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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 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 for building ideas and finding things your children might enjoy through the summer months. On the cover: counter-clockwise from top, Wild Rose Summer Camp, ADFG Alaska Conservation Camps, Wild Rose Summer Camp, Tennis Camp, ADFG Alaska Conservation Camps and Camp Li-Wa.

ACADEMIC/ SPECIAL INTEREST CAMPS A Week in the Woods Sponsor: The Folk School Ages: 7-97 Dates and times: June 15-19 or June 29-July 3 Location: Fairbanks Description: Week in the Woods is an opportunity to leave our everyday routines behind and gather in the remote boreal forest, learning and creating in a multi-generational community. It is a rare chance to live and study with an amazing cast of instruc-

tors, including woodworkers, craftspeople, artisans and naturalists. Individual and family-oriented. Cost: $478 Contact: John Manthei, 455-4547; info@weekinthe woods.org

Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Alaska Conservation Camp — Basic Sponsors: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska, Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, community sponsors and volunteers. Ages: 11-14. Dates and times: Basic Camp No. 1, June 10-14; Basic Camp No. 2, June 1721; Daily, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., plus Thursday overnight cam-

pout. A camp barbecue and camper graduation on Friday, 4:30 p.m. Location: ADFG Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range, 1501 College Road, and various nearby locations. 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 Alaska Basic Hunter Education Course, firearms safety, shooting, wildlife identification, fishing, map and compass, outdoor survival, basic camping skills and more. Cost: $250 per camper. Space is limited to the first 30 youths who register and pay. Registered campers must pick up a basic hunter education packet from Fish and Game and complete the workbook before camp start.

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Academic/special interest camps ............. 2 Day camps ................... 6 Faith-based camps ....... 7 Fine arts camps .......... 10 Overnight camps ......... 11 Sports activities .......... 13 Sports camps .............. 14 Summer programs ....... 18 Website: www.alaskaconse rvationcamp.org Contacts: Cathie Harms, (907) 459-723, or John Wyman (907) 459-7292; camp@aimcomm.org

ADFG Alaska Conservation Camp — Advanced Sponsors: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska, Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, community sponsors and volunteers. Ages: 12-16, who have attended the ACC Basic Camp, or who have completed the Alaska Basic Hunter Education Course. Dates and times: June 24-28, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily plus a Wed.-Fri. campout. A camp barbecue For the Best

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and camper graduation on Friday, 4:30 p.m. Location: ADFG Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range, 1501 College Road, and various nearby locations. Description: Designed to promote understanding of Alaska’s natural resources and conservation, and to give youth a 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, GPS and outdoor navigation, canoeing, outdoor survival, shelter building, camping, field cooking skills and more. Cost: $250 per camper. Space is limited to the first 24 who register and pay. Website: www.alaskaconse rvationcamp.org Contacts: Cathie Harms (907)-459-7231, or John Wyman (907)-459-7292; camp@aimcomm.org

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 gives high school students hands-on experience in running a company. Students work with leaders from Alaskan companies and discover leadership skills. Cost includes tuition for two college credits and room/board at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Scholarships available. Register at www.wbw. org. Deadline is May 15; applications processed until spaces are filled. More information at www.uafleadership.com. Cost: $475 Contact: Andrea Miller, (907) 474-5942; acmiller3@ alaska.edu

— to include the planning process and product development evaluation; advertising strategies including radio and print; online production, website design principles and social media, and graphic design and artwork. Cost: One week, $225; two weeks, $400; four weeks, $800; six weeks, $1,150 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

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Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: June Sponsor: ALCAN Sports 17- 21; June 24-28; July 8-12; and Adventure 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ages: 8-13 Location: Mini Golf FairDates and times: July 22- banks at Pioneer Park 26; Aug. 5-9 Description: The ParLocation: Lily of the Valticipants will plan and produce ley Church amazing and unique flower Description: Participants boxes and flower garden diswill produce, market and plays at Mini Golf Fairbanks in establish the sales process for Pioneer Park. By week’s end a real product — a Real World the participants will be proud to Lemonade Stand in Fairbanks have produced Fairbanks’ most

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impressive flower display. Cost: One week, $225; two weeks, $400; four weeks, $800; six weeks, $1,150 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Lego Camp Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: July 15-19; July 29 to Aug. 2; Aug. 12-16 Location: Lily of the Valley Description: Participants take part in creative building, daily challenges and the great project. They will use their creative and architectural skills to build an impressive display exhibition. They will learn presentation skills to their peers, and final exhibition presentation for parents and guests. Cost: One week, $225; two weeks, $400; four weeks, $800; six weeks, $1,150 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

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Fly tying is one of many outdoor skills taught at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Alaska Conservation Camps. See the camp listings on Page 2.

CAFÉ Kids Cooking Camp Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning Ages: 6-9 Dates and times: Session

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with food from start to finish. Includes preparation, eating and cleanup 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 play dough, ice cream, freezer jam) and culminating with an English tea on Friday for invited guests. Cost: $270 Website: www.uaf.edu/ summer/programs/programsfor-youth Contacts: summer@alas ka.edu; 474-7021

CAFÉ Tween International Culinary Arts Workshop Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning Ages: 10-12 Dates and times: June 10-14; 9 a.m. to noon Location: Hutchison Dining Services 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: www.uaf.edu/ summer/programs/programsfor-youth Contacts: 474-7021; summer@alaska.edu

CAFÉ Teen International Culinary Arts Academy Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning Ages: 13-17 Dates and times: June 17-21; 9 a.m. to noon Location: Hutchison Dining Services Description: A culinary adventure for teens. Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the USA. In

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 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/programs/programsfor-youth Contacts: summer@ alaska.edu; 474-7021

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Sponsor: Calypso Farm and Ecology Center, UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning Ages: 11-14 Dates and times: Session 1: June 3 to July 3; Session 2: July 15 to Aug. 15; Mondays and Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Location: Choose one school: Pearl Creek Elementary, Hunter Elementary, Sponsor: Talkabout Inc. Chinook Charter and Randy Ages: 5-21 Smith Middle. Dates and times: June Description: Get outside 3-7; 9 a.m. to noon and learn how to grow your Location: Ken Kunkel own food in one of the school Community Center Sponsor: UAF Summer gardens. Students, working Description: Camp TalkSessions and Lifelong Learning about is a weeklong morning with a garden educator will Ages: 9-16 learn gardening basics such camp strictly for non-verbal Dates and times: May 28children with communication as seeds, transplants, com31; 9 a.m. to noon post, irrigation and farmstand devices. Activities, crafts and Location: Hutchison Dinsalesworking and will gain snacks are all geared toward ing Services valuable job readiness, teamthe annual theme and encourDescription: Learn how work, communication and age functional use of the to make a basic pie crust, a cooking skills in the process. communication device. Camp Program participants receive variety of quick breads and yeast breads. Delight in mak- Talkabout gives this populaa share of vegetables each tion a unique opportunity to ing pies and tarts, zucchini week. Apply through UAF enjoy a true summer camp bread and muffins, scones, Summer Sessions. Irish soda bread, whole wheat experience. Website: www.uaf.edu/ Cost: $350 sunflower seed rolls and artisummer/programs/programsContacts: Mandy san bread. Plan on getting for-youth Hernandez, 452-4517; elbow deep into the dough talkaboutinc7@yahoo.com and having fun, all at the Continued on Page 5

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 Cost: $300/session, scholarship option available. Contacts: Sarah Furman, 451-0691, calypsosgi@gmail.com; summer@alaska.edu, 474-7021

Fairbanks 911: Inside the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Systems Sponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning Ages: 13-15 Dates and times: June 3-7; 10 a.m. to noon Location: 604 Barnette St., Room 211, Fairbanks Description: Students will spend a week exploring the many facets of today’s criminal justice and public safety systems and be introduced to forensics and investigate various law enforcement agencies, the Division of Corrections and the State of Alaska Court System. The week includes on-site visits along with hands-on learning activities with justice professionals. Cost: $250 Website: www.uaf.edu/summer/ programs/programs-for-youth Contacts: summer@alaska.edu; 474-7021

Fairbanks Suzuki Institute Sponsors: Fairbanks School of Talent Education, Fairbanks Symphony Association and UAF Department of Music Ages: 3-18 Dates and times: May 28 to June 2 Location: Monroe Catholic High School Description: Suzuki violin, viola, cello, and flute camp is open to students who study the Suzuki method. Student programs available as well as intermediate and advanced programs. Cost: $260-$440 Contact: Sally Endestad, 479-6634; sendestad@gmail.com

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KTVF Broadcast Academy Sponsor: KTVF TV 11 Ages: 12-18 Dates and times: June 3-7; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: 530 Seventh Ave., Suite 1, Fairbanks Description: Students will learn the basics of news gathering and commercial production and how to turn concepts into finished commercials and news segments. Brainstorming, script writing, storyboarding, directing, shooting video, composition and lighting, editing and graphics are areas of study. Cost: $175 before May 11; $195 after May 17 Website: www.webcenter11.com for information Contact: Brittney Holaday, 4581801; brittneyholaday@ktvf11.com

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most language experts will tell you, it is much easier to teach a child another language at a young age than it is to teach an adult. Class is Mon.-Thur. Call to register by May 31. Limited scholarships available. Cost: $15 per class Contact: 388-5944, richanaus1@ yahoo.com

Summer at Spruce Tree Sponsor: Spruce Tree Montessori School Ages: 6-11 Dates and times: June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, Aug. 5-9; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., full or half day. Location: 1830 2nd Ave., Fairbanks Description: Summer at Spruce Tree camp series offers elementaryaged students an opportunity to follow paths less traveled during the school year through fun, project-based summertime work in the following subject areas: Writer’s Workshop, Dr. Who Science Lab, Sewing Circle, Artist’s Studio and It’s a BIG World. Cost: Full day, $280; half day, $150 Contact: Sabrina Binkley, (907)479-8733; sabrina@spruce treemontessori.com

UAF Leadership Workshop Series

Sponsor: Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, Northern Leadership CenSponsor: IBC & Company Conter, University of Alaska Fairbanks sulting Ages: Finishing grades 9-12 in May Ages: 6-15 Dates and times: June 30 to Dates and times: June 15 to Aug. 3; July 2, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; July 3, 9 a.m.-noon, every Mon. and Wed. 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: JP Jones Community Location: UAF Community and Development Center, 2400 Rickert St. Technical College, 604 Barnette St., Description: Discover your full Fairbanks potential and the fun that Math Camp Description: Based on the Sumcan provide. This is a great opportumer Leadership Institute, this pronity to get caught up or a chance to gram is designed to develop leadership excel. Come fall in love with math skills for students. Topics include while learning in a nurturing environpersonal leadership, communicating ment. Call 328-3613 to register by May 31. Limited scholarships available. Cost: $350 Contact: Daniel, 328-3613, daniel. craddock@ibccoconsulting.com

Spanish Immersion Class Sponsor: Latino Unidos Del Norte Ages: 5-11 Dates and times: June 10 to Aug. 2, noon to 1 p.m., Mon.-Thurs. Location: JP Jones Community Development Center, 2400 Rickert St. Description: A comprehensive Spanish immersion opportunity. As

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and motivating others, taking a stand and service leadership. Cost includes meals and program curriculum. Deadline is June 15; applications will be processed until all spaces are filled. Check website for applications and more information. Cost: $100 Website: www.uafleadership.com Contact: Andrea Miller, 474-5942; acmiller3@alaska.edu

Youth Court Legal Training Sponsor: North Star Youth Court Ages: 12-18 Dates and Times: June 3-22, Mon. and Wed., 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Description: Youths are given an overview on the law and legal procedures for use in real juvenile criminal cases. Cost: Free for youths who go on to become volunteers in our program; $100 to youths who do not go on to volunteer Website: www.northstaryouth court.org Contacts: Angela Bingley, 457-6792, programdirector@ northstaryouthcourt.org

Youth Court VictimOffender Mediation Training Sponsor: North Star Youth Court Ages: 12-18 Dates and Times: July 15-18, 1-5 p.m. daily Description: Learn how to work through conflict with alternative dispute resolution techniques. Youths in this program go on to help heal harm caused by an offender to the community through negotiation and mediation. Cost: Free for youths who go on to become volunteers in our program, $100 to youths who do not go on to volunteer. Continued on Page 6

Girl Scout Resident Camp To register, call Teddy Bear Camp: August 4–August 6 GS Brownie Adventures Camp: July 28–August 3 GS Junior Camp — Session 1: July 28–August 3 — Session 2: August 4–August 10 Survivor Camp: August 4–August 10 www.fairbanksgirlscouts.org

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Sponsor: Michael Donaldson, PhD., program director Ages: 3-12 Dates and times: Computer Camp 1, grades 3-8, June 11-14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $220; Computer Camp 2, grades 6-12, June 17-21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $280; Mad Scientist Day Camp, grades K-2, July 8-12, 12:30-3:30 p.m., $195; Mad Scientist Day Camp, grades 3-5, July 15-19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $295; Mad Scientist Day Camp, grades 6-8, July 29 to Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $295;

Mad Scientist Day Camp, grades 3-8, Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $295. Location: 2925 Horner Court, Fairbanks Description: These very active 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. Cost: $195-$295 Website: www.scimathinstitute.org Contact: 479-6860; workshop@ scimathinstitute.org;

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Website: www.northstar youthcourt.org Contacts: Angela Bingley, 457-6792, programdirector@ northstaryouthcourt.org

DAY CAMPS Boys and Girls Club Sponsor: Boys and Girls Club of the Tanana Valley Camp ages: Any child enrolled in school, ages 7 and older. Dates and times: May 28 to Aug. 16; morning session: 8 a.m. to noon; afternoon session: noon to 6 p.m. Location: 800 Cushman St., Fairbanks Description: Boys and Girls Club strives to offer fun and entertaining activities for kids and teens of all ages. There is at least one field trip scheduled each week and fun activities scheduled at the club each day. Field trips include swimming, Pioneer Park, Chena Hot Springs,

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 laser tag, bowling and more. Club activities include gardening, get fit challenges, gym games, baking projects, arts and crafts, board games and more. Lunch is served for free, noon to 1 p.m., and free snack served from 3-4 p.m. There are six trained youth development professionals and many volunteers helping make this summer camp possible. Cost: One time $40 annual fee per child; $50 extra per week for morning session, extra for some field trips. Afternoon session is at no additional fee. Children may attend both sessions. Contact: Sarah Nichols, site director, 457-1163; snichols@ bgcalaksa.org; Mia Mattie, program coordinator, 4575223; mmattie@bgcalaska. org; Camp phone, day and evening, 457-5223.

Camp Fort in the Woods Sponsor: Fort in the Woods LLC Ages: 8-11 (entering grades 3 to 6)

Dates and times: June 17-21; June 24-28; July 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26; Mon. to Fri. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Riverside Pavilion at Chena Lake Recreational Area Description: Camp Fort in the Woods is a weeklong day camp. Daily topics are based on Alaska science standards and include the water cycle, weather, Alaska geology, and Alaska plants and animals. We also encourage the practice of Leave No Trace environmental stewardship principles. Daily activities may include nature hikes, team building and problem solving games, creating nature journals and crafts. *There will be no swimming or boating activities. Cost: $200 per camper per week (includes naturalist pack) Contact: Kelly Miller or George Ferree, (907) 6878204, fortinthewoodscamp@ gmail.com

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Alaska Environmental Center, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Ages: 4-11 Dates and times: Halfday program: 9 a.m. to noon, Nature Sprouts (ages 4-5), June 10-14 or June 17-21, $125, full-day program: 9 a.m. to noon; Nature Detectives (Ages 6-7), July 15-19 or July 22-26, $200; Water Striders (Ages 8-9), July 15-19 or July 22-26, ($250); Refuge Adventurers (Ages 10-11), July 1519 or July 22-26, $250. Location: Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, 1300 College Road, Fairbanks Description: Campers explore Creamer’s Field through developmentally appropriate hands-on activities and games. Participants experience the wonders of the natural world through sensory exploration, discovery hikes, ecology-themed games, songs and creative craft projects. Campers learn about natural history of Interior Alaska through themes such as plants, animals, habitats and communities. *Includes overnight for campers ages 8-11. Website: www.creamers

field.org/Camp_Habitat.html Cost: $125-$250 plus $25 family registration fee. Contact Camp Habitat for Financial Assistance information. Contact: Erica Carroll, 750-2298; camphabitat@ creamersfield.org

Cloverbud Camp Sponsor: UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Tanana District 4-H Program Ages: Completed grades K-2. Dates and times: July 17-19 Location: Georgeson Botanical Gardens Description: This day camp will present adventure in the out-of-doors with the security of evenings at home. Nature observations, crafts and games will be designed to the interest and attention span of this age group. Fun will be the key ingredient. Cost: $35 for 4-H members and $40 for non-4-Hers Contact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427; mklowder@alaska. edu Continued on Page 7


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Dates and times: May 27 to Aug. 16, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eielson Air Force Base Sponsor: Midnight Sun Description: This is a Council, Boy Scouts of America full-day summer camp proAges: Grades 1-5 gram intended for children Dates and times: 9:45 of working parents. The days a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, are filled with fun. Each week June 5, to Saturday, June 8 will be different and may Location: Birch Hill Recinclude field trips, create art reation Center (civilian side) Description: Discovering projects, swimming, bowling, bike riding, science exploraAlaska: In Cub Scout style is this year’s camp theme which tion, picnics, 4-H and BGCA will focus on Alaska’s resourc- programs. All meals provided. Open to military dependents es and conservation. and eligible patrons. Must be a registered Cost: Based on income member of the Boy Scouts Website: Facebook: Eielof America to attend. Youth attend in dens and packs with son Youth Programs leaders. Contacts: Kristina Lewis, Cost: $75 (Before May 2), 377-5437, kristina.lewis@ $85 (May 2-18), $95 (after us.af.mil May 19); Cost includes registration in the BSA for new youth. Website: www.midnight Ages: 9-18 sunbsa.org Dates and times: May 27Contact: Heidi Giles, Aug. 16, All day 347-1954; hlgiles@gvea.com Location: Eielson Air Force Base Youth Center Description: Summer programs offer recreational and educational experiences for youth. Each week will Ages: 5-12

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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: Danielle Petty, 377-3034, danielle.petty@ us.af.mil

School-age children will be Cost: Free responsible for the mainContact: Robin Camptenance of the flower and bell, (907) 832-5461, organic vegetable garden, nibor652004@yahoo.com composting and general recycling. Activities will be enjoyed outside in the sunshine in Enep’ut’s large, natural play area. Cost: Varies. Full-time and part-time options available. Website: www.eneput.com Contact: Katie Watkins, director, 479-6844, eneput@ gmail.com

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Enep’ut School-Age Nenana Tribal Summer Program Council Fish Camp Sponsor: Enep’ut Children’s Center Age: Kindergarten-12 years, younger children may enroll in preschool, toddler and infant programs. Dates and times: May 24 to Aug. 20, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: 1112 Hess Ave., Fairbanks Description: Our summer program is designed to reinforce traditional school lessons through fun activities, discovery, arts and crafts, team sports and “chores.”

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Sponsor: Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association and Administration for Native Americans. Ages: All ages, (Children age 10 and younger need a chaperone) Dates and times: July 8 to Aug. 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Thursday Location: Nenana area Description: Job training, cutting and putting up salmon, learning from elders, and mentoring in higher education.

Bingle Camp Sponsor: Bingle Camp Ministries Ages: Grades 1-12 Dates and times: June 9-13, Challenge Camp, grades 6-8; June 16-20, Avalanche Camp, grades 3-5; June 16-20, Extreme Skills Camp, grades 6-8; June 23-27, M.A.D.D. (Music, Art, Drama, Dance camp), grades 7-12; June 2328, Expedition Wilderness Camp, grades 8-12; June 28-30, Base Camp (first time campers), grades 1-3; July 7-11, Avalanche Camp 2, Continued on Page 8

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grades 3-5; July 14-18, Glacier (Water) Camp, grades 6-8; July 21-25, Night Glacier (Water) Camp, grades 9-12. Location: Harding Lake Description: Bingle Camp and Retreat Center is located on beautiful Harding Lake, 45 miles south of Fairbanks. Since 1953, when the Rev. Bert Bingle first committed our property to be a youth camp; the Bingle Board, staff and friends have been committed to providing youth and adults with a wholesome, fun, safe and spiritually renewing place to be during the summer. Cost: Prices vary, check website for each camp’s cost. Register before April 30 and save $25 off. Website: www.binglecamp. org Contact: Matt Miner, 479-0562; director@bingle camp.org

Camp Baldwin Sponsor: Tanana Valley Baptist Association Ages: Kindergarten through 12th grade Dates and times: June 26-28 (grades K-2); July 1-5 (grades 3-4); July 8-12 (grades 5-6); July 15-19 (grades 7-8); July 22-27 (grades 9-12) — this camp is held an extra day Location: Delta Junction Description: Camp Baldwin is an overnight camp in a traditional camp setting with studies, activities, and Bible lessons. We have loving caregivers — trained summer missionaries who come up to Alaska to serve the Lord. Camp Baldwin is located in the suburbs of Delta Junction. We have bath houses, dining room/kitchen, recreation areas, bunk houses, etc. Bus service is provided on a limited availability for a small fee. Cost: $80-$120 Website: www.tananaval leybaptistassociation.com Contact: Sandy, 474-4989; tvba@tananavalleybaptist association.com

Camp Challenge Sponsor: Hamilton Acres Baptist Church Ages: 8-18 Dates and times: Teen Camp, July 14-20; Junior Camp, July 29 to Aug. 2 Location: 90 miles south of Fairbanks on the Parks

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Students participate in a Calypso Farm and Ecology Center school garden program. See the EATing program listing, Page 4. Highway Description: Camp Challenge is an exciting program that provides the camper an opportunity to learn wilderness skills, enjoy unique activities, interact with trained and loving staff while being challenged and equipped to fulfill their God-given purpose. Activities include paintball, archery, rifle range, game room and rafting. Cost: $135 for Junior Camp; $145 for Teen Camp Website: www.akhabc.com Contact: Brian Graham, 456-5995, bgrah@alaska.net

ties such as canoeing, riflery, archery, horseriding, rockwall climbing, petting farm, etc., are available. Day camps and week-long camps. Yummy meals, carefully screened and trained staff, and Bible-based teachings are provided. Register before May 1 to receive a free T-shirt. Cost: Varies with camp type. Visit website. Website: www.campliwa. org Contact: Jo Hibma, 457-6059; info@campliwa.org

Camp Nahshii

Sponsor: This Generation Ministries Ages: Grades 6 on up Sponsor: Victory MinisDates and times: June tries of Alaska 17-22, High School Camp; Ages: Children entering June 24-29, Middle School grades K-12 in the fall. Dates and times: June 10 Camp Location: 30 miles up the to Aug. 2. Yukon River from Beaver Location: 590 Wigwam Description: Camp NahWay, Fairbanks shii is a youth suicide prevenDescription: Fun activi-

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tion camp for the residents of the Yukon Flats Region, with a live band, team games, survival/cultural training, highimpact speakers, an obstacle course and lots more fun. Campers come in groups from their villages, or can arrange pick up from Fort Yukon or Beaver to camp. Cost: Free, but campers need transportation to camp from their village or pick up points in Fort Yukon or Beaver. Contact: Yolanda Pratt; ypratt5@gmail.com

Globe Creek Camp Sponsor: Alaska Wilderness Youth Camps Ages: Grades 3-10 Dates and times: July 14-19, grades 3-6; July 21-26, grades 7-10. Location: Globe Creek Valley, 37 Mile Elliott Highway (Highway 2 North) Description: Camp activi-

ties include a 925-foot zipline; hikes to nearby Grapefruit Mountain and Wickersham Dome; obstacle course and water balloon competitions, archery, crafts, tubing, overnight hikes and evening camp fires on Globe Creek. Hot showers and indoor plumbing this year. Sound Christian biblical values are taught and implemented in all of our activities with trained and caring staff. Cost: $275 to $300; family discounts available Website: www.globecreek camp.com Contact: Mike Dynes, 488-0671 or 888-8090; mike@ globecreekcamp.com

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FAITH-BASED CAMPS

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 Dates and times: May 13 to Aug. 23, Mon. to Fri., 6:45 a.m. to 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: $651/month, full time; call for half-day and part-time rates. Website: www.akhabc.com Contact: Lena Hamilton, 456-5995, office@alaska.net or bljhamilton@alaska.net

Hay Day VBS Sponsor: Zion Lutheran Church Ages: Entering grades K-6 Dates and times: Aug. 12-16; 9:30 a.m. to noon Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 2982 Davis Road Description: At Hay Day Vacation Bible School kids will be up to their elbows in farming fun as they explore one simple Bible truth: Jesus

will always love us. Through games, adventures, moo-sic, and projects with a purpose, we’ll grow in friendship with Jesus and one another. Register online at: www.groupvbs pro.com/vbs/ez/HayDayZion Fairbanks Cost: Free Contact: Cyndi Baumgarten, 456-7660, cyndi_joe@ hotmail.com

Joel’s Place Summer Programs

Contact: Kelli Boyle, 452-2621; wrmprograms@ gmail.com

Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible Camp Sponsor: Fairhill Community Church of God Ages: K-4 grades Dates and times: June 17-21, 1-5 p.m. daily Location: 101 City Lights Blvd., Fairbanks Description: Enter the epic adventure that empowers kids to stand strong. Here, God’s victorious power isn’t a fairy tale; it changes kids forever. Join this royally rocking realm and register to be a part of this Kingdom Rock VBC. Cost: Donation Contact: Melissa V., 457-5522; fairhillccg@gci.net

Sponsor: Joel’s Place Youth Center Ages: 7-18 Dates and times: Vary throughout summer Location: 1890 Marika Road Description: Joel’s Place Youth Center will host a series of skateboarding camps throughout the summer, as well as indoor and outdoor activities, such as skateboarding, basketball, volleyball, arts and crafts, and photography. From noon to 6 p.m. Mon. to Fri. Please see our website for specific camp Sponsor: First Presbytedates and information rian Church of Fairbanks Cost: Varies Ages: 4 years old to comWebsite: www.joelsplace.org

Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School

pleted sixth grade Dates and times: June 37, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: 547 Seventh Ave. Fairbanks Description: An epic adventure awaits at Kingdom Rock VBS, where kids stand strong for God. Each day children will sing, play and learn about the King of Kings. They’ll experience God sightings, make tasty snacks in the King’s Kitchen and help others with Operation Kid-to-Kid. Cost: Free Contact: Emily Miner, 452-2406; eminer@alaska.net

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ence God in worship that is engaging, informal and fun. Messy Summer closes with lunch served family style. Cost: Free Contact: Shauna Trotzke, 456-6553; Office@c3fairbanks .com

Open Arms Summer Camp

Sponsor: Open Arms Child Development Center Ages: 5-12 Dates and times: May 24Aug. 20 Location: Open Arms Child Development Center, 2980 Davis Road Description: Open Arms Sponsor: Community CovSummer camp is a place enant Church where children can develop Ages: 3-10 socially among their peers. Dates and times: Saturdays, June 1, June 29, July 27 We will be doing field trips to and Aug. 24; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the library and park, and also Location: 2136 McCullam enjoying the great outdoors on a bi-monthly hike to experiAve., Fairbanks Description: Messy Sum- ence God’s wonders outdoors. Cost: $698 per month mer is a time for families to Contact: Linda Gronebe together, come close to God and have fun at church. Each wold, (907) 455-9466; lgrone wold@openarms.org event is centered around a biblical theme complete with crafts for all ages. We experi-

Messy Summer

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FINE ARTS CAMPS

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013

Tell It on the Mountain Vacation Bible School Sponsor: Light of the World Lutheran Church Ages: 3-14 Dates and times: June 3-7, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Location: 4155 Geist Road, Fairbanks Description: At Tell It on the Mountain, we’ll learn about our mighty God and Jesus our Savior through five mountaintop Bible stories, meet new friends, do fun activities, sing great songs, make crafts, play games, eat snacks and more. Dinner served beforehand. Website: www.lightoftheworld lutheran.com Cost: Free Contact: Pastor Jason Strong, 479-4324; strongjas@gmail.com

about our neighbors around the world, and discover that we are all children of God through activities, including crafts, science, stories and games. Cost: $5 per child or $15 per family Contact: Church Office, 452-2956; office@fairbanksfirst.org

Fairbanks Bluegrass Camp offers instruction and performance in traditional Americana music, including vocals, harmonies, dance, fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and bass. A great opportunity for both beginners and experienced musicians to develop their skills and have a huge amount of fun for a week of music and friendship. Cost: $250 (before June 7), $275 (after June 7) Website: www.fairbanksfolkfest. org Contact: Pete and Peg Bowers, 455-6528, petebowers959@gmail.com

FINE ARTS CAMPS

Denali Audition Art Immersions: Intensive Technique Seminar Art Experiences Sponsor: Tonglen Lake Lodge/ Kids In Motion Ages: All ages Dates and times: July 18 and 19 Location: Tonglen Lake Lodge, Denali Park Description: Come prepared with two songs or two monologues, or one of each. Work on this material in front of your classmates and learn from watching them. On camera technique is included. Strengthen your audition/ interview skills. Invite family/friends to the final formal evening of theatre performance at Tonglen Lake Cafe. Cost: $125 Contact: Tonglen Lake Lodge, (907) 683-2580, lodge@tonglenlake. com

Sponsor: Arts Learning Center Ages: 5-14 Dates and times: Session 1: June 10-14, 9-11 a.m. or 3-5 p.m.; Session 2: July 8-12, 9-11 a.m. or 3-5 p.m. Sponsor: Lord of Life Lutheran Location: Downtown Fairbanks, Church, North Pole Co-Op Plaza, 535 Second Ave., Suite Ages: 5 years to fifth grade 202 Dates and times: June 10-14, Description: All sessions taught 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., dinner included by professional artists and include: Location: Lord of Life Lutheran 2-D Class: printmaking, mixed media, Church, 1005 St. Nicholas Drive, Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte’s North Pole techniques, mandalas and portraiDescription: Journey with Paul ture. 3-D class: Explore elements of to Athens and share the truth about 3-dimensional art by making puppets, Jesus. We gather for songs, small wear-able masks, clay figurines and group activities, crafts, games and leswall art. Traditional art: acrylics, passons from Paul himself. tels, watercolors and graphite pencils, Cost: No charge and learning perspective. Contact: Lord of Life Lutheran Cost: $175 Church, 488-6720; office@lordoflifeak. Contact: Nikki Kinne, 456-2787, com nkinne@alaska.net

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School Sponsor: First United Methodist Church Ages: 3-12 Dates and times: July 7-11, 6-8:30 p.m. Location: Fairbanks First United Methodist Church, 915 Second Ave. Description: Children will learn

YOUTH SUMMER FIBER ARTS PROGRAM for the weeks of: May 20-24; May 28-31(four days only) June 3; June 10; June 17; June 24; July 29; August 5 & August 12

Sponsor: Fairbanks Folk Fest Ages: 8-16 Dates and times: June 24-28, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily Location: Unitarian Fellowship, Pikes Landing Road Description: The 10th annual

• Ages 5-14 small group instruction by Berni Stump, LPGA • Weekly sessions Tues thru Fri starting 5/28 • All equipment, snacks & fun provided

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For more info: call Weaving Studio 452-7737 Location: Rm. 219, Lathrop Bldg. 516 2 nd Ave

Bluegrass Camp for Kids

North Star Golf Club

Ages: 6 – 9; 8 – 15; 9 – 15 years Weekly sessions: 2 per day $90/session Times: 9am – 12pm & 1pm - 4pm

Registration form & Class Descriptions online: http://www.fairbanksweavers.org

Sponsor: Fairbanks Drama Association Ages: 5-18 Dates and Times: Session 1: June 17-28, ages 5-7 and 8-10, 9 a.m. to noon, Mon.-Fri.; ages 11-14, 1-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; Session 2: July 1-12, ages, 5-7, and 8-10, 9 a.m. to noon, Mon.Fri.; ages 11-14, 1-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.; Session 3: July 15 to Aug. 4, Teenage Ensemble Company Class, ages 12-18 only, 1-6 p.m., Mon.-Fri., with three public performances: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2-3, and 2 p.m. Aug. 4. Description: Drama Project is an intensive and fun theatre training program for children and young people and features a faculty of professional theatre educators. Head teacher is Buffie LaRocca. Registration begins and brochures are available May 1. Cost: Sessions 1 and 2, $200; Session 3 (teen), $325. Contact: Peggy Ferguson, 456-PLAY, peggyferguson@gci.net

GOLF! Fun for Kids Camps

Fairbanks Weavers’ & Spinners’ Guild

Classes offered in the following: Basketry, Beading, Clay, Dolls, Drawing, Embroidery, Fantasy Costumes, Fantasy Drawing, Machine Sewing I, II, III, Masks, Mobiles, Paper Engineering, Paper & Printing, Quilting, Soft Sculpture, Watercolor, Weaving, Wood Carving

Drama Project 2013

Fairy Tale Jubilee Camp Sponsor: Tonglen Lake Lodge/ Kids In Motion

Ages: Grades 1-4 Dates and times: July 8-12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Tonglen Lake Lodge, Denali Park Description: Through improvisation and story writing, campers will write, perform, costume and set design their own fairy tale. They’ll slay dragons and rescue princesses and get imaginations running wild. Campers will create personal invitations for family/friends to attend the final jubilee performance. Cost: $225/week Contact: Tonglen Lake Lodge, 683-2580, lodge@tonglenlake.com

Fledglings Summer Drama Camp Sponsor: Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre Ages: 8-12 Dates and times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17-28, Mon.-Fri. Performances: 7 p.m. June 28 and 29, and 2 p.m. June 30. Location: The Empress Theatre, Third Avenue between Cushman and Lacey streets Description: Total theater immersion in a fun supportive environment. Teaching artists have significant experience and education in theater. Instruction provides challenges and encouragement for beginners to advanced students. The camp culminates in a fully produced production with three performances of a Shakespeare play. Cost: $400 Contact: 457-7638; education@ fstalaska.org

FLOT Jr Sponsor: Fairbanks Light Opera Theater Ages: 8-18 Dates and times: June 10-28 Location: Dance Theater Fairbanks Description: FLOT Jr is a musical theater camp for ages 8-18. Week 1 is ages 12-18, weeks 2 and 3 are for ages 8-12. Camp begins each week on Monday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will perform Disney’s “Aristocats” on Friday after camp. Come sing, dance and act this summer with FLOT! Cost: 300 per week Contact: 456-FLOT, flotjr@flot.org

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 Ages: 13-18 Dates and times: Classes June 10-28, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Performances: 7 p.m. June 28 and 29 and 2 p.m. June 30. Location: The Empress Theatre, Third Avenue between Cushman and Lacey streets Description: Drama camp is total theater immersion in a fun, supportive environment. Teaching artists have significant experience and education in theater. Instruction provides challenges and encouragement for beginners to advanced students. The camp culminates in a fully produced production with three performances of a Shakespeare play. Cost: $600 Contact: 457-7638, education@ fstalaska.org

OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Ages: 6-9; 8-15; 9-15 Dates and times: 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. daily each week: May 2024; May 28-31; June 3-7; June 10-14; June 17-21; June 24-28; July 29-Aug. Sponsor: Mo Holland Dance Studio 2; Aug. 5-9; Aug. 12-16 Location: Weaving Studio, room Ages: 7-14 219, Lathrop building, 516 Second Ave. Dates and times: 10 a.m. to 3:30 Description: Weekly three-hour p.m. June 10-28, Mon., Wed., Fri. sessions in the morning and afternoon Location: 914 College Road that explore art-related projects that Description: Ballet, tap, jazz, stimulate creative ideas, develop skills hip hop, contemporary, yoga, Zumba, and techniques in painting, drawing, musical theatre, art, badminton and nature walks, with a performance for watercolor, printmaking, loom weaving, basketry, quilting, machine sewfamily and friends on June 28. ing, wood carving, a variety of beading Cost: $300 techniques and pottery. Contact: Mo Holland, 452-5678, Cost: $90 per session, two sessions dance1@acsalaska.net daily 1-4 p.m. 9 a.m. to noon Contact: Penny Wakefield, 452-7737 or 378-3324, info@fairbanksweavers.org Contact: Tonglen Lake Lodge, (907) 683-2580, lodge@tonglenlake.com

Summer Dance Camp 2013

Summer Dance Intensive — North Star Ballet

Outside The Line/Summer

Sponsor: North Star Ballet Ages: 12 and older Sponsor: Outside The Line Youth Dates and times: June 17 to July 12 Art Location: North Star Ballet on the Ages: 7-16 (younger than 7, proviTanana Valley Fairgrounds sionally) Description: This program is for Dates and times: July 8-11, Mon.Thurs. or July 8-12, Mon.-Fri. Option: serious intermediate and advanced four or five days, 9:30 a.m. to noon, or students (12 years and older) to build technique. The program offers 100 1:30-4 p.m. Location: 485 Ballaine Rd., studio hours of in-depth instruction in dance technique, theory, and performance Description: Instruction is in preparation. Daily classes in ballet drawing, painting, oil pastel, found and ballet repertory are supplemented object sculpture, mixed media, rubwith classes in: modern, flamenco, bings, collage, shadow drawing, acciPilates and dance history. The intendental art, “paper-stained glass,” foil relief or grab bag design. Two or more sive will finish with a performance of works choreographed by the faculty. projects offered daily. Optional projCost: $1,200 ects for returning artists. In studio Contact: Kristina, 451-8800, or outdoors, weather permitting. A nsdf@polarnet.com spacious studio is located in a woodsy area. Call or email for a visit. Cost: Early bird $160 (four days) or $195 (five days); after May 31, $180 Sponsoring: The Artisan’s Court(four days) or $215 (five days). Checks yard accepted until June 30; cash after. Ages : 6-8 and 8-12 Contacts: Marionette Donnell Dates and times: May 28-31, Stock, MFA, 479-6420, marionette@ Tues.-Thurs.; half day, ages 6-8, 11:30 alaska.net a.m. to 3 p.m.; full day, ages 8-12, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Artisan’s Courtyard, 1755 Westwood Way, Fairbanks Description: Start summer in Sponsor: Tonglen Lake Lodge/ motion with a fun week of movement Kids In Motion and dance, including: island aerobics, Ages: Grades 5-8 hip hop, break dance, highland, yoga, Dates and times: July 1-6, 10 Zumba, Hawaiian, Pilates, ballet and a.m. to 3 p.m. more. No experience required, just Location: Tonglen Lake Lodge, enthusiasm and smiles. Denali Park Cost: Full day: $200, half day: $100 Description: Explore theater Contact person and phone : through improvisation, character Sherrie Martin, 456-1755, study, journaling, song and parody. theartisanscourtyard@yahoo.com Develop crazy characters in comedy sketches. Family and friends are invited to the final showcase performance and barbecue. Longtime “Music of Denali” performer and musical theater Sponsor: Fairbanks Weavers and expert Danielle Vetro leads the camp. Spinners Guild Cost: $225/week

Summer Fun In Motion

Performing Arts/ Creative Writing Camp

Summer Youth FiberArts Program

Visual Art Academy Sponsor: University of Alaska Art Department Ages: Grades 6-12 Dates and times: June 3-14 Location: Fine Arts studios, UAF campus Description: This visual arts program is taught by professional Alaska visual artists. Students participate in up to four studio sessions daily in animation, cartooning, ceramics, computer art, digital photography, drawing and design, metalsmithing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, costume design and 3-D design. Cost: $575 full days/$340 half days Website: www.uaf.edu.art/arts academy Contacts: Professor Todd Sherman and Carol Hoefler, 474-7530, fyart@uaf.edu

Wild Rose Summer Camp Ages: 5-15 Dates and times: 1st session: June 17-21 (5- to 7-year-olds) 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 2nd session: June 24-28 (8-

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to 15-year-olds) 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 3rd session: July 8-12 (8- to 15-year-olds) 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 4th session: July 1519 (5- to 7-year-olds) 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Large hayfield, Sheep Creek Road Description: Wild Rose Summer Camp offers children quality experiences in art and nature study. Children participate in projects which include felting, batiking, natural plant dyeing, paper making, tie-dyeing, block printing, pottery, candle dipping, water color painting, book binding, marbling, games, puppetry, storytelling, string games, gardening, building shelters from willow and alder, and building, firing and cooking in earthen ovens and kilns. Cost: $275 Contact: Susan Kerndt, 479-6363, kerndtmayo@alaska.net

OVERNIGHT CAMPS American Diabetes Association Camp K Sponsor: American Diabetes Association Ages: 7-17 Dates and times: July 28 to Aug. 2 Location: Cooper Landing 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 Contacts: Sara Lucey, 457-1557; slucey@diabetes.org Continued on Page 12


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OVERNIGHT CAMPS

Boy Scout Camp

Camp Jessie Bloom

Sponsor: Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America Ages: Grade 6 to age 18 Dates and times: Session 1: July 8-13; Session 2: July 15-20 Location: Lost Lake Scout Camp, near Birch Lake, 60 miles southeast of Fairbanks Description: A weeklong outdoor camping experience and an opportunity to earn merit badges in a variety of areas, including aquatics, shooting sports, handcraft and woodcraft. Camp also includes a Low and High COPE course for initiative and confidence building activities, which includes zip-line, climbing tower and wall, high ropes confidence course and smaller team building. Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America and attend with a troop. Cost: $285 (before May 2), $300 (after May 2) Website: www.midnight sunbsa.org Contact: Caleb Baker, 452-1976; caleb.baker@scout ing.org

Sponsor: Farthest North Girl Scout Council Ages: 6-17 Dates and times: Teddy Bear: grades 1-2, Aug. 4-6; Brownie Adventure: grades 2-3, July 28 to Aug. 3; Junior Camp: grades 4-6, July 28 to Aug. 3 or Aug. 4-10; Survivor Camp: grades 7-12, Aug. 4-10. Location: Lost Lake Camp, 58.5 miles south of Fairbanks the Richardson Highway. Description: Camp Jessie Bloom provides memorable summer adventure, packed full of fun, friendships, and enriching outdoor experiences in a safe environment where campers can gain confidence and independence. A traditional and exciting camping experience includes swimming, canoeing, hiking, wildlife observation and building new skills. All girls, including non-Girl Scouts are encouraged to attend. Cost: $200-$350 Website: www.fairbanks

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 girlscouts.org Contact: Suellen Nelles, 456-4782; FNGSC3@alaska. com

Midnight Sun Fly Casters Kids Camp

Sponsor: Midnight Sun Fly Casters Ages: 10-16 Dates and times: 1 p.m. Friday, May 30; noon Sunday, June 2. Location: Twin Bears Camp, 30 Mile Chena Hot Springs Road Sponsor: UAF CooperaDescription: Fly fishing tive Extension Service Tanana is fun. MSFC Kid’s Camp is District 4-H Program an active three-day camp that Ages: Completion of grades teaches kids (and the adult that accompanies them) all 3-7 about fly fishing. Instructors Dates and times: 6 p.m. June 24 to 11:30 a.m. June 27 are locals who have a passion for sharing the sport. Learn Location: Twin Bears about casting, bugs, fly tying, Camp gear, and knots. Each camper Description: Theater even goes home with their and movies is this camp’s own rod and reel donated by theme and campers will rotate Redington. through classes based on Cost: $80 the theme. Educational and Contact: Jason Rivers, fun, there will be swimming, 452-3458; jasonrivers@classic crafts, games, skits, hiking alaska.com and campfires. Cost: Non-4-Her $100; 4-H member $90 Contact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427; mklowder@alaska. Sponsor: Midnight edu Sun Council, Boy Scouts of

Lights, Camper, Action: 4-H/Youth Junior Jamboree Camp

Webelos Resident Camp

America Ages: Grades 4 and 5 Date and times: July 1-3 Location: Lost Lake Scout Camp (near Birch Lake, 60 miles southeast of Fairbanks) Description: A weeklong outdoor camp camping experience and an opportunity to earn merit badges in a variety of areas, including aquatics, shooting sports, handcraft and woodcraft. Camp also includes a Low and High COPE course for initiative and confidence building activities, which includes zipline, climbing tower and wall, high ropes confidence course and smaller team building. Must be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America and attend with a den or a parent. Cost: Youth, $100, Adults, $70; Website: www.midnight sunbsa.org Contact: Caleb Baker, 452-1976; caleb.baker@ scouting.org Continued on Page 13

P R E S E N T S

CAFE

A Culinary Arts Food Experience for Kids!

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Youth Baking Blitz t For ages 9 – 16. Meets:.BZo  5VFTEBZo'SJEBZ ̓BNOPPOFee: $240

Tween International Culinary Arts Workshop t For ages 10 – 12. Meets:+VOFo  .POEBZo'SJEBZ BNoOPPOFee: $270

Teen International Culinary Arts Academy t For ages 13 – 17. Meets:+VOFo  .POEBZo'SJEBZ BNoOPPOFee: $270

Kids’ Cooking Camp t For ages 6 – 9. Fee: $270 t Session One meets:+VOFo .POEBZo'SJEBZ BNoOPPO t Session Two meets:+VMZo .POEBZo'SJEBZ BNoOPPO All CAFE classes are held at the Hutchison Career Center kitchen

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The ADF&G Alaska Conservation Camp (ACC) is a Fairbanks-based day camp program for youth that focuses on conservation and hands-on learning of hunting, marksmanship, fishing and related outdoor skills. Basic Camp includes the Alaska Basic Hunter Education Course. Camps are Mon.–Fri., with an overnight campout. Space is limited. Register soon. • BASIC CAMP #1—June 10–14 (Mon.–Fri.); ages 11-14; $250 (Pick up Hunter Ed Packet from ADF&G before camp!) • BASIC CAMP #2—June 17–21 The ACC is also recruiting for (Mon.–Fri.); ages 11–14; $250 (Pick up camp staff members! Camp Hunter Ed Packet from ADF&G before Director, Assistant Director, camp!) Counselors. Application • ADVANCED CAMP—June 24–28 and info online at (Mon.–Fri.); ages 12-16, completed http://www.aimcomm.org/. Basic Camp or Hunter Ed; $250 FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER, VISIT www.alaskaconservationcamp.org Email: camp@aimcomm.org • Phone 907-459-7292

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SPORTS ACTIVITIES

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013

SPORTS ACTIVITIES BMX Racing Sponsor: Far North BMX Ages: 5 to adult Dates and times: Mondays and Wednesdays, late May through August. Schedule still being set. Location: Corner of 19th Avenue and Kiana Street. Description: BMX (Bicycle Moto Cross) is an exciting and family-oriented sport that provides great exercise in a fun, positive environment. No experience necessary. If you can ride a bike without training wheels you can race BMX. Helmet, longsleeve shirt, long pants and closed-toed shoes required. A limited number of loaner bikes and helmets are available on a first-come, firstserve basis. Cost: $60 USA BMX membership, plus weekly racing

fee. Contact: Check us out on Facebook or email farnorthbmx@yahoo.com

Fairbanks Youth Football and Cheerleading Sponsor: Fairbanks Youth Football and Cheerleading Ages: 4-14 Dates and times: Skills and Drills Camps: May 4 to June 15; regular season: July 8 to Sept. 28. Location: See website for different locations for games and more skills and drills camps. Description: FYFC is designed to teach boys and girls ages 4-14 the skills of football and cheerleading. Cost: $100 for Flag; $250-$300 for Tackle Football; $225-$275 for Cheerleading Website: fairbanksyouth football.com Contact: Larnetia Skipps, 378-6635; fairbanksyouthfoot ball@yahoo.com

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nis Association Ages: Grades K-12 Dates and times: Session One: June 3-21; Mondays, Sponsor: University of Sponsor: Fairbanks TenAlaska Fairbanks Wednesdays and Fridays. Regnis Association Ages: 10-14 istration: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May Ages: Grades K-12 Dates and times: June 3- 11 at the Fairbanks Resource Dates and times: Session One: June 3-21, Session Two: 7; June 10-4; June 17-21; July Agency; June 1, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Dan Ramras July 8-26. Registration: 11 a.m. 8-12; July 15-19; July 22-26. Camp begins at 9 a.m. and Community Tennis Courts to 2 p.m. May 11 at Fairbanks ends at 5 p.m. *Early drop off Location: North Pole Resource Agency; 10 a.m. to and pick up can be arranged High School 6 p.m. June 1 at Dan Ramras upon request Description: Session feaCommunity Tennis Courts. Location: UAF main cam- tures lessons twice per week Location: Dan Ramras pus with match play on Friday Community Tennis courts Description: Want to put (except grades K-2). Particibehind Mary Siah Center an adventurous twist on your pants have fun and play with Description: Sessions summer camp experience? experienced coaches. features lessons twice per These camps are a positive Campers and lesson times way for your student to spend week with match play on are grouped as follows: grades their summer but will also Friday. Each tennis session is K-2, 9-10 a.m.; grades 3-5, 10challenge them both physicalthree weeks long with lessons ly and mentally. Each student 11 a.m.; grades 6-12, 11 a.m. for all skills and ages. For to noon. Please check on the specific times, please confirm will gain lifelong skills in rock Friday times at registration. climbing, hiking, kayaking at registrations on May 11 or Cost: K-2: $30 per three and much more. June 1. Cost: $350 weeks; all others: $45 per Cost: K-2: $50 per three Contact: Sam Braband, three weeks. Scholarships weeks; all others: $55 per 474-6306; sjbraband@alaska. available. three weeks. Scholarships edu Website: www.fairbanks available. tennis.org Website: www.fairbanks Contact: 455-4301; info@ tennis.org fairbankstennis.org Contact: 455-4301; info@ fairbankstennis.org Continued on Page 14 Sponsor: Fairbanks Ten-

Kids Three Week Tennis Sessions

Nanook Adventure Camp

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SPORTS CAMPS

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: All summer vacation. Swimmers can choose from several workout schedules, both at The Alaska Club South and UAF Patty Pool up to six days a week. Location: Alaska Club South pool and UAF Patty pool Description: Stingray Swim Team is a USS year round 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 per month. Website: www.stingray swim.org

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 Contacts: Josh Gregory, 970-689-1407; akcoach@ acsalaska.net

Tennis Camps One, Two, Three, Four, Five Sponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Association Ages: Grades K-12; Camps One, Two, Three; grades K-5 Camps Four and Five. Dates and times: Camp One: June 24-28; Camp Two: July 1-5; Camp Three: July 29 to Aug. 2; Camp Four: Aug. 5-9 (grades K-5 only); Camp Five: Aug. 12-16 (grade K-5 only). Registration: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11 at the Fairbanks Resource Agency; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 1 at the Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts. Location: Dan Ramras Community Tennis courts behind Mary Siah Center Description: Weeklong tennis camps feature daily lessons for all skills and ages. Participants have fun and play with experienced coaches.

Campers and lesson times are grouped as follows: grades K2, 10-11 a.m.; grades 3-5, 9-11 a.m.; grades 6-8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; grades 9-12, 2-4 p.m. Cost: K-2: $25 per week; all others: $55 per week; Scholarships available Website: www.fairbanks tennis.org Contact: 455-4301, info@ fairbankstennis.org

Cost: $275 per week Contact: Valerie Rickards, 474-6814; UAF-Rec-Camp@ alaska.edu

UAF Recreation Camp

Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 9 a.m. Sponsor: ALCAN Sports to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, and Adventure Ages: Camp 1: 5- 6 ; Camp full-day or half-day program Location: Interior Base2: 7- 8; Camp 3: 9-10; Camp 4: ball League Fields and Lily of 11-12; Camp 5: 13-14 the Valley Church Dates and times: 9 Description: Camp is a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17-21, full-day or half-day programs small group activity with focus on the following: speed Location: Interior Baseand strength training: mornball League Fields ing sessions, baseball skills Description: Camps consist of small group instruction development; afternoon: offensive skills will focus on and learning stations. Playhitting and additional emphaers and coaches will teach sis placed on pitching and and learn in smaller groups throwing programs, as well as to maximize the field surface. Focus will be on hitting, defensive play. Continued on Page 15 pitching, throwing and catch-

Sponsor: UAF Department of Recreation, Adventure, and Wellness Ages: 5-12 Dates and times: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 29 to Aug. 20, Mon.-Fri. Location: UAF Student Recreation Center Description of program: We are an activity based camp, keeping kids moving all day long. Each week campers give input into the weekly schedule. We bowl, swim, take nature hikes, play dodgeball, basketball, tennis and so much more.

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

Dates

Challenge Camp Avalanche Camp Extreme Skills Music Art Drama Dance (M.A.D.D) Camp Expedition Camp Base Camp Avalanche Camp 2 Glacier Camp Night Glacier Camp

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June 9-13 June 16-20 June 16-20 June 23-27

8 – 12 1–3 3–5 6–8 9 – 12

June 23-28 June 28-30 July 7-11 July 14-18 July 21-25

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Scholarships are available.

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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 Cost: Four weeks: $900, half day $600; six weeks: $1,150, half day, $750; nine weeks: $1,675, half day, $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; additional weeks after four weeks are $190 per week, half day $125. Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Baseball Hitting Camp Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 1:153:15 p.m. June 3 to Aug. 7, Mon. and Wed. Location: Interior Baseball League Fields; Lily of the Valley Church Description: This program will emphasize fundamentals for hitting. Repetitions with guidance is the key as players will have hundreds of swings unlike a regular practice where a player may only get a few swings of the bat. We will focus on hun-

dreds of reps each day. Cost: $400 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Baseball Throwing and Pitching Camp Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 1:153:15 p.m. June 4 to Aug. 8, Tues. and Thurs. Location: Interior Baseball League Fields, Lily of the Valley Church Description: This program will emphasize fundamentals of throwing the baseball focusing on the techniques and methods to increase arm strength in a safe and productive program. Pitching techniques will include fundamentals in regards to footwork, and leg stride, and attention will be given to wind up and follow through. Cost: $400 Website: www.alcansports.

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ALCAN Basketball Development Camp Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, full day or half day Location: Lily of the Valley Church Description: Camp features small group activity with focus on speed and strength training. Morning sessions — basketball skills development; afternoon — offensive skills will focus on shooting and ball control and additional emphasis placed on rebounding as well as defensive play. Cost: Four weeks: $900, half day $600; six weeks: $1,150, half day, $750; nine weeks: $1,675, half day, $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; additional weeks after four weeks are $190 per week, half day $125.

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ALCAN Football Development Camp

Sponsor: Alcan Sports and Adventure Sponsor: ALCAN Sports Ages: 8-13 and Adventure Dates and times: 9 a.m. Ages: Camp 1: 5-6; Camp to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, 2: 7-9; Camp 3: 10-12; Camp full-day or half-day program 4: 13-14 Location: Allridge Field, Dates and times: 9 a.m. Lily of the Valley Church to 4 p.m. June 24-28, full-day Description: Camp is or half-day program small group activity with Location: Allridge Field, focus on speed and strength Lily of the Valley Church training. Morning sessions: Description: ALCAN speed, agility and quickness, Football is a non-contact camp football skill development; focusing on fundamentals and afternoon sessions will focus skills, small group instruction on offensive skills including and learning stations. Players ball handling skills and defenand coaches learn in smaller sive fundamentals. groups and focus on speed, Cost: Four weeks: $900, agility, quickness; offensive: half day $600; six weeks: ball handling skills, defensive $1,150, half day, $750; nine fundamentals, safety and weeks: $1,675, half day, respect, and prepare players $1,000; 14 weeks (full sumfor all kinds of game and life mer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; situations. additional weeks after four Cost: $200, full day; $125 weeks are $190 per week, half half day day $125. Website: www.alcansports. Website: www.alcansports. com Continued on Page 16


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com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Hockey Development Camp Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 22 to Aug. 20, full day or half day Location: UAF Patty Center and Lily of Valley Church Description: Camp is small group activity with focus on speed and strength training. Morning sessions: hockey skill development; afternoon: two to three days per week on ice sessions. Onice skills focus is on offensive skills and puck skills. Off-ice skills include shooting, puck control skills and skating edge development. Cost: Four weeks: $900, half day $600; six weeks: $1,150, half day, $750; nine weeks: $1,675, half day, $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; additional weeks after four weeks are $190 per week, half

day $125. Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Hockey Goal Scoring Camp

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 Location: UAF Patty Center Description: Full day or Half day program will focus Sponsor: ALCAN Sports on individual hockey skills and Adventure such as skating and stickhanAges: 5-7 dling skills and special goalie Dates and times: May Instruction. Players partici22-25 Location: UAF Patty Cen- pate in Hockey Academy sessions with fun and enriching ter activities. Off-ice training will Description: Individual include fitness development, hockey skills focusing on nutrition, and motivation. skating and stickhandling Players return to ice for secskills with many fun games. Players participate in Hockey ond ice session. Cost: Camps 2,3,4, full day, Academy session with fun and $325; half day $225; Camp 1: enriching activities. Office $100 training will include fitness Website: www.alcansports. development and teamwork. com Cost: $200 Contact: 455-4203; info@ Website: www.alcansports. alcansports.com com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Hockey Kids Camp

Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 7-13 Dates and time: 1:152:15 p.m. June 4 to Aug. 1, Tues. and Thurs. Location: UAF Patty Center Description: This program will emphasize the individual skills for goal scoring and offensive play. Focus on the proper techniques to maximize potential and this camp is designed to develop the necessary tools to increase goal scoring: Shooting angles, shot election, on ice positioning, shooting off the pass, and rebounds and deflections Sponsor: ALCAN Sports Cost: $500 and Adventure Website: www.alcansports. Ages: Camp 1: 5-6 ; Camp com 2: 7-8; Camp 3: 9-10; Camp 4: Contact: 455-4203; info@ 11-12; Camp 5: 13-14 alcansports.com Dates and times: May 28 to June 1

ALCAN Hockey Main Camp

ALCAN Hockey Power Skating Camp

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

2013

State Certified • Year Round Instruction

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

• Instructor has over 23 years of experience • Classes available all year • State certified • Administration of driver’s license tests • We are a contractor for Ft. Wainwright, Eielson AFB & Elemendorf AFB • Gift certificates available

at The Hap Ryder Riverfront Theatre (1852 Second Ave.) Session #1 • June 17– June 28 (Classes Mon.– Fri.) Class A 5–7 yrs. 9:00 a.m.–Noon Class size Class B 8–10 yrs. 9:00 a.m.–Noon limited to 15 Class C 11–14 yrs. 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. students. Registration fee: $200 per student for the two week program.

Class Schedule:

Session #2 • July 1– July 12 (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.

North Pole – April 25th & 26th Fairbanks – June 3rd & 4th Fairbanks – May 6th thru 10th North Pole – July 10 & 11th Eielson – May 16th thru 17th Fairbanks – July 8th & 9th Check website for more information on classes and upcoming dates.

Class Dates: July 15 through August 4 Classes Mon–Fri., 1–6 p.m. • Class size limited to 30 students. Registration fee: $325 for the three week program. Performances of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”Aug. 2, 3 & 4 • Directed by Buffie LaRocca

REGISTRATION BEGINS MAY 1. For information, phone 456-PLAY

Drama Project 2013 is proudly sponsored by:

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Class size limited to 15 students.

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

Contact us to register for the next available class.

(907) 490-2523 North Star Driving School

ALCAN Rookies Sports Camp

Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 6-7 Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, full-day or half-day program Location: Lily of the Valley Church Description: Rookies Sponsor: ALCAN Sports Camp is small group activand Adventure ity with focus on speed and Ages: 7-13 Dates and time: 7:45-8:45 strength training: Morning sessions include multi-sport a.m. June 4 to Aug. 1, Tues. ball skills and development; and Thurs. Location: UAF Patty CenContinued on Page 17 ter

Driver’s Education STOP

Description: Focus will be on proper techniques for speed development and acceleration featuring acceleration and explosiveness: first three steps; power and stride development: maximize stride, and agility and quickness: body positioning and on-ice angles in small areas. Cost: $500 Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com


SPORTS CAMPS

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 afternoon: various activities that will use a variety of sports incorporating motor skills and games. Cost: Four weeks: $900, half day $600; six weeks: $1,150, half day, $750; nine weeks: $1,675, half day, $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; additional weeks after four weeks are $190 per week, half day $125. Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Soccer Development Camp Sponsor: ALCAN Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, full-day or half-day program Location: Lily of the Valley Church Description: Camp is small group activity with focus on speed and strength training. Morning sessions include soccer skills development; afternoon: offensive skills will focus on shot selection and ball control and additional emphasis placed on passing and defensive play. Cost: Four weeks: $900, half day $600; six weeks: $1,150, half day, $750; nine weeks: $1675, half day, $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; additional weeks after four weeks are $190 per week, half day $125. Website: Alcansports.com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Softball Development Camp Sponsor: ALCAN Sports & Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, full-day or half-day program Location: Interior Baseball League Fields and Lily of the Valley Church Description: Camp is small group activity with focus on speed and strength training: Morning sessions include baseball skills development; afternoon: offensive skills will focus on hitting and additional emphasis placed on throwing programs, as well as defensive play. Cost: Four weeks: $900, half day $600; six weeks: $1,150, half day, $750; nine weeks: $1,675, half day, $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; additional weeks after four weeks are $190 per week, half day $125. Website: Alcansports.com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

utilizes the child’s own body weight, along with medicine balls and resistance bands to promote balanced development and growth. Afternoon: Optional skill development will be in selected primary sport. Cost: Four weeks: $900, half day $600; six weeks: $1,150, half day, $750; nine weeks: $1,675, half day, $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; additional weeks after four weeks are $190 per week, half day $125. Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

ALCAN Sports Camp

Sponsor: ALCAN Sports and Adventure Ages: 8-13 Dates and times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, full-day or half-day program Location: Lily of the Valley Church Description: Camp is small group activity with focus on speed and strength training: Morning sessions include skill development in selected primary sport; afternoon: athletes will select Sponsor: ALCAN Sports from a variety of sports and & Adventure spend the week with skills Ages: 8-13 development and repetitions. Dates and times: 9 a.m. Opportunity to choose from to 4 p.m. May 22 to Aug. 20, multiple sports from week to full day or half day week Location: Lily of the ValCost: Four weeks: $900, ley Church half day $600; six weeks: Description: Speed and $1,150, half day, $750; nine strength training. Morning weeks: $1,675, half day, sessions include small group instruction focused to improve $1,000; 14 weeks (full summer) $2,425, half day, $1,450; speed and agility with age additional weeks after four appropriate development weeks are $190 per week, Half strategies. Strength training

ALCAN Speed and Fitness Camp

Are you fascinated by Dragonflies? Would you like to learn more about them?

Dragonfly Day

at Creamer’s Field

Join us and catch a dragonfly!

June 29, 2013 10 am – 4 pm

The event is free! Fun for ALL ages!

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day $125. Website: www.alcansports. com Contact: 455-4203; info@ alcansports.com

Alaska Youth Hunter Education Challenge Sponsor: AK Interior Marksmanship Committee Ages: 9-18 Dates and times: June 7-9 Location: Various locations in Fairbanks Description: Open to the first 50 competitors who have a basic hunter education certificate in order to participate as an athlete in the AK YHEC Championship. Competition categories are: shotgun, .22 rifle, archery, muzzleloading, hunter safety trail, wildlife identification, orienteering and hunter safety test. For more information and to register visit: www. aimcomm.org Cost: $25 Contact: Joe Nava, yhecdirector@aimcomm.org

GOLF! Fun for Kids Camps Sponsor: North Star Golf Club Ages: 5-14 Dates and times: Weekly sessions run 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues.-Fri., starting May 28-31; June 4-7; June 11-14; June 18-21; June 25-28; July 9-12; July 16-19; July 23-26; July 30 to Aug. 2. Location: 330 Golf Club Drive, off the Old Steese north of CHSR. Description: Camps provide small group instruction

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in a fun format using SNAG golf and other techniques with Bernadine Stump, LPGA. Learn the basics, safety, etiquette, putting, short game, full swing and play on the course. All equipment and snacks are included. Please ask about available $25 Puttin’ on the Ritz (girls) and Play It Again scholarships. Cost: $125 per child per session. Website: www.northstar golf.com/junior-golf Contact: Melinda Evans, 455-8362 until May 17, then Berni Stump, LPGA, 457-4653; northstargolf@ alaska.net

North Star Taekwon Do Camp Sponsor: Dan Preuss, North Star Taekwon Do Ages: 5-17 Dates and times: Session 1: begins May 17; Session 2: begins Aug. 2 Location: Mary Siah Recreation Center Description: Each seven week session focuses on beginning Taekwon Do and basic movements for children and traditional values. Cost: $49 Contact: Dan Preuss, 456-3484

Summer Fun Camp Sponsor: The Alaska Club Ages: 5-12 Dates and times: May 28 to Aug. 16, Mon.-Fri., full days or half days Location: The Alaska Club South 747 Old Richardson Highway, Fairbanks Description: The Alaska Continued on Page 18


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Club Summer Camp emphasizes the importance of health while having fun and playing a variety of sports such racquetball lessons, tennis lessons, Zumba, swimming, floor hockey, basketball and more. Registration is available at www.thealaska club.com Cost: Alaska Club member: Weekly: $165, full day, $105 half day; non-member, $215, full day, $150, half day. Contact: Jennifer Vey, Sports Camp director, 4581745; jvey@thealaskaclub.com

Ultimate Frisbee Clinic Sponsor: Fairbanks Ultimate Association Ages: 14-19 Dates and times: 6-8 p.m., May 28, 29 and 30 Location: UAF fields across from the Patty Center Description: A great opportunity for high schoolers to learn one of the fastest growing team sports in America — Ultimate Frisbee. Participants will learn

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various catches and throwing techniques plus offensive and defensive strategies. Participants will receive an official Ultimate Disc and the opportunity to play in co-ed summer leagues and tournaments. Excellent cross training for basketball, soccer and hockey. Cost: $30 Contact: Glen Anderson, 750-4536; glen@fbxradio.com

SUMMER PROGRAMS Alyeska Track and Field Games Sponsor: Alyeska Pipeline Service Company Ages: 6-13 Dates and times: 9:30 a.m. June 9 Location: Lathrop High School Track Description: The Alyeska Track and Field Games is a beginning-level, recreational track and field program. It

is designed to introduce boys and girls to the sport of track and field. All participants will receive a T-shirt and a participant ribbon. Cost: Free Contact: Linda Ingham, 459-1068; lingham@fnsb.us

Ages: 7-11 Dates and times: Session 1: May 27 to June 14; Session 2: July 1 to Aug. 2; 9 a.m. to Sponsor: North Star Balnoon Mon. to Thurs. let Location: JP Jones ComAges: 4-8 and 9-12 Dates and times: Session munity Development Center, 2400 Rickert St. 1: May 28 to June 1, (ages 4Description: Our goal is 8); Session 2: June 3-9 (ages to provide an educational and 4-8); Session 3: June 10-14 cultural experience in a safe, (ages 9-12); All camps run 9 fun and nurturing environa.m. to noon daily Location: North Star Bal- ment. Through art, dance, Sponsor: Joel’s Place, let on the Tanana Valley Fair- storytelling, cooking, games and music classes; children Christ is the Answer Church, grounds and Fairbanks Community Description: A fun educa- and teens will develop confidence, self-expression, a sense Food Bank tional dance experience that of creativity, leadership, team includes creative movement, Ages: 18 and younger building skills, cultural pride Dates and times: Wednes- ballet, music appreciation, and awareness. Register by dance history, arts/crafts and days from June 3 to Aug. 16 Location: Joel’s Place and mime. The session culminates May 17. Limited scholarships with a performance created by available. other host locations Cost: $375 the students. Description: Healthy Contact: Daniel, 328-3613, Website: thenorthstarbal bagged snack foods are availdaniel.craddock@ibccoconsult let.org able every week for pickup ing.com Cost: $175 at Joel’s Place and other Contact: Kristina, host locations. Sign up is 451-8800; nsdf@polarnet.com required. Cost: Free Sponsor: Fairbanks North Website: www.joelsplace. Star Borough Public Libraries org Ages: 2-18 Contact: Kelli Boyle, Dates and times: Sign-up Sponsor: JP Jones Com452-2621; wrmprograms@ munity Development Center gmail.com Continued on Page 19

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Dig Into Reading

Cultural Summer Camp for Youth

North Star Ballet

North Star Ballet Summer 2013 Dance Intensive

Creative Dance Camp

The Firebird

with faculty from José Limón Dance June 17–July 12, for ages 12–19

Three one-week sessions May 28 to June 1 - Ages 4–8 June 3 to June 7 - Ages 4–8 June 10 to June 14 - Ages 9–12

Placement is based on student’s age and dance experience

Training in Ballet, Modern, Flamenco, Pilates, Dance History

Sessions held 9 am to Noon $175 per session

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Also offering drop-in classes beginning May 28

www.TheNorthStarBallet.org

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GYMNASTICS, INC.

FREE

Family Fitness

Wednesdays Easy activities to get families active together and have fun outside. Planned activities include Dodgeball, Nature Walk, Kickball, Soccer, Carnival Games, and Frisbee. Join us! Check the schedule at www.uaf.edu/summer/

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Creative Movement Dance Camp


Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 for the summer reading program anytime beginning May 28; Program runs June 4 to July 26 Location: Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St., Fairbanks; North Pole Branch Library, 601 Snowman Lane, North Pole, and FNSB Bookmobile (various locations). Description: Dig Into Reading! 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, weekly incentives and prize drawings at their local public library. Cost: Free Contact: Noel Wien Library Youth Services Department, 459-1052; BerryRoom@fnsblibrary.us

Fast-Pitch Softball and T-Ball Leagues Sponsor: Interior Girls Softball Association Ages: 4-7 girls and boys T-ball; 819 girls fast-pitch softball Dates and times: Leagues begin June 3 (eight weeks); games at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Location: South Davis Park Soft-

SUMMER PROGRAMS

ball Complex division $75-$150 Description: IGSA is pleased to Contact: FYSA, 456-3976; fysa@ offer a safe organized environment for mosquitonet.com youth softball. Skill levels range from novice to advanced. Cost: $100 for fast-pitch league, $60 for T-ball (discounts available), $100 Sponsor: Calypso Farm and EcolContact: Valinda Taylor, ogy Center 322-0767, igsa.alaska@gmail.com Ages: Grades K-7 and families Dates and times: June 3 to Aug. 16 Location: Calypso Farm, 4780 Old Nenana Highway, Ester Sponsor: Fairbanks Youth Soccer Description: Hands-on adventures Association on the farm with sheep, goats, chickAges: 4-19 ens and bees. Get dirty while playing Dates and times: Summer in the garden. Bring home felted wool Leagues and Camps start June 3; Visit toys, learn how to use natural dyes FYSA website at www.fysasoccer.org and make your own pizza. Get excited Location: FYSA Soccer Complex; about being outside. Also have fun corner of Wilbur Street /Davis Road, and learn about nature on WednesFairbanks day Adventures regularly in July and Description: The FYSA program August! More on www.calypsofarm.org provides a fun and safe environment Cost: $6-8 per day for all children to enjoy the exciting Website: www.calypsofarm.org game of soccer. The emphasis is on Contact: Eva Allaby, 451-0691, participation, building sportsmanship calypsofieldtrips@gmail.com and acquiring lifelong skills. It proCategory: Family vides unbeatable value with programs conveniently located near you. Join us for the Free Kicks Soccer Clinic and Registration Drive noon to 4 p.m. May Sponsor: Forget-Me-Not Books 18 at the FYSA Soccer Complex. Ages: 0-18 Website: www.fysasoccer.org Dates and times: First Friday of Cost: Dependent on player age each month, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: 517 Gaffney Road Description: Forget-Me-Not Books hosts a kids day on the First Friday of each month. Drop-In Kids Craft activity throughout the day. Plus, one free children’s or youth book to each child/youth who stops by. Cost: Free Contact: Krystin Bogan, krystin@ literacycouncilofalaska.org

Field Trips with Calypso Farm

Fairbanks Youth Soccer

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Free Summer Food Service Program Sponsor: Joel’s Place Youth Center Ages: 18 and younger

North Pole Martial Arts

Mi. 9.5 Badger Road in North Pole

Master Phillip J. Jones, 5th Degree Black Belt, Master Instructor

Call North Pole Martial Arts

488-2821

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Member Hwa-Rang Taekwondo federation www.htftaekwondo.com Check our website for class schedule and prices www.northpolemartialarts.com

Dates and times: noon to 4 p.m. June 3 to Aug. 16 Location: 1890 Marika Road, Fairbanks Description: Two healthy meals are served daily to youths, ages 18 and younger at noon and 4 p.m. Cost: Free Website: www.joelsplace.org Contact: Kelli Boyle, 452-2621; wrmprograms@gmail.com

Get Outdoors Day Sponsor: Alaska Public Lands Information Center Ages: 0-12 Dates and times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 Location: Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center Description: More than 300 million acres of Alaska is public land, much of it accessible from Fairbanks. Join local recreation and outdoor organizations for a day of activities to show you how to Get Outdoors. Cost: Free Contact: Adia Cotter, 459-3730; Adia_Cotter@nps.gov

First Friday: Family

A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

Traditional Taekwondo at its BEST!

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Summer Salsa Dance Conference Sponsor: Summer Salsa Dance Conference Ages: 6 to adult Dates and times: 7-9 p.m. May 21 to June 27, Tues. and Thurs. Location: JP Jones Community Development Center, 2400 Rickert St. Description: A 12-day class series over the course of six weeks designed to catapult you from a beginner dancer to intermediate. Experts will be brought in every Tuesday and Thursday. Full series pass $100 for adults, $75 for young adults, and $60 for children with parent enrollment. Inquire about child care service. Call to register by May 13 at 347-7723. Limited Continued on Page 20


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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 21, 2013 Photo courtesy A Week in the Woods

scholarships available. Cost: $100 adult, $75 young adult, $60 children Contact: Michael, 347-7723, micfitch@ gmail.com

entertainment, rodeo, mud bogs and much more. Entry times and Dates: non-perishable entry day, 1-6 p.m. Saturday, July 27; junior perishable entry day/ cake decorating entry say, 1-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1; adult perishable entry day/junior perishable pick up, 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6; nonperishable pick up and Ages: All ages adult perishable pick Dates and times: up, 4-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2-11, noon to 10 p.m. weekdays and Sun- Aug. 12, and noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, day; noon to 11 p.m., in the Borealis BuildFridays and Saturdays, ing. with fireworks at 11 *All Payouts will be p.m. the last day of the noon to 8 p.m. Thursday fair. and Friday, Aug. 15 and Location: Tanana Valley State Fairgrounds, 16, at the fair office. Costs: Season College Road and Aurora tickets: adults, 18-59, Drive. $35; youth, 6-17, $20; Description: Sseniors, 60 and older, Alaska’s oldest Fair $20; children 5 and celebrates 82 years of community, fun, enter- younger are free; and free parking. Look for tainment and food in discount ticket prices on the Interior. Agricultural exhibits, livestock, specific days. Daily tickets: adult, carnival, shopping, free

Van Levey is behind a handmade birch bark mask preparing for a performance at A Week in the Woods (See Page 2), a camp, held in the boreal forest.

Tanana Valley State Fair — Salmonchanted Evening

18-59 $10; senior; 60 and older, $5; youths, 612, $5; children free age 5 and under, and free parking. Other special discount rates available on various days. Consult website for daily schedule on our website beginning in July. Website: www.tanana valleyfair.org Contact: Fair offices: 452-3750, fairinfo@ tananavalley-fair.org

Toastmasters Youth Leadership Training Sponsor: JP Jones Community Development Center Ages: 6-16 Dates and times: 6-7:30 p.m. Location: JP Jones Community Development Center, 2400 Rickert St. Description: Toastmasters believes that

“people who get ahead in life are those who can communicate effectively.” It is our goal to show students how to listen effectively, think on their feet, and speak confidently. They will learn valuable leadership skills-all in a supportive, non-intimidating environment. Call to register by May 31. Limited scholarships available. Cost: $200

Contact: Daniel, 3283613; daniel.craddock@ ibccoconsulting.com

Young Entrepreneur Sponsor: IBC & Company Consulting Ages: 15-21 Dates and times: 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 10 to July 15, Mon. and Wed. Location: JP Jones Community Development Center, 2400 Rickert St., 99709 Description: Learn how to be a successful entrepreneur through experiential learning. You will design a business plan and implement your idea. Revenue from business sales will be used to learn how to invest, save and reinvest into your own business. Limited scholarships available. Cost: $300 Contact: Daniel, 3283613, daniel.craddock@ ibccoconsulting.com

2013 PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAMS DIG INTO READING! For Children 2 Years To 6th Grade

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YOUNG ADULT program for Middle & High School Students • Weekly drawings for cool prizes, including gift certificates, books, and food. • Programs at selected libraries. • Mystery Night program in the fall for all teens.

Read or listen to books of your choice each week and earn a weekly incentive. • Free weekly entertaining programs! • Free book at the end! • Prize drawings!

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FUN

Sign-up week begins Tuesday, May 28, and is ongoing through Saturday, July 27. Noel Wien Public Library • 459-1052 North Pole Branch Library • 488-6101 FNSB Bookmobile • 459-1031 This free program is sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries, with generous support from local businesses and Flint Hills Resources. 17408376-4-21-13SFK

http://fnsblibrary.org


Summer Fun for Kids - 2013