Northwest Getaways for Everyone

This summer looks a little different, and to meet health and safety regulations we've made summer a family affair. Share a cabin with your family at one of our northwest jewel camps and experience the fun and wonder of the outdoors together. Explore the magic of Camp Colman and Camp Orkila through water activities, games, campfires, and more while getting to spend quality time with your loved ones. 

Summer Family Camps

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Join us this summer for a special series of Family Camps! Take a break from social isolation at home and explore our world-renowned camps in a fun and safe family getaway.

Family Camp features traditional camp activities like archery, boating, arts & crafts, hiking, outdoor environmental education, and campfires. Fees include nutritious meals and cabin lodging. 

• Our Activity Guides below showcase what you can expect at each camp. 

• Read about our plans to keep staff and participants safe in our FAQs.

• Learn more about Family Camp at Camp Colman and Camp Orkila through our handbooks, including additional details about cabins, meals, packing suggestions, and camp policies.

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Weekend Family Camps

Family camps offer a fun, safe and inclusive getaway to enjoy the outdoors with your family. Each day is full of activities to peak your interest such as arts and crafts or archery.

Labor Day Family Camps

This camp is sure to be a unique treat for your family as you celebrate the long weekend.

Orkila: September 4-7
Colman: September 5-7

African American Families Weekend

Join us for a weekend full of your favorite camp skills and activities such as archery, boating, arts & crafts and the giant swing! Be a part of community and discussions around life skills unique to the African American experience.

Colman: September 11-13

Latino Family Camp

Spend the weekend full of outdoor adventures and time with family on the South Puget Sound. Activities include campfires, archery, boating and salsa dancing.

Colman: September 25-27

Exceptional Families Family Camp

All kids deserve to experience the outdoors in a way that meets their needs. This camp serves children with unique accessibility and supports needs and their families.

Orkila: October 23-25

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Weekend Retreats

Retreats are the perfect way to reconnect with old friends or bond with new ones. Experience all the thrills of summer camp the way you want to with activities to suit everyone.

Women's Wellness Retreat

Relax at last. Yearning for some downtime and a chance to recharge? The perfect escape is closer than you think. Come experience creative exploration, recreation and relaxation.

Colman: October 2-4
Orkila: October 16-18/19

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