Camp K on Kenai Lake


060Nestled among the spruce forests along Kenai Lake in Cooper Landing, Camp K provides the perfect environment for youth to explore the natural world around them, engage in a variety of challenging activities and form friendships that can last a lifetime.  With the supportive guidance of camp counselors, campers build their own unique community, in which youth and teens can thrive—experiencing a sense of belonging, connectedness, safety, and appreciation.

• $50/child yearly registration fee & $25/session deposit applies (non-refundable or transferable)
• Round-trip transportation provided from Anchorage
• Scholarships are available

 2016 sessions:

(2016 pricing and descriptions coming soon!)


Explorers: July 6-9 or July 17-20
4 days (3 nights): (Ages 6-10)
A great introduction to the overnight camp experience with only a few nights away from home. Please note a change in pick-up and drop-off times for the July 6-9 Explorer session: Camp beings on Wednesday, with registration at 161 Klevin St. beginning at 8 a.m. and the bus leaving at 9 a.m. Campers will return on Saturday at about 12:30 p.m.

dining hallPathfinders: June 12-17 or July 10-15
6 days (5 nights): (Ages 9-14)
Pathfinders experience the full array of Camp K programs.

Challengers: June 19-27
9 days (8 nights): (Ages 10-16)
Packed full of exciting skill building and personal growth for middle and high school youth.

fun safeTeen Treks (off-camp trips): Voyagers: June 25-July 1 or Trailblazers: July 17-23
7 days (6 nights): (Ages 13-17)
The ultimate Camp K adventure starts on camp, and then travels off-site as teens develop  outdoor  and leadership skills. Voyagers travel by kayak/canoe, and Trailblazers backpack on-foot. Please note a change in pick-up and drop-off times for the Voyagers session: Voyagers camp beings on Saturday with registration at 161 Klevin St. beginning at 2 p.m. and the bus leaving at 3 p.m. Campers will return on Friday at about 1:00 p.m.

Leader-in-Training: TBD
(Ages 16-17)
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. Learn more here.

* Round-trip transportation is provided for all sessions from Anchorage.

* Check-in and out: Check-in for most sessions begins at 1 pm. Please confirm the schedule for your your specific session. All campers must be checked in 1/2 hour before bus departure time. Returning buses will arrive at office about 2 1/2 hours after leaving camp, but may be delayed due to traffic.

Specialty Camps:

These are camps that will take place at Camp K but are targeted to specific groups of youth and sponsored by groups other than Camp Fire. Registration is managed by the partner groups. Please contact the partner group for more information.

The Alaska Diabetes Camp
Co-sponsored by the American Diabetes Association and Children’s Hospital of Providence. The session is for youth with diabetes, their siblings and friends. Medical staff insures diabetes and medical care is provided.

Denali Family Services Camp
Provides a session for children with intense behavioral needs in a positive, supportive, and nurturing setting. Social workers and other staff are on hand in support of Camp Fire’s program staff, creating a supportive network for children to have a summer residential camp experience!

Alaska Child & Family Camp
Provides an exciting and supportive camp experience to youth with severe emotional disturbances. Trained staff support Camp Fire’s program staff to create a positive residential camp experience on Kenai Lake!

Operation Purple
A camp for children of deployed military parents, where they can spend time with others who understand their worries, practice skills for handling stress and uncertainty, and also let go and just have fun being kids at camp!

Peninsula Puffins Camp
Co-sponsored by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America and Central Peninsula General Hospital. Provides a safe & fun summer camp experience while also teaching campers about their asthma and/or allergies. Medical staff insures medical care is provided.

Sponsored by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.  This is a family camp designed for youth with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.  This camp provided opportunities for youth and parents to share a camp experience together with additional opportunities for parents to meet with specialist in the medical field. Watch a video about Camp ARCTIC