Category Archives: Kids and nature

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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Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 8, at Swan Lake in Sitka

Kids, get your lucky fishing hats and join the party. The annual Kids Fishing Day is set for Saturday, June 8, at Swan Lake here in Sitka. The lake recently was stocked with wild rainbow trout, and with fish measuring … Continue reading

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AK Experience Camp gives youth a chance to experience Alaska skills and adventure

The 2019 AK Experience Camp is fast approaching (July 22-28 at Rainbow Glacier Camp in Haines, near the Southeast Alaska State Fair Grounds), so it’s time to sign up your Southeast Alaska youth ages 11-18 now. Registration is on a … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center to host Field Science School again this summer

Field Science School registration is now open for the second straight year at the Sitka Sound Science Center. High-school-aged students are welcome to sign up for the eight-week skills course. Sessions take place every Friday, starting on June 7 and … Continue reading

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Eco-Discovery event on Friday, April 26, focuses on being a Junior Geologist

Learn how to be a Junior Geologist during an Eco-Discovery event. Students can join in the fun from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 26, at the Sitka Sound Science Center (Note: this is a teacher in-service day, so … Continue reading

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