Your Guide to Summer Camps on Whidbey Island: Sailing, Theatre, Language Immersion, & More!

Summer is right around the corner, and now is the time to sign kids up for summer camps on Whidbey Island! There’s something for every age and interest, and summer is the perfect time for kids and teens to try something new and maybe even pick up a new hobby. (Plus, these camps are sure to keep kids busy and prevent the inevitable “I’m bored!” comments from happening!)

South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District

The Summer catalogue is packed with a huge selection of classes, workshops, camps, etc.! Kids can participate in camps designed around everything from archery and art to soccer and sailing. In addition to your more classic sports-focused camps, there are also more unique camps that center around underwater robotics, survival skills, magic tricks, and more.

We recommend following South Whidbey Parks & rec on Facebook for updates.


Oak Harbor Youth Sailing

  • Located at Oak Harbor Yacht Club

  • Dates: Various camps run between June 26-August 2

  • Ages: 9-15

Teaching everything from the science behind sailing (how do boats sail? How do the tides and currents work?) to hands-on sailing experience, both beginners and immediate sailors alike can test the waters at camp this summer! There are 4 different camp sessions—click here for dates and more details.

Whidbey Playhouse Summer Youth Workshop

  • Located at 730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA 98277

  • Dates: TBD

  • Ages: 7-14

Young ones with a flair for the dramatic are sure to find their ideal summer camp experience with Whidbey Playhouse’s summer workshop! This workshop is limited to 12 students. For more information on dates and applications, email or call 360-679-2237.

In Motion Company Summer Camps & Intensives

  • Located at 390 NE Midway Blvd A-202 (Log Cabin) Oak Harbor, WA.  98277

  • Dates: TBD

  • Ages: 3yrs & up

While IMC’s 2019 summer camp schedule isn’t up quite yet, their 2018 summer was packed with camps that get kids moving and having fun. Follow IMC on Facebook for updates on schedules, free events, and more!


Vacation Bible School at Hillside Church

  • Located at Hillside Evangelical Free Church 874 Plantation Dr, Greenbank, Washington 98253

  • Dates: July 9-12

  • Ages: 3yrs - 6th grade

This year’s theme is “Dig In: Unearth God’s Plan”! Follow the event on Facebook to get updates on Hillside’s VBS.


Full Moon Rising Farm

  • Located at 1668 Dow Rd Freeland, WA 98249 USA

  • Ages: 5-12, children ages 12+ can apply to be an apprentice

Farm Life Camp, Dancing Goat Yoga Camp, Green Arts Camps… these are just a few of the camps offered at Full Moon Rising Farm! Kids can learn a variety of different useful skills this summer all while spending time outside and meeting other kids their age. You can find info on each different camp offered here. 


Northwest Language & Cultural Center Camps

  • Located at 1804 Scott Rd, Freeland, WA 98249

  • Ages: 7-12

2019 Summer Camps have not been announced yet, but in 2018 campers enjoyed immersive cultural experiences that included French Summer Camp and Spanish Summer Camp. Kids were immersed in each language as they learned traditional games and songs, tried foods from each culture, and more. Click here to read about last year’s activities! 


Lakeside Bible Summer Camp

  • Located at 4170 Bible Camp Drive Clinton, WA 98236

  • Dates: June 23-August 10

  • Ages: 8-19

Camps at Lakeside Bible Summer Camp are organized by age groups, and a long list of fun activities awaits each week! Go fishing, innertube, ride BMX bikes, go swimming, craft, wakeboard, tackle the 32’ rock wall, and much more. Click here to see all camp details. 

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