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Summer Camps 2018-03-05T22:13:05+00:00

15th Annual

Summer Camp 2018

Ages 4 and up to incoming 2nd graders
Monday – Thursday
10 AM – 3 PM
(optional extended hours 9 AM – 10 AM for $10/day)

WEEK 1: July 23 – July 26

WEEK 2: July 30 – August 2

WEEK 3: August 6 – August 9

This summer your young child can enjoy a camp program suited particularly to his or her needs.  The program is held outdoors in the wonderful kindergarten play yard at Whatcom Hills Waldorf School.
Components of the day include:

  • circle time & games 
  • simple, picnic style snack
  • outdoor play time
  • age appropriate arts and crafts
  • lunch time (indoors)
  • water play time
  • popsicle time

The program is led by Adrienne Doucette, a certified Waldorf teacher with over 20 years of experience. Sign up for one, two or all three weeks.



To Register, Click Here.

For more information: [email protected]

(360) 201-0360



Ages 8-12
Monday – Thursday
10 AM – 3 PM
(optional early start at 9am with Adrienne Doucette)

August 6 – August 10

This summer program is held in the garden at the Whatcom Hills Waldorf School with some exploration of nearby parks and forests. Kids will learn how to harvest and use plants to make fun products that will nourish their bodies inside and out. Projects will include herbal potions, insect repellent, jam, pesto, and more.

Components of the day include:

  • Morning circle time and stretching
  • Planting, harvesting, and cooking from the garden
  • Outdoor exploration and play time
  • Swimming at Lake Whatcom with one bus trip to a swimming hole at Whatcom Falls Park
  • Preparation of herbal and food concoctions to take home


This camp is led by Heather Tiszai, the gardening teacher at Whatcom Hills Waldorf School. Simple, organic snacks will be provided. Participants will bring their own lunch.

$265/week: This includes all supplies so that each participant may take their quality creations home to share with family and friends.


To Register, Click Here.

For more information: [email protected]

(360) 594-1307



Ages 4-10

Monday – Thursday
WHWS Nature Camp takes place in local parks exploring marine or forest habitats.
10 AM – 3 PM



June 19-22

July 17-20

July 31-Aug 3

Aug 14-17

Aug 28-31



July 10-13

July 17-20

Aug 7-10


Remember those long days of summer playing with friends outdoors? Here’s an opportunity for your child(ren) to spend significant time outdoors with nature as their palette for play, exploration and projects. We model safety and respect while nurturing your child’s imagination and socio-emotional skills as they develop their own wonder-full relationship with nature.

Components of the day include:

  • 100% outdoors in local parks
  • Daily rhythm
  • Weekly nature theme (marine intertidal zone or forest habitat)
  • Direct teaching, child-led exploration and free play
  • Quiet time for stories, drawing or journaling
  • Games
  • Arts and crafts (process oriented)


This program is led by Holly Roger and young counselors within the WHWS community. Holly is a nature educator with 25 years experience in the EE field (Co-founder of Wild Whatcom), 13 years of Waldorf parenting experience and 8 years within the WHWS community in educator and admin roles. Group size is limited, so sign up quickly!

$150-185/week, sliding scale and sibling discount.


Click here to Register

For more information, contact Holly Roger [email protected] 

(360) 393-7827