DAY CAMPS

AGES 6-8

Little Trackers

Ages: 6-8

June 24-27

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Dave Martin will lead the group in the art of tracking, learning to use all of our senses to understand the signs and clues of nature.

Primitive Skills

Ages: 6-8

July 22-25

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

 

Join Kelly O'Dowd for a week of creative play, learning the ancient skills of shelter building, water and food collection, fire tending, and surviving as a community.

MacGyver's of the Natural World

Ages: 6-8

August 5-8

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Students spend the day outside working on projects inspired by the engineers of the natural world: beaver, honey bees, ants, and fireflies. Join Erynne van Zee as we hone our creative design-thinking skills. 

A Mid Summer's Dream

Ages: 6-8

July 15-18

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Artists throughout history have been inspired to create by long walks in the woods and days spent by river's edge. Join Kelly O'Dowd, as we stretch our legs and our creative spirits to create art, music and theater in the forest!

River Walking

Ages: 6-8

July 29- Aug 1

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Water connects us all to each other and the natural world. Join us for a week of splashing in lakes and discovering the power of water.

Friends of the Forest

Ages: 6-8

August 19-22

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Investigate and get curious about the wild world around us! At this camp we will bundle our classic environmental education games, activities and excursions in to one week of non-stop forest fun.

 DAY CAMPS

AGES 8-12

Botany Art

Ages: 8-12

July 8-11

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Hike, explore, identify, and create within the magical world of plants. Spend the days hiking through the forest and using inspiration from the beautiful plant world to create unique works of art.

Secret Life of Water

Ages: 8-12

July 22-25

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Watershed systems science teacher, Emily Martin, has created a fun-filled week exploring the many dimensions of water. Bring the magic of water alive through scientific investigation and art.

Mountain Chef #2

Ages: 8-12

Aug 5-8

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Join us for the third session of our food and cooking focused camp. Beginners and returning Mountain Chef's welcome! Join Joel Whitmore for a week of exploring and deepening our connection to the food we grow.

Mountain Chef #0

Ages: 8-12

July 15-18

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Anyone can cook! And the Trout Lake Valley is the perfect spot to explore and deepen our connection to the food we grow and forage. Join Joel Whitmore for four days of cooking wonders.

Mountain Chef #1

Ages: 8-12

July 29-Aug 1

9am to 3pm (Mon-Thurs)

Anyone can cook! And the Trout Lake Valley is the perfect spot to explore and deepen our connection to the food we grow and forage. Join Joel Whitmore for four days of cooking wonders.

Outdoor Explorers

Ages:8-12

August 12-15

9am to 3pm(Mon-Thurs)

 

Join Kelly O'Dowd in this adventurous week of camp, where hiking, curiosity, and teamwork are all a part of the puzzle. Come to learn about the natural world and yourself.

 OVERNIGHT CAMPS

AGES 10-18

MacGyver Overnight Camp #1

Ages: 10-13

 June 24-27(Mon-Thurs)

Join Jack Perrin of Gorge MakerSpace for a 4-day, 3-night camp in Trout Lake, WA.  Jack will introduce youth to the fun and excitement of building with scraps, found objects and recycled materials to tackle a group challenge.

Mountain to Valley

Ages: l4-18

July 13-21 (Sat-Sun)

This is an adventurous nine-day course for high school participants who want to learn about environmental systems through experiential exploration. They will learn about natural systems through backpacking, farming and rafting. This program promises to be nine days of discovery, food systems and fun!

MacGyver Overnight Camp #2

Ages: 10-13

August 12-15 (Mon-Thurs)

Join Jack Perrin of Gorge MakerSpace for a 4-day, 3-night camp in Trout Lake, WA.  Jack will introduce youth to the fun and excitement of building with scraps, found objects and recycled materials to tackle a group challenge.

 

DAY CAMPS for AGES 8-12

 

OVERNIGHT CAMPS for AGES 10-18

 

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Cascade Mountain School, a program of Mt. Adams Institute

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