Islander Weekend at Canoe Island

05/13/2023 - 05/14/2023


Canoe Island
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Mother's Day glamping at its best! Families and individuals are welcome in this fun-for-everyone overnight trip. Head to Canoe Island with Friends of the San Jauns. Canoe Island French Camp (CIFC) staff will lead the way with fun and family-friendly activities. Enjoy the company of your neighbors while learning about island and coastal ecology from Friends of the San Juans staff. Here are but a few of the camp offerings:

  • kayaking
  • heated pool
  • archery or ax throwing
  • guided hikes
  • fabulous French food
  • sunset canoe excursions

Glampers stay in tents with wooden decks and electricity, each with 6 bunks.

All meals are included—fabulous french cuisine made onsite! Mealtimes in the dining hall from Saturday lunch through Sunday lunch are wonderful opportunities to connect with your fellow islanders.

Getting there:
On Saturday morning, pick-ups are provided from each ferry-served island (Lopez, Shaw, Orcas, and San Juan). Drop off is between 3-4 pm on Sunday.

$100 for adults, $80 for children.

  • Includes meals (Saturday lunch through Sunday lunch)
  • Camping accommodations and camp activities
  • Transportation to and from Canoe Island from your ferry-serviced island of choice. 

Let us know if the cost would prevent you from enjoying this wonderful weekend! Stipends available.

Please register online here:

Space is first come, first serve! Sign-up space is prioritized for Friends of the San Juans members, donors, and friends until April 3rd. The final registration deadline is April 23rd.