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What To Bring

what to bring

Camping Gear

You need to bring all your own camping gear.  If you prefer to stay in a nearby hotel there are options in the nearby town of Olympia.

Pens and Paper to do The Work will be provided

If you like to journal or have your own Workbook you might want to bring these 

Food and Cooking 

There is no food provided at the camp, please bring your own.  We do provide a celebration meal on the saturday night which is included in the price of your ticket. However if you have a special diet this may not be suitable for you


We are in the shade of the trees however the nearby lake (which you can swim in) has lots of sunny areas to sunbathe if the weather is clear

Rain Gear

Although we meet in the dry season you are in the Pacific North West will is famous for the temperate rain forest climate.  Be prepared for all weathers. 


While they are not a huge problem, many people like to bring their own organic or DEET chemical bug spray.  We have citronella candles. If we are allowed to burn candles.

Park Information
Millersylvania State Park
12245 Tilley Road South
Olympia, WA 98512
Tel: 360-753-1519

Driving Directions to the park FROM I-5 SOUTHBOUND: Take Exit 99. GO left/east onto 93rd Ave. for approx. 1.5 miles to 2nd four-way STOP. Turn right onto Tilley Road, travel approx. 3 miles to park entrance on right.
Shuttle Service to/from SEATAC airport
Capitol Aeroporter 1-800-962-3579

Ride and gear sharing
If you need housing, camping gear and/or rideshare information, please see our
Facebook event page and ask for what you need. Also, if you have camping gear,
housing or a ride to share, please list what you offer.

Our group camp area has rustic camping areas on bare ground within the trees. You
need to bring all your own camping equipment.It can get quite cold at night and might
be wet- make sure you’re prepared for the weather.

When you arrive:
Park on the left and come to the Group Camp site in the trees to the left as you face the entrance booth. Set
up your tent in any of the available marked areas.

If you are staying at the Group Camp site, we have the parking slip for you. You will
need to leave the parking slip in your car (on your dashboard to show the slip) to avoid
getting the parking violation ticket.

Hotel Information
If you prefer to not camp and stay off site, you are responsible to book your own hotel
room. Below are some suggested Tumwater area hotels. They are about 20 to 30
minutes from the campsite.

Comfort Inn Conference Center Tumwater
1620 74th Avenue, Tumwater, WA 98501
(360) 352-0691

Guest House Inn and Suites Tumwater/Olympia

1600 74th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 943-5040

Best Western Tumwater Inn
5188 Capitol Blvd SE, Tumwater, WA 98501
(360) 956-1235

Meals and Food
Participants are responsible for their own meals, except Saturday night. Saturday night
we will have a group celebration and meal.  You  are welcome to invite friends or family to join us for Saturday night dinner. PLease let us know on Thursday if you are bringing someone extra and there is a $25 fee for this meal.
For camp participants, your meal is included in the fee.


Cancellation Policy

1. Cancellations: There is a non-refundable registration fee of $50. All
cancellations must be submitted in writing by email to
campfortheworkofbyronkatie @


If your cancellation is received 10 days or less before the event, there is no refund and you will receive a 20% discount for the next year’s camp. If the camp happens. You have no claim if there is no camp. If the cancellation is more than 10 before the
event starts you will receive your camp fee back less the $50 administration fee.

2. If the event needs to be canceled by your Camp for The Work Event Hosts
for any reason (natural disaster, public health) you will receive a full refund.
Suggested Supply List
-Camp Chair
-Sleeping bag
-Sleeping pad or cot
-Extra blankets
-Cooking Supplies
-Food and Cooler (ice can be refilled there)
-Water/water bottle(water on location is good)
-Portable table(s)
-Layered clothing
-A warm jacket

-Rain Gear
-Suncreen and Bug spray

If you wish a checklist you can download one below.




For a complete list of camping rules and regulations
visit: or call the Parks Information Center at: 360-
902-8844. They can also give park information, driving directions and any campfire

There are often burn bans in State Parks during the summer months and dry seasons.
This is very likely in late August. We will provide firewood for fires if they are allowed.
Further information can be found on the Washington State Parks website:

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