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 2019 Golden Teddy Awards by parentmap.com surveying the Puget Sound Region.

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 8-12 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Animal Tracking for ages 9-13 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 8-12 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 8-12 with no prerequisite, and Advanced Artisans Camp for ages 9-13 who have graduated from three camps with us, have received knife safety training at home or another setting, and parents attest that a camper is focused enough to succeed with our method of knife and tool training.

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 ages 8-14 (normally 6-12 in non-pandemic years) 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 for ages 8-14 with prerequisite of at least one prior camp with us this year or in past years.

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 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.

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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