Explore the fjord

Ages 12-16

Camp starts July 7th! Register for a single day or multiple sessions. Learn more about each camp session below or click the “Sign-Up” button.

For this camp, HCSEG and project partners have various outdoor activities planned around the Hood Canal watershed, where participants will connect with their local fjord through adventures and guidance provided by HCSEG staff. Examples of some activities include kayaking, learning about shellfish, exploring tide pools, and hiking!

Program Overview:

  • Fridays
  • 9am – 3pm
  • Ages 12-16
  • Each day starts at the Salmon Center
  • $5 donation (financial assistance available)
  • Explore the Fjord activities take place outside. Please dress accordingly.
  • Lunch is not provided.
  • Please bring a snack, lunch and water bottle.
  • For questions please contact: whitney@pnwsalmoncenter.org

2023 Program Schedule:

Week 1: Union Estuary Adventures
Learn all about the Pacific NW salmon, explore the Union River Estuary and meet the Farm at Water’s Edge furry and feathered friends!

Week 2: Twanoh State Park – Beach Explorations
From a forested trail, to a beach full of aquatic life, there’s so much to explore! We’ll engage with a Pacific Shellfish Institute Research Biologist to identify and learn more about the critters we find at low tide!

Week 3: Green Mountain Hike and Craft
Hike up Green Mountain with us, followed by a craft lesson in nature!

Week 4: Kayak Adventure
Join us for a trip to Brinnon for a fun kayaking adventure! We’ll follow up our time on the water with a visit to Dosewallips State Park.

Week 5: Seabeck Explorations
Come with us to Seabeck to explore the parks and nature preserves in the area including Scenic Beach State Park and Misery Point!

Week 6: Learning at Klingel Bryan Beard Preserve
Venture with us to the Klingel Bryan Beard Preserve for a day of learning with Great Peninsula Conservancy!