2016 Summer Fun for Kids

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Directory of summer camps and activities in Fairbanks, Alaska

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<ul><li><p> Monday, April 11, 2016</p><p>SUMMER FUN for KIDS Fine arts</p><p> Faith-based</p><p> Academic &amp; Special Interest</p><p> Day camps</p><p> Overnight camps</p><p> Sports camps</p><p>Family &amp; Group programs</p><p> Summertime programs</p><p>2016</p></li><li><p> 2 Monday, April 11, 2016Fairbanks Daily News-Miner</p><p>SUMMER FUN</p><p>ACADEMIC AND SPECIAL INTEREST CAMPSALASKA SONGBIRD INSTITUTE YOUTH MENTORING &amp; HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIPS PROGRAMSponsoring organization: Alaska Songbird Institute (ASI)Ages: 10-17Dates and times: May 9 to July 15, times are fl exibleLocation: Creamers FieldBrief description of pro-gram: ASIs summer pro-grams off er the unique opportunity for kids with a strong interest in science and conservation to work along-side biologists studying birds at Creamers Field. Kids vol-unteer 4-12 hours per week dependent on interest and availability. Information and applications are available at http://aksongbird.orgCost: $200/child (mentoring program)Contact person and phone: Tricia, 888-2121Email: tricia.blake@aksong-bird.org</p><p>ALCAN LEGO CAMPSponsoring organization: </p><p>ALCAN AdventureAges: 8-13 yearsDates and times: June 20-24; July 11-15; Aug.15, full day campLocation: Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds, FairbanksDescription: Let your imagi-nation run wild. Inquiry based learning model. Participants will delve into Lego history and participate in enrichment activities, building in cooper-ative environment with guid-ance of certifi ed classroom teacher. Creative Building Time: daily challenges and project builds. Design Pro-cess: learn elements of design and building. Exhibition: pre-sentation of projects in group, for parents and guests.Cost: $225, or two weeks for $400Contact person and phone: ALCAN Adventure, 455-4203Email: alcanhockey@yahoo.com</p><p>ALCAN SCREEN FREE WEEKSponsoring organization: ALCAN AdventureAges: 8-14 yearsDates and times: July 18-22Location: Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds</p><p>Brief description of program: Step away from your screen! Participants will pledge to go screen-free this week and learn to self-monitor screen time. They will engage in daily artistic and play-based chal-lenges and fun with guidance of certifi ed classroom teacher. Creating habits with games, art, books, and outdoor play. Week culminates in exhibition of alternatives and publication for parents and guests. Join us!Cost: $225, or two weeks Adventure Camps for $400Contact person and phone: ALCAN Adventure, 455-4203Email: alcanhockey@yahoo.com</p><p>ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTIONSponsoring organization: North Star Youth CourtAges: 12-18Dates and times: 1-5 p.m. June 13-17Location: 610 Cushman St., Third Floor, FairbanksBrief description of pro-gram: ADR training teach-es the critical life skills of eff ective communication and positive confl ict resolution. Concepts of confl ict theory, </p><p>negotiation, mediation and restorative justice will be explored through role plays and other learning activities. Class size is limited to 12 students who will be select-ed to receive full scholarships including materials.Cost: FreeContact person and phone: North Star Youth Court, 457-6792 or Betty Noreen, 378-2120.Email: mediationnsyc@gci.net</p><p>FAIRBANKS SUZUKI INSTITUTESponsoring organization: Fairbanks School of Talent Education in cooperation with Fairbanks Symphony Association and University of Alaska Department of Music.Ages: 4-18Dates and times: May 31 to June 5Location: UAF CampusBrief description of pro-gram: Enrollment is open to violin, viola, cello and fl ute students currently studying the Suzuki method. Student, intermediate and advanced curriculum available. Core classes include master, repertoire and dalcroze with </p><p>optional enrichment classes.Cost: Student, $290; Interme-diate, $400; Advanced, $505Contact person and phone: Sally Endestad, 479-6634 or www.suzukifairbanks.comEmail: sendestad@gmail.com</p><p>FRONTIER FUN CAMPSponsoring organization: Mind-Full Learning, LLCAges: Grades 2-6Dates and times: Session 1 9:30 a.m. to noon July 11-15 forgrades 2-4; Session 2 1-4 p.m. July 1115 forgrades 4-6; Session 3 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.July 18-22 forgrades 2-4; Session 4 1-4 p.m.July 18-22 forgrades 4-6Location: West Fairbanks, off Chena Pump RoadBrief description of pro-gram: Frontier fun camp off ers kids rustic, hands-on experiences in history. History comes alive as children build, game, and re-create historical moments and events.Cost: $175Contact person and phone: Marnie Port at Mind-Full Learning, LLC, 378-8858Email frontierfuncamp@gmail.com</p><p>DAY CAMPSARCHAEOLOGY CAMPSponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 4-6Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon.Aug. 1-5Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab</p><p>Brief description of pro-gram: Campers will work with professional archaeolo-gists to complete a simulated archaeological dig, examine authentic museum artifacts, and learn what it takes to be a real-life archaeologist. Well </p><p>explore the history of Alas-kas native cultures through hands-on activities both in the fi eld and the museum.Cost: $175Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>ART CAMP Sponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 2-3; 4-6Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24 for grades 2-3; 1-4 p.m. for 4-6Location: UAF Fine Arts </p><p>Building, Room 317Brief description of pro-gram: During this week of fun, educational art experi-ences, campers will create in the art studio and experience outdoor art projects. They </p><p>DAY 3</p></li><li><p> 3Monday, April 11, 2016 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner</p><p>F12</p><p>5170</p><p>12</p><p>455-4301Message Phone</p><p>info@fairbankstennis.orgwww.fairbankstennis.org</p><p>PO Box 73993Fbks, AK 99707</p><p>2016 SUMMER CLASSESAND REGISTRATION</p><p>FairbanksResourceAgency805 Airport Rd.Saturday, May 710AM2PM</p><p>Dan Ramras Tennis CourtsBehind Mary Siah Rec Center</p><p>Community Tennis Block PartySunday, May 22 Noon4PM</p><p>REGISTRATION:</p><p>FTA offers Camps/Sessionsfor Adults &amp; ChildrenMay 23 - August 5:</p><p>3 one-week camps 1 two-week session 2 three-week sessions</p><p>Sunday, May 22K-2nd . . . . . . . . Noon - 1 pm3rd - 5th . . . . . . 1 pm - 2 pm6th - 12th . . . . . 2 pm - 3 pm</p><p>Tennis Fun in the Midnight Sun</p><p>F17</p><p>5048</p><p>64</p><p>SUMMER FUN</p><p>will explore drawing, paint-ing, printmaking, mixed me-dia and sculpture. The week will culminate in an exhibi-tion and reception featuring student artwork in the UAF Art Department Gallery.Cost: $175Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>CAMP YES! IN THE WOODSSponsoring organization: The Other Paw Assistance DogsAges: 7-12Dates and times: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 25-29Location: Effi e Kokrine Early College Charter School</p><p>Brief description of pro-gram: A camp for all kids, Camp Yes! in the Woods com-bines nature literacy with social thinking and sensory self-regulation. Join us this summer for a fun-fi lled week and discover the wonders of nature and the diff erent ways we each experience the world. Our professional staff do what it takes to support your campers success.Cost: $275 (scholarship fund-ing is available)Contact person and phone: Betsey Jacobs, 687-6309Email: campyesinthewoods@gmail.com</p><p>BUG CAMP (waitlist only)Sponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 3-7</p><p>Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noonJuly 18-22Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity LabBrief description of pro-gram: Learn about Alaskas insects and their relatives, from our beautiful butterfl ies and dragonfl ies to our less loveable mosquitoes and spi-ders. Through fi eld, forest and pond, under rocks, in fl owers and everywhere else, well collect (catch and release some, keep others) and study these fascinating many-legged tiny animals.Cost: $200Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>CLOVERBUD CAMPSponsoring organization: </p><p>UAF CES Tanana District 4-HAges: Youth who have com-pleted grades K-2Dates and times: July 18-20Location: Georgeson Botani-cal GardensBrief description of pro-gram: 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 and attention span of this age group. Fun will be the key ingredient.Cost: $35, 4-H members; $40, nonmembersContact person and phone: Marla Lowder, 474-2427Email: mklowder@alaska.edu</p><p>DINOSAUR CAMP (waitlist only)</p><p>Sponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 3-6Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noonJuly 25-29Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity LabBrief description of pro-gram: Discover dinosaurs and other fossils, especially those found right here in Alaska. We will learn about the diff erent dinosaurs, how fossils are preserved, bone identifi cation and dinosaur track formation. Hands-on activities will help partici-pants understand how we study dinosaurs.Cost: $175Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>DAYContinued from 2</p><p>DAY 4</p></li><li><p> 4 Monday, April 11, 2016Fairbanks Daily News-Miner</p><p>Detail of Drawing byChristian Baldwin</p><p>UAF IS AN AA/EO EMPLOYER AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION</p><p>12th Annual</p><p>Visual Art AcademyJune 6-17, 2016</p><p>The University of Alaska Fairbanks Art Department will host the 12th AnnualVisual Art Academy, an intensive visual arts program for students from grades 612</p><p>REGISTER EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION OF CLASSESClasses in: Animation, Cartooning, Ceramics, Computer Art, Costume/Fashion Design,Photography, Drawing, Metalsmithing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture &amp; 3D Design</p><p>Check out our website and download forms:</p><p>www.uaf.edu/art/artacademyFor more information contact UAF Art Department at (907) 4747530 or email us at: uaf-art@alaska.edu</p><p>The Visual Art Academy is a cooperative program of the UAF Art Department,College of Liberal Arts and UAF Summer Sessions</p><p>and with support from the Chancellors office.F</p><p>1251</p><p>9428</p><p>SUMMER FUN</p><p>GEOCACHING CAMPSponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 2 and 3Dates and times: 1-4 p.m.Aug. 1-5Location: Bunnell Building Room 122Brief description of pro-gram: During this week of fun, educational art experi-ences, campers will create in the art studio and experience outdoor art projects. They will explore drawing, paint-ing, printmaking, mixed me-dia and sculpture. The week will culminate in an exhibi-tion and reception featuring student artwork in the UAF Art Department Gallery.</p><p>Cost: $175Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>GEOLOGY CAMPSponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 2-3, 4-6Dates and times: 1-4 p.m.July 11-15 for grade 2-3; 9 a.m. to noon July 11-15 for grades 2-6Location: Reichardt Building, Room 230Brief description of pro-gram: We will explore and create works related to where rocks and minerals come from, the rock cycle, how volcanoes form, why earth-quakes happen, and other geological phenomena.Cost: $175</p><p>Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>INTERNATIONAL COOKING WORKSHOP (waitlist only)Sponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 5-7, 8-12Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noonJune 20-24 for grades 5-7; 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10 for grades 8-12Location: Hutchison Career Center KitchenBrief description of pro-gram: A culinary adventure for teens. Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the USA. In ad-dition to learning a variety of cooking methods, topics covered include kitchen </p><p>safety, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstration of skills will be presented at the end of the course.Cost: $225Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>JUNIOR AUTHORS CAMPSponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 4-6Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noonJune 13-17Location: Bunnell Building, Room 122Brief description of pro-gram: Join us for a week of writing, thinking, talking and writing some more. We will explore diff erent genre of </p><p>writing poetry, memoir, epistolary, nature journal-ing and more. We will work collaboratively and inde-pendently to write as much as we can as well as we can.Cost: $175Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>KIDS COOKING CAMP (waitlist only)Sponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: For students entering grades 2-4Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noonJune 13-17, June 27 to July 1Location: Hutchison Career Center KitchenBrief description of pro-gram: Focus on fun with food </p><p>DAYContinued from 3</p></li><li><p> 5Monday, April 11, 2016 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner</p><p>Read or listen tobooks of your choiceeach week and earna weekly incentive.</p><p>2016 PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAMS</p><p>YOUNG ADULT programfor Middle &amp; HighSchool Students</p><p>FREE!</p><p>This free program is sponsored by theFairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries,</p><p>with generous support from local businesses andFlint Hills Resources.</p><p>Noel Wien Public Library 459-1052North Pole Branch Library 488-6101</p><p>FNSB Bookmobile 459-1031</p><p>Sign-up week beginsMonday, May 23 and is ongoing</p><p>through Saturday, July 23.</p><p>http://fnsblibrary.org F17504861</p><p> Weekly drawings for coolprizes.</p><p> Programs at selected libraries. Mystery Night program in thefall for all teens.</p><p>ON YOUR MARK, GET SET...READ!</p><p>For Children 2 Years</p><p>To 6th GradeFUN!</p><p> Free weeklyentertaining programs!</p><p> Free book at the end! Prize drawings!</p><p>SUMMER FUNfrom start to fi nish. Includes preparation, eating and clean-up with kitchen safety in mind. Learn preparation, presentation, kitchen eti-quette, stove safety and food safety. Topics include baking (biscuits, pretzels, muffi ns, tortillas), cooking (individual casseroles) and smooshing (cream cheese playdough, ice cream, freezer jam) and cul-minating with an English tea on Friday for invited guests.Cost: $225Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>LAW &amp; ORDER FAIRBANKSSponsoring organization: UAF Summer SessionsAges: Grades 6-8</p><p>Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noonJune 13-17Location: 604 Barnette Street, Room 119Brief description of pro-gram: This camp off ers students entering grades 6-8 the opportunity to explore the many facets of todays criminal justice system in-cluding forensics, the Alaska Court System, the correction-al facilities and law enforce-ment agencies (State Troop-ers, Fairbanks Police and UAF Police Department). Field trips to various agencies will be included in the week-long activities as well as hands-on learningCost: $175Contact person and phone: Felicia Burud, 474-7021Email: summer@alaska.edu</p><p>MAD SCIENTIST DAY CAMPSponsoring organization: Institute for Science and MathematicsAges: 5-13Dates and times: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6-9, 13-17; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.June 20-24; 12:30-3:30 p.m.June 27-July 1;9 a.m. to 3 p.m.July 5-8,11-15, 18-22, 25-29; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 1-5, 8-12Location: 2925 Horner Court, Fairbanks 99709Brief description of pro-gram: Robotics projects, bug collections, and messy chem-istry experiments are just a few of the active-learning op-tions at the Mad Scientist Day Camp. Each camp takes place at the Mad Scientist Work-shop, which is packed with </p><p>awesome experiments that help young learners make ex-citing discoveries about how the universe works!Cost: $...</p></li></ul>