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Best Alaska Leadership Camps Summer 2023 Directory

Find the Best Leadership Camps in Alaska!

Over 3 Alaska Leadership Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter & Winter Break Leadership Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Alaska are Starting in December, 2022

Many of our Alaska Leadership Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Leadership Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in December, 2022.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Leadership Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter & Winter Break dates, times and availability.

Winter & Winter Break 2023 Leadership Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Leadership Camps will be hosting Winter & Winter Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter & Winter Break Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for December, 2022.

Best Alaska Winter & Winter Break Leadership Day Camps Starting in December, 2022

Looking for a Great Alaska Leadership Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Alaska Day Leadership Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Alaska Year-Round
Leadership Camps, Classes & Leadership Programs

Many of our Best Alaska Summer Leadership Camps also offer Year Round Leadership Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Leadership Programs, too.

Best Alaska Winter & Winter Break Leadership Camp Jobs

Searching for Alaska Leadership Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Leadership Camps are now listing their 2023 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Winter & Winter Break 2023 COVID-19 Update, Please Read: Many Leadership camps may be changing their schedules and plans because of COVID-19. For the most current information, please contact each camp individually.

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota
507-214-2200

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17. Strong offerings in Theater, Circus, Music, Dance, Sports, Magic, Technology, and more. More than 100 activities! Campers choose their activities daily, making each day special for each individual camper. Five, 2 WEEK sleepaway sessions begin June 14th to August 23rd. Enroll now at CampPillsbury.com.

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Birchwood Camp
Chugiak, Alaska

Visit Our Birchwood Camp Website
907-688-2734
director[AT]birchwoodcamp.org
17161 David Blackburn Road
Chugiak, Alaska 99567

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Mailing Address:
PO Box 670049
Chugiak, AK 99567

CAMPER AGES: Entering grades 1-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. United Methodist

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Birchwood Camp is a welcoming camp community and a ministry of the United Methodist Church in Alaska. We practice kindness, acceptance, respect, cooperation, outdoor learning & play. Our camps & retreats provide safe spaces for spiritual formation, genuine community, and character development.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, and more. Adventure Canoe Camp For High School Students; Junior Canoe Camp For Middle School Students

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 30 minutes north of Anchorage on 160 acres of beautiful birch & spruce forest, with a view of the Chugach mountains and a 30 acre lake.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 6 cozy log cabins with bunk beds and mattresses. The cabins have electricity; campers use a centralized bath house.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: In operation since 1961, Birchwood Camp is a welcoming community and a ministry of the United Methodist Church in Alaska. We practice kindness, acceptance, respect, cooperation, outdoor learning and play. Our camps provide safe spaces for spiritual formation, genuine community, and character development. We are accredited by the American Camp Association, which establishes best practices for camp. We follow these health, safety and program standards to ensure that campers have a positive and safe experience at Birchwood camp.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Counselor in Training program for teens ages 16-18.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available through our Birchwood Camp Scholarship fund. Applications are available online.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Summer Family Camp, August 5-7, 2016

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Birchwood Camp is open year round as a host facility for community groups, schools, churches and other organizations.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit our website: Our Camp Website Link: birchwoodcamp.org for full session and fee information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Join our summer intern team- this is a unique summer opportunity for young adults who desire to grow as leaders while working at beautiful Birchwood Camp for the summer.  For complete info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: birchwoodcamp.org.

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Birchwood Camp

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Alaska Leadership Camps

Be sure to ask each Alaska Leadership Camp about the amount of leadership instruction and the overall intensity of their leadership program.

Some Top Alaska Leadership Camps offer rigorous daily leadership training and lots of intensive leadership experience. Other great Alaska Camps offer leadership as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.


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Summer Art Camps and Workshops
Online Camp Fremont, California

Visit Our Summer Art Camps and Workshops Website
510-353-0860 or 925-353-2877
jessica[AT]ichenartacademy.com
43319 Mission Blvd
Fremont, California 94539

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Ichen Art Academy, Fremont School
43319 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539

Ichen Art Academy, Pleasanton School
4430 Willow Road, Suite I
Pleasanton CA 94588

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Summer Art Camps and Workshops Video

CAMPER AGES: Art Camps (5-8), Digital Illustration(9+), Workshops(11+)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. Weekly summer art camps and workshops and weekend art classes

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Both online and in-person art camps for ages 5-9.
Digital Illustration online camps for ages 9+;
Art workshops for ages 11+.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: 4430 Willow Road, Suite I
Pleasanton, CA 94588

We also have over 100+ online summer art camps and workshops for K-12 students.

Please visit our Facebook webpage Our Camp Website Link: Facebook.com for camp photos for the past five years. You will be amazed by the high quality of our students artworks.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have both online art camps/workshops and in-person camps for our 2021 summer art program. Go to Our Camp Website Link: IchenArtAcademy.com for more information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Becoming an Ichen Art Academy student means that you have the opportunity to learn from the best art school with a long proven record of success to develop your creativity, foundational skills and artistic talents that will propel you to reach your full potential.

Best Quality Art Program
Since its inception in 1997 (formerly known as Ichen Art Studio), Ichen Art Academy has been putting relentless focus on developing high-quality art programs, reflected through its students’ artworks and measured by its students’ achievements. Many of its art-major students have now gone on to renowned art colleges and most prestigious majors such as CalArt’s Character Animation, ArtCenter’s Entertainment Design and Rhode Island School of Design. Some art-major students from early years have found employments in high-tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Netflix. Similarly, its non-art-major students have been accepted by nation’s top universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and MIT with the help of submission of a strong supplemental art portfolio. By consistently winning large numbers of national level awards in art competitions, Ichen Art Academy students’ skill levels and artworks are among the best in every age group.

Systematic and Comprehensive K-12 Art Education
Ichen Art Academy offers systematic and comprehensive art education to K-12 students and adults. All of its instructors are highly accomplished artists with many years of teaching and industry experience. Currently the following programs are offered
(Click the respective link to view students' artworks from that age group):

--Children’s Creative Art (Ages 5 to 8)
--Chinese Painting and Calligraphy (Ages 8+)
--Drawing and Sketch Level 1-Basic (Ages 8 to 10) Level 1 (Ages 10-11), 2 and 3 (Ages 12+)
--Oil Painting and Watercolor (Ages 12+)
--Digital Art for Beginner (Ages 9+), Intermediate and Advanced Levels (Ages 12+)
--Cartoon, Manga and Character Design (Ages 11+)
--AP Art Prep (Ages 14+)

Art Consultation Service for College Applications
The art counselor team at Ichen Art Academy specializes in helping art-major students prepare strong college art portfolios and apply for top art colleges and majors in the US. The team is also responsible for helping non-art-major students develop robust supplemental art portfolios for applying top private universities.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We partner with Youth Art Foundation, a non-profit organization to help our students develop leadership and utilize their art talents and skills to make positive contributions to their communities.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Ichen Art Academy provides comprehensive and systematic art education for K-12 students on a yearly basis. Please check our curriculum webpage for a detailed description:

Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: Oil Painting, watercolor, Portrait/Figure Drawing, Illustration, Chinese Painting, Drawing and Sketching, AP Art Boot Camp, Open Studio, Fashion Design, UI/UX Design, Architectural and Interior Design, Animation and Game Design, Digital Art, Creative Comic Books, Manga and Anime, Cartoon and Character Design, Perspective Drawing, Graphic Design, 3D Modeling and much more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Art Camps for kids ages 5-9:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

Digital Illustration Art Camp for ages 9+:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

Summer Art Workshops for ages 11+:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

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Summer Art Camps and Workshops

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Leadership Camps in AK
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Alaska Leadership Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Alaska Leadership Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Adventure Treks
Alaska Location(s)

Visit Our Adventure Treks Website
888-954-5555
info[AT]adventuretreks.com
PO Box 1321
Flat Rock, NC 28731

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, British Columbia

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Adventure Treks Video

CAMPER AGES: 12–18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Teen Summer Adventure Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Adventure Treks’ summer camps for teens are all about making memories, fostering lifelong friendships, and creating more confident and capable young men and women. We want each of our students to discover their best selves, and we believe that the great outdoors is just the way to do it. Our commitment to creating a close-knit community is what sets us apart. Plus, our trips are technology-free, so students learn to “survive” (and even thrive!) without electronics.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Weightloss, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Hiking, Camping, Whitewater Rafting, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Caving, Sea Kayaking, Whitewater Kayaking, Mountaineering, Canoeing, Ziplining, Inflatable Kayaking, Ice Climbing

Adventure Treks is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in Flat Rock Alaska offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Adventure, Team Sports, Weightloss and more. Adventure Treks is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 12–18.
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CAMP LOCATION: We operate 8- to 30-day fun adventure camps in WA, OR, CA, CO, ID, WY, AK, and BC!

CAMP FACILITIES: All trips begin at a designated airport. Students explore the most scenic and beautiful places in a particular region, and travel between activity sites in brand-new, 15-passenger vans. We spend each night in a tent, and students learn how to cook in the backcountry—with plenty of guidance from our instructors! They go backpacking, camping, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, whitewater kayaking, ziplining, ice climbing, canoeing, sea kayaking, inflatable kayaking, mountaineering, and mountain biking.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Physical and emotional safety is our top priority.
Fun and exciting outdoor activities help teens grow and gain life skills and a greater sense of self. Our exceptional instructor role models take a sincere interest in the growth and development of young people. We inspire young people to develop a lifetime love of the outdoors and with a corresponding conservation ethic. We empower students to create an inclusive and reflective community that maintains a culture of kindness, sense of humor, and spirit of cooperation and volunteerism. We strive to be a sustainable and responsive business, with a focus on our families and the quality of our programs. We form long-term relationships with our students, their families, instructors, staff, and outfitters.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Summit (for 11th and 12th graders) is the perfect opportunity to strengthen leadership skills for roles in the outdoor industry starting in college.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available to several students a year, based on need and merit. Email info[AT]adventuretreks.com for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
See all dates and rates at: Our Camp Website Link: www.adventuretreks.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Our instructor role models:
- Average age is 27 (minimum age is 21)
- All college graduates
- At minimum, all are medically trained as wilderness first responders. However, many more have additional certifications.
- Significant experience working with teenagers in the outdoors
- Clean driving record

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Adventure Treks

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Alaska Girl Scouts Camps
Summer Camps in Alaska

Visit Our Website

Girl Scouts of Alaska

Anchorage Office & Council Store
Main Phone: (907) 248-2250
Toll Free: (800) 478-7448
Address: Girl Scouts of Alaska - 3911 Turnagain Blvd. East, Anchorage, AK 99517

Southeast Field Office
Main Phone: (907) 586-1710
Toll Free: (800) 478-8247
Fax: (907) 463-3543
Address: Girl Scouts of Alaska - 316 W 11th Street, Juneau, AK 99801

See website for specific info.


Alaska YMCA Camps
All YMCA Camps in Alaska

http://ymcaalaska.org/ymca-wp/camp/
Anchorage Community YMCA
5353 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 563-3211

Visit Website for more information.


Alaska Boy Scouts Camps
Summer Camps in Alaska

http://www.scoutingalaska.org/
Great Alaska Council
3117 Patterson St
Anchorage, AK 99504
(907)337-9547
(800)478-9549
alaskabsa[AT]gmail.com

For more info visit the website.


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