The Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Church of Christ operates two camp facilities, Pilgrim Firs outside of Port Orchard, and N-Sid-Sen, on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho.
2018 Pilgrim Firs Camps
April 20 – 22: All-church camp weekend
We’re hoping for nice weather to paddleboard on the lake, sing campfire songs, and hike! Sign up
TBA (Fall): Women’s Retreat
Women of all generations gather for study and reflection, fellowship, crafts, and more.
Pilgrim Firs includes 120 acres with cabins, lodges, sports fields, a playground, basketball and volleyball courts, hiking trails, indoor and outdoor chapel/meditation spaces, and campfire areas. It’s located on a small lake for canoeing and kayaking, and swimming in the summer. Pilgrim Firs is about 1.5 hours from downtown Bellevue. You can drive through Tacoma and take the Tacoma Narrows bridge, or take the Fountleroy – Southworth ferry from Seattle.
2018 N-Sid-Sen Camps
Curriculum Theme “Beyond Belief! The Universe of God”
May 18 – 20: PNW Conference Women’s Retreat
June 15 – 17: Emerging Adult Camp (ages 19 – 35)
June 18 – 21: Work Camp (all ages)
July 8 – 14: Senior High Camp (going into 10th grade – entering college)
July 15 – 21: Intermediate Camp (going into grades 5 – 6)
July 20 – 22: Rainbow Retreat (age 18+)
July 15 – 18: Kids’ Camp (going into grades 2 – 4)
July 29 – August 4: Family Camp #1
August 5 – 11: Jr. High Camp (going into grades 7 – 9)
August 19 – 25: Family Camp #2
N-Sid-Sen includes 270 acres and almost a mile of shore line along Lake Coeur d’Alene. The name comes from a phrase of the Coeur d’Alene native people meaning “Point of Inspiration”. The camp offers hiking and cross country ski trails, large fields for play and sports, a cove and docks for swimming and boating, an outdoor chapel, two campfire circles, picnic areas, and basketball and volleyball courts. N-Sid-Sen is about 5.5-hours from downtown Bellevue.