The influx of white collar jobs has contributed to a thriving Downtown Camas, which
features a unique drive-through downtown
core. The older downtown buildings have
been preserved and are utilized by businesses to make this a busy community
center. Trees and planter areas on this street
make the downtown mall a beautiful and
appealing place to visit and shop.
Downtown Camas and its surrounding
parks play host to a number of community events throughout the year, such as
the Mother’s Day Plant Fair & Health and
Safety Fair, The Cam Town Youth Festival at
Crown Park and Camas Days in July. Residents of Camas also enjoy downtown’s Boo
Bash and its popular Hometown Holidays
event on the First Friday on December. With
a downtown as accessible and desirable as
Camas, it only makes sense to hold “Camas
First Fridays”, which occur throughout the
year on each first Friday of the month and
include art exhibits, dining, and themed
Prune Hill in Camas is an ancient and
dormant volcanic hill which was named
for prune orchards which once inhabited
the hill. This area of Camas has become
a destination for large homes, providing
expansive views of downtown Portland and
surrounding areas, including beautiful views
of Mt. Hood. North of downtown Camas
is Lacamas Lake, which is popular with
hiking, fishing and boating enthusiasts. The
Lacamas Lake area is noted for its unique
and beautiful wild Camas lilies.
La Center celebrated the centennial anni-
versary of incorporation in 2009, and was
originally founded in the 1870’s as a busi-
ness center and navigational point on the
East Fork Lewis River. La Center is a
very safe small town, with the lowest
crime rate in Washington State. Residents
and visitors to La Center enjoy plentiful
parks and recreational amenities including
outstanding soccer and baseball fields,
miles of hiking and biking trails, outdoor
entertainment at the amphitheater, kaya-
king or canoeing on the East Fork Lewis
River — all just a short walk from anywhere
in La Center.
The La Center school system offers exceptional education opportunities boasting
small class sizes, highly qualified staff, and
a low employee turnover rate. Continuing
education is readily available at many
well-respected local, regional and state
colleges and universities.
While retaining the small town feel, La
Center is working to expand its small, but
growing, commercial and industrial areas.
Strong family values are reflected in all
aspects of the La Center community.
CONSIDER CLARK COUNTY
No matter what stage of life you are in, Clark County, WA is a great place to raise a family or retire. Just across the Columbia River
from Portland, Oregon, Clark County offers close proximity to coastal beaches, mountains and the Portland International Airport.
Residents are drawn to the area for its mild temperatures, quality schools, award-winning hospitals and living-wage jobs. With
no state income tax, easy access to outdoor recreational activities, and excellent quality of life, SW Washington is one of the top
locations in the Pacific Northwest to live.
Before you buy or build a home in Clark County, it’s wise to examine the market, ask yourself questions and think through your
decisions prior to making a final housing choice. For more information visit www.thinkcampaign.com.
When looking for a new home for you and your family.
“Quality jobs and schools, low business costs, abundant outdoor options, a low
crime rate and a low cost of living are
among the many reasons people and
businesses come to the area.”