Artist Studio

Ages: 4-7 and 6-9

Dates and times: June 18-22 (ages 4-7), Aug. 6-10 (ages 6-9); 8:30 a.m-2 p.m

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: The camp provides children the chance to explore the world of art. They will explore lines, textures, spaces, forms and more while using watercolors, pastels, paper, paint and oil. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be able to use the bathroom on their own. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 pm, but you are welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873, hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.

 


 

Bonanza Creek Science Adventure Camp

Sponsoring organization: UAF Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research Program

Ages: 12-15

Dates and times: June 4-9, 9 a.m. -  4 p.m.

Location: Bonanza Creek Research Forest

Description: Spend a week outside exploring nature, being creative, hiking, making art, making friends, experimenting and working with scientists in a real experimental forest. Participants must be in care at the time of the camp (e.g., foster care, group home, temporary custody of relative). Transportation and meals provided. More information at bit.ly/2HpbI4T.

Cost: Free

Contact: Christa Mulder, 474-7703, cpmulder@alaska.edu.


Calypso Farm Camp

Sponsoring organization:  Calypso Farm and Ecology Center

Ages: 5-7 and 8-12

Dates and times: Session I (ages 8-12): June 4-8, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.; Session II (ages 5-7): June 18-22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Calypso Fam& Ecology Center, 4780 Old Nenana Highway

Description: Famcamps at Calypso immerse children in life on the famthrough play, creativity and exploration. These week-long sessions are packed with activity: befriending famanimals, harvesting and cooking garden snacks, art projects, fort building, science experiments and more. Register at www.calypso famorg/summer-camps.

Cost: Session I: $275, members; $300, nonmembers. Session II: $200, members; $225 nonmembers. Limited, need-based scholarships available.

Contact: Calypso Fam 451-0691, calypsoinformation@gmail.com.


 

Camp H20

Ages: 4-7 and 6-9

Dates and times: June 11-15 (ages 4-7), July 30-Aug. 3 (ages 6-9); 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: The camp provides children the chance to learn about water by making boats, exploring water cycles and more. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be able to use the bathroom on their own. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 pm, but you are welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873, hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.


Cloverbud Camp

Sponsoring organization: UAF CES Tanana District 4-H

Ages: Youth who have completed grades K-2

Dates and times: July 16-18, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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 the interest and attention span of this age group. Fun will be the key ingredient.

Cost: $35 for 4-H members, $40 for nonmembers. Registration will be available June 1. Call to get on the list to receive it.

Contact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427, mklowder@alaska.edu

 


Summer Dance Camp

Sponsoring organization: Dance Theatre Fairbanks

Ages: 4-14

Dates and times: June 18-22, (ages 4-7) 9 a.m.-noon; (ages 7-14) 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Location: The Firehouse Studios, 565 Seventh Avenue

Description: A great week of dance, art, games and fun! Ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater and more. Performance opportunity at the Midnight Sun Festival available. Register online at www.dance

theatrefairbanks.com.

Ages: 4-7 and 7-14

Cost: $155/$285

Contact: Dance Theatre Fairbanks, 452-1113, dancetheatrefairbanks@gmail.com.

 


Dance Theatre

Fairbanks Summer Dance Camp

Sponsoring organization: Dance Theatre Fairbanks

Ages: 4-7 and 7-14

Dates and times: July 9-13, (ages 4-7) 9 a.m.-noon; (ages 7-14) 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location: The Firehouse Studios, 656 Seventh Ave.

Description: A great week of dance, art, games and fun! Ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater and more. Register online at: www.dancetheatrefairbanks.com.

Cost: $155/$285

Contact: Dance Theatre Fairbanks, 452-1113, dancetheatrefairbanks@gmail.com.

 


 Dance Theatre

Fairbanks Summer Dance Camp

Sponsoring organization: Dance Theatre Fairbanks

Ages: 7-14

Dates and times: Aug 6-10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location: The Firehouse Studios, 656 Seventh Ave.

Description: A great week of dance, art, games and fun! Ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater and more. Performance opportunity at the Tanana Valley State Fair available. Register online at: www.dancetheatrefairbanks.com.

Ages: 7-14

Cost: $285

Contact: Dance Theatre Fairbanks, 452-1113, dancetheatrefairbanks@gmail.com.


Drama Project

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Drama Association and Children’s Theatre

Ages: 5-18 years

Dates and times: (Registration Begins May 1) Session 1 (ages 5-14): June 11-22, half-day classes 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Session 2 (ages 5-14): June 25-July 6 , half-day classes 9 a.m.-4 p.m . Session 3, “The Teenage Ensemble Company Class” (ages 13-18): July 16-Aug. 5, M-F, 1-6 p.m., with three public performances of “Treasure Island” on Aug. 3, 4 and 5.

Location: Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave.

Description: Drama Project is a fun and professional theatre training program for children. The program features professional faculty.

Cost: Sessions 1 and 2: $175 Session 3: $325

Contact: Peggy Ferguson,

451-4378, pegferguson@gci.net.


 Edible Science

Sponsoring organization: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks

Ages: Grades 5-8

Dates and times: Session 1 (grades 5-6): June 18-22, 1-3 p.m. Session 2 (grades 7-8): June 25-29, 1-3 p.m.

Location: Monroe Catholic High School

Description: Are bugs good for you? Learn the answer to this question and many more by conducting edible food science labs including solar baked cookies, ice cream, rock candy crystals, French toast and more.

Cost: $150 plus $20 materials fee

Contact: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks, 456-7970, foundation@catholic-schools.org.

 


End of Summer Fun

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Children’s Museum

Ages: 6-9

Dates and times: Aug. 13-14, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: The end of summer is here. Spend the last few days at the museum enjoying science, art and limitless fun. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Please bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 p.m., but you’re welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 p.m.

Cost: $90, members; $100, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873, hello@fairbankschildrensmusem.com.

 


 H2O: Headwaters to Ocean Day Camp

Sponsoring organization: Prince William Sound Science Center

Ages: Grades 3-5

Dates and times: Session 1: May 28-June 1 and Session 2: June 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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: $225 (scholarships available)

Contact: Lauren Bien, 424-5800, lbien@pwssc.org.


Imagine If!

Ages:4-7

Dates and times: June 25-29, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: This storytelling camp is only limited by your child’s imagination. The camp is designed to foster a love of creativity and storytelling in your child. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Please bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be able to use the bathroom on their own. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 pm, but you’re welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873, hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.


 Intro to Lego Robotics

Sponsoring organization: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks

Ages: Grades 5-8

Dates and times: Session 1 (grades 5-6): June 4-8, 9 am - noon, Session 2 (grades 7-8): June 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon

Location: Monroe Catholic High School

Description: Campers will build Lego Mindstorm Robots and use them in games and activities, including geared robot cars, soccer bots, sumo bots, and drawing bots.

Cost: $150

Contact: Monroe Foundation, 456-7970, info@catholic-schools.org

 

 


Intro to Programng with Sphero Robots

Sponsoring organization: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks

Ages: Grades 5-8

Dates and times: Session 1 (grades 5-6): June 18-22, 9 a.m.-noon, Session 2 (grades 7-8): June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon

Location: Monroe Catholic High School

Description: Learn basic programng skills and program Sphero Robots to race, traverse mazes and more. No programng experience necessary.

Cost: $150

Contact: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks, 456-7970, foundation@catholic-schools.org.

 

 


LEAF Camp (Learning Ecology & Alaskan Famng)

Sponsoring organization: Calypso Fam& Ecology Center

Ages: 5-11

Dates and times: Session I: June 11-15, 1-4 p.m.; Session II: June 25-29, 1-4 p.m.; Session III: July 9-13, 9 am-noon.

Location: Session I: Hunter Elementary, Session II: Woodriver Elementary, Session III: Pearl Creek Elementary

Description: LEAF (Learning Ecology and Alaskan Famng) Camps are week-long adventures for youth in the school gardens. Five fun-packed days will engage campers in a wide range of activities: tasting and cooking the garden veggies, organic gardening projects, exploring art and science in the garden, and much more. Register online at www.calypsofamorg/summer-camps.

Cost: $125, members; $150, nonmembers. Limited, need-based scholarships available.

Contact: Christie Shell, 451-0691, calypsochristie@gmail.com.

 


 Mad Scientist Day Camp

Sponsoring organization: Institute for Science and Mathematics

Ages: 6-13

Dates and times June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug. 3, Aug. 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Location: 2925 Horner Court

Description: These active and engaging camps, led by scientists, give kids the opportunity to learn about science while having lots of fun! Our interactive and hands-on science activities help kids explore and discover everything from chemical reactions to robotics and rocketry.

Cost: $335

Contact: Mike Donaldson, 479-6860, workshop@scimathinstitute.org.

 


 Mind-Full Learning Summer Art Camp

Sponsoring organization: Mind-Full Learning

Ages: Preschool-5th grade

Dates and times: Week 1: June 4, 5, 6; Week 2: June 11, 12, 13; Week 3: June 18, 19, 20; 10 a.m.-1 p.m .or 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m .or 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location: 3075 Hillary Ave.

Description: Camp includes 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, and rocks. Kids, create! www.facebook.com/MindFullLearningLLC.

Cost: $75 per three half-day sessions, or $150 per three full-day sessions

Contact: Marnie Port, 378-8858 Email: portmarnie@gmail.com.


Once Upon A Storybook

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Children’s Museum

Ages: 4-7

Dates and times: May 29-June 1, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Description: This camp focused on bringing your child’s favorite storybook to life with crafts, exploration and imaginative play. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Please bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be able to use the bathroom on their own. Pick up is no later than 2:15 pm, but you’re welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $175, members; $200, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873 or hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.

 


Passport to Play

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Children’s Museum

Ages: 6-9

Dates and times: July 23-27, 8:30 a.m.-2 .pm.

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: Children don’t need a boat or plane to travel to distant places. Explore different countries and cultures as we visit a variety of places and mark our passports, all without leaving the museum. Price includes camp cost, museum play and a snack. Please bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 pm, but you’re welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873 or hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.


Spanish Summer Camp

Sponsoring organization: Debbie’s Spanish Learning

Ages: K-8th grade

Dates and times: K-3rd grades, July 9-13, 10 a.m.-noon; 4th-8th grades, July 9-13, 1-3 p.m.; K-3rd grades, July 16-20, 10 a.m.-noon; 4th-8th grades, July 16-20, 1-3 p.m.

Location: 4021 Fahrenkamp Ave.

Description: Debbie’s Spanish Learning provides mini-camps for kids who would like to begin learning the second most spoken language in the world, Spanish. There will be games, cultural crafts, geography, stories and most of all, exposure and practice in the language.

Cost: $80

Contact: Debbie Pamr, 347-2825, tdpm@gci.net.

 

 


Star Wars: The Science Behind the Movies

Sponsoring organization: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks

Ages: Grades 5-8

Dates and times Session 1 (grades 5-6): June 4-8, 1-3 p.m. Session 2 (grades 7-8): June 11-15, 1-3 pm

Location: Monroe Catholic High School

Description: Watch Star Wars films and learn how technology has affected movies, the physics of space flight and the science of special effects. Campers will also conduct hands-on labs to recreate special effects.

Cost: $150

Contact: Monroe Foundation, 456-7970, info@catholic-schools.org.

 


 Strategy Games and Logic Adventures

Sponsoring organization: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks

Ages: Grades 5-8

Dates and times: Session 1 (grades 5-6): 9-13, 1-3 p.m. Session 2 (grades 7-8): June 16-20, 1-3 p.m.

Location: Monroe Catholic High School

Description: Practice logic puzzles and learn how to build an escape room. An escape room is a game where participants must figure out how to escape a room by searching for clues, cracking codes and solving puzzles.

Cost: $150

Contact: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks, 456-7970, foundation@catholic-schools.org.

 

 


Summer Science

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Children’s Museum

Ages: 6-9

Dates and times: July 9-13, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: This advanced science camp focuses on scientific exploration, problem solving and teamwork in the wondrous world of science. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Please bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 pm, but you’re welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873 or hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.


 3-D Printing and Design

Sponsoring organization: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks

Ages: Grades 5-8

Dates and times: Session 1 (grades 5-6): July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon. Session 2 (grades 7-8): July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon.

Location: Monroe Catholic High School

Description: ​Learn about 3-D design with hands-on labs and 3-D printing. By the end of the week, campers will be printing their own 3-D designs.

Cost: $150 plus $20 materials fee

Contact person and phone: Catholic Schools of Fairbanks, 456-7970, foundation@catholic-schools.org.

 


 Tinker Thinkers

Sponsoring organization: Fairbanks Children’s Museum

Ages: 4-7 and 6-9

Dates and times: June 4-8 (ages 4-7); July 16-20 (ages 6-9); 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: This camp gives children the chance to explore hands-on crafts such as circuitry, sewing and woodworking. The advanced class (ages 6-9) includes the use of real tools and resources. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Please bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be able to use the bathroom on their own. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 p.m, but you’re welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873 or hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.

 


UAF 14th Annual

Visual Art Academy

Sponsoring organization: UAF Art Department/Summer Sessions

Ages: Grades 6-12

Dates and times: June 4-June 15, M-F, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with 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. 

Contac:t:uaf-art@alaska.edu or register at www.uaf.edu/art/artacademy.

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

Contact: Diana Berry, VAA amnistrator, UAF Art Department, 474-7530, uaf-art@alaska.edu, Register at www.uaf.edu/art/artacademy

 


 UAF Summer Music Academy

Sponsoring organizations: University of Alaska Fairbanks and Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra

Ages: 12-18

Dates and times: Monday-Friday, June 3-18, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Location: UAF Fine Arts Building

Description: Academy is an intensive two-week program of musical education focused on developing to the fullest the artistic potential of each student. We recognize that each student has a unique style and pace of learning, and we seek to provide opportunities for students to learn in their own style and at their own pace while fitting into the larger musical community.

Cost: $575

Contact: Amy Ingram, 474-5407, uafsummermusicacademy@gmail.com.

 


Wild Rose

Summer Camp

Sponsoring organization: Wild Rose Summer Camp

Ages: 5-14

Dates and times: Session 1, June 4-8 (ages 5-7.) Session 2, June 11-15 (ages 8-14). Session 3, June 18-22 (ages 8-14.) Session 4, June 25-29 (ages 5-7.)

Location: Large hay field at 1.5-mile Sheep Creek Road, 3 miles west of the University of Alaska

Description: Wild Rose Summer Camp is an outdoor educational camp providing children with an enthusiastic experience of nature coupled with a creative art program. Activities at camp include felting with wool fiber, paper making from plants, plant dyeing, tie-dyeing, batiking, block printing, bookmaking, marbling, candle dipping, puppet making, string art, famng and firing pottery in outdoor camp-built earthen ovens.

Cost: $285

Contact: Susan Kerndt, 460-3636, wildrosecamp@gmail.com.

 

 


Watershed Discovery Zone ­— Summer

Science Camp

Sponsoring organization: Tanana Valley Watershed

Ages: 8-12

Dates and times: June 4-2929

Location: 516 Second Ave., Suite 412

Description: The Watershed Discovery Zone is a weeklong nature themed summer science camp that connects youth to our watershed in a natural learning environment. The curriculum for each session will focus on daily topics such as evaluating the health of the Chena River through water quality, soil and plants, insects, fish, birds and other animals.

Cost: $225 per student, per week.

Contact: 374-8890, tvwatershed@gmail.com


Wow! Science Camp

Ages: 4-7

Dates and times: May 21-25, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: Fairbanks Children’s Museum, 302 Cushman St., Suite 101

Description: This youth science camp focuses on exploring a different branch of science each day. Price includes camp, museum play and a snack. Please bring lunch, a water bottle and a change of clothes every day. Campers must be able to use the bathroom on their own. Pick-up is no later than 2:15 pm, but you’re welcome to stay and play with your child in the museum until 5 pm

Cost: $225, members; $250, nonmembers. A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full pmt is due two weeks before the first day of camp.

Contact: Jessica Farr, 374-6873 or hello@fairbankschildrensmuseum.com.