Children Exploring the Alaskan Outdoors

EXPLORE and REGISTER!

An exciting, fun-filled summer of camps have been planned for students entering second through sixth grade. Beginning February 24, registration and payment can be completed from this website. Most camps are limited to 20 participants so early registration is encouraged. Each camp costs $175.

To reserve a space, click the camp registration icon. You will be directed to a secure site, where you will have the option of paying online.

Please complete the required forms below and bring them on the first day of camp.


Art Camp


KIDS F021
For students entering grades 2 & 3
June 23-27, 2014
Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m.

KIDS F041
For students entering grades 4, 5, & 6
June 23-27, 2014
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

This will be a week of fun, educational art experiences. The camp includes opportunities to explore drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture. The students will create in the art studios each day, go on an outing to the Museum of the North and experience field painting and collaborative outdoor projects. The week will culminate in an exhibition and reception featuring student artwork in the UAF Art Department Gallery.

Taught by  Karinna Gomez and Gail Priday

Location: Fine Arts Building 317


Bug Camp

KIDS F050
For students entering grades 3, 4, 5, & 6
June 23-27, 2014
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon
 

Learn about Alaska's insects and their relatives - from our beautiful butterflies and dragonflies to our less loveable mosquitoes and spiders. Through field, forest, and pond, under rocks, in flowers, and everywhere else, we'll collect (catch and release some, keep others) and study these fascinating many-legged tiny animals.

Taught by  Derek and Melissa Sikes

Location: Murie Building 302


Culinary Art

CAFE Youth Baking Blitz

KIDS F031
For students entering grades 4 through10, limit of 20 students
May 27-30, 2014
Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon


Learn how to make a basic pie crust, a variety of quick breads and yeast breads.  Delight in making pies and tarts, zucchini bread and muffins, scones, Irish soda bread, whole wheat sunflower seed rolls and artisan bread. Plan on getting elbow deep into the dough and having fun, all at the same time.

CAFE Tween International Culinary Arts Workshop

KIDS F033
For students entering grades 5, 6, & 7, limit of 20 students.

June 2-6, 2014
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

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.

CAFE Teen International Culinary Arts Workshop

KIDS F032
For studetnts entering grades 8 through12, limit of 20 students.
June 9-13, 2014
Monday–Friday,
9 a.m.-noon

A culinary adventure for teens! Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the USA. In addition to learning a variety of cooking methods, topics covered include kitchen safety, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstration of skills will be presented at the end of the course. Class is held in the Hutchison Career Center Kitchen.

CAFE Kids' Cooking Camp

KIDS F034
For students entering grades 1 through 4, limit of 20 students.

June 16-20, 2014
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

Focus on fun with food from start to finish. Includes preparation, eating and clean-up with kitchen safety in mind. Learn preparation, presentation, kitchen etiquette, stove safety and food safety. Topics include baking (biscuits, pretzels, muffins, tortillas), cooking (individual casseroles) and smooshing (cream cheese playdough, ice cream, freezer jam) and culminating with an English tea on Friday for invited guests. Class is held in the Hutchison Career Center Kitchen.

Taught by Luis Martinez

Location: Hutchison Kitchen


Camp iPad

KIDS F024
For students entering grades 2 & 3
July 21-25, 2014

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

KIDS F044
For students entering grades 4, 5, & 6
July 14-18
, 2014
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

Explore what a wonderful creative educational tool the iPad is. Your child will have the opportunity discover how to use the iPad for creativity and critical thinking.  They will learn how to use the camera, create videos, record audio, draw digitally, and ultimately create a digital book or project reflecting the experiences of the camp.

Don't have an iPad, use ours!

Taught by Gary Bender

Location: Bunnell Building 319


Dinosaur Camp

KIDS F023
For students entering grades 2 & 3
July 14-18, 2014
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon         

KIDS F043
For students entering grades 4, 5,  & 6
July 14-18, 2014
Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m.         

Discover Dinosaurs and other fossils - especially those found right here in Alaska. We will learn about the different dinosaurs, how fossils are preserved, bone identification and dinosaur track formation. Hands-on activities will help participants understand how we study dinosaurs.

Taught by Patrick Druckenmiller

Location: Murie Building 309


Music Camp

KIDS F022
For students entering 2 & 3
July 7-11
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

KIDS F042
For students entering 4, 5, & 6
July 7-11
Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m.        

Description:  Exploring creativity through music your child will discover the joy of music through singing, dancing, composing, and making instruments.  This is a marvelous hands-on experience for children, which will allow them the freedom to explore the limitless way music is part of their lives.

Taught by Vince Cee

Location: UPark Building 156
 


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