Coed ages 9-16


Johns Island, WA


Camp Nor'wester is an outdoor residential camp where youth ages 9-16 gain significant skills and insights in a caring and supportive atmosphere, taking advantage of the Pacific Northwest's coastal character, through a program that is characterized by a commitment to:

- Develop a camper's maturity and a positive self-image

- Provide programming that holds the physical and emotional safety of the camper as a paramount concern

- Teach campers skills and values about responsibility for one's self, others, and the environment

- Provide a community where diversity, tolerance, and compassion are valued, respected, and promoted

- Provide a positive outdoor group-living experience that helps young people develop the skills necessary for productive group and interpersonal interaction

- Provide an experience that is challenging, rewarding, memorable, and fun

Some of our favorite camp activities:

  • Overnight and outcamp trips

  • Climbing wall

  • Challenge course

  • Outdoor cooking

  • Cultural community connections

  • Arts and crafts

  • Kayaking

  • Canoeing

  • Sailing

  • Drama

  • Dance

  • Music

  • Archery

  • Gardening

  • Nature program

  • Weekly community building

  • Camp improvement activities

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