Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia’s Episcopal Camp in Gold Bar, offers children ages 6 to 16 a chance to be…kids.
Every child who attends Camp Huston’s summer programs will:
- Develop a sense of self in the world,
- Discover their place in nature,
- Build self esteem,
- Grow into leaders,
- And most of all, HAVE FUN with new and old friends.
Contact: email@example.com for more information or to sign-up your child.
July 7-13, July 28-Aug 3
$435 Grades 3-10
A traditional rustic summer camp experience, Discovery Camps are Huston’s quintessential programs. During the week, the campers are split into small “Discovery Groups” led by trained counselors and staff. Every day the groups spends time together in the morning and afternoon playing games, hiking the trails, creating art projects, and participating in team-building initiatives. All campers have the opportunity to go on an overnight at an on-site camping location where they sleep in tents, cook dinner over a fire, and watch the stars.
July 7-13 and July 28-Aug 3
$645 Grades 5-8
No previous experience or knowledge of horseback riding is required for participation in the Horse Camps. Campers spend each morning during the session with an experienced trained equestrian staff. Children learn how to care for their horse, riding techniques and develop horse handling skills including saddling, walking, and trotting. Horse Camp participants learn how to navigate horses on trails and in the ring. Campers return to Huston for lunch and spend the afternoon and evening doing traditional summer camp activities.
$270 Grades 1-5
Mini Camp is a four-day/three-night version of Discovery Camp and is a great introduction to summer camp! During the week, the campers are split into small “Discovery Groups” led by trained counselors and staff. Every day the groups spends time together in the morning and afternoon playing games, hiking the trails, and creating art projects. Mini Camp is a wonderful opportunity for those young ones who are ready to experience the magic of summer camp at Huston.
International Odyssey: Discovery Camp 3
$435; Grades 3-10
A traditional summer camp experience with the added bonus of Japanese students and teachers from the Rikkyo Episcopal school in Tokyo that will join us for a week of Discovery and cultural exchange! During the week, campers participate in our traditional Discovery Camp program with time set aside for Rikkyo students and teachers to share a little bit of traditional Japanese activities, games, and food with fellow Camp Hustonites. After the session ends, Japanese male students will join families for a two-day home-stay for sightseeing in the greater Seattle area.
*We need at least 5 home-stay families, so if you are willing and able to open up your homes for this portion of International Odyssey, please contact the Huston office directly at (360)793-0441, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
$645 Grades 6-10 (experienced riders only)
Previous experience, knowledge, and comfort of horseback riding is required for participation in Buckaroo Camp. Campers spend each morning during the session with an experienced trained equestrian staff learning aggressive riding techniques and further developing their horse handling skills including saddling, walking, trotting, and cantering. Buckaroo participants ride extensively throughout the week on trails, roads, and in the ring. Campers return to Huston for lunch and spend the afternoon and evening doing traditional summer camp activities. This session runs concurrent with International Odyssey.
Missoula Children’s Theater
$435 Grades 1-10
No previous acting skills are required to participate in Huston’s Theater Camp! All campers receive roles in the performance. Rehearsals are held daily for practice. Experienced Missoula Children’s Theater directors teach acting workshops and facilitate rehearsals for the week. There is a performance for family and friends held on the last day of the session. Campers still participate in traditional summer camp activities including campfires, archery, and swimming.
The Rev. Rebecca Kirkpatrick