Archaeology

(waitlist only)

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 4-6

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday June 26-30

Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Description: Campers will work with professional archaeologists to complete a simulated archaeological dig, examine authentic museum artifacts, and learn what it takes to be a real-life archaeologist. We’ll explore the history of Alaska’s native cultures through hands-on activities both in the field and the museum. This camp is full.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Aerial Silks

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 7-9

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. 

Monday-Friday June 12-16

Location: SRC Building, Fitness Studio

Description: Aerial silks is a full body workout incorporating core, balance, stretching, lifting and inversions all while off the ground. Enrollment is limited to 12 participants.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Aerial Silks

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 2-3

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon July 17-21.

Location: SRC Building, Fitness Studio

Description: Aerial silks is a full body workout incorporating core, balance, stretching, lifting and inversions all while off the ground. Enrollment for this camp is limited to 12 participants.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Aerial Silks

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade 4-6

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon July 31 to Aug. 4

Location: SRC Building, Fitness Studio

Description: Aerial silks is a full body workout incorporating core, balance, stretching, lifting and inversions all while off the ground. Enrollment is limited to 12 participants.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Art Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 2-3

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday June 19-23

Location: UAF Fine Arts Building, Room 317

Description: During this week of fun, educational art experiences, campers will create in the art studio and experience outdoor art projects. They will explore drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture. The week will culminate in an exhibition and reception featuring student artwork in the UAF Art Department Gallery.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Art Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade 4-6

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday June 19-23

Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 317

Description: During this week of fun, educational art experiences, campers will create in the art studio and experience outdoor art projects. They will explore drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture. The week will culminate in an exhibition and reception featuring student artwork in the UAF Art Department Gallery.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Art Cart Camp

Sponsoring organization: Mind-Full Learning, LLC

Ages: Grades K-6 (grade just completed)

Dates and times: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1:30-4:30 p.m. July 10-13; 17-20; 24-27

Location: 3075 Hillary Ave.

Description: Camps include drawing lessons, daily project creations, games, and snack time. Activities are hands on experiences, where elements of art are stealthily woven into engaging projects. We will be using wood, clay, paint, paper, wire, cardboard, felt, fabric, brushes, nails, string, canvas, cans, bolts, wire and rocks. Come create.

Cost: $75 per session

Contact: Marnie Port, 378-8858

Email: artcartcamp@gmail.com

Baking Blitz

(waitlist only)

Sponsoring organization: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades: 4-10

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday-Friday May 30 to June 2

Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Description: Learn how to make a variety of breads, pies, tarts, muffins, scones, etc. Plan on getting elbow deep into the dough and having fun all at the same time. This camp is full.

Cost: $210

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Bluegrass

Camps for Kids

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Folk Fest

Ages: 7-16

Dates and times:

June 19-23

Location: Unitarian Univeralist Church, 4448 Pike’s Landing Road.

Description: Bluegrass Camps for Kids offers opportunities to explore traditional music and instruments in a supportive, encouraging environment. Students engage in activities including dance, sing-a-longs, jams, songwriting and performing. Individual instruments such as guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, and banjo are all options to learn at camp. Friendships will be fostered and the joy of playing music will come to life.

Cost: $275 (before June 9), $300 (June 10 and later)

Contact: Shiloh Parkerson 650-745-6190

Email: Shiloh.parkerson@gmail.com

Bug Camp

(waitlist only)

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades: 3-7

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday July 10-14

Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Description: Learn about Alaska’s insects and their relatives — from butterflies to our less-loveable mosquitoes and spiders. Through field, forest and pond, and everywhere else, we’ll collect (catch and release some, keep others to build a collection of dead specimens campers can take home) and study these fascinating many-legged animals. This camp is full.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Cloverbud Camp

Sponsoring organization: UAF CES Tanana District 4-H

Ages: Youth who have completed grades K-2

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 17-19

Location: Georgeson Botanical Gardens

Description: This day camp will present adventure in the out-of-doors with the security of evenings at home. Nature observations, crafts and games will be designed to interest the attention span of this age group. Fun will be the key ingredient.

Cost: $35 for 4-H members; $40 for non-4-H members. Registration will be available June 1. Call to get on the registration list.

Contact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427

Email: mklowder@alaska.edu

Colors of Nature Studio Lab

(waitlist only)

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade Level: 4-6

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m.

Monday-Friday Aug. 7-11

Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Description: Explore the colors of nature through art and science. Learn why flowers have their colors, how bees see, and make art using chemistry and optics. Learn how microscopes and paintbrushes work together to create a colorful world. This camp is full.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Computer Camp

Sponsoring organization: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning

Ages: Going into grades 7-9

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon July 10-14;

Location: Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

Description: Get hands-on computer programming experience in 3-D art and Lego construction. Learn about the world of Information Technology from a health care perspective. Explore everything from the server rooms to the latest technological tools used in medicine today.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Crime Scene

Detective

(waitlist only)

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades: 4-6

Dates and times:

1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday June 26-30

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Can you collect enough evidence to be considered a detective? Learn to cast footprint impressions, identify components for fingerprint analysis, evidence collection, and additional forensic analysis techniques to solve the crime. Combine the pieces to identify the law breaker. This camp is full.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Denali

Discovery Camp

Sponsoring organization: Denali Education Center, National Park Service, and the Murie Science and Learning Center

Ages: Entering grades 1-8 in fall 2017

Dates and times: June 19-23

Location: Denali National Park and Preserve

Description: Denali Discovery Camp provides youth with experiential learning through hiking, camping, exploring, and discovering the diverse habitats of Denali National Park and Preserve. This weeklong day camp with overnight portions is open to students entering grades 1-8. More information: denali.org/denali-discovery-camp.

Cost: Nature Scouts: grades 1-2, $250; Denali Detectives: grades 3-4, $275; Ecosystem Explorers, grades 5-6, $300;  Wilderness Researchers, grades 7-8, $325. 

Contact: Patrick Kelly, Youth Programs manager, 683-2597

Email: youth@denali.org

 Drama Project 

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Drama Association and Children’s Theatre

Ages: 5-18

Dates and times: Session 1 (ages 5-14): 1-6 p.m. Monday-Friday June 12-23; Session 2 (ages 5-14): 1-6 p.m. Monday-Friday June 26 to July 7; Session 3 (teen ensemble class): 1-6 p.m. Monday-Friday July 10-30

Location: Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave. 

Description: Drama Project is a fun theatre training program featuring a professional faculty of theatre educators. Students study voice, physicality, listening and ensemble teamwork in telling a story. Session 3 is the Teen Ensemble Class, a total production immersion experience. “Beauty and the Beast” will be produced.

Cost: Session 1 and 2: $150; Session 3: $325.

Contact: Peggy Ferguson, managing director,

451-4378

Email: pegferguson@gci.net

Fairbanks

Sports Day Camp

Sponsoring organization: Stingray Swim Team

Ages: 6-12

Dates and times: Camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily June 5 to July 28; Option for extended care, one hour before/after camp. Prices are per week, with half-day options.

Location: Hunter Elementary School

Description: The Fairbanks Sports Day Camp is a nonprofit group dedicated to helping families by providing constructive out-of-school sports learning programs. The Sports Day Camp allows children to try a variety of sports to determine interests and strengths, to increase self esteem, learn sportsmanship, teamwork and develop athletic skills. Instructor to camper ratio will not exceed 1:8.

Cost: Full 4-5 day camp: $175/week. Full 1-3 day camp: $155/week. Half-day camp: $130/week. One-time $50 registration fee. Discounts for early registration and/or for four or more weeks.

Contact: Josh Gregory, 689-1407

Email: fairbankscamp@gmail.com

Fairbanks

Suzuki Institute

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks School of Talent Education in cooperation with the Fairbanks Symphony Association and the University of Alaska Music Department

Ages: 4-18

Dates and times: May 30 to June 4

Location: UAF Campus

Description: Enrollment is open to violin, viola, cello, flute and guitar students currently studying the Suzuki method. Student, intermediate and advanced curriculum available. Core classes include master, repertoire and dalcroze with optional enrichment classes.

Cost: Student curriculum, $310; intermediate curriculum, $410; advanced curriculum, $550

Contact: Sally Endestad 479-6634

Email: sendestad@gmail.com

Geocaching Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade 2 - 3

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday July 24-28

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Learn about GPS technology through geocaching and other hands-on GPS-related activities. Campers will present their own geocache to friends and family on the last day of camp.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Geocaching Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade 4 - 6

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday July 31 to Aug. 4

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Learn about GPS technology through geocaching and other hands-on GPS-related activities. Campers will present their own geocache to friends and family on the last day of camp.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Geology Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade 2 - 3

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday July 31 to Aug. 4

Location: Murie Building, Rooms 103 and 105

Description: Learn about the cryosphere — the parts of the Earth made from frozen water. Here in Alaska, we have different parts of the cryosphere including glaciers, sea ice, snow, and permafrost. We will explore the cryosphere with UAF scientists and hands-on activities.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Geology Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade: 4-6

Dates and times: 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday

Aug. 7-11

Location: Murie Building, Rooms 103 and 105

Description: Learn about the cryosphere — the parts of the Earth made from frozen water. Here in Alaska, we have different parts of the cryosphere including glaciers, sea ice, snow, and permafrost. We will explore the cryosphere with UAF scientists and hands-on activities.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

H2O: Headwaters to Ocean Day Camp

Sponsoring organization: Prince William Sound Science Center

Ages: Grades 3-5

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 29 to June 2 and July 31 to Aug. 4;

Location: Cordova 

Description: PWSSC’s environmental summer camps are an opportunity for campers to experience the amazing landscape that surrounds us in an educational and exciting way. Through camp experiences we’ll hike in the rain forest, observe glaciers up close. Canoe through wetlands, and explore the ocean and tide pools. From headwaters to ocean, it’s all connected.

Cost: $225, scholarships available

Contact: 424-5800, Ext. 231, or 513-417-9341

Email: lbien@pwssc.org

H2O: Headwaters to Ocean

Sponsoring organization: Prince William Sound Science Center

Ages: Grades 6-8

Dates and times: June 12-16 and Aug. 7-11

Location: Cordova

Description: PWSSC’s environmental summer camps are an opportunity to experience the amazing landscape that surrounds us in an educational and exciting way. Through camp experiences we’ll hike in the rain forest, observe glaciers up close, canoe through wetlands, and explore the ocean and tide pools. From headwaters to ocean, it’s all connected.

Cost: $500; scholarships available.

Contact: 424-5800, Ext. 231, or 513-417-9341

Email: lbien@pwssc.org

Junior Authors

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade: 4-6

Dates and times:

1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 10-14

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Join us for a week of writing, thinking, talking and writing some more. We will explore different genres of writing — poetry, memoir, fiction, nature journaling and more. We will work collaboratively and independently to write as much as we can as well as we can.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Junior

Firefighters

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades: 7-8

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday June 26-30

Location: UAF Fire Station

Description: Investigate the types of work firefighters perform, including emergency medical care, rescue, and firefighting. Activities may include practicing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and cardiac defibrillation, observing the use of powered rescue tools, and using firefighting equipment such as hand tools, fire hoses, and ladders.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Junior

Gardeners

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 7-9 

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday July 17-21 

Location: Georgeson Botanical Garden

Description: Spend a week growing at the Georgeson Botanial Garden. Plant your pants or an old shoe. Harvest the yummiest veggies. Explore the flower gardens and fields. Both beginning and seasoned gardeners welcome. We’ll cover the FUNdamentals of gardening rain or shine.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Junior

Veterinarians

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 4-6

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday July 17-21

Location: Irving Building, Room 141

Description: Want to see what it takes to be a veterinarian? Join our Junior Vet Camp! Handle skeletons, learn how to do a physical exam and body condition scoring on a dog, practice surgical instrument skills, talk to veterinary students and veterinarians, examine X-rays, and more. This camp is currently full. Please call 474-7021 to be wait listed.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Kids’

Cooking Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 2-4

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday

June 12-16

Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Description: Focus on fun with food. Includes preparation, eating and clean-up with kitchen safety in mind. Learn preparation, presentation, kitchen etiquette, stove safety and food safety. Topics include baking (biscuits, pretzels, tortillas), cooking

(casseroles) and smooshing (cream cheese playdough, ice cream). Camp concludes with an English tea for invited guests.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Kids’

Cooking Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade Level: 2-4

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday June 26-30

Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Description: Focus on fun with food. Includes preparation, eating and clean-up with kitchen safety in mind. Learn preparation, presentation, kitchen etiquette, stove safety and food safety. Topics include baking (biscuits, pretzels, tortillas), cooking (casseroles) and smooshing (cream cheese playdough, ice cream). Camp concludes with an English tea for invited guests.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu 

Law and Order Fairbanks

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade Level: 6-8

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday

June 12-16

Location: Community and Technical College, 604 Barnett Street, Room 119

Description: Explore the many facets of today’s criminal justice system including forensics, the Alaska Court System, the correctional facilities and law enforcement agencies (State troopers, Fairbanks police and UAF Police Department). Field trips to various agencies will be included in the activities and hands-on learning projects with justice professionals.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Mad Scientist

Day Camp

Sponsoring organization: Institute for Science and Mathematics

Ages: 6-12

Dates and times: Weekly Day Camps: 3-9 p.m. daily June 26 to Aug. 11

Location: 2925 Horner Court

Description: Messy chemistry experiments, bug collections, and physics projects are just a few of the active-learning options available at The Mad Scientist Workshop. Grades 1-3 camp dates: June 26-30; July 9-13 and July 30 to Aug 3. Grades 4-8 camp dates: July 2-6; July 16-20, July 23-27 and Aug. 6-10. See camp schedule online at www.scimathinstitute.org for complete details and registration.

Cost: $335

Contact: Mike Donaldson, 479-6860

Email: workshop@

scimathinstitute.org

Money Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade Level: 4-6

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday

July 17- 21

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Managing money is often difficult for adults, and children often think money comes out of the walls when you put a plastic card in a slot. This camp will dispel this myth and will provide the basic knowledge for campers to start learning the economic concepts of earning, spending,

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Music Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 2-3

Dates and times: July 24-28

Location: Old UPark Building, Room 150

Description: Experience the excitement and fun of music through singing, dancing, composing and playing instruments. Discover how music is a part of our everyday lives.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Music Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades: 4-6

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday July 24-28 

Location: Old UPark Building, Room 150

Description: Experience the excitement and fun of music through singing, dancing, composing, and playing instruments. Discover how music is a part of our everyday lives.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu 

My Side of

the Valley:

Learning Primitive

Wilderness Skills

Sponsoring organization: The Folk School

Ages: 11-14

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 31 to Aug 5

Location: Raven Moon Farm, Goldstream Valley

Description: What to do when you are lost in the woods with your friends? This camp will show you. This camp is an exploration in wilderness skills, ending with an overnight campout to utilize new knowledge. Topics include: building fires, using tools, dealing with bugs, safe water, cooking, shelters, trapping, and foraging. There will be fun and games, too.

Cost: $395, Folk School members; $455, nonmembers

Contact: Natalie Schuldt, 699-6107

Email: tworiverotters@gmail.com

Photography Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade: 4-6

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday July 24-28

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Learn how a camera functions, the basic concepts of composition, how to use them and basic post processing techniques. We will discuss the elements of photography, then students will create photographs around campus. Participants may create dynamic images for a final portfolio. Students must provide their own digital camera.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Poetry Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades: 4-6

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday July 10-14 

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: While many rush their days, poets practice noticing what can be special. We will explore letting our thoughts and senses spill onto the blank page. Our program includes age appropriate workshops on writing, hip hop (kid friendly),visual art, and rhythm-making. Have fun with expression and seeing beauty in the world.

Cost: $185

Contact 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Poetry Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade 2-3

Dates and times: 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday July 10-14

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: While many rush their days, poets practice noticing what can be special. We will explore letting our thoughts and senses spill onto the blank page. Our program includes age-appropriate workshops on writing, hip hop (kid-friendly), visual art, and rhythm-making. Have fun with expression and seeing beauty in the world.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Pottery Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 4-6

Dates and times: Two-week camp, 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday

June 19-23 and

June 26-30 

Location: Art Building, Room 415

Description: Join us for exciting new projects and learn different ways to make and decorate pots during this hands-on, educational week of fun with clay. Artwork will be fired and presented at a student exhibition reception in the UAF Art Department Gallery on the last day of camp.

Cost: $360

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

 Puzzler Fun

for Brainiacs

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades 4-7

Dates and times:

1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday June 19-23

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Ah-ha! Suddenly the solution pops out! Use math logic and fun to learn how to find your way through board puzzles and tricky situations. We will not use any computer technology, just fun puzzles and games with pieces you can hold in your hand to trigger your imagination.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

RESOLVE

Sponsoring organization: North Star Youth Court

Ages: 10-16

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 26-30, with drop-in available at 8 a.m. and hang out after camp until 5:30 p.m.

Location: 610 Cushman St., Sadler’s Furniture Store; take the elevator to the third floor.

Description: Most teenagers feel that others ‘just don’t get it’. We have all been there. We get it. Conflict is part of life. Conflict resolution skills are critical in helping you manage these tumultuous years. Youth will be engaged in varied activities to explore issues related to crime and prevention, such as alternatives to violence, suicide prevention, repairing relationships and CSI.

Cost: $200 per youth, limited to 12.

Contact: Jazzanne Gordon-Fretwell, 750-7624, or Betty Noreen, 457-6792

Email: ednsyc@gci.net

Storytelling

Camp

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grades: 4-6

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday July 31-Aug. 4

Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122

Description: Learn ways to tell more entertaining stories. Campers will present their stories to a live audience at the end of the week.

Cost: $185

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Summer Camp

at FCM!

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Children’s Museum

Ages: 4-9 

Dates and times: Weeklong summer day camps from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 29 to Aug. 11 

Location: 30 S. Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: Summer is coming, so it’s time to sign up for one of the museum’s amazing camps. Choose from Artist Studio, Under the Circus Tent, Space Odyssey, Camp H2O, Super Summer Science Camp, or Maker Camp. Filled with guided activities, imaginative play and fun learning, our weeklong day camps are sure to be a treat.

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers

Contact: Jessica Farr,

374-7063

Email: jessica@fairbanks

childrensmuseum.com

  

Summer Rhythm and Roots Music Experience

Sponsoring organization: The Folk School

Ages: 10-14

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 10-14

Location: The Folk School, 2861 Beverley Lane

Description: This camp will be geared for kids that have a love for both music and nature at any level. Kids will spend the week outdoors at The Folk School, making music, and musical instruments from what we find in nature, and blending outdoor play, storytelling, games and woodworking in a community atmosphere. No experience necessary.

Cost: $300, Folk School members; $330, nonmembers

Contact: Kerri Hamos, 371-5144

Email: kerri.folkschool@gmail.com

Summer

Rhythm and Roots, Session 2

Sponsoring organization: The Folk School

Ages: 8-12

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17-21

Location: The Folk School, 2861 Beverley Lane

Description: The Folk School is teaming up with the Alaska Songbird Institute to create a week full of birding, botany and building. Blending crafts with outdoor play, camp will include birding, storytelling, native arts, fort construction, woodworking, natural history, primitive cooking, energetic group games and just plain outdoor fun. (This camp was formerly Skills, Drills and Woodland Thrills). See you there.

Cost: $300, Folk School members; $330, nonmembers

Contact: Kerri Hamos, 371-5144

Email: kerri.folkschool@gmail.com

Teens Cooking

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade Level: 8-12

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 5-9

Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Description: A culinary adventure for teens. Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the U.S.A. In addition to learning a variety of cooking methods, topics covered include kitchen safety, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstration of skills will be presented at the end of the course.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

Tweens Cooking

(waitlist only)

Sponsoring organization: Summer Sessions Lifelong Learning

Ages: Grade Level: 5-7

Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday-Friday

June 19-23

Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Description: A culinary adventure for teens. Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the U.S.A. Learn kitchen safety, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstration of skills will be presented at the end of the course. This camp is full.

Cost: $225

Contact: 474-7021

Email: summer@alaska.edu

  

UAF Summer Visual Art Academy

Sponsoring organization: UAF Art Department/Summer Sessions

Ages: Grades 6-12 

Dates and times:

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday June 5-16, full (four classes) or part-time (2 classes), with an independent 40-minute lunch break.

Location: UAF Art Department, Fine Arts Complex UAF main campus

Description: Our faculty of professional visual artists will be teaching classes in animation, cartooning, ceramics, computer art, drawing, fashion design, metalsmithing, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture.

Cost: Full-time, $575; part-time, $340

Contact: UAF Art Department, 497-7530; Diana Berry, VAA administrator, 209-6010

Email: uaf-art@alaska.edu

Whispering

Meadow

Equestrian Camp

Sponsoring organization: Christopher Kenny, Healing with Horses

Ages: 5-18

Dates and times: June 1 to Aug. 30

Location: 1985 Whispering Meadow Lane

Description: Monday-Friday day camps, and Saturday-Sunday day camp offer horseback riding. Students will learn safety and do crafts pertaining to horses. Arena riding. Beginners are welcome. 

Cost: $400, weekly

Contact: Mary Bruso, 388-5877

Email: horsecrazy

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