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Outdoor Adventure Camps

2019 Summer Adventure Camps for Ages 10-15

  • Monday - Friday         9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Meet at Titlow Park, 8425 6th Ave, Tacoma
  • Fee: $250 Includes field trips & use of equipment
  • TNC Members pay only $225 per camp
  • Pre-registration is required along with a non-refundable $30 deposit
  • Extended care available: 7-9am  and/or  4-6pm for an additional fee
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Summer Adventure Camps for Ages 10-14

Outdoor Adventure Camp
Get out and climb, kayak, fish, canoe, hike and swim while exploring beautiful Western Washington.

For ages 10-14 yrs.
June 24-28
    #9509             FULL! 
July 22-26     #9510             FULL!

Aug 26-30     #9511             FULL!

Rock N’ Paddle Camp
Spend the week on the water and on the rocks. Learn climbing and paddling skills while enjoying the summer sun.
For ages 10-14 yrs.
August 19-23      #9628

Canoeing Camp
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 and take in the sights of our beautiful area.
For ages 10-14 yrs.

July 8-12      #9869

Island Camp
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 our GPS units to geocache.
For ages 10-14 yrs.

July 29 - August 2        #9870            FULL!

Camp Agua
This camp is all about water. Kayak, canoe and swim our local waterways. Camp culminates with a day at the beautiful Tenino quarry pool.
For ages 10-14 yrs.

August 12-16              #9871             FULL!

Summer Adventure Camps for Ages 12-15

Kayaking Adventure Camp 
This camp runs Monday - Thursday. Practice kayak rescues, learn proper paddle strokes, and other kayaking skills. Camp culminates with an overnight paddle to an island state park.
For ages 12-15 yrs.

July 15-18 (overnight Wednesday)      #9515
Aug 5-8 (overnight Wednesday)          #9516

Backpacking Adventure Camp 
This camp runs Monday - Wednesday. Learn essential outdoor skills on this three day, two night backpacking trip in the Cascades. Participants must be able to hike 4-6 miles in a day carrying up to 30 pound backpacks.
For ages12-15 yrs.

July 1-3            #9512


Mountain Bike Camps for Ages 8-13

  • Monday - Friday  9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Meet at Swan Creek Park on the east side of Tacoma
  • Fee: $400 Includes use of equipment
  • All registration goes through

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance Camps
Spend 5 action-packed days learning technical trickery, jumps and drops at Swan Creek Mountain Bike Park.
July 8-12
July 15-19

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