Summer Camps & Activities Guide

Start planning your kids’ summer adventures! Check here for information about great camps and summer programs throughout Alaska.

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Age-by-age guide to camp

Big thrills and life skills at any age

Gearing up for camp

What to pack – and what to leave home

Beat the summer camp blues

6 ways to conquer homesickness

hot stuff

cool gear for the camp kid


Away camps
Preparing your child (and yourself) for sleep-away camp

Choosing the right camp
Specific points to consider

Cool camps for too-cool tweens & teens
Helping older kids rediscover the fun in summer camp

Flying solo
Sending kids into the friendly skies

Get outdoors
8 reasons to spend time in nature

Let’s go!
Great gadgets and gear to make traveling easier (and more fun) for families on the go

S’more fun
3 unique twists on the classic campfire treat

Specialty camps
The best ones build skills and encourage fun