If you are an institutional educator, home school coordinator, or specialize in after-school care, the Cedar Outdoor School has programs perfectly aligned to your outdoor learning goals. Book your spot now for the 24 – 25 school year and we’ll help you to expand your curriculum for your 5th and 6th grade students. 

About Us

The Cedar Outdoor School has 3 camp locations to serve you, Snohomish, Hood Canal, and Mt. Rainier. Whether you are looking for day programs or overnight opportunities, we have a customizable experience for every school & learning community!
Dates are filling up for the 2024- 2025 school year. Contact us to reserve your spot today!

Our Curriculum

Our program combines environmental education and classic outdoor recreation. We offer a Pacific Northwest-inspired curriculum featuring a variety of ready-made lessons in ecology, biology and geology. Our lessons are standards-aligned, drawing from from the best practices and guidance of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS-aligned), Since Time Immemorial curriculum and multidisciplinary learning.

Recreational Activities Included!

At the Cedar Outdoor School learning does not stop with academics. We believe in using recreational activities like service projects, climbing and our challenge course to promote social-emotional learning and healthy play during your stay at camp. Below is the Spring 2024 offering. 

Spring 2024 Curriculum Guide





Read More!

Check our Curriculum Guide for complete descriptions of the Cedar Outdoor School’s program offerings.

Why Choose Us

A Landscape for Learning

The Cedar Outdoor School is situated in a pristine natural environment ripe with opportunities for student discovery!  Our camp features nearly 900 acres of preserved wetland, lakes, forests & fields that nurture experimentation, curiosity and hands-on engagement with science concepts.

Easy for Schools

We work with you to design a custom program the meets the needs of your unique learning community! We offer flexible, all-inclusive rates and qualified staff for each activity in camp. You can schedule tours of camp year-round. If you can’t make it out to camp for a visit, we’ll come to your school to plan with your teachers or put on an open house!

Contact Us

Contact Patrick to customize your school’s experience.

Patrick Kissinger
Program Director – Cedar Outdoor School

Our Facilities

The Cedar Outdoor School facilities are designed to be accommodating to your school and provide a true camping experience!

Our camp features: 

  • A spacious Dining Hall with seating for up to 420 people.
  • Multiple styles of open-air cabins to choose from with lodging for up to 120.
  • Modern shower house and bathroom facilities with gender-inclusive options. 
  • Separate indoor lodging for teachers. 
  • A variety of covered, outdoor classroom spaces.