Category Archives: Outdoor programs

Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club to host open house on Friday, Oct. 1

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club will host an open house from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, in Room 106 at the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus. This event is open to youth ages 5-18, and their parents, … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park to host ‘Birding for Beginners’ as part of Saturday’s celebration of National Public Lands Day

 Join us from 9 a.m. until noon this Saturday, Sept 25, at the Sitka National Historical Park for “Birding for Beginners” activities in celebration of National Public Lands Day. Family friendly activities will help explore the special connections between people … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center relaunches Sitka Sprouts preschool science program

The Sitka Sprouts preschool program is back after a hiatus due to Covid-19. Sitka Sprouts is a free, weekly science education program designed for 3–5 year olds and parents that takes place at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Sitka … Continue reading

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Girls On The Run program registration open for 13th season

The Pathways Coalition is very excited to begin its 13th season of Girls on the Run in October. This after-school program for girls in third through fifth grades inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club holds contest to collect invasive European black slugs

By Jasmine Shaw / UAF Cooperative Extension Service, Sitka District Office In June, in honor of Alaska Invasive Species Awareness Week, Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H Club had a contest to see which three-person team could collect the most invasive European … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club hosts open house on Oct. 1, and a variety of events in October

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club is hosting an open house on Oct. 1 and various events for Sitka youth during the month of October. The 4-H registration and open house event is from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, at … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club hosts online summer camps for kids in July

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club is hosting online summer camps for Sitka youth who are hunkered down in July because of the coronavirus outbreak. These camps will take place on Zoom online meetings, and are open to youth from Sitka … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club hosts online summer camps for kids in June

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club is hosting online summer camps for Sitka youth who are hunkered down in June because of the coronavirus outbreak. These camps will take place on Zoom online meetings, and are open to youth from Sitka … Continue reading

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Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club hosts online events for kids in May

The Sitka Spruce Tips 4-H club is hosting online events for Sitka youth who are hunkered down in May because of the coronavirus outbreak. These classes will take place on Zoom online meetings, and are open to youth from Sitka … Continue reading

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Banff Film Festival tickets on sale now at Hames Athletic Center and Old Harbor Books

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival will make a stop in Sitka as part of its annual world tour, and tickets are available now at the Hames Athletic and Wellness Center and at Old Harbor Books. The Sitka screening takes place at … Continue reading

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