Into the Blue
An Overnight Camping Experience for Wa-Hi 9th Graders
WHO? The entire 9th-grade class, 40 upperclass student counselors, and Wa-Hi educators
WHAT? Orientation and overnight camping
WHEN? September 2023
WHERE? Camp Wooten
WHY? An enriching, fun way to start high school—with new friends.
Overnight at Camp Wooten
Service, Connection, & Fun
• Arts & crafts
• Service projects
• Environmental education
• Small-group activities
• Wa-Hi orientation
• Overnight camping
• Coming together
Into the Blue seeks to take all Wa-Hi 9th graders to Camp Wooten for an overnight camping trip during the school week as part of their high school orientation.
Upperclass students will serve as counselors as the 9th graders work in small groups, make new friends, try new things, and get ready for high school! A total of 440 students will get to take part.
Many thanks to our 2023 program funders!
Scott & Kim Morasch
Mary Garner Esary Trust
Walla Walla Public Schools
Thanks to these generous donors, this program will take place in Fall 2023.
Can you help support Into the Blue in 2024?
Your contribution will help continue this important program. Thank you!