Follow your curiosity. Find new inspiration.
Wonder Camps are all about hands-on learning and creative making that enriches your life. Lead by artists, musicians, writers, herbalists, and ecologists, Camp activities offer rewarding maker immersions for all ages across multiple creative fields.
Guided 'Do It Yourself' instruction, fun group learning circles, and the beauty of Orcas Island all combine to rekindle your wonder and connection.
As a retreat experience for adults and families, the forests, lakes and sea surrounding our rustic old-time nature lodge are a great setting for Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter Camp enjoyment.
Orcas Island is north of Seattle in Washington, USA, accessible by car and foot ferry, air, and water taxi for visitors.
Upcoming: Heritage Folk Arts pop-up Maker Village with workshops, festival, music, dance, food, and lodging options at Moran State Park on Orcas Island, WA.
Enrollment includes options for workshops on Fri. May 17th and 18th, full festival activities Saturday May 18th 12-9, and access to lodging and Moran State Park resources.
Come celebrate the Salish Sea through folk music, dance, hands-on artisan crafts, poetry and nature walks at Moran State Park on Orcas Island. Enjoy great music, study with a master maker, learn a new dance, try your hand at a new instrument – or bring your own! Two days of festive activities offer something for all ages at this pop-up Makers Village of artisans and performers. Nature trails, waterfall, and lake activities nearby.
See demonstrations and try your hand at blacksmithing, printmaking, ceramics, wildcrafting, wood carving, fiber arts, drumming, singing and string instruments. Gain folk skills from food preservation and herbalism to boat and timber building, or welding to spinning to instrument making. And enjoy being surrounded by the forest, mountains, and Salish Sea.
2-3 hr sessions with experts, Friday morning and afternoon, and Saturday morning
Purchase tickets for festival, workshops, and lodging options.
Ala carte options to select for 1 or 2 days, night time enjoyment, and studio tours
Four great Wonder Camp instructors joined the Imagine Festival to offer classes featuring hands-on music, writing and visual arts experiences. Located at the Doe Bay Resort on the east side of Orcas Island, Imagine is an annual festival of music, arts and wellness experiences with lodging options.
Folks registered for the Imagine Festival were welcome to join in these free classes to make and play a Didgeridoo, explore writing and painting in Journaling the Journey, enjoy island flowers and watercolor Still Life Painting, try wildcrafted Botanical Banner printing, and check out handcrafted Blacksmithing.
Plan Ahead for 2024!
For questions, email email@example.com
If paying by check, mailing address is
PO Box 521 Eastsound WA 98245
Moran State Park, Olga, Washington 98279, United States
Orcas Wonder Camp is sponsored by the San Juan Islands Makers Guild, a sponsored program of Heritage Ranch, a 501c3 charitable education organization founded in 2004. Video music and sunrise photo by Burke Mulvany.