Summer Camp Parents’ Page 


Parenting is a complex role to provide for the unique needs of each child. You may have questions about how Tilikum is going to fit with your family and your children. Here are a few answers to some of the more frequently asked questions. If you still need more answers, please feel free to email our Camp Program Director, Mandy Schmidt, directly.

What To Bring:

Day Camp/QUEST Schedule

A basic Day Camp daily schedule looks like this:

8:45    Arrival

9:15    Opening time with all the campers

10:00  Activity

11:15  LUNCH (Tilikum has created special locations all over the grounds for each camper group to eat lunch.)

12:05  Waterfront Time (Kids have a choice if they want to swim or canoe, or rest or visit the animals in the barn)

1:00    Get dressed

1:15    Trail Talk (Quiet reflective time)

1:55    Activity

3:15    Closing with all campers

3:45    Load up vans, busses and cars



The following churches may be able to provide transportation to Camp Tilikum. Your child must register with the church, not directly through Tilikum’s website. Please contact the church for more information.

Village Baptist Church                June 27-July 1    (503)643-6511      Beaverton (Day Camp Only)

Mountain Park Church                June 27-July 1    (503)635-3443      Lake Oswego

Riversgate Church                       July 11-15           (503)244-3224      Portland

St Anthony Catholic Church       July 18-22           (503)639-4179      Tigard

Zion Lutheran Church                 July 25-29           (503)538-1344       Newberg

South Lake Church                      August 8-12        (503)638-1555       West Linn