2018 Pirate Adventures

Cannon's Launch - April 5 - 8 - All Ages

NEW! This is our new event for 2018 and our kick-off event of the season. This event is hosted at our new permanent facility in the Oregon Cascades.


Admission is by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Pre-registration for this adventure closes on March 15th. Registration limited to the first 45 registrants. 

Camping options available: 

  • Bunkhouse style (limited to first 27 registrants)
  • Cabins (each sleeps 4)


Check in is no earlier than 2pm on the 5th and Check out is on April 8th at 12pm.

Brig-A-Doom Pirate Regatta - June 28 - July 1 - All Ages

Brig-a-Doom Pirate Regatta Adventure Camp

It's back by popular demand! The ever popular pirate regatta! Compete with your household in the games, take out bounties on your mortal enemies, and win the title of fiercest in the fleet!

Brig will be hosted this year at our temporary facility in Gates, OR. 

Camping options available: 

  • Bring Your Own Tent
  • Bunkhouse style (limited to first 15 registrants)
  • RV


Brig-A-Doom a pirate adventure great for the entire family!  Admission is by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Pre-registration for this adventure closes on May 25th. Registration limited to first 250 persons.

Barataria Bay - August 17 -19 - 21+ Only

NEW! This is our new event for 2018 and our first 21 and over event of the season.

Barataria Bay was used in the early 19th century as the base of the pirates, privateers, and smugglers led by Jean Lafitte They were referred to as the Baratarians.

Become a Baratarian patron yourself and use a real treasure map to find your way to Lafitte's stash by gathering clues. But watch out! No one in Barataria can be trusted. It's a race to the finish.

This adventure camp is hosted at our temporary facility in Gates, OR. 

Camping options available: 

  • Bring Your Own Tent
  • Bunkhouse style (limited to first 15 registrants)
  • RV


Admission is by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Pre-registration for this adventure closes on  July 1st. Registration limited to first 250 persons.

Shore Leave - September 20 - 23 - All Ages

Finish out your summer season with a trip ashore with your pirate brethren! Expect an event filled with casino games, pub sings, auctions, and salty sailor competitions. Relax and enjoy the height of autumn in the Willamette National forest.

The entire family would enjoy Shore Leave as we try to steal those last rays of Oregon sunlight.

This event is hosted at our new permanent facility at Evans Creek.

Camping options available: 

  • Bring Your Own Tent
  • Bunkhouse style (limited to first 15 registrants)
  • Platform Tent (Glamping)
  • Cabins

Admission is by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Pre-registration for this adventure closes on August 1st.

Fiddler's Green - October 25 - 28 - 21+ Only

Fiddler's Green Adventure Camp

Our Halloween themed event - Let's get together and celebrate where sailor's go when they die. Let us remember those we have lost at sea and celebrate their memories.

This adventure camp is tailor made for adults over the age of 21 who love Halloween!

This event is hosted at our new permanent facility at Evans Creek.
Registration limited to the first 45 registrants.

Camping options available: 

  • Bunkhouse style (limited to first 27 registrants)
  • Cabins (limited to the first 20 registrants)


Admission is by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Pre-registration for this adventure closes on September 1st.

Press Ganged - November 21-25 - All Ages

Our thanksgiving event that's made for celebrating spending time with those pirates you call family. This event focuses on family bonding and team building. All the things that make a pirate crew strong.

This adventure camp is tailor made for the whole family!

This event is hosted at our new permanent facility at Evans Creek.
Registration limited to the first 45 registrants.

Camping options available: 

  • Bunkhouse style (limited to first 27 registrants)
  • Cabins (limited to the first 20 registrants)

Admission is by PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. Pre-registration for this adventure closes on October 1st.

Event Activities

Activities & Games

  Individual Competitions

  • Archery Tournament
  • Axe and Knife Throwing
  • Boffer Games
  • Crown & Anchor Dice Tournament
  • Liar's Dice Tournament
  • Talent Show
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Poker Tournament

Team Competitions

  • Pirate Geek Trivia
  • Paddle Boat Races (Evans Creek site only)
  • Scavenger Hunt

Other Activities to Enjoy

  • Evening pub sing/chanty campfire circle
  • Nature Hikes
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Gold Panning
  • Pioneering
  • Wood Craft
  • Outdoor Sports
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Horseshoes
  • Indoor Sports
  • Pool
  • Fooseball
  • Darts
  • Air Hockey

Questions

Don't see the information you are looking for here? 

Email us your questions at:

 info@findingyourneverland.org

Special Information

Quick FAQs regarding Your Pirate Adventure

  • ALL registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE after REGISTRATION closes for that adventure camp. ANY cancellations must be made BEFORE that time.
  • ALL attendees under the age of 18 MUST attend with AND remain under the direct supervision of a legal guardian


  • PERMANENT EVENT SITE ADDRESS
    • Event site address is 36155 North Fork Road, Lyons, OR 97358 (applicable only for non-summer months until 2020). This is a private facility please be respectful of it's year-around residents and arrange your visit with us.
    • Temporary Site Address & Event Parking: 40151 Gates School Road, Gates, OR 97346
    • Secured Parking for the event is provided at adjacent site
    • As our program is a full technology detox there is no cellular or WIFI service/internet availability on site. We have a land line phone for emergency purposes and that number can be provided by request.
  • TENT CAMPING 
    • There is NO electrical access for tent campers 
    • NO generators are allowed
  • RV CAMPING
    • While we try to accommodate RV campers please be aware RV Camping is only available at our temporary site. 
    • There are no hook-ups of any kind for RVs at either facility.
    • NO generators are allowed.
    • RVs have to be parked with the vehicles in the non-immersive area.
  • SECURE PARKING & GATE INFO
    • Secured parking for the event is offsite and participants be shuttled to and from for activities. On-site parking for the event is very limited and will be given to ADA (wheelchair only) priority and VIP packages
    • Shuttle runs from 10am to 10pm. 
    • Gate opens at 2pm on the first day of the camp and closes at 10pm.
    • Gate opens at 10am and closes at 10pm on intermediary days. 
    • Checkout time is 12pm. No exceptions.
    • NO entry OR exit from site before 10am or after 10pm except for emergency or by special arrangement. 
  • FIRES AND SMOKING
    • Due to potential burn bans during our summer season there is a chance that summer events will not be allowed bbq grills, fires or open flames will be allowed. Enclosed flame propane cook stoves will be allowed.
    • All smoking will be in designated areas only and it will be enforced. 
  • ALCOHOL USE
    • Please be respectful of our state licensing and restrict alcohol consumption to our designated area and time if applicable.

Merchant and Staff Options

Interested in Working the Event?

Finding Your Neverland has both paid and comped positions available based on commitment level. Please see our Get Involved page for application information.

Interested in a Festival Booth?

Ready to showcase your handmade crafts or designs? Get free admission for 1 with your registered Merchant Booth. Booths are $2 per frontage.

Please see our Get Involved for application information. To Register please email faith.pierce@findingyourneverland.org directly.

Questions and Comments

We are dedicated trying to make experiences with our organizations both enjoyable and possible. If you have questions, special accommodation needs, or just want to leave some feed back please email us at: info@findingyourneverland.org