Our new Conference Center is perfect for your group retreat, planning session, team building and special outdoor education programs.
Our retreat Conference Center seats up to 60 people and has an attached bathroom available for attendees. We love how recent renovations turned out and know you will enjoy the ample seating, tables, and place to get away in between fun yet tiring camp activities.
The conference room is perfect for small groups who are seeking to get away for planning and strategizing during their time at the camp. If the kids need a quiet place to read, the Conference Center would also be the perfect place for them to go. You can also get creative and use the conference room for a camp counselor dessert party or a place for counselors to gather and relax after the young campers have all gone to sleep.
Conference Room Amenities:
- Seats up to 60 people and includes attached bathroom
- Chairs and tables provided
- State-of-the-art technology; wifi; screens; amplificantion equipment and more
How to Book:
Please complete the Reservation Request Form on this page. Our Camp Host will get in touch with you shortly about availability and rates.
Reservation Request Form
FAQ About Camp Wa-Ri-Ki
Camp Wa-Ri-Ki, is a forested recreational camp, located on the Washougal River in Skamania County, Washington. The camp is complete with a commercial kitchen, dining hall, gym, class/meeting rooms, dorms with bunk beds, indoor plumbing and recently remodeled hot showers. A Camp Caretaker/Host lives on the site year around and other Camp Staff may be working at the site during the year.
What are your Camp user fees?
General Camp Rentals
Please contact our Camp Host at email@example.com or call 360-837-3168 for information about camp user fees. Rates vary depending on group size, peak or non-peak season and many other factors.
Our goal is to design a camp use agreement that meets your needs for your gathering. From weddings to corporate retreats and from nonprofit organizations to specialty clubs - we want your stay at Camp Wa-Ri-Ki to be the best outdoor experience you can have!
SCHOOLS --> STEM/STEAM in an Outdoor Education setting
If you are looking for an outdoor education experience for your students, we would like to connect with you about our Earth and Sky Nature School program, please contact our Camp Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our program is part of a national collaborative of camps and NASA's GLOBE Goes to Camp program.
What are the total beds available?
The Camp can accommodate 200+ sleeping (Boys dorm has 63 beds in 3 rooms; Girls Dorms have 69 beds in 4 rooms; Staff/Counselor Rooms will sleep 12 in 6 rooms). There is a kitchen building bunk dorm room that will sleep 14. There are 8 distinct meeting areas, not counting outdoor spaces. The Retreat Center sleeps 10 and includes its own kitchen — it has an attached bunkhouse that sleeps 16. For an overview of our facilities, review and download our accommodations and amenities brochure.
How many outdoor group meeting areas are there?
Currently, in addition to the main campfire and stage area, there are 3 other outside group meeting places with seating and a deck off of the main dining room.
What Activities Are Available?
Groups and campers can pursue various outdoor activities in a natural setting with camp conveniences nearby. Enjoy a range of unplugged adventures, ranging from a simple nature walk to an extensive study of the environment. Hike or drive to the Washougal River Fish Hatchery (just 1 mile away) or the beautiful Dougan Falls (just 1/4 mile away). There is access to the Washougal River, but please be advised that the river is a protected habitat all along our property, so no fishing is allowed.
Can I rent the entire camp exclusively?
Yes. For an extra fee you may rent the entire Camp (up to 185 campers). Please use the Rental Request Form for pricing and available dates. For an overview of our facilities, review and download our accommodations and amenities brochure.
If we only rent the Dorms (165 people), might there be other groups at the Camp at the same time?
Yes, this is possible. We have a resort like policy, where if a group does not rent the entire Camp another group may rent the Retreat Center or Lodge during the same calendar dates. Please use the Rental Request Form for pricing and available dates.
Are pets allowed?
Camp WaRiKi prohibits guests from bringing animals on the premises. No pets. Service animals are allowed with certification/ documentation.
What is your alcohol policy?
As of March 2019, our policy is that for groups with insurance and an service permit, that beer and wine may be served with Camp Wa-Ri-Ki shown on your insurance policy as second insured party.
If alcoholic beverages will be served, five (5) requirements must be met:
- A Washington State Liquor Control Board Banquet Permit or Special Occasion License must be obtained by the renter or provided by the renter’s caterer, and a copy of the permit must be given to Vancouver UCC no later than one week prior to the scheduled rental. Please go to https://lcb.wa.gov/licensing/special-licenses-and-permits to apply for permits or licenses. Please be aware you need to complete this process well in advance of your event.
- A copy of your bartender’s current, valid Washington State Class 12 Mixology Permit or Class 13 Service permit card. Only bartenders with current, valid Washington State server licenses may serve alcohol of any kind.
- Liquor Liability Insurance is required in addition to the certificate of insurance
- Beer, wine, and champagne may be served (by the glass) and by a designated, licensed bartender. No mixed drinks or “hard alcohol” can be served. No exceptions.
- All alcoholic beverages and empty containers must be removed from the building before leaving.
Any set-up and clean-up done by the caterer or renter must take place within the rented time period. This also applies to the delivery and pick-up of cakes, flowers, music, and rental items such as decorations.
Does the Camp provide meals?
At this time, the Camp does not provide a meal service, though it is possible that catering may be arranged (speak with your Camp Host). Stay tuned (sign up for our newsletter) — we have a 5 year strategic plan in the works that includes recreational upgrades, new buildings and staffing that may include a Camp Cook.
What if we want to use other facilities at the Camp, like the Gym and the large Kitchen?
Retreat Center guests enjoy their own kitchen within their lodge, and may add other amenities like Commercial Kitchen, Crafts Area, Outside Tent Area, Media Meeting Room, Gymnasium & Sports field(s) —— only if a simultaneous large group has not reserved these. Check with your Camp host. In general, amenity use requires a small fee up charge. All Campers may take advantage of the scenic Dougan Falls recreation area just to the north of the Camp, and other nearby attractions like the fish hatchery, approximately a quarter mile south of the Camp.
Do you have Camp T-shirts available?
Yes. We have an online store where you may order T-shirts and sweatshirts in a variety of colors, starting at $12.95 each. A portion of the proceeds go to the Camp development fund.
I want to make a donation -- are you a registered non-profit?
Yes. And that means your donations are tax deductible. We are registered with the State of Washington as an organization eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. Our EIN number is 23-7293852 You may make a donation online securely.