2009 Summer Fun for Kids

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Annual compilation of summer camps, programs, child care and other programs in Fairbanks.

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    This summer get a running start on your college career!www.uaf.edu/summer/ 474-7021 toll free 866-404-7021

  • Summer Fun for Kids2 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ACADEMIC & SPECIAL-INTEREST

    CAMPS

    Alaska Conservation Camp - Advanced Camp

    Sponsor: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the Outdoor Heri-tage Foundation of Alaska, the Friends of the NRA, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Commit-tee (AIM-COMM), and many com-munity sponsors and volunteers.Ages: Ages: 12-16 youth who have already attended the ACC Basic Camp, or, for summer 2009, have completed the Alaska Basic Hunt-er Education Course.Dates and times: June 15-19; 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and an overnight campoutLocation: ADF&G Hunter Edu-cation Indoor Shooting Range, 1501 College Road and various locations.Description: The Alaska Conser-vation Camp - Advanced Camp is a day camp program to promote understanding of Alaskas natural resources and conservation, and to give hands on experience in hunt-ing, shooting, fishing and related skills at various locations near Fairbanks.Activities may include firearms

    safety, shotgun or muzzleloader rifle shooting, archery, wildlife identification, fly fishing, fly tying, GPS and outdoor navigation, canoeing, outdoor survival, shelter building, camping and field cook-ing skills and more, plus a hike and two-day overnight camping trip.Drop-off 7-8 a.m. and pick-up 5-6 p.m. A camp BBQ and graduation for campers and their families is June 19, 4:30 to 6 p.m.Cost: $175Web site: www.aimcomm.org (click on ACC under the main menu)Contact: Cathie Harms or John Wyman 907-459-7231 (Cathie Harms) or 907-459-7292 (John Wyman) camp@aimcomm.org

    Alaska Conservation Camp - Basic Camp

    Sponsor: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the Outdoor Heri-tage Foundation of Alaska, the Friends of the NRA, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Commit-tee (AIM-COMM), and many com-munity sponsors and volunteers.Ages: 11-14Dates and times: Basic Camp 1: June 1-5; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and over-night campoutBasic Camp 2: June 8-12; 8

    a.m.-5 p.m. and overnight cam-poutLocation: FairbanksDescription: The Alaska Con-servation Camp - Basic Camp is a day camp program to promote understanding of Alaskas natural resources and conservation, and to give youth a hands on experience in hunting, shooting, fishing and related skills at various locations near Fairbanks.Basic Camp activities include the Alaska Basic Hunter Education Course, firearms safety, shooting, wildlife identification, fishing, map & compass, outdoor survival, basic camping skills and more, plus an overnight campout. Drop-off 7-8 a.m. and pick-up 5-6 p.m. A camp BBQ and graduation for campers and their families on Friday, 4:30 to 6 p.m.Campers who complete the camp may earn Basic Hunter Educa-tion Certification from the State of Alaska Department of Fish & Game. Space is limited. Check website for pre-camp details.Cost: $175Web site: www.aimcomm.org (click on ACC under the main menu)Contact: Cathie Harms or John Wyman 907-459-7231 (Cathie Harms) or 907-459-7292 (John Wyman) camp@aimcomm.org

    Alaska Summer Research Academy

    (ASRA)Sponsor: University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Natural Sci-ence and MathematicsAges: Entering grades 8 - 12 in the fall of 2009Dates and times: July 20-31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily for commuters and 24 hours for residential stu-dentsLocation: UAF campusDescription: ASRA is a fun two-week academic experience on the UAF campus for students in grades 8-12. Students work in small groups with university faculty, staff, and industry profes-sionals.Students choose one module (or

    ST O P ST O P

    NORTH STAR DRIVING SCHOOL DRIVERS EDUCATION CLASSES

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    490-2523 Instructor: Scott Putman Check our website for classroom information and or changes.

    www.northstardrivingschool.org

    Basic Class or Classes including Class D Road Test

    * The number one killer of teenagers is car

    accidents!!! * Summer special! Sign up with a friend and receive

    $25 dollars off. * Classes offered in the

    daytime and in the evenings

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    The JFK, INC. Parent Checklist is a tool that parents can use to physically inspect personnel records, policies, structures and grounds of a camp. Remember even if a camp is licensed/certified doesn't mean it is safe.

    Do all paid and volunteer staff have current criminal background checks on file? Ask to see them.

    Do all counselors have a current CPR and First Aid card copy on file?

    Is there a current State of Alaska Environmental Conservation food safety and sanitation permit on file? This includes kitchen, drinking and wastewater permits. Sewer needs to be 100 ft. from drinking,

    bathing or swimming water.

    What date was the camp inspected by a Fire Dept. or Fire Marshall?

    Are campers required to fill out a medical record and immunization form to ensure campers do not have a contagious disease or illness?

    Do all staff and campers have a current TB test?

    In case of a emergency does the camp have a emergency medical form? This enables

    camp staff to take your child to the hospital.

    We recommend the above questions are answered with a yes before considering the camp.

    Request references. Make sure to call the references. Ask friends and neighbors if their child has ever attended the camp.

    Records

    11350141-04-19-09

    To obtain the complete Parent guide go to jkfcampsafety.org or 490-6722

    7 WEEKS $ 39 Includes FREE uniform

    6th Degree Black Belt International Instructor: Dan Preuss

    NORTH STAR TAEKWON-DO Mary Siah Rec. Center 456-3484

    Classes begin Monday, May 11

    Bring a friend or family member & they join for $29

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    YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS

    For complete 2009 camp and registration information:

    alaskavolleyballcamps.com Amy Phelps (907)474-1996 or Phil Shoemaker (907)474-6809

    Alaska Volleyball Camps Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Skills Camps

    USA Volleyball Girls High Performance Development Camp 18349155-4-19-09SFFK

    INDEXAcademic and Special-Interest Camps ............. 2

    Day Camps ......................................................... 6

    Faith-based Camps ............................................ 7

    Family/Group Camps.......................................... 9

    Fine Arts Camps ................................................. 10

    Overnight Camps................................................ 12

    School-Age Day Care ......................................... 13

    Sports Activities .................................................. 14

    Sports Camps ..................................................... 15

    Summertime Programs....................................... 18

  • Summer Fun for Kids3Sunday, April 19, 2009

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    course) and are immersed in a single subject for two weeks. The approach is experiential-hands-on and minds-on rather than lecture or worksheets.One college credit is given upon completion.Cost: $800-$1,200Web site: www.uaf.edu/asraContact: Jeff Drake or Kate Pendleton 474-7077 or 474-7221 asra@uaf.edu

    CAFE Kids Cooking Camp

    Sponsor: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Ages: 6-9Dates and times: June 8-12; 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Hutchison kitchenDescription: Fun food that you can make and eat is the focus of this camp. Bake biscuits, pret-zels, muffins and tortillas. Cook individual casseroles and make ice cream, cream cheese play-dough, and freezer jam. In the process learn kitchen safety and etiquette, food presentation, and how to clean up efficiently. On the last day invite two guests to an English tea party with you as the

    host/hostess.Cost: $225Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/Contact: UAF Summer Sessions 474-7021 summer@uaf.edu

    CAFE Teen International Culinary Arts Academy

    Sponsor: Summer SessionsAges: 13-17Dates and times: June 15-19; 9 a.m.-noon dailyLocation: Hutchison kitchenDescription: Here is a culinary adventure for teens. Explore dif-ferent recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the USA. Learn a variety of cooking methods along with kitchen safety, etiquette, food safety and presentation. Consume the creative results with gusto. A demonstration of skills will be presented on the last day of class for up to two invited guests per student.Instructor, Marsha Munsell, nutri-tion educator for the Cooperative Extension, has cooked for remote mining camps, was a chef at Pikes and a baker at the Cookie Jar.Cost: $225

    Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/Contact: UAF Summer Sessions 474-7021 summer@uaf.edu

    CAFE Tween International Culinary

    Arts WorkshopSponsor: UAF Summer SessionsAges: 10-12Dates and times: June 8-12; 1-4 p.m. dailyLocation: Hutchison kitchenDescription: This class will take pre-teens on an international tour of recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the USA. Pre-pare, present and consume culi-nary delights from each countrys cuisines while learning the basics of food safety, kitchen etiquette, and clean-up. Invite two guests to the final class. Instructor Marsha Munsell, nutri-tion educator for the Cooperative Extension, has maintained a life-long interest in the preparation of healthy and tasty foods and comes fully equipped with the knowl-edge, humor and experience to keep her students on task.

    Cost: $225Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/Contact: UAF Summer Sessions 474-7021 summer@uaf.edu

    Camp Talkabout Olympics

    Sponsor: Talkabout Inc.Ages: 4 to young adultDates and times: June 15-19, 9 a.m.-noon, dailyLocation: Ken Kunkel Commu-nity Center in Goldstream ValleyDescription: Camp Talkabout is designed to give individuals with Augmentative and Alterna-tive Communication (AAC) an opportunity to develop their skills in a fun, motivating, no-pressure environment. Campers participate in activities designed to support the development of their AAC skills. This is a great opportunity for kids of all ages to develop increased independence and social-ize with other AAC campers.Cost: $300Contact: Mandy Hernandez 907-452-4517 talkaboutinc7@yahoo.com

    Denali Science CampSponsor: Denali Elementary SchoolAges: Grades 1-6, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.mDates and times: Grades 4-6, June 1-5; Grades 1-3 June 8-12, Grades 1-3Location: Denali Elementary, 1042 Lathrop Street, FairbanksDescription: Denali Science Camp is a weeklong hands-on sci-ence experience for youth-grades 1-6. The camp operates out of Denali Elementary School in Fair-banks. Students are grouped into study groups by topic for morn-ings of enrichment, study and discovery. Afternoons are filled with experiments, dissections, field trips, observations, guest pre-senters, and other high interest activities. Campers overnight one evening at Chena Lakes. Tents and meals are provided.This summer we are offering: A Bugs Life-Discover the interest-ing world of insects and even meet some very strange critters; CSI Alaska-Use forensics to study clues at crimes scenes; Mechani-cal Maniacs-Explore new design

  • Summer Fun for Kids4 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    challenges and engineering solu-tions; Rocket Science-Explore the world of rocket power; Under the Sea-Study marine science and oceanography; Outdoor Adven-tures-Become an outdoor explorer by mapping, use mapping and sur-vival skills. Make shelters.Registration forms available on-line or at Denali Elementary.Cost: $215Web site: www.northstar.k12.ak.us/schools/dnl/dnl.htmlContact: Jeff Jacobson 488-5755 jjacobson@northstar.k12.ak.us

    Insect Studies Summer Camp

    Sponsor: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Ages: 12-17Dates and times: July 27-31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Location: UAF campus and in the fieldDescription: Join Derek Sikes, entomologist extraordinaire, for a week in the outdoors chasing all forms of our six-legged friends.

    Students will learn the character-istics that differentiate the major orders of insects in Alaska; unique techniques for collecting insects as well as how to preserve them once theyre caught.This camp is designed for students entering grades 7-12. Bring your own lunch.Cost: $300Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/Contact: UAF Summer Sessions 474-7021 summer@uaf.edu

    Kindermusik, Confetti Days

    Sponsor: Patty Roti, Licensed Kindermusik educatorAges: 3-5 yearsDates and times: July 27-31; Morning session: 10-11:30 a.m. with parent participation for the last 30 minutes. Evening session: 6-7:30 p.m. with parent participation for the last 30 minutes.Location: Zion Lutheran Church

    Description: Throw a new party every day. Ride a carousel inside the classroom. Play a balanc-ing game and walk on the web of ropes. Do a musical move and freeze. Learn colors and sing the Spanish song De Colures, Pop, Goes the Weasel, and Looby Loo.Home materials: Home CD, pair of confetti bell instruments, story kit, and a set of picture folders.Cost: $130 Introductory rate with 10 percent off with paid regis-tration by May 10. Registration closes July 10.Web site: www.kindermusik.comContact: Patty Roti (907) 750-4749 proti17@hotmail.com

    Kindermusik, Creatures in My Backyard

    Sponsor: Patty Roti, Licensed Kindermusik educatorAges: 18 months to 3 yearsDates and times: June 22-26, Morning session: 10-11 a.m.; Evening session: 6-7 p.m.

    Location: Zion Lutheran ChurchDescription: Give children some-thing to sing about in their own backyards. Be the flower from the seeds perspective. Run and jump in rain puddles made from hula hoops. Snack on whole wheat mini-waffles dipped in honey, just like a real honeycomb. Shoo real flies and sing Shoo Fly.Home materials: Home CD, bunny hand puppet, and a set of five picture folders.Cost: $100 Introductory rate. 10% off with paid registration by May 10. Registration closes on June 5.Web site: www.kindermusik.comContact: Patty Roti (907) 750-4749 proti17@hotmail.com

    Kindermusik, Peek-a-Boo! I Love You

    Sponsor: Patty Roti, licensed Kindermusik educator.Ages: Newborn to 18 monthsDates and times: June 1-5, Morning session: 10-11 a.m.; Evening session: 6-7 p.m.Location: Zion Lutheran ChurchDescription: More than just a curious story, Mother Goose games like peek-a-boo help babies understand language. In this special camp, uncover more ways to say I love you using American Sign Language, soap bubbles, and parent-baby dances. Plus, parents...