Sea Kayaking on the Puget Sound

Sea Kayaking in Pacific NW

Spend five days paddling through one of the most breathtaking areas in Washington state. Revel in the beauty of the Northwest through the eyes of a kayaker. Enjoy paddling the tidal waters around the South Puget Sound, exploring some of its island trails, and sharing the camp experience with new friends.

This trip is designed for first-time paddlers and experienced paddlers alike.

  • Cost of Attending: $395 (charged directly to student account)
  • Rating: beginner
  • Packing List

August 19-24 Trip Logistics 

Saturday, August 19: Arrive at Pacific for Voyages

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Check in on the West Lawn with Voyage Coordinators and be welcomed by Orientation Staff.

Participate in Pacific’s traditional Sign, Shake, and Ring ceremony— a time honored tradition signing the book of enrollment, shaking the president’s hand, and ringing the bell to signify your entry into Pacific.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Move-in to dorms. Students cannot move-in earlier unless approved by Housing. Students with late night flights may fly in August 19 and have a midnight check-in. Please let us know ASAP if you need to do this.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. | Welcome dinner for students and parents! (on Marsh West Lawn)

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Student Orientation and Pre-trip meeting! Get to know your Voyage leaders and fellow participants before you depart on your adventures (students only). 

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Parent and Family Orientation (parents and family members only).

Sunday, August 20: All Voyages depart in the morning (5-days).

Thursday, August 24: All Voyages return to campus in the afternoon.

Friday, August 25: Freshman Orientation begins.