"Camp Orkila is an experience that every child should have"
The YMCA of Greater Seattle set up its first permanent camping home in 1906 on Orcas Island, starting what would later be named Camp Orkila. While its facilities and staff might look a little differently than it used to, its dedication to strengthening community has continued to grow. Rooted in nurturing the potential of youth, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility, these same goals still drive the Y staff every day at Camp Orkila.
Registration for 2019 summer camp sessions opens October 1! View the current selection of summer camp and teen leadership opportunities below.
Family Camps & Retreats
From family camps that get you outside for Memorial Day weekend or Mother's Day to tailored experiences such as Women's Wellness Weekend or African-American Males Weekend, Camp Orkila provides a home away from home.
Outdoor Environmental Education
Plan your school’s experience and prepare your community for a great time through Camp Orkila's Outdoor Environmental Education Program.
View helpful resources for summer such as Packing Lists, Medication Forms, Lost & Found, and more.
Stay connected to Camp Orkila through a multitude of fun volunteering opportunities.