Activities at the camp include a low ropes course, kayaking, archery, and hiking. Camp Westwind also has a 9-hole disc golf course. The camp offers a variety of programs for children from ages 7–17 as well as a number of family options. Camp Westwind is also the home of the Northwest Regional Education Service District's Northwest Outdoor Science School, a youth camp that recruits high school volunteers to teach inner-city 6th grade students about nature and conservation.
The land was once inhabited by the Nechesne<!--Nechesney, Neschesney, Neschensney?-->, a Salish speaking tribe of the Oregon Coast, also known as the Salmon River Indians.