While it was a sad, surreal, and incredibly quiet summer at Camp Sealth not hosting campers for the first time in 100 years, as the season changed we were so excited to welcome kids back on-site in a new, safe way! Outdoor Connections was designed specifically to meet the needs of Vashon Island youth and […]
Same Great Programming – New Name! Summer isn’t the only exciting season at Camp Sealth! During the fall and spring months, camp is a popular destination for both local schools and groups that are looking to recharge, connect with nature and grow closer as a team. Since the mid-1980’s Sealth has offered schools a facility with […]
What an exciting time at Camp Sealth! The outdoor education and retreats crew are in the second half of their spring training, which consists of learning about local marine and forest habitats, gaining their certifications in archery and the low ropes challenge course, as well as preparing for our upcoming schools and retreat groups! These staff […]
When they head out to Vashon Island for three days and nights at Camp Sealth, Tillicum Middle School sixth-graders can scarcely imagine what an impact their adventure is about to have on them. They’ve heard all about the hikes they’ll have in the woods, walks on the beach, talks about the tides. But they don’t yet […]
We’re excited to kick off our 2016 season of Outdoor Education at Camp Sealth this week during national #EEWeek! Meet our crew of new and returning faces to the Camp Sealth team of passionate educators ready to share their knowledge and love of the outdoors with all of our students this season. We welcome you […]
Spring is right around the corner, and with it we’ve been preparing our garden at camp for the Outdoor Education season. If you’re like us, maybe you’re not quite ready to start planting outside but would like to start some seeds. Never fear! We have fun and easy gardening project that you can complete as […]
In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Week April 12th – 18th, we are featuring some of our amazing Camp Fire volunteers! Our programs rely heavily on the time and talents of our volunteers. In the last year alone 626 adults and 741 youth donated more than 93,263 hours to Camp Fire! We are pleased to introduce Featured […]
Wondering when it’s safe to begin preparing your garden for this spring? Unsure of what vegetables are best suited for the rainy lush climate of Washington? Not sure if those peas are hardy enough to hold up against an unexpected frost? Stop! Put down the Farmer’s Almanac! In this blog entry I will cover the basics of getting your garden thriving for the Spring of 2015.
This winter – give one of your days off to the birds! While the leaves may be gone from the trees and the days turned gray and dreary winter in Puget Sound can still prove a great time to get out and try your hand at bird identification!
A big THANK YOU goes out to Island Lumber for their recent support to the Camp Sealth Garden Program! Island Lumber, located on Vashon Island, WA, has a long-standing tradition of supporting the local community. We thank them for providing new resources to our program that will allow for more students throughout the year to […]