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Dancer reenact a Candlelight Ball

The Candlelight Ball is the highlight of the annual Encampment at English Camp. Visitors and re-enactors dance to 19th-century period music and celebrate the peaceful resolution of conflict. This year's Encampment is scheduled July 26-27 with the Candlelight Ball at 8 p.m., Saturday the 26th.

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  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Walk to the Salmon Bank

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Accompany a park ranger or volunteer on this cross-prairie journey to the historic Salmon Bank at South Beach, where springs attracted Indians and Europeans alike. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Wildlife in the San Juan Islands

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Puzzled by an animal or bird? Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Education Coordinator Shona Aitken answers questions and uses a variety of media to talk about wildlife in the San Juan Islands. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Pig War Guided Walk

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers describe events leading up to and including the Pig War and the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by English and American troops. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 AM,11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Living History at English Camp

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers recreate military and civilian life during the island's early pioneer period. Activities include blacksmithing, coopering, weaving, needlework and exhibitions of military equipment and skills. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp parade ground
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Young Hill/Royal Marine Cemetery Guided Hike

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Serious hikers will enjoy this two-hour journey, led by Park Historian Mike Vouri up the south slope of 650-foot Young Hill, where the summit offers views of the northern straits, Vancouver Island, and the Olympic Mountains. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Sheep to Shawl at English Camp

    Sunday, August 2, 2015

    Join weavers from throughout the San Juan Islands as gather to demonstrate how pioneers transformed raw wool into yarn and witness how a period loom transform the yard into cloth that became blankets and apparel. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM,12:00 AM to 12:00 AM,9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Contra Dancing at English Camp

    Monday, August 3, 2015

    Folk singer Michael Cohen and local folk musicians present an evening of traditional folk tunes and dancing for those wishing a turn on the floor. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Royal Marine Barracks
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Frazer Homestead Walk

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    Many of today's island families are descended from U.S. Army soldiers. Join Park Historian Mike Vouri and learn more about how American Camp's "frontiersmen in blue" played a key role in pioneering Euro-American settlement on San Juan Island. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Walk to the Salmon Bank

    Thursday, August 6, 2015

    Accompany a park ranger or volunteer on this cross-prairie journey to the historic Salmon Bank at South Beach, where springs attracted Indians and Europeans alike. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Wildlife in the San Juan Islands

    Friday, August 7, 2015

    Puzzled by an animal or bird? Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Education Coordinator Shona Aitken answers questions and uses a variety of media to talk about wildlife in the San Juan Islands. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Pig War Guided Walk

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers describe events leading up to and including the Pig War and the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by English and American troops. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 AM,11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Living History at English Camp

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers recreate military and civilian life during the island's early pioneer period. Activities include blacksmithing, coopering, weaving, needlework and exhibitions of military equipment and skills. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp parade ground
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Landscape Painting Workshops

    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Join San Juan Island artist Nancy Spaulding to learn how she utilizes photography and sketching on site to create many of her landscapes of American Camp features and vistas. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Young Hill/Royal Marine Cemetery Guided Hike

    Sunday, August 9, 2015

    Serious hikers will enjoy this two-hour journey, led by Park Historian Mike Vouri up the south slope of 650-foot Young Hill, where the summit offers views of the northern straits, Vancouver Island, and the Olympic Mountains. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Contra Dancing at English Camp

    Monday, August 10, 2015

    Folk singer Michael Cohen and local folk musicians present an evening of traditional folk tunes and dancing for those wishing a turn on the floor. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Royal Marine Barracks
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Frazer Homestead Walk

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    Many of today's island families are descended from U.S. Army soldiers. Join Park Historian Mike Vouri and learn more about how American Camp's "frontiersmen in blue" played a key role in pioneering Euro-American settlement on San Juan Island. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Limeys on San Juan: The Royal Navy in the Pacific

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    The Royal Navy called at and then operated from the Esquimalt Royal Navy Dockyard (just north of Victoria, BC) from the survey of the site by HMS Pandora in 1842 until it abandoned the yard at sunset on March 1, 1905. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
    Location:
    San Juan Island Library
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Walk to the Salmon Bank

    Thursday, August 13, 2015

    Accompany a park ranger or volunteer on this cross-prairie journey to the historic Salmon Bank at South Beach, where springs attracted Indians and Europeans alike. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Wildlife in the San Juan Islands

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    Puzzled by an animal or bird? Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Education Coordinator Shona Aitken answers questions and uses a variety of media to talk about wildlife in the San Juan Islands. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Pig War Guided Walk

    Saturday, August 15, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers describe events leading up to and including the Pig War and the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by English and American troops. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 AM,11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Living History at English Camp

    Saturday, August 15, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers recreate military and civilian life during the island's early pioneer period. Activities include blacksmithing, coopering, weaving, needlework and exhibitions of military equipment and skills. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp parade ground
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Young Hill/Royal Marine Cemetery Guided Hike

    Sunday, August 16, 2015

    Serious hikers will enjoy this two-hour journey, led by Park Historian Mike Vouri up the south slope of 650-foot Young Hill, where the summit offers views of the northern straits, Vancouver Island, and the Olympic Mountains. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Contra Dancing at English Camp

    Monday, August 17, 2015

    Folk singer Michael Cohen and local folk musicians present an evening of traditional folk tunes and dancing for those wishing a turn on the floor. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Royal Marine Barracks
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Mapping the San Juan Islands Redux

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    Join Boyd Pratt, Doug McCutcheon and Mike Vouri for a reprise and update of their evening of viewing 1890s images of the San Juan islands by the U.S. Coast Survey's John Gilbert, contrasted with photographs taken from the same perspective today. More

    Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location:
    San Juan Island Grange
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Frazer Homestead Walk

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    Many of today's island families are descended from U.S. Army soldiers. Join Park Historian Mike Vouri and learn more about how American Camp's "frontiersmen in blue" played a key role in pioneering Euro-American settlement on San Juan Island. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Walk to the Salmon Bank

    Thursday, August 20, 2015

    Accompany a park ranger or volunteer on this cross-prairie journey to the historic Salmon Bank at South Beach, where springs attracted Indians and Europeans alike. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Wildlife in the San Juan Islands

    Friday, August 21, 2015

    Puzzled by an animal or bird? Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Education Coordinator Shona Aitken answers questions and uses a variety of media to talk about wildlife in the San Juan Islands. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Pig War Guided Walk

    Saturday, August 22, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers describe events leading up to and including the Pig War and the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by English and American troops. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 AM,11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Living History at English Camp

    Saturday, August 22, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers recreate military and civilian life during the island's early pioneer period. Activities include blacksmithing, coopering, weaving, needlework and exhibitions of military equipment and skills. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp parade ground
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Young Hill/Royal Marine Cemetery Guided Hike

    Sunday, August 23, 2015

    Serious hikers will enjoy this two-hour journey, led by Park Historian Mike Vouri up the south slope of 650-foot Young Hill, where the summit offers views of the northern straits, Vancouver Island, and the Olympic Mountains. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Frazer Homestead Walk

    Wednesday, August 26, 2015

    Many of today's island families are descended from U.S. Army soldiers. Join Park Historian Mike Vouri and learn more about how American Camp's "frontiersmen in blue" played a key role in pioneering Euro-American settlement on San Juan Island. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Walk to the Salmon Bank

    Thursday, August 27, 2015

    Accompany a park ranger or volunteer on this cross-prairie journey to the historic Salmon Bank at South Beach, where springs attracted Indians and Europeans alike. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Wildlife in the San Juan Islands

    Friday, August 28, 2015

    Puzzled by an animal or bird? Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Education Coordinator Shona Aitken answers questions and uses a variety of media to talk about wildlife in the San Juan Islands. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Pig War Guided Walk

    Saturday, August 29, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers describe events leading up to and including the Pig War and the peaceful joint occupation of San Juan Island by English and American troops. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:00 AM,11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    American Camp
    Fees:
    Free
  • San Juan Island National Historical Park

    Living History at English Camp

    Saturday, August 29, 2015

    Park rangers and volunteers recreate military and civilian life during the island's early pioneer period. Activities include blacksmithing, coopering, weaving, needlework and exhibitions of military equipment and skills. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    English Camp parade ground
    Fees:
    Free

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