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Welcome to the Anchorage Daily News 2021 Summer Camp Guide! School will be out soon and it’s the perfect time to plan for summer activities. The listings included here were collected during early spring - a very different season than the spring prior, yet still with many unknowns - and camp details may have changed. We recommend checking with each camp your child may be interested in for updates.

Summer Camps 2021

2021 Summer Camps: Girdwood


Location: Challenge Alaska, Girdwood

Grades/Age: Primary, ages 5-8; Intermediate, ages 9-15 - Cost: $150-350

Description: The Girdwood Fine Arts Camp fosters natural artistic talents by giving young artists instruction in the crafts and techniques of the fine arts. Arts Camp serves children age 5 through late teens. There are two sessions for the youngest campers - Primary, ages 5-8: morning and afternoon. Students closely collaborate with professional artists who are chosen to teach at Arts Camp for their ability to teach and inspire. The finest art materials are provided. Arts Camp is held for two weeks at the end of the summer in the spectacular natural setting of Girdwood Valley. The whole town gets involved with this annual cultural event which inspires and connects everyone who participates. Parents and townspeople are treated to an exhibition of student work on the last day of Camp. Older children and teens meet for four hours in the afternoons - Intermediate, ages 9-15.

Dates and Times: July 26-Aug. 6 | Primary sessions, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.; Intermediate session, 1-5 p.m.

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