Summer will be here soon and the 2019 Summer Camp Guide has the camp or activity for your kid! Search through more than 90 listings for Alaska camps to find the perfect fit and register before summer arrives.

AYSC Competitive Soccer Teams

The Dome, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 7-18 | COST: No cost for the tryout; Comp Team costs vary

Boys teams and girls teams for competitive soccer. May - December; price varies per team. No cost for tryout.

WHEN: April 30; 6:30-8:30 p.m.

CONTACT: AYSC Office, 907-561-4625

Alaska Rock Gym Summer Climbing Camp for Kids

Alaska Rock Gym, 665 E 33rd Avenue, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 5-17 | COST: $90/three day session, either morning or afternoon

Summer climbing and activity camps for kids and teens run for 11 weeks each summer. Weekly sessions run Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1-3 p.m. Kids and teens increase personal fitness, gain confidence and have lots of fun. Repeat campers work on advanced skills progression and technical problems. Low instructor to student ratio and a fast paced tempo keeps kids active and engaged.

WHEN: May 18 - Aug. 15; Three-day sessions, Tuesday - Thursday, thru the summer months; Morning and afternoon sessions; No camp the first week in July; Morning session: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Afternoon session: 1-3 p.m.

CONTACT: 907-562-7265; info@alaskarockgym.com

H2O: Headwaters to Ocean Day Camp

Prince William Sound Science Center, Cordova

GRADES/AGES: Grades 3-5 | COST: $225; Scholarships available

H2O Day Camp is a great time to be active and have fun in the outdoors while learning about the amazing landscape that surrounds Cordova. Each day is filled with hands-on science activities, games and adventures. During the week at camp we will hike in the rainforest, observe glaciers up close, canoe through the wetlands of the Copper River Delta and explore Orca Inlet. By the end of the week you will be able to see for yourself that from headwaters to ocean it's all connected. Camp activities will take place all over Cordova and the Copper River Delta. Thursday night will be an optional overnight.

WHEN: May 27-31; July 1-5; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

CONTACT: Lauren Bien, 907-424-5800 x231; lbien@pwssc.org

South Anchorage High School Volleyball Camp

South Anchorage High School gymnasium, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Entering grades 4-8 | COST: $250

South Anchorage High Volleyball Camp teaches up-to-date volleyball techniques and skills, and builds confidence in a positive atmosphere. Camp is run by the Wolverine Volleyball players. Camp is for both boys and girls. Campers must provide their own knee pads, water bottle and lunch. Lunch is not provided. Camp is from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., with an hour break from noon until 1 p.m. For more information and camp registration go to: southanchoragevolleyball.teamsnapsites.com/.

WHEN: May 28-31; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., with a one hour break for lunch

CONTACT: llacy67@gmail.com; coachmestas@gci.net

AYSC Recreational Soccer

Javier Dela Vega Park, 1950 W 56th Avenue, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 4-18 | COST: $185; includes a jersey

Co-ed soccer teams for kids on Tuesdays and Fridays.

WHEN: May 28 - July 23; 6:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.; by age

CONTACT: Register online: www.anchorageyouthsoccer.org

Anchorage Golf Course Junior Golf Camps

Anchorage Golf Course, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 6-9; Ages 10-15 | COST: $145

Four-day golf camps for juniors.

WHEN: May 28-31; June 4-7; June 11-14; June 18-21; June 25-28; July 9-12; July 16-19; July 23-26; July 30 - Aug. 2; Aug. 6-9; Ages 6-9, 8-10 a.m.; Ages 10-15, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Sam Bomar, 907-350-2629

AK Summer Camp at The Dome

6501 Changepoint Drive, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 6-12 | COST: $79/day; $249/week; $2,399/summer

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. Each day is packed, and we'll be doing everything from soccer and football to field trips to the Alaska Zoo and Dave & Buster's!

WHEN: May 28 - Aug. 16; 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

CONTACT: David Registe, Director of Programs, david@thedome.us

Summer Fun Camp

East, South, Eagle River and Wasilla Alaska Club locations

GRADES/AGES: Ages 5-12 | COST: $184/week for members; $204/ week for non-members

The Alaska Club Fun Camps offer a wide variety of healthy, fun and creative activities every day! Kids will have fun in the pool, create unique arts and crafts, and participate in active games. Each week offers a new theme, with participants from our local baseball teams, Olympians, Iron Dog winners and much more. The main focus is to keep kids moving each and every day! Our caring, creative, energetic staff brings the fun to every camp. We're excited to get messy, inspire ideas, try new things and get moving with your kids. Guests are welcome and you don't have to be a member of The Alaska Club. We can't wait to see you!

WHEN: May 28 ? Aug. 16; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday

CONTACT: 907-365-7393; summerfuncamp@thealaskaclub.com

Trailside Discovery Camp

Campbell Creek Science Center and Russian Jack Chalet, Anchorage; Spring Creek Farm, Palmer

GRADES/AGES: Ages 4-16 | COST: $290

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 16 from all economic, social and cultural backgrounds. We provide summer camps at the Campbell Creek Science Center and Russian Jack Chalet in Anchorage and Spring Creek Farm in Palmer. We also offer special winter and spring programs during school breaks.

WHEN: May 28 - Aug. 17; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CONTACT: trailside@akcenter.org

AYSC Preschool Soccer Academy

Javier Dela Vega Park, 1950 W 56th Avenue, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 2 1/2-5 | COST: $130

Co-ed soccer classes!

WHEN: June and July; Morning and evening classes available

CONTACT: Register online: www.anchorageyouthsoccer.org

2019 Junior Learn to Row

Dimond High pool and Sand Lake, behind Sand Lake Elementary on Jewel Lake Road, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 12-18; Completed grades 6-12 | COST: $125

Participants will learn the basics of rowing with certified coaches on Sand Lake. Camp begins with a mandatory class at the Dimond High pool on June 1 to cover safety and introduce technique. June 3-7, campers will be rowing at Sand Lake.

WHEN: June 1, Saturday and June 3-7, Monday-Friday; June 1, 9-11a.m., and June 3-7, 3-5 p.m.

CONTACT: http://www.anchoragerowing.com/classes/

PGA Jr. Golf League

Moose Run Golf Course, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 8-13 | COST: $125

A fun, social and inclusive opportunity for girls and boys ages 8-13 years to play golf. Led by PGA and LPGA Professionals, players wear jerseys and play on teams. Register/info at: https://www.pgajrleague.com/.

WHEN: Sundays, June 2 - July 28 (skipping July 7); 4-7 p.m. (Note: ending times may vary)

CONTACT: Blake Smith, 907-301-2273

Youth Wilderness First Aid Course

Palmer Family Church, 1951 N Hemmer Road, Palme

GRADES/AGES: Ages 11-17 | COST: $250

This very popular program teaches the basic fundamentals of response, assessment, and treatment of injuries and medical emergencies when definitive care is not close by. Packed with hands-on learning and wilderness scenarios, the Youth WFA builds confidence and supports participants working together in a team. CPR training is also included in this program. This course is appropriate for youth ages 11-17. Culminates in a two year Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification.

WHEN: June 3-5; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CONTACT: Dorothy Adler, 907-982-6945; akwildmed.com

Great Alaska Hockey Showcase and Development Camp

O'Malley Sports Center, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Girls age 11 - college; intermediate skaters and above | COST: $375 before May 24; $400 after May 24

Skate with and be coached and scouted by Olympic Gold Medalist and some of the best college coaches in the world. Sixteen hours of ice. Div. 1 coaches lead the way in this unique showcase/camp where skaters get up close and personal with elite players and staff. Camp will also cover nutrition, fitness, vision, college process and National team and pro options. This high-quality, low cost camp will inspire as well as teach what needs to be done to reach the next level. Includes jersey, meet and greet barbecue and optional hike. Space is limited; eight goalies only. Register online: www.http://link2cart.com/ejnlmg.

WHEN: June 3-6; June 3, late afternoon; June 4-6 mornings

CONTACT: Cristy or Zoe, crusher@gci.net

Lefty Van Brunt Youth Baseball and Softball Camp

Mulcahy Stadium, 16th Avenue by the Sullivan Arena, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 8-14 | COST: No cost, thanks to our sponsors

Join our coaches and collegiate players for one day or all four. Learn to improve your hitting, pitching, catching, base running and fielding abilities, as well as sportsmanship. Bring your glove, bat and enthusiasm, and we'll provide the rest! Registration forms will be available on our website, and at our office: 435 W 10th Avenue, Suite A, Anchorage, AK 99501-3556; or call 274-3627.

WHEN: June 3-6; 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

CONTACT: Kristen or Mike, 907-274-3627; gpilots@alaska.net; www.glacierpilots.com

2019 Girls Who Code Summer Camp

Palmer High School and Houston Junior/Senior High

GRADES/AGES: Grades 6-12 | COST: Free

Purpose: To introduce girls (grades 6-10) to the world of coding/computer programming so that they choose to take coding classes during the regular school year and possibly pursue careers in the computer science field. Model: Supervised on campus with hands-on workshops and guest speakers in the Information Technology and Computer Science fields. Use of Online Learning Platform: Girls Who Code HQ Locations: Palmer High School and Houston Junior/Senior High School

WHEN: June 3-7; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

CONTACT: Victoria.Flint@matsuk12.us

Anchorage Museum

Anchorage Museum, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 7-12 | COST: $300; 10% member discount

From exploring robotics and space to learning about salmon, creating artworks and curating prototypes, there's a museum week-long camp to match your child's interest. June 3-28 and July 8-26, ages 7 to 12 years. Details and schedule at https://www.anchoragemuseum.org/camps. Robot It: Alaska,Explore It: Space, Explore It: Alaskans and Salmon, Explore It: Human Journeys, Create It: It's All Material, Create It: Your Own Museum

WHEN: June 3-28; July 8-19; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; before and after care available

CONTACT: 907-929-9276; camps@anchoragemuseum.org

Seawolf Sports Camp

UAA's Wells Fargo Sports Complex, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Born 2007-2012 | COST: $199

Welcome to the Seawolf Sports Camp! Participants will be able to take part in a variety of sports and games. This multi-sport environment is great for kids with or without sport experience. This camp gives athletes an opportunity to play different and new sports furthering their skill development. Never played? That's okay, our counselors will teach you the rules and basic skills to play.

WHEN: June 3-28; July 8 - Aug. 2; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CONTACT: Nick Walters, 907-786-1565; nbwalters@alaska.edu

All Things Project AK

Various locations in and near Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Grade 7 and older; adults welcome | COST: $280 for athletes who sign up before May 20; $320 for athletes who sign up after May 20

All Things Project AK offers group training sessions and individualized training plans for motivated runners and cross-country skiers.

WHEN: June 3 - July 26; Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10-11:30 a.m., Morning session; 6-7:30 p.m., Evening session

CONTACT: allthingsprojectak@gmail.com

Camp Fire's Summer Adventure

Three elementary school locations: Abbott Loop, Denali and Alpenglow.

GRADES/AGES: Entering grades 1-7 | COST: $45/day

Full day summer fun for kids who have completed Kindergarten. Wide range of activities including sports, cooking, science, arts and crafts, games, indoor and outdoor fun, field trips, surprise guests and more. Guided by our top-notch staff - who you might recognize if you attend our school year programs - your child will master new skills, build lasting friendships, and gain confidence and independence in this interactive, educational summer program. Register for a day, a week or the whole summer! This municipally licensed program qualifies for Child Care Assistance.

WHEN: June 3 - Aug. 2; 7 a.m. - 6 p.m./6:30 p.m. in Eagle River

CONTACT: 907-279-3551; campfireak.org

RCCA Summer Fun Club

Rabbit Creek Elementary, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 5-12 | COST: $205/week for the first child; $175/week for the second child

Come join us for an unforgettable summer! Children go on field trips to places, such as: The Imaginarium, The Reindeer Farm, tours, local parks and businesses, swimming and more. All children go on at least two field trips per week. Children have bike day once a week: children age 5-9 stay on campus and work on bike skills, while those age 10-12 have bike trips off campus. When not biking or " fieldtripping," children participate in a myriad of activities, such as: cooking, science, arts and crafts, gym and outdoor games, nature walks and have time to just be a kid. SFC staff are experienced, creative, energetic and receive more than 30 hours of training. We look forward to a fantastic summer with your child.
Operated by: Rabbit Creek Community Assoc. (RCCA)

WHEN: June 3 - Aug. 2; 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday

CONTACT: 742-5722; rabbitcreekchildcare@gmail.com; Rabbitcreekchildcare.com

Camp Fire's Camp Si-La-Meo

Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 5-13 | COST: $290/week

Venture outside for a week of fun where we take full advantage of the natural setting on the campus of Alaska Pacific University, making every day another opportunity for campers to go marching through the forest on a hike, practice target sports, hang from our rock wall or launch a canoe from the waterfront. In addition to a huge line-up of activities, games and regular swim time, we structure each session around a unique theme to build campers' excitement towards a grand finale on the last day. Campers are organized into small groups by age, where they are encouraged to try something new while expressing their creative side. Bring the family to our new Family Camp, July 1-3.

WHEN: June 3 - Aug. 9; 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

CONTACT: 907-279-3551; campfireak.org

RecTennis Summer Tennis Camp

Delaney Park and West Anchorage High School, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 5-12 | COST: $42 - $105/week

This summer tennis camp helps kids learn basic tennis skills in a non-competitive atmosphere. Each session is filled with high energy games and fun camp activities for a summer camp that keeps kids laughing and active.
Summer Tennis Camps are available in 1.5 hour and 4 hour blocks during the summer months. Each 1.5 hour session focuses on learning tennis skills, while our 4 hour sessions also include fun camp games and activities, and themed weeks (listed at RecTennis.com). Choose the way you want to play!

WHEN: June 3 - Aug. 9, Weekly; 10-11:30 a.m.; 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Dana Griffin, 971-804-4226; dgriffin@pnw.usta.com

RecTennis Next Level Tennis Camp

Delaney Park, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 8-16 | COST: $30/week

Our Next Level Tennis program is the perfect next step for your child or teen who wants to advance their tennis skills. Next Level Tennis builds on the rallying skills kids learn in our beginner programs and introduce them to match play. Register at RecTennis.com.

WHEN: June 4 - Aug. 8, Weekly; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-1:30 p.m.

CONTACT: Dana Griffin, 971-804-4226; dgriffin@pnw.usta.com

Fox Hollow Junior Golf Camps

Fox Hollow Sports Dome, 11801 Brayton Drive, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 6-14 | COST: $125-$400; Discount for 2nd sibling

We will be offering all ages and stages of golfers for boys and girls. Golfers will learn gripping, swing, etiquette, fundamentals of golf and will be playing on the course daily! We have an indoor range and simulators for the bad weather days as well. There will be weekly competitions as well as tournaments throughout the summer! So much fun!

WHEN: June 4 - Aug. 10, Tuesday - Thursday; 9-11 a.m.; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CONTACT: Cathi, 907-345-4595 or 907-250-6495; chalet@foxhollowak.com

Camp Mighty Explorers

Warrior Zone, Building 655, JBER, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 3-5; Open to children of currently serving military | COST: $55

Preschool Day Camp! Your little explorer will participate in crafts, songs, games and outside exploration that will enhance their lives in spirit, mind and body. Register online at www.asymca.org/alaska-daycamp.

WHEN: June 10-14; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m

CONTACT: www.asymca.org/alaska-daycamp

Spyder Summer Soccer

Trailside Elementary School Fields and Service High School soccer fields, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 3-14 | COST: $70/U4; $90/U6 and older

For more than 27 years, SPYDER soccer has provided summer fun and skill development for kids ages 3-14. This 100% volunteer organization is a neighborhood program geared toward movement, fun and being outdoors; we emphasize family involvement. Teams are coed, M/W nights, so weekends are free. Choose the age group that works best for you. Cost includes jersey, party, medals, etc. Adjacent playground is enjoyed by families. May request friends on teams. Register online at www.spydersoccer.com; Registration ends May 24.

WHEN: June 12-July 17, Monday and Wednesday; 1-hour sessions, 5:30-8 p.m.; younger kids play earlier

CONTACT: Cristy, mailto:crusher@gci.net; www.spydersoccer.com

Summer Day Camp

Warrior Zone, Building 655, JBER, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Entering grades 1-5; Open to children of currently serving military | COST: $55

Campers will have the opportunity to participate in crafts, games, exploration and quality play time that will enhance their lives in spirit, mind and body. Register online at www.asymca.org/alaska-daycamp.

WHEN: June 17-21; June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

CONTACT: www.asymca.org/alaska-daycamp

Youth Ultimate Frisbee League

Downtown Parkstrip, 10th Avenue and G Street, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Grades 3-8; Age groups will be determined based on registration numbers | COST: $30

Anchorage Ultimate and USA Ultimate are excited to sponsor Anchorage's second annual Youth Ultimate League this summer! http://www.anchorageultimate.org/youth-league

WHEN: June 17 - July 22, Mondays; 5:15-6:30 p.m.

CONTACT: alaskaultimate@gmail.com

20th Annual Alaska Airlines Youth Baseball/Softball Camp

Kosinski Fields, 16th Avenue and Cordova, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Grades K-8 | COST: $55 to $95 for all three days

Learn from eight college baseball coaches in a fun environment. Full batting cages and equipment supplied.

WHEN: June 18-20; 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

CONTACT: www.alaskalegion.com

Breakthrough Vocal Camp

Turnagain Arts Building, 4105 E Turnagain Boulevard, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 7-13 | COST: $300 before May 31; $350 after June 1

Breakthrough Vocal Camp is a one-week intensive vocal and performance program for young singers age 7-13. Our coaches are some of Anchorage's best vocal coaches in the city, with decades of experience working with young singers. Come to the camp daily ready to work on a pre-memorized song of your choice within your range and level. You will have one-on-one vocal and performance training with your coaches daily! We also will work throughout the week on a group number with all campers included and some minor music theory. Camp Finale performance will be held at the Hard Rock Cafe the Saturday, June 29, at 2 p.m., when all campers perform their songs for you! Camp is 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with early drop off at 8 a.m. and late pick up until 5 p.m.; Bring something for your camper to do during that time.

WHEN: June 24-28; 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CONTACT: mmkilloran@gmail.com

UAA Hockey Academy Camp

UAA's Wells Fargo Sports Complex, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Birth years 2007-2012 | COST: $249/week

Welcome to the UAA Hockey Academy! Players who attend our week-long camp will receive 10 on-ice sessions per week coached by the UAA hockey coaches and players. This camp is for birth years 2007-2012 and will host 40 players per age group. Ice sessions will include skill drills in the morning and small area games in the afternoon to put the new skills to test. It is a great opportunity to learn from the best and skate with Anchorage's home team!

WHEN: July 8-12; July 15-19; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CONTACT: Nick Walters, 907-786-1565; nbwalters@alaska.edu

Sterling Soccer Camp

Javier Dela Vega Park, 1950 W 56th Avenue, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 4-18 | COST: $240/player; includes camp t-shirt

Soccer Camp for kids.

WHEN: July 16-19; 1-4 p.m.

CONTACT: Register online: www.anchorageyouthsoccer.org

Seawolf Volleyball Camps

Alaska Airlines Center, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Entering grades 4-12 | COST: Varies; most camps are $125 for two days

Volleyball camps for various ages and skill levels. These are mostly two-day camps that run from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

WHEN: July 22 - Aug. 8; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

CONTACT: www.seawolfvolleyballcamps.com

Anchorage Fencing Club

1210 E 68th Avenue, #103, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Ages 10-13; 14-17 | COST: $150

Unlock your potential and learn the sport of fencing this summer! The Anchorage Fencing Club is a membership-based not-for-profit group dedicated to the teaching and practice of modern fencing. Our week-long camp will teach you the core fundamentals of fencing, including coordination, agility and stance. Our experienced coaches are dedicated to providing a supportive, challenging and fun atmosphere, which fosters a love of the sport and the growth of the athlete. The Anchorage Fencing Club also offers individual and group lessons and training for athletes of all ages. Fencers will learn all weapons: foil, epee and sabre. The Anchorage Fencing Club is a member of, and insured by, the United States Fencing Association.

WHEN: Aug. 5-9; Ages 10-13, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Ages 14-17, 1-5 p.m.

CONTACT: Dennis Christensen, 907-830-1230

Seawolf Debate Camp

UAA Administration/Humanities Building, Anchorage

GRADES/AGES: Grades 6-10 | COST: $350

Want to think more clearly? Write more effectively? Speak more persuasively? Join UAA's Seawolf Debate Program for a week-long camp that uses debating to hone analytic and advocacy skills for students entering 6th-10th grade (no experience necessary). The camp will feature exercises, mentoring and practice sessions led by our internationally-acclaimed staff and debaters and will build toward a full debate tournament at the end of the week. Sign up to improve your public speaking and critical thinking skills while having a whole lot of fun!

WHEN: Aug. 5-10; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

CONTACT: Steve Johnson, 907-786-4391; steve.johnson.alaska@gmail.com

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