Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sitka Conservation Society adult 4-H program offers backcountry cooking classes

The Sitka Conservation Society is offering an adult 4-H program, with the first offering a backcountry cooking class series in June and July. We’ll be teaching you how to cook delicious meals for your next camping or backpacking trip following Leave No … Continue reading

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AK Experience Camp gives youth ages 11-18 a chance to experience Alaska skills and adventure

Registration is open for the AK Experience Camp, 4-H Alaska Skills and Adventure, hosted by the Juneau District of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service. All Southeast Alaska youth ages 11-18 are invited to attend a fun-filled, five-day … Continue reading

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Free children’s program offered Tuesday, June 17, at Sitka National Historical Park

Join a ranger for a free program for elementary-aged students from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17, at Sitka National Historical Park. Participants will learn to identify the common trees of Southeast Alaska and recognize their significance. Participants must be … Continue reading

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SAIL announces a summer of hiking, kayaking, and other outdoors activities, including Only Fools Run at Midnight

Hiking clubs, walking groups, kayaking events, youth adventure clubs, picnics, and the annual Only Fools Run At Midnight fundraiser are just some of the numerous outdoors activities offered this summer by the Sitka office of Southeast Alaska Independent Living Inc. … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works sets Herring Cove work party for National Trails Day

As part of the American Hiking Society’s 22nd annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 7, Sitka Trail Works and the U.S. Forest Service Sitka Ranger District are hosting a work party to help spruce up the Herring Cove Trail. … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host National Trails Day event Saturday, June 7

On Saturday, June 7, people all around the country will celebrate National Trails Day, a day set aside to celebrate our trails and the great outdoors. A local celebration of National Trails Day will be hosted by Sitka National Historical … Continue reading

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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 7, at Swan Lake

Kids, get your lucky fishing hats and join the party. The annual Kids Fishing Day is set for Saturday, June 7, at Swan Lake here in Sitka. The lake recently was stocked with wild rainbow trout (stocked on May 28), … Continue reading

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