Explore the fjord

Ages 12-16

July 15 – August 19


9am – 3pm

Campers meet at the Salmon Center then head out to various locations around the Hood Canal watershed!

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!

You can read about each camp session and sign-up for each one individually by clicking the button below.

Program Overview:

July 15 – August 19

  • 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

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!