Education

4-H of San Juan County
Category: Education
4-H of San Juan County
221 Weber Way, Suite LL
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360-370-7662
wendy.waxman@wsu.edu
Contact: Wendy Waxman, 4H Program Coordinator
Email: wendy.waxman@wsu.edu
WSU's 4-H youth development education creates supportive environments for all youth and families to reach their fullest potential.

Airhawks Flying Club
Category: Education
Airhawks Flying Club
470 Shooting Star Lane
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-2450
Contact: Robert Waunch
Provides scholarships for young people in San Juan County to obtain their private pilot's license with aircraft available for instruction or rental.

Canoe Island French Camp
Category: Education
Canoe Island French Camp
278 Killebrew Lake Road
Orcas, WA 98280
360-468-2329
info@canoeisland.org
Contact: Camp Director
Email: info@canoeisland.org
French at all levels; kayaking, archery, fencing, cooking, sailing, art, theater. 2 & 3 week sessions; ages 9-16; family camps on private Canoe Island

Coffelt Farm Stewards
Coffelt Farm Stewards
1071 Crow Valley Road
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-3410
stewards@coffeltfarm.org
Contact: Kate Mikulak
Email: stewards@coffeltfarm.org
Coffelt Farm Stewards is a nonprofit farming organization that stewards publicly owned land and provides food and education for our community.

Farm to Cafeteria/OIEF
Farm to Cafeteria/OIEF
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
951-970-3223
cstewart167@gmail.com
Contact: Colleen Stewart
Email: cstewart167@gmail.com
F2C is devoted to nourishing the minds and bodies of our K-12 oicfdirectory school students with the knowledge and consumption of fresh, organic local foods.

Four Winds Camp
Four Winds Camp
P.O. Box 140
Deer Harbor, WA 98243
360-376-2277
mike@fourwindscamp.org
Contact: Paul Sheridan, Director
Email: mike@fourwindscamp.org
Four Winds*Westward Ho, est. in 1927, is a non-profit, traditional summer camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 15.

Friends Of Moran State Park
Friends Of Moran State Park
PO Box 1961
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-787-1870
info@friendsofmoran.org
Contact: Sandi Talt
Email: info@friendsofmoran.org
Our mission is to support park staff as they manage the state park, enhance the visitor experience and provide educational outreach.

Friends of the San Juans
Friends of the San Juans
PO Box 1344
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360-378-2319
info@sanjuans.org
Contact: Executive Director Stephanie Buffum
Email: info@sanjuans.org
Protecting and restoring the San Juan Islands and the Salish Sea for people and nature.

Funhouse Commons
Funhouse Commons
30 Pea Patch Lane
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-7177
emilie@thefunhouse.org
Contact: Emilie Gincig, Executive Director
Email: emilie@thefunhouse.org
The Funhouse, a community center for kids of all ages, offers mentoring programs, after-school programs, educational programs, and support for teens.

Indralaya/Orcas Island Foundation
Category: Education
Indralaya/Orcas Island Foundation
360 Indralaya Road
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4526
office@indralaya.org
Contact: Barbie and Megan Luna, General Managers
Email: office@indralaya.org
A dynamic community committed to theosophical living and study, honoring nature, altruism, tolerance, simplicity, love, and the pursuit of truth.

Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education
Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education
PO Box 969
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-5773
sharmuse@gmail.com
Contact: Sharon Abreu
Email: sharmuse@gmail.com
We use the arts and multimedia to engage, inspire, energize, and empower people to become active stewards and protectors of the Earth.

Keepers of the Patos Light
Keepers of the Patos Light
PO Box 334
Lopez Island, WA 98261
patoslightkeepers@hotmail.com
Contact: Linda Hudson
Email: patoslightkeepers@hotmail.com
Keepers of the Patos Light is committed to preserving the historical, environmental, and educational values of the Patos Lighthouse and Patos Island.

KWIAHT Center for the Historical Ecology of the Salish Sea
KWIAHT Center for the Historical Ecology of the Salish Sea
PO Box 415
Lopez, WA 98261
kwiaht@gmail.com
Contact: Russel Barsh
Email: kwiaht@gmail.com
Since 2006 KWIAHT has offered local, participatory scientific research for sound stewardship of the San Juan Archipelago. Also See: indianisland.org

Lahari
Lahari
474 Point of View Lane
Olga, WA 98279
888-685-1475
dennis.king@laharionorcas.org
Contact: Dennis King
Email: dennis.king@laharionorcas.org
To provide education, resources and support to assist aged or infirm people with living on Orcas Island up to and including provision of hospice care.

Leadership San Juan Islands
Category: Civic Education
Leadership San Juan Islands
P.O. Box 713
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360-317-5286
leadershipsanjuanislands@gmail.com
Contact: Jim Hooper, 2017-18 Chair
Email: leadershipsanjuanislands@gmail.com
LSJI facilitates the improvement of participants' professional leadership skills and motivates them to increase their activity in our community.

Moran State Park and Camp Moran Retreat Center
Moran State Park and Camp Moran Retreat Center
3572 Olga Road
Olga, WA 98279
360-376-2326
moran@parks.wa.gov
Email: moran@parks.wa.gov
Moran has over 38 miles of hiking trails; some sections open to bicycles and equestrian use. Check at the park for current trail maps and status.

Music Advocacy Group (MAG)
Music Advocacy Group (MAG)
PO Box 1171
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-6815
info@oimag.org
Contact: Miriam Ziegler, President
Email: info@oimag.org
Since 1997 MAG has been an active advocate for school music and music education as an integral component of the learning process.

OIEF/Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)
OIEF/Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
bmeinhardt@gmail.com
Contact: Brook Meinhardt
Email: bmeinhardt@gmail.com
A-OK brings talented local artists into the public K-8 classes to teach concept-rich visual arts lessons that are tied to state standards

Orcas Anthroposophical Trust
Orcas Anthroposophical Trust
P.O. Box 1451
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4494
Contact: Leith Templin
Using the financial, social, and spiritual resources available, Orcas Anthroposophical Trust supports Waldorf education in the Pacific NW.

Orcas Center for the Preforming Arts
Orcas Center for the Preforming Arts
917 Mt. Baker Road, PO Box 567
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-2281
info@orcascenter.org
Contact: Dimitri Stankevich, Executive Director
Email: info@orcascenter.org
Orcas Center is the island's premier performing arts center - offering performances, classes and space, year round.

Orcas Community Participatory Agriculture
Orcas Community Participatory Agriculture
PO Box 1985
Eastsound, WA 98245
617-794-1537
artofnourishment@gmail.com
Contact: Caitlin Herlihy
Email: artofnourishment@gmail.com
A locally-based model of agriculture, education and community-building, OCPA empowers participants to be the creators of the food that nourishes them.

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
PO Box 646
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-6636
anita@oicmf.org
Contact: Executive Director
Email: anita@oicmf.org
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival brings world-class musicians to its Summer Festival, seasonal concerts, and music education programs for all ages.

Orcas Island Community Church
Orcas Island Community Church
PO Box 205
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-6422
oicc@orcaschurch.org
Contact: Brian Moss
Email: oicc@orcaschurch.org
Serving Orcas Islanders for over 134 years, our mission is to pursue God in the company of friends for the benefit of the world.

Orcas Island Education Foundation
Orcas Island Education Foundation
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4376
Contact: Janet Brownell
OIEF is a nonprofit organization established in 1984 whose sole purpose is to secure and distribute contributions to benefit Orcas oicfdirectory schools.

Orcas Island Film Festival / Orcas Open Arts
Orcas Island Film Festival / Orcas Open Arts
PO Box 1843
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-7527
orcasopenarts@gmail.com
Contact: Donna Laslo
Email: orcasopenarts@gmail.com
Orcas Open Arts' mission is to foster a more connected, thriving and creative community by supporting various arts and arts education programs.

Orcas Island Historical Society
Orcas Island Historical Society
PO Box 134
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4849
info@orcasmuseum.org
Contact: Brittney Maruska, Director
Email: info@orcasmuseum.org
The mission of the OIHM is to increase the awareness and appreciation of the history of our island home.

Orcas Island Library
Orcas Island Library
500 Rose Street
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4985
pheikkinen@orcaslibrary.org
Contact: Phil Heikkinen, Director
Email: pheikkinen@orcaslibrary.org
Free internet/wifi, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. Library Fair on 2nd Saturday every August. Open Mon-Thu 10 to 7; Fri-Sat 10 to 5; Sun 12 to 3.

Orcas Island School District 137
Orcas Island School District 137
557 School Road
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-2284
ewebb@orcas.k12.wa.us
Contact: Eric Webb, Superintendant
Email: ewebb@orcas.k12.wa.us
OISD works collaboratively to enable all children to become creative, lifelong learners, critical thinkers and contributing members of society.

Orcas Island Shakespeare Society (OISS)
Orcas Island Shakespeare Society (OISS)
PO Box 323
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-386-5873
michael@orcasislandshakespeare.org
Contact: Michael Armenia
Email: michael@orcasislandshakespeare.org
OISS presents the life and works of William Shakespeare to the community by means of artistic and educational programming.

Orcas Island Youth Conservation Corps
Orcas Island Youth Conservation Corps
350 Court Street #10
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360-378-6621
info@sjislandscd.org
Contact: Linda Lyshall
Email: info@sjislandscd.org
Conserving the natural resources of San Juan County since 1947 by providing conservation planning, education, and technical assistance.

Orcas Recycling Services / The Exchange
Orcas Recycling Services / The Exchange
PO Box 91
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4089
info@exchangeorcas.org
Contact: Pete Moe
Email: info@exchangeorcas.org
Since 1983, we have accepted and made available reusable items and materials to reduce waste, encourage creativity and support the local economy.

Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)
Category: Education
Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)
PO Box 6
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-2286
orcasislandptsa@gmail.com
Contact: Michele Rodriguez
Email: orcasislandptsa@gmail.com
PTSA provide resources, academic and recreational opportunities, support and advocacy for the parents, teachers, and students of the Orcas School Dist

SAFE San Juans
SAFE San Juans
PO Box 1516
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-5979
kim@safesj.org
Contact: Kim Bryan, Executive Director
Email: kim@safesj.org
Our mission: prevention & elimination of domestic violence & sexual assault through victim services, education, community awareness, & social change.

Salmonberry School and Learning Center
Salmonberry School and Learning Center
PO Box 1197
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4310
info@salmonberryschool.org
Contact: Paul Freedman, Head of School
Email: info@salmonberryschool.org
Salmonberry is an independent school for children ages 4 to 12 years offering holistic learning in an academic and experience-rich environment.

San Juan Nature Institute
San Juan Nature Institute
PO Box 3110
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360-378-3646
info@sjnature.org
Email: info@sjnature.org
Dedicated to increasing understanding of the natural history of the San Juan Archipelago through education.

Wooden Boat Society
Wooden Boat Society
PO Box 251
Deer Harbor, WA 98243
360-376-5881
info@woodenboatsocietyofthesanjuans.org
Contact: Mike Douglas and Steve McKeena
Email: info@woodenboatsocietyofthesanjuans.org
The mission of the Wooden Boat Society of the San Juans is to perpetuate the artistry, craftsmanship, and knowledge of maritime traditions.

YMCA Camp Orkila
YMCA Camp Orkila
P.O. Box 1149
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-2678
dstankevich@seattleymca.org
Contact: Dimitri Stankevich
Email: dstankevich@seattleymca.org
Overnight and Day camps. Leadership programs for teens. Family Camps, Conference & Retreat facilities. Outdoor Environmental Education for Schools.