VENTURE OUTSIDE! Gear up your camper for a week or more of outdoor adventures at our day camp located in Anchorage on the campus of Alaska Pacific University. We take full advantage of this natural setting, making every day another opportunity for campers to go marching through the forest, practice target sports, or launch a canoe from the waterfront. In addition to a huge catalog of activities, games, field trips and our popular daily swim program, we structure each session to create a classic, outdoor summer camp experience.

FAST FACTS

  • Weekly Sessions
  • June 1 – August 14
  • Ages 5-13
  • Tons of great activities!

Swimming (All ages)
Campers get to swim every day! Activities are led by our experienced aquatics team and certified lifeguards are on duty at all times.
Boating (All ages)
All campers participate in recreational boating as they explore University Lake in canoes and kayaks. They receive orientation in safety and paddling and are guided by certified lifeguards.
Target Sports (All ages)
Archery instruction is provided by a certified specialist at the camp’s shooting range. Campers learn about the bow and arrow, safety, and shooting techniques. Target shooting provides campers with great opportunities for skill progression.
Outdoor Living Skills (All ages)
Most of the day at camp is spent outside, which naturally provides opportunities for youth to explore the natural world around them. Counselors lead campers in skill building activities that include building fires, outdoor cooking, shelter making, wildlife safety and Leave No Trace principles.
Team Building (All ages)
Team building activities encourage leadership and communication skills, and challenge campers to step out of their comfort zone as they learn to trust themselves and those around them.
Creative Arts (All ages)
Throughout camp’s daily activities campers will participate in a range of creative arts such as drama, songs, dance, and creative arts & crafts.
Rock Wall Climbing (Ages 9+)
APU’s rock climbing wall provides the perfect opportunity for youth to learn the basics of climbing, repelling and bouldering. Belay-certified counselors are on hand to support campers and ensure a fun and safe climbing experience.

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