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2013 Colman Summer Overnight Camp Sessions & Program Fees




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Explore the San Juan Islands in our one-, two- and three-week expeditions. Learn about your environment, your boats, your group and yourself. San Juan Kayaking is for those entering grades 8-12 (not all grades offered all sessions). San Juan Kayaking 2.0 is for those entering grades 9-12 and Islanders is for those entering grades 10-12 (application required).
see all Kayaking programs
Grab the tiller, harness the wind, explore the San Juans and build new friendships on our one and two week sailing expeditions. San Juan Sailing is for those entering grades 8-10. Mariners is for those entering grades 9-12.
see all Sailing programs
Learn about tomorrow's transportation in a beautiful setting with a group of friends. Hike & Bike and San Juan Biking are for those entering grades 8-10.
see all Biking programs
One-Week Expeditions
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Two-Week Expeditions
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Four-Week Expedition
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Looking for more?  The Orkila Blog is another great source for information, photos, and videos about camp!​

Caring & Supportive Staff​
campfire from side.jpgCampfire at McDade Campfire​

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boys in cabin bunks.jpgExterior (Left) and Interior (Above) of an Open-Air Main Camp Cabin
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Dederer Cabin (Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Kitchen & Common Area)​
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Marine Center
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Arts & Crafts​
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Giant Swing
 Group-building Challenges and Activities​
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Inside the Orkila Country Store - Campers can buy camp gear, ice cream, and more!
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High Ropes Course Individual and Group Challenge Elements
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Challenge Tower with Internal & External Climbing Routes & Zipline
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Horsemasters in the Arena for a Riding Lesson​
 The Barn

Horsemasters Take to the Fields!
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The Corral
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 Funyaking in Orkila Bay
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Exploration in the Garden
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Washing Up Before Meal Time
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Meal Line-Up Outside Larry Norman Lodge
Larry Norman during summer camp mealtime.jpg Meals Time at Larry Norman Lodge
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Archery & Riflery
Group Games
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Dock Jump
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Beach Walks
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Polar Bear Swim
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Campers Leave for Overnight Island Trip on Satellite Island Aboard Orkila's Kwahnice​
Skate Campers Use Nearby Orcas Island Skate Park
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Local Celebrities​
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Campers Perform Skits & Songs at Campfire
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The Orkila Dock
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Looking for more?  The Misspelled WordOrkila Blog is another great source for information, photos, and videos about camp!

For questions or registration:

YMCA Camping Services
Camp Orkila & Camp Colman

P 206 382 5009
F 206 382 4920

Overnight Summer Camp | YMCA Camp Orkila | Eastsound, WA