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Cooking Camps

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Baking Blitz

Subject: Cooking Class / Grade Level: 2-3

Learn how to make a basic pie crust and a variety of quick breads and yeast breads. Plan on getting elbow deep into the dough and having fun, all at the same time.

Taught by: Sean Walklin
Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Start Date

May 28

Time

9am-12pm Tues-Fri

Price

$215

Availability

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Tweens International Cooking

Subject: Cooking Class / Grade Level: 5-7

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

A culinary adventure for tweens! Explore recipes from Africa, France, Korea, Italy 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.

Taught by: Sean Walklin
Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Start Date

June 3

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Price

$230

Availability

Camp Full

Teens International Cooking

Subject: Cooking Class / Grade Level: 8-12

A culinary adventure for teens! Explore recipes from Africa, France, Korea, Italy 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. .

Taught by: Sean Walklin
Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Start Date

June 17

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Price

$230

Availability

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Kids' Cooking Camp

Subject: Cooking Class / Grade Level: 2-4

The June 10-14 camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Focus on fun with food, including baking, cooking, and getting comfortable in the kitchen. We will finish with a presentation of dishes on Friday for invited guests.

Taught by: Sean Walklin
Location: Hutchison Career Center Kitchen

Start Date

June 10

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Price

$230

Availability

Camp Full
June 24
1pm-4pm Mon-Fri
$230

Special Interest Camps

Dinosaur Camp

Subject: Special Interest/ Grade Levels: 2-3, 4-6

These camps are currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Discover dinosaurs and other fossils - especially those found right here in Alaska.

Taught by: Dustin Stewart
Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Start Date

June 3

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full
June 3
9am-12pm Mon-Fri
4-6
$190

Junior Broadcaster Camp

Subject: Special Interest/ Grade Levels: 6-8

Calling all young news anchors! Broadcasting gives you the chance to work in front of the cameras and behind them in a real, high-definition television studio!

Taught by: Rob Prince
Location: Rasmuson Library Room 375A

Start Date

June 24

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

6-8

Price

$190

Availability

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Rock Climbing Camp

Subject: Special Interest/ Grade Levels: 4-6, 7-8

The camp for grades 4-6 is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Join us for an exciting week of rock climbing! Campers will be introduced to basic rock climbing skills and technique through top rope climbing and bouldering indoors. Campers will also learn important life skills including communication, teamwork, problem solving, trust, and confidence through climbing. We aim to grow a lifelong appreciation of climbing in our participants.

Taught by: Christian Mogensen
Location: SRC

Start Date

June 10

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

7-8

Price

$190

Availability

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August 5
9am-12pm Mon-Fri
4-6
$190

Law and Order Fairbanks

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Level: 6-8

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Explore the many facets of today's criminal justice system including forensics, the Alaska Court System, the correctional facilities and law enforcement agencies (State Troopers, Fairbanks Police and UAF Police Department). Field trips to various agencies will be included in the week-long activities as well as hands-on learning projects with justice professionals.

Taught by: Rob Duke
Location: Gruening Building 410

Start Date

July 22

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Japanese Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levesl: 2-3, 7-8

The camp for grades 2-3 is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Spend a week enjoying Japanese through interactive and cultural activities. Grade 2-3 will focus on fun games and hands-on-activities that help kids gain fine motor control while learning simple Japanese words and phrases. Grade 7-8 is a fun introduction to Japanese and its non-alphabetical writing system. Students will focus on mastering Hiragana, one of the three writing systems of Japanese, with collaborative activities.

Taught by: Rumi Robinson, Grades 2-3 and Chisato Murakami, Grades 7-8
Location: Gruening Building, Room 609

Start Date

June 3

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full
June 3
9am-12pm Mon-Fri
7-8
$190

Crime Scene Detective Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Level: 6-8

Gain the skills of how to investigate a crime scene! Learn how to photograph a crime scene, lift fingerprints, cast footwear and tool mark impressions, package evidence, and much more. This camp will include a lot of hands-on training, which is perfect for any aspiring crime scene investigators!

Taught by: Shasta Pomeroy
Location: Gruening Building 410

Start Date

July 22

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

6-8

Price

$190

Availability

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Bug Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Level: 3-7

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

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 to build a collection of dead specimens campers can take home) and study these fascinating many-legged tiny animals.

Taught by: Derek Sikes
Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Start Date

July 15

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

3-7

Price

$230

Availability

Camp Full

Junior Gardener Camp

Subject: Special Interest/ Grade Levels: 2-3

Come explore Georgeson Garden with us! Plant seeds and grow plants to take home. Learn the many ways we can care for our plants from seed to plate. We will also be making garden snacks, exploring and experiencing the wonders of the garden, singing, storytelling, assisting with garden caretaking, making garden crafts, and investigating the natural world in the garden.

Taught by: Melissa Sikes
Location: Georgeson Botanical Garden

Start Date

June10

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

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Archaeology Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Level: 4-6

Campers will work with professional archaeologists to complete a simulated archaeological dig, examine authentic museum artifacts, and learn what it takes to be a real-life archaeologist. We’ll explore the history of Alaska’s native cultures through hands-on activities both in the field and the museum.

Taught by: Scott Schirar
Location: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Start Date

June 10

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

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Aerial Silks Camp - Level 1

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Level: 2-3, 4-6, 7-8

All but the July 29-August 2 camp are currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Beginners welcome; this class is the perfect way to spark your aerial silks fire! You will get the "hang" of the foundational concepts and start progressing into a dynamic series of moves that will be sure to wear you out, in a good way!<

Taught by: Teal Rogers or Emma Benjamin
Location: Golden Heart Performing Arts

Start Date

June 3

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$230

Availability

Camp Full
June 10
9am-12pm Mon-Fri
4-6
$230
July 15
9am-12pm Mon-Fri
7-8
$230
July 15
1pm-4pm Mon-Fri
2-3
$230
July 29
9am-12pm Mon-Fri
4-6
$230

Aerial Silks Camp - Level 2

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Level: 2-3, 4-6

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Take your silks to grander heights. Experience is needed in Dancers Foot Locks, Climbs and Inversions. Students take flight up to 24 feet off the ground completing sequences of moves and working on complete control of body movement. The art of fluidity and strength are core concepts along with intricate knot work around the body.

Taught by: Teal Rogers or Emma Benjamin
Location: Golden Heart Performing Arts

Start Date

July 22

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$230

Availability

Camp Full

Golf Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

The June 17-21 camp for grades 3-5 is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Beginning golf instruction to learn the basics of this popular sport including putting, driving, and golf etiquette. Golf clubs will be provided for those who need them. Enrollment for this camp is limited to 10 participants.

Taught by: James Contreras
Location: Fairbanks Golf Course

Start Date

June 17

Time

9am-11am Mon-Fri

Grade

3-5

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full
June 24
9am-11am Mon-Fri
6-8
$190

Money Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 4-6, 7-8

Managing money is often difficult for adults, and children often think money comes out of the walls when you put a plastic card in a slot. This camp will dispel this myth and will provide the basic knowledge for campers to start learning the economic concepts of earning, spending, saving, and money management.

Taught by: Kelly Ward
Location: UAF Campus

Start Date

July 8

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

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July 15
1-4pm Mon-Fri
7-8
$190

Junior Veterinarian Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 4-6

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Want to see what it takes to be a veterinarian? Join our Junior Vet Camp! Handle skeletons, learn how to do a physical exam and body condition scoring on a dog, practice surgical instrument skills, talk to veterinary students and veterinarians, examine X-rays, and more!

Taught by: George Aguiar
Location: Irving I Building, Room 141

Start Date

July 8

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Geology Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 2-3, 4-6

These camps are currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Learn about the powerful natural forces that have shaped Alaska! Campers will investigate how rivers, glaciers, volcanoes, and other geological phenomena have shaped our state through hands-on activities with UAF scientists.

Taught by: Geneva Mottet
Location: Reichardt Building Rooms 233

Start Date

July 22

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full
July 22
1-4pm Mon-Fri
4-6
$190

Junior Engineer 101 Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 4-6

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Be creative and innovative with hands-on engineering activities and real-world scenarios. Build simple machines, construct amazing bridges, and more. Whether you are a future engineer, architect, or mechanic, there will be many opportunities to learn and have fun!

Taught by: John Sassman
Location: Engineering Facility, Room 151

Start Date

July 15

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Junior Engineer 201 Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 4-6

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

This second installment of Junior Engineers features additional hands-on engineering activities and real-world scenarios. Rockets, principles of aerodynamics, a mission to Mars, and more. Take your learning to the next level while having fun! Junior Engineers is not a pre-requisite for this camp.

Taught by: John Sassman
Location: Engineering Facility, Room 151

Start Date

July 15

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Emerging Engineer Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 2-3

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

An introduction to Engineering Design Process and the different types of engineers through hands-on lessons and activities. Simple machines, simple circuits, and constructing real-world structures.

Taught by: John Sassman
Location: Engineering Facility, Room 151

Start Date

July 22

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Engineering for Girls 101 Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 4-6

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Real-world, hands-on engineering lessons that feature bridges, rockets, electrical components, and space exploration. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, this camp will explore the vast fields of engineering and get you thinking about a future in STEM fields.

Taught by: John Sassman
Location: Engineering Facility, Room 151

Start Date

July 22

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Junior Firefighter Camp

Investigate the types of work that firefighters perform, including emergency medical care, rescue, and firefighting. Activities may include practicing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and cardiac defibrillation, observing the use of powered rescue tools, and using firefighting equipment such as hand tools, fire hoses, and ladders. Participants will work alongside the firefighters performing station upkeep, house-keeping, and daily equipment checks.

Taught by: Doug Schrage
Location: UAF Fire Station

Start Date

June 17

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

6-8

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Gymnastics Camp

Subject: Special Interest / Grade Levels: 3-8

Gymnastics is a great way to improve coordination, body awareness, power, agility and total body strength in a FUN, positive atmosphere! Campers will get to experience all gymnastics related equipment, tumble track, obstacle courses and learn an exciting exhibition routine. Join us in the gym to learn new gymnastics skills while playing games, making new friends and getting stronger!

Taught by: Joslyn Beckley
Location: 3411 Lathrop St., # A

Start Date

June 24

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

3-8

Price

$230

Availability

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July 29
9am-12pm Mon-Fri
3-8
$230

Creative Camps

Puppet Camp

Subject: Creative/ Grade Levels: 4-6

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Create a variety of hand and shadow puppets while exploring the art of puppetry around the world. Learn a different way to tell a story and have fun creating and performing a puppet show by the end of the week.

Taught by: Maïté Agopian
Location: UAF Campus

Start Date

June 3

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

Dance and Choreography Camp

Subject: Creative / Grade Levels: 4-6

We will explore two themes: "We are Dancers" and "We are Choreographers." Develop both technique and dance vocabulary while creating your own choreography. Use the body and imagination to express yourself and connect to others. Practice appreciating artwork that is different from yours while honoring your own unique gifts. No prior dance experience required.

Taught by: Elizabeth Parr
Location: Old U Park Gym

Start Date

July 8

Time

1pm-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

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Bead-tastic Jewelry Camp

Subject: Creative/ Grade Levels: 2-3

Make bracelets and necklaces using many kinds beads and charms, including polymer beads we make ourselves. Work with knots, simple connections and metal stamps while making awesome jewelry.

Taught by: Helenmarie Matesi
Location: UAF Campus

Start Date

July 8

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

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Hip Hop Camp

Subject: Creative/ Grade Levels: 2-3, 4-6

The 4-6 camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

For campers interested in upbeat, modern dance techniques, this camp explores different genres of hip-hop dance, empowering campers to get active and express themselves through movement and music.

Taught by: Alvin Espejo
Location: SRC Studio

Start Date

June 24

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

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June 24
1-4pm Mon-Fri
4-6
$190

Pottery Camp

Subject: Creative / Grade Levels: 4-6

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Come join us for exciting new projects and learn different ways to make and decorate pots during this hands-on, educational week of fun with clay. Artwork will be fired and presented at a student exhibition reception in the UAF Art Department Gallery on the last day of camp. This is a two-week camp, running June 17-21 and June 24-28.

Taught by: Sara Hensel
Location: Art Building, Room 415

Start Date

June 17

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$365

Availability

Camp Full

Art Studio Camp

Subject: Art/ Grade Levels: 2-3, 4-6

These camps are currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Journey into the artistic! Experience drawing, design, painting, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture in new ways. There's even an art show at the end of camp!

Taught by: Karen Stomberg
Location: Fine Arts Building Room 317

Start Date

June 17

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

2-3

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full
June 17
1pm-4pm Mon-Fri
4-6
$190

Junior Authors

Subject: Creative / Grade Levels: 4-6

Join us for a week of writing, thinking, talking and writing some more. We will explore different genre of writing - poetry, memoir, fiction, nature journaling and more. We will work collaboratively and independently to write as much as we can as well as we can.

Taught by: Nicky Eiseman
Location: Old U Park Room 151

Start Date

June 17

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

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Photography Camp

Subject: Creative / Grade Levels: 4-6

Learn how a camera functions, the building blocks of a good photograph, concepts of composition and post-processing techniques in iPhoto. Students must provide their own camera.

Taught by: Jason Lazarus
Location: UAF Campus

Start Date

July 29

Time

9am-12pm Mon-Fri

Grade

4-6

Price

$190

Availability

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Advanced Photo Skill-building Camp

Subject: Creative / Grade Levels: 6-8

This camp is currently full. To get on the wait list, visit CampDoc.

Ready to learn more about how to take the perfect photo? This camp is for young photographers and artists looking to improve their skills by experimenting with advanced camera operation and composition. Learn how to capture depth of field, motion, portraits and narrative. Explore digital editing with Photoshop and other programs. Campers may borrow a digital SLR camera or bring their own.

Taught by: Jason Lazarus
Location: UAF Campus

Start Date

July 29

Time

1-4pm Mon-Fri

Grade

6-8

Price

$190

Availability

Camp Full

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