Outdoor Education

Juanita Elementary School has one of the longest running Outdoor Education programs in the Lake Washington School District. We offer this opportunity to all 5th grade students and we are proud of that tradition.  Our school has partnered with IslandWood to provide your child with a once in a lifetime learning adventure that they’ll never forget.  This trip always comes up as one of the most memorable, profound moments during elementary school. 

Students who participate in the School Overnight Program are steeped in exploration of the natural world, giving real-life meaning to academic learning while deepening of their environment. They are able to strengthen their bond between friends and the school. 

Fall Information Night is coming soon!  We will be handing out the Family Agreement Forms that lets us know your child will be attending camp and important information about camp fees. Please add outdoored@juanitaelpta.com to your contact list as we will be giving out important info about opportunities to volunteer at fundraising events. Meanwhile....

We are now in full swing for planning fundraising events and need YOUR help! We have a need for 2-4 more people to help on the Parent Committee as well as help with the events below. Please email outdoored@juanitaelpta.com if you are interested or if you have any ideas for new fundraisers.

Popcorn Friday Volunteers https://bit.ly/3EwwprQ

Movie Night : 10/27 - The Addams Family (2019 -animated version) bit.ly/48eXjSy  Next show time: 12/8,  2/23
Candy Buy Back-  Currently canceled for 2023
Textile Donation Lead- Sept- March
Food/Restaurant Fundraiser Lead Sept- March
Holiday Bazaar: December 1st (Set Up) & December 2nd (Public Event)

Camp IslandWood on Bainbridge Island is a 4 day/3 night school program which immerses students and teachers in a natural diverse 255-acre outdoor campus.

To learn more about Camp IslandWood and their school overnight program visit their website at https://islandwood.org/  

For specific questions please email the Juanita Outdoor Education Committee at outdoored@juanitaelpta.com

Please click on the links below to learn more about this program and what is needed from each Juanita family to make this learning adventure a reality for our students.  In order to send all our students to this camp, fundraising and volunteer hours are needed.

Outdoor Ed Forms and Information: