Kids Nature Day Camps

Wolf Camp CoverExperience our fun, skill-building day camps guided by highly-skilled instructors who are specially trained to teach children in outdoor settings. Our hallmark 6-1 student-teacher ratio 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 most recent Golden Teddy Awards run by parentmap.com surveying the Puget Sound Region.

Two Weeks 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 ages 7-13. Please Note: ADHD & Autism Spectrum students are encouraged to enroll in Wilderness Survival Craft earlier in the summer before attending this week, as wildlife tracking and herbal medicine require a lot of flexibility and focus.

Five Weeks 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). Click here to join the list for priority placement prior to when registration opens on January 2nd, or for campers returning from prior years, just email us.

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. Click here to join the list for priority placement prior to when registration opens on January 2nd, or for campers returning from prior years, just email us.

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. Click here to join the list for priority placement prior to when registration opens on January 2nd, or for campers returning from prior years, just email us.

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. Click here to join the list for priority placement prior to when registration opens on January 2nd, or for campers returning from prior years, just email 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. Click here to join the list for priority placement prior to when registration opens on January 2nd, or for campers returning from prior years, just email us.

Camp Leaders:

Camp Directors Kim & Chris Chisholm are on site all week teaching groups and directing professionally-trained staff instructors running kids day and overnight camps at our hallmark 6-1 student-teacher ratio that’s 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. Registration officially opens January 2nd but alumni can email us sooner to reserve spots once you know which dates/themes you prefer.

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

Day Camp Packing List

Day Camp Agreements for Participation

Health & Safety in the Pandemic Era

Other FAQ’s – Frequently Asked Questions

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