Top Outdoor Summer Camps in Seattle

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Published Mar 4, 2016

Summertime is approaching, and it's time to decide where to send the kids to camp. Here are our favorite outdoor/adventure choices in Seattle.

Top Outdoor Camps in Seattle


Now that spring has finally sprung and the weather is heating up it is time to start thinking about summer. We absolutely love the idea of sending your kids to an outdoor summer camp. Why not let them soak up some sweet Vitamin D and have a blast with their best friends! In order to help, we’ve filtered through all the local outdoor kids camps and compiled a list of only the best and brightest.



Wolf College

Join Wolf camp for fun, skill-building programs guided by highly trained instructors since 1996.

Overnight Youth Camps for students aged 9-17, and Kids Day Camps for kids aged 5-13 are available to teach useful skills, which may include wilderness survival, photography, orienteering, fishing, and more, depending on the session.




Stillwood Camp

This get-away camp facility is located in the Columbia Valley, in the lower mainland of British Columbia.

Stillwood Camp & Conference Centre offers adrenaline-filled outdoor wilderness camp activities, in their day camps, overnight camps, and family camps.




Camp Fire Central Puget Sound

Overnight Camp - Camp Sealth, owned and operated by Camp Fire Central Puget Sound, is located on Vashon Island, WA on 400 acres and enjoys a mile and a half of waterfront on the Puget Sound. Classic Camp, Horse Camps, Specialty Camps, Adventure Camps & Leadership Camps all offered! Day Camps at parks across the region.




Tacoma Nature Center

The Tacoma Nature Center offers nature and adventure camps for children age 4-17. Most camps include a field trip and some go to a new place every day! Some of the camps for older kids have overnight sessions (in addition to day camps).





Camp Goodtimes

Camp Goodtimes' programming includes a no-cost pediatric oncology camp for patients, survivors and siblings affected by cancer.

They welcome survivors from western Washington and Alaska, ages 7 to 17, for two separate weeks of residential overnight summer camps on Vashon Island.




If this article sparked your curiosity and you are now in hot pursuit of discovering the most epic outdoor summer camp for your kids, we highly recommend checking out our comprehensive list of summer camps. Finding the coolest local kids camps and classes is our specialty and we are more than happy to help!




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Lois Van Pelt

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