San Juan Islands Community Resource Guide

Resources for our residents and community wellness through health and social services, education and volunteering.

Orcas Island- Education and Literacy

 Canoe Island French Camp

Canoe Island French Camp provides children and families with a superior camp experience through the study of language and cultures of francophone regions, traditional camp activities, and the investigation of the natural and cultural history of Canoe Island and the Salish Sea, all in a nurturing and beautiful natural environment. CIFC empowers campers to become their best selves and caring and committed members of both the San Juan Island community and the world.

Read More…

San Juan County Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

Providing free preschool at four San Juan County preschools for families that qualify. Families earning 110% of the federal poverty level or less, children in foster or kinship care, families in CPS/ FAR, children homeless or at high risk.

Orcas Montessori preschool, Kaleidoscope Preschool, Orcas Island’s Children’s House and Lopez Children’s Center.

Read More…

Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education

Our mission is to wake people up to their natural environment so pleasantly that they don’t mind having been awakened! We use music, theater, multi-media entertainment and fun to ignite love for our environment and inspire proactive care of our world with a collective consciousness. We promote and support environmentally, socially and economically sustainable lifestyles, communities, and development.

Read more…


Orcas Daycare Association: Kaleidoscope Preschool and Child Care Center

The mission of Kaleidoscope is to provides safe, affordable, high-quality, consistent preschool and child care services while supporting the families of Orcas Island.


Read More…

K-6 Student And Family Empowerment Advocates (Elementary SAFE Advocate)

We provide services for parents of school aged children to assure the well being of the child.

Read More…

7-12 Student And Family Empowerment Advocates (Middle/High School SAFE Advocate)

We provide services for parents of school aged children to assure the well being of the child.

Read More…

Orcas Primary Intervention Program (Orcas PIP)

To provide a nurturing, supportive environment that allows children to feel safe, to learn about themselves, identify feelings, develop interpersonal skills and increase self-esteem.

Read More…