2022 Summer Camps

Spring has sprung, summer is around the corner and the Anchorage Daily News 2022 Summer Camps Guide is here! Find camps of interest for your kid and bring on the summer fun.

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Location: The Alaska Club South and East, Anchorage; Eagle River; and Fairbanks

Grades/Age: Ages 5-12 | Cost: Single Day: $50 members/$60 non-members; Full Week: $184 members/$204 non-members

Description: The Alaska Club offers year-round camps. Whether it’s Summer Fun Camp or In-Service Camps, 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.

Date/Time: May 23 - Aug. 12

Contact: 907-365-7393; thealaskaclub.com/camps

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Location: Rainy Pass Lodge

Grades/Age: Boys ages 15-19 | Cost: $6,000; Scholarships available through www.guidinginfluence.org

Description: Ten-day personal growth and wilderness experience camp at a remote fly-in lodge. Life skills, leadership training, work ethic, horseback riding, gun safety, watersports and more. Visit www.campironsights.com.

Date/Time: June 6-15 | Overnight

Contact: Steve Perrins II, 907-717-7556; guide88@hotmail.com

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Location: Trips start and end in downtown Anchorage

Grades/Age: Ages 13-18 | Cost: Full-tuition scholarships are awarded to all accepted participants

Description: Multi-day wilderness experiences on Alaska’s public lands. Experience the Chugach National Forest, Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park while learning sea kayaking, backpacking and trail building, and while connecting with other teens from around Alaska. No experience in the outdoors is needed to participate. We provide all gear and clothing necessary to be safe and comfortable. This opportunity is for any Alaska teen, but priority is given to those who would otherwise not have the opportunity to participate in an expedition. We also have paid Student Leader and Documentarian roles for high school and college students ages 17+ with previous leadership experience. A complete list of course offerings: akgeo.org/youth-programs/youth-expeditions/ To nominate a teen: akgeo.org/nominator-form/ Students may apply independently with community references: akgeo.org/student-application-form/.

Date/Time: June-August; 10 trip offerings

Contact: 907-771-8466; education@akgeo.org

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