking & Herbology, or a combination of the Wilderness Skills Sampler and one of our other advanced camps.

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: August 10-14, 2020 at Lake Sammamish including themes of Wilderness Survival Craft and Wild Cooking & Herbology for ages 6-11 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Animal Tracking for ages 8-12 who have graduated from at least two previous Wolf Camp weeks, one of which must have been Wildlife Search & Rescue, or a combination of the Wilderness Skills Sampler and one of our other advanced camps.

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: August 17-21, 2020 at Lake Sammamish including the Blue Skye Pioneer Camp for ages 6-10 with no prerequisite, Conservation Kids Camp for ages 7-11 who have graduated from at least one camp week, Advanced Conservation Training for ages 8-12 who have graduated from at least two camps with us, and Advanced Artisans for ages 9-13 who have graduated from at least three camps with us.

WAIT LIST moving fast so please email for notification when spots open up: August 24-28, 2020 in Puyallup: Wilderness Survival Craft for ages 7-13.

Wolf Camp Co-Owners Kim & Chris ChisholmCamp Leaders:

Camp Directors Kim & Chris Chisholm are on site all week directing professionally-trained staff instructors running kids day and overnight camps at our special 4-1 student-teacher ratio in 2020 (normally 6-1 average, 8-1 maximum) so critical for safe and profound outdoor experiences this year. Read our FAQ’s for more details and check out camp testimonials dating all the way back to 1997!

Cost & Registration:

Please click on the day camp location of your choice (Lake Sammamish or Puyallup) for dates, times, prices and other specific logistical information. If you have not yet completed a registration form in the past, download our Microsoft Word or PDF Registration Form to your computer, fill out one per participant, and email back to us. We also have a Bilingual Chinese-English Registration Form PDF or Word Doc.

Day Camp Preparation: Agreements, Packing List and FAQ’s

Day Camp Packing List

Day Camp Agreements for Participation

Other FAQ’s – Frequently Asked Questions

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