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Summer Fun for Kids 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 finding things your children might enjoy through the summer months. ACADEMIC/SPECIAL INTEREST

A Week in the Woods Sponsor: weekinthewoods.org Ages: 7-107 Dates and times: June 29-July 3 Location: Tanana Valley State Forest Description: A Week in the Woods is an opportunity for adults and youth to work side by side, inventing and creating objects from the natural resources found in the forest. WITW values the interaction between youth and adults

MORE RESOURCES For help in choosing a safe summer camp for your child and a free parent guide checklist, visit www.jfkcampsafety.org in the artistic process, however, WITW is not a dedicated youth camp and youths 18 years old and younger must

Academic/Special-Interest Camps ........ 2 Day Camps ....................................... 7 Faith-based Camps ........................... 9 Fine Arts Camps .............................. 10 Overnight Camps ............................... 12 Sports Activities ................................ 13 Sports Camps ................................... 16 Summertime Programs ...................... 18

be accompanied by adults who are not only responsible for them, but who plan to learn along with them. (Teenagers, age 16-18, won’t necessarily have to work with their adult co-learner on projects.) Adults also provide the coaching and guidance necessary for youth to focus and complete their ideas. WITW instructors are skilled craftsmen and encouraging teachers, but they do not provide the discipline and persuasion often necessary to help youth carry out their plans. Adults are ultimately responsible for the progress of their

youth co-learners. Cost: $425 Website: http://weekinthewoods.org Contacts: Rebecca Levey, 455-7473, info@weekinthewoods.org

ADF&G Alaska Conservation Camp – Basic Camp Sponsors: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska, Alaska Friends of the NRA, Continued on Page 3

F airbanks Weaver’s & Spinners Guild YOUTH SUMMER FIBER ARTS PROGRAM

Weekly programs – 2 sessions daily – $90 per session Registration date is May 12 – Noon to 4 pm Dates - 2012 May 21–25

Ages Morning Session 9am-12

6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 May 29–June 1 6 - 9 Four Days 8 - 15 9 - 15 June 4–8 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 June 11–15 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 June 18–22 8 - 15 8 - 15 9 - 15 June 25–29 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 August 6–10 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 August 13–17 6 - 9 8 - 15 9 - 15

Art I: Weaving Bead: Garden Delights Drawing & Watercolor Fantasy Costumes Sewing & Quilting Fantasy Drawing Art I: Weaving Bead: Suncatchers Sculptural Printmaking NEW Art VII: Paper Sculpture Ornamental Critters NEW Wood Carving Weaving I & Loom Projects Bead: Freeform Sculpture Drawing/Watercolor Art II: Drawing/WC Soft Animal Toys Pop-up, Pop-out Fantasy Costumes Bead: Bead Loom Designs Fantasy Drawing/WC Art I: Weaving Bead: Sea Creatures Berry Room Birds

Ages Afternoon Session 1pm-4pm 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 6-9 8 - 15 8 - 15 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 6-9 8 - 15 9 - 15 6-9 8 - 15 8 - 15

Art II: Drawing/WC Bead: Animal World Machine Sewing I & II Art IV: Print & Books Basketry Bead: Peyote Treasures Art II: Drawing/WC Machine Sewing I & II Art VI: Aquatic/Zoo Mobile Mystery of Masks NEW Wood Carving Art VIII: Surface Design Explore Clay Doll Clothes Design NEW Art III: Clay Play Sewing & Quilting Machine Sewing III - Skirts Art III: Clay Play Weaving I & Loom Projects Pastel Chalk Drawing Art IV: Print & Paper Explore Clay Quilt Block Designs

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Registration begins immediately by phone (452-7737), by mail (PO Box 73152) or visit the studio, noon to 4pm on May 12 Lathrop Bldg, Room 219, 516 2nd Ave.


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Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, and many community sponsors and volunteers. Ages: 11-14. Dates and times: Basic Camp No. 1, June 4-8; Basic Camp No. 2, June 11-15; Daily, 8:30 a.m-5 p.m., plus Thursday overnight campout. Camp BBQ and camper graduation held Friday beginning at 4:30 p.m. Location: Fairbanks Description: Basic Camp is designed to promote understanding of Alaska’s natural resources and conservation, and to give youth “hands on” experience in hunting, fishing, and related outdoor skills. 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 is headquartered at the ADF&G Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range at 1501 College Road and camp activities are conducted at the range, and at various locations near Fairbanks. Campers who complete the camp may earn Basic

Hunter Education Certification from the State of Alaska Department of Fish & Game. Registered campers must pick up a basic hunter education packet from Fish & Game and complete the workbook prior to camp start. Cost: $240 Website: www.alaskaconservationcamp.org Contacts: Cathie Harms, (907) 459-7231, or John Wyman, (907) 459-7292; or camp@aimcomm.org

ADF&G Alaska Conservation Camp — Advanced Camp

tion held Friday at 4:30 p.m. Location: Fairbanks Description: Advanced Camp is designed to promote understanding of Alaska’s natural resources and conservation, and to give youth “hands on” experience in hunting, fishing, and related outdoor skills. Activities may include firearms safety, shotgun or muzzleloader rifle shooting, archery, wildlife identification, fly fishing, fly tying, bird box construction, GPS and outdoor navigation, canoeing, outdoor survival, shelter building, camping and field cooking skills and more. Camp is headquartered at the ADF&G Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range, 1501 College Road and camp activities are conducted at locations near Fairbanks. Cost: $240 Website: www.alaskaconservationcamp.org Contacts: Cathie Harms, (907) 459-7231; John Wyman, (907) 459-7292; or camp@aimcomm.org

Sponsors: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Hunter Heritage Foundation of Alaska, Alaska Friends of the NRA, Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, and many community sponsors and volunteers. Ages: Youth 12-16 who attended the ACC Basic Camp, or completed the Alaska Basic Hunter Education course. Dates and times: June 18- Alaska Business Week Sponsor: Alaska State 22; 8:30 a.m-5 p.m. daily, plus Thursday overnight campout. Chamber and University of Camp BBQ and camper gradua- Alaska Fairbanks

Ages: Finishing grades 9-12 Dates and times: July 14-21 Location: UAF campus Description: The program is designed to give high school students hands-on experience in running a company, competing with other student companies to arrive at a winning strategy. The curriculum includes a series of presentations from statewide business leaders who share their strategies and experience in real-life scenarios. At the end of the program, students will be able to defend their actions in front of a panel of business managers and realize their own potential for leadership and future endeavors. Application deadline is June 1. (Applications will be accepted after that date on a space available basis.) Cost: $450 includes tuition, room, board, materials, fees Website: www.uaf.edu/abw Contact: Hope Bickmeier, (907) 474-5942; hope.bickmeier@alaska.edu

Alcan Adventure Web Design: Build a Personal Website

Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: June 2529; July 16-20 Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St., Fairbanks Description: Participants will reserve and produce their own personalized website, which they may keep and maintain forever. Cost: $200 (Multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcanadventure.com Contact: Adam Powell, (907) 455-4203; info@alcansports. com

Bluegrass Camp for Kids Sponsor: Fairbanks Folk Fest Ages: 6-16 Dates and times: June 18-22; First day-registration: 9:30-10:30 a.m., camp day end at 3:30 p.m.; Days 2-5, 10 a.m.3:30 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Church, 4448 Pikes Landing Road Continued on Page 4

Fairbanks BEST Showcase Wednesday, April 18 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Noel Wien Library 1215 Cowles Street

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birds if paid by May 31.) Website: www.bluegrasscampsforkids.com or www.fairbanksfolkfest.org Contacts: Pete or Peg Bowers, 455-6528, pbowers@ alaska.net

Description: Students receive instruction in bluegrass, folk and old-time music. They play in small groups, large groups and are formed into small bands. There are sing-a-longs, square dances and all kinds of musically oriented Camp Talkabout fun activities. This camp is an - The Talking Garden opportunity for campers to Sponsor: Talkabout Inc. increase their knowledge about Ages: 6 to young adult an instrument they already Dates and times: June 4-8; 9 play or to learn a new one. a.m. to noon. Cost: $275 ($250 for early Location: Ken Kunkel Com-

munity Center, Goldstream Valley Description: Camp Talkabout is a morning camp specifically designed for nonverbal children. Daily activities are geared toward the camper using their AAC device to communicate with their counselor as well as with the other campers. The Talking Garden camp is a social opportunity that is not always available to the non-verbal child. This year all activities/snacks will have a garden theme. Cost: $350 Website: www.talkaboutinc. com Contacts: Mandy Hernandez, 452-4517, or Jaina Hulbert-Billings, 455-7787, or talkaboutinc7@yahoo.com

CAFE Kids Cookie Camp Sponsor: Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning

GYMNASTICS, INC. 3411 Lathrop St., Suite A Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 Phone (907) 456-2263

Offering Classes for Children Ages 2 and up Gymnastics – A Foundation For All Sports!

Sponsor: Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning Camp ages: 10-12 Dates and times: June 1115; 9 a.m.-noon Location: Hutchison Career Center kitchen Description: A culinary adventure for tweens. Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the USA. In addition to learning a variety of cooking methods, topics covered include kitchen safety, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstration of skills will be presented at the end of the course. Cost: $270 Website: http://www.uaf.edu/ summer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/ Contact: Marsha Munsell, 474-2429; mkmunsell@alaska. edu

CAFE Youth Baking Blitz

Sponsor: Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning Ages: 13-17 Dates and times: June 4-8 Location: Hutchison Career Center kitchen Description: A culinary adventure for teens. Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the USA. In addition to learning a variety of cooking methods, topics covered include kitchen safety, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstration of skills will be presented at the end of the course. Cost: $270 Website: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/culinaryarts/ Contact: Marsha Munsell, 474-2429; mkmunsell@alaska. edu

Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning Camp ages: 9-16 Dates and times: May 29June 1; 9 a.m.-noon Location: Hutchison Career Center kitchen Description: Learn how to make a basic pie crust, a variety of quick breads and yeast breads. Delight in making pies and tarts, zucchini bread and muffins, scones, Irish soda bread, whole wheat sunflower seed rolls and artisan bread. Plan on getting elbow deep into the dough and having fun, all at the same time. Cost: $240 Website: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/culinaryarts/ Continued on Page 5

July 8 – 12 • Grades 8 – 12 Early Bird Cost $285.00

You will get wet rain or shine! Bring your swimming suit or wet suit. Download registration forms at www.binglecamp.org or contact office at 479-0562

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Ages: 6-9 Dates and times: June 18 - 22 Location: Hutchison Career Center kitchen Description: Focus on fun with food from start to finish. Includes preparation, eating and clean-up with kitchen safety in mind. Learn preparation, presentation, kitchen etiquette, stove safety and food safety. Topics include baking (biscuits, pretzels, muffins, tortillas), cooking (individual casseroles) and smooshing (cream cheese playdough, ice cream, freezer jam) and culminating with an English tea on Friday for invited guests. Cost: $270 Website: http://www.uaf.edu/ summer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/ Contact: Marsha Munsell, 474-2429; mkmunsell@alaska. edu


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Ages: 8-12 Dates and times: June 4-6; Contact: Marsha Munsell, June 25-27; July 23-25, Aug. 474-2429; mkmunsell@alaska. 6-8; 2:30-4:30 p.m. each threeSponsor: KTVF-TV 11 edu day session. Ages: 12-18 Location: 3677 College Road, Dates and times: June 4-8; 9 Suite 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Fairbanks Suzuki Description: Children will Location: 3528 International expand their horizons by St., Fairbanks Institute exploring the world of Latin Description: Students will Sponsor: Fairbanks School cuisine with hands-on cooking, learn the basics of commercial of Talent Education Fairbanks baking and tasting their creproduction and how to turn Symphony Association UAF ations. Hosted by a professional concepts into finished comDepartment of Music mercials. Brainstorming, script chef in a restaurant kitchen. Ages: Youth 4-18 Cost: $235 per session writing, storyboarding, directDates and times: May 29Contact: 456-2822; piloning, shooting video, composiJune 3; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. melao@hotmail.com tion and lighting, editing and Location: UAF campus graphics are areas of study. Description: Enrollment Cost: $175 before May 11; is open to violin, viola, cello, Lemonade Day Alaska $195 after May 11 and flute students who curWebsite: www.webcenter11. Sponsor: UAF School of rently study using the Suzuki com for information Management and The AssociMethod. Contact: Nicia Rotermund, ated Students of Business Cost: $290-$470 458-1856 or niciarotermund@ Ages: Grades K-12 Website: www.suzukifairktvf11.com Dates and times: Small Busibanks.com ness Workshop for young entreContact: Sally Endestad, preneurs: Saturday, April 21, 479-6634, or sendestad@ Kids Summer Cook Off noon-3 p.m. at Friends Church; gmail.com Lemonade Day is Sunday, May Sponsor: Azucar Lina Res6, citywide. taurant

KTVF Broadcast Academy

Location: Friends Church, 1485 30th Ave., Fairbanks Description: Lemonade Day is a FREE, fun, business education program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business using a lemonade stand. On one day, May 6, across the country youth learn fundamental lessons about life, success and themselves. They earn profits,share with charities and stimulate local economies. Cost: Free Website: http://alaska.lemonadeday.org Contact: Rebecca Leivdal, 378-1808, anytime, rkleivdal@ alaska.edu

Mad Scientist Day Camp Sponsor: Institute for Science and Mathematics Ages: 5-13 Dates and times: Grades 3-8 Computer Camp: June 18-22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; grades K-2 Sci-

ence Camp: July 2-6, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; grades 3-5 Science Camp: July 9-13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; grades 6-8 Science Camp: July 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; grades 3-8 Science Camp: Aug. 6-10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Location: 2925 Horner Court, Fairbanks Description: These very active day camps offer a mixture of group explorations, games and independent studies to help campers explore, discover and invent in ways that make math and science fun. The camps offer all the classic science experiments in biology, physics, chemistry, computers and robotics plus many opportunities to incorporate scientific principles into creative handson projects. Cost: $195-$295 Website: www.scimathinstitute.org Contacts: Dr. Michael Donaldson, 479-6860 or workshop@scimathinstitute.org Continued on Page 6

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Hering Auditorium Saturday, May 19 • 7 PM Sponsored by DAA Tickets $10.00

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5:30 - 7:00 Teen/Adult Ballet/Pointe

5:30 - 7:00 Teen/Adult Ballet/Pointe

7:00-8:00 Teen/Adult Zumba

7:00-8:00 Teen/Adult Zumba

8:00-9:00 Couples Dance

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CAFE – A Culinary Arts Food

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Experience for Kids!

Youth Baking Blitz

‡ For ages 13 – 17. Meets: June 4 – 8, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Fee: $270

Tween International Culinary Arts Workshop ‡ For ages 10 – 12. Meets: June 11 – 15, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Fee: $270

Kids’ Cooking Camp ‡ For ages 6 – 9. Meets: June 18 – 22, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Fee: $270

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Classes Included • Hip Hop Break Dance • Acrobatics/Cheerleading/Stunts • Musical Theatre/Creative Dramatics Self Defense Zumbatomic Country Swing

Bring Daily Lunch/Water Bottle/Jacket/Sunscreen

Camp Performances are Friday, June 29 & July 20, 2-3 p.m.

‡ For ages 13 – 15. Meets: May 21 – 25, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fee: $250. Location: 604 Barnette Street

Teen International Culinary Arts Academy

Session I: June 18-29 • 10 am-2 pm Session II: July 9-20 • 10 am-2 pm Ages 8–12

Criminal Justice and Public Safety Systems (The Justice Academy)

‡ For ages 9 – 16. Meets: May 29 – June 1, Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. - noon. Fee: $240

2012 Summer Dance Camps

Ages 4–7

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Math Can Be Fun – A Day

Camp for Parents and Children

‡ For students entering grades 2–3 and their parents Session I: June 4-8, 9 a.m. - noon. Session II: July 9 – 13, 6 – 9 p.m. Fee: $225 per session ‡ For students entering grades 4–6 and their parents Session I: June 4 – 8, 6 – 9 p.m. Session II: July 9 – 13, 9 a.m. - noon session.

To register or find more information, visit Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning

www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs 474-7021, toll-free 866-404-7021, or summer@alaska.edu

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Math Can Be Fun: A Day Camp for Parents and Children Sponsor: Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning Ages: Students entering grades 2 through 6 and their parents. Dates and times: For students entering grades 2 and 3: Session I-June 4-8, 9 a.m.-noon; Session II-July 9-13, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.; For students entering grades 4, 5, 6: Session I-June 48, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Session II-July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon Location: UAF Campus, Gruening room 206 and 208 Description: Do you want to help your child increase their math skills but don’t know where to begin? This camp meets Monday - Friday for three hours each day. The program is designed to give parents the tools to effectively work with their children on math skills. Each day will have three segments: 1) Parents working with a skilled teacher while their children are working with a master teacher in an adjacent room; 2) Parents working with their child on math tasks; and 3) Parents and children having an outdoor recreational time together with math concepts built into the activities. Cost: $225/session (Parent

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and child together) Website: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs Contact: Michelle Bartlett, 474-6624, M-F 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; michelle.bartlett@alaska. edu

North Star Youth Court Sponsor: North Star Youth Court Ages: 12-18 in grades 7-12 Dates and times: ADR Training, Session 1, June 2529; Session 2, July 30-Aug. 3, both 1-5 p.m.; Legal Training, July 9-26, Mon.-Thur. each week, 4:30-6:30 p.m. with mock trial, Aug. 4. Location: North Star Youth Court office, Eighth Avenue Description: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training teaches critical skills in effective communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, mediation and restorative justice. Graduates may co-facilitate victim-offender and peer mediations for NSYC. Legal training teaches practical application of laws to daily life, the system of justice, critical thinking and responsible citizenship. Graduates may serve as attorneys, judges and clerks for NSYC on real criminal cases in their community. Cost: Youth who are already NSYC attorneys and mediators may take this training at no tuition. Students who do not intend to continue with NSYC

Ages: 5-15 Dates and times: Session 1: ages 5-7, June 18-22, 10 a.m.3 p.m.; Session 2: ages 8-15, UAF Summer June 25-29, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Session 3: ages 8-15, July 9-13, Leadership Institute 9 a.m..- 4 p.m.; Session 4: ages Sponsor: Northern Leader5-7, July 16-20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ship Center and University of Location: Large hay field at Alaska Fairbanks 1.5 mile Sheep Creek Road, 3 Ages: Grades 9-12 miles west of the University of Dates and times: May 29Alaska. June 4, Residential camp Description: Wild Rose Location: University of Alas- Summer Camp is an outdoor ka Fairbanks campus educational camp providing Description: The UAF Sum- children with an enthusiastic Outdoor Adventures mer Leadership course is a experience of nature, coupled Expedition Camps one-week summer experience with a creative art program. Sponsor: UAF Department designed to develop leadership Children will participate in of Recreation, Adventure and skills for students finishing many art activities including Wellness grades 9-12. The curriculum felting with wool fiber, batikAges: 14-17 focuses on leadership roles and ing, plant dyeing on natural Dates and times: Weeklong accountability, team building, fibers, papermaking from camps Mon-Fri., June 4- Aug. leadership styles and situaplants, tie-dyeing, block print3. No camp during the week tions, motivating others, civic ing, book making, marbling, of July 4; 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; responsibility, integrity, public candle dipping, copper foil Some camps will conclude with speaking, changing behaviors, embossing, puppets and potan overnight. and goal setting. Students live tery. Afternoons are filled with Location: UAF main campus on campus, enjoy the academic games, hiking, nature study, and the Wild Alaskan Interior. and social atmosphere, and get plant and bird identification, Description: Need something a taste of college life. Applicainsect and garden study, beeto do this summer? Want to get tion deadline, April 30. keeping, puppetry and storyout and explore the Alaskan Cost: $425 includes tuition, telling. Children will also parInterior? Look no further than fees, room and board, class ticipate in building, cooking, Outdoor Adventures Youth materials. and firing pottery in outdoor Adventure Sport Camps. We Website: www.uaf.edu/som/ earth ovens and kilns. Space is will have week long camps in nlc/uaf-summer-leadership-201/ limited; apply early. Hiking, Climbing, Biking, and Contact: Hope Bickmeier, Cost: $265 (includes all Water-based Sports. The camps (907) 474-5942; hope.bickmeimaterials) are high adventure as well as er@alaska.edu Contact: Susan Kerndt, 479educational. 6363 or kerndtmayo@alaska. Wild Rose Cost: Varies net Website: www.uaf.edu/src/ Summer Camp Continued on Page 7 youth Sponsor: Susan Kerndt

after training must make a commitment of 10 volunteer hours to NSYC or pay a registration fee of $100 for each training on or before the first day of the training(s), unless prior arrangements have been made. Website: www.northstaryouthcourt.org Contact: Angela Bingley, 457-6792; email nsycpd@mosquitonet.com.

Contact: Sam Braband, 4746306 or 474-5886; sjbraband@ alaska.edu

For the Best (at Harding Lake)

A CAMPING EXPERIENCE YOU’LL NEVER FORGET! Spaces are still available for the following camps:

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Explorers Camp Discovery Damp Adventure Camp Outdoor Skills Camp M.A.D.D Camp Mini Camp Canoe Camp H2O Camp

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June 10-14 June 10-14 June 17-21 June 24-28 June 24-28 July 5-7 July 7-14 July 8-12

Call 479-0562 or check our website www.binglecamp.org for registration, information and prices.

Scholarships are available.

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 15, 2012 tion to fun field trips each day there is at least one field trip scheduled each day for swimDAY CAMPS ming, Pioneer Park, Chena Hot Springs, gardening, laser tag, bowling and more. Club activiBoys & Girls Club ties include gym games, baking Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club projects, arts and crafts, board of the Tanana Valley games, water balloon wars and Ages: Ages 7 and older more. Lunch from noon-1 p.m. Dates and times: May 29and a snack from 3-4 p.m. is Aug. 10. Morning session: 8 served without charge, thanks a.m.-noon; Afternoon session: to the Summer Food Service noon-6 p.m. Morning session Program. We have six trained costs $50 extra per week. After- youth development professionnoon session is at no additional als and many volunteers to fee. Children may attend both help make this summer camp sessions. possible. Location: 800 Cushman St. Cost: One-time $40 fee per Description: The sumchild; morning session is $50 mer program offers fun and extra per week. Extra cost for entertaining activities for kids some field trips. and teens of all ages. In addiWebsite: Boys & Girls Club Continued from Page 6

Visual Art ACADEMY PRESENTED BY THE UAF ART DEPARTMENT

June 4-June 15, 2012 Animation, Ceramics , Cartooning, Computer Art, Costume & Fashion Design, Drawing & Design, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture and 3-D Design. Forms and applications are online:

www.uaf.edu/art/artacademy email : fyart@uaf.edu phone : 474-7530 Classes are held on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in the Art Department. Academy is an intensive visual arts program for students in grades 6 through 12.

Art Academy is a blast!

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Camp Habitat Sponsor: Friends of Creamer’s Field, Northern Alaska Environmental Center, and Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Ages: 4-11 Dates and times: • Preschool programs: halfday, 9 a.m.-noon, ages 4-5, Nature Sprouts June 11-15, June 18-22 and June 25-29. • Day camps: ages 6-7, Nature Detectives, July 16-

20 and July 23-27; ages 8-9, Water Striders, July 16-20 and July 23-27; ages 10-11, Refuge Adventurers, July 16-20 and July 23-27. Location: Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge Description: Camp is filled with outdoor activities like sensory exploration, discovery hikes, ecology-themed games, songs and creative craft projects. Campers enjoy the outdoors and discover what makes where they live special. All sessions are taught by skilled instructors and assisted by counselors. Campers learn about the ecosystems of Interior Alaska, including the people, plants, and animals through ecology-themed games, crafts, songs, hikes, and growing

food in the Creamer’s Garden. Children explore Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge through developmentally appropriate hands-on activities and games. Cost: $125-$250 (Plus $20 family registration fee) *Financial assistance/scholarships are available. Website: http://creamersfield.org/Camp_Habitat.html Contact: Erica Carroll, 7502298 or camphabitat@creamersfield.org

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Flexible Schedule for the Entire Family Register Weekly, Monthly or the Full Summer Mix & Match between Sports & Adventure Multiple Week & Family Member Discounts Early Drop Off & Late Pick Up Options Alcan Rookies Sports Program for Ages 6 & 7 Full/Half Day

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ation Center (civilian side) Dates and times: June 6-9; Ages: Completed grades K-2. 9:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Dates and times: July 9-11; Description: Transform9 a.m.-1 p.m. ers is the theme of this year’s Location: Georgeson Botani- day camp. Campers must be a cal Garden registered member of the Boy Description: This day camp Scouts of America to attend. will present adventure in the Youth attend in dens and packs outdoors with the security with leaders. of evenings at home. Nature Cost: $75 (Before May 1); observations, crafts and games $85 (May 2-18); $95 (After May will be designed to the inter19) est and attention span of this Website: www.midnightsunage group. Fun will be the key bsa.org ingredient. Contact: Heidi Giles, direcCost: $35 for 4-H members tor, 458-6319; hlgiles@gvea. and $40 for non 4-H members com Contacts: Marla Lowder, 474-2427, mklowder@alaska. edu, or Kathy McDougall 474Eielson Youth 2420, kmmcdougall@alaska. Programs edu Sponsor: Eielson Youth Programs Ages: 5-12; Must have Cub Scout Day Camp attended kindergarten Sponsor: Midnight Sun Dates and times: May 21Council, Boy Scouts of America Aug. 18, 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages: Grades 1-5 Location: Eielson Air Force Location: Birch Hill RecreContinued from Page 7

Dates and times: May 21-25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: 604 Barnette St., Fairbanks Description: Spend a week exploring the many facets of the criminal justice and public safety systems from forensics to the Alaska Court System. Orientation for parents and students on Monday May 14, 6-7 p.m. at 604 Barnette St., room 119. Cost: $250 Website: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/leadershipacademic/ Contacts: Mike Daku, 4745717, mjdaku@alaska.edu; or Ed Husted, 455-2835, eshusted@alaska.edu

Base Description: This is a full day summer camp program intended for the children of working parents. The days are filled with fun. Each week will be different and may include field trips, creative art projects, swimming, bowling, bike riding, science exploration, picnics, 4-H and BGCA programs. All meals provided. Open to military dependents and eligible patrons. Cost: Based on income Website: Facebook: Eielson Youth Programs Contact: Kristina Lewis, 377-5437, kristina.lewis@eielson.af.mil

Base Youth Center Description: Summer programs offering recreational and educational experiences for youth. Each week will be different and field trips will vary. The summer will include, sport camps and clinics, themed adventure weeks, specialty weeks, 4-H and BGCA events, community service projects, and much more. Open to military dependents and eligible patrons. Cost: Varies Website: Facebook: Eielson Youth Programs Contact: Debbie Conklin, 377-3194, deborah.conklin@ eielson.af.mil

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Sponsor: Eielson Youth Programs Ages: 9-18 Dates and times: May 21Aug. 18; All day Location: Eielson Air Force

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 15, 2012 youth Contact: Valerie Rickards, 474-6814 or 474-5886; vsrickards@alaska.edu

29 (K-2 grade); July 2-6 (3-4 grade); July 9-13 (5-6 grade); Ages: 10-13 July 16-20 (7-8 grade); July 23Dates and times: Weeklong 28 (9-12 grade) camps Mon-Fri. May 28-June Location: Delta Junction 1, June 11-15, June 25-29, July Description: Camp Baldwin 9-13, July 23-27 is a traditional overnight camp FAITH-BASED CAMPS Location: UAF Campus setting with studies, activities, Description: Need someand Bible lessons. We have lovthing to do this summer? Want Amazing Desert Bingle Camp ing caregivers — trained sumto put an adventurous twist Sponsor: Bingle Camp Min- mer missionaries who come up Journey — Vacation on a camp experience? Look to Alaska to serve the Lord. istries Bible School no further than the Little Camp Baldwin, located in the Ages: Grades 1-12 Nanook Adventure Camp. This Sponsor: Light of the World suburbs of Delta Junction, Dates and times: June 10weeklong camp will give each Lutheran Church (formerly features bath houses, dining 14, Explorers Camp, grades camper experience in climbing, Syndoulos Lutheran Church) room/kitchen, recreation area, 3-6; June 10-14, Discovery hiking and canoeing. All of this Ages: Pre-K through grade 8 Camp, grades 4-7; June 17-21, bunk houses, etc. Bus service is taking place on the beautiful Dates and times: June 4-8 Adventure Camp, grades 7-10; provided on a limited availabilUAF Campus. 6-8:30 p.m. ity for a small fee June 24-28, Outdoor Skills Cost: TBD Location: 4155 Geist Road Cost: $80 to $120 Camp, grades 5-7; June 24-28, Website: www.uaf.edu/src/ Description: Children will Website: www.tananavalleyM.A.D.D (Music, Art, Drama, youth take an Amazing Desert JourDance) Camp, grades 7-12; July baptistassociation.com Contact: Sam Braband, 474- ney and learn about Jesus, Contact: Sandy Buchanan, 5-7, Mini camp, grades 1-3; 6306 or 474-5886; sjbraband@ meet new friends, do fun activi- July 8-12, H2O Camp, grades TVBA office, (907) 474-4989; alaska.edu ties, sing great songs, make tvba@tananavalleybaptistas8-12; July 7-14, Canoe Camp, crafts, play games, eat snacks, sociation.com Grades 8-12. and more. Location: Harding Lake, 45 UAF Recreational Camp Cost: Free miles south of Fairbanks Website: syndouloslutheran. Sponsor: UAF Department Camp Li-Wa Description: Bingle Camp com of Recreation, Adventure and Sponsor: Victory Ministries and Retreat Center has been Contact: Pastor Jason Wellness of Alaska offering wholesome, fun, Strong, 479-4324; strongjas@ Ages: 5-17 Ages: K-12. All camps are safe and spiritually renewing, gmail.com Dates and times: May 21based on the grade the child is faith-based summer camping Aug. 17; 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. programs since 1953. The over- entering in the fall. Location: UAF Student RecDates and times: Eight night camps offer waterfront Babylon: Daniel’s reation Center weeks of camp, activities, arts and crafts, outDescription: The UAF RecJune 11 — Aug. 3 Courage in Captivity — door education, and more. reational Camp offers an opporLocation: 590 Wigwam Way, Cost: $235 to $410; Check Vacation Bible School tunity for all children to learn website for fees. Register before Fairbanks and improve on individual and Sponsor: Lord of Life Description: Camp Li-Wa April 30 and save $25. team sport skills, experience Lutheran Church, North Pole has something for everyone. Website: www.binglecamp. new and varied recreational Ages: Preschool to adult Horses, canoes, rock wall climborg activities, have fun and socialDates and times: June 4-8; ing, archery, riflery, crafts, and Contact: Matt Miner, 479ize in a safe and controlled 5:30-8:30 p.m., includes dinner. 0562, director@binglecamp.org more. Most camps are Monday friendly environment. ActiviLocation: Lord of Life, through Saturday with campties may include: basketball, North Pole fires and games in the everock climbing, frisbee, bowling, Camp Baldwin Description: Families will nings. Day camps for younger swimming and much more. step back in biblical times to Sponsor: Tanana Valley Bap- kids or horse enthusiasts. For Cost: $275 full week/ $60 Babylon and learn about Danthe adventurous there are Wiltist Association day iel’s courage in the lion’s den derness, Expedition, or ExploAges: K-12 Website: www.uaf.edu/src/ and adventures as a captive in ration camps. Ranch camp and Dates and times: June 27Continued from Page 8

a foreign land. Begins with dinner and includes songs, games and upbeat worship. Cost: $10 donation Website: Lordoflifeak.com Contact: Karen LeFlore, 488-2295, kaleflore@alaska.edu

Equine days are horses. Base or Skills camp include all the traditional camp activities such as archery, riflery, canoeing, etc. Kids will grow closer to God through chapel time and other faith-based activities. Cost: $285-$485 Website: www.campliwa.org Contact: Jo Hibma, 4576059; info@campliwa.org

Camp Nahshii Sponsor: This Generation Ministries Ages: Grades 6-12 Dates and times: June 20-29 Location: Yukon River Description: This is a free camp open to 6th-12th grade residents of the Yukon Flats Region. Camp is designed to train youth in survival as well as subsistence, encouraging them to fulfill their destiny here in Alaska. A foundational goal of the camp is to be a part of making a positive change in the young people of Alaska.. Cost: Free Website: www.tgmalaska. com Contact: Alicia McCarroll, 978-6821, aliciamarie.m@ gmail.com

Globe Creek Camp Sponsor: Alaska Wilderness Youth Camps, Inc. Ages: Grades 3-10 Dates and times: July 1520, Grades 7-10; July 22-27, Grades 3-6. Location: 37 Mile Elliott Highway Description: Globe Creek is a Christian youth camp with Continued on Page 10

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an emphasis on overnight hiking and day hikes into the surrounding mountains. In-camp activities include a challenge course, archery, fun-filled field games and nightly campfire times Globe Creek. New this year is a 1,000 foot zip line. Cost: $250- $275, family discounts Website: www.globecreekcamp.com Contact: Mike Dynes, (907) 488-0671; info@globecreekcamp.com

Hamilton Acres Baptist School

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Ages: 3-12 Dates and times: May 14Aug. 24; M-F, 6:45 a.m.-6 p.m. Location: 138 Farewell Ave. Description: The summer program provides a safe, faithbased environment with a fenced playground where children can learn and have fun all summer long. Activities include story times, crafts, games and field trips. Cost: $640/month full-time; Call for half-day and part-time rates. Website: www.akhabc.com Contact: Grant Cochran, 456-5995, office@alaska.net

Sponsor: Joel’s Place Ages: 10 and up

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Open Arms Summer Program Sponsor: Open Arms Child Development Center Ages: 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten) Dates and times: May 21Aug. 20; Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Location: 2980 Davis Road, Fairbanks Description: There will be weekly field trips, picnics, and more. Cost: $759/month (rate subject to change) Contact: Laura Cartier, 4559466, openarmsdir@gci.net

Sky Vacation Bible Camp Sponsor: Fairhill Community Church of God Ages: Grades K-4 Dates and times: July 16-20, 1-5 p.m. daily Location: 101 City Lights Blvd. Description: At Sky Vacation Bible Camp, kids imagine what it would be like to bounce among the clouds, soar with eagles, and reach for the stars. The Bible comes to life in new and powerful ways as kids explore why nothing is impossible with God. Through every experience, kids find that they can trust God. Cost: Free Website: www.fairhillchurch. com

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Sky Vacation Bible School Sponsor: First Presbyterian Church Ages: 4 years through grade 6 Dates and times: June 4 -8; 9 a.m.-noon Location: First Presbyterian Church, 547 Seventh Ave. Description: At Sky, kids discover that everything is possible with God. Sky is filled with Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch and even taste as well as fun science gizmos, team building games, Bible songs, and treats. Cost: Free Contact: Emily Miner, 4522406; eminer@alaska.net

Sky: Everything is Possible with God — Vacation Bible School Sponsor: Zion Lutheran Church Ages: Grades K-6 Dates and times: June 3-7; 6-8:30 p.m. Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 2982 Davis Road Description: At Sky, faith and imagination soar as kids discover that everything is possible with God. Kids participate in Bible-learning activities, singing and team-building games, and make treats. Kids will join an international missions effort to educate to eliminate diabetes in Honduras. Cost: Free; pre-registration available online Website: http://zionfairbanks.ctsmemberconnect.net Contact: Cyndi Baumgarten, 456-7660, cyndi_joe@hotmail. com or pastorb@zionfairbanks.org

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Mini Camp Grades 1 - 3 June 5 - 7 Thursday - Saturday Early Bird Cost $210 Call 479-0562 or check www.binglecamp.org for registration & information

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Lutheran Summer Camp Sponsor: Christ Lutheran, Fairbanks Lutheran, Lord of Life Lutheran Ages: Completed grades 2-12 Dates and times: July 29Aug. 2 Description: Christ Lutheran, Fairbanks Lutheran, and Lord of Life Lutheran have teamed up to offer a weeklong Bible camp experience for children and youth with camp adventures to provide growth and expression of the Christian faith. Explore God’s creations, sing around a campfire, hike the trails of the north woods, and go swimming, with time for Bible studies, prayer and worship. Activities include overnight campouts, volleyball, basketball, canoeing and crafts. Location: Bingle Camp Cost: $175 to $215 Website: www.interioralaskasummercamp.weebly.com

Jumpin’ at JP

Sponsor: Hamilton Acres Baptist Church

Dates and times: May 21Aug. 17, noon-6 p.m. Location: 1890 Marika Road Description: Come see what’s Jumpin’ at JP. Free food, gardening games, volunteer service, skate camp, fun arts and crafts, building and more. Cost: Most activities are free Website: www.joelsplace.org Contacts: Emma Milam or Kelli Boyle, 452-2621; milamemma@gmail.com

Sponsor: North Star Ballet Ages: Ages 4 to 9 Dates and times: Session 1, May 21-25; Session 2, May 29June 2; 9 a.m.- noon. Location: Tanana Valley Fairgrounds, College Road. Continued on Page 11


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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 15, 2012 Session 1: June 11-22; Session 2: June 25-July 6; Description: A fairy tale daily, M-F; ages 5-10, 9 a.m.ballet provides the theme for a noon; ages 11-14 years, 1-4 wide range of dance activities p.m.; including arts and crafts, music Session 3: July 9-29, The appreciation and dance history. Young People’s Ensemble, ages Children illustrate their own 12-18 only, 1-6 p.m. daily, plus storybooks as they recreate three performances of “Pinocthe story through movement chio,” July 27, 28 and 29. Broand ballet. Camp week culmichures available and registranates with a demonstration of tion begins May 1. “The Sleeping Beauty” as the Location: Riverfront Thechildren experience the thrill atre, 1852 Second Ave. of performance as a choreogDescription: Drama Project rapher, costume designer and is a fun and intensive theatre dancer. training program for children Cost: $175 and young people taught by Website: www.thenorthprofessional instructors. starballet.org Cost: $200, Sessions 1 and 2; Contacts: Kristina, adminis- $325, Session 3. trative coordinator, 451-8800. Website: www.fairbanksdrama.org Drama Project 2012 Contact: Peggy MacDonald Sponsor: Fairbanks Drama Ferguson, 456-PLAY; pegferguAssociation and Children’s son@gci.net Theatre Ages: 5-18 FLOT Jr. Dates and times: Sponsor: Fairbanks Light Continued from Page 10

Opera Theater Ages: 8-11 and 11-14 Dates and times: June 4-8; June 11-15; June 18-22. All weeks, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Location: Dance Theater Fairbanks, 656 Seventh Ave. Description: A musical theater camp, working on all aspects of musical theater, singing, dancing and stage work as well as technical aspects in light, sound , stage design and costuming. Following the last day of camp, a junior production will be performed for family and friends, on stage. Cost: $200, Website: www.flot.org Contact: Gwen Brazier, 456FLOT, or FLOTjr@gmail.com

The Groundlings and Fledglings Drama Camp Sponsor: The Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre Ages: The Groundlings 1318; The Fledglings 7-12 Dates and times: The Groundlings, June 11-29; The Fledglings, June 18- 29 Location: Empress Theatre, Third Avenue, Fairbanks Description: Classes in voice, movement, acting styles, improv and more. Learn theatre skills in a fun and supportive environment while playing and taking risks together, culminating in a fully produced show. Cost: The Groundlings,

$550; The Fledglings, $350 Website: www.fstalaska.org Contact: Tom Robenolt or Rebecca Eddy, 457-7638

Hip Hop in the Park Sponsor: Dance Theatre Fairbanks Ages: 7-18 Dates and times: Every Saturday, June 16-Aug 4; ages 7-9, 1-2 p.m.; ages 10-12, 2-3 p.m.; ages 13-18, 3-4 p.m. Location: Veterans Memorial Park, downtown at Seventh Avenue and Cushman Street. Description: Freestyle classes and improvisation under bright blue skies in Veterans Memorial Park, downtown Continued on Page 12

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North Star Ballet School Summer Dance Intensive Sponsor: North Star Ballet Ages: Intermediate and advanced students of dance, age 12 and older. Dates and times: June 18July 13; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; each day during each five day week. Location: North Star Ballet School, 1800 College Road, Tanana Valley Fairgrounds. Description: A four week intensive summer dance program that emphasizes a kinesthetic approach to movement and dance training through the understanding of anatomical principles and dynamics of movement. The program offers 120 hours of in depth instruction in dance technique, theory and performance preparation. Daily classes in ballet and ballet repertory are supplemented with classes in Modern, Contemporary, Flamenco, body conditioning and dance history. A special performance of works choreographed by faculty members concludes the session. Cost: $1,200 Website: www.theNorthStarBallet.org Contacts: Kristina, administrative coordinator, 451-8800, day and evening:

Outside The Line Summer Sponsor: Outside The Line

Youth Art Ages: 7-16 (under 7 provisionally) Dates and times: July 9-12; M-Th; 9:30 a.m.-noon or 1:30-4 p.m. Location: 485 Ballaine Road/ Studio Description: New projects for returning artists. Drawing, painting, found object assemblage, mixed media, collage, accidental art, grab bag design, “paper stained glass,” foil relief, gargoyles, others. Two or more projects offered daily. Indoors or outdoors. Woodsy area near spacious studio for natural subjects. Call for studio visit. Cost: Early bird fee: $150 by May 31; $165. Checks accepted until June 30. Website: outsidetheline.com Contact: Marionette Donnell Stock, MFA, 479-6420; marionette@alaska.net

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in basis (punch cards are available). See website for details. Cost: Punch card, $120 Website: www.dancetheatrefairbanks.com Contacts: Dance Theater Fairbanks, 452-1113

UAF Summer Music Academy Sponsor: UAF Department of Music, Fairbanks Symphony Association Ages: Grades 6-12 Dates and times: June 4-15, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.. Location: Universitiy of Alaska Fairbanks campus Description: A two-week program of intensive music education for students who have played their instruments at least one year. Mornings are spent in study with main instrument and afternoons offer elective choices. Cost: $575 Website: www.uafsummermusicacademy.org Contact: Linda Harriger, 474-7555, or laharriger@ alaska.edu

Sponsor: Mo Holland Dance Studio Ages: 7-14 Dates and times: June 1129, MWF, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Location: 914 College Road Description: Campers will Visual Art Academy learn ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Sponsor: University of Alaszumba, yoga and musical theatre, and present a program for ka Fairbanks Art Department Ages: Grades 6-12 family and friends on June 29. Dates and times: June 4-15, Cost: $300 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Contact: Mo Holland, 452Location: Fine Arts Studios, 5678, or dance1@acsalaska.net UAF campus Description: This visual arts program is taught by profesSummer Dance Fun sional Alaska visual artists. Sponsor: Dance Theatre Students participate in up to Fairbanks four studio sessions daily in Ages: 3-adult animation, cartooning, ceramDates and times: June 11ics, computer art, digital phoAug. 2 tography, drawing and design, Location: 656 Seventh Ave. metalsmithing, painting, print(Behind Sadler’s) making, and sculpture, cosDescription: A wide variety tume design. and 3D design. of available dances classes all Cost: $575 full days/$340 summer long for all ages are half days offered. Classes are on a drop-

Youth Summer Fiberarts Program Sponsor: Fairbanks Weavers & Spinners Guild Ages: Sessions for ages 6 to 9; 8 to 15; 9 to 15 Dates and times: Eight oneweek programs: May 21-25; May 29- June 1; June 4-8; June 11-15; June 18-22; June 25-29; July 30-Aug. 3; Aug. 6-10. Two sessions daily each week 9 a.m.noon, and 1-4 p.m.; noon hour supervision $10. Arrangements for early arrival or late pickup can be made. Location: Room 219, Lathrop Building, 516 2nd Ave. Description: The program includes age-related classes in drawing, watercolor, weaving sewing and quilting, basketry, woodcarving, beading, machine

American Diabetes Association Camp K Sponsor: American Diabetes Association Ages: 7-17 Dates and times: June 24-29 Location: Cooper Landing (only camp in state) Description: A rustic camp on the banks of Kenai Lake is the location for an outdoor adventure for children with diabetes. Medical professionals ensure campers learn how to manage their disease and have fun all at the same time. Cost: $400; financial assistance available. Website: diabetes.org/ adacampk Contact: Sara Lucey, 4571557; slucey@diabetes.org

Camp Jessie Bloom Sponsor: Farthest North Girl Scout Council Ages: 6-17 Dates and times: Teddy Bear: grades 1-2, July 29-31; Brownie Adventure: grades 2-3, July 22-28; Junior Camp: grades 4-6, July 22-28 or July 29-Aug. 4; Survivor Camp: grades 7-12, July 29-Aug. 4. Location: Lost Lake Camp, 58.5 miles south of Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway. Description: Camp Jessie Continued on Page 13

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sewing, paper sculpture, printing, costume fabrication, and mask making. Cost: $90 per session, two sessions daily for one week Website: www.fairbanksweavers.org Contact: Weaving Studio, 452-7737, Penny Wakefield, coordinator; info@fairbanksweavers.org

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Sponsor: West Valley High School Band Ages: Entering grades 5-7 Dates and times: July 30Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily Location: West Valley High School Description: Join members of the West Valley High School band and local music teachers for a fun week of musical exploration and instruction. Small groups and individual attention will help young musicians tune up for the coming school year. Students will perform a concert at the end of camp. Cost: $100 Contacts: wvhsband@googlegroups.com

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Fairbanks. Participants will learn some traditional moves and combinations, as well as how to express themselves with improvisation. Cost: $10 each class Website: dancetheatrefairbanks.com Contacts: Dance Theatre Fairbanks, 452-1113

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Bloom provides a summer adventure, packed full of fun, friendships, and enriching outdoor experiences in a safe environment Camp facilities are in a spruce, aspen, and birch forest. Girls swim and canoe on the lake; hike on the trails; observe wildlife, which includes ducks, beavers, owls, red squirrels and moose; build new skills; gain a sense of community, and develop a deep appreciation for nature. This camp is open to all girls, not just Girl Scouts. Cost: $200-$350 Website: www.fairbanksgirlscouts.org Contact: Suellen Nelles, 4564782 or FNGSC3@alaska.com

Denali Bug Camp Sponsor: Denali Education Center Ages: 11-12 Dates and times: June 27-30 Location: Denali Education Center with daily excursions to local insect habitats. Description: This unique, field-based camp offers budding entomologists opportunities to delve into the insect world while camping and hiking with friends. Working side by side with Alaskan entomologists and other field scientists, we will visit various insect habitats and explore the subarctic ecosystem from the insect perspective. Participants will create their own insect collections as they learn to trap, collect, identify, and preserve specimens collected during each day’s excursions. Cost: $450; scholarships available upon request Website: www.denalieducationcenter.com Contact: Blair Schoenborn, (907) 683-2597, blair@denali. org

Council, Boy Scouts of America Ages: Grades 2-5 Location: Lost Lake Scout Camp, near Birch Lake, 60 miles southeast of Fairbanks. Dates and times: Session 1, July 8-10; Session 2, July 12-14 Description: An outdoor camping experience and an Lost Lake opportunity to earn merit badges in a variety of areas, Boy Scout Camp including aquatics, shooting Sponsor: Midnight Sun sports, handicraft, and woodCouncil, Boy Scouts of America craft. Camp also includes a Ages: Grades 6 to age 18 Low and High COPE course for Dates and times: Session 1: initiative and confidence buildJune 24-30; Session 2: July 2-7. ing activities which includes zip Location: Lost Lake Scout line, climbing tower and wall, Camp, near Birch Lake, 60 high ropes confidence course miles southeast of Fairbanks and smaller team building Description: A weeklong out- areas. door camping experience and Must be a registered meman opportunity to earn merit ber of the Boy Scouts of Ameribadges in a variety of areas, ca and attend with a troop. including aquatics, shooting Cost: youth, $125; adult, sports, handicraft, and wood$75. craft. Camp also includes a Low Website: www.midnightsunand High COPE course for ini- bsa.org tiative and confidence building Contact: Caleb Baker, 452activities, which includes zip 1976; caleb.baker@scouting.org line, climbing tower and wall, high ropes confidence course and smaller team building Nenana Tribal Council areas. Fish Camp Must be a registered memSponsor: Yukon River Drainber of the Boy Scouts of Ameriage Fisheries Association and ca and attend with a troop. Cost: $265 (before April 27); Administration for Native Americans. $285 (After April 27); 15 perAges: All ages cent discount for families/unit Dates and times: July 17 to FOS achievement. Website: www.midnightsun- Aug. 7 Location: Nenana area bsa.org Description: There will be Contact: Caleb Baker, 4521976; caleb.baker@scouting.org job training, cutting and putting up salmon, learning from elders, and mentoring in higher Lost Lake Cub Scout education. The Nenana Native Council will provide all equipResident Camp ment, transportation from Sponsor: Midnight Sun Nenana to camp and the food vided. All campers get T-shirt, sunglasses and other goodies. Cost covers camper and one adult. Cost: $80 Contacts: Tom Norton, 4906889; Henry Garbowski, 4571734

Sherlock Holmes, Young Detectives 4-H/Youth Camp Sponsor: UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Tanana District 4-H Ages: Just completed 3-7 grades Dates and times: June 25, 6 p.m., to June 28, 11:30 a.m. Location: Twin Bears Camp Description: Youth will rotate through classes based on detective skills and physical fitness. Educational and fun, there will be swimming, crafts, games, skits, hiking and campfires. Cost: 4-H members, $90; nonmembers, $105 Contacts: Marla Lowder, 474-2427, mklowder@alaska. edu, or Kathy McDougall kmmcdougall@alaska.edu, 4742420.

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3 on 3 Basketball Camp and 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Sponsor: Fairbanks Youth Sports and Challenge life Ages: Youth to adult Dates and times: Camp: June 21-22; 3 on 3 tournament sign up, June 22; tournament June 23 and 24.

Location: Carlson Center Description: Play basketball under the Midnight Sun. 3 on 3 Clinic and 3 on 3 Basketball tournament includes youth to adult divisions. There will be several divisions to play in from beginners to expert levels, as well as family divisions. Fathers and/or mothers, aunties, uncles, grandparents, nieces and nephews can team up to form a family team. Cost: TBA Website: www.challengelife. org Contact: Mike 378-7800 Howie 456-2626; arcticmn@ gci.net

Alaska Youth Hunter Education Challenge Sponsors: Friends of NRA, Optimist Club of Fairbanks, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, Usibelli Mining, Seekins Ford, Dr. Woller, Mount McKinley Bank, Alaska Tent & Tarp, Binkley’s Riverboat Discovery, Fairbanks Trap Club, Fraternal Order of Alaska State Troopers, Crystal River Guide and Taxidermy Service, and Dave Miller. Ages: 9- senior in high school; Pre-requisites: completion of Basic Hunter Safety Education. Ages: Junior Division: 14 years of age and younger before Aug. 1 (of the event year); Senior Division: 15 to 18 years of age on Aug. 1 (of the event year) or later. Participants turning 19 years of age who are enrolled in high school for the full event school year are eligible to enter the Senior Division Continued on Page 14

YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS

Kids Fly Fishing Camp

Alaska Volleyball Camps Beginner Skills Camp

Intermediate Skills Camp

July 9–11

July 17–20

Advanced Skills Camp

July 23–26 ALL SESSIONS ARE 9 A.M. TO 4 P.M.

For complete 2012 camp and registration information:

374-5991

alaskavolleyballcamps.com

In the 3535 College Road Mall Next to Gulliver’s Books

Mallory Larranaga (907)474-1996 • mplarranaga@alaska.edu or Phil Shoemaker (907)474-6809 • phil.shoemaker@alaska.edu

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Sponsor: Midnight Sun Flycasters and Trout Unlimited Ages: 10-16 Dates and times: June 1, noon to June 3, noon Location: Twin Bears Camp, 30 mile Chena Hot Springs Road Description: Campers learn fly tying, knot tying and casting instruction along with an entomology study. Meals pro-

for fish camp. The participants will need appropriate clothing and sleeping bags. Cost: Free Contact: Robin Campbell, (907) 832-5461; nibor652004@ yahoo.com


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and Recreation. Ages: 6-13 Dates and times: June 1-3; Dates and times: June 9; Fri., 5-8 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-8 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Location: Lathrop High Location: Fairbanks School Track Description: Recognized as Description: A beginning the most comprehensive youth level track and field event for hunting program anywhere children ages 6-13. Every parin North America, the Youth ticipant will receive a T-shirt, Hunter Education Challenge medal and water bottle filled (YHEC) is NRA’s “graduate with prizes. The top three finstudies” program in outdoor ishers in the finals will win a skills and safety training for bike. young hunters and is open only Cost: Free to those who have completed Contacts: Linda, 459-1068; hunter-safety training at the lingham@co.fairbanks.ak.us state or provincial level. The program is conducted under simulated hunting conditions BMX Racing to provide the best practical Sponsor: Far North BMX environment for reinforcing Club and testing a young hunter’s Ages: 5-adult skills. From rifle, bow and Dates and times: Two days a muzzleloader shooting at lifeweek mid-May through August. sized targets, to wildlife idenSchedule is still being set. tification, to map-and-compass Location: Corner of 19th orienteering and more. Partici- Avenue and Kiana Street pants get hands-on training in Description: BMX (Bicycle eight skills areas. Moto Cross) is an exciting and Cost: $25 family-oriented sport that proWebsite: www.aimcomm.org/ vides great exercise in a fun, web/programs/yhec positive environment. No expeContact: Joe Nava, 479rience necessary. If you can ride 2340; John Wyman, 459-7292; a bike without training wheels yhecdirector@aimcomm.org or you can race BMX. Helmet, john.wyman@alaska.gov long sleeve shirt, long pants, and close-toed shoes required. Loaner racing bikes and helAlyeska Track mets are available. Cost: $45 ABA membership and Field plus weekly racing fee Sponsor: Alyeska Pipeline Website: check us out on Service Co. and FNSB Parks Continued from Page 13

Head Start Birth to Five Quality Infant/Toddler Care & Free Preschool • Age appropriate, cutting edge, center-based services • Four hour preschool sessions Monday – Thursday • Full day, year around care for ages birth to 3 • Nutritious meals • Transportation available in some areas • Parent involvement opportunities • Preschool classes in Fairbanks & North Pole

Enrollment applications accepted all year Call Dotty at 452-4267 ext 238

player fee, fee dependent on league age group Website: www.fysasoccer. org Contact: FYSA Office (907) 456-3976 or fysa@mosquitonet.com

FAHA Hockey Summer Skills & Drills

Sponsor: Fairbanks Amateur Hockey Association Fairbanks Ages: Ages: 5-18 Dates and times: 12 Tuesday Youth Soccer sessions. June 5-Sept. 11; Mites Sponsor: Fairbanks Youth and Squirts, 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Soccer Association Youth Football PeeWee and Bantam/Midgets, Ages: 4-19 8-9 p.m. & Cheerleading Dates and times: Soccer Location: Big Dipper Ice Sponsor: Fairbanks Youth League registration deadline Arena Football & Cheerleading — May 14. Summer Session: Description: Don’t lose those Ages: 4-14; Flag football, May 29-July 19; Summer Sochockey skills you worked so 4-6 years; tackle football and cer Camps: UK Camp, May hard season to master. Come 29-June 1, June 4-8 and June cheerleading: Rooks, 7-9 years; out for some hockey fun once a 18-22; Challenger Camp, July Juniors, 10-12 years; Seniors, week throughout the summer 13-14 years, seventh and eighth and be ready for the fall season. 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27. grades. All camp sessions will have Focus will be on skill developDates and times: Skills and half and full day options. Visit ment and small area games. Drills Camps, April 21 and the FYSA website for inforFull hockey gear is required for June 16 are free with registra- all players. mation and registration. Loction: FYSA Fields, 2000 tion; Season starts July 5. Cost: $150 Location: Various FNSB Wilbur St. Website: www.fahaonline. Parks Description: The FYSA com Description: Skills and Recreational Soccer Program Contact: Jennifer House, Drills Camps are 4 hour events 388-0434, cjhouse@gci.net is designed to allow children the opportunity to play soccer designed to teach children the basics of football and cheerlead- Fast-Pitch Softball and in a supportive and rewarding atmosphere. The first and ing. The season runs July 5 T-Ball Leagues thru Sept. 29 and is centered foremost goal is to have fun, while developing soccer skills, around children learning the Sponsor: Interior Girls Softskills associated with football developing teamwork skills, ball Association and cheerleading and weekly promoting fitness, building Ages: 4-7, Girls and Boys Tsportsmanship, and encourag- games. ball; 8-18, Girls Fast-pitch softCost: flag, $80; tackle, $250- ball; 19-up, Women’s Fast-Pitch ing a lifelong love of the game. Players are placed into groups $300; cheerleading, $250. Dates and times: Leagues Website: fairbanksyouthfoot- begin June 4 (eight weeks); according to age and by FYSA ball.allregistrations.com Zones. Youth born between games at 6 and 7:30 p.m. Contact: David Hawkins, these dates are welcomed to Location: South Davis Park 378-9275; fairbanksyouthfootparticipate Aug. 1, 1993 to Softball Complex, 2000 Davis ball@yahoo.com July 31, 2008. Road. Cost: Please see website for Description: IGSA offers an organized environment for youth softball. Skill levels 2012 SUMMER CLASSES range from novice to advanced. Cost: $100 for fast-pitch AND REGISTRATION league; $60 for T-ball (discounts available). REGISTRATION: Contact: Valinda Taylor Dan Ramras Tennis Courts Fairbanks • During Kids Free Tennis (907) 322-0767, igsa.alaska@ Resource Agency Saturday, June 2 • 3-6PM gmail.com 805 Airport Rd. Saturday, June 9 • 10AM- 2PM GOLF! Fun for Kids Saturday, May 5 • During Community Tennis Sponsor: North Star Golf 11AM- 2PM Block Party Club Ages: 6-15 Sunday, June 3 • 2-6PM Dates and times: Seven fourday sessions (Tues.-Fri.): June FTA OFFERS: From June 4 through August 30 12-15; June 19-22; June 26-29; • 4 one-week camps July 10-13; July 17-20; July 24• 3 three-week sessions 27, and July 31-Aug. 3. • 1 North Pole three-week session Location: 330 Golf Club • Saturday Cardio Tennis Drive, off Old Steese Highway. Description: Two hours of The Fairbanks Tennis Association is looking for coaches! instruction for four days in 2012 Summer part time employment. Training workshop available on June 1-2. a fun small group. InstrucPlease send your resume to: info@fairbankstennis.org tor, Bernadine Stump, LPGA, focuses on safety, fun, etiquette, 17385220 4-15-12 SFFK

“2008 Program of Excellence – Awarded by the National Office of Head Start”

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Offering Summer Food Program – May 21st through August 17th, closed the week of July 4th. Free nutritious meals for children 18 and under, and adults over 18 with a disability. Monday–Friday lunch is 11–1 and snack 3–4.

Facebook Contact: email farnorthbmx@yahoo.com

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 15, 2012 ONE of the following dates and times: Monroe Catholic High short game, full swing and play School Gymnasium Saturday, on the course. All equipment April 21, and/or Sunday April and snacks are included. 22. Session 1, 11:30 a.m. to Cost: $125 per child per ses- 12:30 p.m.; Session 2, 12:30 sion. to 1:30 p.m. Session 3, 1:30 to Website: www.northstargolf. 2:30 p.m. Session 4, 2:30 to com 3:30 p.m. Session 5, 3:30 to Contact: Melinda Evans, 4:30 p.m. 455-8362; after May 7, 457Location: Local Fairbanks 4653; northstargolf@alaska.net Baseball Fields Description: IBL plays under the PONY League program.. Interior Teams will be formed after the assessment process is over so Baseball League that each team is as balanced Sponsor: Interior Baseball as possible. If a player is not League serves all youth baseable to attend one of the assessball players ages 4-14 in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, ment dates, please contact the including Fort Wainwright and coordinator for your division. See details at leaguelineup. Eielson Air Force Base. com/fnsbibl Ages: Shetland, ages 4-6; Cost: Varies with age. See Pinto, ages 7-8; Mustang, ages website for details 9-10; Bronco, ages 11-12; Pony, Website: leaguelineup.com/ ages 13-14. Player birthdays fnsbibl must be on or before April 30 Contact: Tina Henne, 347for each bracket. Dates and times: Mandatory 0877 or interiorbaseball@ gmail.com assessments — choose from Continued from Page 14

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

Kids Three Week Tennis Sessions Sponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Association Ages: K-12 Dates and times: Session One: June 11-29; Session Two: July 9 –27; Registration: May 5 at Fairbanks Resource Agency; June 2 and June 3 at Dan Ramras tennis courts. Location: Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts behind Mary Siah Center. Description: Each tennis session is three weeks long with lessons for all skills and ages. Kids play two times per week and there is a match play on Friday. For specific times, please confirm at registrations on May 5, June 2 or June 3. Cost: K-2, $40 per three weeks; all others $45 per three weeks; scholarships available. Website: www.fairbankstennis.org

Brought to you by Fairbanks Drama Association & Fairbanks Children’s Theatre, Inc.

North Pole Kids Tennis Session Sponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Association Ages: K-12 Dates and times: One threeweek session: June 11–29, MWF. Registration: May 5 at the Fairbanks Resource Agency, June 2 and June 3 at the Dan Ramras tennis courts Location: North Pole high School Description: Tennis session features twice per week lessons for all skills and ages and Friday matches (except K-2 grade). Participants have fun and play with experienced coaches. Campers and lesson times are grouped as follows: grades K-2: 9-10 a.m.; grades 3-5: 10-11 a.m.; grades 6-12: 11 a.m.-noon. Please check on Friday times at registration.

Cost: K-2 - $40 per three weeks; all others $45 per three weeks; scholarships available. Website: www.fairbankstennis.org Contact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301; info@fairbankstennis.org

Stingray Swim Team Sponsor: Stingray Swim Team Ages: 7-18; Must be able to swim a pool length, one on front and one on back. Dates and times: Stingray Swim Team strives to make practice times convenient for families. Swimmers can choose between several workout schedules, both at The Alaska Club South and the UAF Patty Pool, up to six days per week. Location: Patty Center pool and The Alaska Club pool Description: Stingray Swim Team is a USS year round Continued on Page 16

North Star Ballet

Creative Dance Camp

2012

An intensive and fun theatre training program for children and young people, ages 5–18, featuring a professional teaching staff.

The Sleeping Beauty Session One: May 23–May 27 Session Two: May 31–June 4

at The Riverfront Theatre (1852 Second Ave.) Session #1 • June 11– June 22 (Classes Mon.– Fri.) Class A 5–7 yrs. 9:00 a.m.–Noon Class B 8–10 yrs. 9:00 a.m.–Noon Class C 11–14 yrs. 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Registration fee: $200 per student for the two week program. Class size limited to 15 students.

Sessions held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Each session culminates with a demonstration. For further information call 451-8800

A fun educational dance experience for children ages 4 to 9

Session #2 • June 25 – July 6 (Classes Mon.– Fri.) No classes 7/4 Class A 5–7 yrs. 9:00 a.m.–Noon Class B 8–10 yrs. 9:00 a.m.–Noon Class C 11–14 yrs. 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Registration fee: $200 per student for the two week program. Class size limited to 15 students.

Session #3 • For Young People ages 12 through 18 years The Theatre Ensemble Company Class

creative movement

Class Dates: July 9 through July 29 Classes Mon–Fri., 1–6 p.m. • Class size limited to 30 students. Registration fee: $325 for the three week program.

ballet

music appreciation

Performances of “Pinocchio” on July 27, 28 and 29 • Directed by Buffie LaRocca

story telling

dance history

arts & crafts

mime

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REGISTRATION BEGINS MAY 1. Registration brochures will be available May 1 online at: www.fairbanksdrama.org

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competitive swim team offering high-quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Our goal is to provide every member an opportunity to improve their swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to JO qualifier, to high school swimmer, to those who want to swim in college. Cost: Starts at $60/month Website: www.stingrayswim. org Contact: Scott Lemley, 3227496, akcoach@acsalaska.net

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 15, 2012 experienced coaches. Campers and lesson times are grouped as follows: grades K-2, 10-11 a.m.; grades 3-5, 9 -11 a.m.; grades 6-8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m; grades 9-12, 2-4 p.m. Cost: K-2, $20 per week; all others $45 per week; scholarships available Website: www.fairbankstennis.org Contact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301; info@fairbankstennis.org

T-shirt. Cost: Beginners: $175 before May 20, $200 after; Intermediate/Advanced: $195 before May 20, $225 after. Website: www.alaskavolleyballcamps.com Contact: Mallory Larranaga, Director/Asst. coach, 474-1996; mplarranaga@alaska.edu

Alcan Baseball Camp

Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 5-13 SPORTS CAMPS Dates and times: June 1822, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Alaska Volleyball Camps Location: Interior Baseball Sponsor: Alaska Volleyball League Fields Camps Description: Campers will Tennis Camps One, Two, Ages: Junior high and high engage in small group instrucschool athletes tion and learning skills in hitThree and Four Dates and times: Beginner ting, pitching, defensive fundaSponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Skills Camp, July 9-11; Intermentals, safety and respect as Association mediate Skills Camp, July 17well as fun and games. Ages: Grades K-12, Camps 20; Advanced Skills Camp, July Cost: Full day $200, half day One and Two; Grades K-5, 23-26. All sessions are 9 a.m.-4 $100 Camps Three and Four p.m. Website: www.alcansports. Dates and times: Camp One: Location: UAF, Patty Center com June 4-8; Camp Two: July 2-7; Description: Three levels Contact: Adam Powell, 455Camp Three: July 30-Aug. 3; of Volleyball Camps starting 4203; info@alcansports.com Camp Four: Aug. 6-Aug. 10. with the Beginner Skills Camp Registration: May 5 at Fairintroducing a solid foundabanks Resource Agency, June tion of the fundamental skills Alcan Baseball 2 and June 3 at Dan Ramras of the game. The Intermeditennis courts. Development Program ate Skills Camp is fast paced, Location: Dan Ramras ComSponsor: Alcan Sports & focused on fundamental skills. munity Tennis courts behind Adventure The Advanced Skills Camp is Mary Siah Center. Ages: 8-18 centered on the development Description: Weeklong tenDates and times: 17 weekly of solid technical skills where nis camps feature daily lessons sessions, May 21-Aug. 17; tactical skills will be emphafor all skills and ages. Particisized. Each camper will receive Mornings, 9-11 a.m.; afterpants have fun and play with noons, 1-3 p.m. an Alaskan Volleyball Camp

Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: Small age level groups will work on hitting sessions and personal development, speed and strength training, team building, and daily nutrition habits. Cost: $200 per week (Multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, (907) 455-4203; info@alcansports. com

Alcan Baseball Hitting Program Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 17 weekly sessions: June 4-Aug. 1, Mon. and Wed.; 1:15- 3:15 p.m. Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: The fundamentals for hitting will be emphasized focusing on techniques and methods to maximize potential in this skill with hundreds of repetitions using a Batting Tee Soft Toss pitching machine. Players will participate in small age and skill level groups. Cost: $400 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, 4554203; info@alcansports.com

Alaska

Conservation Camps www.alaskaconservationcamp.org FOR MORE INFO/REGISTRATION

Spread the word to a friend! The camp experience can be even more fun and enjoyable if a good friend of your ACC camper attends the same session! BASIC CAMP #1: June 4-8 (Mon.-Fri.) $240, Ages 11-14, space limited to 30 campers BASIC CAMP #2: June 11-15 (Mon.-Fri.) $240, Ages 11-14, space limited to 30 campers ADVANCED CAMP: June 18-22 (Mon.-Fri.) $240, Ages 12-16, space limited to 24 campers Prerequisite: Completion of Basic Hunter Education or of ACC Basic Camp Camper Tuition is $240.00 per camper per camp session. Spaces are limited. Registrations are not complete until both registration and payment has been received. 11395075 4-15-12 SFFK

459-7292 • camp@aimcomm.org

Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 17 sessions: June 5-Aug. 2, Tues. and Thurs., 1:15-3:15 p.m. Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: This program will emphasize fundamentals for throwing a baseball, focusing on the techniques and methods to increase arm strength repetitions with guidance, as well as pitching techniques, wind up and follow through. Players will participate in small groups with their age group and skills level. Cost: $400 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, 4554203; info@alcansports.com

Alcan Football Camp Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 5-14 Dates and times: June 1115, Full day and half day Location: Allridge Field Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: Alcan Football is a non-contact camp focusing on fundamentals in small groups and emphasizing athletic, offensive and defensive skills as well as safety and respect. Cost: Full day $200, half day $125 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, 4554203; info@alcansports.com

Alcan Goal Scoring and Offensive Skills Summer Program

SUMMER 2012 SESSIONS

The Alaska Conservation Camp is sponsored by: • Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) • Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska • Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee (AIM-COMM) • Friends of NRA • And many community sponsors and volunteers!

Alcan Baseball Pitching and Throwing Program

Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 5-16 Dates and times: 17 on-ice sessions; June 5-Aug. 2, Tuesday and Thursday, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Location: UAF Patty Center Ice Arena Description: This program will emphasize the Individual Continued on Page 17


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skills and develop the necessary tools for goal scoring and offensive play: shooting angles, shot selection, on ice positioning, offensive anticipation, one timing the puck, rebounds and deflections, plus on and off season training techniques. Players will participate with their age group and skills level on separate zones of the ice. Cost: $500 Website: www.alcanhockey. com Contact: Adam Powell, 4554203; info@alcansport.com

Alcan Hockey Development Program Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Camp ages: 8-18 Dates and times: June 4Aug. 17 Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: A summer-long program of quality instruction for athletic development emphasizing good nutritional and training habits while providing a full season of activity, cross-training, and skill development. Cost: $200 a week (multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, (907) 455-4203; info@alcansports. com

Alcan Hockey Kids Camps Sponsor: Alcan Sports and Adventure Ages: 5,6, and young 7 year olds Dates: May 21-25 (no times given) Location: UAF Patty Ice Arena Description: Hockey camp teaches the individual skills of hockey while creating the foundation for the complete hockey player through the S.C.R.U.F.F. system — Skills, Creativity, Respect, Understanding, Foundation, and Fun. The main emphasis of teaching is placed on skating, shooting, and stickhandling in an atmosphere of respect for the other players, on and off the ice, the instructors and the game of hockey. Cost: $325 full day; $225

Adventure Ages: Pee Wee, Bantam, Midget Dates: July 16-20 (no times Sponsor: Alcan Sports & given) Adventure Location: UAF Patty Center Ages: Mite, Squirt, Pee Wee, Ice Arena and Bantam. Players will be Alcan Hockey Description: Camp emphafocused on their own stride and sis will be on Battles along the advancement. Main Camp Wall; Battles in the Corner Dates and times: 17 on-ice Sponsor: Alcan Sports and and Battles at the Net. Playsessions; June 5-Aug. 2, TuesAdventure ers will learn to play and excel day and Thursday; 7:45 - 8:45 Ages: 5-13 in the area where games are a.m. Dates: May 29-June 2 (no Location: UAF Patty Center won and lost. Players of simitimes given) Location: Patty lar ages and skill level will be Ice Arena Center Ice Arena matched in a series of competiDescription: This advanced Description: Hockey camp tion battles, and small games program is designed for elite teaches the individual skills of to learn techniques, fair play players who are dedicated to hockey while creating the foun- taking their game to the next and gain confidence. Program dation for the complete hockey level. The emphasis includes also includes off ice fitness. player through the S.C.R.U.F.F. Acceleration and ExplosiveCost: $325 system — Skills, Creativity, Website: www.alcanhockey. ness; Power and Stride DevelRespect, Understanding, Foun- opment; Agility and Quickness. com dation, and Fun. The main Contact: Adam Powell, Players will be separated into emphasis of teaching is placed (907) 455-4203; info@alcansfour groups of five players for on skating, shooting, and stick- instruction. port.com handling in an atmosphere of Cost: $500 respect for the other players, Website: www.alcanhockey. on and off the ice, the instrucEagles Wrestling Camp com tors and the game of hockey. Contact: Adam Powell, 455Sponsor: Tanana BoostCost: Full day $325; half day 4203; info@alcansport.com ers Club and Tanana Middle $225, 5 and 6 year olds, $100 School Website: www.alcanhockey. Ages: Students entering com Alcan Hockey grades 4 to 6 Contact: Adam Powell, 455Dates and times: June 11Tough Area Camp 4203; info@alcansport.com 15; M-Th, 9 a.m.-noon; Fri., Sponsor: Alcan Sports & 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. half day Website: www.alcanhockey. com Contact: Adam Powell, 4554203; info@alcansport.com

Alcan Hockey Power Skating Program

Location: New Gym at Tanana Middle School Description: Participants will be introduced to the basic techniques of collegiate wrestling, the form of wrestling performed at local schools and college level. Each day will be filled with skills/drills and conditioning. Snacks will be provided. A small wrestling tournament will be held Friday and medals will be awarded to every participant. Cost: $60 Contact: Todd Wimer, 4528145, ext. 9126 or 460-1151; todd.wimer@k12northstar. org

Precision Archery Youth Camp Sponsor: Precision Archery Ages: 8-17 Dates and times: May 2125; June 18-22; July 23-27; 2-4 p.m. daily Location: 3501 Lathrop St., Unit B Description: Introduce your children to the sport of archery at the Precision Archery

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Youth Camp. They will learn archery safety, proper form, equipment maintenance, arrow building, as well as how to score various competition rounds. Camp will be run by a multiple state record and Alaska “Shooter of the Year” award holder. Cost: $100 Contacts: Andrew Wilson, 457-1792 or 978-3990; prescisionarchary@ymail.com

Skateboarding Camp Sponsor: Joel’s Place Ages: 5-11, Session A, ages 5-11; Session B, ages 12 and up Dates and times: June 4-8; June 11-15; June 18-22; July 9-13; July 16-20; July 23-27; Session A, noon-3 p.m.; Session B, 3-6 p.m. Location: 1890 Marika Road Description: Learn to skateboard or increase your knowledge or skill level. Meals are included. No annual membership required for skate camp. Helmets and signed waivers required. Helmets are on loan at JP. Cost: One session, $20 daily; $75 weekly; $220, three weeks; or $425, six weeks, paid in advance. Website: www.joelsplace. org Contact: Emma Milam

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 15, 2012 or Kelli Boyle, 452-2621; milamemma@gmail.com

Team Alcan Summer Sports Program Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 6-18 Dates and times: May 21Aug. 17; Full-day program; 13 weekly camps offered; flexible schedules. Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: A summerlong program of quality instruction for athletic development emphasizing good nutritional and training habits in addition to a full season of activity, cross-training, and skill development. Cost: $200 per week (multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, 455-4203; info@alcansports. com

Team Alcan Sports Camp Golf Program Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 6-18 Dates: May 21-Aug. 17 (no times given) Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: A summerlong program of quality instruction for athletic devel-

opment emphasizing good nutritional and training habits in addition to a full season of activity, cross-training, and skill development. Cost: $200 a week (multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, 455-4203; info@alcansports. com

Team Alcan Basketball Program Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 6-18 Dates: May 21-Aug. 17 (no times given) Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: A summerlong program of quality instruction for athletic development emphasizing good nutritional and training habits in addition to a full season of activity, cross-training, and skill development. Cost: $200 a week (multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, 455-4203; info@alcansports. com

Team Alcan Sports Camp Softball Program

Ages: 6-18 Dates: May 21-Aug. 17 (no times given) Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: A summerlong program of quality instruction for athletic development emphasizing good nutritional and training habits in addition to a full season of activity, cross-training, and skill development. Cost: $200 per week (multiple week discounts are available) Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: Adam Powell, 455-4203; info@alcansports. com

TDK Camp Sponsor: Dan Preuss, North Star Tae Kwon Do Ages: 5-17 Dates and times: Session 1: begins May 11; Session 2 begins Aug. 1 Location: Mary Siah Recreation Center Description: Each seven week session focuses on beginning Tae kwon do and basic movements for children and traditional values. Weekly classes vary according to age, rank or family involvement. Cost: $43 for seven-week session Contact: Dan Preuss, 4563484.

Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure

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Phil Jones, 5th Degree Black Belt, International Certified Instructor

Member Hwa-Rang Taekwondo federation www.htftaekwondo.com Call for Class Schedules www.northpolemartialarts.com

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Mi. 9.5 Badger Road in North Pole

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Phone (907) 490-2523 Cell (907) 978-5796

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Alcan Adventure Artwork, Sign Design Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates: May 29-June 2; July 23-27 (no times given) Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: The participants will design and produce large signs at Mini Golf Fairbanks with painting and graphic design Skills. By week’s end their personalized artwork will be on display in Fairbanks. Cost: $200 (Multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcanadventure.com Contact: Adam Powell, 455-4203 info@alcansports. com

Alcan Adventure Entrepreneur Program Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates: July 2-6; Aug. 6-10 (no times given) Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: The Participants will have Produced, Marketed, and established the Sales Process for a Real Product. A Real World “Lemonade Stand” on display at a Fairbanks seasonal venue. Cost: $200 (Multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcanadventure.com Contact: Adam Powell, (907) 455-4203 info@alcansports.com

Alcan Adventure Gardening and Landscape Design

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• Providing a Quality, Encompassing Driver’s Education Program • Instructor has over 23 years of experience • Classes available all year • Administration of driver’s license tests • We are a contractor for Ft. Wainwright, Eielson AFB and Elemendorf AFB • State certified

SUMMER PROGRAMS

Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates: June 4 - June 8, and June 18 - 22 (no times given) Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: The Participants will plan and produce amazing and unique flower Continued on Page 19


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Cost: $200 (multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcanadventure.com Contact: Adam Powell, 455-4203, info@alcansports. com

boxes and flower garden displays at Mini Golf Fairbanks in Pioneer Park. By week’s end the participants will be proud to have produced Fairbanks most impressive flower display. Cost: $200 (multiple week Bone Builders discounts) Backpacks Website: www.alcanadvenSponsor: Joel’s Place ture.com Ages: Children ages 6-18, Contact: Adam Powell, (907) 455-4203; info@alcans- who completed kindergarten and are eligible for free/ ports.com; reduced school lunch. Dates and times: May 23 to Aug. 8 Location: Christ is the Alcan Adventure Answer Church on 16th AveGraphic Art Design nue or Joel’s Place Description: Joel’s Place and Production and Christ is the Answer Sponsor: Alcan Sports & Church partner up every Adventure week for Bone Builders Camp ages: 8-13 Backpacks. The backpacks Dates: May 21- May 25; provide healthy snacks and and July 30 - Aug. 1 (no a backpack for about 150 times given) children in the Fairbanks Location: Lily of the Valcommunity who normally get ley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: Participants will plan and produce the next set of apparel for ALCAN Sports and Adventure. By week’s end people from throughout Alaska will be wearing the designs from the innovation and ideas of the participant designers. Cost: $200 (multiple week discounts) Website: www.alcanadventure.com Contact: Adam Powell, 455-4203; info@alcansports. com;

free or reduced lunch during the school year. The children receive a bag of these healthy snacks once a week at one of the drop off sites. Cost: Free Website: www.joelsplace. org Contacts: Emma Milam, 452-2621, or milamemma@ gmail.com

Calypso Farm Field Trips Sponsor: Calypso Farm & Ecology Center Ages: All ages; families, summer camps, day cares, clubs, etc. Dates and times: All summer by appointment. Location: 4780 Old Nenana Highway Description: Bring your small group to Calypso Farm and have a fun-filled two hour to one-half day field trip.

Looking and paying for child care doesn't have to be scary!

Alcan Adventure Lego Camp

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Interior Baseball League

Open to all players ages 4–14 in areas including: Eielson Ester Fairbanks Ft. Wainwright Fox

We're here to help!

Nenana area North Pole Salcha Two Rivers

Indoor Mandatory Assessments for ages 7–14

Monroe Catholic High School Gym

New Location!␣

Choose from one of the following dates and times:

Saturday, April 21 or Sunday, April 22 Session #1 11:30 a.m. Session #2 12:30 p.m.

Looking for help paying for child care? Call 479-2212

Break

Session #3 Session #4 Session #5

Looking for help finding child care? Call 479-2204

1:30-2:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

(Player must be 15 minutes early to start of session to guarantee that session time)

Email: thread@thrivalaska.com Online: www.threadalaska.com

Ages 4-6

Division Shetland*

Total Fee $80

7-8 9-10 11-12 13-14

Pinto Mustang Bronco Pony

$100 $140 $165 $165

*No Assessments for this age division

These services are made available through the State of Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, Division of Public Assistance.

Registration also available at Play It Again Sports or online: leaguelineup.com/fnsbibl

Child's age division based on their age as of 4-30-2012. No Exceptions.

For more information, call Tina Henne 347-0877

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Child Care Assistance & Child Care Referrals

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Sponsor: Alcan Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates: June 11-15; July 9–3; Aug. 13-17 (no times given) Location: Lily of the Valley Church, 2404 Barnette St. Description: The participants will research and learn information in regards to Lego, and use that knowledge to allow their creative and architectural skills to build an impressive display unit. The production and design will be on display at a Fairbanks venue.

FNSB Bookmobile at various locations. Description: Dream Big — READ! Summer Reading Program is a free reading incentive program for preschoolers through young adults. Kids can sign up to win prizes by reading (or listening) to books of their choice during the summer and enjoy eight weeks of special programs, library activities, Dream Big — READ! weekly incentives and prize Sponsor: Fairbanks North drawings at their local public library. Star Borough libraries Cost: Free Ages: 2-18 Website: fnsblibrary.org Dates and times: Sign up Contacts: Susan Jones, anytime beginning, Monday, Youth Services Department, May 21. Programs: May 21459-1052; BerryRoom@fnsJuly 21. blibrary.us Location: Noel Wien Public Library, 1215 Cowles St., Fairbanks; North Pole Branch Library, 601 SnowContinued on Page 20 man Lane, North Pole, and Select activities: Milk a goat, make a pizza, experiment with natural dyes, felt wool, walk in the woods, taste fresh veggies, and more. Cost: $5-$7 per child Website: www.calypsofarm. org Contact: Louise Foster, 451-0691; calypsofieldtrips@ gmail.com


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Contact: Dotty Harris, press.com Health and Safety coordinaContact: Evelyn Edson, 799-8204 or jpsos.joelsplace@ tor, 452-4267, ext. 238 or 590-2066. gmail.com

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Joel’s Place Seasons of Service Sponsor: AmeriCorps Ages: 17 and up Dates and times: June 4 Aug. 3, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Joel’s Place 1890 Marika Rd. Description: Looking for a fun way to spend your summer? Join AmeriCorps! With Joel’s Place Seasons of Service AmeriCorps you can earn money, receive an education award, and serve your community all at the same time. Positions available from mid-May through the end of August. Information and how to apply, call 907-799-5670, or visit jpsos.wordpress.com Cost: Free Website: www.jpsos.word-

Summer Food Program

Summer Food Service Program

Sponsor: Thrivalaska Ages: Children 18 and under and adults with a disability Dates and times: May 21Aug. 17, closed the week of July 4. Monday-Friday, Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; snack 3-4 p.m. Location: Carol Brice Center, 1949 Gillam Way Description: Nutritious meals and fun activities. Cost: Free for children and adults with a disability. Adults accompanying children can eat for a small fee. Website: www.thrivalaska. com

Sponsor: Joel’s Place Ages: Anyone under 18 or over 18, who is still in school or with a special physical or mental need. Dates and times: May 21-Sept. 29; brunch, noon-1 p.m.; dinner, 4-6 p.m., Monday-Friday; closed Memorial Day, May 28; Independence Day, July 4; and Labor Day, Sept. 3. Location: Joel’s Place 1890 Marika Road. Description: Free meals to any youth wanting a meal is part of the School Free and Reduced lunch program for

2012 Public Library Summer Reading Fun

Dream Big – READ!

Free weekly entertaining programs!

• Weekly drawings for cool prizes, including gift certificates, books and food. • Programs at selected libraries. • Mystery Night program in the fall for all teens.

 Free

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Prize drawings!

Sign-up week begins Monday, May 21. Sign-up is ongoing through July 21. Noel Wien Public Library 459-1052 North Pole Branch Library 488-6101 FNSB Bookmobile 459-1031

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Sign-up week begins Monday, May 21. Sign-up is ongoing through July 21.

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

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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.

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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.

Ages: All ages Dates and times: Aug. 312; noon-10 p.m. weekdays and Sunday; noon-11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays. Location: College Road and Aurora Drive Description: Alaska’s oldest fair features 10 days filled with giant cabbages, competitive exhibits, talent search, baby show, demonstrations, arts and crafts, rodeo, carnival rides, free entertainment and fireworks closing night.

2012 Young Adult Summer Reading Fun

 For Children 2 years old to 6th Grade

Tanana Valley State Fair — ‘The Age of Asparagus’

Entry times and dates: Non-Perishable Entry Day; All ages, Saturday, July 28, 1-6 p.m.; Junior Perishable Entry: Thursday, Aug. 2, 1-6 p.m.; Junior Perishable pickup, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 1-6 p.m.; Non-Perishable pick-up, Sunday, Aug. 12, 1-4 p.m. Cost: Season tickets: Adult, 18-59, $35; Youth, 6-17, $20; Seniors, 60 and older, $20; Children free, 5 and younger; Daily tickets: Adult, 13-59, $10; Senior, 60 and older, $5; Youth, 6-12, $5; Children free, 5 and Free parking. Other special discount rates available on various days. Please consult the daily schedule on our website beginning in July. Website: www.tananavalleyfair.org Contact: Fair office: 4523750, fairinfo@tananavalleyfair.org

Middle and High School Students

Read or listen to books of your choice each week and earn a weekly incentive.

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the summer. USDA is a equal opportunity provider. Cost: Free to all youth Website: Www.joelsplace. org Contact: Emma Milam or Kelly Boyle, 452-2621, milamemma@gmail.com

Summer Fun for Kids  

Annual listing of summer camps, activities and programs for children in the Fairbanks area.

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