Camp K on Kenai Lake

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Camp K on Kenai Lake provides one of Alaska’s best settings where campers can explore the natural world around them, develop outdoor skills, make new friends, and have fun. Each day is full of creative and challenging outdoor activities, while evenings are spent gathered around the campfire sharing songs, stories, and good times. Your child will smile about their time at Camp K for years to come!

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*Explorers
4 days (3 nights): June 15-18 or July 20-23
(Ages 6-11)
A great introduction to the overnight camp experience and traditional camp activities such as hiking, arts & crafts, canoeing, sing-a-alongs, with only a few nights away from home.
$220 plus registration fee

*Pathfinders
6 days (5 nights): June 8-13 or July 6-11
(Ages 9-14)
Taking the next steps as campers, Pathfinders explore new interests such as target sports, overnighting and cookouts, and river rafting, while practicing old favorites.
$350 plus registration fee
(Trail Ride & Lesson (2 hours): $115)

*Challengers
10 days (9 nights): June 22-July 1
(Ages 10-16)
Packed full of exciting skill building and personal growth for middle and high school youth. Advanced target sports, extended hiking, boating and camp-out opportunities. Includes rafting float trip.
$510, plus registration fee
(Trail Ride & Lesson (2 hours): $115)

Teen Treks (off-camp trip)
7 days (6 nights): Voyagers: June 15-21, Trailblazers: July 20-26
(Ages 13-17)

The adventure starts on camp and travels off-site as teens develop  outdoor and leadership skills. Voyagers travel by kayak/canoe; Trailblazers are backpacking on-foot. Includes rafting float trip.
$395 plus registration fee

(Pathfinder, Challenger and Teen Trek sessions include a 1-1/2 hour Kenai River float trip.)


Leader in Training
(Ages 16-17)
Orientation: June 5-7, Sessions: 4 weeks during Camp K season

A multi-week opportunity for older teens to learn and practice leadership skills as they aid younger campers, and gain essential skills to become future camp staff and/or community leaders.
$50 registration fee
Learn more here.

Round-trip transportation is provided from Anchorage. Click here to see the bus schedule.

Check-in and out: Check-in begins at 1 pm. 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
July 27th-Aug 1st
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
July 23rd-26th
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 Children’s Services Camp
June 18th-21st
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
July 13th-18th
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
June 8th -13th   
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.

Camp ARCTIC
June 5th -7th
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