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Your 2010 guide to summer camps in the Fairbanks, Alaska, area

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Your 2010 guide to summer camps in the Fairbanks area2 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 STOP STOP NORTH STAR DRIVING SCHOOL DRIVERS EDUCATION CLASSES 490-2523 Instructor: Scott Putman Check our website for classroom information and or changes. www.nsds.us.com Basic Class or Classes including Class D Road Test The number one killer of teenagers is car accidents!!! Summer special! Sign up with a friend and both will get the road test for free Classes offered weekly We offer a military discount BE SAFE 16365 604-4-18-10SFK 12363374-4-18-10SFFK A CAMPING EXPERIENCE YOULL NEVER FORGET! (at Harding Lake) Call 479-0562 or check our website www.binglecamp.org for registration, information and prices. Scholarships are available. Spaces are still available for the following camps: Outdoor Skills Camp 5 - 7 June 13 - 18 Explorers Camp 3 - 6 June 20 - 25 Adventure Camp 7 - 10 July 5 - 10 H 2 0 Camp 8 - 12 July 11 - 16 Junior Camp 4 - 6 July 18 - 23 Discovery Camp 4 - 7 July 25 - 30 Event Grades DatesThis Summer Fun for Kids supplement is provided as a public service to our readers.A word of caution: parents must approach listings in this guide and check references as they would any advertised activity for their children. These listings are not endorsements.We hope these pages help show parents the many activities available to Fairbanks area children and families, and that it is useful in building ideas and fi nding things your children might enjoy through the summer months. Cover photo credits: Alaska Conservation Camp, Camp Li-Wa, Fairbanks Tennis Association, Wild Rose Summer CampINDEXAcademic/Special-Interest Camps .... 2-5Day Camps .................................... 5-7Faith-Based Camps ..................... 7-9 Family/Group Camps ......................... 9Fine Arts Camps .......................... 9-12Overnight Camps ....................... 12-13School-Age Day Care ....................... 13 Sports Activities ........................ 13-15Sports Camps ........................... 15-18 Summertime Programs .............. 18-20MORE RESOURCESFor help in choosing a safe summer camp for your child and a free parent guide checklist, visit www.jfkcampsafety.org.African-American Male Math InitiativeSponsor: Communities in Schools of Alaska, Fairbanks North Star Borough School Dis-trictAges: K-6Dates and times: June 7-18, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Location: JP Jones Commu-nity CenterDescription: The camps focus will be on improving stu-dents math skills using the Every-day Math Curriculum. Students will be exposed to local busi-nesses and business owners who use mathematics on a daily basis, small-group instruction from tutors who are trained in teach-ing the Everyday Math Curriculum and enrichment activities that will expose them to various forms of art, physical fitness and sports. Cost: FreeContact: April Norem, pro-gram coordinator, 452-2521 or 267-235-5127Alaska Business Week ProgramSponsors: Tesoro Alaska, BP, State Farm, Icicle Seafoods, TOTE and the Alaska State Chamber of CommerceAges: Finishing grades 9-12Dates and times: Aug. 8-14; participants live on campusLocation: University of Alaska Fairbanks campusDescription: This unique pro-gram provides an intensive week of discovery learning on campus. Working with business leaders and competing with other compa-nies, 100 students from through-out Alaska will gain hands-on environment and corporate responsibility. Students gain confi-dence when facing real-life work-place issues, teamwork, money management, networking and more. At the end of the week, students defend their companies in front of a panel of business leaders, and they also produce a product or service to be pre-sented to potential stockholders for investment purposes. Deadline to apply is June 1. Applications and information available at www.alaskachamber.com or call 907-856-2010.Cost: $325. Some needs-based scholarships are available.Contact: Ann Ringstad, 459-5922, ann.ringstad@gmail.comAlaska Conservation Camp basic campSponsor: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska, the National Rifle Association of America, the Friends of the NRA, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee and many community sponsors and volunteers Ages: 11-14Dates and times: Basic camp No. 1 June 7 -11; basic camp ACADEMIC/SPECIAL-INTERESTCAMPSACADEMIC/SPECIAL-INTEREST CAMPSContinued on Page 3Summer fun for kids3Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010Sunday School: 9:45 AMSunday Worship: 11:00 AMWed Bible Study/Prayer: 6:30 PMhttp://www.firstbaptistfairbanks.comFirst Baptist Church- FairbanksMeet the family!805 Sixth Avenue (behind the TVC building)Fairbanks, AK 99701 (907) 456-4923Retired Army guy for a Pastor!Member SBC- 17365576-4-18-10SFFKNo. 2 June 14-18; times are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and one overnight campoutLocation: ADF&G Hunter Edu-cation Indoor Shooting Range, 1501 College Road; Creamers Field and Migratory Waterfowl Refuge; and various locations near FairbanksDescription: Basic camp is a day-camp program designed to promote understanding of Alaskas natural resources and conservation, and to give youths hands-on experience in hunting, fishing and related outdoor skills. Camp activities include the Alaska Basic Hunter Education Course, firearms safety, shooting, wildlife identification, fishing, map and compass, outdoor survival, basic camping skills and more. Camp-ers who complete the camp may earn Basic Hunter Education Cer-tification from the Alaska Depart-ment of Fish & Game.Cost: $195Web site: www.aimcomm.orgContact: Cathie Harms, 459-7231, or John Wyman, 459-7292; camp@aimcomm.org or john.wyman@alaska.govAlaska Conservation Camp advancedSponsor: Alaska Department of Fish & Game, the Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska, the National Rifle Association of America, the Friends of the NRA, the Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, and many community sponsors and volunteers Ages: 12-16 who have attended basic camp or com-pleted the Alaska Basic Hunter Education CourseDates and times: June 21-25; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Location: ADF&G Hunter Edu-cation Indoor Shooting Range at 1501 College Road; Creamers Field and Migratory Waterfowl Refuge; and at various locations near FairbanksDescription: The Alaska Conservation Camp advanced camp is a day-camp program designed to promote understand-ing of Alaskas natural resources and conservation, and to give youths hands-on experience in hunting, fishing and related out-door skills. Activities might include firearms safety, shotgun or muz-zleloader rifle shooting, archery, wildlife identification, fly fishing, fly tying, bird box construction, GPS and outdoor navigation, canoeing, outdoor survival, shelter building, camping and field cook-ing skills, and more. The camp includes a hike and overnight camping trip. Cost: $195Web site: www.aimcomm.orgContact: Cathie Harms, 459-7231, or John Wyman, 459-7292; camp@aimcomm.org or john.wyman@alaska.govCAFE Teen International Culinary Arts AcademySponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning Ages: 13-17 with a limit of 20 studentsDates and times: May 24-28, 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Hutchison DiningDescription: This program is a culinary adventure for teens. Explore recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the U.S. In addition to learning a variety of cooking methods, top-ics covered include kitchen safe-ty, kitchen etiquette, food safety and presentation. A demonstra-tion of skills will be presented at the end of the course.Cost: $240Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/Contact: Erica Franich, 474-7021; summer@uaf.eduCAFE Youth Baking BlitzSponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong LearningAges: 9-16 with a limit of 16 studentsDates and times: June 1-4, 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Hutchison DiningDescription: This four-day workshop focuses on baking basics. Learn to make pie crust, a variety of quick breads and yeast breads. Plan on getting elbow deep in dough and hav-ing lots of creative fun in the kitchen. Cost: $200Web site: www.uaf.edu/sum-mer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/Contact: Erica Franich, 474-7021; summer@uaf.edu CAFE Kids CookingSponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong LearningAges: 6-9 with a limit of 20 studentsDates and times: June 7-11, 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Hutchison DiningDescription: This camp focuses on fun food that you can make and eat, including biscuits, pretzels, muffins and tortillas. Cook individual cas-seroles and make ice cream, cream cheese playdough and freezer jam. Learn kitchen safety and etiquette, food presentation and how to clean up efficiently. On the last day, campers can invite two guests to an English tea party, with campers as a host/hostess.ACADEMIC/SPECIAL-INTEREST CAMPSContinued from Page 2 Continued on Page 44 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 12363375-4-18-10SFFK 12363375-4-18-10SFFK 12363375-4-18-10SFFK Grades 8 - 12 July 17 - 24 Call 479-0562 or check www.binglecamp.org for registration & information Canoe Camp Cost $350 YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS For complete 2010 camp and registration information: alaskavolleyballcamps.com Amy Phelps (907)474-1996 or Phil Shoemaker (907)474-6809 18364258 4-18-10SFFK Alaska Volleyball Camps Beginner Skills Camp July 5-7 Intermediate Skills Camp July 13-16 Advanced Skills Cam p July 19-22 NEW!!! NEW!!! JUMP START Athlete Development Program A dynamic physical training program for girls & boys grades 7-12 June 15- August 5 13365603-4-18-10SFK www.fairbanksgirlscouts.org To register, call 456-4782 Camp Grade Dates Teddy Bear Camp 13 July 25July 27 GS Brownie Adventures Camp 34 July 18July 24 GS Junior Camps 46 Session 1: July 18July 24 Session 2: July 25July 31 Survivor Camp 710 July 25July 31 Girl Scout Resident CampCost: $240Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/Contact: Erica Franich, 474-7021; summer@uaf.edu CAFE Tween International Culinary Arts WorkshopSponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong LearningAges: 10-12 with a limit of 20 studentsDates and times: June 14-18, 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Hutchison DiningDescription: Are you in need of a culinary experience beyond what is hiding in the fridge? This class will take you on an inter-national tour of recipes from Africa, France, Japan, Spain and the U.S. Prepare, present and consume culinary delights from each countrys cuisines while learning the basics of food safety, kitchen etiquette and cleanup. Invite two guests to the final class to enjoy world-class creations.Cost: $240Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/culinary-arts/Contact: Erica Franich, 474-7021; summer@uaf.eduCamp TalkaboutSponsor: Talkabout Inc.Ages: 4 years to young adultDates and times: June 7-11, 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Ken Kunkel Community Center in Goldstream ValleyDescription: Camp Talkabout is designed to give individu-als who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication an opportunity to develop their skills in a fun, motivating, no-pressure environment. Campers participate in activities designed to support the development of their AAC skills. This is a great opportu-nity for AAC kids of all ages to develop increased independence and socialize with other children who communicate the same way they do.Cost: $300Web site: Talkaboutinc@yahoo.comContact: Mandy Hernandez or Jaina Hulbert-Billings, 452-4517, talkaboutinc7@yahoo.comDenali Science CampSponsor: Denali Elementary School, FNSB School DistrictAges: Grades 1-6Dates and times: June 7-11, grades 4-6; June 14-18, grades 1-3; June 21-25, grades 1-3; daily camp 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; extended stay avail-able 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Location: 1042 Lathrop St., FairbanksDescription: Denali Science Camp is a weeklong hands-on science experience for youths grades 1-6. Mornings are filled with enrichment, study and dis-covery and afternoons with experi-ments, dissections, field trips, observations and guest present-ers. Tents and meals are provided for an overnight at Chena Lake Recreation Area.Topics offered include insects; birds; chemistry; rocket science; extreme Alaska animals; green power from the sun, wind, tides, water and biofuels; geology; phys-ics of toys to explore Newtons laws and build fun projects; and discover the answers to many questions.Cost: $215 for daily camp; additional $20 per week for extended stayWeb site: dnl.k12northstar.orgContact: Pat Jacobson, 488-1249, patricia.jacobson@k12northstar.orgFairbanks Suzuki InstituteSponsor: Fairbanks School of Talent Education in coopera-tion with the Fairbanks Symphony Association and University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of MusicAges: 4-18Dates and times: June 1-6Location: University of Alaska FairbanksDescription: The program is open to violin, viola, cello and flute students studying the Suzuki method. The course includes a master class, repertoire and Daloroze class. Intermediate and advanced classes also include technique and chamber group classes.Cost: $250-$425Contact: Sally Endestad, 459-8126, sendestad@hotmail Jovenes Aventureros: Spanish for Young AdventurersSponsor: UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong LearningAges: 7-10 with a limit of 18 studentsDates and times: June 1-11, 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Honors House on the UAF campusDescription: Want to take advantage of your youngsters innate ability to absorb language? Spanish camp is designed for youths. The camp includes lan-guage games, musical activities, cooking and outdoor activities, all in a friendly and patient environ-ment. No prior experience with the Spanish language is necessary.Cost: $285Web site: www.uaf.edu/summer/youth-programs/leadership-academicContact: Erica Franich, 474-7021; summer@uaf.eduMad Scientist CampSponsor: Institute for Science and MathematicsAges: Grades K-8Dates and times: Grades K-2, July 5-9, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; grades 3-5, July 12-16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; grades 6-8, July 26-30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; grades 3-8, Aug. 9-13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Location: 2925 Horner CourtDescription: This is an active day camp that offers a mixture of group explorations, games and independent studies to help camp-ers explore, discover and invent ways that make math and sci-ence fun. The camp offers classic science experiments in biology, physics, chemistry, computers and robotics plus many opportunities to incorporate scientific principles into creative hands-on projects.Cost: $195 half-day; $295 full-dayWeb site: www.scimathinstitute.orgContact: Michael Donaldson, 479-6860, workshop@scimathinstitute.orgMediation Training basicSponsor: North Star Youth MediationAges: 12-18 Dates and times: June 7-11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. dailyLocation: Randy Smith Middle SchoolDescription: When your friends are in conflict, do they come to you for help? Discover a new way to resolve disputes. Mediation training teaches valuable skills in communication and conflict resolution. This course prepares youths to facilitate peer and vic-tim-offender mediations.Cost: NoneWeb site: www.northstaryouthcourt.orgContact: Betty Noreen. 457-6798; mediation@northstaryouthcourt.orgMediation Training advancedSponsor: North Star Youth MediationAges: 12-18Dates and times: June 14-18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. dailyLocation: Randy Smith Middle SchoolDescription: Do adults and teens communicate well? Discov-er the dynamics of parent-teen and student-teacher communi-cation. Learn how to facilitate balanced and productive con-versations for teens and adults. Continued from Page 3 Continued on Page 5ACADEMIC/SPECIAL-INTEREST CAMPS5Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 Cultural Arts Cultural Arts Cultural Arts Your family can choose: To be your child's teacher What your children learn What activities you participate in Your child's learning pace Experiences to meet individual needs The materials you use To teach at home or while traveling ...YOUR FUTURE Chugach School District provides: Friendly, Prompt, Professional Support Guidance & Accountability Fieldtrips, Activities, and Workshops Learning Styles Testing Outdoor Leadership Career Training Opportunities Allotment Funding Parent Training Opportunities Flexibility Transition Scholarships to Graduates Career Development Career Development Career Development Chugach Home Chugach Home School Extension Chugach Home School Extension We help Families Inspire the Future by working with parents, students, and the We help Families Inspire the Future by working with parents, students, and the community to provide unique educational guidance and opportunities. community to provide unique educational guidance and opportunities. Fairbanks: 457-2545 csaunders@chugachschools.com www.chugachschools.com Fairbanks: 457-2545 csaunders@chugachschools.com www.chugachschools.com OPEN FOR STATEWIDE ENROLLMENT PK -12th Grade OPEN FOR STATEWIDE ENROLLMENT PK -12th Grade Academic Enrichment Academic Enrichment Academic Enrichment Fitness Activities Fitness Activities Fitness Activities Come Join The Fun! 17364972-4-18-10SFKCompletion of basic mediation training is a prerequisite.Cost: NoneWeb site: www.northstaryouthcourt.orgContact: Betty Noreen, 457-6798; mediation@northstaryouthcourt.orgUAF SMART AcademySponsor: UAF Summer Ses-sions and Lifelong Learning and UAF Athletics and Campus Rec-reationAges: sixth, seventh and eighth gradesDates and times: June 1-25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: UAF campusDescription: An opportunity for 54 students to study reading and math comprehension with UAF faculty during the morning and enjoy recreational activities such as dodgeball and soccer with UAF student athletes in the afternoon. Participants receive a free MAC bus pass, T-shirt, academic supplies, and lunch and snacks.Cost: FreeWeb site: www.uaf.edu/summer/smartacademyContact: Erica Franich, 474-7588 or 474-7021; elfranich@alaska.eduUAF Summer Music AcademySponsor: UAF Department of Music and Fairbanks Ages: Finishing grades 6-12Dates and times: June 7-18; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Location: Fine Arts Building, University of Alaska Fairbanks campusDescription: The academy is an intensive two-week session of music study for youths who have played their instrument at least one year. Participants attend master class, large and small ensembles, and elective classes such as guitar or steel drums.Cost: $575 day camper/$1,650 dormitory camperContact: Linda Harriger, 474-7555; fymusic@uaf.edu Wild Rose Summer CampSponsor: Susan KerndtAges: 5-15Dates and times: First ses-sion: ages 5-7, June 14-18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; second ses-sion, ages 8-15, June 21-25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; third session, ages 8-15, June 28 to July 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; fourth session, ages 5-7, July 5-9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Location: Large hay field at 1.5 mile Sheep Creek Road, 3 miles west of UAF.Description: An outdoor edu-cational camp providing children with an enthusiastic experience of nature, coupled with a cre-ative art program. Children will participate in many art activi-ties including felting with wool fiber, batiking, plant dyeing on natural fibers, papermaking from plants, tie-dyeing, block printing, marbling, candle dipping, cop-per foil embossing and pottery. Afternoons are filled with games, hiking, nature study, plant and bird identification, insect and gar-den study, beekeeping, puppetry and storytelling. Children also will participate in building, cooking and firing pottery in outdoor mud ovens and kilns. Space is limited.Cost: $265 (includes materi-als)Contact: Susan Kerndt, 479-6363Youth Hunter Education ChallengeSponsor: Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, Opti-mist, Frontier Outfitters, Friends of the NRA and others.Ages: 9 to high school senior; Hunter education certificate requiredDates and times: June 4-6Location: FairbanksDescription: Eight Hunter Education outdoor events with single and team competition in archery, shotgun, muzzle loading, .22 rifle, wildlife identification, hunter safety trail, hunter educa-tion test and orienteering. Equip-ment and ammo provided. Prizes and door prizes, plus lunches and dinner on the Riverboat Discovery on Saturday.Cost: $25/personWeb site: aimcomm.org (Click on Youth Hunter Education Challenge)Contact: Joe Nava, 479-2340, ffjn@ak.netAlaska Bird CampSponsor: Alaska Bird ObservatoryAges: 10-12Dates and times: June 1-4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Alaska Bird Obser-vatory Center for Education and Research and Creamers FieldDescription: Alaska Bird Camp is an outdoor science camp for kids who are interested in science and birds. The cur-riculum integrates science, art, conservation and fun exploring the outdoors at Creamers Field. Kids will learn to identify com-mon birds by sight and sound and will have the unique oppor-tunity to work with live birds alongside ABO biologists at Creamers Field. Camp size is limited to 10 participants.Cost: $200 Web site: www.alaskabird.orgContact: Tricia Blake, 451-7159, birds@alaskabird.orgCamp HabitatSponsor: Friends of Cream-ers Field, Northern Alaska Environmental Center, Alaska Department of Fish and GameAges: 4-11Dates and times: Nature Sprouts I: June 14-18; Nature Sprouts II: June 21-25, ages 4-5 ($120); Nature Detectives I: July 5-9; Nature Detectives II: July 12-16; Nature Detec-tives III: July 19-23, ages 6-7 ($195); Water Striders I: July 5-9; Water Striders II: July 12-16; Water Striders III: July 19-23, ages 8-9 ($245); Refuge Adven-turers: July 12-16, ages 10-11 ($245); half-day program: 9 a.m. to noon; full-day program: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Continued from Page 4Continued on Page 6DAY CAMPSDAYCAMPS6 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 These services are made available through the Fairbanks North Star Borough under a grant from the State of Alaska Department of Health & Social Services. These services are made available through the Fairbanks North Star Borough under grants from thread and the State of Alaska Department of Health & Social Services. connecting early care & education to alaska 17364941-4/18/10SFFKLocation: Creamers Field Migratory Bird RefugeDescription: Nature Sprouts half-day program (ages 4-5): Children explore Creamers Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge through developmentally appro-priate 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.Day Camp Program (ages 6-11): Young people learn about the natural history of Interior Alaska through engaging activi-ties, games, hikes and projects. Youths explore the natural world through themes such as plants, animals, birds, fish, habitats, and people and the environment. Camp includes an overnight for campers ages 8-11.Camp Habitat will host its 20-year anniversary celebration June 12. Visit www.creamersfield.org for details.Cost: $120-$245; contact Camp Habitat for scholarship informationWeb site: www.northern.orgContact: Adele Wiejaczka, 750-2298, campdirector@north-ern.orgCloverbud Day CampSponsor: UAF Cooperative Extension Service Tanana District 4-HAges: Youths who have com-pleted grades K-2Dates and times: July 12-14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Location: Georgeson Botani-cal GardensDescription: This day camp will present adventure in the out-of-doors with the security of evenings at home. Nature obser-vations, 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-H membersContact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427, mklowder@alaska.edu or Debbie Tindell 474-2420Curious Minds Want To Know!Sponsor: Young Learners PreschoolAges: 3-5Dates and times: June 7-11, Diggin Dinosaurs Camp; June 14-18, Princess Training Camp; July 19-23, ABC & 123 Artist Camp. Morning session, 9 a.m. to noon; afternoon session, 1-4 p.m.Location: Young Learners Preschool, 209 Forty Mile Ave.Description: A unique and exciting week of adventure awaits curious minds at Young Learners summer day camps. Each camp session will explore a new theme with games, litera-ture, art, music and hands-on projects designed to inspire children. Students will have the opportunity to grow intellectually, physically, creatively and socially.Cost: $160 per camp ses-sionWeb site: www.young-learnerspreschool.comContact: 455-6425 or younglearnerspreschool@yahoo.comNorth Star Ballet Dance IntensiveSponsor: North Star BalletAges: 12-19Dates and times: June 14 to July 9, all-day programLocation: North Star Ballet-Tanana Valley State FairgroundsDescription: The program will include daily ballet classes and classes in modern, jazz and Pilates. Students will participate in ballet and modern reper-tory classes in preparation for a performance to conclude the session. Additional classes will cover dance history and related subjects and are designed to accommodate students from beginning to advanced level experience. Arrangements can be made for out-of-town stu-dents to board with host families.Cost: $1,200Web site: www.thenorthstarballet.orgContact: Kristina Dutcher, (907) 451-8800, nsdf@polarnet.comNorthern Lights Gymnastics and Dance Sports CampSponsor: Northern Lights Gymnastics & Dance Sports CampAges: 5-17Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with early drop-off and late pickup available Location: 1531 Richardson Highway, North PoleDescription: Full-day sports camps are offered Monday through Friday all summer long or by the week and include gymnastics, cheerleading, bal-let, tap, jazz, hip-hop, drama, theater, and arts and crafts. Evening classes are offered in gymnastics, cheerleading, ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop.Cost: VariesContact: Paul Agar, 490-6544Tanana Valley/Delta Junction Cub ScoutSponsor: Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaAges: 7-10Dates and times: Tanana Valley July 7-10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Delta Junction July 15-17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Location: Tanana Valley Birch Hill Recreation Area; Delta Junction Delta Junction FairgroundsDescription: The Cub Scout Day Camp program is designed to teach skills and develop atti-tudes that make a boy more self-reliant and more at home in the outdoors. He will have fun with a purpose. The purpose is to build character while provid-ing a memorable experience in the life of a boy. At day camp, Cub Scouts participate in indi-vidual and team sports, games, crafts, explore nature and work on achievements, electives and activity badges. Boys have fun in the outdoors.Continued from Page 5DAY CAMPSContinued on Page 77Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 17364938-4-18-10SFFK North Star Ballet Creative Dance Camp Copplia June 1 to June 5 - Ages 46 June 7 to June 11 - Ages 710 Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 451-8800 A fun educational dance experience for children ages 4 to 10 creative movement ballet music appreciation story telling dance history arts & crafts mime 18364006 4-18-10 Camp for grades K12 We Offer Day Camps As Well As Overnight Activities at camp: Inflatables, horses, petting farm, archery, riflery, crafts, canoeing, dirt boarding, wall climbing and many other activities. Non-denominational Christian Camp Prices range from $205$390 Free T-shirt to anyone who registers before May 1, 2010. 590 Wigwam Way Fairbanks, AK 99712 907-457-6059 www.campliwa.orgCost: $75Web site: www.midnightsunbsa.org/tanana_valley_district.htmlContact: Sven Gilkey, 452-1976, sven.gilkey@Scouting.orgFAITH-BASED CAMPSContinued from Page 6Continued on Page 8Bingle Camp Sponsor: Bingle Camp MinistriesAges: 4-17Dates and times: June 13-18, Outdoor Skills Camp; June 16-18, Mini Camp; June 20 -25, Explorers Camp; June 27-29, Just U and Me Camp; July 5-10, Adventure Camp; July 11-16, H20 Camp; July 17-24, Canoe Camp; July 18-23, Junior Camp; July 25-30, Discovery CampLocation: Harding LakeDescription: Bingle Camp at Harding Lake has been offering faith-based summer camping programs since 1953. Most camps offer waterfront time, swimming, canoeing, tubing and the Iceberg. In addition, daily programming can include arts and crafts, outdoor educa-tion, low-rope team building, traditional camping and archery. Each individual camp has its own unique programming. Visit our Web site for more detailed information.Cost: $125-$350Web site: www.binglecamp.orgContact: Lisa Eldridge, administrative manager, 479-0562, director@binglecamp.orgCamp BaldwinSponsor: Tanana Valley Bap-tist AssociationAges: Grades K-12Dates and times: June 23-25, grades K-2; June 28-July 2, grades 3 and 4; July 5-9, grades 5 and 6; July 12-16, grades 7 and 8; July 19-23, grades 9-12Location: Delta JunctionDescription: Camp Baldwin is a traditional camp setting with studies, activities and Bible les-sons. We have loving caregivers trained summer missionaries who come to Alaska to serve the Lord. We have bath houses, dining room/kitchen, recreation area, bunkhouses, etc. Bus service is provided from/to Fair-banks/Delta on a limited avail-ability for a small fee.Cost: $80-$100 Web site: www.tananavalleybaptistassociation.comContact: Sandy Buchanan, (907) 474-4989, sec@tananavalleybaptistassociation.comCamp Li-Wa Sponsor: Victory Ministries. Ages: Kindergarten-12 Dates and times: June 14 to Aug. 6 Location: 590 Wigwam Way, just off 1/4 Mile Chena Hot Springs RoadDescription: There is some-thing for everyone at Camp Li-Wa, from overnight camps to day-only camps up to a week at a time. Li-Wa, which has been serving the greater Fairbanks community since 1959, offers a non-denominational Christian camping experience, which includes horses, inflatables, riflery, archery, canoeing, wall climbing, dirt boarding, petting farm and much more. For horse lovers, there are ranch camps, and there are exploration and expedition camps for forays into the wilderness for the more adventurous. Traditional camp lovers will enjoy base or skill camp. Cost: $205-$390 Web site: www.campliwa.org Contact: Jo Hibma, 457-6059, info@campliwa.org Galactic Blast Vacation Bible SchoolSponsor: New Hope Method-ist-Presbyterian ChurchAges: 3 to fifth gradeDates and times: June 7-11, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Location: 2371 Bradway Road, North PoleDescription: A space-themed vacation Bible school, Galactic Blast will feature sto-rytime with a cosmic puppet friend, space decor, snacks, sci-ence, crafts, games and music. Classes will be small, age-level groups with age-appropriate activities and a class rotation schedule. Register online.Cost: FreeWeb site: www.newhopempc.comContact: Linda File, 488-9191Globe Creek CampSponsor: Alaska Wilderness Youth Camps Ages: Grades 3-10 and family campDates and times: June 25-30, grades 7-10; July 3-5, family camp (all ages); July 8-12, grades 5 and 6; July 15-18, grades 3 and 4.Location: 37 Mile Elliott HighwayFAITH-BASEDCAMPS8 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 21366301 4-18-10SFFK 13365602-4-18-10SFK For the Best Open 6:45 a.m . 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday For ages 3 12 Discounts available Limited Enrollment Where Boys & Girls LEARN To Live GYMNASTICS, INC. 3411 Lathrop St., Suite A Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 Phone (907) 456-2263 for Children Ages 2 and up Offering Classes Gymnastics A Foundation For All Sports! Call for more information and Current Scheduling Info. 18364218-4-18-10SFK 456-2263FAITH-BASED CAMPSContinued on Page 9Continued from Page 7Description: This is Globe Creek Camps 10th year of pro-viding youth camps on 40 acres in beautiful Globe Creek Valley. Camp activi-ties include archery, obstacle course, geo cache hunts, adventure races, water bal-loon competition, crafts, hikes to Grapefruit Mountain and Wickersham Dome and evening camp fires on Globe Creek. Seventh- to 10th-graders will be challenged by an overnight hike into the mountains. Fifth- and sixth-graders will overnight closer to camp, and third- and fourth-graders will be treated to several nature hikes. Sound bib-lical values are implemented in all of our activities with trained and certified staff.Cost: $160-$240; family discounts availableWeb site: www.globecreekcamp.comContact: Mike Dynes, 488-0671 or 978-5573, mike@globecreekcamp.comSonQuest Rainforest Vacation Bible SchoolSponsor: First Presbyterian ChurchAges: 4-12Dates and times: May 24-28, 9 a.m. to noon Location: 547 Seventh Ave.Description: SonQuest Rain-forest Vacation Bible School is based on five key Bible verses that will change a childs life. The program transports young minds into a vivid rainforest environ-ment of jungle sounds, sights and smells where theyll dig into the Bible and meet Jesus in everyday stories and enjoy music, crafts, outdoor recreation and snacks.Cost: No costWeb site: fairbanksfirstpres.comContact: Debra Lynn Bush, 452-2406, debralynn@alaska.netHamilton Acres Baptist SchoolSponsor: Hamilton Acres Baptist ChurchAges: 3-12Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 20; open 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through FridayLocation: 138 Farewell Ave., Hamilton Acres, FairbanksDescription: A safe, faith-based environment with a fenced playground where children can learn and have fun all summer long. Activities include storytimes, crafts, games and field trips.Cost: $580 per month; call for other ratesWeb site: www.akhabc.comContact: Grant Cochran, 456-5995, office@alaska.netOpen Arms School-Age Summer ProgramSponsor: Open Arms Child Development CenterAges: 5-10 (Kindergarten must be completed.)Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 17, 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Location: 2980 Davis Road, FairbanksDescription: The Summer School-Age program consists of all-day activities ranging from sports and arts to field trips and academic refreshers all summer long. Breakfast, lunch and two snacks provided daily. The goal of the program is to provide fun, safe and organized activities that teach Christs love in all situations.Cost: $645 per month, plus a $75 monthly activity fee (June and July); registration fee: $25Web site: www.zionfairbanks.org/open_arms.htmContact: Emily Main, 455-9466, openarms@gci.netSaddle Ridge Ranch Vacation Bible SchoolSponsor: First Baptist Church of North PoleAges: 3 years through sixth gradeDates and times: May 23-28, 6-9 p.m.Location: Fifth Avenue and Richardson Highway, North Pole Description: Each day, the cowpokes will rotate through sites like Music at Campfire Creek, Missions at Firefly Cav-ern, Bible Study Bunkhouse, Worship Rally Valley, Big Sky Grill, recreation at Mustang Mountain and crafts at Blazing Star Stables, where the days Bible story is reinforced with engaging hands-on activities.Registration Block Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 15Cost: Free Web site: www.firstbaptistchurchnorthpole.orgContact: Todd or Karen Den-ny, 488-0290; akmoneypenny@alaska.netSaddle Ridge Ranch Vacation Bible SchoolSponsor: University Baptist Church, FairbanksAges: Grades 1-6Dates and times: May 24-28Location: University Baptist Church, 1197 University Ave.Description: Participants will be saddling up and hitting the trail, rounding up some of lifes biggest questions and driv-ing home answers while explor-ing the wide open spaces on Saddle Ridge Ranch. 9Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 12363371-4-18-10SFFK Ages 4-10 w/adult $ 150 An adult child weekend Download registration forms at www.binglecamp.org or contact office at 479-0562 Designed to encourage your relationship June 27-29 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 7 WEEK S $ 39 Includes FREE uniform 6th Degree Black Belt International Instructor: Dan Preuss NORTH STAR TAEKWON-DO Mary Siah Rec. Center 456-3484 Classes begin Monday, May 17 Bring a friend or family member & they join for $29 17364852 4-18-10SFFKFAMILY AND GROUP CAMPS/FINE ARTS CAMPSContinued from Page 8Continued on Page 10The weeklong adventure includes Bible stories, crafts, music and games.Cost: FreeWeb site: universitybaptistchurch.netContact: Marnie Port, 479-2440; ubcoffice@universitybaptistchurch.netSummer AdventuresSponsor: North Pole Christian SchoolAges: 3 years (potty-trained) to sixth gradeDates and times: May 17 to Aug. 13, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Location: NPCS, 3470 Silverleaf Ave.Description: The summer pro-gram will include Bible study and academic refreshers in letters and numbers (pre-K) and math and science (school-age). Children will participate in sports, games, crafts, music, drama and sign language classes. Cost: first child $600 per month; second child $550; daily rate $35; registration fee: $50Web site: www.npcs.orgContact: Patsy Fazio, 488-0133, npcs@ak.netCalypso Farm Family and Small Group Field TripsSponsor: Calypso Farm and Ecology CenterAges: Children/familiesDates and times: All summer by appointmentLocation: 4780 Old Nenana HighwayDescription: Bring your fam-ily or small group to Calypso Farm to have a fun-filled two-hour to one-half-day field trip. You can choose to visit with our sheep, goats and chicken, take a nature hike through the boreal forest, explore the gardens and greenhouse, make pizza or learn about natural dyeing.Cost: $4-$6 per person depending on field tripWeb site: www.calypsofarm.orgContact: Adrienne Mosler, 451-069, calypsoadrienne@gmail.comCentennial Gold Rush Trail Family CampSponsor: Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaAges: Boys 7-10 and their whole familyDates and times: May 28-31Location: Cold Regions Test Center Test Track Delta JunctionDescription: Family Camp is a great place to have an overnight experience with your friends and family. Are you up for the Adventures of the Gold Rush Trail? Come join your son for a weekend in search of the Law of the Pack. It is a quest that is a race of character and will test your love of adventure. There will be over 25 activity stations for Cubs and family of all ages. You can bring your bike and helmet for our bike rodeo, shoot BB guns and archery, and bring your Pinewood Derby car to race in the Triple Crown just to name a few of the activities.Cost: $55 per person for ages 5 and older.Web site: www.midnightsunbsa.orgContact: Shari Crismore, 452-1976, scrismor@scouting.orgStrike It Rich Diabetes Family CampSponsor: Fairbanks Memo-rial Hospital and Midnight Sun CouncilAges: All ages welcomeDates and times: July 11-14Location: Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp, 58 miles south on the Richardson HighwayDescription: Fairbanks Memorial Hospitals Diabetes Center presents the Sourdough Strike It Rich Camp at Lost Lake to help your family hit paydirt with a gold mine of information on the ins and outs of diabe-tes. Enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, archery and a shooting range. An exciting 43-foot climbing tower and a 475-foot zip line will stake your claim of Sourdough status.Cost: $250 individuals; $300 for family of two; $450 for family of three; $550 for family of four plus $100 per each additional family member. Children 3 and under free. Web site: www.midnightsunbsa.orgContact: Shari Crismore, outdoor program director, 452-1976, scrismor@scouting.orgBack Porch Band I (The Stomp)Sponsor: Music MartAges: 7-18Dates and times: Saturdays, May 22 to Aug. 6; 2-3 p.m.Location: Music Mart, 413 Noble St., FairbanksFAMILY/GROUPCAMPSA laska 418 Wedgewood Dr. 451-7159Bird ObservatoryOur gift shop carries unique items forthe nature lover in your life. Mon.-Fri. 9:30-5FINE ARTSCAMPS10 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 Brought to you by Fairbanks Drama Association & Fairbanks Childrens Theatre, Inc. 17364936-4-18-10SFFK An intensive and fun theatre training program for children and young people, ages 518, featuring a professional teaching staff. All classes for DRAMA PROJECT are held in the Riverfront Theatre 1852 Second Avenue. REGISTRATION BROCHURES will be available May 1. 20 10 20 10 20 10 20 10 at The Riverfront Theatre (1852 Second Avenue) For information, phone 456-PLAY Session #3 For Young People ages 12 through 18 years The Ensemble Theatre Company Class Class Dates: July 12 through August 1 Classes MonFri., 1 6 p.m. Class size limited to 30 students. Registration fee: $295 for the three week program. Performances of Treasure Island on July 30, 31, and August 1. Session #1 June 1 4 June 25 (Classes Monday Friday) Class 1 57 yrs. 9:00 a.m.Noon Class 2 810 yrs. 9:00 a.m.Noon Class 3 1114 yrs. 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. Registration fee: $150 per student for the two week program. Class size limited to 15 students. Class 1 57 yrs. 9:00 a.m.Noon Class 2 810 yrs. 9:00 a.m.Noon Class 3 1114 yrs. 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m. Registration fee: $150 per student for the two week program. Class size limited to 15 students. Session #2 June 2 8 July 9 ( Classes Monday Friday) HEATH ROBERTSON Head Teacher JEFFREY ALDRICH Instructor Made possible with generous support from: Rotary Club of FairbanksFINE ARTS CAMPSContinued from Page 9Continued on Page 11Description: Bring your snow shovels, skis and hockey sticks as we learn music and play rhythms on everyday objects, culminating in performances at the Tanana Valley State Fair (Aug. 7-13). Musical experience is not required.Cost: $100Contact: Vicki Rayburn, 590-7517; ilove40below@yahoo.comBack Porch Band II and IIISponsor: Music MartAges: Band II: 7-12; band III: 13-18Dates and times: Satur-days, May 22 to Aug. 6; band II, 3-4 p.m.; band III, 1-2 p.m.Location: Music Mart, 413 Noble St., FairbanksDescription: A summer of playing songs and singing (blues, rock, folk, Irish and clas-sical) will culminate in a per-formance at the Tanana Valley State Fair (Aug. 7-13). Musical experience on any of the following instruments is required: guitar, bass, piano, drums and vocals. Guitarists and bassists need their own instruments. Cost: $100Contact: Vicki Rayburn, 590-7517; ilove40below@yahoo.comCreative Dance CampSponsor: North Star BalletAges: 4-10 Dates and times: Ses-sion one, ages 4-6, June 1-5; session two, ages 7-10, June 7-11; both sessions 9 a.m. to noonLocation: Tanana Valley Fair-grounds, 1800 College RoadDescription: Dance camp is designed as a fun educational dance experience that includes daily classes in creative move-ment, ballet, music appre-ciation, story telling, arts and crafts, and culminates with a demonstration/performance for family.Cost: $175Web site: www.thenorthstarballet.orgContact: Ruth Merriman, 451-8800, Ruth@alaskacreativedance.comDanceAlaska Dance CampSponsor: Dance Theatre Fairbanks Inc.Ages: 9 to adultDates and times: Week 1 ages 11 to adult, July 5-9, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; week 2 ages 9 to adult, July 12-15, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: DTF Firehouse Studios and Edna Wise Fire-house Theatre, 656 Seventh Ave. Description: A wide range of dance instruction including bal-let, hip hop, lyrical, contempo-rary, tap and jazz will be offered both weeks. Week 1 will include con-ditioning and stagecraft, and week 2 will include theater, character dance and improvisa-tion. At the end of week 2, camp-ers will give a performance at the Edna Wise Firehouse The-atre.Cost: $250 per weekWeb site: www.dancetheatrefairbanks.comContact: Dianne Christian-sen, 452-1113, dancetheatrefairbanks@gmail.comDiscovery Dance ClassesSponsor: Dance Theatre Fair-banks Inc.Ages: 3-8Dates and times: June 21 to July 29; 5-6 p.m.; Mondays, 3-4 years; Tuesdays, 4-6 years; Wednesdays, 7-8 yearsLocation: The DTF Firehouse Studios and Edna Wise Firehouse Theatre at 656 Seventh Ave.Description: Mondays, 3- to 4-year-olds will concentrate on preparing young bodies and minds for dancing. Tuesdays the 5- to 6-year-olds will experience a little bit of ballet, tap and jazz. On Wednesdays, the 7- to 8-year-olds try out age-appropriate dance combo curriculum with tap, jazz and ballet.Cost: $90 Web site: www.dancetheatrefairbanks.comContact: Dianne Christiansen, 452-1113, dancetheatrefairbanks@gmail.comDrama Project 2010Sponsor: Fairbanks Drama AssociationAges: 5-18Dates and times: Session 1: June 14-25, ages 5-14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; session 2: June 28 to July 9, ages 5-14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; call for class times for first two sessions. Session 3: July 12 to Aug. 8, ages 12-18, 1-6 p.m., with three performances, July 30, 31 and Aug. 1. Registration begins May 1.Location: Riverfront Theatre, 1852 Second Ave.Description: Each session features a professional theater training program, which includes the study of character develop-ment, story building, theater games and theater performance using newly developed vocal and physical skills. Classes are all age-appropriate and designed to build upon previous knowledge.Cost: $150 per each two-week session; $295 for three-week sessionContact: Peggy Ferguson, 451-4378, pegferguson@gci.netFairbanks Bluegrass Camp for KidsSponsor: Fairbanks Folk Fest Inc.Ages: 5-1711Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 Located at 2237 Hanson Rd. Just off the Johansen Expressway, at the end of Aurora. Parents-Give your kids a jump start on the coming school year with fun, effective skill builders from Schoolhouse Express. Shop for all the essentials you need to make this summer a fun, productive learning time for your kids. Choose from flashcards, games, activity books and more. Schoolhouse Express Schoolhouse Express myschoolhouseexpress.com SUMMER HOURS run May 1st. - July 11th Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5pm 456-4567 456-4567 13365249-4-18-10SFFKContinued from Page 10FINE ARTS CAMPSContinued on Page 12Dates and times: June 21-25, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Location: Fairbanks Unitar-ian Fellowship Hall, Pikes Land-ing Road (across from Princess Hotel) Description: The seventh-annual camp is five fun-filled days of bluegrass and other American roots music. Instruc-tion is in a variety of instru-ments, including guitar, fiddle, bass, mandolin, banjo, blue-grass vocals and harmonies. Wednesday evening features a square dance with local old-time dance band and caller. Instructors include some pres-ent or former members of the award-winning band Bearfoot and other talented musicians. The camp ends with a student concert at 3:30 on Friday.Cost: $250Web site: www.fairbanksfolkfest.orgContact: Pete Bowers, 455-6528, pbowers@alaska.netFlot Jr.Sponsor: Fairbanks Light Opera Theater and Flint HillsAges: 8-14Dates and times: June 6-11, ages 12-14; June 13-18, ages 8-11; June 20-25, ages 8-11; Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Before and after care available. Placement auditions at 1 p.m. on Sunday of the camp week.Location: Dance Theatre Fairbanks Firehouse Studios, 656 Seventh Ave. in the old City Fire Station.Description: FLOT Jr. is an age-specific fine arts summer camp. Sessions will teach the basics of musical theater: act-ing, singing, dancing, costumes and makeup application, set construction, stage props and painting scenery. Each weeklong camp culminates at 6 p.m. Friday with a production the participants have rehearsed during that week.Cost: $150Web site: www.flot.orgContact: Sarah Hoover, 456-FLOT, flotjr@gmail.comGroundlings Drama CampSponsor: The Fairbanks Shakespeare TheatreAges: 12-18Dates and times: June 3-27; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through FridayLocation: The Empress The-atreDescription: A full-day camp featuring professional actor training, Shakespeare, stage combat and more.Cost: $495Web site: fstalaska.orgContact: Anne Thibault, 457-7638, anne@fstalaska.org,Outside the LineSponsor: Outside the Line Youth Art, SummerAges: 6-16Dates and times: July 12-14; 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30-4 p.m.Location: 485 Ballaine Road (1/4 mile) Description: There will be a choice of new projects plus painting, found object sculpture and experimental art. Weather permitting, sessions will vary between indoors and outdoors, observing nature in a woodsy setting surrounding a spacious studio. Limited class size.Cost: $110 if paid by May 31; $125 laterWeb site: www.outsidetheline.comContact: Marionette Donnell Stock, MFA, 479-6420; mari-onette@alaska.netSummer Dance CampSponsor: Mo Holland Dance StudioAges: 7-14Dates and times: June 7-25, Monday, Wednesday and FridayLocation: 914 College RoadDescription: Campers will learn basic technique in bal-let, tap, jazz, yoga and musical theater. The studio will provide shoes to borrow, but campers will bring their own lunches. There will be a performance for family and friends on June 25.Cost: $300Web site: www.mohollanddance.comContact: Mo Holland, 452-5678, dance1@acsalaska.netSummer Open Dance Class SeriesSponsor: Dance Theatre Fairbanks Inc.Ages: 9 to adultDates and times: All summer long Location: The DTF Firehouse Studios and Edna Wise Fire-house Theatre at 656 Seventh Ave.Description: Open bal-let class will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m.; open hip-hop class is every Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m.Cost: $15 drop in rate per class; punch cards available.Web site: www.dancetheatrefairbanks.comContact: Dianne Christian-sen, 452-1113, dancetheatre-fairbanks@gmail.com12 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 See our ad on page 7 Serving Interior Alaska Since 1959 18365671-4-18-10SFFK Daily Program Includes: Strength Training Speed Training Team Building Activities Healthy Habits Breakfast & Snacks Sport Specific Instruction Sports Participation Family Discounts Offered 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Early Arrival & Late Pickup Options Available TEAM ALCAN Summer Hat Trick Automatic Enrollment Option for the following Camps - ALCAN Hockey Main Camp - ALCAN Baseball Camp - ALCAN Football Camp Camp Options Full Summer Half Summer Monthly Weekly www.alcansports.com CAMP INFO SCHEDULES GAMES REGISTRATION AWARDS For More Information Call: 907-455-4203 SUMMER 2010 MAY 17 - AUG 13 Full Day Program for 8-13 yr olds Primary Sports Instruction: Baseball Basketball Football Golf Hockey Soccer Softball TEAM ALCAN SUMMER SPORTS CAMP 1233494-4-18-10SFFK 11364334-4-18-10SFK Day camp to promote conservation and to teach hands-on skills related to hunting, fishing, shooting and wildlife conservation. Camps are Mon.Fri., with an overnight campout. Space is limited. Register soon. The Alaska Conservation Camp is sponsored by: Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADF&G) Outdoor Heritage Foundation of Alaska Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee (AIM-COMM) Friends of NRA And many community sponsors and volunteers! Registration Forms and Information: Online at w ww.aimcomm.org (click on ACC) ADF&G Regional Office (1300 College Rd, 459-7206) ADF&G Indoor Shooting Range (1501 College Rd) Phone 459-7292 or email camp @ aimcomm.org BASIC CAMP #1 June 711 (ages1114) BASIC CAMP #2 June 1418 (ages1114) ADVANCED CAMP June 2125 (ages 1216, completed Basic Camp or AK Hunter Ed) Alaska Conservation CampsContinued from Page 11Continued on Page 13OVERNIGHT CAMPSYouth Summer Fiberarts ProgramSponsor: Fairbanks Weavers and Spinners GuildAges: 6-15Dates and times: May 17-28; June 1 to July 3; July 6-10; July 30 to Aug. 10. Morning and afternoon sessions, 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.Location: Weaving Studio, Room 219 Lathrop Building, 516 Second Ave., FairbanksDescription: Morning or afternoon sessions are three hours each day and pres-ent concepts in art and craft through specific projects that develop youths confidence and skill.Cost: $80 per session; lunch supervision an additional $10 Web site: www.fairbanksweavers.orgContact: Penny Wakefield, 452-7737, info@fairbanksweavers.org4-H/Youth Jr. Jamboree Mission 004-HSponsor: UAF Cooperative Extension Service Tanana District 4-HAges: Youths who have completed grades 3-7Dates and times: 6 p.m. June 21 to 11:30 a.m. June 24 Location: Twin Bears CampDescription: Participants will rotate through classes based on technology and physical fit-ness. There will be swimming, crafts, games, skits, hiking and campfires.Cost: 4-Her $90, non-4-Her $105Contact: Marla Lowder, 474-2427, mklowder@alaska.edu or Debbie Tindell, 474-2420Camp Jessie Bloom Girl Scout CampSponsor: Farthest North Girl Scout CouncilAges: 5-15 or girls going into first grade and upDates and times: Teddy Bear Camp (grades 1 to 3), July 25- 27; GS Brownie Adventures (grades 3 and 4), July 18-24; GS Junior Camps (grades 4 to 6), session 1: July 18-24, session 2: July 25-3; Survivor Camp (ages 13-plus who are no longer Juniors, July 25-31.Location: Lost Lake Camp, 58.5 miles south of Fairbanks on the Richardson HighwayDescription: Camp Jessie Bloom offers an Interior resi-dential camp experience set in a fun and safe environment. Girls swim and canoe on the lake, hike on trails and do tra-ditional camp activities such as campfires, crafts, cook-outs and more. This camp is open to all girls, not just Girl Scouts. Cost: Teddy Bear Camp $210; Brownie Adventures $310; Junior Camps $310, Survivor Camp $335Web site: www.fairbanksgirlscouts.org/programs/camp.html Contact: Barbara Palmer, 456-4782; fngsc3@alaska.comKids Fly Fishing CampSponsor: Midnight Sun Fly Casters Ages: 10-16; kids 10-13 must be accompanied by a par-ent or guardianDates and times: Noon June 4 until noon June 6Location: Twin bears Camp 30 Mile Chena Hot Springs RoadDescription: The 14th annual Kids Fly Fishing Camp will focus on teaching kids fly casting, knot tying, fly tying entomology and fishing ethics. Parents are strongly encouraged to participate whenever pos-sible. Our goal is to make fly fishing a family activity. Food is provided.Cost: $80Contact: Ken Ulz, 457-6793, kenulz@mosquitonet.com or Tom Norton, 490-6889Lost Lake Boy Scout Resident CampSponsor: Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of AmericaAges: 11-17Dates and times: Week 1 June 21-26; week 2 June 27 to July 2Location: Lost Lake Boy Scout Resident Camp, 58.5 miles south on the Richardson HighwayDescription: Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp sits on 400 acres bordering Lost Lake and the Tanana River. Summer camp is an important and posi-tive part of every youths experi-ence and a lot of fun. There will be swimming, boating, shoot-ing sports and Project COPE Challenge Outdoor Personal Experience, which teaches team OVERNIGHTCAMPS13Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 Lathrop Bldg, Room 219, 516 2nd Ave. See class descriptions, schedule & registration form on our Website: www.fairbanksweavers.org (and click youth button) Weekly programs 2 sessions daily $80 per session Registration begins immediately by phone (452-7737), by mail (PO Box 73152) or visit the studio, noon to 4pm on May 8 Ages Afternoons 1pm-4pm Dates Ages Mornings 9am-12 Y OUTH S UMMER F IBER A RTS P ROGRAM F airbanks Weavers & Spinners Guild 10364967-4-18-10SFFK Check website for registration form, addition of new classes or any changes. Continued from Page 12Continued on Page 14SCHOOL-AGE DAY CARE/SPORTS ACTIVITIESbuilding and cooperation. Camp features a 43-foot climbing tow-er with a 475-foot zip line.Cost: $265 per weekWeb site: www.midnightsunbsa.orgContact: Shari Crismore, Midnight Sun Council Outdoor Program director, 452-1976, scrismor@scouting.orgEielson School Age Summer ProgramSponsor: Eielson Youth ProgramsAges: 5-12 (must have completed kindergarten)Dates and times: May 24 to Aug. 17, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Location: Building 3303, Eielson Air Force BaseDescription: This full-day summer camp offers something for everyone who is eligible to use Air Force programs. There will be field trips, nationally recognized Boys and Girls Club events, 4-H projects and so much more. Swimming days, bowling games and gardening projects are just a few of the fun activities planned. The pro-gram is nationally accredited. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included. Specialty camps offered through our youth center include programs in Alaska adventure, drama, sports, sci-ence and technology. These camps are scheduled through-out the summer and are geared for children 9-18. Cost: Based on total family income Web site: www.eielsonforcesupport.comContact: Deborah Conklin, (907) 377-3194, deborah.conklin@eielson.af.milFalcon Summer AdventureSponsor: Fairhill Christian SchoolAges: 4-11Dates and times: May 24 to Aug. 6; 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: 101 City Lights Blvd. FairbanksDescription: Falcon Sum-mer Adventure will be a fun and safe place for parents to bring their children each day. Offerings include a variety of science activi-ties, field trips, outside playtime, reading and quiet time, and morning and afternoon snacks. Children bring their own lunch. Contact Fairhill Christian School for an application.Cost: $600 per month; part-day and weekly options available. Web site: www.FairhillChristianSchool.orgContact: Talitha Roberts, principal, 457-2167, fairhill@awcable.comNorth Star Learning CenterSponsor: North Star Learning CenterAges: 5-11Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 17, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.Location: 500 E. Fifth Ave., North PoleDescription: Participants in the summer program will spend their days at local playgrounds and parks exploring and playing sports, as well as being involved in the North Pole Library Sum-mer Reading Program. Activities will include arts and crafts and cooking projects.Cost: VariesContact: Lori Kennard, 488-7827Summer Adventure ProgramSponsor: Camp Fire USA Alaska CouncilAges: Entering grades 1-7 in the fall.Dates and times: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.Location: University Park Ele-mentary SchoolDescription: Outdoor adven-ture, arts, science, friends and fun together makes the best of summer experiences for elemen-tary youths. Activities are fun and engaging and designed around small groups with a focus on pro-moting physical fitness, healthy life choices, outdoor experiences and community involvement. This full-day licensed program offers great flexibility in scheduling: Register for one day or for the whole summer. Register online at www.campfireak.org. Cost: $38 per day or $180 per weekWeb site: www.campfireak.orgContact: Camp Fire USA Alaska Council, (907) 279-3551, campfire@campfireak.orgSummer DaysSponsor: Play N LearnAges: 5-12Dates and times: May 24 to Aug. 11 (closed week of July 5); 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Camp starts at 9 a.m.Location: 1949 Gillam Way (Carol Brice Family Center)Description: Summer Days will provide a safe, active and enjoy-able camp. The classroom environ-ments will adapt to fit the themes and planned activities. There will be guest speakers and fieldtrips to encourage children to explore, interact with peers and cooperate with others. The camp offers posi-tive social and emotional develop-ment and interaction with peers. This years themes are: Pirates Ahoy Mateys!; The Wild Outdoors; Africa; The Pacific Rim; Dinosaurs; America The Beautiful; Gold Rush; Ecology/Harvesting; American Southwest; Hollywood and Fantasy. Tuition includes daily lunch, after-noon snack, materials, field trips and before and after care.Cost: $180Web site: www.playnlearn.orgContact: Shelly Mensch, 479-0900, Ext. 23, or Kim Burke, 479-5437.3-on-3 Basketball State ChampionshipsSponsor: Challenge Life Youth FoundationAges: boys and girls ages 8-88SCHOOL-AGEDAY CARESPORTSACTIVITIES14 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 10365601-4-18-10SFFK Located Downtown In t he Sadlers Building 610 Cushman St. 374-4965 glowputtalaska.com glowputtalaska@gci.net HOURS Monday - Thursday: Noon10 p.m. Friday: Noon 11 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. 11 p.m. Sunday: Noon 9 p.m. Birthday Parties Team Parties Field Trips Youth Groups Church Groups Summer Camps Mini Golf Leagues Walk-Ins Always Welcome Fun and Fun and Exciting Place for: Exciting Place for: Discounts f or Teams & Youth Groups YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS For complete 2010 camp and registration information: alaskavolleyballcamps.com Amy Phelps (907)474-1996 or Phil Shoemaker (907)474-6809 18365667-4-18-10SFFK Alaska Volleyball Camps Beginner Skills Camp July 5-7 Intermediate Skills Camp July 13-16 Advanced Skills Cam p July 19-22 NEW!!! NEW!!! JUMP START Athlete Development Program A dynamic physical training program for girls & boys grades 7-12 June 15- August 5 K ING S N OCK A R C H E R Y 3204 International PRO SHOP and RANGES No Alaska Mark-Up! Free Set Up & Shooting with new KNA Bow purchase Authorized Hoyt, Mathews, Martin Pro & more 457-1792 Tues.Sat., 1 0 6 18364238-4-18-10SFFK 20% OFF Bow Tunes ( ' til May 30) Camps S u m m e r Y o u t h June 1418 June 28July 2 July 1216 Call Chris at 479-4539 TuesdaySaturday 116 374-5991 In the 3535 College Road Mall Next to Gullivers Books 13365250-4-18-10SFFK Phil Jones , 5th Degree Black Belt, International Certified Instructor 488-2821 C a l l N o r t h P o l e M a r t i a l A r t s a t Member Hwa-Rang Taekwondo federation www.htftaekwondo.com Call for Class Schedules www.northpolemarshalarts.com M i . 9 . 5 B a d g e r R o a d i n N o r t h P o l e 16363078-4-18-10SFFK See our ad on page 7 18364007-4-18-10SFFK Serving Interior Alaska Since 1959SPORTS ACTIVITIESContinued from Page 13Continued on Page 15Dates and times: June 20; 10 a.m.-midnightLocation: 4th Avenue, Downtown FairbanksDescription: The 3-on-3 Championships will be playing ball in the Midnight Sun. The 1-day tournament on Solstice coincides with Fathers Day and the Fairbanks Midnight Sun Fes-tival, which attracts thousands of people. There will be lots of divisions to play in from begin-ners to expert levels, as well as a family division. Fathers and/or mothers, aunties, uncles, grandparents, nieces and neph-ews can team up to form a family team.Cost: $100 per teamWeb site: www.challengelife.orgContact: Mike Hajdukovich, 322-0626, hajduke@mac.comALCAN Hockey Scoring, OffensiveSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 7-14Dates and times: June 1 to Aug. 5, Tuesdays and Thurs-days, 1:15-2:15 p.m.Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty Center Description: This program will emphasize the individual skills for goal scoring and offen-sive play, focusing on the proper techniques to maximize poten-tial in each skill and developing the necessary tools to increase goal scoring.Cost: $500 for full summer Web site: www.alcanhockey.comContact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comALCAN Hockey Power Skating Sponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 7-15Dates and times: 18 on-ice sessions, Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 1 to Aug. 5; 7:45- 8:45 a.m.Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: The emphasis on the Advanced Power Skating Pro-gram includes acceleration and explosiveness; power and stride development, and agility and quickness.Cost: $500 for full summer Web site: www.alcanhockey.comContact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comAlyeska Track and Field GamesSponsor: Alyeska Pipeline Service CompanyAges: 6-13 Dates and times: June 5; 9:30 a.m.Location: Lathrop High School TrackDescription: Alyeska Track and Field Games is a beginning-level, recreational track and field program. It is designed to introduce boys and girls to track and field. All participants will receive a T-shirt and a partici-pant ribbon. First-, second- and third-place contestants will each receive a medal. In addition, first place winners will receive a new bike. Cost: FreeContact: Linda Ingham, 459-1068, lingham@fnsb.usAmerican Youth Football & CheerleadingSponsor: American Youth Football and Cheerleading of Interior AlaskaAges: 4-14Dates and times: July 25 to last week of SeptemberLocation: Fairbanks and North PoleDescription: Football and cheerleading skills will be taught during scheduled practices dur-ing the summer. Participants will learn teamwork, respect for self and others, and the game of football while gaining physical exercise.Cost: Flag football $80; tackle football $250; cheer with gear $225; cheer without gear $125.Web site: fairbanksyouthfootball.comContact: David Hawkins, 378-9275; hawk@tvtv.comChena Hot Springs Bicycle ClassicSponsor: Fairbanks Cycle Club, Fairbanks Memorial HospitalAges: All ages (youth to adult)Dates and times: June 26Location: Several start loca-tions, all ending at Chena Hot Springs ResortDescription: The annual Chena Hot Springs Bicycle Clas-sic provides family-oriented fun for bicyclists of all levels. The ride offers 66-, 33-, 14- and 7-mile ride options. All rides end at Chena Hot Springs Resort. The ride includes a picnic lunch at the resort, free passes to the hot springs and other race goodies. Rides back to start points are provided.Cost: $15 for children under 12, $25 for adults, $50 for familiesContact: Kay Kindt, 488-168715Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 S CCER? Does your 3rd or 4th grade* daughter " " The Eclipse Soccer Club announces tryouts for the 2000 GIRLS COMPETITIVE TEAM Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 7:00 9:00 p.m. Randy Smith Middle School Interested players should arrive ready to play, with shorts, t-shirt, shin guards, non-marking tennis shoes, and a water bottle. Parents, please bring a completed Try Out Form and the $10 tryout fee (cash or check payable to Eclipse 2000 Team only please) . Try Out Forms can be downloaded from the Eclipse website at www.eclipsesoccer.net. Click on Tryout Forms at the bottom of the page. Questions? Coach Rory ONeill yanert@alaska.net 750-6296 Coach Kara Swoffer kswoff@hotmail.com 687-6818 www.eclipsesoccer.net *Players birthdates must fall between 8/1/1999 7/31/2001 18365678-4-18-10SFFK YOUR TICKET TO SUCCESS For complete 2010 camp and registration information: alaskavolleyballcamps.com Amy Phelps (907)474-1996 or Phil Shoemaker (907)474-6809 18364276-4-18-10SFFK Alaska Volleyball Camps Beginner Skills Camp July 5-7 Intermediate Skills Camp July 13-16 Advanced Skills Cam p July 19-22 NEW!!! NEW!!! JUMP START Athlete Development Program A dynamic physical training program for girls & boys grades 7-12 June 15- August 5 Grades 1 - 3 June 16 - 18 Call 479-0562 or check www.binglecamp.org for registration & information Mini Camp 3 days & 2 nights $150 12363372-4-18-10SFFK 12363372-4-18-10SFFK 12363372-4-18-10SFFKSPORTS CAMPSContinued from Page 14Continued on Page 16Fairbanks Youth SoccerSponsor: Fairbanks Youth Soccer AssociationAges: 4-19Dates and times: Summer Youth Soccer Session June 1 to July 22. Location: Fairbanks Youth Soccer FieldsDescription: Recreational soccer programs for all youths along with five weeks of devel-opmental soccer clinics. The games and practices are Mon-day through Thursday starting at 6 p.m. Each age group meets at least twice per week. FYSA actively supports player and coach development by hosting soccer camps, soccer clinics and coaching clinics.Cost: Depends on age of child, see Web site for more details.Web site: www.fysasoccer.orgContact: Linda Burke, 456-3976, fysa@mosquitonet.comFAHA Skills and DrillsSponsor: Fairbanks Amateur Hockey AssociationAges: Players ages 5-18Dates and times: Tuesday evenings, June 1 to Sept. 14; Mites and Squirts (ages 5-10) 6:45-7:45 p.m.; Pee Wees, Bantams/Midges (ages 11-18) 8-9 p.m.Location: Big Dipper Ice ArenaDescription: Dont lose those skills you worked so hard all year to master. Come out for some hockey fun once per week throughout the summer. It also is a great way to try out hockey and get ready for the fall sea-son. Focus will be on drills and small-area games.Cost: $150Web site: www.fahaonline.comContact: Kim Griffith, 388-3631, fairbankshockey@gmail.comStingray Swim TeamSponsor: Stingray Swim TeamAges: 6-18Dates and times: Multiple swim times available. Swimmers may swim 2-7 times per week.Location: Alaska Club and/or UAF Patty PoolDescription: Swimmers learn the four competitive swim strokes, dives and turns while gaining endurance and strength. Training focuses on technique and fitness of all our athletes from beginning to college level swimmers.Cost: $60-100 per monthWeb site: stingrayswim.orgContact: Scott Lemley, 322-7496, akcoach@acsalaska.netYouth Ultimate Disc ClinicSponsor: Fairbanks Ultimate Association, Alaska Campus Disc ClubAges: 11-18Dates and times: May 25-27, 6-8 p.m.Location: Randy Smith Middle School, 1401 Bainbridge Blvd.Description: This three-day evening program will introduce youths to the growing sport of ultimate frisbee. Played with a flying disc, ultimate combines elements of soccer, football and basketball, resulting in a fast-paced team sport enjoyed by children and adults around the world. Topics covered will include basic throws, cutting and spirit of the game. Senior discers also will be introduced to more technical throws and higher-level offensive and defen-sive strategies. Includes a new disc for each participant.Cost: $30 Web site: fairbanksultimate.orgContact: Rose Hewitt, 457-2019, funkyr@hotmail.comAlaska Hockey CampsSponsor: Alaska Hockey CampsAges: 6-14Dates and times: July 19-23, Mites and Squirts, 8:30-10 a.m.; PeeWees and Bantams, 10:15-11:45 a.m.Location: Big Dipper Ice ArenaDescription: Alaska Hockey Camps focus on individual skill development in a fun atmo-sphere. Cost: $200 Web site: www.alaskahockeycamps.comContact: Brian Gross, (907) 952-7712, alaskahockeycamps@yahoo.comALCAN Baseball CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times: June 21-25Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: The baseball program highlights individual skills so players challenge themselves regardless of skill level to develop and maintain solid habits. Focus will be on hitting, pitching, throwing, and catching; defensive fundamen-tals, safety and respect.Cost: $200 full day; $125 half dayWeb site: www.alcansports.comContact: Tyler Hollister, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comALCAN Cheer CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times: June 14-18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: In associa-tion with AYF Cheer of Interior Alaska, ALCAN Sports is offering a cheer component to the pro-gram. Cheer instructors will lead the program as special guest cheer instructors associated with professional and collegiate teams.Cost: $200 full day; $125 half daySPORTSCAMPS16 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 12363391-4-18-10SFFK See our ad on page 7 18365672-4-18-10SFFK Serving Interior Alaska Since 1959SPORTS CAMPSContinued from Page 15Continued on Page 17Web site: www.alcanhockey.comContact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comALCAN Football CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times: June 14-18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: The camp focuses on individual skills so players challenge themselves to develop and maintain solid habits. There will emphasis on athletic, offensive and defensive skills including stance, ball han-dling, passing, catching, block-ing and fundamentals of play, safety and respect to prepare players for all kinds of game and life situations.Cost: $200 full day; $125 half dayWeb site: www.alcanhockey.comContact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comALCAN Hockey Kids CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-7Dates and times: May 17-21; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: Enrollment is limited to 36 for three groups of 12 players based on experi-ence and instructor ratio of 6:1. There will be two ice ses-sions per day (three hours total) with skating and stick handling fundamentals, fun and games, safety and respect. Off-ice instruction includes hockey academy and enrichment activi-ties, fitness training and teamwork.Cost: $325Web site: www.alcanhockey.comContact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comALCAN Hockey Main CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-13 Dates and times: May 24-28; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or half dayLocation: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: Camp will cater to the individual skills of hockey maintaining an individualized format for participants to chal-lenge themselves, not compete with others. Teaching emphasis will focus on skating, shooting, stickhandling and passing skills.Cost: $325 full day; $225 half dayWeb site: www.alcanhockey.comContact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comALCAN Hockey Goalie Main CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 7-13Dates and times: May 24-28; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: Camp program will emphasize the individual skills of goaltending and focus-ing on the proper techniques to maximize potential in each skill. Goalie instructors will be announced in May. Program focuses on small-group and individual instruction with typi-cally four-six goalies.Cost: $325 full day; $225 half dayWeb site: www.alcanhockey.comContact: Dean Fedorchuk, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comALCAN Softball CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 5-14Dates and times: June 14-18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Interior Baseball League Fields near Pioneer ParkDescription: Softball pro-gram players will participate within their own age group and work on the same fundamen-tals. Focus will be on hitting, pitching, throwing and catching; defensive fundamentals; safety; and respect to prepare players for all kinds of game situations.Cost: $200 full day; $125 half dayWeb site: www.alcansports.comContact: Tyler Hollister, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comArctic Knights Archery CampSponsor: Kings Nock Archery Pro Shop and RangesAges: 7-16 (younger on approval only)Dates and times: Three sessions: June 14-18; June 28 to July 2; and July 12-16; Mon-day through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Location: 3204 International St.Description: Nationally certi-fied instructors using JOAD and NADA techniques provide a vari-ety of different archery experi-ences. Safety, archery etiquette and form are taught to begin-ners while intermediate and advanced shooters focus upon shot placement to earn National Field Archery Association shoot-er patches. Students will make an arrow and will experience paper target, 3D and DART (reality) shooting, and learn proper scoring and tournament rules. Each Friday is extended for a picnic, mini-tournament and awards ceremony. Low-cost bow packages or rentals are available. Personal equipment may be used with instructor approval for safety and size appropriate.Cost: $75 per sessionContact: Chris Williams, 479-4539 or 457-1792Camp KickSponsor: Midnight Sun Martial Arts AcademyAges: 7 and upDates and times: June 1-5; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Midnight Sun Mar-tial Arts Academy, 530 Second St.Description: Camp Kick teaches taekwon do training for all ages and levels: self-defense, sparring, board break-ing, patterns and provides great physical activity. Other activities include: arts and crafts, rocket building, outside fun and kids fear factor.Cost: $200Web site: msmaa.comContact: Jeff Hurben, 457-5425, kickit@ak.netERA Basketball CampSponsor: ERA Aviation and Challenge Life Youth FoundationAges: grades 3-12Dates and times: Late JulyLocation: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: This is a four-day camp in late July offering free tuition to the first 100 kids who sign up who have been to a challenge Life Camp at least once. Cost: Free Web site: challengelife.orgContact: Mike Hajdukovich, 322-0626, hajduke@mac.com JuMP START Athlete DevelopmentSponsor: Alaska Volleyball CampsAges: Grades 7-12Dates and times: June 15 to Aug. 5; 8-9 a.m.Location: University of Alas-ka Fairbanks Student Recreation Center FieldsDescription: Get a jump on the competition and the upcom-ing season with a dynamic physical training program to get you in the best shape of your life. Excellent for both female and male athletes in any land-based sport. Classes will fea-ture age-appropriate exercises emphasizing speed, strength, quickness, agility and explosive power with running, jumping, pushing, pulling and throwing, designed by college volleyball coaches. No weight lifting. Adaptable to family vacations and other activities.Cost: $120 before May 15; $150 after. $20 discount for Alaska Volleyball Camp partici-pants.Web site: alaskavolleyballcamps.comContact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.eduJunior Golf ChampsSponsor: North Star Golf Club, Inc.Ages: 7-12Dates and times: Six ses-sions, Tuesday through Friday: June 1-4; June 15-18; June 22-25; July 6-9; July 13-16; July 20-23; 9:30 a.m. to noon, Location: North Star Golf Club, 330 Golf Club Drive, FairbanksDescription: Weekly ses-sions provide 10 hours of small-group (nine) instruction working with PGA professional Drew Wahlin, to learn the basics of golf including full swing with irons and woods, pitching, chip-ping, putting skills, etiquette and rules while having fun. All equipment provided.Cost: $125Web site: www.northstargolf.comContact: 457-4653; northstargolf@alaska.netLiams HighPerformance Q CampsSponsor: Liam Ortega, U.S. Speedskating Team memberAges: 10-20Dates and times: Every weekend: May 1-2 through June 5-6Location: Student Recre-ation Center, University of Alas-ka Fairbanks campusDescription: Liam Ortega, a member of the U.S. Speedskat-ing Team, former West Valley skier and Arctic Lions hockey player, will give individually focused how-tos to get the most out of nutrition, strength/conditioning/recovery and men-tal/analytic training skills to approach each day with purpose 17Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 Dance Arts Academy.net Dance Arts Academy.net 2017 South Cushman Ste. 100 457-3262 25, 2010 Summer Semester June 8 July 23 2010 Summer Dance Camp June 14-25, 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m. TUITION RATES 1 Hour Classes $154 (Price is for twice a week classes) 1-1/2 Hour Classes $231 (Price is for twice a week classes) Dance Camp $280 (Camps are for 2 weeks Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Drop In Rate $15 per hour 5:30 - 7:00 Teen/Adult Ballet/Pointe 5:30 - 7:00 Teen/Adult Ballet/Pointe 8:30-9:30 Teen/Adult Zumba 8:30-9:30 Teen/Adult Zumba 18364260 4-18-10 7:00-8:30 Teen/Adult Hip Hop Break Dance 7:00-8:30 Teen/Adult Hip Hop Break Dance Now Now Offering Offering Piano Piano Lessons Lessons Mondays, Wednesdays & Friday ! Camp Held at The Studio Tuesdays & Thursdays ! Camp Held at Pioneer Park Ages 4-7 Ages 8-12 Ages 13-17 Classes Included Hip Hop Break Dance Acrobatics/Dheerleading/Stunts Musical Theatre/Creative Dramatics Bring Daily: Lunch/Water Bootle/Jacket/Sunscreen Camp Performance Friday, June 25, 2-3 p.m. Jazz Tap Ballet Country Swing Hawaiian Hula Can CanSPORTS CAMPSContinued from Page 16Continued on Page 18and to improve and achieve daily goals en route to personal dreams. Cost: Two half days, $100; Two full days, $150Web site: www.liamortega.comContact: Liam Ortega, 479-2739, liamortega@gmail.comNorth Star Taekwon DoSponsor: Dan PreussAges: 5-17Dates and times: June 22 to Aug. 10; afternoon and eve-ning sessionsLocation: Mary Siah Recreation CenterDescription: Classes focus on beginning taekwon do and basic movements for children and traditional values. Weekly classes vary according to age, rank or family involvement.Cost: $39 for 7-week sessionContact: Dan Preuss, 456-3484TEAM ALCAN Summer Sports CampSponsor: Alcan SportsAges: 8-13Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 13; 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Location: To be announcedDescription: The camp goal is to offer a summer-long program of quality instruction and opportu-nity for athletic development and developing good nutritional and training habits while providing a full season of activity, cross-train-ing and skill development.Cost: $200 per week; dis-counted rates for monthly, half summer or full summer.Web site: www.alcansports.comContact: Tyler Hollister, 455-4203, info@alcansports.comVolleyball Beginner Skills CampSponsor: Alaska Volleyball CampsAges: Girls and boys with one year or less of organized volleyball training, usually grades 6-8.Dates and times: July 5-7; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: The three-day camp will introduce a solid foun-dation of the fundamental skills of the game. Lots of drills and games to develop individual skill, proficiency and confidence, which lead to success in the team game.Cost: $175 if registered before May 15; $200 after May 15.Web site: alaskavolleyballcamps.comContact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.eduVolleyball Intermediate Skills CampSponsor: Alaska Volleyball CampAges: Girls and boys, grades 8-10 with at least one year of organized volleyball training.Dates and times: July 13-16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: An exciting, fast paced, four-day camp for girls and boys focusing on the FUNdamental skills required for volleyball success. Lots of drills, games, contests and prizes in a fun, cooperative and success ori-ented atmosphere. Cost: $195 before May 15; $220 afterWeb site: alaskavolleyballcamps.comContact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.eduVolleyball Advanced Skills CampSponsor: Alaska Volleyball CampAges: Girls and boys, grades 9-12, ready to compete at high school varsity and junior varsity levels.Dates and times: July 19-22; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty CenterDescription: A challenging four-day, volleyball training for experienced players. The development of solid technical and tactical skills will be emphasized. Games, contests and prizes in a fun, competitive atmosphere.Cost: $195 if registered before May 15; $220 after May 15.Web site: alaskavolleyballcamps.comContact: Amy Phelps, 474-1996, ajphelps@alaska.edu, or Phil Shoemaker, 474-6809, phil.shoemaker@alaska.eduCamp NETSSponsor: Fairbanks Tennis AssociationAges: Grades 3-5Dates and times: May 24-28, 8 a.m. to noon.Tennis camps18 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 Weekly tuition rate of $180 includes: lunch, afternoon snack, materials, field trips and before and after care. Camp is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Before care starts at 7:30 a.m.; After care ends at 5:15 p.m. To enroll, we will need a complete application packet for each child, registration fee, current shot record and first weeks tuition. Call 479-0900 ext 23 or 479-5437 to enroll or email kburke@pnlcdc.com Applications are available on-line at playnlearn.org Camp starts May 24th! Open Enrollment for current and new families 17364939-4-18-10SFFK This summers themes are: Pirates Ahoy Mateys! The Wild Outdoors The Pacific Rim America The Beautiful Africa Gold Rush Ecology/Harvesting American Southwest Dinosaurs Hollywood and Fantasy Pearl Creek Families: Get signed up for fall! Call 479-5437 or email kburke@pnlcdc.com Helping Children and Families Thrive Since 1974 Play N Learn UAF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution 12363491-4-18-10SFFK for children ages 5-17 www.uaf.edu/src and click Recreational Camps for more information. Contact Ruth Olsen, 474-6814 or ruth.olsen@alaska.edu Monday-Friday Week 1 July 5-July 9 Week 2 July 12-July 16 Week 3 July 19-July 23 Week 4 July 26-July 30 Week 5 August 2-August 6 Week 6 August 9-August 13 Before Care: $20 week 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Morning Session: $100 week 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Afternoon Session: $100 week 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. All day: $200 week 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. After Care: $20 week 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Daily Drop In: $5 Before & After Care $25 Day - AM or PM Sessions $50 Day - ALL Day Divided into age appropriate groups, campers will learn and improve in recreational activities consisting of: badminton, basketball, broomball, flag football, floor hockey, frisbee, lacrosse, parachute games, racquetball, riflery, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, wall climbing and LOADS more!SUMMERTIME PROGRAMSLocation: Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts, behind Mary Siah CenterDescription: This half-day, week long camp includes tennis lessons with coaches combined with education segments on nutrition, reading and Arthur Ashe study. Limited enrollment. Registration April 24 and May 8.Cost: $225Web site: www.fairbankstennis.orgContact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301, info@fairbanksten-nis.orgTennis Camps One to FourSponsor: Fairbanks Tennis Association Ages: Grades K-12Dates and times: Camp one: May 24-28; camp two: June 1-5; camp three: June 28 to July 2; camp four: July 26-30. Registration April 24 and May 8.Location: Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts, behind Mary Siah CenterDescription: Weeklong ten-nis camps feature daily lessons for all skills and ages. Partici-pants have fun and play with experienced coaches. Campers and lesson times are grouped as follows: grades K-2, 10-11 a.m.; grades 3-5, 8 a.m. to noon; grades 6-8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; grades 9-12, 2:30-4:30 p.m.Cost: K-2 $20 per week; all others $45 per week; scholarships availableWeb site: www.fairbankstennis.orgContact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301, info@fairbanksten-nis.orgKids Three-Week Session CampsSponsor: Fairbanks Tennis AssociationAges: Grades K-12Dates and times: Session one: June 7-25; session two: July 6-23. Grades K-2, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; grades 3-8, Monday, Wednesday, Fri-day; grades 9-12, Tuesday, Thursday, FridayLocation: Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts, behind Mary Siah CenterDescription: Each tennis session is three weeks long with classes for all skills and ages. Kids play three times per week, and there is a match play on Friday. For specific times, please confirm at registration on April 24 and May 8.Cost: $45 per week; scholarships availableWeb site: www.fairbankstennis.orgContact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301, info@fairbankstennis.orgNorth Pole Kids Tennis SessionSponsor: Fairbanks Tennis AssociationAges: Grades K-12Dates and times: June 7-25, Monday, Wednesday, FridayLocation: North Pole High SchoolDescription: Tennis camp features twice per week lessons for all skills and ages and Fri-days matches. Participants have fun and play with experienced coaches. Campers and lesson times are grouped as follows for Monday and Tuesday: grades K-2, 9-10 a.m.; grades 3-5, 10-11 a.m.; grades 6-8, noon to 1 p.m.; grades 9-12, 11 a.m. to noon. Friday matches: grades 3-5, 10-11 a.m.; 6-8, 10 a.m. to noon; 9-12, noon to 1 p.m.Cost: $45 per week; scholarships available Web site: www.fairbankstennis.orgContact: Marie Schmidt, 455-4301, info@fairbankstennis.orgBasic Electrical for KidsSponsor: Industrial Arts Learning LabsAges: 10 and olderDates and times: June 14-18, July 19-23; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.Location: 3410 Van Horn Road Continued from Page 17Continued on Page 19SUMMERTIMEPROGRAMS19Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 11364343-4-18-10SFFK Leadership & Life Skills, Field Trips, Sports & Outdoor Play, Cooking, Arts & Crafts, Environmental Awareness, Drama & Music, Guest Speakers June 1st July 30th Monday Friday Located at University Park 2010 Summer Adventure Program Livin the Good Life! Youth leading happier and healthier lives Experienced Program Staff Specializing in School Age Child Care and Youth Development 1:10 Staff to Child Ratio Serving Children Who Have Completed K 6th Grade See our ad on page 7 18363982-4-18-10SFFK Serving Interior Alaska Since 1959Continued from Page 18Continued on Page 20Description: Students learn the basics of DC and AC cir-cuits, magnetism, meter usage and troubleshooting. Cost: $270 (includes materials) Web site: www.industrialartsclasses.com Contact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.comBasic Home RepairSponsor: Industrial Arts Learning Labs Ages: 10 and olderDates and times: June 21-25, July 26-30; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.Location: 3410 Van Horn Road Description: Students learn the basics of household maintenance and repair. Cost: $270 (includes materials) Web site: www.industrialartsclasses.com Contact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.comBone-builders BackpacksSponsor: Joels PlaceAges: 6-18 years old. Must have been in grades K-11 for 09-10 school year and received free or reduced cost lunch.Dates and times: Pick up on Wednesdays, noon to 1 p.m.Location: Christ is the Answer, 402 16th Ave., or Joels Place, 1890 Marika Road.Description: Kid-friendly snack food for students out of school for the summer. Picked up weekly. Limited to first 150 qualified children. Applications available at the Fairbanks Com-munity Food Bank and Joels Place on May 1. Cost: Free Web site: www.joelsplace.org Contact: Linda Setterberg, 452-2621, linda.joelsplace@gmail.comBoys & Girls ClubSponsor: Boys & Girls ClubAges: 7-18Dates and times: May 24 to Aug. 6, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.Location: 800 Cushman St., behind City Hall in Old Main buildingDescription: The club will be offering a number of activi-ties for kids 7-18 years old. Field trips will happen every day including trips to Pioneer Park, swimming, bowling, UAF Museum/Botanical Gardens and movies. Art projects, gym games, video game time, teen projects, movie time and more projects will happen at the club daily. Lunch and snack will be served every day for free.The 8 a.m. to noon time is considered early bird and will cost $50 per week per child. The noon to 6 p.m. program is considered regular hours and is included in the cost of a mem-bership ($40).Cost: $40 per child pays for summer and fall semester membership Web site: www.bgcalaska.orgContact: Heather Zrucky or Jon Inglis, 457-5223, hzrucky@bgcalaska.orgFairbanks Summer Arts FestivalSponsor: Fairbanks Summer Arts FestivalAges: dance 10 and old-er; ice skating any ageDates and times: dance July 18-31; ice skating July 18-24Location: dance Artisans Courtyard; ice skating UAF Patty Ice ArenaDescription: Fairbanks Sum-mer Arts Festival offers core dance classes for ages 10 and older in ballet, tap, modern, jazz and workshops in swing, High-land, Middle-Eastern, yoga and balance. There are ice skating opportunities for children at any age and level. Check out FSAF catalog or online (www.fsaf.org) for further information.Cost: dance $110-$525; ice skating $65-280Web site: www.fsaf.orgContact: ice skating Angel Lee, 490-3196, gleealee@gci.net; dance Sheri Merdes, 388-3741, deneki@alaska.net; FSAF, 474-8869, festival@alaska.netGirls Softball & T-BallSponsor: Interior Girls Softball AssociationAges: 4-18Dates and times: May 24 to Aug. 13; games start at 6 p.m.Location: South Davis ParkDescription: Participants will learn softball fundamentals and play girls softball. Try-outs will be May 1 and 2 from 1-3 p.m. at Lathrop High School.Cost: $40-$80 depending on age group.Web site: www.interiorgirlssoftball.orgContact: Wendy Hutchins, 388-7019Joels Place Summer Food ServiceSponsor: Joels PlaceAges: 18 and under (target age for activities 10-16; under 10 must be accompanied by an adult)Dates and times: May 17 to Aug. 13, Monday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m.Location: 1890 Marika RoadDescription: Joels Place will be serving breakfast at noon and lunch from 4-6 p.m. all summer. From 12:30-4 p.m. daily, there will be a variety of activities including: skateboard-ing, gardening, field trips, com-munity service opportunities, arts and crafts, dancing and video production. Cost: Free meals; some daily activity fees may apply, $10 or less per day.Web site: www.joelsplace.orgContact: Emma Milam, program director, 452-2621, milamemma@gmail.comMake A Splash @ Your LibrarySponsor: Fairbanks North Star Borough Public LibrariesAges: 2-18Dates and times: June 1 to July 24 Sign up any time beginning May 24Location: Noel Wien Library, 1215 Cowles St.; North Pole Branch Library, 601 Snow-man Lane; FNSB Van Outreach Services, Fort Wainwright Post Library and Eielson Air Force Base LibraryDescription: Make a Splash @ Your Library is a free reading incentive program for preschool-ers through young adults. Kids can sign up to win prizes by reading books and enjoy eight weeks of special programs, library activities, weekly incen-tives and prize drawings at their local library.Cost: FreeWeb site: library.fnsb.lib.ak.us/Contact: Susan Jones, Youth Services Dept., 459-1052, Berry.Room@taos.fnsb.lib.ak.usTiny Tots Ballet Sponsor: Tiny Tots BalletAges: 4-14Dates and times: Thurs-days, May 20 to June 24, 10-11 a.m.Location: Artisans CourtyardDescription: Introduce your child to the wonderful world of dance. The goal is to intro-duce children to ballet in a fun, relaxed and non-competitive atmosphere. Creative and fun activities are designed to build grace, coordination and confi-dence.Cost: $12 drop-in fee or $75 for seven weeks.Contact: Gretchen Nolan, 460-6610TOTE Family Fun FestSponsor: University of Alaska Museum of the NorthAges: All ages, best for ages 3-12SUMMERTIME PROGRAMS20 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Sunday, April 18, 2010 2010 Young Adult Summer Reading Fun Weekly drawings for cool prizes, including gift certificates, books and food. Programs at selected libraries. Mystery Night program in the fall for all teens. Noel Wien Public Library 459-1052 North Pole Branch Library 488-6101 FNSB Bookmobile 459-1031 Check with the Ft. Wainwright Post Library 353-2642 and the Eielson Air Force Base Library 377-3174 For current information about their summer reading programs. Sign-up week begins Monday, May 24. Sign-up is ongoing through July 23. 17364982-4-18-10SFFK This free program is sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Library, with generous support from local businesses and Flint Hills Resources. For Children For Children 2 years old 2 years old to 6th Grade to 6th Grade FREE! FREE! FUN! FUN! Make a Splash READ! Make a Splash READ! 2010 Public Library Summer Reading Fun Free weekly entertaining programs! Free book at the end! Prize drawings! # # # Read or listen Read or listen to books of to books of your choice each your choice each week and earn a week and earn a weekly incentive. weekly incentive. This free program is sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Library, with generous support from local businesses and Flint Hills Resources. Noel Wien Public Library 459-1052 North Pole Branch Library 488-6101 FNSB Bookmobile 459-1031 Check with the Ft. Wainwright Post Library 353-2642 and the Eielson Air Force Base Library 377-3174 for current information about their summer reading programs. 17364937-4-18-10SFFK Sign-up week begins Monday, May 24. Sign-up is ongoing through July 23. www.fnsblibrary.orgDates and times: June 13, noon to 4 p.m.Location: University of Alaska Museum of the NorthDescription: Enjoy hands-on activities for kids of all ages, including dissecting owl pellets, making Aleut visors, building plant presses and running a salmon migration obstacle course.Cost: $3 per childWeb site: www.uaf.edu/museumContact: Museum of the North, 474-7505, museum@uaf.eduWoodworking for KidsSponsor: Industrial Arts Learning LabsAges: 10 and olderDates and times: May 24-28, July 5-9; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.Location: 3410 Van Horn RoadDescription: Students design and build projects using a variety of hand tools.Cost: $270 (includes materials)Web site: industrialartsclasses.comContact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.comYoung Inventors WorkshopSponsor: Industrial Arts Learning LabsAges: 10 and olderDates and times: June 7-11, July 19-23; 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.Location: 3410 Van Horn RoadDescription: Students learn to work with wood, metals and plastics while designing and building projects.Cost: $270 (includes materials) Web site: industrialartsclasses.comContact: James Baird, 455-7630, jlbaird@mosquitonet.comYounguns Yoga for Babies/Parents & TotsSponsor: Infinite Yoga of AlaskaAges: Children six weeks to 5 with their caregiversDates and times: Wednes-days: babies, ages 6 weeks to one year, June 2 to July 21, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Mondays: parents and tots, ages 2-5, June 7 to July 26, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Location: Infinite Yoga located in the Artisans Courtyard on Col-lege RoadDescription: The babies class is a gentle yoga class for parents/caregivers to focus on their own well-being while attending to the needs of their babies and connect-ing with other parents. Parents and tots class participants will learn simple yoga poses. Each week, dif-ferent themes will be explored while learning poses, playing games and telling stories. Cost: eight-week sessions: babies $95; parents and tots $95Contact: Infinite Yoga, 458-9642, gretchen@infiin8yoga.comContinued from Page 19SUMMERTIME PROGRAMSInterior Green Star is a non-pro!t organization that encourages businesses to practice waste reduction, energy conservation, pollution prevention and electronic recycling in Fairbanks. For more information contact us at: info@iagreenstar.org or visit us at www.iagreenstar.org; or phone 452-4152www.iagreenstar.org Good for the environment is good for Business Good for the environment is good for BusinessInterior Alaska Green Star565 University Ave., Ste. 1452-7211Give. Advocate.Volunteer.LIVE UNITED