Skills Day Camps – Ages 10 – 12

“At dinner each day my son and I would discuss the activities at camp. He was brimming with enthusiasm and would spend the rest of the evening talking about nature and the skills he learned!” – Deborach Machon

Scout Skills Day Camp – Ages 10-12

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Using our senses to the fullest, we’ll have FUN practicing:

  • stealth
  • camouflage
  • missions and challenges
  • decoding the language of the birds
  • move like a wild animal
  • Jedi awareness games
  • animal tracking
  • unseen and unheard movement
  • discovering edible and medicinal plants

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Survival Skills Day Camp – Ages 10-12

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Journey into the wild world of survival:

  • making fire with matches and friction
  • safe and effective fire tending techniques
  • build or find primitive shelters
  • identifying and harvesting wild edible plants
  • campfire cooking
  • projects like making baskets, tools, or rope
  • off-trail exploration
  • safe training in the use of knives as tools
  • catching frogs and snakes

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Knife & Knot – Ages 10 – 12

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Explore knives, knots, and navigation with a small team of adventurers:

  • carve a wooden spoon or walking stick
  • craft and create using knots
  • training in the safe use of your knife as a tool
  • build shelters with ropes, tarps and natural materials
  • navigation missions with or without a compass
  • experiment with trap building
  • and wild adventure!

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Our Instructional Team for all Skills camps:

  • 1:9 staff to student ratio
  • On-site director and volunteers offer additional instructor support
  • Trained in our unique education philosophy called Coyote Mentoring
  • facilitate a respect for self, each other and nature
  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified

2015 Schedule for Skills Day Camps


July 13 – 17
July 20 – 24
July 27 – 31
Aug 3 – 7
Aug 10 – 14
Aug 17 – 21



Survival Skills
Knife and Knot Skills
Scout Skills
Survival Skills
Scout Skills
Scout Skills


Linne Doran
St. Edward State Park
St. Edward State Park
Linne Doran
Cougar Mountain Park
Seward Park

  • Ages 10-12
  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. weekdays
  • $345/week
  • Free shirt included!

2014 Golden TeddyParentMap, the award-winning monthly magazine and website, has surveyed its readers on the best businesses and resources for kids and families in the Puget Sound region.

For the fourth year in a row, our camps were awarded a Golden Teddy!