Spring Break and Summer Camps

The Zach Gordon Youth Center offers day camps for youth ages 7-11 during the week of spring break and throughout the summer. Camps are filled with a variety of engaging activities and scholarships are always available!

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Summer Camps 2022

Our summer camps are currently full, but you can still sign up for limited waitlist slots. For more information, please email Ashley.Cunningham@juneau.org

Limited scholarship slots are still available! Email Amanda.Lovejoy@juneau.org to register using a scholarship.

Take a Hike

What’s better than exploring the most beautiful and scenic hiking trails that Juneau has to offer? Get ready to explore Juneau’s beaches and trails during this camp. Hikes may include East Glacier, Point Bridget, Rainforest Trail, Boy Scout Beach, Treadwell Mine, and the Point Bishop Dupont Trail. Please wear comfortable shoes and get ready for a week of adventure! This is an all-day 4 day camp; please provide your child with a lunch and plenty of water!

Date: May 31 – June 3 (4 DAY CAMP)
Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7-11
Fee: $150.00 per child including tax

Summer Olympics

Enjoy competing in a variety of individual/team events and bring home an Olympic medal. Activities will include water games, relay races, weird and wacky tests of athletic skill, and other enjoyable contests.

Date: June 6 –June 10
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7-11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Splash!

Camp Splash is a weeklong adventure with all things water! Join us this week for adventures at Dimond Park Pool, Sandy Beach, Boy Scout Beach, and more! We will have fun making a splash in Juneau.

Date: June 13 – June 17
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages *8 to 11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

The Amazing Race

Spend a fun-filled week racing around Juneau in search of The Finish Line! Campers will spend their week working together completing tasks to unlock the next top-secret location. Scavenger hunts, puzzles, and games galore; Does your camper have what it takes to cross The Finish Line?

Date: June 20 –June 24
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7-11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Pee Wee Paint & Play

Join us for lots of art, loads of fun, and tons of play! This week we invite 5 & 6 year olds to come and explore fun with the arts! In this camp, campers will paint, draw, color, craft, and play fun games. This camp is mostly ZGYC local so campers can also expect to spend a little bit of each day outside in our wonderful toddler area, garden, and covered outdoor basketball court. Campers may also explore in mini walking field trips!

Date: June 27 – July 1
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages *5-6
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Happy Trails

We will explore various beaches and trails in Juneau. Hikes may include East Glacier, Point Bridget, Rainforest Trail, Boy Scout Beach, Treadwell Mine, and the Point Bishop Dupont Trail. Other activities may include berry picking, plant identification, and scavenger hunts. Please dress for the weather and bring an adventurous mind! This is an all-day 4 day camp; please provide your child with a lunch and plenty of water!

Date: July 5 – July 8
Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7-11
Fee: $150.00 per child including tax

Tidal Wave

This camp is all about having fun in the water! Some of our destinations in this camp include visiting harbors, lakes, creeks, beaches, and the pool. We plan to make a big splash this week in camp!

Date: July 11 – July 15
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages *8-11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Mission Impossible

Campers will spend the week unscrambling clues to a classified mission. During the mission, campers will explore many beautiful locations around Juneau and put their detective minds to the test. Activities will include various spy-inspired games, decoding, and learning about what it takes to be a good detective.

Date: July 18 – July 22
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7-11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Gather & Harvest

In this camp, we will learn how to gather some of the beauty of Alaska through harvesting. Each day we will learn about the fundamentals of gathering and harvesting, explore the outdoors, and have a blast getting to know the luxury of foraging in the Southeast.

Date: July 25 – July 29
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7 – 11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Arts in the Parks

This camp is all about ART! Painting and drawing skills will be put to good use this week. We will spend our afternoons adventuring around a variety of Juneau’s awesome parks for inspiration. Immerse yourself in beautiful Juneau and create art with us!

Date: August 1 – August 5
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Place: Zach Gordon Youth Center
Who: Youth ages 7 – 11
Fee: $100.00 per child including tax

Spring Break Camp 2022

Our 2022 Spring Break Camp has finished. Check back in next year for information on our Spring Break Camp 2023!