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PAWMA Camp 2017: The World is Our Dojo

Register for PAWMA Camp 2017

Fee Schedule

Instructors: Apply to teach at PAWMA Camp 2017 

Scholarships to attend camp are available for qualified PAWMA members. 
Apply by July 15. Information and application instructions.

Camp Sealth –Vashon Island, WA
September 15-18, 2017

Dear Friends:

We are very excited to have the 2017 camp in a very beautiful setting on Puget Sound on stunning Vashon Island.

In 2012, the New York Times said that Vashon’s combination of small town life and cool farm-to-table artisanal features gave the island a “Mayberry-meets-Burning Man character.” (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/travel/vashon-island-near-seattle-a-rural-throwback.html)

Camp Sealth is a Campfire Girls site that is used as a summer camp and for retreats during the school year. The setting is lovely, but rustic. There are trails, rather than paved roads, between some of the buildings, so please be prepared to walk. The Pacific Northwest can be quite chilly along the water, and some of the waterfront housing may be colder at night, so be sure to plan to dress in layers.

There are also accommodations available in town and throughout Vashon Island, for those of you who prefer to commute to classes. Please check Airbnb, and VRBO, or Google “places to stay on Vashon Island” if you prefer to commute to camp, rather than stay in the cabins. Because the camp is on an island served by a ferry only, we recommend you start your commuter search with Vashon Island itself.

Visit Camp Sealth's accommodations page to see where you might be most comfortable.

Please note that the “upgraded” cabins are the Wrangler Retreat Center cabins. These are a 10-minute walk from the main camp and dining hall. We will have *some* transportation available, but cannot guarantee a ride for every occasion, or at specific times.

Questions? Email us at camp@pawma.org

 How to get best rates for camp

  • Are you a PAWMA member? Log in to get best rates. To check whether your membership is paid up, contact membership@pawma.org
  • Is your membership out of date? Renew your membership, then log in before registering
  • Not a member? Join today before registering

Camp 2017 Fee Schedule

Includes: housing, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, classes, demo, and social events (except as noted.)

  Through August 1 Late registration August 2
Adult members
 $310  $360
Adult non-members  $360  $410
Youth (8-17)
Note: Adult chaperone required for children 8-14;
each adult can chaperone up to 2 children

 $200  $250
Full Camp Commuter - Friday through Monday
 $200  $225
Weekend Commuter - Saturday and Sunday
 $150  $175
1-day Commuter - Saturday or Sunday  $75  $100
Non-participating guest* $165 $190

* Non-participating guests are invited to join opening and closing ceremonies, demo, and social events. Class sessions are not open to non-participants.

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