Education

4-H of San Juan County
Category: Education
4-H of San Juan County
221 Weber Way, Suite LL
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Contact: Dr. Brook Brouwer, WSU Executive Director
Email: sanjuan.4-h@wsu.edu
Locally we have a Orcas Island 4-H club called Fur & Feathers for youth from 5-19. We're always open to volunteer leaders who want to work with youth.

Airhawks Flying Club
Category: Education
Airhawks Flying Club
470 Shooting Star Lane
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Robert Waunch
Email: rlwaunch@orcasonline.com
Provide high school aged SJC students flight training scholarships and operate a Flying Club for training and aircraft rental.

Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)/OIEF
Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)/OIEF
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Brook Meinhardt
Email: aokartfororcaskids@gmail.com
A*OK brings supplementary & sustainable visual literacy lessons tied directly to the WA Common Core State Standards for the students of OISD.

Canoe Island French Camp
Category: Education
Canoe Island French Camp
278 Killebrew Lake Road
Orcas, WA 98280
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

Farm to Classroom/OIEF
Farm to Classroom/OIEF
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Lydia Dennee-Lee
Email: ldennee-lee@orcas.k12.wa.us
F2C is devoted to nourishing the minds and bodies of our K-12 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
Contact: Paul Sheridan, Director
Email: paul@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
Contact: Melissa Rodriguez
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
Contact: R. Brent Lyles, Executive Director
Email: brent@sanjuans.org
Protecting and restoring the San Juan Islands and the Salish Sea for people and nature.

Funhouse Commons
Category: Education
Funhouse Commons
30 Pea Patch Lane
Eastsound, WA 98245
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
Contact: Barbie and Megan Luna, Executive Directors
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
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.

Island Reproductive Health Initiative (IRHI)
Island Reproductive Health Initiative (IRHI)
c/o OICF
PO Box 1496
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Jannice Rose
Email: jannice53@gmail.com
Helping to prevent unwanted pregnancies and the spread of STIs through education and funding confidential reproductive healthcare for eligible women

Island Stewards
Island Stewards
3222 Pt. Lawrence Rd.
Olga, WA 98279
Contact: Joe Symons
Email: islandstewards@gmail.com
We incubate and support organizations, projects, and programs dedicated to sustainable environmental stewardship and social/economic justice.

Keepers of the Patos Light
Keepers of the Patos Light
PO Box 1967
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Edrie Vinson
Email: patoslightkeepers@hotmail.com
A corporation of volunteers committed to preserving the historical, environmental, and educational values of Patos Island and its Lighthouse.

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

Lahari
Lahari
PO Box 1252
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Sara Pelfrey
Email: coordinator@orcasdoortodoor.org
Providing education, resources, support, and transportation to assist aged or infirm people on Orcas Island.

Leadership San Juan Islands
Category: Civic Education
Leadership San Juan Islands
P.O. Box 713
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Contact: Gretchen M. Krampf, MSOD, PCC
Email: hello@lsji.org
LSJI offers programs that develop leadership skills and increase islanders’ awareness about issues affecting San Juan County.

Moran State Park and Camp Moran Retreat Center
Moran State Park and Camp Moran Retreat Center
3572 Olga Road
Olga, WA 98279
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
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.

Orcas Center
Orcas Center
917 Mt. Baker Road, PO Box 567
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Dimitri Stankevich, Executive Director
Email: info@orcascenter.org
Orcas Center is our island's performing arts and community center; providing artistic and cultural experiences that feed our hearts, souls, and minds.

Orcas Community Participatory Agriculture
Orcas Community Participatory Agriculture
PO Box 684
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Caitlin Leck
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
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
176 Madrona Street
P.O. Box 205
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Brian Moss
Email: brian@orcaschurch.org
Serving Orcas Islanders for 138 years, our mission is to pursue God in the company of friends for the benefit of the world.

Orcas Island Education Foundation (OIEF)
Category: Education
Orcas Island Education Foundation (OIEF)
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Janet Brownell
Email: info@oief.org
OIEF is a nonprofit organization established in 1984 whose sole purpose is to secure and distribute contributions to benefit Orcas schools.

Orcas Island Film Festival / Orcas Open Arts
Orcas Island Film Festival / Orcas Open Arts
PO Box 1843
Eastsound, WA 98245
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 Garden Club
Orcas Island Garden Club
PO Box 452
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Nita Couchman
Email: oigcprez@gmail.com
The Orcas Island Garden Club boasts over 170 members representing a broad cross-section of islanders with a multitude of gardening interests.

Orcas Island Historical Museums
Orcas Island Historical Museums
PO Box 134
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Nancy Stillger, Executive Director
Email: info@orcasmuseums.org
Our mission is to educate, inspire, connect and involve our community and visitors in the stewardship of our unique island history.

Orcas Island Library
Orcas Island Library
500 Rose Street
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Janet Marlow, Interim Director
Email: jmarlow@orcaslibrary.org
Free internet/wifi, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. Library Fair on 2nd Saturday every August. Open Mon-Sat 10am–6pm, and Sun 12pm–3pm.

Orcas Island School District 137
Category: Education
Orcas Island School District 137
557 School Road
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Eric Webb, Superintendent
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
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
PO Box 1728
530 Guard Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Contact: Kelsey Kittleson, Youth Conservation Corps Program Coordinator
Email: kelsey@sjicd.org
The YCC program provides conservation summer programs for youth and is dedicated to establishing an ethic of stewardship amongst the next generation.

Orcas Recycling Services / The Exchange
Orcas Recycling Services / The Exchange
PO Box 91
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Pete Moe
Email: info@exchangeorcas.org
Building a zero waste community and mitigating climate crisis through service, education, and stewardship of our waste/resource streams.

Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)
Category: Education
Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)
PO Box 572
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Michele Rodriguez
Email: orcasislandptsa@gmail.com
PTSA provide resources, academic & recreational opportunities, support & advocacy for the parents, teachers, and students of the Orcas School District

SAFE San Juans
SAFE San Juans
PO Box 1516
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Dave Dunaway, Executive Director
Email: dave@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
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.

Wooden Boat Society
Wooden Boat Society
PO Box 174
Orcas, WA 98280
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
Contact: David Affolter
Email: daffolter@seattleymca.org
Overnight and Day camps. Leadership programs for teens. Family Camps, Conference & Retreat facilities. Outdoor Environmental Education for Schools.