Orkila Teen Expeditions!

For over 100 years Orkila has been a place where young people can explore their connection to the outdoors and learn more about themselves. Orkila’s Teen Expedition Program aims to build upon these ideals by taking our teenaged participants out into the San Juan Islands to help them grow in their understandings of leadership, service, and outdoor stewardship. Each year a community of staff come together to achieve that goal, guiding teens on biking, sailing, and sea kayaking adventures and helping them achieve more than they ever thought possible. An Orkila Expedition doesn’t just build technical skills, it also encourages deep introspection and personal growth. Our teens leave with a broader sense of themselves as individuals and how they can be a positive force in their communities.

By visiting this website, you’ve taken the first step towards becoming more acquainted with this program. Here you’ll find information about the Orkila Expedition Program and opportunities for employment this coming summer.

We are glad you’re here! If you have any questions about Orkila Expeditions and what we’re about, please contact Jordan Bright our YMCA Camp Orkila Teen Expeditions Program Director.