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“Because of the increasing rates of obesity, unhealthy eating habits, and physical inactivity, we may see the first generation that will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.”

U.S. Surgeon General,
Richard Carmona,
March 2004


The summit was held at IslandWood, one of the nationís most sustainably designed environmental education facilities. IslandWood is just a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle.

If you'd like to take a peek at IslandWood, click on any of these links:

  • IslandWood Campus Features
  • Lodging and Dining
  • Conferences at IslandWood
  • For Map & Directions, go to http://islandwood.org/about/directions

    Travel from Sea-Tac Airport to the Seattle Ferry Terminal (Coleman Dock) for ferries to Bainbridge Island:

    • A taxi ride from the airport takes approximately 30-35 minutes and will cost about $30.

    • For the ferry schedule from Seattle to Bainbridge Island, go to:


    • A roundtrip walk-on ferry ticket costs $6.70, $3.35 senior.

    • One-way car & driver costs $11.55.

    • Ferry crossing time is approximately 35 minutes.