The CampOut at Camp Sealth

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Age: 21+Location: Camp SealthDate(s): September 16-18, 2022

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After two years away due to COVID-19, we are THRILLED to be back! The next CampOut will be September 16-18, 2022.

Registration is open June 15th!

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The Campout

Who Should Attend?

Never been to Camp Sealth (or even summer camp) before? What better way to send off the summer than spending a few days on enjoying gorgeous Vashon Island! At the CampOut you can try your hand at some of our best summer camp activities, including arts & crafts, tie dye, archery, hiking, horseback riding, and, of course, campfires. You’ll even get to make new friends with Sealth alumn and learn new songs around the campfire and all about Sealthisms like Uncle Wigglebottom, canoeing to “the big rock”, and Aqua Luca.

Did you come to Camp Sealth as a camper? Whether you were a camper in the orchard or part of the Village Crew, whether you rode the Virginia V or Da Boata, we would love to see you come celebrate 100 years of Camp Sealth and be part of the CampOut. Connect with old cabin mates (or even your old counselor), walk the shores of Camp Seatlh and recall your old memories, look through  our memory books or bring yours to share, and make new memories while doing some of your most beloved camp activities like archery or hiking to Uncle Wigglebottom’s cabin.

Were you on staff at Camp Sealth? Pack your magic ring and staff songbook and come spend the weekend reminiscing with other staff alumni about the best days of your youth. Find out what it’s like to hike around Sealth or hang out at the birdcage making arts & crafts without having to be responsible for a cabin of 10. You might even run into one of your old campers, or make a new friend, and decide to sing karaoke with them at the Camp Outs cocktail hour. And you’ll definitely want to end the evening singing “Hold on to this Day” at the beach fire.

The CampOut is a Fundraiser for Camp Fire Scholarships, or “Camperships”

Event proceeds, merchandise sales, and donations will directly benefit local youth who normally couldn’t afford to experience the magic of Camp Fire programs or camps on their own. Our past CampOut events have collectively raised more than $15,000 to send kids to camp! Help us raise these much-needed Campership dollars by attending, or consider making a special donation to our Campership fund here.

Friday Night Arrival

Check-in anytime after 4:00 pm to move into your cabin, connect with old friends, and get the lay of the land. We’ll have snacks available, with dinner served at 7:00 pm. After dinner, gather your team and join us for team trivia, followed by some special evening programming like night archery, aqua luca, campfires, board games & puzzles, crafts, and more. We’ll send you off to bed with warm cookies and milk in Rounds Hall. Guests may also arrive Saturday morning after 10:00 am – please select Saturday Night Only when registering.

Weekend Activities

The CampOut is packed with exciting activities for you to choose from! You can choose to make your weekend as action-filled or relaxing as you like. Upon arrival and throughout the weekend you will be able to sign up for fun activities at your own pace.

Drop-In Activities

  • Waterfront – Stand-Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Canoes, Swimming & More!
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Pick-Up Games of Soccer, Frisbee, Kickball, and More
  • Specialty Arts & Crafts Projects
  • Archery
  • Trail Hikes & Runs
  • Outdoor Living Skills like Fire Building
  • Tie-Dye

Pre-Registered Specialty Activity – Horseback Trail Ride

New this year, all of our activities will be offered on a drop-in basis with the exception of our Horseback Trail Rides! If you’d like to take a tour of the Camp Sealth property on horseback (or relive your Wrangler days!) you can sign up when registering for one of our trail rides for an additional $25 fee. When registering, you will have the option to sign up for your specific ride time – Saturday morning, afternoon, or Sunday morning. If you would like to ride with friends, please make sure you sign up for the same slot! 

Saturday Night Festivities

Saturday night will be packed with a ton of fun, including:

  • Theme Dinner
  • Bar with beer, wine and cider (your first two are on us!)
  • Karaoke and dancing
  • Photo booth
  • Campfire and song sharing, a classic gather around the fire to share some of your favorite tunes. Acoustic instruments encouraged, along with your Magic Rings and song books!
  • S’mores!


All meals will be fully catered. Most common food allergies and dietary restrictions can be accommodated including dairy-free, wheat free, vegetarian and vegan diets. Nearly all diet can be accommodated; however, those guests with extreme allergies or a Kosher diet may need to bring food to supplement.

A full-service coffee, tea, and hot chocolate bar will be available to keep you energized throughout your stay along with special snacks and treats throughout the weekend!


Camp Sealth has cabins and rooms that can accommodate groups as small as two and as large as ten. If you’re attending solo our just with one buddy, you may be placed in a shared cabin, just like summer camp! If you are bringing more than ten people, we can help to arrange adjoining cabins or nearby spaces so your group can enjoy your time together! All cabins are enclosed with windows or screens and have electricity. You will have a choice between a heated or open-air space. In most cases, bathrooms and shower houses are located in a separate building, adjacent to each unit.

Housing will be assigned upon arrival. However, if you have any special housing needs that will make your stay more enjoyable please reach out and let us know how we can best accommodate you or indicate your needs when registering.

Camp Sealth Tie-Dye Shirt

Volunteer at The CampOut

Spend a part of your weekend helping out to for a partial or full discount on your registration fees depending on how much you’d like to volunteer! Tasks may include administrative support, helping at a workshop, leading a workshop, leading camp activities, and more. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering, email Rebecca at

We Hope to See You There!

Questions? Contact our Program Director, Avari at or (206) 463-3174 ext. 41.