Camp Arnold at Timberlake was founded in 1966 and is owned and operated by The Salvation Army. We are located on 650 pristine acres, with a spectacular view of Mount Rainier, secluded meadows, and a breath taking wetland beaver habitat.
We have 3 miles of nature trails, canoeing on our peaceful lake, a challenge course, climbing wall, beautiful Nature Center, outdoor playing fields, modern cabins, indoor gymnasium, outdoor amphitheater, dining hall, large outdoor swimming pool, chapel, outdoor and indoor activity areas, and The Old Pumphouse Espresso.
We offer several summer camp, conference/retreat, team building, outdoor education, and adventure opportunities. Summer Camp experiences are offered based upon the age of the camper and are outlined further throughout the site. We are available for daily, weekly or weekend rentals by schools, churches and other groups. Our Outdoor Education classes and Team Building experiences are specially tailored to suit your needs.
Equipping Leaders: Service Corps & Life Ministry
One opportunity that Camp Arnold alumni (former Camp Arnold summer staff) can take advantage of through their local Salvation Army Corps after their time working at camp is Service Corps. Service Corps is a short-term summer mission trip provided by The Salvation Army Western Terrirtory (TSA US Western Territory includes states on the west coast, the rockie mountains, and also Hawaii and Alaska). Service Corps accepts 30 participants per year with new locations every year throughout the world.
The intention of the program is for service and evangelism to and with those the teams visit. This could be as varied as leading worship services, day camps, Vacation Bible Schools, preaching and teaching, community work, conducting youth and adult outreach activities or even taking on a maintenance project. The Service Corps experience is a life-changing experience. Members are challenged...