Summer Camps & Expeditions, Weekend Workshops, In-Depth Apprenticeships, Home-Study Curriculum.
Kids Day Camps take place near Bellevue at Lake Sammamish, in Puyallup near Tacoma, and in Olympia with transportation from neighboring cities.
Overnight Youth Camps & Adult Expeditions take place near Mt. Rainier, Lake Sammamish and the Salish Sea.
Springtime & Summer Apprenticeships take place near Tacoma and follow the 8 books of the Wolf Journey Earth Conservation Course:
Trails of the Neighborhood Naturalist, Traditional Herbalist, Wildlife Tracker, Wilderness Survival Scout, Ancient Artisan, Honorable Hunter, Sustainable Citizen and Environmental Educator.
Wolf Camp and the Conservation College run outdoor educational summer camps and family classes, weekend workshops, expeditions and apprenticeships for all ages, focusing on skills of the Neighborhood Naturalist, Traditional Herbalist, Wildlife Tracker, Wilderness Survival Scout, Ancient Artisan, Honorable Hunting & Fishing, Sustainability & Environmental Education.
Chris Chisholm founded Wolf Camp in 1996, and he is author of the Wolf Journey Earth Conservation Courses. He grew up in the north woods of Minnesota, and moved west after earning a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1991. Chris has received training in Wilderness First Aid, Emergency Water Rescue, and Site/Risk Management over the years from the Wilderness Medicine Training Center, and completed training as an EMT in 2009. Chris is considered an inspirational storyteller, musician, teacher, counselor, outdoorsman, conservationist and friend to all who have shared time with him at Wolf Camp.
Kimberly McKillip Chisholm grew up in Puyallup, Washington. She is a delightful teacher with a B.S. in Wildlife Science from the University of Washington where she specialized in corvids and birds in general. Kim was a member, trainer, and past president of King County Search Dogs, a unit of King County Search & Rescue, of which she and her late border collie, Skye, were active members for 12 years. Among other recent certifications and accolades, she received her Permaculture Design Certificate through Sustainable Tacoma-Pierce in 2010, her most recent Wilderness First Aid certificate from the Wilderness Medicine Training Institute in spring of 2013, and a Cybertracker Track & Sign Certification with a field evaluation score of 87% in the fall of 2013.
Kim & Chris are always on site directing professionally-trained outdoor educators at their hallmark 6-1 or better student-staff ratio during all programs. For biographies, see http://www.wolfcollege.com/about/veteran-faculty-seasonal-staff/ and http://www.wolfcollege.com/about/administrative-adjunct-faculty/
Summer Camp at Sammamish State Park for one week (Mon-Fri 9:30-3:30)