Juneau Summer Camps

Explore summer camp opportunities offered by local organizations

*To update information or to add your camp to this page, email Morgan at morgan.stonecipher@juneau.org.

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Zach Gordon Summer Camps

The Zach Gordon offers a wide variety of week long camps for youth ages 7-11 throughout the summer. Sandcastle building, arts and crafts, hiking, swimming and more! Scholarships are available. Check out our camp page for more information: ZGYC – Zach Camps – City and Borough of Juneau

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Outdoor Explorers Camp – Discovery Southeast

Discovery Southeast’s Outdoor Explorers summer camp focuses on outdoor exploration and hands-on learning in the many incredible forests and beaches of Juneau. Small groups of 8 to 12 children spend the day discovering, playing, and reconnecting with each other and our natural surroundings. Groups will meet directly at the trailhead and will carry all they need in their backpacks. There will be weekly themes to guide the focus of the group, and leaders will also cater to the specific curiosities of the kids. Discovery Southeast’s summer camp serving 4 year olds up to 9th graders is outdoors every day at various parks across Juneau.. Kids do not need any prior experience to participate. All of our camps are sliding-scale tuition, which means you can pay what is right for your family right now (even 0). More information can be found here: Summer 2022: Plan for Outdoor Explorers Summer Camp – Discovery Southeast

Eagle River Scout Camp

The walk into camp is worth the trip. Troops arrive Sunday afternoon and take the 1.3 mile walk with their personal gear into camp. Scouts and Leaders stay in one of the camps cabins spread through out camp and enjoy eating all of their meals in the dining hall that overlooks the Favorite Channel. Camp activities are schedule around the tide so merit badge and activity times are schedule to maximize the both high and low tide. the camp is in a rain forest so being prepared with proper boots and rain gear to have the most positive experience while enjoying seeing the eagles, whales, sea lions and other animals that call this area home. More information can be found here: Eagle River Scout Camp – Great Alaska Council (scoutingalaska.org)

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Echo Ranch

For over 50 years, Echo Ranch has been a place where kids can experience a fun, exciting, healthy environment, meet staff from around the world who are positive role models, try new activities, and hang out with friends new and old. We offer overnight camps for kids age 7 to 18. More information can be found here: Echo Ranch Bible Camp

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Lynn Canal Adventures

Running camps for middle and high school youth–all abilities and experiences welcome! Come join us as we explore mountain ridges, glacial valleys, and everywhere between. Days include adventures on Juneau’s world-class trail system, breakout workshops (with experts on everything from core strengthening to steeple chase to ballroom dancing), and our famous “Olympic” team games! More information can be found here: Lynn Canal Adventures – Courage and Community Through Running

Juneau School District RALLY

RALLY offers summer child care programs at Harborview and Glacier Valley Elementary Schools for the summer of 2022. RALLY offers a wide variety of activities to help develop social skills, physical activity, leadership and emotional intelligence. Arts & crafts, STEM activities, indoor and outdoor recreation and field trips are among the activities at RALLY. Breakfast and Lunch are included. Parents provide an afternoon snack. RALLY offers flexible schedule option to fit most family needs. RALLY accepts child care assistance. Some transportation may be available for students attending summer school. RALLY child care is licensed by the State of Alaska. For more information please see our website. More information can be found here: RALLY – Juneau School District (juneauschools.org)

Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR) – Perseverance Theatre

This five-week program taking place July 18th-August 6th is perfect for young actors who are excited about theatre and performance. As a theatre training program, STAR is also a great opportunity for young people with little to no experience. In addition to rehearsals, students will participate in daily workshops on voice, movement, and acting technique. Students will perform one of three plays. Find more information here: STAR 2022 | Perseverance Theatre (ptalaska.org)

Eagle River United Methodist Camp

ERUMC is a year round Wilderness Community Camp and Retreat Center open to all, religious and secular. We are available to large groups and to individuals we cater to all types of events. Call us today to find how we can serve you and share our backyard. Come out and visit our camp, nestled among the Spruce and the Hemlock. Eagle River United Methodist Camp (ERUMC) is pleased to open our retreat center to the community, and we are proud to host 3 camps this year. Find more information at: Programs — Eagle River United Methodist Camp

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STEM AK Camps – JEDC

Hundreds of children enjoyed Juneau Economic Development Council’s summer STEM camps last year. Make this summer count for your child! JEDC offers a rich array of STEM camp opportunities to kids entering grade two through nine in locations around Southeast Alaska. More information can be found here: 2022 STEM Summer Camps | STEMAK (jedc.org)

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Juneau Fine Arts Camp

Juneau Fine Arts Camp is an opportunity for children entering kindergarten – 6th grade to participate in a wide range of fine arts classes. From printmaking to theater, from cooking to dance, children can explore, learn, and create under the guidance of professional artist teachers. Choose from morning sessions (9am-noon), afternoon sessions (12:30-3:30pm), or full day options. Pre-camp care will also be available. More information is available here: Fine Arts Camp 2022 – Juneau Dance Theatre

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Glacier Bible Camp

Do you like kayaking, campfires, archery, amazing food, or meeting new friends? Then Glacier Bible Camp might be the place for you! Our theme this year is FISH and throughout the week of July 18-23, we will play games, make crafts, sing songs, and perform some funny skits around this theme. Glacier Bible Camp is an overnight camp open to kids from all faith backgrounds in 5th-12th grade. Kids going into 5th-9th grade will be campers, those going into 10th grade will be counselors-in-training, and kids in 11th grade and up will serve as counselors. Camp starts Monday July 18th and ends Saturday July 23rd at Eagle River Scout Camp. More information and registration can be found at https://sovlutheran.org/events/glacier-bible-camp-2022-fish/2022-07-18, as well as a wonderful article about Glacier Bible Camp that was published in the Alaska Synod Newsletter. Feel free to email hharvey@plu.edu or call (907) 789-4093 if you have any questions.

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Day Camp- Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

Day camp is a program that allows kids to explore and engage in fun activities organized around a weekly theme. From science to music to art, kids are able to participate in cool projects, play games, and dig deeper into the world around them. Activities in the past have included building and launching rockets, growing and harvesting fresh vegetables in the garden, learning and playing a piece of music as a group, and making awesome crafts! Day camp is from 1:30-3 pm every Tuesday and Thursday starting June 28th and ending August 25th at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. The program is designed for kids in 3rd-6th grade and registration is free but limited to the first 20 kids who sign up! You can register online at https://sovlutheran.elvanto.net/form/940a9192-75b7-4da1-b983-907e49c6b970 and feel free to email hharvey@plu.edu if you have any questions.