General Information

Need something to do this summer? Want to put an adventurous twist on your summer camp experience? These camps are a positive way for your student to spend their summer and a great way for them to learn new skils. New this year is our Expedition camp. With this camp we are taking all the skills we cover in the Nanook Adventure camp and putting them into action in nature. We will spend one day On UAF’s campus taking advantage of the many recreational opportunities. Then we will be rock climbing at Grapefruit Rocks, Hiking in the Chena State Recreation Area, honing in our paddling skills at Chena Lakes, and finally floating one of the interiors beautiful rivers. 

Registration Information

To sign your child up for camp please call 907-474-6027 or stop by the Outdoor Adventues Office at the SRC.  Please remember to arrive 15 to 30 min early the first day to complete nessesary paperwork (Waiver, Medical Form, Consent Form). If your child has previously  participated in camp you will not need to fill out new paper work just update the old forms.

Questions contact:

Christian Mogensen

Nanook Backcountry Camp

After four summers of offering adventure camps we decided that it was time to take it into the backcountry!
We're bringing back our Backcountry Camp for the second year!
This year we will be offering an amazing backpacking trip on the Pinnell Mountain Trail in the White Mountains. The camp will take place over 5 days, 3 of which will be in the field, and will have the expert instruction and supervision of the Outdoor Adventures staff.
This camp will be a great culminating experience for anyone who has participated in any of our other camp offerings. 
Ages: 14-17
Cost: $550 (Includes food, gear, transportation, and guides)
Dates: Summer 2017
Pinnell Mountain Trail (Backpacking)  June 12 - 16

Nanook Expedition Camp

Want more than just a backyard experience this summer? Get out into Alaska on daily expeditions! Campers will be challenged both physically and mentally as we travel off campus to meet adventure face to face. Each student will gain lifelong skills in rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, and much more while achieving greater comfort and understanding of their natural surroundings. All of this will take place under the expert supervision and instruction of the DRAW staff members. This camp is a great step up for all campers with previous Nanook Adventure camp experience.  

Ages 10-14

Cost: $450/week

*Cost includes lunch.

Dates Summer 2017
June 5 - 9
June 19 - 23
July 17 - 21
July 31 - Aug  4
*Camp is from 9am-5pm
**Early drop off and pick up can be arranged upon reques

Nanook Adventure Camps

This week long camp will give each camper experience in climbing, hiking, and canoeing. All of this taking place on the beautiful UAF Campus. These camps are not only a positive way for your student to spend their summer but will also challenge them both physically and mentally. Each student will gain lifelong skills in outdoor recreation.

Each day will jam packed with many different activities, ranging from hiking the campus trail system to testing our strength at the outdoor climbing wall. We will also spend one day on the Chena River floating through town. 

Ages: 7-9
Cost: $350
*Cost includes lunch
Dates: Summer 2017
May 29 - June 2
June 12 - 16
June 26 - 30
July 10 - 14
July 24 - 28
*Camp begins at 9am and ends at 5pm 
**Early drop off and pick up can be arranged upon request

Questions contact:

Christian Mogensen
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