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Your 2010 guide to summer camps in the Fairbanks, Alaska, area

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  • Your 2010 guide to summer camps in the Fairbanks area

  • 2 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010

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    NORTH STAR DRIVING SCHOOL DRIVERS EDUCATION CLASSES

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

    www.nsds.us.com

    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 both will get the road test for free Classes offered weekly

    We offer a military discount

    BE SAFE

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    A CAMPING EXPERIENCE YOULL NEVER FORGET! (at Harding Lake)

    Call 479-0562 or check our website

    www.binglecamp.org for registration,

    information and prices.

    Scholarships are available.

    Spaces are still available for the following camps:

    Outdoor Skills Camp 5 - 7 June 13 - 18 Explorers Camp 3 - 6 June 20 - 25 Adventure Camp 7 - 10 July 5 - 10 H 2 0 Camp 8 - 12 July 11 - 16 Junior Camp 4 - 6 July 18 - 23 Discovery Camp 4 - 7 July 25 - 30

    Event Grades Dates

    This Summer Fun for Kids supplement is provided as a public service to our readers.A word of caution: parents must approach listings in this guide and check references as

    they would any advertised activity for their children. These listings are not endorsements.We hope these pages help show parents the many activities available to Fairbanks area

    children and families, and that it is useful in building ideas and fi nding things your children might enjoy through the summer months.

    Cover photo credits: Alaska Conservation Camp, Camp Li-Wa, Fairbanks Tennis Association, Wild Rose Summer Camp

    INDEXAcademic/Special-Interest Camps .... 2-5Day Camps .................................... 5-7Faith-Based Camps ..................... 7-9 Family/Group Camps ......................... 9Fine Arts Camps .......................... 9-12Overnight Camps ....................... 12-13School-Age Day Care ....................... 13 Sports Activities ........................ 13-15Sports Camps ........................... 15-18 Summertime Programs .............. 18-20

    MORE RESOURCESFor help in choosing a safe summer camp

    for your child and a free parent guide checklist, visit www.jfkcampsafety.org.

    African-American Male Math Initiative

    Sponsor: Communities in Schools of Alaska, Fairbanks North Star Borough School Dis-trict

    Ages: K-6Dates and times: June 7-18,

    7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Location: JP Jones Commu-nity Center

    Description: The camps focus will be on improving stu-dents math skills using the Every-day Math Curriculum. Students will be exposed to local busi-nesses and business owners who use mathematics on a daily basis, small-group instruction from tutors who are trained in teach-ing the Everyday Math Curriculum and enrichment activities that will expose them to various forms of art, physical fitness and sports.

    Cost: FreeContact: April Norem, pro-

    gram coordinator, 452-2521 or 267-235-5127

    Alaska Business Week Program

    Sponsors: Tesoro Alaska, BP, State Farm, Icicle Seafoods, TOTE and the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce

    Ages: Finishing grades 9-12Dates and times: Aug. 8-14;

    participants live on campusLocation: University of Alaska

    Fairbanks campusDescription: This unique pro-

    gram provides an intensive week of discovery learning on campus. Working with business leaders and competing with other compa-nies, 100 students from through-out Alaska will gain hands-on

    environment and corporate responsibility. Students gain confi-dence when facing real-life work-place issues, teamwork, money management, networking and more. At the end of the week, students defend their companies in front of a panel of business leaders, and they also produce a product or service to be pre-sented to potential stockholders for investment purposes. Deadline to apply is June 1. Applications and information available at www.alaskachamber.com or call 907-856-2010.

    Cost: $325. Some needs-based scholarships are available.

    Contact: Ann Ringstad, 459-5922, ann.ringstad@gmail.com

    Alaska Conservation Camp basic camp

    Sponsor: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska, the National Rifle Association of America, the Friends of the NRA, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee and many community sponsors and volunteers

    Ages: 11-14Dates and times: Basic camp

    No. 1 June 7 -11; basic camp

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    Sunday School: 9:45 AMSunday Worship: 11:00 AMWed Bible Study/Prayer: 6:30 PMhttp://www.firstbaptistfairbanks.com

    First Baptist Church- Fairbanks

    Meet the family!

    805 Sixth Avenue (behind the TVC building)Fairbanks, AK 99701 (907) 456-4923

    Retired Army guy

    for a Pastor!

    Member SBC-

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    No. 2 June 14-18; times are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and one overnight campout

    Location: ADF&G Hunter Edu-cation Indoor Shooting Range, 1501 College Road; Creamers Field and Migratory Waterfowl Refuge; and various locations near Fairbanks

    Description: Basic camp is a day-camp program designed to promote understanding of Alaskas natural resources and conservation, and to give youths hands-on experience in hunting, fishing and related outdoor skills. Camp activities include the Alaska Basic Hunter Education Course, firearms safety, shooting, wildlife identification, fishing, map and compass, outdoor survival, basic camping skills and more. Camp-ers who complete the camp may earn Basic Hunter Education Cer-tification from the Alaska Depart-ment of Fish & Game.

    Cost: $195Web site: www.aimcomm.orgContact: Cathie Harms, 459-

    7231, or John Wyman, 459-

    7292; camp@aimcomm.org or john.wyman@alaska.gov

    Alaska Conservation Camp advanced

    Sponsor: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska, the National Rifle Association of America, the Friends of the NRA, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, and many community sponsors and volunteers

    Ages: 12-16 who have attended basic camp or com-pleted the Alaska Basic Hunter Education Course

    Dates and times: June 21-25; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Location: ADF&G Hunter Edu-cation Indoor Shooting Range at 1501 College Road; Creamers Field and Migratory Waterfowl Refuge; and at various locations near Fairbanks

    Description: The Alaska Conservation Camp advanced camp is a day-camp program designed to promote understand-ing of Alaskas natural resources and conservation, and to give

    youths hands-on experience in hunting, fishing and related out-door skills. Activities might include firearms safety, shotgun or muz-zleloader rifle shooting, archery, wildlife identification, fly fishing, fly tying, bird box construction, GPS and outdoor navigation, canoeing, outdoor survival, shelter building, camping and field cook-ing skills, and more. The camp includes a hike and overnight camping trip.

    Cost: $195Web site: www.aimcomm.orgContact: Cathie Harms,

    459-7231, or John Wyman, 459-7292; camp@aimcomm.org or john.wyman@alaska.gov

    CAFE Teen International Culinary Arts Academy

    Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning

    Ages: 13-17 with a limit of 20 students

    Dates and times: May 24-28, 9 a.m. to noon

    Location: Hutchison Dining

    Description: This program is a culinary adventure for teens.

    Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the U.S. In addition to learning a variety of cooking methods, top-ics covered include kitchen safe-ty, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstra-tion of skills will be presented at the end of the course.

    Cost: $240Web site: www.uaf.edu/sum

    mer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/Contact: Erica Franich,

    474-7021; summer@uaf.edu

    CAFE Youth Baking BlitzSponsor: UAF Summer

    Sessions and Lifelong LearningAges: 9-16 with a limit of

    16 studentsDates and times: June 1-4,

    9 a.m. to noonLocation: Hutchison

    DiningDescription: This four-day

    workshop focuses on baking basics. Learn to make pie crust, a variety of quick breads and yeast breads. Plan on getting elbow deep in dough and hav-ing lots of creative fun in the kitchen.

    Cost: $200Web site: www.uaf.edu/sum-

    mer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/Contact: Erica Franich,

    474-7021; summer@uaf.edu

    CAFE Kids Cooking

    Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning

    Ages: 6-9 with a limit of 20 students

    Dates and times: June 7-11, 9 a.m. to noon

    Location: Hutchison Dining

    Description: This camp focuses on fun food that you can make and eat, including biscuits, pretzels, muffins and tortillas. Cook individual cas-seroles and make ice cream, cream cheese playdough and freezer jam. Learn kitchen safety and etiquette, food presentation and how to clean up efficiently. On the last day, campers can invite two guests to an English tea party, with campers as a host/hostess.

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    Grades 8 - 12 July 17 - 24

    Call 479-0562 or check www.binglecamp.org for registration & information

    Canoe Camp

    Cost $350

    YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS

    For complete 2010 camp and registration information:

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

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    Alaska Volleyball Camps Beginner

    Skills Camp July 5-7

    Intermediate Skills Camp July 13-16

    Advanced Skills Cam p July 19-22

    NEW!!! NEW!!! JUMP START Athlete Development Program A dynamic physical training program for girls & boys grades 7-12

    June 15- August 5

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    www.fairbanksgirlscouts.org

    To register, call

    456-4782 Camp Grade Dates Teddy Bear Camp 13 July 25July 27 GS Brownie Adventures Camp 34 July 18July 24 GS Junior Camps 46 Session 1: July 18July 24

    Session 2: July 25July 31 Survivor Camp 710 July 25July 31

    Girl Scout Resident Camp

    Cost: $240Web site: www.uaf.edu/sum

    mer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/Contact: Erica Franich,

    474-7021; summer@uaf.edu

    CAFE Tween International Culinary Arts Workshop

    Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning

    Ages: 10-12 with a limit of 20 students

    Dates and times: June 14-18, 9 a.m. to noon

    Location: Hutchison DiningDescription: Are you in need

    of a culinary experience beyond what is hiding in the fridge? This class will take you on an inter-national tour of recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the U.S. Prepare, present and consume culinary delights from each countrys cuisines while learning the basics of food safety, kitchen etiquette and cleanup. Invite two guests to the final class to enjoy world-class creations.

    Cost: $240Web site: www.uaf.edu/sum

    mer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/

    Contact: Erica Franich, 474-7021; summer@uaf.edu

    Camp TalkaboutSponsor: Talkabout Inc.Ages: 4 years to young adultDates and times: June 7-11,

    9 a.m. to noonLocation: Ken Kunkel

    Community Center in Goldstream Valley

    Description: Camp Talkabout is designed to give individu-als who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication 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 opportu-nity for AAC kids of all ages to develop increased independence and socialize with other children who communicate the same way they do.

    Cost: $300Web site: Talkaboutinc@

    yahoo.comContact: Mandy Hernandez or

    Jaina Hulbert-Billings, 452-4517, talkaboutinc7@yahoo.com

    Denali Science CampSponsor: Denali Elementary

    School, FNSB School DistrictAges: Grades 1-6Dates and times: June 7-11,

    grades 4-6; June 14-18, grades 1-3; June 21-25, grades 1-3; daily camp 8:30 a.m. to

    3:30 p.m.; extended stay avail-able 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Location: 1042 Lathrop St., Fairbanks

    Description: Denali Science Camp is a weeklong hands-on science experience for youths grades 1-6. Mornings are filled with enrichment, study and dis-covery and afternoons with experi-ments, dissections, field trips, observations and guest present-ers. Tents and meals are provided for an overnight at Chena Lake Recreation Area.

    Topics offered include insects; birds; chemistry; rocket science; extreme Alaska animals; green power from the sun, wind, tides, water and biofuels; geology; phys-ics of toys to explore Newtons laws and build fun projects; and discover the answers to many questions.

    Cost: $215 for daily camp; additional $20 per week for extended stay

    Web site: dnl.k12northstar.orgContact: Pat Jacobson,

    488-1249, patricia.jacobson@k12northstar.org

    Fairbanks Suzuki Institute

    Sponsor: Fairbanks School of Talent Education in coopera-tion with the Fairbanks Symphony Association and University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Music

    Ages: 4-18Dates and times: June 1-6Location: University of Alaska

    FairbanksDescription: The program is

    open to violin, viola, cello and flute students studying the Suzuki method. The course includes a master class, repertoire and Daloroze class. Intermediate and advanced classes also include technique and chamber group classes.

    Cost: $250-$425Contact: Sally Endestad,

    459-8126, sendestad@hotmail

    Jovenes Aventureros: Spanish for Young Adventurers

    Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning

    Ages: 7-10 with a limit of 18 students

    Dates and times: June 1-11, 9 a.m. to noon

    Location: Honors House on the UAF campus

    Description: Want to take advantage of your youngsters innate ability to absorb language? Spanish camp is designed for youths. The camp includes lan-guage games, musical activities, cooking and outdoor activities, all in a friendly and patient environ-ment. No prior experience with the Spanish language is necessary.

    Cost: $285Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer

    /youth-programs/leadership-academic

    Contact: Erica Franich, 474-7021; summer@uaf.edu

    Mad Scientist CampSponsor: Institute for

    Science and MathematicsAges: Grades K-8Dates and times: Grades K-2,

    July 5-9, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; grades 3-5, July 12-16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; grades 6-8, July 26-30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; grades 3-8, Aug. 9-13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Location: 2925 Horner CourtDescription: This is an active

    day camp that offers a mixture of group explorations, games and independent studies to help camp-ers explore, discover and invent ways that make math and sci-ence fun. The camp offers classic science experiments in biology, physics, chemistry, computers and robotics plus many opportunities

    to incorporate scientific principles into creative hands-on projects.

    Cost: $195 half-day; $295 full-day

    Web site: www.scimathinstitute.org

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

    Mediation Training basic

    Sponsor: North Star Youth Mediation

    Ages: 12-18 Dates and times: June 7-11,

    9 a.m. to 1 p.m. dailyLocation: Randy Smith Middle

    SchoolDescription: When your friends

    are in conflict, do they come to you for help? Discover a new way to resolve disputes. Mediation training teaches valuable skills in communication and conflict resolution. This course prepares youths to facilitate peer and vic-tim-offender mediations.

    Cost: NoneWeb site: www.northstar

    youthcourt.orgContact: Betty Noreen.

    457-6798; mediation@northstaryouthcourt.org

    Mediation Training advanced

    Sponsor: North Star Youth Mediation

    Ages: 12-18Dates and times: June 14-

    18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. dailyLocation: Randy Smith Middle

    SchoolDescription: Do adults and

    teens communicate well? Discov-er the dynamics of parent-teen and student-teacher communi-cation. Learn how to facilitate balanced and productive con-versations for teens and adults.

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    Cultural Arts Cultural Arts Cultural Arts

    Your family can choose: To be your child's teacher What your children learn What activities you participate in Your child's learning pace Experiences to meet individual needs The materials you use To teach at home or while traveling

    ...YOUR FUTURE Chugach School District provides:

    Friendly, Prompt, Professional Support Guidance & Accountability Fieldtrips, Activities, and Workshops Learning Styles Testing Outdoor Leadership Career Training Opportunities Allotment Funding Parent Training Opportunities Flexibility Transition Scholarships to Graduates

    Career Development Career Development Career Development

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    community to provide unique educational guidance and opportunities. community to provide unique educational guidance and opportunities.

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    Completion of basic mediation training is a prerequisite.

    Cost: NoneWeb site: www.northstaryouth

    court.orgContact: Betty Noreen,

    457-6798; mediation@northstaryouthcourt.org

    UAF SMART AcademySponsor: UAF Summer Ses-

    sions and Lifelong Learning and UAF Athletics and Campus Rec-reation

    Ages: sixth, seventh and eighth grades

    Dates and times: June 1-25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Location: UAF campusDescription: An opportunity

    for 54 students to study reading and math comprehension with UAF faculty during the morning and enjoy recreational activities such as dodgeball and soccer with UAF student athletes in the afternoon. Participants receive a free MAC bus pass, T-shirt, academic supplies, and lunch and snacks.

    Cost: FreeWeb site: www.uaf.edu/sum

    mer/smartacademyContact: Erica Franich,

    474-7588 or 474-7021; elfranich@alaska.edu

    UAF Summer Music Academy

    Sponsor: UAF Department of Music and Fairbanks

    Ages: Finishing grades 6-12Dates and times: June 7-18;

    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Location: Fine Arts Building,

    University of Alaska Fairbanks campus

    Description: The academy is an intensive two-week session of music study for youths who have played their instrument at least one year. Participants attend master class, large and small ensembles, and elective classes such as guitar or steel drums.

    Cost: $575 day camper/$1,650 dormitory camper

    Contact: Linda Harriger, 474-7555; fymusic@uaf.edu

    Wild Rose Summer Camp

    Sponsor: Susan KerndtAges: 5-15Dates and times: First ses-

    sion: ages 5-7, June 14-18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; second ses-sion, ages 8-15, June 21-25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; third session, ages 8-15, June 28 to July 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; fourth session, ages 5-7, July 5-9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Location: Large hay field at

    1.5 mile Sheep Creek Road, 3 miles west of UAF.

    Description: An outdoor edu-cational camp providing children with an enthusiastic experience of nature, coupled with a cre-ative art program. Children will participate in many art activi-ties including felting with wool fiber, batiking, plant dyeing on natural fibers, papermaking from plants, tie-dyeing, block printing, marbling, candle dipping, cop-per foil embossing and pottery. Afternoons are filled with games, hiking, nature study, plant and bird identification, insect and gar-den study, beekeeping, puppetry and storytelling. Children also will participate in building, cooking and firing pottery in outdoor mud ovens and kilns. Space is limited.

    Cost: $265 (includes materi-als)

    Contact: Susan Kerndt, 479-6363

    Youth Hunter Education Challenge

    Sponsor: Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, Opti-mist, Frontier Outfitters, Friends of the NRA and others.

    Ages: 9 to high school senior; Hunter education certificate required

    Dates and times: June 4-6Location: Fairbanks

    Description: Eight Hunter Education outdoor events with single and team competition in archery, shotgun, muzzle loading, .22 rifle, wildlife identification, hunter safety trail, hunter educa-tion test and orienteering. Equip-ment and ammo provided. Prizes and door prizes, plus lunches and dinner on the Riverboat Discovery on Saturday.

    Cost: $25/personWeb site: aimcomm.org (Click

    on Youth Hunter Education Challenge)

    Contact: Joe Nava, 479-2340, ffjn@ak.net

    Alaska Bird CampSponsor: Alaska Bird

    ObservatoryAges: 10-12Dates and times: June 1-4,

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Alaska Bird Obser-

    vatory Center for Education and Research and Creamers Field

    Description: Alaska Bird Camp is an outdoor science camp for kids who are interested in science and birds. The cur-

    riculum integrates science, art, conservation and fun exploring the outdoors at Creamers Field. Kids will learn to identify com-mon birds by sight and sound and will have the unique oppor-tunity to work with live birds alongside ABO biologists at Creamers Field. Camp size is limited to 10 participants.

    Cost: $200 Web site: www.alaskabird.orgContact: Tricia Blake,

    451-7159, birds@alaskabird.org

    Camp HabitatSponsor: Friends of Cream-

    ers Field, Northern Alaska Environmental Center, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

    Ages: 4-11Dates and times: Nature

    Sprouts I: June 14-18; Nature Sprouts II: June 21-25, ages 4-5 ($120); Nature Detectives I: July 5-9; Nature Detectives II: July 12-16; Nature Detec-tives III: July 19-23, ages 6-7 ($195); Water Striders I: July 5-9; Water Striders II: July 12-16; Water Striders III: July 19-23, ages 8-9 ($245); Refuge Adven-turers: July 12-16, ages 10-11 ($245); half-day program: 9 a.m. to noon; full-day program: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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    These services are made available through the Fairbanks North Star Borough under a grant from the State of Alaska Department of Health & Social Services.

    These services are made available through the Fairbanks North Star

    Borough under grants from thread and the State of Alaska Department of Health & Social Services.

    connecting early care & education to alaska

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    Location: Creamers Field Migratory Bird Refuge

    Description: Nature Sprouts half-day program (ages 4-5): Children explore Creamers Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge through developmentally appro-priate hands-on activities and games.

    Participants experience the wonders of the natural world through sensory exploration, discovery hikes, ecology-themed games, songs and creative craft projects.

    Day Camp Program (ages 6-11): Young people learn about the natural history of Interior Alaska through engaging activi-ties, games, hikes and projects. Youths explore the natural world through themes such as plants, animals, birds, fish, habitats,

    and people and the environment. Camp includes an overnight for campers ages 8-11.

    Camp Habitat will host its 20-year anniversary celebration June 12. Visit www.creamersfield.org for details.

    Cost: $120-$245; contact Camp Habitat for scholarship information

    Web site: www.northern.orgContact: Adele Wiejaczka,

    750-2298, campdirector@north-ern.org

    Cloverbud Day CampSponsor: UAF Cooperative

    Extension Service Tanana District 4-H

    Ages: Youths who have com-pleted grades K-2

    Dates and times: July 12-14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Location: Georgeson Botani-cal Gardens

    Description: This day camp will present adventure in the out-of-doors with the security of evenings at home. Nature obser-vations, 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 and $40 for non 4-H members

    Contact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427, mklowder@alaska.edu or Debbie Tindell 474-2420

    Curious Minds Want To Know!

    Sponsor: Young Learners Preschool

    Ages: 3-5Dates and times: June 7-

    11, Diggin Dinosaurs Camp; June 14-18, Princess Training Camp; July 19-23, ABC & 123 Artist Camp. Morning session, 9 a.m. to noon; afternoon session, 1-4 p.m.

    Location: Young Learners Preschool, 209 Forty Mile Ave.

    Description: A unique and

    exciting week of adventure awaits curious minds at Young Learners summer day camps. Each camp session will explore a new theme with games, litera-ture, art, music and hands-on projects designed to inspire children. Students will have the opportunity to grow intellectually, physically, creatively and socially.

    Cost: $160 per camp ses-sion

    Web site: www.young-learnerspreschool.com

    Contact: 455-6425 or younglearnerspreschool@yahoo.com

    North Star Ballet Dance Intensive

    Sponsor: North Star BalletAges: 12-19Dates and times: June 14

    to July 9, all-day programLocation: North Star

    Ballet-Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds

    Description: The program will include daily ballet classes and classes in modern, jazz and Pilates. Students will participate

    in ballet and modern reper-tory classes in preparation for a performance to conclude the session. Additional classes will cover dance history and related subjects and are designed to accommodate students from beginning to advanced level experience. Arrangements can be made for out-of-town stu-dents to board with host families.

    Cost: $1,200Web site: www.thenorth

    starballet.orgContact: Kristina Dutcher,

    (907) 451-8800, nsdf@polarnet.com

    Northern Lights Gymnastics and Dance Sports Camp

    Sponsor: Northern Lights Gymnastics & Dance Sports Camp

    Ages: 5-17Dates and times: May 17 to

    Aug. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with early drop-off and late pickup available

    Location: 1531 Richardson Highway, North Pole

    Description: Full-day sports camps are offered Monday through Friday all summer long or by the week and include gymnastics, cheerleading, bal-let, tap, jazz, hip-hop, drama, theater, and arts and crafts. Evening classes are offered in gymnastics, cheerleading, ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop.

    Cost: VariesContact: Paul Agar,

    490-6544

    Tanana Valley/Delta Junction Cub Scout

    Sponsor: Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America

    Ages: 7-10Dates and times: Tanana

    Valley July 7-10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Delta Junction July 15-17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Location: Tanana Valley Birch Hill Recreation Area; Delta Junction Delta Junction Fairgrounds

    Description: The Cub Scout Day Camp program is designed to teach skills and develop atti-tudes that make a boy more self-reliant and more at home in the outdoors. He will have fun with a purpose. The purpose is to build character while provid-ing a memorable experience in the life of a boy. At day camp, Cub Scouts participate in indi-vidual and team sports, games, crafts, explore nature and work on achievements, electives and activity badges. Boys have fun in the outdoors.

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    North Star Ballet Creative Dance Camp

    Copplia June 1 to June 5 - Ages 46

    June 7 to June 11 - Ages 710 Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    451-8800 A fun educational dance experience for children ages 4 to 10

    creative movement ballet music appreciation

    story telling dance history arts & crafts mime

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    Camp for grades K12 We Offer Day Camps As Well As Overnight

    Activities at camp: Inflatables, horses, petting farm, archery, riflery, crafts,

    canoeing, dirt boarding, wall climbing and many other activities.

    Non-denominational Christian Camp Prices range from $205$390

    Free T-shirt to anyone who registers before May 1, 2010.

    590 Wigwam Way Fairbanks, AK 99712 907-457-6059 www.campliwa.org

    Cost: $75Web site: www.midnight

    sunbsa.org/tanana_valley_district.html

    Contact: Sven Gilkey, 452-1976, sven.gilkey@Scouting.org

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    Bingle Camp Sponsor: Bingle Camp

    MinistriesAges: 4-17Dates and times:

    June 13-18, Outdoor Skills Camp; June 16-18, Mini Camp; June 20 -25, Explorers Camp; June 27-29, Just U and Me Camp; July 5-10, Adventure Camp; July 11-16, H20 Camp; July 17-24, Canoe Camp; July 18-23, Junior Camp; July 25-30, Discovery Camp

    Location: Harding Lake

    Description: Bingle Camp at Harding Lake has been offering faith-based summer camping programs since 1953. Most camps offer waterfront time, swimming, canoeing, tubing and the Iceberg. In addition, daily programming can include arts and crafts, outdoor educa-tion, low-rope team building, traditional camping and archery. Each individual camp has its own unique programming. Visit our Web site for more detailed information.

    Cost: $125-$350Web site: www.binglecamp.

    orgContact: Lisa Eldridge,

    administrative manager, 479-0562, director@binglecamp.org

    Camp BaldwinSponsor: Tanana Valley Bap-

    tist AssociationAges: Grades K-12Dates and times:

    June 23-25, grades K-2; June 28-July 2, grades 3 and 4; July 5-9, grades 5 and 6; July 12-16, grades 7 and 8;

    July 19-23, grades 9-12Location: Delta JunctionDescription: Camp Baldwin

    is a traditional camp setting with studies, activities and Bible les-sons. We have loving caregivers trained summer missionaries who come to Alaska to serve the Lord. We have bath houses, dining room/kitchen, recreation area, bunkhouses, etc. Bus service is provided from/to Fair-banks/Delta on a limited avail-ability for a small fee.

    Cost: $80-$100 Web site: www.tananaval

    leybaptistassociation.comContact: Sandy Buchanan,

    (907) 474-4989, sec@tananavalleybaptistassociation.com

    Camp Li-Wa Sponsor: Victory

    Ministries. Ages: Kindergarten-12 Dates and times: June 14

    to Aug. 6 Location: 590 Wigwam Way,

    just off 1/4 Mile Chena Hot Springs Road

    Description: There is some-

    thing for everyone at Camp Li-Wa, from overnight camps to day-only camps up to a week at a time. Li-Wa, which has been serving the greater Fairbanks community since 1959, offers a non-denominational Christian camping experience, which includes horses, inflatables, riflery, archery, canoeing, wall climbing, dirt boarding, petting farm and much more. For horse lovers, there are ranch camps, and there are exploration and expedition camps for forays into the wilderness for the more adventurous. Traditional camp lovers will enjoy base or skill camp.

    Cost: $205-$390 Web site: www.campliwa.org Contact: Jo Hibma,

    457-6059, info@campliwa.org

    Galactic Blast Vacation Bible School

    Sponsor: New Hope Method-ist-Presbyterian Church

    Ages: 3 to fifth gradeDates and times: June 7-

    11, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Location: 2371 Bradway Road, North Pole

    Description: A space-themed vacation Bible school, Galactic Blast will feature sto-rytime with a cosmic puppet friend, space decor, snacks, sci-ence, crafts, games and music. Classes will be small, age-level groups with age-appropriate activities and a class rotation schedule. Register online.

    Cost: FreeWeb site:

    www.newhopempc.comContact: Linda File,

    488-9191

    Globe Creek CampSponsor: Alaska

    Wilderness Youth Camps Ages: Grades 3-10 and

    family campDates and times:

    June 25-30, grades 7-10; July 3-5, family camp (all ages); July 8-12, grades 5 and 6; July 15-18, grades 3 and 4.

    Location: 37 Mile Elliott Highway

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    Description: This is Globe Creek Camps 10th year of pro-viding youth camps on 40 acres in beautiful Globe Creek Valley. Camp activi-ties include archery, obstacle course, geo cache hunts, adventure races, water bal-loon competition, crafts, hikes to Grapefruit Mountain and Wickersham Dome and evening camp fires on Globe Creek. Seventh- to 10th-graders will be challenged by an overnight hike into the mountains. Fifth- and sixth-graders will overnight closer to camp, and third- and fourth-graders will be treated to several nature hikes. Sound bib-lical values are implemented in all of our activities with trained and certified staff.

    Cost: $160-$240; family discounts available

    Web site: www.globecreekcamp.com

    Contact: Mike Dynes, 488-0671 or 978-5573, mike@globecreekcamp.com

    SonQuest Rainforest Vacation Bible School

    Sponsor: First Presbyterian Church

    Ages: 4-12Dates and times: May 24-28,

    9 a.m. to noon Location: 547 Seventh Ave.Description: SonQuest Rain-

    forest Vacation Bible School is based on five key Bible verses that will change a childs life. The program transports young minds into a vivid rainforest environ-ment of jungle sounds, sights and smells where theyll dig into the Bible and meet Jesus in everyday stories and enjoy music, crafts, outdoor recreation and snacks.

    Cost: No costWeb site: fairbanksfirst

    pres.comContact: Debra Lynn Bush,

    452-2406, debralynn@alaska.net

    Hamilton Acres Baptist School

    Sponsor: Hamilton Acres Baptist Church

    Ages: 3-12Dates and times: May 17 to

    Aug. 20; open 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday

    Location: 138 Farewell Ave., Hamilton Acres, Fairbanks

    Description: A safe, faith-based environment with a fenced playground where children can learn and have fun all summer long. Activities include storytimes, crafts, games and field trips.

    Cost: $580 per month; call for other rates

    Web site: www.akhabc.comContact: Grant Cochran,

    456-5995, office@alaska.net

    Open Arms School-Age Summer Program

    Sponsor: Open Arms Child Development Center

    Ages: 5-10 (Kindergarten must be completed.)

    Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 17, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Location: 2980 Davis Road, Fairbanks

    Description: The Summer School-Age program consists of all-day activities ranging from sports and arts to field trips and academic refreshers all summer

    long. Breakfast, lunch and two snacks provided daily. The goal of the program is to provide fun, safe and organized activities that teach Christs love in all situations.

    Cost: $645 per month, plus a $75 monthly activity fee (June and July); registration fee: $25

    Web site: www.zionfairbanks.org/open_arms.htm

    Contact: Emily Main, 455-9466, openarms@gci.net

    Saddle Ridge Ranch Vacation Bible School

    Sponsor: First Baptist Church of North Pole

    Ages: 3 years through sixth grade

    Dates and times: May 23-28, 6-9 p.m.

    Location: Fifth Avenue and Richardson Highway, North Pole

    Description: Each day, the cowpokes will rotate through sites like Music at Campfire Creek, Missions at Firefly Cav-ern, Bible Study Bunkhouse, Worship Rally Valley, Big Sky Grill, recreation at Mustang

    Mountain and crafts at Blazing Star Stables, where the days Bible story is reinforced with engaging hands-on activities.

    Registration Block Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 15

    Cost: Free Web site: www.firstbap

    tistchurchnorthpole.orgContact: Todd or Karen Den-

    ny, 488-0290; akmoneypenny@alaska.net

    Saddle Ridge Ranch Vacation Bible School

    Sponsor: University Baptist Church, Fairbanks

    Ages: Grades 1-6Dates and times:

    May 24-28Location: University Baptist

    Church, 1197 University Ave.Description: Participants

    will be saddling up and hitting the trail, rounding up some of lifes biggest questions and driv-ing home answers while explor-ing the wide open spaces on Saddle Ridge Ranch.

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    The weeklong adventure includes Bible stories, crafts, music and games.

    Cost: FreeWeb site: universitybap

    tistchurch.netContact: Marnie Port, 479-

    2440; ubcoffice@universitybaptistchurch.net

    Summer AdventuresSponsor: North Pole Christian

    SchoolAges: 3 years (potty-trained) to

    sixth gradeDates and times:

    May 17 to Aug. 13, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Location: NPCS, 3470 Silverleaf Ave.

    Description: The summer pro-gram will include Bible study and academic refreshers in letters and numbers (pre-K) and math and science (school-age). Children will participate in sports, games, crafts, music, drama and sign language classes.

    Cost: first child $600 per month; second child $550; daily rate $35; registration fee: $50

    Web site: www.npcs.orgContact: Patsy Fazio,

    488-0133, npcs@ak.net

    Calypso Farm Family and Small Group Field Trips

    Sponsor: Calypso Farm and Ecology Center

    Ages: Children/familiesDates and times: All

    summer by appointmentLocation: 4780 Old

    Nenana HighwayDescription: Bring your fam-

    ily or small group to Calypso Farm to have a fun-filled two-hour to one-half-day field trip. You can choose to visit with our sheep, goats and chicken, take a nature hike through the boreal forest, explore the gardens and greenhouse, make pizza or learn about natural dyeing.

    Cost: $4-$6 per person depending on field trip

    Web site: www.calypsofarm.org

    Contact: Adrienne Mosler,

    451-069, calypsoadrienne@gmail.com

    Centennial Gold Rush Trail Family Camp

    Sponsor: Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America

    Ages: Boys 7-10 and their whole family

    Dates and times: May 28-31

    Location: Cold Regions Test Center Test Track Delta Junction

    Description: Family Camp is a great place to have an overnight experience with your friends and family. Are you up for the Adventures of the Gold Rush Trail? Come join your son for a weekend in search of the Law of the Pack. It is a quest that is a race of character and will test your love of adventure. There will be over 25 activity stations for Cubs and family of all ages. You can bring your bike and helmet for our bike rodeo, shoot BB guns and archery, and bring your Pinewood Derby car to race in the Triple Crown just to name a few of the activities.

    Cost: $55 per person for

    ages 5 and older.Web site: www.midnight

    sunbsa.orgContact: Shari Crismore,

    452-1976, scrismor@scouting.org

    Strike It Rich Diabetes Family Camp

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Memo-rial Hospital and Midnight Sun Council

    Ages: All ages welcomeDates and times:

    July 11-14Location: Lost Lake Boy

    Scout Camp, 58 miles south on the Richardson Highway

    Description: Fairbanks Memorial Hospitals Diabetes Center presents the Sourdough Strike It Rich Camp at Lost Lake to help your family hit paydirt with a gold mine of information on the ins and outs of diabe-tes. Enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, archery and a shooting range. An exciting 43-foot climbing tower and a 475-foot zip line will stake your claim of Sourdough status.

    Cost: $250 individuals; $300 for family of two; $450 for family of three; $550 for family of four plus $100 per each additional family member. Children 3 and under free.

    Web site: www.midnightsunbsa.org

    Contact: Shari Crismore, outdoor program director, 452-1976, scrismor@scouting.org

    Back Porch Band I (The Stomp)

    Sponsor: Music MartAges: 7-18Dates and times:

    Saturdays, May 22 to Aug. 6; 2-3 p.m.

    Location: Music Mart, 413 Noble St., Fairbanks

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    Description: Bring your snow shovels, skis and hockey sticks as we learn music and play rhythms on everyday objects, culminating in performances at the Tanana Valley State Fair (Aug. 7-13).

    Musical experience is not required.

    Cost: $100Contact: Vicki Rayburn,

    590-7517; ilove40below@yahoo.com

    Back Porch Band II and III

    Sponsor: Music MartAges: Band II: 7-12; band

    III: 13-18Dates and times: Satur-

    days, May 22 to Aug. 6; band II, 3-4 p.m.; band III, 1-2 p.m.

    Location: Music Mart, 413 Noble St., Fairbanks

    Description: A summer of playing songs and singing (blues, rock, folk, Irish and clas-sical) will culminate in a per-formance at the Tanana Valley State Fair (Aug. 7-13).

    Musical experience on any of the following instruments is

    required: guitar, bass, piano, drums and vocals. Guitarists and bassists need their own instruments.

    Cost: $100Contact: Vicki Rayburn,

    590-7517; ilove40below@yahoo.com

    Creative Dance CampSponsor: North Star BalletAges: 4-10 Dates and times: Ses-

    sion one, ages 4-6, June 1-5; session two, ages 7-10, June 7-11; both sessions 9 a.m. to noon

    Location: Tanana Valley Fair-grounds, 1800 College Road

    Description: Dance camp is designed as a fun educational dance experience that includes daily classes in creative move-ment, ballet, music appre-ciation, story telling, arts and crafts, and culminates with a demonstration/performance for family.

    Cost: $175Web site: www.thenorth

    starballet.orgContact: Ruth Merriman,

    451-8800, Ruth@alaskacreativedance.com

    DanceAlaska Dance Camp

    Sponsor: Dance Theatre Fairbanks Inc.

    Ages: 9 to adultDates and times: Week 1

    ages 11 to adult, July 5-9, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; week 2 ages 9 to adult, July 12-15, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Location: DTF Firehouse Studios and Edna Wise Fire-house Theatre, 656 Seventh Ave.

    Description: A wide range of dance instruction including bal-let, hip hop, lyrical, contempo-rary, tap and jazz will be offered both weeks.

    Week 1 will include con-ditioning and stagecraft, and week 2 will include theater, character dance and improvisa-tion.

    At the end of week 2, camp-ers will give a performance at the Edna Wise Firehouse The-atre.

    Cost: $250 per weekWeb site: www.dancethe

    atrefairbanks.comContact: Dianne Christian-

    sen, 452-1113, dancetheatrefairbanks@gmail.com

    Discovery Dance Classes

    Sponsor: Dance Theatre Fair-banks Inc.

    Ages: 3-8Dates and times: June 21

    to July 29; 5-6 p.m.; Mondays, 3-4 years; Tuesdays, 4-6 years; Wednesdays, 7-8 years

    Location: The DTF Firehouse Studios and Edna Wise Firehouse Theatre at 656 Seventh Ave.

    Description: Mondays, 3- to 4-year-olds will concentrate on preparing young bodies and minds for dancing. Tuesdays the 5- to 6-year-olds will experience a little bit of ballet, tap and jazz. On Wednesdays, the 7- to 8-year-olds try out age-appropriate dance combo curriculum with tap, jazz and ballet.

    Cost: $90 Web site: www.dancethe

    atrefairbanks.comContact: Dianne Christiansen,

    452-1113, dancetheatrefairbanks@gmail.com

    Drama Project 2010Sponsor: Fairbanks Drama

    AssociationAges: 5-18

    Dates and times: Session 1: June 14-25, ages 5-14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; session 2: June 28 to July 9, ages 5-14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; call for class times for first two sessions. Session 3: July 12 to Aug. 8, ages 12-18, 1-6 p.m., with three performances, July 30, 31 and Aug. 1. Registration begins May 1.

    Location: Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave.

    Description: Each session features a professional theater training program, which includes the study of character develop-ment, story building, theater games and theater performance using newly developed vocal and physical skills. Classes are all age-appropriate and designed to build upon previous knowledge.

    Cost: $150 per each two-week session; $295 for three-week session

    Contact: Peggy Ferguson, 451-4378, pegferguson@gci.net

    Fairbanks Bluegrass Camp for Kids

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Folk Fest Inc.

    Ages: 5-17

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    Dates and times: June 21-25, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Location: Fairbanks Unitar-ian Fellowship Hall, Pikes Land-ing Road (across from Princess Hotel)

    Description: The seventh-annual camp is five fun-filled days of bluegrass and other American roots music. Instruc-tion is in a variety of instru-ments, including guitar, fiddle, bass, mandolin, banjo, blue-grass vocals and harmonies. Wednesday evening features a square dance with local old-time dance band and caller. Instructors include some pres-ent or former members of the award-winning band Bearfoot and other talented musicians. The camp ends with a student concert at 3:30 on Friday.

    Cost: $250Web site: www.fairbanks

    folkfest.orgContact: Pete Bowers,

    455-6528, pbowers@alaska.net

    Flot Jr.Sponsor: Fairbanks Light

    Opera Theater and Flint HillsAges: 8-14Dates and times: June 6-

    11, ages 12-14; June 13-18, ages 8-11; June 20-25, ages 8-11; Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Before and after care available. Placement auditions at 1 p.m. on Sunday of the camp week.

    Location: Dance Theatre Fairbanks Firehouse Studios, 656 Seventh Ave. in the old City Fire Station.

    Description: FLOT Jr. is an age-specific fine arts summer camp. Sessions will teach the basics of musical theater: act-ing, singing, dancing, costumes and makeup application, set construction, stage props and painting scenery. Each weeklong camp culminates at 6 p.m. Friday with a production the participants have rehearsed during that week.

    Cost: $150Web site: www.flot.orgContact: Sarah Hoover,

    456-FLOT, flotjr@gmail.com

    Groundlings Drama Camp

    Sponsor: The Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre

    Ages: 12-18Dates and times:

    June 3-27; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

    Location: The Empress The-atre

    Description: A full-day camp featuring professional actor training, Shakespeare, stage combat and more.

    Cost: $495Web site: fstalaska.orgContact: Anne Thibault,

    457-7638, anne@fstalaska.org,

    Outside the LineSponsor: Outside the Line

    Youth Art, SummerAges: 6-16Dates and times: July 12-14;

    9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30-4 p.m.

    Location: 485 Ballaine Road (1/4 mile)

    Description: There will be a choice of new projects plus painting, found object sculpture

    and experimental art. Weather permitting, sessions

    will vary between indoors and outdoors, observing nature in a woodsy setting surrounding a spacious studio. Limited class size.

    Cost: $110 if paid by May 31; $125 later

    Web site: www.outsidetheline.com

    Contact: Marionette Donnell Stock, MFA, 479-6420; mari-onette@alaska.net

    Summer Dance CampSponsor: Mo Holland Dance

    StudioAges: 7-14Dates and times: June 7-25,

    Monday, Wednesday and FridayLocation: 914 College RoadDescription: Campers will

    learn basic technique in bal-let, tap, jazz, yoga and musical theater. The studio will provide shoes to borrow, but campers will bring their own lunches.

    There will be a performance for family and friends on June 25.

    Cost: $300

    Web site: www.mohollanddance.com

    Contact: Mo Holland, 452-5678, dance1@acsalaska.net

    Summer Open Dance Class Series

    Sponsor: Dance Theatre Fairbanks Inc.

    Ages: 9 to adultDates and times: All

    summer long Location: The DTF Firehouse

    Studios and Edna Wise Fire-house Theatre at 656 Seventh Ave.

    Description: Open bal-let class will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m.; open hip-hop class is every Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Cost: $15 drop in rate per class; punch cards available.

    Web site: www.dancetheatrefairbanks.com

    Contact: Dianne Christian-sen, 452-1113, dancetheatre-fairbanks@gmail.com

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    OVERNIGHT CAMPS

    Youth Summer Fiberarts Program

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Weavers and Spinners Guild

    Ages: 6-15Dates and times: May 17-

    28; June 1 to July 3; July 6-10; July 30 to Aug. 10. Morning and afternoon sessions, 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.

    Location: Weaving Studio, Room 219 Lathrop Building, 516 Second Ave., Fairbanks

    Description: Morning or afternoon sessions are three hours each day and pres-ent concepts in art and craft through specific projects that develop youths confidence and skill.

    Cost: $80 per session; lunch supervision an additional $10

    Web site: www.fairbanksweavers.org

    Contact: Penny Wakefield, 452-7737, info@fairbanksweavers.org

    4-H/Youth Jr. Jamboree Mission 004-H

    Sponsor: UAF Cooperative Extension Service Tanana District 4-H

    Ages: Youths who have completed grades 3-7

    Dates and times: 6 p.m. June 21 to 11:30 a.m. June 24

    Location: Twin Bears CampDescription: Participants will

    rotate through classes based on technology and physical fit-ness. There will be swimming, crafts, games, skits, hiking and campfires.

    Cost: 4-Her $90, non-4-Her $105

    Contact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427, mklowder@alaska.edu or Debbie Tindell, 474-2420

    Camp Jessie Bloom Girl Scout Camp

    Sponsor: Farthest North Girl Scout Council

    Ages: 5-15 or girls going into first grade and up

    Dates and times: Teddy Bear Camp (grades 1 to 3), July 25- 27; GS Brownie Adventures (grades 3 and 4), July 18-24; GS Junior Camps (grades 4 to 6), session 1: July 18-24, session 2: July 25-3; Survivor Camp (ages 13-plus who are no longer Juniors, July 25-31.

    Location: Lost Lake Camp, 58.5 miles south of Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway

    Description: Camp Jessie Bloom offers an Interior resi-dential camp experience set in a fun and safe environment. Girls swim and canoe on the lake, hike on trails and do tra-ditional camp activities such as campfires, crafts, cook-outs and more. This camp is open to all girls, not just Girl Scouts.

    Cost: Teddy Bear Camp

    $210; Brownie Adventures $310; Junior Camps $310, Survivor Camp $335

    Web site: www.fairbanksgirlscouts.org/programs/camp.html

    Contact: Barbara Palmer, 456-4782; fngsc3@alaska.com

    Kids Fly Fishing Camp

    Sponsor: Midnight Sun Fly Casters

    Ages: 10-16; kids 10-13 must be accompanied by a par-ent or guardian

    Dates and times: Noon June 4 until noon June 6

    Location: Twin bears Camp 30 Mile Chena Hot Springs Road

    Description: The 14th annual Kids Fly Fishing Camp will focus on teaching kids fly casting, knot tying, fly tying entomology and fishing ethics. Parents are strongly encouraged to participate whenever pos-sible. Our goal is to make fly fishing a family activity. Food is provided.

    Cost: $80Contact: Ken Ulz, 457-

    6793, kenulz@mosquitonet.com or Tom Norton, 490-6889

    Lost Lake Boy Scout Resident Camp

    Sponsor: Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America

    Ages: 11-17Dates and times: Week 1

    June 21-26; week 2 June 27 to July 2

    Location: Lost Lake Boy Scout Resident Camp, 58.5 miles south on the Richardson Highway

    Description: Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp sits on 400 acres bordering Lost Lake and the Tanana River. Summer camp is an important and posi-tive part of every youths experi-ence and a lot of fun. There will be swimming, boating, shoot-ing sports and Project COPE Challenge Outdoor Personal Experience, which teaches team

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    Lathrop Bldg, Room 219, 516 2nd Ave.

    See class descriptions, schedule & registration form on our Website: www.fairbanksweavers.org (and click youth button)

    Weekly programs 2 sessions daily $80 per session

    Registration begins immediately by phone (452-7737), by mail (PO Box 73152) or visit the studio, noon to 4pm on May 8

    Ages Afternoons 1pm-4pm Dates Ages Mornings 9am-12

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    building and cooperation. Camp features a 43-foot climbing tow-er with a 475-foot zip line.

    Cost: $265 per weekWeb site: www.midnight

    sunbsa.orgContact: Shari Crismore,

    Midnight Sun Council Outdoor Program director, 452-1976, scrismor@scouting.org

    Eielson School Age Summer Program

    Sponsor: Eielson Youth Programs

    Ages: 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten)

    Dates and times: May 24 to Aug. 17, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Location: Building 3303, Eielson Air Force Base

    Description: This full-day summer camp offers something for everyone who is eligible to use Air Force programs. There will be field trips, nationally recognized Boys and Girls Club events, 4-H projects and so much more. Swimming days,

    bowling games and gardening projects are just a few of the fun activities planned. The pro-gram is nationally accredited. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included.

    Specialty camps offered through our youth center include programs in Alaska adventure, drama, sports, sci-ence and technology. These camps are scheduled through-out the summer and are geared for children 9-18.

    Cost: Based on total family income

    Web site: www.eielsonforcesupport.com

    Contact: Deborah Conklin, (907) 377-3194, deborah.conklin@eielson.af.mil

    Falcon Summer Adventure

    Sponsor: Fairhill Christian School

    Ages: 4-11Dates and times: May 24

    to Aug. 6; 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: 101 City Lights

    Blvd. FairbanksDescription: Falcon Sum-

    mer Adventure will be a fun and safe place for parents to bring their children each day. Offerings include a variety of science activi-ties, field trips, outside playtime, reading and quiet time, and morning and afternoon snacks.

    Children bring their own lunch. Contact Fairhill Christian School for an application.

    Cost: $600 per month; part-day and weekly options available.

    Web site: www.FairhillChristianSchool.org

    Contact: Talitha Roberts, principal, 457-2167, fairhill@awcable.com

    North Star Learning Center

    Sponsor: North Star Learning Center

    Ages: 5-11Dates and times: May 17

    to Aug. 17, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.Location: 500 E. Fifth Ave.,

    North PoleDescription: Participants in

    the summer program will spend their days at local playgrounds and parks exploring and playing sports, as well as being involved in the North Pole Library Sum-mer Reading Program. Activities will include arts and crafts and cooking projects.

    Cost: VariesContact: Lori Kennard,

    488-7827

    Summer Adventure Program

    Sponsor: Camp Fire USA Alaska Council

    Ages: Entering grades 1-7 in the fall.

    Dates and times: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Location: University Park Ele-mentary School

    Description: Outdoor adven-ture, arts, science, friends and fun together makes the best of summer experiences for elemen-tary youths. Activities are fun and engaging and designed around small groups with a focus on pro-moting physical fitness, healthy life choices, outdoor experiences and community involvement. This full-day licensed program offers great flexibility in scheduling: Register for one day or for the whole summer. Register online at www.campfireak.org.

    Cost: $38 per day or $180 per week

    Web site: www.campfireak.orgContact: Camp Fire USA

    Alaska Council, (907) 279-3551, campfire@campfireak.org

    Summer DaysSponsor: Play N LearnAges: 5-12Dates and times: May 24 to

    Aug. 11 (closed week of July 5); 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Camp starts at 9 a.m.

    Location: 1949 Gillam Way (Carol Brice Family Center)

    Description: Summer Days will provide a safe, active and enjoy-

    able camp. The classroom environ-ments will adapt to fit the themes and planned activities. There will be guest speakers and fieldtrips to encourage children to explore, interact with peers and cooperate with others. The camp offers posi-tive social and emotional develop-ment and interaction with peers. This years themes are: Pirates Ahoy Mateys!; The Wild Outdoors; Africa; The Pacific Rim; Dinosaurs; America The Beautiful; Gold Rush; Ecology/Harvesting; American Southwest; Hollywood and Fantasy. Tuition includes daily lunch, after-noon snack, materials, field trips and before and after care.

    Cost: $180Web site: www.playnlearn.orgContact: Shelly Mensch,

    479-0900, Ext. 23, or Kim Burke, 479-5437.

    3-on-3 Basketball State Championships

    Sponsor: Challenge Life Youth Foundation

    Ages: boys and girls ages 8-88

    SCHOOL-AGE

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    For complete 2010 camp and registration information:

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

    18365667-4-18-10SFFK Alaska Volleyball Camps

    Beginner Skills Camp

    July 5-7

    Intermediate Skills Camp July 13-16

    Advanced Skills Cam p July 19-22

    NEW!!! NEW!!! JUMP START Athlete Development Program A dynamic physical training program for girls & boys grades 7-12

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    Phil Jones , 5th Degree Black Belt, International Certified

    Instructor

    488-2821 C a l l N o r t h P o l e M a r t i a l A r t s a t

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    Dates and times: June 20; 10 a.m.-midnight

    Location: 4th Avenue, Downtown Fairbanks

    Description: The 3-on-3 Championships will be playing ball in the Midnight Sun. The 1-day tournament on Solstice coincides with Fathers Day and the Fairbanks Midnight Sun Fes-tival, which attracts thousands of people. There will be lots of divisions to play in from begin-ners to expert levels, as well as a family division. Fathers and/or mothers, aunties, uncles, grandparents, nieces and neph-ews can team up to form a family team.

    Cost: $100 per teamWeb site: www.challengelife.

    orgContact: Mike Hajdukovich,

    322-0626, hajduke@mac.com

    ALCAN Hockey Scoring, Offensive

    Sponsor: Alcan Sports

    Ages: 7-14Dates and times: June 1

    to Aug. 5, Tuesdays and Thurs-days, 1:15-2:15 p.m.

    Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty Center

    Description: This program will emphasize the individual skills for goal scoring and offen-sive play, focusing on the proper techniques to maximize poten-tial in each skill and developing the necessary tools to increase goal scoring.

    Cost: $500 for full summer Web site: www.alcanhockey.

    comContact: Dean Fedorchuk,

    455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    ALCAN Hockey Power Skating

    Sponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 7-15Dates and times: 18 on-ice

    sessions, Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 1 to Aug. 5; 7:45- 8:45 a.m.

    Location: University of Alaska

    Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: The emphasis on

    the Advanced Power Skating Pro-gram includes acceleration and explosiveness; power and stride development, and agility and quickness.

    Cost: $500 for full summer Web site: www.alcanhockey.

    comContact: Dean Fedorchuk,

    455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    Alyeska Track and Field Games

    Sponsor: Alyeska Pipeline Service Company

    Ages: 6-13 Dates and times: June 5;

    9:30 a.m.Location: Lathrop High

    School TrackDescription: Alyeska Track

    and Field Games is a beginning-level, recreational track and field program. It is designed to introduce boys and girls to track and field. All participants will receive a T-shirt and a partici-

    pant ribbon. First-, second- and third-place contestants will each receive a medal. In addition, first place winners will receive a new bike.

    Cost: FreeContact: Linda Ingham,

    459-1068, lingham@fnsb.us

    American Youth Football & Cheerleading

    Sponsor: American Youth Football and Cheerleading of Interior Alaska

    Ages: 4-14Dates and times: July 25 to

    last week of SeptemberLocation: Fairbanks and

    North PoleDescription: Football and

    cheerleading skills will be taught during scheduled practices dur-ing the summer. Participants will learn teamwork, respect for self and others, and the game of football while gaining physical exercise.

    Cost: Flag football $80; tackle football $250; cheer with gear $225; cheer without gear $125.

    Web site: fairbanksyouthfootball.com

    Contact: David Hawkins, 378-9275; hawk@tvtv.com

    Chena Hot Springs Bicycle Classic

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Cycle Club, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

    Ages: All ages (youth to adult)

    Dates and times: June 26Location: Several start loca-

    tions, all ending at Chena Hot Springs Resort

    Description: The annual Chena Hot Springs Bicycle Clas-sic provides family-oriented fun for bicyclists of all levels. The ride offers 66-, 33-, 14- and 7-mile ride options. All rides end at Chena Hot Springs Resort. The ride includes a picnic lunch at the resort, free passes to the hot springs and other race goodies. Rides back to start points are provided.

    Cost: $15 for children under 12, $25 for adults, $50 for families

    Contact: Kay Kindt, 488-1687

  • 15Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010

    S CCER? Does your 3rd or 4th grade* daughter

    " " The Eclipse Soccer Club

    announces tryouts for the 2000 GIRLS COMPETITIVE TEAM

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 7:00 9:00 p.m.

    Randy Smith Middle School Interested players should arrive ready to play, with shorts, t-shirt,

    shin guards, non-marking tennis shoes, and a water bottle.

    Parents, please bring a completed Try Out Form and the $10 tryout fee (cash or check payable to Eclipse 2000 Team only please) .

    Try Out Forms can be downloaded from the Eclipse website at www.eclipsesoccer.net. Click on Tryout Forms at the bottom of the page.

    Questions? Coach Rory ONeill yanert@alaska.net 750-6296

    Coach Kara Swoffer kswoff@hotmail.com 687-6818 www.eclipsesoccer.net

    *Players birthdates must fall between 8/1/1999 7/31/2001

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    YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS

    For complete 2010 camp and registration information:

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

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    Alaska Volleyball Camps Beginner

    Skills Camp July 5-7

    Intermediate Skills Camp July 13-16

    Advanced Skills Cam p July 19-22

    NEW!!! NEW!!! JUMP START Athlete Development Program A dynamic physical training program for girls & boys grades 7-12

    June 15- August 5

    Grades 1 - 3 June 16 - 18

    Call 479-0562 or check www.binglecamp.org for registration & information

    Mini Camp

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    Fairbanks Youth Soccer

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Youth Soccer Association

    Ages: 4-19Dates and times: Summer

    Youth Soccer Session June 1 to July 22.

    Location: Fairbanks Youth Soccer Fields

    Description: Recreational soccer programs for all youths along with five weeks of devel-opmental soccer clinics. The games and practices are Mon-day through Thursday starting at 6 p.m. Each age group meets at least twice per week. FYSA actively supports player and coach development by hosting soccer camps, soccer clinics and coaching clinics.

    Cost: Depends on age of child, see Web site for more details.

    Web site: www.fysasoccer.org

    Contact: Linda Burke, 456-3976, fysa@mosquitonet.com

    FAHA Skills and DrillsSponsor: Fairbanks

    Amateur Hockey AssociationAges: Players ages 5-18

    Dates and times: Tuesday evenings, June 1 to Sept. 14; Mites and Squirts (ages 5-10) 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Pee Wees, Bantams/Midges (ages 11-18) 8-9 p.m.

    Location: Big Dipper Ice Arena

    Description: Dont lose those skills you worked so hard all year to master. Come out for some hockey fun once per week throughout the summer. It also is a great way to try out hockey and get ready for the fall sea-son. Focus will be on drills and small-area games.

    Cost: $150Web site: www.fahaonline.

    comContact: Kim Griffith,

    388-3631, fairbankshockey@gmail.com

    Stingray Swim TeamSponsor: Stingray Swim

    TeamAges: 6-18Dates and times: Multiple

    swim times available. Swimmers may swim 2-7 times per week.

    Location: Alaska Club and/or UAF Patty Pool

    Description: Swimmers learn the four competitive swim strokes, dives and turns while gaining endurance and strength. Training focuses on technique

    and fitness of all our athletes from beginning to college level swimmers.

    Cost: $60-100 per monthWeb site: stingrayswim.orgContact: Scott Lemley,

    322-7496, akcoach@acsalaska.net

    Youth Ultimate Disc Clinic

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Ultimate Association, Alaska Campus Disc Club

    Ages: 11-18Dates and times:

    May 25-27, 6-8 p.m.Location: Randy Smith

    Middle School, 1401 Bainbridge Blvd.

    Description: This three-day evening program will introduce youths to the growing sport of ultimate frisbee. Played with a flying disc, ultimate combines elements of soccer, football and basketball, resulting in a fast-paced team sport enjoyed by children and adults around the world. Topics covered will include basic throws, cutting and spirit of the game. Senior discers also will be introduced to more technical throws and higher-level offensive and defen-sive strategies. Includes a new disc for each participant.

    Cost: $30 Web site: fairbanksultimate.

    orgContact: Rose Hewitt, 457-2019, funkyr@hotmail.

    com

    Alaska Hockey CampsSponsor: Alaska Hockey

    CampsAges: 6-14Dates and times:

    July 19-23, Mites and Squirts, 8:30-10 a.m.; PeeWees and Bantams, 10:15-11:45 a.m.

    Location: Big Dipper Ice Arena

    Description: Alaska Hockey Camps focus on individual skill development in a fun atmo-sphere.

    Cost: $200 Web site: www.alaskahock

    eycamps.comContact: Brian Gross,

    (907) 952-7712, alaskahockeycamps@yahoo.com

    ALCAN Baseball CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times: June 21-25

    Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center

    Description: The baseball program highlights individual skills so players challenge themselves regardless of skill level to develop and maintain solid habits. Focus will be on hitting, pitching, throwing, and catching; defensive fundamen-tals, safety and respect.

    Cost: $200 full day; $125 half day

    Web site: www.alcansports.com

    Contact: Tyler Hollister, 455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    ALCAN Cheer CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times:

    June 14-18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alas-

    ka Fairbanks Patty Center

    Description: In associa-tion with AYF Cheer of Interior Alaska, ALCAN Sports is offering a cheer component to the pro-gram. Cheer instructors will lead the program as special guest cheer instructors associated with professional and collegiate teams.

    Cost: $200 full day; $125 half day

    SPORTS

    CAMPS

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    Serving Interior Alaska Since 1959

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    Web site: www.alcanhockey.com

    Contact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    ALCAN Football CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times:

    June 14-18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alas-

    ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: The camp

    focuses on individual skills so players challenge themselves to develop and maintain solid habits. There will emphasis on athletic, offensive and defensive skills including stance, ball han-dling, passing, catching, block-ing and fundamentals of play, safety and respect to prepare players for all kinds of game and life situations.

    Cost: $200 full day; $125 half day

    Web site: www.alcanhockey.com

    Contact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    ALCAN Hockey Kids Camp

    Sponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-7Dates and times:

    May 17-21; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alas-

    ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: Enrollment is

    limited to 36 for three groups of 12 players based on experi-

    ence and instructor ratio of 6:1. There will be two ice ses-sions per day (three hours total) with skating and stick handling fundamentals, fun and games, safety and respect. Off-ice instruction includes hockey academy and enrichment activi-ties, fitness training and teamwork.

    Cost: $325Web site: www.alcanhockey.

    comContact: Dean Fedorchuk,

    455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    ALCAN Hockey Main Camp

    Sponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-13 Dates and times: May 24-

    28; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or half dayLocation: University of Alas-

    ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: Camp will cater

    to the individual skills of hockey maintaining an individualized format for participants to chal-lenge themselves, not compete with others. Teaching emphasis will focus on skating, shooting, stickhandling and passing skills.

    Cost: $325 full day; $225 half day

    Web site: www.alcanhockey.com

    Contact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    ALCAN Hockey Goalie Main Camp

    Sponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 7-13

    Dates and times: May 24-28; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty Center

    Description: Camp program will emphasize the individual skills of goaltending and focus-ing on the proper techniques to maximize potential in each skill. Goalie instructors will be announced in May. Program focuses on small-group and individual instruction with typi-cally four-six goalies.

    Cost: $325 full day; $225 half day

    Web site: www.alcanhockey.com

    Contact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    ALCAN Softball CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times:

    June 14-18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Interior Baseball

    League Fields near Pioneer ParkDescription: Softball pro-

    gram players will participate within their own age group and work on the same fundamen-tals. Focus will be on hitting, pitching, throwing and catching; defensive fundamentals; safety; and respect to prepare players for all kinds of game situations.

    Cost: $200 full day; $125 half day

    Web site: www.alcansports.com

    Contact: Tyler Hollister, 455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    Arctic Knights Archery Camp

    Sponsor: Kings Nock Archery Pro Shop and Ranges

    Ages: 7-16 (younger on approval only)

    Dates and times: Three sessions: June 14-18; June 28 to July 2; and July 12-16; Mon-day through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Location: 3204 International St.

    Description: Nationally certi-

    fied instructors using JOAD and NADA techniques provide a vari-ety of different archery experi-ences. Safety, archery etiquette and form are taught to begin-ners while intermediate and advanced shooters focus upon shot placement to earn National Field Archery Association shoot-er patches. Students will make an arrow and will experience paper target, 3D and DART (reality) shooting, and learn proper scoring and tournament rules. Each Friday is extended for a picnic, mini-tournament and awards ceremony. Low-cost bow packages or rentals are available. Personal equipment may be used with instructor approval for safety and size appropriate.

    Cost: $75 per sessionContact: Chris Williams,

    479-4539 or 457-1792

    Camp KickSponsor: Midnight Sun

    Martial Arts AcademyAges: 7 and upDates and times: June 1-5;

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Midnight Sun Mar-

    tial Arts Academy, 530 Second St.

    Description: Camp Kick teaches taekwon do training for all ages and levels: self-defense, sparring, board break-ing, patterns and provides great physical activity. Other activities include: arts and crafts, rocket building, outside fun and kids fear factor.

    Cost: $200Web site: msmaa.comContact: Jeff Hurben,

    457-5425, kickit@ak.net

    ERA Basketball CampSponsor: ERA Aviation and

    Challenge Life Youth FoundationAges: grades 3-12Dates and times: Late JulyLocation: University of Alas-

    ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: This is a four-

    day camp in late July offering free tuition to the first 100 kids who sign up who have been to a challenge Life Camp at least once.

    Cost: Free Web site: challengelife.orgContact: Mike Hajdukovich,

    322-0626, hajduke@mac.com

    JuMP START Athlete Development

    Sponsor: Alaska Volleyball Camps

    Ages: Grades 7-12Dates and times: June 15

    to Aug. 5; 8-9 a.m.Location: University of Alas-

    ka Fairbanks Student Recreation Center Fields

    Description: Get a jump on

    the competition and the upcom-ing season with a dynamic physical training program to get you in the best shape of your life. Excellent for both female and male athletes in any land-based sport. Classes will fea-ture age-appropriate exercises emphasizing speed, strength, quickness, agility and explosive power with running, jumping, pushing, pulling and throwing, designed by college volleyball coaches. No weight lifting. Adaptable to family vacations and other activities.

    Cost: $120 before May 15; $150 after. $20 discount for Alaska Volleyball Camp partici-pants.

    Web site: alaskavolleyballcamps.com

    Contact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.edu

    Junior Golf ChampsSponsor: North Star Golf

    Club, Inc.Ages: 7-12Dates and times: Six ses-

    sions, Tuesday through Friday: June 1-4; June 15-18; June 22-25; July 6-9; July 13-16; July 20-23; 9:30 a.m. to noon,

    Location: North Star Golf Club, 330 Golf Club Drive, Fairbanks

    Description: Weekly ses-sions provide 10 hours of small-group (nine) instruction working with PGA professional Drew Wahlin, to learn the basics of golf including full swing with irons and woods, pitching, chip-ping, putting skills, etiquette and rules while having fun. All equipment provided.

    Cost: $125Web site: www.northstargolf.

    comContact: 457-4653;

    northstargolf@alaska.net

    Liams HighPerformance Q Camps

    Sponsor: Liam Ortega, U.S. Speedskating Team member

    Ages: 10-20Dates and times: Every

    weekend: May 1-2 through June 5-6

    Location: Student Recre-ation Center, University of Alas-ka Fairbanks campus

    Description: Liam Ortega, a member of the U.S. Speedskat-ing Team, former West Valley skier and Arctic Lions hockey player, will give individually focused how-tos to get the most out of nutrition, strength/conditioning/recovery and men-tal/analytic training skills to approach each day with purpose

  • 17Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010

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    2010 Summer Semester June 8 July 23

    2010 Summer Dance Camp June 14-25, 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

    TUITION RATES 1 Hour Classes $154 (Price is for twice a week classes)

    1-1/2 Hour Classes $231 (Price is for twice a week classes) Dance Camp $280 (Camps are for 2 weeks Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Drop In Rate $15 per hour

    5:30 - 7:00 Teen/Adult

    Ballet/Pointe

    5:30 - 7:00 Teen/Adult

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    Mondays, Wednesdays & Friday ! Camp Held at The Studio Tuesdays & Thursdays ! Camp Held at Pioneer Park Ages 4-7 Ages 8-12 Ages 13-17

    Classes Included Hip Hop Break Dance Acrobatics/Dheerleading/Stunts Musical Theatre/Creative Dramatics

    Bring Daily: Lunch/Water Bootle/Jacket/Sunscreen

    Camp Performance Friday, June 25, 2-3 p.m.

    Jazz Tap Ballet

    Country Swing Hawaiian Hula Can Can

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    and to improve and achieve daily goals en route to personal dreams.

    Cost: Two half days, $100; Two full days, $150

    Web site: www.liamortega.com

    Contact: Liam Ortega, 479-2739, liamortega@gmail.com

    North Star Taekwon DoSponsor: Dan PreussAges: 5-17Dates and times: June 22

    to Aug. 10; afternoon and eve-ning sessions

    Location: Mary Siah Recreation Center

    Description: Classes focus on beginning taekwon do and basic movements for children and traditional values. Weekly classes vary according to age, rank or family involvement.

    Cost: $39 for 7-week session

    Contact: Dan Preuss, 456-3484

    TEAM ALCAN Summer Sports Camp

    Sponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 8-13Dates and times: May 17 to

    Aug. 13; 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Location: To be announcedDescription: The camp goal is

    to offer a summer-long program of quality instruction and opportu-nity for athletic development and developing good nutritional and training habits while providing a full season of activity, cross-train-ing and skill development.

    Cost: $200 per week; dis-counted rates for monthly, half summer or full summer.

    Web site: www.alcansports.com

    Contact: Tyler Hollister, 455-4203, info@alcansports.com

    Volleyball Beginner Skills Camp

    Sponsor: Alaska Volleyball Camps

    Ages: Girls and boys with one year or less of organized volleyball

    training, usually grades 6-8.Dates and times: July 5-7;

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alaska

    Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: The three-day

    camp will introduce a solid foun-dation of the fundamental skills of the game. Lots of drills and games to develop individual skill, proficiency and confidence, which lead to success in the team game.

    Cost: $175 if registered before May 15; $200 after May 15.

    Web site: alaskavolleyballcamps.com

    Contact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.edu

    Volleyball Intermediate Skills Camp

    Sponsor: Alaska Volleyball Camp

    Ages: Girls and boys, grades 8-10 with at least one year of organized volleyball training.

    Dates and times: July 13-16,

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alaska

    Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: An exciting,

    fast paced, four-day camp for girls and boys focusing on the FUNdamental skills required for volleyball success. Lots of drills, games, contests and prizes in a fun, cooperative and success ori-ented atmosphere.

    Cost: $195 before May 15; $220 after

    Web site: alaskavolleyballcamps.com

    Contact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.edu

    Volleyball Advanced Skills Camp

    Sponsor: Alaska Volleyball Camp

    Ages: Girls and boys, grades 9-12, ready to compete at high school varsity and junior varsity levels.

    Dates and times: July 19-22; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Location: University of Alaska

    Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: A challenging

    four-day, volleyball training for experienced players.

    The development of solid technical and tactical skills will be emphasized. Games, contests and prizes in a fun, competitive atmosphere.

    Cost: $195 if registered before May 15; $220 after May 15.

    Web site: alaskavolleyballcamps.com

    Contact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.edu

    Camp NETSSponsor: Fairbanks Tennis

    AssociationAges: Grades 3-5Dates and times:

    May 24-28, 8 a.m. to noon.

    Tennis camps

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    Weekly tuition rate of $180 includes: lunch, afternoon snack, materials, field trips

    and before and after care.

    Camp is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Before care starts at 7:30 a.m.;

    After care ends at 5:15 p.m.

    To enroll, we will need a complete application packet for each child, registration fee, current

    shot record and first weeks tuition.

    Call 479-0900 ext 23 or 479-5437 to enroll or email kburke@pnlcdc.com

    Applications are available on-line at playnlearn.org

    Camp starts May 24th! Open Enrollment for current and new families

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    This summers themes are:

    Pirates Ahoy Mateys! The Wild Outdoors

    The Pacific Rim America The Beautiful

    Africa Gold Rush

    Ecology/Harvesting American Southwest

    Dinosaurs Hollywood and Fantasy

    Pearl Creek Families: Get signed up for fall!

    Call 479-5437 or email kburke@pnlcdc.com

    Helping Children and Families Thrive Since 1974

    Play N Learn

    UAF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution

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    for children ages 5-17

    www.uaf.edu/src and click Recreational Camps for more information. Contact Ruth Olsen,

    474-6814 or ruth.olsen@alaska.edu

    Monday-Friday Week 1 July 5-July 9 Week 2 July 12-July 16 Week 3 July 19-July 23 Week 4 July 26-July 30 Week 5 August 2-August 6 Week 6 August 9-August 13

    Before Care: $20 week 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Morning Session: $100 week 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Afternoon Session: $100 week 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. All day: $200 week 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. After Care: $20 week 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Daily Drop In: $5 Before & After Care $25 Day - AM or PM Sessions $50 Day - ALL Day

    Divided into age appropriate groups, campers will learn and improve in recreational activities consisting of: badminton, basketball, broomball, flag football, floor

    hockey, frisbee, lacrosse, parachute games, racquetball, riflery, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, wall climbing

    and LOADS more!

    SUMMERTIME PROGRAMS

    Location: Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts, behind Mary Siah Center

    Description: This half-day, week long camp includes tennis lessons with coaches combined with education segments on nutrition, reading and Arthur Ashe study. Limited enrollment. Registration April 24 and May 8.

    Cost: $225Web site: www.fairbanksten

    nis.orgContact: Marie Schmidt,

    455-4301, info@fairbanksten-nis.org

    Tennis Camps One to Four

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Association

    Ages: Grades K-12Dates and times: Camp

    one: May 24-28; camp two: June 1-5; camp three: June 28 to July 2; camp four: July 26-30.

    Registration April 24 and May 8.Location: Dan Ramras

    Community Tennis Courts, behind Mary Siah Center

    Description: Weeklong ten-nis camps feature daily lessons for all skills and ages. Partici-pants have fun and play with experienced coaches. Campers and lesson times are grouped as follows: grades K-2, 10-11 a.m.; grades 3-5, 8 a.m. to noon; grades 6-8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; grades 9-12, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

    Cost: K-2 $20 per week; all others $45 per week; scholarships available

    Web site: www.fairbankstennis.org

    Contact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301, info@fairbanksten-nis.org

    Kids Three-Week Session Camps

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Association

    Ages: Grades K-12Dates and times: Session

    one: June 7-25; session two: July 6-23. Grades K-2, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; grades 3-8, Monday, Wednesday, Fri-day; grades 9-12, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

    Location: Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts, behind Mary Siah Center

    Description: Each tennis session is three weeks long with classes for all skills and ages. Kids play three times per week, and there is a match play on Friday. For specific times, please confirm at registration on April 24 and May 8.

    Cost: $45 per week; scholarships available

    Web site: www.fairbankstennis.org

    Contact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301, info@fairbankstennis.org

    North Pole Kids Tennis Session

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Association

    Ages: Grades K-12Dates and times: June 7-

    25, Monday, Wednesday, FridayLocation: North Pole High

    SchoolDescription: Tennis camp

    features twice per week lessons for all skills and ages and Fri-days matches. Participants have fun and play with experienced coaches. Campers and lesson times are grouped as follows for Monday and Tuesday: grades K-2, 9-10 a.m.; grades 3-5, 10-11 a.m.; grades 6-8, noon to 1 p.m.; grades 9-12, 11 a.m. to noon. Friday matches: grades 3-5, 10-11 a.m.; 6-8, 10 a.m. to noon; 9-12, noon to 1 p.m.

    Cost: $45 per week; scholarships available

    Web site: www.fairbankstennis.org

    Contact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301, info@fairbankstennis.org

    Basic Electrical for Kids

    Sponsor: Industrial Arts Learning Labs

    Ages: 10 and olderDates and times: June 14-18,

    July 19-23; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.

    Location: 3410 Van Horn Road

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    Experienced Program Staff Specializing in School Age Child Care and Youth Development

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    Description: Students learn the basics of DC and AC cir-cuits, magnetism, meter usage and troubleshooting.

    Cost: $270 (includes materials)

    Web site: www.industrialartsclasses.com

    Contact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.com

    Basic Home RepairSponsor: Industrial Arts

    Learning Labs Ages: 10 and olderDates and times: June 21-

    25, July 26-30; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.

    Location: 3410 Van Horn Road

    Description: Students learn the basics of household maintenance and repair.

    Cost: $270 (includes materials)

    Web site: www.industrialartsclasses.com

    Contact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.com

    Bone-builders Backpacks

    Sponsor: Joels PlaceAges: 6-18 years old. Must

    have been in grades K-11 for 09-10 school year and received free or reduced cost lunch.

    Dates and times: Pick up on Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m.

    Location: Christ is the Answer, 402 16th Ave., or Joels Place, 1890 Marika Road.

    Description: Kid-friendly snack food for students out of school for the summer. Picked up weekly. Limited to first 150 qualified children. Applications available at the Fairbanks Com-munity Food Bank and Joels Place on May 1.

    Cost: Free Web site: www.joelsplace.org Contact: Linda Setterberg,

    452-2621, linda.joelsplace@gmail.com

    Boys & Girls ClubSponsor: Boys & Girls ClubAges: 7-18Dates and times: May 24

    to Aug. 6, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Location: 800 Cushman St., behind City Hall in Old Main building

    Description: The club will be offering a number of activi-ties for kids 7-18 years old. Field trips will happen every day including trips to Pioneer Park, swimming, bowling, UAF Museum/Botanical Gardens and movies.

    Art projects, gym games, video game time, teen projects, movie time and more projects will happen at the club daily. Lunch and snack will be served every day for free.

    The 8 a.m. to noon time is considered early bird and will cost $50 per week per child. The noon to 6 p.m. program is considered regular hours and is included in the cost of a mem-bership ($40).

    Cost: $40 per child pays for summer and fall semester membership

    Web site: www.bgcalaska.orgContact: Heather Zrucky or

    Jon Inglis, 457-5223, hzrucky@bgcalaska.org

    Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival

    Sponsor: Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival

    Ages: dance 10 and old-er; ice skating any age

    Dates and times: dance

    July 18-31; ice skating July 18-24

    Location: dance Artisans Courtyard; ice skating UAF Patty Ice Arena

    Description: Fairbanks Sum-mer Arts Festival offers core dance classes for ages 10 and older in ballet, tap, modern, jazz and workshops in swing, High-land, Middle-Eastern, yoga and balance. There are ice skating opportunities for children at any age and level. Check out FSAF catalog or online (www.fsaf.org) for further information.

    Cost: dance $110-$525; ice skating $65-280

    Web site: www.fsaf.orgContact: ice skating

    Angel Lee, 490-3196, gleealee@gci.net; dance Sheri Merdes, 388-3741, deneki@alaska.net; FSAF, 474-8869, festival@alaska.net

    Girls Softball & T-BallSponsor: Interior Girls

    Softball AssociationAges: 4-18Dates and times: May 24

    to Aug. 13; games start at 6 p.m.

    Location: South Davis ParkDescription: Participants will

    learn softball fundamentals and play girls softball. Try-outs will be May 1 and 2 from 1-3 p.m. at Lathrop High School.

    Cost: $40-$80 depending on age group.

    Web site: www.interiorgirlssoftball.org

    Contact: Wendy Hutchins, 388-7019

    Joels Place Summer Food Service

    Sponsor: Joels PlaceAges: 18 and under (target

    age for activities 10-16; under 10 must be accompanied by an adult)

    Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 13, Monday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m.

    Location: 1890 Marika RoadDescription: Joels Place will

    be serving breakfast at noon and lunch from 4-6 p.m. all summer. From 12:30-4 p.m. daily, there will be a variety of activities including: skateboard-ing, gardening, field trips, com-munity service opportunities, arts and crafts, dancing and video production.

    Cost: Free meals; some daily activity fees may apply, $10 or less per day.

    Web site: www.joelsplace.org

    Contact: Emma Milam, program director, 452-2621, milamemma@gmail.com

    Make A Splash @ Your Library

    Sponsor: Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries

    Ages: 2-18Dates and times: June 1

    to July 24 Sign up any time beginning May 24

    Location: Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St.; North Pole Branch Library, 601 Snow-man Lane; FNSB Van Outreach Services, Fort Wainwright Post Library and Eielson Air Force

    Base LibraryDescription: Make a Splash

    @ Your Library is a free reading incentive program for preschool-ers through young adults. Kids can sign up to win prizes by reading books and enjoy eight weeks of special programs, library activities, weekly incen-tives and prize drawings at their local library.

    Cost: FreeWeb site: library.fnsb.lib.ak.

    us/Contact: Susan Jones, Youth

    Services Dept., 459-1052, Berry.Room@taos.fnsb.lib.ak.us

    Tiny Tots Ballet Sponsor: Tiny Tots BalletAges: 4-14Dates and times: Thurs-

    days, May 20 to June 24, 10-11 a.m.

    Location: Artisans CourtyardDescription: Introduce your

    child to the wonderful world of dance. The goal is to intro-duce children to ballet in a fun, relaxed and non-competitive atmosphere. Creative and fun activities are designed to build grace, coordination and confi-dence.

    Cost: $12 drop-in fee or $75 for seven weeks.

    Contact: Gretchen Nolan, 460-6610

    TOTE Family Fun FestSponsor: University of

    Alaska Museum of the NorthAges: All ages, best for

    ages 3-12

    SUMMERTIME PROGRAMS

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    2010 Young Adult Summer Reading Fun

    Weekly drawings for cool prizes, including gift certificates, books and food.

    Programs at selected libraries.

    Mystery Night program in the fall for all teens.

    Noel Wien Public Library 459-1052 North Pole Branch Library 488-6101

    FNSB Bookmobile 459-1031 Check with the Ft. Wainwright Post Library 353-2642

    and the Eielson Air Force Base Library 377-3174 For current information about their summer reading programs.

    Sign-up week begins

    Monday, May 24. Sign-up is ongoing through July 23.

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    This free program is sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Library, with generous support

    from local businesses and Flint Hills Resources.

    For Children For Children 2 years old 2 years old to 6th Grade to 6th Grade

    FREE! FREE! FUN! FUN!

    Make a Splash READ! Make a Splash READ! 2010 Public Library Summer Reading Fun

    Free weekly entertaining

    programs!

    Free book at the end!

    Prize drawings!

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    Read or listen Read or listen to books of to books of

    your choice each your choice each week and earn a week and earn a weekly incentive. weekly incentive.

    This free program is sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Library, with generous support from local businesses and Flint Hills Resources.

    Noel Wien Public Library 459-1052 North Pole Branch Library 488-6101 FNSB Bookmobile 459-1031

    Check with the Ft. Wainwright Post Library 353-2642 and the Eielson Air Force Base Library 377-3174 for current information about their summer reading programs. 17364937-4-18-10SFFK

    Sign-up week begins Monday, May 24. Sign-up is ongoing through July 23.

    www.fnsblibrary.org

    Dates and times: June 13, noon to 4 p.m.

    Location: University of Alaska Museum of the North

    Description: Enjoy hands-on activities for kids of all ages, including dissecting owl pellets, making Aleut visors, building plant presses and running a salmon migration obstacle course.

    Cost: $3 per child

    Web site: www.uaf.edu/museum

    Contact: Museum of the North, 474-7505, museum@uaf.edu

    Woodworking for KidsSponsor: Industrial Arts

    Learning LabsAges: 10 and olderDates and times: May 24-28,

    July 5-9; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.

    Location: 3410 Van Horn Road

    Description: Students design and build projects using a variety of hand tools.

    Cost: $270 (includes materials)

    Web site: industrialartsclasses.com

    Contact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.com

    Young Inventors Workshop

    Sponsor: Industrial Arts Learning Labs

    Ages: 10 and olderDates and times: June 7-11,

    July 19-23; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.

    Location: 3410 Van Horn RoadDescription: Students learn

    to work with wood, metals and plastics while designing and building projects.

    Cost: $270 (includes materials)

    Web site: industrialartsclasses.com

    Contact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.com

    Younguns Yoga for Babies/Parents & Tots

    Sponsor: Infinite Yoga of AlaskaAges: Children six weeks to 5

    with their caregiversDates and times: Wednes-

    days: babies, ages 6 weeks to one year, June 2 to July 21, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Mondays: parents and tots, ages 2-5, June 7 to July 26, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Location: Infinite Yoga located in the Artisans Courtyard on Col-lege Road

    Description: The babies class is a gentle yoga class for parents/caregivers to focus on their own well-being while attending to the needs of their babies and connect-ing with other parents. Parents and tots class participants will learn simple yoga poses. Each week, dif-ferent themes will be explored while learning poses, playing games and telling stories.

    Cost: eight-week sessions: babies $95; parents and tots $95

    Contact: Infinite Yoga, 458-9642, gretchen@infiin8yoga.com

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    Interior Green Star is a non-pro!t organization that encourages businesses to practice waste reduction, energy conservation,

    pollution prevention and electronic recycling in Fairbanks.

    For more information contact us at: info@iagreenstar.org or visit us at www.iagreenstar.org; or phone 452-4152

    www.iagreenstar.org

    Good for the environment is good for Business Good for the environment is good for Business

    Interior Alaska Green Star

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