Juneau Summer Camps
Explore summer camp opportunities offered by local organizations
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.
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. These day camps are for kids entering grades K-8th in the fall of 2021, and we will have some half day options in addition to our full day (9am-3pm) options on certain weeks. 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). *We have pandemic protocols in place which include, smaller groups, exclusively outdoors, wearing face masks, practicing social distancing, and health screenings.
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.
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.
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! For summer 2021, there will be two, week-long sessions of high school overnight camp out at the Eagle River Methodist Camp, and are offering our first-ever middle school day camp.
Juneau School District RALLY
RALLY offers summer child care programs at Harborview and Riverbend Elementary Schools for the summer of 2021. 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.
Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR) – Perseverance Theatre
This five-week program 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.
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 annually host 4 camps
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.
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 (12:30-2:30pm), or full day options. Pre-camp care will also be available
Juneau Fine Arts Camp will open pre-order for art kits in mid-June. We will be distributing art kits to complete at home with your kids! Art kits will include materials and supplies, detailed instructions, and links to online pre-recorded instuctional videos. Art kits and online programming this summer will include: contemporary dance, acrylic painting, comics & zines, watercolor postcards & snail mail, collage, macrame & more! Art kits will be available for pick-up in July. More information can be found at our website: www.juneaudance.org