TrailSeekers cares for children and their families in a relationship of consistency and continuity, supporting them to know life more as God intended.
Each year, forty-two children become TrailSeekers. Their experience starts with the Orcas Encampment; an incredible week on Orcas Island for boys who have just completed Kindergarten, First or Second Grade. There, they are paired with a high school student. This is the beginning of a multi-faceted, multi-year relationship that builds a strong bond with these children in the context of their whole family.
Trailseekers is not just for boys. Girls are rapidly becoming more and more involved. Identical to the boys program, the girls go on separate retreats and short stops as well as weekly meetings through out the school year.
Every Monday night during the school year, we meet for about an hour to reinforce the principles they've learned at camp. This includes fellowship, lessons, and even a snack is provided.
We have smaller short weekend trips known as short stops. Three days spent in the Cascade Mountains or on Orcas Island are highly concentrated with lessons while having fun in a beautiful area.
Middle school and high school kids are able to participate in our leadership program. This focuses on character building, moral development, and skills such as public speaking and critical thinking.