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Sundaes Outside: A Celebration of Black Folks

We’re going camping!!! It’s going to be a weekend of games, activities, food, and more. Celebrating Black Folks.

With support from Washington State Parks Folk & Traditional Arts Program we will host the first Sundaes Outside Campout at Ramblewood Retreat Center at Sequim Bay. Join us and enjoy a weekend outdoors connecting!

What to expect:

  • Black Folks and Their Allies
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor Recreation Activities
  • Dinner Provided (other meals up to participants)
  • Music
  • Camping Options
  • Gear Support
  • Art
  • Fun
  • Did we mention fun?!!!


Ramblewood Retreat Center is located on the Olympic Peninsula just 4 miles east of Sequim and a quarter mile from Sequim Bay State Park. It is a popular destination for those seeking a mixture of camping with the comforts of a fully equipped lodge and showers. Ramblewood offers a cozy lodge with fireplace, and several different lodging styles.


This is a free event, donations are appreciated. For those taking the transportation we do require a refundable deposit per person.


We will have optional transportation support to/ from the event on Friday evening and Saturday morning, returning Sunday afternoon from Seattle and Tacoma. There is limited parking onsite, taking the arranged transportation or carpooling is highly encouraged.


There are several lodging options onsite and will be assigned based on responses to registration questions. More details will be provided closer to the event.



5:00pm Transportation from Seattle- Tacoma (optional)

3:00- 8:00pm Check-in & Explore

8:00- 9:30pm Hosted Dinner

9:30pm S’more & Fun


7:30am Transportation from Seattle- Tacoma (optional)

8:00- 10:00am Check-in & Explore

9:00am- 11:00am Optional Activities

  • Beginner Mountain Biking
  • Bird Walk

12:00-1:30pm Camp cooking demo

2:00- 5:00pm Optional Activities

  • Map & Compass
  • Art Project
  • Hike

7:30- 9:30pm Hosted Dinner & Music

9:30pm S’more & Fun


9:00- 11:00am Optional Activities

  • Water Safety & Kayaking
  • Yoga

1:00 Optional Transportation to Seattle- Tacoma area

Limited availability, don’t miss out register today.

We look forward to sharing space with you. Sunday family gatherings have been a staple in the black community, from church to family dinners and so much more. Sundaes outside is no different. If you have any questions or want to contribute to an event, please don’t hesitate to contact

Sponsored by: Washington State Parks, The Wilderness Society, Washington State Parks Foundation, REI

Refuge Outdoor Festival

(206) 588-5790

A camping experience geared toward people of color, Refuge builds community through outdoor recreation, conversations, music, and art.