Sea Kayaking on the Puget Sound | Voyages

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 16-21 Trip Logistics 

Friday, August 16: Arrive at Pacific for Voyages

Check-in

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Marsh West Lawn
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.

Move-in

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. | Residence Halls
Move-in to residence hall. Students with late night flights may fly in August 16 and have a midnight check-in. Please let us know ASAP if you need to do this.

Welcome Dinner

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. | Marsh West Lawn
Welcome dinner for students and parents! (on Marsh West Lawn)

Student Orientation & Pre-trip Meeting

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Location TBA
Get to know your Voyage leaders and fellow participants before you depart on your adventures (students only). 

Parent and Family Orientation

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Location TBA
Parent and Family Orientation (parents and family members only).

Saturday, August 17: All Voyages depart in the morning (5-days).

Wednesday, August 21: All Voyages return to campus in the afternoon.

Thursday, August 22: Freshman Orientation begins.