Explore the fjord

Ages 12-16

2022 Explore the Fjord camp has ended. Stay tuned for the 2023 camp announcement!

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 sailing, learning about shellfish, tide-pooling, and painting in nature!

Program Overview:

The 2022 camp season has ended. But to prepare for next year, here are the usual program guidelines:

  • Fridays
  • 9am – 3pm
  • Ages 12-16
  • $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

2022 Program Schedule:

Week 1: Green Mountain Hike and Craft
Hike up Green Mountain with us followed by a craft lesson in nature!

Week 2: Learning at Misery Point
Venture with us to Misery Point in Seabeck for a day of learning with Great Peninsula Conservancy!

Week 3: 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 4: Shellfish Farm Visit
Come with us to Jorstad Creek Oyster Company in Lilliwaup to learn about shellfish farming, see baby oysters, and more!

Week 5: Lady Washington Voyage
Climb aboard the Lady Washington for a sailing adventure! Grays Harbor Historical Seaport will take us on a trip filled with lessons on the history of American maritime exploration and fun.

Week 6: Union River 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!