Camp firwood offers many fun and exciting activity classes for campers to choose from each week of the summer* Our highly trained summer staff has engaging activities planned for each class to give your camper a week they will never forget! Below is a list of just some of the classes offered all summer long.
Experience the outdoors in a whole new way! Adventure Camping will take you all around our 120 acre property as you learn the skills needed to survive in the outdoors. From building forts and shelters to learning how to tie knots and other wilderness skills, Adventure Camping will be something to remember.
Want to be King of the Court? Stop by the basketball court and you will probably find a game of Bump going or maybe some pickup ball. Sign up for the Activity Class and hone your skills against your peers. Our staff will have lots of fun games and instruction for you.
Challenge course and high ropes course*
Experience a thrill like never before at Firwood’s Challenge Course. Take a ride on the zip-line after traversing our 11 element static High Course. Work on your teamwork skills with our 10 element Low Course. If you are in for a stomach dropping free fall, head over to the Giant Swing. Your teammates pull you to a height of 45 feet and then a facilitator pulls the pin and you go hurtling towards the earth. *Available for campers ages 13+ as an Activity Class as well as to rent for your sports team, school group or youth group.
Climbing? Climb on! Scale our 30 foot climbing wall with assistance from our highly trained staff. We have 6 belay points, each with multiple routes, for every level of climber. Sign up for the Activity Class to climb every day, all week. Can’t get enough? Stop by during Free Time and really improve your skills throughout the week.
Like throwing balls at your friends? Come play a round or two of Dodge Ball. Offering the latest in dodgeball games and technology, DodgeBall is a hit with boys and girls alike. Featured as an activity class as well as a free time activity, you will have plenty of experience mastering the 5 D's: dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge...
extreme studio arts**
all kinds of craft projects await you in the ESA. From journals to bracelets to tie-dye t-shirts, you will also have something to take home to remember your week at camp. Sign up for the week long Activity Class for $15. If crafts aren’t your thing, come on down and hang out on the couches with your friends inside our indoor craft studio.
Fishing is one of the newer additions to Camp Firwood. Grab a pole during this activity class as you catch some of the many different types of fish in Lake Whatcom. You will be fishing from several docks around camp, known for their schools of fish as well as on a boating tour around the Camp firwood waterfront on the barge! Fishing is catch and release and we provide all the equipment and instruction needed to have a great time. Sign up for Fishing as an Activity Class [Junior Camp only] or find a Fishing instructor during Free Time.
Ready to lay down some paint and try a tactical assault on the enemy encampment? Firwood Paintball is the place for some crazy action and intense competition. Our highly trained staff will walk you through safety and tactical training so that you can get the most out of your experience. With a full array of Tippmann flip top markers, masks, neck guards, compressed air tanks and paint, Firwood Paintball has it all. come try out our new and improved fields this summer!
week long sessions - $65
single session - $25
voted the Best Activity Classes at Firwood, hands down by campers and summer staff. Grab some friends and a sailing instructor and take out one of our 8 Hobie-cat catamarans. Tack the channel or try to get up on one pontoon. Available as a week long Activity Class or during Free Time [with instructor]. Come experience Sailing at Firwood.
Grab your board and head for the Skate Ramps. We have 3 half pipes each at different slopes to meet your skill level. Never dropped in before? Our trained staff will help guide you through the process. We also have a variety of ramps and boxes to practice your street skills on. Available as an Activity Class or during Free Time.
Become a modern day Robin Hood or the next katniss everdeen (without the hunger games event) at the Target Sports Range. Lots of great shooting games to play either during Free Time or all week long in the Target Sports Activity Class.
SHARPEN YOUR IMPROV AND ACTING SKILLS WHILE HAVING THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE IN THEATER SPORTS! THIS FUN AND UNPREDICTABLE CLASS LETS YOU, THE CAMPER, HELP OUR STAFF TAKE THE CLASS ON AN ACTING ADVENTURE THAT WILL LEAVE YOU LAUGHING AND HAVING THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE.
Camp Firwood has three boats for all your Wakeboarding needs. Whether you are just learning or have been riding for years, the trained staff at Firwood will be able to take you to the next level. Wakeboarding not your thing? Try waterskiing or kneeboarding during the week!
What is water smorg? imagine all the things you love about being in the water, all rolled up into one class at camp firwood! Water Smorg has it all from Blobbing to water relays to sand castle making to the Aqua Swing and Aqua Jumps. You will be able to try a little bit of everything in this popular water based class.
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WHAT ARE ACTIVITY CLASSES and how do they work?
Activity Classes take place each morning from 10:00am – 12:15pm. Activity Classes are split into two blocks of time [1st Hour and 2nd Hour] with a 15 minute break in between. Selection of Activity Classes will take place on Sunday evening on the first day of camp. Paintball ($65 Full Week / $25 Single Session) and Extreme Studio Art ($15) will be available for sign up on Opening Day during Check-In ONLY. We are no longer pre-registering classes with fees.
*not all classes are offered for each age group of camp. some restrictions apply.
**requires additional fees in order to participate. fees can be paid upon check in on opening day.