Camp Si-La-Meo

image (11)The campus of Alaska Pacific University provides the perfect setting for campers to enjoy nature and experience a day full of outdoor activities, singing, laughing and memories. Watch campers care, strive, and thrive as they experience new and challenging activities with the guidance of caring and creative staff.

Campers are organized into small groups by age, and activities are designed to fit each group’s physical, mental, and social ability levels.

Each group participates in swimming lessons, and activities include archery, boating, nature walks, arts and crafts, games, rock climbing, and lots more. This is an outdoor program offering fun, physical activity in the beauty of Alaska.

069Camp runs daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(Please note: We have extended our camp hours beginning this year to offer a full 10 hours of programming to all campers, not just those signed up for before- or after-care)

The 2015 session dates are May 26 to Aug. 14.

  • Registration is by the week and will open for the 2015 summer session in February.
  • $50/child registration fee & $25/session deposit applies (non-refundable or transferable)
  • Scholarships are available
  • 4 Day Sessions for Holiday Weeks ($200/week)
    Session 1: May 26 – May 29 (Closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day)
    Session 6: June 29 – July 2 (Closed Friday, July 3 for July 4th)

2015 sessions and prices:

Weekly themes:
Session 1 – May 26-29: Superheroes & Villains
Session 2 – June 1-5: Pirate Palooza
Session 3 – June 8-12: Color Wars
Session 4 – June 15-19: Magic
Session 5 – June 22-26: World Wide Sports
Session 6 – June 29 – July 2: Holidaze
Session 7 – July 6-10: Survivor
Session 8 – July 13-17: Amazing Animals
Session 9 – July 20-24: Animation Domination
Session 10 – July 27-31: Dynamic Dinos
Session 11 – Aug 3-7: SLM’s Got Talent
Session 12 – Aug 10-14: Carnival

Caterpillars (Age 5)
A perfect day camp introduction for our youngest campers. Swim twice a week and discover fun and traditional camp activities at an age-appropriate pace.

Trail Starters (Ages 6-7)
Explore all of the best features of camp while engaging in daily swim lessons and progressively challenging activities including archery, recreational team sports and boating.

Trail Seekers (Ages 8-9)
Seek to expand the camp experience with more challenging activities that include daily swim lessons, weekly rock climbing, exploration of the natural environment and teambuilding activities. (add Horseback Trail Ride: $85)

Outdoor Adventurers (Ages 10-13)
Camp is packed full of adventure including daily swim lessons, outdoor living skills, weekly field trips, and activities designed to challenge (from more technical hikes to teambuilding). The adventures continue while campers Thrive through self-discovery and staff guided goal management activities.(add(add Horseback Trail Ride: $85)

Leader-in-Training (LIT) (Ages 16-17)
June 1-26 AND July 6-31, including a Teen Trek at Camp K Sunday, July 19—Friday, July 25
A multi-week opportunity for older teens to enhance leadership skills, co-lead camp experiences for younger campers, and gain readiness skills for college and the workplace.
$50 registration fee. Small honorarium to all LITs who fully complete the program.
Learn more here