About The Camp

Kiwanis Camp Wa-Ri-Ki is a natural forested environment for educational and physical recreational programs for children, families, community and church groups.  It features full facilities including a gymnasium, large commercial kitchen, newly remodeled dorms and a retreat center

The Camp is located on 20+ Acres nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains along the scenic Washougal River. Sponsored by Division 44 Kiwanis and other volunteers, the Camp is available for rental by individuals and community groups of all kinds. Annual Nature Explorer events are held with more Camp activities planned in the near future

We had our church youth retreat here and we all loved it! Had a group of over 40 people, and there was plenty of room for everyone. Plenty of beautiful scenery, activities, and friendly staff. Definitely recommend!

James Robinson

Kids Are The Heart of Our Mission

The Camp began in the 1970’s as a way to provide a strong experience of nature for kids (and families, depending on the event) in a retreat setting that fosters the developmental messages educators, church leaders, and counselors can bring to children on a get away adventure.

Our Mission Statement:  Our non-profit is committed to providing an outdoor experience that offers optimal child development and community growth through recreational, educational and leadership opportunities.

Our Vision:  To provide an environment for introspect, growth and adventure for children, families and community organizations to become better stewards of the earth.

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Latest Camp News and Events

NEC Success & Our 2016 Program Coordinator

With 3 Nature Explorer Camps completed, and our last one coming up on August 17th, 2016, we have had over 300 children and their parents join us at the camp and experience the outdoors! This year our 4 NEC events where planned and coordinated by our 2016 Program...

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What’s Up at WA-RI-KI!!

You're In good Hands Our caretakers’ wife, Diana Richards is one of the newest members of the volunteer firefighter team at the Skamania volunteer Fire department #4. As the only woman on the team, they like to test her. But she can hold her own and is a huge asset to...

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