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AK Math Academy

In Anchorage: (907) 350-9108

Get your incoming 4th and 5th grade students ready for success in math at the AK Math Academy!! Using hands-on, directed lessons and taught by real-life credentialed teachers, the two-week AK Math Academy will get your student prepared for their upcoming math classes. We prove that math can be fun!!

Cost: $380
Ages: Grades 4th-5th

Alaska Business Week

(907) 278-2744

Alaska Business Week is a one-week summer program teaching Alaskan high school students the basics of business, leadership and entrepreneurship. Participants live on a college campus, and work as teams in a dynamic business simulation with the guidance of a mentor from the business community. After completing the program, students have a competitive edge on workplace readiness, college preparation, and overall life success.

Cost: $475
Dates: July 15-22, 2017
Ages: High School (Ages 15+)

The Alaska Club Youth Day Camps

East 5201 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507;
South 10931 O’Malley Centre Drive,
Anchorage, AK 99515;
Eagle River 12001 Business Blvd., Eagle River, AK 99557;
(907) 365-7313,

The Alaska Club Fun Camps offer healthy, active, fun and creative activities, swimming and a variety of sports to keep kids moving all year long! Our caring, creative, energetic staff bring the fun to every camp. We're excited to get messy, inspire ideas, try new things and get moving with your kids. We accept DCA. We can’t wait to see you!

Cost: $64/Member and $75/Nonmember (child must be a member to receive member price)
Dates: Friday, October 20, Friday, October 27, Friday, November 10, Friday, December 22
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8) Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11)

The Alaska Club Youth Winter Break Camps

East 5201 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507;
South 10931 O’Malley Centre Drive,
Anchorage, AK 99515;
Eagle River 12001 Business Blvd., Eagle River, AK 99557;
(907) 365-7313,

The Alaska Club Fun Camps offer healthy, active, fun and creative activities, swimming and a variety of sports to keep kids moving all year long! Our caring, creative, energetic staff bring the fun to every camp. We're excited to get messy, inspire ideas, try new things and get moving with your kids. We accept DCA. We can’t wait to see you!

Cost: $179 member/week; $199 nonmember/week (child must be a member to receive member price)
Dates: Tuesday-Friday, December 26-29, 2017 & January 2-5, 2018
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8) Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11)

Alaska Junior Theater

430 W. 7th Ste. 30
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 272-7546

Will asks Father Christmas for a spaceship – he gets a piano! An adventure into the world of piano – where they come from, how they evolved and why they make a pretty cool Christmas present. This performance features Bach’s cave piano, Beethoven’s bad moods and a jam with Fats Waller. Using music, humor and visuals to tell the fascinating story of the piano and some of the great musicians who have transformed what it can do, Will discovers that through music you can go anywhere you want. The show features whirlwind piano playing, toe-tapping songs and fun stories as well as hand-drawn projections.

"Anatomy of the Piano" is located in the Discovery Theatre in the Alaska Center or the Performing Arts. Tickets are $12 - $27 and are available at 263-ARTS or

Alaska Railroad

Anchorage Depot
411 W. 1st Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
(800) 544-0552

A trip aboard the Alaska Railroad is a great way to spend time with family and make lasting memories. Consider the Alaska Railroad as an alternative to the same ol' family roadtrip in a stuffy car – take the train to your Alaska destination! Children under 2 ride free (without seat) and children ages 2 - 11 can ride free on select routes. Onboard dining available.

Anchorage Ironlynx Junior Golf

PO Box 143366
Anchorage, AK, 99514
(907) 244-0173

At Anchorage IronLynx, we recognize not only the value our junior golfers bring to the great game of golf, but also the importance of a well instructed junior golf program that includes:

• Proper golf swing development
• Understanding the etiquette and rules of golf
• Character development
• Fun

Our staff is trained to not only teach our “juniors” the important fundamentals of a great golf swing but also the importance of enjoying their “journey” in golf. In a day and time when video games are taking the attention of our youth, the golf course delivers a better environment for our kids. The experiences, memories and friendships a child develops while on the golf course can last a lifetime. Contact Anchorage IronLynx Jr. Golf Association for more information regarding Junior Golf opportunities.

Cost: $50 - $175
Dates: weekly from June to August - see website for confirmed dates
Ages: 4 to 18 years

anchorage museum SUmmer Camps

Anchorage Museum
625 C Street
Anchorage AK 99501
(907) 929-9276

From robotics and space exploration to costumes, comics and more, the Anchorage Museum has a camp topic to suit nearly every 7 to 12–year-old’s interest. Designed to foster imagination and experimentation in art, science and technology, campers learn, play and create through exploring museum objects and resources under the guidance of trained educators.

Dates: Weeklong sessions start May 29-August 11, 2017. Special daylong sessions are scheduled for May 29 and July 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. Camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with drop-off as early as 8 a.m. and pick-up as late as 4 p.m.
Ages: Ages 7-12

Angelina Ballerina Ballet Camps

Anchorage Music and Dance Center
9210 Vanguard Dr., Ste. 1
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 345-1555

This 5-day camp is designed to promote physical health, confidence, and creativity while teaching proper dance technique for ages 3 - 5 yrs. Camp curriculum is based on the book, Angelina's Sleepover, & dancers will explore Angelina's passion for dance. Children will study and learn a special dance inspired by her story. They will also learn valuable lessons about making good choices, working hard, the importance of family and friends, and proper health and nutrition. Daily activities in the visual arts are also incorporated.

Cost: $220 includes all supplies & materials
Dates: June 19-23, 2017
Ages: 3-6 years

Aurora Kids Fitness, Gymnastics & Dance

1120 Huffman Rd #8
Anchorage AK 99515
(907) 345-0093

Camps are gymnastics and fitness based with rotating themes each week. High energy and fun filled camps five days a week. Prek camps (3-6 yr olds) rotate themes that are educational, challenging and exciting; Jr. Ninja Warrior, Parkour Pirates and Princesses, Art Exploration, Dinosaur Dig, Star Wars, Superheroes & Villains, and more. School Age Camps are designed to keep kids moving; Parkour Gymnastics (Street tumbling/free running), CircusAcrobatics & Aerial Arts, Ninja Warrior & Gymnastics rotate so kids get a chance to take them all summer long. New this summer, Open Gym can be added on after Mon-Wed-Fri camps so working parents can have a late pick up time.

Cost: $38 per 1/2 day camp block
Dates: May 30-Aug 18th
Ages: Age 2 / Pre-K (Ages 2-5); Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)


3131 Amber Bay Loop,
Anchorage, AK 99515
(907) 522-4907

NAEYC-accredited preschool with K-1 before-after care conveniently located in beautiful Bayshore Clubhouse. You will have access to your child’s on-line portfolio. Your child will swim on-site with a lifeguard and play in our beautiful indoor/outdoor campus with encouragement from educated, trained professional teachers. Call today for a visit.

Breakthrough Basketball

Fairview Community Recreation Center
1121 E 10th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501;
Juneau-Douglas High School (Main Gym)
1639 Glacier Ave., Juneau, AK 99801;
(866) 846-7892

We will work on the foundation of shooting, developing a quick release, and shooting off the catch. We will work on ball handling drills to beat your defender off the dribble, and finishing moves to become crafty around the rim. In additional to all of this, we will focus on confidence, mental toughness, hard work, smart work, and other intangibles to develop great shooters & ball handlers. goes here.)

Cost: $225
Dates: June 1 - 3, 5 - 7, & 13 - 15
Ages: Middle School (Ages 11-14), High School (Ages 15+)

Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center

2500 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507;
13030 Brandon Street, Anchorage, AK 99515;
1000 Sundown Court, Anchorage, AK 99515;
12228 Lake Street, Eagle River, AK 99577;
3606 Jewel Lake Road, Anchorage, AK 99502,
(907) 344-9435

Join us this summer at Bright Beginnings! We offer full time and part time schedules for school-agers up to 11 years old. We enjoy fun, educational activities every day, including field trips, special visitors, art and cooking projects, and so much more! Meals are included-breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack-and each is served with fresh produce! Call today for more information, spots will fill up quick!

Ages: Grades K-2nd (5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (8-11)

Camp Kaleidoscope

Keys to Life
Central Lutheran Church
(907) 561-9471

Music, Dance, Language, Stories, Photography and Ethnic Foods
A creative cross-cultural experience. This camp will provide a safe and fun environment where youth can learn: Samoan dance and language, Alaska Native Dance, America Folk Music, World Music Percussion, Hmong Story Cloth, Cultural expression through photography, African-American drama and music, and Ethnic Cooking: African, Mexican, Norwegian and French.

Cost: $275.00
Dates: June 20-24
Grades: 8-14 years

Camp Sholom

Joy Greisen Jewish Education Center
7525 E. Northern Lights Boulevard,
Anchorage, AK 99504
(907) 337-1672

Since 1983, the JEC has been providing excellence in education for all children.
Our Camp offers exciting and enriching programming for school age children during all ASD breaks including in-service and early release days, including a Junior Counselor program for older kids. Summer camp for kids entering grades 1-6 features themed weeks, swimming, and field trips. Our toddler and baby programs provide full time care for children ages 3 months to 3 years. Our full and NEW part time preschool provides social learning, Kindy readiness, and enrichment for children ages 3 to 5 years. Our Date Night program gives parents a night out while kids watch a movie, eat pizza and play with friends. Our after-school program provides enrichment for elementary school kids.

Dates: May 20 - August 29  
Ages: Grades K-2nd (5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)

Cook Inlet S.C. Summer Soccer Camps

9210 Vanguard Dr. Suite 102B
Anchorage, AK, 99507
(907) 344-7529

Cook Inlet S.C. is committed to offering a safe, fun and engaging soccer camp experience. Camps are directed by Cook Inlet S.C. staff, with full and half day camps there are a range of options for your child to come out and play! Registration is currently open, please head to for more information!

Cost: $135 (half day) $200 (full day)
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)
Dates: June 5th-9th; July 10th-14th; July 24th-28th

Create Academy

Pacific Northern Academy
9251 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage AK 99507
(907) 333-1080

Calling all dreamers, designers, builders, inventors! It’s full STEAM ahead at Create Academy— the place where science, art, technology collide with a whole lot of creativity. Immerse yourself in the creative process and learn new skills to take your creations to a whole new level. We start the day by asking ourselves, “What problem will I solve, what challenge will I overcome, what question will I ask today?” Spend time in the Skill Lab learning new skills and build upon prior knowledge. Collaborate in groups to develop an innovative solution to tackle a real world challenge. Let your inner inventor shine during open create time in the Makerspace.

Cost: $275 per week
Dates: June 5-August 4, 2017 (No camp the week of July 4th)
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)

Culinary Boot Camp

University of Alaska Anchorage-Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Restaurant Management
3211 Providence Drive, Lucy Cuddy Hall
Anchorage AK 99508
(907) 786-1487

Fun with food! Action packed courses help students acquire practical cooking and baking life skills necessary for health and independent living. Focus is on safety, food sanitation, and basic cooking and baking techniques.

Cost: $350
Dates: Week long camps run June and July
Ages: Middle School (Ages 11-14); High School (Ages 15+)

Girls Rock Camp Alaska

PO Box 231232
Anchorage, AK 99523

Girls Rock Camp Alaska is a one-week summer day camp for self-identified girls ages 8-18. During the week of camp, campers choose a musical instrument, receive small group instruction on that instrument, form bands with other campers, write an original song, and attend workshops about the music industry and social justice issues. At the end of the week, the bands perform their new song for all their friends, family, and screaming fans! Music experience is not required and there is no audition either. GRCA provides all instruments for all of our campers and we do offer some tuition waivers.

Cost: $350
Dates: May 30-June 3, June 5-10, July 24-29
Ages: Grades 3rd-5th (8-11); Middle School (11-14); High School (15+)

Horsin' Around Summer Camp

C.A.L.M. Counseling & Equine Assisted Mental Health Services, LLC
(907) 297-8583

This week long HORSE CAMP (M-F 10am -3pm) focuses on developing horsemanship skills along with LIFE SKILLS such as healthy communication, peer relations, cooperation, self-esteem, and responsibility. Physical activity and improved coordination are also promoted during horseback riding and hands on, ground level horse related activities such as grooming, horse handling, arts and crafts, music, and barn chores. We will go on field trips within walking distance to visit other horse barns and a local park with riding arena. Owner is a licensed therapist specializing in child and youth behavior with over 20 years of experience working with children and horses.

Cost: $500
Dates: June 5-9, June12-16, June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-15, July 17-21, July 24-28,
July 31-Aug 4
Ages: Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11) Middle School (Ages 11-14)

Kincaid Adventure Camp

Anchorage Parks & Recreation
PO Box 196650
Anchorage, AK 99519
(907) 343-4355

Spend the summer discovering the joys of Kincaid Park. Campers will learn about animal tracking, hiking, kite and rocket building, map making, orienteering, outdoor cooking, canoeing, beach combing and more. Camper drop is off from 12:30-1:00p, program time 1:00-4:00pm, camper pick up time is 4:00-4:30pm.

Cost: $95 per week
Dates: June 12 to August 4
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)

The Music Machine!

The Music Machine, Inc.
13320 Floral Lane
Anchorage AK 99516
(907) 227-0509

Join us for a musical summer of fun with The Music Machine, The Dance Machine and The Mini Music Machine. Auditions for this summer's programs are 10 am - 2 pm on Saturday May 6, 2017, at Anchorage Music & Dance Center, 9210 Vanguard Dr. The Music Machine is in its 36th year of providing workshops in musical theatre for kids, ages 3-18. Directed by Janet Carr-Campbell, this summer's shows are August 2-5 at ACPA's Discovery Theatre. Auditions are not competitive, and there is no cost to audition. Call for an audition appointment (907-227-0509) or email Don't miss your change to be a star in this summer's programs.

Cost: $125-$525
Dates:Workshop dates are June 12-22 and July 6-21 for Mini Music Machine, and June 26-August 5 for Music & Dance Machine.
Ages: 2 / Pre-K (Ages 2-5); Grades K-2nd (5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (8-11); Middle School (11-14); High School (15+)

Nanook Adventure Camp

PO Box 757450
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-6027

This week long camp will give each camper experience in climbing, hiking, and canoeing. All of this taking place on the beautiful UAF Campus. These camps are not only a positive way for your student to spend their summer but will also challenge them both physically and mentally. Each student will gain lifelong skills in outdoor recreation.

Each day will jam packed with many different activities, ranging from hiking the campus trail system to testing our strength at the outdoor climbing wall. We will also spend one day on the Chena River floating through town.

Cost: $350
Dates: May 29 - June 2, June 12 - 16, June 26 - 30, July 10 - 14, July 24 - 28
Ages: 7-9 years

Nanook Backcountry Camp

PO Box 757450
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-6027

We're bringing back our Backcountry Camp for the second year! This year we will be offering an amazing backpacking trip on the Pinnell Mountain Trail in the White Mountains. The camp will take place over 5 days, 3 of which the students will be out backpacking on the Pinnell Mountain Trail. During this camp the students will have the expert instruction and supervision of the Outdoor Adventures staff. This camp will be a great culminating experience for anyone who has participated in any of our other camp offerings.

Cost: $550
Dates: June 12 - 16
Ages: 7-10 years14-17

Nanook Expedition Camp

PO Box 757450
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-6027

Want more than just a backyard experience this summer? Get out into Alaska on daily expeditions! Campers will be challenged both physically and mentally as we travel off campus to meet adventure face to face. Each student will gain lifelong skills in rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, and much more while achieving greater comfort and understanding of their natural surroundings. All of this will take place under the expert supervision and instruction of the DRAW staff members. This camp is a great step up for all campers with previous Nanook Adventure camp experience.

Cost: $450
Dates: June 5 - 9, June 19 - 23, July 17 - 21, July 31 - Aug 4
Ages: 10-14 years

Open Space

630 E. 57th Place
Anchorage, AK 99518

Kids Camp
Two times a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) we'll gather for 3.5 fun hours to play games, craft, enjoy free play, practice yoga and explore our rhythmic side. Each Tuesday we will have a specially trained yoga teacher share an hour of energizing movement, breathing, and relaxation. On Thursdays, we will sing, dance and explore a variety of instruments for an hour. Registration is open. 

Cost: $455 (first 8) or $495
Dates: July 10-Aug. 16
Ages: 5-9 years

Raw Joy After School Program

1890 Marika Rd.
Fairbanks, AK, 99709
(907) 452-2621

Children will learn and grow while being challenged to try new things, reach new heights, and chase their dreams. Throughout the week children will choose different groups to participate in including: cooking, art, photography, fitness, music, skateboarding, and so much more. They will learn to work together and be independent, too!

Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)


USTA Pacific Northwest
Delaney Park Strip, West 9th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501;
Pop Carr Park, 4608 Kent St.,
Anchorage, AK 99503;
(971) 804-4226

RecTennis Summer Tennis Camp keep kids busy, active and having fun with new friends at a park near you! Kids learn basic tennis skills in a non-competitive, high energy atmosphere. Our program runs weekly all summer long in 1.5 hour and 4 hour sessions with all equipment provided! Get 20% off when you sign up by May 1st.

Cost: $35-$95
Dates: June 5 - August 11
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)

Recreational Soccer

Anchorage Youth Soccer Club
1225 E. International Airport Rd. #105
Anchorage, AK, 99518
(907) 561-4625

The AYSC’s Recreational League is a recreational program with a season that runs from the week of May 30th, 2017 through the week of July 28th, 2017. Teams are created randomly and are co-educational in nature. The focus is for players to develop their skills as well as to have fun playing the game of soccer. Players will have one practice a week and will play one game a week. Teams are coached by volunteer parents, high school soccer players, and/or AYSC staff coaches. All games are officiated by licensed referees.

Cost: $170
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14); High School (Ages 15+)
Dates: May 30 - July 28, Tuesdays & Fridays

Rock Star Rock Band Camp

Anchorage Music and Dance Center
9210 Vanguard Dr., Ste. 1
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 345-1555

Rock out learning your favorite classic rock from the 60's & 70's. Including music from the Beatles, Santana, Rolling Stones & more! Musicians and vocalists of all levels welcome, especially beginners with some music lesson experience. There's a FREE concert on the last day of camp so campers can perform for their fans!

Cost: $285
Dates: June 5-9, 2017
Ages: 7-13 years

Russian Jack Explorers Camp

Anchorage Parks & Recreation
PO Box 196650
Anchorage, AK 99519
(907) 343-4355

Enjoy hiking, games, swimming, arts and sports at one of Anchorage’s oldest parks. Your child will discover flowers, plants, bugs and animals that live in this urban oasis. Come and enjoy the fresh air at Russian Jack Springs Park. Camper drop is from 12:30-1:00pm, program time 1:00-4:00, camper pick up is from 4:00-4:30pm.

Cost: $95 per week
Dates: June 12 to August 4
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)

Sparc: a creative place

425 D St.
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 646-4664

Students work alongside artists and mentors. Each course is instructed by experienced teachers and artists employed by the Arc of Anchorage. Classes are open to artists of all abilities. All classes will take place in an integrated studio that hosts individuals who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. Week-long projects encourage self-expression and acceptance. Students will enjoy creativity in a positive and fun environment!

Costs: $ 165 per week or $620 for all 4 weeks; 5% military discount
Dates: June 5-9 Ceramics; June 12-16 Beading and Jewelry; June 19-23 Comic Creations and Video Shorts; June 26-30 Screen Printing and T-Shirst
Age: Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11)

Storybook Theatre

TBA Theatre, Inc.
635 W 54th Avenue,
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 677-7529

Developed especially for the younger student, this innovative program with TBA Theatre meets three afternoons a week and is designed to stimulate imagination and artistic expression in a creative and nurturing environment. The session will culminate in a Saturday performance for family and friends.

Cost: $150
Dates: July 5 - 29
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8)

Summer Farm Camp at The Learning Farm

11601 Gander Street
Anchorage, AK 99516
(907) 229-0359

Ride a horse,feed the pig, sheep, rabbits, chickens,ponies and goats. Gather eggs and bottle feed a calf. Make cheese and butter, then grind wheat to make bread. Learn about herbs and gardening. Shear sheep and do wool projects. Games, crafts and lots of time with the animals. Hands on animal education in a fun, active and wholesome environment. Enrollment limited. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Cost: $100/ full day $60/half day (discount when book 2 or more days) $90/full day $50/half day
Dates: May 30 - August 18
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11)

Summer Fun Club (SFC)

Rabbit Creek Community Association
13650 Lake Otis Pkwy.
Anchorage, AK, 99516
(907) 742-5722

Children attend field trips 2 or more times a week, for example; The Reindeer Farm, Swimming, Local Parks, Kaleidascape, etc. One day a week, children ages 5-9 have the opportunity to work on bike skills, while children ages 10-12 have off campus bike trips. Each day we offer a multitude of activities such as, gym & outdoor games, arts/crafts, science projects and much more.

Cost: 1st child: $200/week, Additional Child $170/wk
Dates: June 5 - Aug 4, 2017
Ages: Grades K-2nd (5-8) Grades 3rd-5th (8-11)

Summer of wonder

Anchorage Waldorf School
3250 Baxter Road,
Anchorage, AK 99504
(907) 333-9062

Our Summer of Wonder camps deliver Waldorf values with fun, creativity and outdoor exploration. There are eight week-long camps including Strings Camp with Mary Schallert, acclaimed Orchestra Teacher, and weekly camps offering age-appropriate craft activities, nature observation and outdoor play. Learn about sustainability; cultures of the world; elemental forces of the universe; the breadth of artistic possibilities; and mindfulness and magic. Before/after-camp care is available.

Ages: Grades K-2nd (5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14)

Summer Performing Arts Academy

TBA Theatre, Inc.
635 W 54th Avenue,
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 677-7529

Setting the stage for the rest of their lives, TBA's programs allow young artists to explore the power theatre has to communicate ideas, inspire the imagination and bring people together. Offering year-round classes, Spring Break programming and the ever-popular Summer Performing Arts Academy, TBA provides a fun and safe environment where youth learn creative expression alongside an award winning staff of theatrical and educational professionals.

Cost: $275 - $425
Dates: March 13 - 17, July 26 - August 12
Ages: Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11); Middle School (Ages 11-14); High School (Ages 15+)

Three Week Adventure Academy

Onward & Upward
Spring Creek Farm 6404 N Lossing Rd.
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 982-4144

The first two weeks of this program is day-based, 8 am-5 pm Monday-Friday. The third week students stay overnight for a camping experience. Students participate in rope course activities, team initiatives and a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Students learn outdoor skills such as compass navigation, terrain management, plant identification and more! Students also learn teamwork, leadership, holistic wellness principles, mindfulness and intentional living. Visit our website for more programs.

Cost: $890
June 26-July 14, no class on July 3 & 4
Middle School (Ages 11-14); High School (Ages 15+)

UAA Summer Engineering Academies

UAA College of Engineering
2900 Spirit Way
Anchorage AK 99508
(907) 786-1910

The UAA Summer Engineering Academies offer a series of week-long hands-on instructional sessions for students. Each academy is designed to encourage interest and provide exposure to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The academies are divided into 1-week sessions for middle school (grades 5-9) and high school (grades 10-12), each of which explores one of seven different topics.

Cost: $100
Dates: June 5-August 4
Ages: Middle School (11-14); High School (15+)

UAF Rec Camp

414 Tanana Loop 101 SRC
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-6806

RecCamp is a fun active camp that keeps our kiddos on the goal all summer. We utilize offerings on campus such as the Large Animal Research Station, Museum, as well as any activity we can dream up! Join us every day 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Date: May 22nd- August
Cost: $275/ week $60/day $30/half day
Ages: Grades K-2nd (Ages 5-8); Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11)

UAF Summer Music Academy

UAF Department of Music
312 Tanana Loop, Suite 201
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-6968

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Music Academy, a joint event sponsored by the UAF College of Liberal Arts Department of Music and the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, is an intensive two week program of musical education for students who have finished grades 6 through 12. All students of the appropriate age and musical experience are welcomed at the UAF Summer Music Academy regardless of race, religion, gender, or culture. We recognize that each student has a unique style and pace of learning, and seek to provide opportunities for students to learn in their own style and at their own pace while fitting into the larger musical community.

Cost: $500
Dates: June 4-16, 2017
Ages: Middle School (Ages 11-14); High School (Ages 15+)

Waxed Musings Fine Arts Activities

Lee Waters, LLC
1705 W 32nd Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99517
(907) 349-1627

It's art in motion during this exciting Fine Arts activities to get students to create with their right brain! Taught by a 25 year veteran teacher with guest artists. Sessions include Mosaic Mania, Creating 3D Sculptural Designs using Found Objects, Mixed Media Jewelry Creations, Learn from the Masters, and Collaged Art! All morning sessions are from 9am-12pm (8-10 year olds) and afternoon sessions are from 1-4pm (11-13 year olds). The classes will be held at Aquarian Charter School. Please register at

Cost: $175 for 3 hour sessions each day, M-F Camp
Dates: May 30-June 2, June 5-9, June 12-16, July 10-14, July 17-21
Ages: Grades 3rd-5th (Ages 8-11) Middle School (Ages 11-14)