Island Options for Kids

Many Opportunities for Young People

In addition to our fine range of school-based programs, the Lopez community offers a rich gumbo of island resources, opportunities, activities, and options to enrich children’s lives.

This is a partial listing:


Lopez Island Family Resource Center

  • Youth Mentoring
  • Parent/Tot
  • Therapuetic Play
  • After School Program
  • Summer Camps and Workshops
  • Academic Support

Community Shakespeare Company 

Lopez Island's CSC puts on annual shows that are major productions involving students and adults alike.

Witches stand around cauldron in a Shakespeare production


4 H

 WSU extension
boy kneels with blue ribbon next to lamb


Skate Park

 Our new community skatepark is fun for everyone

Crowd watches at skateboarders performing at skatepark

Lopez Library

Kids’ Summer Reading Programs, Wednesday Story Time, Saturday Movie Matinees, Teen Movie Nights, and Teddy Bear Picnic. Top rated in Washington State! 

San Juan County Fair

The San Juan County Fairgrounds is a community gathering place for 4H, events, festivals, recreational activities, agricultural shows, competitions and the annual San Juan County Fair.
Our mission is to maintain and enhance the Fairgrounds and the annual San Juan County Fair to benefit our county citizens.

Lopez Center for Community and the Arts

Lopez Center

Pony Club

Pony Club


The Tap Show

On temporary hold due to Covid 19.

Community Talent Show

Evening Meals at School 

On temporary hold due to Covid 19.

Student EMT and Firefighters

Lopez Fire Department

Youth Conservation Corps

The Youth Conservation Corps provides conservation and stewardship summer programs for youth ages 12-18. The summer program runs for 8 weeks June-August. There is one 5 -15 person crew led by 2 adult field guides per island on Orcas, Lopez, and San Juan Island.

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