Spring Escape Workshops – Camp Fire Central Puget Sound

Check out the workshops that will be offered during the 2024 Spring Escape Weekend!

  • Archery: Try recurve archery on Camp’s upper range. Learn or hone your skills with a bow and arrow. Involves a short hike. A shuttle will be available as needed.
  • Batik: Use wax and acrylic paint to create a batik design.
  • Beach Walk: Explore Camp’s beaches at low tide.
  • Butterfly Mobile: Create a mobile with felt butterflies and beads on ribbons.
  • Camp Hike: Get outdoors and explore Camp with the staff. Hike will be tailored to the interests of the participants.
  • Candle Painting: Use wax to paint beautiful designs on blank candles. You can use wax to adorn your candle with gems as well. Easy for all skill levels. 
  • Chain Maille: Create a simple bracelet linked with Byzantine.
  • Create Your Own Relaxation: Make lip gloss, balm, hand lotion and bath bombs. Then decorate a bag in which you can carry your project.
  • Danish Christmas Cookies: Learn to make Danish cookies in a combined demo and hands-on workshop.
  • Diamond Dots: Learn to create a Diamond Dot butterfly suncatcher.
  • DIY Self-Care: This workshop includes a selection of fun, easy, and inexpensive projects you can do at home to improve your self-care habits: water tracker, affirmation rocks, cloud dough fidget, watercolor art therapy, and more.
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Learn the ins & outs of the popular role paying game. (Double Workshop)
  • Free Time: Spend time on your own relaxing or exploring Camp.
  • Geocaching 101: An introduction to and real-world application for finding geocaches hidden around Vashon Island. (Double Workshop)
  • Gnomes: Make a gnome for your home that can sit or stand, be a card or a picture.
  • Hectograph/Gelatin Printing: Learn the art of mono printing on gelli plate. The plate is gelatin and glycerine, and can be reused to make hundreds of prints.
  • Jeans Wreath: Create a fabric covered wreath using recycled jeans fabric, and decorate using various types of handmade flowers and decoration.
  • Scones: Learn how to prepare a classic recipe to be used for sweet or savory scones. We will prepare two sweet and two savory varieties.
  • Silhouette Painting on a Tote: Description TBD.
  • Tea Towel Embroidery: Embroider a small bird on a dish towel.
  • Tiramisu: Learn how to make Tiramisu from Scratch.
  • Ukrainian Easter Eggs: Draw on your egg with hot wax to create beautiful multicolor Easter eggs. Keep your Kiska (wax drawing tool).
  • Vashon Tour: Tour Vashon’s intriguing and scenic sites. Some walking is involved. (Double Workshop)
  • Wine Glass Candle Holders: Create a diorama in inverted wine glasses.