A culture that spans generations
Four Winds is a haven for young people to unplug from technology and embrace camp traditions. Music, poetry, vintage uniforms, and a focus on inner growth make Four Winds truly unique. Gather for a story at our evening fire and experience the warmth of our community.
Cross the waters
Our hundred-acre property of woods, fields, and waterfront is just two hours north of Seattle on Orcas Island, among the San Juan Islands in northwestern Washington State. Set sail on our 61’ yawl, Carlyn, and experience this ideal setting for forming an appreciation and respect for nature.
A camp owned by its
IN THEIR OWN WORDS
Stories from families
"Camp just gives me a boundless energy of joy, and I feel every time I’m there I’m free."- Josh, camper
"My experience at camp was far beyond my expectations. When I got onto the boat to Four Winds people were already talking to me and making friends."- Zoe, camper
“Four Winds is a hidden gem. With no electronics and minimal modern appliances, the camp is set up to focus on friendship, exploring new adventures, and connecting authentically with your community and environment. The camp is still rooted with its old traditions yet is always morphing and growing with each summer of campers.”- Erika, camper
"Four Winds is not only just a typical summer camp to me. It is something that is life changing. It teaches you certain life lessons that no other place can."- Chris, camper
"My son displayed a greater comfort of who he is and that he has a lot to offer to the world. Four Winds is so good for his soul!"- Susan, parent
"Every summer, she comes home SUPER happy, she absolutely cannot get enough of FWWH! She becomes more independent and self-confident, and loves being with like-minded friends who care so much for each other."- Cecelia, parent