Category Archives: Kids and nature

Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club to host five-week Wild Edibles Series for youth

Want to learn more about the food growing around you? The Alaska Way of Life 4-H Club will host a five-week Wild Edibles Series for youth ages 5-18 from 3:30-5 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday afternoons, from Oct. 14 through Nov. … Continue reading

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2019-20 Sitka Sprouts program plants the seeds of science for a new generation

Plant the Seeds of Science in the next generation! The Sitka Sprouts free nature education program for kids ages 3-5 and their parents meets from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Each session includes a story, … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club to host open house and 2019-20 registration on Oct. 1

Youth ages 5-18 and their parents can learn more about programs offered by the Sitka Spruce Tips/Alaska Way Of Life 4-H Club by attending an open house and 2019-20 registration session from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Room … Continue reading

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25th annual Running of the Boots raises funds for Sitka Local Foods Network and Youth Advocates of Sitka

It’s time to dig your XtraTufs out of the closet and paint them up. The 25th annual Running of the Boots begins at 11:30 a.m. (registration opens at 10:30 a.m.) on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the big tent near Totem … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host an intertidal BioBlitz on Aug. 3

From 8-11 a.m. on ​Saturday, Aug. 3, Sitka National Historical Park will host biologists from the Sitka Sound Science Center, who will work with the public to conduct a BioBlitz in the park’s tidelands. This is the last monthly BioBlitz … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host an intertidal BioBlitz on July 6

The Sitka National Historical Park will host an intertidal BioBlitz from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 6, at the tent outside the park’s visitor center. During this event, participants will attempt to identify as many intertidal critters as … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center hosts guided tide pool walks in early July

Join a Sitka Sound Science Center interpreter for a morning of intertidal exploration during three guided tide pool walks in early June. The walks begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 4; at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 5; and at … Continue reading

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