Camp Fire Alaska | Light the Fire Within

Summer Adventure

DISCOVER FUN!

Our most flexible and accessible licensed program runs all day at three elementary schools in Anchorage and Eagle River. Your child can join us for just one day or the whole summer! Each day features a variety of hands-on activities where everyone has the opportunity to experience sports, arts and crafts, cooking, science, and community projects. Theme weeks, surprise guests, and more are all included. If you want your child to learn new skills, get outside, make new friends, play hard and have quiet time, then this is the program for you!

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Fast Facts

  • Open 7am to 6pm daily (6:30pm in Eagle River)
  • June 1—July 31 (no program July 3)
  • For kids entering grades 1-7
  • $250 a week
  • Accepts Child Care Assistance

For families enrolled in our community center programs at Loussac Place or Tyson Elementary. The summer program is provided at no cost to families and runs from 12:30pm to 6pm at Loussac Place.

Daily Schedule

  • 7am: Drop-off
  • 7:30 am: Breakfast
  • 9:00 am: Clean up
  • 9:15 am: Morning Circle
  • 9:30 am: Activity One*
  • 10:30 am: Activity Two
  • 11:30 am: Lunch and Outside
  • 1:30 pm: Activity Three
  • 2:30 pm: Activity Four
  • 3:30 pm: Outside and Snack
  • 4:30 pm: Activity Clubs**
  • 5:15 pm: Free Time***
  • 6pm: Pick-up
  • (6:30pm in Eagle River)

* In groups, daily planned activities with games
** Camper interests (Pokémon, Star Wars, etc.)
*** Activity Time (arts & crafts, legos, etc.)

Camp Activities

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Creative Arts

Camp is full of creative experiences each and every day. We encourage performance art through skits and talent shows, hands on crafts using a wide range of materials from beads to paint to natural objects found outdoors, as well as special daily activities that tie into each weekly theme.

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Team Building

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 others around them.

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Cooking

Learning to follow a recipe and measure ingredients, making and serving snacks, and learning where our food comes from and how it gets to us is all a part of our camp curriculum.

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Science

Mad science and laboratory experiments, new discoveries at NASA and in our solar system, STEM activities, and more will excite young scientists all summer long.

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Nature and Outdoor Living

We show kids how to cook outdoors and grow their own food, set up a tent, explore the natural world around them, why unplugging from technology is good for you, and the importance of getting outside each and every day.

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Games

We’ve got traditional sports like tennis and soccer, group games like tag and Mafia, as well as indoor games when we need them. But we’ve also got some amazing camp games that you won’t find everywhere–Gaga, Nine Square, and our version of the popular Color Wars.