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The Alaska Club
5201 E Tudor Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 365-7393
thealaskaclub.com/camps

Locations:
EAST ANCHORAGE:
5201 E Tudor Rd., Anchorage
SOUTH ANCHORAGE:
10931 O’Malley Centre Dr., Anchorage
EAGLE RIVER:
12001 Business Blvd. Eagle River
FAIRBANKS:
747 Old Richardson Hwy., Fairbanks (Summer Fun Camp only)

The Alaska Club offers year-round camps. Whether it’s Summer Fun Camp, In-Service, or Winter Camp, your little ones will explore, play and grow. The Alaska Club Camps aim to keep campers active and having fun! Every day features a variety of hands-on, age-appropriate activities where everyone has the opportunity to experience sports, arts and crafts, outdoor activities, and daily swimming. For more information, call (907) 365-7393.

Cost: Single Day: $50 members /
$60 nonmembers; Full Week: $184 members / $204 nonmembers
Dates: Spring Break Camp: March 13-17, Summer Fun Camp: Check Website (dependent on school schedules)
Ages: 5-12

Alaska Rock Gym
665 E. 33rd Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99503
(907) 562-7265
alaskarockgym.com

Summer Climbing Camp for Kids
A climbing and activity camp for kids and young teens. A great introduction to indoor climbing for first timers, and an opportunity to advance skills and climb harder for repeat campers. Kids increase personal fitness, gain confidence and have LOTS of fun. Low instructor to student ratio and a fast-paced tempo keeps kids active and engaged.

Cost: $99/3-day session (Mon./Wed./Fri.); $69/2-day session (Tues./Thurs.)
Dates: Weekly through the summer, from May 30-Aug. 12. Camps run on Mon./Wed./Fri. OR Tues./Thurs. schedule each week; morning and afternoon sessions.
Ages: 4-15

Check the website for more information on session times and age group breakdowns.

Anchorage Cooperative Preschool
Summer Camp
3031 Latouche Street
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 279-0923
preschoolacp.com

Anchorage Cooperative Preschool Summer Camp
Join us this summer. Our philosophy is a child-centered approach focusing on play-based learning through social emotional skills, working with others through problem solving, and kindergarten readiness. Our facility offers a large indoor play space with science, writing, art, dramatic play, and blocks. As well as a natural outdoor environment and play structure. Our studies will be targeted towards our students’ interests and the outdoors.

Cost: $440 per month
Dates: June, July, Aug. (Every Tues.-Thurs. 9 am-2 pm)
Ages: 3-5

Anchorage Museum
625 C St.
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 929-9227
anchoragemuseum.org

Anchorage Museum summer workshops are designed to foster imagination and experimentation in art, science and technology. Examine what it means to live in and experience the Circumpolar North. For more details, visit anchoragemuseum.org/summer.

Cost, Dates & Ages: See website for more info.

Aurora Kids Fitness, Gymnastics & Dance
1120 Huffman Rd., #8
Anchorage, AK 99515
(907) 345-0093
aurorakidsak.com

Themed gymnastics camps for kids 3 years and older. Curriculum-based games and activities during 3 hours of camp. Fitness and physical challenges abound. Pre-K camps (3-6 years old) offer fun and educational themes to inspire and motivate: Superheroes, Ninja Warriors, Princesses and Pirates, and more. School Age camps (6 years and older) introduce Ninja, Circus Aerial Arts, Gymnastics and Parkour Gymnastics on a rotating schedule.

Cost: $40 per 1/2-day camp block
Dates: Spring break; holiday break; summer break
Ages: Grades pre-K-8 (ages 3-14)

Bayshore Early Learning Center
3131 Amber Bay Loop
Anchorage, AK 99515
bayshorekids.com

Bayshore Early Learning Center offers children a chance to learn and grow with hands-on play, to connect new ideas and skills to what they already know, and to explore and make sense of their world. Stunning campus indoor and out on acres of land at beautiful Bayshore Clubhouse. Full time ages 3 to 5 and before-after K-1 students. Accredited through NAEYC.org.

Masking required for children and anyone entering the center. Center is fully-staffed. Main teachers have bachelor degrees in education or early childhood.

Ages: 3-5

Visit our website at
bayshorekids.com for more information. Join our waitlist.

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
708 Smokey Bay Way
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-6756
akcoastalstudies.org

Kachemak Camp
Four-day camp with two-day sessions (June 27 & June 28) at the Wynn Nature Center and two nights at the Peterson Bay Field Station (4 pm June 28 to 4:30 pm June 30). Explore the diverse habitats and wildlife of the forests and beaches around Kachemak Bay. Activities include animal tracking and game cams, forest hikes, tidepooling, outdoor fun, and adventure! PERFECT for a first-time camper or a learner who is craving more hands-on, outdoor exploration!

Cost: $450 (tiered pricing and scholarships available)
Dates: June 27-30
Ages: 9-12

Teen EcoAdventure Camp
This 10-day outdoor adventure and environmental stewardship camp explores the changing environment and how this connects to a most basic and delicious part of our lives – food! Activities include backcountry and yurt camping, hiking along forests, beaches, alpine, and at the foot of a glacier, berry picking and preserving, learning about salmon fishing, tidepooling, understanding ethnobotany and local edible plant uses, and having fun in the kitchen making a range of homemade foods. Participants learn about how different changes to the ecosystems affect the food we eat and how our food choices affect the environment and communities around us. Price includes all boat transportation around Kachemak Bay, food and lodging.

Cost: $999 (scholarships available)
Dates: July 25-Aug. 3
Ages: 12-15

Family Camp
Fun and adventure for the family. CACS Family Nature Camps are a great opportunity for families to be together and get outside in an amazing Kachemak Bay setting. Activities include tidepooling, hiking, campfire songs, wildlife watching plus games and hands-on activities for all ages. Families sleep in yurts. Costs include transportation, meals, and the program itself. Kayaking is available for an additional cost. Price includes ALL transportation, meals, supplies, lodging and program costs for the entire weekend! Kayaking may be available.

Cost: $250/Adult, $150/child
Dates: Camp 1: June 17-19 (2 night camp); Camp 2: July 8-10 (2 night camp); Camp 3: August 19-21 (2 night camp)
Ages: All ages

The Dome
6501 ChangePoint Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99518
(907) 770-3663
thedome.us

AK Summer Camp at The Dome
This summer, join us at The Dome for an amazing summer camp run by our incredible staff! Open to children ages 6 to 12, our day camp provides a summer filled with games, creative activities and sports! Every day at The Dome’s summer camp features a wide range of group activities, focused on everything from athletic movement to creative exploration. Kids will have a terrific experience each day with opportunities to grow emotionally, mentally, and physically. Some popular activities ready for this summer are bingo, remote control cars, and laser tag! Learn more and sign up on our website at thedome.us. We hope to see you this summer!

Cost: $84/day, $259/week, $2,499/whole summer
Dates: May 23-Aug. 12, Monday-Friday
Ages: 6-12

Faith Lutheran Church and Preschool
5200 Lake Otis Parkway Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 563-3499
faithalaska.com

STEAM CAMP
Students will participate in daily learning activities, experiments, projects and challenges in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.

Cost: $100
Dates: June 13-17, 9 am-noon
Ages: Kindergarten to 8th Grade

SOCCER CAMP
Calling all Soccer Rockers! Children in preschool (3 years old and up) through 6th grade are invited to learn the basics of soccer through drills and play. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a soccer ball. The camp will be held at: Abbott Loop Community Park, 8101 Elmore Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507.

Cost: $100
Dates: June 20-24, 9 am-noon
Ages: Preschool to 6th Grade

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP
Campers will learn basic survival skills for camping and hiking. Every day will be an adventure as they explore different parks in Anchorage and learn to enjoy the Alaskan wilderness. Students will meet at Faith Lutheran Church to learn
the skill of the day. Transportation is provided to a local park where campers will put their new skill into practice. Campers will receive quality gear that they can keep for their future adventures.

Cost: $100
Dates: June 27-July 1, 9 am-noon
Ages: Preschool to 6th Grade

CAMP LUTHER
5810 Kathi Dr.
Wasilla, AK 99623
(907) 563-3499
camplutherak.com
Camp Luther is an overnight Bible camp for children entering grades 3 thru 8. Activities throughout the week include archery, arts and crafts, wilderness skills, swimming in Friendship Lake, daily Bible study, and evening campfire sing-alongs.

Cost: $150 (subject to change)
Dates: July 10-15
Ages: 3rd Grade to 8th Grade

Into the Woods Alaska
(907) 406-5651
intothewoodsalaska.com


Into the Woods AK is your local source for outdoor science education and recreation! We offer a bevy of outdoor science programs, including summer camps, mountain biking, homeschool, and preschool programs. We are dedicated to fostering a lifetime of safe, sustainable outdoor science and recreation skills for all ages through authentic, place-based connections to our beautiful local wild spaces of AK.

Cost: $275-$350
Dates: May 22-Aug. 12
Ages: 4 to 18

Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc.
639 W. International Airport Rd.,
Ste. 38
Anchorage, AK 99518
(907) 344-0101
jabizcampak.com


JA BIZ CAMP ALASKA
JA Biz Camp Alaska is a summer day camp geared towards elementary and middle school students. This camp helps young people prepare for their future by showing them how to manage money, identify and understand job and career options for their future and how to integrate entrepreneurial thinking into their lives. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.

Cost: $200 per camper
Dates: 2 Sessions: June 6-9, June 13-16
Ages: Entering Grades K-8 Fall 2022

Magic Don Presents!
(907) 522-1364
alaskaswildestmagic.net


Magic Don presents Magic Shows, Classes and Camps by appointment. Shows are an hour long. Individual Classes run 1 1/2 hours+ and Camps for groups can be scheduled at our Magic Shop & Studio. Camp days run 5 hours for 3-5 days. We’re flexible! We have a lot of MAGIC to share!

Cost: To be determined
Dates: Scheduled by availability
Ages: 9 and up

Music Together Mountain Song
Multiple East Anchorage locations
(907) 230-1241
https://musictogethermountainsong.com/

Music and movement classes for children ages birth to 5 years and the grown-ups who love them. We nurture each child’s natural musicality in a playful, musically rich learning environment. Our research-based classes are designed to be non-formal and non-performance oriented, so your child can learn at his or her own pace, in a way that’s developmentally appropriate.

Ages: Birth - 5 years

Pacific Northern Academy
2511 Sentry Dr., Ste. 100
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 333-1080
pacificnorthern.org/create-academy

COVID-safe in-person learning since June 2020!

Create Academy
Create Academy – the place where science, art, and technology collide with a whole lot of creativity. Tinker, investigate, experiment, design, invent, explore and play! Taught by educators using COVID-19 safe practices.

Weekly Themes:

• Gardening
• Mountain Biking
• Sewing
• Robotics
• Outdoor Adventures
• Boat Building
• Engineers
• Clay Creations
• Cooking
• Micro:bits

Cost: Varies; Extended Day included
Dates: Week-long day camps, May 31-July 29; No camp July 4-8
Hours: 8:30 am-3:30 pm; Extended Day hours: 7 am-6 pm
Ages: Grades K-8

RecTennis - Powered by USTA
(971) 804-4226
rectennis.com/city/anchorage

Locations: Delaney Park, West High School, Colony High School

RecTennis’ mission: To provide each participant the opportunity to develop tennis and life skills at their own rate in a fun, safe, supportive, and encouraging environment. We offer weekly camps 1.5 hours to 4 hours daily in length. 4-hour camp includes a variety of activities. We provide all

Cost: $42-$109
Dates: 10 weeks to choose from! Programs start May 31st and run through Aug. 5th.
Ages: 5 to 17

Service High Lady Cougar Volleyball Booster Club
PO Box 110044
Anchorage, AK 99511-0044
(907) 764-5209
servicevolleyball.com

SERVICE HIGH SCHOOL’S 2022 SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMP
Hosted by: Service’s Head Coach Morgan Hooe and coaching staff, past and present UAA players, SHS VB players, and LCVBC. Coaches and players will teach you basic volleyball playing skills and share their love of volleyball! We will have two camps depending on your grade level. This will allow coaches to focus on individual skills and talents.

Cost: $150
Dates: June 6-10
Ages: Incoming 3rd-9th Graders

Solid Rock Bible Camp
36251 Solid Rock Road #1
Soldotna, AK 99669
(907) 262-4741
solidrockbiblecamp.com

Solid Rock Bible Camp offers exciting and carefully crafted programs that provide the right camp experience for every child’s age and interest! Located on the central Kenai Peninsula since 1958, we invite your child to get outside, play hard, overcome challenges, and build lasting friendships.

For Teens: Sports camps, Backcountry Wilderness Camps, Horsemanship Camps, and Lakeside Camps.

For Elementary: Lakeside Camps, Horsemanship Camps, Wilderness Camps.

Programs are led by qualified instructors with waterfront, wilderness and horsemanship safety certifications.

Cost: Varies. See website or call for more details.
Dates: June 16-Aug. 7
Ages: Grades 1-12

Municipality of Anchorage - Spenard Rec Summer Day Camp
2020 W. 48th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99517
(907) 343-4160
muni.org/active

Spenard Community Recreation Center Summer Day Camp
This camp is a recreational camp and is accredited by the American Camping Association. Activities include swimming and water safety, water games, personal safety, outdoor education, outdoor recreation, physical education, sports, arts and crafts, hobbies, field trips, bicycling, competitions, and a host of other activities. It is a positive summer program for kids that will help build self-esteem and encourage friendships.

Cost: $190 per week per child
Dates: May 31-Aug. 5
Ages: 6-12

Trailside Discovery Camp
Multiple locations:

Anchorage Eagle River/Chugiak, Palmer: Kincaid Park, Ruth Arcand Park, Lidia Selkregg Chalet at Russian Jack Park, and more
(907) 313-9224
trailsidediscovery.org

Trailside Discovery Camp is an award-winning camp program in Alaska that provides a broad range of outdoor environmental education experiences for students ages 4 to 14 from all economic, social, and cultural background. We provide summer camps at variety of locations in Anchorage, Eagle River/Chugiak, and Palmer. We also offer special winter and spring programming during school breaks and In Services.

Cost: $330-$880 a week, depending on program (1-week programs: $330-$345; 2-week programs: $690-$880)
Dates: May 23-Aug. 12
Ages: 4-14

YMCA of Alaska
5353 Lake Otis Pkwy.
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 563-3211
ymcaalaska.org

SUMMER DAY CAMP
Come experience our YMCA Day Camp. It is our goal to make camp an exciting and active learning experience for all. During Day Camp each counselor plans activities that focus on developing skills and clarifying values resulting in personal growth. Our values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility are emphasized in all activities. Weekly Activities include: Archery, Hiking, Swimming, Field Trips, Community Service Projects, Nature Crafts, Arts and Crafts, and STEM Activities.

Cost: $275/week
Dates: May 31-Aug. 5
Ages: Grades 1-8 (ages 5-14)

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