Gig Harbor, WA Summer Camps

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Ymca Camp Seymour
Gig Harbor, WA 98329  

Progressive, values-oriented, camper-centered programs combining adventure, friendship, and growth. The days we create are as unique as each of our campers....

Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Archery, Arts and Crafts, Boating, Camping Skills/Outdoor Living, Challenge/Rope Courses, Leadership Development, Nature/Environmental Studies, Recreational Swimming, Team Building, Wilderness Trips, Aquatic Activities, Backpacking, Basketball, Canoeing, Climbing/Rappelling, Community Service, Counselor Training (CIT), Dance, Drama, Drawing/Painting, Fishing, Hiking, Hockey, Kayaking, Music, Performing Arts, Photography, Sailing, Soccer, Team Field Sports, Instructional Swimming, Travel/Tour
Gender:
Coed
 
 
All Saints Retreat Center
Gig Harbor, WA  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Traditional Camps
Gender:
Coed
 

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About Gig Harbor, WA

Gig Harbor is the name of both a bay on Puget Sound and a city on its shore in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 7,126 at the 2010 census. During a heavy storm in 1840, Captain Charles Wilkes brought the Captain's gig into the harbor for protection. Later, with the publication of Wilkes 1841 Map of the Oregon Territory, he named the sheltered bay Gig Harbor. 1867 brought fisherman Samuel Jerisich to the Gig Harbor area, along with many other immigrants from Sweden, Norway, and Croatia. The town was platted in 1888 by Alfred M. Burnham. Gig Harbor was officially incorporated on July 12, 1946. Commercial fishing, boat building, and logging dominated the economy until the construction of the first Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940. Until then, the primary method of transportation between Gig Harbor and the economic center of nearby Tacoma was by steamship. Starting in 1836 steamships started plying the waters of Puget Sound and quickly developed into what was eventually dubbed "The Mosquito Fleet." Gig Harbor, isolated from Tacoma and Seattle by Puget Sound and the Tacoma Narrows, could not be reached by automobile or horseback except via a very long and arduous trip south around Puget Sound and Hammersly Inlet. Unfortunately, the boom was to be short lived as the first bridge collapsed just months after it was completed. The resource...