Winter Snow on Cascade Head

Winter Greetings! Thank you to Beth Jacobs for this winter photo of snow-covered Cascade Head (and Neskowin Crest) taken from Westwind’s Fraser Farm.

Giving Camp Westwind to others!

Happy Holidays! Thank you to everyone who has given so far to Westwind Camperships (financial aid for campers and the focus of Westwind’s 2015 year-end appeal). We are shooting to raise over $20,000 before the end of year, and already have $15,072 pledged and raised. Give all kids a chance to Experience Westwind! Please visit Westwind’s donation page (under “Stewardship” on the…

*NOW HIRING* Development Coordinator for Westwind!

*NOW HIRING* Development Coordinator for Westwind – Interested in telling Westwind’s stories to a dynamic and expanding alumni, donor, and stakeholder community? Excited to work with a creative and hardworking team that stewards Westwind’s extraordinary camp, farm, and forest; leads programs and hosts over 5,000 campers, students, and other visitors; and promotes sustainability throughout its work? Read more on the Westwind…

Westwind featured on Martha Stewart Weddings website

Thought it would be nice to mention: “14 Summer Camp Wedding Venues for Kicking Back and Getting Hitched” Hard not to smile at this list of amazing camps! Please look at Westwind’s availability calendar to determine open dates to book a wedding, retreat or other occasion.

Cascade Head video

Excellent video about the Cascade Head Marine Reserve! Established at the beginning of 2014 by the state of Oregon, the Cascade Head Marine Reserve is actually broken into two zones — the Reserve (which does not allow any taking of fish or invertebrates for commercial or private fishing) and Protected Areas (which allow limited recreational fishing).  See Cascade Head…

High Water at Westwind!

Are you wondering what all this rain means to Westwind? Here are photos from Scotty Evens (Cowpie), Westwind’s Site Manager, from December 10th, 2015. [huge_it_gallery id=”11″]  

Fall Photos of Westwind

Thank you to Duncan Berry for this collection of Fall photos at Westwind! [huge_it_gallery id=”10″]

Hiring opens for Summer Employment

Summer camp is a job with many benefits. You get to work with 45 other like minded people, play with kids all summer, be in nature and live in community. Are you or someone you know interested in working at Westwind this summer? Information can be found here:     

Stewardship Weekend_2015

Thanks to everyone who volunteered this past weekend at Westwind’s 2015 Fall Stewardship Weekend. Great accomplishments, including: tents put away new archery shed deep cleaning games organized Bat Cave cleaned/organized firewood split/stacked trail pruning and other generous donations of time, energy, and talent. And thank you Peter Samson for bringing the Trash Raffle to Stewardship Weekend!…

Westwind Equity Engagement Strategy Retreat

Westwind Board members, staff, and key organizational partners recently finished a three day retreat in Portland focused on strengthening Westwind’s equity, diversity, and inclusion. Thank you Center for Diversity and the Environment for its ongoing work with Westwind!