Pacific Northwest Leathermen’s Campout

A Portland area annual 3-day/3-night weekend camping retreat

August 1st-4th, 2024

Community Resources

Portland, OR


Volunteer organization whose primary purpose is to provide education and community in the Pacific Northwest area that welcomes all male identifying persons and educates all those interested in the Leatherman culture through offering monthly educational presentations and workshops. Join the mailing list at to get notifications or the Facebook Group for updates.


PDX PAH (Portland Pets & Handlers)

A group devoted to human-pet play—and the people who love it—in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

We provide education and community in the Portland area for pets, pups, handlers and people curious about pup and pet play. We work to cultivate an atmosphere where people can be comfortable about this fun type of play.

PDX-PAH Calendar


PNW Queer and Kink Calendar

This calendar is compiled using publicly available information from organizations and venues throughout the PNW.

Regularly scheduled and one-time events are sometimes rescheduled or canceled.
Always double-check the website for the hosting org or venue to verify that the event is still happening.

Q Center – Portland’s LGBTQ2SIA+ Center

A culturally, emotionally, and physically safe place for the Portland LGBTQ2SIA+ community.

4115 N. Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97217

(503) 234-7837


Seattle, WA

Gay City – Seattle’s LGBTQ Center

The Seattle hub for LGBTQ individuals seeking affirming and responsive resources, wellness, and community.

517 E. Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98122

Resource Helpline: 206-323-LGBT
24-Hour Crisis Line: 866-427-4747

Seattle Men In Leather

Seattle Men in Leather is a social group. They put on socials, classes, contests, and the occasional party. The group was founded in March 1989 and has grown over the years into 300+ men. If you are interested in joining, you can sign up on their website. If you just want to stop by and see what they are all about, check out their calendar of upcoming events, or find them on Facebook.

Seattle Men in Leather


SEA PAH (Seattle Pets & Handlers)

A group that is devoted to the human-pup and human-pet, and those that love them. This is a place for pets, handlers and people curious about pup play in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

We are a group in the Seattle area that has been created to promote the human-pup/human-pet lifestyle, organize social activities for its members, educate its members and the public about human-pups/human-pets and their handlers; and to raise funds for local charities and the wider human-pup/human-pet community.

SEA-PAH Calendar


Sounds Kinky

A Leather Oral History and other offerings


San Francisco, CA

The 15 Association

  • A social and sexual fraternity for men who engage in BDSM.
  • The longest-standing gay male BDSM Association in the western USA.
  • Active in the San Francisco BDSM community with play parties, an annual run (Boot Camp), social events and charitable fund raising.
  • Premier BDSM Players who mentor by example.
  • Safe, Sane and Consensual.
  • A volunteer Association with over 190 members, coordinated by a Fraternal Committee.
  • Open to members and invited guests with a government-issued ID verifying you are 18 years of age or older.



Hankey Code

The handkerchief code is a system of color-coded cloth handkerchief or bandanas for non-verbally communicating one’s interests in sexual activities and fetishes. It is also known as “flagging”. The color of the handkerchief identifies a particular activity, and the pocket it is worn in (left-side/Top or right-side/bottom) identifies the wearer’s preferred role in that activity.

The Leather Journal

The Leather Journal was a newspaper founded in May, 1987 and is now an online magazine that covers the Leather/Kink/Fetish community clubs, organizations and events occurring around the world.

Leathermen Travel

A worldwide resource for traveling Leathermen.



Mr. S Leather

Eagle Bar Portland, OR
Cockeye Kink


Wet® Lubricants

PNWLC Cellphone Usage Rules:

No cellphones or recording devices are allowed during the entire PNWLC event except in your own room, inside your own tent or RV with consent from everyone in frame. Anyone found to be in violation of this rule will be asked to immediately leave the event after deleting filmed content from device(s) with no refund, and they be will denied entry to all future PNWLC events.

Exception: Only designated PNWLC committee members and medical personnel, while on duty, are permitted to have their cellphone discreetly on them during the event.

About the Committee

Pacific Northwest Leathermen’s Campout (PNWLC) is an 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by a committee of volunteers. All committee meetings are open to anyone who wishes to attend.


How to Contact Us

For more information or questions, please email us at

PNWLC is an 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by a committee of volunteers.

For up-to-date information
about PNWLC events:

Join our Facebook group
or follow us on Twitter and/or Instagram

For the Facebook Group, you will need to answer a few basic questions to join. We generally approve new members within a day or so.