Kids at Aikido Summer Camp

Camps and Retreats

Upcoming Camps and Retreats

Interested in including Aikido in a camp for your group or school?

Contact us about bringing the benefits of Aikido training to your event.

Aikido Camps for Kids and Teens

Aikido Camps are fun and immersive martial arts adventures that build leadership, comradery, and confidence using tools and from Aikido martial arts training. Day camps for kids and teens are offered throughout the summer and during school holiday breaks to bring the benefits of Aikido training to youth of all ages and levels. No experience necessary.

Tacoma Aikikai Summer Camps are taught by our lead instructors, Ea Murphy Sensei and Eric Gillet Sensei, who bring decades of experience and a wealth of fun ideas from teaching Aikido to kids in Europe, Japan, and the US.

Aikido Kids Camp


Tacoma Aikikai’s annual Gasshuku Summer Aikido retreat brings together members of all ages and their families for an immersive long weekend of Aikido, nature, and community.

“Everything – even mountains, rivers, plants and trees – should be your teacher.”
— Morihei Ueshiba (O-Sensei)

Washington Martial Arts Retreat

Past Camps and Retreats