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Upcoming Activities

Outdoor Adventures Camp

Jun 22-26, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Get out and climb, kayak, canoe, hike and swim while exploring beautiful Western Washington.

Backpacking Camp

Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 1, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Learn essential outdoor skills on this three day, two night backpacking trip in the Cascades.

Island Camp

Jul 6-10, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Kayak and canoe to explore islands in the South Sound. We will visit a different island every day; once we arrive we will seek out treasures using GPS units to Geocache.

Kayak Camp

Jul 13-16, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Practice kayak rescues, learn proper paddle strokes and other skills. Camp culminates with an overnight paddle to an island state park.

Outdoor Adventures Camp

Jul 20-24, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Get out and climb, kayak, canoe, hike and swim while exploring beautiful Western Washington.

Canoe Camp

Jul 27-31, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Explore the lakes of the South Sound. Learn how to paddle a canoe and work with others adventuring on a new lake each day. Along with canoeing, find the best swimming holes an…

Kayak Camp

Aug 3-6, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Practice kayak rescues, learn proper paddle strokes and other skills. Camp culminates with an overnight paddle to an island state park.

Camp Agua

Aug 10-14, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
This camp is all about water. Kayak, canoe and swim our local waterways. Camp culminates with a day at the beautiful Tenino quarry pool.

Rock and Paddle Camp

Aug 17-21, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Spend the week on the water and on the rocks. Learn climbing and paddling skills while enjoying the summer sun.

Outdoor Adventures Camp

Aug 24-28, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
Get out and climb, kayak, canoe, hike and swim while exploring beautiful Western Washington.

Wilderness Leadership Camp

Aug 31, 2020 - Sep 3, 2020
Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Metro Parks
The Wilderness Leadership camp is designed for older teens who have attended our Backpacking camp in the past and are seeking a longer and more chalenging backpacking experice…