Camp K on Kenai Lake

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

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*Explorers
4 days (3 nights): June 14-17 or July 12-15
(Ages 6-11)
A great introduction to the overnight camp experience and traditional camp activities such as hiking, arts & crafts, target sports, boating and swimming, with only a few nights away from home.
$225 plus registration fee

*Pathfinders
6 days (5 nights): June 7-12 or July 5-10
(Ages 9-14)

Pathfinders experience the full array of Camp K programs with an overnight and cookout, a variety of outdoor recreation activities & evening programs.  Includes rafting float trip.
$355 plus registration fee
(2-hour Trail Ride & Lesson: $125)

*Challengers
10 days (9 nights): June 21-June 30
(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.
$515, plus registration fee
(2-hour Trail Ride & Lesson: $125)

Teen Treks (off-camp trips)
7 days (6 nights): Voyagers: June 14-20, Trailblazers: July 12-18
(Ages 13-17)

The ultimate Camp K adventure starts on camp, and then travels off-site as teens develop  outdoor  and leadership skills.  Choose your trek- Voyagers travel by kayak/canoe, and Trailblazers backpack on-foot. Includes rafting float trip.
$400 plus registration fee

Leader in Training
(Ages 16-17)
Orientation: June 4-6, Sessions: 4 weeks during Camp K season
(date preferences are flexible)
A multi-week opportunity for older teens to enhance leadership skills, co-lead camp experiences for younger campers, and gain readiness skills to become a camp counselor.
$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 19-24
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 15-18
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
June 17-20
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 26-31st
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 7 -12  
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 4 -6
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