Here's a look at our 2019 Adventures
5K RUN WITH REI
Sunday. 7am check in / 8am run start.
Cap off your weekend with a 5k Fun Run around beautiful Tolt-Macdonald Park! REI will be providing bibs, snacks, swag, and other fun perks. Check in at the REI Camp Kitchen between 7:00 - 7:45am and is all ages. 5k Run will begin at 8am. Register Here Beginning May 1st at 9am or sign up on site Thursday - Saturday at the REI Tent.
Kayaking with REI
Friday & Saturday 10am – 5:30pm
Join the REI Outdoor School for an hour-long kayak tour. Depending on water level, we plan to start by paddling upstream into the lush farmland, against a gentle current. After some exploration, we’ll turn around and enjoy the float back to the beach for some light refreshments. Register on-site at the REI Camp Kitchen. For your safety, shoes or sandals with a heel-strap are required (no flip flops). No experience necessary, however, paddlers must be at least 14 years old and strong enough to paddle upstream through a gentle to steady current. Anyone under 18 must have a parent or guardian accompany them.
NOLS PRESENTS: MOUNTAINEERING 101
Friday & Saturday 1pm - 1:30pm
With Taylor Ganz, Senior NOLS instructor
Want to know what it takes to climb Washington's most iconic peaks? This clinic will introduce you to the basic safety systems, equipment, and planning considerations you should be familiar with to begin mountaineering. Appropriate for budding mountaineers, outdoor enthusiasts looking for a new challenge, and anyone who wants to know what it takes to climb a big mountain. Register Here!
Make art in nature! Janine Chiorazzi is a local Seattle art teacher, performer & producer who loves to bring people together to celebrate arts & community. Come hang out on Friday or Saturday morning and have fun making art in the outdoors. Janine will guide you through a lesson that is sure to capture your senses and grow towards fulfilling your artistic goals.Register Here Beginning May 1st at 9am.
STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING WITH REI
Friday and Saturday, 10am-5:30pm
Join REI Outdoor School for an hour-long SUP tour. Depending on water level, we plan to start by paddling upstream into the lush farmland, against a gentle current. After some exploration, we’ll turn around and enjoy the float back to the beach for some light refreshments. Register on-site at the REI Camp Kitchen. For your safety, shoes or sandals with a heel-strap are required (no flip flops). No experience necessary, however, paddlers must be at least 14 years old, strong enough to paddle upstream through a gentle to steady current. Anyone under 18 has to have a parent or guardian accompany them.
REI CAMP Kitchen - Featuring Stanley
Prepare your meals in style! Personal cook stations with stoves, prep table and more await you at the REI Camp Kitchen. Bring your favorite camp cookware and tasty ingredients. After cooking enjoy the community dining area and a complimentary beverage before washing your dishes in the provided washtubs. Note: Due to fire regulations the REI Camp Kitchen will be the only place in both the General Camping and Quiet Camping areas where use of stoves will be permitted. Campers may be asked to reserve a stove during peak hours.
Saturday at 11:30pm
Join astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and astrophysicists from the University of Washington for a star party! On Saturday at 11:30pm, guests will learn about the cosmos, gaze at distant planets and galaxies. Timber’s stargazing activity will take place in the North Meadow on the west side of the walking bridge. No sign up necessary!
Yoga Wild teacher Leslie Whitecrow will offer 2 morning Yoga Classes on Friday and Saturday mornings of Timber for adults and a special kids yoga class on Saturday morning. Register Here Beginning May 1st at 9am.
Dip your toes in the water or catch some sun at Tolt River Beach. Beach access is located on the south end of the RV/General Festival camping area.
S'MORES WITH REI and Stanley
Friday & Saturday 7 - 10pm
Join REI and Stanley around the campfire on Friday and Saturday evenings to make your own S'mores! S'more sticks and fixings provided. Children under 14 must be supervised by an adult.
Wilderness Awareness School Plant Walk
Meet up with Wilderness Awareness School on Saturday at 11am on the west side of the walking bridg for a plant walk! Through awareness and connection we will explore our local park and deepen our relationship with nature. We will unveil the curtains of green that grow around us and meet key players of the plant world. We will discuss and observe various plants that can be used for food, medicine and other utilitarian uses. This is an opportunity to tap into your senses, meet a green ally and create a deeper sense of awareness of what is happening on the landscape. Register here beginning May 1st at 9am.
Under the Stars: A Cosmic Drum Meditation
On Saturday night at midnight in the north meadow, join Faustine Hudson for a grounding drum meditation under the night sky where she will hold space to align the body with our connection to the physical earth.
Camp Timber! Presented by BECU
Come one, come all! Roll up your sleeves and let your creativity flow. From 9 am to noon we'll be crafting away with the kiddos. Join us at the red barn on Friday and Saturday mornings of for two special concerts for kids featuring The Not-It's and Mikey Mike the Rad Scientist, arts, crafts and games!
REI Gourmet Camp Cooking Workshop $30
Do you want to make easy and fun meals at camp but feel unsure how to cook them? Would you like tips on what to bring and how to make the most of cooking in the outdoors? Join us at the REI Camp Kitchen for an introductory class on campsite cooking. Participants will be paired up at our custom cook stations where each of you will cook your own tasty meal with expert instruction. All gear and ingredients provided by REI. Afterwards enjoy your new tasty creation or to take it back to camp and save for later! We have years of experience to share, and we’d like to help you learn how to create easy and fun meals. No experience necessary! Participants must be 12 or older, and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Perfect for families and friends! *Register Here Beginning May 1st at 9am.
(Each timeslot will feature a different recipe curated by the pros at REI)
REI Moonlight Kayak Tour $69
Unwind with us on a beautiful moonlit kayak tour on the tranquil Snoqualmie River. We'll paddle up the calm Snoqualmie River as the last light leaves the sky. As the sun sets and the moon rises, we'll float and paddle our way back downstream and turn our gaze upwards to the moonlit night sky. REI will provide all the gear and basic paddle instruction for this outing. No experience is required, but taking a Learn to Kayak Class is recommended. Participants must be 14 or older and anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating parent or responsible adult. Register Here Beginning May 1st at 9am.
- Friday 9pm-11pm
- Saturday 9pm-11pm
Recreational Tree Climbing
Friday & Saturday, 9:30am-5:30pm, $15, Ages 6+
Remember how much fun it is to climb trees? Come ascend into the canopy using equipment that will keep both climber and tree safe. Let life slow down, experience Tree Time. Recreational Tree Climbing will happen on Friday and Saturday from 9:30am - 5:30pm just west of the walking bridge.